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You're An Adult, But Your Brain Might Not Be, Researchers Say

"The human brain reaches its adult volume by age 10, but the neurons that make it up continue to change for years after that," reports the New York Times, citing a new paper by neuroscience researcher

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Pentagram-designed branding aims to help eradicate "tampon tax"

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How to Submit Your App to the Amazon Appstore

Introduction to the Amazon Appstore

Welcome. Today, I'll guide you through adding your app to the Amazon Appstore.

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Easy Location-Based iOS Apps With the appyMap Template

What You'll Be CreatingIntroduction

Is it better to earn $5,000 by working ten hours a day, or to earn $3,000 by working just one? Time is money, and it's the most important asset that we have.

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CSS Vertical Centering – Everything You Need To Know

Getting content to center perfectly within an element and then ensuring it responds properly at different screen sizes is one of the biggest challenges that still face front-end designers.

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Creating a Custom WordPress Messaging System, Part 3

At this point in this series, we've laid the foundation for our plugin, defined a custom hook, and wired up a perpetual message to show how we can take advantage of said hook.

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Preparing to Be Badass Next Year

Meri Williams sets her sights on self improvement in 2017 with a guide to personal development.

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Being A Good Listener

Another beautiful video by the School of Life on how we hear a lot about how to speak well in public, but very little about how to learn the equally important art of listening properly to others.

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Globe Bean Bag

How fun is this globe bean bag for a kids room? They also have bean bags in the shope of ice cream, pianos, whales, busses… Check them all out here.

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Herbert Leupin – Swiss Poster Artist

I have fond memories of seeing these posters as a kid growing up in Switzerland. They are designed by prolific Swiss designer Herbert Leupin.

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Cliff

Cliff makes your desktop instantly look more organized.

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Honor

“Those who have no shame have no honor.” – Ethiopian proverb

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Oh Deer.

Oh deer, the holidays are just about here. You still have time to get a Digital Tattly Gift Card. It’s instant. People love to pick their own designs anyway.

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MailChimp for Designers

Super handy MailChimp guide for designers.

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One Day At A Time

Love this simple day planner notepad. Would make a good analog addition to my digital to-do list called TeuxDeux.

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Human Cells Naturally 'Eat' Silicon Nanowires

the_newsbeagle writes: By showing that human cells naturally engulf minuscule silicon nanowires, a material scientist from the University of Chicago has opened the way to intracellular electronics.

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Front-End Developers Are Information Architects Too

Francis Storr delves deep into our HTML and considers if the choice and application of semantics in front-end code contributes in a meaningful way to the in

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Animation in Design Systems

Sarah Drasner drops down on the sofa, turns on the TV and puts on some Christmas classics.

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Friday Link Pack

The Maggie Doyne’s of the world give me hope. Reposting this talk again, to remind myself of the good in the world, in a terribly confusing time.

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A $300 Device Can Steal Mac FileVault2 Passwords

An anonymous reader writes: Swedish hardware hacker Ulf Frisk has created a device that can extract Mac FileVault2 (Apple's disk encryption utility) passwords from a device's memory before macOS boots

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HTTP/2 Server Push and Service Workers: The Perfect Partnership

Dean Hume pops on his gown and slippers and opens up his Christmas stocking to discover the high performance gifts of Server Push and Service Workers.

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New Emojis

After a lengthy beta period, Apple finally released iOS 10.2 to the public with 104 new emojis and brand-new 3D emoji designs. The above video shows every new emoji appearing for the first time.

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Programming With Yii2: Routing and URL Creation

Yii2 Routing and URL Creation

If you're asking, "What's Yii?" check out 

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Designing Imaginative Style Guides

Andy Clarke unpacks his tinsel and untangles the Christmas illuminations to add some brilliance to the subject of style guides.

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Women Who Draw

Women Who Draw is an open directory of female* professional illustrators, artists and cartoonists who take freelance work. YES!

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Over 25,000 Paper Flowers

This stunning installation of over 25,000 colorful paper flowers by Emmanuelle Moureaux made me look.

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Interesting facts about every country in the world

This video, with interesting facts about every country in the world, is *so* great!

