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7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

How to Extensively Stretch the Background of Your Images

We all have photos that we wish had a wider composition, either because we didn’t own the right lens or because we saw new potential for it in …

How to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

There are many ways to change the color of an object in Photoshop, but in certain instances, these methods fall short of accomplishing your goal. …

5 fragrances to get you a date before Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day soon approaching, there’s little doubt that you’ll be trying to impress a potential date in the next few days. Your coiffure has …

Flawless Milky Way Brownies Recipe

Milky way brownies are one of the best easy desserts that you can prepare. So rich, chocolatey and silky, these brownies are ideal for all chocolate …

Almond Toffee

This Almond Toffee recipe is the ultimate in decadence! The flavor is rich and buttery, and the toffee itself is sandwiched between two layers of …

The Most Underrated Yet Powerful Tool Photoshop Has Hidden Away

For some reason, Photoshop has decided to bury one of its most powerful tools in a place few photographers would ever look. Here's how to find and …

Tutorials

How to make a sourdough starter—and keep it alive

The perfect loaf starts with some bacterial friends.<p>Sourdough bread, tangy and chewy, is my favorite bread for grilled cheese sandwiches (white cheddar only, please), pesto paninis, and eating an entire loaf in one sitting. To rise, this bread doesn't rely on the packets of dried yeast you find in …

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How to convert any file to any format

Organize your work your way.<p>A file's format—the way that it's saved and encoded—determines what you can do with it and which programs can open it. (You can check its format by looking at the file name's extension.) Think of each format like a different language, with some only understood by …

Software

27 Fall Grilling Recipes (for the Best Grilling Season)

Who said you have to stop grilling when summer is over? No one. These are our favorite fall grilling recipes.<p>You know what's better than standing in front of the grill and sweating? Standing in front of the grill and not sweating. You can do that in fall, and that's why fall is the best grilling …

Cooking

How to Make Beet-Pickled Eggs | MyRecipes

With all the ways that exist to cook eggs, a hard-boiled egg may not sound quite as exciting as say, a fat-poached egg dripping with runny yolk. To …

Gluten-Free Side Dishes

No meal is complete without a side dish or two—especially when they're gluten-free.<p>1 of 24<p>Healthy Gluten-Free Sides<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 24<p>Bacon and …

Cooking

Spicy Grilled Cauliflower Steaks

4 servings<p>Choose the largest head of cauliflower you can find. When you cut into it, keep in mind that the two center pieces will stay together, but the two end pieces may fall apart into florets and that’s okay—you should still grill those too! This recipe also easily doubles if you want four …

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5 free VPNs to maintain your privacy online

Whether it’s the prying eyes of a repressive regime, a data-hungry internet service provider (ISP), or a malicious actor listening on the public …

How to make the best doughnuts you’ll ever eat

It’s easy to wax poetic about doughnuts. Whether they’re light as air and melt in your mouth or caky and sugarcoated, ready to dunk, who can pass up a fresh one? The best are made by hand with wholesome ingredients. Even the ones that start with a mix — and those include your Krispy Kremes and …

Baking

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

14 Beer Cocktails For a Sweet, Slow-Building Buzz

This Summer, cool off to a refreshingly fizzy beer-based cocktail. While a few classics like the Fuzzy Navel, michelada, and shandy are making modern comebacks, prepare to see beer in a whole new light. Who knew you could make it the base for sangria, fruity slushies, and more?

Make This Color-Changing Goo And Be Entertained For Days

Netflix? Nah, I'm good.<p>Water<p>4 oz school glue, $5.05<p>1-2 tsp thermochromic pigment, $21.99<p>5-8 drops food coloring, $3.31<p>½ cup liquid starch, $12.99<p>View this post on Facebook

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Tricks for Removing Color Cast from Any Image

You’ve got the perfect composition, great light, and an amazing subject. You push the shutter and the image looks pretty good on your mini LCD …

Homemade Peppermint Bark: An Easy Recipe for DIY Holiday Gifting

Why send off the same old store-bought chocolate this holiday season when a tin of homemade peppermint bark is (literally) so much cooler? This recipe produces a beautiful batch with just 15 minutes of effort<p>AS A CHILD I liked only one holiday treat better than candy canes snitched off our …

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148 Photo Editing Tools and Apps

Earlier this year, after researching photo editing tools, I shared a list of 104 photo editing tools you should know about. After receiving a great …

How To Print A Media Pass To Save Money On Checked Bags At The Airport

Did you know that photographers and videographers get special rates on checked bags with most major airlines? Some airlines will allow you to save …

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10+ Pics That Show Photography Is The Biggest Lie Ever

The internet is full of beautiful and amazing photographs, but do you ever stop and wonder just what went into that perfect shot? I'm not just …

Photography

Here's how you can get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update right now

It's Windows 10 Anniversary Update day!<p>Hello?<p>Anyone?<p>Sure, news of a war between Instagram and Snapchat and a sexy new Samsung flagship device may …

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

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Three tools to rule them all: How to fix anything in Photoshop with three basic tools

I know – that title sounds a little bit like clickbait-ish. But! It’s not! (well not this time). You don’t need a lot of fancy tools to fix most …

A Complete Guide to Photographing Fireworks

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

Photography

7 Letters to Write Before You Turn 70 | The Art of Manliness

At AoM we’re great champions of the lost art of letter writing. Emails, texting, and the wide variety of other digital mediums available to us in the …