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In 1982, Steve Jobs presented an amazingly accurate theory about where creativity comes from

It was a chance for Jobs to talk to high-achieving youngsters about how to make their lives and the world better.<p>"<b>If you're gonna make connections which are innovative ... you have to not have the same bag of experiences as everyone else does</b>," he said, echoing research on creativity, "or else …

Creativity

Apple launches web-only iCloud apps for everyone

You no longer need a Mac or iOS device to access Apple’s web-only version of iCloud apps.<p>Apple announced that starting today, anyone — even PC-users — can access its suite of iCloud web-based productivity apps, Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, for free.<p>The move makes the iCloud suite even more …

How to Write a Great Best Man’s Speech

For many men the idea of giving a Best Man’s speech sends them into a cold sweat; the fear of not being engaging enough, funny enough or downright …

retaW PEELS

retaW-Tokyo have diversified their men’s grooming and beauty lineup with products for your pet! The new series known as PEELS is designed to …

The Bremont Wright Flyer Watch - Ape to Gentleman

Given their traditional aeronautical interest, it is perhaps fitting that British watch manufacturer Bremont has recently launched a celebration of …

A Day in the Life: Filson Bags

Let’s start things off on the right foot: Filson bags are built to last. The Seattle-based outfitters has built a reputation on the back of their …

LaCie's latest artist collaboration is a hard drive wrapped in Gorilla Glass

For the past two years, LaCie has revealed at least one new artist collaboration at CES, and this year is no different. Keeping with the reflective theme of last year's device, the 2015 edition is wrapped in Gorilla Glass and appropriately called Mirror. After teaming up with Philippe Starck and …

Gorilla Glass

Seagate Debuts iOS-Compatible Storage Option, Personal Cloud and Ultra-Thin Portable Hard Drive

At the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, tech companies often take the opportunity to unveil new products. Well-known data storage company Seagate is no exception, and is introducing three impressive new products at the show.<p>The new 500GB Seagate Wireless portable hard drive is the …

Seagate and LaCie debut fashionable/wireless hard drives for iOS and Mac ahead of 2015 CES

Seagate and its LaCie subsidiary have announced five new hard drives just ahead of this week’s 2015 CES, including two new iOS-compatible wireless models and three new Mac-only disks. All except one will be available in January from the company’s web sites.<p>For iOS, the 500GB <b>Seagate Wireless</b> ($130) …

Iran's president calls for end to isolation, urges nuclear deal

Iranian President<p>Hassan Rouhanicalled international nuclearnegotiationsa matter of “heart” on Sunday, and said Iran needed to end its political isolation to allow its economy to grow.<p>Rouhani made his remarks to a conference of 1,500 economists in Tehran, Iran's Fars news agency said. The speech, …

10 Wintry Desserts to Ring in the Holidays

The question is not <i>whether</i> there will be dessert over the next month -- it is <i>which,</i> and <i>when</i>, and <i>how much</i>, and <i>will there be leftovers?</i><p>These recipes from Yossy Arefi—the sorts of desserts that will take a bit of forethought, but will make up for the effort by stealing any show they're invited to—are …

Pistachio Biscotti With Kirsch-Soaked Dried Cherries

<b>Bake dozens to give to family and friends</b><p>This biscotti recipe has been in my repertoire for years... so many years, in fact, that I can't even remember when I came up with it. And, though I have countless versions of this recipe, this one is my husband's favorite. So I end up making it more often …

Dessert

A Creamy Cornbread Cake That Needs Nothing Else

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: Resist the urge to dress this cake up -- it's perfect just the way it is.</i><p>I saw my future in this cake, and in my future, I was an …

The Secrets to Making Philadelphia's Best Panettone

While it's hard to begrudge any gifts brought to your house around the holidays, your standard boxed panettone can elicit groans similar to the ones you let out as a kid when opening another box of underwear or socks.<p>But most people haven't met great panettone. A matrix of lightly tart, yeasty …

Drinking (A Little) At Work Could Actually Make You Better At Your Job

Most corporate offices don't condone drinking on the job, but a case may be made for reconsideration. As it turns out, a little bit of alcohol really can support creative thinking.<p>Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago found that a certain level of inebriation can help get the …

Popovers

Preheat oven to 425°. Sift together flour and salt into a bowl.<p>Whisk together eggs, whole milk, and butter in a bowl. Then add to flour, stirring …

11 Must-Try Chili Recipes

Asking someone for a chili recipe is like asking someone what heaven looks like: endless variations, endless possibilities, and everyone believes …

Recipes

13 Recipes for Cornbread Purists and Mavericks

The more elemental a food, the more complex it tends to be. Cornbread is living proof: At its most primitive, cornbread’s nothing more than cornmeal …

Cooking

Your Ultimate Guide to East Coast Clam Chowders

There’s no better antidote to this season’s cold and wet weather than clam chowder. After all, what could be more uplifting on a winter day than …

Australian Composites Company Bouwmeester Departs From The Norm, Shows Single Wall Enduro Rim

Every once in a while, a product comes along that seriously intrigues us by rolling far outside the cycling industry thinking norm, and creating …

Cocktail Attire & Dress Code Defined - A Men's Guide

When someone hands you a cocktail during a night out, you’re most appreciative of the complimentary drink. However, upon receiving a wax-stamped, …

Retrotec Cycles 'The Double'

Retrotec frames and their curvy silhouettes may hark back to mountain biking’s adolescence, but they are, in fact, fresh from the jig. In today’s age of logo-emblazoned carbon fiber popouts and their complicated, short-travel rear ends, they’re a refreshing reminder of how fun bicycles can be — …

Curvy

Cielo Tanner Edition

The 2013 NAHBS is approaching rapidly and, in anticipation, Chris King’s Cielo brand has hooked up with fellow Portland locals, Tanner Goods, on a project that’s sure to impress the judges. The collaboration is a heady mix of the craftsmanship both brands are famous for: well tailored waxed cotton, …

Flickr

Maple Supply Co. Kootenay Tote Bag

Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>1<p>1<p>SHARES<p>Canadian newcomer Maple Supply Co. releases their first bag, the Kootenay Tote Bag. Hand-made with a …

Miniature Golden Retrievers - Crochet Dog Family, Mom and Baby Dogs - Made To Order

Description<p>This listing for one set of golden retrievers, one mom and 5 little dogs. They are made of embroidery threads, stuffed by polyfil and glued down to the green paper base to fix position as photos (please let me know if you wanted them unglued for your own decoration at the check out)<p>- Mom …

Holstee Manifesto Wall Decal

Holstee’s Manifesto is a great reminder of how you should be living your life, and if you happened to agree with it, then having this huge wall decal …

Whisky – A Guide

Towards the end of the first season of Mad Men, Don Draper pitches an idea to Kodak for their new projector. It is the latest development in picture …