Jay Eckert

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12 Fantastic Halloween Makeup Transformations

How much can makeup really transform you? That was the question we posed a few weeks ago when we saw Russian hair and makeup artist Vadim Andreev do some ridiculously amazing things to some ordinary women.<p>In light of the fact that Halloween is now just around the corner, let's turn our attention to …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Super Easy Soft Shadows in Illustrator

We all know that hyperrealist icons are over, the new trend now is flat and either hard shadows or super soft and subtle ones. You can also try to …

Modern Pin-Up Beauties Flaunt Dresses Made Out of Milk

London-based artist Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz blends modern interpretations of the classic pin-up girl with high-speed liquid photography. Founder of AurumLight Studio, Wieczorkiewicz produced this playful concept, entitled <i>Milky Pin-Ups</i>, in which gorgeous models flaunt chic liquid dresses made out of …

Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas

Home > Recipes by Category > Slow Cooker Recipes > Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas<p>September 17, 2013 // 40 <i>Comments »</i><p>As far as I’m …

Must-See Video: 3-Sweep is the Fastest Way to Get 3D from 2D That You've Ever Seen

It's not often I'm sitting in front of the computer with my mouth hanging open, but the video below is literally jaw-dropping. Researchers Tao Chen, …

Children's Hospital's Fantastic Pirate-Themed CT Scanner

The Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian recently installed a new CT scanner in their radiology testing room, but what separates the machine from others of its kind is that it is designed in the likeness of a pirate ship. Being that the facility is designated for medical …

4 Fruitsicles So Good You Might Forget Summer Is Almost Over

Fresh fruit and vegetables are always best, no doubt about that. But in the hot summer months it's refreshing to snack on a cold, frozen treat. Ever since I picked up this awesome popsicle mold, I've been having way too much fun experimenting with sweet and even savory ice pop recipes.<p>Since I never …

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

The Rare Barrel

Specializing in sour craft bees, the guys from the Berkeley-based brewery share the secret behind their tart blends.

The Anatomy of a Successful Responsive Website

Businesses must decide whether to build a native mobile apps or a responsive site for their digital presences. Should you invest in separate iOS and …

Amazing Sequential Photography, Courtesy of Red Bull Illume Contest

<i>Photographer: Scott Serfas Athlete: John Jackson Location: Aniak, AK, USA</i><p>The physical design of the GoPro camera changed videography, as its small, …

Image of the Day, August 5, 2013

ShaoLan Hsueh’s Chineasy is a ingenious Kickstarter project that involves teaching Chinese through creating memorable illustrations from Chinese …

Theodor Seuss Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, and His Colorful Past

American slang defines the word “boner” as a trombonist or his instrument, the driver of the ice-resurfacing machine “Zamboni”, an erection, or a …

Peel-And-Stick Wood Panels Provide An Instant Reclaimed Look

Now available from West Elm, Stikwood panels are ultrathin planks that use less energy and material than ordinary reclaimed wood.<p>“I love the smell of wood. The feel of wood. I love everything about wood,” Jerry McCall says. “But I’ve always been a bit upset about how wasteful it can be.” The master …

10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’

1<p>The 1981 mystery novel by Gary. K Wolf was the basis for the film, but the plots of the book and the film differ greatly. For one thing, the novel …

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’

1<p>Walt Disney passed away in 1966 from complications from lung cancer. 'The Jungle Book' was released the following year, making it the last animated …

How to Design Beautiful iOS App Icons, According to Apple

It's no coincidence that the best and most popular apps frequently have striking and memorable icons. It might seem like just a colorful tile, but a …

UI Design

Spectacular Moleskine Doodles Explode with Energy

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes proves that doodling can be so much more than scratching unintelligible scribbles on paper. Through his Sketchy Stories blog, Rosanes shares his wonderful world of doodling in a simple Moleskine sketchbook. Equipped with an ordinary Moleskine, a few Uni …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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The World’s Most Famous Logos, Organized By Visual Theme

Marks of Excellence, a freshly revised book from Phaidon, compiles today’s most identifiable logos according to their visual tropes.<p>A brand is more than a logo. But a company’s mark is its calling card, a shorthand for all that other stuff–the quality of the product, the level of service, the …

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …

21 Moments with Humans of New York

After losing his job as a bond trader in Chicago, Brandon Stanton moved to the Big Apple and started a blog called Humans of New York (HONY) in the …

17 Desserts You Can Make On The Grill

Move over, burgers.

How to Photograph Kids… By a Former Poorly Photographed Kid

I am a former kid. I have lived through the trauma of bad photos taken of me by my father. I was not photogenic, and admittedly he had a cheap …

Marketing, Sales, Agency, and Customer Success Content

HubSpot's Blog for marketing, sales, agency, and customer success content, which has more than 400,000 subscribers and attracts over 4.5 million …

'Crack Consumes': Anti-Crack Ad Slowly Gets Eaten By Bugs To Show You The Damage Drugs Can Do

This is an anti-crack public service ad from Brazil that slowly gets eaten by mealworms to let people know that if you do crack, insects will come …

32 Grilled Snacks, Appetizers, and Side Dishes For Your Memorial Day Grill

Gallery32 Grilled Snacks, Appetizers, and Side Dishes For Your Memorial Day Grill<p>If you're already planning to fire up the grill this Memorial Day weekend (or, like me, looking forward to gazing longingly at the smoke tauntingly wafting from across the street while heating up your trusty one-burner …

You Won’t Believe these Sculptures are Made Entirely of Wood

It’s hard to believe, but all of the sculptures you see below are made entirely of wood and then painted. The person responsible is artist and …

Quora's David Cole Settles the Apple Logo / Golden Ratio Issue Once and For All

While I understand the appeal of the golden ratio as a rational approach to aesthetics most people would probably agree that it's impossible to …