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The Top 10 Things I Wish I Had Known as a Beginner Photographer

Oh the road to becoming the best photographer you can be, you come across loads of useful information… and some not-so-useful information. Sometimes, …

Arizona's 'Falcon's nest,' designed by Sukumar Pal, asks $1.5M

It may have been, at one point, the world’s tallest single-family home<p>If you’ve ever wanted to live high-in-the-sky in a home you shared with no other households (apartment towers don’t count, obviously), then this incredible “falcon’s nest” home in Prescott, Arizona by Phoenix architect Sukumar …

Architecture

FREE WEB UI Kit (symbols & styles) - Freebie

By<p>Marco Lopes<p>Lead UI Designer at Farfetch.com<p>Follow for updates on what Marco Lopes is creating.<p>Sketch User Interface elements kit<p>Fully organize UI …

Backyard Room

Everyone can use some solitude from time to time. But if you have a rambunctious household this much needed regrouping ritual becomes increasingly …

Environmentally Friendly

Siri Daly's Sticky Ham Sandwiches

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<br>• 1 tablespoon dry mustard<br>• 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce<br>• 2 tablespoons brown sugar<br>• 1 tablespoon poppy seeds<br>• 1 package small sweet Hawaiian buns<br>• 1 pound sliced ham<br>• 1 pound sliced Swiss cheese<p><b>Preparation</b><p>1. In a medium saucepan, bring butter, dry mustard, …

29 incredible close-ups of snowflakes shot with a homemade camera rig

Kljatov was inspired to try his own snowflake photography after seeing a website called 'Snow Crystals' created by a CalTech physics professor named …

The lie that the stars tell us

A new time-lapse photo taken in Indonesia has been shared widely this week. Kelly Grovier finds echoes in one of the world’s most famous paintings.<p>The stars are a lie. The light we see glimmering in the night sky is so old, the heavenly bodies from which they echo may be long gone. Yet still we …

Time-lapse Photography

Secret-packed home declared 2016 House of the Year

The difference between last year's winner and this year is pronounced. Whereas the former is a sombre, though beautiful piece of architecture fit for …

Architecture

5 New Tools That Will Help You Craft Stunning Landing Pages

The need and greed of acquiring new Leads for a Business or Blog is the number one motivator that forces Marketers and Bloggers to dive into the …

An Egg and Cheese Bread That Will Float Your Boat

Go make khachapuri adjaruli, the Georgian flatbread best enjoyed by tearing pieces off the ends and dunking them into the melty cheese egg</i> …

Breakfast

Kyoto Wok-Cafe - Interior Design & Branding

Today, we would like to share this Interior Design and Branding project from an asian food cafe based in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. Behind this project, …

Best books of 2016: The fiction we loved

With its heady mix of books that both spoke to our time and ripped us right out of the present and down the rabbit hole, 2016 was a good year to be a …

One photographer visited the back alleys of Singapore to capture 'hidden doors'

Sometimes in the rush of exploring a new city, it’s easy to forget to stop and appreciate the smaller details. Now this photographer is shining a light on the hidden parts of Singapore.<p>Ricky Gui started with a project called ‘Illumination’, focusing on street lighting design. His interest soon …

6 Non-Touristy Balkans Destinations That Should Top Your 2017 Travel Lists

Topping most travel lists is an island-hopping escapade through Croatia and Montenegro, as both countries offer a slew of stunning coastlines and Old World charm where cobblestoned streets and castles prove common. But unbeknownst to most, these countries are just the outset of exploration into the …

European Travel

10 Best Horror Movies of 2016

By , , , ,<p>3. 'The Eyes of My Mother'<p>A monster calls: In writer-director-editor Nicolas Pesce's gorgeously ghoulish debut, an impressionable girl …

Horror

Images: Impressive Series Of Sci-fi Inspired Digital Art

This is an impressive series of science fiction inspired artwork.<p><p>It is digital art from Chinese artist Jie Ma and the series is titled The Watcher . …

Mistakes Developers Make When Learning Design

The blank Photoshop document glows in front of you. You've been trying to design a website for an hour but it's going nowhere. <b>You feel defeated</b>. You …

How to add more storage to your PlayStation 4

Here's how to get a bigger hard drive in your PS4, plus a few tips we learned along the way.<p>Storage space is at a premium with game consoles. Even if you're more inclined to pick up hard copies than download full games, patches, DLC and installs can fill up the standard hard drive on your …

Bill Gates Lists His Favorite Books of 2016

Bill Gates has apparently been a big reader all along, even during his Microsoft days. On his site, <i>Gates Notes</i>, he writes, "I’ve been reading about a …

Quick Explainer: How Shutter Speed, ISO & Aperture Help Create a Perfect Exposure (VIDEO)

While everyone here probably has a good understanding of how to arrive at a proper exposure by manipulating aperture, shutter speed and ISO settings, …

A Hobbit-style apartment building rises in Japan

Green roofs for days<p>If hobbit homes were conceived as apartment complexes, they’d look like this new project completed in Takamatsu, Japan by architect Keita Nagata. Built over two and a half years, the five-unit building follows the mountainside site’s hilly terrain, piling one residence over …

Architecture

Pantone Thinks You Should Paint Your Home These Colors in 2017

If you want to be totally on-trend, that is.<p>Pantone's two pastel Color of the Year picks were soft, calming, and romantic. But if that's not exactly your style, we get it — and so does the famous color company. Which is why Leatrice (Lee) Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, …

12 professional fonts for designers

There's no shortage of paid-for and free fonts available for designers to choose from these days. But what if you want a typeface that's really …

9 Reasons You’ll Love This New Watercolor Home Decor Trend

Some home decor trends come and go, while others, like all things watercolor, stick around regardless of season. The colorful, artistic print adds an airy, graceful element to anything it touches — it’s a perfect accent in a boho or preppy home. But the latest take on watercolor home decor is …

Decorations

Creatures Morph into Minimalist Ink Crystals | Monday Insta Illustrator

These beasts are not what they seem.<p>Filipino ilustrator Kerby Rosanes' <i>Geometric Beasts</i> series imagines Earth's most majestic creatures breaking out from polygonal crystal chrysalises with a satisifying crackle. Whether you interpret it as a rise against humanity's tendancy to trap and impress …

15 Amazing Photos from Astronaut Scott Kelly's Year in Space

The NASA astronaut has retired after completing one of the longest space flights ever—and taking incredible photos from space along the way.<p>U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly has retired from NASA, after 20 years of service and more than 520 days in space—more time in space than any other American. He also …

Space Science

Functional Programming for JavaScript People

<i>(</i><i>Japanese</i><i>,</i> <i>Chinese</i><i>)</i><p>Like many of you, I started hearing a lot about functional programming several months ago and I had no idea what it was. It was …

JavaScript

28 CSS Effects & Tutorials All Designers Must Know About

CSS effects will add a special touch to any website. This type of coding language can be used to create cool visual effects and layouts for your …

Tutorials

The Kickstarter-Famous Coolest Cooler Is Desperate for New Investors

The second all-time highest grossing Kickstarter campaign has run into some serious cash-flow issues, according to Crowdfunded Insider. The company making the "Coolest" — an amped-up cooler, complete with a built-in blender, a waterproof Bluetooth speaker, and a USB charger, to name just the big …