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Facts, R.I.P.

This article is from the archive of our partner<p>The physically and intellectually towering Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who held senior positions in the …

9 rock star economists whose ideas are changing the world under the radar

Everyone is trying to make sense of financial crises and the old economics textbooks don't work so well anymore.<p>So it's natural to turn to the people who study this stuff for a living.<p>Thomas Piketty, a French academic, sold 1.5 million copies of his book "Capital in the Twenty-First Centry," while …

Economics

Primer: How to Get a ‘Film Look’ with DSLR Footage

Want to give your DSLR footage a cinematic look? DSLR filmmaking enthusiast Jake Coppinger made this 11-minute video tutorial to teach you how you …

WWII love letters tell of romance and tragedy

It was not until three years after her mother died in 1990 that DeRonda Elliott opened the suitcase containing the letters her parents exchanged during World War II.<p>Despite her mother’s urging, she had never been able to bring herself to read them. It was her parents’ private story. Her father, …

Relationships

The Lomography Petzval 58 is the First Petzval Bokeh Control Lens

Back in 2013, Lomography resurrected the 19th century Petzval lens for Canon and Nikon DSLRs, creating a modern 85mm version of the classic portrait …

How to Make a 35mm Pinhole Camera That Shoots Sprocket Photos

Want to play around with pinhole photography by building your own cardboard camera? Photographer Raymundo Panduro of <i>Pixel Análogo</i> has just released a …

3 Highly Effective Methods To Do Street Photography Ninja Style

One of the biggest obstacles in street photography is the fear of capturing strangers. I mean, it makes sense. You are taking photos of people …

Street Photography

The Friend

His wife was just thirty-four. They had two little girls. The cancer was everywhere, and the parts of dying that nobody talks about were about to start. His best friend came to help out for a couple weeks. And he never left.<p><b>Most of September 17, 2012,</b> has evaporated from my mind. I still have a few …

Mind

Inside the Johns Hopkins finance class that's 'guaranteed' to get you a job on Wall Street

With precision she describes the discounted free cash-flow model she built of a food-services and construction company, and walks through its revenue-growth assumptions before making a recommendation on whether or not to invest.<p>Chu is not a wealth manager or an investment banker. Wearing flip-flops …

Markets

The amateur geneticist who surprised science

Kim Goodsell is unlucky enough to have two very rare diseases. Her doctors blamed coincidence, but was it? She taught herself genetics to find out, and as she tells Ed Yong, no-one expected what she would discover.<p>Kim Goodsell was running along a mountain trail when her left ankle began turning …

Genetics

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Why Juno Therapeutics Inc is Soaring Higher Today

<i>Although we don't believe in</i> <i>timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in case they're material to our investing thesis.</i><p>Source: Juno Therapeutics,<p><b>What:</b> Shares in <b>Juno Therapeutics</b> are jumping by more than 15% today after the company …

Biotechnology

Digital Power Tools That Change the Way We Design & Build: The Handibot

By making a CNC machine very small, ShopBot made the possibilities huge<p><i>For our Tech-Tacular design and technology special, we sought out</i> …

Woodworking

The Los Angeles Times Reimagined - Things We Make

The Los Angeles Times has been Southern California’s leading source of news and information for more than 130 years. It has won 41 Pulitzer Prizes …

Syllabus [How to Start a Startup]

How to Start a Startup<p>CS183B is a class we’re teaching at Stanford. It’s designed to be a sort of one-class business course for people who want to …

Polarr is a Smart and Versatile Browser-Based Photo Editor that Learns Your Technique

As cloud-based storage options expand in size and numbers, the battle for browser-based photo editors is equally under way. One of the newest and …

Thoughts on Judging an International Wedding Photography Competition

I had the honor of getting to judge a recent international wedding photography contest for Fearless Photographers, a great organization I’ve been a …

Artist: Vladimir Volegov http://www.volegov.com/ Posted by Nicoletta

You'll Never Guess Which Store Is the Most Powerful in the U.S.

This post is in partnership with Fortune, which offers the latest business and finance news. Read the article below originally published at …

The Stacks: The Day the Fairytale Died

When mourners were asked why they were weeping, they didn’t know. What was it about Princess Diana that made so many people love her so deeply?<p>The …

Jack Ma's Journey to Build Alibaba Was Full of Crazy

“Crocodile in the Yangtze” starts off with a shot of Alibaba founder Jack Ma dressed up in an outlandishly outrageous rock star outfit and performing on stage in front of thousands of people.<p>It wouldn’t be surprising if the first word that popped into your mind was “crazy.”<p>And Ma was indeed crazy …

Make Your Own DIY Steadicam for $20 and a Bit of Elbow Grease

The steadicam has become a staple in the cinematography industry. The problem more often than not, though, is that not a lot of people can afford one.<p>…

Renata Brzozowska http://www.brzozowska-art.pl/en/gallery.php Posted by Lara Hg

World's Smallest 3D-Printing Pen Lets You Doodle in the Air

The wonderful world of 3D printing just got a whole lot more accessible and portable with the development of the LIX 3D Pen. Touted as the world's smallest 3d-printing pen, the LIX lets you doodle in the air without any paper. After plugging it into a USB port and turning it on, the pen takes less …

3D Printing

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Artist : Ryan Wurmser © Posted by Humam

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Mozilla's new Things Gateway is an open home for your smart devices<p>Project Things is kicking off.<p>Matthew Hughes<p>How to build a UX portfolio with no work experience<p>A lot of user experience professionals who are active in our industry today have faced the question "How to …