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Smoked Prime Rib Made Easy!

It’s the holidays, and that means parties and good food. Let’s face it, we all want to impress our friends and family with our amazing skills in the …

Android Photography 101: Tips & Tricks

Have you ever been frustrated by the photos that you take on your Android phone, and wish they could be better? Or maybe you’re not frustrated, but …

How to Clean Your Camera Lenses (And Check For Problems) | DIY Photography

In the past, Roger has shown us time and time again, that internal dust and other artifacts rarely have an effect on the image quality produced by …

Mistakes You’re Making at Common Shutter Speeds (and How to Fix Them)

For many beginner and enthusiast photographers, manipulating shutter speed for something other than exposure might be a bit of an adventure out of a …

These retirement tips equal six figure savings

Who can save for retirement these days? You can, if you know where to look and honestly assess what you can live without.<p>Recently I had fun with some of my undergraduate students. I asked my entire class to make a list of the wants (not needs) on which they frequently spend money. Answers varied …

Chrome For Android Update Prevents Merging Tabs And Apps Automatically

Changes are good, especially if the results are for the better. It looks like version 49 of the Chrome browser app for Android has gotten a change …

29 Insanely Decadent Desserts You Should Probably Only Make Once Every 4 Years

Celebrate Leap Day with super-rich desserts.<p>Leap Day only happens once every four years, so use it as an opportunity to make something so …

How to Tie a Turbo Midge

US Youth Fly Fishing Team member and Pennsylvania fly fisher Doug Freemann ties aTurbo Midge in this week’s featured tying video. “Former Fly Fishing …

No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Grow At Home In Containers

Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into ready-to-eat fruits and veggies, but you also don’t …

How to Scan for (and Fix) Corrupt System Files in Windows

If your PC has been feeling buggy or having trouble during startup, it’s possible that Windows system files have become corrupt, gone missing, or …

How to Edit Instagram Photos: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Instagram Filters & More

Have you ever looked through your Instagram feed and wondered how some people make their photos look <i>so darn good?</i><p>Whether I'm looking at drool-worthy …

How To: Add Google Map in Html Page

Adding google map to html page is very easy and a common practice now a days. In this tutorial we will learn how to add google map in web page step …

Getting Started with EverWeb 1: Creating Your First Website

EverWeb is great for first time users as it combines ease of use with a rich feature set, but there’s always going to be a bit of a learning curve at …

Tips for Aiming with Scopes

Aiming with scopes might not seem difficult at first. In principle, all shooters have to do is line up the crosshairs with the target and pull the …

Read ‘Em and Reap: New Book Will Make You a Better Coyote Hunter

Think you know everything there is to know about coyotes? Then you probably don’t need to read Michael Huff’s new book on the canines. But for …

The State of Western Hunting

We aren’t that far separated from the last presidential State of The Union Address and the full court press for the next POTUS has begun. This has …

Nutella Muddy Buddies For Life. The End.

<i>Nutella muddy buddies, a.k.a Nutella "puppy chow", is sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike. Make a double batch because this stuff is addictive!</i><p>Nutella has become one of my biggest weaknesses. I am seriously hooked on it. I can never get enough Nutella in my diet. Whether it's Nutella …

How to Make a Simple and Inexpensive Mini Metal Foundry for Melting Pop Cans and Casting Aluminum

The “King of Random“, as Grant Thompson (previously) is known, recently shared a video on how to make a simple and inexpensive mini metal foundry for …

The CIA's EarthViewer was basically the original Google Earth

The earliest version of the CIA's satellite imagery software, called EarthViewer, was actually invented at the turn of the millennium. Starting in the early 2000s, the CIA used it to pinpoint movement in Iraqi warehouses or camps, since it showed topography changes over time.<p>EarthViewer looked …

How to Set the Right Image Resolution for Printing

In this short video tutorial from my recent course on preparing images for printing, you'll learn how to make sure your images are at the optimal …

How to Add CSS Ghost Buttons in Your WordPress Theme

Recently one of our readers asked us for a tutorial on how to add CSS Ghost buttons in their WordPress themes. Ghost buttons are the transparent call …

How to Photograph the Moon as Sharply as Possible

They say to always shoot for the moon—but in photography, when you fail, you don’t land amongst the stars. Your moon just looks like an overexposed …

5 awesome things only Android owners get to do in Google Maps

But I have an iPhone, which means I can't use the app to its full potential. I miss out on some awesome Google Maps features that are only available on the Android version of the app.<p>Here are five things Google Maps owners with Android can do that iPhone users can't.

Maps Minutes Hack #7: No signal, no problem. Navigate your holiday travels with Google Maps offline

Part of our series on how to save time this holiday season with Google Maps.<br>This time of year, millions take a road trip home for the holidays or …

Google Earth Pro Changes Support, Features & Terms Of Service

Grace from the Google Earth Team posted a message in the Google Maps Help forum notifying users of changes coming to Google Earth Pro and Google …

Photographer Creates Stunning Shower Of Ice Crystals After Throwing Hot Tea Into The Air During -40 C Weather

A Canadian photographer has captured the brilliance of physics in one spectacular shot.<p>Michael Davies decided to document what happens when you throw …

5 Reasons You Should Learn Long Exposure Photography

Long exposure imagery is an interesting and highly satisfying technique of creating images. It requires you to use the manual mode or sometimes …

Photography

10 Surefire Tips for Photographing Birds in Flight

Recently an internal survey in my blog revealed that photographing birds in flight is the most sought after topic. It didn’t come as a surprise …

6 Reasons to Become a Nature Photographer

Nature photography never gets boring. Here are 6 excellent reasons to try nature photography and some tips on how to do it!