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Four Knots You as Photographer and Filmmaker Must Know

It's an ancient art-form, and it's something you need to know to get your location photography set ready for action. Have you ever needed to put up a …

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Butter-Basted Rib-Eye Steak - Cook's Illustrated | Cook's Illustrated

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

60 minute turbo training sessions

If time is tight, these 60-minute turbo training workouts will help up your power and aid recovery.• How to plan your winter training<br>• The best smart …

Beginner’s Guide to Composites in Photoshop

In this featured video by Serge Ramelli, Kelvin Pimont gives you a beginner's introduction to creating composite images in Photoshop.<b>Read the full</b> …

Top 10 Gmail Tips for Power Users

Everyone has a Gmail account. We’re all used to archiving, labeling, and marking bad senders as spam, but you probably still spend a lot of time in …

Productivity

6 hardcore training sessions to take your cycling to the next level

Former pro cyclist Greg LeMond summed up cycling progress succinctly: "It never gets easier, you just go faster." What he meant was that all the hard …

Marathons

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day For a Month. Here’s What Happened.

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could cram in more lifting?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip doing a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I …

6 Crazy Exercises Cycling Trainers Swear By

These unconventional workouts and moves will keep you on top of your game<p>There are certain exercises that cyclists will do forever, and for good reason—there’s no denying the power of moves like squats and lunges to rev your rides into high gear. But being at the top of your game means evolving …

Interested In How Camera Lenses Work? Watch This Easy-to-Understand, 3.5-Minute Video

Lenses are, perhaps, the most important (pardon the pun) element in photography but most photographers probably have no idea how they really work. If …

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How to fix 5 of the most common causes of bike pain

Unless you fall off, road cycling is a sport blessed by its body-friendliness. On the road, there's no impact to wreck your joints or big hits to …

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7 Surprisingly Delicious Ways To Add More Protein To Just About Anything

You scoop Greek yogurt into your smoothies with abandon. You always opt for the optional chicken on your salad. And you'd never dream of snacking on a piece of fruit without a handful of nuts or a few cubes of cheese.<p>In short, you're a protein fiend. And that's a good thing: Adding enough protein …

Heartbreaking GoPro documentary is company’s first to use non-Hero cameras

On July 23, 2015, BASE jumper Ian Flanders leapt from a cable car into a deep canyon below. The jump was expected to be easy, the difficulty nowhere …

Videography

The drone race is on

Philip McNamara Contributor<p>Philip McNamara is the managing director of Voxpro USA.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Are Drones A Fad Or Here For Good?<p>It’s been a little more than a year since I wrote “Are Drones A Fad Or Here For Good?” And what a year it’s been. We’ve seen an increase in drone …

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Cycling fitness: 25 top tips to be a fitter rider

Improving your cycling fitness brings a number of key benefits: you’ll enjoy your riding way more, you’ll see new places because you can go further, …

What you need to know about realistic photo compositing and image manipulation - a primer

Creating realistic photo composites or photo manipulation isn’t as hard as it looks. The steps you have to take to create a good composite are …

Tutorials

The Ultimate Guide to Your Cycling Muscles

Learn about the muscles that power your pedal stroke, and how to make the most of them

15 Free Resources To Get You More Organized In 2016

So, it’s 2016 and you’re ready to get your life organized, once and for all. The question is <i>how</i>? There’s only so much that you can manually manage …

33 Epic Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos

No matter how good your product is, you must present it in a clean, professional and most important natural way. Imagery is one of the strongest element in any form of design making an emotional connection with your customer so you should pay incredible attention to what imagery you use to …

Web Design

Oscar nominee talks about creating the Ex Machina robot

Visual effects supervisor and Oscar nominee Andrew Whitehurst has explained the process behind creating the humanoid robot Ava for the film Ex Machina.<p>Made on a budget of just £10m, Ex Machina has gone on to win widespread critical praise and earned over £24m at the worldwide box office.<p>Visual …

Oregano-Marinated Grilled Chicken with Charred Lemons Recipe - Chowhound

1<p>Rinse the chickens inside and out with cool water and pat them dry with paper towels. Remove the necks and innards and discard or save them for …

10 Mess-Free Recipes for Baked Wings

Skip the fryer.<p>Frying wings is fast, but using this traditional cooking method has its downsides. The biggest, of course, being the searing-hot, …

28 Tips, Tricks, and Hacks for Adobe Photoshop CC

In this video and post I’ll cover 28 great features, tricks, hacks, and more of Adobe Photoshop CC 2015. Some are simple, some are difficult, some …

Tutorials

How to Make Incredible Sourdough and Focaccia Bread

Watch how to make terrific sourdough and foccacia bread.<p>Baking bread can seem daunting. Like many home cooks, former F&W editor-in-chief Dana Cowin …

Your Ultimate Guide to Cooking with Dried Beans

If words like “humble” and “homey” come to mind when you think about beans, this primer will change your tune. Whether tumbled with citrus, roasted with sausage, or stewed with all that is bright and green, these are winter’s stealth powerhouses.<p>If words like “humble” and “homey” come to mind when …

Cooking

10 Recipes that Prove Dried Beans are Worth It

A confession: When a recipe calls for soaking dried beans overnight, I nearly never do it. I go to the store, buy a can of beans, open it, and proceed from there. <i>I’ve just saved myself 12 hours</i>, I think. <i>Just the model of efficiency.</i><p>But my self-congratulation is misguided for a couple of reasons. …