"It is one thing to study war, and another to live the warrior’s life."
– (via birthdaypersonality)
– (via birthdaypersonality)
– Highlighted by Hj Barraza in 101 Design Methods: A Structured Approach for Driving Innovation in Your Organization by Kumar, Vijay
Why You Should Try Hacking Books
A few years ago, publishers were looking at what was happening to the music industry and saw digital in an apocalyptic light—now they’re racing to join the digital content fray.
Why You Should Be Your Own Platform
Well-known iOS developer Marco Arment recently tweeted: “Writers: You don’t need Medium. You can host your own blog on your own domain with lots of other tools and hosts. Be your own “platform.
These Sneakers Come With A Built-In Tent, For When You Need A Private Moment
Being human is hard. We’re squishy, lumbering, and sensitive. We don’t have claws or wings, and instead of arriving on this planet with houses on our backs like hermit crabs, we have to build them. Australian architecture collective Sibling has designed a solution for this last problem.
Create Your Own Hipster Logo In 6 Steps
Launching your very own artisanal organic ketchup company? Do yourself a favor and make a hipster logo to go with it. It’s not entirely clear how the “hipster” came to absorb everything that is home-grown, butchered, built, assembled, shaved, and yes, pickled.
The Top 11 Hottest GitHub Projects Right Now
GitHub hosts millions of repositories in a plethora of languages. We decided to put together a list of the highest-velocity, most popular projects—a charge that was harder than we anticipated.
Homegrown Solutions Are Changing How Seattle Gets Its Water
On a winter’s day in Seattle, a leaden monotony hangs over the Central Business District, dispiriting to this part of downtown. Contrary to reputation, the urban pallor is not born of rain, which falls almost imperceptibly from silvery clouds that match the nearby waters of Puget Sound.
16 Simple and easy vegetarian recipes for August
Blueberry breakfast bruschetta Simple to make, delicious to eat, and great for every day of the week — but especially on weekends. “Enjoy this appetizer over brunch, with good friends and plenty of mimosas.”
Wanna Save Bees? Kill Your Front Lawn
The prairies, sloughs and forests of the great North American continent are home to a dazzling array of flowering plants that nourish pollinators from bees to butterflies and hummingbirds (like a green beauty, probably a ruby-throated hummingbird, I saw feeding from a purple coneflower this weekend
Cashing In: Specialty Crops Bolster Urban Farms
In 2003, a Chicago artist named Mike Bancroft started making hot sauce from ingredients he grew himself. It was just a sideline, a fundraiser for the youth arts program he ran.
Why aren’t there more people riding bikes?
It’s healthy. It’s fun. It’s often an easier way to get around a city. So why, asks The Guardian’s Wayne Visser, aren’t more of us on bikes?