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43 No-Utensil Recipes for When You Just Wanna Eat With Your Hands

Confession: I haven’t had a kitchen table since 2014. First, because I thought a couch was a better post-college investment. And later, because I only had room in my postage-stamp-sized apartment for that couch.<p>My roommate and I make it work—she loves cheese, cured meats, and crackers, and I’ve …

14 science fiction, fantasy, and horror books to read this August

Space opera, vikings, and epic fantasies<p>Summer is in full swing, which means that there’s plenty of time to grab a book and head outdoors to enjoy the sun and warm weather — at least here in Vermont, where the outdoor temperatures haven’t quite topped 90 degrees yet.<p>I helped cover San Diego …

Science Fiction

Google Wifi is now the best-selling mesh wireless system on Amazon

If you’re in the market for a product that will give your home wireless network a serious boost, mesh Wi-Fi systems are definitely the way to go. …

Form – Free Font for Download

Form, a free font designed by Wassim Awadallah.Wassim Awadallah, a Beirut, Lebanon based graphic designer has created the Form typeface, a free font …

Typography

5 Easy DIY Tutorials for That Viral Chunky Knit Blanket

It's time to cuddle up with some Netflix and knits!<p>It's that time of year when staying indoors while snuggled up in a blanket all day sounds better than having to go to work or do errands, especially if it was this chunky knit blanket that people on Instagram are obsessing over.<p>This new knit …

Knitting

50 Best Free Fonts For 2017

Happy New Year 2017! We start the first day of new year, by gathering <b>50 best free fonts</b> for you. We hope these fonts are very useful to create some …

Typography

70+ Free Web Design Resources You Never Knew Existed

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>No matter how creative and knowledgeable you are in web design, you cannot come up with the best web …

Web Design

7 skills you should have on your résumé if you want to land a work-from-home job

Remote jobs require a particular set of skills, though, regardless of what kind of job it is. One thing to keep in mind is that the tech industry tends to have the best remote job openings and the most variety.<p>Learning tech skills makes you more qualified for more of those job openings, though …

Employment

Surreal Painted Postcards from a Post-Apocalyptic World

A surreal post-apocalyptic wasteland of skeletons and flying sharks composes a group show at Modern Eden Gallery.<p>An unconventional scene depicting flying swordfish reeled in by the bony hands of skeleton fishermen is filled with stringent detail by Sandra Yagi, one of four artists brought together …

Art

Pocket-size light packs studio power for your iPhone shoot

For all the magical powers coded and wired into the iPhone camera, it can’t rise to every challenge. You still need light to make a decent photograph and good light can be as fleeting as the moments you are trying to capture.<p>But what if you could put good light into your pocket and pull it out when …

10 User Interface Design Principles that Mobile App Developers Must Follow

Banking app concept by Ondrej Kostolňák<p>This guest column is by Ashni Sharma, ‎Sr. Developer & App Marketing, AppsChopper<p>With an over populated app …

UI Design

Alternative Interfaces for Accessibility

<b>Summary:</b> The key difference between user interfaces for sighted users and blind users is not that between graphics and text; it's the difference …

Logo Design: Creative Stages.

Logos are perhaps as vital and crucial for marketing success of a brand or company as appearance is important for the first meeting with a client or …

Vintage Bridal Shops in Chicago

Finding the perfect gown to fit the mold of some of the past's finest silhouettes is no easy task. We've gathered a list of some of Chicago's most renowned vintage bridal shops that encompass true elevated elegance, designated for any windy city bride to find the perfect present day gown inspired …

What to Buy from Your Favorite Celebrity + Blogger Fashion Lines This Fall

Now that it’s officially fall, you no longer have to feel guilty about lusting after the suede ankle boots or fuzzy coat of your dreams. Phew! If anything, it’s high time to start making your fall shopping list and checking it twice to ensure you’re not leaving any key pieces out. Because <i>not</i> having …

Clothing

7 Fashion Apps + Websites That Are *Actually* Worth the Hype

If there’s one thing a self-proclaimed fashion girl doesn’t have enough of (besides an endless supply of Louboutins), it’s time. Time to coordinate the perfect outfit in the morning, snag a pair of the most coveted chunky-heeled shoes of the season and track down Gigi Hadid’s latest workout threads …

Apps

'Game of Thrones' Is About to Go on a Nationwide Concert Tour

No word if there will be dragons involved.<p>Winter has come to Westeros on <i>Game of Thrones</i>, and that means the new season of the blockbuster HBO show will likely be filming—and airing—later than usual. But to hold you over, the show is going on a nationwide tour, and it looks like it will be epic.<p>The …

How to Create a Double Exposure Illustration in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingDouble exposures are not just for photographers. Illustrators can also create this fun effect with a few of Photoshop's …

Graphics

free vintage images | Call Me Victorian - Part 11

Published December 8, 2011<p>I have created this collection of vintage christmas clipart that you can download and use in any personal or commercial …

10 Makeup Bags Chic Enough to Carry as Clutches

The best kind of two-fer.<p>With all the parties and weddings going down this summer, we wouldn't *hate* it if we discovered some sneaky trick that allowed us to re-use a mini bag multiple ways. Read: <i>Please, yes, how much?</i> Ahead, flip through 10 affordable makeup bags that you can easily stock with …

Clothing

How to Wear Summer's 13 Most Sizzling Trends

Looking for cute-yet-comfy swimwear or a sleek hairdo to keep your strands off your face in the heat? Summer's no time to sweat it. We did the work …

Clothing

17 Korean Beauty Products You Need In Your Life

<b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b><p><i>The comments for this post may have been edited for length and</i> …

Artist Adds Pop Culture Characters to Old Thrift Store Paintings

Rochester, New York artist Dave Pollot, whose custom work we have written about in the past, is back with a new collection of old thrift store …

Art

Get summer beauty tips from Beyoncé's makeup artist Sir John Barnett

Based on her string of hit collaborations, Beyoncé appears to know how to spot royal talent. In her treasure chest of stylists and beauty gurus, there's New York-based makeup artist Sir John Barnett (yes, that's his actual birth name, but he's simply known as Sir John in the beauty industry), who …

Finally, The Golden Ratio Gets Its Own Coloring Book

Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creates meticulously detailed drawings of the Fibonacci spiral in nature–now, you can color along.<p>When it comes to design, the golden ratio is mostly bullshit. Though designers sometimes use it, there’s just no proof people prefer that precise spatial ratio in their …

Drawing

Get Inspired With This DIY Watercolor Sketchbook

When we combine two of our favorite things — watercolor DIYs and sketchbooks — beautiful things happen. This simple DIY makes it super easy to customize your sketchbook to match your personal style. Those of you that came to Re:Make 2015 are no strangers to this awesome project. We invited …

Chemicals

The Amount of Money Bloggers Make for 1 Instagram Will Make You Jealous AF

Yeah, you're definitely in the wrong line of work.<p>The blogger business is booming. According to WWD, a sponsored Instagram post with a top blogger can cost a brand between $5,000 and $25,000. That's nearly five times the going rates just a year and a half ago.<p>Add to that income from affiliate …

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