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How Long Should You Spend on Making Tasks More Efficient?

These days everyone wants you to hack your life in order to make your day-to-day existence more efficient. But there are times when the effort's not …

Form(s) vs Function: Making Official Docs Look Better--And Work Harder

A crop of newly reimagined government forms beautify and clarify the documents that define us (as far as the government is concerned, at least). But …

Why You Should Try Sketching (Even If You Can't Draw)

Sketching is one of the fastest ways to communicate an idea, but many of us don't do it because we're not really good at drawing. As video game …

Sketching

Additive Refab: Old House Infilled with Minimalist Modules

New houses give architects a blank slate to work with, but a far more common question is: what does one do with an existing structure and limited …

draisienne IKEA frosta stool bicycle hack an ingenious hack converts an IKEA stool into a ready-to-ride wooden bike. see more: http://www.designboom.com/design/ikea-frosta-stool-bicycle-hack/

Whoa, Watch Magnetic Putty Completely Swallow a Rare-Earth Magnet Like a Mutant Monster

Think Silly Putty is just fun and games? Not always! Just watch this magnetic putty completely devour a rare-earth magnet. It's not as instantaneous …

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Edited Into A Feature-Length Flick Is Really Enjoyable To Watch

Andy Gilleand likes to edit games that have massive stories into full-length movies, and after doing it with the <i>Uncharted</i> series and <i>Assassin's Creed</i> …

Assassin's Creed

Turn Some Boring Stools Into a Pint-sized Scooter With This Brilliant Ikea Hack

Ikea's furniture isn't just cheap and easy to transport, it's easy to hack too, with sites like Ikea Hackers showcasing some of the best …