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The Star Wars Comic Has Given Us Some Worryingly Efficient Stormtroopers

They got beat by tiny teddy bears. They can’t hit targets to save their lives. They occasionally whack their heads into doorways like goofballs. The …

IMPOSSIBLE Dovetail

Reference: The Ultimate Wood Joint Visual Reference Guide

Here's a handy resource for your next design-build project<p>Dating all the way back to Neolithic times, the mortise and tenon is the oldest wood joint …

Woodworking

Hot Toys' THE FORCE AWAKENS Kylo Ren and Stormtrooper Action Figures

LED Guides in These Goggles Keep Open Water Swimmers on Course

Swimming from one end of a pool to the other in a straight line is a lot easier than trying to stay on track when swimming in a lake or open water. …

The Facts Behind Disneyland Urban Legends

We've featured a whole lot of Disneyland facts, but one thing we haven't yet discussed are the many urban legends surrounding the park. This great …

Urban Legends

Ōura smart ring tracks sleep patterns, health metrics

Activity trackers and sleep trackers are offered as wristbands nearly across the board, with the most common variation being a clip-on unit for a …

Wearable Tech

Next Generation On Wheelz Clip-On Skates (video)

There are plenty of different variations on the traditional roller-skate currently available but most require you to remove your footwear to get the …

Crowd Funding

Educational DIY Mini Grass Houses for Kids

One of the very best ideas you’ll ever come across for getting kids of all ages into the idea of gardening and plant care, these amazing little DIY …

Using A Blender, This Guy Executes The Coolest But Most Illegal DIY Project Ever

Advertisement<p>How many of you have heard about Moss Graffiti? Although the name explains it all, we were left a bit puzzled when we listened to it for …

Most Popular DIY Projects of 2014

We love good DIY projects at Lifehacker, but they can be easy to miss if you're not planning a project at the moment. From computers to the …

Adobe Releases a Murder Mystery PSD for Halloween to Test Your Photoshop Skills

To celebrate Halloween, Adobe has been running an interactive murder mystery event this week. The company has released complex PSD files of photos …

Video: The Golden Ratio vs. The Rule of Thirds

There are a lot of debates in the world of photography: Nikon Vs. Canon, DSLR Vs. Mirrorless and Full-Frame Vs. Everything Else just to name a few. …

Some Of The Worst Photography Advice We’ve Ever Heard

It’s a given, when you start photography you’ll be bombarded by people in the ‘know’ about how to photograph, what to photograph and when to …

Five Tips For Capturing That Perfect Lightning Photo

At the young age of 24, photographer and time lapse creator Michael Shainblum has already created an impressive resume. His photography and timelapse …

How to Photograph the Moon (Part 1)

Ever since I’ve owned a camera I’ve wanted to take photos of the night sky. When I first got a DSLR camera 5 or so years ago I thought getting decent …

How to Post-Process Almost Any Aspect of a Single Exposure Landscape Shot

Most tutorials tend to focus on one small aspect of the photographic process — be it tweaking a minor adjustment such as white balance or showing you …

Why Curves is One of the Most Powerful Tools in Photoshop

To a novice photographer, Photoshop can seem daunting with its countless tools. To many experienced photographers, Photoshop’s curves can bring …

Tutorials

DIY: How to Make a GoPro Float with a Bottle Cap and Sugru

While GoPros are made to shoot underwater (within the confines of their housing – that is – they aren’t exactly made to float, if by some chance you …

This Wireless Flash Will Help You Take Better Instagram Photos

For as far as smartphone photography has advanced over the last couple of years, there’s still one area that needs work: Lighting. Nova is a wireless …

Nike Has Created A Baseball Glove You Don’t Have To Break-In

If you’re looking to make a run at taking over shortstop duties for the Yankees next year, you’re going to need to start breaking-in a glove now. …

Turn Your Disposable Lighter Into a Pocket Torch

You know those cheap lighters you pick up from the register at the gas station? Well, they can do more than just light up a few Marlboros. With the …

Master the Art of Panning With These 9 Useful Tips

Panning is a technique where you pan your camera to follow the motion of your subject and render motion blur to the background but capture the …