What do you get a new graduate with no job and no clue? Besides, of course, a job, or a clue? Start with these desk set bundles by New York-based office products company Poppin, which some magazines have likened to Office Depot with Steve Jobsian flair. We're not fans of Apple comparisons, but the philosophy is indeed the same: make work tools beautiful, and people will stare at them until productivity strikes.
There might be no greater proof of how unsustainable our urban planning has become than the commute times into and out of America's major cities. In short, if you gripe about spending 30 minutes in your car every morning, consider yourself lucky: Angelenos, on average, spend 70 hours a year stuck in traffic. And that's just delays — we're not even talking about commute times. Austin residents, meanwhile, have a relatively sane 34 hours of delays a year—but they spend almost $350 (?!) a month on gas.
Eating out is a way of life in New York City. But where do people spend their money, and how much do they shell out? In short: Expensive, old-timey places, and more money than you expected.
The financial site Bundle — which is similar to Mint.com — has provided Co.Design with some exclusive infographics that break down the average monthly restaurant spending by New Yorkers from every neighborhood. What's more, the charts also look at the restaurants that inspired the most loyalty among patrons.
Since its inception in 2006, MacHeist has been variously reviled, applauded and seen soaring success. The annual event, which mixes entertainment, charity, free software, and software bundling, has become a phenom in the Mac world. ...
1. Bon Jovi's Lost Highway Want: See the band do its classic hits
Should: Support its new album
Experiment: Last year, Bon Jovi fans who wanted presale concert tickets had to buy the band's upcoming album. The result? Lost Highway sold 291,000 copies in its first week, the band's best-ever one-week total.