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The Best Digital Interior Design Sites to Help You Create Your Dream Home

Imagine if you could hire someone to scour your Pinterest boards and translate your pins into a perfectly decorated room in your home. That’s the gist of digital interior design, a personalized online decorating service gaining momentum in both the tech sphere and the oft-insular world of home …

13 bad habits you should break in 2016 to be more productive

Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less …

The best iPhone and iPad apps of 2015 – Apple unveils Spotify competition

From Periscope and Enlight to Apple Music, Google Photos, YouTube Gaming and Pacemaker: the best new iOS apps of the year<p>According to analyst firm Forrester Research, smartphone owners spend 85% of their time on those devices using apps, but 84% of that time is spent using just five apps that …

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

Happiness

22-Year-Old’s Incredibly Artistic Self-Portraits

<b>Prejudice</b><p>Though Budapest, Hungary-based photographer Noell S. Oszvald currently has only 22 total photos on her Flickr page, they're all so incredibly powerful, you could spend hours looking at each one. The 22-year-old started taking photos a little over a year ago, though you wouldn't know that …

Photography

Linear Tattoos Use One Continuous Line to Leave a Beautifully Bold Impact

Tattoo artist Mo Ganji specializes in black-and-white body art that makes a strong impact with relatively simple drawings. Opting for bold lines and stippled dots, the Berlin-based creative adorns his clients with portraits of people and animals, sometimes combining the two into an elegant image …

Drone Delivery Is On Its Way, And Amazon Had Jeremy Clarkson Explain How It Will Work

Drone delivery of packages is just on the horizon in Amazon’s eyes, and the company posted a YouTube advertisement with Jeremy Clarkson earlier today …

11 Habits To Steal From People Who Are Never Late

Alarms aren't just for getting out of bed.<p><b>1. They plot out a week's worth of outfits.</b><p>Be honest: How much time do you waste staring into your closet in a pre-caffeine haze, wondering what to wear? Elizabeth Hill of Wonder Woman I'm Not picks out five outfits every Sunday. "I put on one hanger the …

A new Instagram trend has men covering their beards with glitter

Men are seemingly fascinated with doing something new and different with the hair on their face. First beard ornaments, then beard contests, and now: glitter beards.<p>Yes, some men have taken to dousing their beards with glitter. The trend, if you can call it that, seems to have begun with social …

Social Media

Coffee and Wine. Same or different?

Breaking down the similarities between two of our favorite drinkables<p>As access to both good coffee and wine has increased throughout the world, …

Coffee

15 Drone Photos That Leave Us Speechless

Our friends at SkyPixel are running a drone- and aerial-themed photography competition and some of the submissions have been (very literally) over the top. This technology has already changed the way we capture our travels—providing new angles on everyday subjects. Here are 15 of our favorite …

Long Distance Couple Stays Connected through Split Portraits of Parallel Experiences

Korean couple Danbi Shin and Seok Li are two halves of the same whole–even if they're 6,863 miles apart. Since Danbi currently lives in New York and Seok Li is based in Seoul, the couple bridges the distance by collaborating on their <i>Half&Half</i> photo project.<p>While they're on video calls, Danbi and …

Bridges

Beautifully Endless Looping GIFs Created by a Legally Blind Artist

Native American artist George Redhawk creates eerily beautiful gifs even though he's legally blind. With help from computer software, the designer utilizes the art of gif-making to show others how he sees the world as a man who suddenly lost his sight. “It's an artistic expression of the confusion …

Art

Sleek Wood Furniture Gently Curves to Fit the Body for Hours of Comfortable Seating

During his time in the furniture business, designer Adam Friedman has learned that people have a love/hate relationship with upholstered furniture. They enjoy the softness of its seating but have concerns about damage to the fabric and the longevity of style. Friedman, under the name Sitskie …

Furniture

Production Methods: Friction Drilling

Dull bit? No problem; that's the point<p>When drilling holes through metal, you always dial the speed down on your drill or drill press compared to what …

