Living like the Queen for a day is harder than it looks

April 18, 2016 / 0 comments

LONDON — I bloody love the Queen. It’s fair to say that I’m up there with some of her biggest fans; and I’ve got the mugs, tea towels and special edition plates to prove it.  Since childhood, I’ve considered myself something of an honorary royal. So, when my colleagues suggested I follow the daily routine of…

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The force is strong with this soulful Indian cover of the Star Wars theme

April 18, 2016 / 0 comments

A new Indian cover of the Star Wars theme uses traditional instruments to pay a soulful musical tribute to the legendary score by John Williams. See also: If Adele songs were sung by ‘Star Wars’ characters The cover includes some of the most famous pieces from the Star Wars movies. Besides the main theme, there…

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30 Tools That No Designer Should Live Without

April 18, 2016 / 0 comments

Advertise here with BSA Designers are extremely busy people. Fact. Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, manage feedback, attend meetings, and communicate with their clients, they also have to locate the time to actually sit down and do the work. Let’s not forget the time and…

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Finally, CSS In JavaScript! Meet CSSX

April 18, 2016 / 0 comments

   JavaScript is a wonderful language. It’s rich, it’s dynamic, and it’s so tightly coupled to the web nowadays. The concept of writing everything in JavaScript doesn’t sound so crazy anymore. First, we started writing our back end in JavaScript, and then Facebook introduced JSX, in which we mix HTML markup with JavaScript. Why not…

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Thailand's New Year festivities log a record high deaths on the road

April 18, 2016 / 0 comments

Thailand suffered a record high of 397 deaths in the first six days of its New Year’s festival of Songkran, the Thai transport minister, Arkhom Termpittayapaisit, said on Sunday. The death toll represents a 30% rise over last year’s count across the weeklong festival, with Sunday still unaccounted for during the minister’s press conference. A…

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Steve Wozniak is not sure he trusts Uber to do the right thing

April 18, 2016 / 0 comments

While he’s all for embracing the sharing economy, Steve Wozniak is not sure Uber has its drivers’ best interests at heart. At the Future Transport Summit in Sydney Monday, the Apple co-founder told reporters he had serious concerns about Uber becoming a monopoly and its treatment of its drivers. “Like a lot of people, I…

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China will immortalise Korean actor Park Hae Jin by putting his face on stamps

April 18, 2016 / 0 comments

You haven’t hit the big time till you get immortalised on a set of stamps. Seoul sensation Park Hae Jin has the honour of becoming the first Korean actor to get his face printed on Chinese stamps and calling cards. According to Allkpop.com, the set will launch in May with a limited run of only 100 copies, but…

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Greenpeace scales Nelson's Column over London air pollution levels

April 18, 2016 / 0 comments

LONDON — Activists from environmental group Greenpeace climbed several London monuments Monday morning in a protest against what they say are dangerous levels of air pollution.  Four people were arrested after they scaled Nelson’s Column, a 52-meter monument in Trafalgar Square.  Other protesters placed surgical masks over famous London statues, including the Oliver Cromwell statue…

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Malaysian woman electrocuted while talking on plugged in phone: police

April 18, 2016 / 0 comments

A woman has reportedly died from being electrocuted while talking on her mobile phone while it was plugged in to its charging point. The victim, Suhana Mohamad, 30, was in her home in the Malaysian suburb of Cheras, off the capital of Kuala Lumpur, according to local police deputy chief Superintendent Abdul Ghani Mohamad Ji, who…

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40 Sinister Pieces of Art & Design Work Featuring Snakes

April 18, 2016 / 0 comments

Why do snakes appear in so much artwork? Maybe it’s their history as a mythological symbol, or their popularity within heavy metal and tattoo cultures, but somehow they manage to slither their way into all kinds of graphics. In today’s inspiration showcase I round up a variety of designs and illustrations that feature serpents in…

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