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Toronto cyclists are using pool noodles to combat dangerous drivers

If you've been keeping up with the news this summer, or use Twitter like, ever, I don't need to tell you how worked up people in Toronto can get …

Bike Lanes

Awesome Beer Cans Show the Pantone Color of the Brew That’s Inside – Adweek

If you always suspected that a pale ale would rate a shimmering, golden 604C on the Pantone color system, have a pint on me.<p>Spanish agency Txaber …

Why The Cloud Is A Risky Business

Cloud, Cloud, Cloud. Everyone’s talking about it. Everyone wants to do it. But is anyone doing it right?!<p>There is no doubt that “Cloud Transition” is one of the most disruptive trends of our modern times: 77% of enterprises are going to the cloud. And 59% are already there. Question is: what’s the …

Infographic: 44 words and phrases that are killing your message

For good writing, less is often more.Disposable comments and trivial remarks make reading more difficult for your audience and muddy the meaning of …

How to Keep a Brilliant Bullet Journal to Creatively Track Your Life

In the age of digital, it can feel really satisfying to write something down. If you’re someone that enjoys jotting words and doodles in a notebook, there’s a type of journaling that will certainly appeal to you. Known as a <b>Bullet Journal</b>, it’s a flexible style of record keeping, goal setting, to-do …

Productivity

Why Docker? Creating a multi-container application with docker

If you are just starting to learn docker, one of the common questions that come to mind is what docker is and why one would need it.<br>In this post, I …

ArchiMate Examples - Enterprise Development

ArchiMate (3.x) example views introduced here are organized into a layered framework according to ArchiMate standard (see ArchiMate version 3.0.1 …

Software Development

EvoWheel converts almost any bicycle into an electric bike in just 30 seconds

Ready to give your old cruiser a swanky electric makeover? The innovative EvoWheel turns almost any old regular bike into a speedy e-bike in under 30 …

Most Buzzed Designs of February 2018

Below you’ll find the most popular designs we’ve tracked over the last 30 days – an overview of designs you shouldn’t have missed in February …

Industrial Design

Build you own terrarium with Tom Dixon’s gorgeous glass vessels

Tom Dixon keeps on delighting us with his brilliant designs – from renovations of historic buildings to amazing lamps and even a brilliant IKEA …

VW's iconic microbus is making a comeback in 2022 — and it's getting a big update

Once a symbol of American counterculture during the 1960s and '70s, Volkswagen's microbus was discontinued in 2013 due to safety concerns.<p>But in 2017, Volkswagen revealed a concept for a new, fully-electric microbus — the I.D. Buzz — and confirmed it would go into production and reach dealerships …

Run the code: is algorave the future of dance music?

By building up tracks through the manipulation of programming code, algorave producers are among the underground’s most dextrous and daring. We head to Sheffield to meet those at the heart of the scene<p>As part of the Guardian’s underground music series, we asked readers where they thought we should …

How to Write Smarter User Stories for Product Design and Development

Most of you probably have some tried-and-true best practices that you lean on to formulate requirements and articulate what needs to be done. In many …

​​7 Bike Shoes You Can Wear Everywhere

Most cycling shoes are pretty sharp, but they’re also decidedly sporty. As cycling becomes an increasingly popular mode of transportation, shoe manufacturers are offering up more products that pedal well, walk comfortably, and look great.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>The key is pairing a …

My Brompton Factory Visit

Brompton's are made in London, and always have been. The founder, Andrew Ritchie, began the invention of them in his bedroom in South Kensington in …

The Present and Future of the ArchiMate® Language – Part 1

With the release of the ArchiMate 3.0 Specification in 2016, we now have a complete enterprise description language that has been adopted by …

A Dutch sculptor spent 27 years building giant kinetic creatures

For the last 27 years, Theo Jansen – a Dutch kinetic sculpture – has been creating new forms of life out of plastic pipes. His beach creatures, …

Kinetic

Around the world in 78 days: British cyclist completes record-breaking ride

A British endurance athlete has broken the record for travelling around the world by bike, arriving back in Paris on Monday 78 days, 14 hours and 14 minutes after he set off.<p>Mark Beaumont was greeted by family, friends and fans at the Arc de Triomphe having cycled for 16 hours a day through 16 …

Controlling Philips Hue with a Pimoroni TouchPhat #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

From GeekyTim on Github via raspberry pi pod:The purpose of this code is to control Philips Hue lights using a Raspberry Pi and Pimoroni TouchpHat. …

Brewing beer with Linux, Python, and Raspberry Pi

I started brewing my own beer more than 10 years ago. Like most homebrewers, I started in my kitchen making extract-based brews. This required the …

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Glastonbury

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Watch Glastonbury Festival 2017 live: Keep up with all the performances, wherever you are

If you failed to get your hands on a Glastonbury ticket this year, don't fret.<p>Rather than facing obscene queues, unbearable heat and those notorious …

BBC Radio 6 Music

I Tried Bike Commuting Every Day For a Week, and This Is What Happened

If you set a hard goal for any kind of routine or activity, you're guaranteed to learn some new things about that activity. In the case of riding my bike to work every day for a week, I learned a lot about the value of preparation, the power of routine, and the limitations of hand sanitizer.<p>I …

Why You Should Try A Folding Bike

A single ride on a Brompton proves that folding bikes can steal your heart and make commuting an anticipated part of your day<p>As riding for transportation gains popularity here and abroad, more commuters are turning to folding bikes to get where they need to go. There are a variety of folding-bike …

Getting Started with OpenHAB Home Automation on Raspberry Pi

Advertisement<p>OpenHAB is a mature, open source home automation platform that runs on a variety of hardware and is protocol agnostic, meaning it can …

Build your own Storj.io farming node with Raspberry and Meccano

<b>EDIT 04-30-2017</b>After a chat with the community, it seems that running 4 nodes at the same time on a RPI3 is not efficient on uploads peaks. That’s …

This ingenious illustration reveals how much space we give to cars

Whether you're in a quiet suburb an urban downtown, most public spaces are designed for cars instead of pedestrians.<p>An ingenious illustration by Swedish artist Karl Jilg shows just how car-centric our reality is:<p>In the image, Jilg depicts city streets as gorges, crosswalks as wobbly planks, and …

The Easiest Way To Help Save The Planet: Get A Bike

A new book, How Cycling Can Save The World, argues that from improving public health to mitigating climate change, replacing cars with bikes could have an exceptionally large impact on the health of the planet.<p>With New York almost fully excavated from the winter, I got my bike out this morning and …