Paul Siola

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8 Edible Plants And Flowers From Around Australia

While it's not recommended to go wandering around the Australian bush, randomly picking delicious plant-based morsels, there is a surprising amount …

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti's Are Available For Under $940

If you've been holding out for a GPU upgrade and you don't want anything bar the absolute best, then you might like to know that the best no longer …

How To Fix Your Home's Crappy Wi-Fi

Before you take a baseball bat to your WiFi router, there are a few apps which might help bring your home wireless network back from the dead.<p>WiFi …

Revive An Old PSP With A Raspberry Pi Zero

Have an old broken PSP sitting around collecting dust? Over on OtherMod, they show you how to tear that PSP apart, jam a Raspberry Pi Zero inside of …

A Linguist Explains Why Popular YouTubers Sound The Same

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for Worth Reading, our weekly guide to the best games writing that doesn’t show up here at <i>Kotaku</i>.<p>Hey, You Should …

Watch Kotaku's Boss Play Destiny's Raid For The First Time [UPDATE: Stream Over]

Two of <i>Kotaku</i>’s editors—me and Kirk Hamilton—have played <i>Destiny</i>’s Vault of Glass raid dozens of times. But our boss, Stephen Totilo, has not. Neither …

Macro Photography: Finding the Minimum Focus Distance for a Lens

Macro photographer Mike Moats was one of our guest instructors on our Vanelli & Friends Photography Cruise to Cozumel Mexico. Earlier in the day I …

Now Everybody Can Stream Xbox One Games To Windows 10

With only a week and change to go before the July 29 official release of Windows 10, Microsoft has gone ahead and enabled the ability to stream games …

Steal This Look: An Architect’s Guest Bedroom

Spotted on Freunde von Freunden: a monastic gentleman’s bedroom in the San Francisco home of Nir Stern. The son of two architects, Stern moved from …

The Game Trailers Of E3 2015 So Far [Even More Updated]

E3. 2015. Trailers. All of them. In here. Do it.<p>That's right: we've got more E3 trailers in here than your eyes have room for, cobbled together from …

5 Ways to Make Your Street Photography More Interesting

Countless photographers and photography critics have engaged in lively debates about the precise definition of street photography. There are those …

Millionaires who are frugal when they don’t have to be

The couple are the face of the self-made millionaire who has the financial security of true wealth, not the fleeting rush of sudden riches. While the …

How I Did a Zombie Attack Pre-Wedding Photo Shoot

The 2014 wedding season was very unique for me. It wasn’t just that I participated on it from “the other side” — I myself became a happy husband — I …

Watch 9 minutes of Assassin's Creed Syndicate gameplay

Now with vehicles!<p>This alpha footage of <i>Assassin's Creed Syndicate</i> doesn't impress quite the way the E3 footage for A<i>ssassin's Creed Unity</i> did. Then again, <i>Assassin's Creed Unity</i> proved a fancy preview doesn't guarantee a great game.<p>The 9-minute gameplay demonstration shows a handful of <i>Assassin's</i> …

Turn IKEA Cubes Into A Rustic Apothecary Chest

If you didn't see the before pictures you'd probably never guess that the rustic apothecary chest on the right was actually made from a basic IKEA …

A Brief History of Slender Man, The Internet's Boogeyman

<i>Slender: The Arrival</i> launches on PlayStation 4 today, and while the Slender Man phenomenon has died down in the last few years, he's still super …

A warning to startups from the head of Silicon Valley's most important startup factory

On Monday, at Demo Day, Y Combinator's big startup pitching event, Altman reiterated his concerns over these issues.<p>"I don't think founders have to take lesser valuations — their valuations are very, very high," Altman told Business Insider.<p>"But I don't think it's necessarily good when companies …

Startups

Here's the hierarchy of luxury brands around the world

"The brands bought are actually more important than the level of money earned," HSBC managing director Erwan Rambourg writes in his recent book, "The Bling Dynasty: Why the Reign of Chinese Luxury Shoppers Has Only Just Begun."<p>Rambourg created a brand pyramid to show how major brands range in …

Lighting Fundamentals: High Speed Sync Versus Flash Duration

If you’re just getting started in learning how to light your shot with flashes, you may be confused about the terms “high speed sync” and “flash …

I don't watch many trailers for upcoming games these days, especially when it's for a game I

I don't watch many trailers for upcoming games these days, especially when it's for a game I'll likely end up playing regardless, but if Batman's …

How to Be In My Next Big Book

Photo Credit: Sarah Dippity<b>The 4-Hour Workweek</b> is coming up on its 10th anniversary in a few years (insane), and the time is ripe for a killer …

Entrepreneurship

30 Years Ago Warren Buffett Gave Away The Secret To Good Investing And Correctly Predicted No One Would Listen

In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."<p>Buffett writes:<p><b>"The common intellectual theme of the investors from Graham-and-Doddsville is this: they search for discrepancies between the value</b> …

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Modern Japan, Illustrated

Mateusz Urbanowicz, aka Mattō, is a Polish artist currently working in Japan at Comix Wave Films animation studio.<p>Which explains not just the focus …

The budget backlash the newspapers did not see coming

In its budget editorial "A modest but purposeful start", Fairfax Media's <i>The Australian Financial Review</i> lamented that Prime Minister Tony Abbott had …

6 Photography Project Ideas for Students

So, you want photography project ideas? You’ve come to the right place! Last week we’ve given you some important tips on how to start a street …

Don't try this: meet the high schooler who made $300K trading penny stocks under his desk

It was just a few weeks into the new school year when Connor Bruggemann decided to play sick. He holed up in his bedroom, shut the door, and opened his laptop. Over the summer his father had opened an Etrade account for him, using around $10,000 Bruggemann had saved up over two years working as a …

Build A Raspberry Pi-Powered Laptop Inside A Lunch Box

The Raspberry Pi is a great little computer for all kinds of projects, but it's not particularly portable. Instructables user agent036 decided the …

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

<b>Mandarin Oranges</b><br>"I love how peeling an orange gives me sticky hands," said no one, ever. Which is why we're obsessed with this mess-free method from JewelPie. Just use a paring knife to slice off either end, cut a slit in the orange peel, and roll the whole thing out in a strip. We can't say for …