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Water Heater Maintenance: Extend Water Heater Life

A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing<p>Place a bucket below the discharge pipe and gently lift the lever on the pressure-relief …

Home Improvement

DaVinci Resolve 15 Tutorial : Color Grading Crash Course

You can do some really amazing things in DaVinci Resolve 15. Wildly celebrated as being used on more feature films and episodic television shows than …

Color Management

A Better Campfire? Crazy Russian Hackers Shows How

Is this the best way to set up a long-lasting campfire?<p><b>The Crazy Russian Hacker is at it again.</b> This time the ingenious YouTube mad scientist claims …

Security

You Should Finally Learn To Solve a Rubik's Cube

It's easier than you might think and whole lot of fun.<p>When I got a Rubik's Cube for Christmas a large number of years ago, I did what any kid would: I scrambled it and set it aside. But although I don't know where it is now, the unfinished business haunted me for years. What with robots and …

Mathematics

This Crazy Fan Will Keep Your House Cool All Summer Long

It will cost you a mere fraction of what your air conditioner is costing you!<p>When the summer heat finally arrives, it seems like the only solution to …

Home Improvement

‘Bivy Stick’ Turns Your Smartphone Into a Satellite Messenger

Where there were once desperate shouts into the wilderness, there are now two-way satellite messengers. The Bivy Stick is the latest in a crop of …

Camping

50 Genius Ways to Clean Up Your Garage

Cleaning up your garage doesn’t have to be a huge chore.<p>Drill 1-in. holes spaced every 4 in. in the PVC pipe. Use a utility knife to cut slits in the …

Woodworking

The Ultimate Hiker's Guide to Blister Treatment and Prevention

<b>“Blisters are a painful experience, but if you get enough blisters in the same place, they will eventually produce a callus. That is what we call</b> …

Backpacking

Your smart speakers are listening to you. Here's how to delete their recordings.

Keep your data to yourself.<p>Your friendly neighborhood smart speaker can do everything from dictate recipes to control door locks. On the less positive side, it's also capable of eavesdropping on your conversations and activities. What's a privacy-concerned citizen to do?<p>To better predict your …

Google Home

Tested: REI Co-Op Flash Air Hammock

Made for the lightweight backpacker whoprefers hammock dwelling over a grounded tent, the REI Co-op Flash Air ($200) is very different from REI’s original hammock tent,which we featured in our 2017 Summer Buyer’s Guide. It comes with everything you need for a cozy night under the stars: a hammock …

Backpacking

Get Started With Shooting Video By Learning How to Control Exposure

Whether you’re picking up a camera for the first time to shoot video or you’re coming from the photography side and could use a guide to translate …

Videography

Topless gardener reveals what happened the day she shed her shirt

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 5:36<p>May 23rd, 2018<p>Jenica Igoe of upstate New York shed her shirt while gardening, which is not illegal. She visits Megyn Kelly TODAY to reveal what happened when she decided to garden topless. “I got a bunch of hoots, hollers and …

This Video Trick Will Make Your Time-lapses Look Better

Time-lapses are an easy way to add spice to your video productions, but sometimes parts of your scene look awful when displayed over long periods of …

Videography

Rare Photography of the First Expedition to Antarctic

A Highly Percussive Fingerstyle Acoustic Cover of the Iconic Michael Jackson Song ‘Billie Jean’

Alexandr Misko, the remarkably talented Russian guitarist about whom we’ve previously written, performed a highly percussive, upbeat fingerstyle …

100 Essential Skills Every Backpacker Should Know

Before the TripMake a firestarterEasy Dryer lint and candle wax in a cardboard egg carton compartment (poke a bit of lint out of the wax for a wick). …

How to Make an Ultralight Shelter

1. Calculate tarp area. Tyvek is typically sold in 9-foot rolls. Two people will need at least 9 by 10 feet for a tarp; soloists will need 9 by 7. A …

Building a Portable, Collapsible Workbench

Some of our most popular posts here on Make: have been about workbench construction. People always seem to be in the mood for a new workbench. Or, at least, dreaming about having a new bench in their shop.<p>We’ve covered permanent benches, folding benches, and quick and sturdy benches. Here, Elisha …

What Were These People Thinking? (53+ Pics)

We all have those moments, times when reason and logic are temporarily suspended and a brain fart occurs. If you are lucky, you are alone and the …

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

8 mistakes you make when grilling burgers

Plain or piled with toppings, a great burger is the king of any cookout.<p>If you’ve ever volunteered to wield the tongs, you know the pressure’s on. The pitfalls of a seemingly simple burger are legion: too dry, overdone, underdone, oddly tough, falling apart, charred outside but somehow raw in the …

How to Season and Clean Cast Iron Cookware

Cast iron pans are a game-changing addition to any kitchen. In my opinion, there’s no better way to cook crispy hash browns, fry an egg or sear a …

Watch: How to Pull Off a Stylish Whip Pan Transition in Adobe Premiere Pro

If you want to add some flavor to your edit, try a whip pan transition. They're stylish, attractive, and relatively easy to create.Whip pan …

Seasoning your cast iron pan isn’t enough

You season and reseason for a reason.<p>Cast iron is strange mixture of incredibly durable and unusually delicate—especially for a cooking implement. The metal is physically sturdy, but also highly reactive, which means even a droplet of water sitting in your cast iron pan can leave a rust spot. To …

Adobe's AI will automatically color-match shots in Premiere

At NAB 2018, Adobe has announced that the Sensei AI used in Photoshop and Lightroom have come to its Premiere Pro CC editing app. The first tool, Color Match, takes a lot of tedium out an edit. Even when filmmakers are careful, hues and tones can vary from shot to shot, so editors usually have to …

A-Roll and B-Roll Explained and How to Use Them in Your Videos

A-roll and b-roll are the main and the supporting footage. In this video, you will learn where these names came from and in which cases we can use …

Create a Movie Trailer Voice in Adobe Audition

This video shows how to record your voice directly in Adobe Audition and then tweak it to sound like the guy you've heard with that famous movie …

Your comforter is gross—here's how to wash it

Even if you change your sheets every week or two, you probably don't give much attention to your comforter. That's a huge mistake: It collects the …

How To Disable Facebook’s Data Collection Setting, Including Phone Call & Text Logs

On Mar. 25, Facebook acknowledged that as part of their data collection process for Android users, those who downloaded Messenger on their phones and …