Adam Ramsden

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‘I felt like a piece of trash’ – Life inside America’s food processing plants

A new book offers a damning insight into conditions for low-paid, non-union, immigrant workers helping to feed our huge appetite for cheap meat<p>Maria Lopez will never forget that day. It was 2004, the middle of an ordinary shift on the line at Hormel Foods – a sprawling brick-and-concrete complex on …

25 sweet hot chocolate recipes to keep your holidays cozy

As the temperatures drop and cold weather misery takes over, optimal coziness is a top priority.<p>Sweaters, scarves, mittens fireplaces, are all winter …

This spectacular home is at peace with the California desert

The Desert House is simply a stunning example of architecture as art. Located in picturesque Joshua Tree — right in Southern California's High Desert — the home is at a comfortable equilibrium with its barren desert environment. The structure is dominated by soaring concrete ribs, but the overall …

Unboxed: Sony's 20th Anniversary Edition PlayStation 4 is gorgeous, rare and sold out

Nostalgia is a powerful tool and Sony knows exactly how to wield it. You need only glimpse the 20th Anniversary Edition PlayStation 4 in real life to fully comprehend that. The limited edition console, which comes with an "original gray" paint job, patterned faceplate and colorful PS logo that …

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the movies you …

The Difference Between PPI Vs. DPI, Explained By A Google Designer

DPI. Dots per inch. That’s how many droplets of liquid squeeze into an inch of your printed paper. PPI. Pixels per inch. That’s how many points of light live on an inch of screen. Simple enough, right? But what the heck happens when you want to translate your 1-inch, 72DPI logo to a 27-inch iMac …

Google Chrome

Google: Ok, so about half of online ads are never actually seen

<i>{Updated 10.8.14, 8:35am PT to reflect that Google’s sample was of all online ads, not just theirs.)</i><p>One of the weaknesses in online advertising is whether ads are seen by actual, you know, humans. Google has now found that more than half of online ads are not on the screen for even one second.<p>The …

How Top Designers Tell Clients That Their Taste Sucks

Paula Scher, Sagi Haviv, Jessica Walsh, and others reveal how they handle their worst clients.<p>Sometimes, you have to agree to disagree. But what do you do with clients who just fundamentally have terrible taste in design? They’re paying the bills, creating a problem that almost every designer has …

Graphic Design

Google.com would look amazing with Android's Material Design

Some much-needed paint on a white canvas<p>Google’s Material Design has been well-received since it was unveiled as part of the company’s latest Android 5.0 Lollipop release. Apps like Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Maps have also been updated with the Material Design style, which is based on …

Gadgets We Love: Nyko PS4 Modular Charging Station

My definition of the ideal gadget is an affordable piece of tech that effectively solves an existing problem. And regardless of the device category we’re talking about, battery life is an enduring problem seemingly unsolvable by any first-party manufacturers — with the notable exception of Apple …

15 great parallax scrolling websites

One web design trend that refuses to go away is parallax scrolling. With this, the website layout sees the background of the web page moving at a …

Web Design