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This Is the Best Netflix Documentary for Design Lovers to Binge Watch

"Abstract: The Art of Design" gives the industry a new edge rarely witnessed in design documentaries.<p>"You're looking for a moment when you feel you're as close to the soul as possible. That's what good design is."<p>So declares the trailer for "Abstract: The Art of Design," a new Netflix series that …

Automotive Design

Most Buzzed Designs of January 2017

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 January …

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Weight Loss

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the hoverboard craze

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and one of the most sought-after gifts is loved by celebrities and athletes alike, happens to be illegal to use in some countries—and catches fire on occasion. The hoverboard is everywhere right now, and Quartz has complied a guide to help you understand …

Hoverboards

Records Tumble As China’s Top Online Shopping Day Sucks In Billions Of Dollars

We’re barely halfway through Single’s Day, China’s largest online shopping day, but already the records are tumbling.<p>Alibaba, the most visible and best-known online retailer from China, and its chief rival JD.com both surpassed their final tallies from November 11 2014 at around today’s halfway …

Imaginative Redesign Of The Birth Certificate

<b>Birth certificates</b> are one of the most important documents you will ever receive.<p><b>However</b>, creative design agency IWANT feels that this official …

Archives

Why CEOs Don't Focus On People - Even If They Say It's Important

I often lament the state of people management and leadership in the world today, and note how important it is to the future of business for executives to be better at leading and managing. And you may have heard me opine that poor management and leadership are a key factor in both the exodus of top …

What The Younger Generation Wants At Work - With OgilvyOne CEO Brian Fetherstonhaugh

One of the youngest and with-it industries is advertising and no where more so than the new media side. One of the smartest people I know is Brian Fetherstonhaugh, who is the CEO of OgilvyOne, the new media part of Ogilvy, the great advertising company. So it quite interesting to talk to Brian …

VOTD: Joss Whedon's Wesleyan University Commencement Speech – /Film

Any Whedonite could tell you that <b>Joss Whedon</b> is all too aware of the looming specter of death. The beloved geek creator has a reputation for killing …

College & University

In Paris, A Restaurant With A Living Façade Brings The Forest Into The City

<b>French</b> architect and former graffiti artist Stephane Malka has created a fascinating living façade, for Parisian restaurant EP7, out of raw wood to …

In the Programmable World, All Our Objects Will Act as One

In our houses, cars, and factories, we’re surrounded by tiny, intelligent devices that capture data about how we live and what we do. Now they are …

LG's 5-inch 'unbreakable' bendy plastic phone screen on show

LG has long been our go-to gadget maker for bonkers phones, with its see-through phones, ultra-wide phones, slo-mo phones and even an …

A Humorous Compilation Of People Running For Trains In Slow Motion

<b>Advertising creatives</b> Andy Leek and Lisa Morgenthau have created a funny compilation video of the different types of people who run after trains.<p><b>The</b> …

Corporate Logos That Contain Subliminal Messages

<b>Designing a good logo</b> is no easy task. Often considered the ‘face’ of the company, a logo should convey a certain message to the customers.<p><b>To show …

Associated Press News

No cellphone, no Wi-Fi: Living in America's quietest place

<b>By Kevin Monahan, Producer, NBC News</b><p>GREEN BANK, W.Va. – Every week, Chuck Niday patrols Green Bank, W.Va., in a vehicle that looks a bit like something out of the movie “Mad Max,” aiming to protect the largest steerable radio telescope in the world.<p>He searches for sources of interference, which can …

Cloning technique produces human stem cells for the first time

Researchers say they have finally managed to use cloning technology to make human embryos and grow stem cells from them in the hopes of making perfectly matched grow-your-own tissue transplants.<p>They used a human egg cell and parts of a human skin cell to grow a very early human embryo, then …

‘No Time For Love’: A Collection Of Heartbreaking Stories Of Regret

<b>‘No Time for Love’</b> is a project by Miami-based artist Chris Barr that acknowledges the struggle of balancing life, love and labor.<p><b>The site collects</b> …

Positive Thinking

Thousands want to take one-way trip to Mars, but will you pay their way?

Organizers of the Dutch-based Mars One project opened up their website on Monday to take applications for a one-way trip to Mars in 2022.<p>That's right: These astronauts won't be coming back. The idea is to jump-start a permanent settlement on Mars, with more supplies and settlers arriving every …

Coffee Cups Feature Inspiring Messages About Life

<b>For US coffee company Caribou Coffee,</b> Minneapolis-based ad agency Colle+McVoy designed themed coffee cups and napkins that aim to inspire</b> …

Coffee

Fascinating Photos Of Old People Who See Their Younger Selves In The Mirror

<b>Dallas, Texas-based</b> commercial photographer Tom Hussey has created a thought-provoking ad campaign for Novartis’ Exelon Patch, which is a …

Infographic: Logo Fonts Colors Of The World’s Top Brands

<b>What’s</b> in a logo?<p><b>According to Michael David</b> of Austin, Texas-based web design firm and SEO company TastyPlacement, the world’s top brands have common …

Pope's foot-wash a final straw for traditionalists

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has won over many hearts and minds with his simple style and focus on serving the world's poorest, but he has devastated traditionalist Catholics who adored his predecessor, Benedict XVI, for restoring much of the traditional pomp to the papacy.<p>Francis' decision to …

Clever Illustrations Of Famous Quotes From Steve Jobs, Albert Einstein More

<b>Kuala Lumpur-based</b> Malaysian illustrator Tang Yau Hoong has recently released a brand new series of clever illustrators that is based on famous …

The Revolutionary Touchfire iPad Keyboard | Cult of Mac Deals

<b>Description</b><p><i>Note: The Touchfire keyboard featured in this promotion is only compatible with iPads 1, 2, 3, & 4. This product IS NOT compatible with the iPad Air or Mini. This promotion is for US customers only (all 50 states).</i><p>KEYBOARDING REINVENTED SPECIFICALLY FOR YOUR iPAD<p>The Touchfire keyboard …

IPad Air

Texting in traffic: Adults worse than teens

Forget teenagers. Adults are the biggest texting-while-driving problem in the USA. What's worse — they know it's wrong.<p>Almost half of all adults admit to texting while driving in a survey by AT&T provided to USA TODAY, compared with 43% of teenagers. More than 98% of adults — almost all of them — …

GameStick gets GameStop-backing, pre-loaded titles

OUYA may have nabbed the spotlight in the Android-based, Kickstarter-supported console wars, but the diminutive GameStick's got some heat behind it, too. The device's makers are putting on a bit of a show at this year's GDC, announcing a slew of news around the forthcoming product. At the top of …