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Video tutorial: how to make a double exposure in Photoshop

Youtube user Eye Stocker makes a lot of useful Photoshop tutorials and we found this one in particular to be valuable. Even if you are not …

Lego launches Guggenheim Museum kit to mark Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday

To coincide with the 150th anniversary of the birth of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Lego has made a new addition to its architectural model series: …

Frank Lloyd Wright integrated architecture into nature at Fallingwater

Continuing our celebration of Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday this week, we're delving into the history of Fallingwater, the admired holiday home …

Tesla’s solar roof tiles get approved for permitting and installations

Tesla is moving quickly with its new solar roof tiles. Early installations could start as soon as next month after the company started taking orders earlier this month.<p>Now we learn that the company just received approval from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) for permitting and installations.<p>The …

Simple Tricks to Getting Sharp Images With Your Camera

Let's face it.There are a lot of things that can go wrong when creating a photo.The horizon might be off or the framing might not be pleasing to the …

Landscape Photography

The new cool thing for tech bros is workplace “biohacking” with 36-hour fasts

If you want to get into shape, you might decide to eat more vegetables and go to the gym more. But what if you want to have more energy, improve your mood, and sleep better? Welcome to “biohacking,” where practitioners use data about themselves and their environment to perfect their daily routine …

Brainwaves

8 Ways Virtual Reality Is For More Than Just Video Games

Virtual reality, a dream of science fiction writers for decades, is the closest to a true reality than it’s ever been. Multiple headsets are on sale …

New Evidence Could Overthrow the Standard View of Quantum Mechanics

Of the many counterintuitive features of quantum mechanics, perhaps the most challenging to our notions of common sense is that particles do not have …

How today's smart home tech shows how we'll live in the future

By Jim Hill<p>We've always had a long-term vision of the smart home as a kind of tracy island, where the front lawn flips over to reveal the landing pad …

Seven Sensational New Gadget Projects on Kickstarter This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>With an air-quality tracker that pops out so you can carry it with you.<p>A voice in your head to tell you it’s time to pick up …

8 small signs people use to judge your personality

The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.<p>While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of conversations and other obvious behaviors, the research says otherwise.<p>In fact, …

Here's All the Tricks to Avoid Getting the Worst Seat on Airlines

Airlines are developing clever news ways of extracting more money from passengers. They include fees for pillows, baggage check and phone …

The Best Uncrowded Snorkeling Beaches in Florida

Put on a snorkel, mask and fins and discover Florida's underwater beauty by taking a trip to one of the state's best uncrowded snorkeling beaches. Whether you plan to visit the white sand beaches near Destin or the coral-lined shores of the Florida Keys, you'll have the chance to see colorful …

Scuba Diving

20. Timer

Romantic comedies are always looking for a new spin on things. That€™s how you get the crime thriller/rom-com in the form of Jennifer Aniston and …

Romantic Comedy

How the Banks Stole Higher Education

Student debt is big business for the banks, and it's fucking us all over.<p>Most progressive-minded people share an inherent belief that education should be free, a universal human right rather than the privilege of a wealthy few. For the left, it's an article of faith. This is the way we progress in …

Higher Education

7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …

A day with the HTC Vive

Virtual reality in your home is finally ... well, real. And I'm not just referring to VR-lite experiences like Google Cardboard or Samsung's Gear VR. I'm talking about graphically rich, forget where you are, so genuine you can almost touch it, virtual reality. After dreaming about the possibilities …

How I Took Back Control of My Happiness and My Life

In the last two years, I have been through many up moments, down moments, and moments in between. And the only time I look back is to see how far I've come. Having more faith than fear, choosing to be grateful, and taking responsibility for my own happiness were key to giving me the strength to …

Happiness

Quantum "Weeping Angel" Effect Freezes Atoms in Place

The paradox of Schroedinger’s Cat famously demonstrates that a quantum cat sealed in a box is both alive and dead at the same time until we look …

Samsung's SmartThings launches a powerful, privacy-friendly hub

BERLIN — Smart home technology is finally leaving the “Tinker Toy” phase and becoming a viable solution for average consumers.<p>Samsung wants to be a …

Does the Octopus Have a Soul?

They’re slippery, clever, and adaptable, and a fascinating new book showcases evidence that these eight-legged terrors of the deep may even be able …

Zoology

Science Fiction & Fantasy

<i>Twenty-five years ago on this day, the</i> Hindenburg <i>crossed the Atlantic for the first time. Today, it will cross it for the last time. Six hundred</i> …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Our Japanese reporter visits an American sushi restaurant in Japan

In this era of increasing globalization we see more and more cases of foods jumping across cultural boundaries and changing in the process. Japan is …

Real life "Constructicon" quadcopter robots being developed - ExtremeTech

Real life “Constructicon” quadcopter robots being developed<p>By on December 2, 2011 at 10:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links …

University of Pennsylvania

How to Make Bath Bombs

If you love bath bombs but can't justify the price of fancy store-bought bath fizzies, then quench your skin-moisturizing thirst by making your own …

Dessert

Hex Airbot Shatters Crowdfunding Goal For Its Cheap, 3D Printed Drones

This embed is invalid<p>Hex’s tiny Airbot drone first turned heads earlier this year at China-based hardware accelerator Haxlr8r’s second demo day, and now the team behind it is finally pushing to bring the inexpensive flier to market by way of a recent-launched Kickstarter campaign.<p>The basics will …

60 Computer & PC Deals, Sales & Coupons from $1 to $500

Get Your Taxes Ready Save $$ on your tax preparation software and keep more of your refund! <b>See Deals</b><p>Amazon (9)<p>Steam (8)<p>Humble Bundle (6)<p>Green Man …

Dark Souls - First Person mode!