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Silence is beautiful, unsettling, and one of the finest religious movies ever made

Martin Scorsese’s film keenly understands Shūsaku Endō’s novel and challenges believer and nonbeliever alike.<p>Shūsaku Endō’s novel <i>Silence</i> (first published in Japanese in 1966 as <i>Chinmoku</i>, then translated into English in 1969) is slippery and troubling, a book that refuses to behave. It flatters no …

Theology

10 Habits Of People In The Happiest Relationships

<i>The HuffPost Lifestyle newsletter will make you happier and healthier, one email at a time. Sign up here.</i><p>Happy relationships don’t happen by accident. It takes two emotionally healthy, loving people who are committed to being the best partners they can be.<p>We recently asked relationship experts to …

Communication Skills

5 Easy Morning Habits That Can Jump-Start Your Day | Inc.com

Do you want to be more productive? Do you want to be more motivated today? Happier? Then put some thought into the most important part of the day: the start.<p>I know it may seem obvious, but the beginning of your day is the same as the beginning of a race--if the runner stumbles at the starting line, …

Time Management

50 million year old mushroom found trapped in amber

A 50 million year old mushroom has been found trapped in amber, the first ever discovered.<p>The Eocene fungus was captured in time alongside the exoskeleton of a small insect, and the hair of a rodent.<p>Scientists say that the little tableaux gives an fascinating insight into life shortly after the …

Japanese researchers created holograms you can touch

The touchable holograms, called Fairy Lights, could serve as the beginning to developing technology where humans could interact with the hologram.<p>This could particularly come in handy in medicine, where hologram technology is used to demonstrate certain procedures.<p>The holograms were made using …

InterAct

Fullscreen Scrolling Tiles with pagePiling.js

Parallax and page scrolling plugins are rather popular among the open source community. A new one to add into the mix is pagePiling.js.This …

Web Design

Web design is now completely boring

Once upon a time, when the internet was conceived, we dreamed up crazy websites. Everyone built their sites more or less from scratch, so there was huge diversity in layouts, colors, sound effects, transitions, animations and more.<p>In 2015, it feels like web design has become a lot more boring. The …

【ニュースで学ぶ英語】世界のネットを席巻する日本の女性グループとは?

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Become 'Error-Tolerant' Like Apple And Mercedes: A Customer Experience Designer Strategy

I’m sure <i>you’re</i> a tolerant person, but what about your business? As a customer experience designer, the strategy of “error-tolerant design” (for example, the Apple “lightning” connectors that literally don’t have a “wrong way” to plug in) and the related concept of “behavior-shaping constraints” …

Customer Experience

Why Experience Design is The Next Big Thing [Op-Ed]

A scary article about the death of web design swept through the internet this summer making the web design community ponder about the future of the …

Graffiti Removal Guy Gets Turned Into Street Art In Paris

Combo, a street artist in France, created a playful and mischievous piece of street art after someone had been sent to paint over his original piece. …

These 'Star Wars' Spaceship Posters Are Graphic Design Masterpieces

The attention to detail for each is stunning.<p>Artist Dean Robert Smith releases a new series of posters using his tried-and-true graphic design techniques, this time encapsulating the spaceships of <i>Star Wars</i>. Each poster showcases frontal and aerial views of four iconic spacecrafts: X-Wing …

Porsche's Tesla Model S competitor has arrived — and it's packed with some incredible technology

Porsche latest concept is a 600-horsepower, all-electric foil to Tesla's groundbreaking Model S sedan.<p>"The Mission E concept shows what Porsche is capable of in terms of electric mobility," a Porsche spokesperson told Business Insider.<p>"What you see in the Mission E is a reflection of what you could …

Porsche

Cats do not need their owners, scientists conclude

Rudyard Kipling was right. Cats really do walk by themselves and do not need their owners to feel secure and safe, a new study has shown.<p>Although owners might worry that their pet is nervously pining for their return when they leave the house, in fact, cats show no sign of separation …

