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This Website Lets You Download, Print Old Graphic Design Posters For Free

<b>If you’ve</b> always been in awe of people who have never designed with lasso tools or color adjustment functions, here’s some good news—a website lets …

Posters

20 Best Google Fonts for Headings and Body Text

In this article, we’ve rounded up an excellent collection of the <i>best Google fonts</i> for titles, headings, and body texts. Each font has its unique …

Every A-lister in Hollywood wants to work with a reclusive director who's given just one interview in 37 years

Terrence Malick is more famous for his reclusiveness than for his movies. Between the release of "Days of Heaven" in 1978 and the premiere of "Song to Song" at SXSW last week, he didn't grant a single public interview. Photos of him were nearly as rare. Even TMZ didn't know what they had on their …

10 beautiful examples of illustrated websites

Photography isn't the only way to represent your brand on your homepage. Illustration is much underused on websites, and yet it can be the perfect …

Earth's Skies Are Violet, We Just See Them As Blue

Why is the sky blue? It’s a common question asked by children, and the simple answer is that blue light is scattered by our atmosphere more than red light, hence the blue sky. That’s basically true, but then why don’t we see a violet sky?<p>The blue sky we observe depends upon two factors: how …

Universe

Can IBM's Watson Do It All? Not Yet, But Give It Time

Big Blue’s artificial intelligence division is a sprawling effort to corner seemingly every market in AI.<p>From winning <i>Jeopardy</i> in 2011 to helping write a sad song last year, IBM’s Watson cognitive computing platform is all over popular culture. Press releases fly out about Watson producing a movie …

Artificial Intelligence

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Labyrinth and the Dark Heart of Childhood

Jim Henson’s 1986 film understands at its core that youth is full of mystery, tricks, and danger.<p>When <i>Labyrinth</i> was first released, critics were overwhelmingly negative, bordering on hostile. <i>Variety</i> called the 1986 film starring David Bowie “silly and flat,” while Gene Siskel said it was “quite …

Horror

The new Google Fonts database is a design geek's paradise

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Typography

Why 'Fake It Till You Make It' Is So Effective, According to Science

Research helps explain why, when it comes to work, "sincerity" beats "authenticity."<p>It took me a while before I started calling myself an author.<p>I've been writing this column for almost two years, and have reached an audience well into the millions. I'm about to finish my first book (which I've …

newyorktimes

The science of to-do lists: psychology can make you more productive

<b>Charles Duhigg:</b> Before I started working on this book I wrote to do lists the same way that most people write to do lists. And it turns out this is …

Time Management

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Science Finds A Proven Way To Help You Sleep Much Better

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

Michel Gondry: the most unpredictable man in film

As his Noam Chomsky animation proves, nobody does freewheeling movie-making like the French director<p>Today’s film-makers are a navel-gazing bunch. Often, they seem less concerned with each project’s individual worth than with its place along some grand career trajectory, or “umbilical cord” as …

Noam Chomsky

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

10 things men should do every day (according to science)

We all know the basics – exercise, eat vegetables, never look at booze or bacon, etc – but what else should we be doing every day for a better, healthier, happier life?<p>To paraphrase the slogan of a popular sugary treat, only science has the answer ...<p>1. Play computer games<p>Ever wanted a bigger …

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

How Your Brain Learns to Ride the Subway

And what that means for artificial intelligence.<p>The brain is a fantastic but finite machine.<p>That is, the brain can be bogged down like an other computer when pushed to its limits. But some large part of what makes the brain marvelous is how it deals with those limits, e.g. how seemingly intractable …

See Your Favorite Movies Broken Down Into Just Their Color Palettes

Films typically have a cohesive “look”—their scenes all fit together within the same aesthetic guidelines. While there’s a wealth of detail that goes …

January 2016

Inside the Greatest X-Rated Animated Film You’ve Never Heard Of

At the 1973 Berlin Film Festival, overenthusiastic parents, eager to take their kids to a “family-friendly” animated film, crowded into a German …

Los Angeles

You Think You Have Free Will? Science Says Think Again

Are we really so good at decision-making? Or do we fool ourselves?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You make decisions every day, don't you?<p>You assert yourself hourly. Especially if you're American.<p>You take life by the horns and …

Consciousness

The 8 best action movies on Netflix right now

Yes, they can. We came up with a list of eight films currently streaming on Netflix that are thrilling, intense, and applauded by critics. Read on to see the best-rated action films on Netflix:

4. Sans Soleil (1983)

As far as documentaries are concerned, Sans Soleil is a true original.<p>It's hard to pin down what, exactly, Chris Marker's insanely creative motion …

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

The Brain

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Non-fiction

Rage Disorder Linked with Parasite Found in Cat Feces

Uncontrollable, explosive bouts of anger such a road rage might be the result of an earlier brain infection from the toxoplasmosis parasite, an …

University of Chicago

4 open source alternatives to Dreamweaver

Looking for an open source alternative to Dreamweaver or another proprietary HTML/CSS editor? Let's round up some of your options.