Rebecca Nelson

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Tea Cocktails

Ready to get in on the trend? Try one of these tasty tea cocktail recipes:<p><b>Orange Bourbon Blossom</b><p>Ingredients:<br>1 ½ oz Bourbon (recommended: Old Forester Bourbon)<br>1 oz David's Tea Orange Blossom Tea (chilled)<br>½ oz Turbinado Syrup (1:1 turbinado sugar and water, stirred over heat until the sugar …

Five Steps to Storytelling with Data

In the pre-digital era, data was a subject for mathematicians and scientists. Now, one way or another, we can’t escape it.<p>Our constant use of online …

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Sunday Supper: Peanut Chicken and Chinese Egg Noodles with Baby Bok Choy and Baby Corn

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>It's hard to imagine something more comforting than a bowl of steaming noodles—especially one topped with creamy peanut chicken. It's a takeout staple, but …

Michelada

1 Servings<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Lime wedge (for glass)<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt<p>1½ cups fresh lime juice<p>1 ounce tomato juice<p>½ ounce fresh orange juice<p>1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce<p>Hot sauce<p>Mexican lager (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Rub the rim of a pint glass with lime wedge and dip in salt; …

Hangover Helper: Goetta and Eggs at Anchor Grill, Covington KY

"That is as greasy spoon (not in a good way) as a place gets," a local friend texted when I'd told him I was headed over to the <b>Anchor Grill</b>, across the Ohio River from Cincinnati in Covington, Kentucky. My retort: "I will defend to the death my love of Anchor."<p>"We may doze but we never close" is …

How To Paint an Ombre Wall

We've covered ombre wallpaper before, but did you know it's also relatively easy to paint your own ombre pattern? The Front & Main blog by West Elm …

West Elm

Want to increase conversions? Increase the number of steps

Here is a best practice when designing interfaces and interactions: Reduce the number of steps.<p>You reduce the number of steps in completing a task …

AdWords

The Five Worst UX Mistakes Websites Make

The user experience of websites has improved by leaps and bounds over the years, but I still run into sites that make me ask, “What were they …

UX Design

Should Your Website Be Using Adaptive Design?

In today’s multiscreen world, 27% of all web traffic comes from smartphones, tablets, and various other devices. And if your business depends on the web for revenue, then you likely know about responsive web design — which automatically adjusts layouts to fit different screen sizes. Responsive …

Why Productive People Get Up Insanely Early

If you want to do your best work, distraction is your enemy. So wake before it rises.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>I am not a successful entrepreneur. I do not know the secret to life. I know that I love what I do …

10 Things You Should Know About Design and Design Thinking

667 Shares<p>There are many myths passed on from the greater culture that define how we think about Design. Some people think that to design, one must …

Design

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The Ultimate Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

How to make delicious fries—and the healthiest, tastiest dip to go with them<p>Avocado is packed with good fats. And the good news is, mixing the smooth, creamy superfood with a smoky spice like paprika makes for a mouthwatering combo. Try this at home: Spiced Sweet Potato Fries with Creamy Avocado …

Food

The 10 Easiest Pasta Meals Ever

Make any of these tasty (and healthy!) pasta recipes in less than 30 minutes!

Cooking

Brainpower: Sharpen Your Mind

Of all the things you've got on your mind — work, bills, that weird, new stain on the kitchen floor — your mind probably isn't one of them. But now that you've started blanking on your own cell phone number and freezing when the ATM asks for your PIN, maybe it's time to start thinking about it. …

You Can Now Create Interactive Photos Using ThingLink For iOS

We knew mobile was going to be a huge focus for ThingLink, the Finnish startup that enables individuals and brands to easily enrich images with sound, video, links, text and whatnot, and share them with the world.<p>Today, the company is formally launching ThingLink Mobile, a free consumer-oriented …

13 quirky tech conferences to check out this year

In the past month, you could have gone to one of the mega tech conferences in Vegas for Symantec, IBM and CA, just to name a few. But what if you …

Frank Lloyd Wright

How to Build a Strong A/B Testing Plan That Gets Results

A strong A/B testing plan will allow you to increase your revenue. You will also learn valuable insights about your customers, because you will know …

Analytics

Designing for real world mobile use

In a study looking at over a thousand people using mobile devices in the street, Steven Hoober found that about 75% of people's interactions with a …

Why We Need Storytellers at the Heart of Product Development

There's an interesting question on Quora right now:<p>If you had to pick between an amazing product designer or an amazing engineer to build a new …

The Smartphone Wars Are Over, Everyone Wins

The mobile smartphone wars are over. Everyone won.<p>At least, in terms of functionality and ease of use. Though I’ve been an iPhone advocate for years, this past week I’ve been using a loaner Nokia Lumia 928 running Windows Phone 8 and, well, I haven’t missed my iPhone. That’s not to say the Lumia is …

My app design workflow

Here it is — my complete iOS, Android and Mac app design workflow, starting from the first time you open Photoshop, to the app release and beyond. …

Workflow

Chocolate Pies and Tarts

You can’t go wrong when luscious chocolate is matched with caramel, nuts, fruit, whipped cream, custard fillings, or flaky pie crust. Browse our collection of the best pie and tart recipes featuring chocolate in the fillings, crusts, toppings, or throughout.<p>A crispy crust made from ice cream cones …

Baking