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16 Weird and Wonderful Guitar Noise Pedals

I’m getting really close to finalising the first proper sweep of my pedal chain - just getting to adding the final 2. Of course the Tone Quest never …

Synthesizers

How to Give Portraits a Dreamy Glow in Photoshop

Hollywood photos and still frames often look fairly dreamy with a bit of a glow to the subject in the image. In this tutorial by the guys at …

Basic Homemade Pizza Dough and Topping Suggestions

This homemade pizza dough is easy to prepare and knead by hand. You could also put the dough in a bread machine on the dough cycle.<p>You'll find …

A Massive 30-Part Guide to Retouching Photos in Photoshop

Want a crash course in retouching photos in Photoshop? Here’s a 4-part video series that clocks in at 4.5 hours in total, making it a very …

Become a Better Visual Storyteller by Following These 10 Rules for Better Composition (VIDEO)

Most great photographers are also accomplished visual storytellers who understand how to draw viewers into their scene and direct their eyes to the …

Photography

This Is the Top Soup Recipe on Pinterest

January is soup month. It's the perfect time to throw a bunch of delicious-sounding things in a pot and let them simmer until you're ready to chow …

Ultimate Banana Bread Recipe | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Baking

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

How to Remove Tourists from Your Photos in Photoshop

Most photographers have been in a situation where the only thing standing between their camera and a breathtaking scene happens to be a handful of …

How to photograph cars like a pro

Want to take great photos of your own car, or fancy ones at motor shows? Follow our tips to help you get the best shots.<p>Do you want to take dramatic photos of the awesome exotic cars you'll find at motor shows? Or perhaps you want to get great shots of your own gorgeous car?<p>Car photography isn't …

Landscape Photography

We Meet a Former Anonymous Hacktivist on Our New VICELAND Show 'CYBERWAR' - VICE Video: Documentaries, Films, News Videos

A+E Networks

Astronaut Chris Hadfield releasing 'Space Sessions' album recorded in orbit

In the first single off of Chris Hadfield's new music album, the first album to be primarily recorded in space, the Canadian astronaut croons, "Can't stand on my own two feet, I just float away, I took a ride in a hot, hot seat, now I'm ready to play, far away."<p>And play he does.<p>Hadfield, who is …

7 of the best acoustic guitar pickups

Introduction<p>Each type of pickup offers a different tone, so experiment to see which suits your style of playing best – over the next few pages, we'll …

Rare Earth

The handheld smartphone device which could spot cancer

A £240 ($400) handheld device which can analyse potential tumours is being developed in Tel Aviv.<p>The Mobile OCT device consists of a smartphone to take the images, a lens, some lights and a plastic handle.<p>The images are assessed by the device's operator and are then uploaded for review by a …

Steven Soderbergh Promises 'Magic Mike 2' Will Be "Hilarious" and Feature Original Cast – /Film

<b>Channing Tatum</b> has been talking up the possibility of a <i>Magic Mike</i> sequel since last summer, but it’s been quite a few months now since we’ve had a …

Could We Survive a Mega-Tsunami?, BBC Two, review

Bernadette McNulty reviews Could We Survive a Mega-Tsunami?, a BBC Two documentary which explores the impact of a mega-tsunami in the Atlantic.<p>Calm was the last thing that <b>Could We Survive a Mega-Tsunami?</b> (BBC Two) was trying to create. Instead the objective of this imagined staging of a super wave …

Indian Ocean