Category Archives: CULTURE

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This Pitch Just Won $1 Million on the Season Finale of America’s Greatest Makers

4 days ago

The lasting contribution to society from today’s reality TV shows can be endlessly debated, but if there is one that can do more good than harm, it’s likely the Intel-backed…

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Google’s Ara Modular Smartphone Scheduled to Hit Consumer Market Next Year

1 week ago

Designed to allow devices to be customized for an individual’s own style and functional needs, Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone has been one of the more compelling pieces of hardware…

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The Hatch Notebook is an Ingenious New Brainstorming Tool for Design Entrepreneurs

1 week ago

When it comes to starting a side project (or a “project” project), ironing out early ideas and evaluating them ahead of time – rather than just jumping in – can mean…

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A Small Glimpse Into a Day in the Life of LEGO Master Model Builder Robbie McCarthy

2 weeks ago

As a certified LEGO Master Model Builder at the LEGOLAND California Resort, Robbie McCarthy earns a living doing what most kids (and many adults) could only dream of. According to…

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This Incredible Photo Collection Celebrates the History of Computing and Moore’s Law

3 weeks ago

Between video games, spreadsheets, musical instruments, weather forecasts, cameras and more, the amount of life-changing things made possible on our smartphones is made possible thanks to over five decades of…

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Will Small Scale Desktop Production Tools Hurt or Further Enable Design Professionals?

3 weeks ago

Going back to the introduction of desktop publishing tools that allowed everyday Joes and Josephines to “design” and print documents with relative ease, the perceived value of professional design services…

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The World’s Smallest Rube Goldberg Machine is Made from 1,200 Individual Watch Parts

1 month ago

Whether it exists in the form of Javascript, a music video, or any other bonkers use of everyday objects, the Rube Goldberg machine never fails to keep the fun side…

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This Exploded View Series Was Painstakingly Created from Thousands of Individual Photographs

1 month ago

With a foundation in photography and a degree in Product Design from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Northwestern Switzerland, photographer Fabin Oefner learned early that the creative…

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These LEGO Porsche 911 Build Instructions are Based on the True Life Factory Assembly Process

1 month ago

As any true LEGO fan will attest to, the real fun of the plastic brick toys exists somewhere in the process of unboxing a model and attaching the final piece….