Sasha Lewis

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How to Photograph the Moon (Part 1)

Ever since I’ve owned a camera I’ve wanted to take photos of the night sky. When I first got a DSLR camera 5 or so years ago I thought getting decent …

The Art of Rejection: Win Respect at Work by Saying 'No'

What I didn’t know earlier in my career was that it’s entirely possible to say no in a way that builds a relationship rather than tearing it down. If you turn down an assignment, it’s important to thoroughly explain your reasons for doing so, and then offer an alternative.<p>If you present your …

Tag: Offices

Exotica at Work: 13 Ideas to Steal from a Historic Office in Charleston<p>by Annie Quigley<p>10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Shelving Systems<p>by Sarah …

Posters

22 Beautiful Stairs That Will Make Climbing To The Second Floor Less Annoying

Our spiral staircase photography post already proved that even something as mundane as stairs can be absolutely beautiful. We decided to expand on …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

Ivy League

US Warns Russia: Further Intervention In Ukraine Will Be Seen As 'Invasion'

Ask Ooloo puts the 'person' back in personal assistant

Before Google dominated search, Ask Jeeves depended on a team of humans -- yes, humans -- to answer your internet queries. Ultimately, search algorithms killed the internet's favorite butler, but the idea that humans are worthy competition for the software we create didn't follow him to the grave. …

2 Secrets To Steve Jobs's Success That Can Help You Grow Your Business

When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997 after it acquired NeXT, he brought with him two essential concepts without which Apple would never have achieved its mind-boggling success.<p>While few of us will have a fraction of Jobs's talent, we all can learn these concepts and apply them to our</b> …

BadUSB hack may be one of the biggest threats you have seen!

comedy_nose<p>A new threat named “BadUSB” has just emerged, a name that may be a bit of an understatement. This exploit is one of the nastiest security threats we have seen in a long time. It’s dangerous, often undetectable and very hard to kill. BadUSB literally leaves current antivirus defenses …

Las Vegas

15 Things To Talk About In A Healthy Relationship

Communication is the key to a healthy relationship. However, many people aren’t certain what they should be communicating about. Spend time talking …

​Keep Mosquitoes at Bay with This Plastic Bottle Bug Trap

No one wants to be eaten alive by mosquitoes, but there's no need to resort to harsh chemicals to keep them at arm's length. Instructables user …

The Beginner's Guide to Facebook Ads for Small Businesses

Rewind the clock a few years and you’d frequently hear people suggesting that Facebook is a great marketing channel because it was free to have a presence. If you built a good Facebook page for your business and attracted lots of fans, you’d have a valuable platform to talk to potential and …

Articles about geometric-lighting-new-zealand’s-resident on Dwell.com - Dwell

A family provides some real world experience for a group of architects in training.<p>YLighting recently alerted us to the new energy-efficient lighting designs they're carrying online.<p>In a new weekly feature, we're looking to our online community to highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on …

New Zealand

The Importance of Entrepreneurial Thinking for the Green Building Industry

Are we all insane? Of course, not. This quotation is surely referring to somebody else. Not us in the green building world.<p>What is true, however, is …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

Truphone to make data roaming more affordable

A British telecommunications company plans to make data roaming abroad more affordable for business professionals<p>British <b>mobile phone</b> network Truphone is to be the first carrier to cut roaming and international calling charges for business professionals in 66 countries worldwide.<p>Truphone CEO Steve …

Mobile

Photojojo Engineering Prints make halftone art out of photos for your walls

While Photojojo continues to scour the world for unique photography gadgets, it’s beginning to add new services to its lineup – all with a whimsical …

Northern California

How To Turn Your Old Windows, Mac, Or Linux Laptop Into A PC Gaming Powerhouse

I’m willing to bet you have a dilapidated HP, Gateway, or Dell laptop gathering dust in a closet somewhere. Or perhaps like me you have a MacBook Air that you tote around to conventions or use at home for work, writing, and browsing the web. Maybe an Ubuntu or Linux Mint box is more your speed. …

Sunrise Comes To Android And The Web

Calendar app Sunrise just launched on Android phones and desktop (thanks to a new web app). It’s a major release for the company as the app was only available on the iPhone and iPad until today. On Android, it looks a lot like the existing iPhone app. On the web, it’s like Google Calendar, but much …

Samsung hopes 'respected older generations' will dig its new flip-phones

It may be a <i>tad</i> ageist to presume that some older folks prefer simple flip-phones to souped-up smartphones, but Samsung isn't making any apologies. In fact, the firm's just introduced a new line of clamshell phones in South Korea aimed at "respected old generations." Dubbed "Samsung Master," the …

Apex Rechargeable Stylus: The Missing Link for iPad?

You know you are pretty geeky when you get excited about receiving a stylus in the post. However, this is a fairly regular occurrence for me and I’m not quite, but almost a stylus junkie. One of the main reasons I love the iPad is that, used with apps which suit your style of working, you can do …

Gear & Gadgets

Popular iOS strategy game Summoner Wars comes to Android

Summoner Wars started out its life as a tabletop card game, only to come to iOS in 2012, where it quickly became quite popular. Now years later, the game is making its way over to Android as well.<p>For those unfamiliar, Summoner Wars has you take control of forces on a battlefield, while you play the …

Google Play

A Tool For Building Beautiful Data Visualizations

Visage makes infographics easy, and they customize palettes for free.<p>If you’re an art director at a media outlet, odds are you have to assign and commission each data visualization you publish. That gets time-consuming, even when the graphic in question is nothing but a small pie chart running …

Data Visualization

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

The Aero-X hoverbike from Aerofex is slated for a commercial release in 2017 for just $85,000. Chump change, right?<p>Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has …

Carbon Fiber

10 Amazing Ways People Are Using The Oculus Rift Today

Now, two years and a $2 billion acquisition later, the device is being used for much more than video games.<p>The Oculus Rift, created by Oculus VR, is a virtual reality 3-D headset that uses 360-degree head tracking to make it feel like you're inside a different world.<p>For example, looking to the left …

Virtual Reality

Samsung 28-inch 4K UHD LED 60Hz Monitor $597 shipped (Reg. $700)

<b>Update (5/22 1:00pm):</b> Deal is back and $3 less from Green-Sum (99.5% feedback rating) via eBay Daily Deals.<p><b>Update (5/15 11:20am):</b> The monitor is temporally backordered but you can still place your order by clicking here to lock in the discounted price and it will ship as soon as it’s available. …

Xiaomi's 49-inch Android TV boasts 4K for just $640

The Mi Pad wasn't Xiaomi's only announcement today. Following the Chinese company's first smart TV from last September, today it has unveiled a slightly larger model with a nice surprise: 4K for just CN¥3,999 or about $640! Like its affordable predecessor, this 49-inch TV comes with built-in …