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CSS is not an overly complex language. But even if you’ve been writing CSS for many years, you probably still come across new things — properties …

LESS Mixin for retina-ready sprites (Example)

If you want to get your icons retina-ready, there are two ways to go:<p>Use font icons such as Font Awesome<br>• Supply alternative double-sized images that …

Web Development

Readable, Fluid Type With Basic CSS Smarts

Keeping your type at comfortably readable line lengths can be quite a challenge with responsive design. When viewports can be nearly any size under …

Ultimate Guide to Learning LESS with Bootstrap

LESS is a new leap in the CSS, it can be said LESS is a continuation of the CSS successor, the ultimate goal use CSS is easier, can be reused and …

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Web Design

Which page layout? Static, Liquid, Adaptive, or Responsive

When discussing a page layout, web designers will often use terms like fixed, static, liquid, adaptive, responsive, and a few others. If you’re a web …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

100 Best Albums of the '90s

The Nineties as a musical era started late and ended early — kicked in by the scritchy-scratch power chords of "Smells Like Teen Spirit," ushered out …

Music

Twitter Founder Reveals Secret Formula for Getting Rich Online

Ev Williams has figured out the internet.<p>That's what he told the gathered tech heads at the recent XOXO conference in Portland, Oregon, and while he …

Almost half the jobs Americans thought were safe will soon be done by robots

Computers have been an important part of many industries for decades already and have replaced humans in many jobs. But a new wave of technological development means that even positions that we once saw as immune to computerization are now under threat.<p>In 1930, as the Great Depression spread across …

Your future ultra-fast internet connection just launched into space

Elon Musk’s commercial space company, SpaceX, has just launched a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit carrying a Canadian Space Agency satellite, CASSIOPE. Part of the satellite’s payload is Cascade, a prototype for a super-fast space-borne file-transfer system—a kind of digital courier service.<p>The idea …