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Conditional Media Query Mixins | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On October 30, 2013 Sass<p>Sass makes working with media queries pretty excellent. You can nest them right within other blocks of CSS, …

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Solved by Flexbox — Cleaner, hack-free CSS

All of the code samples on this site show how to solve a particular design problem with Flexbox. They show just the code that's needed to make the …

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Analyzing Network Characteristics Using JavaScript And The DOM, Part 2

13 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

How to make a spider catching device

[Video Link] MAKE magazine has nearly 500,000 subscribers to its YouTube channel. Here are the 10 most popular MAKE videos of all time. Above, how to …

Dropbox Giving Users 1GB of Extra Space Just By Linking To Mailbox

Cloud storage service Dropbox has revealed a nice little easter egg that is gives users 1GB of additional space for free. All that’s required to take advantage of this offer is to link your Mailbox account with Dropbox.<p>We’re told that once Mailbox’s iOS app is installed, just go to the Settings …

Tablet Usability: Findings from User Research

<b>Summary:</b> Flat design and improperly rescaled design are the main threats to tablet usability, followed by poor gestures and workflow.<p>We’ve now …

Tim Tebow throws for negative yardage in Pats' win

Bill Belichick has done the seemingly impossible in New England. He turned Tim Tebow into a non-story, a nearly forgotten player.<p>But sometimes Tebow …

Mynd: A Free Scheduling App That Is Way More Than A Calendar

Mynd breaks down your day into people, places, tasks, and locations.<p>Several months back, we looked at an iOS app called NeverLate. It wasn’t as beautiful as most calendars, but it was incredibly smart, with the ability to pull off stunts like checking the traffic and alerting you if you should …

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How Facebook Fixed The Biggest Design Flaw In Graph Search

When Facebook rolled out its search feature, it seemed to hold great promise. The hitch: No one could actually find it.<p>Facebook’s graph search, which as of today is active for all U.S. English users, does a lot of amazing things. It can show users “friends of friends who work at Google,” or …

Six blatant lies about spying from the NSA up to Obama

ProPublica has produced a video showing, point-by-point all the ways that US government officials, all the way up to Obama, have told blatant lies …

A Bible Of Color Theory Is Now An App

On the 50th anniversary of Josef Albers’s Interaction of Color, Yale University Press has released the work as an interactive teaching tool along the lines of what the Bauhaus master originally intended.<p>Josef Albers, one of the best-known painters and educators to emerge from the German Bauhaus, …

The Twilly, A Hot Dog In a Twinkie Bun With Peanut Butter & Bacon

Pittsburgh Willy’s in Chandler, Arizona is celebrating National Hot Dog Day with “The Twilly,” a gourmet hot dog in a Twinkie “bun” topped with …

An Amazing Waterspout Vortex Pops Up Over Tampa Bay

Jeremy Kappell, a meteorologist for WDRB in Louisville, Kentucky, has shared a photo of an incredible waterspout that occurred recently over …

DOCTOR WHO Fan Art - Daleks Disguised as the 11 Doctors

300: Rise of an Empire Trailer

How did we not know they were making this? Yeah, you’re gonna have to wait quite a bit until you can actually see the movie (it comes out in March …

Ill Submarine – The Beastles

The two Beastie Boys/Beatles mashup albums were missed by a lot of the public because they were ripped offline before many even knew they existed. …

Requiem for a Back Button

I’m working up to writing at greater length about iOS 7 because, well, blogging. In the meantime, I thought I’d make one specific point. The thing …

Office for iPhone: Microsoft delivers basic document editing, but no iPad version

A subscription version finally arrives<p>After months of rumors and speculation on Microsoft's Office plans for iOS, the software giant is finally delivering a copy for iPhone today. Office Mobile for iOS will be strictly iPhone-only initially, and Microsoft is only offering access to the application …

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PPI of any screen

DPI/PPI is a crucial metric for getting an idea of how crisp a display really is, but it’s only one factor among many. Besides the technical ones …

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Fixed That For You of the day: NSA’s Ugly Slideshow Gets a Makeover

You’d think the National Security Agency could afford a decent designer with their vast resources and classified budget, but as you may have already noticed, the recently leaked slideshow on the PRISM program suggests quite the contrary. So freelance designer Emiland De Cubber took it upon himself to help out the clandestine agency with their horrible design choices by redoing the entire presentation, which is available for public viewing on the presentation site SlideShare. After learning it …

Steampunk AT-AT Liquor Cabinet: for the Lords of the Victorian Empire - Technabob

Vancouver artist Colin Johnson made a unique piece of furniture shaped like the AT-AT from <i>The Empire Strikes Back.</i> He calls it the Emperor’s Cabinet. …

Improve prioritized feature lists by adding more dimensions

Ken Norton wrote a really nice post about the problem with prioritized feature lists in product development, using his team’s early work on Google …