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5 Day Trips from Madrid

Madrid is SLAP BANG right in the middle of the <b>Spanish peninsula</b>, meaning it’s pretty easy to travel to most other parts of the country for the …

European Travel

48 Hours: What to Do in Barcelona - Pink Pangea: The Community of Women who Love to Travel

I’ve had the luxury of spending a lot of time in Barcelona, but not everybody can. Here are my suggestions for a busy but doable 48-hour …

Travel

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 …

The ultimate guide: How to become a UX Designer

But a formalized university education certainly doesn’t hurt. Unfortunately, you won’t find a huge selection of formal UX university programs, but you can certainly break into the field with a related degree in psychology, human-computer interaction, graphic design, visual design, UI design, and …

5 dangerous UX myths debunked

However, it’s still important to craft content above the fold so that it tells the user that there’s more to be found below. This is obvious due to the presence of the scroll bar, but you can leave further clues and it’s always better not to assume anything about your users.<p>With this in mind, you …

DIY Simple Modern Desk

DIY Single Sheet of Plywood Rocking Chair<p>Wooden Star Map / Nightlight<p>DIY Apothecary Cabinet<p>PVC Class<p>Your work shop is embarrassingly neat! I am so …

$40 Backyard Chair

DIY Sandblasting Cabinet and Etching Glass<p>Wooden Gordian Knot<p>Wood and Acrylic Knife Box<p>PVC Class<p>Very good Instructable.<p>What is 5/4x6x10!?!?<p>5/4 is 1 …

Woodworking

Freebie: 4 Sweet and Responsive Navigation Menus

Bringing you more freebies, here are 4 navigation menu templates that you can use in your projects for free. We made these without using any …

The Definitive Guide to Los Angeles Art Walks

2nd Saturday Artwalk in downtown Pomona<p>Photo by Sally Egan<p><b>2nd Saturday Artwalk (Pomona)</b><br>When: Monthly every second Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m.<br>Where: Garey …

California

The Best Movie Theaters In Los Angeles

<i>Being the birthplace of the movie industry and the home of Hollywood, it is our natural</i> right <i>as Angelenos to have one of the best selections of movie</i> …

10 Best Parallax Scrolling Plugins

Long scrolling sites have become a really common web design trend. One of the coolest sub-types of this are the parallax scrolling sites, where …

List of jQuery menus

jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML. jQuery is the most popular JavaScript library …

jQuery

20 Free AngularJS Resources & Tutorials

While jQuery is easily the most popular open source JavaScript library there are many competitors. Among the many alternatives I want to focus on</b> …

Latest Free jQuery Plugins

Web developers have become more resourceful and work faster with jQuery which are simple to use instruments. These jQuery are simple to use and are a …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

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How to Make Your Personal or Professional Landing Page Stand Out

Earlier this week we asked you how you make your personal landing page stand out when there are so out there that mostly look alike and you wrote in …

Build a Kickass Robot Arm: The Perfect Arduino Project for Beginners

The Arduino is a cheap, fun way to get into building your own electronics. It can also be daunting to get started. Here, we’ll show you how to get a …

Code Kingdoms Teaches Kids JavaScript with a Puzzle Adventure Game

Web/iOS: A growing number of apps now are geared toward teaching kids to code because it’s a valuable skill to learn. Code Kingdoms is another such …

Take A Dip In Hawaii's Crystal Clear Tide Pools

Mother Nature loves a good pool party. And Hawaii, with its plethora of natural tide pools, is happy to oblige.<p>The seascapes and lava rock-lined coasts of the Hawaiian islands provide the perfect conditions for the protected, rocky inlets. We've rounded up 5 of Hawaii's best spots for tide pools -- …

Will a "Programming Boot Camp" Help Me Get a Coding Job?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I’m interested in getting a job as a programmer, but I don’t have any formal training. I heard boot camps can get me into a job in …

How to Get By in a Foreign Country When You Don't Speak the Language

Unless you have a super brain, you’re probably not going to learn a whole new language every time you visit a different country. But with the right …

48 hours in Downtown LA

Think of Los Angeles and you probably think of Hollywood, Santa Monica, Venice and Beverly Hills, with Downtown barely registering on the where-to-go radar. And until about a decade ago, you'd have been right - back then this area of the city was a ghost town nights and weekends after office …

City Halls

600 Indian students expelled for cheating on school exams

PATNA, India (AP) — About 600 high school students in eastern India have been expelled for cheating on pressure-packed 10th grade examinations this …

How Steve Jobs Trained His Own Brain

Steve Jobs wasn't only a pioneer in computer technology. He was also a pioneer in the technology of the brain.<p>Steve Jobs is one of the two or three greatest icons of high tech, rivaled only by Bill Gates and perhaps Mark Zuckerberg. He's mostly known for his legendary ability to create innovative, …

Meditation

Europe's 8 Most Picturesque Towns

From the islands of the Mediterranean to the peaks of the Alps, Europe's postcard-perfect towns continue to inspire travelers with distinct architecture preserved from 1,000 years ago. Filled with plenty of charm, many of these treasured areas contain historic ruins, cobblestone streets, and …

Why I changed my mind about the new MacBook

When Apple announced its new MacBook last week, I was initially excited.<p>A Retina display — with resolution of 2304 by 1440 pixels — and a hugely promising 9 hours of battery life with active Web use sounded like exactly what I wanted. Plus, it weighs only slightly more than an iPad, at just 2 …

This Week's Most Popular Posts: March 6th to 13th

If you're looking for a space-saving, powerful PC, and you either don't want to build or you're buying for someone else, an all-in-one computer is a …

Learn to Build Android Apps with This Curated Collection of Courses

Want to experience the fame, fortune, or at least fun of making your own apps? Online learning hub SlideRule has sifted through many of the best free …

Lifehacker Pack for Chrome: Our List of the Essential Extensions

Google’s Chrome browser is packed full of an incredible amount of extensions that add all sorts of functionality. It’s tough to sift through the …