San Francisco has edged towards becoming the first US city to ban sales of e-cigarettes, as well as the manufacturing and distribution of them on city property. A preliminary vote saw city supervisors unanimously approve a ban on e-cigarettes the Food and Drug Administration has yet to review. It hasn't assessed any yet...
“What Does the Fox Say?”
"Mozilla Firefox, or simply Firefox, is a free and open-source web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, Mozilla Corporation."
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They wanted it that way.
At Facebook’s worst-performing content moderation site in North America, one contractor has died, and others say they fear for their lives
Keith Utley loved to help.
First, he served in the Coast Guard, where he rose to the rank of lieutenant commander. He married, had a family, and devoted himself utterly to his two...
Say goodbye to sad cafeteria salads once and for all.
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Exactly one year after buying GitHub for $7.5 billion, Microsoft has now purchased Pull Panda to beef up the software development platform with more collaborative tools. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed by the two companies. “Joining GitHub will allow our products to be fully integrated and offered to...
If you find yourself in the Keystone State, your chances of sneaking a peek at a Sasquatch just went up.
Studies show that self-talk has a huge impact on your experiences. You just need to change a few words.
Get this: The renowned paleontologist who inspired 'Jurassic Park' is attempting to recreate dinosaurs by reversing the evolution of the modern-day chicken.
How one New Relic manager determines the health of her teams by reading their Github pull requests.
Terminally-ill Victorians can now legally ask their doctors for lethal drugs under Australia's only euthanasia laws.
It is hard to remember that practical computers haven’t been around for even a century, yet. Modern computers have been around an even shorter period. Yet somehow people computed tables, kept ledgers, and even wrote books without any help from computers at all. Sometimes they just used brute force but …read more
I've always been a fan of simple yet wildly clever kitchen hacks that make mundane tasks faster and easier. My most recent discovery was this trick for juicing a lemon—without using a knife. It sounds impossible, I know. But it's not.
Neither is my newest find: a maneuver for peeling garlic that seems to defy everything...
“I Heart Canada”
"Destination Canada (formerly Canadian Tourism Commission) is Canada's national tourism marketing organization. A federal Crown Corporation, we lead the Canadian tourism industry, alongside federal and provincial governments and private-sector partners, in marketing Canada around the world. We...
(This is a sponsored article.) Last year, a comprehensive introduction to the basic use of SVGator was published here on Smashing Magazine. If you’d like to learn about the fundamentals of SVGator, setting up your first projects, and creating your first animations, we strongly recommended you read it before continuing...
If you were sitting on your high horse and rolling your eyes at the idea of yet another Toy Story sequel, you might want to take a minute to check your preconceptions. The reviews of Pixar’s fourth installment of the talking toy saga are in and, we’re hyped to reveal, they’re all fantastic. In fact, the […]
Nothing ruins a great website more than a poor loading experience. In fact, Google has said that visitors who experience a load time of seven seconds are 113% more likely to bounce off a page.
Understanding where your users are, can mean the difference between making a sale, attracting a new member, getting a push on social media, building a solid user experience, or bombing completely. Because where a person is, affects their schedule, their culture, their currency, their whole outlook on the world. Sure, you...
Do people talk about your business online? Do you know how to analyze the sentiment of online mentions to inform your marketing? In this article, you’ll discover how sentiment analysis can improve your marketing strategy. 4 Ways Marketers Can Use Sentiment Analysis Sentiment analysis is an algorithm applied to online...
Sketch is one of the most popular vector graphics editing tools user interface designers can’t live without. The app makes it so easy for designers to craft fluid mobile app user interfaces in a way unlike any other tool out there. Did you know that you can actually make the process of designing apps and […]
Facebook has finally revealed the details of its cryptocurrency Libra, which will let you buy things or send money to people with nearly zero fees. You’ll pseudonymously buy or cash out your Libra online or at local exchange points like grocery stores, and spend it using interoperable third-party wallet apps or...
“Sell by,” “use by” and “best by” dates can be really confusing, and that confusion leads to a lot of food waste.
It’s their “puppy dog eyes” that really help dogs melt our hearts – now we know they are created by a facial muscle that is lacking in the closely related wolf
Plant breeders are fast-tracking genetic improvements in food crops to keep pace with global warming and a growing human population.
The visual search feature will recommend fashion and home decor products based on the context of an image.
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Most political press conferences can be sort of a bore, but during last week’s live-streamed presser by Pakistani regional minister Shaukat Yousafzai, the event attracted international attention for all the wrong reasons. While Yousafzai addressed the public in his weekly conference, a volunteer on the team accidentally...
From Calvin Klein to KFC, the rise of the computer-generated influencer on social media.
Four steps to recover and respond.
iOS 13's newly expanded NFC support will be useful for more than just hopping on the subway. Germany is taking advantage of the upcoming software's support for Apple-approved NFC identification documents to let residents scan their ID cards and use them both online and for check-ins at international airports. You'll need...
“Copperplate Under the Bridge”
(Est. 1971) "The Golden State Warriors are an American professional basketball team based in San Francisco, California. The Warriors compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA), as a member of the league's Western Conference Pacific Division. Founded in 1946 in...
Delivery company Nuro raised $940 million in February, also delivers for Kroger.
Massive congratulations to Lusion for winning Site of the Month May with their first official studio website! Coming up they share the making of...
The United States said it would dispatch an additional 1,000 troops to the region.
Mariah Carey or Marie Curie? A not-so-common mix-up, but one that saw quite the birthday blunder.
In a tweet, author Harriet Alida Lye explained that her cousin, Siobhan, told her colleagues in England she wanted a cake with singer Mariah Carey's face on it — a perfectly reasonable request for one's birthday.
The Lorax would be devastated to hear that the tree that inspired Dr. Seuss' 1971 children's book has fallen.
More than 70,000 snakes slither out of dens to breed each spring at a Manitoba wildlife area, and thousands of people just can’t keep away from the writhing show. Just don’t call it an orgy.
What happened before the Big Bang? And what happened before that? Stephen Hawking's answer—there was no beginning—is now the subject of intense debate.
The Trump administration is using new authority to take more aggressive digital action in a warning to Moscow and in a demonstration of its abilities.
The non-venomous southern black racer snake was about a foot in length.
Born in 1857, in Libourne near Bordeaux and raised by his uncle, Eugène Atget's youth was molded by his time as a sailor. Upon his return from the sea, Atget turned to the stage and pursued an acting career in provincial cities and later in Paris suburbs.After minor success as an actor, Atget abandoned the stage and at...
Zero elephants found killed by poachers in a year in one of Africa's largest wildlife reserves
I felt the Amazon app was outdated, so I redesigned it using Design Thinking principles — a UX case studyWorkstation @ the Stony Brook labI have been an avid user of the Amazon app for as long as I remember, both its web and mobile version. It has conveniently assisted me in purchasing stuff which I otherwise would...