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Jennifer Lopez’s Twins Spend the Day With Their Father’s Ex-Wife

<b>Marc Anthony</b> had much to celebrate this week as his youngest child with ex-wife <b>Dayanara Torres</b>, <b>Ryan Muñiz</b>, graduated from Woodland Hills Middle …

Jennifer Lopez

The 5 Easiest Ways To Clean Up Your Diet

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.com<p>Ditch the old saying “everything in moderation,” and spring clean your diet. We all pick our poison; every once in …

Weight Loss

Cinematics – Animated Short Film by Pier Paolo

Cinematics – Animated Short Film.<p>Motion designer and art direction Pier Paolo from Brazil has created this beautiful animated short fim, a timeline …

Animation

Step Up Your Heart Health with the Latest Technology | About Verizon

Every 33 seconds, someone in the United States dies from a form of cardiovascular disease, resulting in nearly 1 million fatalities every year. This disease can often be prevented, however, through healthy eating habits, regular exercise and routine health monitoring that includes an open dialogue …

'Sesame Street Fighter' teaches typing, one muppet fireball at a time

Four years ago, DeviantArt artist gavacho13 imagined the worlds of <i>Sesame Street</i> and <i>Street Fighter</i> merging as one. Now, you can play an actual HTML5 game based on that brilliant idea. While <i>Sesame Street Fighter</i> is light on actual gameplay — you just type a few words on screen — the mashup elements …

Oscar Nominees Playfully Recreated as LEGO Movie Posters

Following the success of <i>The LEGO Movie</i> and in anticipation of the 86th Academy Awards, illustrator and graphic designer Old Red Jalopy has created nine posters for Yahoo! Movies of the Oscars Best Picture nominees, as though they were all LEGO movies. Each recreation features the stars of the last …

Lego

M Is For Meerkat: A Beautiful Alphabet Inspired By Animals

Remember those phonics songs from elementary school that helped teach the alphabet? “A is for Apple, B is for Ball”? London-based illustrator Marcus Reed does, but his tastes run more toward beautifully drawn illustrations of animals for (we’re hoping) adults as well as kids.<p>The alphabet features …

Laurent Durieux’s Fantastic Retro-Futuristic Movie Posters - The Fox Is Black

If you’re a fan of pop-culture, movies and retro-tinged illustrations then you’re bound to love the work of Laurent Durieux, a graphic artist and …

Be one with Flappy Bird: The science of 'flow' in game design

A core reason why recent hits like Flappy Bird and Threes found success -- and are massively addictive -- lies in the way they put us in a unique zen-like state known as flow.<p>There's nothing the same between Minecraft and Flappy Bird, The Sims and WoW [World of Warcraft]. These are fundamentally …

The Sims

Alphabetic Type Animation

We featured Marcelo Baldin's project titled Cinematics a couple of days ago. It was awesome and his work is so inspiring that we have another one to …

Study: Good Design Is Good For Business

Here at Co.Design, we’re constantly singing the praises of design-driven businesses. But “good design” can seem subjective and nebulous. Worse, it can be difficult to quantify how much design really impacts a company’s bottom line.<p>A new analysis by the Design Management Institute, a Boston-based …