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10 Web design trends you can expect to see in 2016

Design trends often span several years (even decades for some types of design), but Web design is a quickly moving and changing industry where trends come and go quite often.<p>We’re still working with some of those trends now: responsive web design, flat design, performance and speed, and perfecting …

Museum 'Bans' Cameras And Asks Guests To Sketch Art Instead

"In today’s world of mobile phones and media a visit to a museum is often a passive and superficial experience."<p>Does a swarm of selfies being taken next to the "Mona Lisa" make you want to reenact Edvard Munch’s “The Scream?”<p>If so, you’re not alone. In fact, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has come up …

Amsterdam

The blind woman who switched personalities and could suddenly see

By Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p>It had been more than a decade since “B.T.” had last seen anything.<p>After suffering a traumatic accident as a young woman, doctors diagnosed her with cortical blindness, caused by damage to the visual processing centers in her brain. So she got a seeing eye dog to guide her …

Vision Loss

'Mockingjay' Makes a Mockery of the Movie That Could Have Been

<b>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (Lionsgate)</b><p>Since 2012, we have been receiving movie versions of Suzanne Collins' <i>The Hunger Games</i> trilogy. That was the year we were introduced to Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence), Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and Gale (Liam Hemsworth). In 2013, there was <i>Catching Fire</i> and …

We Tracked Down The Guy In One Of Canada's Greatest Memes

"I go through my daily life, work my normal job, I had a baby... but I'll keep seeing it pop up. That's pretty weird."

Messaging Apps And Revenge Of The Computer Science Nerd

Early websites were simple HTML. They followed a pattern of a long-form equation, with perfectly balanced sides. There was no CSS to make the HTML code appear a three-dimensional hyperbole, which it is today. I hated CSS then, and I still do today.<p>I feel that designers, whom I both love and hate, …

Phyllis Smith Talks About the Joys of Voicing Sadness for Pixar's Inside Out

So how exactly does one get hired to voice a character in a Pixar film?<p>Well, to hear Phyllis Smith (i.e., the <i>Office</i> vet who voiced Sadness in <i>Inside Out</i>) tell the tale, it wasn't talent or luck that actually won her this part. But -- rather -- insomnia.<p>"Jonas Rivera -- the executive producer of</i> …

Animation

Essex woman reveals how she lost 14 stone in 18 months after being warned to 'shed weight or die'

A woman told by doctors that she would be dead or confined to a wheelchair by the age of 45 if she did not lose weight has revealed exactly how she …

An idiot's guide to new online slang terms

The latest updates to dictionary.com, the online dictionary, will have those who are not social media-savvy in a sweat.<p>The 150 new additions include words which, until now, only the Instagram generation have used with confidence and without irony.<p>Now that various initials and acronyms spawned by …

Can't Take My Eyes Off You: Why We Look at Pretty Faces

<b>Few visual impressions can be compared to humans’ interest for faces. New research suggests that our brain rewards us for looking at pretty faces.</b><p>A …

Annie Hall voted funniest screenplay of all time

Writers Guild of America choose Woody Allen’s romantic comedy over Some Like it Hot, Groundhog Day and Airplane!<p>Woody Allen’s Oscar-winning screenplay for Annie Hall has been voted the funniest ever written, by the Writers Guild of America.<p>Related: Woody Allen and the women in his work

Pinterest And Facebook Take Big Data To Another Level

Big data is a critical cornerstone of most social media businesses and Pinterest is no exception. The underlying algorithms that make Pinterest successful and fun — the ones that suggest new pins you might like based on things you’ve liked before, for example — are an example of big data at its …

Hilarious Judge Dismisses Taylor Swift Copyright Lawsuit With Taylor Swift Lyrics

Somebody's got a well-worn copy of Red at home.<p>On Tuesday, a judge dismissed a copyright infringement lawsuit brought against Taylor Swift by a man named Jessie Braham, who claimed that T-Swift stole the lyrics to "Shake It Off" from a song he wrote in 2013. Apparently even serious legal …

