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Why Photoshop Sucks (Except It Doesn’t)

Popular YouTube filmmaker and VFX artist Freddie Wong released this video a couple of days ago that has a lot of people talking. It’s titled “Why CG …

Photography

Which Of These 4 Communication Styles Are You?

What’s your communication style? You have a particular style of communicating, of course, but do you know what it is, including its strengths and weaknesses, and how it compares to the styles of others? Over the past two decades of research, my team and I have found that there are four fundamental …

Communicate

BEFORE & AFTER: Black Countertops And White Paint Work Wonders

A dated kitchen gets a refreshing new look...you won't believe it's the same space!<p>A dated kitchen gets a refreshing new look...you won't believe it's the same space!

In Japan, robot dogs are for life - and death

Robot dog owners believe their robotic pets have souls and are extremely emotionally attached to the "animals." © AFP Toshifumi Kitamura<p>Incense smoke wafts through the cold air of the centuries-old Buddhist temple as a priest chants a sutra, praying for the peaceful transition of the souls of the …

28 Badass Young People Making The World A Better Place

Kicking ass, changing lives.<p>To prove it, the Queen's Young Leader Award recognises exceptional (badass) people aged 18–29 who are transforming lives.<p>This year there are 60 winners, who will all receive training, mentoring, and support to continue and develop the amazing work they are already doing …

Where Life Is: The Search for a Planet Like Ours

The hunt for Earth-like planets is hampered by funding issues, but scientists still believe.<p>Residents of the Pacific Northwest sometimes refer to the region as “God’s Country,” not for the ceaseless rain that soaks the land from October until May, but for those few glorious summer months when the …

Are you ready for the next chapter of Wi-Fi? Meet 802.11ax

Now that the first wave of 802.11ac Wi-Fi routers and devices are making their way out the door, the Wi-Fi Alliance and the Institute of Electrical …

3 Easy Steps Using Photoshop to Making your Images POP

Having taught in-depth image post-processing workshops for Photoshop users, I’ve found that three of the simplest techniques are the ones that people …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Helena Bonham Carter on 'witty' David Cameron, 'weirdo' Lars von Trier and why Tim Burton won't watch a romcom

On a warm summer's day Helena Bonham Carter is between jobs and between homes, supervising a move between the pair of London houses that she shares with Tim Burton. She is surrounded by photos and books, together with bizarre sets of false teeth from the roles she has played. "It's like an …

Hero War Dog Skydives With Soldier

<b>Stacy Cortes</b><b><br>Hardpoint Technologies, LLC</b><b><br>Fitted Harness on Layka</b><p>Some people in the special operations community approached us about making a vest that can be used for everything up to attacking detection, and up to fast roping and free-fall. We've been working on this dog vest for the past three …

Dr Strobe: the man who stopped time and electrified photography – in pictures

If you could stop time, here is what you might see: a bullet being shot through an apple, an egg being cracked into a fan, or a play-by-play of Pancho Gonzales's famous serve. MIT professor Harold Edgerton invented the strobe flash in the 1930s – and his stroboscopic photography captured amazing …

Penguins That Weathered Past Climate Change Suffer This Time

Three penguin species tolerated a warming climate quite well about 15,000 years ago, but it's a very different story for two of them now.<p>Despite their pot-bellied profile and waddling gait, Antarctic penguins have weathered the challenges of one of the harshest climates on Earth for millennia. …

5 Beginning Landscape Photography Tips For Instant Improvement

A lot of photographers start by taking photos of landscape, just because it’s beautiful and always there. A landscape won’t run away from you, an …

Landscape Photography

15 Things Successful People Do Each Morning That You Should, Too.

What you do when you wake up in the morning sets the tone for the entire day.<p>And yet, if you are like most people, you spend it battling your alarm, …

Daily Inspiration #1754

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

20 Android and iOS apps for kids to keep them entertained (and quiet)

Children are able to use and understand technology at an early age. They know how to operate smartphones and tablets correctly and get into their …

tresARCA: A Modern House in the Desert

When you think of Las Vegas, you may only think of the strip and all its dazzling lights, but there’s far more to the city if you venture out. …

Architecture

Knobs, Pulls and Handles, Oh My!

You know what I can’t handle? Not having handles.<p>As I mentioned in my previous post about buying new construction, there were not a lot of modern …

Furniture

Ten-Month-Old and Rescued Pup Make for an Adorable Portrait Duo

Two of the most aww-worthy creatures on this planet are infants and puppies. So, naturally, when you combine the two, you get one of the most …

Breathtaking Time-Lapse Captures the City, Culture and Landscape of Doha, Qatar

Coming from one of the masters of time-lapse photography, “Welcome to Doha,” by Michael Shainblum is a brilliant piece of work that shows off the …

Sport picture of the day: Remembering the 96

It was 25 years ago that 96 Liverpool fans lost their lives at the FA Cup semi-final against Nottingham Forest and today the people of Liverpool as well as those from the wider footballing community converged on Anfield to remember those that died Continue reading...

Short Tutorial Teaches You a Great Way to Recover Shadow Detail in Photoshop

There are many options for recovering shadow detail in post, but if you still haven’t settled on one or you want a technique that will give you more …

10 Habits You Should Take Up To Live To 100

To live to 100 is a lofty goal, but surviving 100 years is very different than loving life each of those years. Here are 10 habits for a long, …

58 Cool Kitchen Pots And Lids Storage Ideas

Storage of pots and lids is always a problem because we have lots of them and the storage space is not always sufficient. So, what can we do? Let’s …

See it! Photos of total lunar eclipse of April 14-15

Beautiful images of the ‘Blood Moon’ total lunar eclipse of April 14-15, 2014.<p>Did you sleep through last night’s eclipse? Or maybe you had cloudy …

6 Lighting Tutorials from Joe McNally

At the time of writing this post it is a gorgeous spring day and I have no doubt our readers are out shooting and enjoying it. If you have opted to …

A’ Design Awards & Competition – Winners

Its an exciting time for the award winners of the A’ Design Awards & Competition. The results are out and it is time to crack open the champagne …