Mirko May

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Which Podcasts Should Web Designers And Developers Be Listening To?

Which Podcasts Should Web Designers And Developers Be Listening To?Which Podcasts Should Web Designers And Developers Be Listening To?Ricky Onsman …

UX Design

New 3 in 1 Roof solar tiles power your house for half the price of a Tesla roof

Tesla is getting all the attention when it comes to solar roofs, but some competitors out there are innovating in ways that even Elon Musk hasn’t …

The Inside of This Tiny Cabin Is a Must-See

In the modern world, there are a lot of things we take for granted—like electrical and plumbing systems. You turn the tap, water comes out. You flip …

Columbia University

The Most Over-the-Top Tourist Attraction in Every U.S. State, Mapped

The U.S. is home to some of the world’s most popular attractions. From the Big Apple’s Empire State Building, to Seattle’s Space Needle, its cities …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Incredible 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page and Sink Into the Ground

Hungarian anamorphic artist Sandor Vamos creates incredible trick-of-the-eye 3D drawings that seem to jump from the page. With an integral understanding of angles and a knack for perspective, Vamos uses clever shading, line work, and perspectives to create his hand-drawn 3D optical illusions. From …

Drawing

Free Bold Typefaces That Instantly Draw Attention To Your Project’s Message

‘Accent’, free for personal and commercial use. Image via Nelson Balaban<p><b>You probably</b> keep a treasure trove of beautiful, readable sans serif …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

Virtual Reality is Power in the Second Trailer for Ready Player One

At an event today in Austin, Ernest Cline and the crew of the <i>Ready Player One</i> debuted the film’s second trailer.<p><i>Ready Player One,</i> based on Ernest …

Tesla’s Newest Promises Break the Laws of Batteries

Elon Musk knows how to make promises. Even by his own standards, the promises made last week while introducing two new Tesla vehicles—the heavy-duty …

Electric Vehicles

Lottie for Web, Android, iOS, and React Native

Lottie is a mobile library for Web, and iOS that parses Adobe After Effects animations exported as json with Bodymovin and renders them natively on …

Web Development

States of disgrace: strange American 'laws' – in pictures

The New York-based photographer Olivia Locher became interested in peculiar laws when she heard that it used to be illegal to have an ice-cream cone in your back pocket in Alabama (it wasn’t...but apparently it once was in Kentucky and Georgia). “That idea haunted my thoughts for several months,” …

Photography

Wet, Warm, Glorious: I Tried The Atomizing Shower That Wooed Tim Cook

Instead of a normal shower, imagine standing up every morning inside of a storm cloud: The shower curtain bucking and bellowing in the wind; the air, …

Your complete guide to keyless locks

Forgot your keys? No problem.<p>Compared with standard locks, keyless locks are more convenient and secure. There are no physical keys to lose or would be thieves to copy. Nor is there an open keyway to pick from the outside. These gadgets are fun to operate too.<p>Installing a keyless lock, or any lock …

Home Automation

This smart window uses electricity to quickly change from clear to dark

Bright news.<p>In a world where even mundane devices like water bottles and toothbrushes have become smart and connected, it’s easy to scoff at yet another attempt at smartifying practical gadgets. But new technology for smart windows, described today in the journal <i>Joule</i>, might actually be an …

Columbia University

Ridgewood tiny house offers rustic styling in a small package

The Ridgewood is based on a triple axle trailer and measures 28 ft (8.5 m) in length, with a total floorspace of 375 sq ft (34.8 sq m), including its …

This Small Space Dishwasher Sits Right In Your Sink

If you've ever lived in a small space, you know that the dishwasher is, well, <i>you</i>. Not anymore, thanks to one European importer who wants you to be …

Small Spaces

This Guy Shot a Selfie a Day from Age 12 to His Wedding Day

Here’s a 2.5-minute video by Hugo Cornellier, who has captured a selfie every day of his life from when he was 12 years old up until his recent …

The State of the Web

A guide to impactful performance improvements<p>The Internet is growing exponentially, and so is the Web platform we create. Often though <b>we fail to</b> …

12 Brilliant Storage Ideas for Small Kitchens

In a teeny-tiny kitchen, you've got to be smart when it comes to storage in order to find room for all of the tools you need to make dinner. …

Storage Ideas

‘Escher’ tiny house raises the bar for luxury small living

This is what sparing no expense looks like<p>For a while now, the fanciest tiny house around has been New Frontier Tiny Homes’s Alpha, a 240-square-foot stunner that packs in a whole lot of function and design in an oh-so-Instagrammable way. Where could they possibly go from there? Well, the answer …

Spices

Growmore is a modular building kit for urban gardeners

Planting boxes can be bolted together to create mini gardens and farms, with this simple construction system devised by Danish architects Sine …

Dreamy cabin is a luxurious escape in the New Zealand bush

Cabin envy is real with this gorgeous Back Country house in New Zealand’s Puhoi bush. Designed by David Maurice of LTD Architectural, this …

This Chrome Extension Is Like X-Ray Vision For Web Design

What powers the sites you use every day? What language was it programmed in? What fonts does it use? How does it track people who visit? Those details usually take some digging to uncover–but a new browser extension for Chrome called WhatRuns instantly surfaces the tools and programs that power any …

Top 15 JavaScript Plugins for Extending Your Web Forms

You can add tons of cool features onto your site with JavaScript. But there are so many libraries and plugins to choose from, it can be a drag …

Web Design

A house that became a personal paradise

Despite the client here ideally looking for a classic midcentury house that could be updated and customized, an amazing property, built in 1968 was …

Living Rooms

Thin Ink Illustrations by Alfred Basha

Illustrator Alfred Basha sparkled with his thin illustrations illustrations representing animals. He is behind new creations imagined with thin black …

Deploying Node and Mongo Containers on Amazon Web Services Elastic

This blog post is part of the course <i>Node in Production with Docker and AWS</i> at Node University. You can follow the text tutorial here or watch my …

VRcade: Be the First to Open One in Your Town

Virtual-reality arcades offer a way for entrepreneurs to become early adopters in a tech industry poised for exponential growth.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Virtual Reality (VR) is becoming more prevalent in our everyday lives. Companies are implementing VR in their …

Photographer’s Ephemeris 3D Brings Sun Tracking to a New Dimension

The Photographer’s Ephemeris is a popular app that allows you to plan a landscape shoot by showing you the position of the Sun and Moon. Essentially, …