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Many noncitizens plan to avoid the 2020 Census, test run indicates

<b>Updated 3:52 p.m. ET, May 17</b><p>For the country’s only test run of the 2020 census, leaders in Rhode Island’s Providence County are struggling to drum up …

Letter Design Library Collects Beautiful Vintage Types For Your Inspiration

<b>Are you in need</b> of some vintage type inspiration? ‘The Art of Letter Design’ on Tumblr might just help you out.<p><b>The library is a treasure trove</b> of …

Graphic Design

DHS may end H-1B extensions for workers with pending green cards

The Department of Homeland Security may end a practice that allows H-1B visas to be extended while the holder's green card is pending, two tech …

Data Humanism, the Revolution will be Visualized.

<b>We’ve reached Peak Infographics. Are you ready for what comes next?</b><p><i>Originally published on PrintMag</i><i>.</i><p>Data is now recognized as one of the founding …

Argentina Food : discover its most representative dishes

The fastest way to make enemies in Argentina is to compare the asado to a barbecue. It’s the same, right? No, the locals will tell you, through …

8 Ways To Get People To Take You More Seriously

Do you ever feel like nobody takes you seriously at work? If so, you're not alone. More than 50% of people don't feel respected at work, according to a global survey of more than 20,000 employees by the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>.<p>Maybe colleagues ignore your input in meetings. Perhaps they interrupt …

25 Beautiful and Summery Blueberry Recipes

It’s a fact that blueberries are the only naturally blue foods in existence and on July 10th, it’s time to grab a basket because it’s Pick …

Dancing can bring people together, say researchers

<b>As every disco-lover knows, when one dancer mimics another a special kind of bond can happen.</b><p>Now Oxford University academics have found barriers can be broken down between groups of children dancing in the same way.<p>Researchers taught 100 children, aged seven to 12, several dance moves, split them …

The myth of the young artistic genius is keeping us from pursuing our passions

A lot of us are experts at coming up with excuses not to pursue our creative interests. “Do you know how old I’ll be by the time I learn to play the piano?” we ask, imagining how foolish we’ll look stumbling over “Chopsticks.”<p>Well, we’ll be the same age if we don’t.<p>There is no such thing as a …

Creativity

Forget Work-Life Balance, Says Dan Pontefract: Achieve Work-Life Integration

<b>Dan Pontefract:</b> Famous Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard once wrote to be that self which one truly is, is something t first thing about when …

You Need to Stop Hugging Your Dog, Study Finds

Never!<p>With their sweet faces, soft fur, and huge dumb grins, dogs were basically born to be hugged. As a species, they evolved over thousands of …

Pets

This Resume For Elon Musk Proves You Never Need to Use More Than One Page

If it works for him...<p>Let’s say you are Elon Musk, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in tech history whose career spans two decades of …

Watch: The Seven-Minute Workout To Get Into Shape Efficiently, Backed By Science

<b>Keen to</b> get into shape but tight on time?<p><b>This seven-minute</b> workout, termed high intensity circuit training (HICT), is designed to improve one’s …

Exercise

Recipe: Garlicky Shrimp Scampi

Garlicky Shrimp Scampi<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>1 pound linguini <br>1 pound large shrimp, peeled & deveined (21 to 25 count) <br>5 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided <br>5 …

Modern Prefab Homes Under 100k Offer an Eco-Friendly Way of Life

18 Tips To Improve Your Logo Design Skills | Brand Matters Blog

A Refreshing New Take On The Ultimate Logo Design Guide<p>Logo designers, like the great athletes of our time who say “I just try to improve every day,” …

Lemon Cake From Scratch Recipe

"Super yummy, light lemon taste. A different thing to try is to put the cake mixture into large muffin tins to make a bunch of little cakes, you just …

Six Steps To Adapt To The Future Of Work

When I was writing my book, <i>The Future of Work</i>, I created a framework for adapting to coming changes that I call “The Six-Step Process for Adapting to the Future of Work.” (It was inspired in part by John Kotter’s well known “8-Step Process for Leading Change.”) I will be exploring my six-step …

Employment

Review: Creating a Brand Identity - A Guide for Designers

$29.95/£19.95<p>If you're working on a new logo design or brand identity, this new book from publisher Laurence King could seriously come in handy. …

Building A Modern Brand: Strategy, Creativity and Agility

Building brands in the mad men era was a relatively straight forward endeavor…<p>A brand needed to effectively communicate its value to the consumer, …

Google Maps' new "Driving Mode" lets it know where you're going without any help

Google is adding a new feature to Maps for Android that could make its navigation software even smarter. Called Driving mode, the new Maps mode will take into account your location history and your Google and Google Maps searches to suggest info about your route like travel times, traffic …

How Emotions Change The Way Musicians' Brains Work

Strong feelings may help artists enter the "flow" state of consciousness.<p>"Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent,” author Victor Hugo once said.<p>Indeed, at the core of making music is the attempt to express and convey emotions -- and it turns out that …

gingerbread layer cake

For the last seven Christmas Eves, I have made the gingerbread cake Claudia Fleming made famous during her time at Gramercy Tavern. The first year, I …

In Flint, Mich., there’s so much lead in children’s blood that a state of emergency is declared

<i>This post has been updated.*</i><p>For months, worried parents in Flint, Mich., arrived at their pediatricians’ offices in droves. Holding a toddler by the hand or an infant in their arms, they all have the same question: Are their children being poisoned?<p>To find out, all it takes is a prick of the …

Water

Joe Biden camp to allies: Be ready

<b>(CNN) —</b> Vice President Joe Biden has personally made a series of calls this week to Democratic strategists from Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, asking a final round of detailed questions about how -- not whether -- to launch a 2016 presidential campaign.<p>People familiar with the …

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With Assembly, anyone can be a graphic designer

Assembly - Graphic design for everyone ($2.99) by Pixite LLC is an app that allows anyone to become a graphic designer, regardless of experience …

Apps

There's a Magical Little Town in Holland Where the Streets Are Made of Water

It's like something out of a storybook.<p>There are places in this world that are so surreal and beautiful that when you first see photos of them you naturally assume they must be from a movie set. But while the tiny town of Giethoorn in northern Holland may look like it was built for a film based on …