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23 Clean Jokes That Are So Funny And So Dumb

"What's the best thing about Switzerland? I don't know, but the flag is a huge plus."<p>It gets toad away.<p>Sadly, no pun in ten did.<p>One is really heavy, and the other is a little lighter.<p>Of course! The Empire State Building can't jump.<p>They're usually 90 degrees.<p>"Put it on my bill."<p>I don't know, but the …

Matthew McConaughey

How to use channels to create masks in Photoshop – a comprehensive tutorial

If you are doing any kind of compositing or digital work that requires masking and object extraction you owe it to yourself to watch this video. …

Tutorials

Sweet & Spicy Baked Cauliflower Is Everything Your Life Needs Right Now

Although cauliflower is being served up 100 different ways than how I personally grew up eating it (plain and steamed or raw with a dip), I still …

Ethereal Portraits of Women Who Look Like They’re Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

Inspired by fantasy and fairytales, photographer Bella Kotak creates ethereal images that combine sumptuous color and bountiful nature. Her portraits of women fuse flowers, gorgeous fashion, and picturesque settings, resulting in moments that seem plucked from the pages of a storybook.<p>Kotak …

Five Books to Begin Your Meditation Practice

With the growing awareness of the many benefits of mindfulness — enhanced emotional well-being, improved concentration and the reduction of stress …

Meditation

How to Brighten Portraits in Photoshop in Just 2 Minutes

There are different techniques you can use in Photoshop to brighten up a dark and dull portrait. This 4-minute tutorial by PHLEARN shows a 2-minute …

26 Tiny Changes That'll Make Your Life A Lot Better In 2018

From little things, big things grow.

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

10 Easy Side Dishes to Go with a Piece of Meat

So, you've got a few chicken breasts in the freezer or a steak ready to throw in a screaming-hot cast iron skillet. That's the easy part. Deciding …

Cooking

20 Delicious Classic Cookie Recipes

1 of 21<p>Jam Thumbprints<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 21<p>Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies<p>3 of 21<p>Snickerdoodles<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 21<p>Pecan Sandies<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

The 100 Best Songs of 2017

• Capitol<p>Maggie Rogers<p>“On + Off”<p>100<p>As a humble music student from Maryland, Maggie Rogers rose to fame after catching Pharrell's ear with her enigmatic pop song “Alaska.” The upbeat electro track showcased Rogers’ keen intuition as a songwriter and arranger. Now “On + Off” finds her a brilliant …

DJ Khaled

Breakfast for Beginners: Our Most Popular Breakfast Recipes of 2017

Whether or not you believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day, we can all agree that it's easily the most delicious. It's the one meal …

Breakfast

Here's A Guide To Choosing Which Murakami Book You Should Read First

Ah, the age old literary question: "Which Murakami book should I start with?" I've been asked this question many, many times. Even if you haven't …

Books

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

Spirituality

Capture One Tips | Easy Color-Grading With The ‘Color Balance’ Tool

Capture One is a professional-level program for tethered capture, raw processing, and photo editing which can be used in place of Lightroom, and it …

35 Inspirational Quotes on Creativity

<i>35 inspirational quotes on creativity to feel your soul.</i><p>1. We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.</b> …

Become a 141 to Achieve Massive Success in Life and at Work

You're reading Become a 141 to Achieve Massive Success in Life and at Work, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Motivation

How to Use Adjustment Layers to Create Light Flares and Haze

Atmospheric effects can enhance your photos, be it with in-camera techniques or postproduction effects. Light flares are one of the most popular …

Dark geometric wallpapers pack

Our Wallpapers of the Week curated collection highlights the best, photo quality images we can find. Over time, geometric based wallpapers have been …

OLEDs

How to Naturally Retouch Eyes with Photoshop

Retouching eyes unnaturally is a great way to ruin a good portrait. Here’s a 14-minute tutorial by photographer Dani Diamond that shows how you can …

35 Hidden Bars Around the World and How to Find Them

Some of the world's most intriguing bars are in locations you might not expect, hidden in taco joints and noodle shops, or disguised as everything …

The best poetry books of 2017

Who reads poetry? It’s often accused of being a closed shop; writers speaking to other writers, ignored by the outside world. But with book sales booming, it’s time to set the record straight. In <b>Who Reads Poetry</b> (University of Chicago, £18) you’ll find essays by punks and politicians, a midwife and …

The First Trailer For the Batman Ninja Anime Is a Gloriously Brutal Work of Art

While the concept alone to Warner Bros. Japan upcoming <i>Batman Ninja</i> anime is fantastic enough, it’s the film’s gorgeous visuals that really turn it …

9 tools to make graphic design easier in 2018

We all get used to the tools in our kit, and quickly know them inside out. But with innovations coming thick and fast from the major players and …

Influence: The 4-Step Process for Selling Anything to Anyone

People only buy when they trust the person selling.<p>Influence is described as <i>"the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something."</i> However as subtle as some forms of influence might seem as they appear in both verbal and non-verbal cues, the ability to …

Duxelles Deviled Eggs

Duxelles Deviled Eggs<p>Step 1<p>Heat butter in a small skillet over medium. Add shiitakes and shallot; cook, stirring often, until tender and browned, …

I Will Not Be Put in a Box: I Am Not What I Do, Own, Think, or Feel

<b>“All that I seek is already in me. “ ~Louise Hay</b><p>My world collapsed the day I became unemployed. After a successful thirteen-year career in a …

The Right and Wrong Way to Apologize and Why It Matters

The right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.<p>These past few weeks, we have seen what feels like an unusually high number of people faced with accusations of wrongdoing, sexual misconduct and unethical behavior. For most of them, the first response is one of …

The Beginner’s Guide to Letting Go and Becoming Enlightened Through Non-Attachment

Attachment is the origin, the root of suffering; hence it is the cause of suffering.<p>– The Dalai Lama<p>You’ve probably seen or read something like it …

Learn How to Blend With Colored Pencils

Get Better Results With the Right Blending Techniques<p>Working with colored pencils is a lot of fun and you can create amazing drawings with this …

Graphics