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Non-Flying Saucer

I simply love that this UFO looking toy is titled NON-FLYING saucer. Made me laugh. Crazy adorable!

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Two Simple Rules

I know, I posted this print by Anthony Burrill before. It’s one of my favorite pieces of art in our Friends Work Here work space. Two simple reminders. So much impact.

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Hope

“Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.” – Suzanne Collins

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Google News Introduces Fact Check Feature -- Just In Time For the US Election

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Next Web: Google today introduced a new feature that will tag and help find "fact checking in large news stories." Tagged articles will show up in the new

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New Yorkers vs the Subway

Oh don’t we all know that feeling of JUST missing the subway train: “There is no quintessential NYC experience quite like running down a subway station platform with your arms flapping all

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Action Button

Often when we read the news we feel compelled to do something but we don’t know how.

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Duffy Shelter

Duffy London brings you a shelter kit that can be assembled from flat-packed very quickly, providing housing for disasters, first-aid, exploration and glamping.

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It's a good idea, not nostalgia.

Can we stop referring to the Co-op “re-brand” as nostalgic please? It’s a shallow response to a well considered solution. If we hadn’t seen that mark before, would we think it retro?

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Tattly on National TV

Yesterday Yng and I were invited to be on Tamron Hall’s live show over at MSNBC to talk about Tattly. What an incredible experience and honor for our company.

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Up close humpback whale

This footage of an up close humpback whale took my breath away and almost made me drop my coffee.

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Sizing Chart

Leave it to a small company to make a simple thing as a t-shirt sizing chart less boring. Well done, Boomslank. It’s little details like this that make me appreciate a company.

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Bunnie Reiss

I am dreaming of a pair of cosmic animal gloves by Bunnie Reiss on my living room walls. They’re hand painted and quite magical. #wishlisted

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To-Do List Make Over

“One of the reasons that so many of the tasks on our to-do lists end up woefully undone is because we have to go to meetings, and we have to do email; they create their own urgency.

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Landmarks Bowl by Klemens Schillinger

I don’t get excited about bowls unless they look mighty architectural like this one by Klemens Schillinger.

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Building RESTful APIs With Flask: An ORM With SQLAlchemy

In the first part of this three-part tutorial series, we

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X-Cap Light Up Hat

I totally don’t need this X-Cap Light Up Hat but I can’t help being intrigued.

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Host a Parse SDK Backend for Your iOS App on back{4}app

Final product imageWhat You'll Be CreatingAbout Parse SDK and back{4}app

You may have read tha

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The Invisible Dog | Season 8

The Invisible Dog is my work home. I am lucky to be part of this wonderful community of artists and creators.

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Getting Started With Paper.js: Paths and Geometry

In my previous tutorial, I covered the installation process and project hi

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GeoSpatial Search in Rails Using Elasticsearch

In this tutorial, I am going to create a small Rails app. I will show you how to create a rake task to import some venues from Foursquare to our database. Then we will index them on Elasticsearch.

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Do you know your real value?

As web designers we think our skills lie in the code we write or the interfaces we build.

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Ping Pong FM

Ping Pong FM is a musical take on table tennis. Choose a song and keep it playing at the correct tempo by keeping the ball in play.

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Roxy Marj

This blanket from Roxy Marj made me chuckle. Would look great on my bed.

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Yahoo Disables Automatic Email Forwarding Feature, Making It Difficult For Users To Leave

After it was revealed that Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for U.S. intelligence agencies, now's as good of time as any to leave Yahoo Mail.

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Making Weather

This levitating cloud, a collaboration between Crealev and Richard Clarkson Studio made me gasp!

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The Artist

“It seems that two qualities are necessary if a great artist is to remain creative to the end of a long life; he must on the one hand retain an abnormally keen awareness of life, he must never g

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Reflection

“The image that concerns most people is the reflection they see in other people’s minds.” – Edward de Bono

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♥ / Boomslank

Big thanks for Boomslank for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week. Boomslank is an original anime t-shirt brand run by three brothers.

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What on Earth is “Digital” Anyway?

What is digital? We hear the word all the time, yet there is no clear definition. We talk about digital strategy, digital revolution, digital transformation and digital design.

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Australian country house by Rob Kennon features a colonnade and a courtyard


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Get Started With an Android App Template in 60 Seconds

Android app templates from CodeCanyon can jump start your app development. This video will show you how to get started with your own app in only 60 seconds!

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Friday Link Pack

Imagine you’re a musician and before every concert you have to go to the market and buy your instrument, because, it is a vegetable. So refreshing! The Vegetable Orchestra.

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Forget user experience. Start thinking about client experience.

As digital professionals, we should apply the same rigour to our client’s experience as we do to the experience of end users.

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Comcast Rolls Out Nationwide 1TB Data Cap

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Comcast's home internet data caps are going live for a majority of customers starting November 1st, the company announced today.

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Words by Christoph Niemann

The mighty Christoph Niemann published a new book called Words. More than 300 words inspired by Dr. Edward Fry’s list of sight words are paired with playful illustrations.

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Getting Started With Paper.js: Projects and Items

You may or may not have heard of Paper.js. So, let's begin with the question: what is Paper.js?

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How to ensure long term blogging success

As digital professionals we should be blogging. Yet regularly blogging is tough.

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Water Sommelier

A Short Documentary About “The Water Sommelier“.

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How to Email Efficiently

I am never not thinking about how to get better at email. I enjoyed this article: An etiquette update: Brevity is the highest virtue. And then also, my friend Jocelyn K.

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Green Rainbows

Absolutely loving these green watercolor rainbows by industry & alchemy. There are other colors as well. (via Joanna)

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Do Nothing

“To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world.” — Oscar Wilde (via Jocelyn)

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Indoor Snowball Fight

Snowball Battle lets you bring snowball fights indoors! Comes with 10 lightweight snowballs, and mesh bag for easy clean up. LOVE IT!