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This YouTube Skate Channel Is Thrashing All Of ESPN's Engagement Metrics

They might not have the star power of ESPN, but Steve Berra & Eric Koston who run an indoor skate park called The Berrics have a far better engagement rate with their audience. That’s because they video a lot of the skateboarding stars that visit the park. The content is so good, that according to …

Super Easy Soft Shadows in Illustrator

We all know that hyperrealist icons are over, the new trend now is flat and either hard shadows or super soft and subtle ones. You can also try to …

CANVAS Seating by YOY

CANVAS is a project by YOY, a Tokyo-based design studio headed by Naoki Ono and Yuki Yamamoto, that will kind of blow your mind. I mean, these seats …

Kickstarting: A Modular Kit To Transform Empty Storefronts Into Pop-Up Shops

miLES aims to revive the Lower East Side’s hundreds of unrented spaces, one pop-up at a time.<p>Manhattan’s Lower East Side is a bubbling nexus of housing, commerce, and consumerism. You live here, you shop here, you stroll here, you play here–that is, if you can afford it all. Call it an urban …

Threadmason

Founded by Georgetown alumni Vincent Ko (head of social business at Panda Sunglasses) and Jake Huston (former mobile strategy consultant), Threadmason—a brand which launched their Kickstarter campaign today—offers a highly innovative take on how men will buy their clothes. Tired of buying T-shirts …

The UX Archive observes where design has been and where it’s going - The Fox Is Black

Try explaining UX design to someone who’s unfamiliar. It’s tough. Unlike the typography or colors that make up an application’s aesthetic, user …

How retail will bring the internet of things to the mass market

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: c) 2013 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com<p>The internet of things is growing every day, and while connected home devices …

Galaxy Note 3 tips and tricks | Trusted Reviews

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is one of the most feature-rich phones ever made. It does more than just about any of its rivals. However, that also means …

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Logos and Logotypes by Bluerock Design

Creative Logo Designs.<p>Once again, it’s time for some logo design inspiration. This is an assortment of well designed logos and logotypes created by …

The Secrets Of Networking For Introvert Entrepreneurs

Just as it helps you overcome a fear of rejection by exposing you to it on an almost daily basis, being an entrepreneur also demands that those of us who identify as introverts find ways to balance our natural reticence with the need to meet and network with potential clients and and collaborators. …

Billionaires' Tips For New Grads: Advice From Jobs, Oprah, Zuckerberg And More

College students across the country will accept diplomas and step out into the “real world” for the first time this month. Some have jobs, many don’t, but all are hopeful about what lies ahead.<p>As to their first steps beyond the comfort of campus, whose advice should they follow? What lessons should …

Mirrored Photographs Combined with Watercolor by Fabienne Rivory | Colossal

<p>French artist Fabienne Rivory creates these unusually beautiful images by working with mirrored photographs and watercolor paints. Rivory has been …

8 web apps that are better than their desktop equivalents

Just a few years ago, even hinting that a web app could compete with a desktop equivalent would be ludicrous. There's no comparison in processing …

It's Official! The End Of Competitive Advantage

Readers of this column will hardly be surprised to hear of the death of Professor Michael Porter’s concept of “sustainable competitive advantage”. My article on the topic elicited over 200,000 pageviews, along with articles from concerned strategy professors.<p>Now with the publication this week of <i>The</i> …

Canvas Chairs: 2D Fabric “Paintings” Hide Real 3D Seats

It looks so realistic you could almost sit in it … and, it turns out, you can. But the trick is no mere optical illusion – the painting really does …

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The World's Youngest Billionaires: 29 Under 40

There are 1,426 billionaires in the world this year. They are the wealthiest of the wealthy. But only 29 members of this elite list are under 40 years old, with that exciting combination of money and youth.<p>Those 29 have a total of $119 billion between them. Ten come from the technology sector, …

The Advice Top Leaders Wish They'd Received At Graduation

Earlier this week, some of the world’s most accomplished leaders took to LinkedIn to offer the graduating class of 2013 some pearls of wisdom. In the form of real, abridged or theoretical commencement addresses, they dished out advice they wish they had received when they were just starting …

Migrating A Website To WordPress Is Easier Than You Think

About This Guide<p>Before we get to work, let’s establish some context. First, this guide was written primarily with <b>beginners</b> in mind and will be most …

Perfectionism Is The Enemy Of Everything

During a session with my former partners, our coach posited a theory: that we were all perfectionists and that was a big part of our problem. I thought he was crazy—about the problem part, not the perfectionism—and I protested mightily.<p>Two years later, I can see that he was right.<p>I’ve thought a lot …

SuperGroup's push towards 'sophistication' helps sales rise

Two women executives poached by retailer SuperGroup from Reiss and John Lewis last year have been credited with bringing “sophisticated” products to its stores and helping sales jump, according to its chief executive.<p>The company behind the Superdry clothing range, worn by celebrities including …

The rise of designer outlets in the age of austerity

Twenty years ago it was difficult to imagine that Chinese tourists would, one day, be bussed out of London so they could go shopping for leftover clothing that no one else wanted.<p>Back then, designer outlets were a figment of the imagination in the UK and Bicester was just a small town in …

8 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Their Younger Selves Lessons They Wish They’d Known Then

Execs and investors from Pandora, IDEO, Andreessen Horowitz, SoundCloud, and Kleiner Perkins, among other masters of disruption, share the wisdom they’ve gathered on the way to the top.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Looking …

10 Ways Cloud Computing Is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

The best manufacturers I’ve visited this year all share a common attribute: they are obsessed with making themselves as easy as possible to work with from a supply chain, distribution and services standpoint. Many are evaluating cloud-based manufacturing applications including Enterprise Resource …

Top Five Startup Tips From Spanx Billionaire Sara Blakely

For the cover of our recent World’s Billionaires issue, I profiled Sara Blakely, who took a simple idea — footless pantyhose — and turned it into a $1 billion business. At 41, the inventor of Spanx is now the youngest self-made woman on the Forbes rich list.<p>Since our first meeting last summer, I’ve …

The Psychology Of Color In Logo Design

Color Emotion Guide<p>Humans love color. In kindergarten, everyone wants to have the biggest box of crayons or the largest selection of colored pencils. …

Can you recognize these online brands just based on the color of their sharing buttons? A look at the science behind colors in marketing: http://trib.al/d1F6xUK

Top 32 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

The nature of being an entrepreneur means that you fully embrace ambiguity and are comfortable with being challenged regularly. Especially when having to go out for startup fundraising. Choosing this career path is completely irrational because the odds of succeeding are dismal, but most succeed …