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3D Letterings from Typography11 by Peter Tarka

City 3D Letterings.<p>Some new 3D letterings by Peter Tarka. Each month, the Wroclaw, Poland-based graphic designer creates a design project that …

6 Ways Entrepreneur Elon Musk Is Changing the World

The super-fast "Hyperloop" travel concept is just the latest in a series of big, bold dreams by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk.<p>Musk unveiled his …

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Elon Musk: What is it like to work for the SpaceX, Tesla chief?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><b>Answer by Dolly Singh, former head of talent acquisition at SpaceX:</b><p>Advertisement<p>After working for Elon for …

Elon Musk ‘Even More Amazing Than Steve Jobs,’ Says Jurvetson

If it wasn't Elon Musk talking, it's safe to say no one would be paying attention to Hyperloop transportation. The rail system that Musk unveiled …

Why The World Pays Attention When Elon Musk Proposes An Idea

Derision: It's what would usually greet plans for a futuristic transportation system that could take passengers from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes. But when Elon Musk, the billionaire inventor behind PayPal, Tesla and SpaceX, unveils such a plan, the world pays attention (even if it …

Ask a physicist: Michio Kaku grades Elon Musk's Hyperloop

Elon Musk, the billionaire innovator behindTesla Motors,SpaceXand PayPal, revealed his alpha design for the buzzworthy Hyperloop on Monday, a proposed high-speed alternative that would carry passenger pods on airflow from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just over 30 minutes.<p>It seemed like a …

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Elon Musk just started building a real 'Iron Man' laboratory

The SpaceX founder plans to unveil gesture-based system next week<p>SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has often been compared to a real life version of Tony Stark, aka Iron Man. Director Jon Favreau has openly said that Musk inspired his depiction of Stark in the first <i>Iron Man</i> film, and both …

Tesla Motors Changes Name To “Tuosule” In China

<b>Published on</b> August 28th, 2013 | <i>by Guest Contributor</i><p>2<p>August 28th, 2013 by <b>Guest Contributor</b><p><i>Originally published on Gas2.</i> <i><br>by Christopher DeMorro</i><p>Some …

A Lot Of People Think Elon Musk Is Already Greater Than Steve Jobs Ever Was

But many people are starting to believe Elon Musk is better than Steve Jobs ever was.<p>There's an insatiable thirst for tech innovation right now, and Musk seems to be one of few people taking moonshots. He is the founder of SpaceX and electric car company Tesla. Musk is also the brains behind the …

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How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

Inspiring Photography of Muhammad Ali by Neil Leifer

I've been a huge fan of Muhammad Ali for quite a long time, his confidence, talent and hard work made him, in my opinion, the best of all time. I …

Packaging inspiration | #802

In <b>From up North’s</b> packaging galleries we present the latest of our findings from the wonderful world of packaging and product design.<p>Epic Bars<p>Crown …

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Logo Design Guidelines

Design a logo and a visual identity goes way beyond the free form and artistic side of what most people think. There is all the rational part …

Trending Topic: If You Want to Be an Entrepreneur, Don’t Go to Harvard

VIVEK WADHWA: Student loan debt is the reason I don’t advise students who want to become entrepreneurs to apply to elite, expensive colleges. They can be as successful if they go to a relatively inexpensive public college. It is the same in India and China as it is in the U.S. I have done three …

10 Motorcycle Riding Tricks You Don’t Know, Yet

Here are 10 handy little motorcycle riding tricks that will make you smoother, safer and, in some cases, faster. They'll work on any bike, any time, …

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

At the end of every quarter the Sifter will highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check …

Previously Unpublished ‘Harry Potter’ Illustrations By Mary GrandPré

<b>Redditor</b> jrs_ has uploaded an awesome collection of previously unpublished ‘Harry Potter’ illustrations by Mary GrandPré—the illustrator behind the …

Beautiful Houses: Bird House

This week we will show you the breathtaking Bird House in Mallorca, Spain, a project by Alberto Rubio. I couldn't find details about the project at …

Amazing and Realistic Examples of 3D Street Painting

<b>Street painting</b>, also known as pavement art, street art and sidewalk art, is thought to have originated in Britain, and in 1890 it was estimated that …

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What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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Outstanding Art By 9 of the Best Street Artists

The term <b>street-art</b>, or post-graffiti is used to distinguish public space artwork from territorial graffiti, and/or vandalism, and street-art usually …

The world's greatest bookshops

Bookshops are a traveller's best friend: they provide convenient shelter and diversion in bad weather, they're a reliable source of maps, notebooks, and travel guides, they often host readings and other cultural events, and if you raced through your lone paperback on the first leg of your trip, the …

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Gastronomista for Cool Hunting Gift Guide - Cool Hunting

A "place where you might find architectural chicken coops, tea parties, decanters, bespoke knives or donut art," the NYC-based blog Gastronomista is the work of Emily Arden Wells, an architect by day, and a writer and drinks aficionado by night. Wells' background in art and design lends itself to a …

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The Most Stylish Movie Characters of All Time

<b>When you think about the work</b> that goes into costume design on literally every movie ever made — studios have been employing small armies of people to find or make clothes to dress each character since basically the dawn of the motion picture — it's really no surprise that cinematic fashion has had …

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George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’

In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The …

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …