Tommy Campbell

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Desperately seeking squircles

In a famous 1972 interview, Charles Eames answered a short sequence of fundamental questions about the nature of design. Answering the first …

mathematics

What It Actually Costs to Take Those Once-in-a-lifetime Trips

Dreams may come true, but they won’t come cheap.<p>Everyone who loves to travel has their own list of can’t-miss, once-in-a-lifetime trips.<p>Whether …

Bucket Lists

The Other Tech Bubble

<b>In September,</b> I met with a prominent entrepreneur looking for positive press on his new project. Meetings like these are a common, usually formulaic, …

Top five architecture and design jobs this week include Studio Fuksas and Woods Bagot

Our pick of the best architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs this week include positions with Italian office Studio Fuksas, Australian …

How Bigotry, Urban Design, And Class Warfare Shaped The Umbrella

Umbrellas were shunned when they were first introduced in Britain, and for good reason–made of whalebone, they were unwieldy and expensive. But bad design is only part of the story.<p>When Jonas Hanway–businessman, philanthropist, and social campaigner–returned to England from travels through Russia …

Literature

Tony Fadell’s Next Act? Taking on Silicon Valley—From Paris

Tony Fadell is at the Grove, a spectacularly beautiful country estate outside of London. The event is Founders Forum: the ultra ­exclusive …

Google X and the Science of Radical Creativity

How the secretive Silicon Valley lab is trying to resurrect the lost art of invention<p>I. The Question<p>A snake-robot designer, a balloon scientist, a liquid-crystals technologist, an extradimensional physicist, a psychology geek, an electronic-materials wrangler, and a journalist walk into a room. The …

Frog Redesigns The Dreaded Gynecology Exam

Goodbye, metal speculum. Hello, Yona.<p>Cold metal. Eerie clicking sound. Torturous duck-billed shape.<p>Yes, I’m talking about the speculum, the anxiety-inducing device that doctors use to check women’s vaginal health. Despite its status as an instrument of discomfort and its dark history–involving a …

Living Rooms

How an inmate hacker hid computers in the ceiling and turned his prison upside down

In the summer of 2015, Stan Transkiy was 16 years into a life sentence, and he had finally found a way to occupy his time. Inside the Marion Correctional Institution, which sits on green farmland off a series of quiet roads in rural Ohio, he had carved out a job running a recycling program, a gig …

Kelly Slater’s Wave Factory

<b>Trending Story</b><p>Holy Fuck! The Best Wave Ever Recorded...Ever<p>Meet Aloha Surf Girls, Oahu's Topless Surf School<p>Graphic: "The Board Had Speared Into My …

Aquatic Sports

The Purest Form of Fun

Marti Paradisis has spent much of his life roaming Tasmania, chasing tubes and ducking and weaving his way through violent slabs of southern ocean. …

Southern Ocean

Taste test: The best cold brew you can buy

We’re living in the Golden Age of cold brew. The caffeinated beverage dominates cafe menus and supermarket shelves year-round, and for good reason. …

Coffee

You can make iced coffee at home that tastes even better than cold brew in three minutes

It’s getting to be the season for iced coffee in the northern hemisphere, and there are a dizzying array of methods to prepare it.<p>Last summer marked the year that “cold brew” coffee—a method that steeps coffee grounds for many hours with cold or room temperature water—went mainstream. Cold brew, …

Coffee

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Starbucks Adds Beef Jerky to Its New Cold Brew Creation

Pepper Nitro with a Jerky Twist features a spicier take on cold brew.<p>You’ve more than likely had a pastry with your morning coffee, or ordered a cup …

How to Turn Your Cold Brew Coffee into a Cocktail

Advice from Chicago bartender Caitlin Laman on how to upgrade your iced coffee for happy hour.<p>By this point in the summer, we're well into cold brew season. Whether you like it with cream, over ice, or straight up, this is no time for hot coffee. Save that for the day you put your hoodie back …

Make Your Own Cold Brew Gin & Tonic Coffee Cocktail

Cold brew company Sandows London started exactly one day after last year’s London Coffee Festival. At the 2015 event (just concluded this past …

Coffee

You Could Soon Drink an Alcoholic Cold Brew Coffee

It's got more alcohol than your average beer.<p>It's been a boozy few weeks for your favorite brew: Starbucks now offers coffee aged in whiskey barrels, …

Cold Brew Might Save the Coffee Market

Can cold brew perk up sleepy coffee markets?<p>Surging sales of the trendy summertime drink have companies including Starbucks Corp. and Dunkin’ Donuts …

How Cold Brew Changed the Coffee Business

Summer officially starts this year on June 21, but that’s only the solstice, the day when the sun reaches its highest position in the sky. Down on street level, summer really begins on the first humid, sun-streaked day, when even the thought of sipping a hot cup of coffee is too much to bear. It’s …

Coffee

What are the best beans to use for cold brew coffee?

Cold brew is suddenly everywhere. Sure, you've been able to find it at coffee shops like Starbucks and Peet's Coffee for a while, but now it's in mainstream stores as a ready-to-drink beverage, at least here in the US.<p>My colleague Brian Bennett showed exactly how simple (and affordable) it is to …

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Coffee<p>Caramel, almond, dried cherry<p>Available in Whole Bean<p>Raspberry, chocolate, molasses<p>Available in Whole Bean or Perfectly Ground<p>Candied orange, …

Is Surfing More Sport or Religion?

Even hardcore devotees disagree, though many acknowledge there’s something profoundly spiritual about catching waves—a feeling scientists attribute to the power of being in the water.<p>A decade ago, working my first journalism job while also pretending I surfed for a living, I rented a cheap loft in …

Nitro Cold Brew | August 24, 2015 Issue - Vol. 93 Issue 33 | Chemical & Engineering News

SIDE BY SIDE<p>Many coffee drinkers find nitro coffee (right) creamier and mellower than its traditional counterpart.<p>SIDE BY SIDE<p>Many coffee drinkers …

Coffee

Iced Coffee Brewing Guide - New Orleans Iced - How to Brew Coffee

What You'll Need<p>Bamboo paddle or butter knife<p>Fine metal sieve<p>Simple syrup<p>Stockpot<p>Brew Time<p>12 hours<p>Have Questions?<p>Share<p>Background<p>Initially conceived …

Coffee

Here’s How Peet’s Perfected Their True Cold Brew

Long before you started thinking about the morning’s first coffee (or started drinking coffee at all, for that matter) Peet’s Coffee roastmasters …

The history of cold-brew coffee is fascinating. (An 1840s Algerian fortress is involved.)

From 17th century Kyoto to your neighborhood Starbucks<p>“In Cuba,” reports a coffee compendium published in 1922, “the custom is to grind the coffee …

Coffee

Here's our recipe for making full-flavored cold brew coffee at home. The beauty of cold brew is you really don’t need anything fancy, just time.

<i>Posted on May 9th 2016 by Maddie</i><p>Nothing like a nice icy cold… you probably thought I was going to say beer, but at least I’ve got your attention. …