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London is getting an all-vegan coffee and doughnut shop

Sweet-toothed vegan Londoners will no doubt have heard of Dough Society, the vegan brioche doughnut purveyors who have been trading at various …

13 Best Evernote Alternative Note Taking Apps for Linux

• shares<p>So why I have started to write this content on best Evernote alternative app or note-taking app for Ubuntu Linux? The answer is very simple as …

Joplin

Joplin is a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. The notes are …

What the New Webmention and Annotation W3C Standards Mean for WordPress

Commenting on blog posts and other website articles is a divisive topic in web circles. WPMU DEV has as many articles about dispensing with comments …

WordPress

8 Outdated Web Design Trends to Kick to the Curb

Have you ever looked at pictures of people from the 1990s and wondered, “what the heck are they wearing?” I think most of us have. Because fashion …

Susan Frederick-Gray elected UUA president

Christopher L. WaltonMinister of Phoenix, Arizona, congregation wins three-way race to become UUA’s ninth elected president and the first woman …

Phoenix, Arizona

Seek Adventure App takes the Pokémon Go concept a step further

When <i>Pokémon Go launched last year</i>, the world changed for weeks. All of the sudden, people were gathering in large numbers in locations they didn’t …

Universal Studios

Behave, foreigners! Kyoto issues etiquette guides

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kyoto residents have had enough. A surge in tourism in recent years has brought with it an outbreak of dirty toilets and misbehaving travelers.<p>The city of Kyoto is battling the problem in what might be seen as a typically Japanese way -- issuing polite guidelines amplified by adorable …

Japan
Time Management

The Days of Creating Child Themes for Simple CSS Changes May Soon Be Over

The general advice given to users who want to make simple edits to a theme without losing them is to create a child theme. This involves creating a …

Web Design

McDonald's is making a big change to its coffee

McDonald's plans to buy all of its coffee from sustainable sources by 2020, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.<p>Currently, 37% of the fast-food chain's coffee comes from certified sustainable sources. To increase that figure, McDonald's is working with Conservation International, a nonprofit that has …

McDonald's

A thing or two about WordPress Widgets

Does anyone care to explain a WordPress Widget?<p>When I ask students to explain WordPress widgets, I often get either a blank stare. If anyone is …

Beautiful Shots of Berliners Sunbathing Nude on Their Lunch Break

Coyness is not held in high esteem in the birthplace of Free Body Culture.<p><i>This article originallyappeared on VICE Romania</i><p>If you're in Europe and you're reading this, there's a big chance that you are sweating your shirt off in a heatwave. For a lot of countries this is pretty bad news, because even …

Swimming Pools

‘Pokemon Go’ helped me meet 100 new friends at a baseball stadium

All I wanted was a Psyduck. I got more.<p>A baseball stadium outside regular operating hours ranks as only the fifth-weirdest place I’ve visited since <i>Pokemon Go</i> was released a week ago. The Durham Bulls opened up their downtown ballpark to allow trainers to walk around and catch Pokemon. We could have …

Urban Legends

Pokemon Go's mental health benefits are real

Dr. John Grohol is an expert in technology's impact on human behavior and mental health, and for the past 20 years he's studied how people operate online. He's the founder of mental health network <i>Psych Central</i>, and he knows all about the latest tools aimed at helping people deal with anxiety, …

How to Find Who Reads and Subscribes to Your WordPress Blog

Do you want to find who reads and subscribes to your WordPress blog? Part of building a website is to understand is how your users read and interact …

Analytics

Watch SpaceX land a rocket in this awesome 360 video

Have you ever wished you could stand on deck as a 160-foot rocket lands an arm’s length away from you, after a short trip into space? Yeah, me too, but given the rockets’ tendency to fall over and dramatically explode in a giant ball of fire, perhaps watching it with a VR headset is a the slightly …

Space Exploration

Skynet Edition Linux Kernel 4.1.15 From Terminator Is Finally Released

<i>Short Bytes: Linux kernel 4.1.15, a branch of 4.1.x LTS version, is now available for download. It’s the same version that ran on Skynet’s T-800</i> …

What's next for Linux

For those who discovered Linux in their 20s and still consider themselves young, the milestone is somewhat disconcerting: in 2016 the open-source …

37 Essential WordPress Plugins You Should Know (and Install If You Haven’t Already)

While WordPress offers a ton of features and flexibility, there is still a lot of functionality missing from the core software. The best way to fill …

WordPress

Drag and Drop Review Redux: Divi by Elegant Themes

What Does it Cost?<p>Divi is part of Elegant Themes membership, which includes access to every theme in their portfolio.<p>A personal license is $69 per …

Web Design

How to Add Tables in WordPress Posts and Pages (No HTML Required)

WordPress comes with a visual post editor which is nice, but there are certain things that it can not do. Creating tables is one of them. Tables are …

20 Free Chrome Extensions for WordPress You Need Now

WordPress is an amazingly powerful CMS on its own, but if you could make it even faster and better right in your Chrome browser, wouldn’t you go for …

WordPress

5 myths about yoga

Today, nearly 10 percent of Americans have tried it, and few of us have to travel farther than a neighborhood strip mall to practice our chaturangas. Yoga's burgeoning trendiness isn't restricted to the United States, either. In December, the United Nations declared June 21 the International Day of …

Yoga

WordPress Plugin Directory Surpasses One Billion Total Downloads

The WordPress project achieved a milestone earlier today as the official WordPress plugin directory surpassed one billion total downloads.<p>According …

15 Free Stunning WordPress Themes That Prove Parallax Isn’t Dead

Inkhive, the team behind retina-ready Aldehyde certainly know how to make a pretty theme. Their parallax header is the perfect place for a …