Robyn Jacobson

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10 Scientific Insights That Could Make You A Better Designer

Insights from fields such as behavioral economics and cognitive psychology can help designers build better products. Here, Nikki Pfarr of Artefact shows how.<p>In the design world, the term “persuasive design” tends to be met with a mix of intrigue, skepticism, and occasionally repugnance. (Doesn’t …

Proposal Repurposes Abandoned Subway Stations in Paris

Paris mayoral candidate Nathalie Koziuscot-Morizet has proposed a transformative design plan for the city's abandoned Mtro stations that would turn the desolate underground locations into attractive venues. The intention is to reclaim the Parisian stations for use by its citizens and tourists. It …

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50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Man Plants Guitar Shaped Forest in Memory of His Wife

Located in the fertile agricultural region of Argentina’s ‘Pampas’ is a guitar shaped forest made up of over 7,000 cypress and eucalyptus trees. At …

Hollywood’s Private Eye

Though he captured many of golden-age Hollywood’s greatest stars as the public had never seen them before—Marlon Brando taking out the trash, Elizabeth Taylor sunbathing, Anthony Perkins waxing his car—photographer Sid Avery slipped into oblivion, dying in 2002 without the renown he might have …

Republicans Reject Effort To Vote On Judicial Nominees, So Harry Reid Moves Forward Anyway

WASHINGTON -- It appears Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has had it with Republicans refusing to let judicial nominees get votes. So he moved forward without them on Wednesday night.<p>Reid filed a so-called cloture motion that sets up votes on four federal district court nominees who have …

Ancho Reyes Chili Liqueur

After a limited release in California and Texas at the end of December, Ancho Reyes immediately became a hot commodity—and near impossible to find. Now, thanks to William Grant & Sons, the high proof chili liqueur is rolling out across the US and delivering a simmering spice enveloped in a light …

Liqueurs

Roundup: 12 Modern Copper Accessories

Posted by<p>Home Furnishings Main<p>here<p>1. Tom Dixon Copper Shade Pendant 2. Iacoli & McAllister Spica Pendant 3. Copper vase 4. Hay Lup Candleholder 5. …

Virgin Atlantic Is Using Google Glass to Greet Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Google Glass may enhance a lot of activities: patrols and police investigations, surgery, even sex.<p>And now, Virgin Atlantic is testing whether or not wearable technology can improve customer service.<p>Virgin Atlantic business and first …

Virgin Atlantic

How Google’s Robots Can Learn Like Humans

Fresh from being named our Most Innovative Company of 2014, and with AI firm DeepMind now in its stable, Google sees a future where technology learns from its mistakes.<p>Is this how Google becomes more machine than man?<p>Our freshly minted No. 1 Most Innovative Company of 2014 has, of course, an …