How Libraries Might Save Humanity’s Soul (Or At Least ...

We expect libraries to maintain an archive of humanity’s best thinking, but what if a library decided to put so-called “pulp fiction” on the shelves?

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How To Talk About Hurricanes To Climate Change Deniers

As multiple hurricanes swirl around the Atlantic, this article about how to talk with climate change deniers is particularly relevant. Aside from the timeliness, it struck me that this is exactly the type of step by step guide that probably would be useful for a wide variety of other topics too. The point is, how

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Why Leica Thinks Brand Transformation Is Overrated

This unearthed print ad for Leica shows that the most underappreciated brand strategy in the world might be knowing what not to change.

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Why Millennials Hate The Doorbell

When you ask Millennials to describe the doorbell, a surprising number use phrases like “panic-inducing,” “hateful” and “terrifying.” Sound overblown?

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Japan’s Hottest Wedding Photo Trend: Couples Sealed In ...

Nothing says forever like getting vacuum sealed in plastic to be photographed with your newly beloved. Tokyo-based photographer Haruhiko Kawaguchi describes his quirky portrait idea …

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Two Women Create Fake Male Co-Founder For Startup To Avoid S ...

To combat early sexism, the female co-Founders of ecommerce art site Witchsy invented a fake co-founder aptly named Keith Mann.

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Canada Offers Third Gender Option Of “Intersex” ...

On August 24th the Canadian government approved a provisional measure to allow individuals who identify as neither male nor female to select a gender neutral “intersex” option on official documents.

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Cursive Writing Is Making A Comeback. And It Might Make You ...

Schools return to teaching cursive thanks to growing evidence that writing by hand improves unaided memory, retention and IQ.

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An Inside Look At The First Robotic Microapartment Design

As apartments get smaller and urban areas get more crowded, robots are already offering a creative way to use limited space.

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Why The NFL’s Newest Stadium Will Have $2 Hot Dogs and $5 ...

In a league often defined by greed with unscrupulous owners, it may come as a surprise that there are some who do care about more than the bottom line.

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