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Gritty Texture Effect in Photoshop

<i>An excerpt from Corey Barker’s</i> Photoshop Down & Dirty Tricks for Designers.I’m a big fan of textures. I keep a folder of nothing but textures for any …

Learn 28 Photoshop Tips, Tricks, & Hacks in 21 Minutes

We cannot deny the power of Photoshop. It can turn mere mortals into supermodels, transport couples to Wonderland and even save lives with just a …

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Photoshop Tools: 3 Ways To Extract An Image

Spread the love<p>A great design starts with some really solid techniques and today, we are going to teach you how to utilize the ones provided in …

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

These talks will inspire you to think differently about yourself and others.<p>Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful …

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Could it be? Yes…it is…Another Photoshop Down & Dirty Trick!

Here’s a really popular, super simple, technique for creating ad backgrounds (you see this look a lot in print ads and online banners. The one we’re …

30 Amazing Free Photoshop Text Styles & Effects

Create awesome text effects with these free Photoshop text styles with the click of a button. Styles are Photoshop files that contain preset …

How to make and receive phone calls on your iPad

Now with Continuity on iOS 8 you can actually make and receive phone calls on your iPad. Want to hear more? It’s actually pretty simple, and it can be very helpful and convenient for those times when you hear your iPhone ringing, but realize it is in the other room. Maybe you can’t answer the call …

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Mindfulness in Everyday Life: How to Meditate: 18 Tips to Successful Sitting Practice

In order to lead a more enlightened life, it is important, first of all, to understand how the human mind works. We are often unknowing prisoners of our minds, swept away by whatever thought we may be having at the time. We give our thoughts too much power.<p>Lost in regretting the past, or …

23 Great Gift Ideas For Cat Lovers

The holidays are upon us – the smell of cinnamon spice is in the air, we’re surrounded by glittering Christmas decorations, and the entire Internet …

Sync Your Google Calendar To Your iPhone Or iPad (Or Both!) [iOS Tips]

The native calendar app on your iPhone or iPad is pretty great, and since it’s built right into iOS and the info is on your iPhone, not the internet, you have access to all your calendar events even when you’re offline or can’t find a network signal.<p>Now, many of us use Google Calendar to schedule …

Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

The iPad finally gets a great productivity suite — and it’s not from Microsoft

A new, free productivity app for iPad enables you to create and edit Microsoft Word and Excel documents with a gorgeous user interface rebuilt for the iPad. It’s the app Microsoft wishes it built — but it’s actually from a small, publicly traded company called HopTo.<p>The Campbell, Calif.-based HopTo …

19 Shelter Pets Who Will Melt Your Heart

At the Fairfax County Animal Shelter in Fairfax, Virginia, our shelter pets love to show off their unique personalities!

Bunkr Unveils New Major Version Of Its PowerPoint Killer

French startup Bunkr just released a new major version of its presentation web app in partnership with Etamin Studio. It still is a fully responsive HTML5 web app that works seamlessly on your computer, phone or tablet. Yet, it was redesigned from the ground up and the new user experience should …

Password Protect Your Devices

Choosing not to password protect your devices is the digital equivalent of leaving your home or car unlocked. If you're lucky, no one will take advantage of the access. Or maybe the contents will be ravaged and your favorite speakers and/or secrets stolen.

Monetize Your Platform: How to Grow Sales With Your Online Platform

Shares 2K<p>Have you built your own platform?<p>Are you wondering how to monetize it?<p>To learn how you can use your platform to generate real revenue for …

How One Woman Went From Obesity to a Bikini Body

This post will explain exactly how Briana, a mother of three and reader of my blog, lost 100 pounds. It's a lot simpler than you might think.<p>For additional real-world examples and the fundamentals, I suggest reading <i>How to Lose 100 Pounds on The Slow-Carb Diet</i>. There are several men and women …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

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Ending Soon: Get 10 Mac Apps for $49.99 Including Parallels With The Summer 2013 Mac Bundle [Deals]

The summer season isn’t traditionally associated with productivity. It’s a time where we relax, go on holidays, and spend more time in the great outdoors. But this is also a great time of year where you can make your Mac more efficient through the use of apps that can take your productivity to a …

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

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4 MINUTE MORNING ENERGIZER WORKOUT with Amanda Russell

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

Multitasking Is A Don't: 12 Reasons To Stop Doing It

<i>By Amanda MacMillan</i><p>We all do it: Texting while walking, sending emails during meetings, chatting on the phone while cooking dinner. In today’s society, doing just one thing at a time seems downright luxurious, even wasteful.<p>But chances are, you’re not doing yourself (or your boss, or your friends …

Pentagon Officially Grants Security Approval For Apple's iOS Devices

The U.S. Department of Defense has finally granted the necessary security approval for Apple's iOS devices to be officially used within its …

The Sisyphean Problem Of Email

<b>Advice that should be given to modern people considering marriage:</b> “Before you marry, consider this, ‘Is this the person I’d like to watch stare at their phone for the rest of my and their life?”<p>In the Greek myth of Sisyphus, Sisyphus, as punishment for aspiring to immortality, is given the task to …

Transfer Laser Printed Photos Onto Wood DIY Project

Nowadays we all carry photos anywhere and everywhere, digitally, whether it be on our smartphone, tablet, laptop, or somewhere in the imaginary world …

7 Slightly Crazy Ways To Build A Happy, Productive, And Transparent Company

So you just started launched your business. Why not create a culture you actually want to be a part of? Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains how.<p>Building a “normal” startup was never something that excited us much at Buffer. After all, if you go ahead and start your own company, you finally have the …

iPad + Extreme Case: 8 Story Drop, No Worries

Holy Crazy Tough iPad case Batman. These guys at GizmoSlip dropped an iPad 3 in a G-Form Extreme case from the top of an 8 story building, screen down onto cement.<p>And the iPad still works. The screen is coming up just a little from the frame and there’s some multitouch ‘glitchiness’ – but it …

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3D Printing Service and Marketplace

<i>With Shapeways, you don’t have to be confined by traditional aesthetics or production methods. If you have an idea and you think it might work, try</i> …