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7 Dead Simple Ways to Make Your Computer Run Like New

You change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles. You go to the doctor for a physical once a year. Every six months you get your teeth cleaned. And every …

7 Short Videos That Will Make You More Social and Likable | Inc.com

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag #Inc90Days.​</i><p>My previous two posts have been about the difference …

TED Talks

miXed zone: Canon 5DMkIII Vs. Fujifilm X-Pro2 face-off :: XF100-400 Review at dcfever & More

News<p><b>Fujifilm X-Pro2</b><p><b>MUST READ</b>: <b>X-Pert Corner X-Pro2 First Look</b><p>X-Pro2 takes on 5D3? at <b>ivanjoshualoh</b> / Fujifilm X-Pro2, X70 Hands-on Field Tests – Japan …

FUJIFILM

Quinoa Recipes

Quinoa is a healthy grain-like seed that's become incredibly popular with both home cooks and professional chefs. This protein-and fiber-rich …

Black Sabbath says farewell at United Center

Black Sabbath threw itself a going-away party Friday at the United Center, and more than 20,000 of its closest friends packed the place.<p>The attire was black. Tattoos were optional, though abundantly evident. The band — except for Tommy Clufetos, the shirtless newcomer on drums — was outfitted like …

Photoshop Tutorial Secrets: Seven Essential Steps to Digital Workflow

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009<p>Be on top of your exposures like dirt on a pig. Know your histograms and image tones. Don’t just use your LCD as a …

Tutorials

Lemon and Spinach Orzo Soup Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Now, when I first started making this soup, I was thinking of a soup like "Chicken Noodle" minus the chicken obviously, with a good ol' Mirepoix base. And then as it started coming together, I thought, "Oooohhhh some cream would go really nicely in this"....and then the lemon came to …

Food Preservation

Watch The Trailer For The 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' Sequel

Insane, high-flying action ensues.<p>When "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" was released in 2000, it became the most successful foreign film in American history.<p>The highly stylized action sequences, Ang Lee's dynamic direction and the inimitable performances from Michelle Yeoh and Chow Yun-fat …

Movies

HDR Software - Best HDR Photo Editor for Mac & PC

Lens Correction<p>No matter what camera and lenses you own, various optical problems such as barrel distortion, vignetting and perspective issues can …

HDR Photography

Capture One Pro 9 Brings Better Photo Management and Editing Features

Phase One today announced Capture One Pro 9, the latest version of its popular RAW converter and image editing software. The update includes both …

Double take: a twice-cooked broccoli recipe direct from Rome

For some time, the word <i>ripassare</i> made me think only of Italian verbs. Or, rather, my struggle with them. <i>Ripassare</i> means re-pass, go over again – as in: <i>dovete ripassare questo verbo</i> (you must go over this verb again) – something we were told repeatedly by our kindly, if weary, teacher at the …

Food & Dining

The Best Turkey Recipes For Thanksgiving

So many good ones to choose from.<p>Thanksgiving dinner just would not be complete without a big, beautiful bird to crown the feast at the table. No matter how many sides there are to choose from or how many cocktails are imbibed beforehand, without a turkey it just doesn’t really feel like …

Cooking

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Heidi Klum's Jessica Rabbit Halloween Costume Is Cartoon Awesomeness

Heidi Klum always wows with her Halloween costumes, each year donning an outfit more complex and amazing than the last. But the supermodel may have officially outdone herself this year with a jaw-droppingly perfect -- and insanely sexy -- take on Jessica Rabbit.<p>Klum went all out in her …

Halloween Costume

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

The Brain

8 Tips For Starting a Photography Business

<i>I am often asked for advice by those starting out in the photography industry. And if there’s one thing I have no shortage of, it’s advice. So with</i> …

Living Rooms

The Fake Double Exposure Photography Trick

Mark Wallace has been traveling around the globe for several months now, and every now and then he comes up with an amazing tip or tutorial for …

How to Use the Local Adjustments Tools Inside Lightroom

Whenever you take a photo, no matter what the subject, it would be extremely unusual if it couldn’t be improved in some way by making local …

Tutorials

How to Make 3-Ingredient Banana and Nutella Spring Rolls

Banana and Nutella -- a match made in heaven. From a delicious granola mix to a satisfying and creamy smoothie, this delectable combination is everywhere. Just when you thought these flavors couldn't be incorporated into any other food, the banana and Nutella spring roll is born.<p>The crispiness of …

Tutorial: Lightroom’s HDR Photo Merge and a Look at Its Pros and Cons

HDR photo merging has been around for a while, but only recently has it been implemented inside Adobe’s Lightroom. In this article I will show a …

Understanding Natural Light Part 1: Quality of Light

Light has different qualities, and by understanding those differences and using them in your favor, you can become a better image maker. From my …

Light L16 is a Point-and-Shoot That Packs 16 Cameras for 52MP Photos

The stealthy camera startup Light today announced a revolutionary new point-and-shoot camera that aims to transform the way we think about cameras. …

These headphones come with a gimmick that makes a difference

When a piece of technology becomes commoditized, the inevitable response from its maker is to try and obscure that fact by resorting to gimmicks. Smartphones offer some of the best examples of unnecessary over-engineering (see LG’s curved G Flex handsets) and gratuitous use of exotic materials …

DIY: An Ultraviolet Flash for Black Light Photography

Back in May, a body painter offered to collaborate with me for a photo shoot with airbrushed models. This offer gave me a reason to finally …

8 Simple DIY Ideas for Smartphone Photography

COOPH just released this fun little 3-minute video that shares 8 tips, tricks, and ideas for smartphone photography. It’s a dose of inspiration for …

How To Photograph Spiky Fireworks With Long Exposure

David Johnson’s photo series of long exposure fireworks with a focus pull technique have gone viral around the web. Many people have been asking …

Landscape Photography