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Impression of Self No.11 (Sublimating ego)

WhatsApp Android App Now Has Free Voice Calling For Everyone

After an extended beta test, WhatsApp has added a free voice calling feature to its Android app. This makes WhatsApp more competitive against services like Skype, Viber and Apple iMessage/FaceTime. The calling feature on WhatsApp launched for Android last month in beta to a small number of users, …

Apple Watch Edition Will Save On Gold With Patented Alloy, Could Start At $2,999

When Tim Cook hits the stage Monday to reveal availability and pricing information about Apple Watch, the biggest question he will answer will be about the price of the high-end Edition line. Rumors have pegged that price to range between $5,000 and $20,000. Not a lot, perhaps, compared to a gold …

Smartwatches

Daylight Savings Time: 7 Surprising Things You May Not Know

Our annual clock fiddling leads to fewer robberies and more unhappy farmers, for starters.<p>For most of the United States, this weekend sees the return of clock confusion—and heated debate.<p>Many Americans will spring forward an hour to mark the beginning of daylight savings time (DST)—also known as …

Daylight Savings Time

Peach, tomato and mozzarella salad with basil recipe

Basil is always happy close to tomatoes, but works surprisingly well with peaches too<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>2 large ripe tomatoes<br>2 peaches<br>1 ball of mozzarella<br>A handful of basil leaves<br>A squeeze of lemon juice<br>Extra-virgin olive oil<p><b>METHOD</b><br>Chop the tomatoes and peaches into similar-sized chunks and transfer …

Just four months until we can understand dogs! Dog-to-English translator to become a reality

Anxious to know what your dog is thinking? The wait could soon be over as a ‘dog-to-English’ translator is set to become a reality in just four …

How Winter Tires Work – Feature

How Winter Tires Work, Presented as a Pleasing Graphic<p>January 3, 2014 AT 6:23 PM By Car and Driver Illustrations By Pete Sucheski

The last supper....black edition. Do you recognize anyone in this painting?

How to Create a Beautiful Mixed Media Illustration

For many artists, an illustration begins with a pencil, a piece of paper, and a great idea. In this tutorial, Andreas Preis will show you how to …

10 Free Web Design Plugins For Adobe Photoshop

Adobe is the world leader in design software. They offer everything from vector design to print work and with their release of Adobe XD, they now …

The legacy of Danny Lewin, the first man to die on 9/11

Even by MIT standards, says Tom Leighton, Danny Lewin was special.<p>"He was really exceptionally smart. MIT has a lot of really smart people, and Danny stood out even among that rarified environment," says Leighton, who was then one of Lewin's professors at the Massachusetts school's computer science …

The Lewis Model Explains Every Culture In The World

A world traveler who speaks ten languages, British linguist Richard Lewis decided he was qualified to plot the world's cultures on a chart.<p>He did so while acknowledging the dangers of stereotypes.<p>"Determining national characteristics is treading a minefield of inaccurate assessment and surprising …

Nerpa Transformable Dog Sledge for North Russia Environment

<b>Nerpa Transformable Dog Sledge</b> has been designed to suit North Russia environment. Families usually keep 2 or more sledges for different needs: one …

How to Apply Pattern Overlays Using Photoshop Layer Styles

Photoshop layer styles are a popular way to add effects, such as drop shadows and strokes, to layers in a non-destructive way. With the right …

Graphics

The Secrets of Photoshop's Retouching Tools (Part 5)

In the fifth part of Martin Perhiniak's mini series on Photoshop's retouching tools, we will talk about the content aware features of Photoshop. …

Tutorials

How to Add Non-Destructive Vignetting to Your Photos in Photoshop

• Design & Illustration<br>• Tools & Tips<p>by Martin Perhiniak7 Jun 2012<p>Difficulty:BeginnerLength:QuickLanguages:<p>Tools & TipsAdobe Photoshop<p>Vignetting can give …

New Brush Features in Photoshop CS6

The Brush Panel in Photoshop CS6 includes plenty of new features. In this episode of our Introduction to Photoshop CS6 series we will explain how to …

Realistic and Believable Character and Creature Concepts of Ken Barthelmey

Ken Barthelmey is a Luxembourg based concept artist with a talent for producing realistic and believable character and creature concepts. Barthelmey …

How to Draw a Leica Camera in Photoshop

Leica is considered one of the most prestigious camera brands. In this tutorial, we will draw one of the most notable Leica cameras in Photoshop, the …

Introduction to Photoshop CS6 - Envato Tuts+ Design & Illustration Tutorials

Today, Adobe announced some big news. Photoshop CS6 is now available for download in Beta. For the last several months, we have been speculating …

Quick Tip: Create Liquid Filled Glass Text in Photoshop

Layer styles are a powerful tool in Photoshop that allow you to quickly create effects that you can then apply to additional objects. Today, we will …

Multi-Level Push Menu

An experimental push menu with multi-level functionality that allows endless nesting of navigation elements.<p>Today we want to share another menu …

Does Language Shape What We See?

At this very moment, your eyes and brain are performing an astounding series of coordinated operations.<p>Light rays from the screen are hitting your retina, the sheet of light-sensitive cells that lines the back wall of each of your eyes. Those cells, in turn, are converting light into electrical …

Pick An App Just By Thinking About It With Samsung's Mind-Controlled Tablet

For when touchscreens will be *so 2010s*<p>One of my friends already thinks that people look silly holding up tablets to take photos, so I'm not sure what he'd think of using a tablet with a wire-covered EEG cap on. The experience might be worth the side-eyes, though: Samsung is researching a system …

Mice Skin Cells Transformed Into Brain Cells

Two new studies take a step toward a therapy for multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and other diseases of the myelin.<p>In what one researcher called "cellular alchemy," two different teams of scientists have reported transforming mouse and rat skin cells into brain cells of the type that's destroyed …

Nanosponges could soak up deadly infections like MRSA from your bloodstream

Researchers have developed biomimetic nanosponges that could prove an effective way of dealing with antibiotic-resistant infections. Each nanosponge is a tiny polymer-based particle measuring 85nm (around one 300,000th of an inch) across that's been wrapped in a red blood cell membrane. When …

Color-changing gloves detect airborne toxins with shades of blue

Researchers say new materials could enhance both lab and food safety<p>Researchers in Germany have developed new color-changing gloves designed to alert lab workers to the presence of invisible toxic chemicals. Created by scientists at the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Modular Solid State …

To treat cystic fibrosis, drug mimics HIV - Futurity

U. PITTSBURGH (US) — A potential treatment for deadly, drug-resistant bacterial infections uses the same …

3D-printed 'Cortex' cast concept puts a modern spin on bone fracture treatment

To anyone that's ever broken a bone, the negatives of traditional plaster casts are familiar: they're cumbersome, heavy, and can get rather smelly. Victoria University of Wellington graduate Jake Evill is looking to change all that with his Cortex cast. A mere concept for now, Evill says the cast — …

Vibrating pen checks your spelling as you write

The Lernstift Linux smart pen on Kickstarter monitors your spelling as you write, vibrating when you make a mistake.<p>Spell-check can be pretty …