The beauty of Kickstarter is that it’s not only a pre-order channel - it’s a creative process for both project creator and backers. Talk to your backers. Understand what they are looking to get. Take them on a journey. — Linda Liukas, creator of Hello Ruby, on how to think about and organize your Kickstarter project. The full text is over at her blog, and it’s well worth a read! (via kickstarter)
App helps anyone get dressed with outfit recommendations from their own wardrobe
Consumers wardrobes can be so vast that it’s hard to keep track of every item — as evidence by the You’ll Never Wear That Again Facebook app, which drags up old photos to show them clothes that could be given to charity. Now Style Puzzle wants to make wardrobe management easier, as well as recommending outfits when users can’t decide what to wear. READ MORE…
Left Brain vs. Right: It’s a Myth, Research Finds
It’s the foundation of myriad personality assessment tests, self-motivation books and team-building exercises – and it’s all bunk.
Popular culture would have you believe that logical, methodical and analytical people are left-brain dominant, while the creative and artistic types are right-brain dominant. Trouble is, science never really supported this notion.
Now, scientists at the University of Utah have debunked the myth with an analysis of more than 1,000 brains
Full Story: Livescience
You exist…you matter. You have value. You have every right to wear your hoodie, to play your music as loud as you want. You have every right to be you. And no one should deter you from being you. You have to be you. And you can never be afraid of being you. — Lucia McBath, mother of Jordan Davis (via soupsoup)
Kenguru is a tiny electric hatchback for wheelchair users
Kenguru’s electric car has no seats, and you drive it by putting your hands on motorcycle-style handlebars. It’s built for wheelchair users, who can roll right through the rear hatch of the car into the driver’s area. The Austin-based company is preparing to launch its first product, which has an estimated range of 60 miles on an eight-hour charge. When it finally goes into production in 12-18 months, the vehicle will cost you $25,000, but that’s before factoring in green energy and mobility tax incentives from the government.