Courtney Finn

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How developers can repurpose old web graphics for new mobile platforms

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Open Signal<p>The underlying technology behind mobile phones, tablets and even laptops and desktops is constantly …

20 DIY Earring Projects

Here are 20 earring projects to get your hands creative with. All the projects are easy to do and come with full instructions. I especially love the …

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Travel

How does your garden grow? The allotment holder, Manchester

'I don't grow food to save money, I just couldn't imagine my life without it,' says Dr Farida Vis of her Manchester allotment<p>There were a fair few older African-Caribbean and Irish men on our allotment site when we started. My partner, Simon, was accepted immediately, but I was viewed with more …

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>If you're anything like us, you would eat a lot more beets, pomegranates, and kiwis if you could just figure out an easy way to prep them. Luckily, some of our favorite food blogs have come up with pretty ingenious ways to simplify the process. Take a look, then try …

Healthy Eating

These Reasons Will Compel You to Start Printing Your Photographs

Forgive me for being a little nostalgic. I was brought up in the days of film, the days of one hour mini lab printing on the high street of every …

3D Printing

GoTenna creates a cell network out of thin air anywhere on Earth

The Brooklyn-based startup is offering a solution for off-the-grid travelers who need low-cost connectivity for their smartphone -- and it doesn't rely on satellites.<p>Radio frequency engineering is really hard. It's truly a black art."<p>Daniela Perdomo, GoTenna CEO

Off-grid

Nature Blows My Mind! Macro photographs of brilliant hummingbirds

Hummingbirds are one of nature's many wonders, with their freaky flying abilities and jewel-like colours. They are difficult to photograph close up, …

Tres Leches Cake

16 Servings<p>Hailing from Latin America, this tres leches cake gets its name from incorporating three kinds of milk: evaporated, condensed, and regular whole milk.<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter (for pan)<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour plus more<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>6 …

Dessert

BBQ Chicken Nachos with Buttermilk Onion Rings

<b>buttermilk onion rings</b><br>A few hours or even the night before, add the onions to a baking dish. Pour the buttermilk over top making sure to fully …

10 Drugstore Must-Haves from Emma Stone's Makeup Artist

Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears by.<p>Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears …

Behind The Coconut-Oil Craze

With benefits that can include weight loss, white teeth, glowing skin, and shiny hair, coconut oil is the health and beauty cure-all du jour.<p>Move over, coconut water, your big sister has come to town. Coconut oil—specifically, virgin coconut oil extracted from the meat of the fruit—is suddenly on …

Burning Tree

Conceptual Climate Change: Test the Air in Lima from the Comfort of Your Couch with Air Globe

One of the best parts about skipping town for an exotic vacation is the anticipation of spending time in warmer (or cooler) weather. But what if …

The 'No Shampoo Experiment,' six months later

My switch to washing hair with baking soda and apple cider vinegar was supposed to last only a month, but now I can't stop.<p>It has been six months …

Hair Care

Smart Garden Sensor Edyn Moves Past Kickstarter Goals, Eyes Android

A month ago, I wrote about an Internet of Things soil sensor called Edyn that tracks light, humidity, temperature, soil nutrition and moisture data for gardeners.<p>The company, which first launched at TechCrunch Disrupt last year, beat their initial $100,000 goal for a first production run on …

Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

Unleash Your Inner App Developer Part 18: Core Data Behind the Scenes

<i>Do you have an idea for an app but lack the programming knowledge to begin build it? In this weekly blog series, I will take you, the non-programmer, step by step through the process of creating apps for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Join me each week on this adventure, and you will experience</i> …

Databases

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When looking for a tasty salad on the Internet I came across this one from Jehan Can Cook. It sounded perfect. I love all the ingredients and flavors …

12 Little Known Photoshop Shortcuts to Speed Up Your Processing Time

If you’re not using keyboard shortcuts throughout your workflow, chances are you’re wasting tons of time. You’d be surprised how much cursor travel …

Tutorials

Pancakes vs. Waffles: 6 Dishes to Make for the USA-Belgium Game

‪They didn’t originate in the US, but there’s hardly a more all-American breakfast staple than pancakes. Put them up against Belgian waffles when the …

8 Essential Tex-Mex Dishes

More<p>Nacho Generator<p>Build the ultimate custom recipe.<p>I don't know about you, but basically all the Mexican dishes I grew up devouring weren't technically Mexican. Fajitas, chili, nachos—these are all cornerstones of Tex-Mex cuisine. To be fair, for years people living in Texas did refer to these as …

Tranquility

Fitness Shape | Women's Health

Getty Images<p>Remember that sit-and-reach test from grade school? Or the timed mile? All kinds of dread! But you don't have to relive your childhood PE class to get a read on your current state of fitness. Our quick (and far more accurate) assessments will show you where you're truly at now—and how …

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Ultimate Strawberry Milkshake

Strawberry milkshakes are delicious when they are done well. A milkshake should be flavorful and indulgent, as well as the perfect way to treat …

Dublin Iced Coffee

Makes 1 Servings<p>A delicious mix of caffeine, dessert, and danger.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 oz. strong cold-brew coffee<p>2 oz. stout (such as AleSmith Speedway or Guinness)<p>1½ oz. Irish whiskey<p>¾ oz. simple syrup<p>1/2 ounce heavy cream<p>Freshly grated cinnamon stick (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Mix …

Coffee

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …