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WTF is dark pattern design?

If you’re a UX designer you won’t need this article to tell you about dark pattern design. But perhaps you chose to tap here out of a desire to reaffirm what you already know — to feel good about your professional expertise.<p>Or was it that your conscience pricked you? Go on, you can be honest… or, …

Privacy

10 Cauliflower Bites We Can't Get Enough Of — Recipe Roundup

I think it's pretty clear that we're obsessed with cauliflower here at Kitchn. We've turned it into rice, mashed "potatoes," pizza crust, soup, mac …

Cooking

Black Bean Tacos With Persimmon Salsa and Lime Crema [Vegan, Grain-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Recipes

These Firecracker Chicken Meatballs Will Be a Fan Favorite — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

These 22 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

Tina Hay doesn't think in numbers.<p>In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realized that her classmates who came from the world of banking and consulting were acing the coursework without a problem, while she struggled to master the concepts …

Personal Finance

These Honey Garlic Baked Cauliflower Bites Are Irresistible — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

9 Money Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Does the thought of a financial podcast summon images of your college accounting professor droning on and on in a too-warm lecture hall?<p>Well, it is time to ditch the flashback. Because these top podcasts won’t put you to sleep at the wheel. I’ve rounded up the best money podcasts that are as …

Self-improvement

Create slick UI animations

More and more frequently, designers and developers are acknowledging the importance of motion design in the context of user experience. Animation on …

UI Design

Billionaire Ray Dalio says these 3 books have 'had the biggest impact' on his life

Billionaire hedge fund magnate Ray Dalio has been fascinated with finance since he was 12, when he bought his first stock.<p>He graduated from Harvard …

Hedge Funds

Garlic and Vinegar Roasted Potatoes Recipe

"Roasted Yukon gold potatoes seasoned with garlic, salt, and vinegar."<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes<p>1/4 cup white vinegar<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>2 …

With Introflirted, Introverts Now Have Their Own Line Of Adorable (And Hilarious) Notecards

Josh Higgins is the designer, illustrator and wallflower-in-chief behind Introflirted, an artful series of “flirty love notes” for introverts. As an occasional corner-hider myself, I laughed (on the inside, of course) at the countless ‘oops, that’s me’ moments that Higgins pinpoints in the drawings …

8 foods a Harvard nutritionist tries to eat almost every day

Want to eat like a nutrition expert? Some food choices pack an especially big nutritional punch.<p>Think of your kitchen as one big tasty medicine cabinet.<p>The right foods in the right amounts can protect your heart, keep your blood sugar stable, help you lose weight and allow you to live longer.<p>Diet …

Debt settlement plan: 5 questions to ask before resorting to this option to pay off bills

When your credit card bills are piling up and you’ve got little hope of ever paying them down, the option that comes with the most risk can feel like the only choice.<p>That’s often the case for those thinking about debt settlement, where a company provides debt relief by negotiating with your …

Designing Meaningful Animation by Val Head—An Event Apart video

Motion design has become a necessary skill for designing and building the modern web. The character and energy that motion brings to an interface is …

'Wheel of Fortune' contestant's mispronunciation of 'flamenco' costs him $7,100

This is always awful when it happens on <i>Wheel of Fortune</i>, but it’s a simple reminder: DO. NOT. MISPRONOUNCE. WORDS. WHILE. SOLVING.<p>This poor dude had the entire puzzle solved with no letters remaining: “Flamenco dance lessons.” All he has to do is read it and he’s got a cool $7,100. Problem is, he …

Streetcars

Instapage raises $15M to make landing pages smarter

Landing pages might not sound like the most exciting problem for a startup to tackle, but Tyson Quick, founder and CEO of Instapage, said that they’re a real issue for marketers.<p>Quick was previously working on a marketing product called Jounce, where he was frustrated by the fact that even after …

Marketing

Using CSS Animations to Guide a Better Ecommerce Experience

Shopping on the web can be a frustrating experience. Scrolling through a wall of products, understanding what is and isn’t in your cart, and …

UI Design

Where's the best place to sit at Dodger Stadium to avoid the sun? | Los Angeles Times

How Dark Patterns Trick You Online

Websites are a band of shady tricksters. Using something called Dark Patterns, companies like Amazon and Facebook keep you forever in their grasps by …

darkpatterns

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Workouts

Why most people won’t ever achieve greatness

Anyone can achieve greatness. Anyone.<p>Greatness is relative, yes. The results might look different; for some, simply quitting an addiction means …

Motivation

Steve Jobs Was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

MacBook Air

Find The Best Colour Scheme For Your Website With This Guide

You have <i>millions</i> of colours to choose from for your website, which makes choosing a colour scheme an overwhelming decision. Smashing Magazine's guide …

Home Decorating

10 Exciting Page Transition Effects

The act of clicking around a multipage website can become monotonous over time. Adding page transition effects to the mix can help to kick things up …

Watch: 15 Graphic Design Trends For 2018

<b>Philip VanDusen,</b> founder and chief creative officer of NYC-based Verhaal Brand Design, lays bare 15 trends that graphic designers should note for …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Want to be more creative and feel a little happier? Play this song for 15 seconds.<p>Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the …

Creativity

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

Self-improvement

Artist creates photo manipulation word games that will make you smile

Graphic Designer Randy Lewis creates quite an unusual and fun series of image manipulations. The artist takes simple, everyday objects and blends …