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5 simple ways to invest $1,000 now

The unemployment rate continues to drift steadily lower, gas prices remain cheap relative to years past and the stock market continues to bump up against all-time highs. And as a result, many Americans are finally getting their finances back in order.<p>But what should they do with that extra cash …

10 things billionaires won’t tell you

<b>1.“We just get richer and richer.”</b><p>The past 35 years have been a period of extraordinary wealth creation by billionaires, according to a new “2015 …

How to Change Color in Photoshop of Any Object // Also Replace & Match As Well

When changing the color of an object in Photoshop there are ways to change the base color and the highlight color, we go over each of those methods …

How to Craft the Perfect Instagram

From the editors at ELLE.com, the science behind your "likes"<p>Sometimes, when I find only a fraction of the "likes" that I expected in that crucial first hour following an Instagram upload, I start walking towards my Internet box to reset it, because that <i>must</i> be the problem. My vacation shot of …

This Is What The World Exports And Imports

Here are two awesome maps from a recent Standard Chartered report on the state of global trade.<p>The top map shows the big exports from every country. The bottom is the country's imports.<p>Each region is depicted by a few categories, and the number next to each category represents how big that category …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Easily Replace The Sky in Your Photos Using The Gradient Tool

In my previous article, I talked about how powerful luminosity masks are in blending multiple exposures. However, using the same exposures as last …

Alibaba makes $1.22B investment in Chinese video site Youku Tudou

Chinese video service Youku Tudou has accepted a massive $1.22 billion investment from Alibaba Group, the companies announced today.<p>Alibaba, which is planning an IPO in the near future, is China’s largest ecommerce company, which also competes with Google and PayPal within China. The new investment …

Tibetan Monks Painstakingly Create Incredible Mandalas Using Millions of Grains of Sand

Imagine the amount of patience that's required to create such highly detailed art such as this! To promote healing and world peace, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks, from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in India, travel the world creating incredible mandalas using millions of grains of sand. For …

Paintings by Andy Denzler

Under My Skin – Paintings by Andy Denzler.<p>These paintings by Andy Denzler are part of the series “Under My Skin”. The Swiss artist creates stunning …

Art

Samsung kicks off infringement case against Apple with FaceTime claim

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Samsung on Monday kicked off its patent infringement suit against Apple, presenting evidence and testimony to argue the iPhone maker copied two of its patents.<p>The Korean electronics maker rested its defense against Apple shortly before 2 p.m. PT Monday before starting arguments …

The Politics of Pontius Pilate: How Not to Lead

We live in an age of Pilate politics.<p>Pontius Pilate is a familiar figure to many of us, especially on this Easter weekend. He was the Roman governor …

This “Airbnb For Skills” Will Liberate You From Your 9 To 5

“Essentially it’s kind of like the Airbnb model for skillsearch,” Hooks explains. “Whatever city you’re in, wherever you are in the world, you can …

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