Alex Sequeira

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These DIY Science Experiments Will Teach You a Ton, with Explosive Results

Labracadabra, a series of science videos and experiments from the folks at GE, may be designed to get you interested in the work that the company …

Science

Five Best Microwave Recipes to Try

One for every meal of the day — including dessert!<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Catherine Wong. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>There are always those day where you just wish cooking a meal was faster. The days you impatiently wait for a pot of water …

Lacquered Halibut with Charred Eggplant and Spinach

<b>Ingredients</b><p>For the eggplant<p>1 medium eggplant (about ¾ pound)<br>• Olive oil<br>• 1 jalapeño chile<br>• 1 garlic clove, whole and unpeeled<br>• 2 tablespoons water<br>• 1 packed cup baby spinach<br>• Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>For the halibut<p>2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil<br>• 1 tablespoon ketjap manis (a sweet soy …

Top Photography Tips From Our Best Selling eBooks (Part 3)

Here’s part 3 of our Black Friday tips series. Click here for part 1. And, click here for part 2.<p><b>Fundamental Editing isn’t about repairing a</b> …

Tutorials

Our Best Sweet Potato Recipes

Sweet potatoes and potatoes are as closely related as onions and asparagus—in the same botanical order, different families. Sweet potatoes are true …

Cooking

What Was Your First Camera? 10 Top Photographers Share Theirs

“What was your first camera?” The answer to that question can reveal a lot about a person. Did you start on digital or film? Was it an SLR, a …

5 Strategies to Tame a Wide Angle Lens - Part 2

Continued from <i>5 Strategies to Tame a Wide Angle Lens – Part 1</i><p><b>Leave Room for Corrections</b><p>Sometimes you can’t avoid having converging verticals in your …

Want to Raise Down-to-Earth Kids? It Helps to Know a Little Psychology | Inc.com

The rap on young people is that they're entitled and narcissistic. They think the world revolves around them and owes them something. They're brats, basically.<p>Is this true?<p>Absolutely not, reply a whole host of Millennials, who point out that it's their parents who tanked the economy and their …

Psychology

Advanced Sky Selections in Photoshop

In this video tutorial, I will show you how to create a perfect sky selection even in difficult cases, using Channels, Levels and an Overlay</b> …

Tutorials

How To Dodge and Burn Effectively in Photoshop

Dodging and burning is one of the oldest and most essential photo editing techniques. In this featured video, Jimmy McIntyre shows you why the most …

Tutorials

25 things you don't actually need to keep in the fridge

Make some room in your fridge by storing these room-temperature-happy items in the pantry.<p>There is probably a bunch of things in your fridge that doesn't need to be there. Removing these items from your fridge can free up space and improve the taste and quality of items that should be stored at …

Onions

One Photographer’s Journey to 12 Nazi Concentration Camps

When James Friedman presented his photographs of Nazi concentration camps at the International Center of Photography in the mid-1980s, a fierce …

Nazi Concentration Camps

4 Ways To Retouch Skin Color In Photoshop We Should All Know

There’s a million and one ways to retouch a photo in Photoshop. I’m sure that many of you are well aware of a few techniques for editing color, but …

Astronomers Discover Second Earth, Just Outside Our Solar System

Earth 2.0.<p>Scientists claim to have found the ‘closest ever’ second-Earth, just outside our solar system.<p>A report from the German Weekly news magazine …

Olympics official on Rio's green diving pool: 'Chemistry is not an exact science'

The diving pool for the Summer Olympics mysteriously turned green this week in Rio de Janeiro, then the pool next to it turned from blue to a lighter …

Archaeologists Have Unearthed a Series of 2,000-Year-Old Magic Spells in Serbia

Spooky.<p>Researchers in eastern Serbia have discovered a series of magic spells etched onto tiny rolls of gold and silver, buried alongside the remains …

An insider's guide to Montevideo: a mix of tranquility and vibrant culture

<b>In five words</b><p>The Rambla, <i>mate</i>, blue skies …<p><b>Sound of the city?</b><p><i>Ferias</i> are noisy street markets that happen once a week in every neighbourhood. You can buy fruit, fish and veggies straight from the farms.<p><b>Everyone’s tuning into</b><p>Tiranos Temblad is a Youtube show created and narrated by Agustin Ferrando. …

Albums

This Awesome Video Shows The Scale of The Universe in The Best Way Possible

I mean, we knew the Universe was big, but...<p>We get it. The Universe is epic, vast, and unknowable, and Earth is tiny. There are black holes billions …

8 Genius Ways To Use Overripe Avocados

<i>by guest blogger Stephanie Eckelkamp, senior associate editor at</i> Prevention <i>magazine</i><p>Sure, everyone loves a perfectly ripe avocado--they're vibrantly green, ultra photogenic, and tender yet firm enough to hold their shape when sliced and diced. But anyone who has ever bought one knows that they're …

Don't Feel Like Cooking? These Quick Recipes Will Save You.

When the temperatures climb into the triple digits, cooking is the last thing on my mind. But since one can't subsist on watermelon and Popsicles …

Relax, Your Favorite Photography Links Are Right Here

As another week passes us by, we find Toad Hollow Photography looking in all corners of the internet for links to tutorials, reviews, special …

Photography

Diana Henry: How to cook perfect steak

Mine is a steak-eating family. My mum thought it was one of the healthiest things you could consume – all that iron – and the best ‘husband food’ available.<p>Memories of family holidays now make me wince when I think that all four children often ordered steak in restaurants. My father would sometimes …

BBQ

15 Breakfast Recipes For When You're Sick Of Cereal

Switch things up.<p><i>Original post by Rebecca Poole for Spoon University.</i>

Breakfast

How to Build Your Own $18,000 Robotic 360° Camera Rig for $650

In one of the most daring (and cost saving) feats of do it yourself engineering we’ve ever seen, the folks at YouTube channel Indy Mogul managed to …