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RockPaperRobot: Furniture that Collapses and Snaps Back

At first glance the line of tables by RockPaperRobot come off as modern and sleek. They’re constructed from evenly spaced rows and columns of black walnut cubes. But upon further inspection, the gaps between the cubes are only spanned by thinnest of steel cables. How is this possible?<p>Puzzled, you …

How to Network if You Are an Introvert

If you're more introverted, the concept of networking can be scary. However, there is no need to fear networking just because you're not an …

Roundup: 10 Easy DIY Serving Tray Projects

Pretty store bought serving trays often have not-so-pretty price tags. But lucky for us, there are tons of easy DIY solutions to this problem. Here …


Where Do Skittles Come From?

Sad mermaids, happy whales and erupting volcanoes.<p>For a Middle Eastern branding project, Japanese design firm <b>IC4DESIGN</b> created these pretty amazing illustrations to show where Skittles come from. Make sure and scroll down to check out the detailed panels.<p>But...being the cranky cynic that I am, I …


Trypophobia Is A Real, Terrifying Thing, And You Definitely Have It

Not safe for life.

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14 Awkward Childhood Photos From China That Are Awkwarder Than Your Awkward Childhood Photos

This is next level childhood photo awkwardness.


Street Style Surveys: How Long Did It Take You To Get Dressed Up This Morning?

Showgoers explaining just why New York Fashion Week is a lot of hard work. After all, do you think it's easy to find an outfit that matches your kitschy heart-shaped sunglasses?

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31 Home Decor Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

You're allowed to take shortcuts in life, especially if they make your house pretty.


Business Travel: Expectation Vs. Reality

"Will you be traveling for business or pleasure?" Pleasure?! LOL.

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Fun & Easy Fall DIYs

Fall is almost here! Bring the Autumn spirit into your home with some fun and easy DIYs the whole family can do. Pumpkins, leaves and scarecrows, …


5 Must-Have Decorating Apps

Fall always gets me in the mood to do a little home improvement. Lately, I’ve been painting everything black (interior doors, lampshades, you name it …

How To Clean Your House: "Tidy Time" vs Tidy All the Time

My tidying the house strategy, for the longest time, has been this: it gets messy, I let it get messy, I have an epic cleaning day to clean it up. …


Plenty of firefighters, but where are the fires?

Is there such a thing as too many heroes?<p>Walking past a neighborhood fire station can be one of the most deeply reassuring experiences of city life—a …

Do "walk buttons" really do anything?

You're standing at a busy intersection, waiting to cross the street. A button says, "Push to Walk." You push it. Then push it again. A minute later, …

The Biz School Gender Gap

Pedestrians walk through a gate on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. (AP)<p>Despite big gains in gender equality across many fields, …

According to Boston.com, two western Massachusetts schools have had to send students home because the heat and humidity are making the floors too slippery for kids to safely navigate the hallways

Are Massachusetts Schools Literally Melting?<p>No, but the heat has made floors too wet for some Western Massachusetts districts.<p>By ·<p>Are Massachusetts …

The new Boston parklets, outdoor patio space for pedestrians, have been installed in both Mission Hill and Jamaica Plain. They are meant to drive business.

Park It at a Parklet<p>New faux-patio spaces were installed in Mission Hill and Jamaica Plain. But they cost a couple parking spots.<p>By ·<p>photo via Steve …