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The Tattooist for the Yakuza Explains Why Tattoos Should Never Be Seen

"When something becomes a fashion, it isn’t fascinating anymore."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Australia</i>.<p>Growing up in a conservative Muslim household, if any of my cousins had tattoos they always had to keep them hidden. Tattoos were both a religious and cultural taboo. I remember when …

Japan

New Translation Of 450-Year-Old Book Written By Famous Samurai Reveals The Secret Lives Led By These Warriors

If you have ever found yourself wondering what kind of food a samurai takes into battle, or what kind of name a baby samurai should be given if he is …

Web animation: No code required

Ever slogged through creating responsive, user-considerate, and downright drool-worthy web animations? When it comes to animations on the web, it is …

Design

Introduction to Python, Data Science & Computational Thinking: Free Online Courses from MIT

FYI: MIT has posted online the video lectures for an essential series of courses. In the playlist of 38 lectures above, you can get an <i>Introduction to</i> …

Ditch Facebook And Make Yourself Smarter With These 10 Hottest Learning Sites

The average person spends nearly two hours every day on social media.1<p>Think about it, what will we achieve when we spend these two hours on something …

Nonprofits

A List of 47 Insanely Useful Resources for Freelancers

The hardest part about being a freelancer is finding the right tools to help you manage your productivity, accounts and content creation. With an enormous amount of resources available for freelancers, it can be exhausting trying to find the right tools for you. It can take a long time to establish …

Infographics

Secret Netflix Codes to Unlock Thousands of Hidden Categories

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) uses a special algorithm to help you find movies and shows based on what you have previously watched as well as what you …

Anime

New ASLR-busting JavaScript is about to make drive-by exploits much nastier | Ars Technica

A property found in virtually all modern CPUs neuters decade-old security protection.<p>For a decade, every major operating system has relied on a …

7 tips for driving traffic to your portfolio website

So, you've found one of the best WordPress themes and built yourself an amazing design portfolio website using the latest responsive web design …

Can’t Program? Now There’s A WYSIWYG For Designing With Code

A new tool from Framer makes it easy to design with JavaScript–even if you don’t know a lick of code.<p>Gone are the days when designers did all their UI/UX concepts in Photoshop. Now, they’re being called on to code their mockups.<p>But how do you introduce designers to code if they’ve never programmed …

The Late Movies: 10 Great Documentaries You Can Watch Right Now (on Netflix)

If you haven't discovered Netflix and its instant streaming feature yet, it's pretty magical. I watch so many more movies now because of it -- and …

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p>• Watch the Guardian’s documentaries<p><b>Joshua Oppenheimer</b><p><b>The Texan director’s feature</b> …

Anime Tokyo Versus Real Tokyo

Anime

How to create a responsive web design with Creative Cloud

See how you can go from a web mockup to a fully responsive website that looks great on mobile.<p>Copy our sample assets to your Creative Cloud Libraries …

Web Design

Tomoki's Top 10 Anime of 2014

In what has been another eventful year for anime, we have seen both ends of the spectrum; both disappointments and pleasant surprises. From comedies …

Will animation be the big UI trend of 2015?

Animation has become an increasingly important part of the UI design experience across many different applications.<p>There are core considerations of …

Top 20 Parallax Scrolling Web Designs That Will Inspire You

The parallax illusion is one of the wonderful effects to hit the world of website design. We have showcased the finest examples of websites that have …

Mario Is A Super Jerk, To Both Humans And Cats Alike