Emily Yurko

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The Web Design Trends Dominating 2015 and How WordPress Stacks Up

Web design has come a long way since the under construction GIFs and marquee scrolling of the GeoCities days. Back then, we could not have imagined …

Web Design

Data Viz Pioneer Nicholas Felton: “There Is A Real Shadow Over Data”

The infographic guru talks about his first job rejection, his fling with Facebook, and the fraught future of data.<p>This is the first of three interviews excerpted from <i>How They Got There: Interviews with Digital Designers About Their Careers</i> by designer, writer, and entrepreneur Khoi Vinh. Nicholas …

You Can Realize True Happiness Through Mindfulness Meditation

Many of us spend our whole lives searching for happiness. Sadly, some of us never find it. And others don't find it until later in life. The good …

Mindfulness

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

Ira Glass

Spaghetti Squash “Cacio e Pepe”

OK, we admit it. This spaghetti squash recipe is just a vehicle for butter and cheese. But full of fiber!<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium spaghetti squash (about 3 pounds)<p>¼ cup unsalted butter<p>1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest<p>2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves, plus more for serving<p>½ cup grated Pecorino<p>½ cup …

Recipes

5 Creative Ways to Cook with Spaghetti Squash (There Will Be Funnel Cake)

Stop! Don't douse that spaghetti squash with marinara sauce—try one of these recipes, instead.<p>Here's the thing about spaghetti squash. We don't actually want it to be spaghetti-like. We'll just use plain ole spaghetti for that one; there's no use trying to re-fashion squash to act like pasta.<p>And …

Healthy Eating