Sam Hennessy

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Graphic for iPad gets split-screen support, adds iOS 9 optimization

Graphic, the popular, fully-featured graphic design and illustrator for Apple’s iPad, has received an update making a number of changes to the mobile …

Graphic Design

Louis C.K.'s Explanation of Why He Hates Smartphones Is Sad, Brilliant

In a clarion call that will likely rival his insta-legendary "everything's amazing and nobody's happy" diatribe delivered nearly five years ago on</i> …

How to beat jet lag

After experimenting on protozoa, rats, and his eight children, Ehret recommended that the international traveler, in the several days before his …

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Personal Hygiene

Lost to the Ages

Myst was supposed to change the face of gaming. What is its legacy 20 years later?<p><i>F</i><i>ew are chosen. Fewer succeed. Journey now to an island world</i> …

Work - Kowloon Walled City

Hong Kong

Box: A Groundbreaking Demonstration at the Intersection of Robotics, Projection-Mapping, and Software | Colossal

<p>Produced by Bot and Dolly, a San Francisco-based design and engineering studio, this amazing clip was filmed entirely in camera and demonstrates a …

The 20 Smartest Things Jeff Bezos Has Ever Said

Words from the wise.<p><b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) was once the poster child of what happens when excitement about a company detaches from reality. The …

Living with grief.

A reflective account of unspoken truths surrounding death.<p>I’m on countdown mode. It’s been almost a year without my Mum. In my head, this breaks down …

Mind

The Negative Space of a House Cut Inside a 908-Page Book | Colossal

<p>Your House is limited edition artist’s book by Icelandic-Danish artist Olafur Eliasson that depicts the negative space formed by his home located …

How I have lost over 100 pounds and don’t know how

Experimenting to a better life<p>I have lost more than 100 pounds since last September. I have many mixed emotions about this. At first you would think …

Designing User Interfaces for My Mother

Takeaways for keeping interface designs friendly and usable to the most important person I know. My mother.<p>It happens about once or twice a year. I …

The Mercenary

Love and Loot in the Andes<p><b>Roy Petersen pops the cap off a Leo</b>, one of Thailand’s cheapest beers. It’s getting dark out, and the lizards are laughing, …

Crime

Ultra Reality: What would you do in this situation? - LG Meteor Prank

Arial view of Burning Man 2013 http://t.co/1KuLfPwleC

What gets done is what gets done

How long working hours don’t help you in the long term<p>I often end the work week at Makeshift with the feeling that, although I’ve got a lot done, I’d …

Heroism

Neal Stephenson on tall towers and NSA cyber-spies

<b>Neal Stephenson is thinking big - 20km (12.4 miles) big, to be precise.</b><p>That's how high the tower he has proposed building will soar if the project ever comes to fruition. Such a structure would make it cheaper to launch objects into space, he says, thanks to fuel savings.<p>It's a lofty goal. But …

Boston Marathon

Ten tips to make bedtime reading fun

Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon says there's no greater pleasure than 20 minutes a day spent reading to your child – so fetch a book and snuggle down<p>All children need and love stories. Yet a recent poll of 2,000 mothers with children aged 0-7 (What? No fathers?!) found that only 64% of …

Android is better

It was just meant to be a quick experiment. I started using a Nexus 4. I was going to go right back to my iPhone after a week. I was designing more …

Pressy - the Almighty Android Button!

This “simple” process requires 5-7 different Actions and takes more than 8 seconds! Additionally, you must maintain eye contact with your screen …

I lasted 37 hours on Android

Why I retreated back to iPhone with a new found appreciation.<p>I have had an Apple iPhone since 2008. I am a self-professed Apple fanboy and have been …

The Best Pen

For an affordable pen that writes smoothly; dries quickly and indelibly; won’t bleed, skip or feather; and has the best ink flow of any non-fountain …

Jet Stream