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The Minimalist's Strength Workout

Like most athletes who would rather be outdoors running, riding, swimming, or hiking, I don’t set aside much time for the gym. Yet I fully realize the importance of building general strength and mobility—not just to support my outdoor activities, but also for everyday health and fitness. I’d like …

Workouts

Design Students, Play These Games To Brush Up On Your Skills

Proper kerning. Color matching. The convoluted logic of the Bezier curve. These are the skills of any good designer. And if you happen to be heading back to design school after a summer off, you can brush the dust off with Method of Action, a series of fun (really!), educational (really!) …

Stack Overflow

2018<p>With more than 100,000 responses fielded from 183 countries and dependent territories, our 2018 Annual Developer Survey is the most comprehensive …

This New Technology Looks at Photos of Food and Tells You Its Ingredients | MyRecipes

Apparently a picture of food is all you need to decipher what your meal is made of. MIT researchers have created an algorithm called “Pic2Recipe” …

A Wonderful Webcomic Illuminating the Things in the Shadows That Scare Us the Most

Artist Brian Coldrick’s series <i>Behind You</i> is an ongoing look at the very common fear that someone is lurking just out of your field of vision—perhaps …

How to Create a Watercolor Texture in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingGet on trend with watercolor textures in Adobe Illustrator! In this tutorial we'll create our very own watercolor textures …

Graphics

Making the Toughest Decision of Your Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve ever woken up one day and realized that you’ve been on the wrong path and there’s no way to turn back the hands of time, then you’ve experienced one of life’s worst feelings: regret mixed with hopelessness, since there’s simply …

Opponents of Malaysian PM join hands to oust him

Leaders from across Malaysia's political spectrum and hundreds of their supporters led by former longtime Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad have rallied in Kuala Lumpur, calling for the removal of the current prime minister over a $700m corruption scandal.<p>Opponents of Najib Razak said on Sunday that …

Economic Development

Top 15 Smart Home Decor Tips That Will Save You Money

Often you have to face the dilemma of whether you can spend extra money to improve the decor of your home. Indeed, home decor accessories, furniture …

Home Decorating

Design like a Craftsman With These 15 Handy Tools

Creativity. The best tool that every graphic designer would ever need. Right? Wrong! Graphic design has taken the design industry to a whole new …

Graphic Design

Animated icon set brings design to life

No-one can resist a good animated GIF. Yes, they're thoroughly outdated and no-one can agree how to pronounce their name (seriously though, only …

These Adorable Illustrations Remind Us That Love Is In The Little Things

Romance is all around.<p>Artist Philippa Rice has drawn comics and illustrations based on her life with boyfriend Luke Pearson since 2011.<p>Rather than illustrating grand romantic gestures, the Bristol, UK-based artist focuses in on the small but sweet moments couples share -- like falling asleep on the …

Relationships

This startup was named the best place to work in NYC thanks to a unique Japanese philosophy

"Provide omotenashi."<p>Say what?<p>"The easiest literal translation is the ability of the host to predict what his or her guest wants before he or she asks for it," explains Button's CEO Mike Jaconi.<p>"What it speaks to, though, is if given or demonstrated authentically, there's an ability that you have …

Messy People Are Really Just Productive Geniuses, According To Science

<i>By Caithlin Pena</i><p>When we were just kids, we were led to believe by society that a messy room equals a messy mind. To put it simply: Clean your room or you're grounded.<p>I confess, I'm a bit of a neat freak, but only because dust triggers my allergies. And I like organizing my things because I have the …

I Tried 5 Ikea Hacks To See How Cheap And Easy They Really Are

Would I LACK the skills or would I find the Allen key to success?<p>I've just moved house and had a load of old Ikea furniture on my hands, so I decided to try out some popular hacks I found online, hoping to transform it from cheap and <i>generic</i>, to cheap and <i>chic</i>.<p>The closest I've come to DIY is changing …

Noodle Soups

From classic chicken noodle to a tofu, eggplant and shiitake variation, here are some delicious noodle soup recipes.

Flavors

25 Books Guaranteed to Make You a Better Writer

Everyone has a story to tell. And pretty much everyone (at least everyone of a certain variety) has dreamed about writing that story down and sharing …

The role of textures in contemporary graphic design – Learn

<i>Texture is a powerful technique for creating compelling and lifelike design projects, and mastering it will vastly improve your designs.</i><p>Ever dreamt …

Graphic Design

Tattooing Machine Allows Individuals to Draw Simple-Yet-Meaningful Tattoos on Themselves

Do you want a tattoo but don't trust someone to ink it on your skin? Jakub Pollg created a tool for a body art purist: the Personal Tattoo Machine. This alternative device allows enthusiasts to create small designs on their body that are imbued with meaning and less concerned about aesthetics or …

Tattoos

Perfect your creations with the Dream Design Bundle

The holidays have come early for designers and graphic artists, thanks to a new design asset bundle offering thousands of top-shelf graphics from 10 of the web’s finest design destinations.<p>You can pay what you want for this incredible Dream Design Bundle offer from TNW Deals, to create stunning …

Getting Started

2<p>Call landlord<br>• Plan vacation<br>• Task List Item<br>• Task List Item<br>• Dinner with FM next month<br>• Take in laundry<br>• The dress is blue and black<br>• The gym is closed …

25 Clever DIY Projects for the Bedroom

If you want to improve your sleeping space but can't afford to spend a lot of money, or you just love a good project, check out this roundup of …

DIY

200+ Healthy Recipes For Every Meal of the Day

• Popsugar<br>• Fitness<br>• Dinner<p>Best Healthy Recipes<p>by Jenny Sugar<p>View In Slideshow<p>Image Sources: POPSUGAR Photography / Jenny Sugar and POPSUGAR Photography / Lizzie Fuhr<p>Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Jenny Sugar<p>Made with a mixture of high-fiber rolled oats and chia seeds, this delectable dessert-like …

15 Stunning Data Visualizations (And What You Can Learn From Them)

We’re literally drowning in data. Everyday, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created. This is the equivalent of 90% of the world’s …

Savvy Decor and Design Ideas Under $50

1 of 46<p>Garden Fresh<p>Nothing wakes up a room like accessorizing with fresh greens or flowers. One of my favorite places to "shop" for live arrangements …

How to Make Etched Glass Whiskey Tumblers and Champagne Flutes

When searching for the perfect gift for someone close, we all want something that just screams their name, personality and taste. Sometimes this is easy, and sometimes this is the most impossible task you’ve ever taken on. At Brit + Co, our answer to this dilemma is always (you guessed it) a DIY, …