Mike Hardee

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5 Ways to Soothe Anxious Dogs

Pets can become stressed for several different reasons. From new roommates to fireworks to long travel hours, dogs react to changes in their environment similar to how we do.<p>Many types of canine anxiety problems exist. Separation anxiety can occur when a dog is left alone for long periods of time. …

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What Is A Double Exposure Image?

Double exposure photography allows you to combine photos to create truly unique images. Using apps on your iPhone allows you to create amazing double …

How To Shoot Dramatic Portraits By Yourself With Only A Single Light And On Location

Who says pulling off an entire photoshoot by yourself needs to be difficult? Not Jay P. Morgan. In the quick video clip below he invites us behind …

How Dogs Understand What We Say

Scientists — and anyone who lives with a canine — know that dogs pay close attention to the emotion in our voices. They listen for whether our tone is friendly or mean, how the pitch goes up or down and even the rhythms in our speech.<p>But what about the meaning of the words we say?<p>Sure, a few …

6 Reasons Why Long Distance Train Travel Is Worth It

Taking a long-distance train is not the fastest mode of transportation, but it’s certainly much more relaxing than being crammed into flying metal tube with 150 of your closest friends. As long as you’re not in a hurry, it’s a great way to unplug, de-stress and maybe even meet some new friends. …

12 Amazing Holiday Getaways Under $100

Israel demolishes homes as killers' families pay price for terror attacks

The home of Ghassan Abu Jamal has a beautiful view of Jabel Mukaber. It looks over a small valley with olive trees and grazing sheep.<p>It also stinks here, the distinctive raw sewage smell of what's known locally as "skunk water," sprayed by Israeli police as a riot-control measure. And when you walk …

Office for Android updated with Dropbox support

Microsoft first unveiled its Dropbox support for mobile versions of Office earlier this month, but despite the iOS apps getting updated soon after, Android has lagged behind until this week. The latest update to Office Mobile for Android adds Dropbox as an online storage application, allowing …

Prizm Plays Music You Like To Transform Your Living Room Into Your Favorite Coffee Shop

Remember the last time you went to the same coffee shop or bar because the staff tends to play music you like and you don’t have to pick the next song? Prizm is a neat little pyramid add-on for your sound system to transform your living room into this coffee shop you like. The French startup is …

Android rival Jolla hits crowdfunding target for first Sailfish OS tablet

Finnish smartphone manufacturer Jolla has passed its Indiegogo crowdfunding target -- in just over two hours -- for its first tablet, a 7.9-inch slate that runs Sailfish OS, rather than Android.<p>Finnish smartphone manufacturer Jolla has successfully taken to crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to seek …

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California: Surfboards turned into works of art in Morro Bay

More than 20 surfboards-turned-artworks are on display around Morro Bay, Calif., in the town's first such public art on display through November. The Surfboard Art Festival features boards that have been painted to convey familiar scenes in the Central Coast town, wildlife and even strands of …

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Promotion: Explore the night sky with our cut-price telescope

With winter fast approaching, the long evenings provide the perfect opportunity to take a look at the night sky, and The Widescreen Centre in London has a special offer to help you do just that.<p>Until 24 December, it is offering 15% off the Celestron NexStar Evolution 6 telescope (RRP …

Illustrations and Paintings by Fredrik Rättzén

Creative Illustrations and Paintings.<p>Look at these amazing illustrations and paintings by Fredrik Rättzén, an artist and illustrator located in …

10 sweet apps already spruced up for Android’s Material Design

Google premiered the Material design theme at its big Google I/O conference back in June, but only recently have developers been sending out apps in accord with the new look for the Android operating system.<p>And it isn’t just Googlers who’ve been doing the work. Startups have launched Material-style …

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

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Amazon Echo Is A $199 Connected Speaker Packing An Always-On Siri-Style Assistant

Amazon has a new product that doesn’t really have any current equivalent form any other tech company – a connected speaker called Echo that’s always-on, listening for commands that its virtual assistant can then respond to with information or by triggering a task.<p>The cylindrical device has …

13 Mistakes From Your Favorite '90s Sitcoms

Nobody is perfect... not even your favorite '90s sitcoms.<p>While "Friends" stole our hearts and "Family Guy" had us howling with laughter, between the heartbreak and the side-splitting these classics sitcoms were making a few mistakes. Ever notice the major continuity error in "The Simpsons" opening …