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How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

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Whiskey Brown Sugar Grilled Steak

Looking for a perfect grilling recipe for Father’s Day? This whiskey brown sugar marinade from Carla Hall is PERFECTION!<p>This post is in collaboration …

49 Underrated Books You Really Need To Read

Under-read, overlooked, and forgotten books that everyone will love.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.<p>Also: Just because you've read one of these doesn't mean everyone has. Stay classy. Yay books!

9 responsive design mistakes you don't want to make

As explained in UX Design Trends 2015 & 2016, responsive Web design has become the industry’s recommend approach for supporting multiple screen sizes and devices. But not all responsive sites are created equally.<p><i>Photo credit:</i> <i>PlasmaComp</i><p>Whether you’re designing a small company website or reworking an …

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

Great Rum Without Rotting Goat Heads

“He got within about six feet of it before he started vomiting everywhere!” Bryan Davis told me with a hearty laugh.<p>He was talking about one of his …

Whiskey

Using Image Critiques to Improve Your Photography

Image critiques are an important and essential element of photography and, as such, deserve a considerable amount of attention. Critiques can be …

How to become an awesome designer in 365 days

One of the old saying that motivate me is “Practice makes perfect”. Proverbs can be a bit of a cliché, but in some cases they can be true. I am a …

Nordic Skiing: The Basics

As the Nordic World Championship draws to a close in Falun, Sweden, you don’t have to have a designated Nordic center in your backyard to strap on your skis. Cross-country skiing is a versatile sport for the transitional seasons. From the traditional striding method or full-body workout skate …

44 Responsive Web Design Resources: The Ultimate List

GIFs<p>Froont created my favorite article of 2014. Check out their “9 basic principles of responsive web design” in GIF form!<p>Don’t like reading long …

Web Design

Design Inspiration & Ideas from Envato

Comic Sans is the world’s most divisive font. It was conceived in the lead-up to Microsoft’s Windows 95. After receiving …

Fashion Week

These 6 Things Will Bring You a Great Night’s Sleep

<b>Your Worst Enemy Is Probably You</b><p>Stop cheating yourself. You can’t cut corners on sleep and not have it affect you:<p>…by the end of two weeks, the …

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

Travel<p>From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 …

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How to speed up your laptop: 9 ways to give your PC a performance boost

Slow laptop or computer? Before you go out and get a shiny new one, there’s lots of things you can do to give your current machine a speed boost.<p>You …

​How To Beat 400 Games In 4.5 Years

In January of 2010, I decided to change my outlook on how I manage my gaming time, how I collect games, and how I contend with the nemesis that so …