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The 10 best free graphic design courses online

Want to learn new skills, or refresh the fundamentals of your graphic design knowledge? We’ve previously brought you some great graphic design …

Graphic Design

You can watch NASA's Cassini make its 'Grand Finale' dive into Saturn's atmosphere later today: Here's how- Technology News, Firstpost

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is all set to end its 13-year mission to Saturn at 5.30 pm IST on 15 September. The spacecraft will be taking a <b>final plunge</b> …

Astronomy

How NASA’s new telescope will advance our hunt for life on other planets

Life by Proxy<p>According to a NASA statement late last month, in addition to the hunt for life on exoplanets, the imminent launch of the James Webb …

Astronomy

Design Expert: The Secrets to Better User Interfaces

Designer Scott Schaedle feels that user interfaces would look and function much better if developers simply followed a handful of good design …

UI Design

Cassini Dropped Its Most Mind-Blowing Look At Saturn's Rings Yet

Though Cassini only has a few days left to study Saturn before it dies, it’s seriously making them count. Today, NASA released what it says are “the …

Astronomy

How to be an awesome programmer.

You wake up one morning after having a revelation, you decide to do one good thing in your life, instead of your usual rant. You think, OK I’ve been …

Test Driven Development

5 Inspiring Quotes Perfect for When You Are Ready to Just Give Up on Your Business

Why do entrepreneurs always tell each other not to give up? Because a sane person probably would.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s face it, being a business owner is hard.<p>You’re not going to get the results you want overnight. You’re going to want to give up. …

Motivation

The “Quantum Internet” Is Just a Decade Away. Here’s What You Need to Know.

The Next Level<p>The word “quantum” sounds so advanced and complex that people tend to get hyped up about anything attached to it. While not every …

First-Ever Mutant Ants Have Been Raised, And They Have a Messed Up Social Life

It was harder than you'd think.<p>Despite what you might've seen in 1950s monster movies, it's difficult to raise mutant ants. For years biologists have …

Making an older brain younger by manipulating a single gene

As we age, our brains lose plasticity, which is their ability to adapt to behavioral, physical, or environmental changes. This can have negative …

The 7 Biggest Unanswered Questions in Physics

Physicists have solved some of the universe's biggest mysteries. But they're not done yet.<p>If Isaac Newton suddenly popped out of a time machine, he’d be delighted to see how far physics had come. Things that were deeply mysterious a few centuries ago are now taught in freshman physics classes (the …

Physics

In small collisions, scientists find big new physics questions

In physics, the Standard Model describes how particles like quarks, leptons and bosons should interact. But as a review paper detailed in the journal Nature in June, recent experiments at particle colliders around the world have turned up anomalies that the rule book doesn’t quite account …

Physics

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Now If You Want to Be More Successful

Knowing when to quit is a skill that can be learned.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us grew up hearing the mantra “Don’t be a quitter,” and we’ve internalized it to the point where we feel guilty even if we don’t finish a book that’s boring us to death. Our …

Motivation

Become a UX designer in an afternoon—a quick guide for new designers.

Research — Analyse—Design—Test<p>Make it count, everything you say and do from now on will be based on this research.<p>2. Analyse<p>This is the fun part …

UX Design

Fears of a 'utility death spiral' could be slowly killing solar power

But solar's proliferation is slowing, partly due to a well-funded lobbying campaign by conventional utility giants. According to a recent New York Times report, several large US utility companies have been working with state politicians nationwide to reverse economic incentives for homeowners to …

Solar Power

Basic Assumptions of Physics Might Require the Future to Influence the Past

One of the most well-accepted physical theories makes no logical sense. Quantum mechanics, the theory that governs the smallest possible spaces, …

Quantum Mechanics

10 ways design thinking can help you raise resourceful kids

When my son Ben was young, he only ate white food. Spaghetti, bread and popcorn all made the cut; broccoli and peppers, not so much. I couldn’t let it go. I formed spinach into “Shrek pancakes,” told him Batman loved peas and challenged him to string bean eating contests. I knew he loved …

Parenting

Ask Ethan: How Close Are We To A Theory Of Everything?

Since well before Einstein, it was the dream of those who study the Universe to find a single equation to govern as many phenomena as possible. Rather than have a separate law for each and every physical property the Universe has, we could unify these laws into a single, overarching framework. All …

Physics

20 Free UX eBooks You Must Read

There is always something new that you can learn about UX, whether we’re talking about best UX practices, new trends, prototyping techniques, or …

UX Design

10 new web design tools for June

This month Brad Frost unveils his guide to making a successful style guide, presentation tool LiveSlides is getting a lot of attention, and Google …

Style Guides

14 UX Design Books: The Essential Reading List

Staying up to date is a key to success whetherThe post 14 UX Design Books: The Essential Reading List appeared first on iamwire.

UX Design

20 great resources for learning graphic design

Maybe you’re right at the start of your graphic design career or studies. Or maybe you’ve been doing it for a few years, but still feel there are …

How to Take Better Photos on Your Phone

Dear friend, First of all, realize the phone is a “real” camera. Ignore anyone who tells you otherwise. 1. Simple background The best way to make …

Mobile Photography
Inspiration

Can A Machine Choose Fonts And Colors Better Than You? Try It

These automated design tools let you find new font and color combinations with the push of a button. And then call it a weekend.<p>Maybe you’re just feeling uninspired. Maybe you took a job that pays less than you’re worth. Look, I’m not here to judge. We’re all going to be working for AI in a few …

Typography

6 digital product design principles Yoda might live by

A few not-so-obvious fundamentals to keep in mind<p>Design as a profession is grossly mis-understood by many. We’re contained to a box full of “pretty …

UX Design

Everything You Need to Know About ISO (VIDEO)

Vincent Ledvina is an independent filmmaker specializing in animation, and he combines these skills to release short monthly videos on basic …

Shutter Speed

11 everyday skills that will make you more successful over time

Some say it's luck. Others say it's hustle. The truth is, success only comes with a combination of both, as well as a few other ingredients.<p>Defining success can be tricky because it's so subjective.<p>Some people want to make a million dollars a year. Others want to make a good living and have three …

Self-improvement