Alex Blaisdell

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This Simple Trick Makes Box Cake Mix 1,000 Times Better

It's life-changing.<p>I consider myself a baker — which to me means, I bake at least once a week, if not more. And more often than not, I'd rather go the extra mile and make things from scratch than use a mix, a refrigerated dough or a pre-made batter. I just feel like mixing a few ingredients makes a …

The man who dresses up as his ancestors

<b>Peruvian artist and photographer Christian Fuchs is obsessed with his illustrious ancestors and spends months painstakingly recreating portraits of them, posing for them himself whether the ancestors were men or women.</b><p>It's an unusual way to get close to your forefathers, but it works for Christian …

The Best Cauliflower Ever

Heat 3 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the cauliflower florets and season with salt and pepper. Cook until the …

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO Settings<p>Learn to Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings for Every Occasion<p>In this clip …

Getting out of Auto: Understanding Aperture

What is aperture?<p>In simple terms, aperture refers to the opening of a lens diaphragm through which light passes. Changing this setting – which is …

Harvard is putting a 13 module photography course online for free

Four months ago, it was Stanford who made their photography course for free, and now comes Harvard’s turns. Harvard has an online learning platform – …

Safely Use Any Bag as a Camera Bag

Camera bags are great for protecting your gear, but if you aren’t a professional photographer spending cash on a dedicated bag can be excessive. …

Buying a second lens: what lens should I buy next?

Why do I need another lens?<p>So you’ve just bought your first interchangeable lens camera? That’s excellent. Whichever camera you’ve bought, it’s …

10 Crock-Pot Recipes For Beginners That Definitely Don't Taste Simple

I'll be the first to admit that I don't love cooking, but eating out or ordering in every night isn't financially sustainable no matter how much I …

8 easy crockpot recipes that'll help you feel like an adult

We’ll be the first to admit that adulting isn’t easy. We feel like we never have enough time to get everything done, and one thing that has …

Simple Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Baking

22 Cozy Slow-Cooker Casseroles That Make Life Easy

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Serious photographers know that even the best camera phones can't compete with a DSLR. Provided you know how to use one, that is. The myriad knobs, …

16 Iconic Sites in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park has been touted by many to be among the most beautiful places in the world. In the world. That is a very tall measure! With such a claim it's impossible not to ponder: 'how beautiful can it really be?' Driving into the valley we were eager for it to show itself, to reveal its …

Build This Simple Storage Station for Your Cordless Drill

Keep your cordless drills and impacts charged and ready for action with this easy to build storage station.<p>It's a shame to keep your cordless power tools hidden away in their molded cases, as it takes longer to find the tool you need and you might find the battery is not charged up. This …

Leaders - The Rothschild Internationalist-Zionist-Banking-One World Order Family

The Rothschilds have been in control of the world for a very long time, their tentacles reaching into many aspects of our daily lives, as is …

Israel

The Ikea BEKANT Sit/Stand Desk Adjusts with the Press of a Button

You’ve heard all about how you should ditch your traditional desk for a standing one, but you haven’t wanted to invest that kind of money, or have …

How to remove Activation Lock and turn off Find My iPhone on iPhone or iPad

Activation Lock is a form of theft protection designed to prevent people from taking, wiping, and restoring your iPhone or iPad without your express …

How to Read and Write Roman Numerals | The Art of Manliness

Despite the fall of the Roman Empire millennia ago and despite the ubiquitous, worldwide use of Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, etc.), Roman numerals still …

Switching carriers? You may be able to take your iPhone 5S with you

One of the most frustrating things about switching wireless carriers is having to buy a new smartphone. At a full retail price of between $600 and $650, a smartphone is an investment for many consumers.<p>For years, it was standard practice that when you started service with a new mobile operator, …

Mobile

The One Thing You Should Never, Ever Do in Bed

Remember: It’s a vagina—not a coin jar<p>Every gal has her own unique hotspots, so the moves that make one woman wild may drive another one nuts. However, sexperts say there’s one act that practically all ladies loathe: Fingering like you’re digging for change in a coin jar.<p>“If you dive in there and …

Woman hospitalized with 'Twitter psychosis'

It's almost a casual throwaway to describe those obsessed with social media as crazy.<p>Human behavior has seen radical shifts ever since noses were permanently pointed toward screens and lives began to be lived inside them.<p>One group of doctors, however, believes that social networks -- specifically …

Wi-Fi not working on your iPhone or iPad? Here's the fix!

In theory, wireless connections and cellular networks should live happily in harmony on your iPhone or iPad. Your device uses automatic switching …

9 Inspiring Quotes About Wisdom That Will Change The Way You See Your Life

We get it. Life can be hard.<p>One moment, you can feel the profoundness of your own life's purpose in every aching atom of your body. Then, suddenly, you're at a loss for just about everything: words, identity, creativity, inspiration. It leaves you feeling confused, alone and like there's nowhere …