This Designer Turned A Year’s Worth Of Emotions Into Colorful Spectrums

Portuguese designer Giestas has created a trilogy of books that visualize a year of his emotions as rainbows of feelings.<p>Even after years of therapy and mindfulness, many of us have difficulties mastering the full spectrum of our emotions. Portuguese designer Giestas decided to turn it into a data …

Bands

Love Beer And Coffee? You Might Be A Psychopath

A new study associates taste preferences with personality traits<p>Humans have a unique affinity for bitter food, like dark chocolate, coffee, and broccoli. Most other animals interpret a bitter taste as a warning to stay away from a non-edible material, but some humans can’t get enough of it, though …

10 Pieces We Would Totally Wear from the Gap + GQ Menswear Collab

Today is kind of a major day in Gap land. The company recently announced that they’re building up their P.A.C.E. (Personal Advancement & Career Enhancement) program with a goal provide a million of their female garment workers with life skills classes (from communication skills to financial …

Seeed’s RePhone modular phone hits Kickstarter goal in two days

Shenzhen, China-based Seeed has nailed its Kickstarter goal for its RePhone open source modular smartphone in just two days.<p>The smartphone kit consists of 11 individual modules, which contain various parts of the phone, such as the display, GPS radio, and cellular radio.<p>The company started the …

Cellular Phone

Unobtrusive Modern Details Enhancing Colorful Apartment in Milan

<b>Michele De Lucchi</b> & <b>Produzione Privata</b> joined ideas to design this colorful Milan apartment, located in a traditional old dwelling within the city. …

Living Rooms

Photographer Documents the Unique Beauty of Colorful Floor Tiles in Paris

Beautiful artwork can exist anywhere, and photographer Sebastian Erras proves it with his stunning Instagram project called Parisian Floors (aka @parisianfloors). The account showcases a fraction of the ornate mosaics that grace the different locales of the French city. Erras captures a variety of …

Photography

First Apple Store designed by Jony Ive shows future retail direction

A new Apple store designed by Jony Ive just opened up in Brussels. It’s noticeably different aesthetic and a glimpse of the future of Apple’s retail hubs around the world.<p>Belgian Site ANV attended the launch to provide a glimpse of the new design direction.<p>The Brussels store features a lot more …

Japanese Paper Cutting Could Be The Key To Better Solar Power

The University of Michigan has figured out how to use kirigami to make solar panels up to 40% more efficient.<p>Kirigami isn’t quite as well known as it’s flashier cousin, origami, but the Japanese paper cutting technique is already being implemented in innovative new technology designs. Next up for …

How Sound Shaped The Evolution Of Your Brain

Acoustic biologists who have learned to tune their ears to the sounds of life know there's a lot more to animal communication than just, "Hey, here I am!" or "I need a mate."<p>From insects to elephants to people, we animals all use sound to function and converse in social groups — especially when the …

Central Africa

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

Gorgeous Landscapes Reveal the Idyllic Tranquility of Japan

Photographer Hidenobu Suzuki has captured the idyllic landscapes of Japan in a remarkably tranquil light. Between the quiet foggy rivers, peaceful rice fields, and twilight at Mt. Fuji, there's something for everyone who's looking for a visually relaxing utopia. “My photographs are like Japanese …

Japan

Infrared Camera Captures the Poetically Desolate Landscapes of Northern California

San Francisco-based photographer Nathan Wirth captures “slices of silence” in his beautiful, on-going series of desolate landscapes. The striking black and white images depict solitary trees on rolling hills in Marin and Sonoma counties in Northern California, where marbled-gray skies often cast …

Marin County

Oxford Dictionaries Adds 'Fat-Shame,' 'Butthurt' and 'Redditor'

Bill O'Leary—The Washington Post/Getty Images<p>Brian Harkin—MCT/Getty Images<p>Lucas Jackson—Reuters/Corbis<p>Ulf Andersen—Getty Images<p>Tina Fineberg—AP<p>Haraz …

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

Interview: Photographer Builds Elaborate Sets to Capture Surreal Portraits In-Camera

Even as a child, Lara Zankoul was interested in photography, finding inspiration in the photos she came across in fashion magazines. Despite her fascination, she opted to study economics for a more secure career. At 21 years old, Zankoul couldn't deny creative yearning and made a life-changing …

The Arts