<

An Ode to the Design Legend Behind the Soy Sauce Bottle and Bullet Train

Odds are good that you're familiar with the work of Kenji Ekuan, even if you don't know his name. Ekuan, who died in Japan yesterday at the age of 85, was the force behind some of the most iconic industrial design of the 20th century—and he said he was inspired to do it after the atomic bomb annihilated his home in… » 2/09/15 12:20pm 2/09/15 12:20pm

Bad Comments On Your Facebook Picture Make People Think You're Uglier

Warning for the cripplingly self-conscious: a study from the University of Missouri has shown that crappy comments on your profile picture can negatively affect how attractive people find you not only in a physical sense, but in a social and professional one as well. At least in people who try to gauge attractiveness… » 9/16/12 3:00pm 9/16/12 3:00pm

Netflix Keeping Profiles! The Internet Works!

Thanks to the uppityness of internet users, Netflix is keeping their profile scheme. Brian will be able to keep his Blaxploitation movies separate from his girlfriend's "morbid documentaries," which should keep both of them happy enough to not kill each other. Who says signing internet petitions is the nerd equivalent… » 6/30/08 5:28pm 6/30/08 5:28pm