Krishna M. Sadasivam

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The Most Incredible Art Ever Made With MS Paint

1. Hal Lasko<p>Hal Lasko spent most of his life as a traditional painter, but when his eyesight degenerated too much to accurately place his brush he …

Digital Art

Yeti Rambler Vacuum Mug: More Than Tough Enough

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we like things rugged. We like our trees tall, our rivers wild, our mountains steep and our oceans numbingly cold. The …

Outdoors

Amazon banned this shopper. Then he outsmarted them

We'll call him "Mark." About three years ago, Mark got an email from Amazon saying, "We noticed that a number of your orders have been returned."<p>It was the start of a rocky relationship with the world's biggest e-commerce company. Several months later, Mark got banned from Amazon for making too …

eCommerce

The American backyard as we know it didn't exist until after World War II

With summer so close you can almost smell the mesquite smoke wafting from your neighbor’s grill, many Americans are setting their minds to clearing …

Smithsonian

Apple fans are raging that the new MacBook Pro has an unreliable keyboard — so I wrote this article with one to show you how bad it can be

<i>On Wednesday, the "G" key on my 15-inch 2016 MacBook Pro — a model sporting the newest butterfly keyboard design — started acting up for the second time since I bought it. It doesn't work unless I press very hard on the key. Several other Mac owners have reported a similar issue with their</i> …

A New D.B. Cooper Suspect Has Emerged

The identity of skyjacker D.B. Cooper—a well-mannered passenger on Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 305 who parachuted out of the skyjacked plane …

Super Mario Odyssey – Odyssey interior concept art

Nintendo is back with another piece of concept art from Super Mario Odyssey. Today, we have a sketch of the Odyssey’s interior, highlighting the …

The World’s Most Recognizable Logos, Redesigned As Fonts

Logo and identity designer Emanuele Abrate recently conducted a very curious experiment. He decided to recreate some of the most famous logos on earth–from Adidas to Red Bull–by replacing each brand name with the typeface used in each logo. Put down your Freight Sans Black frappuccino and ponder …

Graphic Design

Font psychology: What the posters for Netflix’s top shows can teach us

When the day is done and you get to finally settle down for some sacred Netflix and chill time, how do you decide what show to watch?<p>There is no shortage of options to choose from on Netflix. I can’t count how many times I’ve sat there staring at the rows and rows of shows with no clue where to …

Typography

Police Went to a Funeral Home to Unlock a Dead Man's Phone With His Finger

(LARGO, Fla.) — Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man’s finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of their investigation.<p>…

AI creates 'Flintstones' cartoons from text descriptions

It can a long time to animate cartoons -- just ask the <i>Rick and Morty</i> team. But what if you could ask computers to do some of the lifting? They just might. Researchers have produced an AI system, Craft, that automatically produces <i>The Flintstones</i> scenes based on text descriptions. The team trained …

Read This: Molly Ringwald publicly struggles with the many sides of her old friend John Hughes

32 years after their last collaboration—1986's <i>Pretty In Pink</i>, which Hughes wrote—Molly Ringwald and writer-director John Hughes are still firmly …

From wax packs to mobile apps: Baseball card collecting goes digital to reconnect with kids

Elite Sports Cards and Comics has been in the same simple Ravenswood storefront for 23 years. Owner John Merkel has seen baseball stars come and go: Sammy Sosa and Mark Grace, Mark Buehrle and Paul Konerko. And he’s watched as his competitors have closed up shop, one by one.<p>“Oh my gosh. There was …

Turns out that Geek Squad has been in the FBI's pocket for a decade

Who needs probable cause when you have geeks?<p>That appears to be the thinking of the FBI, which has been working with Best Buy's computer repair …

Employment

Chinese woman locked out of iPhone for 47 years

Do you want to continue being able to unlock your iPhone in a timely manner? Then maybe don’t leave a 2-year-old child playing with your handset.<p>That’s the lesson learned by a mom who ended up locked out of her iPhone for 47.5 years because her son entered the passcode incorrectly enough …

iPhone 5

17 Details From Disney And Pixar Movies That’ll Make You Say, “How Did I Not Notice That?”

Detail is everything.

The Incredible Talent of John Entwistle of The Who As Shown in Isolated Bass Tracks From a Live Show

In 2012, YouTuber Michele Cadonna posted incredible footage of the late, great John Entwistle of The Who as he perform the iconic generational anthem …

Studio Tour: Matt Strieby

Today’s guest post is from Matt Strieby. Matt has contributed a few articles to the site, including his article on using the Yiynova tablet on …

What I Use to Run my Business

The challenge of working as a freelance designer is having to wear multiple hats. In addition to sweating out the details on the creative end, I also …

How to Check if iPhone is New, Refurbished, or Replacement

If you’re buying a used iPhone or repairing an iPhone, you may wonder if you can find out if the iPhone was bought as new, is a refurbished model, or …

A Must-Have Upgrade for Artists Using an iPad Pro

I’ve had an iPad Pro 12.9″ and Apple Pencil for almost two years now. In that time, artists the world over have taken to the device and are creating …

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

The Beatles of Vietnam

As so many rock ’n’ roll stories do, the CBC Band’s began with the purchase of a guitar behind the back of a disapproving father.<p>When he was a young child in Vietnam, Tung Linh wanted a guitar, so his mother bought one for him. His father, Phan Van Pho, was a cook for French officials in Hanoi, and …

Drive-in days: America's abandoned movie theaters

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nights at the drive-in were a heady mix of high school dates and high jinks and a once quintessential part of growing up in America.<p>The craze reached its peak in the 1950s and 1960s, but now many drive-ins lie abandoned, occupied only by nostalgic ghosts of the past.<p>Motivated by the …

Trespassing

In Memory of Otis Redding and His Revolution

Fifty years ago, on December 10, 1967, a private plane carrying Otis Redding and the members of his touring band stalled on its final approach to the municipal airport in Madison, Wisconsin, and crashed into the waters of Lake Monona, killing all but one of the eight people onboard. Though Redding …

Could you draw these famous logos from memory?

For testing brand recognition, asking people to draw the logo from memory is probably the best test you could imagine. That’s what the Branded in …

HDMI 2.1 is here with 10K and Dynamic HDR support

Back in January, the HDMI Forum unveiled its new specifications for the HDMI connector, called HDMI 2.1. Now, that HDMI specification is available to all vendors who have already adopted HDMI 2.0. It's backwards compatible with all previous HDMI specifications.<p>The focus of HDMI 2.1 is on higher …

When A Monthly Batman Artist Still Can’t Afford Healthcare

<b>David Hahn</b> is a comic writer/artist best known for comics such as <i>Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77,</i> the current <i>Batman ’66 Meets the Man From UNCLE.</i> …