Hassam Qadri

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Building the ultimate paper airplane, one manila folder at a time

Luca Iaconi-Stewart is building a paper airplane unlike anything you've ever seen before — and it's taking him years to get it just right. He's building a 1:60 scale model of a Boeing 777, one so detailed even the tiny chairs and bathrooms look real. There are even miniature meal carts. He starts …

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

Cooking

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

Cooking

22 answers for creationists from someone who understands evolution

At the recent Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate, Buzzfeed asked creationists in attendance to write a question or message for ‘the other side’. Here are some answers<p>What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again. A disappointing public debate between popular US science telly presenter …

10 Things You Must Know Before You Buy a Car

A former car salesman shares his secrets to help make the dealership experience a little less excruciating. Originally published at Road & Track<p><b>I sold cars for nearly four years</b>. Before you head to the dealership, you need to be prepared. Here's some advice that every shopper should know before …

Nissan GT-R: How did Godzilla’s price eclipse $100,000?

Since 2009, the all-wheel-drive bruiser’s price has swelled in step with the car’s legend. We dissect the changes made through the latest GT-R model year.<p>In just five short years, Nissan’s twin-turbocharged monster from Tochigi has turned from a bargain bruiser into a hustler, far outpacing …

Nissan GT-R

Nissan Reveals ZEOD RC’s 400-HP 3-Cylinder Engine, Confirms 2015 LMP1 Entry

Nissan and its motorsport partner NISMO have finally revealed the engine that will feature in its 2014 ZEOD RC electrified race car, which will …

Sports Cars

Vox Music Player Updated with Redesigned Interface, Gapless Playback

Coppertino's Vox music player today received a new update, bringing a refreshed design that displays album art and hides playback controls until needed, along with new features such as gapless playback and improved searching across devices and file locations. The update also features improved …

Alluring Female Colored Pencil Portraits by Jennifer Healy

In these alluring drawings, American illustrator Jennifer Healy uses colored pencils to blur the lines between fantasy and realism. Her technically stunning approach blends delicate lines into gorgeously detailed feminine portraits that have a dreamlike quality to them. The young faces stare out …

Art

Ditching the DSLR for Mirrorless

Picking Up a Mirrorless Camera For the First Time<p>First Impressions<p>I got to spend some time with Sony’s newest fullframe mirrorless cameras, the Sony …

Adobe Adds Perspective Warp and Linked Smart Objects in Major Photoshop Update

One of the advantages to the Creative Cloud model is that those onboard don’t have to pay any extra when major upgrades come. No more updating to the …

Food, Fashion, Google, Logo Design, Creativity, Apps, UI/UX, Media

Why I Bought A House In Detroit For $500

After college, as my friends left Michigan for better opportunities, I was determined to help fix this broken, chaotic city by building my own home in the middle of it. I was 23 years old.<p>My first job out of college was working for a construction company in Detroit.<p>“We're an all-black company and I …

General Motors

Photo Series 'Memoirs of Lost Time' Journeys Back to Childhood Dreams and Imagination

It really seems like the floodgates of surrealism have been unleashed on photography. Ever since the power of digital shooting and manipulation have …

Biographies

Finding the Wild in Your Own Backyard: Rock Climbing in Jasper, Arkansas | The Art of Manliness

I fancy myself an outdoorsy guy. I love to camp, hike, canoe. I really believe that getting out into nature is an important switch of manliness. We …

Lighting Up Your Photography With Light Trails

At the most general level, photographing light trails means locating a place where you can capture some type of light that will be seen over time. …

Landscape Photography

Essential Tips for Long Exposure Photography

Long exposures are a whole different world of photography, and in the winter months when the sun is gone more often than not, they expand your …

This Photo of Morgan Freeman Will Blow Your Mind, Because It’s not a Photo at All

One of the most recent videos to go extremely viral over the past several days involves a behind the scenes look at how a portrait of Morgan Freeman …

Creative Uses for a Wide Angle Lens

<i>This is a guest post by Thomas Shue – lilsamedia.com/blog</i> <i><br>Follow him on Twitter:</i><p>I know that most of you have heard of the wide angle lens before. And …

10 Things You Need to Know About Masking in Photoshop

Masking is one of the most important techniques or skills to learn in Photoshop. In this tutorial, we will explain 10 things you need to know about …

Breathtaking Views of the Night Sky from the Mt. John Observatory

The vast majority of us are content to look up at the night sky and gaze at obscure stars, or perhaps be amused by some man-made spectacle like …

New Zealand

Hands-on Photo Tip: Single Exposure Blending

In this Hands-on Photo Tip, I will show you how to develop two separate versions of a single RAW image file and blend them together in Photoshop. One …

Tutorials

World Football Hero of the Week: Real Madrid's Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale is in full flow at Real Madrid now. The Welsh winger scored a hat-trick at the weekend to follow his impressive Champions League display against Galatasaray, and he has the Spanish press falling in love with him.<p>We knew it would happen. Bale's talent was always going to see him through …

Soccer

How The Elder Scrolls Online balances class choice with character progression

One of the biggest challenges facing any role-playing game developer is choosing a class and character progression system that will please its players.<p>The difficulty of this problem is exacerbated for anyone designing a massively multiplayer online world based on the beloved Elder Scrolls franchise.<p>…

PEGI rates Ratchet & Clank: Nexus for PS Vita

A listing for a PlayStation Vita release of Insomniac Game's recently launched PlayStation 3 title <i>Ratchet & Clank: Nexus</i> appeared on the European ratings agency PEGI's website.<p>Rated PEGI 7, the agency's website lists the PS Vita version with a Dec. 4 release date from publisher Sony Computer …

Bravely Default character designer leaves Square Enix

Veteran character designer Akihiko Yoshida, known best for his work on games including <i>Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn</i>, <i>Final Fantasy Tactics</i> and the recent Bravely Default titles, has left Square Enix after having worked with the games company since 1995.<p>Yoshida confirmed his leave from Square Enix …