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rotis semi serif as body text

Please do not ever use the font Rotis Semi Serif as your body text

Rotis Semi Serif not a serif. It’s not a sans serif. It’s an in-betweener with hinted serifs. Your body text does not want hinted serifs. Your body text wants either full serifs or none. But good news! Rotis does come in a serif and a sans version! In fact, the typeface comes in four variants: …

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Poster 1: Science Fiction is totally cool

Science fiction is totally cool

  [button link=”http://spudart.deviantart.com/art/Science-fiction-is-totally-cool-589672191?purchase=print” size=”large” color=”orange”]» Art prints and canvas available[/button] Giant alien robots invade Chicago! Death rays shoot out of their eyes. The campy setup makes for a great B-movie sci-fi thriller poster. What could be more fun? Swap out the killer robot from Venus; and put in a giant mole with death rays shooting …

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Science fiction is Knowledge invention

  [button link=”http://spudart.deviantart.com/art/Science-fiction-is-Knowledge-invention-589673191?purchase=print” size=”large” color=”orange”]» Art prints and canvas available[/button] A worm dressed in an astronaut uniform watches a rocket blast off into outer space. Totally crazy. This is the final poster in this series of three illustrating the etymology of science fiction (view webcomic). The Worm character needed to be the main character for this …

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Target Earth: vintage movie poster

Science fiction is Knowledge fiction

  [button link=”http://spudart.deviantart.com/art/Science-fiction-is-Knowledge-fiction-589672726?purchase=print” size=”large” color=”orange”]» Art prints and canvas available[/button] Barbarella: Queen of the Galaxy is always one of the top results when googling for vintage sci-fi posters. The design of this poster fit exactly what I needed for my second poster in a series of three illustrating the etymology of science fiction (view webcomic). …

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Mockup Google results for googling a hexvalue

Googling hexvalue colors

When you Google a color’s hexvalue, the entire browser should turn that color. A couple other thoughts related to hexvalues: What are the most popular hexvalues used on websites? Certainly search engines that crawl billions of websites would have stats on what hexvalues are used the most. A google search for the Facebook hexvalue, #3b5998, …

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The best candy to eat while enjoying a Supermoon lunar eclipse

Six reasons why red M&M’s are the perfect treat for a Supermoon lunar eclipse

What is the perfect snack to enjoy while watching the moon turns red and slowly disappears? I found myself pondering this question while sitting on my back porch watching this rare celestial event. Digging through the pantry, M&M’s became the answer for the perfect treat to enjoy during a Supermoon lunar eclipse. 1. The moon …

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