Carl Elbaz

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You Are What Washington, D.C., Wants You to Eat

In the early 1990s, shopping for tomatoes usually meant buying one of those big, pale-red beefsteaks. If you were lucky, you might come across …

Agriculture

Google uses Search as a secret job interview tool

Shutterstock<p>Google is well known for its love of puzzles and leaving little hidden secrets dotted around and it turns out that the company applies similar techniques while it is on the hunt for new employees too.<p>Max Rosett, a new Google employee, blogged about his recent recruitment experience at …

Employment

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The future of color in Web design

Instead of only focusing on single hues, more projects will take on a styled color palette that mirrors popular culture. Examples include color styles that look like popular filters from the social media sharing site Instagram or colors that when combined have a vintage or period look and …

Native mobile apps with Angular, TypeScript, JavaScript

Build amazing iOS and Android apps<br>with technology you already know<p>Why you need NativeScript<p>Native UI<p>Beautiful, accessible, platform-native UI - no …

JavaScript

Cityscape Daydreams Come to Life Through Captivating Composite Photos

Andrea Costantini's photo manipulations depict daydream thought bubbles by blending head shots with images of architecture and cityscapes. The Washington D.C.-based illustrator captures human subjects displaying thoughtful expressions as photos of picturesque streets and buildings hover over or …

Inspiration

20 Awesome Tools for Web Development

10 Useful CSS Snippets For Web Developers

CSS is the underlying language that gives websites its look. Although CSS is a straightforward language and easy to learn, it can be difficult to …

CSS

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How the NSA & FBI made Facebook the perfect mass surveillance tool

<i>Update May 15 at 3:11 PM ET: Facebook and Akamai responded to VentureBeat’s report. Read their responses here.</i><p>The National Security Agency and the FBI teamed up in October 2010 to develop techniques for turning Facebook into a surveillance tool.<p>Documents released alongside security journalist Glenn …

The Complete Quantitative Guide To Judging Your Startup

Raising capital from investors is often a frustrating experience. While part of that frustration will always be present when working on high-risk projects, a lot of the aggravation comes from the lack of clear signposts that allow founders to judge their company’s performance. The reality is, most …

Scientists Have Compiled The Ultimate Workout Playlist

As the excesses of the Christmas season fade into memory, New Year resolutions to stay fit and healthy become increasingly difficult to maintain.<p>So sports scientists at Brunel University has joined forces with music-streaming service Spotify to create the ultimate workout playlist - after studying …

14 Literary Posters That Turn Famous Authors' Words Into Art

Who doesn't love a good literature-meets-graphic-design project?<p>We came across the work of Obvious State's Evan Robertson last year when he debuted his series of clever literary posters based on the words of authors like Ernest Hemingway and Kurt Vonnegut. Turning pithy quotes into whimsical works …

Downtown LA’s Best Bars

Downtown LA’s bar scene has gone from over-priced hotel bar and Staples Center drinks to cool and dimly lit mixology dens serving intricate …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Medieval Meets Modern in Catalonia

Medieval meets modern in Alemanys 5, a project in Girona’s historical quarter by architect Anna Noguera. Noguera and her husband originally purchased …

This startup captured $200 million of people’s savings by turning financial advice into an algorithm

Imagine if poring over your finances were as easy as using your favorite app, or smartphone—or any of today’s crisply designed technologies that make life easier, smarter and more efficient.<p>Such is the task of Betterment CEO Jon Stein, who believes the financial services industry is actually making …

Retirement

Best Simple Supper: Miso Soup with Rice & Poached Egg

Salty, savory miso soup, fragrant with scallions, and poured over a bowl of rice and a poached egg. This, for me, is comfort food at its finest. …

Eggs

App lets Icelanders know if they're about to bjork a cousin

A new Android app out of Iceland allows people in that small country to check that they're not about to get down and dirty with a relative.<p>At just 320,000, Iceland's population is tiny -- and apparently that can be a real problem, since, as every Icelandic native is descended from the same family …

Iceland