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Heres How You Can Create DIY Bath Bombs to Clean Your Toilet Bowls At Home

Generally, we should all strive to keep our homes as neat and clean as possible for at the end of the day it is the place that we will rest and relax …

These are Amazon’s picks for best books this August

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for something to keep you occupied before bed or on your commute to work this August, we suggest checking out …

Books

Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

19 DIYS to Make Your House Smell Amazing

Who doesn’t love coming home to a nice-smelling space? A good home fragrance acts like an accessory and adds character, making your space feel extra homey. However, constantly buying candles and air fresheners can start getting expensive, and lots of them are actually polluting your home with …

94% off the Learn to Code 2015 Course Bundle

Ready to begin coding your own apps from scratch? Whether you want to experiment with an idea or give your career a boost, our latest training bundle is perfect for getting started with programming.<p>Learn to prototype and build dynamic, responsive websites for desktops and mobile devices using core …

10 Books to Read and Reread

With so many amazing books being published every single day, we're never at a loss for something new to read.<p>But sometimes, we forgo the newbies in favor of old favorites.<p>Here, 10 books that have earned a permanent place on our editors' nightstands.<p><b>"The Great Gatsby" By F. Scott Fitzgerald</b> <b>Read the</b> …

Books

15 Self Help Books You Need To Read

Self-help and personal development material is one of those things that’s either embraced with open arms, or pushed away like a bad meal. I prefer …

7 banned books that everyone should read

Censored books offer important, sometimes difficult, stories. That's reason to read them, not ban them.<p>It's always been hard for me to wrap my head …

Books

UI design — 10 steps for great user interfaces Pt2

Welcome back in the next post from UI design series focused on creating great user interfaces with ten, sometimes simple, steps. In the previous part …

Best Practices for Sliding Hamburger Menus

Hamburger icons are those little three-bar icons you see in the corner of many websites and mobile apps. These primarily trigger a sliding drawer …

25 Fantastic Horizontal Scrolling Sites You'll Love

Most of sites over the web use vertical scrolling, we get used to it. That’s what we expect to see. Yet, horizontal scrolling is something creative …

70% off Lifetime Access To Over 5,000 Adobe Training Videos

If you’re looking to get into graphic design or front-end Web development, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better online training course to round out your skill set.<p>Train Simple, an Adobe-authorized training partner, has over 5,000 tutorial videos featuring experts to teach you everything from …

How to Become a Freelance Web Developer

Have you ever wanted to be a freelance web developer? Whether you're working for the man or developing as a hobby, there are some tried and tested …

Corrello Gives Project Managers Powerful Dashboards in Trello

With 5 million users as of the fall, Trello has become one of the most popular project management systems. Being a simple and (in most cases) free service, it’s increasingly being picked up by small- and medium-sized teams that didn’t really feel they needed a dedicated tool before.<p>While for …

The Art of Error: 12 Cool and Creative 404 Pages

Making your 404 page fun is only half the battle — there’s still a lot of practical factors to keep in mind. In closing, let’s review some general tips to remember when covering your mistakes:<p><b>Link to Popular Posts —</b> Take advantage of the fact that your user may not know where to go next. Recommend …

eBooks

Learn to Create Forms That Improve User Experience

Most applications, either for mobile and tablet or beyond, rely on input from the user at least once. Actually, most of them rely on input from the …

UX Design

The Origins Of Letters

<i>This post originally appeared on the Fontyou blog, and has been adapted with permission.</i><p>You may know the philosophy of Andy Warhol or the career path of Zinedine Zidane from A to Z. But do you know the origins of the letters on this page? All of our current alphabetic signs have a pictographic (an …

Device-Agnostic

The more I build for the web, the more the term ‘device-agnostic’ endears itself to me.I used to think it merely dealt with basing responsive …

6 Alternative Browsers to Chrome and Internet Explorer

You’re likely familiar with the web browsers Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari; however, there are dozens of other options out there …

Top 5 US Beercation Destinations

Since yesterday was #NationalBeerDay, that got us thinking. How can we book a better beercation? According to Conde Nast Travel writer Amy Plitt, there are a handful of American cities that are killing the craft beer game. Lucky for travelers, these cities are often under loved, meaning low prices …

Why Designers Should Never Use Fake Text In Web Design

Once you’re ready to go beyond low-fidelity, it’s time to ditch the lorem ipsum.<p>As we discussed in the Guide to Usability Testing, a webpage with a simple structure but quality content performs much better than a nice layout with subpar text. That at least proves its worth — but the importance of …

Web design color theory: how to create the right emotions with color in web design

The most stimulating color, red is so energizing it has been used to increase blood circulation. Representing passion and power, red is the color that will attract the most attention, which is why it is commonly used for warnings and important notices.<p>Red is very appropriate for the <b>No Way NSA</b> …

UI Design

25 Useful HTML5 and CSS3 Tools for Designers and Developers

A fresh collection of <b>HTML5 and CSS3 tools</b> which are very useful for design and development. HTML5 is an extremely useful markup language for …

Web Design

React Native Tutorial: Building iOS Apps with JavaScript

<i>Update note:</i> This tutorial has been updated to React Native 0.50, Xcode 9, and iOS 11 by Christine Abernathy. The previous tutorial was written by …

JavaScript

Google Spreadsheet as a Database for Web Applications

How to use a Google Spreadsheet as a database<p>You should consider a Google Spreadsheet as a database in these scenarios:<p>Prototype a dynamic web site …

4 Techniques of Successful UX Executives

<b>Designer Marcela is feeling like a failure.</b> She’s been iterating on a design for the last three months. She and her team did up-front research. They …

Collection of JQuery Navigation Tutorials For Web Designers

jQuery has changed the way HTML page navigations are designed. It has powerful libraries and simple techniques to design really beautiful looking …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …