PSFK’s Top Five Stories Of The Week

A double-decker arm rest, a map of the national ‘housing wage,’ and redesigning Google.


Each week we bring you the most popular and interesting posts of the past five days. Here is the current selection to give you topics to explore and share over the weekend.

Airplane Seat Design Solves The Issue Of Shared Armrest
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The Hong Kong based double-decker Paperclip armrest has already been patented in the United States; gives both passengers a place to rest their arms.

Interactive Map Shows What You Need To Earn To Afford A One-Bedroom Across America
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The Washington Post put together a map depicting the national ‘housing wages’ and the large gap between people’s pay and the cost of living.

Piers Fawkes: How I Became A Born Again Facebooker, By Deleting My Mother And 1,500 Friends
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How PSFK founder improved his web experience by cutting down his ‘friends.’

Google Homepage Redesigns Extend The Potential Of A Simple Layout

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The Letter Society issues a challenge to redesign the Google homepage, while staying true to their minimalist esthetic.

Reinvented Wheel Can Roll Smoothly Down Stairs
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New company Softwheel has designed a wheel that allows bicycles and wheelchairs to not only better handle bumps and stairs but ensure the rider doesn’t fall off.

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