Colonel Sanders is Back and Better Than Ever

Wieden + Kennedy shook up the musty image of Col. Harland Sanders in its first work for KFC back in May, with Hammond being memorably off-kilter—both reverent and tongue-in-cheek—as the chicken chain's founder. But now, the campaign gets even more ambitious in its oddness, and stakes much more meta territory, by replacing Hammond with Norm Macdonald, who claims in four…

The Beginning of the End of Fossil Fuel – Tesla

While wind and solar power have made great strides in recent years, with renewables now accounting for 22% of electric energy generated, the issue that has held them back has been their transience. The sun doesn’t shine at night and the wind doesn’t blow year-round – these are the mantras of all those opposed to the progress of renewables. Now…

Did the Windows 10 Update Cost you Hundreds?

Consumer groups have slammed Microsoft for its policy of forced updates for Windows 10, which is hitting customers in remote locations with massive bill shocks by blowing out their data caps. But they warn bill shock may affect many more customers, regardless of where they are located. And, with many customers yet to receive their monthly internet bills, the full extent…

The Square Reader Credit Card Skimming Hack

The Square Reader has helped lower the barrier to entry for many small retailers keen to take payments on card. Now, though, new research reveals that it’s possible to turn one of the readers into a skimmer. Security researchers have discovered that it’s possible to disable the encryption systems on the device to garner card details. “During a valid sale,…

Is Your Choice of Font Ruining Your Reputation?

According to Bloomberg Business, your e-mail font might be ruining your reputation with people of good taste. Helvetica and Arial are the default fonts for Apple Mail and Gmail. While Helvetica is well-loved by many designers for its neutrality, it is hard to read in large chunks of text because of its uniformity and lack of consistent spacing. Similarly, Arial…

Prisma Guitars – You Cannot Live Without

“Nick Pourfard started Prisma Guitars based on his love for skateboarding and music. He is a 22 year old self-taught woodworker and industrial design student based out of San Francisco, CA. All guitars are built using the wood from broken and used skateboards. Prisma Guitars are all 100% handmade and the colors are completely one-of-a-kind for every build. Check out…