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20 Rising Web Development And Design Blogs To Follow In 2017

A year ago I listed 25 promising digital design blogs to follow. When you look back, you notice how much have changed. If you’re aiming to become a successful entrepreneur or a freelancer, you must learn marketing, design and web development.<p>Today I’m sharing a handy list of 20 rising web …

Web Design

Online tool takes the guesswork out of CSS media queries

If you're struggling with your website layout or just lacking in web design inspiration, here's a simple online tool that will make your day-to-day …

Brave transgender 7th grader made a speech for inclusivity

Recently, there's been a lot of debate surrounding gendered bathrooms. One transgender 12-year-old took a stand against his school not allowing him to use the boy's room.<p>Seventh grader Ari Bowman made a speech at East Penn School District to fight the notion that students have to use the bathroom …

LGBTQI

20 of the best podcasts you should be listening to right now

When it comes to commuting, a podcast is your best friend.<p>Whether you're driving a car, hopping on the subway, or riding on the bus, you can listen to podcasts anywhere. The great part about podcasts is that they make one for just about any person. You want to laugh? There's a podcast for that. You …

Find the Best Color Scheme for Your Website with This Guide

You have <i>millions</i> of colors to choose from for your website, which makes choosing a color scheme an overwhelming decision. Smashing Magazine’s guide …

UI Design

Create simple, accessible web forms

<b>Follow</b> <b>Aaron Gustafson</b> <b>as he explores web standards solutions that will help you create forms that work perfectly for any user</b><p>HTML forms are probably …

Web Development

Terror, Horror, and the Philosophy Behind 'The Witch' - Bloody Disgusting

*<i>Warning: Spoilers are coming*</i><p><i>The Witch</i> has officially been out over a week now for wide audiences and to some surprise, it hasn’t been received …

Horror

This Stunning Barn Renovation Blends Historic Preservation With Sustainable Design

Several 18th century barns were given new life as a beautiful, eco-friendly home.<p>This is one beautiful and seriously smart barn! Dubbed the "Ancient Party Barn," this stunning barn conversion was designed by London-based architecture studio Liddicoat & Goldhill, which won a prestigious 2015 RIBA …

44 Simple, Healthy Fish Recipes for Crazy-Busy Weeknights

Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.<p>Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.

Seafood

Spicy Miso Soup with Bok Choy Wontons Recipe - Chowhound

1<p>Meanwhile, heat the oil in a medium frying pan with a tightfitting lid over medium heat until shimmering. Add the shallots and garlic and cook, …

I Spent New Year's Eve on a Five-Day Silent Meditation Retreat

The setup: The New Year’s Eve Vipassana Meditation Retreat. Dec 27 – Jan 1. No speaking, no internet, no phone, no reading, no writing.<p>A bunch of rough stuff happened this year, and my brain exploded. Shortly after I turned 36 I decided, out of desperation really, to give meditation a concerted …

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes per day

Who is the happiest man in the world?<br>If you Google it, the name "Matthieu Ricard" pops up.<p>Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p><b>SEE ALSO: Study: Prioritizing time over money leads to more happiness</b><p>That's because he …

Happiness

The Best Hikes on the Northern California Coast

Whether you're interested in a casual walk along bluffs above crashing surf or a longer excursion into the coastal mountains high above the Pacific, …

Hiking

15 Web Design Tools to Try in 2016

If you are the owner of a business and website, or you are planning to be in the near future, there are various web design tools that you need to be …

Prototypes

D. L. Bliss State Park

D. L. Bliss State Park<p>This state park offers all the ingredients for a great family trip to the mountains. For starters, there’s the beach at Calawee …

8 Web Design Trends That Are Bound to Be Huge in 2016 (Infographic)

1 min read<p>As more and more content continues to deluge the web, experts say that embracing a minimalist approach could help your website or app truly pop in 2016.<p>To this end, the rise of flat design -- or the use of two-dimensional figures and shapes -- will be a major design trend next year, …

Web Design

10 apps you should use every day to be more productive

We hear a lot about the hazards of digital technology.<p>But there are thousands of apps that can help you get things done more efficiently and effectively.<p>We picked 10 of the best that you should be using daily, including one that helps you keep track of your to-dos and one that visually tracks your …

Mummy Found Hiding Inside Ancient Buddha Statue

<i>Editor's Note: This story was updated on March 3 at 10:10 a.m. E.T.</i><p>A Chinese statue of a sitting Buddha has revealed a hidden surprise: Inside, …

The Secret History of One Hundred Years of Solitude

A half-century ago, Gabriel García Márquez, after yet another visit to the pawnshop, sent his now signature novel to his publisher. As Solitude turns 50, Paul Elie interviews Gabo’s longtime agent—just weeks before her death, at 85—and discovers the events that led to a literary revelation.<p>The …

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …