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The Anatomy of a perfect Website [Infographic]

The Anatomy of a perfect Website [Infographic]

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Butterscotch Fractal Art Glass Marble by Mark Black SOLD This piece went to a private collector in Florianopolis, Brazil Designed and crafted in the U.S.A. by California glass artist Mark Black This one-of-a-kind borosilicate glass marble measures 31mm in diameter (1.2"). Made with durable PYREX for years of enjoyment. Kiln-fired & annealed for structural integrity. Wanted: Yearlight Calendar Unveils The Mysteries Of Dusk And Dawn Time zones be damned, every point on earth experiences daytime in nighttime differently. For example, if you’re on the eastern or western edge of a time zone, sunsets might be an hour off. And all throughout the year, the periods of dusk and dawn are changing all the time, so that even the daylight you do get feels totally different. Artist Bradley Pitts has created a beautiful calendar system that acknowledges all this temporal weirdness. [Click to view larger] Each Yearlight calendar is printed for a particular spot on the globe.

47 Mind-Blowing Psychological Facts You Should Know About Yourself WHAT YOU ARE ABOUT TO READ IN THE NEXT PARAGRAPH IS COMMONLY BELIEVED, BUT NOT TRUE – You read by recognizing the shapes of words and groups of words. Words that are in all capital letters all have the same shape: a rectangle of a certain size. This makes words displayed in all uppercase harder to read than upper and lower case (known as “mixed case”). Mixed case words are easier to read because they make unique shapes, as demonstrated by the picture below. OK, NOW THE TRUE STUFF STARTS — When I started this article the topic was supposed to be why all capital letters are harder to read. Two Accessible Mysteries That Evade Scientific Validation Chi and DMT: Two Accessible Mysteries That Evade Scientific Validation byDylan Charles, “Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are part of nature and therefore part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.” There are some mysteries in life so common that nearly anyone can experience them, even though no one can fully explain them.

A History of Western Typefaces [INFOGRAPHIC] The Fontography Series is supported by, the easiest way to have an online meeting. lets you instantly share your screen with anyone, for free. Use it to collaborate, demo, show off — the possibilities are endless. Try it today. You see approximately 490,000 words every day — and that's just on the web. The Fashion Photography Exposed DVD From fantasy to reality : The lifecycle of a shoot/ exposed Prep Makes Perfect Every good photographer has a thorough conceptualization process. Minnesota Web Design Professionals (Minneapolis, MN) We are a group of professionals focusing on All Things Web Design and Web Technologies; a community built upon four pillars: Network, Engage, Share, Learn From Each Other. Our vision is to build a strong local platform for learning and knowledge sharing among peers. Membership to this group is FREE and comes with plenty of opportunities to network with some of the best and brightest web design and web technology professionals in Minnesota.

Showcase of Creative Navigation Menus: Good and Bad Examples Advertisement Good navigation is the main cornerstone of an effective website. In practice, however, it’s often a tough challenge to come up with a meaningful, unambiguous way to organize, arrange, and display content to users; and it’s often not much easier to find a visually interesting solution either. The wide adaption of JavaScript libraries like jQuery is making it increasingly easy to add various kinds of sleek animations to navigation design. For instance, many recent promo websites are essentially single page websites with an array of animation effects used to make navigation a smoother and richer user experience. We need to be very careful and cautious when using these dynamic effects in our designs.

Straw Weaving Bracelets Tape the straws together at one end. Cut 3 lengths of yarn approx 15” [38 cm] long. Thread one length of yarn through each straw. Leaving approx 4” [10 cm] yarn tails, tie yarn together near tapedend of straws. Secure yarn ends to flat surface. Push straws close to knot. The Mega Companies Behind 90% Of Media We all know that everything you see on TV, and much of what you read online, is ultimately owned by a few mega corporations. But if you were pressed about how much those companies actually own, I’d bet you’d be off by about a factor of 2. Frugal Dad--the same company behind that Walmart infographic we did recently--took it upon themselves to show exactly how concentrated our media landscape actually is. As the chart rather alarmingly points out, the revenue for those six companies is $275.9 billion.

An Interactive Agency making digitally accelerated stories OUR WORK considers the medium and its interactivity as fundamental to the story, and the story, fundamental to success. View Case Studies » Spool Knitting Note: Nifty little spool knitter is known by many names; some people call it a Knitting Spool, while others know it as a Corker, Knitting Knobby, Knitting Nancy or Spool Knitter. Bookmark or Pillow Applique:Weight (such as clothespin or clamp) and darning needle. Pillow Applique:12" [30.5 cm] square pillow. Sewing thread, needle and straight pins. A Map Of NYC's Design Scene Pentagram partner Luke Hayman has designed a clever little guide to New York designers. Done up like Massimo Vignelli’s iconic NYC subway map, it assigns “subway stops” to key figures in the city’s design network, both past and present, from Sagmeister Inc. to the late ad-industry pioneer Helmut Krone to, yes, Pentagram itself, which, incidentally is just four stops away from Vignelli on the blue line, heading toward William Golden. [Click to view larger. What does Vignelli think of the homage? "Actually he was the first to tweet it!" Hayman says.]

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