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A look back at 2015: My Top Mac Apps

Ok, so it’s the middle of February, 2016 and I haven’t published my yearly “best of” lists for 2015. I had drafts started in November, but life …

How to Start Your Own Brewery

It’s a slow afternoon on the line, with three of four 40-barrel fermenters sitting silent, the liquid wort inside being quietly consumed by yeast. …

Beer

10 Tips for Designing with Type on a Photo

One of the best techniques to have in your toolkit is designing with type on and around images. But it can also be one of the toughest concepts to …

Tutorials

20 Unacceptable Behaviors for Freelance Web Designers

I know what you’re probably thinking right now:<p>“Wow! 20 is a big number for a list of <i>unacceptable</i> freelance web design behaviors, isn’t it?!”<p>And you …

20 Web Designs That Look Like Animated Infographics

Over the past year or two, we’ve seen the latest CSS and Javascript animation abilities being used to really enhance the experience of browsing a web …

20 Annual Report Designs that Crush the Stereotype

The usual company annual report is a word-filled extravaganza of jargon, terms, figures and text. If beautiful report designs were the norm, maybe …

Adobe's Project Comet Is a Start-to-Finish UX Design App

Adobe is on a mission to make life easier for designers, and its latest undertaking on that front is something it calls Project Comet. The …

Best cooking apps for the Super Bowl

Keep your Super Bowl party guests well-fed with recipes from these great apps!It's Super Bowl time, folks! It's time once again for professional …

Organize Your Workshop with Tubular Storage

Long skinny things like wood trim and thin pipes can be a pain to organize. This tubular solution puts those pieces within reach while saving space …

Woodworking

The Best American Porters, Your Winter Beer

While there are generally accepted guidelines for every beer style, brewers have free rein to interpret their own particular creations. After all, …

Beer

Floyd Utility Set

The Floyd Leg has always been one of our favorites here at the office, but technically it’s never been equipped for heavy use. Introducing The Floyd …

The Food Lab: The Best Way to Grill Sausages

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Haven't you ever wished that your juicy pork chops were perfectly seasoned all the way to the center? Or that your pork tenderloin were just a bit juicier and fattier? Or maybe that your flavorful, smoky ribs had a decisive snap when you bit in? Sausages are like …

Now With 4 Million Users, Design Platform Canva Launches To Businesses

For the past couple of years, Sydney-based Canva has been working to make graphic design more accessible through its online platform offering over a million photographs, graphics and fonts that can be easily dragged-and-dropped into a variety of templates. Today, the company is taking its next big …

Infographics

Font of the day: Manifold

We're huge fans of typography and are always on the hunt for new and exciting typefaces, whether free fonts or the very best fonts worth shelling out …

The 7 Most Financially Savvy Home Upgrades You Can Make

When it comes to home improvement, some dollars stretch more than others. And if you’re on a limited budget, it becomes even more important to spend …

Home Improvement

Grilling: Buffalo Wings Recipe

On Fridays, Joshua Bousel drops by with a recipe for you to grill over the weekend. Fire it up, Joshua!<p>My hat goes off to whoever first paired pizza and wings. I don't know if it's just the fact that I've enjoyed the two together my whole life, but a hit of spicy buffalo sauce, followed by a bite …

27 Beautiful Web Designs with Big Background Images

The use of a large background image in a web design is a popular trend at the moment. A photographic background is impressive, giving designers the …

101 best free logo fonts

Typography

Landmann Napa Charcoal Grill

Simple and straightforward, the Landmann Napa Charcoal Grill lacks some of the bells and whistles you'll find on the grills at your local big-box …

Cooking

This is the Coolest Mac App I’ve Seen in a Long Time, and it’s Ridiculously Simple

Sometimes things don’t have to be very complex to have an impact. In fact, Apple’s entire design esthetic focuses on the “less is more” philosophy, …

Quick Tips to Boost Your WordPress Website's Speed: Further & Better Optimization

In the previous article, we discussed the importance of speed in web and reviewed some basic tips on speeding up WordPress. In this article, we're …

How to change the folder color in Mac: MacOS Sierra, Yosemite, Mavericks

Truly, Mac is an intelligent and fastest OS than other. We have Secure and Customized Mac OS for the All Mac user. If you’ve a problem to <b>organize</b> …

Garlic Parmesan Grilled Potato Wedges - This Silly Girl's Kitchen

Get that grill ready because I have another amazing recipe for those warm summer nights!<p>To me, a meal is not <i>really</i> complete without a starch and a …

How To Pack Like A Pro For Every Occasion: The Guys' Edition

More travel light tips.

How to move your iTunes library to an external hard drive

After decades of digital music, it's not unlikely if you've amassed quite the collection of music on your computer's hard drive. If your iTunes …

New 'SlatePro TechDesk SE' Comes Equipped with Built-In iPhone Dock, Mac Air Vents and Whiteboard

Back in March of 2014, iSkelter launched the SlatePro TechDesk on Kickstarter, which was designed with built-in docks and cutouts to accommodate Apple devices like iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks.<p>The desk was highly successful, leading the company to create a range of furniture products aimed at …

30+ Grilling Recipes to Impress Your Guests

Do you love to grill? I sure hope so, because today I’m sharing this collection of 30+ Grilling Recipes to Impress Your Guests. Whether you’re …

Cooking

The 10 Most Tremendous Barbecue Recipes of Cyberspace

My original magnum opus was going to be a 1,000-page epic poem about the Kansas City Royals' journey to the 2014 World Series, but I couldn't find enough good rhymes for Moustakas, so this barbecue season primer and recipe listicle will have to do.<p>Go to your grill. Put a little shoulder into your …