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Earthquake experts on ‘The Really Big One’: Here’s what will actually happen in Seattle

This weekend’s New Yorker story about the inevitable earthquake coming to destroy Seattle terrified plenty of people, but a few Seattle-area …

Puget Sound

The Earthquake That Will Devastate Seattle - The New Yorker

In the Pacific Northwest, everything west of Interstate 5 covers some hundred and forty thousand square miles, including Seattle, Tacoma, Portland, Eugene, Salem (the capital city of Oregon), Olympia (the capital of Washington), and some seven million people. When the next full-margin rupture …

Master Iced Coffee at Home With These Three Foolproof Methods

As the weather warms up around the country, the allure of cold coffee becomes more pronounced. Iced coffee fanatics are many, and the recent rise of cold brew at local coffee shops and on store shelves is an indicator that the chilled stuff is more popular than ever. Both Stumptown and Blue Bottle …

Epic doodling

I’m a pretty big fan of doodling, but my stuff has nothing on Peter Deligdisch.<p>His YouTube channel is full of videos where he documents his …

Doodling

Dinner For Mom: 5 Easy Recipes Even the Kids Can Make

Let mom kick back while you make an amazing meal tonight. These recipes are so easy, even the kids can make them (with a little help from dad).<p><b>1. Easy Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with store-bought Thai Green Curry Paste. Serve with …

The Complete Guide to Backing Up Your Computer The Best Way

There’s a reason people don’t bother backing up their computer: thinking about the task of doing it properly becomes too <i></i>difficult. The thing about backups is that it’s not a question of if data loss will strike you, but when and how severely.<p>Backups have long been considered to be incredibly …

Mobile Devices

Skip Googling With Facebook’s New “Add A Link” Mobile Status Search Engine

Mobile link sharing is a clumsy rigmarole of app switching and copy & pasting. So to get more people posting links, Facebook is testing an in-app keyword search engine that lets you find websites and articles to add to your status updates.<p>Alongside buttons to add photos or locations, some iOS users …

Social Media

The Future of Interaction Design

Even though the site is certainly influenced by the mobile-first philosophy, you find that it’s still quite a pleasant experience even on desktop.<p>When it comes to scrolling as an interaction, we’ve found that long scrolls aren’t really a usability issue provided that each content section (and …

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

The Risky Boom In Carefree Social Payment Apps

The other morning, I asked my friend Amanda Mae Meyncke, a writer here in Los Angeles, to explain an app to me.<p>I used my debit card to pay for our order of coffee and toast, and then got her to pay me back with this app she uses, Venmo.<p>It's what's known as a peer-to-peer finance app, which is …

Spoiler-Free Book Review - Lev Grossman's The Magicians

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>As a fan of speculative fiction who also has an MFA in writing, I can’t think of a single book that was thrust upon me more …

The Smithsonian now lets you see 40,000 pieces of art online

The Smithsonian vowed that it would open up its digital collection by early 2015, and it's clearly not wasting time as it delivers on that promise. Both the institution's Freer and Sackler galleries have posted over 40,000 pieces of global art online, all of which can be used for non-commercial …

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