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The Best Craft Brewery in Every State

If you have a beer in your hand, life is probably good. And if you have the <i>best</i> beer, life is probably even better, especially if it's from the best …

Hitler Hotel: See inside the Fuhrer's 10,000 room 'Butlins' resort after 70 empty years

Hotel Prora View gallery<p>With 10,000 rooms it’s the worlds biggest holiday resort, but while it was built more than 70 years ago no one has ever …

Canary Islands

A Beautifully Illustrated Glossary Of Typographic Terms You Should Know

<i>The world of typography often seems like it has its very own language, full of serifs, strokes, and swashes.</i>Sorting out all those terms can be …

Typography

10 essential things no graphic designer should live without

Although we doubt any creative would turn down a strong cup of coffee there are a number of other essential things no graphic designer should live …

Graphic Design

Yoga For Explosive Strength

<b>Crescent</b><br>Place both hands down on floor with tented fingers. Keeping your shoulders relaxed, curl the toes of left foot under and come to ball of foot. Lift left thigh away from ground and slowly lift both arms in air, stretching left thigh. Keep left knee as straight as you can and sink a little …

How’s Your Color Vision? This Simple Game Will Tell You

Most of you have probably spent a considerable amount of time staring at the colors of photos in programs like Photoshop, but how good are your eyes …

Photoshop

Illustrator Tutorials: 25 New Tutorials to Improve Vector Graphics

New illustrator tutorials shows how to drawing and making of vector graphics. By using these <b>new Adobe Illustrator Tutorials</b> you can easily create …

Graphics

Ten fresh design resources

Being a web designer, you must be knowing that nothing brings more happiness than creating a design that is inspiring, authentic and different. While …

How To End A Job Interview

A weird thing about job interviewing is that the conversation can be rolling right along and you can be feeling great. Then suddenly the interviewer glances at his or her watch or somebody knocks on the door. It’s time for the interview to end. How do you wrap things up on the right note?<p>Don’t do …

Job Interviews

23 Protein Shakes for Weight Loss

Packed with essential nutrients that keep your skin, hair, bones and heart healthy, there’s virtually no prep work or cleanup with shakes. But not …

20 tutorials for mastering retouching photos

Photoshop is the very best tool for photography when it comes to enhancing and manipulating the look of a photograph. Its surprisingly fairly easy to …

Tutorials

The 100 greatest songs of all time

How the Tudors invented breakfast

In the Middle Ages, the nation that was to give the world the full English widely skipped breakfast. Yet, by 1600, a culinary non-entity had become a …

Mary I’s phantom pregnancy

The first queen of England in her own right, Mary I was known as 'Bloody Mary' for her brutal persecution of Protestants. But she is also remembered …

Blasphemous Bibles and cannibals at sea: 4 bad days in history

History is full of famously bad days. Now, a new book pulls together 365 of the most tantalising and enlightening<p><i>Stern reporter Gerhard Heidemann</i> …

8 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Woodvilles

In 1464, England's most eligible bachelor, King Edward IV, shocked the nation by announcing that he had taken a bride: Elizabeth Woodville, an …

In pictures: Waterloo 1815

A selection of objects go on show in Cambridge in May to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo<p>‘<i>The campaign of Waterloo, illustrated</i> …

Why Magna Carta matters

The making of Magna Carta was a turning point in English constitutional history. The charter’s great achievement was to place the monarchy – the …

Ride and Tereshkova: Changing the Course of Human Space Exploration

This week marks the anniversary of the flights of Sally Ride 30 years ago and of Valentina Tereshkova 50 years ago.

Women in Science

Why is Elizabeth I, the most powerful woman in our history, always depicted as a grotesque?

The BBC’s Armada is the latest TV show that focuses on the Queen, but struggles to get far beyond her physical decrepitude<p>Zounds! The BBC’s new docu-drama series, Armada, opened last night with visual reenactments of all the hoary tropes of Elizabethan storytelling: a beleaguered isle, led by a …

British History

Elizabeth I’s war with England’s Catholics

England's Elizabethan Catholics were public enemy number one. Their Masses were banned and their priests were executed. Jessie Childs reveals what …

Christianity

How To Give Your Photos That Cinematic-Effect In Photoshop.

Many aspiring photographers try to achieve that cinematic look, but they can’t quite get it. I hope to change that, since the process isn’t that …

Using Match Color Command with Two Photos in Photoshop

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

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Grab a stiff grill brush, canola oil, a bowl and tongs and roll up an old kitchen towel. Then start the fire. Once the grill is warm but not so hot …

Food

9 Ice-Cold Summer Floats

Part fizzy ice-cold soda, part huge globs of ice cream, these grown-up floats have us floating on cloud nine.<p><b>If pure bliss is something you can sip through a straw</b>, then we know that a float is on the other end. Part fizzy ice-cold soda, part huge globs of ice cream, floats are magical summer …

Ice Cream

Take Our Free Short Course on Creating a Retro Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

If you want to improve your illustration skills, but have a busy life and a limited budget, our new course is for you.<p>In Creating a Retro …

Graphics

Mankind’s Greatest Architectural Achievements Since Prehistory

Yet another creation has rolled off the powerhouse infographics assembly line over at Pop Chart Lab, and this time, the indefatigable taxonomizers of alcohols and famous quotes have turned their attention to works of architecture.<p>The White House even makes an appearance.<p>The Schematic of Structures …

Prehistory

Creative Market’s May 2015 Big Bundle of Graphic Products

The May 2015 Big Bundle from Creative Market with 91 items, worth $1431, for only $39!<p>As you already know it from the past months, also Creative …

Eight Things No One Ever Teaches You About Grilling

TV's grilling expert offers barbecue techniques for how long to grill, how much to grill, and pretty much everything else you need to know for perfect meat this summer<p>TV's grilling expert offers barbecue techniques for how long to grill, how much to grill, and pretty much everything else you need …

Cooking