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How to Change Color in Photoshop of Any Object // Also Replace & Match As Well

When changing the color of an object in Photoshop there are ways to change the base color and the highlight color, we go over each of those methods …

Tutorials

The Well-Designed Chair That Could Make Flight Delays Less Painful

Flyers across the U.S. saw the worst flight delays and cancellations in years this winter after snow storms ravaged even the most unlikely of …

Pebble 2: A Music Player That Also Juices Up Your Gadget

The self-described “artisans of emotional technology” at French design company Orée make beautiful keyboards, iPad sleeves, and charging docks out of wood, leather, and stone. All of which, arguably, enable a more sensual, humanistic touch experience than your more standard aluminum.<p>Now Orée is …

You Can Now Post GIFs on Facebook … Kinda

It may be a hack, but it's a GLORIOUS one.<p>Listen: Facebook is no one’s favorite social network. It’s excellent at nothing in particular, mediocre at mostly everything, and maybe surveilled by the government.<p>But yesterday, you could not post GIFs to Facebook.<p>And, today, you can.<p>Animated GIFs.<p>Now, …

How to Travel Solo

It's an invigorating idea we've all pondered at some point -- leaving everything behind to embark on a solo journey. Thanks to memoirs like Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat, Pray, Love and Cheryl Strayed's Wild, traveling alone has a reputation for fostering self-discovery. Without the crutch of friends or …

4 Fruitsicles So Good You Might Forget Summer Is Almost Over

Fresh fruit and vegetables are always best, no doubt about that. But in the hot summer months it's refreshing to snack on a cold, frozen treat. Ever since I picked up this awesome popsicle mold, I've been having way too much fun experimenting with sweet and even savory ice pop recipes.<p>Since I never …

Popsicle

How To Microwave Mug Cakes That Actually Taste Good

Attention, dorm-bound people. Here are some important tips and recipes from the author of a new mug cake cookbook.<p>Microwave mug cakes are not as good as real cakes. But they are awesome in a different way: You can make them fast enough to satisfy an emergency homemade treat craving without an oven, …

Beyond Paper: IKEA's New Catalog Places Furniture Right In Your Room

Couch (web) surfing just got a lot more high tech, thanks to IKEA. The Swedish home furnishings juggernaut just dropped its annual catalog and upped its game with a mobile app that lets shoppers see what the items will look like in their own homes.<p>The 2014 catalog, containing some 12,000 products …

25 Ways to Win With Watermelon

There’s something about watermelon—it just isn’t summer without it. But you can do more than just serve it in wedges or in a fruit salad. Paired with basil and feta, it becomes a savory salad, and paired with vodka it becomes…well, the best cocktail to round out the summer months. So, for National …

Photographing the Endangered European Red Squirrel

Red squirrels are my favourite subject to photograph. They each have their own individual personalities, and I love to try and capture their …

Eight In-Flight Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Trip

Prone to self-sabotage? Even the best-intentioned travelers sometimes undermine their chances of a great vacation. What you do (and don't do) on a plane can make or break the trip to come. Seemingly innocuous activities can set you up for exhaustion, illness, and jet lag -- all total vacation …

Jet Lag

Aww-Worthy Photos of Polar Bears Performing Water Ballet

For today's aww-worthy moment, we present to you these adorable photos of polar bears performing water ballet! Shot by Russian photographer Olga Gladysheva, the images show a polar bear cub as well as an adult gleefully tumbling, soaring and diving into beautiful blue waters. If these photos don't …

A guy from Bakersfield built a real-life Wall E

Bakersfield, California is well on its way to becoming known as more than just the country’s third-most important pit stop for dirt and Sonic drive ins, as Bakersfield’s own Michael McMaster has built a real-life working replica of Wall E. Or, to put it another way, Johnny 5.<p>According to the video, …

27 Practical And Ingenious Gadgets For Kitchen

We’re all familiar with the basic utensils and accessories we usually need in the kitchen, things like knifes, cutting boards and can openers. But …

Kitchens

How to Make the Perfect Lobster Roll

<b>I have to credit Dr. Claw</b> for teaching me how good a lobster roll can be. The infamous Brooklyn "lobster pusher"—the guy who won fame and no small degree of notoriety for illegally selling lobster rolls out of his apartment—gave me the first one I ever liked: A warm, garlicky tube of soft, delicate …

5 Awesome Farmers’ Markets in the United States (and Where to Stay Nearby)

Love fresh produce? You don't have to give it up on vacation. Everything from zucchini to asparagus, spring peas to corn and watermelon to …

Hamburger Trivia: Everything You Ever Needed To Know

Happy National Hamburger Day (again)! We hope everyone has eaten their burger today in celebration of our favorite food holiday. (If you haven't, step away from the screen and go eat one right this minute.)<p>We know we just recently celebrated our favorite food with National Burger Day on May 28th, …