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25 Breathtaking Beaches You Must Visit Before You Die

We're dreaming of warm sand and crystal-blue water. That's right — it's time for a vacation along the coast. Trip Advisor put together a list of the best beaches in the world. Check out all the incredible locations, and plan your getaway now.

National Parks

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

So, You Say You Want to Do the Splits?

If you’ve ever harbored the desire to do the splits, this desire probably left you around age 13, eclipsed by equally brutal preoccupations like romance or acne. But the breakout success in Japan of “Even the Stiffest People Can Do the Splits: A Four-Week Stretching Plan to Achieve Amazing Health,” …

Living Rooms

How Many Eggs Per Week Can You Eat? | Women's Health

How many eggs per week can you eat?<p>Luckily, it appears that going through a carton of eggs each week is perfectly normal. “For the average person, two eggs a day is totally fine,” says Keri Gans, R.D., author of <i>The Small Change Diet</i>. Phew.<p><i>Here's how to tell if the eggs in your fridge are still good:</i><p>…

Nutrition

How not to design a blog

Bring on the wall o’ text!<p>Visitors rarely read word-by-word on the web. Instead, they scan the page, picking out individual words and sentences.<p>In …

14 City Squares You Totally Have To Visit

Out of all the nice places of a touristic city, the main squares are probably the most visited ones. Lovely, medieval, mesmerizing and crowded most …

European Travel

These Are the Best (and Worst) Foods for a Healthy Brain

When I think about my long-term health, keeping my body and skin in good shape is certainly important, but making sure my mind stays sharp is …

Nutrition

Osteoarthritis: Could researchers have found the key to prevention?

A new study may have revealed a possible new prevention and treatment strategy for osteoarthritis, which is one of the most common and debilitating …

Pain

An Effective Website Requires 90% Marketing and 10% Web Design

No business builds a website just to build a website. It’s expensive so it better provide a lot of value. That’s why I say an effective website …

UX Design

Thanks, Boston Dynamics! We are doomed.

I’m sorry to inform you, but it appears the end is nigh.<p>Boston Dynamics, the robotics company now owned by SoftBank (and once deemed too creepy for Google to keep its hands on), released a new video today (Feb. 12) of its latest four-legged creation.<p>The video shows the latest iteration of its Spot …

Free Sans Serif Typefaces That Could Make Your Projects Look More Sophisticated

Image via Marius Kempken<p><b>Sans serif fonts</b> are often favored for use in modern graphic design, thanks in part to their versatility and readability. …

Color Matters. 6 Tips on Choosing UI Colors.

User experience design involves many processes which need to be done thoughtfully so that an interface would meet the needs of the target audience. …

UI Design

Taking advantage of negative space in web design

Negative space is an often misunderstood and underused idea. It breaks down very simply. Positive space represents the elements of your …

UI Design

Gestalt Theory for UX Design: Principle of Proximity.

Human brain is an amazing data processor whose broad capacity still hasn’t been explored at full. For designers dealing with user experience of any …

UI Design

Tip: Two Drills to Correct Forward Head Posture

It can wreck your training... and it makes you look weird. Try these simple drills to fix FHP.<p>It used to be called "scholar's neck" or "reading …

Wreck

Jeff Bezos teaches his kids math with a strategy that's made Chinese and Singaporean students the best in the world — but it's unusual in the US

Jeff Bezos, the Amazon CEO and richest person in the world, has amassed his wealth by being creative and trying unorthodox ways of solving problems.<p>It seems he and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, use the same approach for their children's education.<p>"We tried all sorts of things ... Mandarin lessons, the …

What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Drinking?

Ahead of Alcohol Awareness Week (November 13-19 2017), I have shared my seven important benefits that you will experience if you give up alcohol in …

Essential Color Tools for UX Designers

Color is one of the most powerful tools in the designer’s toolkit. At the same time, color is a tricky concept to master — with an infinite number of …

Sunlight raises £500K seed for its employee learning and development platform

Sunlight, a London startup that offers an employee learning and development platform to let companies offer more bespoke professional development, has picked up £500,000 in seed backing. Leading the round is Speedinvest, with participation from previous backers Seedcamp, and Annection, amongst a …

7 Digital Marketing Marketing Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

“I would have written you a shorter letter but I didn’t have the time.”<p>This quote attributed to many different sources sums up what we are facing in …

Marketing

How Pentagram’s Michael Bierut Picks A Typeface

Once “typographically promiscuous,” Bierut has a simple method for selecting typefaces–as detailed in this exclusive excerpt from his forthcoming book “Now You See It and Other Essays on Design.”<p>For the first 10 years of my career, I worked for Massimo Vignelli, a designer who is legendary for …

The Robots Aren’t Going to Take Your Job. You Are. – Eudaimonia and Co

There’s this debate. “The robots are going to take our jobs!”, the cry arises. It’s true, but only in a tiny way. There’s a truer truth of the …

Robots

This app is like Shazam for fonts

WhatTheFont is a Shazam for fonts — a designer’s dream.<p>The app is a mobile version of the website previously developed by MyFonts, and recognizes any font you point at with your camera, including a variation of similar fonts to go with it. It also lets you buy the fonts you find directly through …

Typography

A fresh new look for Eataly!

Website Redesign & Optimization Project<p>Background<p><b>Challenge:</b> To discover pain points and frustrations for users of Eataly.com. Then to redesign and …

UX Design

UX Design Glossary: Interface Navigation Elements. Set 2.

Interface navigation belongs to the core issues of UX design. That’s not surprising: it’s hard to get to your destination if you can’t see the way. …

UI Design

Digital Ads Are Tired. Here's What Smart Businesses Are Doing Instead | Inc.com

<i>How effective is Google AdWords? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Justin Rezvani, Founder & CEO at theAmplify, on Quora:</b><p>For the past decade, digital advertising has been on an …

Public Relations

How Links in Headers, Footers, Content, and Navigation Can Impact SEO - Whiteboard Friday

Which link is more valuable: the one in your nav, or the one in the content of your page? Now, how about if one of those in-content links is an …

SEO

The Majority of Small-Business Owners Rely on Word-of-Mouth Referrals. Here Are 3 Ways to Get Them.

Is it in your control as a business owner to increase the number of referrals you receive on a monthly basis or is it luck of the draw?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Alignable recently completed a survey of 7,500 small-business owners in North America and asked …

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark.<p>"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," Walker …

Immune System