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25 beautiful US cities to live in if you love spending time outdoors

A recent ranking by Niche, a company that researches and compiles information on cities, revealed the best cities for outdoor activities in America, proving that city life and the great outdoors are not always mutually exclusive.<p>To compile its ranking, Niche gathered data on 227 US cities including …

Recreation

7 Tools That Will Help You Do More Productive Design Work

We are huge fans of beautiful, elegant design—but not always of the time it takes to make something beautiful. Luckily, there are a number of tools …

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief  that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today.<p>Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research.<p>“Buddhists argue …

Consciousness

Interactive Coding Bootcamp - over 90% off

The ability to code is one of the most valuable and sought-after skills around, with professionals earning salaries upwards of $75,000. If it appeals to you as a vocation, then you should check out the <i>Interactive Coding Bootcamp</i><i>,</i> which readies you for the world of development work, and it currently …

20 Awesome Must Try CSS Tips for Beginners

Since the inception of the internet, CSS and HTML have been tied together in a conjugal bond. While HTML is possibly an easy markup language to …

Waze cofounder tells us how his company's $1 billion sale to Google really went down

The sale was a milestone for Israel's young but huge startup community: The first Israeli consumer-app company to be bought for over $1 billion. In an instant, the whole "Startup Nation" decided to quit aiming for fast exits and build billion-dollar companies instead.<p>Among Israel's tight-knit tech …

Venture Capital

What Kind of Alcohol Gives You the Worst Hangover?

Hangovers are inevitable, and all-too-frequent -- hey, no judgement -- and while there are plenty of foods to cure them, it's also possible to save …

10 Inspirational Books that can Change Your Life

“Read, read, read. Read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and …

Motivation

6 web design trends taking over the Internet

We’re already halfway through 2015, and in the last few months we’ve seen many trends come and go. What has not gone, however, is the deliberate movement to get back to the basics without unnecessary features.<p>The days of cluttered pages overflowing with information have passed, and they’re being …

How to transform user experience into UX design

Usability testing doesn’t have to be complicated. There are dozens of options for a design team that wants to remotely test their solutions. To prove …

A nearby black hole just erupted for the first time in 26 years and scientists are ecstatic

But on June 15, astronomers detected something signaling that it had woken up.<p>Now, scientists around the world are using highly sophisticated instruments to learn as much as they can about this mysterious beast of nature before the black hole returns to its slumber, which will be soon.<p>Black holes …

Black Holes

Forget About Meditation. This Simple Practice Can Change Your Life

Your yoga teacher, shrink and shaman all told you that you should practice meditation. You saw Ellen Degeneres endorse TM -- that's Transcendental Meditation for those who've lived under a rock for the past 50 years -- on TV and thought perhaps it was time to invest $1000 in your spiritual growth. …

Meditation

Get Better Sleep: 5 Powerful New Tips From Research

Ever have trouble getting to sleep? Or staying asleep? Or you get plenty of shut-eye but you’re not refreshed? Everyone wants to get better sleep. …

7 tips to create awesome mobile app designs

Yelp is a good example of intuitive mobile interaction design. The app is very clean, with nice, big buttons that state their purpose. The buttons’ clear labels are easily understood by just about any user. Much more than that, the app uses some common mobile UI patterns, like the toolbar at the …

The exciting and grueling life of a SpaceX intern, where you meet Elon Musk and 'work whatever 80 hours a week you want'

Each year, SpaceX hires over 700 interns who get a taste of what it's like on the cutting edge of space travel.<p>According to the internship listing, only the most driven candidates need apply.<p>It reads: "If you're undaunted by the impossible, actively seeking out insanely challenging projects under …

Space Exploration

Harry Roberts on why pragmatism trumps perfectionism

Harry Roberts does a lot of speaking and a lot of teaching. He's been working for himself for more than a year; before that he spent three years as a …

Online Life

'If I burn out, I burn out': meet Taylor Wilson, nuclear boy genius

He fused the atom at 14, has advised the US government on counter-terrorism and plans to beat cancer – and he’s still only 21. What scares Taylor Wilson? Asking a girl for her number ...<p>Taylor Wilson has a Geiger counter watch on his wrist, a sleek, sporty-looking thing that sounds an alert in …

Genius

5 dangerous UX myths debunked

However, it’s still important to craft content above the fold so that it tells the user that there’s more to be found below. This is obvious due to the presence of the scroll bar, but you can leave further clues and it’s always better not to assume anything about your users.<p>With this in mind, you …

17 ways successful people think differently about money

This is Microsoft’s bold plan to always keep your iPhone connected to the Internet

While Google and Facebook are looking at ways of bringing online more users, especially in developing markets, Microsoft has a bold Internet-related …

25 Awesome Branding, Visual Identity and Logo Design Examples

New creative <b>branding</b> and <b>visual identity design</b> examples from top designers around the world. Business identity can be most valuable asset for any …

Graphic Design

Why You Should Stop Multitasking and Start Singletasking

Multitasking is a myth, but there is a better way<p>Multitasking doesn’t work. In fact, it decreases your productivity by as much as 40%. In addition to …

7 Things Every Designer Needs to Know about Accessibility

Accessibility enables people with disabilities to perceive, understand, navigate, interact with, and contribute to the web. Imagine a world where …

Why Google Recommends Responsive Web Design

Google often offers advice to web designers and developers so that they can optimize their websites for the search engine’s algorithms and for SEO …

How long can the Galaxy S5 Ultra Power Saving Mode extend battery life?

Samsung’s enthusiasm over their Galaxy S5’s Ultra Power Saving Mode has been apparent since the device’s announcement. This mode is said to do wonders with battery life, often extending it by multiple days, something that is simply unheard of in today’s smartphones. Samsung has decided to offer us …

Batteries