The personal website of Chris Coyier

The Return of Northern Exposure

I donated a few bucks years ago to More Northern Exposure Now!, a campaign by Darren Burrows (Ed from the show Northern Exposure) to bring the show back. He’s been diligently at the task, sending out an email to supporters during those years keeping us all up to date on what’s been going on. He’s […]

Bad Ideas

Here’s one: I don’t remember taking that photo or creating any of those materials, but I remember working on the idea. I was working at a job where I worked from 6 PM – 6 AM three days a week. The absolute night shift. To stay somewhat sane, I switched my sleeping schedule entirely, during […]

CrossFit and Shoulders

Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine: A portion (30.5%) of the participants surveyed reported experiencing an injury over the previous 12 months because of their participation in CrossFit training. Injuries to the shoulders (39%), back (36%), knees (15%), elbows (12%), and wrists (11%) were most common for both male and female participants. The greatest number of […]

Kids and Career

I know a guy who says that his family is both his #1 motivation and source of strength in both life and business. And that his family is his #1 limitation. It’s a fair thing to say I think. Even if you are super dedicated to your business, your hours are much more limited when […]

No Spoons

I remember the first couple of bluegrass festivals I went to. I didn’t miss a note from the bands on stage. I love bluegrass. I love these bands! This is why I’m here I don’t want to miss anything. I kept going to festivals because it was heaps of fun, but I became less glued […]