Rebecca Rudd

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The One True Streaming TV Device

The way to success is not to eliminate 90 percent of features and cut the price by 60 percent. Why not make the One True Streaming TV Thing?<p>Google just announced their new Chromecast device, a very small stick thing that plugs into your TV and allows you to play videos or music on your TV. It costs …

The 10 Worst Places To Live In The Universe

And you thought 97 degrees F was bad.<p>Recently, we told you about an exoplanet that rains glass. <i>Sideways</i>. Which got us thinking: 1.) we will never complain about the weather here on Earth again and 2.) surely that's got to be the worst place to live in the entire universe. But no! With the help of …

The Week In Numbers: An Asteroid-Zapping Space Laser, The Worst Planets In The Universe, And More

<b>4,580 degrees Fahrenheit</b>: the surface temperature on exoplanet COROT-7b, one of the 10 worst places to live in the universe, according to NASA scientists<p><b>600 miles</b>: the diameter of the largest known asteroid, Ceres (could an asteroid impact knock the moon into Earth?)<p><b>70 gigawatts</b>: the power of a …

New Theory: The Universe Isn't Expanding, It's Just Gaining Mass

But you'd never know, because everyone is getting more massive at the same time.<p>Whoa. One cosmologist is proposing that the universe isn't actually expanding, as the standard theory goes. Instead, the redshift effects astronomers see could mean that everything is just gaining more mass, while …

Nap on the Go: Folding Head Support Prevents Neck Pain

On long car trips or airplane journeys, it’s so hard to stay awake that we often find ourselves waking up from an unintended nap with a terribly sore …

Sleep

Outer Chair by Alex Dorfman

Outer Chair is a Danish-inspired outdoor dining chair designed in Copenhagen by American designer Alex Dorfman.<p>By using one material and one …

Design

Mistakes I've Made (And Lessons Learned Along The Way)

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.”<p>Mistake #1: Putting Process Over Projects (And People)<p>Anyone who has been designing …

Los Angeles

A Photo Series Questions Our Can’t-Stop Photo Compulsion

What’s to become of people taking pictures of people taking pictures of…? An art-school send-up of our infinite jest point-and-shoot.<p>Memes aren’t made to last. They’re diversionary by nature and slapped together with absurdist of-the-moment content, which is pretty much the point. But memes …

Photography

Trendlet: Stacks on Stacks on Stacks

Don't call them layers. What we found this week were stacks—perfectly conceived piles of objects as inventive as they are inviting.<p>To compose his …

Furniture

Kathryn Budig Challenge Pose: Funky Sugarcane in Half Moon Pose

Be fearless and have fun in an indulgent Ardha Chandrasana variation that stretches the psoas and hips while opening the heart wide.<p>12<p>SHARES<p>Be …

Home Practice Myths

0<p>SHARES<p>There are a million reasons to practice at home, all by yourself. From having the freedom to do whatever poses you like, learning to listen to …

The Power of Ashtanga Yoga: An Interview with Kino MacGregor

64<p>SHARES<p>If you've never practiced Ashtanga Yoga, you might be wondering about the practice that was the basis of a recent trial about a school yoga …

Yoga Poses, Classes, Meditation, and Life - On and Off the Mat - Namaste

Rodney Yee decodes the common pranayama cue that can leave hardcore anatomists scratching their heads.<p>There’s a lot of talk of harmonizing your …

When Ego Takes Over

Erica Rodefer Winters gets a lesson in humility when her show-off pose leads to an injury. Be honest, when do your peacock feathers rise in …

New Study Deems Hot Yoga Safe

0<p>SHARES<p>Students love hot yoga because it's challenging, increases their range of motion, and helps them eliminate toxins in the process of turning …

This Iron Fish Offers Relief From Anemia

How turning a chunk of unappetizing metal into the Lucky Iron Fish addressed an anemia epidemic in Cambodia.<p><i>[This project is an entrant in our Innovation By Design Awards. Stay tuned for the announcement of winners on October 10.]</i><p>Anemia, a condition of low red blood cells, is primarily caused by …

Cambodia

Artist Darren Cullen

by Sabine Zetteler<p>Throughout his career, artist Darren Cullen has forced his audience to question their views of social acceptability and culpability. Citing the "Spitting Image Komic Book" as one of the most formative influences on his work, he continues to embrace some of the most difficult moral …

Graphic Novels

PSFK Imagines Home of the Future - Dwell

PSFK—the creative agency and innovation-focused website—has released another "Future Of" report, this time geared towards the home technology front. Dwell covered home tech gear in our July/August issue, rounding up everything from smart thermostats to keyless entry systems to kitchen gadgets, some …

Design

Otherworldly Pics Of The Iridescent Universe Inside Meteorites

If the sky is falling and meteorites mean an end to all of us, at least let them look like this.<p>Meteorites–the chunks of debris from space that may have killed the dinosaurs and sometimes threaten humans, too–are usually lumpy, gray, and sinister-looking from the outside.<p>But when cracked open and …

Meteorites

'Canoe' Dig These Handpainted Paddles by Northern Newcomers Norquay?

Move over, Best Made Co., there's a new outdoors-inspired design company in town. Montreal-based Norquay Co., a brand "dedicated to camping vibes," …

New York Times

design

Tessellating Black Blocks Create Free-Form Furniture

Design your own mathematically inspired free-form furniture with a series of identical lightweight five-sided units that come together in creative …

Pacific Light: Macro Footage of Ink, Oil and Soap Shot by Ruslan Khasanov | Colossal

<p>Russian graphic designer Ruslan Khasanov who is probably best known for his experiments in liquid typography just released this experimental video …

Being Open to the Unexpected

We can never really know what the universe has in store for us, but we can affect what happens by our thoughts, our feelings, and our resistance. And despite our best intentions, sometimes a chance encounter occurs that is so unexpected but changes everything, or a person you meet in passing …

Positive Thinking

"Glee" Star Cory Monteith Found Dead In Vancouver

Updated: The 31-year-old actor was found Saturday in his hotel, police said.<p>Monteith's body was found Saturday around noon in a room on the 21st floor of the Pacific Rim hotel. He had checked in July 6 and was scheduled to check out Saturday, but did not. Hotel staff found his body when they went …

Sachsenring MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa ruled out of race

MotoGP championship leader Dani Pedrosa has been ruled out of the German Grand Prix after a late medical check.<p>The Spaniard crashed heavily in third …

Motorsport

Jorge Lorenzo to miss Laguna Seca MotoGP race after latest surgery

MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo will definitely miss next weekend's United States Grand Prix at Laguna Seca.<p>Lorenzo underwent surgery this …

Motorsport

Gabriele Galimberti, a Travel Photographer Profile

Gabriele Galimberti's adventure starts with one love story. Ends with another. And was catapulted by a community willing to share their couches, children and grandmothers with total strangers.<p>The first love story put Gabriele on a plane from Italy to Texas. He had shuttered his photography studio …

Love Stories