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2 Pushup Workouts That Hit Every Muscle in Your Core

Your shoulders, chest, arms, and abs won’t know what hit them<p>There are more ways to do pushups than just about any other exercise, which means your mind and muscles will never get bored.<p>But if you need some inspiration for your arsenal, check out these two up-and-down pushup workouts from <i>Men’s</i> …

Workouts

This Is How You Design Your Mobile App for Maximum Growth

Primer CEO Kamo Asatryan has helped dozens of mobile apps achieve explosive growth. Here are his go-to tips. <br>Continue reading at First Round Review »

Product Management

Here’s the simple strategy extroverts use to win people over

Yet until recently, no one's been able to pinpoint what exactly extroverts <i>do</i> that helps them build strong social ties.<p>Now, new research from Duke University, cited by the Association for Psychological Science, suggests that the answer is surprisingly simple: It's a matter of mimicry, or copying the …

Psychology

Are Bosses Necessary?

A radical experiment at Zappos may herald the emergence of a new, more democratic kind of organization.<p>Deeply strange reports have been emerging from the Las Vegas headquarters of Zappos, until recently the world’s happiest shoe store. This spring, by order of the CEO, Tony Hsieh, the company …

App Store

Semplice: Designers' Best Kept Secret

As a designer, I did tried many themes in my career. And the downsize of many of them aren't giving you the freedom to "freely" design your own …

Web Design

Twitter Experiments With Removing @ Replies

This won’t go down well with Twitter lovers. Everyone’s favorite microblogging service is experimenting with a new version of its Android app that removes @ replies entirely, hinting at the possibility that it will phase out the communications feature it has become synonymous with.<p>BuzzFeed reports …

Level 3 accuses six broadband providers of degrading network traffic

Level 3 says the providers are slowing down Internet traffic to extract payment from it. But a deeper dive into the specifics reveals there may be another side to the story.<p>Internet backbone provider Level 3 claims that five US consumer broadband providers are refusing to upgrade their peering …

Net Neutrality

An American in Thailand: Requiem for My Fitness

Fightland Blog<p><i>[Ed. note: For more than a year, Lindsey Newhall has been living at a Muay Thai camp outside Bangkok, training for hours a day and soaking in local traditions. We asked her to keep a journal of her experiences.]</i><p><b>July 2013</b><p>It's summer again, and I've been training full-time at a gym in …

MMA & UFC

Thailand tour in two weeks: holiday itinerary

From dazzling temples and night markets, to hill tribe treks and idyllic islands, this itinerary takes in the classic sights as well as more off the beaten track experiences and destinations, including Thailand's cowboy country<p><b>Did we miss your favourite place? Share your tips and suggestions in the</b> …

Stainless: Hypnotizing Slow-Motion Footage from Trains Pulling into Stations | Colossal

<p>These videos by Adam Magyar are one of those things that are difficult to explain verbally, but as soon as you see it, you realize how completely …

Emptied Gestures: Physical Movement Translated into Symmetrical Charcoal Drawings by Heather Hansen | Colossal

<p>Splayed across a giant paper canvas with pieces of charcoal firmly grasped in each hand, Heather Hansen begins a grueling physical routine atop a …

7 unbreakable laws of user interface design

Are you a web designer? If yes, then you are also a user interface designer, and in the near future, this role will become even more important for …

MLB demos using Apple’s iBeacon technology to deliver personalised, interactive stadium experiences

<i>Mashable</i> reports that Major League Baseball has demo’d using Apple’s iBeacon indoor mapping technology to provide live baseball fans with a whole range of personalised and interactive experiences when attending games at stadiums.<p>An update to its At the Ballpark app provides both practical …

'Prsm' is the social network that knows everything about you, courtesy of the NSA

Social media fragmentation is a real problem in the modern landscape. Foursquare may let you check in at a restaurant, and your Netflix queue may go to Facebook, but who's keeping track of the calls you make from your cellphone or Skype number? What service will give a group of interested strangers …

Motorola Gives Friends and Family a Free Moto X to Test Online Configuration Engine

Motorola is offering workers a chance to reward friends and family with a discount on the Moto X if they agree to test the online Moto Maker …

Hyundai's New 'Chop Shop' App Bows To 'Walking Dead' Reality

Hyundai’s expanded marketing partnership with AMC’s hit <i>The Walking Dead</i> has created an interesting challenge for the auto brand: figuring out how to leverage fans’ affection for the extremely reliable kiwi-green Hyundai Tucson featured in the TV show without violating logical rules around the the …

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Create Your Own Hipster Logo In 6 Steps

Launching your very own artisanal organic ketchup company? Do yourself a favor and make a hipster logo to go with it.<p>It’s not entirely clear how the “hipster” came to absorb everything that is home-grown, butchered, built, assembled, shaved, and yes, pickled. But regardless of its hazy origins, the …

Graphic Design

Scott Belsky on The Great Discontent (TGD)

“All of our executive team at Behance started out being unqualified, including me. We’ve developed each other into the roles we now play by sharing …

“Angry Birds” Comes To The Kennedy Space Center

There are many reasons to visit the Kennedy Space Center. But if seeing rocket ships up close and learning from real astronauts what it’s like to be in space seems old hat, there’s now an exciting new exhibit that’s sure to engage and impress: <i>Angry Birds.</i><p>The 4,485-square-foot, seven-exhibit …

Should US companies be allowed to hack China in revenge? New report says yes

Cyber security experts disagree, calling the idea 'remarkably bad'<p>It's no secret that major US companies have been victims of a growing number of hacks from overseas in recent years, allegedly by attackers looking to steal corporate information and intellectual property, such as patented software. …

How To Sketch For Better Mobile Experiences

Mobile user experience design is maturing. One way to gauge this is to look at the tools at our disposal. Prototyping tools such as Balsamiq, Axure …

Data Science for Social Good: A Fellowship

<b>The Fellowship</b><p>As technology penetrates further into everyday life, we’re creating lots of data. Businesses are scrambling to find data scientists to …

Hell in a Handbasket: We Will Use Your Phone as a Coaster Since You Don't Have Any Manners

It is items like MisoSoupDesign's Anti-Loneliness Ramen Bowl (below), from earlier this year, that fuel my "Hell in a Handbasket" posts and …

Phones

Cover Your RSS: Be Ready for the Google Reader Shutdown

Inside Flipboard / June 17, 2013<p>In about two weeks, Google will retire Google Reader, but there are steps you can take now to ensure that your Google …

BERLIN PREVIEW

Exploring 10 Fundamental Aspects Of M-Commerce Usability

The 18 m-commerce websites that we tested were: 1-800-Flowers, Amazon, Avis, Best Buy, Buy.com, Coastal.com, Enterprise.com, Fandango, Foot Locker, …