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What everyone gets wrong about introverts — including why they are not antisocial or lazy

When you hear the term "introvert," you might imagine someone who's quiet and insular, who likes to spend most of their time alone, avoiding social situations.<p>But being an introvert isn't really anything to do with how much you like spending time with other people. In fact, introverts can have some …

Behavioral Sciences

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ director Martin McDonagh wasn’t made for these times

The British writer’s work lives between the real and the absurd, which doesn’t always hold up under critical scrutiny.<p>Very Intriguing Person<p>is a …

The 100 Best Albums of 2017

The Noisey staff's favorite releases of the year.<p>Below are the 100 best albums of 2017 as chosen by the Noisey staff. Listen to songs from these albums on Apple Music and Spotify. See also: The 100 Best Songs of 2017.<p>What does getting older sound like? What does reconciling relationships sound …

14 fabulous tutorials to improve your logo design

Whatever the level of your experience, there’s always room for improvement when it comes to logo design. And the great news is that there are some …

Graphic Design: Exotic Destinations On Earth Illustrations

Exotic Destinations On Earth is a graphic design project created and shared by JIMMI TUAN and Bratus ™. The idea was to create a calendar and gift …

Graphic Design

Conceptual Art & Illustration by Sylvain Sarrailh

We are looking at the conceptual art & illustration work of Sylvain Sarrailh who is currently based in France. His stylish art always has been a …

How to Push Yourself Out of Your Comfort Zone

Dear friend, I believe street photography is the best tool to become not only a stronger photographer, but human being. I. No fear. First of all, …

Street Photography

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Surreal Pencil Drawings Look Like How Repressing Your Emotions Feels

The vertigo of an MC Escher drawing meets the human body in Miles Johnston's evocative art.<p>Repressed inner thoughts seem to explode from the bodies Swedish illustrator and Swedish Academy of Realist Art teacher Miles Johnston draws in the dysmorphic portraits he posts to his Instagram account. …

A simple guide to fixing scratches on your car

Scratches are like the old torture of death by a thousand cuts. Eventually, they'll destroy your car's finish by allowing rust to develop on metal parts. And like the great Canadian poet said, rust never sleeps.<p>Neil Young references aside, a while back I suggested two ways to repair scratches. …

30 web design tools to speed up your workflow in 2018

The right web design tools can streamline your workflow, helping you work smarter – rather than harder – and more efficiently. After all, you want to …

Paper artist transforms historical landmarks into silly scenes

What if the Colosseum was invaded by a giant octopus squirming its legs in and out of the columns? Or how would the statue of David look in a pair of …

how horror became cinema’s smartest genre

A new generation of young filmmakers are responding to a troubled world with some really great movies.<p>Horror films have always been a way to examine the world around us. When we're afraid and quaking, our surroundings reveal themselves in a different way. Lines shift and are reformed as our own …

These Creepy Paintings Look Ripped from a Surreal Storybook

Roby dwi Antono’s paintings portray children frolicking with ghostly creatures in an unsettling fantasyland.<p>Young but far from foolish, a cast of girls stand their ground while animal specters invade their immediate surroundings. The image of an unperturbed pre-teen girl holding an oversized insect …

Elegant Wooden Birds Dipped in Watercolor Plumage by Moisés Hernández | Colossal

<p>Mexican designer Moisés Hernández brings his distinct flair for minimalism to this new series of avian sculptures titled Immersed Birds. Each piece …

Birds

Illustration: Landspace Collection Vol. 1

We would like to feature the work from Julien Clauzier and his illustration series named: <b>Landscape Collection Vol. 1</b>. It’s a personal project on …

Lessons for surviving the Trump presidency I learned from actual horror movies

If you want to watch a horror movie for free, simply head no further than Twitter.com or check your <i>Washington Post</i> notifications right before you try …

America's 'Complacent Class': How Self-Segregation Is Leading To Stagnation

In a new book, <i>The Complacent Class,</i> economist Tyler Cowen argues that the United States is standing still.<p>People have grown more risk averse and are reluctant to switch jobs or move to another state, he says, and the desire to innovate — to grow and change — has gone away.<p>In an interview with NPR's …

Economics

We No Longer Have Three Branches of Government

I served in Congress for 16 years and taught civics for 13 more. Our government no longer looks like the one I told my students about—or the one the Constitution describes.<p>For more than a dozen years, teaching government classes to graduate students at Harvard and Princeton, I filled my students’ …

Political Science

This Tech Lets You Display Museum-Worthy Pieces of Art in Minutes

Pulling the trigger on a piece of fine art takes conviction and serious moolah, especially if it’s a work by a famous artist. And even if you’re saving cash by hunting through thrift stores and art festivals for your wall art collection, there’s still the expense of framing and hassle of hanging to …

How to fix a leaky faucet

Those drips could be costing you a fortune<p>If the constant drip, drip, drip of a leaky faucet isn't enough to motivate you to get it fixed, then considering how much money you're wasting on unused water should do it. Luckily, you don't always have to call out the professionals—first try tackling the …

Home Improvement

Follow These Rules And You Will Never Look Back In Life With Regrets

You are responsible for your life, for your feelings, for you actions, and for every results you get. You are in control of your thoughts. You have …

Amazing Japanese Pop Art Face Painting

This year, the result of the exam organized by the makeup school Make Up For Ever is bluffing. With only one instruction of re-appropriating the …

Art

How to build useful and engaging mobile apps

There’s a lot developers can learn by studying what Google refers to as micro-moments and how connected consumers use the mobile web to find relevant information in real-time.<p>Consumers are always on the go. And their go to device when they need to discover something is increasingly becoming their …

Apps

6 web design trends worth knowing for 2017

From hidden navigation and pop-out menus, to wearables and split screen, these are the web design trends we expect to shape 2017.<p>WTF is …

UI Design

The Evolution of UI/UX Designers Into Product Designers

What is a product? Until recently, the term was only used in relation to something material and often found in a retail store, but nowadays it is …

Liberals risk becoming a permanent minority in America

What will liberalism do in the new, terrifying world the 2016 election has inaugurated? More than any other presidential election in a century, its outcome turned not on issues but on resentment and alienation. It was a vote in which anger overrode optimism, a corrosive sense of failure overrode …

Society

10 Web Design Trends to Try in 2017

You're reading 10 Web Design Trends to Try in 2017, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

UI Design

Web design trends we can expect to see in 2017

It’s that time of year where we look at the year that was and the year that will be. We’ve seen a lot of amazing website designs this year, and I’m eager to see what 2017 has in store for website and website design.<p>2017 is sure to bring some amazing website designs, but if we look hard enough, we …

UI Design