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Daniel Leighton's Painting Hack

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 11.11.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Tech and emotion don't usually go together in the popular understanding of the painter's process. The two-dimensional, frequently large-scale prints are high-resolution to the point of luminosity. Their expressive color fields and wavering black line drawing are compelling in their own right.

Uber Expands Nonprofit Option, Provides Cheaper Rides To More Chinese Users

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.06.2014 | Impact

Uber is connecting more people through affordable transportation -- and is OK with not making any money in the process. The ride-sharing app, which...

The Fascinating Psychology Behind Free-To-Play Mobile App Games

Joseph Farrell | Posted 11.03.2014 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

If you haven't spent money on these games, odds are you will pretty soon. Why? Because these innocently fun and entertaining programs are built on mountains of research of the mind's inner workings. These games know what makes us tick, and they know exactly how to get us to say yes.

6 Reasons Travelers Are Upgrading to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Lea Lane | Posted 12.25.2014 | Technology
Lea Lane

If you're a frequent traveler, consider these six factors, emphasized by Apple developers as the main improvements in this newest, long-awaited upgrade.

How I Went From Veterinarian to Yoga Teacher and Launched My Own Desk Yoga App

Fiona Patterson | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Fiona Patterson

Guilt was a factor that stopped me changing my career. New people I met would often say, "You're so lucky, I always wanted to be a vet!" Those to whom I vocalized my discontent would remark "Really? But you studied for so long!"

A Dynamic Jewish Calendar Mobile App

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 12.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

Remember the Palm Pilot? That personal digital assistant (PDA) that was all the rage back in the 1990s now seems as archaic as a sundial or abacus com...

5 Tools for Learning and Writing Regular Expressions

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.23.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

I remember my first experiences with RegEx, it was when I'd build snippets and small scripts within the Perl programming language. Even back then, w...

5 Secrets to Building a Successful Mobile Application

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

The mobile industry will forever change how we consume information around the World, unsurprisingly - we will probably experience similar changes to l...

This App Will Solve Math Problems For You

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.22.2014 | Technology

Need more help with math problems than a calculator can provide? There’s now an app for that. PhotoMath promises to help solve simple linear equ...

When Apps Go Beyond Screens

Daniel Donahoo | Posted 12.20.2014 | Education
Daniel Donahoo

As, parents, schools and early learning spaces continue to explore and experiment as they try to make sense of these new digital tools there are an ...

iOS Quick Read: Implementing Custom View Controller Transitions

Dulio Denis | Posted 12.20.2014 | Huffpost Code
Dulio Denis

Custom View Controller Transition animations were introduced in iOS7 and they provide you with the ability to customize every aspect of how view controllers animate between each other. This means you are no longer stuck with just the stock animations that are provided in Xcode and you can give your App its own unique feel.

Study Shows How Screen Time Can Improve Your Toddler's Reading Comprehension

Brad Spirrison | Posted 12.16.2014 | Education
Brad Spirrison

As an educational app reviewer with a four-year-old who was born a month before the debut of the iPad, I can verify that Learn with Homer is among the best apps available that teaches foundational reading.

POLL: Which Would You Rather Leave Home Without --Your Smartphone Or Your Wallet?

Jordan Jayson | Posted 12.14.2014 | Technology
Jordan Jayson

A couple of weeks ago, I had a pretty severe bout of forgetfulness when, on a Monday, I left my phone at home. Then, that Tuesday, I forgot to bring m...

Making Mobile Games #ArtofY

Alex Schattner | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business
Alex Schattner

A year and a half ago, designer Patrick Moberg came to his friend Paul Murphy, a partner at Betaworks, with a great idea for a mobile game. This idea ...

Silly Apps Aren't the Future of Tech

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 12.09.2014 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

Advancing technologies make it possible to solve the problems of hunger, poverty, energy and education. But advances would happen faster if Silicon Valley's moguls woke up to the new reality and started focusing on big problems as well.

Introducing The Netflix Of Concerts

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment

Concert addicts, rejoice: The Netflix of live performances has finally arrived. Jukely, an iOS app that helps users find concerts nearby and connec...

The 7 Essential Wine Apps

Liquor.com | Posted 12.06.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

The revolution is official: Wine-focused apps are now acting like digital sommeliers. They're helping consumers navigate restaurant wine lists, discover and purchase new wines because friends recommend them and even have wine delivered right to your door.

Why Careers Are a Thing of the Past

Igal Aciman | Posted 12.06.2014 | Business
Igal Aciman

In short, millennials don't like commitments, and jobs are no exception. The average millennial is expected to change between 15 and 20 jobs in the course of his or her working years; long gone is the lifelong loyalty to a corporation with steadfast servitude for years on end, waiting for the next promotion.

No Time for Exercise? Let's Do the Math!

Nicholas DiNubile, MD | Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicholas DiNubile, MD

The next time you don't think you have time for exercise, just take a look around at the very busy, dynamic successful individuals out there, from presidents and CEOs to legends like Arnold -- most manage time for exercise and are wise to do so.

Julian and Kelly McMahon on Parenting and Their App for Kids Encouraging Positive Visualization

Caroline Presno | Posted 12.02.2014 | Entertainment
Caroline Presno

It's the relationship between Julian and his 14-year-old daughter that sparked the idea for Kelly's book, Bedtime for Sarah Sullivan, and the new iOS/Android app of the same name, for which Julian provides the father's voice.

Get Involved in Your Startup Community - for Your Mental Health 

Jen Consalvo | Posted 11.29.2014 | Technology
Jen Consalvo

The tricky thing about stress is that it drives us away from one of the best stress busters: people! "No time for breaks, no time for socializing," st...

If Your Kid Loves Temple Run, Angry Birds or Cut the Rope

Common Sense Media | Posted 11.29.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Top app genres and themes are popular for a reason: The games are challenging, fun, and super-engaging. But we've found some cool apps that are all these things -- and have good learning value.

Know What's Inside Your Kids' Apps

Sara Kloek | Posted 11.25.2014 | Parents
Sara Kloek

With over one million apps in the stores, it can be difficult to find just the right app for your kids. And it's even more difficult to find apps you can trust.

5 Apps to Help You Live a More Sustainable Life

Eve Turow | Posted 11.23.2014 | Business
Eve Turow

Here are some innovative thinkers launching apps that can help you live more sustainably. And best of all, they're free.

Protect Your Pets Before Disaster Strikes

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

Like most humans, animals don't respond well to chaos. With hurricane season not ending until November, it's critical for pet owners to be the true "first responders" -- knowing just what to do when their beloved companions need them most.