Kitchen Science: From Sizzling Brisket To Fresh Baked Bread, The Chemical Reaction That Makes Our Favourite Foods Taste So Good

Have you ever wondered how freshly baked bread gets its a golden brown crust and why it smells so good? Or how nondescript green berries turn into beautiful brown coffee beans with a rich alluring aroma? The answers to these questions lie in a series Read More …

Your Broadband Router Is Not As Secure As You Think It Is

Between your home network and the internet sits your broadband router. This humble device is often overlooked, yet it is also your first line of defence against hackers, malware and viruses. Its easy to assume that the latest firmware for your router will provide protection Read More …

Newt Gingrich to use Google Glass to convert Piers Morgan

http://twitter.com/#!/newtgingrich/status/304407599783243776 The #ifihadglass hashtag you might have seen trending this afternoon was a marketing effort by Google to promote its upcoming release of the Internet-enabled Google Glass eyeglasses (the ones Matt Drudge warned you about). Some who tweet what they’d do with the glasses will Read More …

Designing for Context on Multiple Devices

It’s crucial to understand the user and the context in which an app or program will be used. The more unobtrusive and transparent the experience is at the time of use, the better the design. This means the user does not have to think about Read More …

Americans just scored a big win against CEOs who don’t like sharing their salary info.

Corporations, in general, don’t enjoy sharing how much their CEOs make. Probably because the numbers are borderline embarrassing, to be honest. As Upworthy reported, a study from the Economic Policy Institute found American CEOs have benefitted from staggering pay raises over the past few decades. Read More …

Artist Replaces Billboards with Photos of the Landscapes They’re Blocking

Art Installation by Jennifer Bolande for Desert X Photograph by Lance Gerber Studio Visible Distance / Second Sight is an art installation by Jennifer Bolande for DesertX. The temporary artwork can be found along the Gene Autry Trail near Vista Chino (33°50’41.70â€N 116°30’21.02â€W), where a Read More …

A Pack Of Haribo Tangfastics Just Brought Central London To A Standstill

Roads around Moorgate tube station were closed off at around 1:45 today as a suspicious package was brought to the attention on bomb disposal authorities. With tensions high regarding that kind of thing, it’s pretty easy to be a little heavy-handed when it comes to Read More …

Only 2 Days Left to Get Tickets for The Mashies

The first-ever Mashies award ceremony is happening this Thursday and we want you to be a part of it. Get your tickets now before they sell out. Celebrating the very best of marketing, advertising and social, this is one industry event you don’t want to Read More …

Jerry Seinfeld Ripped The Advertising World A New One In The Best Way Possible

Jerry Seinfeld won an honorary Clio Award last week. The Clio Awards are the world’s biggest advertising awards, and Seinfeld won one for his appearances in various ads over the years. When he gave his speech, Seinfeld totally tore the advertising industry a new one. Read More …

In A World With No Antibiotics, How Did Doctors Treat Infections?

The development of antibiotics and other antimicrobial therapies is arguably the greatest achievement of modern medicine. However, overuse and misuse of antimicrobial therapy predictably leads to resistance in microorganisms. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus species (VRE) and carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Read More …