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How to Optimize Images on Websites to Improve Performance and UX

Advertise here with BSA<br>As the number of images and videos on a website continue to grow, slower load times, which result in a negative user …

Web Design

Adobe’s New Experience Design CC Looks to Simplify App, Web Design and Prototyping

- Mar 15, 2016<p>Adobe on Monday released a preview version of its new Experience Design CC (XD) app. First demonstrated as Project Comet at Adobe MAX …

The pro's guide to UI design

When I started my career, I was a web designer. I worked in web design for four years, starting with small business sites and eventually moving on to …

Spacecraft Lands With the ISS, NASA Halts Live Feed After Realizing the Situation

<b>Live feed from the ISS cameras captured the unusual moment when a yellow-green unidentified object ‘parked’ with the hull of the space station. A</b> …

Paranormal

If You Don’t Believe in UFO Watch This…

The video is very accurate, made in documentary style, so his vision is very smooth and definitely not boring. Also the theme is quite fascinating, …

Paranormal

50 Features Every Small Business Website Must Have [Infographic]

Having a strong web presence is mandatory, even for small businesses just starting out. The ability to find and evaluate products and services online …

If We Want to Find Aliens, We Should Search for the Ones Searching for Us

A paper published today in Astrobiology details a new strategy for seeking out intelligent life.<p>A pair of astrophysicists have proposed a new strategy for searching for intelligent extraterrestrial life: point our telescopes in the direction where, if life exists, it may have already found <i>us</i>.<p>"We're …

Navy whistleblower 'saw proof of aliens and UFOs on Earth'

GETTYA former US Navy whistleblower has vowed to reveal evidence for aliens<p>The 49-year-old man's startling revelations in an exclusive interview with …

What would happen if aliens contacted Earth

For decades we’ve been listening out for a message from space. Organisations like Seti analyse unusual radio signals to catch potential transmissions from an intelligent alien civilisation. But what would happen if they really heard one?<p>Nearly 40 years ago, radio astronomer Jerry Ehman was scanning …

6 Web Design Trends That Are Here To Stay

From artificial intelligence to wearables, here are some of the biggest ideas shaping web design today.<p>Web design thrives on two things: innovation and imitation. Unfortunately, there’s often a lot more of the latter. We all like to seize upon the latest trends, use them until they’re ubiquitous, …

11 killed at teen birthday party in southern Mexico

The massacre took place during a "quinceanera" coming-of-age celebration in the Mexican state of Guerrero<p>A teenager's 15th birthday party became the scene of a ghastly massacre in southern Mexico where 11 people were fatally shot, officials said on Sunday.<p>The shooting occurred on Friday at a …

Four UX Design Techniques to Encourage User Engagement

Encouraging users to stay on and use a website doesn’t always involve slimmer code or prettier graphics. Some of the simplest layouts like Reddit …

A famous theory about aliens is a myth — here's the real story behind the 'Fermi' paradox

One is the Drake Equation, which estimates the number of civilizations in our Galaxy whose signals we might be able to detect — potentially thousands, according to plausible estimates.<p>The other is the so-called Fermi paradox, which claims that we should see intelligent aliens here if they exist …

Paranormal

A research team has an unsettling explanation for why we haven't found aliens

Given the size and age of the universe, he said, and the statistical probability of life emerging in other solar systems, why is it that humanity has not seen any indications of intelligent life in the cosmos?<p>This query, known as the Fermi Paradox, continues to haunt us to this day.<p>If there are …

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UFO spotters claim 'bona fide alien craft' spotted in this mobile phone footage - but can you see it?

This footage which at first glance seems to just show a perfect blue sky and clouds is causing excitement among UFO fans.<p>According to 'experts' they …

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Información exclusiva sobre el narco en Mexico

Latest<p>TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chis .- Una célula de presuntos integrantes del Cártel de Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) fue desmantelada hoy aquí. Con la …

5 secrets to awesome user design

Crafting user experience can be a challenge – you need to anticipate your users’ needs and make educated guesses and decisions on their behalf. Combining this with a plethora of other project requirements, such as content creation and coding, makes it easy to become overwhelmed.<p>While there is much …

Twitter abuzz after UFO sighting above Cape Town

Amanda Khoza, News24<p>Durban – The Twitteratti world was abuzz on Saturday night after a sighting of what is believed to be an Unidentified Flying …

Did scientists just pick up the first intelligent radio waves from a distant ALIEN planet?

GETTYHas the telescope picked up signals of aliens from another galaxy?<p>The "fast radio bursts" included one "double signal" never heard before and …

Woman adds vaginal yeast to sourdough starter, Internet flips out

When Zoe Stavri woke up with a yeast infection, she had a strange and intriguing idea: what about adding some of her vaginal candida to sourdough …

5 Must-Use Google Analytics Strategies to Measure SEO Success

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>You know what they say, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” In Search Engine Optimization measurement is critical to success. Sure, keyword rankings are a great measure of SEO. More keywords ranking higher means more traffic, right? But, …

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800-Year-Old Seeds Have Grown Into A History-Altering Plant

Laura is a writer, illustrator, and artist living in New York City.<p>In 2008, on a dig in the First Nation’s Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin, …

Must-Know Techniques for HTML5 Responsive Design

Learn the secrets of building HTML5 apps for any and all screen sizes. Discover this handy, introductory guide to the DNA of responsive web design.

Web Design

Scientists are days from finding out if that mysterious star could actually harbor aliens

For the last week, Vakoch and his colleagues at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute have been pointing the ground-based Allen Telescope Array in California at the enigmatic star with one goal in mind.<p>"We're trying to rule out the hypothesis that maybe it's intelligence out …

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The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …

Universe

Apollo Project photographs contain 'mind-blowing' evidence of alien life, UFO spotters claim

Earlier this week, the world was astonished when NASA released incredible new pictures of the Apollo moon missions.<p>But no-one was more excited than …