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Adobe Scan turns documents into editable PDFs

Adobe has launched a new way to turn your physical documents into PDFs with editable text, and it's completely free. The company has released a new mobile app simply called "Scan" for both iOS and Android, and to create a digital copy of a document, you merely have to point your phone's camera at …

Apps

How to Revive Dead Flowers

You are walking home from work when you pass the loveliest hydrangeas. At $6 for two stems at the local bodega they are a steal and impossible to …

Botanical Gardens

26 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

The mapping product that can do everything can actually do a whole lot more.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Here’s the world’s favorite number—and why it makes perfect sense

The latest news from the none-of-your-thoughts-are-original department comes from mathematics blogger Alex Bellos, who set out to determine the …

Mathematics

Why Every Orange Is the New Black Inmate Is in Prison

Already done binging <b>Orange Is the New Black</b>'s fifth season? We don't blame you. Netflix's prison comedy is as great as ever, and we're already psyched about what's coming up. In the most recent season, we learn even more about how the characters end up at Litchfield through their flashbacks. In …

Crime

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The One Website Travel Insiders Swear by for a Better Vacation

For some, the best part of a trip is sipping on a margarita with their toes in the sand and hair in the breeze. For others, it's the anticipation …

Primer: How To Pick A Lock In 5 Easy Steps

<b>Grab your tools:</b> “In your lockpick kit, there will be multiple types of tools. You will have the picks, which are similar in length to a pencil, with …

DIY

31 Best Websites to Score Free Stuff

Want to know how to get free stuff? All you have to do is search some tried-and-true websites to uncover the best deals, freebies and coupons. …

Personal Finance

Losing Your Mind Looking for a Job? These Free Online Resources Can Help

June 13, 2017<p>TPH junior writer Carson Kohler works at The Penny Hoarder office on Feb. 14, 2017. Sharon Steinmann/The Penny Hoarder<p>Disclosure:<p>Some of …

24 Ways to Earn Extra Money to Pay Off Debt

Paying off debt can be a tough process, but it’s so much easier to do when you increase your income so you can put more money toward your balance.</b> …

Personal Finance

32 Legitimate Ways to Make Money at Home

Disclosure:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

The Secret History of 'Pokemon G0', as Told by Creator John Hanke

It all starts with a bunch of programmers at Google Maps.<p><i>Pokémon GO</i> players hike across cities and brave tall grass in an attempt to catch ‘em all, …

Pokémon

Here's how to access the iPhone's hidden mode that turns the camera into a magnifying glass

"Magnifier" mode uses the iPhone's camera to magnify text or other small things — handy, especially, for reading fine print, or zooming in on small details.<p>The hidden mode can also adjust brightness and color, which is useful for people who may have issues seeing specific colors.<p>Using Magnifier is …

Mobile Photography

Gadget Turns Radishes Into Super Mario Mushrooms

A plate full of power-ups.<p>We're not saying eating radishes will make you grow twice your size and able to smash more bricks. We are saying that this gadget just made your salad more Mario-tastic.<p>Ravanello is a tool that costs 12 bucks and makes any radish look like it came from the Mushroom …

Frugal Living

9 Websites and Games to Teach Students How to Cite Sources in Essays

I teach English language learners at the college level. They often turn in essays, which I have to make sure are accurately attributed and cited in …

Education Technology

Look Up Again! The Final Supermoon of 2016 Rises Tonight

You might be sick to death of hearing about "supermoons." If that's the case, I bring good news: tonight, December 13, you'll see the final supermoon …

Astronomy

30 of the Most Important Photoshop Features and How to Use Them

Nate Dodson over at TutVid just put together one of the most comprehensive overviews of Photoshop’s key tools and features we’ve ever seen. 30 …

Pokemon Sun and Moon guide: How to catch every Legendary Pokemon

The most exciting part of any new <i>Pokemon</i> release is the discovery of new Legendary creatures. <i>Pokemon Sun and Moon</i> are no exception.<p>Beyond the …

Pokémon

The Best Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

If you’re paying for premium software, chances are there’s a free alternative out there you could use instead, with features just as good as the ones …

Software

How to Cover Cystic Acne: A Makeup Artist Reveals All

Cystic acne can be more than just physically painful. The dark red swollen areas create a sense of insecurity in a lot of us who suffer from the …

How to take photos of fireworks

Whether you use a smartphone, compact camera or dSLR, get great photos of fireworks on the Fourth of July.<p>Taking photos of fireworks is not as difficult as you might think. Rather than pointing your smartphone or dSLR toward the sky and hoping for the best, keep these tips in mind before setting …

Mobile Photography

Anet A8 DIY 3D Printer Could Be a Worthwhile First 3D Printer for $147

You probably have wished getting started with 3D printer, as I did, but you may have been put off with the high cost associated with 3D printers even …

3D Printing

Did Hillary Clinton intimidate Bill's accusers? Let's look at the evidence

Trump has tried to distract attention from his misogyny by throwing the spotlight on Jones, Willey and Broaddrick. It’s a dishonest and devious tactic<p>It’s hard to say which was worse, the appetizer or the main course.<p>I’m talking, of course, about the second presidential debate and its prelude, that …

Government

Google self-driving car suffers its worst accident, still the human driver’s fault

Google‘s self-driving Lexus 450h SUVs getting in minor accidents is not a new thing, but the latest incident appears to be the worst one yet. The …

Driverless Cars

A look at managing osteoarthritis - Scope

“Don’t take osteoarthritis lying down,” a recently published article in the <i>New York Times</i>, offers sound reasons to mobilize your joints and get …

Tai Chi

The Motley Fool

<b>Apple's Secret Project Stuns Investors</b><p>3 stocks to buy before Apple unveils its next must-have product<p>Strange noises roar out of a mysterious Apple …

Investing

14 People Reveal The Awkward Story About How They Lost Their Virginity

<b>1.</b> “I snuck the guy I’ve been seeing into my bedroom window to have sex with him. We planned it out, but in the middle of it my brother woke up and …

Creative Ways to Repurpose Old Windows Into DIY Picture Frames

Creative Ways to Repurpose Old Windows Into DIY Picture Frames<p>Updated on March 8, 2018<p>A vintage or antique window makes a fantastic medium for a …

Hobby Lobby