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What Would U.S. Money Look Like, Given the Proper Attention of an Industrial Designer?

Bills so pretty you'd never spend them<p>Industrial designer Andrey Avgust hails from Belarus, a country whose currency I admit I've never seen. But …

Industrial Designer

How to create Photoshop Actions to make star trails from a single photo

Star trails are a common subject amongst astrophotographers. When they’re not trying to capture the milky way, they’re showing the path that our …

Tutorials

Artist turns iconic LeBron-Wade photo into a stunningly realistic tattoo

New Zealand-based tattoo artist Steve Butcher has long turned photos of athletes into jaw-dropping tattoo portraits. Last year, he took on this portrait of Russell Westbrook.<p>But he may have pulled off his best sports tattoo yet.<p>On Thursday, Butcher revealed the finished product of his LeBron …

Basketball

20 Free Photoshop Layer Styles for Creating Beautiful Text Effects

Photoshop Layer Styles are a set of pre-configured commands that will take basic text and will quickly create typographical works of art for you. …

Graphics

This Marinated Zucchini Recipe Is Changing the Way I Make All Vegetables

Lemony ricotta. Marinated veg. Crunchy hazelnuts. It’s how I want to eat everything now.<p>When it comes to summer produce, zucchini never gets much love. I admit I was part of the problem...until I tried this marinated zucchini with hazelnuts and ricotta recipe. If all summer squash were seared, …

Watch This 8-Year-Old Girl Crush Led Zeppelin's 'Good Times Bad Times'

Eight-year-old Yoyoka Soma's favorite drummer is John Bonham, so for her entry into the 2018 Hit Like A Girl drum contest, she covered Bonham's part on Led Zeppelin's "Good Times Bad Times."<p>The video, which features Soma playing along to the 1969 hit, earned her a spot in the international …

Guitar

A Visual Guide to Explain The Evolution of Marvel Character Rights

Do you have a friend or family member that doesn’t understand which characters belong in a certain superhero movie? Well these helpful tools are for …

Comics

EA’s E3 2018 press conference: start time, live stream, and schedule

On your browser, today<p>(IMAGE IS A PLACEHOLDER AND WILL BE SWAPPED WHEN STREAM IS READY)<p>Electronic Arts will kick off its EA Play 2018 event from Los Angeles during E3 with a livestream broadcast on Saturday, June 9 at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET. You can watch it all live right here.<p>EA has already done a …

Gaming

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Go from Boring to WOW in Just 7 Minutes (VIDEO)

Sometimes you’re in the right place at the wrong time, or the light just isn’t cooperating. In the quick video below, you learn a really easy …

Tutorials

This artist transforms ordinary things on the street into whimsical art

Michael Pederson proves that, with a little imagination, the most mundane, everyday objects can become clever works of art. For the past four years, …

Art

There’s A Genius Street Artist Running Loose In The Streets, And Let’s Hope Nobody Catches Him (30+ New Pics)

Tom Bob (previously here) refuses to simply <i>live</i> in the world. He's reshaping it. Creating clever street art on common objects in the urban landscape, …

United Arab Emirates

Remarkably detailed tiny sculptures on the tips of pencils

Artist Salavat Fidai creates all sorts of cool art, but his work sculpting the tips of pencils really stands out as an impressive achievement.<p>Black …

Sculpture

A girl's optical illusion makes it look like she's driving an invisible car — and people can't stop recreating the mind-boggling trick

Viacom Media Networks<p><b>People on Twitter are having a ton of fun recreating a viral video that appears to show someone driving an invisible car.</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

Optical Illusions

21 Foods That Prove Japan Is Lightyears Ahead Of Everyone When It Comes To Snacks

BRB, moving to Japan.

Cherry Blossom

Hip Hop Reviewer Absolutely Astonished Listening to Rage Against the Machine For the First Time

YouTuber YouYouYou who does five minute Hip Hop album reviews from his car, was convinced by his viewers to take a listen to Rage Against the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Fore-Edge Painting: The Art of Hiding Images on Page Edges

Since 1970, "book craftsman" Martin Frost has been practicing the forgotten art of fore-edge painting. This is a technique whereby a hardcover book …

Art

The most valuable vinyl records on Earth

As more and more listeners embrace the vinyl resurgence, vinyl fans around the world are increasingly on the hunt for the coolest wax to spin on …

Vinyl Records

How to Create LUTs With Photoshop

Ever wondered how to create your very own LUTs using only Photoshop? Look no further, Unmesh Dinda at PiXimperfect just released the perfect short …

Tutorials

Here’s What THX’s Iconic Audio Trademark Looks Like as Musical Notation

In 1982, Lucasfilm employee James Moorer composed a piece of music that’s since become a staple of the film-going experience: “Deep Note” is the audio trademark of the George Lucas-founded high fidelity sound company THX. The theme, which is frequently referenced and satirized for sounding …

Star Wars

Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

Tutorials

Girl Challenges Herself To Draw A Self-Portrait In 50 Cartoon Styles, And The Result Is Unbelievably Spot On

If you aren't stepping out of your artistic comfort zone, you probably aren't improving. A year ago, 24-year-old Sam Skinner decided to take her …

Digital Design

This smart Tupperware connects to Alexa and warns you when food is about to go bad

If you need more evidence that we’re living in an increasingly (and maybe unnecessarily) connected world, there’s a new Kickstarter for smart Tupperware containers that are compatible with Amazon’s Alexa. The Ovie Smarterware food storage system is designed to help you keep track of the food in …

Smart Homes

If You Love Star Wars & Insects You'll Be In Heaven Right Now

Ingenious British illustrator Richard Wilkinson is the talented individual behind these Star Wars insect hybrids. Using some of the most loved and …

Insects

How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. …

Woodworking

M.C. Escher's Grand Journey, From his Birthplace Leeuwarden to the World and Back Again

May 18, 2018<p>Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on …

Spiffy new iPhone X cases look like original iMac and iPhone

I test a lot of iPhone cases and rarely get comments. Most of them aren’t that distinctive. But a new iMac-inspired case from Spigen attracted the attention of my teenage kids and even elicited a compliment: “Cool case, Dad!”<p>iPhone case-maker Spigen is launching a set of iPhone X cases inspired by …

An army of gamers just put a dent in Einstein's 'spooky' paradox

The experiment, played online around the world, appears to confirm that linked particles communicate faster than the speed of light.<p>I hope you're …

Five Photoshop tips from a 15 year Photoshop veteran

Stefan Kohler of RAWexchange recently came to realize that his oldest .psd file is 15 years old. That’s a lot of retouching, isn’t it? This led him …

Abstract Shapes and Graffiti-Inspired Swirls Leap off the Wall in New Three-Dimensional Murals by Peeta | Colossal

<p>Italian artist Manuel de Rita a.k.a. Peeta (previously) transforms static structures by painting colorful cubes and abstracted cylindrical shapes to …

Art