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WATCH: These 5 Mood-Boosting Paint Colors Will Make Your Home a Happier Place

When it comes to decorating a house, color is so much more than a matter of taste. In fact, plenty of scientific evidence suggests that use of color …

Interior Design

Feel Like a Badass With Tone It Up's Full Body Dumbbell Workout

To share a bit of the Tone It Up 21 Fall Challenge, Karena and Katrina from TIU put together this powerful full-body, strength-training workout that …

Workouts

This $25 Device Helps Me Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling

Say hello to restful, humidified sleep.<p>Traveling is the absolute best, but one downside that often accompanies packing up my bags, hopping on a …

Handbags

Here's the Best Way to Sharpen Portraits in Photoshop, According to Tutorial Resource Phlearn

Phlearn is a great photography educational site that provides helpful tutorials on a range of topics, mainly centering around Photoshop and Lightroom …

Tutorials

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

Two Ways to Instantly Make Your Photos Pop Using Photoshop

Have you ever felt like your photos were missing something? In this quick Photoshop tutorial, learn how to make your photos pop with this simple …

Tutorials

Follow These 10 Yogis On YouTube If You Want To Take Your Practice To The Next Level

If you've been bitten by the yoga bug, then you probably hate the thought of going a single day without rolling out your mat, even if it's just for a …

How to Use the Color Dodge and Burn Blend Modes in Photoshop

Here’s a 12-minute tutorial from photographer Blake Rudis of f64 Academy that looks at how you can use Photoshop’s dodge and burn blend modes for …

Can you keep up with this advanced ab workout

Before you launch into the advanced ab workout, you will want to ease into it with some basic core exercises to warm up the abdominal muscles. The …

The Kettlebell Move You Need to Burn Fat and Tone Your Legs, Butt, and Core

If you've shied away from kettlebells because you're a dumbbell kind of girl, you're really missing out! This magical piece of equipment can be used in so many exercises that not only strengthen your muscles but also get your heart rate soaring, burning calories — kettlebell training burns an …

6 Ab-Toning Moves Better Than Crunches

According to a former ballerina turned Pilates pro.<p>A workout routine doesn’t get more tired than when you do the same five—we’ll call them …

Remove Distracting Elements from Photos with These 3 Simple Photoshop Tricks (VIDEO)

A telephone pole emanating from a subject’s head is the classic example of a distracting element ruining an otherwise fine photo. But there are …

Tutorials

Forget Frankenstein, what else are snowflake students getting wrong about classic literature?

In a fit of thin-skinned, liberal foot-stomping, millennials are, say two UK newspapers, empathising with the monster in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. “The sympathies of today’s millennial students often lie with a mistreated creature whose ambiguous near-human status prefigures today’s interest in …

Literature

Computer scientist uncovers clue to deciphering one of the most mysterious books in the world

“She made recommendations to the priest …”<p>And that, mysteriously, is the start of an enigmatic medieval book that has baffled experts for generations …

Artificial Intelligence

Selectively sharpen your photos non-destructively with a high pass filter mask

Sharpening is one of those parts of digital photography on which everybody has their own opinion. How much, when in the process to do it, using what …

Tutorials

There are no unemployed in UK, says Hammond in TV gaffe

Chancellor is accused of being out of touch after making slip-up as he prepares for politically difficult budget later this week<p>Philip Hammond has claimed “there are no unemployed people” in the UK in a major slip-up as the chancellor prepares to fight for his political life in this week’s …

Philip Hammond

The only known recording of Hitler's normal speaking voice

In 1942, Hitler paid a secret visit to Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Marshal of Finland and Commander-in-Chief of the Finnish Defence Forces in …

North Africa

A Beginner's Guide to Using the Healing Brush Tool in Photoshop

One of the coolest things you can do with Photoshop is get rid of stuff you don't want in the picture fairly easily in most situations. If you're …

Tutorials

Polarizing, ND, and more: How different photo filters affect your photography

Since the 1800s, photo filters have been used to apply different effects to photographs. Nowadays, many of these filters are no longer relevant, due …

5 Ways to Change the Color of ANYTHING in Photoshop

They will look at the simple masked Hue/Sat adjustment layer, the Color and Hue blend modes, converting white (or black) to a color, targeting an …

Paper in Ancient China

The widespread use of paper and printing were features of ancient China which distinguished it from other ancient cultures. Traditionally, paper was …

25 Landscape Photography Tips and Tricks That Will Deliver Spectacular Results (VIDEO)

We often turn to Toma Bonciu (AKA “Photo Tom”) for concise tutorials on shooting and editing landscape photographs. In the six-minute video below he …

Landscape Photography

5 Photoshop Tricks in 5 Minutes: From the Banana Tool to Lens Flare Precision

Here’s a quick video from tutvids covering five different tricks that will be completely new to most Photoshop users. Did you know there is a Banana …

Add Motion and a 3D Effect to Landscape Photos with This Simple Photoshop Animation Trick (VIDEO)

Are you looking for a way to add a little pizzazz to landscape photos and bring them to life? The simple Photoshop technique in the video below will …

How to Make a Composite Dreamscape in Photoshop with Two Photos

Hey, guys! I’m Jaxson Pohlman. In this post, I’m going to show you how to create a composite dreamscape using two photos in just a few steps using …

How to Work Faster With Layers in Photoshop

As you can imagine I spend a lot of time in Photoshop. And when you spend as much time in Photoshop as I do, you want to work as fast and efficiently …

Photography Tips | How And Why To Use Exposure Compensation

While you can always take the most control over your camera’s exposure in manual mode, sometimes it’s more convenient to shoot in a semi-automatic …

Mandate of Heaven

The Mandate of Heaven (<i>Tianming</i>), also known as Heaven’s Mandate, was the divine source of authority and the right to rule of China’s early kings and …

The Sunny F/16 Rule - Digital Photo Magazine

What’s the correct exposure on a normal sunny day? There’s a formula to answer that, don’t you know? The correct answer is a shutter speed of 1/ISO …

How to Clean Your Camera's Sensor

One of the critical things for your camera is to keep the sensor clean. Dust floats around almost everywhere; Once it gets inside your camera it can …