9 Snappy Facts About Snapple

<i>Photo Credit: amazon.com</i><p>Have you ever heard of Wendy the Snapple Lady?<p>Since 1972, Snapple has won the hearts of many and has become a staple drink in America­ -- New York in particular. It all started with a trio of friends: Leonard Marsh, Hyman Golden, and Arnold Greenburg, who sold fruit juices …

10 Best Free Adobe Photoshop Alternatives

Adobe’s Photoshop has been the dominant force in image editing for a quarter of a century and become so dominant among industry professionals, there …

Photoshop

Fake it ’til you become it: The science of self-perception

In the 1960s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman was trying to understand the relationship between fear and learning when he stumbled upon an unexpected phenomenon.<p>In the experiment, Seligman gave a group of dogs an electric shock they couldn’t escape. Eventually, they learned to stop trying to …

Do You Dare to Pop This Question?

<b>Be careful what you ask, you may get an answer.</b><p>After an evening of sharing the living room sofa together while they watched a romantic movie, Brandon turned to his partner Kim, to whom he'd been married for nearly 30 years and asked, "If you met me today, would you still want to marry me?". As you …

Living Rooms

Disney/Pixar releases adorably minimalist first poster for 'Finding Nemo' sequel

I's been 12 years since <i>Finding Nemo</i>, and another year will pass by the time <i>Finding Dory</i> hits theaters. But no matter: The first promotional poster …

Newlywed pens inspiring bucket list with help from Reddit after learning husband is dying

Anukriti Mehta and her husband, Ted*, had only been married a few months in 2014 when they received terrible news.<p>Ted, just 28 years old, had gallbladder cancer that had spread to multiple organs. It was too late for treatment.<p>The couple, of Bangalore, India, were devastated, but determined to make …

Crossword Puzzles

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Katy Perry

Katy Perry marked her second <i>Vogue</i> cover this week, having first appeared on the cover of the magazine in 2013. The encore arrives just in time for the upcoming Met Gala, which the singer will also be cohosting. Perry’s personal style is already right in line with the Comme des Garçons dress code. …

Music

Historic handshake marks meeting of China and Taiwan presidents

Breaking with nearly seven decades of estrangement, the presidents of mainland China and Taiwan sat down for talks here Saturday -- the first such encounter between leaders of the two sides since the Nationalist Party lost the Chinese civil war in 1949 and retreated to the island.<p>Chinese …

This lovely Kickstarter project pairs kids drawings with artists across the world

The Monster Project wants to teach kids about creativity by connecting them with professional artists. The idea behind the Kickstarter campaign is to help children learn that their imaginations are something to be cherished and may even lead to a career – although some of the below drawings raise …

George Lucas

Gene Editing Has Saved The Life of a Girl With "Incurable" Leukaemia

This is the first time gene editing has saved a human life.<p>Researchers in the UK have successfully treated Layla, a baby girl with leukaemia, using a …

'The Peanuts Movie' gives little grief as it straddles old and new

The Peanuts gang of Charlie Brown, Lucy Van Pelt, Linus, Peppermint Patty, Schroeder, Franklin, Snoopy and all the rest have come to represent a spirit of nostalgic Americana but also a world of emotional nuance not initially expected in a story about children.<p>In the 65 years since Charles M. …

Using Color When Designing Apps Or Websites

One thing that is absolutely essential the the overall success of your website is being able to select the right color scheme.When it comes to other …

UI Design

Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Give Off Major Wedding Vibes

Here comes the ... wait a minute.<p>Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's upcoming film "By The Sea" is about a couple that is growing apart. So in contrast, the couple arrived to the opening-night gala premiere at AFI Fest in Hollywood in outfits they could have easily renewed their vows in.<p>Jolie looked …

Jennifer Lawrence Upgrades Armpit Cutouts to Slits

Last night was the UK premiere of the final installment of the <i>Hunger Games</i> movies. At the recent Berlin premiere, Jennifer Lawrence was the star of the red carpet with a satin Dior dress, complete with a hole to air her B.O., should the cool Berlin Fall weather require it.<p>With London being even …