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Sanders takes center stage, Trump recedes, as health care fight heats up

<b>Columbus, Ohio (CNN) —</b> If not for the promise of President Donald Trump's signature, the current Republican effort to shred Obamacare would have ended like so many others over the past seven years -- defeated at the pass.<p>But this time around, with an approving executive itching to sign their work, …

How we’re using Component Based Design

Component Based Design is often talked about in context of large, complex projects. In this post we’re making the case that it can also be very …

Top UI Design Trends to Expect in 2017

Serif Combos by Marina Matijaca for Spelar<p>This guest column is authored by John Stone, SEO Consultant at Nirmal Web Design<p>The last couple of year saw …

Amazing Photos of Abandoned Soviet Infrastructure Will Show You the Meaning of Desolate

When the snow reclaims a nation.<p>From 2013 to 2015, Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko traveled thousands of miles to some of the most remote regions of the country to photograph once-proud structures of the Soviet Union that have fallen into ruin. The collection, titled Restricted Areas, focuses …

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Verizon to start pushing highest unlimited data users to tiered plans or cutting them off

Verizon has never had a good relationship with the few customers still holding on to its unlimited data plans. The company has been trying over the past few years to get those customers to upgrade to newer, restricted plans, but despite its best efforts, many customer still remain on these plans. …

If you’re wondering why your iPhone needs your passcode more often, this is why

Something that has been bugging me for some time is that my iPhone, normally unlocked with Touch ID, asks for my passcode way more often than it ought to. That mystery has now been solved by a bullet-point that Apple added to its iOS Security Guide earlier this month – though the behavior has been …

5 Telltale Signs You Don't Understand Big Data

I’ll admit it: Big Data is not my favorite term. It really trivializes and summarizes the trend too far, creating misconceptions and misperceptions of what this incredible shift in our technology, culture and world actually is.<p>Despite the fact that I bill myself as a “big data” expert, I wish we …

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House being built into a cliff, thanks to internet - CNN Style

Written by By Tomo Taka, The Spaces<p>A madcap proposal for a concrete house inside a cliff went viral last year -- and now it's set to be built, thanks to the internet.<p>Dutch practice OPA designed a home wedged in a mountaintop, topped by an infinity pool that doubles as a skylight for the underground …

Anker Powerhouse Is A Phone Charger For A Real Emergency

Perfect for the collector who needs to charge 40 phones.<p>Portable battery packs have become an appreciated bit of crapgadgetry in the smartphone era, especially since swappable batteries are a rare feature in a modern phone. How about a keychain battery? Or a clip-on crank-powered pack? Need it …

A Crazy Map Of 250,000 Swimming Pools Reveals Los Angeles County’s Inequality

In the ultra-rich suburb of Hidden Hills, you’re basically required to have a pool. South L.A.? Good luck finding one.<p>The Los Angeles metro area is one of the most unequal places in the U.S.–a household in the top 5% income bracket earns nearly $250,000, more than 10 times what a household in the …

Zaha Hadid's Most Iconic Buildings

As the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize, Zaha Hadid arguably did as much as any of her forebears to pave the way for women in architecture. But even this will not be her most enduring legacy: With her sudden death Thursday morning, she leaves behind a host of landmark structures …

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Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast...<p>We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process behind building a floating home.<p>Go inside L.A. designer Stephen Kenn's new furniture collection with an exclusive …

Islamic State claims deadly bombings in Brussels

BRUSSELS (AP) — Islamic extremists struck Tuesday in the heart of Europe, killing at least 34 people and wounding scores of others in back-to-back …

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An Education in Personal Finance

Everyone needs an education in personal finance. It’s one critical subject missing from classroom curriculums. When the transition from childhood to adulthood begins, personal finance—money management, investment advice, understanding the merits of a 401K—becomes essential to our development.<p>The …

Why Adobe’s CreativeSync Is So Much More Than Just Dropbox For Designers

CreativeSync will allow Adobe to bind thousands of mobile apps together into one beautiful, cross-design suite, with Creative Cloud at its center.<p>There was a time when professionals did all of their work on a desktop PC running a marquee Adobe app: Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, or Illustrator. …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Microsoft just made a deal with Chinese internet company Baidu, where Baidu will provide an easy way for customers to download a licensed version of Windows 10.</b> In return, these Windows computers will have Baidu as their default search engine instead of Microsoft's Bing, and Baidu.com as their …

The Behaviors that Define A-Players

Individual contributors sometimes ask themselves, “What will it take for others to recognize my potential?” They may simply want acknowledgement of the importance of the work they do. Or they may aspire to move into management. In some cases, they’ve been told that they’re doing fine and have been …

Intricately Detailed Papercut Designs Reflect Beauty of the Natural World

Japanese artist Riu (aka @mr_riu) captivates the mind with his remarkably intricate paper cut designs. Winner of multiple online art competitions, the young artist maintains an Instagram account and blog that each showcase a stunning display of technical skill within delicate patterns.<p>Papercutting …

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