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15 qualities to look for when hiring a front-end developer

Front-end developers have to bring a range of talent to the table, from a knack for technical detail to a broad understanding of user experience and …

Is The Future Of Home Automation A Simple Black Cube?

If it only doubled as a coaster, we’d really have something.<p>Even the best designed smarthome apps can feel a little lifeless compared to flickable light switches and spinnable thermostats. Which is why German studio The Family of the Arts is working on a tactile alternative to the smarthome apps of …

Ditch Your Skin Care Rulebook And Embrace These 6 Offbeat Beauty Solutions

Life would be boring if you anticipated everything. Don't birthdays lose some excitement when know about the surprise party early? Or winning the lottery -- where’s the fun in buying a ticket if you already knew it was a winner before you bought it? (OK, that might be pretty awesome.)<p>The best …

These Gigantic Pivoting Glass Doors are the World's Largest

Watching This Robot Draw Patterns In The Sand Is The Most Relaxing Thing You’ll Do Today

Meditation is hard, but watching this one-minute video of a steel ball making patterns on sand is easy (and nearly as relaxing). A modern take on the ancient art of the Zen garden, Bruce Shapiro’s Sisyphus Machine consists of rolling steel balls controlled by magnets below the table, which move via …

6 Beauty Aids Science Says Really Work

The beauty world is constantly introducing new and trendy beauty treatments, from argan oil to bee venom, in hopes of capturing smooth, flawless, and …

The top 20 anime series fans want to be watching at the moment they die

Some hardcore <b>anime</b> fans try to spend as much of their lives as possible watching Japanese animation. But what if it’s not enough to eat, sleep, and …

Top 20 Anime You Should Watch on Your Last Day Alive

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10 Things This Beginner Learned About Landscape Photography

I’m photographer Joe Hendricks, and in this post I’ll share some things I learned from trying to get into landscape photography.<p>1. Just go for it<p>For …

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How to Plan an Insanely Cheap Trip That Feels Expensive

<i>(Photo: PeopleImages.com/Getty Images)</i><p>You don't have to spend a lot of money to feel like a jetsetting boss while traveling. The trick is a combination of knowing how to get expensive amenities for cheap, while also adopting the mindset that indulgences do not always have to be expensive. Here are …

Multi-functional furniture designs by Campeggi

"Movement is a fundamental rule which allows a transform-ability of every single project," says Campeggi. "Objects from our range give birth to a …

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China shocks world by genetically engineering human embryos

Critics warned that China was becoming the ‘Wild West’ of genetic research<p>China has been ordered to ‘rein in’ scientists who have edited the DNA of human embryos for the first time, a practice banned in Europe.<p>In a world’s first, researchers at the Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou confirmed they …

This Picture Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Affect Your Photos

Here’s a helpful little infographic that has been floating around the Web. It’s a simple look at how the “exposure triangle” — aperture, shutter …

For Unusual Furniture Design Inspiration, Check Out an Auction Site

A good place to find items, styles and builds you've never seen before<p>How do furniture designers develop their style? As we saw in Jory Brigham's …

Can This Dysfunctional Life Coach Make You Care About Privacy Rights?

Karen is an app that shows you the downsides of blindly trusting apps (instead of telling you about it).<p>Though the controversy over government surveillance has been raging since Edward Snowden’s NSA leaks were first revealed in 2013, there’s a pervasive feeling that the American people don’t care …

13 Things to Remember if You Love A Person With Social Anxiety

Social anxiety is the 3rd most common mental health issue in the U.S. In fact, over 19 million people suffer from mild to severe social anxiety …

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S-House is a see-through glass home with an M.C. Escher-like interior

1/15<p>S-House by Yuusuke Karasawa Architects<p>We’ve featured many examples of avant-garde Japanese architecture on Inhabitat, but this daring transparent …

10 Things To Do In Europe Before You Die

<i>by Caitlin Morton and the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>JOHN KELLERMAN / Alamy<p>Whether it's catching an opera in Vienna, having afternoon tea in London, shopping for leather in Florence or sipping a cocktail by the Eiffel Tower -- we've rounded up 10 things you need to do, eat, see, shop for and …

This Toothbrush Cleans Your Teeth With Nanotechnology

Designer Kosho Ueshima collaborated with Japanese technology company Yumeshokunin to create an incredible toothbrush that uses nanotechnology to clean your teeth–no toothpaste necessary. The brush’s bristles–which are 0.178 millimeters thick–are coated in mineral ions, and when passed over your …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Design Jobs: Find & Search Web, Interactive & Graphic Design Careers

In partnership with Coroflot, HOW is pleased to provide the <b>Design Jobs List</b> — your connection to the best design jobs for graphic, web & interactive …

Magnificent 2-String Violin is a 3D-Printed Instrument from the Future

Making its debut next month at the 3D Print Design Show in New York is this 2-string violin that looks like it's from the future. Architects Eric Goldemberg and Veronica Zalcberg of MONAD Studio are known for their cutting-edge architecture but they also work on art installations and product …

How To Add Steam To Food Photography (Using Photoshop)

Last week I did an article on how to capture steam in food photography right in camera. You can’t always have hot boiling water in every shoot or …

Discovery of 'Foreign' DNA in Human Genome Challenges Darwin's Theory

<b>How will the scientific community deal with these new anomalies?</b><p>Scientists are now finding clues as to the beginning of the creation of Earth. …

The World’s Most Overrated Graphic Design

If Co.Design readers’ eight picks for the world’s most overrated graphic design were compiled into one, you’d have a letter-pressed, tonal, minimalist infographic poster in Helvetica about Nike’s new artisanal branding campaign, with some hand-lettered details thrown in. Fortunately, these eight …