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Why you should stop using product roadmaps and try GIST Planning

Over the years I created my fair share of product strategies, roadmaps and project gantts. I don’t do them anymore. I found a better alternative …

Project Management

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Workouts

A machine has figured out Rubik’s Cube all by itself - MIT Technology Review

Yet another bastion of human skill and intelligence has fallen to the onslaught of the machines. A new kind of deep-learning machine has taught …

Computer Science

Ori and the Will of the Wisps is coming in 2019, and it looks magical

<i>Ori and the Will of the Wisps</i> will launch in 2019, Microsoft announced today at its E3 press conference. The developer showed off a new teaser trailer onstage, though it offered no other new details. <i>Ori and the Will of the Wisps</i> is the sequel to <i>Ori and the Blind Forest</i><i>,</i> a gorgeous, …

Windows 10

Marvel Studios Is Celebrating Its Tenth Anniversary With Some Snazzy Gold Posters

Some forgot to tell Marvel that the gold anniversary is the 50th. But these posters are still pretty great.<p>To celebrate ten years of the Marvel …

Marvel Studios

Microsoft was right in 2013: This is the always-on generation

Microsoft lost its goddamn mind in 2013. It revealed the Xbox One on May 21st in a livestreamed press conference dedicated to its goals for gaming's long-awaited eighth generation. A lineup of executives in blazers hit the stage, punctuated by Microsoft Studios head Phil Spencer in a professorial …

Call of Duty

SVG Animation Made Easy With Hot New Tool SVGator

The best format for images on the web in 2018 is SVG. Not only is SVG resolution-independent—meaning that SVG graphics stay crisp at any size, on any …

Web Design

How long does it really take to get visible abs? This Instagram reveals the truth

You're not going to like the answer. (But also: WASHBOARD ALERT.)<p>During moments when your self-esteem suddenly nose-dives, it'd be nice to snap your fingers and — POOF! — see some changes. To remind you just how unrealistic that is, Aussie influencer, certified trainer, and nutritionist Cassandra …

Exercise

We Already Know How To Build a Time Machine

It’s just a matter of time before we build a machine that can take us into the far future.<p><i>Watch AMC's Visionaries: James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction, a six-part series about focusing on AI, dark futures, aliens, and time travel.</i><p>In September 2015, cosmonaut Gennady Padalka arrived back on …

Physics

Fan Adds Lightsabers to the Iconic Daredevil Stairway Fight Scene

Lightsabers make everything better, including the most talked about fight scene from <i>Daredevil</i> Season 2, the stairwell fight.<p>ImmersionVFX on YouTube …

Comics

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

Many people complain they do not get enough sleep, and it seems they are right to be concerned. Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 who get five or fewer hours of sleep for seven days a week have a higher risk of death than those who consistently get six or seven hours’ …

Sleep

Design thinking, lean and agile are finally converging

Design, lean and agile have different modus operandi. With software releases now required by the hour, they need to be brought together to bring out …

Project Management

This is the Best Position for Sleep, But Only 8 Percent Do It (Maybe Because of the Nightmares)

Researchers say most of us sleep curled up like a baby, but that doesn't always mean that we sleep like babies.<p>The odds are pretty good that you sleep like a baby. Either because you've found a sleep position that works for you or because you literally sleep in the fetal position, which is the most …

X-Men: Grand Design 7 - Wake up, Mom

<i>Welcome Ed Piskor back to Boing Boing (previously), where he'll be offering an annotated page-by-page look at the first part of X-Men: Grand Design,</i> …

Google’s software design is having a reformation

Material design is now open to interpretation<p>Material Design launched in 2014, and it was mostly thought of as a new design language for Android — though it later came to the web and iOS. It had a bold idea: there should be a physicality to software design not unlike the physicality of paper. It …

Material Design

There's a Secret to Making Saltines Even Better

In a time of cracker and flatbread abundance, the pedestrian saltine gets short shrift. The grocery aisle teems with boxes of whole grain …

Google’s New Timesaving Design Tool Lets You Unify Colors, Typography Across UI

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Image via Material Design<br>While Google’s ‘Material Design’, a design language for its apps, has …

Microsoft reveals the future of its Fluent Design for Windows 10

Microsoft first unveiled its Fluent Design changes for Windows 10 at Build last year, adding subtle animations to many apps and core parts of Windows. We’ve seen a number of changes to the design of apps in the Fall Creators Update and the recent April 2018 Update, and now Microsoft is unveiling …

This Is How Many Times a Week You Should Be Training For a Rounder, Larger Butt

Take your butt to the next level — like J Lo's and Beyoncé's — by incorporating strength training into your current workout regiment. Weightlifting is the holy grail style of training when it comes to booty gains because your muscles are working against a load, causing microtears in the muscle, …

Exercise

Muscle Mass Begins To Deteriorate In Your 30s, But There’s A Way Around It

There are certain things in life that men can't escape. Taxes is the standard one. Certain death from taking a selfie with a bear is probably …

Exercise

Fasting For Just 24 Hours Boosts The Regeneration of Stem Cells, Study Finds

This study could even lead to 'fasting' in a pill.<p>For decades, numerous studies have shown that strict, low-calorie-intake diets could be the key to …

Stem Cells

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Happiness

This is why successful people are unhappy in middle age — and what to do about it

Writing a book about age and happiness brought many surprises, but none surpasses this: High-achieving professionals seem especially vulnerable to …

Happiness

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

Universe

A new kind of probiotic could change the $38 billion market by using real science

Seed, a new company with some big names behind it, is about to sprout onto the $38-billion probiotics scene— with a product that is designed to improve your digestion and health based on scientific research.<p>As supplements, probiotics are largely unregulated by the US Food and Drug Administration. …

Peter Thiel

Want to Try the Whole30 Diet? Here's Everything You Can and Cannot Eat

With so many diets out there today, it can be overwhelming choosing the right nutrition regimen for yourself. If you're not sure which one to go with, the Whole30 plan might be a good place to start since it's only a 30-day commitment. The goal of the Whole30 diet is to eliminate certain food …

Nutrition

Three Identical Strangers, a dark documentary about identical triplets who were separated-at-birth

In 1980, two young men start the same community college and soon discover, after being mistaken for each other several times on campus, that they are …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Dungeons & Dragons isn't a weird game for nerds. It's a creative outlet for people like me.

There are a few reasons that I think there's been a surge of interest in Dungeons & Dragons in the last few years. The cultural icons of my generations — and I'm now in my 40s — have all become nostalgic. For example, if you look at "Stranger Things," you'll see all the movie posters that my …

Board Games

Facilitating design sprints

Before the sprint<p>At the heart of it, a design sprint is a tool for bringing people together to understand a problem and collaboratively produce ideas …