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Five Interactive R Visualizations With D3, ggplot2, RStudio

(This article was first published on <b>Modern Data » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Plotly has a new R API and ggplot2 library for making …

Data Visualization

Build a Demographic Data Visualization Tool Based On d3.js

Introduction<p>If you're interested in data analysis and data visualization, you may have already stumbled across a tool called Gapminder. Gapminder …

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio Recipe

One of the most basic pasta sauces, <i>aglio e olio</i> uses just garlic and olive oil (and maybe a pinch of red pepper flakes for heat). It sounds too simple to be good, but it's among the best.<p>Why It Works<p>Adding starchy pasta water to the skillet with the garlic and oil helps emulsify the sauce to create …

Recipes

A d3 Version of My Student Performance Dashboard

After the completion of my 2012 Dashboard Design Competition, I created my own version of the Student Performance Dashboard based on the same data …

15 Stunning Data Visualizations (And What You Can Learn From Them)

We’re literally drowning in data. Everyday, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created. This is the equivalent of 90% of the world’s …

101 essential free fonts for web designers

Every designer knows that free fonts are a godsend when working on a project, but truly valuable free fonts can be tough to find.<p>With this list we’ve …

20 Fantastic Free Behance Fonts for Designers

Share!<p>Every designer loves new, high quality fonts! Stay updated and focus on the latest trends! Behance is a great source of freebies and today we …

42 Inspiring Flat Design Websites | Website Designing

A beautiful collection of professional responsive creative <b>HTML5 websites</b> which are using the latest <b>Flat Design</b> Trend. Websites are imperative to …

Top 20 Parallax Scrolling Web Designs That Will Inspire You

The parallax illusion is one of the wonderful effects to hit the world of website design. We have showcased the finest examples of websites that have …

The Food Lab: These Are My Knives

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe …

Comfort Fest: Top 5 Pizzas Without Sauce

Tara Donne<p>These five sauce-less pizzas are loaded with soft, savory cheese and indulgent, meaty toppings. Even red sauce lovers will do a double take.<p>…

Flaky, Buttery Cod Swimming Happily in a Sea of Tomato, White Wine, and Saffron

Gently simmering cod in an aromatic tomato-saffron broth will bring out its best flavor and texture.<p>Cod is a flexible fish, tough enough to stand up to frying but delicate enough to be poached. This recipe for Poached Cod with Tomato and Saffron caters to the fish's delicate side with a full spa …

Italian Food

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Allow us to state the obvious: It's cold out there. So cold, in fact, that you're probably having trouble mustering the will to pull out your …

Sandwiches

These Are the 16 Best Burgers of 2013

Twinkie, ramen, and Cronut buns. Pockets of deep-fried PBR. More bacon than Louie Anderson eats for second breakfast. 2013 was more than a slightly ridiculous year in the burger creation game, and we were there to greasily chronicle it all. While it was a torturous task, we picked out the 16 finest …

3 tips for the home cook from Thomas Keller

Somehow it’s hard to imagine chef Thomas Keller heating up veggie burgers or tossing together a quick Friday-night supper for the kids. In case you …

19 Great Ways To Cook Your Thanksgiving Turkey

The day of feasting approaches, and bits of turkey advice waft on the breeze like autumn leaves. But what's the right way? Well, that depends.

27 Pancakes Worth Waking Up For

September 26th is National Pancake Day. Which is pretty flippin' sweet.

Best Salmon Recipe: The Only One You'll Ever Need

There are a lot of different ways to prepare salmon -- many of them good too -- but there's only one best way to cook this fish and we're going to share it with you.<p>When we talk about the best, we don't mean a fancy 12-hour preparation of a dinner that you'll finish in 20 under minutes. While we're …

10 Free Vector Infographics Kits

Data visualizations and infographics allow us to comprehend massive amounts of information in a visually pleasing way. I don’t know about you, but …

Infographics