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The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Workouts

Exactly How Many Reps and Sets You Need to Do to Build Muscle and Get Strong

Starting out on a weightlifting workout plan can get confusing and overwhelming: Exactly how much weight should I be lifting? How many reps should I do? How many sets? And what should be the rest time in between?<p>Fortunately, personal trainer Max Weber, NASM, ACE, set the record straight with an …

If You're A Portrait Photographer You Need To Watch This

If you are a portrait photographer, beginner or professional, the documentary "Darkness and Light" about Richard Avedon should be on the top of your …

Street Photography

The Oil Market Problem No One Is Talking About -- Yet

If the oil industry doesn’t do something soon, there could be big problems in just a few short years.<p>At the moment, the world has more than enough …

Breathe New Life Into Dull, Underexposed Photos with These Simple Photoshop Tricks (VIDEO)

Whether we blame it on laziness, bad light, or operator failure, sooner or later all of us screw up and come home from a shoot with dull, …

This space heater mines cryptocurrency while keeping your house warm

The 'Qarnot QC1 Crypto Heater' is an energy efficient way to warm your home, but it's also a way to make some extra money, since the heater is …

Cryptocurrency

How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

Newly Discovered Vulnerability In All Ledger Hardware Wallets Puts User Funds At Risk

Hardware cryptocurrency wallet manufacturer Ledger has discovered a vulnerability that affects all of its devices and can lead to users losing their …

Information Security

6 New Cryptocurrencies That Should Be on Your Radar

New cryptocurrencies offer great opportunities, albeit with great risk, as they promise to revolutionize various aspects of the human experience.<p>Today, there are, of course, several major cryptocurrencies that are widely traded, as well less many less-well-known (a.k.a. alt-) cryptos that have been …

Blockchain

20 Surprising Things You Can Do With Google Search

You can get really specific about the results you want, as well as the ones you don't.<p>Entrepreneur Staff<p>Associate Editor<p>Googling has become second nature to most of us, with many people consulting the search engine dozens of times per day.<p>The company’s flagship product is powered by a plethora of …

Google Search

An 8-Minute Crash Course on Blending Modes in Photoshop

Want to get a good grasp of Photoshop’s Blend modes? Here’s an 8-minute crash course on the subject by the Photoshop Training Channel. They may be …

Face time: 50 portrait photographs, 50 different ways

<b>Is it possible to shoot the same person in 50 different ways and still get creative portraits? The authors of a fascinating new book reveal how, in</b> …

Canon EOS

The best headphones for music lovers

Headphone buying can be a minefield of terms for the non-audiophile. Most people don't spend their whole life in the studio, but some are willing to pay more for the best sound and music.<p>Music lovers who want the best headphones will find dozens of big brand names, plus a number of excellent …

darktable Brings Its Free, Open Source Lightroom Alternative to Windows

If you’re looking for a cheaper alternative to Lightroom for managing and processing your raw photos, there’s some good news: the free and open …

Lightroom

Bitcoin Is an Implausible Currency

It's not competitive as a payment system, so maybe its value is as money. But it makes terrible money.<p>Is bitcoin money, or a payment system? Mounds, or Almond Joy? Great taste, or less filling?<p>If bitcoin is good at both those jobs, then it’s probably got a bright future. If it’s good at neither of …

The best gadgets of 2017

2017 hasn't been the easiest year to live through, but we've found joy and comfort in some of the hardware we've tested over the last 12 months. Last year, we saw VR surge in prominence, but our picks this year are more conventional -- not to mention more diverse. The usual suspects include the …

My Must-Have Mac Apps, 2017 Edition – MacStories - page 2

Utilities<p>The utilities I use on my Mac fall into a couple of categories. First, there are those apps that are so core to my use of macOS that they may as well be part of the operating system themselves. These are the first apps I install if I’m setting up a fresh Mac. The second category of …

Apps

This super simple trick will help you to remember things better

If you’re like me, you sometimes blank when someone asks what you did the past weekend (am I right?). Or maybe you find yourself forgetting the <i>one</i> …

Buy Ethereum Now, Before Its Tech Takes Off

Bitcoin has dominated the news lately in the crypto world. A prospective hard fork - that was then cancelled - sent prices skyrocketing (up to an …

The end of the cloud is coming

We’re facing the end of the cloud. It’s a bold statement, I know, and maybe it even sounds a little mad. But bear with me.<p>The conventional wisdom about running server applications, be it web apps or mobile app backends, is that the future is in the cloud. Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are adding …

Photoshop Basics: This Simple Auto Dodge & Burn Trick Adds Dimension to Portrait Photos (VIDEO)

The darkroom technique of “dodging and burning” an image to selectively manipulate the exposure of a photograph has been around far longer than …

Tutorials

Using Temporal Join in Composite Provider in BW/4HANA

In the post I would like to talk about usage of Temporal Join in Composite Providers (HCPR).I used BW/4HANA SP04 for demonstration.<b>Introduction</b>• From …

Parrot’s Mambo FPV puts you in the mini-cockpit

With its cannon and claw accessories, last year's Mambo drone from Parrot was more a toy than a photography tool. The latest version of the mini drone looks to be at least more fun, if not more useful, than its predecessor. The Mambo FPV comes with a camera attachment and a headset, so you can …

Drones

194 Photo Editing Tools and Apps You Should Know

Hello, photographers. Here’s a giant list of 194 photo editing tools and apps you can use in your photography.<p>I started this research for my project …

Adobe launches new '3, 2, 1 ... Photoshop!' tutorial series on YouTube

Adobe launched a new YouTube tutorial series for Photoshop beginners this week. It's called '3, 2, 1 ... Photoshop!' and it covers some basic tips on …

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

Photoshop Trick: How to Swap a Photo Background Using Only Blend Modes

Here’a neat trick for you Photoshop lovers out there. If you’ve shot a subject in front of a gray background, you can actually swap that gray …

DJI's first-person goggles look to the future of drone flight

The new DJI Goggles put you in the cockpit of a quadcopter, giving you a first-person, VR-like experience in the real world. The goggles have a couple of screens through which you can see whatever the drone's camera is pointing at. You can even control where the camera is pointed simply by moving …

3 Levels of Sharpening You Should Be Applying in Photoshop

My name is Jake Hicks, and I’m an editorial and fashion photographer based in the UK. In this article, I’ll share a look at some of the sharpening …

Tutorials

The best beard trimmer

<i>By Séamus Bellamy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending 51 hours on …