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Polymer Clay Bangles. This was my first time using polymer clay, and let me warn you, it is a little addicting.

Polymer Clay Bangles

I was so enthralled by the striking effect of combining colors that I built an impressive Jenga-like stack of clay bangles (about 20 high) on my desk. Some have a marbled appearance (pictured above), and others are striped like a hula-hoop. Polymer clay typically comes in little colored squares, available at Michael’s [1]. To make your bangle like a striped hula-hoop, start by breaking off a chunk and mashing it up with your fingers to soften. Using the palm of your hands as a rolling pin, roll out the chunk on a flat surface into a worm [2]. The Science of Colors in Marketing and Web Design. Color has been used as a catalyst for affecting human mood and behavior in marketing for centuries.

The Science of Colors in Marketing and Web Design

Today, similar principals of color psychology are being utilized across the web to insight interaction and emotion from onlookers and consumers alike. What is it about colors that make someone feel differently toward products or places? Are people more likely to be hungry in rooms with red walls? Are we more likely to be calm in blue surroundings or more apt to buy a product based on the boldness of attention grabbing colors like yellow? Numerous studies have been conducted in attempts to decipher correlations between colors and human behavior, and while some professionals remain skeptics you can bet that businesses don’t.

Well, to put it simply: A LOT. Most of us are so immune to color that we do not even realize how it affects our mood or behavior. Quite naturally, similar color principals have made their way to the web as it is primarily associated with being a visual tool. Color Psychology. By David Johnson Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color.

Color Psychology

It is ubiquitous. Yet what does it all mean? Why are people more relaxed in green rooms? Why do weightlifters do their best in blue gyms? Colors often have different meanings in various cultures. Black Black is the color of authority and power. White Brides wear white to symbolize innocence and purity. Red The most emotionally intense color, red stimulates a faster heartbeat and breathing. The most romantic color, pink, is more tranquilizing. Blue The color of the sky and the ocean, blue is one of the most popular colors. Green Currently the most popular decorating color, green symbolizes nature. Yellow Cheerful sunny yellow is an attention getter. Purple The color of royalty, purple connotes luxury, wealth, and sophistication. Brown Solid, reliable brown is the color of earth and is abundant in nature. Colors of the Flag In the U.S. flag, white stands for purity and innocence. FELJTON DANA: NIKOLA TESLA, GENIJE (I)

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Hacks News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - Gizmodo. "Code is not as complicated as you think, so go get started!

Hacks News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - Gizmodo

" I disagree. It really depends what you're learning. CSS and Objective-C/C++ are in completely different leagues (and categories, actually, but they both count as "code"). Getting started is the hardest part. Any languages after that just get easier and easier. For example, I started out programming around a year and a half ago, by inadvertently learning ActionScript 3 in Flash. I stuck to ActionScript for a long time until I was comfortable to move on. Once you adopt the programming mindset, learnt the convention, terminology, data types and the full syntax of a single programming language you're pretty much set.

StackOverflow is the best place to get help (and only help - they won't make your programs for you) with programming, in my experience.