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PSFK’s Top Five Stories Of The Week

PSFK’s Top Five Stories Of The Week
Design

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

Tiffany Nesbit
  • 2 may 2014


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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Messaging Add-On Helps You Correct Your Friends’ Bad Grammar

An iMessage sticker pack will help you copyedit text messages

Automotive Yesterday

Mercedes-Benz Introduces A New Electric Mobility Brand

The separate entity aims to simplify the identification of Mercedes EV products to customers

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Tinder’s New Feature Makes Swiping A Group Effort

The dating app wants to democratize its gestural interaction by buying in to the social polling trend pervasive among millennials

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Autonomous Garbage Drone Prevents Trash From Reaching Deep Ocean

The solar-powered WasteShark collects refuse closer to the source: the harbor

Automotive Yesterday

Aston Martin Reveals Its Own Luxury Powerboat

The sleek AM37 echoes styling elements from the British brand's sports cars

Advertising Yesterday

An Escort Website Fights Violence Against Sex Workers

The advocacy campaign from McCann aims uncover the human toll of the exploitative industry

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Brian Cooper, chief creative officer of OLIVER Group UK, explains how some brands are still playing catch-up to new technology

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The 10 Steps To Discover, Hire, Develop Your Next Leader

PSFK's Future of Work report outlines key steps in the employee development path to empower next-gen leaders

Culture Yesterday

LIFE Magazine Relaunches In Pure VR

The general interest periodical, which ceased publication in 2000, has turned into a portal for virtual reality content

Mobile Yesterday

Reorder This Detox Drink With A Simple Text Message

Dirty Lemon is streamlining its communication by letting customers place orders, ask product questions and request help exclusively through chat

Op-Ed Yesterday

The Future Of The American Workforce Requires Unbundling College Education

President of JetBlue Technology Ventures: developing corporate education programs for non-traditional students

Retail Yesterday

Gilt’s Pop-Up House Is The Kind Of Store You’ll Want To Live In

The New York City townhouse plays host to the latest in retail inspiration, curation, and lifestyle activation (and some libations, too)

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Registering To Vote Is Now Just A Text Away

A new bot aims to mobilize underrepresented groups this election season through SMS and Facebook Messenger

Africa Yesterday

Virtual Reality Game Gives Lessons About Emergency Birth Care

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Luxury Yesterday

Shoe Repair Has Moved Onto Your Phone

Cobbler Concierge is an on-demand service to get your footwear fixed online

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