Simone Ahuja

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Tutumu+: Cheerful Pattern-Based Illustrations from Naoko Horiguchi - The Fox Is Black

This work by Japanese artist Naoko Horiguchi is so bright and cheerful – I just love it! Horiguchi’s motto is “to try out anything”, and a quick …

Brian P. Way's 'Lean Truck' Workshop on Wheels

Remember Ron Paulk's Mobile Super Workshop? The Washington-based builder crammed a highly functional production shop into the back of a box truck, …

Woodworking

One Key To A Happy Team? Storytelling

Studies show that the stories we tell each other–to our kids, our employees, and our peers–have an impact on the emotional health of the group.<p>Outside of extenuating circumstances like tragedy and hardship, why are certain families happier than others?<p>A recent article in the <i>New York Times</i> profiles …

When Will Cars Go Extinct?

A technology historian talks to Emily Badger about the decline of the car–and why most of us can’t conceive of it.<p>Last week on <i>The Atlantic Cities</i>, Emily Badger had a fascinating piece on “socio-technological transitions,” a term that refers to long-term shifts in technology. In it, she talks to …

Tidemark’s Infographics Could Change How Your Business Is Run

Tidemark rolls out infographics that map a company’s profits in microscopic detail, in real time.<p>It’s only been a few months since Tidemark, a bold Andreessen Horowitz-backed business analytics platform, emerged from its beta cocoon. But today, the fledgling company is introducing a new set of …

Infographics

treehouses by takashi kobayashi / the treehouse people built from reclaimed wood with stained glass windows, this cozy treehouse home in japan looks borrowed from a storybook, inside and out. more photos: http://www.designboom.com/architecture/treehouses-by-takashi-kobayashi-japan/

Warren Buffett On Teaching Kids Smart Investing, With Cartoons

Warren Buffett is a very busy businessman. He is in fact, currently the third richest person in the world, knocking off Zara billionaire Amancio Ortega from the number three spot on the Forbes Billionaire list. As of the end of the trading day on Monday, Warren Buffett had a net worth of $54.9 …

BRICS nations fail to launch new bank

Leaders from the so-called BRICS group of emerging nations have failed to launch a much-anticipated new development bank to rival Western-dominated institutions like the World Bank.<p>After holding talks in the South African port city of Durban on Wednesday, leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China …

Walmart considers asking customers to deliver its packages

In order to lower the cost of getting packages to its online shoppers, Walmart is considering turning to other customers to take care of the deliveries, reports <i>Reuters</i><i>.</i> In an interview, Walmart.com’s chief executive Joel Anderson reportedly said that he sees "a path to where this is crowd sourced," …