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10 Ways to Turn a Bag of Fresh Green Beans into Dinner

Even though we can find fresh green beans at the grocery store year-round, they're currently hitting peak season right about now, so there is no …

Cooking

Jerry Seinfeld - All Awards Are Stupid

10 essential TED talks for UX designers

<i>Leading web design conference</i> <i>Generate New York</i> <i>is taking place 25-27 April 2018. Speakers include Dan Mall, Val Head, Donna Lichaw, Jason Lengstorf</i> …

The incompetence displayed by Trump's immigration orders will be terrifying in a crisis

Worse than a crime, it’s a mistake.<p>For liberals alarmed by Donald Trump’s election, there is something heartening about the revelation that the new president has no idea what he's doing. His rollout of new travel restrictions aimed at offering a constitutionally, economically, and diplomatically …

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Everything—Yes, Everything—Is a Harmonic Oscillator

Everything is blocks on springs. Pull the block, let go, and, as far as friction-agnostic physicists are concerned, it bounds back and forth forever. …

Pokémon Go player hits cop car while playing behind the wheel, all caught on camera

"That's what I get for playing this dumbass game"<p>In the two weeks since <i>Pokémon Go</i>’s U.S. debut, there have been numerous reports of players getting injured while trying to catch ’em all. But perhaps nothing is as astonishing as this video from the Baltimore Police Department of a distracted driver …

Physicists Have Mixed Matter And Light at Room Temperature For The First Time

Whoa.<p>In a lovely demonstration of light's quantum effects, physicists in the UK have just mixed a molecule with light at room temperature for the …

6 Easy Steps To Better Icon Design

17 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. …

Graphics

Physicists Collide Quasiparticles for the First Time

Femtosecond lasers offer a peek into a whole new quasiworld.<p>There are particles in nature that aren't quite particles but are nonetheless real and behave in ways that relate to the that we all know and love. These are the <i>quasiparticles</i>, which we can understand as different sorts of collective …

Space smells like burning metal or steak when you open the hatch — here's why

Space may be a giant airless vacuum, but astronauts swear that it has an odor.<p>Those who have sniffed the aroma liken it to burning metal, steak, and …

Space

10 Swiss Inspired Graphic Design Lessons To Help You Become A Better Designer

<i>Sometimes the best way to showcase your design is to go back to the basics.</i> <br>When you hear the term “Swiss Design” the first thing you might think of …

Graphic Design

Are Space and Time Discrete or Continuous? - The Nature of Reality — The Nature of Reality | PBS

Split a mile in half, you get half a mile. Split the half mile, you get a quarter, and on and on, until you’ve carved out a length far smaller than …

Quantum Physics

A typography expert rips Google's new logo apart

But in many cases the typeface designers are the last link in a chain that includes a client with a poorly defined idea of what they need, and agencies with only a superficial understanding of typography and typeface design.<p>Unless the right relationships exist between client, agencies, and typeface …

Typography

Web design: These sites and apps can help you decorate your home

What color couch should I get to go with my mint-green walls? Will this couch even fit in my 1,000-square-foot apartment? Why are all these couches …

The PS4/Xbox One Console War Has Taken A Decidedly Stupid Turn

The first real video game console war was detailed expertly in one of my favorite non-fiction books, aptly titled “Console Wars” by Blake J. Harris. It’s a story of drama, suspense, and even intrigue, and shows how Nintendo eventually bested SEGA to knock the rival company out of the console game. …

Scientists Have Finally Discovered Massless Particles, And They Could Revolutionise Electronics

They can theoretically carry charge 1,000 times faster than ordinary electrons.<p>After 85 years of searching, researchers have confirmed the existence …

“No UI” Design’s Next Move: Fake UI

Our interfaces lie to shield us from what’s really going on behind the scenes. Are placebo interfaces helpful or harmful?<p>Our interfaces are lying to us. Elevator “close” buttons don’t really close the doors. Software progress bars don’t map to actual progress. Mobile apps like Instagram say they’ve …

Buzz Aldrin shoots down moon landing conspiracy theorists

Astronaut took to Twitter to answer people who believe moon landing was faked<p>Buzz Aldrin has weighed in on the debate over the first moon landing after conspiracy theorists used the 46th anniversary of the event to suggest it was faked.<p>Professor Brian Cox was first to take on the landing deniers, …

Earth's best-known climate scientist issues bombshell sea-level warning

The study — written by James Hansen, NASA's former lead climate scientist, and 16 coauthors, many of whom are considered among the top in their fields — concludes that glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica will melt 10 times as fast as previous consensus estimates, resulting in a sea-level rise of …

Climate Change

Inside The Manipulative World Of Film Color Correction

Professional colorists reveal their secrets–and a neuroscientist explains why they work.<p>You don’t always consider it when you watch movies, but you are being manipulated by color. Think about Wes Anderson’s pastel films, or the vibrant tropical birds in nature documentaries. The real world …

CERN experiment spots two different five-quark particles

First evidence of "pentaquark-charmonium states." Yes, seriously.<p>In particle physics' youth, researchers started discovering a dizzying variety of …

Physics

You are not a planet

Why Product Thinking is the next big thing in UX Design

<i>Life’s too short to build something nobody wants…</i><p>When thinking of User Experience, we often think of a simple, beautiful, and easy to use feature-set …

7 pillars of minimalist Web design

To be most effective, a minimal design framework needs a solid backbone. The key components of visual organization include a strong grid, visual balance, and close attention to alignment.<p>A strong grid is the foundation for organization. The grid – built through tactically using negative space – …

UI Design

Niels Bohr: Life Behind the Physics

Niels Bohr, with his model of the atom, led physics into the quantum era. In the last of this season’s Perimeter Institute public lectures, his grandson Vilhelm will talk about personality and his influences<p>Even though we know better, many physicists still picture the atom as a mini solar-system …

Mindfulness Made Simple

“Mindfulness” has become a buzzword that is often misinterpreted. What is mindfulness? How can it benefit you?<p>Mindfulness is much more basic than …

Mindfulness

Spanish film festival: our top five picks

Visiting eight Australian cities, 2015’s program has comedies, thrillers and documentaries from across the Spanish-speaking world – who’s for tapas?

America’s war to start all wars: How the invasion of Panama birthed the quagmire in Iraq

<b>General Manuel Antonio Noriega (Associated Press)</b><p>Twenty-five years ago this month, George H.W. Bush gave the U.S. a model for unilateral, preemptory “regime change”<p>Greg Grandin<p>December 27, 2014 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>As we end another year of endless war in …