Jan De Jong

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Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

10 Code Snippets For Creating Animated Headers & Video Backgrounds

Every great website needs a beautiful header to grab attention. It’s the first thing visitors see, and it’s the only thing encouraging visitors to …

Web Design

Tishk Barzanji's Complex and Surreal Utopia

When confronted with aesthetically pleasing art, some are quick to nitpick the medium, quick to find a reason why it isn't worth conversation, and …

Art

StraVolti: 11 New Pop-Surreal Masterworks by Marion Peck @ Dorothy Circus, Rome

StraVolti is the title of the new show by Marion Peck, opening on April 21st at pop-surreal powerhouse Dorothy Circus Gallery in Rome (who also …

Art

18 Things Happy People Never Do (So You Shouldn’t Either)

How many of these tiny, everyday things are you doing that could be slowly destroying your happiness?<p>Our culture is saturated with images of "ideal" …

Using Color Psychology for Better Website Results

Perception is everything. Part of that is influenced by behavior, plus our emotion. Significant studies have shown that color effects not just what …

Web Design

The 15 Best Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 10th</b><p>The sci-fi genre currently splits the difference between niche entertainment and the mainstream, providing diehard nerds and folks looking for a simple good time with a common ground on which they can unite and share in their enthusiasm. There was a time when tales of aliens, …

Science Fiction Movies

The Best UX/UI Tools for Designers in 2018

The demand for UI/UX designers has never been higher, and it continues to grow. This is especially true for UX designers as user experience is a …

UX Design

9 Top WordPress Plugins to Install This Year

WordPress may not be all that glamorous when it first comes out of the box. Yet, its affinity for easy customization using plugins has made it the …

Web Design

You can now access 400,000 free high-res images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

A year ago, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art embarked on an ambitious project to give everyone free access to images in its collection. Using the Creative Commons zero license (CC0), the third most visited museum in the world has essentially turned over a trove of high resolution images to any …

Museums

Space Is Full Of Planets, And Most Of Them Don't Even Have Stars

Here in the Solar System, we can watch our star’s eight planets orbit with confidence, knowing full well that we’ve discovered at least the majority of round, orbit-clearing worlds around our Sun. But there’s a 4.5 billion year history that we can’t fully know from our vantage point today. All we …

Universe

How to Add Ask Me Anything Anonymously in WordPress

Have you seen the Ask me Anything (AMA) segment on popular sites like Reddit, Tumblr, Quora, etc? Recently, a user asked if it was possible to add it …

Web Design

Oddmar is a Viking-themed platformer from the makers of Leo’s Fortune

The makers of the excellent 2014 game <i>Leo’s Fortune</i> are back with a new action platformer, and this time they’re shifting their their focus from the cartoony world of Leo, which looked like it came straight out of a Pixar movie, to something based on Viking and Norse mythology.<p>While the game won’t …

Why Facebook's logo is blue — a designer’s guide to color and emotion

We’re able to see different colors because of our retina’s innate ability to differentiate frequencies of light waves.<p>Certain colors or shades evoke different sentiments in people. In this post, I want to give a quick introduction to color theory, ways to combine colors, and tools for designing …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Entrepreneurship

10 Horrible Habits You're Doing Right Now That Are Draining Your Energy

For most people the biggest obstacle they face is themselves, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest ways that you can improve your daily productivity is to cut out habits that drain your motivation. They give you less …

20 Free Graphic Design eBooks to Learn Design From

Want to learn more about graphic design? This article includes an amazing collection of 20 <i>free graphic design eBooks</i> you can learn from. Learn new …

Graphic Design

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself | Inc.com

There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can lead you away <b>from your gaps,</b> your failures, your sabotaging self, and …

Leadership

What's on TV: 'Altered Carbon,' 'Super Bowl LII' and 'UFC 3'

This week the Super Bowl dominates the weekend, but before the game kicks off we'll be watching Netflix's next big sci-fi show, <i>Altered Carbon.</i> It's a mystery series where a dead-for-centuries detective has been resurrected to investigate a murder. On NBC <i>The Good Place</i> is wrapping up its second …

TV

Ditch All Those Other Messaging Apps: Here's Why You Should Use Signal

Stop me if you've heard this before. You text a friend to finalize plans, anxiously awaiting their reply, only to get a message from them on Snapchat …

Apps

Stealthy OSX/MaMi malware discovered targeting Macs

The first nasty bit of undetectable malware of 2018 has been unearthed after it was found targeting Macs this week.<p>Security researchers revealed info about the new OSX/MaMi malware which is a lot like the popular DNSChanger malware from 2012 that infected millions of machines.<p>In a blog post …

5 Classic Design Rules to Absolutely Never Break

The problem with cutting corners is that 50% of the time it works while the remaining half makes up for all that time and money you saved and then …

Home Decorating

10 Types Of Guys Women Can’t Resist

Working on being the best possible version of yourself is inherently worthwhile, but it doesn’t hurt that it’s likely to make you irresistible to …

20 Common Things People Realize When They Quit Drinking Alcohol

Of all the culturally conditioned behaviors we’ve mindlessly adopted, alcoholism is one of the most curious. We know it is highly detrimental to …

Alcohol

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How to Use Google Fonts — the Right Way

How To Use Google Fonts On Your WordPress Site

One of the most important things you want to be able to do on your site is change your fonts. This is important because you don’t want to be stuck …

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …