Simon Shadrick Cason

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Why Walking Makes You More Creative

That's what Stanford University researchers Marily Oppezzo and Daniel L. Schwartz found in a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition.<p>Study participants who went for walks saw an 81% increase in tests measuring <i>divergent thinking</i>, a thought …

Creativity

6 workouts that melt fat in under 20 minutes

Workout #1: Escalating density training<p>Pioneered by strength coaches Charles Staley and Robert Dos Remedios, escalating density training involves …

Extreme Sports

Aeromobil 2.5 Flying Car Is 0.5 Steps Closer to a Consumer-Ready Flying Car

Following its debut at SAE Aerotech about a month ago, the Aeromobil 2.5 has been getting a bit of attention from the likes of <i>Flying</i> and Drive (video …

A Working Desk For Two & A Dining Table For Six

With the kitchen being the heart of the home, the dining table is a vital piece of furniture. When we’re not eating at it, we’re doing work or the …

Hyperion Hybrid Supercar by Anej Kostrevc

<b>Hyperion Hybrid Supercar</b> concept was created to push our understanding of what a supercar should look and feel like. It is a plug in hybrid, enabling …

Industrial Design

Study suggests black holes abundant among the earliest stars

The evidence comes from comparing infrared and X-ray background signals across the same stretch of sky.<p>Using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray …

Astrophysics

Inconsistency In The Big Bang Theory Resolved

Previous measurements of lithium isotopes in the galaxy may not have been entirely accurate. Woops!<p>A team of scientists working at the Keck Observatory in Hawaii has solved one of the vital inconsistencies in the Big Bang theory, reconciling observed data with our current theoretical models of how …

December guide to the bright planets

Of the 5 bright planets, Mars and Jupiter appear in the December 2017 predawn sky all month. Mercury joins them around the December solstice. Venus …

Astronomy

Microsoft’s Home 2.0 Will Connect Xbox One To The Internet Of Things

In an exclusive interview, Microsoft teases the Xbox One’s predestined future: A service they’re dubbing Home 2.0 that will become the hub for all your interconnected devices.<p>The Xbox One–Microsoft’s new console announced yesterday–will have eight times the graphical power of the last Xbox, connect …

A Fumble-Free Alarm App With A Brilliant Gestural UI

Heavy sleeper? This app, from Tiny Hearts, makes you shake your phone until you wake.<p>Everyone has tricks for motivating themselves out of bed: alarms set at a deafening volume, the <i>Rocky</i> soundtrack instead of a ringtone, or a phone or clock stashed far away from the bed.<p>The new Wake Alarm app from …

A Beautifully Curated Online Shop Dedicated To Today’s Mobile Workers

Mobilegear.com teamed up with Lunar Design to create a curated e-commerce solution for the untethered workforce.<p>Mobile workers are a fast-growing group. Almost one-fourth of Americans work some hours from home each week, and the number of companies that give their employees the option to work …

August Smart Lock

We've seen everything from robots that work autonomously to clean your windows, to iPad apps that change your lights' hue, but the latest home improvement technology to deservingly catch our attention is the August Smart Lock. The most recent project from celebrated designer Yves Béhar, the August …

Gear & Gadgets

The Way We Live Now: Stealth Pavilion by Paul Segers

I suspect that one of the reasons "Tumbler" from the recent Batman films quickly achieved instant classic status is because of its unambiguous …

Wash And Dry At Once

The Dry Hand’s Faucet incorporates the hand dryer within the faucet system. Basically after washing your hands you simply need to swivel the faucet …

four top firms propose a re-imagined designs for new york city's penn station and madison square gardens read more: http://www.designboom.com/architecture/four-top-firms-re-envision-penn-station-and-madison-square-garden/

ICFF 2013: Part 3

Rug designer Nani Marquina of nanimarquina partnered with celebrated graphic designer Milton Glaser for a one-of-a-kind rug. A portrait of …

Smart Stretcher

Lenify is a collapsible emergency stretcher that all but eliminates the chances of secondary injuries caused by lifting patients onto the stretcher. …

Living Light Bulbs

Already being used as a large-scale power source for housing heating/cooling & biodiesel creation, algae as a natural energy source is one of the …