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Two Ways to Instantly Make Your Photos Pop Using Photoshop

Have you ever felt like your photos were missing something? In this quick Photoshop tutorial, learn how to make your photos pop with this simple …

Tutorials

Easy guitar theory: extended chords

Last time we saw how major and minor chords (called ‘triads’) are made of three major scale notes. Triads are made of stacked 3rd intervals - simply …

Electric Guitar

Philadelphia's top cop apologizes to black men arrested at Starbucks

<b>(CNN) —</b> Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross apologized Thursday to two black men who were arrested while waiting for a business meeting at Starbucks, saying he made the situation worse by initially defending his officers' actions.<p>Ross' apology came at a news conference on the same day the …

Justice

Oregon Grew More Cannabis Than Customers Can Smoke. Now Shops and Farmers Are Left With Mountains of Unwanted Bud.

A recent Sunday afternoon at the Bridge City Collective cannabis shop in North Portland saw a steady flow of customers.<p>Little wonder: A gram of weed …

Cannabis

I’ll Just Have a Coffee

Coffee

Starbucks, Police And Mayor Respond To Controversial Arrest Of 2 Black Men In Philly

<b>Updated at 1:56 p.m. ET</b><p>A video that's now amassed almost 7 million views on Twitter depicts police officers handcuffing two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks.<p>Onlookers in the background are incredulous.<p>"What did they do?" one man asks.<p>"They didn't do anything," a woman responds. "I saw the …

Justice

A Video of Two Men Being Arrested in Starbucks Has Gone Viral

"They were taken out in handcuffs for doing nothing."<p>A video showing an arrest that took place at a Starbucks location in Philadelphia has gone viral, with some people accusing the coffee shop of racism.<p>Twitter user @missydepino shared the video in question on April 12, writing: "The police were …

Justice

Airstream’s new trailer, Nest, offers compact luxury for $45K

Forget the aluminum silver bullet, the newest Airstream is fiberglass<p>As a longtime leader in a growing outdoors industry, Airstream trailers are immediately recognizable thanks to their trademark sleek aluminum exterior. There’s also no doubt that campers and trailers of all kinds are growing in …

RVs

There are some journeys that you just need to do by yourself

There are some journeys that you just need to do by yourself

Happy sad#pascalcampion

Happy sad<br>#pascalcampion

How to Create a Dark Cinematic Look for Your Images Using Photoshop

The dark and moody cinematic look is a popular one that can help make your images pop and catch the viewer's attention. If you're a fan of that …

Tutorials

Oregon coffee company closing after 118 years in business

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon coffee company is shutting down after nearly 118 years in business.<p>The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that …

Oregon

California Series Acoustic Guitars

BOLD, STRIKING STYLE<p>Instruments as individual as the artists who play them, California Series guitars have unexpected, electric-inspired style that …

Acoustic Guitar

Taylor Guitars Rolls the Dice—Again

Bill EvansMarch 31, 2018<p><b>From the May 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY Brian Wise</b><p>In an age when eye-catching, futuristic musical instrument designs …

Acoustic Guitar

Homes East of Portland’s 82nd Avenue Are Selling for Unheard-Of Prices

Welcome to East Portland, home of the $300,000 house.<p>The neighborhoods east of Interstate 205 are the only parts of the city where the average …

Real Estate

An Artist’s Dilemma: What To Do With All The Canvases

Support the news<p>Commentary<p>There’s a dirty little secret among artists. It can be summed up this way: We create art. Our art does not sell. We stuff …

Art

Lindsey Buckingham Teaches Fleetwood Mac's "Landslide"—Video

651<p>SHARES<p>Many a year ago, we sat down with legendary Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham for an interview. During the interview, we asked him …

Guitar

A to Z of oil paint techniques

Martin Kinnear, head of Norfolk Painting School, walks us through the world of oil paint, one letter at a time<p>A – Alla prima<p>Painting wet-on-wet or …

Claude Monet

Guitar Center’s $1 billion in debt reveals this truth about musical tastes

Guitar Center, the nation’s leading musical-instrument retailer, is in trouble. Changing musical tastes are partly to blame.<p>Ratings agency S&P Global …

Guitar

10 Essential Altered Tunings Every Guitarist Should Know

If you’re searching for fresh sounds and new ideas, one of the best things you can do is to play in an altered tuning—as so many adventurous, …

Dog walk

I was out early this morning, sketching a snowy scene in Pointe Claire. I suspect that winter is not entirely over, but as it warms up the snow …

Sketching

Hand-Drawn Graphics by Deep Bear

Check out these hand-drawn logos and badges created by Deep Bear.Deep Bear is a branding and graphic design studio specializing in old methods of …

Graphic Design

Jeff Sessions rolling papers

As you're probably aware, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is against the legalization of cannabis. At a Senate drug hearing in 2016, he even said, …

Cannabis

Monica Lewinsky: Emerging from “the House of Gaslight” in the Age of #MeToo

On the 20th anniversary of the Starr investigation, which introduced her to the world, the author reflects on the changing nature of trauma, the de-evolution of the media, and the extraordinary hope now provided by the #MeToo movement.<p><i>How do I know him? Where have I seen him?</i> The Man in the Hat …

Me Too movement

The Soul-Crushing Legacy of Billy Graham

"I would torment myself for another 20 years trying to 'reform,' never quite able to shake the voice of Billy Graham promising me eternal …

Faith

Klimt and Schiele: The artists who shocked Europe

Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele were two titans of Viennese art who shared a firm friendship and an artistic free will that scandalised many, writes Cath Pound.<p>At first glance there is little to suggest a connection between Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele. Klimt was the archetypical sensualist who …

Art

Hypnotic Illusion of a Drawing Growing Faster Than the Machine Producing It

Artist James Nolan Gandy is known for his mix of artistry and mechanical ingenuity. His mechanical drawing machine not only produces incredible drawings that put your childhood Spirograph to shame, but also results in mesmerizing videos of the drawing process. However, one of his latest videos …

Versailles, France (by Christian Sarbach)

Snow melt

I have to admit it was a relief when it snowed last night. The fresh white stuff covered an awful layer of thick ice that coated our city and made …

Sketching