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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 …

Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook-Linux hybrid

Common scenario: You buy a new laptop, thinking you'll sell, donate or hand down the old one... but it never happens. Maybe you don't want to deal with the hassles of Craigslist or Ebay, not to mention wiping all your data, reinstalling Windows and so on.<p>Whatever the case, now it's just taking up …

The 50 Best Free Games On PC

10. Space Funeral [Official site] (2010)<p><b>Developer:</b> thecatamites<p>Before Undertale, there was Space Funeral. An absurdist waltz through the blood and …

When (and When Not) to Use the Grill Lid

Mastery of your grill lid stands between you and perfectly grilled steaks.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Shelley confesses her grilling confusion to associate food editor Rick</i> …

Wildlife Photographer David Yarrow shares his photography techniques

GMax Studios in association with YouPic proudly brings to you an interview with renowned wildlife photographer David Yarrow.<p>David Yarrow one of the …

The Massive, End of Year Freebie Bundle

The Massive, End of Year Freebie Bundle <b>Just $0</b><p><b>Deal Expired</b> $0<p>Who this deal is for:<p>Graphic designers Scrapbookers Print designers Web …

How to draw a map

This tutorial covers my entire process for how to draw a map – from start to finish. In this case I’m illustrating a simple town map, but the steps …

What to do before you start building a free-to-play game

“Prototype your business model before you ever prototype a game mechanic.”<p>Game monetization consultant Ethan Levy opened his GDC 2015 talk on better …

16 Ways to Use Salvaged Wood in Your Home

These days, everyone tries hard to subscribe to the 3R’s— Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Home design is all over that trend, and has its own 3R’s— Recycle, …

19 Smart and Beautiful DIY Reclaimed Wood Projects To Feed Your Imagination

You have the opportunity to realize something beautiful, something great, something cost efficient cozy and warm. You just need time, patience and …

Astroneer is an adorable game about space exploration

And I want to play it now<p>The dream of space exploration is more alive than ever right now. We've found thousands of planets outside our solar system, we're finding water on (or in) just about every planet and moon that we study in our own, and NASA is furiously pumping up its "Journey To Mars," …

Space Exploration

Tuesday Video Tip: How to Tie the Blood Knot

I’m going to state right off the bat that, when it comes to joining pieces of monofilament, I am a blood-knot guy. There are several reasons: It’s …

Package Deal: The Story Behind One Reader's Secret Bass Bait

<i>Photo by Luke Nilsson</i><p>A lot of lures hit my desk. Most come from the huge companies wanting to show off their latest designs, or from small shops …

Bait Guide: How to Catch Bass in Any Pond

<i>By: Curtis Niedermier; Ilustration by: Mike Sudal</i><p>I love tearing across a vast reservoir in a bass boat as much as the next guy, but I probably spend …

Fly Tying Innovation: Mahler's Single-Strand Mono Shrimp

This video may be a wee bit long, but if you're into tying, it's worth a watch. Shot on the IFTD show floor by the guys from Saltyshores.com earlier …

22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

From survival to s'mores, here's everything you need to know to ensure a flawless camping trip.

40 of The Most Extraordinary Beautiful and Useful Rustic DIY Projects in the World

If we are to name a design line that can provide a warm welcome to any persona it goes without a saying that the warmth and coziness of a rustic …

Rustic

DIY Pallet Wine Rack - Sweet Pea

What’s not to love about a pallet project, especially when something that might get tossed in the garbage becomes a useful home décor item? A pallet …

Rustic Serving Tray with Gold Arrow Accent

I am really excited to announce that I am part of Elmer’s Creative team this year! Wahoo! As part of that team, I get to share my love of creating, …

Penny Can Stove Tutorial

Penny stove? I was confused too but Sensible Prepper made a wonderful video tutorial that helped straighten me out. This little ‘contraption’ is …

How Designers Turn Data Into Beautiful Infographics

Behind the scenes of information architects’ creative processes.<p>The best infographics are clear, easy to digest, and eye-catching. But the process of distilling data into a neat little chart, bar graph, or venn diagram usually requires pages and pages of messy preparatory sketches, which are rarely …

DIY At-Home Image Transfers onto Fabric and Wood

<i>Paulina Thai is a senior graphic design student at the University of Cincinnati, with a special interest in food photography, fashion, hand lettering and brand identity. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>Your environment has a huge …

Breathtaking Sci-Fi Short Film - ABIOGENESIS

Anaplan Rakes in $100M In Series D Funding And Announces Anaplan Hub

It’s a busy week for Anaplan: They open their user conference later today, announced $100M in new funding and introduced Anaplan Hub, a marketplace where customers can share and find pre-designed planning models ready to adapt and use.<p>Company president and CEO, Frederic Laluyaux said you could …