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Digital Artist Shows You How Much Time She Takes To Perfect Each Illustration

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Image by floortjesart and featured with permission<br>Practice makes perfect. For Netherlands-based …

Digital Art

The Birth of Steph

Before we go any further, watch this:<p>I encourage you to watch it at full speed; I encourage you to watch it in slow motion. The reason this clip is …

Staten Island

Why do dieters succeed or fail? The answers have little to do with food.

We asked participants in a big diet study about being on a low-fat or low-carb diet. Their responses surprised us.<p>As a longtime health reporter, I see new diet studies just about every week, and I’ve noticed a few patterns emerge from the data. In even the most rigorous scientific experiments, …

Nutrition

‘Lean In’: Five Years Later

When Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” — a 228-page manifesto on what women need to do to triumph in the male-dominated workplace — was published five years ago this month, it became a cultural phenomenon.<p>It rode the New York Times best-seller list for more than a year, …

Sheryl Sandberg

How I Get It Done: Organizational Guru Marie Kondo

Marie “KonMari” Kondo is the Japanese author of four best-selling books about the art of organization, including <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying …

95 Simple Ways to Generate Massive Amounts of Website Traffic

rawpixel / PixabayI’ve put this comprehensive article together to help you cut through the marketing hype and crap that’s all over the social media …

Marketing

I'm a 28 year-old engineer living in Singapore who makes $48,630 — here's what I spend in a week

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.</i><p><b>Occupation:</b> Structural Engineer <b><br>Industry:</b> Consulting <b><br>Age:</b> 28</b> …

The best photos taken of planet Earth last year will transform the way you see the world

The natural world is a stunning place.<p>Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the winners from the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest.<p>They highlight powerful mountains, scenes of isolation, worlds of color and …

Optical Illusion Makes It Look Like Floor is Sinking So People Stop Running in Hallway

At first glance, you might think that this floor looks too warped to cross safely. It looks like it’s sinking in on one side, but it’s actually perfectly flat. This award-winning wonky walkway can be found at the Casa Ceramica showroom in Manchester, England. The checkerboard design—which comprises …

Alice In Wonderland

UI Inspiration: Some Fresh UI/UX Interactions

Something we should do more often and not enough; getting immerse into a surf on Dribbble. I just had one yesterday night and I was just impressed …

1. Daft Punk

Five creative directors and graphic illustrators critique designs for Daft Punk, Kygo, and more.<p>Whether you play country, EDM, metal, etc., having an unique logo that helps you stand out from the pack is important to a musician's branding. From Armin van Buuren's sticker-like decal to Deadmau5's, …

A Graphic Designer Redesigns a Movie Poster, Every Day

The 'A Movie Poster A Day' challenge delivers a graphically-pleasing box office of visuals.<p>Synthesizing a passion for film and an ability to follow a stringent schedule, Peter Majarich has embarked on a personal mission to redesign some of the most well-known movie posters. The Sydey-based designer …

"Picasso of Design" Paul Rand’s Manifesto Is Back in Print

The architect of modernist graphic design’s classic manifesto ‘A Designer’s Art’ is now back in print.<p>If ever there were a single graphic designer to whom businesses turned for their logos, an original “mad man” who could truly fuse art with commerce, it was Paul Rand. Steve Jobs, then recently …

36 Days and 36 Design Prompts Lead to 36 Spectacular Typographical Creations

Jesseca Dollano makes a new type pattern with polished futurism.<p><i>36 Days of Type</i> is a yearly challenge created by Spanish designers Nina Sans and Rafa Goicoechea, which invites people across the world to design a new font every day for 36 consecutive days. For this year’s edition, up-and-coming …

Litter-Robot Website UI/UX

With the rise of independent entrepreneurs with many great ideas, the concept of marketing yourself is starting to become greater and harder with …

6 Marketing Tools You Probably Haven’t Heard of But Should Be Using

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Between your company’s presence on social media to its website traffic, your marketing strategy …

It’s easy to become obese in America. These 7 charts explain why.

It’s no secret that Americans have gotten much, much bigger over the past few decades. The signs are all around us, from XXXL clothing sizes to supersize movie seats and even coffins.<p>According to an analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average American man now stands at …

Here’s How to Build Wealth Like a Multimillionaire | Investopedia

If you’re like most people, you’d probably give a lot to learn how to become a multimillionaire. According to Spectrem Group’s Market Insights Report …

Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest has reportedly enraged NFL executives to the point where his career could be over

"This is not something that I am going to run by anybody," Kaepernick said. "I am not looking for approval ... If they take football away, my endorsements from me, I know that I stood up for what is right."<p>Now Kaepernick may be facing that situation.<p>Bleacher Report's Mike Freeman reports that he …

Football (U.S.)

How I increased my income by $15,000 in just one year

Two concrete changes in a young woman's life helped her earn $15,000 more in 2016 than she did in 2015. Learn how a job change and salary negotiation …

Illustrations and posters by Jee-ook Choi

Korean illustrator Jee-ook Choi has made herself a name in the world of illustration. Her surreal worlds create a charming environment that convinced …

Posters

The Real Bob Ross: Meet The Meticulous Artist Behind Those Happy Trees

We're not going to bury the lede here: Bob Ross' hair was actually straight. Just ask his longtime business partner, Annette Kowalski, who knew Ross better than anyone — he had just gotten out of the Air Force, and was unsuccessfully trying to make a living as a painter, she says.<p>"He got this …

Motorhomes

How to Buy an Investment Properties With No Money

You’ve heard, “in order to make money, you have to spend money.” But, how true is that? In fact, there are ways to make money in real estate with no …

Poster designs by Quim Marin.

Using type, simple graphics, and a lot of experiments, Spanish graphic designer Quim Marin has a tremendous poster portfolio to show. Every year, he …

Posters

Pixel Art by Fulifuli

Who doesn't love Pixel Art? I feel that growing up playing video-games like Atari, NES, Genesis, SNES really influence my taste and trigger this …

The artist creating neo-noir surrealist sexscapes

If a female clone of Edward Gorey had been raised in the ‘90s on a strict diet of David Lynch, Junji Ito, and J.G. Ballard and grew up to specialize in satirical fetish erotica, the result would still pale in comparison to the art of Apollonia Saintclair, the artist behind these …

Art

Donald Trump Says He Always Wanted A Purple Heart

Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has always wanted to receive a Purple Heart, a military decoration awarded to those who were wounded or killed …

Obama Commutes Sentences for Over 200 Inmates in Unprecedented Move

President Barack Obama cut the prison sentences for 214 federal inmates Wednesday — the highest number in a single day since at least 1900 — ensuring a legacy that has softened punishments for certain offenses, the White House said.<p>While in office, Obama has granted 562 commutations, which the …

Barack Obama

You Don't Need a Fortune to Start a Business, But You Do Need This

<i>What can I do if I can't afford to start a startup? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Evan Asano, founder and CEO of Mediakix.com, @EvanAsano, on Quora:</b><p>You can afford to start a startup, you …