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World's Laziest Graphic Designer Creates Perfect Poster

2D designers can pull stunts that 3D designers never could<p>This is hilarious: In the UK, a fellow named Tom runs the Friars Inn, a pub in Bridgnorth. …

Google's beautiful new free font covers 800+ languages

In an effort to make it easier for people from all over the world to create and share information in their language of choice, Google has created Noto, a massive open source font family that spans more than 800 languages and 110,000 characters.<p>That covers every single symbol in the Unicode standard …

Before their workshop at the NGV Art Book Fair in Melbourne, writing studio the Good Copy shares some tips<p>Should you use italics for movie titles? Do you put full stops inside or outside quotation marks? Is the Oxford comma for all lists … or just some lists? Should that ellipsis have had a space …

Language

How to move Photos library to a separate drive

In addition to moving your multi-gigabyte iTunes library to an external drive, a significant amount of Mac storage space can be freed up by moving …

El Chapo Speaks

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 to be changed, locations not named, and an understanding was brokered with the subject that this piece would be</i> …

10 Content Writing Tools: Ninja Guide to Content Creation

Great writers don’t rely solely upon their talent. They are characterized by discipline and great focus. If you lack these fundamental skills, your …

Infographics

Want to Be a Better Writer? Cut These 7 Words

by Joe BuntingIf you’re reading this, then you want to be a better writer. However, becoming a better writer is elusive, isn’t it? It’s more art than …

Why I Quit My Happy Life

Last week I quit my rewarding job at a respected company. I moved out of my dream place on the sand in Malibu. I left a life that took years of persistent work to create. Was it worth it? I'm not sure, but I'm heading full speed towards the answer.<p>Quitting and moving out weren't the biggest risks …

Free Icon Set (Photoshop, Illustrator, Webfont) by Amit Jakhu

Free Simple Icons.<p>This icon set was originally created by Amit Jakhu for his personal use. It’s very generous of him that he now releases the …

Elmore Leonard and the 10 rules of writing

People like me who have spent years teaching creative writing know that on the first day of class, they will be faced with shining-eyed students who, to paraphrase Elmore Leonard, have a facility for language and imagery, are pleased by the sound of their own voices and are fond of what Mr. Leonard …