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A Quick Guide to Getting Started with User Experience Design

The better it is, the less people notice it.<p>That’s the paradox of user experience design. If you make a website or app with a good user experience …

Can you solve the psychedelic illusion driving the internet crazy?

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>The brain may have an inconceivable number of cells [around 100 billion] and is the most complex biological structure on Earth but the organ appears to have a little trouble when it comes to optical illusions.<p>It seems to be relatively easy to trick the brain - as …

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

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Get Inspired By Stanley Kubrick's Rare 'Notes on Filmmaking'

In 1960 Stanley Kubrick was still early in his career, but he already had clear <i></i>thoughts on the art of filmmaking. We can learn from this rare glimpse …

The incredible power of ignoring everything

By Ana Swanson<p>Ana Swanson<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>Fyodor Dostoevsky, the 19th Century Russian author, once famously challenged his brother to try out a strange task: Don't think about a polar bear right now. “Try to pose for yourself this task: not to think of a polar bear, and you will see that the …

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A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.<p>As Seppala explains in her new book "The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your …

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The 6 best tools for creating infographics

It's quite remarkable to see what you can do within a web browser these days. HTML5 and improved internet connections have enabled us to do just …

10 Professional Design Resources For FREE

When you are about to start your own or client’s project, you can’t just design the website for the sake of it. Apart from the core functionalities, …

Top Photoshop Plugins for UI Designers

Adobe Photoshop is still the premiere editing suite for most graphic designers. It's been around for over 20 years and has a massive library of …

17 New Ultramodern Free Fonts for Designers

Visionary and <b>futuristic free fonts</b> for innovative and modern web & graphic design projects. These fonts are best for <b>logos, tattoos, badges, emblems</b>, …

Over 1,500 Free 4K Stock Video Clips, All Courtesy of a Single Cinematographer

Mitch Martinez is a Philadelphia-based director of photography and cinematographer. Over the past 2.5 years, he has been working on building a free …

Columbia U. Launches a Free Multimedia Glossary for Studying Cinema & Filmmaking

in <i>Film</i> | September 20th, 2015 1 Comment<p>Advertisement<p>You can find no shortage of classic films to watch on Open Culture. (See our collection: 1,150 …

Watch Keith Richards Grapple with Growing Old in Under the Influence Trailer

The movie premieres on Netflix on September 18.<p>What happens when a poster child for Jack Daniels–doused, drug-addled rock ’n’ roll revelry enters the AARP age group? If you’re <b>Keith Richards</b>, now 71, you grumble about relatively new music genres, get back into the recording studio, and star in your …

7 Standard Filmmaking Shots Every Cinematographer Must Know

Every film ever made uses these camera shots. We go back to Filmmaking 101 for a look at these standard frames of cinema.<p>For any newcomer to …

7 Things Filmmakers Can Learn From Incredible Aerial Footage

There’s a lot to learn from this collection of visually spectacular aerial footage.<p>We live in the golden years of <b>drone filmmaking</b>. Everyday there’s a …

7 Things Critics Look for When Reviewing a Movie

The most important thing to remember when watching a film critically is that every single frame and moment has been specifically crafted to have an …

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Rule Of Thirds: Context and Balance | Cinematography Compositions

The Basics of Filmmaking<p>When you’re shooting a film, you want to make sure every frame and composition you choose is intentional. There’s a saying …

Hold on Tight! Here Are 50 Hard-Hitting Filmmaking Tips in Just 7 Minutes

Our favorite young YouTuber is at it again, this time with 50 quick tips that are sure to inspire better filmmaking. So without any further ado, …

Rain is sizzling bacon, cars are lions roaring: the art of sound in movies

Skip Lievsay is one of the most talented men in Hollywood. He has created audioscapes for Martin Scorsese and is the only sound man the Coen brothers go to. But the key to this work is more than clever effects, it is understanding the human mind<p>Skip Lievsay, an unassuming-looking guy in his mid-60s …

Cinematography Tutorial: How Moving the Camera Can Help You Tell Stronger Stories

Simon Cade is at it again, this time with a helpful tutorial on the reasons why camera movement can take your cinematography to the next level.<p>Even …

The psychology of simple

<i>Why is simple so damn hard to get right?</i><p>For a concept that we all understand, ‘simple’ is deceivingly difficult to pin down.<p>We may ‘know it when we …

Finally! The Definitive Guide on How to Be a Filmmaker

So, you watched <i>The Boondock Saints</i> and have chosen to become a filmmaker, huh? Way to go, buddy! But before you get yourself a fishing vest and a …

7 Iconic Hollywood Cinematography Techniques

Every director has a go-to shot that makes a scene unmistakably their own. Let’s take a look at 7 iconic cinematography techniques used by the …

Shoot Full Cinematic Style on a Micro-Budget

You don't want your micro-budget film to look like what it is. Shooting pro-style is essential. Fortunately, you live in the age of affordable …

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5 Ways to Improve Your Cinematography Right Now!

Let’s put aside the camera loadouts and other gear setups and just focus on knowledge-based cinematography tips.<p>We talk about <b>cinematography</b> all the …

Cinematography Tips: Light Your Scene With A Single Light

It can be a real challenge to light a scene using only a single light source, but these cinematography tips and techniques will help you achieve …

How to clean iOS junk files and cache

This feature looks at how to clean iOS and remove unwanted junk. Discover how to clear out files, remove memory hogs and delete cache items. Your …

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How Steve Jobs became the greatest businessman the world has ever known

A vegan college dropout who took acid and traveled to India for spiritual enlightenment, Steve Jobs was the greatest businessman in history.<p>But Jobs' ascent was neither simple nor straightforward.<p>Jobs' life story is well known to many, but as a quick reminder: Jobs was kicked out of Apple, a …