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Stanford Professor Releases Free University-Level Digital Photography Course

A Stanford professor releasing his entire course for free. It sounds too good to be true, no? Fear not, for it has actually happened.<p>Marc Levoy is a …

Humanities

A Helpful Six-Note Method That Teaches Beginners How Play a Guitar Solo In Only Five Minutes

In 2015, guitarist Steve Stine of GuitarZoom offered a really helpful way to help beginning guitarists grasp the basics of guitar soloing. Calling it …

The Stretching Roundtable - Part 1

With Joe DeFranco, John Paul Catanzaro, and Don Alessi<p>Stretching is a lot like flossing. We know we should do it, we know it's beneficial, but a lot …

Exercise

Reader Submission: Miniature Drawings by Artist Mateo Pizarro – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Miniature

Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Own Apple Computer on The Cheap

Meet your new ‘hackintosh’.<p>Apple computers are great, but they're often very expensive. So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac …

Computer Hardware

30 Recipes So Perfect You'll Almost Hate Them

The following collection of recipes has some of our personal favorites as well as the most popular recipes we have on POPSUGAR Food. We've included breakfast, lunch, appetizer, dinner, and desserts so no matter what you're in the mood to make, you're guaranteed to find something!

​I Disrupted My Social Anxiety with an App

When I came across mental health startup Joyable in the form of a Facebook ad, I was intrigued. Why did I seem like a good target for a social anxiety advertisement?<p>When I came across mental health startup Joyable in the form of a Facebook ad, I was intrigued. It promised to address social anxiety …

Make Your Own DIY Bladeless Fan With a Few Simple Supplies

No need to shell out for that Dyson.<p>Bladeless fans can be a cool little conversation piece and maybe even avert an injury or two if you've got some kids around who like sticking their fingers into things. But the famous Dyson variety can cost as much as $400. So why bother with that when you can …

DIY

Nintendo's Classic Mini is a tiny NES with 30 games

That dusty old NES in your attic might be rife with nostalgic memories, but it's a pain to drag out of its box whenever you get the hankering for a rousing game of <i>Super Mario Bros</i>. <i>3</i>. Nintendo totally gets it, as well as the fact that you might want something a little more convenient to enjoy your …

10 tips to make your Mac feel like new

Upgrade to an SSD<p>Add more RAM<p>Reduce log-in items<p>Reclaim space from crowded hard drive<p>Quit apps that consume lots of resources<p>Say 'no' to animations and reduce transparency<p>Repair permissions<p>Narrow Finder's focus<p>Get better battery life<p>Stay up to date with OS X

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Creative Commons

Secret DIY Gun Compartment Hides Behind a Mirror

Gun safes are great for securing firearms, but not so great when you need quick access. This gun compartment doubles as a living room mirror, which hides them in plain sight.<p>Home firearm storage mostly consists of safes and ugly cabinets. This DIY secret gun compartment doubles as a living room …

Guns

The 3-Step "Sharp Routine" To Keep Your Knives Sharp

March 21, 2016 Comments Off on The 3-Step “Sharp Routine” To Keep Your Knives Sharp Knife Sharpening<p>The 3-Step “Sharp Routine” To Keep Your Knives …

How to Build Garage Storage Shelves on the Cheap

These storage shelves can be built from scrap 2 x 4s and plywood, and are as strong as anything you'd buy from the store, but cost a lot less money.<p>Garage storage and shelving solutions are abundant, but the prices can be shocking. You can build your own garage shelves from scrap 2 x 4s and …

Woodworking

The non-technical fields that young people should be studying if they want to be innovators

No one disputes that Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Eric Schmidt built their careers—and fortunes—on their technical know-how. But their successes wouldn’t have occurred if they hadn’t pursued softer subjects like psychology and international relations.<p>Technological innovation requires …

Eric Schmidt

Cinematic Photos of Tokyo's Streets Magically Lit up at Night

Japanese photographer Masashi Wakui routinely waits for the sun to set before embarking on a quest to capture the city of Tokyo. At night, the city's streets are peppered with paper lanterns that give off a warm glow, neon signs that act as guiding lights, and plenty of people who are basking in …

Strength Tips from a Man Who Lifts 5 Times His Bodyweight | Men's Health

Richard Hawthorne chalks up and steps under the bar, pressing his shoulders into the textured steel.<p>There’s no forceful breathing. No grunting. No tough-guy histrionics at all.<p>Hell, there’s barely a sound as he readies himself for his heaviest lift of the day in his hometown gym in D’Iberville, …

The Best Productivity Apps

Author: Wired Staff. Wired Staff Gear<p>Date of Publication: 12.25.15.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>Google Now<p>Siri’s Google alternative is …

How to Build a Powerhouse Steam Machine for Hundreds of Dollars Less

It’s been a long time coming, but the first Steam Machines are finally here: compact computers that give you the quality of PC gaming with the living …

38 Nutrition Experts on What They Eat for Breakfast

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Breakfast

The 10-Minute Workout That Will Fry Your Abs

This plank jack complex will crush calories and carve your core<p>The plank strengthens the dozens of muscles between your shoulders and hips.<p>But if you jack your feet in and out as you do it, the plank suddenly becomes so much more than just a core builder.<p>The quick movement of your feet provides a …

Ultimate Ears' Boom 2 speaker cranks the volume up to eleven

How do you make the UE Boom, one of the best Bluetooth speakers you can buy, even better? You make it 25% louder, water- and dust-proof, and double …

Europe's most overcrowded beaches - and their unspoiled alternatives

European Travel

Nutrition For Lean Muscle Gain And Fat Loss

What To Eat For Lean Muscle Gain And Fat loss<p>Do you wonder why you push so hard in the gym, yet you aren't seeing the muscle gains that you want? …

14 Things Phenomenally Successful People Do Differently

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure”-Bill Cosby<p>What quality do you think differentiates the …

Motivation

Lovely, The Wearable Sex Tracker, Is A Fitbit For Your Penis

How lovely.<p>As wearable devices become more and more common, techies are able to better incorporate their smartphones, watches and fitness trackers into a daily routine. And a new Indiegogo campaign hopes you're ready to take wearables along for some of your most intimate moments, too.<p>The Lovely, a …

HOW TO LEARN DRAWING! UNCONVENTIONAL way to draw things, it's Easy and Helpfull.

For those who like drawing and art! and never even tried to draw any thing cuz he think he never have any talent! this instructable could be your …

Machine Learning

Top 10 Best Free Antivirus Software Of 2016 — Computer Virus Protection

<i>Short Bytes: fossBytes brings you a list of 10 best free antivirus software of 2016 for different kinds of platforms such as best antivirus for</i> …

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/alcuin lai</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for? Overpriced everything. And hoards of visitors …