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Words That Were Invented Because We Actually Just Got Them Wrong

The lesson, as always, is that we’re dumb. All of us. Even the smartest among us can never save us because we’re all so dumb. Why? Because when we …

Idea Sex: How New Yorker Cartoonists Generate 500 Ideas a Week

Every Tuesday the 50 or so freelance cartoonists for t<i>he “New Yorker”</i> submit their weekly batch of drawings for publication consideration. Some email …

Creativity

Are Confident People More Productive?

Richard Petty, a psychology professor at Ohio State University has spent decades studying confidence. He defines confidence as this: the stuff that …

Self-improvement

Paola Antonelli: Rejection Is a Sign You’re Onto Something New

About this presentationFor more than 21 years, Paola Antonelli has been a curator at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. Her career has …

World Economic Forum

Rick Deckard, Meet Daenerys Targaryen

Polish artist Wojtek Fus works for Platige, an effects and animation house who you'll be familiar with for their efforts on games like The Witcher 2 …

Watch: MIT’s Self-Assembling Robots Offer Whiffs of Optimus Prime

Author: Kyle VanHemert. Kyle VanHemert Design<p>Date of Publication: 10.09.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p><i>Photo: M. Scott Brauer</i><p><i>Photo: M. Scott</i> …

These Mouth-Watering Food Photos Will Make You Love Cooking Again

Nathan Myhrvold, the former CTO of Microsoft who helped revolutionize the way we think about cooking, is at it again. This time, he’s combined his …

How Disney Got All Its Characters Looking The Same

Regardless of what you think of the game, Disney Infinity will always be remembered for one big achievement: it's managed to take a ton of Disney …

Twitter Founder Reveals Secret Formula for Getting Rich Online

Ev Williams has figured out the internet.<p>That's what he told the gathered tech heads at the recent XOXO conference in Portland, Oregon, and while he …

Your Casual Acquaintances on Twitter Are Better Than Your Close Friends on Facebook

*Excerpt adapted from <i>Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better</i>, copyright (c) Clive Thompson, 2013. Reprinted by …

Carn, by Jeff Le Bars

A bargain is betrayed in this animated story of boy meets wolf, with a terrible price.

The Neck Saver – Part Deux

About a year ago, we featured Rob Bye’s Stretchless Hanger, and now he’s back with version 2.0! Like the original, the design aims to speed up the …

Magnetic Dumbbell

Looking for a variation in your exercise routine? How about the O2 Magnetic Dumbbell, one that allows you to do many different exercises thanks to …

Playing with paper: with Pixel Press, design your own game by drawing it

Are you the next Shigeru Miyamoto?<p>What if you could design a video game simply by drawing it on a piece of paper? That's the goal behind Pixel Press, an upcoming app that aims to make game design a much more approachable task. It's still in the prototype phase, but Pixel Press could potentially be …

The Rubber Barber: Make a Mistake and Give Your Eraser a Fancy Haircut | Colossal

<p>Designed by Chen Lu Wei for Megawing this fun set of four erasers lets you assume the role of barber while you work, all you have to do first is …

6 Steps To Creating A Knockout Online Portfolio

As the Chief Designer of Behance, few people are better at identifying a great online portfolio than Matias Corea. While judging contests, looking …

Graphic Design

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