Joel Quinn

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Harvard study uncovers why fasting can lead to a longer and healthier life

Intermittent fasting diets are all the rage these days. We are seeing everything from the conservative 5:2 diet to more extreme fasting methods …

mitochondrial

10 new web design tools for June

This month Brad Frost unveils his guide to making a successful style guide, presentation tool LiveSlides is getting a lot of attention, and Google …

Are microframes the future of wireframing?

Wireframes are dead! Interactive prototypes are everything! We’ve heard these shouts for at least the past seven years. If the popularity of these …

10 commandments of logo design

It’s frustrating. You’ve spent hours, days, weeks on your logo design, and yet still it isn’t working. But you’re so close to the project personally …

Giant Sets: The Best Thing You Aren’t Doing to Gain Muscle and Burn Fat

Giant sets are one of the best ways to build size and strength in a short time, but they can also be a great way to get your heart rate up and shed …

Muscle

This computer language is teaching kids to code

When Zuckerberg entered the room, many of the young students had a hard time pulling themselves away from their projects, even to gawk at one of the world's richest men. Facebook's founder instead came to them.<p>"What are you making?" he'd ask. And they would proudly say, "A game!" or whatever it …

No Twee Here: A Tiny Home For the Pickiest Modern Design Fan

A lot of the tiny houses out there are very, very <i>cute</i>—sweet little peaked roof, petite double-hung windows, teeny tiny front porch. So what if you're …

World's Laziest Graphic Designer Creates Perfect Poster

2D designers can pull stunts that 3D designers never could<p>This is hilarious: In the UK, a fellow named Tom runs the Friars Inn, a pub in Bridgnorth. …

Graphic Design

25+ Online Art Classes to Take Your Creativity to New Heights This Week

If you’re looking to boost your creativity and learn new skills, then instructor-led classes are a great way to do so. Learning a completely new medium, for instance, can alter your artistic path in ways you never thought possible. Or, by becoming acquainted with software, you can streamline parts …

Gradient Fill vs Gradient Map: What's the Difference?

Every time Blake Rudis says or hears the term "Gradient Fill" he can't help but think of an old photography buff named Phil who comes around and …

Incredible farming skyscraper could fight poverty and feed the world

This incredible skyscraper is more than just eye candy—its modular and farm-integrated design was created to fight world hunger and poverty. …

Sub-Saharan Africa

This Illustrator Pen tool trick will change your design life

Hand letterers! Do you find the process of digitising your curvaceous creations a time-consuming affair? Don't you wish there was a quicker way to …

4 modern home designs that have everything you need! (+ floor plans)

If you want gorgeous good looks, luxury touches, practicality, pretty gardens and even a garage for your home, you might think that you are making a …

Useful JS functions you aren't using

Suppose you had a list of students in a classroom, and you want to know how many are girls. You might write something like this:<p>That's a fine, …

The Best Way to Create Dynamic Luminosity Masks

Luminosity masks are well known amongst landscape and nightscape photographers but often underrated by many other creatives. They are an incredibly …

3 Social Media Tools Entrepreneurs Should Be Using Every Day

Social media is evolving at an incredible rate. The most important thing you can do is to equip yourself with the best tools.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One hundred years from now, when historians are asked what they labeled as the biggest breakthrough in …

Infographics

10 Tips and Tricks for Making Difficult Selections in Photoshop

If you’re just starting out in Photoshop and would like to learn the art of making difficult selections to isolate things in photos, check out this …

Finally, a $699K D.C. townhome that’s not a cookie cutter

Industrial design throughout<p>On the outside, it looks like this c. 1900-built Truxton Circle townhome is just like all the others on the block. The open floor plan looks pretty typical with a living room in the front, kitchen in the back, and two bedrooms on the upper level. In reality, the listing …

Living Rooms

Upper West Side townhouse returns seeking $12M more than a decade ago

The current owner purchased this brownstone for $4.6 million in 2006<p>Back in 2006, the current owner of this slim, five-story townhouse on the Upper West Side paid $4.6 million to acquire it, property records reveal. A little over a decade later, they’re now trying to selling it for more than three …

Black Clay Family Residence / NEBRAU

<b>Idea</b><p>Lithuanian architecture studio NEBRAU main task was to create minimal architecture with clear lines and simple volumes, using long-live and …

The best alternatives to Adobe Illustrator

Raster vs. vector images<p>A little bit of tech speak is required to establish the fundamental differences between the two main types of graphics …

100+ CSS Resources For Web Designers And Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>A serious web designer/developer must call for a skill to write …

Discover 20 Websites To Download Free Stock Video Resources

The video is growing year after year and every marketer swears you should create more video content.<p>The video content is great, but the thing is that it takes time, effort and skills to create something you are proud of and your audience finds valuable. Luckily, there’s a solution. Use free stock …

Videography

Quirky font magically adjusts to what you're writing

With its geometric angles and art-deco aesthetic, Futuracha has become one of the most popular free fonts used by designers all over the world. …

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming in 2017

Will 2017 be the year we finally get our mitts on <i>The Winds of Winter</i>? At this point, even Bran Stark’s third eye couldn’t see if the answer is “hell …

33 science fiction and fantasy books that everyone will be talking about in 2017

Better make some space on your shelves<p>We’ve already taken a look at what novels are hitting bookshelves this month, but 2017 promises to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy literature as a whole. There’s going to be some great reads from debut authors, while some of the best names in the …

CSSReference.io is a gorgeous visual guide to CSS

The best way to learn CSS is through trial-and-error. <i>You’ve got to write code in order to learn to be a coder</i>. That’s the simple truth of the matter. But it’s always nice to have a helping hand guide you through the often confusing and contradictory technology used to style and illustrate webpages, …

The Wireframe Perfectionist’s Guide

When I was a developer, I often had a hundred questions when building websites from wireframes that I had received. Some of those questions were, …

35+ HTML & CSS Resources for Beginners

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>In case you are not familiar with HTML and CSS, here’s a quick …

Making the Most of Breadcrumbs in Web Design

If you are at all familiar with the story of Hansel and Gretel, then you know that they used breadcrumbs to mark their way so they could find their …