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30 Albums You Can’t Afford To Miss In September 2015

Festival season may be all but over – but at least for music fans have some seriously great albums to dig into over the next couple of weeks. There …

Light Table Loupe for iOS lets you easily view your film negatives

There are all sorts of tricks you can use in iOS (Accessibility, for example) to view film negatives — the kind you got when you developed a roll of film shot with your analog camera — on your Apple mobile device. But now, a 99-cent app saves some thumb fiddling to let you easily view negatives …

Apps

What Difference Does HDR make With Smartphone Images?

On all the smartphones I get my hands on these days there’s a n HDR function. Quite often I find that the default is ‘Auto’ but what difference does …

Tutorials

DIY Food Tutorial Nutella Bread Recipe

Photos of Giant Science Facilities That Look Straight Out of Science Fiction

Scientists around the world create massive and elaborate facilities for carrying out groundbreaking research. Photographer Enrico Sacchetti is a guy …

A super-hot super-Earth spotted 40 light-years away

Sientists have found an extreme planet where the atmospheric temperature appears to swing wildly from 1,800 to 4,900 degrees Fahrenheit over the course of a two-year period.<p>Astronomers cannot yet say for certain what might be responsible for these drastic shifts in temperature, but in a new study, …

Universe

Stunning Street Photos of 1960s New York by Takayuki Ogawa

After six years working as a photographer for one of Japan's weekly magazines, Takayuki Ogawa decided to take a trip out to New York. For about a year, from 1967 to 1968, Ogawa walked New York's streets taking photos of everything he saw around him. With a fresh set of eyes, he captured the overall …

Manga

The Surprising Names 50 Classic Albums Were Almost Called

Working titles behind timeless releases from the Rolling Stones, Beatles, Nirvana, The Smiths and more revealed…<p>Click or tap to zoom into this …

Arctic Monkeys

Cream: 'We call it sweet and sour rock'n'roll'

It’s 10 years since Cream’s reunion gig, so Rock’s Backpages this week digs out a Melody Maker piece published just before Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker and Eric Clapton’s first gig in the summer of 1966<p>A thunder of blues in a church hall complete with Brownies and caretakers was the bizarre setting for …

You can build an iPhone 6 projector for less than $10

Projectors aren’t cheap, but what if I told you that you could build one for your iPhone with some stray materials laying around your house? <i>Business</i> …

Mobile Technology

How to Make the Easiest DIY Pendant Lamp EVER

It’s time to brighten up your home decor and we have just the thing — the easiest and sleekest DIY lamp you’ll ever see. Using non-flammable leather and colored cord lamps, we’ll show you how to make an simple modern piece suitable for any room in the house. Grab the kit in the B+C Shop and start …

Woodworking

How To Photograph Strangers

Approaching strangers on the street and asking them if you can photograph them for your portfolio can be very intimidating for most photographers. …

Photography

Recipes, Restaurant Reviews & Food Guides from Good Food.

COLLECTION<p>Gemima Cody's favourite new (and renewed) restaurants of 2017.<p>Contains:<p>Terry Durack's top-scoring new restaurants for 2017 …

Everything you need to know about Apple’s new Photos app for Mac

One of the biggest problems right now is what to do with all our photos. Taking them is easier than ever. So is sharing them. But storing and organizing them all in different places still manages to be an experience filled with gotchas, and one that varies wildly depending on what companies you’ve …

Mid-Century Modern Dressers Get Custom DIY Makeovers

The mid-century modern design in furniture is characterized by simplicity and natural shapes. The furniture from this period is appreciated for its …

Furniture

Your Creative Calendar: 73 Things To Do, See, And Hear This April

Get ready to say goodbye to Mad Men, welcome back Toni Morrison, and get Furious again, as your Creative Calendar for April ushers in spring.<p>It’s no longer April Fools’ Day, so you can trust that there are no hilarious pranks in this month’s entertainment forecast. Let’s leave the pranks to …

Fast & Furious

Lights … Cameras … Insect Repellent? How To Build Your Own Outdoor Movie Theater

Author: Dave Banks. Dave Banks<p>Date of Publication: 05.27.09.<p>Time of Publication: 9:00 am. 9:00 am<p>Last month, I was sorting through the mail after …

23 Super Easy Fixes Everyone Should Know

And how to fix them!

How to Create a Time Slice Photograph That Captures the Passage of Time

This “time slice” image by photographer Dan Marker-Moore is a photograph of Shanghai created with 65 separate images captured over 1 hour and 53 …

How to Make a Pocket Square + 3 Ways to Fold It

Bros, it’s time to get dapper. And you know what that means? You need to get a pocket square on that chest of yours.<p>There’s nothing hotter than a man in a suit, except a man in a suit with DIYed accessories. Sure, there are plenty of pocket squares on the market, but why be lazy when you can be the …

Sewing

How to Make a Nautical Madewell Key Chain in Under 15 Minutes

Sometimes we walk around a store or peruse our favorite shops online and we see something and think, “we could totally make that!” Today we’re going to show you how to hack the paracord key chains from Madewell. They’re a perfect DIY Copycat. And guess what — it’ll only take you 15 minutes to make! …

Sewing

Long Exposure Photography Tips

Long exposure photography can produce stunning photos. Nighttime shots can bring out unexpected detail and create amazing light effects. Daytime long …

Landscape Photography

1,000,000 Pictures

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Hack A Toy Hobbit Sword To Detect Wi-Fi

No orcs or goblins nearby, just an Internet connection<p>In <i>The Hobbit</i>, the sword Sting glows blue whenever Bilbo Baggins approaches orcs or goblins--a convenient feature in Middle-earth. In the real world, free wireless detection is more useful. “We’re always looking for fun projects that get people …

Sustainable Floating Home

The so-called WaterNest 100 was designed by architect Giancarlo Zema and is one of the most sustainable and green floating homes around. It is made …

Sustainability

Game Boy camera pictures look primitive — and that’s refreshing

We turned up our noses at the first digital pictures because they didn’t look as good as film. The camera added to the Nintendo Game Boy in 1998 certainly didn’t make the case for a digital future.<p>The bulbous attachment recorded a fuzzy, postage-stamp-size, black-and-white image. That’s black and …

Retrogaming

How to Perfectly Capture Steam in Food Photography

I normally hangout at a local coffee shop editing photos because it’s easier for me to concentrate (plus free electricity and air condition… not …

Food Photography

Spoil Your Friends With These DIY Spa Day Party Ideas

Are you ready to plan a fun event that will have all your girlfriends excited for weeks in advance? Plan a spa day party!You could do this for a …

Nonprofits

Did Jupiter Smash Solar System’s First Earthlike Planets?

Jupiter may have acted like a giant wrecking ball in the newborn solar system, roaming in to destroy an early generation of inner planets before retreating to its current orbit, researchers say.<p>The typical planetary system is made up of a few super-Earths — rocky planets up to 10 times the mass of …

Astronomy