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Food Preservation

How To Become A UX Leader

<b>Note</b>: This article will be leaving out the stuff about how to be a good UX’er in the first place, such as how to do good research, define strategy, …

13 Toast Recipes Good Enough To Call Dinner

Warm weather is here, and with that the need to keep the kitchen cool. Sometimes, the fact that we can't turn on our ovens feels absolutely liberating -- there are so many salads to finally be enjoyed -- but other times it makes it hard to figure out what to prepare for dinner. We have a solution: …

Cooking

Grilling a Whole Fish Is Easier than You Think

The presentation of an entire animal is a high point of any home cook’s career. But few critters lend themselves to a weekend meal, let alone a …

Kitchens

Mega Flagship Icon Set - Freebie (PSD, AI, SVG, EPS, SKETCH) - WBD

This Flagship icon set has more than 1200 icons in five different file formats: PSD, AI, SVG, EPS, SKETCH. This icon set is a solution for all kinds …

12 Dinner-Worthy Salads Without Lettuce

Let's be honest: No one ever eats a salad for the lettuce. And that's why we're sharing these recipes, all of which skip the greens all together. Now that's a salad.<p><b>Fish Taco Salad</b><p>Tangy cabbage slaw topped with sautéed tilapia fillets is totally dinner-worthy. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chilled Cucumber Salad</b> …

Healthy Eating

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Erik Spiekermann is one of the best-known typographers and graphic designers in the world. As a teacher and critic who is loved and feared in equal measure, his influence on contemporary graphic design is unparalleled. Spiekermann also represents German typeface and corporate design like no other.<p><i>Hello, I am Erik</i> is the first-ever visual biography of Erik Spiekermann’s work. The book documents his projects, traces milestones in his life, and offers his personal perspectives on design. Essays by …

Secrets to Making Restaurant Pizza at Home

If you’re serious about pizza, it may seem impossible to create really good pizza at home. While there’s definitely a ceiling to what you can do …

30+ Of The Weirdest Children’s Books Ever

Children's minds haven't been ruined by adult humor the way ours have, so children's book authors have a lot of leeway when it comes to the language …

Food-And-Wine Pairing Rules Every Beginner Should Know, According To The Experts

Wine is a notoriously intimidating subject, but it doesn't have to be that way. Spend five minutes talking to master sommelier and co-founder of Corkbuzz Wine Studio Laura Maniec, and you'll feel instantly at ease. Chatting with one of the world's youngest women master sommeliers -- or any wine …

New York City

Review: The Art of Failure: An Essay on the Pain of Playing Video Games

We may think of video games as being “fun,” but in “The Art of Failure,” Jesper Juul claims that this is almost entirely mistaken. When we play video …

Fun-Da-Mental

Google iOS App - Logo Animation

The brand new Google app for iOS has launched today! With it, we made a quick video highlighting the new look and showing off a few new features. …

Smallicons

Once again we've teamed up with the cool guys from Pixelbuddah to bring you Smallicons. It's a sweet deal on a nice set of 400 vector icons available …

Gestures & Animations: The Pillars of Mobile Design

<b>Pointing and clicking? That seems like an awful lot of work …</b><p>The ease and functionality of mobile devices is shifting the way we think about …

UI Design

Amazon Game Studios Announces Sev Zero: Air Support, a Companion to the Fire TV Game

<i>Sev Zero</i> is the first game made by Amazon Game Studios to have made its way to the Fire TV, and now there's a companion app for iPad to go alongside …

App Store

The One Reason the New Nintendo 3DS Is Going to Crush Competitors

Nintendo unveiled an updated design for its popular handheld system, the 3DS, on August 29. The sleek new version is more powerful and packs a number …

Retrogaming

Video Review - CounterSpy - IGN Video

Stylish -- and with a novel approach -- CounterSpy is a Cold War thriller that's fun, but that has its share of control and AI issues to deal with, …

This stunning iPad racer looks like a comic book brought to life

Phrases like “it’s a comic book brought to life” are usually hyperbole, but that’s not the case for <i>SXPD</i>, a new iOS game which blends gorgeous black and white comic art with compelling gameplay.<p>Described by developer Little Chicken as “essentially the world’s first true game-comic book hybrid,” <i>SXPD</i> …

This Game Will Make You Feel Insane. Try It!

What’s the goal? Make your way through the maze. And try to keep your sanity.<p>Video games make us feel like gods, but we’re all just trained pets. A game will hand us a rocket launcher with unlimited ammo (I’m a god!). Then it will literally draw a trail leading us to our next target to shoot. And …

Time I

Turn your Android phone into a PC gamepad with this new app

So you want a gamepad to play that new platformer on your Windows PC, but you don't relish the idea of buying an expensive peripheral that will collect dust after you're done. Are you stuck using the keyboard? Not if Ideum has its way -- it's updating its GestureWorks Gameplay virtual controller …

40 best iPhone and iPad games of 2014 (so far)

Hearthstone, Monument Valley, Supernauts, Boom Beach, Thomas Was Alone, Threes!, Leo's Fortune and more<p>If you're an iPhone and/or iPad-owning gamer in 2014, you truly are spoiled for choice when it comes to new titles.<p>This year has seen a steady flow of innovative, creative and above all …

WiMi5 unveils platform so developers can easily make and publish HTML5 web games

Spanish startup WiMi5 is launching its own HTML5 cloud-based video game platform today as part of an effort to allow more amateur developers to reach more gamers.<p>Bilbao, Spain-based WiMi5 wants to make game publishing easier for new developers. Its platform allows developers to create games in the …

Bitmap Brothers' classic RTS 'Z The Game' hit Steam today

You are here:<p>The PC version of the 1996 Bitmap Brothers' classic RTS, Z The Game, hits Steam today, updated for modern PCs. The robot-themed …

Gameplay

Why You Hate Comic Sans - Design for Hackers

It used to be that if you lost your kitten, and wanted to make a poster, probably the most efficient way to make a flyer would be to draw one up with …

Typography