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Is the cookie law dead?

Is the cookie law dead? At least one company is willing to call it already. A month after the law came into effect in the UK, software company Silktide conducted research into how websites were coping. They found 95% of UK websites have made no attempt whatsoever to comply. Possibly worse, 76% of the websites that tried to comply were…

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A Quick History of the Rock and Roll T-Shirt

From its humble roots as a way to preserve sailors’ modesty in hot weather during the Spanish – American war to its step into the mainstream based on veterans sporting them in post-WWII America, the t-shirt has a fascinating history. But no part of that history is more fascinating than its position as wearable art, which was fully embraced by…

45 Creative Billboard Designs

In unfortunate cases, billboard advertising can be a dull box that advertisers attempt to force into your mind simply by putting it somewhere they think you’ll look at it. These, are not those billboards. These instead, are examples of innovative and creative billboards designed by those who think outside the box. In this gallery, we have 45 of the funniest,…

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PsDefaults Giveaway: Win 10 Sets of Custom, Hand-Crafted Presets for Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop is one of the few programs that designers, developers, and photgraphers all use on regular basis. Wouldn’t it be great, then, if it were possible to dramatically imrpove the usefullness of this already-powerful program with one quick download? PsDefaults is working to create a product that will do just that — and they have generously offered to give 10…

35 Beautiful Examples of Candid Photography

We are social beings, but often find ourselves isolated. While it’s in our nature to gather together, getting close to anyone takes effort and skill. No where is this more true than in the world of photography. A candid picture that really captures what an honest moment is like can be shockingly hard to take. All the same, we have…

40 Creative Package Designs

They tell you not to judge a book by it’s cover, nor a fish by it’s scales. Usually they’re trying to get you to reserve judgment, despite poor something or someone’s poor appearance. Even so, the package a product comes in has a strong impact upon sales. Sure, you could just wrap a great product up in paper and twine,…

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[Expired] We have 5 Developer Club Memberships (worth $99 each) from Themefurnace to giveaway

Courtesy of the guys at Themefurnace, for this weeks competition we have 5 Developer Club Memberships (worth $99 each) to giveaway. The Themefurnace developer membership gives you full access to all of their themes for a full year. All you will have to do for a chance of winning one of the developer memeberships is leave a comment below telling…

25 Examples of Powerful Documentary Photography

Images can be powerful. They can communicate a story straight to your heart before it can beat. They can tell it in terms you can understand, even if those depicted speak another language. When images are used to capture the realities of the world we live in, you have photojournalism. You have documentary photography. Gipsy Portrait Old Warrior Child Soldiers…