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Three tools to rule them all: How to fix anything in Photoshop with three basic tools

I know – that title sounds a little bit like clickbait-ish. But! It’s not! (well not this time). You don’t need a lot of fancy tools to fix most …

Tutorials

95 Business Books for People Who Dream Big

After some requests for “further reading” on a variety of management concepts, my coworker Rebecca Corliss put together some internal …

Self-improvement

Apple just launched 'the absolute best way to teach everyone to code'

Swift is already a smash hit: Over 100,000 apps have started using Swift to build at least some of their code, including Twitter, Uber, and Lyft, not least because Apple purpose-built it to be easy to learn.<p>Indeed, Swift has seen a lot of love from schools and classrooms everywhere. To keep that …

Tim Cook

The Ultimate Adult's Guide to Snapchat

Before I begin, apologies are in order. To the 310 million monthly active Snapchat users, many of whom are in their teens and early 20s: Sorry, but …

Kristen Bell: I’m Over Staying Silent About Depression

When I was 18, my mom sat me down and said, “If there ever comes a time where you feel like a dark cloud is following you, you can get help. You can …

This Is What Can Happen When Dads Meditate

A few months ago, I went to visit my friends Ilan and Fanny, and their two beautiful children in a small town an hour's drive from the city. I crashed at their place, and in the morning woke up to the sounds of Fanny playing with Shia (4) and Aliya (3). I hopped out of bed, picked up a toy and got …

Charming Illustrations Fuse Nature with Quotes to Inspire Creativity in Our Own Lives

Illustrator Katie Daisy was raised among the wildflowers and grew up with a deep appreciation for the natural world. This love for warm breezes, feathered friends, and green meadows has stayed with her into adulthood, and she infuses the same liveliness and vibrant colors into everything she …

Oscar Wilde

Adobe debuts Spark, a suite of mobile and web tools that lets anyone create visual content

Adobe this morning launched a new suite of apps called Adobe Spark, which allow both web and mobile users to create and share visual content – like posts for social media, graphics, web stories, and animated videos. On mobile, the Spark collection is effectively an upgrade and rebranding of a trio …

10 Romantic Gay Movies for Netflix Date Nights

Movies

How to make difficult hair selections in Photoshop CC

If you photograph people or even furry animals, then at some point you’re probably going to have to make some kind of hair selection that lets you …

Tutorials

Can mindfulness help ease back pain?

Each year, 10m working days are lost due to backache. So could mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) play a part in reducing that figure?<p>When I was a junior doctor, I dreaded the back pain clinic. You had a few minutes with each patient to talk through their months of debilitating pain. There …

How To Have The Best Sex Of Your Life, Every Time

<i>Biet Simkin’s mindful, meditation-based approach to life has transformed hers in incredibly inspirational ways. To get more of Biet’s insights on how</i> …

Relationships

19 interview questions that are designed to trick you

But while they may seem simple — that's the point — some are actually designed to get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal. In other words: they're trick questions.<p>"To uncover areas that may reflect inconsistencies, hiring managers sometimes ask these tricky questions," …

Employment

Learn how to animate Scalable Vector Graphics

Scaleable Vector Graphics (SVGs) are now fully supported in most well-known browsers, going a few versions back. We've seen SVGs go from experimental …

The Magic Web Design and Development Tools You Must Know

If website designing is your passion and this is what you crave all day long, then we have just done the right work for you and compiled the full …

Web Design

6 Things You Should Say to Your Soulmate Every Single Day

From someone who lost hers.<p>For three years, I had the most perfect marriage in the entire world. I never set out to brag about it, but it's really hard not to. We loved each other. We liked each other. We finished each other's sandwiches, sentences, and Starbucks (he was the slowest drinker on the …

Relationships

Richard Branson: Hire From Within and Let Your Employees Work From Home

Richard Branson leads a charmed life. Today, the founder of the Virgin Group travels the globe, running his multibillion-dollar empire from his …

Rumination: A Problem in Anxiety and Depression

Rumination is one of the similarities between anxiety and depression. Ruminating is simply repetitively going over a thought or a problem without …

The 7 Best Prototyping Tools for UI and UX Designers in 2016

It is undoubted that UI/UX design is an important aspect of making a website or application work. Creating and improving products based on prototypes …

10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and …

Kids

The Leadership Quality that Truly Separates Disney's Bob Iger From his Peers

In 2015, Bob Iger, CEO of Disney (dis), told his top 400 executives, “The riskiest thing Disney can do is maintain the status quo.” Iger knows that …

5 Motivational TED Talks That Can Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

These 5 inspirational videos can help you make this the best year of your life.<p>TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting some of the …

Shonda Rhimes

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Let’s pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe. You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 …

Procrastination

Liquid Media: Hawaii Design and Marketing

Our servers are hosted and maintained by Liquid Web. Hosting costs are billed anually at in the first week of the year, we like to keep it simple, …

Hilarious chart shows how committees kill creativity

So, you've done loads of market research. You've thrashed out some ideas on a mood board, and you're just putting the finishing touches to your …

Graphic Design

20 Free Photoshop Actions All Designers Must Have

Automated scripts save time and improve workflow in all creative fields. Adobe products like Photoshop offer scripts called <b>actions</b> that automate a …

Tutorials

4 Simple Phrases That Instantly Earn People's Trust

Your team is more likely to thrive if you can make them feel that you are trustworthy.<p>Project Aristotle is a recent Google study that was undertaken to understand why certain teams in their workplace thrived while others seemed to struggle. After studying hundreds of Google's teams and analyzing …

Leadership

How to Paint Faster in Adobe Photoshop

How fast can you paint? Does it take a couple of hours, days, or weeks?<br>Digital paintings are a labor of love, but that doesn't mean you can't learn …

Tutorials