The bread roll is one of the greatest human inventions: it makes any simple ingredient that is boring by itself a proper food.
Audioguides in museums are a sign that the story is not being told well enough visually.
All messengers are bad in some way or another.
iMessage lacks platform universality. Telegram doesn’t believe in decency—any message can be deleted forever, for all sides. Signal is badly designed. WhatsApp doesn’t respect privacy.
Email, however, is universal, honest, unintrusive, simple, and as private as one wants it to be.
Light switches should always be inside the room that the lights are being switched in. Letting outsiders interfere in internal affairs is never a good idea.
Having a hand dryer and no paper towels in a restroom is a slap in the visitor’s face. There are hundreds of use cases for paper towels, the most basic being blowing your nose.
Oh, and in some cases a hand dryer physically can’t dry one’s hands:
Overhead lights bring attention to themselves by turning on while the flight attendant mentions them. Great design!
As the UK is about to leave the EU, I have updated my European diagram to reflect the new situation. I also added the Council of Europe for good measure.
Oh, and there’s a version in French as well.
Not good enough, Moscow:
Today’s phones can be woken by tapping the screen. Future phones will be unlocked by tapping in a pattern similar to Morse code.
Why do Chinese copycats trying to pretend they have the real thing always fail so badly? Why do they make it so obvious that what they’re selling is fake despite pretending it’s genuine? To make sure their friends don’t get scammed?