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DIGNITY – One Page WordPress Theme

The DIGNITY Responsive WordPress Portfolio theme.<p><b>Dignity</b> is a simple and easy to use one page website theme. It was developed and designed for the …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

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Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

Is Adding Boudoir Sessions To Your Photography Business Right For You?

When winter hit and weddings and senior portraits weren't generating any income, Michael Sasser decided to expand his reach by adding boudoir style …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

13 Wholesome Recipes for the Mid-Holiday Detox

Give yourself a pat on the back. You've made in through Thanksgiving, the ultimate food-centric holiday, with hopefully minimal cooking disasters, quibbles about politics, and general family drama. But now you've got a new problem: it's called a food hangover, and it's mental as well as physical. …

Noritaka Minami’s ‘1972’, an inside look at the Nakagin Capsule Tower - The Fox Is Black

The Nakagin Capsule Tower, designed by Kisho Kurokawa, opened in March of 1972 as an ideal for architecture, allowing for a flexible capsule based …

Watch The Complete Timelapse Transformation Of A Homeless Veteran

The saying might be to never to judge a book by its cover, but a drastic image change for U.S. army veteran Jim Wolf has, according to the charity group behind this video, helped him address his struggles with poverty and alcoholism.<p>In September, Degage Ministries convinced Wolf to take part in the …

Behind the Scenes of John Lewis’ Stop Motion Holiday Ad from adam&eveDDB | Colossal

<p>UK department store chain John Lewis are known for the high production value of their annual holiday commercial produced in partnership with …

Infographic: How Many Lines Of Code Is Your Favorite App?

A military drone has 3.5 million lines of code inside. That’s roughly three times as many as we find in bacteria, meaning that mankind has, at least by one metric, constructed semi-autonomous machinery more complex than life itself.<p>It’s a fascinating topic to ponder, but even those of us who don’t …

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Free Design Resources: Templates and UI Kits

Time for more great freebies for you! This time I've made a brief selection of some top-notch website templates that look simply amazing, and I've …

10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

Subway – Munich Underground Photography by Nick Frank

Subway – Architecture Photography.<p>Hard to believe that these are all subway stations. The German photographer Nick Frank is well known for his …

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

<b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big and I won't get that moment back. Saying goodnight, pulling up the covers and kissing their heads is a gift.<p><b>2. Telling them I love them.</b> Start this when they're young. "I love you" is a powerful three-word phrase that matters.<p><b>3.</b> …

Photoshop Tutorial: Retouching Shiny Skin

Without a makeup artist at your disposal, even a great portrait can be ruined by shiny skin. So if you’re looking through the results of your most …

Don’t Be So Web 1.0: Your App Is Your Brand Now

And, according to a Salseforce.com VP, if your company doesn’t have one, you risk being irrelevant.<p>Ever since companies started buying computers, programmers have been tasked with automating familiar business processes, and applications have been programs that do familiar paper-based things, merely …

PUSH Looks To Crowdfund A Pro-Grade Activity Tracker For Athletes For Real Workout Metrics

Toronto-based startup PUSH is hoping to add some professionalism to an essentially amateur space with its fitness tracker aimed specifically at pros and demanding athletes who want data, not vague metrics, about general activity levels. The PUSH can provide solid data about reps, sets, force, …

Taskmasters: how Israeli intelligence officers helped inspire the look of iOS 7

In October 2009, at an Israeli sports training facility called the Wingate Institute, Eden Shochat walked the floor of GeekCon admiring the projects. Each year at Shochat's long-running, invite-only creative gathering, attendees are tasked with making things that are both amazing and useless. One …

Cycling Photography Techniques

F-stop pro photographer Jeff Curtes is no stranger to the outdoors. Skiing, snowboarding, cycling, Curtes loves the world of outdoor sports and he …

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The Definitive Guide to Growth Hacking by Neil Patel & Bronson Taylor<p>What is Growth Hacking?<p>What is Growth Hacking?<p>Growth hacking is so misunderstood …

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Growing Hong Kong's Programmer Base

Gregory Gopman is the Co-Founder and CEO of AngelHack and Co-Founder of Hackathon.io, and tonight he’s presenting to a packed house here in Hong Kong hosted by the SME Creativity Center. Three weeks from now Gopman will be hosting a hackathon in Hong Kong where techies will gather to code for a day …

The Best Time to Post Tweets, Facebook Posts and More

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one place. I’ve collected research and stats on Twitter, Facebook, email …

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4 Reasons Your UX Investment Isn’t Paying Off

We all know the business case for doing user experience (UX) work: Investing upfront in making products easy to use really pays off. It reduces …

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