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Acts That Amplify

This photo caught my eye. Discovered in a post over on Brain Pickings: Acts That Amplify: Ann Hamilton on Art, the Creative Value of Unproductive Time, and the Power of Not Knowing

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How To Stay Married

After filming weddings for two decades, Doug Block tracks down some of the couples to get their perspective on love and marriage. (via Bas)

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♥ / Designers: Charge What You’re Worth

Big thanks to Charge What You’re Worth for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week! Designers: Do you want to learn how to charge more?

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When Checking My Email

This is how I feel when glancing at my inbox. Oh, email…

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Like

In a time where it’s all about the “digital likes”, we might as well hang one on our walls.

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75+ High Quality Free Fonts: Handwriting, Script & Brush Fonts

Fonts took on a revival in handmade styles this year, from calligraphic, script and handwritten to brush painted and block-printed.

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Build A New Model

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” — R. Buckminster Fuller

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The Secret to Persuading Clients to Hire Your Design Firm

More than anything, establishing trust is the key to getting hired. But how do you persuade clients to trust you?

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What next for CSS Grid Layout?

Rachel Andrew opens the door on next generation CSS to bring us tidings of Grid joy.

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Drake on Cake

Drake on Cake. You’re welcome.

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Japan Sends Its New Space Junk-Fighting Technology To The ISS

What floats 249 miles in the sky, stretches 2,300 feet, and took over 10 years to develop?

An anonymous reader quotes Phys.org:
Japan launched a cargo ship Friday bound for the International Space St

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First Steps in VR

Shane Hudson dusts the snow from his jacket and helps us take our first tentative steps into the gloomy world of virtual reality.

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What's New in Firebase? Updates From the Firebase Dev Summit

Firebase's goal is to help developers build better apps and grow them into successful businesses.

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Make Creating Websites Fun Again With Hugo

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

Static sites are popular for many reasons - avoid

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Get Started With Android VR and Google Cardboard: Panoramic Images

During the 2014 Google I/O conference, Google introduced the Cardboard VR viewer, an inexpensive device made of cardboard, which uses lenses and a user's phone to provide simple access to virtual r

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How to Extend Visual Composer With Custom Content Elements

In the previous tutorial we looked at 

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Creating a Custom WordPress Messaging System, Part 1

Earlier this year, we worked through a series of tutorials covering the process of

in 24 ways

How to Make a Chrome Extension to Delight (or Troll) Your Friends

Leslie Zacharkow presents the purrfect solution for anyone who’s ever dreamt of creating their own Chrome browser extension.

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What the Heck Is Inclusive Design?

Heydon Pickering questions whether accessibility is really the name of the game, and asks if perhaps inclusivity might be a more broadly acceptable term for

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Give it Away

“The purpose of life is to discover your gift. The work of life is to develop it.

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Scientists Develop Robotic Hand For People With Quadriplegia

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Phys.Org: Scientists have developed a mind-controlled robotic hand that allows people with certain types of spinal injuries to perform everyday tasks such as u

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Apple Says Air Exposure Is Causing iPhone 6s Battery Problems

Last month, Apple announced a repair program for a "small number" of iPhone 6s phones that suffer from faulty batteries.

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Apple To Start Publishing AI Research To Hasten Deep Learning

In what is a major deviation in its strategy, Apple will allow its artificial intelligence teams to publish research papers for the first time.

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T-Mobile CFO: Less Regulation, Repeal of Net Neutrality By Trump Would Be 'Positive For My Industry'

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TmoNews: T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter spoke at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York City, and he touched a bit on President-elect Dona

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Some Children's Headphones Raise Concerns of Hearing Loss, Report Says

Some headphones marketed for children may not restrict enough noise for young ears.

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Vinyl Records Outsold Digital Downloads In the UK Last Week

Sales of vinyl outstripped those of downloaded music for the first time since the advent of digital downloads last week in the UK.

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Samsung's Upcoming Galaxy S8 Flagship Smartphone Won't Have a Headphone Jack: Report

Samsung is planning to ditch headphone jack in its next flagship smartphone, called the Samsung Galaxy S8, reports SamMobile, a Samsung-focused blog that has a pretty good track record with these thin

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YouTube Pays Music Industry $1 Billion From Ads

YouTube, the music industry's enemy No. 1 earlier this year, said Tuesday it has paid more than $1 billion in advertising revenue to artists, labels and publishers in the last 12 months.