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DIY: How to Turn a Canon Kit Lens From an EF-S to EF Mount

Last week we shared a guest post that detailed how using your kit lens isn’t so bad after all. Following in the footsteps of that post, we have a …

These Focus Stacking Walkthroughs Will Help You Take Your Macro Photography to the Next Level

When it comes to macro photography, knowing how to properly focus stack your images can make a massive difference. To that end, the walkthrough above …

Top 10 Things to Do in Utah Parks

National Parks

20 roads you should drive in your lifetime

There are millions of miles of roads in the world, and some of these roads provide incredible views of the surrounding landscape. Sometimes, the roads themselves are a work of art.<p>We've come up with the ultimate list of the world's most beautiful roads to prove that sometimes the journey is much …

Hiking

Inside Look: Behind Kimpton Hotels' Complete Digital Overhaul

Kimpton Hotels launched an all-new version of its website this morning, designed by the San Francisco-based FINE agency, following the relaunch of …

Explore the Largest Sand Dunes in North America

<b>Location: Colorado<br>Established: September 13, 2004<br>Size: 149,137 acres</b><p>Visitors to the Great Sand Dunes experience an undeniable sense of wonder, just as happens in so many of our most spectacular national parks. In contrast to the sudden shock of walking to the rim of the Grand Canyon, though, or …

Jacob's Well Is The Coolest Place To Swim In Texas

Think diving off the deep end is scary? Try jumping into Jacob's Well, which looks like the perfect -- if not terrifying -- way to spend a summer day.<p>Called "The Gem of Texas Hill Country," Jacob's Well is in Wimberley -- a short, 45-minute drive from Austin. The well was discovered in 1850 and is …

Recent Creative Cloud Update Enabled App Data Gathering, Here’s How You Turn it Off

In a sneaky move that the company probably hoped nobody would notice, Adobe turned on “Desktop App Usage Information” by default in the most recent …

How to Remove Objects From an Image With Photoshop

Photoshop has such a diverse range of tools and image editing capabilities that it’s hard for one person to learn how they all work. It’s easy to …

Blumenthal's Historic Heston Will Be Re-Released as a Pared Down, Less Expensive Book

<i>Historic Heston</i>, the multi-award-winning cookbook from British chef <b>Heston Blumenthal</b> that was first released last October, will be re-released as a less expensive volume later this year. <i>Historic Heston</i> received three James Beard Awards, including the coveted Cookbook of the Year honor. …

The Nicest Grain Silo You've Ever Slept In

A “thin place.” That’s how John and Judi Stuart describe their bed and breakfast/working farm that sits on 82 pristine acres in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. The Celtic term refers to an earthly locale whose boundary with heaven is especially fine—a holy border of sorts where you can sense the …

Lexington Pulled Pork

Make the rub: Mix paprika, sugar, salt, mustard, garlic powder, both peppers, and cayenne in a bowl. Rub pork all over with spice mixture. Let sit at …

BBQ

Nirvana in East Austin: Dinner at Eden East on Springdale Farm

There's a lot to love about all the new restaurants in Austin. From the best trailers finding brick-and-mortar homes to a boom in Asian food options, Austin is diversifying in many enjoyable directions. Shops that were not here even a year ago are delighting locals and visitors alike, with none …

30 Zucchini Recipes for Using Up All Your Darn Zucchini

These zucchini recipes will help you make the most of one of summer's most abundant veggies.<p><b>The first sight of zucchini in your garden is a beautiful thing.</b> But then: It just keeps growing. Soon, half your fridge is taken up by zucchini. What can you do? Make these recipes, of course.

How To Spend The Perfect Summer Day In Vail, Colorado

Whoever said Vail was just a "winter city" is <i>seriously</i> confused.<p>The town is gorgeous when dusted in snow (see video for proof), but those same sights -- known to attract America's richest, most indulgent travelers -- are less crowded, less frigid and all the more epic during summer months.<p>Even if …

A Chair that’s Like a Three-Dimensional Picture Frame

Frame, by Ola Giertz, isn’t your average easy chair. It’s a rectangular shaped chair that looks to be a three-dimensional picture frame that will …

Furniture

How Pop Chart Lab Turned Trendy Infographics Into A Serious Business

Ben Gibson and Patrick Mulligan went from selling posters on the side to running a prolific infographics operation. Here’s how they did it.<p>Check out our slide show above for an exclusive look inside Pop Chart Lab’s Brooklyn warehouse. Photos: Celine Grouard for Fast Company<p>Halfway into 2014, Pop …

San Francisco, California

America's Coolest Rooftop Bars (PHOTOS)

When the golden hour hits on summer evenings, a ritual unfolds in cities across America: cubicle dwellers rush for the exits; lines form waiting for elevators to open; and social media is flooded with images of backlit skyscrapers and bright cocktails. It's rooftop time.<p>The coolest rooftops, like …

DIY: All-in-One Light Grid Diffuser and Cool Background Made from Plastic Bottles

We wouldn’t exactly describe it as ‘elegant,’ but this little DIY project by Instructables user pizzidave is both functional and extremely easy to …

The Best Way to Watermark Your Images in Photoshop

Master the Watermark: learn how and when to apply water marks to all of your images using a custom brush in Photoshop so it is easily repeatable.

Tutorials

America's best vacation rental values | CNN Travel

The Perfect Day in San Francisco

As our joyful adventures in Dublin drew to a close, it was good to know that there were more adventures ahead. Catherine and I would be flying back over the Atlantic to explore the city Catherine calls home: <b>San Francisco</b>.<p>The city is a transcendent beauty, a place that makes your throat catch when …

An Interview With Sebastian Weiss About Architecture & Instagram Success

Sebastian Weiss is a photographer, graphic designer and civil engineer from Hamburg, Germany. He’s passionate about concrete aesthetics and the …

Star Wars' Creator George Lucas to Open Museum in Chicago

Chicago has been selected by “Star Wars” filmmaker George Lucas as the home of his “storytelling museum” that will feature the director’s collection …

The 50 Best US Tourist Attractions You've Never Heard Of

Everyone has heard of the Empire State Building in New York, but do you know about Upstate New York's Letchworth State Park, unofficially dubbed the Grand Canyon of the East? How about the Lost Sea in Tennessee, which is the country's largest underground lake?<p>We've put together a list of the …

Family-Friendly Hiking in America’s National Parks

Finding the right hike for children can be tricky: The trail needs to be safe and not too strenuous, yet interesting enough to keep the young folks’ attention. As a bonus, it would be nice if the hike stimulated them to want to learn more about the place. America’s national parks abound in good …

What Not to Do in New York City

<i>(Photo: Thinkstock/Creatasx)</i><p>New Yorkers aren't exactly famous for being polite to tourists, but that's just because most tourists don't know how to act in the Big Apple. The good news: It's not so hard. Just follow these simple rules of conduct -- from how to behave on the subway to when it's …