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Dad Lays Out 4 Wooden Planks To Begin. The End Result Is Every Kid's Dream

Redditor RowAndCo seems to have a knack for woodworking. The father of one recently took to the popular news and social networking site to display …

Woodworking

The Bad News About the Organic Industry

The good news: Organic produce is now certified by the government, widely available at big-box stores, and more affordable than ever. The bad news: …

The only 15 foods worth buying organic

Instead we're faced with awkward produce-aisle decisions every time we step foot into a grocery store — is this worth paying 50¢, $1, $5 more?<p>What are the health implications, and is organic equally important across the board?<p>Let's get real here: Most organic food has not been proven to be "better" …

Pesticides

Investors dump stocks at record pace

The word of the week for investors was "sell."<p>Mom and pop investors are dumping their investments and moving to cash at levels not seen since the financial crisis of 2008.<p>It's an "investor revolt," is how Credit Suisse characterized it.<p>Normally when investors panic about stocks falling, they sell …

He Poured Concrete Into A Mold And Made My Dream Kitchen Table

New furniture almost never comes cheap. There's always the secondhand option, but that puts a lot of trust into the hygiene of the first owner.<p>That's …

DIY

10 Unexpected Uses for Laundry Detergent

Most of us buy laundry detergent to do one thing, and one thing only. But can it do more than clean your clothes? Should it be working harder for us? …

Cleaning

Now You Can Have Perfectly Posed Portraits

Over the last week at dPS our writing team have focused their efforts on creating a great series of tutorials on the topic of posing subjects for …

Photography

One Man’s Genius Idea To Grow Tomatoes

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Weight Loss

How to Watch Movies for Free on iPhone and iPad?

Share Email Comments<p>If you have an iPhone or iPad or both and you are a movie-buff, then you have come to the right place. There are plenty of …

"How You Too Can Take Perfectly Sharp iPhone Night Photos"

Triple Leg DIY Dining Bench

Hey y’all! Happy Tuesday! To keep up with all of our craziness and projects, be sure to follow us on Instagram and Pinterest! As many of you know, I …

Dining Rooms

16 Amazing Homemade Sheds to Inspire Yours

Everyone needs a place for their stuff, and sometimes the garage just won’t accommodate it all. A backyard shed can help alleviate the space crunch. …

20 Easy Photography Tricks That Will Make You a Picture Taking Master

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Apps

6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile

No harsh chemicals necessary<p>It's that time of year again: You have to remain photo-ready from the first holiday party to the ringing of the New Year. Whitening your smile is imperative, but finding the time for a dentist visit isn't always in the cards. And sometimes, you don't want to apply a …

Project 52 PRO Edition | For Serious Photographers

THE BUSINESS BOOK:<p>This is a very large manual designed to be a “continued work” piece for the photographer wishing to go full time as a photographer …

6 Ways to Get Perfect Backgrounds for Your Photos

There are numerous factors that go into making eye-catching portraits: the subject’s facial expression, the lighting, the framing and composition, …

How to make double exposures with a dSLR

A double exposure is a creative photographic technique where two different images are combined in one frame.<p>Also known as multiple exposures (depending on the final number of images superimposed on one another) you can make these photos in-camera -- no Photoshop skills required. Here's a guide on …

How to Best Utilize the Various Metering Modes in Your Camera

A camera determines exposure by using metering modes. While Matrix metering is typically used and recommended for many settings, Spot and …

How to Add a Background Texture to a Portrait in Photoshop

Tutorial: How to Add Realistic Looking Sun Beams To Your Photographs in Post

In this ten minute video created by Glyn Dewis, you’ll get a nice little look at how to add sun rays to any photograph of your choosing by using …

Tutorial: How to ‘Make Eyes Look Amazing’ In Photoshop

One of our favorite Photoshop tutorial websites, Phlearn, yesterday put out a tutorial that is both incredibly useful and a bit scary. Useful because …

Tutorial: How to Quickly and Easily Colorize B&W Images in Photoshop Using Curves

This colorization tutorial by IceFlowStudios is actually a couple of years old now, but we only just now stumbled across it and we just had to share. …

How to Make Colors POP in Photoshop

This technique is perfect for a photo that is dominated by one or two Colors, especially if those Colors are complimentary.

Tutorials

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How to Quickly and Effectively Whiten Teeth in Photoshop

Smiles seem to be one of the fundamental criteria for determining what constitutes a likable portrait. Of course, not every portrait needs to feature …

How To Add A Realistic Tattoo To a Person With Photoshop

I think the concept of using skin as a canvas is curious. I don’t have any tattoos, and in a day where it seems everyone and their mother has one, or …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

Want to ruin a presentation in seconds? Just drop in one of these sentences.<p>While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van …

Change Eye Color in Photoshop in 1 Minute

Howard Pinsky, an Adobe Community Professional, is an online educator providing content for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. His work can be seen on …

How To Shoot Light Trails

<b>Tristan O’Tierney</b> <i>is a self-taught San Francisco-based photographer who has mastered the technique of crafting with light. Also an iOS engineer, he is</i> …