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ISIS Doesn't Trust Tor, Likes Snowden's Favorite Operating System (And Still Can't Hack Much)

Since the Paris attacks in November, the San Bernardino shootings in December, and the subsequent brawl between Apple and the FBI, there’s been a growing obsession around the technical capabilities of terror group ISIS. How does it use encryption? Is it building a cyber warfare arm? The current …

More Confessions of an Economic Hitman: This Time They're Coming for Your Democracy

Twelve years ago, John Perkins published his book, <i>Confessions of an Economic Hit Man,</i> and it rapidly rose up <i>The New York Times'</i> best-seller list. In it, Perkins describes his career convincing heads of state to adopt economic policies that impoverished their countries and undermined democratic …

4 top CSS resources

The fast-paced world of the web can be tricky to keep up with, which makes doing things like learning how to start a blog or finding current …

Web Design

How To Design (Or Redesign) A Sports Logo

With the exception of perhaps certain fashion brands’ insignias, no logo is more important than that of a sports franchise.<p>A team’s logo appears on its uniforms, licensed merchandise, website, stadium, game tickets, social media accounts and countless other areas of the brand’s reach, which makes …

11 Resume Designs with Slick Personal Branding

Here at HOW, our goal is to provide graphic designers of all skill levels with the resources to sharpen their talent. We also aim to assist our …

Better Interface Design: Logins, Menus, Toggles And Other Fancy Modules

CodePen has become the playground for developers. The sandbox where you can build whatever your imagination fancies. Practical things, experimental …

Designing More Efficient Forms: Structure, Inputs, Labels and Actions

People who use your app or site have a particular goal. Often the one thing that is standing between the user and his goal is <i>a form</i>. Because forms …

UX Design

What are CSS Modules and why do we need them?

I’ve been intrigued by CSS Modules lately. If you haven't heard of them, this post is for you. We'll be looking at the project and it's goals and …

Clinton’s viral video backlash: Eco groups, Sanders blast Hillary over fossil fuel money “lies” after she shouts down activist

<b>Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders (AP/Reuters/Jim Cole/Jonathan Ernst/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Bernie shot back; the activist said “I was genuinely shocked,” insisting Clinton “needs to stop taking that money”<p>Ben Norton<p>April 1, 2016 5:30pm (UTC)<p>The internet was abuzz Thursday night with talk of the …

Governments Admit that Much of Modern History Has Been Manipulated By False Flag Attacks | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>In the following instances, officials in the government which carried out the attack (or seriously proposed an attack) admit to it, either orally, in</i> …

Does the United States Still Exist?

<i>To answer the question that is the title, we have to know of what the US consists. Is it an ethnic group, a collection of buildings and resources, a</i> …

The 2016 guide for flawless blog optimization

Link building in 2016 should be focused on “pulling” readers in: writing excellent blog posts that naturally accumulate links.<p>Links remain the primary way that Google understands the importance of your blog. Generally speaking, the more high-quality sites that link to your blog, the higher your …

25 promising digital design blogs to follow this year

Let me ask you a simple question. How much value you get from the blogs you read every day? Are they worth your time?<p>Whether you are a startup founder, entrepreneur or a creative freelancer you read a lot of blogs and magazines every day. In the age of digital noise, it is extremely hard to find …

30 Fresh new Photoshop tutorials from 2016

The key to success and evolving your design skills is always constantly seeking out new ways to evolve those skills. One of the best ways is learning …

Netflix Wants To Pay You $2,000 A Week To Travel The World And Hang Out On Its Sets

Forget everything you’ve ever heard about a career in streaming Netflix all day not being a viable job. The streaming company is making dreams a reality by offering some very lucky viewers (with access to Instagram) the opportunity to get paid to watch their favorite TV shows and movies being made. …

Secrets, lies and the iPhone: A CIA whistleblower talks about Obama’s bizarre secrecy obsession — and why Hillary and Bernie won’t talk about it

<b>Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders (AP/Reuters/David Becker/Carolyn Kaster/Andrew Harnik/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>This isn’t about Apple vs. the FBI — it’s about a “progressive” president with a dismal record on civil liberties<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>February 27, 2016 5:00pm (UTC)<p>It’s one of the …

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28 CSS Effects & Tutorials All Designers Must Know About

CSS effects will add a special touch to any website. This type of coding language can be used to create cool visual effects and layouts for your …

I Drilled a Hole in My Own Skull to Stay High Forever

John Doran speaks to Joe Mellen about the importance of expanding your consciousness.<p>"This is the story of how I came to drill a hole in my head to get permanently high."<p>As far as opening lines to memoirs go, they don't come much more compelling than the first sentence in Joe Mellen's 1970 book,</i> …

New Web Design and Development Resources

Here we are again with another round of <b>design and development resources</b> that have been introduced at the start of this new year. As usual, you will …

The system is just this rigged: The Kochs, Citizens United and the real reason why corrupt big money must be kicked out of politics

<b>David Koch, Sheldon Adelson (AP/Evan Agostini/Scott Roth/photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Obama is promising more transparency, but that doesn’t go far enough. Large private donations must be made “toxic”<p>Adam Eichen<p>February 8, 2016 10:56am (UTC)<p>The New York Times recently reported that President Obama is …

CSS variables are finally landing in Chrome

Developers who have built <i>any</i> size Website have had this problem: when you need to change one of your brand’s colors it’s no easy feat, requiring a risky search and replace or hunting down every instance of its use.<p>To get around the clutter, most developers have switched to using preprocessors like …

HTML5 Responsive Frameworks for Web Developers

Home articles framework HTML5 HTML5 Responsive Frameworks for Web Developers<p>Hemant Joshi<p>09:56:00 articles, framework, HTML5<p>In this post we will be …

This is how they’ll gut American democracy: Scott Walker and the Kochs want to f**k America as bad as they did Wisconsin

<b>Scott Walker, David Koch (AP/Jacquelyn Martin/Phelan M. Ebenhack/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Dark money, gerrymandering, super-majorities, undemocratic actions that leave the plutocrats in charge. It’s coming<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>January 9, 2016 2:30pm (UTC)<p>The third week in December brought two startling …

The Paranoid Style of American Policing

When officers take the lives of those they are sworn to protect and serve, they undermine their own legitimacy.<p>When I was around 10 years old, my father confronted a young man who was said to be “crazy.” The young man was always too quick to want to fight. A foul in a game of 21 was an insult to …

Tools and resources for web designers and developers

Inspired Magazine <br>Inspired Magazine - creativity & inspiration dailyHello again! We’re back with this great round-up to boost up your coding and web …

The JFK Assassination: Why CIA’s Richard Helms Lied about Oswald. Obstruction of Justice and The Rationale for Committing Perjury | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>This is a rumination on lies — layer upon layer of lies — told by US intelligence agencies and other officials about what Lee Harvey Oswald, or</i> …

'We, the general public, have become our own censors'

Our society is shrinking in true Orwellian fashion, free speech has become muted and discussions guarded. It's a dangerous situation, writes Peter Tait<p>As a nation, we celebrate the freedom that comes from being able to celebrate diversity, freedom of expression, human rights and personal liberties. …