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How to Quickly Remove Any Color Cast in Photoshop

One of the most common issues that can destroy an otherwise good photo is a color cast. This short video demonstrates an easy way to salvage your …

Tutorials

Best anime of 2018

An ongoing series with no filler episodes<p>With around 200 new anime series coming out this year alone, it’s often hard to pinpoint exactly what to watch. In the past, I’ve done several lists about the best shows for newcomers, but these quickly go out of date and don’t provide a single, ongoing …

Anime

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

Entertainment

The 15th-anniversary Infobar is a beautiful Japanese Android feature phone

I’ve waxed lyrical over KDDI’s gorgeous, Japan-exclusive Infobar series of phones in <i>The Verge</i>’s figurative pages before, and the first model in three years was just announced: this is the Infobar XV. As the name alludes to, it’s actually an anniversary phone, celebrating a decade and a half since …

Mobile Technology

The X-Rays of the Future Have Arrived

The scientists say this will soon be used for routine patient care.<p>German scientist Wihlem Rontgen’s 1895 discovery of x-rays hit the world like a …

Imaging

Microsoft’s Surface Go tablet has a 10-inch screen and starts at $399

The smaller Surface has returned<p>Microsoft is getting back into the cheaper tablet game today with the new Surface Go, a smaller, less powerful take on the popular Surface Pro device. The Go features a 10-inch screen, integrated kickstand, Windows 10, and a similar design to the Surface Pro, and …

Gear & Gadgets

The UDOO BOLT is a powerful computer on a tiny board

When we last met UDOO, the team was building a powerful Raspberry Pi-based DIY board with a bunch of impressive features, including more ports and a better processor. Now the team behind the first units has released the UDOO BOLT, a DIY board that can run “AAA games” thanks to a built-in AMD Ryzen …

Raspberry Pi

How to Shoot Defocused Firework Photos

I’m photographer David Johnson, and in this tutorial I’ll be sharing how I shoot long-exposure photos of defocused fireworks.<p>Gear List<p>Canon EOS 5D …

Landscape Photography

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Fitness

How your age affects your appetite

We all need food every day, but our changing relationship with it through the years can have a big impact on our health.<p>Do you eat to live or live to eat? We have a complicated relationship with food, influenced by cost, availability and even peer pressure. But something we all share is appetite – …

Holistic Medicine

20 Photography Hacks That Will Get You Amazing Results – Page 18

19. Make a DIY Bean Bag Tripod<p>If a tripod is not in your budget right now or you find carrying a tripod is a hassle, our next photography hack is for …

Sewing

How to Make a Toddler Sleepy by Wearing Them Out Before Bed

Exertion helps wear a child out, but there’s no better way to help them sleep than a firm and regular sleep ritual.<p>Problems with infant sleep are …

Kids

The Little-Known Trick to Grilling Juicy Burgers

Hint: Stock up on ice cubes!<p>From grilling novices to seasoned pros who know their seasoning, we’re all on the perpetual quest for the perfect burger. …

Cooking

This Simple Posing Trick Makes People Instantly Look Thinner

Photographer Niels Kemp recently asked wedding photographer and Nikon ambassador Brett Florens for his best piece of advice for beginning …

Photography

The Military Reinvented the Wheel, They're Triangles Now

A new wheel that Carnegie Mellon scientists developed for DARPA adapts to its environment.<p>Twenty inch rims are cool, but 20 inch rims that shapeshift to conquer any environment are next level. Magic wheels that look like a Transformer doing its thing are a new innovation from the Pentagon’s Defense …

Robotics

She drank live viruses for two weeks. It worked

For five years, Patti Swearingen battled an infection that refused to go away. Doctors prescribed round after round of antibiotics, but the infection …

Microbiology

How to text from your computer with Android Messages

Yesterday Google started rolling out the ability to text from the web with Android Messages. The feature gives users a lot more flexibility in choosing how and where they can carry on conversations. As long as your Android smartphone is powered on, you can text from a desktop computer or even other …

Apps

How Do I Edit a Vlog? We’ve Got Answers (and Tricks)

A key part of becoming a successful vlogger is knowing how to edit your videos. Here’s everything you need to know about vlog editing!Preparation Can …

Videography

How To: Install Samsung's Good Lock App to Customize Your Galaxy

Customizing the lock screen, status bar, and other aspects of your Galaxy's UI usually requires root. Thankfully, Samsung has reintroduced a …

12 Science-Backed Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

From chewing gum to having more sex, here are some things you can do to boost your brain power.<p>6 min read<p>There are a variety of things a person can do, at any age, to make themselves smarter. And they're easier than you think.<p>One simple way to make yourself smarter is to believe that it's possible …

The Brain

5 Post-Processing Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make

Looking back at my early photography, I shake my head in embarrassment. I know I should be proud of the fact that I’ve come a long way since then, …

Tutorials

3DFS’s technology for electricity could double the efficiency of the power grid - Vox

An “operating system” for power could double the efficiency of the grid.<p>A great deal of the electricity in the United States goes to waste.<p>Much is lost in the initial generation of electricity. And much is lost through the use of inefficient devices, like incandescent light bulbs that heat up a …

Breast Cancer

You've Been Painting Rooms Wrong All These Years

Paint is one of the best ways to dramatically change a room, especially on a low budget. It may seem as simple as deciding on a color, buying paint, …

Talk, text, and even use maps with no cell service thanks to this futuristic device

We’re not saying the BEARTOOTH Smart Walkie Talkie System is powered by sorcery, but we’re also not NOT saying the BEARTOOTH Smart Walkie Talkie …

A 64-year-old put his life savings in his carry-on. U.S. Customs took it without charging him with a crime.

A 64-year-old Cleveland man is suing U.S. Customs and Border Protection after agents strip-searched him at an airport in October and took more than $58,000 in cash from him without charging him with any crime, according to a federal lawsuit filed this week in Ohio.<p>Customs agents seized the money …

Corruption

What if dark matter is changing?

Dark matter is the unseen hand that fashions the universe. It decides where galaxies will form and where they won’t. Its gravity binds stars into …

The Mini PC is a 5-inch Windows 10 touchscreen device small enough to slip into a pocket

Pocket to ’em.<p>People are used to slinging svelte PC notebooks into backpacks, but Mini PC (<b>$159</b>) goes a step further. This tiny device is pocket …

DIY Tools for Creating Your Own Apps

Now that summer is almost here many of us start to think about what we can do to bring new things to our classrooms next fall. The summer gives us …

How to Photograph Flowers

<i>Image Credit: Amber Fite</i><p>Flowers are abundant in many locations in the spring and summer, making them ideal subjects for photography.<p>But learning how …

How to use the curl command for uploading and downloading files without user interaction

If you're considering writing a script that requires downloading (or uploading) files over a network, one of your best friends will be the curl …