Antonio Aldridge

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The 8 Worst UX Mistakes Coming From Experts

Have you ever asked yourself what UX is all about? It’s about learning from mistakes. You can build a design around the idea of turning bad …

Creating a personal website might be the most important thing you can do when searching for a new job

The single most important thing you can do when trying to find a job is to create a personal website.<p>Even if you don't run a business or create …

Journey to create a web-app to load under 50KB on first-load: Creating Element-lite

It all started when I was tasked to do the GDG Devfest site. The Polymer Summit 2017 was happening at that time and we were watching it live from the …

Debugging JavaScript With A Real Debugger You Did Not Know You Already Have

console.log can tell you a lot about your app, but it can't truly debug your code. For that, you need a full-fledged JavaScript debugger. The new …

Scientists discover ancient Mayan city hidden under Guatemalan jungle

Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, buildings, defence works and pyramids in the dense jungle of Guatemala’s Peten region, suggesting that millions more people lived there than previously thought.<p>The discoveries, …

Maya Civilization

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Kim Kardashian

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

A Reddit user hatched the perfect plan to stop someone stealing his parking spot — and it left his victim without a car and a $3,000 fine

Trying to find a parking space close to work can be a nightmare, especially when the nearest parking lot only houses about eight cars.<p>So when a stranger parked in Reddit user Goalnado's reserved parking lot - which he rents for £1,200 ($1,685) a year - for 10 days straight despite numerous …

Beanitos Are The Healthy Snack You Need To Try

New year, new snack.<p>January 15, 2018<p>It's the new year, which means people are ready to start fresh and create New Years resolutions. One of my …

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged …

Procrastination

7 ways to write better code

I know bad code.<p>Trust me. My code is still not great, but it used to be <i>very</i> bad.<p>I don’t just mean it wasn’t technically perfect; I mean I wouldn’t even do the basic stuff. I built apps as a hobby and I flew solo. So, I had no reason to add comments. And to my mind, there was no reason <i>not</i> to create …

No-sugar diet plan: What you need to know

The average adult eats much more sugar than necessary, so reducing added sugar intake is a good idea for most people. Some people take it a step …

Are you (programming) in your comfort zone? Please don’t.

I worked as a software developer using only Java tech stack for over five years. And I’m pretty comfortable with any Java code. I started playing out …

The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your mood

A great web design is so much more than just delivering content and making it look good. When visitors come to your site, they produce a set of feelings about your website and your organization. The type of feelings they produce – positive or negative – are entirely in your hands and should not be …

Try this powerful psychology trick to break yourself from negative thought cycles

Do you criticize yourself? Do you ever think you’re not good enough? Most people self-talk, however when that self-talk becomes negative, it can …

This Best-Selling Psychologist Says Watching 3 Minutes of This Every Morning May Affect Your Whole Day

It may be connected with low performance and higher likelihood of depression. But there is good news.<p>How about this frontal assault on your cerebral cortex: People who watch just three minutes of negative news in the morning have a whopping 27 percent greater likelihood of reporting their day as …

5 Signs You're Going to Fail as a Leader

Avoid these common management mistakes and watch your company morale soar.<p>The best leaders I have witnessed over the years are committed to understanding how to meet the needs of employees from every generation. Have you noticed how drastically different a Millennial needs to be led versus, say, a …

The Greatest Foods That Can Be Made In A Waffle Iron

Cinnamon rolls, chocolate chip cookies and even Sunday spaghetti can waffle.<p>Waffles mean different things to different people. In the U.S., we eat them for breakfast topped with whipped cream and a ton of maple syrup. But in Europe, where they're more of a snack, you’d have a hard time finding a …

The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

We’ve been conditioned to think of exercise as a key ingredient — perhaps the most important ingredient — of any weight loss effort.<p>You know the drill: Join the gym on January 1 if you want to reach your New Year’s weight loss goal.<p>But in truth, the evidence has been accumulating for years that …

Weight Loss

These 10 Questions Can Foretell If You'll Be Successful In Life

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Beyond Oatmeal: Everything You Can Do With Oats

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>For years, I always kept a container of oats around the house, tucked into the back of my pantry for chilly-morning breakfasts and the occasional batch of cookies. But more often than not, I'd wind up tossing the …

Revealed: The simple ‘40-second’ secret to boost your memory

If your memory constantly lets you down, here’s a simple technique that may just be the answer to your problems (if you don’t forget it).<p>It’s known as the drawing effect and will help you remember and recall information more easily in less than 40 seconds, according to a new study.<p>While Sherlock …

Humanity

The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

For years you've been told to go for skim over full-fat dairy. Even the latest dietary guidelines for Americans urge people to avoid the full fat, …

19 Healthy 30-Minute Salmon Recipes

If you’ve wanted to cook more seafood but aren’t sure where to start, salmon is a great gateway fish. It’s extremely versatile, whether you’re looking for a simple sheet pan dinner or something a little more adventurous like curry. Even more incentive is the fact that salmon is rich in the fatty …

Seafood

How To Eat Healthier Without Even Noticing

You'll definitely want to be feeling your best when spring finally decides to roll in.

Healthy Eating

13 things you should accomplish with your money before turning 30

When it comes to managing money, time is on your side in your 20s.<p>A head start on saving and investing could mean huge financial gains in the future.<p>To help you optimize this decade, we've come up with 13 milestones to aim to achieve before hitting 30:

Personal Finance

Neuroscience says these five rituals will help your brain stay in peak condition

Thanks to improvements in medicine, more of us are living longer. That makes we have a heightened investment in making sure our brains stay in shape as we age, too. While an increased life expectancy will not necessarily lead to a higher incidence of cognitive disorders, Alzheimer’s alone is …