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All that glitters: Why semi-precious stones are back in fashion at home

The last time that onyx was a mainstream interiors trend was when smoking was a social pastime, and chunky onyx ashtrays and cigarette lighters adorned many a middle-class coffee table.<p>But put those memories aside, because rocks, minerals and semi-precious stones are once more a favourite in design …

5 Clone Stamp Secrets to Up Your Photoshop Cloning Game

Photoshop's Clone Stamp is the most versatile tool for removing things and fixing blemishes. But there is more to it than just cloning and stamping. …

The Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 Lens is a Bokeh Beast That Costs Just $170

The Sainsonic Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 is a lens you can buy for just $170 for mirrorless cameras (Sony E, Canon EOS-M, Micro Four Thirds, and Fujifilm X) …

The Best Film Cameras You Can Buy Today

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Ep. 180: What You Need To Know About 500px – and more

Featured: <b>Photographer and filmmaker, Michael Shainblum</b><p>In This Episode<p>If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a …

I Smashed My Nikon D4 — Here’s What I Learned

My name is Brandie Sunley, and I’ve been working full-time as a portrait and event photographer for nearly eight years. It’s been a massive learning …

Five easy ways to make your home smarter

Turn up the heat, dim the lights and cue the music, all with the touch of a button or a voice command. Here’s the latest kit to connect your world<p>More and more of the devices in our homes come with an internet connection, hooked up to your wifi to do various “smart” things. And while the smart-home …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free)

Knowledge is power.<p>What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And …

36 Straight-Up Genius Ways To Add Storage To Your Home

You'll finally be able to use your oven for something other than your sweaters.

17 Photos That'll Only Make Sense To People Who LOVE To Be Organized

Everything. In. Its. Place.

The 6 Things You Absolutely Need to Know Before Buying a TV

So you're shopping for a new television. You enter a big box store and find yourself standing in front of a synchronized wall of flashing monitors, a …

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Rent a daring modern cave house in Spain

The house was built right into the limestone outcropping on its site<p>The primitive appeal of cave and stone dwellings is undeniable—and they’re very on trend right now.<p>Last month, we wrote about an off-grid cliff house up for auction in southeastern Utah, and now comes word—and photos—of this …

3 Common Misconceptions About Your Camera’s Histogram

If you’re obsessive about checking every exposure on your camera’s histogram, this informative little video is a must-watch. In it, Matt Granger …

Unexpected & Utterly Gorgeous Tile & Grout Combos

Grout lines aren't exactly known for being fun and beautiful—mostly, they just inspire dread when you pull out an old toothbrush to scrub them clean. …

Home Depot

Tip: Use the 3-2-1 Rule to Safely Back Up Your Precious Photos

We recently shared the story of a photographer who had hard drives containing virtually all her professional work stolen from her home shortly before …

DIY Dish Soap that works - Simple, no melting and no waiting

This post has been a LONG time coming. I have been trying to find a recipe for dish soap that ACTUALLY works, for at least a year now. I have tried …

Cleaning

How to Make Curtains More Custom + Stylish

Finding inexpensive curtains is relatively easy—IKEA's popular VIVAN curtains, for example, are just $10 for a pair of panels—but these affordable …

Crafting

15+ Uses for Tension Rods You've Never Thought Of

Few things are as versatile as the humble tension rod. They are cheap and totally removable. They are great for those awkward areas where nothing …

Laundry Rooms

A Creamy Cornbread Cake That Needs Nothing Else

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: Resist the urge to dress this cake up -- it's perfect just the way it is.</i><p>I saw my future in this cake, and in my future, I was an …

The 11 best low-carb diet recipes for weight loss

Following a low-carb diet to lose weight is nothing new, but there are a lot of misconceptions about what you’re allowed to eat. Over the years the …

Nutrition

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

In honour of National Tea Day, the secrets of the perfect brew

The British are a nation of tea lovers - there's even a National Tea Day on April 21, and a Fes-Tea-Val taking place at Chiswick House this weekend - but on one great question, we stand divided: how do you brew the perfect cup of tea?<p>Does the milk come first or last? How long should the teabag stay …

HOW TO: Shooting the milky way in a big city with the Olympus OM-D E-M5 by Simon Helms

HOW TO: Shooting the milky way in a big city with the Olympus OM-D E-M5 by Simon Helms – See his INSTAGRAM Here! I always have been interested in …

Olympus Cameras

Blueberry cheesecake ice cream

This easy ice cream recipe tastes just like a cheesecake, and because it uses condensed milk, it doesn’t require churning<p>SERVES<p>Makes just over 1 litre<p>IMGREDIENTS<p>180g tub full-fat cream cheese<br>• 390g condensed milk<br>• 600ml double cream<br>• 1 tbsp vanilla bean paste<br>• 75g dried blueberries<br>• 100g digestive biscuits, …

Meringue ice cream and iced coffee recipe

The Spanish ice-cream treat blanco y negro always impresses but is so simple to make<p>A kind of Spanish version of affogato, the Italian dessert of vanilla ice cream doused in hot espresso. Here the ice cream isn’t vanilla but is called “leche merengada”, or “meringued milk”, a wonderfully easy ice …

Roast yogurt-marinated chicken recipe

A golden roast spatchcocked chicken, served with coriander, red onion and pomegranate salad<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>1.6kg (3lb 8oz) chicken<br>250ml (9fl oz) plain natural yogurt<br>juice of ½ lemon<br>3 tbsp olive oil<br>4 garlic cloves, crushed<br>1 tsp ground cayenne<p><b>for the dressing</b><br>1 small garlic clove, crushed<br>1 red …

How to Capture Authentic Moments as a Portrait Photographer

In a refreshing video, photographer Sean Tucker sets aside the technical advice for a moment and dives into the real challenge facing portrait …

Google Images Results for ‘Three Black Teenagers’ Raises Eyebrows

Can an algorithm-based service such as Google Images be racist? That’s what people are suggesting this week after one man’s video went viral.<p>On …

This is What Different Light Modifiers Do for Studio Portraits

Starting out in studio portraiture and not sure what light modifier to choose to achieve the photo you want? In the post, we’ll take a look at the …

Here’s the amazingly simple path to incredible homemade bagels

By Becky Krystal<p>, Reporter<p>Alex Baldinger<p>, Going Out Guide blog editor<p>Let’s be frank. Most of us do not live in New York. Most of us probably wouldn’t want to live in New York, save for one reason: the bagels.<p>Pretty much the rest of America is woefully underserved when it comes to bagels. Our …

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