Archive for September, 2019
A lot rides on how parents present the activity to their kids.
The long read: Demand for ‘healing’ crystals is soaring – but many are mined in deadly conditions in one of the world’s poorest countries. And there is little evidence that this billion-dollar industry is cleaning up its act
As AZTDR™ goes on pre-order and in honour of The Designers Republic’s longstanding involvement in music, we asked Ian Anderson, studio founder and author of AZTDR™, to pick ten of his personal highlights from the 250 single and album covers featured in the publication. “Favourites are a slippery concept for me,” he adm
The Shingon monks of Japan have a very pragmatic way of encouraging the development of inner calm. They expose themselves to extreme cold, such as by squatting under an icy waterfall, while attempting to remain as present and composed as […]
One neuron’s take on how 300 million people can think as one.
Baby delivered after pregnant woman hit and killed crossing street in River North, police say - Chicago Tribune
A woman who was six months pregnant at the time of a Tuesday traffic collision died from her injuries and the condition of the baby was not immediately known.
A pregnant woman was struck and killed by a flatbed truck Tuesday morning in River North.
Authorities say that a woman was struck and killed by a semi-truck near the intersection of LaSalle and Grand in Chicago Tuesday morning.
Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Whitey Herzog is said to be recovering nicely after suffering a minor stroke on Monday.
Shop for—and learn—about vintage and antiques. Browse the best of eBay, connect with other collectors, and explore the history behind your favorite finds.
Of 129 fallen employees honored with engraved stars, Ranya Abdelsayed alone took her own life.
DeepPrivacy: A Generative Adversarial Network for Face Anonymization - hukkelas/DeepPrivacy
The various components of the Ritz cocktail already existed when the drink became a sensation, but it took the right person, at the right time, in the right place...
Twenty-five years ago, Friends anticipated a time that would both romanticize and mistrust the culture of work.
a blog by Jeff Atwood on programming and human factors
(First published as part of the Cardinals notebook on Aug. 6, 2019.)
A new report suggests that vinyl sales will outsell CDs this year, the first time the format has generated more revenue since 1986
I sometimes wonder if the return of the cocktail was inevitable. But the efforts of those who restored cocktails to their lost glory left nothing to chance. To...
New Google and Facebook Inquiries Show Big Tech Scrutiny Is Rare Bipartisan Act - The New York Times
Democrats and Republicans at both the federal and state levels are uniting to investigate the power of Big Tech and, potentially, to rein in the dominant companies.
Sometime around my grade four year—1990 or so—it suddenly became very popular to talk about saving the planet. I remember an explosion of environment-focused messaging, especially about whales, recycling, and ozone holes. It was on our classroom posters, TV shows, […]
How to Make a Mobile App on the Side With Jonas Downey From Hello Weather - Design Process Interviews | Balsamiq
Designer Jonas Downey joins us to talk about his app Hello Weather
Amanda Petrusich and Iggy Pop, an inventor of punk rock, discuss his long career, the future, and swimming in Miami.