Mounika Krishna

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Cartoon reveals the importance of completing side projects

Getting sidetracked by your projects is easier than you think<p>If you're working in the world of web design, chances are you've dabbled with a side …

Substance-Free Psychedelics | High Art

Fluidly paintings of mushrooms and melting women mark the surreal work of Lauren Young Smith.<p>The connection between the influence of an outside substance and the creation of hallucinatory art is an easy one to pass off with assumption. Realistically, we're all wired differently, and some, like …

Digital Art

Yoga Won’t Change Your A**.

A few weeks ago, at her request, I accompanied my 15-year-old daughter to a complimentary personal training session at a gym.<p>We had our body fat …

The Apple Pencil: an illustrator's review

Just another Apple product or a digital magic wand? Guardian illustrator Chloe Cushman takes it for a spin<p>The Apple Pencil is a cursed product, haunted by a single Steve Jobs quote from 2010: “If you see a stylus, they blew it.” Jobs thought that the stylus, a pen-like device used to write or draw …

Banana Milk Chocolate Weekend Pancakes

Welcome to the weekend where there’s time enough for pancakes and reason enough for chocolate inside of them. I hope you allow yourself at least one …

Breakfast

This Malted Coconut Cake Is the Most Delicious Way to Celebrate Easter

There's no better way to welcome spring.<p>With the start of spring comes a slew of gatherings: Mother's Day luncheons, Easter brunches, bridal and baby showers, and then some. If this sounds like your social schedule, we wanted to humbly suggest a cake so beautiful, it just might put all your other …

Writing interactive command line apps in JavaScript with Node.js, or how to write the most classic type of software on the most modern framework without frying your brain in the process

THE PROBLEM Say you want to write a little command line application. For example, a simple app that greets you, asks for your name, and then talks to …

JavaScript

Writing Cross-Platform Apps with React Native

React Native is a JavaScript framework for writing real, natively rendering iOS and Android applications. It’s based on React, Facebook’s JavaScript …

Software Engineering

GIF-Walk On the Wild Side | GIF Six-Pack

GIF artists explore the oldest form on cinema on this weeks Six-Pack.<p>The walking cycle is a classic format for filmmakers, animators, and GIF-makers, reaching back to very first movie, Eadweard Muybridge's <i>Horse in Motion</i> (1878). The simple concept of a character walking forward has never gotten …

Animation

Steve Martin, Wild and Crazy Art Curator

At Boston’s MFA, the comedian Steve Martin has curated an exhibition of the great Canadian artist Lawren Harris’s work.<p>The first time the comedian …

Lake Superior

Tips for Working Comfortably at Your Desk

<b>It is important to feel comfortable at your office in order to increase your efficiency and protect your health.</b> There are many small steps you can …

Ergonomics

Louis Vuitton's Style Director Has Seven Pairs of This Unreleased fragment design x Air Jordan 1

In the latest Essentials by Hypebeast, the website caught up with Louis Vuitton's men's style director Kim Jones to go over what he packs when he …

This Beyoncé-Inspired Workout Is the Most Fun You'll Ever Have Doing Cardio

Okay, ladies, now let's get in formation.<p>While Beyoncé's trainer has let us in on her squat-heavy workout routine, we know there's really one thing that's gotten her that famous body: dancing. Swerving, twerking, and "surfboardt"-ing for hours on stage (and in rehearsal) tones you like nothing …