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31 Oct 2019

The complicated truth about a cat’s purr

We think we know what a cat’s purr means.

It is arguably the most recognisable sign of animal contentment: a pleasurable rasp that erupts whenever a cat is tickled or petted, the soundtrack to countless sessions sprawled on an owner’s lap.

But that’s not quite the full story. There is a lot more going on with the cat’s purr than you might reasonably expect.

Source: The complicated truth about a cat’s purr, an article by Stephen Dowling.

7 Practical Tips for Cheating at Design

It’s easy to throw your hands up and say, “I’ll never be able to make this look good, I’m not an artist!” but it turns out there are a ton of tricks you can use to level up your work that don’t require a background in graphic design.

Here are seven simple ideas you can use to improve your designs today.

Source: 7 Practical Tips for Cheating at Design, an article by Adam Wathan & Steve Schoger.

Why do we think cats are unfriendly?

Cats are the only asocial animal we have successfully domesticated. We’re disappointed that we don’t bond with them as easily as dogs. But are we just missing the signs?

Source: Why do we think cats are unfriendly?, an article by Stephen Dowling.