People can’t tell the difference between PET and PETE. Just tell me whether I can recycle it already!
Archive for the ‘Design’ Category
Whether your improving a recipe, testing out a new marketing strategy, or calming a crying baby, you are doing experiments. Here’s a little-known method to get better results in less time.
Just how do you communicate the environmental impact of electricity in a way ordinary people understand? Try smoking.
Have you been secretly plotting against the colorblind? Good work! Here are some more tips to help you out.
In ReViz, I tear down an ineffective visualization and then try to rebuild it from the ground up. Which one do you prefer?
Tweet I’ll be doing a series of guest posts this month on the topics of biomimicry and renewable energy for a colleague’s blog. Energy Resources for North Carolina Teachers focuses on bringing alternative energy information and activities to school kids from K-12. If you teach, check out the blog or attend one of their workshops. [...]
The Oriental wasp can actually make solar electricity with the yellow and brown stripes on its back. Weird.
Excellent breakdown of what makes some maps (Google) more readable and useful than other maps (Bing, Yahoo).
The desert actually receives enough rain to support plant life, so what’s to stop us from re-foresting those empty tracts?
Scott Paper is dealing with the OTHER waste in toilet paper. No, not that one. The other one.