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This Laundry Soap Has Saved Me Hundreds on Dry Cleaning Charges

In the words of the theme song to <i>Cheers</i>, “Making your way in the world today, takes everything you’ve got.” And, if you’re a woman with a …

Country Lifestyle

Watch: Learn How to Duplicate Objects with This Simple Cloning Trick in Premiere Pro

You can create this impressive cloning effect right inside of Adobe Premiere Pro.Visual effects are a great way to add some flair and a little …

Tutorials

The Phaistos Disk is the best-known Minoan inscription and one of the most famous mysteries of archaeology

The Phaistos Disk is a disk of fired clay from the Minoan palace of Phaistoson, on the island of Crete. It was discovered in 1908 and it possibly …

Archaeology

2,000+ awesome hieroglyphs, coming soon to Unicode

Unicode pioneer Michael Suignard has submitted a "Revised draft for the encoding of an extended Egyptian Hieroglyphs repertoire" in Unicode, trying …

Unicode

10 stylish ways to remove single-use plastic from your life

The UK government has announced plans to ban the sale of many single-use plastic items, including plastic straws, drink stirrers, and plastic-stemmed …

Shopping

Bondo Basics for Designers and Modelmakers, Part 2

How to use polyester body filler to make complicated 3D shapes by hand<p>Here in Part 2 of his series on Bondo basics, industrial designer Eric Strebel …

Industrial Designer

Download an Archive of 16,000 Sound Effects from the BBC: A Fascinating History of the 20th Century in Sound

I was crate digging at my local used vinyl emporium a little while ago and came across some sound effects records from the early ‘60s. Nothing …

TV shows

Solitude Dual Driver Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones

CaSandra Reicher and development team had created a new dual driver noise cancelling wireless headphone named the Solitude WX1. The pilot endorsed …

Gear & Gadgets

Learn how to build a WordPress site that actually attracts visitors

If you’re building your own website, or even just planning to, odds are you’ve considered WordPress as a foundation. After all, 29% of all sites are …

Web Design

Watch: Learn How to Use Flags, Nets, and Silks to Shape Light

Don't know much about flags? Here's a video that will get you up to speed.Lighting is one of the more complicated aspects of filmmaking, especially …

Tutorials

These rich white bros started an East Coast caste system to continue their incestuous domination of America

They copied the idea from India and called themselves the “Boston Brahmins”<p>In 1860, American writer and physician Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., whose …

India

53 Quick Dinners That Were Made For Busy Weeknights

Wouldn’t it be magical if dinner appeared on the table every single night at 6 p.m.? Thanks to these speedy recipes, it’s not a pipe dream. When you …

Cooking

Why the Gutenberg WordPress Editor Excites Me

Those of us who work with WordPress on a daily basis have been keeping close tabs on Gutenberg, the completely revamped editor scheduled to be …

Web Design

Industrial Design: MoDi - a smart sleep aid for smartphone addicts

Technology has come to an era where users are quite demanding of what they want in terms of size, performance, features and etc. The best example …

Product Design

Artist Transforms Discarded Aluminum Cans Into Incredible Hand-Sculpted Art

Detroit-born artist Noah Deledda turns trash into treasure by transforming old aluminum cans into sculptures. Made entirely by hand, the artist uses his thumb to create dents and creases in the disposable object’s surface, resulting in incredible three-dimensional sculptures adorned in flawless, …

Art

23 High-Protein Sheet Pan Dinners That Pretty Much Cook Themselves

I love cooking, but I hate doing dishes. Unfortunately the two go hand in hand, and unless you're a wizard who can zap away the mess, you kind of …

Cooking

How to Position Yourself as an Expert Even If Nobody Has Heard of You

You don't need fancy credentials to prove you're worth hiring.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Launching a new business can be a daunting task and entrepreneurs need to be creative with how they stand out in their market.<p>Many entrepreneurs feel they need credentials, …

Marketing

Amazing Concrete and Glass Cabin in Argentina

H3 House is a stunning concrete and glass home designed by architect Luciano Kruk. Located eight block from the Argentinian coastline, the shared …

Architecture

Check out the Best Multipurpose WordPress themes of 2018

Specialty WordPress themes serve a legitimate purpose, but you will usually do far better in most instances by investing in a premium multipurpose …

Web Design

Story Drills: Fiction Writing Exercises

A story is constructed from many different building blocks: characters, plot, setting, theme, chapters, scenes, action, dialogue, exposition—not to …

Creative Writing

Ray tracing explained: The future of hyper-realistic graphics

Ray tracing has long been gaming's holy grail. A method of creating hyper-realistic lighting and graphics, for years ray tracing has been promised as the technology that will take games the next step closer to total realism. Ray tracing has perennially been just on the horizon, but at GDC 2018, …

Graphics

Eminent Philosophers Name the 43 Most Important Philosophy Books Written Between 1950-2000: Wittgenstein, Foucault, Rawls & More

Faced with the question, “who are the most important philosophers of the 20th century?,” I might find myself compelled to ask in turn, “in respect to …

American Philosophy

A Pocket Knife that Works like Panther-claws

The way Caswell’s Morphing Karambit knife opens and closes is a thing of sheer beauty. It uses a parallel motion linkage, as opposed to a …

Industrial Design

The illusion of time

BOOKS AND ARTS<p>Andrew Jaffe probes Carlo Rovelli’s study arguing that physics deconstructs our sense of time.<p>Andrew Jaffe<p>Andrew Jaffe is a cosmologist …

Quantum Mechanics

These Magical Mushroom Supplements Don't Get You High, They Make You Feel Better

Try 'em out and see if you don't transform into an Ayurvedic god-man.<p>If you're skeptical about mushroom supplements, welcome. I used to be one of you. I had seen mushrooms touted for their superfood properties on both Goop and Infowars (my two baseline sources for nutritional information) but found …

Wellness

Best Practices With CSS Grid Layout

Best Practices With CSS Grid LayoutBest Practices With CSS Grid LayoutRachel Andrew 2018-04-16T13:35:19+02:00 2018-04-21T15:22:42+00:00An …

Web Design

WordPress.com Vs WordPress.org: Complete Information

WordPress.com Vs WordPress.org, People generally doesn’t know that these both <i>WordPress.com and WordPress.org are different</i> Platforms. If you master …

Google Analytics

Want To Sell A Screenplay? Avoid These Pitfalls by Kathie Fong Yoneda

<i>Film Courage: Potential pitfalls or traps a screenwriter should be aware of when trying to sell their screenplay?</i><p><b>Kathie Fong Yoneda:</b> Pitfalls…I think …

Screenwriting

Science Has Found a Drug-Free Way to Unlock Lucid Dreaming

Try this at home.<p>In Tibetan Buddhism, the group of tantric techniques known as <i>milam</i> aim to reveal the illusory nature of waking life by having …

The dark web and how to access it

In 2015, the founder of a website called the Silk Road was sentenced to life in prison. The billion-dollar black market site was once the premiere …

Dark Web