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15 Constellations Every Man Should Know (And How to Find Them) | The Art of Manliness

“Silently, one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven,<br>Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels.”<br>― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,</i> …

30 of the most beautiful places in the world

Superlative spots<p>Across the roughly 60 million square miles of land covering this breathtaking planet, there are a lot of exceedingly beautiful …

35 brilliantly designed 404 error pages

If you're starting a blog or website, don't forget the all-important 404 page – a standard response code in HTTP telling the user, in effect, that …

Web Design

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30 Amazing Examples of Loading Bar Designs for Your Inspiration

Internet connections are getting faster and faster, but from time to time there are some moments when we need to wait. In this case, creative …

This Mechanical Watch Has A Magic Button That Sets It By GPS

If there’s a single problem with mechanical watches its that they’re often considered inaccurate. A collection of gears and springs, no matter how carefully put together, will always lose a little time here or there. There’s a solution, quartz, but these tickers are accurate but boring. But why not …

How to style website lists: 5 great examples

There are many different types of list, from numbered, stepped and bulleted ones to complex lists with multiple content types. The ways to style them …

Service Industry

How to Stop Saying Um | The Art of Manliness

In the pursuit of becoming a better man, becoming well-spoken is a task that should not be overlooked. How you speak is a huge component of the …

MeasuringU: What UX Methods to Use and When to Use Them

There are a number of popular methods used in improving the user experience at all phases of research and design.<p>The following are some of the more …

Optimizing the Usability of Online Forms

Forms are the gatekeepers of the internet. They are often filled out as a starting point for one’s journey – such as signing up for an account. They …

Ideas to Keep in Mind When Designing User Interfaces

An effective UID doesn’t burden the user with the task of memorizing how the interface is supposed to work. One of the main roles of designers is to …

1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 Super Sprint Zagato: Buried Treasure

View 12 Photos<p>"When the time came to collect it, I chose to make the trip alone. I knew that the long journey home would be special, and I wanted to be able to pull over whenever the fancy took me -- just to stare at the car for a little while." When you hear Corrado Lopresto talking like this, you …

Alfa Romeo

Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills

Effective communication is one of the most important life skills we can learn—yet one we don’t usually put a lot of effort into. Whether you want to …

Massive ‘ocean’ discovered towards Earth’s core

A reservoir of water three times the volume of all the oceans has been discovered deep beneath the Earth’s surface. The finding could help explain …

Earth Science

The Importance of Visual Appeal in Web Design

on June 28, 2017 /<p>Great web design. It’s a concept that has become indispensable over the last decade. We all want a website and we want that website …

What an Enterprise! NASA physicist, artist unveil warp-speed craft design

Thanks to a NASA physicist, the notion of warp speed might just travel out of sci-fi and into the real world.<p>NASA's Harold White has been working since 2010 to develop a warp drive that will allow spacecraft to travel at speeds faster than light -- 186,000 miles per second.<p>White, who heads NASA's …

50s computer brochures

<b>Computer History Museum — Brochures / 1950s</b><p>Ohhhh my lord what a find. The motherload.<p>Check out the Computer History Museum for hundreds of PDFs …

Bringing SIMD to JavaScript

By Mohammad Reza Haghighat, Intel Senior Principal Engineer<p>Modern microprocessors utilize parallelism to deliver high performance within a …

How to Build Trust with Colleagues and Friends

Trust is so easy to take for granted. As employees and employers, as friends and spouses and family members, we tend to expect a lot of people to …

This is the Starship Enterprise of sea exploration

French architect and oceanographer Jacques Rougerie has spent more than 30 years researching underwater habitats, and even launched his own design firm for that purpose. His pet project, though, is considerably more ambitious. Drawing inspiration from Jules Verne's <i>Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the</i> …

30 Useful User Experience (UX) Tools

With the growing access to online services, websites and web applications have developed to become increasingly complex. If you are reading this …

The Old New Thing

12 Things Successful People Do in the First Hour of the Workday

The first hour of the workday is critical, since it can impact your productivity level and mindset for the rest of the day.<p>"Successful people understand the importance of having control over their mornings, and know how to use that time wisely," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and …

Time Management

Why UX is critical: every $1 invested in UX yields a $2 to $100 return - The American Genius

Back in the day, the idea of interacting with robots and computers seemed out of an episode of <i>The Jetsons</i>. But fast-forward to 2018, and some of the …

The ambitious, absurd ideas to turn Brooklyn into a utopia

The Psychologist’s View of UX Design

You may have heard this story about an elephant:<p>A king brings six men into a dark building. They cannot see anything. The king says to them, "I have …

Take Some Time to Look Up from Your Phone This Weekend

Despite our love for technology, we (and others) have talked ad nauseum about the social downsides of burying your face in a screen. But few …

How to Make Small Talk with Strangers: My 21-Day Experiment | The Art of Manliness

One of the more unexpected changes I discovered upon becoming a parent is how much more you end up talking with strangers. This is in part because …