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5 ways predictive maintenance cuts down on costly downtime

According to a World Economic Forum study, if the first Industrial Revolution was driven by steam, the second by electricity, and the third by …

40 Slick & Shiny Men’s Hairstyle Ideas That Will Get Heads Turning

Sophisticated gents like Don Draper and Jay Gatsby have made the sleek, shiny, slicked-back look cool again and we're loving it. The current trend is …

Adam Levine

Chevron's CEO Just Wrote an Extraordinary LinkedIn Message That Is a Master Class in Leadership

John Watson, who is retiring next month, reflects back on his 37-year journey at Chevron.<p>After 37 years working at Chevron, CEO and Chairman John Watson, who took over the helm in 2010, is hanging up his cleats and headed for retirement.<p>In a moment of transparency while reflecting back on his …

13 incredible tools for creating infographics

Done right, infographics can be a great way to make sense of complex data. The best infographics transform complex information and data into graphics …

Infographics

Jo Rowsell Shand: 10 easy tips for your first cycling sportive

Ahead of her first taste of the iconic Etape du Tour sportive, Britain’s double Olympic team pursuit champion Jo Rowsell Shand tells Mark Bailey how to train, eat and think before your first big cycling challenge<p>1. Try to keep all your training fresh and fun<p>I have spent so long as an Olympic …

After 7 months of working from home, I discovered a productivity hack that keeps me focused all day

I'm saving thousands of dollars by not paying commuter costs, buying lunch out, or restocking my makeup or wardrobe quite as much — what's not to love?<p>Well, finding my stride outside of an office setting — much less an energetic, active newsroom — didn't come as easy as the bump to my savings …

Productivity

MUJI to sell eagerly awaited $27k minimalist tiny homes this fall

If you’ve ever walked into a MUJI store and wished you could spend the night, here’s the next best thing. The minimalist Japanese home goods store …

A Tiny Show-Stopping Cabin Two Architects Built for $15,000

When a father/son architect team got together to design a tiny, sustainable shelter in the Wisconsin woods, the design they came up with wasn't just …

Lake Superior

27 Coffee Shops With Stylish Design You'll Want To Steal For Your Home

No matter how far from home you travel, one thing is guaranteed: you’ll be able to find a cup of joe when your caffeine cravings start.<p>Coffee shops …

This prefab tiny house is simplicity at its most chic

It comes fully furnished, down to the cooking utensils<p>There are many traditional architectural elements that tiny homes can skimp on, but natural light isn’t one of them. Thankfully, the gorgeous Ark Shelter offers an abundance of windows cut into its inky black facades. Floor-to-ceiling glass on …

The Juice Freeze Wants to Be Your New Fro-Yo

An ex-vegan reviews Pressed Juicery's newest dessert.<p>Why eat a salad when you could eat a green-tinged frozen dessert made from coconut and dates and a vegetal juice product? This is the call of the juice freeze, the Franken-fro-juice that hopes to take over the naturally sweetened, …

Beautiful cabin pops up in ten days with minimal landscape disturbance

BIO Architects recently completed a modern modular cabin, proving yet again that beautiful homes can be affordable with the help of prefabrication. …

Living Rooms

Grimm & Co.

Contributed by Oliver Booth of Sheffield-based Side by Side.Over the last 16 months we have been working with Grimm & Co, a young person’s literacy …

The 6 Best Training Tips of Fitness Experts

Crush It Like a Pro<p>Musume Miyuki/Flickr<p>You may not have 20 hours a week to spend on your bike like a pro, but that doesn’t mean you can’t reap the benefits of a little pro-level training—especially the habit-building that doesn't always happen in the saddle. Try these tricks from pro trainers’ …

Cycling Instagram Stars

1 of 16<p>@jeredgruber<p>@JeredGruber<p>Jered and his wife, Ashley, make up Gruber Images and travel the world seeking the best cycling shots and shooting the biggest races, from the Giro to the Tour. This Instagram feed showcases their amazing race images and some fun ones from their travels as well. For …

Fujifilm X100T Setup Guide

Whether you’re shooting landscapes, family portraits, little kittens, or Street Photography you can set the X100T once and there are enough …

Cameras

Memorize This One-Bowl Cake Recipe (Then Make It Your Own)

Who doesn’t need an easy little cake to nibble with a cup of tea?<p>You can frost this one with chocolate or use it to make an easy layer cake, shortcake, or trifle... or splash with juice, syrup, or liqueurs and top with whipped cream and fruit. Or simply add flavorful seeds—poppy, toasted sesame, …

The World’s Tastiest Burgers

From Tokyo Wagyu beef to New York prime rib – indulge in the perfect patty, wherever you are<p>Wherever you went in the world, burgers used to mean the …

The Secret Ingredient for Chewy Sugar Cookies

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, confirms that molasses is the key to chewier sugar cookies.</i><p>The flavor of molasses reminds me of spoonbread, a dish my mother made often when I was little. I'd douse the soft pudding-like bread liberally with a thick, …

14 Treats (and 1 Trick!) to Make for Halloween

Candy: It's the whole point of Halloween. Right? Right!<p>You can never have just one kind of candy—that would be absurd. There are candy bars (long live the full size), staples of a winning trick-or-treat bag, and plenty of bold and/or boozy goodies for the advanced sweet tooth. <b>Here are some of the</b> …

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

The Decline of ‘Big Soda’

Five years ago, Mayor Michael A. Nutter proposed a tax on soda in Philadelphia, and the industry rose up to beat it back.<p>Soda lobbyists made campaign contributions to local politicians and staged rallies, with help from allies like the Teamsters union and local bottling companies. To burnish its …

Washington State

This Robot-Run Indoor Farm Can Grow 10 Million Heads Of Lettuce A Year

In a single day, the farm can harvest 30,000 heads of lettuce. On a traditional farm, a field of the same size can grow about 26,000 plants–but only …

Aquaponics

12 Pieces of Wisdom We Learned at Our First Makers Conference

On Saturday, <b>we held our very first Makers Conference,</b> a celebration of the artisans—from pickle-makers and confectioners to glass-blowers and candlestick-makers—whose goods we stock in our Shop. The day was meant to give those makers an opportunity to meet and learn from each other as well as from …

Where to Eat and Drink in Tokyo

One of the benefits of frequently traveling to Southeast Asia for work is flying through some of the region's major hubs and taking a day or two to enjoy the local cuisine. But while I've spent countless hours exploring hawker centers in Singapore, dim sum in Hong Kong, and Korean barbecue in …

Free Resume Templates

Today I selected a few resume templates that you can download for free and use to set up your brand new resume. These templates are very simple but …

How Clothes Are Made, Sold, and Spun into Style, All in One Infographic

Best of the Bunch: What to Look for When Buying Fresh Radishes

<i>One of the best parts about our test kitchen manager, Brad Leone's, job is his weekly trip to the farmers' market. It's his responsibility to supply the kitchen with ripe produce, protein, and pantry staples year-round. In the summer, when the farms are cranking out the good stuff, Brad is like a</i> …