Human nature often makes us want to blame the bearer of bad news. But if you heard the latest shocking news from Facebook’s Messenger app, no one could blame you for being alarmed. Now Facebook will force users to use this app when sending people messages on the phone (instead of through the normal Facebook… Continue reading Don’t Shoot the Messenger [COMIC]
Month: August 2014
Wake Up Every Morning to a Freshly Brewed Cup of Coffee with This Alarm Clock
Do you need a hot cup of coffee to properly wake up in the morning? Imagine if the painful noise of your alarm clock could be replaced by the soothing sounds and aroma of coffee brewing? British designer Joshua Renouf has concocted a revolutionary new device called ‘the bariseur,’ which is one part alarm, one… Continue reading Wake Up Every Morning to a Freshly Brewed Cup of Coffee with This Alarm Clock
21 Unbelievable Places in the World That Really Exist
Three weeks ago, we listed surreal places around the world that you wouldn’t believe existed. Now we’re back with even more unbelievable places, just as mysterious, bizarre and beautiful. From South America to Asia, Africa to Europe, here are photographs of 26 more exciting and unreal travel spots to explore on your future adventures. 1.… Continue reading 21 Unbelievable Places in the World That Really Exist
The Do’s and Don’ts of Creativity
It’s important that no matter what you do, you love your work. If you draw or write something just because you have to or strictly for financial reasons, it will never be as interesting as a project your heart was really into… Comic by Hyperallergic
How are Article Titles Written?
With every magazine and advertisement fighting for our attention online, a catchy little article title or headline can make all the difference. So how do popular sites like Buzzfeed and Upworthy come up with these killer article titles? Meet the modern-day headline builder which may “change everything you believe” about the Internet: Poster by Doghousediaries
Photographer Goes Bananas Over Wikipedia Refusing to Remove His Viral Monkey Selfies
In an interesting case of man vs. animal vs. copyright law, Wikipedia has refused repeated requests from a photographer to remove a famous series of monkey self-portraits because the animal pressed the button, which they believe puts the image into the public domain. David Slater is a British nature photographer who was attempting to get… Continue reading Photographer Goes Bananas Over Wikipedia Refusing to Remove His Viral Monkey Selfies
US Wi-Fi Report: Starbucks Improves Speed by 80% by Switching from AT&T to Google
From your average coffee house to internet cafe, much of the world connects to the web through public Wi-Fi. But not all Wi-Fi connections were created equal. A new report by OpenSignal analyzes the average speed of various public networks in the United States comparing data gathered from hotels to Starbucks, who earlier this year… Continue reading US Wi-Fi Report: Starbucks Improves Speed by 80% by Switching from AT&T to Google
What’s the Most Important Design Principle?
Phone companies like Apple and Samsung have been in a dog fight to create the ultimate phone, yet most people think they both work alike and look the same. The philosophy that bigger is better seems to be the new guiding design principle but remember, “good design is how it works.” Comic by re-form