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31 of the Hardest-to-Pronounce Fashion Brands

What do you do when someone asks you how to pronounce a tricky fashion brand name? Pretend you didn't hear them? Mumble something in the vain hope …

Handy

28 Secret Clamping Tricks from Woodworkers

Clamps are a woodworker's best friend, and there are endless ways to use them in the workshop. Here are 28 of our most unique and useful clamping …

Woodworking

19 Students Who Deserve Either An "A" Or An "F" — I Can't Decide

These teachers didn't know whether to laugh or quit their jobs.

Pranks

Three apps teachers should use in 2017

<b>1. The Google Expeditions app</b><p>Thanks to free 360-degree view apps and cheap headsets, I reckon VR in the classroom will become more common over the …

Apps

Infographic: How chatbots could help your organization

Robots taking over the world might not be so bad after all.<p>Chatbots are changing the way consumers and organizations interact online. These …

Marketing

2018 Top 40+ Free Tools For Best Data Analysis and Data Visualization Experience (Design and Architecture)

Advantages of Data Visualization, Information Design – Information Architecture, and Data Analysis<br>Data visualization tools and Data visualization are …

Data Visualization

Ginger Page is the 24/7 writing tutor you need on any device

Ever fielded a text or email so chock full of typos and grammar errors that it felt less like reading and more like code breaking? The sad fact is that the advent of quick, on-the-fly digital communication has done its fair share of damage to the English language.<p>Unfortunately, if you suffer from a …

Game Design Deep Dive: Dandara 's unique jump-only movement mechanic

<i>The Gamasutra Deep Dives are an ongoing series with the goal of shedding light on specific design, art, or technical features within a video game, in</i> …

Game Design

How to build your own Alexa skills with the new Alexa Blueprints

‘Alexa, roast my friends and family’<p>Amazon is making it possible for almost anyone to make their own Alexa skills with its new Alexa Skill Blueprints program. That means it’s now easier than ever to get Alexa to say whatever you want.<p>Sure, third-party Alexa skills have been around for years, but …

Smart Homes

10 free tools for creating infographics, images and more

In the world of PR and marketing, visuals rule.You can boost interest and engagement with your social media and blog posts by adding compelling …

Infographics

Amazon’s new ‘Alexa Blueprints’ let anyone create custom Alexa skills and responses

Amazon this morning is introducing “Alexa Blueprints,” a new way for any Alexa owner to create their own customized Alexa skills or responses, without needing to know how to code. The idea is to allow Alexa owners to create their own voice apps, like a trivia game or bedtime stories, or teach Alexa …

Smart Homes

Scientists stumbled upon a plastic-eating bacterium—then accidentally made it stronger

Hungry, hungry enzymes.<p>The natural world is rapidly becoming a giant pile of plastic waste. There are literally six—<i>six!</i>—ungodly large garbage patches swelling in the ocean. Even areas as far removed from us as the Arctic are not safe. We’re slowly suffocating a lot of natural ecologies with our …

Biology

This Fun Allowance App Will Have Your Kids Begging To Do Chores

BusyKid lets you use allowance to teach your kids all about modern money management<p>While the debate rages on about whether screen time is good or bad …

Kids

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

10 free apps that will make you a better gardener

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Gardening is a tricky …

Gardening

7 Powerful Tools to Automate Tedious Content Marketing Tasks

You know what every content marketer loves?A good tool that saves you hours of time (and money).OK, maybe that’s just me. I absolutely love online …

Project Management

This New App Will Help You Identify the Plants and Animals You See in Nature

Learn the difference between a poppy and a windflower.<p>New app Seek is giving curious outdoorsy types an easy way to identify the plants and animals …

Machine Perception

The Best Oxford Shirt (OCBD) Guide You’ll Ever Read

The Oxford cloth button-down shirt (or OCBD for short) is a wardrobe essential every man should own. Our guide to the Oxford shirt includes the …

Men's Fashion

44 Popular Superintendent & Teacher Approved EdTech Resources | Center for Effective School Practices

<b>Finding a suitable edtech tool without any references is like grasping for straws.</b><p>Online reviews of edtech tools tend to focus on technical features …

Education Technology

450+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) Getting Started in April: Enroll Today

Heads up. 450+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are getting underway this month, giving you the chance to take free courses from top flight …

Online Education

Can I Have Your Attention Please: These Are the Biggest Street Style Trends of 2018

This year, Ultra Violet has been named the official color of 2018, see-through bags and heels have become wardrobe staples, and dad sneakers are now acceptable to wear around town, being that they're one of the hottest shoe trends of the moment.<p>While it's one thing to see a trend on the runway, …

Clothing

Here are the five things I learned installing a smart mirror

I recently received a review unit of the Embrace Smart Mirror. It’s essentially a 24-inch Android tablet mounted behind a roughly 40-inch mirror. It works well when third-party software is installed. Here’s what I learned.<p><b>It’s impossible to get a good photo of the smart mirror</b><p>I tried a tripod, a …

Android News

Some Lessons Taught by Informal Sports, Not by Formal Sports

[Note: Soical media counts reset to zero on this post.]<p>Imagine an old-fashioned sandlot game of baseball. A bunch of kids of various ages show up at …

Board Games

How to Edit PDF Files for Free

Not everyone can afford the steep subscription fee that Adobe charges for its Adobe Acrobat DC PDF editor (Rs. 12,168 per year). The app is the best …

Apps

The One Anti-Inflammatory Ingredient You Should Add To Your Breakfast To Speed Up Weight Loss

Forget the numbers on the scale for sec and think about how great you’ll feel on the inside – and look on the outside – if you maintain a healthy …

Nutrition

20 Best Font Detector Tools That Will Ease Your Design Workflow

Have you ever wondered what type of <b>font</b> is that? Have you ever wanted to use a particular type of font that you saw in a post or an article and did …

Typography

Top 10 Sites for Designers: March 2018 Edition

<i>Daniela Garza of Anagrama, Joshua Chen of Chen Design Associates, and Mackey Saturday of Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv await your work in the HOW</i> …

Top 10

Exploring the Gestalt Principles of Design

Gestalt principles are an important set of ideas for any designer to learn and their implementation can greatly improve the aesthetics of a design as …

UI Design

Design a new logo and download it for free

DesignEvo's super-simple tools let you create a professional-looking logo -- and BBH's exclusive code lets you walk away with it at no charge.<p><i>ZDNet's</i> …

Graphic Design

How to Remove People From Complicated Images Automatically Using Photoshop

Beautiful places are of course something many of us want to photograph, but the problem is often that there are constantly people in the shot at such …

Tutorials