Bill Parks

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10 Free CSS Tooltip Snippets To Save Time On Your Web Projects

Adding a simple tooltip into your page isn’t hard. You can find a bunch of free tooltip plugins and JS scripts that can help with this.But pure CSS …

All You Need To Know About CSS-in-JS

TL;DR:<b>Thinking in components — </b>No longer do you have to maintain bunch of style-sheets. CSS-in-JS abstracts the CSS model to the component level, …

10 Simple Code Snippets for Creating Beautiful Tabs

Tabs are a fundamental part of the web, and they’ve been around for years, but with even more developers going open source there’s a whole world of …

Web Design

10 CSS & JavaScript Parallax Scrolling Code Snippets

There’s a lot of confusion about parallax design and how it works on the web. Generally speaking, parallax design is the use of motion to create the …

Web Design

10 Free Onboarding UIs Built With CSS and JavaScript

The goal of onboarding is to get new users acquainted with an interface. This comes in many different styles, and there is no right way to do it. But …

Web Design

Metropolitan Museum of Art Makes Over 140,000 Art Images Available Online

As more and more cultural institutions are placing their collections online, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is leading the charge. The iconic museum's Open Access policy led them to put 375,000 images under the Creative Commons license earlier this year and now they are teaming up with …

Art

How does the Earth move through space?

Now we know, on every scale.<p><i>“There is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of mind while we live here; because life itself is but motion, and can</i> …

Designing Efficient Web Forms: On Structure, Inputs, Labels And Actions

Someone who uses your app or website has a particular goal. Often, the one thing standing between the user and their goal is a form. Forms remain <b>one</b> …

The Higgs Boson: A Not-So-Godlike Particle

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI science center. Sutter is also host of Ask a Spaceman,</i> …

Ask Ethan: What Was The Entropy Of The Universe At The Big Bang?

The second law of thermodynamics is one of those puzzling laws of nature that simply emerges from the fundamental rules. It says that entropy, a measure of disorder in the Universe, must always increase in any closed system. But how is it possible that our Universe today, which looks to be …

100+ CSS Resources For Web Designers And Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>A serious web designer/developer must call for a skill to write …

How to learn coding for free: A guide for designers

Learning to code can be one of the most daunting tasks a designer can undertake. Code looks complicated, reads like gibberish, feels boring, and …

What Every Layperson Should Know About String Theory

It’s one of the most brilliant, controversial and unproven ideas in all of physics: string theory. At the heart of string theory is the thread of an idea that’s run through physics for centuries, that at some fundamental level, all the different forces, particles, interactions and manifestations of …

Watching these NYC librarians shelve 52,000 books in two minutes in the most soothing thing ever

After an intense book-buying sesh, it’s perfectly acceptable to leave your new literary additions lying all over the floor because who’s gonna judge …

Evidence-based medicine guidelines versus patient wishes [Respectful Insolence]

There’s a misconception that I frequently hear about evidence-based medicine (EBM), which can equally apply to science-based medicine (SBM). …

31 vintage photos show what New York City looked like in the early 1940s

His archive has been donated to and maintained by Cushman's alma mater, Indiana University, which has given us permission to publish his gallery of New York City photos taken in 1941 and 1942.<p>These images give a glimpse into what everyday life in Chinatown, the Financial District, and Midtown was …

Indiana University

Karl Marx, Yesterday and Today

The nineteenth-century philosopher’s ideas may help us to understand the economic and political inequality of our time.<p>On or about February 24, 1848, a twenty-three-page pamphlet was published in London. Modern industry, it proclaimed, had revolutionized the world. It surpassed, in its …

Karl Marx

21 Amazing Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Add to Your October Reading List

October is nearly here, which means it’s time to re-up your pile of reading material for a new month. And there is some excellent subject matter …

Check Out These Mesmerizing GIFs That Are Like a Van Gogh Came to Life

(Image credit: Art by James R. Eads, Motion by The Glitch)<p>Van Gogh's brand of Post-Impressionism is remarkable for its inherent movement; this …

Art

How Certain Are We Of The Universe's 'Big Freeze' Fate?

Ever since the expanding Universe was first discovered by Hubble himself, one of the greatest existential questions of all — what will the fate of the Universe be? — suddenly leaped from the realm of poets, philosophers and theologians into the realm of science. Rather than an unknown mystery for …

Dark Matter

35+ HTML & CSS Resources for Beginners

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>In case you are not familiar with HTML and CSS, here’s a quick …

5 top grid systems for web designers

When I begin a new project, half the battle is starting on the right foot. I imagine others feel the same, as they navigate countless tools and blogs …

Web Design

Why Intel's new Kaby Lake processors won't make your computer much faster

Apple's new MacBook Pro is an eye-catching new computer. So are Microsoft's new Surface Studio and upgraded Surface Book. But none of them use Intel's latest processors.<p>Is that a big deal? Not as much as you'd think. Here's our explainer from August on what "Kaby Lake" really means for your next PC.<p>…

Intel Corporation

Three Tricks Physicists Use To Observe Quantum Behavior

At The Schrödinger Sessions a couple of weeks ago, where we gave science fiction writers a “crash course” on quantum physics, several of the talks and most of the discussion focused on how we know the strange phenomena described are an accurate description of reality. The theory is fascinating and …

Earth - The quantum origin of time

Science has a habit of asking stupid questions. Stupid, that is, by the standards of common sense. But time and time again we have found that common sense is a poor guide to what really goes on in the world.<p>So if your response to the question "Why does time always go forwards, not backwards?" is …

Quantum Physics

Life behind the stacks: The secret apartments of New York libraries

<i>Image by Glynnis Ritchie via flickr</i>For many book lovers, there is nothing more exciting than the idea of a home library. What most of the city’s book …

British voters succumbing to 'impulse, irritation and anger' - and it may lead to Brexit - says world's most influential psychologist

British voters are succumbing to impulsive gut feelings and irrational reflexes in the Brexit campaign with little regard for the enormous consequences down the road, the world's most influential psychologist has warned.<p>Daniel Kahneman, the Israeli Nobel laureate and father of behavioural …

Weeding the Worst Library Books

Last summer, in Berkeley, California, librarians pulled roughly forty thousand books off the shelves of the public library and carted them away. The library’s director, Jeff Scott, announced that his staff had “deaccessioned” texts that weren’t regularly checked out. But the protesters who gathered …

Web Design Process — Ultimate Guide to Designing Websites Pt1

Imagine having a golden touch. Imagine that every website you will create will be excellent. Professional web design process is the key for obtaining …