Sam Sprick

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7 must-read books for design students

Heading off to uni this year, and looking for recommendations for graphic design books to keep you inspired? Maybe you're already studying and keen …

How To Hear What Your Voice Sounds Like To Other People

Hearing your voice the way others hear it can be a bit jarring at first, and I know plenty of people who claim they can't stand the sound of their …

Music Production

You 2.0: How Silicon Valley Can Help You Get Unstuck

At one time or another, many of us feel stuck: in the wrong job, the wrong relationship, the wrong city – the wrong life.<p>Christine Metzger felt that way. After a decade of working in education administration, she woke up one day and realized she wasn't the person she wanted to be.<p>Christine found …

This interactive map uses machine learning to arrange visually similar fonts

Typography enthusiasts likely already know how to identify fonts by name, but it’s always useful to explore visually similar fonts when you feel like changing up your options. Design consultant firm IDEO’s Font Map helps you do exactly that, with an interactive tool that lets you browse through …

Machine Learning

8 Life Lessons Heraclitus Can Teach You

Heraclitus was one of the wisest “pre-Socratic” (before Socrates) philosophers. Many of his sayings were lost in history, but the best bits were …

Lightroom Mobile Can Now Edit Any RAW File

This is pretty big: Adobe today announced a major update for Lightroom for Mobile, and one of the exciting new features is the app’s new ability to …

Happy Birthday John Bonham: Isolated Drums Tracks

Founding Led Zeppelin drummer <b>John Bonham</b> would have turned 68-years-old today had he not accidentally died in 1980. Bonham was just 32-years-old when …

3D-Printed Sundial Engineered to Display Time like a Digital Clock

Long before there were digital watches, there was the sundial–a device that tells the time of day by the position of the sun in the sky. They're harder to read than our modern means of time telling, until now. Etsy shop Mojoptix has created a 3D-printed version of the sundial that displays the …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Breakfast

5 Moves to Keep Your Desk Job From Killing You

Take a minute and stretch.<p>We go to work hoping our days spent at the office will challenge us professionally, but in reality, living the 9-to-5 (or 6 …

Yoga

How to Get Motivated to Lose Weight

You promised yourself this time you mean it. For the next three days, you eat salads, jog, and nibble on protein bars. Then within a few days, you …

Evanescence’s Amy Lee Covers Led Zeppelin — Kerrang!

Carrying on from her amazing cover of U2’s With Or Without You, Amy Lee has returned to take on Led Zeppelin this time. Nice!<p><b>Amy Lee from Evanescence</b> …

Led Zeppelin

What Is Keratosis Pilaris, And Why Does It Look Like Body Acne?

A dermatologist clears up the confusion behind KP, aka "chicken skin."<p><i>"Beauty Glossary" is a HuffPost series that breaks down beauty product techniques, treatments and ingredients so you know exactly what you're putting onto and into your body.</i><p>Has your skin been extremely itchy or irritated now …

How to Choose an Engagement Ring

Shopping for an engagement ring doesn't have to be a dreaded experience. Even if you don’t know where to start, don’t worry! Whether your partner is …

Engagement Rings

How to Get Rid of Bacne

Bacne, a non-medical term for acne that appears on your back, can be painful and embarrassing, and sometimes it feels like it's harder to treat than …

6 Secrets to Making Your Manicure Last Longer

Whether done professionally or at home, there are few things more frustrating than dealing with chips and cracks almost immediately after a manicure. …

Coats

Everything You Know About Cholesterol Is Wrong | The Art of Manliness

Back in 2013 when I published the results of my testosterone-boosting experiment, I got chided by many commenters for recommending a diet high in …

How to Remove a Tick: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

The arrival of summer — and along with it all sorts of outdoors activities — also ushers in the arrival of ticks. This guide covers what to do in the …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

Photographer Drenches His Subjects in Sticky Honey in Photo Series 'Preservation'

The health benefits of honey have been well-documented in early Roman, Vedic, Greek, and Islamic literature and the healing abilities of honey were …

How to Hack Your Flow: Live Life at the Limits and Boost Productivity | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Steven Kotler, author of</i> The Rise of Superman.<p>Researchers define flow as an “optimal state of consciousness,” a …

Understanding the Human Eye and How To Retouch it Naturally

I can assure you that this isn't another boring tutorial on how not to overdo eyes with Photoshop. Searching for the perfect method has come to an …

Shampooed Hair Presented as Abstract Art in Photo Series

In his recent magazine piece, photographer Lo Cheuk Lun turns the common salon scene of shampooed hair into swirling designs of abstract art. Lun snapped pictures of sudsy heads from above, showing off bubbly hair that is swirled and teased in a variety of patterns. Barely recognizable as part of …

How To Build Your Own 3D Stereo Camera

If you ever thought about taking 3D photos or video you are going to love this tutorial. It is based around the oldish Ricoh GX8, but you can adapt …

43 Essential Kitchen Secrets

These helpful tips and tricks will save you time and money.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.

15 Ultimate Cocktails for New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve is the best night of the year to create your own custom cocktail for a celebration. There are so many festive choices, and you can …

San Francisco

18 Life-Changing Hacks for Curly Hair

How to define your curls, eliminate dry ends, prevent frizz, and more.<p><b>1. Cover the sink with plastic wrap before detangling your hair.</b> Never clog the sink again.<p><b>2. When detangling your hair, use your fingers or a wide-tooth comb instead of a brush to prevent breakage and preserve the shape of your</b> …

Time-Lapse Condenses 100 Years of Beauty Trends Into 80 Seconds of Video

It seems as though each decade is defined by a handful of trends, fashion and otherwise, that permanently seal our perception of the given timeframe. …

How To Make a Citizen's Arrest | The Art of Manliness

I think we’ve all thought about it at one time or another. What would you do if you saw someone commit a crime? Would you call the police and let …

How to Make the Perfect Omelet: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

This post is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron delivers all the fresh ingredients and chef-created recipes needed so you can cook meals at …