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21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot

Comfort food at its easiest.<p>People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. No other appliance can cook you dinner while you’re at work, and reward you with the sweet smell of a delicious meal when you walk through the door.<p>And that’s not all. This appliance is also a …

29 Compliments Your Kids Need to Hear From You

Among the growing list of things that your kids need from you every day, both physically and emotionally, is to feel loved, valued, and special. Even though some parents are always oozing with compliments for their kiddos while others are worrying that they're praising their kids too much, children …

Parenting

Atomic Design by Brad Frost—An Event Apart video

Over the past few years, we’ve seen the web community create style tiles, element collages, style guides, pattern libraries, and a slew of other …

This Spiced Winter Mojito Needs to Become Your Signature Festive Cocktail!

The Christmas cookies are baked, the present lists are made and checked twice, the holiday party preparations are well on their way… what could you possibly have forgotten? I’ll tell you what. Your signature festive cocktail, of course! This one comes with homemade Christmas spiced rum, which you …

Recipes

The 10 best iPhone apps of 2016, according to Apple

Apple has released its year-end list of top apps, games, and other entertainment sold on its App Store.<p>If you're looking t0 freshen up your iPhone with some fun or useful apps, Apple's recommendations are a great place to start. These aren't necessarily the most downloaded or most popular apps, but …

Images: A Collection Of Star Wars Infographics That Breaks Down The New Timeline, Every Jedi, And The Prequel Costumes

Here is a collection of <i>Star Wars</i> infographics to get your day going.<p>It includes one from OuterPlaces that breaks down the new canon for where …

10 Must Have iPad Apps For Web Designers

Whether you are a professional designer bringing in the big bucks, or someone who does design for a hobby, most of us will generally be away from our …

10 Whiskey Drinks That Will Become Your New Go-To Cocktails

Whiskey sour, who?<p>Because there's a wide world beyond your knee-jerk college drink orders (ahem, whiskey sours and whiskey gingers), it's a better time than ever to study up on these 10 whiskey cocktails that you can easily taste-test at home. Plus, they're just as delicious as your faithful bar …

Recipes

A Simple Web Developer's Color Guide

You will, of course, subconsciously be learning the theory along the way. So, just for funsies (yes, I said “funsies”), I recommend coming back in a …

Web Design

10 Priceless Resources for JavaScript Learners

A career in software means a dedication to lifetime learning. We’re all learning to code, whether we just started, or we’ve been at it for years.<p>I’ve …

Cauliflower Soup Recipe

<i>This cauliflower soup made rich with cream and cheese is ridiculously silky, easy to make, and tastes wicked spectacular.</i>Adapted from Brendan Collins …

Google Makes $150 Photo Editing Software Free

The Nik Collection is a powerful tool in the arsenal of any professional-grade photographer.<p>The list of professional-grade tools available to young artists is growing rapidly. On Monday, the animation software Toonz, preferred by Studio Ghibli and Futurama, was repackaged with a free edition. …

10 ways to control high blood pressure without medication

If you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you might be worried about taking medication to bring your numbers down.<p>Lifestyle plays an …

15 Things Dads Should Teach Their Sons About Dating

Buckle up, kid, it's a fun ride.<p>"That poor kid." "He has no chance." "Tough draw for him."<p>Statements like this are common when I talk to people about our son, the one boy out of our five children. Blanketed with three older sisters and a younger one. Their intentions are fine, I'm sure, but the …

Styling Angular components

Until now, we mostly talked about how to create simple components in Angular, like a zippy or a tabs component, and we also covered some isolated …

How to design for human behaviour: 5 pro tips

Our two-volume series Interaction Design Best Practices delves into the details of the art of interaction design: how different interaction elements …

Web Animation using JavaScript: Animating Text

Read the full article at: Web Animation using JavaScript: Animating Text Julian Shapiro is a world class developer. I first met him when he dropped …

Developing Hybrid Mobile Apps with Phonegap, AngularJS, Bootstrap

In my post, Develop mobile applications using web development skills, I pointed out a list of possible frameworks which can be used to create a …

Jerry Seinfeld Nails Consumerism

It's a sad fact, but true, that most of us industrial designers know the feeling of working on something that we don't care about. I myself have …

13 must-own apps for transforming your phone into the ultimate toolkit

The best utility apps are designed to make your hectic life a little bit easier, and maybe even more enjoyable.<p>From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it’s going to rain, there’s something for every lifestyle.<p>We’ve collected the best of the best in this …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Why Vacation Sex Is So Important

Illustrated By Ly Ngo.<p><i>This story was originally published on June 22, 2014.</i><p>Maybe you have six roommates — or a three-year-old who throws screaming …

HTML5 Needs a New Animation API to Compete with Native

The HTML5 vs native OS performance debate simply will not die — and for good reason! <b>We currently don’t have the API we need to build fluid animations</b> …

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What Comes Next Is the Future

Their challenges and successes will help us better understand this thing called the web, and what lies ahead. A project by Matt Griffin — founder of …

Zagg Invisible Shield Glass: Perhaps the best investment for a new iPhone

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>I’m such a bad iPhone(s aapl) owner. I generally take good care of my handsets, mainly because I sell them to upgrade from …

HereO's GPS kid's watch isn't the first of its kind, it's just cuter and cheaper

GPS leashes trackers for kids are hardly new, but damn if this isn't the cutest we've seen so far. Like other trackers of this sort, the HereO watch allows parents to create so-called safe zones around schools, et cetera, and then receive alerts should the child leave or enter the area. …

Ten reasons we switched from an icon font to SVG

We use <i>a lot</i> of icons on lonelyplanet.com and recently went through the task of transferring them from an icon font to SVG files. I wanted to share …