July 16, 2014   1,064 notes

fastcompany:

Beauty Among The Ruins: See Some of the World’s Most Beautiful Abandoned Places

Take a tour of the worlds apparently robust supply of empty castles, power plants, and churches—and witness the surprising grandeur of dilapidation.

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July 16, 2014   2,750 notes

digg:

Sony dropped 8 million flower petals on a Costa Rican village to promote their new TV line.

(via mentalflossr)

June 21, 2014   145 notes

theweekmagazine:

5 ways to make iced coffee better

Forget the drip machine, iced coffee is a totally different brew

June 21, 2014   129 notes

“ Everyone knows that multitasking doesn’t work. It’s inefficient, and stunts creativity, productivity, and emotional intelligence. Yet, we all do it—I have seven tabs open right now, and the task bar looks pretty roomy to me. Fast Company has offered its readers various "monotasking" hacks, but Tabless Thursday might be the most accessible step in the right direction for a happier, more productive you. Here’s a useful guide to joining the movement. ”

To Get More Done At Work, Just Say No To Tabs (via fastcompany)

June 21, 2014   251 notes
fastcompany:

"It’s mind-boggling to come into this old building and see so much greenery. The colors are almost electric. Looking at this kale planted two weeks ago, you’d be shocked at how quickly it’s grown."
Urban Organics uses aquaponics to grow tilapia and vegetables in an old industrial space with no dirt and sun. It’s bringing jobs and production back to a downtrodden neighborhood in St. Paul Minnesota—and local food, as well.
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fastcompany:

"It’s mind-boggling to come into this old building and see so much greenery. The colors are almost electric. Looking at this kale planted two weeks ago, you’d be shocked at how quickly it’s grown."

Urban Organics uses aquaponics to grow tilapia and vegetables in an old industrial space with no dirt and sun. It’s bringing jobs and production back to a downtrodden neighborhood in St. Paul Minnesota—and local food, as well.

Read More>

June 21, 2014   251 notes
fastcompany:

"It’s mind-boggling to come into this old building and see so much greenery. The colors are almost electric. Looking at this kale planted two weeks ago, you’d be shocked at how quickly it’s grown."
Urban Organics uses aquaponics to grow tilapia and vegetables in an old industrial space with no dirt and sun. It’s bringing jobs and production back to a downtrodden neighborhood in St. Paul Minnesota—and local food, as well.
Read More>

fastcompany:

"It’s mind-boggling to come into this old building and see so much greenery. The colors are almost electric. Looking at this kale planted two weeks ago, you’d be shocked at how quickly it’s grown."

Urban Organics uses aquaponics to grow tilapia and vegetables in an old industrial space with no dirt and sun. It’s bringing jobs and production back to a downtrodden neighborhood in St. Paul Minnesota—and local food, as well.

Read More>

June 17, 2014   354 notes
fastcompany:

Anatomy Of A Cannes Contender: British Airways’ Magic Posters That Point At Planes
In an industry dominated by price comparison, we wanted to create something truly engaging to remind us all how magical flying really is.
Sitting out in the garden one day, I realized that the reason my two young daughters stopped whatever it was that they were doing and gazed up into the sky pointing whenever a plane flew overhead, was because they were filled with wonder and amazement. To them, planes were magical.
One of Arthur C Clarke’s most famous quotes that gets used fairly regularly these days sprung to mind: “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” In my children’s eyes, planes were something they didn’t understand. In their eyes, they may as well have been dragons or flying unicorns. Magical. All we needed to do was to remind everyone else of that and take them back to that magical moment when they first flew.
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fastcompany:

Anatomy Of A Cannes Contender: British Airways’ Magic Posters That Point At Planes

In an industry dominated by price comparison, we wanted to create something truly engaging to remind us all how magical flying really is.

Sitting out in the garden one day, I realized that the reason my two young daughters stopped whatever it was that they were doing and gazed up into the sky pointing whenever a plane flew overhead, was because they were filled with wonder and amazement. To them, planes were magical.

One of Arthur C Clarke’s most famous quotes that gets used fairly regularly these days sprung to mind: “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” In my children’s eyes, planes were something they didn’t understand. In their eyes, they may as well have been dragons or flying unicorns. Magical. All we needed to do was to remind everyone else of that and take them back to that magical moment when they first flew.

Read More>

June 17, 2014   159 notes
futuristech-info:

Cisco report shows ‘we are firmly in the Zettabyte Era’ - ZB to become commonplace

futuristech-info:

Cisco report shows ‘we are firmly in the Zettabyte Era’ - ZB to become commonplace

June 13, 2014   159 notes

fastcompany:

Get An Up-Close Look At Brazilian Soccer Culture With This Kinetic GoPro Video

May 29, 2014   204 notes
mentalflossr:

Why Does Bacon Smell So Good?

Who doesn’t love Bacon

mentalflossr:

Why Does Bacon Smell So Good?

Who doesn’t love Bacon