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The Only UX Reading List Ever

This reading list is for anyone who wants to learn or deepen their knowledge in the disciplines of <i>User Research, Usability, Information Architecture,</i> …

How to make responsive web apps with container queries

Responsive web design has been around for years now, and in that time we’ve seen a drastic shift in how we approach website development. Media …

Web Development

The New Rules of Form Design

Every day, we use forms for essential online activity. We fill them out to complete purchases; to sign up for email lists, social networks, and more; …

UX Design

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Respected Designers Share 25 Books You Must Read To Improve Creativity

Recently I interviewed respected designers and asked them about the books that influenced their thinking and skyrocketed their careers. Then Visme reached out with an infographic they made to illustrate these interviews.<p>Here is an infographic featuring 5 designers sharing their top 5 books ranging …

Burger King

The Only Three Kinds of Sandpaper You Need

There are an overwhelming number of sandpaper choices, but only three of them will be used for most of your woodworking projects.<p>Sanding is a necessary evil that accompanies every woodworking project, and one of the more annoying parts of the task is choosing which type of sandpaper to use. This …

How to Install Beautiful & Inexpensive Wood Floors

In a past life I had thought of the idea of buying solid oak plywood, cutting it into strips and using it as inexpensive solid oak flooring. I was …

Woodworking

Convert Geological Info into a Custom Map for 3D Printing and Milling

A few months ago I decided to make a topographic map of the United States out of wood to hang on my wall using a CNC router and various pieces of free software (USGS data, QGIS, MeshLab) and Autodesk Fusion 360.<p>The end result is about 7 feet wide, 4 feet tall, and sticks out from the wall by about …

The Recipes for All Your Favorite Chipotle Meals Are Now Here

We have been blessed!<p>The benevolent goddesses over at BuzzFeed Food have gifted us the recipes for all of Chipotle's meat (and tofu!) dishes. It's so ... beautiful. *Sheds single tear and uses it to flavor sofritas, as per Chipotle tradition.*<p>I'm most interested in the sofritas because ~holy …

The Anatomy of a Successful LinkedIn Profile [Infographic]

To stand out amid the millions of LinkedIn users, you need a stellar profile that captures attention and starts conversations. The following …

Infographics

Why Email Marketing Isn't Dead (And How It Can Dramatically Increase Your Revenue)

Some minor tweaks to your email marketing strategy will yield some major results (and happy customers).<p><i>Danny Wong is an entrepreneur, marketer and writer. He is the co-founder of Blank Label, an award-winning custom clothing company in Washington, D.C. To connect, tweet him @dannywong1190.</i><p>The death …

Marketing

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You | Inc.com

I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and social media connections and received a wonderful response. From marketing, to politics, to religion, …

Entrepreneurship

The 11 minute guide to a bulletproof UX strategy

The heart of great UX strategy lies in thorough research. Unfortunately, UX research is usually a mess.<p>If you’re an outsider, you’re still getting to know everyone involved in the project at the same time you’re navigating which research activities to take on. If you’re an insider, it can be the …

Product Management

50+ Ways to Display Art Prints and Photos

As we’re wrapping up this Deck The Walls week, you might be asking yourself, “So now what should I do with all these amazing free printables?” Fellow …

Natural Evolution: Surreal CMS Dynamizes Static Websites

Content managements systems are an essential part of modern web development. Depending on the system, the installation and configuration can be more …

Web Design

Love Korean fried chicken wings? Arcadia's Hot n Sweet makes 'em light and airy. Here's a recipe.

If you're a fan of KFC wings — the kind lashed with Korean hot sauce rather than the Southern-style from a certain fast food chain — may think of them as just a form of basic sustenance. You spend your evenings cooling the burn of lip-scalding wings with frosty mugs of Hite, while bobbing your head …

10 best new web design tools in March

This month's tools are quite exciting: there's a new version of Foundation for Emails which should make it easier to put together your HTML …

3 Simple Ways Your Company Can Generate Traffic on Pinterest

Startups have to take advantage of the marketing potential of Pinterest to jump-start their success.<p>If you are not already on Pinterest, now is the time to get started. Startups should take note of a network that now has 100 million active monthly users. But simply making a profile and uploading a …

Infographics

Make a Wooden Fence for Your Table Saw and Save a Few Bucks

Besides the blade, the most important part on a table saw is the fence. If yours is beat up or you just want a new one, here's how you can build your own.<p>Table saws are precision tools for ripping lengths of wood, and to achieve this they a properly dialed-in fence to align the wood parallel to the …

Facebook Redesigned: An In-Depth Analysis Of Independent Designs

There’s a lot to learn by studying the work of other designers. This is true of both professional projects and spec designs for existing websites. …

NASA just released some stunning space-themed posters — here they are

These posters were created as part of an internally distributed NASA calendar, but all of the images they created are going to be posted for free online. You can also buy prints from their online store.<p>The three released so far: "The Grand Tour," "'Mars," and "Enceladus" are all focused on Mars …

Posters

How to Make Quick and Easy Thai-Style Beef With Basil and Chilies

<i>Phat ka-phrao</i> is a ubiquitous street dish in Thailand, where cooks wielding woks will rapidly stir-fry sliced or minced meat flavored with garlic, shallots, fish sauce, and fiery Thai bird chilies, finish it off with a big handful of holy basil, and serve it with rice and perhaps a fried egg on …

Chicken Thighs

Star chef Paul Kahan is a big fan of chicken thighs because they have so much flavor and are so inexpensive—the best of both worlds. Here are a …

Cooking

Chicken Basquaise Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (3)<p>1 (3- to 3-1/2-pound) broiler chicken, cut into 8 pieces (ask your butcher to do this)<br>• 1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• Pipérade (see Game Plan …

The 10 best new web design tools in January

In need of a little web design inspiration? Or maybe you need help with how to start a blog? As the complexity of building a website continues to …

Web Design

How Your Business Can Copy the Marketing Strategies of the Fortune 500

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’re so used to seeing the big brands. We see their ad campaigns and outputs so often that we sometimes forget something really obvious: <i>How did these big companies become big?</i><p><b>Related: With Orgying Models and Public Breastfeeding, Are</b> …

Marketing

Slow-Cooker Sticky Thai Meatballs Recipe

The key to these slow-cooker Thai-style chicken meatballs is to understand that the sauce gets better as it slowly cooks, but the meatballs don't. To fix that, we first cook the sticky sauce, packed with aromatics like lemongrass, ginger, and chilies, then add the flavorful meatballs right at the …

A Powerful 7-Part Outline to Create Your Business Plan | Inc.com

Executive Summary<p>Big Picture View<p>Business you are trying to build (What do you want your business to look like in three to five years?)<br>• Exit strategy (What do you imagine you will want to do once you've built this successful business? Will you sell it? Scale it? Own it passively?)<br>• Mission, vision, …

Small Business