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Rainbow Animals Roar Across Geometric Street Art Murals

Arlin Graff's polar bears and oversized hummingbirds take over urban centers.<p>Streaked with oversized bears whose faces and bodies deconstruct into a million chroma particles, towering building faces become metaphorical nature sanctuaries in the work of Arlin Graff. The Detroit and São Paulo-based …

Beautiful film on a Buddhist ritual only 46 monks have completed

The Kaihōgyō is a quest to become a living Buddha through 1000 days of gruelling rituals. Ivan Olita was granted rare access to a temple near Kyoto …

The Roman Empire During the Time of Jesus (Background of Luke's Gospel)

The Roman Empire cast a vast shadow over the world of the New Testament. In the past couple of decades, biblical scholars and theologians have …

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

Tutorials

President Trump Rolls Back Equal Pay Protections. Ivanka Trump Once Again Does Nothing.

Ivanka Trump is one of the only people who had a chance to stand in front of her father’s disastrous policies that will hurt millions of women. And …

A List Of 100 Great Design Blogs That You Should Subscribe To Right Now

<b>If you are</b> always on the look out for more content about design and creativity, here is a great resource for your.<p><b>Based in</b> Belfast, Northern Ireland, …

You can’t be socially progressive and economically conservative

If you want to be socially progressive, you have to support initiatives that foster social progress, like education equality, women’s health resources, criminal justice reform, universal healthcare, workplace equality, and so on. These initiatives either cost taxpayer money, require governmentally …

Income Inequality

20 Smart 404 Page Templates

There are many situations when visitors may stumble across a 404 error page while browsing a website. When this happens, it is important that the 404 …

WATCH: Study shows undocumented immigrants pay a higher share of their income in taxes than the wealthiest 1 percent

If every undocumented immigrant were deported from America, the country would lose $11.74 billion in revenue<p>Undocumented immigrants in the U.S. pay more than $11 billion a year in state and local taxes, according to a new study by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. In 42 states, …

20 CSS Flexbox Tutorials, Guides, and Tools

Flexbox is a modern layout mode included in CSS3 that was created to satisfy the more complex requirements of the modern web. Check out this …

Odd Yet Beautiful Houseplants You May Not Have Heard Of

Indoor plants add some life and color to your interior spaces, and contrary to popular belief they don't just sit around doing nothing all day …

15 Must-See Speeches from Experts for UI/UX Designers

It wouldn’t be a fresh discovery to say that IT-sphere in general and product design as its part require non-stop learning from those who seek to be …

Can We Measure the Earth's Age According to the Bible?

<i>Do you believe that the Earth is 4.5 billion years old according to science, or 6000 years old according to the Bible? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by C Stuart Hardwick,</b> …

When the trolls come at you over birth control coverage, here's what to say

If you're a woman who, on the internet, has tried to defend widely accessible and affordable birth control, you probably know all the …

Health Care

Using Design Principles To Reshape Local Government

There are a lot of Post-its involved.<p>A significant challenge for much local government is understanding what constituents want and need. The top-down approach that many agencies employ can create a disconnect between services and who’s being served.<p>Enter Public, a new nonprofit that wants to bring …

The Met releases tens of thousands of images of art online for free

Art lovers from around the world, rejoice: New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is flooding the internet with classic works from its …

Shh! Don’t Tell Them There’s No Magic In Design Thinking

When the term <i>Design Thinking</i> first emerged on the scene, I found it completely puzzling. People were treating it as if it was a revolutionary new …

Amplification of Cretaceous Warmth by Biological Cloud Feedbacks

That’s the title of an article in <i>Science</i> today (available here with subs.) I’m giving a talk this morning so don’t have a lot of time to comment on …

Inauguration crowds are looking puny compared to Women's March crowds

Sorry, Trump, but these Women's March crowds are YUGE.<p>Ladies from around the world got in formation to take part in the Women's March on Washington …

Free Font of the Week: Vintage & Eroded

Welcome to <b>Free Font of the Week</b>, where we showcase our favorite free font finds! We are constantly browsing the web to bring you the best content. We …

In one day, Trump and Republicans shattered the norms of decency, political transparency, and accountability

In a 24-hour period, America experienced: its next president giving a press-conference in which paid shills applauded or booed as suited his needs; …

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

Web Development

Designing a Better Notes App

<i>The ability to record and catalog thoughts is a popular market — to the tune of 100+ million users according to</i> <i>Evernote</i><i> — but the experience is still</i> …

UI Design

Hilarious "Enter Your Phone Number" UI/UX Fails

Coders with senses of humor<p>Coder Stelian Firez recently tweeted this screenshot of what has to be the world's worst web form for entering one's phone …

Why Obama Will Go Down as One of the Greatest Presidents of All Time

Already missing our former POTUS.<p>Something is dawning on us—it’s almost too soon for us to admit, but it’s there, a half-considered thought only now blooming in our brains. Maybe we dismiss it with one of those quick cognitive fly swats. <i>Nah, too early to say</i> or <i>I hate that guy.</i> But the truth is …

Color in Design Systems

16 Tips for Setting Up a System That Endures<p>I’m no color expert. Far from, actually. Throughout my career, I’ve depended on visual designers better …

Better Interface Design: Logins, Menus, Toggles And Other Fancy Modules

CodePen has become the playground for developers. The sandbox where you can build whatever your imagination fancies. Practical things, experimental …

Delightful Design, Deconstructed

What makes design delightful? Four real-world examples<p>Some websites provide us a service, other websites make us smile–but the best ones do both. In the context of web design, delightful designs give us a special feeling that keeps us coming back.<p>But a website that only offers delight–no substance, …

Breakthrough Tattoo Artists Who Took 2015 By Storm

As the years go by, tattooing has become an increasingly popular way to express yourself. In 2012, a poll found that 21% of adults had at least one tattoo. For people that are between the ages of 18 to 29, that number is closer to 40%. This form of body art is more than a passing fad, and as a …

Why Trump Is Bad for America - One Reason I Bet You Never Thought Of

While many may not have noticed, our collective spiritual understandings have been undergoing change over the decades. Leading edge philosophers and open-minded theologians have noted an evolutionary shift toward a broader, more comprehensive existential understanding than that put forth by our …