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Videos That Will Help to Improve Your Design Skills

Whether you’re a beginner or advanced web designer you can always use some tips, tricks and tutorials to advance the way you see design as a whole. …

These are the the most crystal-clear images of Pluto yet

Remember when Pluto was this strange, faraway planet (or dwarf planet, depending on when you grew up) that science textbooks knew very little about? It wasn’t that long ago that we didn’t know things like its true color, composition, or really much of anything about its topography. Well, that’s all …

Solar System

24 Dump Dinners You Can Make In A Crock-Pot

Step one: Dump everything into a slow cooker. Step two: Let dinner make itself.

Cooking

Microsoft releases free computer science curriculum for new developers | On MSFT

It may be surprising to some, but many people are only interested in computers as a consumption device rather than a tool; for example preferring to …

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryThe Democratic Party Is Stuck Osita Nwanevu California’s primaries show how pathological careerism is hobbling the party’s …

Stephen Hawking Says 'God Particle' Could Wipe Out the Universe

Stephen Hawking bet Gordon Kane $100 that physicists would not discover the Higgs boson. After losing that bet when physicists detected the particle …

Physics

The Ultimate Programming Cheat Sheet List For Web Designers And Developers

There are so many <b>cheat sheets</b> around these days, and the same goes for programming languages. <b>Cheat sheets</b> are basically a set of notes to allow …

Here’s our first look at gameplay in the new Star Wars iOS game

The first gameplay footage of <i>Star Wars: Uprising</i> was unveiled by publisher Kabam today, and if you weren’t already stoked to take on the remnants of the Empire, this should do the trick.<p>Blasters, force powers, flamethrowers, and plenty of swordplay brings the action in the developer’s first demo …

10 Things This Beginner Learned About Landscape Photography

I’m photographer Joe Hendricks, and in this post I’ll share some things I learned from trying to get into landscape photography.<p>1. Just go for it<p>For …

Get ready to take flight with a great new feature in iOS 9

The revamped Notes app in iOS 9 is getting a lot smarter. First spotted by developer Patrick Balestra, the app automatically recognizes flight …

How to install El Capitan safely on your Mac right now

If you’ve got an Apple developer account and a Mac, you might want to instal the latest OS X 10.11, better known as El Capitan, onto your machine right now.<p>Until it’s out of beta, though, you might want to consider installing it on a second partition of your Macintosh, in case things get wonky. It …

These 12 iOS & Mac apps are the 2015 Apple Design Award winners from WWDC

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is taking place this week following the company’s kickoff keynote presentation yesterday where it introduced the future of iOS, OS X, and its new Apple Music service, among other updates. As is tradition, one of the first presentations after the keynote was …

What Programming Language Should I Learn First

How to add spaces to your Mac's Dock using Terminal

I've set up spaces to separate the apps I use: My Internet apps are all grouped together, as are my writing tools and creative apps, all with spaces …

How to calibrate the Apple Watch for improved accuracy

The Apple Watch is missing a key feature that many runners and cyclists rely on when working out, and that's GPS. A GPS-equipped watch can track your route on a run or bike ride. It can also measure your exact pace and distance. When the iPhone is left behind, the Apple Watch will attempt to …

Smartwatches

The scientifically perfect way to organize your Apple Watch apps

The Apple Watch’s tiny screen has already proven to be a boundless landscape for creatively organizing app icons, but one obsessive reddit user has created the most scientifically convenient app layout we’ve seen yet.<p>A redditor posted his “best app layout” explanation for the Apple Watch today.<p>It’s …

Apps

Apple’s Spotlight Location Icons

In our iOS 8 UI Kit for Illustrator post, I mentioned becoming obsessed with finding all of Apple’s new Spotlight Location icons. I was excited to …

Maps

Want a Design Style for Your Kitchen You Can’t Muck Up?

Transitional style is coming into its own as a favorite kitchen design. In a recent survey by the National Kitchen and Bath Association, transitional …

A tiny detail shows why the iPhone 6 design trumps Samsung’s Galaxy S6 design

There’s no denying that Samsung, with the release of the Galaxy S6, has really stepped up its game. The phone looks incredible, has netted …

Waltr for Mac Works Like Magic

Ever since the release of iOS 8, the iTunes Store on iOS has become unusably bad for past purchases. Unlike the App Store, where a lovely cloud …

Batteries

Steve Jobs’ favorite musician thinks we’re all going to own an Apple Watch

John Mayer is world renowned for his skill at plucking strings on a guitar while singing breathy love lyrics. He’s also well known as a lover of expensive mechanical watches, but when it comes to the future of wrist wear, Mayer admits pretty much everyone’s just going to buy an Apple Watch …

This awesome infographic tells you every Apple Watch gesture you’ll need to use

Just because you’re a veteran iPhone or Mac user, that doesn’t mean you’re not going to run into any problems when navigating the Apple Watch. In …

Articles about how achieve mature bachelor pad on Dwell.com - Dwell

Londoner Dave Clayden has gradually adjusted to life in the subtropics, where, as he puts it, “toweling yourself down after a...<p>Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects' Minimalistic Concrete...<p>An architect tasked with opening up a small yet light-filled apartment does so with a few unexpectedly dark …

Martha's 50 Top Kitchen Tips

Clever ideas, practical storage, unusual solutions -- Martha shares her secrets for creating a kitchen that works.<p>Open up and use every inch. Shelving in place of upper cabinets makes the room look lighter and airier. "I use everything in my kitchen regularly, and shelves make it all accessible," …

57 Life-Changing Upgrades for Every Room in Your Home

These new gadgets and products—plus hard-earned wisdom and tips—will make your home smarter, more functional, and more fun to live in.<p>These new gadgets and products—plus hard-earned wisdom and tips—will make your home smarter, more functional, and more fun to live in.