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Start your mornings off better w/ the $40 Philips Sunrise Simulation Wake-Up Light

Amazon offers the Philips Wake-up Light with Sunrise Simulation alarm clock (HF3500) for <b>$39.99 shipped</b> when activating the on-page coupon. That takes 20% off the going rate, scores you $10 in savings and is a match of our previous mention. Today’s deal is also the best available and a tie for the …

Creating Dramatic Black and White Images for Instagram

If you've ever been swiping through Instagram and noticed that certain black and white images had a particularly dramatic, vintage, or even sharp …

How to Use Luminosity Masks for Landscape and Cityscape Image Editing

Luminosity masks are a fantastic way to make precise selections based on luminance values (hence the name). As with all things Photoshop, there are …

How to shoot amazing black-and-white photos on your iPhone

Often, our eye is drawn to something because of its color. But sometimes we’re attracted by a pattern, or perhaps color even detracts from an image (like a row of cars in front of a beatific white building). At those times, we should shoot black-and-white images, which emphasize pattern, texture …

City Lights: Capturing cities at their best

<b>Many cities look their best at night, but capturing them in all their glory takes preparation and persistence, says David Noton</b><p>There was a time in my …

DSLR Video Tips | Tricks For Travel Filmmaking With Minimal Gear

Traveling for leisure or for work provides unique challenges and opportunities for filmmakers. On the one hand, you are presented new settings in …

How Sean Tucker creates Dramatic Black and White images for Instagram

If you found it helpful, share it on.<p><b>FINAL IMAGES:</b><p>Una publicación compartida de Sean Tucker (@seantuck) el 28 de Jul de 2017 a la(s) 8:31 PDT<p>Una …

Every Keen Traveller Needs These Travel Apps

In a day where there is an app for everything, even deciding the baby name you should use, it is no surprise that when it comes to travelling the …

Travel

The split between Donald Trump and the GOP is widening

Sam Clovis, who has been with the Trump campaign since jumping ship from an advisory role with the now-defunct presidential campaign of former Texas governor Rick Perry, said in an appearance on CNN's <i>New Day</i> on Thursday morning that the campaign's relationship with the GOP establishment has, in …

Ily’s modern family phone is launching on Kickstarter

Insensi has been working hard on a brand new device to make it easier to communicate with other family members. The device, Ily, is a modern take on landline phones that is so easy to use that children and grandparents don’t need directions. Ily is now available on Kickstarter for $149 to $199.<p>The …

Take a virtual tour of your home with these apps and sites that give you a 3D view

For some people, the best part of <i>The Sims</i> was designing, building, and furnishing homes for the families: adding an island, changing the rugs, and …

Apps

The Air Force will have combat lasers on its war planes by 2020

The Army has its HEL-MD (not to mention is working on GI Joe-style rifles and minesweepers); the Navy put a battleship-mounted railgun aboard the USS Ponce; and within the next five years, the Air Force expects to have laser weapons of its very own. These armaments, dubbed directed-energy weapons …

Military

The son of the ruler of Dubai dies

<b>(CNN) —</b> The son of the ruler of Dubai died of a heart attack Saturday morning, state-run WAM news agency reported. Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was 34, according to United Arab Emirates authorities.<p>Al Maktoum's funeral will be held Saturday, the start of a three-day mourning …

The GOP’s bullsh*t campaign: Why they’re drowning the country in an ocean of lies

Republicans are spending so much of their time misleading and lying to the public. How will the media keep up?<p>If you’re searching for advice on using the Internet without losing your mind, the classic xkcd web comic “Duty Calls” remains the gold standard. After all, no matter how much technology …

'The devil made me do it': Obama's foreign policy just reached a new low

The Obama administration's policy toward Syria and its more than four-year civil war is rapidly becoming a black mark on the president's legacy.<p>And a scathing new report by Peter Baker of The New York Times details the mind-boggling decision by the White House to refuse to accept any responsibility.<p>…

Full-Scale Military Drone Operation Confirmed By US DARPA Gremlin Program

The US' Department of Defense has confirmed plans to build an army of drones that will eventually replace manned aircrafts in a war zone.<p>The Gremlins …