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How to transform a inexpensive DIY keychain game kit in a Canon timelapse remote

Simple DIY Pallet Wood Coat Rack

Hey yall, it’s time to get out the pallet wood and build an easy coat rack! You can hang this one on the wall in your hallway, breezeway, mud room, …

11 cheap Photoshop alternatives for photographers at every level

11 alternatives to Photoshop<p>Adobe Photoshop – now 26 years old – is the worldwide gold standard of pro-level image editing production and workflow. …

This woman quit her corporate job at 35 and saved $16,000 to travel the world 'indefinitely'

In November of 2012, Clelia Mattana handed in her letter of resignation.<p>She had an established career as a sourcing coordinator at luxury fashion brand Burberry, a good salary, and her own apartment in London. But something was missing.<p>"I was unhappy because I wasn't following my true nature. All I …

South-east Asia

The world's 50 greatest cities - according to you

European Travel

I hiked one of the most beautiful trails in Italy — here's what I wish I had known going in

What you won't see when you're looking at the picturesque photos on social media is the out-of-breath photographer behind the lens.<p>Trust me, there's no way after hours of hiking that anyone would look anywhere near as glamorous as the views ahead.<p>The experience, however, was absolutely worth the …

Replace Your Smartphone With This Smart Pocket Watch

Whether the smartphone of the future will project onto our forearms or bend around our wrists is still unclear. But there is one thing that many tech …

Scotland road trip: North Coast 500 route | CNN Travel

Travel

DIY Outdoor Wood Bench

This is a little labor intensive, but the result is beautiful. If you're interested in a bit of a challenge and want to revamp your outdoor space on …

Woodworking

Video of the Moment #2079: Barns Courtney - There Goes The Fear, a UK/US/IE Music Web site

Folk rock singer/songwriter <b>Barns Courtney</b> is maintaining the fast and furious pace he set for himself back in March at SXSW 2016. Having only just …

Folk-Rock

DIY - How to Build a Pergola - Quiet Corner

Here’s a structure that won’t provide shelter from wind or rain, and is only marginally better when it comes to the midday sun. So, why build it? …

Create Incredible Photos With Our Intro to Photoshop Online Class

It’s time to let your creativity and photo imagination run wild — you’ve got the tools to create anything you can imagine! There’s no doubt that Adobe Photoshop is an incredible tool, whether you’re trying to step up your Instagram skills or you want to create personalized creations for your loved …

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

Build a Classic Garden DIY Bench with Dowel Construction

Dowel construction makes it solid-and surprisingly simple.<p>You’ll need a dowel jig for this project. A planer, miter saw and band saw will come in …

Put Chromecast on your retro TV for the ultimate hipster home accessory

If you have an old TV from the 70s or earlier sitting around (or see one at a garage sale), here’s a neat mod to get Chromecast running on it.<p>A YouTuber has posted a tutorial with simple instructions on how to bring an old TV to the modern age with just a few adaptors. First, you’ll want to look …

Smart TV

This Time Stack Technique Turns Landscapes Into Dreamy Impressionist Images

Meet Matt Molloy, a photography enthusiast and budding professional in Canada. You might’ve seen some of his jaw-dropping Impressionist …

10 Myers-Briggs Type Charts for Pop Culture Characters

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) is an instrument to define your personality along four parameters: (I) Introversion vs. (E) Extroversion, (N) …

The Basics of Histograms for Beginner Photographers

Here’s a short 4-minute video in which photography instructor Karl Taylor offers a basic explanation of histograms for photographers who are just …

This High-Tech Doorbell Shows You Who's At The Door No Matter Where You Are

A tech startup has created the ultimate smart doorbell: Called Ring, the high-tech gadget comes loaded with a camera, motion sensors, and microphone, …

The new, great-sounding Sonos Play:5 launches November 20th for $499

Sonos took its time designing an all-new successor to the company's flagship Play:5 wireless speaker, and it's nearly here. The new Play:5 will be released in the United States on November 20th, with preorders kicking off today. Elsewhere in the world, it'll be available on November 25th. Priced …

Beginners, Try These 4 Tips to Help You Shoot Like the Pros

There exists in society an unfortunate idea that gear is the chief distinction between a professional and an amateur photographer. Sure, there may be …

Watch the Dizzying World of NYC Transit in Real Time

For anyone who’s ever wondered where the heck the train is, there’s now an easy way to find out.<p>TRAVIC, or Transit Visualization Client, is a moving …

Top 10 day trips out of Barcelona

You could spend weeks in Barcelona and never run out of places to see, things to do, food to try and bars to hop.<p>But for a taste of Catalan life beyond the metropolis – or simply for a change of pace – you can choose between mountains, beaches and pretty little towns, all just a short ride …

Barcelona

Berlin itinerary

Hit the highlights of Berlin with this three-day itinerary in the German capital.<p>DAY ONE<p>Start your Berlin exploration by seeing the city from above, preferably by booking ahead for an early lift ride up to the dome of the Reichstag. From here, stroll south past the Roma & Sinti Memorial to snap a …

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

First time Mardi Gras: top tips for New Orleans' biggest party

When that first strand of beads hits you in the head, you know you've arrived at Mardi Gras. Garish floats, masked strangers, marching bands, throngs of revelers invading your space... For newcomers, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the madness. But that first string of low-flying beads? Consider …

The team that has to cycle hundreds of miles to compete

<b>When Burundi's cycling team took part in an international race in November, they had to rely on donations for their bikes and kits. And when it came to getting to the competition, held in another country, there was only one way they could afford to travel.</b><p>On a sunny Monday morning, I find five …

Cycling

Misfit combines Bolt smart bulb with sleep data to wake you gently

Misfit, creator of the Shine and Flash fitness trackers, has this week launched a new product, but rather than creating another wearable, it has …

Mental Floss

MENTAL FLOSS STUDIOS<p>Food<p>Tips for Perfect Cookies<p>Food<p>Tips for Perfect Cookies<p>Fun<p>Brooklyn's rooftop farm<p>Fun<p>Brooklyn's rooftop farm<p>Art<p>Drawing with …

A Gorgeous iPad Air Clone Is Dirt Cheap And Can Run Android Or Windows

The Onda V919 3G Air looks exactly like the iPad Air, but it doesn't run iOS like Apple's current tablets and iPhones. Rather, users can switch between Android and Windows 8.1, Chinese tech blog PC Pop reports (via Phone Arena).<p>There's also another significant difference between the Onda V919 3G …