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The Little Black Book of Intuitive Web Application Design

A web app that isn’t easy to use will not win many hearts.<p>But designing a user-friendly interface is no joke either.<p>What do my users want? How will …

Google Analytics 101: What Every Small Business Owner Should Know about the Powerful Website Analysis Tool

Understanding your customers well enough to ensure you’re giving them what they want and need — that’s the key to success for any small business in …

5 of the best interaction design trends of 2015

In the MailChimp example above, the confirmation window is an essential part of the email marketing user flow. Adding a fun graphic and some humorous copy adds some enjoyment at no cost (not to mention undercuts some of the tension of sending a mass email).<p>Here are some quick tips for delightful …

UI Design

Outlier Minimal Backpack

Over the years many have come to expect material innovation alongside considered design from Outlier. And for their latest bag, the brand has delivered just that. The incredibly lightweight and aptly named Minimal Backpack weighs next to nothing and packs up flat, making it a perfect day-to-day …

Shopping

Tokyo on a budget: tips for making your yen go further

You don’t have to live off vending-machine coffee and rice to experience the grandeur and excitement of Japan’s singular capital. Here are our tips for doing Tokyo a budget.<p>Finding a place to stay<p>Shop around online months ahead for Tokyo accommodation, as rates can fluctuate dramatically. The best …

Multi-Camera View of Felix Baumgartner's Record-Breaking Space Jump

Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner set the unbelievable altitude record for a manned balloon flight one year ago as he leapt from space (nearly 25 miles in the air) and safely landed on ground in Roswell, New Mexico. The thrill seeker plummeted for several minutes, gaining record-breaking speeds, …

Marked Up Photographs Show How Iconic Prints Were Edited in the Darkroom

Want to see what kind of work goes into turning a masterful photograph into an iconic print? Pablo Inirio, the master darkroom printer who works at …

20 maps that will change the way you see the world

I’VE ALWAYS fancied myself a renegade cartographer — my journals and sketchbooks are filled with scribbled street maps of various cities around the …

Disney World

Master These Five Lightroom Sliders and Your Photos Will Pop

Have you ever opened up Lightroom (or any other professional level editing program) and said, “Oh my – where do I start?” If so then this post is …

22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From One Another

Everyone knows Americans don't agree on pronunciations.<p>That's great, because regional accents are a major part of what makes American English so interesting.<p>Joshua Katz, a Ph.D. student of statistics at North Carolina State University, published a group of awesome visualizations of professor Bert …

20 Amazing Panoramic Pictures

Panoramic photography is a special technique, using specialized equipment or software, that captures a much wider perspective of the landscape into …

Panoramic Photography

Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

<i>Bon Appetit's Editor in Chief Adam Rapoport is sharing recipes and tips from his latest, The Grilling Book, all week long. We'll be rolling out his ideal Memorial Day feast -- one dish each day -- from his go-to steak to the drink in his hand.</i><p>Americans love skirt steak, but a lot of us don't know …

BBQ

See a Professional Photographer’s Workflow in Adobe Lightroom

The life of a professional photographer can be strenuous at times. Photo shoots often consist of hundreds to thousands of photographs that need to be …

Photography

GRANTHAM: Capitalism Is Great, But It Assigns No Value To Your Grandchildren

Yesterday, I posted part one of the transcript from my Saturday Guardian interview with Jeremy Grantham, the environmental philanthropist and the legendary fund manager. Here's part two ...<p>This article originally appeared on guardian.co.uk