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Why Pride branding matters

It’s June, which has meant a month of events commemorating Pride. The annual celebration of the diverse and multifaceted LGBTQIA+…

There are thousands more toxic chemicals in plastic than we thought

You may already be trying to cut down on your plastic usage because the material doesn’t biodegrade and it can…

The home renovation craze of 2020 isn’t letting up anytime soon

The pandemic’s lockdowns, shelter-in-place rules, and general lack of anything to do outside of one’s own residence led many people…

Would you donate an organ to a stranger? This extraordinary new ad campaign makes it hard to say no

Jo-Vann Baskerville-Brown is a 38-year-old woman in South Jersey. She wants to go to Greece someday. She’d like to see…

How Assassin’s Creed is bolstering tourism in Ireland, Italy, and beyond

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is the newest addition to the long-running Ubisoft gaming franchise. Released in 2020, it takes place in…

A fascinating design history of the filing cabinet

To be vertical is to be upright, positioned at a right angle to the horizon. Therefore, to think about the…

Let’s build back beautifully, not just better

Though the Queensboro Bridge is a New York icon, not everyone would call its industrial aesthetic beautiful. By the time…

This ASMR tableware will make you go ‘mmmmmbbbvvvvrrrrrshhhhh’

Grapes are a fun food to eat. The tiny spheres seem so smooth and simple—little flavorless orbs. Then they burst…

This creepy ad is great reminder that people are better than robots

Everything, as you know, is digital: our music, TV, movies, books, games, shopping, and—over the last year—even our happy hours…

The case for relocating entire cities

This is what climate change looks like, and communities need to be prepared. Sometimes small adaptations can help reduce the…