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What If Your Ovaries Could Live Forever? I, for one, can't imagine running after a toddler all day at the age of 48. I had a conversation with my mother about potentially having children a few years ago, specifically in terms of the help I'd need from her, and she told me that she honestly didn't know if she had the physical strength and stamina to raise a kid at her age (she was 50 then). Well, I had my kid at 40. OK, pregnant at 40 and gave birth at 41. Yeah, even beyond the medical and health issues for both parent and child, raising a kid into your 60's isn't fair for either of you, but that's just my opinion. Yeah, I don't think that's an issue for either me or for my friend — as we are both first-time parents.

YMYI - You Move You Interact Design Archives Vignelli Associates (1962-2008) 50 Books/50 Covers of 2010 The 50 best-designed books and book covers published between January 1 and December 31, 2010.View Collection Chermayeff & Geismar (1960-2006) AIGA 365: Design Effectiveness (2011) Push Pin Graphic (1957-1980) 50 Books/50 Covers of 2009 The 50 best-designed books and book covers designed and/or produced in North America between January 1 and December 31, 2009.View Collection 50 Books/50 Covers of 2008 The 50 best-designed books and book covers designed and/or produced between January 1 and December 31, 2008.View Collection Fifty Books of the Year (1930) Communication Graphics (1969) Just Type Work published in 1978-1982 that relies solely on type or handlettering as illustrative elements.View Collection Graphic Explanations: Charts, Diagrams, Graphs and Maps Print charts, diagrams, graphs and maps designed to aid the reader's comprehension of complex information, published in the United States or Canada in 1978-81.View Collection Packaging

Reimagining City Life: One Startup's Vision of the Future The Global Innovation Series is supported by BMW i, a new concept dedicated to providing mobility solutions for the urban environment. It delivers more than purpose-built electric vehicles — it delivers smart mobility services. Visit or follow @BMWi on Twitter. From New York to Shanghai, one can quickly become irritated by the flaws and inefficiencies of city living. The startup was founded in 2010 by Adam Greenfield, who previously worked as head of design direction for service at Nokia and the user interface design and lead information architect for Razorfish's Tokyo office. The Downfalls of City Living ... Greenfield has lived in United States, the United Kingdom, France, Finland, Korea and Japan. "A lot of people face pretty profound constraints on mobility, enjoy only limited access to opportunity, and face serious difficulty in getting timely, accurate information about services available to them," he says. 1. Enter Farevalue. 2. 3. Series supported by BMW i

hillmancurtis Le Solar Generation Feature story - June 1, 2004 Who are we? Young people who want to change the world! What do we want? 15,000 postcards from the public calling for renewable energy are delivered in a ball of ice to the Bonn Renewables conference. Young people have the most to lose from global warming but also the most to gain from the urgent action that is needed now to prevent the worst impacts. Now members of Solar Generation are facing possibly their biggest challenge. They made a start with the chance to make a speech to the first day of the conference. "With what we are experiencing, we, the members of Solar Generation are putting our feet forward against climate change and are pushing for renewable energy. Back in China, Henry has been busy with Solar Campus projects to spread the word on renewable energy to students and lobbying Chinese energy companies to invest in renewable power: "We believe that our actions and passion for our environment could make waves in our world! Take action: More:

Ask Nature - the Biomimicry Design Portal: biomimetics, architecture, biology, innovation inspired by nature, industrial design - Ask Nature - the Biomimicry Design Portal: biomimetics, architecture, biology, innovation inspired by nature, industrial desi Large Scale Interactive Projects Fish Scales by Playmotion Fish Scales is a community donor wall located at the Georgia Aquarium, which is the worlds largest, with over 8 million gallons of tanks and over 100,000 fish and aquatic animals on display to the public. Fish Scales is designed to honor the contributions of individuals within the local community, and is an innovative combination of PlayMotion technology and LED lighting. Learn more T-Mobile Media Facade by ag4 In November 2003 T-Mobile finished the extension of its headquarters in Bonn. ag4 realized the world ? Learn more UK Pavilion by Land Design Studio The UK Pavilion at the 2005 World Expo in Aichi, Japan, designed and created by Land Design Studio is a showcase of innovative UK inventions and discoveries. Learn more Memory Wall by Jason Bruges and Kathryn Findlay The Puerta America Hotel in Madrid, features rooms designed by notable architects including Zaha Hadid, Ron Arad and Kathryn Findlay. Learn more DataTiles by Jun Rekimoto & Sony CSL Learn more Learn more ?