Rod Pitts

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People Claim to Have Seen a Mysterious Movie That Never Existed

This is one of the strangest internet stories you will likely ever read: There are people on Reddit and Twitter attempting to find a movie called</i> …

Be A Fucking Weirdo.

Don’t hide your passions. They’re the key to doing awesome shit.<p>Weirdness is good. It sets us apart and allows us to be wholly different from the …

Comic Books

An Apartment Tower Designed To Help Residents Make Friends

It’s hard to foster community in a tower. This is a realization many companies are coming to about their high-rise headquarters, but the notion applies equally to high-rise housing. High-rise towers often lack common spaces that give people a reason to bump into each other or hang out informally. …

Architecture

America’s first protected intersection is open in Davis - and working like a charm

Images: City of Davis.The city that brought America the bike lane 48 years ago this summer has done it again.Davis, Calif. (population 66,000, bike …

A 1930’s Traditional Home Becomes a Modern, Open Residence

Behnisch Architekten took on the radical renovation of a 1930’s traditional home in Stuttgart, Germany and transformed it into a modern, open …

Flexible apartment meets family's changeable needs

Located in Northwestern Spain, Casa MJE is part of PKMN Architectures' Little Big House series, which also includes the All I Own House. Indeed, …

Dip a Toe Into Bold Color: Painted Ceilings in the Bathroom

(Image credit: Dave Fox)<p>The bathroom, to me, is the perfect testing ground for those who are scared to make bold decor decisions. It's a small room …

Meet 10 Hand Lettering Artists You Should Know

Lettering can easily be described as the art of drawing letters. A great deal is put into hand lettering to make a design look flawless. However, the …

Why Proxima Nova Is Everywhere.

A quick search on Font Reach reveals that Proxima Nova is used by over 25,000 websites. It’s the main typeface of some of the most popular companies …

Typography

Why Chipotle doesn't serve breakfast burritos

The fast food industry has long speculated that Chipotle will eventually start serving breakfast items.<p>The possibility seemed imminent two years ago, when the chain started serving coffee at locations that were already testing egg-based breakfast burritos.<p>But the results of the test were …

Apple Maps is now used three times as often as Google Maps on iPhone and iPad

Apple Maps is now used “three times as often” as Google Maps on iPhones and iPads, according to a report Monday from the <i>Associated Press</i> (via <i>The Boston Globe</i>). In total, the mapping service is seeing “more than five billion map-related requests each week,” it said.<p>Apple has been steadily improving …

Explaining graphic design to four-year-olds

I recently offered to talk at the local primary school, about my job (or at least part of my job). I expected to be speaking to the older kids, and …

Kids

Secrets behind the success of Monument Valley

In the award-winning video game <i>Monument Valley</i>, a faceless and voiceless character named Princess Ida leads users through a series of architectural …

Game Design

If You Care About Your Coffee, Then You Should Know How to Store It

So you treated yourself to a great bag of beans. Now, how do you store them to make sure they stay as fresh and awesome as possible for as long as possible?<p>If you're shelling out 20 bucks for a haute bag of beans, you should at least know how to store them. Better beans, stored correctly, make …

How to Perfect Your Pour Over

Oct 29, 2015<p>Pour overs may be having their day in the sun, but many of our favorites have been around for decades. Whether you’re a first-time Bee …

Stumptown and the rise of third-wave coffee culture

From Guatemalan farms to corporate buyouts, what will the future hold for America's most famous alternative coffee gurus?Read more...

4 Tips to Help You Get the Perfect Exposure in Your Photographs

In photography, light is everything. However, the most important element thing to remember is the amount of light that should be utilized in creating …

Chris Ozer on The Great Discontent (TGD)

<b>Ryan: If you could give advice to someone just starting out in photography, what would it be?</b><p>I think it goes back to what we were talking about …

On the Use of Vulgar Language - The Archives

Is it ever okay for Christians to use vulgar language?<p>This question is particularly pertinent to me, since my book <i>Charis</i> takes liberties that might …

I like 'em tall, dark and handsome.

150 years ago today, in 1864, President Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act to protect wild lands for the enjoyment of people. Today, Yosemite National Park (@yosemitenps) is 150 and we are so thankful for the privilege to continually adventure, discover, and exist upon it's granite faces and thick forest trails. The majesty of Yosemite captivates all who enter it's gates. If you haven't visited Yosemite yet, DO IT! And if you need a tour guide, hit me up 😏 Happy Birthday, Yosemite! #showcasingcalifornia

The Sovereignty of God and the Sin of the Believer

<i>No temptation has overtaken you but what is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but</i> …

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