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A 14-step guide on going ‘invisible’ on Facebook and living to share the tale

Those Facebook users looking to make their social networking experience more private without ditching Zuckerberg’s empire in favor of something else …

Enter The Maze of Games, A Novel Made Of Puzzles

<i>The Maze of Games</i> plunges you into a tale of Victorian-era siblings lost in a strange, fantastical maze filled with more than 50 linked puzzles, …

#flipshopping: Beach Reads

Inside Flipboard / July 3, 2014<p>Reading outside is one of the greatest parts of summer. Whether you intend to spend some time at the beach, a lake, a …

11 Reasons To Drink A Tbsp Of Apple Cider Vinegar Daily + More Uses

You’ve probably heard the claims. But even if you are aware of all that apple cider vinegar has to offer, you might find it hard to believe that just …

Five Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Streaming Music Service

Someone you work with may have a 13-hour Spotify playlist comprised entirely of calming wind chimes.<p>It took me a while to get into Internet-based “streaming” music services. But I’ve finally warmed up to the idea that music files don’t have to be something that I physically possess.<p>And streaming …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

6 Chrome Extensions to Help You Maximize Google Drive

Google Drive has unlimited potential.<p>The feature that lets users upload documents, images, spreadsheets and more has millions of neat little ways to …

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

These 31 Photography Links Will Keep You Busy For a Really Long Time

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to …

17 Fixes To Common Internet Problems We All Know And Hate

If you're reading this, it means some part of you enjoys surfing the Internet. Maybe you even enjoy spending an enormous percentage of your day doing it.<p>But are you doing it correctly? Is your web browsing as efficient, productive and fun as it could be? If you're unsure, and you should be, follow …

Graphics Tablets for Photo Retouching: The New Buyers' Guide

Graphics tablets are a creative-industry staple for a wide variety of tasks involving precision computer input. They're recommended for every …

These Photographs by George Georgiou Are Heart Breaking

Photo by George Georgiou.<p>Photo by George Georgiou.<p>Photo by George Georgiou.<p>Photo by George Georgiou.<p>Photo by George Georgiou.<p>Photo by George Georgiou.<p>…

This Photographer Just Made $15K In One Day On Instagram

Daniel Arnold had $90.03 in his bank account on Thursday when he had a clever idea: Why not sell some photos on Instagram?<p>Arnold, a Brooklyn-based photographer, enjoys a bit of fame on the network: He was lauded by Gawker as “the best photographer on Instagram” two years ago, after getting his …

Tutorial Shares How to Turn an ‘OK’ Photo Into a Great Photo in Post

No matter how long you’ve been shooting or what level you’re at in your photography endeavors, there will always be those moments where you walk away …

BTS: What It’s Like Being on DigitalRev’s Cheap Camera Challenge

We’ve featured plenty of Pro Photographer Cheap Camera Challenges over the years, all of them informative, educational and entertaining to varying …

Hackers hijack 300,000-plus wireless routers, make malicious changes

Devices made by D-Link, Micronet, Tenda, and TP-Link hijacked in ongoing attack.<p>Researchers said they have uncovered yet another mass compromise of …

A Conversation With The President Of The World's First Non-Profit, Tuition-Free, Accredited, Online University

Shai Reshef is an Israeli-born entrepreneur who now lives in Pasadena, California. Although his master’s degree is in Chinese politics, he has made his name professionally in private education. He served as chairman and CEO of the Kidum Group, an Israeli test preparation which he sold to Kaplan, …

14 Musical Acts To Watch in 2014

There’s a lot of music out there and sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. That’s where we come in. From Nashville to Portland to Sweden — we …

Simple Guidelines for Protecting Your Gmail Account

<i>If you're like us, the keys to your life are kept within Gmail's walls. Make sure they're safe by following a few simple guidelines. The web apps</i> …

From Downton to Sherlock: US TV’s British Invasion

Downton Abbey is smashing records and Doctor Who is filling convention centres in America. Why is TV from the UK so popular across the pond? Ken Tucker reports.<p>When the fourth series of Downton Abbey premiered in the US on 5 January to more than 10m viewers and a new ratings record, it was hardly a …

Healthy Banana Bread (Whole Wheat, Vegan, Oil-free & Sugar-free)

After more than a month of mindless eating and indulging I feel like I am finally back to my old self. All the overeating though made me feel great …

Breakfast

45 Ways To Avoid Using The Word 'Very'

<b>Three Telling Quotes About ‘Very’</b><p>Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be …

Mark Twain

The Ultimate Guide to Going Pro as a Photographer

How-To's

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

New Android homescreen app says context is everything

EverythingMe exits beta with grand visions of "Smartphone 2.0"<p>Contextual apps and services are considered by many to be the next big frontier in mobile devices. Google has been pushing the benefits of contextual data with Google Now in Android and iOS, while Apple has integrated similar services to …

This just in: Paper is the best Facebook app ever

Mark Zuckerberg has finally done it.<p>After a long succession of mobile mishaps, he has delivered the portable Facebook app I've always wanted… and there's hardly any evidence that Paper is a Facebook product. Upon opening the app for the first time you're greeted with a shimmering Paper logo set in …

Chase Jarvis Takes Kai On a 'Cheap Camera Challenge' Style Shoot

Kai of DigitalRev is known for his Cheap Camera Challenges where he gives successful photographers a cheap camera and asks them to create awesome …

Cameras

The Shortest, Most Insightful Interview Of A Photographer I’ve Ever Seen

“There was a sniper, he was trying to kill me, and he hit my camera which was by my face, and I still have that Nikon camera with a bullet hole in …

Photography

7 Steps to Great Black and Whites in Lightroom 5

Nikon D7000, 85mm f/1.8 D lens, f/5.6, 1/125s, ISO 400.<p>Great black and white images require more than simply removing the color, and Lightroom 5 is a …

OnOne Offers Perfect Effects 8 for Free Until Jan. 28th ($99 Value)

OnOne Software is certainly not a new name to the retouching world. Building software since 2005, OnOne has brought us a long line of Photoshop …

Tutorials