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Watch Live as Mars Grows Super Bright in the Night Sky

Look to the east tonight after sunset and you’ll see a bright red speck of light that will rise to the top of the sky by midnight.

in Smashing Magazine

Building The Web App For Unicef’s Tap Campaign: A Case Study

Since a smartphone landed in almost everyone’s pocket, developers have been faced with the question of whether to go with a mobile website or a native app.

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Easter DIY

Here’s a fun crafts project: Put Tattly on (Dancing) Easter Eggs.

in Web Designer Wall

FITC Toronto 2014 Ticket Giveaways

I've have two FITC Toronto 2014 conference tickets to giveaway and all you need to do is send a tweet for your chance to win.

in swissmiss

Retro Cassette iPhone Speaker

This retro cassette player iphone speaker made me chuckle. Probably sounds horrible, just like the original I had when I was a kid, sans iphone.

in Slashdot

OpenSSL Bug Allows Attackers To Read Memory In 64k Chunks

Bismillah (993337) writes "A potentially very serious bug in OpenSSL 1.0.1 and 1.0.2 beta has been discovered that can leak just about any information, from keys to content.

in Slashdot

Seagate Releases 6TB Hard Drive Sans Helium

Lucas123 (935744) writes "Seagate has released what it said is the industry's fastest hard drive with up to a 6TB capacity, matching one released by WD last year.

in Slashdot

U.S. Supreme Court Declines To Rule On Constitutionality of Bulk Surveillance

An anonymous reader writes "On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to rule on the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's bulk acquisition and storage of phone record metadata.

in swissmiss

Giant Bubbles

This must be the most wonderfully zen and magical video on YouTube. Thanks to my studiomate Albert Lee for pointing me to it.

in swissmiss

The Wonders Within Your Head

There’s a party in my head.. (via Melissa Easton)

in You the Designer

15 Web Apps for Web Designers

As technology changes and improves, the web shapes itself around it. If you told me …

in swissmiss

I Feel So Online

I feel so online print by Jean Jullien. Made me smile.

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♥ / Reimagine Your Workplace

A big thank you to 1407 Broadway for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed. The office as we know it is boring — innovation requires something different.

in Boagworld

Breaking conventions

Working with the Broads Authority has shown that it’s okay to break convention, as long as it is done with care and attention to detail.

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YES

I feel as everyone is trying to learn to say NO these days. I feel a bit bad for YES.

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Amazon Dash Wand

Amazon Dash is a handheld Wi-Fi wand that includes a barcode scanner and a microphone, allowing you to scan or say what you’re running low on without having to leave your kitchen.

in You the Designer

Logos in Motion by Ion Lucin

Ion Lucin is a Spain-based animator and illustrator. He is studying Fine Arts (specializing in …

in You the Designer

Lovely Packaging Design by Mucca for Whole Foods

How do you pay homage to an infamous city that will go well along your …

in Dezeen

National Arboretum in Canberra boasts pointed pavilion and curvy visitor centre


in swissmiss

Friday Link Pack

(thanks Jessica) - The art of Japanese gift wrapping. (thanks Yoko) - Time to vote: 2014 Public Radio Bracket Madness. - How to Join Girls Dancing on the Floor.

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Fiercely Curious

Fiercely Curious lets you buy local Brooklyn art online. Love this idea. I believe in the buying local, not just when it comes to my veggies.

in swissmiss

Habit List

I have been trying to change up my daily routines a bit and form new habits. So, when Jessica told me about Habit List last night I made sure to download it asap.

in You the Designer

Facebook’s New Redesign Is For Everyone

Magic happens when a big social network updates its layout.

in swissmiss

The Expert

I have in fact been in a meeting just like this one. (via Seth Godin)

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CreativeMornings in Copenhagen, Rio + Charleston

CreativeMornings is searching for three outstanding organizers who want to bring CreativeMornings to: Copenhagen (Denmark), Charleston (USA), and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

in Slashdot

What's In a Username? the Power of Gamer Tags

An anonymous reader writes "Are pro gamers good because they're good, or just because their usernames make you think they are?

in swissmiss

4 Minute Workout

Quick 4 is based on the concept of high intensity interval training (HIIT). It follows the popular Tabata protocol, a regimen originally used by Japanese Olympic athletes.

in Boagworld

You are not Google. You are not Amazon.

As web professionals we often look at the success of companies like Google and Amazon, believing that if we emulate them, we will share their success. That is an incorrect assumption.

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Kaleidoscope Portraits

I am totally mesmerized by these Kaleidoscope Portraits by Norg Nodis.

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Pibal Bicycle

A bicycle crossed with a scooter? Yes, please! It’s a brainchild of Philippe Starck and car company Peugeot. It’s only a prototype for now, but I sure do hope it will go into production!

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Mad Lettering Skills

Designer Tom Williams filmed two gentlemen road painters painting a bus stop. They show some mad lettering skills! You’d think they’d use a pencil but they don’t.

in swissmiss

♥ / Edward Tufte, Presenting Data and Information, 1-day course

A big thank you to Edward Tufte for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

in You the Designer

Ferdi Trihadi’s Tuby Project

Do you remember our feature about the Yellow Lemon Project by Sakiroo Choi? Once again, …

in Ace Jet 170

Tilden

One of the first really interesting things I learned about the discipline of interpretive design was that it has principles – and I love a principle: fundamental, underlying, guiding ideas.

in Dezeen

Glithero patterns fabric using organ music


in magCulture

Printout heads West

To mark its new status as a hotbed of independent publishing, Printout is venturing beyond London EC2 to visit Bristol BS1 next Month.

in Dezeen

Wooden pavilion by Ramser Schmid Architekten built beside Swiss library


in Design Observer: Main Posts

Paul Polak: An Open Letter to Larry Page

Paul Polack responds to Larry Page's statemet that he'd rather hand over his cash to Elon Musk (Tesla, SpaceX, Solar City) instead of donating it to a philanthropic organization.