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Are we getting Alzheimer's from breathing magnetite crystals into our brains?

A new study from Lancaster University researchers reports on the presence of magnetic nanoparticles in the human brain, possibly stemming from air …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

How to build a DIY Teleprompter

Anyone who remembers my early videos knows that my command of the english language is<p>far from perfectextremely creative. It was after several long …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Tutorials

First Look at the New Zoom H4n Pro DSLR Audio Recorder

Japanese audio gear manufacturer <b>Zoom</b> have been on quite the roll in the last 12 months by unleashing their top-end Zoom F8 multi-track recorder and …

10 things to disable in Windows 10

Did you just upgrade to Windows 10? Perhaps involuntarily? Welcome to the operating system!<p>If you used Windows 10's express installation, you <i>might</i> want to tweak some of your settings before you get going. You know, for the sake of privacy, speed and convenience. Here are 10 things -- that are …

Web developers, meet WebGazer: software that turns webcams into eye-trackers

Eye-tracking technology has long been the domain of high-end research, but this week new software brings it within reach for anyone with a website.<p>Developed by computer scientists at Brown University, WebGazer.js can be added to any site with just a few lines of code. Running on a website visitor's …

11 Things to Know Before Visiting the Lumber Yard - Quiet Corner

Choosing the right wood for a home improvement project can be tricky for experienced woodworkers and novice DIYers alike. Luckily, knowing a few key …

DIY Tutorials Archives - Page 6 of 6 - Quiet Corner

My parents wanted a bench to go with the concrete fire pit that I made for them. I decided to reuse the […]<p>2 years ago<p>0<p>Squeeze the whole family in at …

Crafting

How to Build a U-Shaped Raised Garden Bed - Quiet Corner

Tips How to Build a U-Shaped Raised Garden Bed<p>Creating your own home garden is not always an easy task, but with this DIY U-Shaped garden, it will be …

Watch a Master Modeler Build a Hyper-Detailed WWII Airplane

Anyone who’s done any scale modeling knows that it can be challenging to just put together and paint a reasonably-detailed model as it comes in the box. To take that model to the level that Czech modeler David Damek does in this amazing video is infinitely harder than he makes it all look.<p>Even if …

This is What Different Light Modifiers Do for Studio Portraits

Starting out in studio portraiture and not sure what light modifier to choose to achieve the photo you want? In the post, we’ll take a look at the …

DIY Outdoor Wood Bench

This is a little labor intensive, but the result is beautiful. If you're interested in a bit of a challenge and want to revamp your outdoor space on …

Complete Video Tutorial on setting up your own Off Grid Solar Power

Luckily for off-gridders, homesteaders or preppers, if your grid will somehow ever go down, you can generate your own electricity. Watch the six part …

New treatment for prostate cancer is much less invasive

New treatments for wiping out prostate cancer are making their way into hospitals and medical centers in Miami and across the United States.<p>As of …

Cancer

DIY - Building Paths with the Walkmaker - Quiet Corner

<b>Tools</b><p>Excavation and site preparation tools<br>• QUIKRETE Walkmaker form<br>• wheelbarrow or mixing box,<br>• shovel<br>• level<br>• margin trowel or finishing …

6 Must-Do Home Improvement Projects to Tackle Before Selling a House

Selling your home might feel like a rush to the finish line. The market is hot <i>right</i> <i>now</i>, you think -- so you should hurry up while you can still get a good price. Or perhaps your dream home was <i>just</i> listed, but you can't move in until your current place sells … so you should expedite this, right?<p>The …

The Little Black Font Book 2

If you really love fonts and typography maybe there is a chance you already know the Little Black Font Book, by HypeForType Foundry. So now they are …