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How to get started in Calligraphy

In case you missed this epic post by Seb Lester…<p><i>Seb Lester gives us an insight into his practice and offers tips to anyone wishing to develop their calligraphy skills. Full videos of above animations here: Destiny and Heart & Soul</i><p>Calligraphy is enjoying something of a renaissance at the moment. I first noticed at the beginning of 2013 when mainstream publications like Salon started taking an interest in my calligraphy work. Momentum has gathered since then to the point that one of my …

Find Work You Love by Identifying Your Unique Angle

There are things you love to do, and there are things people pay you to do. In the perfect world those are the same thing, but realistically you need …

Most Popular Car Comparison Site: Edmunds

If you're shopping for a new car, you need to do our homework. Learning all you can and comparing different vehicles isn't easy, which is why there …

Five Best Car Comparison Sites

If you're shopping for a new car, you need to do our homework. Learning all you can and comparing different vehicles isn't easy, which is why there …

Kelley Blue Book

Universal ADB Utility Simplifies Common Android Command Line Tasks

Windows: ADB and fastboot are two immensely powerful tools. If you're new to using them, or just want to simplify the process a bit, Universal ADB …

How to Run Your Favorite Windows Programs on OS X with Wineskin

A lot of software comes out for Mac and Windows these days, but there are always a few games or apps that don't make it OS X. Thankfully, you can …

Build (and Learn to Use) the Perfect Bike Patch Kit with This Guide

If you're a cyclist, you need a patch kit. It doesn't matter if you're a commuter or a weekend warrior, if you're traveling away from home, you need …

Google's trusted places just made my life so much easier

I never have to unlock my Android phone at home again<p>I don't make a habit of counting how many times I unlock my phone, but I'm willing to believe the stats that say the average user does it hundreds of times each day. That can be an unnecessary chore when using a device in a place safe from …

Method Draw is a Free, Browser-Based Vector Creator

Web: Vector images are great for things like logos that need to scale to any size, but software to make them is often expensive. Method Draw provides …

Graphic Design

12 design secrets spilled by Jony Ive

Jony Ive made a rare public appearance at the Design Museum in London yesterday, where he discussed a range of topics with museum director Deyan Sudjic. Everything from the future of design, to Jony’s work at Apple popped up in the conversation, but the most intriguing parts where the insights into …

“How Much Should I Charge?” Helps Freelancers Set Prices

If you're a designer, you might have trouble deciding how to price your work. You may take into account the type of client and project. "How Much …

Know How to Maximize Food's Flavor with the Flavor Star

The major food flavors—salty, sweet, sour, bitter, spicy, and umami—all play off of each other, balancing or enhancing the other flavors. You can …

PrivacyGrade Shows You Which Apps Collect Your Data (or Don’t)

You may be surprised to learn that your favorite mobile game collects your location and phone data to serve you advertisements. PrivacyGrade verifies …

Choose the Right Mattress for Your Body Type

Just as you should select a pillow based on your sleeping style and to correct body problems, choose the proper mattress that will support your spine …

Google Gives Bookmarks an Overhaul with Bookmark Manager for Chrome

Chrome: What was formerly known as Google Stars—before it was pulled from the Chrome Web Store—is now the Bookmark Manager extension, which makes …

'Cowboy Bebop' is hitting Blu-ray and buying it is a must

One of the single greatest animes ever made according to just about everyone in existence, <i>Cowboy Bebop</i>, will see release on high-def Blu-ray on December 16th. That means any lover of jazz, science fiction, westerns, and robots needs this in their home as soon as humanly possible. Etiquette dictates …

Here's a List of More Than 30 Free Image Sites That Don't Look Stock-y

Finding decent, non-stock-y images that are free to use can sometimes be a frustrating search. This collection of over 30 image web sites contains a …

This Visual Guide to Pork Makes Sure You Always Buy the Right Cut

Shopping for pork at the grocery store can be tricky, and unless you already know the difference between a blade end roast and butt roast, you may …

This Graphic Shows How to Pair Ingredients for More Flavorful Salads

Tired of the same old, boring salads? While there are nearly endless ingredient combinations you can try, this graphic suggests tried-and-true flavor …

Watch Sir Ian McKellen give the best advice possible to students

Sir Ian McKellen is one of the finest Englishmen working in Hollywood. But his Gandalf persona, with that sonorous delivery, is just iconic. You could watch him all day it's so perfect. So, the schoolchildren at the Chew Valley School in Southwest England were lucky enough to have him pass by the …

'The Tale of the Princess Kaguya' is the most gorgeous film you'll see all year

Much was made of animation legend Hayao Miyazaki’s decision to retire last year, but a new movie out today from his Studio Ghibli comes from the mind of no less great a talent. <i>The Tale of the Princess Kaguya</i> was directed by 78-year-old Isao Takahata, a co-founder of the studio, and you won’t see a …

Four User-Friendly Alternatives to Popular (But Complex) Android Apps

There are a lot of great apps out there, but not every great app can be a looker. While the fan favorites are great, here are some alternatives to …

Four Actionable Ways to Improve Your Running

It's easy to fall into a routine with your running and never really think about changing things up, but you might be missing out on opportunities to …

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The Best Weather App for Android

Android has what seems like a billion different weather apps available, but when it comes to getting the essential in an easy-to-read fashion, we …

Learn Yoga in Five Minutes a Day with These "YogaGrams"

You don't have to commit an hour or half an hour every day to a yoga practice to reap the benefits. In less than five minutes a day, you can learn …