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Watch Lightning Creep Towards Earth In Super Slow Motion

Scientists at the Florida Institute of Technology recently captured a beautiful lightning storm using a new high speed camera.<p>The lightning in this …

5 hard truths about quitting your job to travel the world

Traveling long term, and embracing the career uncertainty that accompanies it, is no picnic.<p>I would know. In the fall of 2014, I gave up my cushy job as a magazine editor in New York to embark on a year-long excursion with my begrudging boyfriend.<p>Fast-forward 365 days, and we've explored 15 …

Eddie Redmayne in first trailer for transgender biopic The Danish Girl

The Oscar-winning actor is aiming for awards glory again in the poignant story of one of the first recipients of sexual reassignment surgery<p>After winning the best actor Oscar for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, Eddie Redmayne is hitting the awards circuit again for his …

How to move Music or Photos to a new Mac using Time Machine

With Time Machine, it’s easy to restore all of your data back to a new Mac or to a fresh install of OS X. As we outlined previously, users can choose …

How to Import Pictures into Photos App in Mac OS X

Want to quickly import images into Photos app on the Mac? It’s quite easy to bring new or old pictures into the OS X Photos app, and while there are …

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What your age says about how you use the Web

We’re in the midst of a generational shift, with Millennials expected to surpass Baby Boomers in 2015 as the largest living generation.<p>Each generation has unique backgrounds, lifestyles, values, and expectations that influence how they browse the Web. Successful strategists recognize these …

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193- Testing Part 6- CRUD with Acceptance Tests and Mirage<p>We test the editing and destroying a monster, and then creating a new one.<p>Along the way we …

Beauty, Utility, Ease: The 10 Commandments of User Interface Design (Infographic)

Successful digital design extends beyond appearances into the ways in which a user interacts with your website or app -- how icons contribute to navigation, for instance, or the ways in which a site can scroll. But the field of user interface design, which aims to hone the beauty and utility of …

10 JavaScript libraries to draw your own diagrams (2018 edition)

A list of the best JavaScript drawing libraries we have found. With them you can easily bring your diagrams online!The post 10 JavaScript libraries …

How to make your Gmail address public without going nuts

At a time when we're all socially connected, making your email address publicly available is often the friendly and approachable thing to do.<p>It can …

iPad App of the Week: Duet Display

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all out picks below and …

Get Google Earth Pro for free

Google Earth has been around for years, yet it still makes my jaw drop.<p>I mean, seriously, for centuries the only way to get a "bird's-eye" view of our planet was to spin an actual globe. Now we can "fly" to any location and zoom all the way in from space to a couple hundred feet above real, …

Download the best icon packs of 2015

We’re well into 2015 so now it’s time to check out the hottest new icon packs of the year. Icon packs are theme packages that can be applied to a …

Hocus Focus eliminates desktop clutter on your Mac

For me, having multiple apps and windows open on my Mac's desktop is the norm. While I often shuffle through them with the Command-Tab shortcut, my cluttered desktop can feel a tad overwhelming at times.<p>I may go over an hour before I need to look at a particular window, yet there it is, distracting …

Setting Up Google Analytics and Heatmap to Track Conversion

<i>Sean Kim is the creator of The Growth List, helping you create a business around your lifestyle. This post originally appeared on AccelBlog.</i><p>Many of you have probably heard of Google Analytics already. It tracks the basic website activities of your blog/website, such as unique traffic, traffic …

Google Domains Public Beta Launches in the US

After announcing its domain registration service last summer, today Google Domains has lifted the invitation-only access and is open to anyone in the US.<p>Google Domains comes with a dashboard to help users maintain their website, along with Blogger integration to help sync company blog posts. The …

12 Mac OS X App Web Developers Must Know

For web developers, applications are important factors to better productivity; without having the right ones, developing a single website could take …

Course Review: Become a Web Developer from Scratch!

<b>This is a review of the online course Become a Web Developer from Scratch! by Victor Bastos.</b> This is part of our series of reviews of online UX …

Alternative Web Development Resources for Self-Study Beginners

If you’re someone who can’t afford to mess with a huge amount of money but are nevertheless willing to spend time and some measure of investment to …

2014 Higher Education Technology Landscape

The 2014 Higher Education Technology Landscape infographic from EDUVENTURES is the effort to make sense of the higher education technology landscape …

5 Great Online Tools for Creating Infographics

Professional infographic designers rely primarily on a core vector graphics software program to create their infographics designs. The main advantage …

Social Media Strategy: How Much Time Should Planning Take?

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>I have a blog post to write. This blog post, to be exact.<p>Do you like good gadgets?Those sweet cool gadgets?<p>Oh, yeah<p>And in the course of researching, outlining, writing, editing, and writing some more, I also have other hats to wear. Email marketing. …

5 Tools to Help Make Your Data Visualization Look Stunning

This story originally appeared on Visual.ly<p>The last few years have brought data visualization deeply into the world of design. It used to take highly technical designers or a team of developers and designers to create data visualizations that were both accurate and beautiful. Recently, several …

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

A comprehensive look at the role color plays in marketing and how it impacts customer engagement.<p>This story originally appeared on Help Scout<p>The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting--and most controversial--aspects of marketing.<p><b>The reason:</b> Most of today's …

Visualize Your Hard Drive Space With GrandPerspective [OS X Tips]

When you’re running a Macbook Air or Pro with an SSD in it, you’re probably concerned about space on your drive. You can easily sort files in the Finder by size to see what you might want to delete or at least put on an external drive, but sometimes it’s nicer to visualize your data in a different …

How to solve four common problems with your new smartphone

For all their smarts, smartphones can be complicated animals. Or at least frustrating ones, especially if you run into some of the problems that tend to crop up among new smartphone owners.<p>(Note that I'm referring to both new smartphone-owners and new-smartphone owners. Hyphenation matters, people!)<p>…

What the Heck Is Curling, Anyway?

It's no secret that curling is somewhat of a lovable laughingstock in the world of winter sports. Compared to the adrenaline-pumping action of ice …

A Quick and Complete History of Bitcoin So You're Not Totally Lost

News stories that are really big unfold over months or years, and tackling them can take almost constant media coverage. But all of that distilled …

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Artist drew himself and his cat in 100 different cartoonists' styles

For his Mikenesses series, <i>Adventure Time</i> and <i>Bravest Warriors</i> cartoonist Mike Holmes drew himself (often accompanied by his cat Ella) in the styles of …