This May Be The End of Shampoo As We Know It

Welcome to Reading List, a quick tour of this week's great prose around the interwebs. So, how's your Sunday going? Fall is in full swing, and we have a full plate of tech coming up this week. Embrace the slowness of Sundays and take a look at some of these long reads around the web you might have missed. We've got… » 10/12/14 4:00pm 10/12/14 4:00pm

Nerd Out on This Sprawling Oral History of Apple Design

If you, like me, pored over the Steve Jobs biography (or perhaps over Jobs) looking for juicy tidbits about Apple's design culture, you likely were sorely disappointed. We know plenty about Jobs' mercurial management and even about his own aesthetic sensibilities, but for a company that's so devoted to design—heck,… » 9/12/13 4:40pm 9/12/13 4:40pm

How to Break Your Daily Caffeine Habit and Use Coffee Strategically

Caffeine seems so simple, even if you're a veteran user. You drink it, you get amped up for a short period, and you inevitably come down a bit when it wears off—or so you think. But caffeine is a more subtle substance than we give it credit for. Knowing how it works on your body and brain, and how it is most… » 8/15/11 10:00am 8/15/11 10:00am