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16 Ways To Validate Your Friend's Chocolate Addiction

Got a friend who's addicted to chocolate? We all do. Some of us might even admit to being chocoholics ourselves.<p>If you know your friend, or yourself, well, you understand that a chocolate craving is nothing to joke about. When the time strikes -- or even when it doesn't -- here are 16 of the best …

How To Download Free Apps without Authentication

<i>This tip works for iOS 8.3 // The feature cannot be found on iOS 9 or later.</i><p>Apple requires users to enter a password or use Touch ID every time content is obtained from the iTunes or App Stores. The purpose of this is to prevent others who may have access to your Apple account from making …

Apps

Cheap Photo: The Best Selling Cameras Under $500

This edition of Cheap Photo features Amazon’s best selling cameras, with lots of the under $500. Plus, Adorama has specials on Lowepro camera</i> …

21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight

Just because you don't eat meat products doesn't mean you have to suffer through a vacuous frozen veggie burger while everyone else at the summer barbecue chows down on hot, delicious grill food.<p>You, dear vegan, deserve the very best. And, as it happens, the very best cookout foods are often vegan. …

How to Make the Best Damn Burger on Your Backyard Grill

Anyone can grill burgers. Here's how to grill really, really good ones.<p>When the weather heats up and the backyard barbecues begin anew, there's one thing we crave: a big, juicy burger. Luckily, <i>Bon Appétit</i> editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport is here to walk us through the process for grilling up the …

BBQ

A startup shares how it made €20,000 revenue in 90 days

When I build startups I like to share as much information as possible. I find that it helps others but more than anything it helps me understand the business myself.<p>We launched Ruby & Duke on 15th February and in less than 90 days we have hit €20,000 in monthly recurring revenue so I thought it …

Marketing

Alina Negoita Photography

Expressive Photography by Alina Negoita.<p>Alina Negoita is a Romanian photographer, filmmaker, and creative director currently living and working in …

Google makes it easier to buy products in YouTube ads

Ads on YouTube videos are about to get more powerful… or annoying, depending on who you ask. A new feature called TrueView for shopping is meant to make it easier for viewers to learn more about a product or make a purchase.<p>Taking advantage of the Cards platform YouTube announced last month, the …

Adobe discontinues Photoshop Touch, previews its next generation

Adobe ceases development on its mobile cross-platform image-editing app to make way for a more modern version, but promises Android for more of its apps by the end of the year.<p>Thursday Adobe announced that it has bumped off Photoshop Touch, and with it the last of Adobe's original mobile apps have …

Apps

Font of the day: Merlo

Here at Creative Bloq, we're big fans of typography and we're constantly on the hunt for new and exciting typefaces – especially free fonts. So, if …

Disgruntled Japanese men share a list of common male woes before and after marriage

Ladies, do you think that life is all fun and games for your male counterparts? As a multitude of men would have you know, that’s certainly not …

Adobe Reassures Creative Android Community

In a blog post entitled, What About Android?, Adobe sought to reassure what is likely a restless creative community that watches in dismay as high-profile apps are released one after the other for the iPhone and iPad.<p>The inevitable question — what about us? — no doubt has long echoed through the …

Android Phones

11 Logo Designs That Angered the Masses

Since her official announcement on Sunday, the internet's been all aflutter over Hillary Clinton's campaign logo. It's been compared to the "I'm with …

3 digital marketing strategies for making ads more relevant

Relevance. In digital marketing, it's what brands covet and what publishers strive to provide. Relevance is the driving force behind behavioral …

Why Designers Should Never Use Fake Text In Web Design

Once you’re ready to go beyond low-fidelity, it’s time to ditch the lorem ipsum.<p>As we discussed in the Guide to Usability Testing, a webpage with a simple structure but quality content performs much better than a nice layout with subpar text. That at least proves its worth — but the importance of …

Subpar

Digital Branding for the Job Seeker

Part 1: For Many Careers, Resumes are Becoming Less of a Job Search Focal Point<p>It’s a fact that the majority of intelligent, thorough recruiters as well as hiring managers Google the names of job seekers they interview. Not only are they searching, but they are giving heightened hiring priority to …

Employment

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

10 Weird Things That Boost Your Sex Life

<b>1. Watching A Boring TV Show</b><br>A recent study found that people who have a television in their bedroom have twice as much sex as those who don't. Of course, some of this is due to dirty movies, with 37 percent of partners admitting to this guilty pleasure. However, 29 percent said being in the middle …

Content Marketing ROI Starts With A Strong Business Case

Content Marketing ROI is probably the biggest question I get from marketers who are struggling to build their own business case internally.<p>We know …

Monoflat Icons Collection

The Monoflat Icons Collection, a set of 297 flat icons from diverse topics.<p>The <b>monoflat icons</b> are based on current design trends using both flat …

Graphic Design

More secure websites should be coming this summer

As soon as this summer, you may type “.bank” at the end of your financial institution’s URL instead of “.com.”<p>The new, exclusive domains offer a …

12 Colors That Are Modern Now

Not your typical white.<p>It's not the typical white. Modern hues such as bold yellow, brilliant blue, or burnt orange will really energize a room.

15 Gourmet Chocolates We'd Love to Find in Our Easter Basket

These versus fluorescent jelly beans? No contest.<p>These Easter sweets are not only delicious, but with such stylish wrapping, they're also perfect for gift-giving and basket-filling.

Eating sushi off naked models? A fishy business...

A London restaurant has started serving raw seafood upon human bodies. Alexi Duggins (tentatively) picks up his chopsticks<p>There’s a restaurant in Knightsbridge where the plates have nipples.<p>Kyoto Nights, a new "naked sushi experience" at Pan-Asian resto-bar Buddha Bar draws its inspiration from …

Sushi

The Best Jobs That Don't Require A Bachelor's Degree

A recent report by the McKinsey Global Institute found that while low-skill jobs are on the decline, by 2020 employers around the globe will need an estimated 45 million more mid-level workers who have a high school education and vocational training. Meanwhile, a highly cited study by the Harvard …

Wallpaper of the Week by Yuri Krasnoshek

The wallpaper of this week is a really cool vector image created by Yuri Krasnoshek, and graphic designer from Limassol, Cyprus. For more information …

Arkansas Passes Privacy Bill That Could Kill Street Photography

Prominent photography groups are sounding the alarm about a new bill that was just passed by the Arkansas Senate. SB-79, the “Personal Rights …

Mobile Payment Startup MyCheck Raises $5M From Santander’s Innoventures Fund

MyCheck, another startup that wants to make it easy to pay your restaurant bill using your mobile phone, has closed a $5 million Series B. However, perhaps more noteworthy is the company’s new backer: the Spanish bank Santander via its recently launched Santander Innoventures Fund.<p>The $100 million …

FinTech

A subculture of entrepreneurship hatches in Japan

For years, Japan has been searching for a way to get its economic mojo back, and increasingly it's looking to people like 17-year-old high school dropout Yoichiro Mikami as the answer.<p>In a conformist culture where the socially acceptable road to success has typically meant cram school, …

Startups