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How to Take Sharp Photos in Low Light

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.How to Take Sharp Photos in Low …

Shutter Speed

17 Netflix Hidden Gems That'll Stretch Your Imagination

Because good shows make you think.

Entertainment

Five Must-Know Photoshop Quick Tips

“Photoshoppers" are very particular in the way they use the program. Many utilize a workflow that includes tricks, keyboard short cuts, etc. Some get …

Tutorials

Optimize Lightroom to Run More Efficiently With These Seven Tips

One of the most common Lightroom complaints is that it runs too slowly. However, there are steps you can take to improve your experience. This great …

Tutorials

Jellyfish aquarium is a sleek new way to have pets

Are you ready for this jelly?<p>Aquariums may come in all types of wacky designs—like this one—but usually they house the most common of water-based creatures: fish. Not so with the JellyTank, a new desktop aquarium by Florida-based designers Blake and Brock Gratton.<p>This state-of-the-art tank was …

Netflix Has a Hidden Page That Lets You Request Films and Shows They Don't Have

Since the dawn of Netflix's original programming, their library has shrunk. Back in September, Exstreamist reported that since 2012, Netflix's …

Game of Thrones

8 of the best true crime documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p>It's not difficult to become consumed with a good crime story, especially when it's true. Following the case, examining the evidence, figuring out the motivations of the accused and, of course, deciding whether we think the subject is guilty or innocent — it's all part of the …

10 kick-ass martial arts movies you can stream on Netflix now

Get in the fighting spirit for Netflix's "Iron Fist" with these other punchy films. Plus, bonus picks on Hulu and Crackle.<p>If you've watched "Marvel's Iron Fist" and found the kung fu to be disappointing like my colleague Aloysius Low did, or if you enjoyed it and need another hit of martial arts …

Martial Arts

The Ricoh GRII: The Best Camera 2017

As of 2017, I think the best camera for photography is the <b>Ricoh GR II</b>.<p>First of all; this is just my opinion. Now that we have that out of the way, …

How this photographer escaped the grid with her tiny Teardrop Trailer

Photographer Mandy Lea won’t let anything stop her from seeing the world. In order to fulfill her “insatiable desire to explore and document the …

Campers

Google gives everyone machine learning superpowers with TensorFlow 1.0 - ExtremeTech

By on February 17, 2017 at 10:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It wasn’t that long ago that …

Sphero’s app-enabled ball is the most fun you’ll ever have learning to code

Every single child should learn at least some basic coding as they grow up. In fact, even adults who think they’ll never have a need to program …

Tech Trends

Real-Deal Tools You Can Use | Garage

The DCF885B impact driver from DeWalt is a powerful and made-in-the-USA cordless impact driver that can and will break even the most stubborn …

Alexa can control your TV with a Logitech Harmony. Here's how

With a Logitech Harmony Hub and an Amazon Echo, a few words can control your home entertainment system.<p>I don't need the remote control. When I want to turn on the TV, pause a movie or change the volume, I can just say the magic words aloud.<p>It wasn't particularly easy to set up, and it didn't come …

Smart Homes

These Are the 20 Fastest-Growing Skills in the Online Job Market

Next time you’re searching for a new job, look to Siri for inspiration.<p>Coders who can help machines communicate with people are in high demand. …

Artificial Intelligence

Challenge Yourself With Some Simple DIY Storage Ideas

A well-organized home is also a comfortable one. Having enough storage for everything offers a really nice sense of accomplishment and only in time …

Storage Ideas

Learn the Double-Stitch Technique to Handsew Leather

<b>Get the Book!</b> The first comprehensive guide to applying digital design techniques to traditional leatherwork .<p>Though its history dates back to the dawn of civilization, leatherworking remains an enjoyable and useful skill even in the age of 3D printers. And while you can spend a lifetime learning …

15 epic sci-fi novels you should read before they become blockbuster films

It’s a good time to be a fan of science-fiction movies. Whether your tastes favor explosive, big-budget spectacles or subtle, thought-provoking …

You can now get a free photography diploma from Harvard

As academic hopefuls face more debt than ever just to brush up on the skills of their choice, Harvard university is making the art of photography more accessible – and, more importantly, cheap. You can now ace a course from the prestigious institution for absolutely nothing from the comfort of your …

Travel Tools I Use to Learn, Work and Play Anywhere in the World

I often get asked what apps, services and travel tools I use to work, learn, plan, play, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

Netflix Has Secret Codes for Finding Super Specific TV and Movie Categories

If you thought Netflix couldn't get any better, you're in for a surprise. There's an entire website dedicated to making your binge-watching sessions …

Entertainment

‘Zero Days’: How the World Caught Up with Alex Gibney’s Oscar-Shortlisted Cyberwarfare Documentary

The Oscar-winning filmmaker reported ahead of the curve, as real-world cyberwarfare caught up with him.<p>Gibney now has two films that explore the …

Cybersecurity

Our Top Shop Tips for 2016

Last year was a great year for tips and tricks collected and published here on <i>Make:</i>. So many <i>YouTube</i> makers are taking the time to do special videos sharing their most useful shop tips, tricks, and hacks. And then readers are sharing their tips and tricks in the comments and these often get folded …

Remi is a smart bedside clock that trains kids to sleep

Remi is a smart alarm clock that trains your child how to sleep better. Made by Paris-based startup UrbanHello, Remi’s mission is be a friendly companion for a child that tells your child when it is OK to wake up.<p>The National Sleep Foundation found in a study that two-thirds of children under 10 …

Trains

How Netflix (NFLX) determines what to pay for shows and films

Netflix, seeming every bit like the Silicon Valley tech company it is, reportedly has an algorithm that determines how much it should pay for shows and movies.<p>Documentary filmmaker Craig Atkinson told Business Insider that the company relies on an algorithm to value content. Atkinson was …

Televisions

Rewriting the Code of Life

Through DNA editing, researchers hope to alter the genetic destiny of species and eliminate diseases.<p>Early on an unusually blustery day in June, Kevin Esvelt climbed aboard a ferry at Hyannis*, bound for Nantucket Island. Esvelt, an assistant professor of biological engineering at the Massachusetts …

What's New on TV, Netflix, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: Dec. 26-Jan. 1

<i>At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's new on Netflix and TV, we've got you covered.</i><p><b>TV Worth Watching</b><p><b>"Sherlock" Season 4 (Sunday on PBS at 9 p.m.)</b><br>In Season 4, Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) will face his most challenging opponents yet: a baby and a dog. …

Entertainment

Why ‘The OA’ Is One of the Year’s Most Important Films

I may just have seen the most exciting film of 2016. On my television. Via Netflix. Technically, I suppose that makes it a TV series, but I wouldn’t …

Amazon, Google offer 99-cent movie rental deal

Amazon and Google Play are offering up a few thousand possible distractions for those seeking cheap entertainment for the holidays.<p>The retailers have unveiled promotions that allow users to rent movies for as low as 99 cents.<p>The offer is redeemable on Amazon using a promotional code -- …

Die Hard

Marvel Ranked - Your definitive guide to each and every film

It’s your definitive ranked guide to Marvel’s filmography, starting at the beginning of Phase 1 in 2008 with Iron Man, all the way through to Doctor …