Sam Erickson

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Meet Hyper.is – the terminal written in HTML, JS and CSS

Run Bash on Windows and perform other feats of command line magicZeit, a San Francisco-based software startup, has released the 1.0 version of Hyper, …

10 best new web design tools in August 2016

The two major launches this month are Pattern Lab 2, which is a tool for building atomic design systems, and Fractal, a tool for building web …

5 Reasons That Walking Is The Best Meditation

24 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

Being the boss comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management position, it can be difficult to evaluate how you're doing.<p>Are you striking the right balance between commanding respect and appearing accessible? Are your employees responding well to your style of leadership? Are any of …

How To Take Scrolling Screenshots On iPhone Or Android

Here's how you can take scrolling screenshots on iPhone or Android for web pages or long messaging threads by stitching multiple screenshots into one …

Prone To Depression? Scientists Say It's Due To Your Creativity

Creativity may be linked to mental illness:read here to discover the links to depression and how they might not be the reasons you think.

Photographer pilot captures stunning snap of storm over the Pacific Ocean

A talented photographer has captured the exciting moment a lightning flash lights up a colossal Cumulonimbus cloud.<p>This stunning image was captured from the cockpit by pilot and photographer Santiago Borja while en route to South America recently. The picture displays the breath-taking power of a …

A woman who has read over 4,000 résumés says this is the biggest mistake the most successful people make

Amy Adler, a certified master résumé writer, management coach, and career strategist for executives — who has read around 4,000 executives' résumés in her life — says that there's one common mistake many of these people make.<p>"Executives typically have broad, deep, and successful careers," she tells …

Scientists Seek Ban On Monsanto's RoundUp

On Tuesday, a delegation of independent scientists urged the EPA to ban RoundUp, Monsanto's flagship herbicide at the O'Neill House Office Building in Washington D.C. Providing testimony that it poses an unreasonable risk to humans, animals, and the environment, scientists spoke at a closed meeting …

How to Make Your Home Look Expensive

Buying a room full of pricey furniture and accessories does not guarantee that it will look elegant and high-end. And styling a space on a tight budget doesn't mean that it will look cheap. Instead, achieving a rich, refined look is all about adding key pieces and using some styling tricks. Check …

5 Signs of Emotional Suffering

<b>Life has a way of changing us with each passing event.</b> We are made stronger because of the struggles. We become resilient because of the lessons. …

We behave a lot more badly than we remember

By Francesca Gino, <i>Harvard Business School</i> and Maryam Kouchaki, <i>Northwestern University</i><p>In a 1997 U.S. News and World Report survey, 1,000 Americans were asked the following question: "Who do you think is most likely to get into heaven?" According to respondents, then-president Bill Clinton had a 52 …

5 Common Emotions You Never Knew Had Names

That cozy feeling you get when it's raining out and you're indoors? There's a name for it.<p>Emotional life is far richer than the vocabulary we have to describe it. Sadness, joy, exhilaration, regret, fury, etc., bleed into each other, creating unique blends in which one emotion is tinged with …

Why it's SO important to check in on your friends and let them know you care

Recently, Kristen Bell very candidly discussed how her notable “bubbly” personality doesn’t change the fact that she deals with anxiety and …

Mental Health

25 Ways to Boost Your Writing Skills - InformED

Some say good writing can’t be taught. We beg to differ. Here are 25 surefire ways to boost your skills and become a master of communication.<p>1. Learn …

Creative Writing

7 free design tools for freelancers on the go

'Take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves', so the saying goes. And every freelancer needs to keep those words of wisdom …

14+ Tools for Bloggers

Are you a busy blogger? Looking for new, unique tools to help you work smarter? The right tools will help streamline and improve your blogging. In …

DIY Outdoor Wood Bench

This is a little labor intensive, but the result is beautiful. If you're interested in a bit of a challenge and want to revamp your outdoor space on …

Think Like an Interior Designer in 7 Steps

Hiring a professional to decorate the inside of your home can be pricey, and might be out of the question for homeowners who are already on a tight budget.<p>You don't have to be a licensed interior designer to think like one, though. There are ways to be your own best design ally -- it just takes a …

5 Reasons Why I Hate Religious Christianity

<i>Photo: Karl Fredrickson via Unsplash</i><p>I have a confession to make. To some it may sound shocking, especially considering I write faith-based blog posts, but.... I hate religious Christianity. Now, before you think I have gone off the deep end and I'm renouncing my faith - please understand what I …

Top 20 Macro Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, in which we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

When programmers get weird: The funniest code projects on GitHub

Of the 35 million open source projects on the code-sharing website GitHub, many are sophisticated software packages used by corporations all over the world. Others are smaller, single-purpose code libraries that many developers couldn’t live without. And some are just funny jokes.<p>Code jokes may …

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5 Habits of Exceptionally Emotionally Intelligent People | Inc.com

There's been quite a bit of talk surrounding the topic of emotional intelligence, or EQ. What is emotional intelligence? What's different about people who have it from those who don't?<p>According to <i>Psychology Today</i>, EQ is comprised of three things: the ability to accurately identify your emotions and …

Perfect Shots of Abandoned Locations

Mattias Haker is a photographer specialized in architecture, urbex, abandoned places ; pictures below are taken from his series <i>Impermanence</i> which …

How to Create a Blogging Masterpiece That Your Audience Will Share

Have you ever wondered what makes some blog posts go viral?<p>And have you ever wondered why some of your blog posts struggle to get even a few visitors?<p>…

Writing

April's 10 best new web design tools

Every month we select the 10 most useful new tools to help web designers (and sometimes developers, too) improve the way they work. They include …

Earth’s Most Striking Scenes, As Seen From Above

Photographer Bernhard Edmaier's aerial landscapes are a celebration of color, form, and the wonders of geology.<p>Twenty-three years ago, German photographer Bernhard Edmaier was working as a geologist. He was fascinated with the Earth and its ever changing structures, but something about spending his …

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Rumination: A Problem in Anxiety and Depression

Rumination is one of the similarities between anxiety and depression. Ruminating is simply repetitively going over a thought or a problem without …

Here's What It's Actually Like To Live With Bipolar Disorder

"I'm not crazy. Something in my head just works different than yours."<p><b>"It became clear that this wasn't the case.</b> I started a new medication regimen a few months ago and my mood has been stable since then. There are still difficulties, but I try to take them in stride."

Mental Health