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5 Web Design Trend that are Changing the Look of Marketing

Tweet<p>Share2<p>Share<p>+1<p>Pin<p>2 Shares<p>5 Web Design Trends that are Changing the Look of Marketing<p>5 (100%) 6 votes<p>There was a time when websites are all about …

Infographic: How to measure social media success

Social media is a major player for online communicators.Proving its power, however, continues to baffle many in the marketing world.To tie your …

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Fits Together

From space-time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

The designer's guide to becoming Adobe certified

Although many creatives aren’t aware of it, you can actually get a qualification in software like Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC and InDesign CC. You …

11 Magical Realism Short Stories You Can Read Online Right Now

In some ways, magical realism is an easy genre to define: it incorporates fantastical elements into otherwise realistic fiction. That seems simple …

Know thyself… by writing your first novel

Don’t worry what others think. You are writing for yourself<p>Once you find the sweet spot, your story will flow out of you<p>Writing a novel is a scary prospect. They’re so long and winding, they can seem never-ending. The main obstacle might seem to be starting – the terror of the blank page – but the …

Midlife crisis? It’s a myth. Why life gets better after 50

We don’t peak in middle age, say the experts. So forget about the stereotypes and embrace change<p>Beware midlife! You will be prone to sudden, disruptive upheaval. Around the age of 50 your productivity, creativity and adaptability begin their inexorable decline. With them, happiness ebbs. Your best …

16 Household Items You Probably Didn't Know You Could Clean With

Potatoes for a dirty grill and mayo for doodles on the wall.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 13 Clever Hacks That'll Make Cleaning Cheaper And Easier<p>• Literally 536 Solutions To All The Cleaning Questions You've Ever Had<p>• 20 Cleaning Hacks That'll Make You Say, "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner?"

The "Secret" Of How To Charge More As A Freelancer

People cite lots of reasons for failing to raise their small business or personal brand prices:<p>“No one will pay that in my space, in my geographic location, in my industry…”<br>• “Everyone else charges less, so I can’t charge more”<br>• “My service or brand isn’t as respected, experienced, impressive, …

Bosch’s Monsters Explained

“Poor is the mind that always uses the inventions of others, and invents nothing itself,” reads the text above a brooding sketch featured in <i>The</i> …

Instagram’s Wannabe-Stars Are Driving Luxury Hotels Crazy

Hotels are being forced to figure out how to work with a new class of brand-peddling marketers.<p>Three years ago, Lisa Linh quit her full-time job to travel the world and document it on Instagram, where she has nearly 100,000 followers; since then, she has stayed in breathtaking hotels everywhere …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

An Artistic Elephant in Japan Demonstrates Her Unique Talent by Painting a Cherry Blossom Tree

An beautiful 10 year old elephant named Yumeka who was born at the Chiba City Zoological Park and then moved to Okinawa Zoo and Museum in Okinawa …

A Definitive Ranking of the Novels of Ursula K. Le Guin

I’ve long referred to Ursula K. Le Guin my literary grandmother, a polestar of my understanding of fiction, fantasy, and the world itself. When I …

Ancient Greek sounds transfix audience in Athens

ATHENS (Reuters) - Hymns sung to the Greek gods thousands of years ago resonated from ancient musical instruments in Athens on Thursday, transporting a transfixed audience to antiquity.<p>The phorminx, the kitharis, the krotala and the aulos - string and wind instruments reconstructed by musical group …

Black Holes Could Actually Be Colliding Wormholes

When two wormholes collide, they could produce ripples in space-time that ricochet off themselves. Future instruments could detect these …

Visualizing Dante’s Hell: See Maps & Drawings of Dante’s Inferno from the Renaissance Through Today

<i>The light was departing. The brown air drew down</i> <i><br>all the earth’s creatures, calling them to rest</i> <i><br>from their day-roving, as I, one man alone,</i><p><i>prepared</i> …

Powerful Waves Crashing With the Force of Mythical Gods and Sea Creatures

With her series <i>Sirens,</i> Rachael Talibart continues to elevate wave photography to an artform. Working with high shutter speeds, the English photographer freezes water in time, immortalizing each powerful drop. Her passion for stormy weather was shaped by her childhood on the south coast of England, …

The Reason Why Left-Handed People Exist Is Not What Scientists Thought

And why is it only 10% of us?<p>Left-handed people haven't always been treated well throughout history. They have been persecuted for their disposition, …

32 Genius Gadgets Under $40 On Amazon That Are Basically Out Of A Black Mirror Episode

<i>Black Mirror</i> is science fiction, but sometimes it hits pretty close to home — and today’s modern world is actually filled with high-tech devices that …

Infographic: Tips for creating dazzling marketing videos

In a content landscape teeming with visuals, how do you get yours to stand out?<p>Simply shooting and posting a video to one of your platforms isn’t …

Every story in the world has one of these six basic plots

Researchers analysed over 1700 novels to reveal six story types – but can they be applied to our most-loved tales? Miriam Quick takes a look.<p>“My prettiest contribution to the culture” was how the novelist Kurt Vonnegut described his old master’s thesis in anthropology, “which was rejected because …

427 Genius Ways To Make Everything You Own Look More Expensive

As my mother always said: "Fake it 'til you make it."

The Amazons Were Based on Real-Life Women Warriors Who Were Cool as Hell

The Amazons aren't just the stuff of Greek myth and "Wonder Woman" movies. New evidence suggests that they had living counterparts in nomadic Scythian warrior tribes.<p>In ancient Greek myth, the Amazons only exist in reference—and deference—to Greek heroes. They are there to be fought and to provide …

10 Fairy Tale Princesses Whose Stories Are Way More Hardcore Than You Realized

Fairy tales often get a bad rap, but fairy tale <i>princesses</i> get the worst rap of them all. Perhaps, though, the reputation is unfairly earned — because …

Adobe XD Unveils Five UI Freebie Kits Designed By Renowned Creatives

<b>In addition to</b> making Adobe XD free for all to use, Adobe has introduced five complementary UI resources created by designers from around the</b> …

Thais of Athens

Overview<p>Thais of Athens by Ivan Yefremov, Maria K.<p>At seventeen, she was a pride of Athens. At twenty-six, she participated in Alexander the Great's …

3 Plants That Generate Oxygen Even at Night – Get One for Your Bedroom

Plants are awesome and we all love them, right? It has been said that trees and plants are the lungs of the earth. Through a process called …

What Is Consciousness?

Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Consciousness is everything you experience. It is the tune stuck in …

Ian McEwan 'dubious' about schools studying his books, after he helped son with essay and got a C+

Ian McEwan, the award-winning author, has admitted feeling "a little dubious" about people being compelled to study his books, after helping his son with an essay about his own novel and receiving a C.<p>McEwan, author of works including Atonement, Amsterdam, and On Chesil Beach, said he remained …