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The 5 Best Film Scanners Under $200

Scanning film is probably the least attractive part of shooting film, but that doesn’t mean you should neglect this stage. Nowadays, we all want to …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Personal Finance

How To Turn Your Android Phone Into The Ultimate GPS Navigator

Ever wanted to use your phone as a GPS navigator in the outdoors? Here's a step by step guide to finding the maps, creating trails and waypoints and …

5 Ham Radio Projects with Diana Eng

From 2009-2010, <i>Make:</i> had the pleasure of hosting a series of ham radio articles by fashion designer, hardware hacker, and ham radio enthusiast, Diana Eng. You may also remember Diana from season 2 of <i>Project Runway</i>. Besides writing ham radio how-tos, she also wrote about the ham scene in general, …

Why Now Is The Time To Buy Tesla Motors Stock

<b>Crude oil has dropped 50% in just 6 months</b><p>At under $50/barrel, gasoline is now selling for under $2/gallon in many USA locations. This is a price rollback to 2008 – something almost no one expected in early 2014.<p><b>Don’t jump to conclusions</b><p>It is easy to jump to conclusions about what this will mean …

9 Books Billionaire Warren Buffett Thinks Everyone Should Read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he says. "We want to …

Self-improvement

6 Easy DIY Photography Projects That Make for Great Holiday Gifts

Want to make a photography gift this holiday season instead of buying one? The video above offers 6 fun ideas for easy DIY photo gifts you can try …

Your Ordinary DSLR Can Be Used to Detect Planets Orbiting Other Stars

Did you know that your ordinary DSLR camera has the power to detect planets orbiting other stars? You don’t need a high-powered telescope to look …

Old Glass: How to Use Old Film Lenses with New DSLR Cameras

Do you want a sharp and well built lens? Of course you do. Everyone does. Think you can’t afford great glass? Think again. You may not be looking in …

Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

Art

The Real Lives of Feral Cats

Two Baltimore-based photographers have been following the city's "community cats" with their cameras for over 5 years.<p>Of the estimated 50 million feral cats currently living in the United States, 185,000 are thought to reside in the City of Baltimore. Photographers Elizabeth and Jason Putsché have …

Marked Up Photographs Show How Iconic Prints Were Edited in the Darkroom

Want to see what kind of work goes into turning a masterful photograph into an iconic print? Pablo Inirio, the master darkroom printer who works at …

Pulitzer Winning Photographer David Turnley’s Advice to a Class of Photojournalism Students

I had a wonderful opportunity today in that I got to enjoy the company of Pulitzer Prize-winner photojournalist David Turnley in the setting of my …

Inside the Koch Brothers’ Toxic Empire

The enormity of the Koch fortune is no mystery. Brothers Charles and David are each worth more than $40 billion. The electoral influence of the Koch …

Defend Your Home With Artificial Intelligence

The Canary security system learns about your daily routine -- and picks up on anything out of the ordinary.<p>You’re out of town for the weekend, and you want to keep tabs on your home. You could set up a sophisticated security system -- with live video feeds, multiple sensors, and remote access -- …

5 Key Steps to Defining Your Personal Photographic Style

“Create your own visual style…let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” — Orson Welles.<p>While the visual style Welles was …

Two Friends Were Struggling To Find A Good Pair Of Men's Shoes, So They Left Their Jobs And Created Their Own Brand

Lane Gerson and Ariel Nelson were trying to find shoes for Nelson to wear to an upcoming wedding, but they were striking out.<p>"We were like this is nuts," Gerson told Business Insider. "I can't afford anything out there. And even the stuff that's almost in my price range, it's like four, five, six …

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The Popping of the Shale Gas Bubble

For much of the past decade we have been inundated by reports of how the wonders of technology, specifically horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, have unleashed a new era for energy supplies. Industry leaders have touted that shale gas, along with burgeoning shale oil production, will lead …

Life After Dark: Helpful Tips for Street Photography at Night

To the surprise of no one, the topic of light is relatively common here on Light Stalking; search the archives and you can easily find plenty of …

I’m really excited to share this interview with Kamau Z. Akabueze, a talented iPhone photographer with a passion for creating striking black and …

Elon Musk: 3 Opportunities That Will Impact Humanity for the Better

These are the big ideas that have guided the career of SpaceX's and Tesla Motors' CEO.<p>From advanced rockets to electric cars, who wouldn't like to know where entrepreneur Elon Musk finds his big ideas?<p>The SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO recently shed light on his his thought process for dreaming up his …

The 5 Essentials of a Well-Run Meeting

The CEO of a startup dedicated to fixing meetings shares the takeaways of hundreds of hours of research into what's wrong with the average office get-together.<p>Jason Shah, CEO of Do.com, which recently launched a tool promising less-painful meetings, may have spent hundreds of hours speaking to …

4 Best Websites for Earning Side Income to Grow Your Savings

Before you can save money, you’ve got to earn it. The web lends a helping hand for those interested in <b>how to make extra money from home</b> with a …

Be the boss people love to work for

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab.<p>In Gallup's most recent State of the American Workplace …