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56 Brilliant Woodworking Tips for Beginners

Woodworking is a blast, but it can be intimidating for beginners. Luckily, our readers and editors love passing along their go-to tips.<p>Clamping up …

Woodworking

Here’s a Cool Trick That Lets You Take Amazing Night Photos Without a Tripod (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried to take to take a photo at night without a tripod you know the results can be very blurry or very noisy or, in most cases, both. …

Photography

4D Systems Raspberry Pi Displays Unveiled

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts searching for LCD displays for the next Pi project may be interested to know that 4D Systems has announced the immediate …

Raspberry Pi

The Truth About Glass Top Stoves and Cast Iron Skillets

While there are pros and cons to both gas and electric stove tops, there's one thing you can feel good about regardless of which cooktop you're using …

Cast Iron Cookware

Embark on Your Next Road Trip in This Renovated Camper For $35K

Thanks to a thoughtful revamp, an outdated trailer is converted into a bright and cheerful home.<p>When Lauren Jones and her husband were in need for an outlet to release some creative energy, they decided to purchase a rundown camper and turn it into a stylish, contemporary home on wheels.<p>After …

Home Depot

Review: Panasonic GX9 makes a compelling case for the compact camera

We don't envy anyone in the camera game at the moment. The glory days, at least in terms of sales, would appear to be long gone. If you can afford a …

Cameras

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

The question “What aperture is best for landscape photography?” is often asked in various online forums. While there isn’t one “correct” aperture, …

Landscape Photography

How To Make Real KFC Chicken (With All 11 'Secret' Herbs And Spices)

The recipe for KFC chicken used to be a closely guarded secret. However, a former KFC employee recently leaked the alleged "11 secret herbs and …

Recipes

Jamaican jerk chicken recipe

For the marinade, place all the ingredients in a food processor and blitz together until smooth. Coat the chicken, cover and leave to marinate in the fridge for at least two hours, but preferably overnight.<p>Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. Wipe off the excess marinade and rub with oil. …

Recipes

A Leica Q Review - by Adam Laws

I never intended to purchase a Leica Q when it was first announced. I watched a couple of videos on YouTube that entered my feed when it was …

Cameras

How to Make Exceptionally Tender, Fluffy Scones

The next time you think about making flaky, buttery biscuits consider trying your hand at making scones—the biscuit’s slightly sweeter …

Baking

You've Probably Never Heard of This Delicious Shrimp (It Tastes Like Lobster)

All hail Royal Reds, the huge crimson shrimp that taste like lobster and scallops, the crown jewel of Gulf shrimp.<p>Fishermen must venture far and deep …

Cooking

Breathtaking Colorized Photos Show the Horror of the War in the Pacific During World War II

Stunning photos of the US Army during the War in the Pacific have been brought to life through vivid colorization. The breathtaking images capture …

Military

Every Photographer Should Watch This Brief History of Light (2-Minute VIDEO)

They say that all photography is about light, which makes the below video must-viewing for photographers. Produced by The Atlantic and titled “A …

Photography

Fujifilm X-T100 is a pretty little alternative to a cheap dSLR

Fujifilm delivers another stylish mirrorless camera for the phone-camera-doesn't-cut-it-anymore set.<p>Just a half-step up from its 2-year-old entry-level X-A5 mirrorless, Fujifilm recasts most of the components of that model into a slightly more advanced package. But it's still intended it for the …

Cameras

This Video Trick Will Make Your Time-lapses Look Better

Time-lapses are an easy way to add spice to your video productions, but sometimes parts of your scene look awful when displayed over long periods of …

Videography

He Was Dying. Antibiotics Weren’t Working. Then Doctors Tried a Forgotten Treatment.

Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the kittens asleep next to her or the serene Buddha figure across the …

Brilliant Trick for Carrying Full Sheets of Plywood

Soon I'll be moving house, from city to country. Here in the city, I live 3.5 blocks from the nearest lumberyard; if I need 4x8 sheets of plywood, I …

100 Essential Skills Every Backpacker Should Know

Before the TripMake a firestarterEasy Dryer lint and candle wax in a cardboard egg carton compartment (poke a bit of lint out of the wax for a wick). …

Infinite Color: I Created a Smart Color Grading Tool for Photoshop

Working as a retoucher, one of the hardest parts of my job wasn’t even the cleanup work that an image typically requires, it was the <i>color grading</i>. …

Tutorials

Remove Embarrassing Netflix Titles From Your Viewing History

Get ready to binge watch Netflix completely shame-free. Worried about getting caught watching episodes of <i>Stranger Things</i> without your roommate? …

Graphene-reinforced concrete offers a stronger, more durable option

Concrete isn’t the sexiest building material, made up of little more than cement, water, and rocks. It’s neither as strong as steel nor as flexible …

Engineering

This upcoming adapter will let you use your favorite camera lens w/ an iPhone

Getting that perfect shot with your smartphone has become immensely easier over the years as Apple, Google and other manufacturers have placed more emphasis on photo-capturing capabilities. Accessory makers have bolstered iPhone and Android phone cameras as well, with a variety of clip on lenses …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with my fingers in my mouth. You know. The kind you see people give in …

Leatherman Re-Designs Its Classic Survival-Specific Tool

Leatherman’s skill in crafting multitools has turned the brand into a genericized trademark similar to Kleenex and Velcro — Leatherman <i>means</i> …

Camping

A Breakdown of the Coolest Neighborhoods in Mexico City

Once the heart of the ancient Aztec civilization, Mexico City has since grown into a vast metropolis with more than 20 million people living in and …

How to Use Your ColorChecker Passport in Capture One

For the longest time, I've been trying to move away from using Lightroom and instead use Capture One all the time. Even with the latest update, …

Lightroom

How to rotate video on your iPhone

Did you ever shoot a video and have it come out sideways? Maybe you were holding you iPhone at an angle and it got a little confused as to which way was up? Or perhaps you started shooting in portrait orientation, and quickly corrected to landscape, but then the entire video ends up being sideways? …

Mobile Photography

The Ultimate Guide To DIY Off Grid Solar Power

Humanity has survived since the dawn of time without electricity, yet today’s society would collapse in an instant should the grid go down for any …

Clean Energy

This case turns your iPhone into a modular device

The modular phone trend hasn't taken off as fast as companies like Motorola would have hoped, what with devices like the Moto Z and Moto Z Force not exactly being a hit. But, that doesn't mean there aren't others trying to mimic that style, even if they aren't doing it with their own phone. Here's …

Mobile Technology