Maria Eugenia Otero

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How To Clean Your Jewelry Without Jewelry Cleaner

You probably already have everything you need in your kitchen.<p>If you’re anything like us, you probably have some old pieces of jewelry lying around, becoming duller or more tarnished as the days go by. Instead of bringing them to a jeweler or buying a jar of jewelry cleaner, you just let them sit …

Cleaning

Dog days in December? Napa Valley winery offers canine-friendly holiday weekend

Looking for a special gift for the oh-so-special dog in your life? You might find it in Napa Valley in December, when Calistoga Ranch presents a three-night getaway for travelers with pups.<p>The family-friendly event in Calistoga starts Dec. 13 with a smoked-bacon scavenger hunt in the vineyard, …

Introduction to the Human Genome Project

The set of nucleic acid sequences or genes that form the DNA of an organism is its <b>genome</b>. Essentially, a genome is a molecular blueprint for …

Genetics

Our 10 Healthiest Slow Cooker Recipes

When it comes to making healthy choices, we're always looking for smart ways to make it easier. That's why slow cooker recipes that put the emphasis …

Healthy Eating

7 Wonders of New York City

There is a reason why New York is considered by many to be the greatest city of the world: the world-class theater, celebrity chefs and residents and …

15 Soups to Make in the Slow Cooker and Eat All Week Long

After a steamy summer of living without soup (besides the occasional gazpacho), the cooler days of September immediately bring a serious craving for …

Cooking

Scientists edit human embryos, report key gene for development

The first few days after a sperm fertilizes an egg are critical for a developing embryo — and not well understood. In a study published today in …

25 Trips of a Lifetime

If there were ever a place that could get by on its looks, it would be this Greek isle. Whitewashed cave houses framed by bougainvillea and backed by …

6 Ingredients or Less: 15 Surprisingly Simple Recipes

It's amazing how many delicious dishes you can make with only a handful of ingredients. From Mirin Glazed Salmon to Scottish Shortbread, these recipes will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time.<p><b>1. Mirin-Glazed Salmon</b><p>Adapted from one of my favorite cookbooks, <i>Nigella Express</i> by Nigella …

How to Learn Something and Actually Retain It

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

13 Healthy Lentil Recipes to Beat Bloat and Lose Weight

It's been said by many a nutritionist and dietitian that adding fiber to your diet can help you lose weight. An easy way to add fiber? Start with lentils. Not only are they fiber-rich, but they're a soluble fiber, meaning they'll also lower your cholesterol and make you feel more full.<p>Add these …

Vegan

Design A Better Website: Foundations First

Most designers only publish their finished, polished wireframes and mock-ups without revealing how much work really goes into research and content …

UX Design

3 Secrets of the Best Designed Websites in the World

Are there any secrets we can learn from the best designed websites in the world? Yes. In this article, you will learn about three main practices you …

20 Free & Useful Photoshop Plugins For Web Designers

The lorem ipsum command finally comes to Photoshop CS6 but hold the celebrations, the generated text still lacks variation. For those of you who need …

8 Amazingly Healthy Smoothie Recipes You've Never Heard Of

Unique ingredients are key 🔑.<p>Beyond the slew of avocado toasts that bait us on Instagram, the colorfully arranged #smoothies on the app are even more of a studied art. In fact, the chilled drink craze is part of the inspiration behind New Yorker Rachel Drori's line of delicious frozen smoothies …

Why You Should Ejaculate At Least 21 Times This Month, According to Science

Cheers to more sex—either with a partner or solo!<p>The key to good prostate health might be in your own hands: Ejaculating frequently may reduce your risk of prostate cancer, finds new research from the Boston University of Public Health.<p>The study looked at how ejaculation frequency affected prostate …

7 common website redesign mistakes, and how you can fix them

(And you can prevent most of them with a little bit of thinking)<p>1. Keeping ALL the content.<p>I know. It’s hard to let go. You’ve been together for …

Graphic Design From Around the World: Mexican Design

<i>Mexico is a zestful blend of Indian, American, and Spanish cultures.</i>Despite this, their sense of national identity is unswerving. Folk arts, …

Graphic Design

For Designers: The Essential Guide To Combining Typefaces

<b>Heads up designers</b>, New York-based creative Tim Brown, who is also the Head of Typography for Adobe Typekit & Adobe Type, has just made his book <i>A</i> …

This is what you're doing wrong with produce

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have debunked conventional wisdom about the best ways to store, prep, and cook fruits and veggies. Check out these science-backed tips for getting the most …

Nutrition

50 essential books every graphic designer should read

When it comes to seeking inspiration and learning, graphic designers are spoilt for choice. There is a wealth of literature at our fingertips, all …

Perfect Posture

Out of everyone at the studio, I think it’s probably the case that I’m tied to my desk most during the day. Brie & Erik are constantly out shooting, …

Yoga

30 Things You Need To Eat This Month

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Handy Typography Rules For Creating Better User Experience On Your Website

Image via Grain & Mortar<p><b>Choosing the right</b> typeface for your website, apps and other digital platforms will provide a strong visual connection with …

Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a unicorn

Tired of having ideas and not being able to execute on them, Nick Fredman learned how to code.The post Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a …

Codes

Keys to Improving Your Website’s User Experience

When you were a child and you had to go antique shopping with your parents, did it make you feel uncomfortable? Like you couldn’t touch anything …

The pro's guide to UI design

When I started my career, I was a web designer. I worked in web design for four years, starting with small business sites and eventually moving on to …

How to Design for Ease of Use

Ease of use is something that designers strive for but how can you design for ease-of-use? It’s a common question at the start of projects; “If we’re …