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Legendary Photographer Mary Ellen Mark Dies at 75

There’s some very sad news in the world of photography today: renowned American photographer Mary Ellen Mark passed away yesterday in New York City …

100+ Best Photoshop Plugins for Web Designers

Photoshop is the most commonly used design tool, it is the best and versatile design tool for website Designing. But sometimes photoshop is limited …

Samsung's New Kitchen Appliances are Chef-Tested, Chef-Approved

For a new line of premium kitchen appliances, Samsung pushes design over connectivity.<p>For all the buzz about "connected home" appliances at this year’s International CES in Las Vegas, one of the pioneers in that field—Samsung—bucked the trend by introducing a line of premium kitchen appliances that …

Kitchens

The Myth of Fair Use — Students & Emerging Pros Beware

I wanted to take a moment to discuss a concept you’ll often heard thrown around… it’s called Fair Use. Now, before I go too deep a few caveats.<p>I am …

Steve Wozniak just backed a DIY computer on Kickstarter—and so have 12,000 others

The creators of Kano, a kit to assemble your own mini-computer, asked for $100,000 on Kickstarter. One day short of the end of the company’s campaign, they’ve raised $1.35 million from nearly 12,000 backers including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler. Alex …

Raspberry Pi

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

Simply Gum

Conceived by a team of entrepreneurs including Caron Proschan (a natural product devotee) Simply Gum was created after the founders discovered that regular chewing gum contained up to 80 hidden chemicals. These chemicals include some of the same components used to manufacture rubber tires, plastic …

Entrepreneurship

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Butterscotch Apple Mini Galettes

November 4, 2013<p>We’re talking personal pies. Flat little freeform pies that are full of charm. They’re casual and fancy at the same time. And you can …

Typography Mania #205

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to …

SEO Copywriting Tips, Secrets, and Strategies

SEO copywriting has traditionally been about optimizing web page copy by targeting keyword phrases in certain frequencies and densities. And yet …

Engines

Swiftype closes $7.5M in less time than it takes to break a habit

Usually startups take a little break between raising their seed rounds and their Series A, but not Swiftype.<p>This “search-as-a-service” company has closed $7.5 million, just six weeks after announcing a $1.7 million seed round.<p>Y Combinator-backed Swiftype provides solutions that help companies …

How to Grow Citrus Indoors

If you live in California or Florida, you may be fortunate enough to have a lemon tree in your back yard. When you need a sauce for the local …

How to bring your plants indoors for the fall

Some plants won't survive outside as temps begin to drop, so here are tips for keeping them healthy as you move them inside.<p>Now that Labor Day has …

18 Super Chic No-Carve Pumpkins

If you love Halloween, but aren’t exactly into wielding a knife to carve out that jack-o’-lantern, you’re in luck. There are <i>tons</i> of great no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas out there. From using paint to stencils to cut paper, the ideas are almost endless. To get you in the Halloween spirit, we’ve …

Jonathan Zawada visually interprets the Lapka - The Fox Is Black

How do you measure the ethereal? Better yet, how do you visually define the ethereal? That’s what Lapka does, and that’s what Jonathan Zawada did. If …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

10 Creative Examples of Branding & Identity Designs

Brand awareness is key to making your business stand out amongst the competition. If someone can immediately recognize your logo, mascot, or design, …

Baked Banana French Toast

February 6, 2012<p>Who doesn’t like french toast? I never really eat it, but when I do, I always think why has it been so long. And then another three …

grain editGrundini

Meet Peter Grundy and Tilly Northedge, the creative collaborators behind Grundini. Working with bold colors and simple shapes they create informative …

How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food5, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Take back caramel corn from the state fair. With 5 simple steps and the perfect caramel ratio, you can make</i> …

Dessert

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

Murder, intrigue, and the mysterious origins of vodka | Salon.com

<b>Pokhlebkin reconsidered</b><p>“His name was magical. Legendary,” claimed an article in the newspaper Vechernyaya Moskva (Evening Moscow) on the third anniversary of Pokhlebkin’s death. “Many believed it to be a pseudonym for an entire research institute, since one man could not know so much.” Moreover, …

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Common Galaxy S4 Active problems, and a few easy fixes

The search for the perfect, fault-free smartphone continues. We like the S4 Active a lot, in fact, as mentioned in our Galaxy S4 Active Review, it …

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

BBC Science Club Shorts by Asa Lucander

Skillet Blueberry Cobbler with a Cheddar Crust

Skillet Blueberry Cobbler with a Cheddar Biscuit Crust.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 14, 2013 103<p>Sooooo I have a thing for fruit and cheese.<p>I just LOVE it. …