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Get photo filters from professional photographers with Priime

iPhone photo app Priime serves up professional-grade photo filters to give your Instagram feed a more varied look.<p>Instagram added five new filters at the end of last year, bringing its total to 24. If you find yourself using the same handful of Instagram's filters, however, then take a look at …

Mobile Photography

Soundtracking Paris

If you're in need of a soundscape, Guillaume Sorge is your man. The Paris-born aural designer has laid down tracks all over Paris and beyond, including for brands such as Dior, Givenchy and Louis Vuitton, alongside DJing as a member of Dirty Sound System. Now, he's teamed up with luxury Hotel Bourg …

Coachella reveals set times, so here's EW's curated schedule

Coachella has (finally) released set times which means only one thing—it’s time to make a fold-out treasure map of all your must-see bands that you …

Torrent App Popcorn Time Comes To iOS, No Jailbreak Required

Popcorn Time, the service sometimes referred to as the “Netflix for pirates” because of the way it makes it easy to stream pirated content to your PC or mobile device, is now getting a lot easier for iOS owners to use. According to new reports, the service is being made available by way of an iOS …

Popcorn Time

Moleskine Livescribe Notebooks transfer ideas from paper to screen

Stationery brand Moleskine has created a series of notebooks for use with a Livescribe smartpen to turn notes written on the pages into digital files …

Quicken 2015 for Mac arrives with new design and mobile app to track your finances

It has been seven years since Intuit has released a new version of Quicken for Mac. Like Windows XP, the finance management suite has remained a shining beacon of how <i>ancient</i> software can look after a few years.<p>Now it’s 2014, and Quicken is back with a big 2015 release and companion mobile app. …

How to grow broccoli

If you don't like broccoli… well, firstly, why are you reading this? Secondly, you may have problems with your so-called "brussels sprout gene"; thirdly, you may simply be a big baby who needs to snap out of it; and fourthly, you should take it up with the Flemish sculptor Peter Scheemakers. Except …

Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

Vintage Revivals

Happy Monday my friends! You may or may not know that about a year and 1/2 ago I posted a really through tutorial for painting concrete/cement. …

Nesting: Colored Kitchen Cabinets

We've been living in full renovation mode around here. Every day there is a new project going on around here. I'm not gonna lie. I love this phase! …

Vintage Suitcase Dog Bed

Whelp, I’ve jumped on the vintage suitcase dog bed bandwagon. What, you ask, are vintage suitcase dog beds? Well these adorable pet beds are …

How to Eat Cheese Fondue the Proper Swiss/French Way

Like most things Swiss and/or French, the classic cold-weather dish operates under its own code of politesse<p>Like all reasonable human beings, we interpret snowy weather as Mother Nature's subliminal message to do one simple thing: <b>eat cheese fondue</b>. But before you dive into a big gooey pot of, say, …

Weather

Funkmaster Flex & DJ Red Alert Hot 97 Christmas Mix 2013

On Christmas Eve, Funkmaster Flex and DJ Red Alert returned on the Hot 97 airwaves with their classic Christmas mix. For 5 hours, the two legendary …

12 business books you will need to read in 2014

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It’s the book nerd’s version of seeing sneak previews of movies before they hit the silver …

Self-improvement

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

Fortune Cookie, A Photo Series Featuring Fashion Models Posed Upside Down

Fashion models are posed upside down in the topsy turvy photo series “Fortune Cookie” by photographer Martin Tremblay and styling studio Pascal & …

50 Best Albums of 2013

Vampire Weekend cut the cute and raised the stakes, Kanye assaulted our ears, Bowie shocked the world and Miley tossed a dance-pop party grenade<p>50<p>The …

3 Ways the Magic of Dr. Seuss Can Help You Create Unforgettable Copy - Copyblogger

Great copywriters hook readers in word by word, line by line.<p>Like renowned fiction writers, even children’s book writers, great copywriters know how …

The 11 Best Growlers (and Accessories) for Draft Beer

Growlers are more than just dark glass jugs. Here are the coolest we could find, from hand-glazed ceramic to stainless steel, plus essential accessories<p>Once upon a time, you either bought beer in a six-pack or drank it by the pint at a bar. Then, in 1989, the Otto Brothers Brewing Company …

Beer

Dash is a free coding course that'll teach you how to make CSS robots

General Assembly has launched a new online service that teaches basic web development for free, in your browser. It's called Dash, and it lets users learn how to use HTML, Javascript, and CSS by working through four projects of increasing difficulty.<p>As you progress through the projects — starting …

GIGS.2.GO USB Sticks : Tear It Off to Share

A pack of <b>GIGS.2.GO USB flash drives</b> which you can tear off to share them. The compact size (a credit card sized pack) makes it easy to carry and …

Gear & Gadgets

Fool-Proof Perfect Lines

Unless you have a guillotine-style paper cutter, cutting in a straight line is near impossible! The Linear Scissors, however, take the heavy …

The E-Seasoner

The E-Seasoner is an innovative Willy-Wonka-style gadget… only for spices instead of gobstoppers! At the top, various spices are sectioned in …

The Yin and Yang of iSound

The two halves of the Opus portable speaker system hold your iDevices firmly in place at an ideal viewing angle, turning the meager stock sound from …

Grand Theft Auto V: The official, final tracklist has been revealed

By now, many of us have had a chance to deep dive into the glorious world that is <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>. (Just look at the sweet digs and ride I’ve given …

Four Ways To Get Your Employees To Care Like Owners

A couple of weeks ago my wife and I took our five-year-old daughter to a friend’s birthday party. At the gathering I met the owner of a budding local martial arts school. His passion for the art form and his business were contagious. He loved everything he was doing, but worried about the rapid …

Sitting at computers all day is killing us. This video could help save your life.

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re heading toward an early grave. I know, that sounds extreme, but we’re only just starting to …