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MyArcade Micro Player cabinets are cute, affordable gifts

At some point in the last couple of years, prices for LCD screens dropped low enough that you can put one in just about anything. MyArcade, a gaming peripheral company, is taking advantage of this technology to make miniature arcade cabinets of classic games called Mini Players for $30 to $40.<p>I’ve …

Miniature

Ex-Googler Set to Join China's Top 25 Richest With Tech IPO

Colin Huang’s decision to quit Silicon Valley and return to China is proving one of the more ludicrously lucrative career moves in recent years, even …

Silicon Valley

‘He’s done quite well’: why Conrad Black thinks Trump is what the US needs

Canadians would not demean themselves with anything so inane as the London Trump​​ balloon Conrad Black<p>Since launching his bid for America’s top office, Donald Trump has figured prominently in Canada’s national conversation; he’s been called a fascist, and a bully, and was unanimously condemned by …

Donald Trump

How to setup Tailwind with PurgeCSS and PostCSS

I recently set out to move my blog CSS to Tailwind.Tailwind is an interesting framework because instead of providing a set of widgets like Bootstrap …

JavaScript

Data shows people want serious long-form content — and brands need to take note

You probably noticed the recent video that asked people whether they heard “Yanny” or “Laurel.” It would have been hard not to. That tiny piece of audio drove more than 10 million views, inspired countless memes, created conflict between friends, and even re-surfaced the Greek composer Yanni for a …

Marketing

'I was shocked it was so easy': ​meet the professor who says facial recognition ​​can tell if you're gay

Progress makes people uncomfortable. When the first monkeys walked, other monkeys probably said, 'This is outrageous!'<p>Kosinski received emails from people confused about their sexuality who hoped he'd run their photo through his algorithm<p>If you basically accept we’re just computers, then computers …

Artificial Intelligence

Gigapixel timelapse captures a day in the life of London

There's a real chance you've seen gigapixel city shots before, but they've rarely had a dynamic element -- you've had to be content with that one sliver of time. Now, there's something a little livelier. Lenstore, Nikon and Canary Wharf have partnered on what they say is the first gigapixel …

Videography

What Separates Millionaire Entrepreneurs From The Rest Of Us? Hint: It's Not What You Think

Knowing the "what" is not enough to thrive in business.<p>If you are an entrepreneur fighting your way to the top, one great approach to rapidly growing your business is to learn from multimillion-dollar business owners who've been there, done that.<p>At the end of the day, who doesn't love a …

Entrepreneurship

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Fitness

25 Best Free Fonts for Commercial Use

Typography is one of the main components of a design and a primary way of communication. There are thousands of fonts that can be found online, so as …

Typography

The 13 Types of Staircases That You Need to Know

It’s an integral part of any home that has more than one level: The staircase. For a construction or remodeling project, the type of staircase is …

Architecture

Is The MLS Dead? The Threat Of Tech And New Homebuying Habits

One of the biggest benefits of using a real estate agent has long been their access to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS)—a comprehensive database of agent- and broker-listed homes in any given area.<p>Sellers enjoyed more exposure for their properties, while buyers had access to exclusive listings …

Real Estate

Meet Replica Android UI Kit

We are glad to present you bright, contrasting and minimal UI kit for Android smartphones. Here are 90 screens in 9 categories created in …

WordPress Local Development For Beginners: From Setup To Deployment

WordPress Local Development For Beginners: From Setup To DeploymentWordPress Local Development For Beginners: From Setup To DeploymentNick …

YouTuber Fixes Horrible Websites, Turns Around Terribly Designed UI

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>‘Refactoring UI’ might be two episodes in, but the YouTube series that was initiated about three weeks …

Steps in a Design Thinking Process

Understanding is the first phase of the design thinking process. During this phase, students immerse themselves in learning. They talk to experts and …

How to Use Netflix Secret Codes to Find Better Kids’ Entertainment

A major time-saver for family movie night.<p>Picking something on Netflix for kids to watch isn’t always the easiest. The streaming service’s library …

Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

Machine Learning

Efficient tiny apartment lives large with clever built-ins

The strategic use of mirrors also opens up the space<p>Designed by São Paulo-based architects Estúdio BRA, this 410-square-foot apartment on the 17th floor of a modern high-rise got an efficiency-minded renovation with a dash of style.<p>The apartment was strategically arranged to group view-blocking …

Grab and Go: Take a Whistle-Stop Tour of Vancouver

Snap a pic at Vancouver’s iconic steam whistle clock. (Photo: Grady Mitchell)<p>Surrounded by the clear waters of False Creek and English Bay and ringed …

A 19-Year Study Reveals Kindergarten Students With These 2 Skills Are Twice as Likely to Obtain a College Degree (And They Have Nothing to Do With Reading)

The good news is, every child is capable of learning these skills--we just have to teach them.<p>It's hard to believe that what your child knows at age 5 could influence his future chances of success. But that's exactly what a 2015 study published in the <i>American Journal of Public Health</i> found.<p>But …

Emotional Intelligence

Watch: Branding Identity In Graphic Design, Summed Up In A Cute Animation

Video screenshot via GCFLearnFree.org<p><b>How do you</b> set yourself apart from a sea of brands and incredibly creative individuals? People are becoming more …

Five Tips That Will Make You Better at Lighting

Lighting: it's the beginning and end of photography. The way we think about light shapes our style, our techniques, and the way we feel about our …

Floyd Mayweather takes the prize for L.A. County's priciest home sale in September

Los Angeles County saw four home sales around the $20-million mark during September, including deals involving a commercial real estate mogul, a Netflix executive and a boxing champion. Here's a look at the high-water sales.<p><b>$25.5 million — Beverly Hills</b><p><b>Floyd Mayweather Jr.</b> wasted little time in …

The world’s first “negative emissions” plant has begun operation—turning carbon dioxide into stone

There’s a colorless, odorless, and largely benign gas that humanity just can’t get enough of. We produce 40 trillion kg of carbon dioxide each year, and we’re on track to cross a crucial emissions threshold that will cause global temperature rise to pass the dangerous 2°C limit set by the Paris …

Carbon Dioxide

Litecoin Has Climbed More Than 100% In The Last Month

Litecoin prices have risen sharply over the last month, gaining more than 100% since mid-September.<p>The alternative protocol assets price reached $66.19 today, after falling to nearly $32 on September 15, according to CoinMarketCap.<p>The digital currency has pulled back a bit since then, trading at …

Interaction Design and UI/UX: Caseture Display

Let's take a look at this interaction design project that is quite interesting that involves UI/UX as well. It's a concept display named: <b>Caseture</b> …