A designer’s secret for creating clever logos

One assignment I give my students early in the school year is to draw 100 visual clichés in 20 minutes. I define these as ideograms that represent a single meaning and are instantly recognizable. Then I have them combine two of these in a new logo, which, if solved successfully, creates a new and …

Graphic Design

7 Important Things Successful People Do Before Bedtime | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered why some people are able to start the day energized and alert while others have to drag themselves out of bed and into the world of productivity? It’s not simply because of good genes or a positive attitude.<p>Most of the successful people I know are able to take command of …

Success

The pro guide to the perfect UX portfolio

While other industries can get away with presenting only the final product or explaining the results, UX and UI design is different. More than just seeing a well-made website, most employers want to know <i>how</i> you solve problems, and case studies show just that.<p>“Don’t obsess over visual showcases,” …

Saudi king brings 1,000-person entourage on French holiday

King Salman's controversial Riviera holiday, which will see beach closed to public, to feature 1,000 Saudi visitors<p>King Salman of Saudi Arabia is expected to arrive in France later on Friday for a Riviera beach holiday, bringing with him no fewer than 1,000 people from his entourage.<p>While the …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Eurozone leaders held negotiations through the night in Brussels in an attempt to reach a deal with Greece after presenting the country with a draft of a bailout deal on Sunday that suggests Greece take a "timeout" from the euro if no agreement can be reached.<p><b>2.</b> Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzman, known …

North Africa

Stricken Chinese cruise ship lifted from Yangtze River; hundreds of bodies recovered

<b>Jianli, China (CNN) —</b> The Eastern Star is upright once again, looking almost normal with its bottom resting on the water and its deck and cabins clear above it.<p>The ship's positioning Friday was a step forward in the dayslong nightmare playing out on a section of the Yangtze River that flows through …

China

Ireland: FIFA paid millions to avoid legal action over World Cup playoff

<b>(CNN) —</b> The head of Ireland's Football Association says FIFA gave it a confidential payout to avoid legal action after Ireland's controversial loss to France in a 2009 World Cup playoff.<p>Speaking on RTÉ Radio, Football Association of Ireland chief executive John Delaney said the payment related to a …

Corruption

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Microsoft: 'Halo' Could Come Back To PC

Halo 5 is on its way this fall, and like the majority of other Halo games, it is an Xbox experience only. The series may have debuted as a release on both PC and Xbox (after Microsoft picked it up from apple: fun fact), but it quickly became a console property — that, however, could be changing. …

Halo

US Congress blocks lifting of Cuba travel ban

Republican-controlled House of Representatives votes to keep restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba, in blow to Obama administration efforts to ease half century-long standoff with Castro regime<p>House Republicans voted on Thursday to keep restrictions on Americans seeking to travel to Cuba, a …

Cuba

Obese children do worse at school—but it may not be their fault

Negative stereotypes towards heavier individuals starts to affect long-term life opportunities from a young age. A number of studies in recent years have suggested that bigger children fare less well in school than their slimmer peers.<p>The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children followed …

Education

This idea that technology destroys jobs is garbage

This trend is typified by Wendell Wallach, a researcher at Yale, who recently said we're entering an era of structural high unemployment because tech is taking all our jobs:<p>This is an unparallelled situation and one that I think could actually lead to all sorts of disruptions once the public starts …

Bill Gates

Pixar’s 22 rules of storytelling adapted for UX — because both are about creating great…

Pixar’s 22 rules of storytelling adapted for UX — because both are about creating great experiences.<p>By Valeria Spirovski<p>In 2011 Emma Coats, a former …

UX Design

Get Your Geek On with These 5 Magazines

The term “geek” used to be a teenage insult, but nowadays many claim it as a badge to signify expertise or obsessiveness over a subject. Popular examples of areas where geeks thrive include the worlds of gaming, math and sub-genres of music.<p>Here are five magazines to get your geek on:<p>Nerd Cul7ure …