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How UX research will up your mobile app design game

When it comes to mobile apps, performance and usability are everything.<p>A user’s initial experience with your app can make or break your long-term …

Apps

10 Best Little Surf Towns in America

1 of 10<p>Montauk, NY<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Encinitas, CA<p>3 of 10<p>Narragansett, RI<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Kennebunk, ME<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 10<p>New Smyrna Beach, …

Weekend getaways in Northern California for all families

What Northern California may lack in a dominant family vacation destination – say Disneyland, Universal Studios, or Legoland – it more than makes up for in sheer quantity and diversity. Less Mickey Mouse, more whales and sea lions.<p>To help you plan a weekend getaway soon, we’ve rounded up a wide …

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

An Old Stone Building in Tuscany Becomes a Modern Hideaway

A clever renovation transforms an irregularly shaped dwelling in Trequanda, Italy, into a tiny retreat that's bursting with character.<p>In the small, medieval village of Trequanda in Tuscany, Italy, Casa Effegi is an old stone building that was restored and transformed into a cozy, 367-square-foot …

The Top 10 Resort Hotels in California

These luxurious Golden State resorts — voted World’s Best by T+L readers — shine for their accommodations and experiences.<p>California has proven …

How To Stay Emotionally In Tune With Your Child Through Adolescence

There’s very little about parenting a child that prepares you to raise an adolescent.<p>Almost overnight your adorable, loving child becomes moody, …

50 Must-Read Books About Music

Have you ever been asked, on a first date or by someone who is trying to carry a conversation with you, but can’t, “Do you like music?” How do you …

What Every CEO Needs to Know About Design

"To personalize an experience in the context of the moment--to understand what makes a customer human--Reinventors don't just plumb lots of data, though they do that well. They're design thinkers. They approach problems with a sense of empathy for their customers, which helps them explore and …

Design

“Time Banking” Is Catching On In the Digital World

Uh oh. Your garbage disposal is broken. Time to call the plumber, and shell out for a couple hours of service, right?<p>What if there was a different …

Why Design Thinking Is Critical For A Digital Future

No disruptive innovations can be made without understanding the customer’s needs.<p>In today’s rapidly developing and increasingly digital world, …

4 Trips to Take in Chile for Every Type of Adventure

The longest nation on the planet, Chile stretches for some 2,650 miles, bordered by both imposing mountain ranges and the lapping waters of the …

South America

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

The Roman Empire, explained in 40 maps - Vox

Two thousand years ago, on August 19, 14 AD, Caesar Augustus died. He was Rome’s first emperor, having won a civil war more than 40 years earlier that transformed the dysfunctional Roman Republic into an empire. Under Augustus and his successors, the empire experienced 200 years of relative peace …

Military History

7 Ways Parents Can Help Younger Kids Resist Peer Pressure

As parents, we dread the idea of our kids bending to peer pressure. We imagine our children giving in to friends who tempt them with alcohol or …

Best Practices for Qualitative User Research

<i>No matter how big or small your user research project is, if you are going to do user research, you want to make sure that you are doing it right.</i> …

Interaction Design

Employees First, Customers Second: Turning Conventional Management Upside Down

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>June 08, 2010</b><p>One small idea can ignite a revolution just as a single matchstick can start a fire. One such idea - putting employees first and customers second - sparked a revolution at HCL Technologies, the IT services giant. In this candid and personal account, Vineet …

Employment

9 Rules For UX Design

Websites designed with user experience (UX) in mind have much better chances of establishing loyal users and improving conversion rates. In fact, the …

Steve Jobs Used These 3 Deceptively Simple Questions to Turn Apple into an Innovation Powerhouse

Why don't more bosses ask them?<p>Steve Jobs did many things to make himself successful. He trained his brain using this simple meditation technique. He immersed himself in these highly unusual books. He also listened to ten songs that inspired and motivated him.<p>Steve Jobs also helped thousands of …

These 7 Parenting Apps Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

Technology can be an invaluable resource for organizing, documenting, and improving your life. Nowhere are these goals more important than when it …

Apps

5 Iconic Road Trips to Take Before Your Kids Grow Up

Talk about memories they'll cherish for life.<p>American highways have inspired more great music, books, and movies than any other roads in the world …

Civil Rights

This Is The Absolute Best Gray Paint Color, According To Our Decorating Editor

The last few years—decades really—have brought a lot of gray. (And white and beige and off white and cream and well, you get it.) Neutrals are …

Home Decorating

5 Signs That Instantly Identify a Leader with True Emotional Intelligence

This is what the best leaders do to gain trust and win the hearts and minds of people.<p>What do emotional intelligence and authenticity have in common? Everything. In its most stripped down form, being emotionally-intelligent means being an authentic person.<p>Yet authenticity doesn't come natural, …

10 ways you are killing your executive presence

If you enter a room with 15 leaders one of them will stand out. She will have an air of confidence that people notice. Others will stop talking and …

Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

Meet the Monocabin, a tiny home rental mere steps from the Aegean Sea

Milan-based Mandalaki Design Studio has created the gorgeous all-white Monocabin – a prototype for micro-living rentals located on the Greek island …

Aegean Sea

Five brilliant bedtime books that fathers will love reading to their children

<i>Jay Jay Burridge is a former BBC children’s TV presenter and the author of The World of Supersaurs, a six-book series. The latest, The Stegosorcerer, is now on sale.</i><p><i>Here he gives his tips on bed time reading for fathers...</i><p>Reading to my boys at bedtime is a ritual I have grown to love. When they …

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

Whether you dream of escaping to a far-flung beach, adventuring up a mountain, wandering a new city’s streets, discovering ancient ruins, or simply …

Casa Elache

Just off the main house on a property in Brazil, concrete gets fancy for this swanky poolside annex. The Casa Elache is constructed from board-form …

Architecture

HyperDrive is a sleek solution to our biggest issue with newer MacBooks

When Apple decides to change things, you can bet your wallet will feel it. And no changes in recent memory have proved more difficult on my finances than Apple’s decision to shift its entire laptop lineup to USB-C. The change was a welcome one, I just wish we had a bit of a period to segue, since …

Apple