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I used to dread social events until I realized introverts are approaching them all wrong

Even a planned social invite can feel intrusive, especially when you have plenty of time to think about why it won't be the best use of your time.<p>I used to dread social events and came up with a plethora of reasons why I shouldn't go:<p>The event won't be fun.<br>• The event will wear me out.<br>• I don't like …

A Complete Guide to CSS Grid | Codrops CSS Reference

CSS Grid is a two-dimensional layout system created specifically to tackle grid-based user interfaces on the web.<p>Grids are fundamental to the design …

The Completely New JotForm 4.0 Will Bring Your Forms to the Next Level

Forms are an integral part of the online experience. They enable communication, commerce and provide us with valuable data. In many ways, they are …

The Radiohead Racket

Late last month, the Radiohead universe stirred. Postcards reading “We know where you live” appeared in fans’ mailboxes. The band’s website and …

Indie Music

Netflix will stream new UK exorcism comedy 'Crazy Face'

Yet more new British comedy is soon to go global on Netflix. Following the release of Ricky Gervais' "Special Correspondents", the popular movie and TV streaming service will serve up a new horror comedy series after it airs in the UK.<p>"Crazy Face" comes from the mind of "Misfits" creator Howard …

Canadian teen locates lost Mayan city using satellite images and ancient astronomy

A 15-year-old boy is reported to have found the location of a lost Mayan City, recently. William Gadoury, from Quebec, Canada used ancient astronomy …

Radiohead showcase new music in latest teaser clip

Instagram video sees Thom Yorke appearing lost in a car park<p>Radiohead have shared a new teaser clip online, featuring what appears to be brand new …

Indie Music

20. Timer

Romantic comedies are always looking for a new spin on things. That€™s how you get the crime thriller/rom-com in the form of Jennifer Aniston and …

Three the Hard Way: The Return of Sleater-Kinney

WITH THE ANNOUNCEMENT of <i>Start Together</i>, the limited edition vinyl box set of the seven albums Sleater-Kinney had released since 1995, a few months …

Indie Music

Teton the orange cat is an excellent horseback rider

Teton is a bold orange cat and the king of all he purveys.<p>Or, at least, all he purveys at the seven-acre Snowfall Ranch in Colorado where he …

Nirvana: Unseen photos from the band's 1993 Oregon tour

See unearthed photos from the band's Salem Armory Auditorium show, just months before Kurt Cobain's death.

7 Reasons Cats Should Not Work in Coffee Shops

Working in a coffee shop requires speed, concentration, and the ability to multitask. This can be a challenge for even some human baristas. I worked …

RAFINO – World’s First Coffee Sieve System

Editor's Rating<p>4.8?<p>Discovered on 2016-05-09<p>Maximize the flavor of your beans with Rafino, the refined coffee grinds system. Making any and every …

Crowd Funding

Intimate Portraits Reveal Amusing Facial Expressions of Skeptical Dogs

German photographer Elke Vogelsang (aka Wieslblitz) has a knack for capturing expressive portraits of our canine friends. Last year, we shared their goofy personalities in a series of delightful images. Now, Vogelsang has pivoted from their playfulness and explores pups’ skeptical side. Her latest …

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will sound more natural than ever. (Though, of all the voice assistants, Google Now …

Hear Mark Pritchard's Haunting New Song With Thom Yorke, 'Beautiful People'

The Radiohead machine is rattling once again. Reverent whispers of a new album (a "work of art") circulate, new companies are founded and ticketing sites create real-time technological nightmares of the sort the band usually writes about. And from the noise, some music.<p>Mark Pritchard (feat. Thom …

Documentary about Terry Gilliam's Brazil

"What is Brazil?" is a funny, insightful 1985 TV documentary about Terry Gilliam's classic film Brazil, a brilliant black comedy about a very bleak …

Terry Gilliam

Can You Watch This YouTube Video Without Gasping in Sheer Horror?

I had to see this last night. Now it's your problem.<p>So, listen, I just want to start by telling you how sorry I am about this.<p>Last night, Nathan Fielder and Kyle Mooney hosted their second "YouTube Treasures" show, in which they play their favorite videos for a live audience. As you would expect, …

Stop Apple Photos from Auto Launching in OS X with One Command

If you’re a Mac user and are annoyed that OS X automatically launches Apple Photos every time you connect a device or insert a memory card, there’s …

High-pitched music makes chocolate taste sweeter, and other sonic seasonings

“Sound is the forgotten flavor sense,” says experimental psychologist Charles Spence. In this episode of Gastropod, we discover how manipulating sound can transform our experience of food and drink, making stale potato chips taste fresh, adding the sensation of cream to black coffee, or boosting …

Washing Machines

The Workout Book From ‘Nathan For You’ Is Now A Bestseller On Amazon

If you watched Thursday’s <i>Nathan For You</i>, you were a witness to one of the greatest episodes and business opportunities of all time, <i>The Movement</i>. It all started with something that many business owners have scoured for over the years — free labor. Nathan Fielder set out to make a small LA moving …

Comedy Central

Joanna Newsom geeks out on the secret weapon of 'Divers' -- the mixing board

The musician Joanna Newsom's fourth album, "Divers," arrived Friday to a devoted fan base eager to start studying its 11 songs. The highly anticipated record was mostly created in Los Angeles and recorded by Steve Albini and Noah Georgeson. It took nearly four years to make.<p>Her fans are a patient …

How to enable and use Dictation feature on Mac

If you have to type a lot of documents on a regular basis or chat with friends for long periods of time but hate typing, then you are going to love …

Orphan Espresso & the Lido 2 Grinder - SCAA 2014 Show Report

Orphan Espresso had a booth this year at the show, and it was mainly to show off their latest pride and joy, the Lido 2 hand grinder; though other …

Coffee

The Search For The Perfect Cup Of Coffee Can Be Such A Grind(er)

In the tiny town of Troy, Idaho, Barb and Doug Garrott have spent the past three years perfecting a machine that could change the morning routines of …

Draw gorgeous, responsive websites with Macaw (72% off)

Web design is more than setting up eye-appealing images on a page and slapping some words together for publishing. To bring a functional website to life, meticulous amounts of HTML are needed to add front end functionality.<p>In the past, designers were restricted to processes through Adobe Creative …

Five little-known Amazon price hacks

These Amazon "shopping hacks" will help you get things like a free Prime membership extension or digital credits, and even seven-day price protection …

Here are the new movies and TV shows coming to Amazon Prime, iTunes, Hulu, and more in October

Highlights include hits like "Inside Out," Trainwreck," and the latest season of shows like "Fargo" and "Nathan For You." But view movies like "Pixels" and "Vacation" at your own risk.<p>Check out all new titles below:<p><b>iTunes</b><p>"Pixels"<p><b>Available October 13</b><p>"Inside Out"<br>"Vacation"<br>"Mississippi Grind"<br>"The …