20 Creative Ping Pong Table Designs

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It has been said that ping pong is a fun sport that is easy to play, but hard to master. Regardless if you’re a pro, an amateur, or a first-time player, the many benefits of the game can greatly contribute to your disposition and health. After all, playing ping pong develops and improves the motor skills of its players. The energetic sport also facilitates weight loss. To top it all, ping pong also improves the player’s concentration and brain function.

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Zoku Loft Micro Apartments

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Zoku is a new category in the hotel industry: a flexible home/office hybrid, also suitable for long stays, with the services of a hotel and the social buzz of a thriving neighborhood. You can live, work, relax and socialize with like-minded people – while getting wired into the city. The first Zoku opens in Amsterdam this autumn.

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40 Free User Interface Kits You Should Consider Downloading

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“User interface” is term a lot of us often see, especially when it comes to gadgets and devices. But does everyone knows what a user interface is?

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10 Misconceptions About Mobile App Development

One of the key features to come out of the growth of smartphones has been the development of apps that make smartphones smarter. The mobile app development industry has seen incredible growth in the recent times. Despite the rapid growth of mobile phone industry, there are a number of misconceptions about mobile application development that are holding some businesses back.

These misleading notions seem to be common in the mobile app development industry. The failure of some business organizations to see projected Return on Investment (ROI) can often be directly attributed to these misconceptions. Understanding these mistaken beliefs will help your app achieve mobile app marketing success.

Here are 10 of the popular misconceptions about mobile app development:

1. All you have to do is build an app

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Many businesses believe that mobile applications sell themselves, as long as they are built well and have good functionality. Sadly, this is a lie. Building an app is only the beginning. There is no guarantee your app will stand out from the rest and building it will not automatically bring users or revenue. Marketing of your application is necessary to ensure individuals know that the app exists. If consumers don’t know it exists, consumers will not download it. There are countless marketing methods available that you can use to increase its presence in the app stores. This way, you will be able to bridge the gap between the targeted audience and the app.

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“The Face of War”: Ukrainian Artist Creates A Portrait Of Russian President Vladimir Putin From 5,000 Bullet Cases

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Ukrainian artist Dariya Marchenko works on a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin named “The Face of War” which is made out of 5,000 cartridges brought from the frontline in eastern Ukraine, in Kiev, July 23, 2015. The portrait will be presented along with a novel which will tell personal stories of six people involved in this project including Daria’s own story and stories of people who helped her to collect shells from the frontline. Daria Marchenko calls her art approach philosophic symbolism where every element has its hidden meaning. In her works cartridges mean human’s life that was brutally ended. (Photos by Gleb Garanich/Reuters)

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US Salt Flats Speed Week

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In this Wednesday, July 22, 2015 photo, a couple walks on the Bonneville Salt Flats, in Utah. A small city of tents, trailers and thousands of visitors appears almost every August in the Utah desert to watch cars, motorcycles and anything with wheels rocket across gleaming white sheets of salt at speeds of 400 mph. But wet weather has forced the cancellation of Speed Week for the second straight year and revived a debate about whether nearby mining is depleting the Bonneville Salt Flats of their precious resource. (Photo by Rick Bowmer/AP Photo)

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Photo of the Day: Synchronised Beauty

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China’s Huang Xuechen performs in the synchronised swimming solo free routine preliminary at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia July 27, 2015. (Photo by Michael Dalder/Reuters)

Lithuanian Artists Creates A Tiny Urban Project With City Signs

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According to artists from Clinic 212 studio, located in Vilnius, Lithuania: “#TINYROADSIGN is a small project we have created to show that we are not the only ones living in the city. All those road signs are located in Vilnius.”

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19 Creative Upcycling Ideas Anyone Can Do

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Upcycling is the process of re-purposing unused items or trash for something else. The difference between upcycling and recycling is that the item is not broken down into base materials, but modified to be of equal or better value than the original item. Below we have 19 of the most creative upcycling ideas.

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Extreme Macro Close-Ups Of Insect Faces by Yudy Sauw

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Photographer Yudy Sauw from Banten, Indonesia has captured extreme close-ups of the creepy crawlies, dragonflies, bees, red ants.. To take his photographs, Mr Sauw placed the insects between half an inch (2cm) and four inches (10cm) away from his camera. He used specialist lighting and a macro lens on his camera to record the creatures’ portraits, before enhancing them on a computer.

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3D Calligraphy Experiments by Tolga Girgin

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Turkish graphic designer and electrical engineer Tolga Girgin continues to experiment with calligraphy that seems to jump off the page. Girgin uses shading, shadows, and different forms of perspective to create three-dimensional letters that float, stand, drip, and slant. You can see more on Instagram.

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Harry Potter: Amazing Behind-The-Scenes From the Entire Series

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From ”Deathly Hallows” all the way back to ”Sorcerer’s Stone,” check out the series stars in never-before-seen photos spanning 10 years on the set.

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Lifestyle & Travel Photographer Brooke Duthie

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Brooke Duthie is a commercial and travel photographer from California. Works with Amazon Advertising, BBDO, Cisco, Facebook, Google, New York Times, Rolling Stone HTC, Levis and many others.

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Minimal Illustration Puns by Jaco Haasbroek

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Jaco Haasbroek is a illustrator and designer from South Africa who has worked on all sorts of things from T-shirt design to logo design. One of my favorite projects from him is his series of minimal illustrations that contain some fantastic puns.

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French Journalist Parodies High Fashion Ads in Hilarious Spoof

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Nathalie Croquet may not be your typical French supermodel, but the former editor and photo director didn’t let that stop her from imitating luxury fashion ads on her Instagram page. Simply titled ‘Spoof’, everyone from Kate Moss to Gisele Bundchen gets a high-end send-up on her Instagram account.

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