Quinn Neilson

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Tropical Modernism: 12 Incredible Homes That Blend Nature and Architecture

Whether designed to embrace or enclose, every building exists within unique cultural and environmental conditions. Specifically designed to address a range of natural elements, tropical architecture focuses on issues of ventilation, integration and climate. Made to reorganize and contrast with …

Costa Rica

Getting Started With VR Interface Design

The virtual realm is uncharted territory for many designers. In the last few years, we've witnessed <b>an explosion in virtual reality</b> (VR) hardware and …

10 Tips To Perfect Your Architectural Photography

Our modern day, image-obsessed culture has got us consuming a large quantity of architecture through photographs, as opposed to physical, spatial …

Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA — here's what you need to know

It's one reason Trump won the White House, amid populist calls for protectionism. Many blue-collar workers in traditionally manufacturing-heavy states like Michigan blamed the trade deal for job losses, declining wages, and companies shifting manufacturing to Mexico.<p>President Trump, in particular, …

Want to resist the post-truth age? Learn to analyze photos like an expert would

“When photography was invented,” photo historian Vicki Goldberg once said, “it was thought to be an equivalent to truth. It was truth with a capital T.”<p>But as viewers quickly learned, seeing isn’t always believing. Even in the early history of photography, hoaxes like the Cottingley fairies taught …

Donald Trump

15 Signs You Need To Be Better At Marketing

It takes a strong person to admit that their marketing isn’t up to par. But it’s far better to admit it than to keep using outdated, ineffective or harmful strategies.<p>This post will look at 15 signs your marketing is failing, and what you need to do about it.<p><b>1. Inbound marketing? What’s inbound</b> …

Marketing

Indie Filmmakers Pick Their Top 5 Movies of 2016

Instead of going the traditional route for my top movies of the year list, I decided to try something a little different for 2016. I asked fourteen …

Darkr Offer Smartphone Photographers A Taste Of A Real Darkroom

Before smartphones and digital cameras, photographs had to be developed in a darkroom using smelly chemicals, time-consuming apparatus. Now Marcus …

Transform Gmail into a powerful task manager with ActiveInbox

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>As your …

An Exoskeleton For The Elderly

With almost $10 million in funding, Superflex wants to redesign DARPA exoskeleton technology for the aging mainstream.<p>Almost a third of adults age 65 and older report difficulty walking just three city blocks. But a company called Superflex has raised $10 million to build a solution–and it doesn’t …

Robotics

Deal: ActiveInbox Gmail Task Manager - Technabob

Tame your Gmail box with this powerful workflow organizer from ActiveInbox. This subscription-based service lets you neatly organize messages and …

A beginner’s guide to developing virtual reality apps

The tools and techniques needed to develop VR apps<p>While the thought of transferring your knowledge of app development from a rectangular screen to a …

Painter Mike Barr Captures the Effect of Light on Rain-Swept Streets

Late Rain – Waymouth Street<p>Fine artist Mike Barr has one goal in mind when painting a new piece: to share “joy of place.” Specifically, Barr has his focus on Adelaide—his home and South Australia’s cosmopolitan capital city. With its coastal climate and eclectic landscape, Adelaide has proven to be …

Weather

These Are the 3 Bus Stop Types Needed For Sustainable Transit Solutions

The latest publication of the National Association of City Transportation Officials, NACTO, is the "Transit Street Design Guide" in which tips and …

10 Tips to Master Your Time as a Business Owner

Thankfully, you don't have to be a member of the Avengers or Justice League to master time. You just need to follow these 10 incredible time-management tips.<p>If you had a superpower, what would it be?<p>I'm sure that some of you would answer super-strength, you could fly, or maybe even invisibility. …

Time Management

10 entrepreneurs share their top ideas for creating passive income

Passive income is all about creating systems that run on autopilot and deposit recurring income into your bank account with relatively low effort once established. It sounds like a dream, but there are more viable ideas for building passive income than ever.<p>Many high-performing entrepreneurs have …

An Exclusive Look At Airbnb’s First Foray Into Urban Planning

Airbnb announces a brand-new innovation lab called Samara, whose first project is a novel community center in Japan.<p>Two years ago, the founders of Airbnb were asking themselves what the company could become, now that its vision of becoming the world’s largest home-share community had come true …

Living Rooms

How to let go of work during vacation

Getting away from the office to clear your head doesn’t count if you’re bringing work — or guilt — along. This roundup of recently-published ideas …

Productivity

Time-Lapse Videos Of A Hyperrealist Master Will Make You Lose Your Damn Mind

Emmy Kalia has skills. And she wants to walk you through each and every one of them.<p>Emmy Kalia is a wildly talented pencil artist from Holland who can render a human face with such detail you’d swear she was working with a camera instead of the simplest materials and masterful skills.<p>For anyone out …

7 Must-Read Classic Business Books

Business is always changing, but the foundations of great entrepreneurship never do. These classic business books are a must-read for every founder.<p>Summer vacation. For most founders of early-stage and fast-growth companies those two words together are about as foreign as snow in August. Still, …

Entrepreneurship

Every Entrepreneur Should Outsource These 3 Key Tasks

Outsourcing. It is not an unfamiliar word in the entrepreneurial sphere. More and more entrepreneurs are trying to infuse this tactic in their business to be more productive.<p>With books like "The 4 Hour Work Week," the benefits of outsourcing have been overstated. Many entrepreneurs want to start …