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7 Key UX Topics that Every Manager Should Understand

The new entrant into UX in an established business often has a tough time of things. People understand what UX stands for (some of the time at …

But really, what is a JavaScript mock?

<i>Let’s take a step back and understand what mocks are and how to use them to facilitate testing in JavaScript.</i><p><b>NOTE: This is a cross-post from</b> <b>my</b> …

25 Cities You Have to See at Christmastime

City skylines are sparkling with lights and decorations, and the magic of the holiday season is officially upon us. So the big question now becomes: …

The Arch of Constantine, Rome

The Arch of Constantine I, erected in c. 315 CE, stands in Rome and commemorates Roman Emperor Constantine’s victory over the Roman tyrant Maxentius …

10 of the best restaurants and food stalls in Paris's covered markets

Paris has not had a single central food market since Les Halles was demolished in the 1970s. But there are still flourishing historic covered markets serving neighbourhoods all over city. Apart from selling tempting cheeses, charcuterie and wines to take home, these bustling, friendly <i>marchés</i> also …

France

Roots of the Mexican-American War

The Mexican-American War (1846-1848) was a long, bloody conflict between the United States of America and Mexico. It would be fought from California …

19th Century

World War I Timeline From 1914 to 1919

World War I was sparked by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 and ended with the Treaty of Versailles in 1919. Find out what …

What to Pack for Pretty Much Any Trip to Asia

Asia definitely has a lot of pull when it comes to grabbing the attention of travelers from far and wide. With the vast history that plays into its …

Move over, Amazon Key — BoxLock Home protects the packages left at your door

Are you worried about “porch pirates” stealing packages that get left outside your door? BoxLock Home could come in handy. It’s the first …

9 Companies With the Best Travel Benefits

A good vacation doesn’t just add pretty photos to your Instagram feed. It can make you more productive, healthier, and more open-minded according to …

Employment

Daddy Eddie's Roast Pork (Pernil), Puerto Rican-Style Recipe

"Pernil is roasted pork shoulder, seasoned to the max. It is served with rice and beans, salad, or sweet plantains."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>3 …

10 simple ways to travel without looking like a tourist

Why would you worry about looking like a tourist? It’s always been my feeling that it comes with certain disadvantages. You get treated differently – occasionally better, but often much worse. You are an obvious target for sales scams. And crucially, I think, you tend to feel more alienated – …

The Yosemite most people never see: 10 dazzling hikes

YOSEMITE — Gazing at the spectacular scenery surrounding Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy reservoir, I can’t help but marvel. Nature has endowed Tuolumne …

10+ Funny And Embarrassing Airport Pickup Signs That Were Impossible To Miss

Hurtling on a plane for hours and hours is usually exhausting. Not to mention standing in line, waiting to claim your baggage when all you can think …

Amazing maps that will change the way you see the world

The best lenses for portrait photography

As impressive as today’s digital cameras are, they still depend on a good lens. In fact, as camera manufacturers have piled on more and more …

Cameras

The Best Time to Go to New Zealand

There's one rule that governs traveling to regions below the equator: Time the trips for when it's cold above that crucial invisible line. New …

New Zealand

What Were the Ronin?

Feudal Japanese Warriors Serving No Daimyo<p>A ronin was a samurai warrior in feudal Japan without a master or lord — known as a daimyo. A samurai could …

The Longevity of the Persian Empire

How did the Persian Empire (modern Iran) manage to survive for as long as it did?<p>Achaemenid Empire<p>The original Persian (or Achaemenid) empire, as …

The History of the Samurai

From the Taika Reforms to the Meiji Restoration<p>Samurai were a class of highly skilled warriors that arose in Japan after the Taika reforms of A.D. …

Japan

The Trung Sisters

Heroes of Vietnam<p>Beginning in 111 B.C., Han China sought to impose political and cultural control over northern Vietnam, assigning their own …

How Sofrito, Mirepoix, and the Holy Trinity Can Make Dinner Easy

If you’ve been suffering from bland sauces, weak stews, and flavorless rice dishes, you’re in luck. There’s an ancient trick to infusing your meals with flavor, and it’s as simple as sautéeing some aromatics in a pan for anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours. Mirepoix, the classic French blend …

The most modern woman of Medieval Europe was a queen by birth, a warrior and murderer by legend

Eleanor of Aquitaine was not to be trifled with<p>Much of what we know, or think we know, about Eleanor of Aquitaine is legend—but what a legend she …

Effects of the Mongols Empire on Europe

Beginning in 1211, Genghis Khan and his nomadic armies burst from Mongolia and swiftly conquered most of Eurasia. The Great Khan died in 1227, but …

The Mughal Empire in India

Central Asian Rulers of India Who Built the Taj Mahal<p>The Mughal Empire (also known as Mogul, Timurid, or Hindustan empire) is considered one of the …

India

11 Things to Know Before you go to Darjeeling

Watch video: Tibetan Momos and Darjeeling Culture ShockDarjeeling is a peaceful, hill station town surrounded by mountains and tea fields. Like any …

Top Middle Eastern Recipes for Beginners

We all have to crawl before we walk - it is the same principle in cooking. These recipes are basic, yet delicious, and will give you an introduction …

Quantum Number Definition

A quantum number is a value that is used when describing the energy levels available to atoms and molecules. An electron in an atom or ion has four …

Quantum Physics