How to Find Stock Photos That Don't Suck - DesignRope. Gone are the days when using stock photography meant cheesy smiles of people in suits or sub-par clip art style photos.
There’s been a growing trend of sites offering high quality stock images, often for free or at low cost. You’ll have no doubt come across many of the images from these sites in blog posts, startup hero images and elsewhere. 1. Unsplash – Free (no attribution required) high quality images. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. Related 7 Best Free Ghost Themes For the few who haven't heard of it yet; Ghost is the latest, trendiest open source blog software available.
March 11, 2014 In "Freebies" 7 Essential Web Based Tools & Resources There's certainly no shortage of web tools at your disposal for everything web design and development related, the problem is finding them! April 2, 2014 In "Design" The Best iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus PSD Mockups UPDATE: And it's over! September 9, 2014. The Invention of the AeroPress.
Source: Stumptown Coffee Among coffee aficionados, the AeroPress is a revelation.
A small, $30 plastic device that resembles a plunger makes what many consider to be the best cup of coffee in the world. Proponents of the device claim that drinks made with the AeroPress are more delicious than those made with thousand-dollar machines. Perhaps best of all, the AeroPress seems to magically clean itself during the extraction process. DIY CT scanner built for price of one commercial CT scan. Tech aficionados are wont to argue about which Steve really built Apple.
Anyone who read iWoz knows that the real creator of Apple was Jerry Wozniak, the father who zipped and bulk downloaded the technical heritage of the transistorized zeitgeist into little Steve’s brain and soldering hands. The Woz of the DIY medical world just dumped plans for an open source CT machine onto the archives of Github. Canadian Peter Jansen was inspired to build his CT machine after a recent (and apparently less than ideal) contact with the US health care system. He figured he could build a reasonably good X-ray scanner for a fraction of the cost of commercial machines. And why not, considering his earlier successes building tricorders and other fun instruments. The main hurdle in building an economical DIY CT instrument is matching your radiation source to your detector.
Janson chose a silicon photodiode from Radiation Watch which comes calibrated to detect high energy (>80 kev) cesium particles. How Seinfeld's Productivity Secret Fixed My Procrastination Problem. Write Code Every Day. Last fall, work on my coding side projects came to a head: I wasn’t making adequate progress and I couldn’t find a way to get more done without sacrificing my ability to do effective work at Khan Academy.
There were a few major problems with how I was working on my side projects. I was primarily working on them during the weekends and sometimes in the evenings during the week. This is a strategy that does not work well for me, as it turns out. I was burdened with an incredible amount of stress to try and complete as much high quality work as possible during the weekend (and if I was unable to it felt like a failure). Don’t Set Goals, Make New Habits Instead. How I Became Large “Double cheeseburger, no pickles, no ketchup, in a value meal, upsized, with a pepsi.”
That was my lunch order nearly every day at Burger King after we moved to New Zealand. The “no pickles, no ketchup” part was interesting – that was the easiest way to order a burger with only mustard. The BK point-of-sales system didn’t have a key for “only mustard” – instead, it had keys for what to exclude – “no pickles” and “no ketchup.” One time I asked for a double cheeseburger with mustard only, and the response was “<pause> So… no burger, no bun?” Anyway, the point is, that after 3.5 years of this, I had put on 50 pounds or so. I had gotten into a bad habit. How I Became Less Large When we moved to Australia, I got a new job, but that terrible lunch habit persisted. Eventually, I said enough it enough. Now I have better habits. As Neil Perkin succinctly puts it: systems trump goals. What New Habit Will You Build?