Tasos Lazarides

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Storyboards Help Visualize UX Ideas

<b>Summary:</b> Visual representations of UX stories capture attention, provide clarity, and inspire us to take action.<br>Storytelling plays a large role in …

UX Design

Here’s a Handy Way to Understand Healthy Serving Sizes

Unfortunately, this isn’t quite the full story. In fact, the serving size on a food label is determined by the manufacturer—and not the USDA, who …

Nutrition

These Honey Garlic Baked Cauliflower Bites Are Irresistible — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

Playing Magic: The Gathering: How and Where to Get Started

<i>Interested in Magic: The Gathering? Check out our show</i> <b>Spellslingers</b> <i>where host Day[9] plays epic battles of Magic: The Gathering against fantastic</i> …

How You Can Improve UX with Microinteractions. Part II

In the first part of the article, I talked about the definitions and types of microinteractions and why they work for your product UX. Here, I will …

UI Design

Stir-Fried Quinoa with Kale and Chickpeas

In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant and starting to brown, about a minute.<p>Add kale, season …

Battlefield V - More Details From Behind Closed Doors

The #1 Food You Should Eat for Breakfast

Find out what food to add to your morning routine to power you through the day.<p><b>Pictured Recipe:</b> Chocolate Banana Oatmeal<p>Oatmeal is as close to …

Breakfast

This Is the Chillest, Easiest Way to Poach an Egg

Somehow, in the last few weeks, I have become someone who wakes up at 6:30 a.m. I did not choose this path—I would always rather be sleeping, …

100 Healthy Recipes to Keep Dinner Exciting When You're on a Diet

The most difficult part about deciding to take on a new diet is coming up with unique and versatile meal options that won't make you want to cheat. Grocery shopping for and cooking dinner suddenly becomes a task you want to avoid at all cost, but with some planning, dinner doesn't have to be …

Cooking

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

You'll Be Inspired AF to Make Mason Jar Lunches After Seeing These Tasty Creations

Prepping mason jar salads is popular for good reason — they're quick and healthy, and they stay fresh all week. Salads aren't the only nutritious and filling lunch idea, though. Scroll through for some delicious inspiration for this week's lunches.

Healthy Eating

Here are the 2018 Hugo Award nominees

The best science fiction and fantasy of 2017<p>The nominees for the 2018 Hugo Awards were announced today, representing the best science fiction and fantasy literature published in 2017.<p>The Hugo Awards are one of speculative fiction’s most prestigious prizes. Named for <i>Amazing Stories</i> editor Hugo …

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

Writing

Cumin-Lime Roasted Chickpeas Recipe

Chickpeas have the perfect balance of protein and high-fiber carbohydrate to keep blood sugar levels stable, which also helps keep inflammation at …

Food

To write better, edit out these filler phrases

The biggest improvement in my writing skills happened when I became an editor.<p>Writers are often too familiar with their own ideas to spot mistakes …

Creative Writing

6 recent and upcoming myth-inspired novels you need to pick up

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings, edited by Elise Chapman and Ellen Oh<p>This collection contains fifteen different short story that reinterprets the …

Books

21 Ways to Use a Can of Chickpeas

Chickpeas are such a versatile ingredient. You can roast chickpeas and add them to salads, use them as a substitute for croutons in soups, or turn …

My Chicken and Dumplings Is the Best on the Internet (No, Really)

In the fall of 2013, I wrote a Chicken and Dumplings recipe. I wouldn’t say I was the biggest fan. Like meatloaf, Chicken and Dumplings is one of …

Win at Lunch Tomorrow by Packing It Tonight

What's one of the easiest ways to feel like you have your life together? If you ask us, it's prepping lunch the night before. In the grand scheme of …

Healthy Eating

21 Sci-Fi Books To Read After You Watch 'Annihilation'

With the film adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer's New Weird novel in theaters, it seems appropriate to give you a list of 21 suggested books to read …

Pablo Neruda’s Poem, “The Me Bird,” Becomes a Short, Beautifully Animated Film

From 18bis, a Brazilian design & motion graphics studio, comes this: an animated interpretation of “The Me Bird," a poem by the Nobel Prize-winning …

Halloumi Fries Taste Like the Best Part of a Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Move over mozzarella sticks. These salty French fry-like cheese sticks are our new number one.<p>Cut and fried the right way, salty, slightly tangy …

39 Great Whiskeys You Can Actually Find at Your Liquor Store

Here’s the truth about most “Best Whiskeys” lists you’ll find online: a slideshow of rare Pappy Van Winkles and Macallan Lalique releases aren’t …

This Broccoli Mac & Cheese Comes Together in 30 Minutes

On busy weeknights when the family comes home and you only have a short while between basketball practice or your evening grad school class, you want …

Make This Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken and Broccoli for Dinner

February is not my favorite month. While I'd like to think I'd spend time in my kitchen making long, labor-intensive dinners, like lasagna bolognese …

Spicy Orange Chicken That's Better Than Take-Out

Chinese takeout is notorious for being full of sodium. Between the sugar and sodium-laden sauces, breaded meat, egg rolls, and fried rice, a takeout …

Food

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Sexual Harassment

15 Vegan Sweet Potato Recipes That Show How Versatile This Veggie Is

You'll want to keep this veggie in your kitchen from now on.<p>February 06, 2018<p>It's hard for me to find time to spend in the kitchen. I've found that …

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. However, after reading the books on this list and …