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“Woody Allen is a genius. Woody Allen is a predator”: Why Mariel Hemingway’s new revelation matters

<b>Mariel Hemingway and Woody Allen in "Manhattan" (MGM)</b><p>I love “Manhattan,” even though it makes me queasy. Hemingway’s new memoir forces me to confront my blind spot<p>Erin Keane<p>March 26, 2015 8:29pm (UTC)<p>This is my own garbage confession: Woody Allen’s “Manhattan” used to be one of my favorite movies. …

Transgender Bathroom Bills Are a Statewide Trend

When Eli Erlick was 8 years old, she would sometimes pretend to be sick, just so she could leave school and go home to use the bathroom. She had asked to use the girls’ bathroom at her school in Mendocino County, California, but she wasn’t allowed to.<p>“I had no idea why I couldn’t do this,” Erlick …

These Teens In Michigan Are Schooling The Rest Of The Country On Transgender Rights

In anticipation of International Transgender Day Of Visibility on March 31, the Gay Straight Alliance at Marshall High School in Michigan created …

The Jobification of Weather Apps

Or You had one job to do, weather app.<p>Take a look at the above image. Two weather apps. On the left is The Weather Channel app (though it could be …

Coding for the Non-Coder: Designers Can Think Like Developers

There’s been this unwritten divide between designers and developers as long as we have been making websites. People who make things look good versus …

6 Ways Wireframing Can Increase Your Productivity

A website wireframe is the blueprint of a website. It is a sketch of the layout that the final website will hold. I’m sure you already know this …

Prototypes

7 best practices for creating mockups

Photoshop has a large following of devoted users, thanks to its deep wealth of features, options, and user-created content. This list of the 250 best …

How To Analyze Your Audience In Google Analytics

Understanding your audience is pivotal to any business. No matter what industry you’re in or what your approach is to marketing and advertising, understanding your audience better will allow you to improve your practices and increase your customer loyalty and retention.<p>Today, thanks to readily …

Marketing

7 skills every web designer must master

Web design is as much a science as it is an art form. While half of the job is based on sound coding and design know-how, the other half is based on …

A Useful Guide To Master Responsive Design Using CSS

Responsive design has revolutionized the web for obvious reasons. It’s what web design experts recommend for and the majority of site owners are …

25+ Free Javascript Tutorials & eBooks For Web Developers

JavaScript is very popular programming languages for the development of highly interactive web apps. JavaScript has become an important factor for …

Top Tips For Designing A Website For Mobile Devices

Mobile marketing has been on the rise for a number of years, and is set to remain the future of online marketing.<p>Currently in the UK, mobile traffic …

First picture of Eddie Redmayne as transgender painter Lili Elbe

The Oscar-winning actor's next role is in Tom Hooper's The Danish Girl<p>The first picture of Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl has been revealed.<p>In his first role <b>since winning the Best Actor award at the Oscars</b>, Redmayne plays Lili Elbe: an artist, and the first person to successfully undergo gender …

Jenner speculation comes at key time for transgender rights

NEW YORK (AP) — Whether or not Olympic legend Bruce Jenner becomes its new champion, the transgender-rights movement is making remarkable strides on …

New Study Shows Transgender Kids Identify with Their Gender at the Same Rate as Cisgender Kids

Photo via Wikimedia CommonsGender identity is a confusing topic for most people, and the lines get even blurrier when young kids enter the arena. …

Positioning in web design explained with GIFs. A visual manual for designers.

Understanding how positioning in the web works is crucial for responsive web design, as it allows us speak the same language with developers and …

Web Design

Videographer & Sound Designer

Global Delight<p>Web commercial promoting Camera Plus Pro updates.<p>Foodie TV<p>A foreign feature about Marilù and Pastizzi.<p>Valletta 2018 - Celebrate Our City<p>…

Tumblr Announces Creatrs Network, An Agency- Style Platform Matching Brands With User Content

Tumblr, at 420 million monthly uniques, has announced a new program today called Creatrs. Tumblr describes it as a art-meets-content collective but it feels a lot like an ad agency. There are two different pieces to the Creatrs program.<p>The first, and most important, is the Creatrs Network. It’s an …

Advertising

Free tools and resources for web developers: January 2015

How are you doing, people? Today, we have an awesome round up of recent tools and a few articles for you to give your next project useful and …

Workflow

5 Social Brands That Defy Best Practices

Breaking the rules make sense for Zara in this case, because its social channels are merely acting as an avenue to lead shoppers to its site, where the content has the appropriate context.<p>The enigmatic Facebook posts are sparse on purpose. The goal is to grab the user’s attention and get them to …

The 14 Best Movie Meet-Cutes

"This was some meet-cute," retired screenwriter Arthur tells his new neighbor, Iris, as she offers him a ride in "The Holiday." Inspired by one of our favorite Christmas movies, we're chronicling the best of this classic film trope, described by Roger Ebert as, "a comic situation contrived entirely …

5 Intimate Places to Hear Live Music in NYC

New York City is home to some of the world’s most famous music venues—Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing …

25 Questions to Ask During Your Next Job Interview

There’s lots of advice out there about what to ask when the recruiter says, “Have any questions for me?”<p>The trouble is, most of that advice is …

10 must read books to inspire entrepreneurs

As the year comes to a close, we start to evaluate our successes and failures in the year and look forward to the future. If you’re thinking of …

Plague is a New App For "Infecting" Users With Information

It’s not like there aren’t a million different ways to share what’s on your mind already, but Plague is a new take on sharing.<p>Bizarre names aside, the premise of Plague is that you share a status like you would on Twitter or Facebook but it instead of showing in a feed it “infects” those nearby who …

BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti: 'It's not just a site, it's a whole process'

<b>Nilay Patel: It sounds like you have some pretty exciting tech news going on.</b><p>Jonah Peretti: I think that one of the interesting things about all the stuff we do in tech is that in general technology is harder for people to understand. Some of the stuff that I'm most excited about I don't get a …

Marc Jacobs To Open A Pop-Up Store That Accepts Hashtags As Payment

<b>American fashion designer</b> Marc Jacobs will be opening a pop-up store in Soho during the New York Fashion Week next month, but not a single dollar …

The Whole New Klout, Now for Content Marketing: 3 Bad Things & 3 Good Things

Influence measurement startup Klout unveiled a major new feature today, so big they call it <i>The New Klout</i>. It’s the new home page; they’re all in.<p>What …

Social Proof: Another Way Twitter Helps Your Job Search

What is social proof? And how does Twitter help generate that proof?<p>In today’s social media-dominated world, “social proof” is the record you have …