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15 Easy Upgrade Ideas For Your House

Is your house ready for a change? Get inspired with these easy and unique updates you can make to your space.<p>1. Paint a piece of furniture Kool-Aid purple.<p>2. Collect seashells to embellish a fireplace surround.<p>3. Hang a wind chime inside the house where it can catch a breeze.<p>4. Set up an outdoor …

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Video tutorial: Messenger bag

Professor Pincushion shares a video sewing tutorial showing how to make this messenger bag. It’s trimmed out with contrast bias tape. You can …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Disappearing lives: the world's threatened tribes – in pictures

Photographer Jimmy Nelson spent nearly three years visiting 31 remote and unique tribes and cultures around the world, witnessing their rituals and capturing their traditional dresses, jewellery, weapons and symbols in a series of beautiful portraits. His book, Before They Pass Away, is published …

A Never-Before-Seen ‘Star Wars’ Blooper Reel Has Been Discovered

Lucasfilm executive editor and writer J.W. Rinzler discovered a collection of never-before-seen bloopers from the <i>Star Wars</i> original trilogy while …

How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …

Backyard Photography Tips

One of the most common questions I am asked at workshops is where I go to get my reference photos. Most people assume that I travel far and wide to …

Resort Photography Tips as a Commercial Photographer: Tell a Story

What’s your dream job? How does travel photography for a luxury island resort sound? Joe McNally was hired to do just that on Saint Lucia, one of the …

Use Beach Glass as an Awesome Medium for Photo Transfers

One of our popular posts back in 2011 was a quick video tutorial on how you can use Mod Podge to transfer photographs onto blocks of wood (we also …

Woodchuck Tribal Edition Cases

Woodchuck has already made waves in the tech case industry with its wooden skins for phones, tablets, laptops and headphones, but this is their first go at something more sturdy. The new Tribal Edition Cases in the Adventure Series offer more iPhone protection than their wooden stick-on skins, but …

Voice Changer Free app review: apply crazy effects to your voice for endless laughter

Introduction<p>This is a very funny little app which enables you to speak into your device’s microphone and then play the clip back through the filter …

25 Stunning National Park Vistas

If these 25 astounding vistas tell us anything, it's that America's beauty is a fierce kind. There are the alien landscapes of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and the trickling glacial promontories of Denali and Glacier National Park.<p>Legends, too, inform these lands, from Dead Horse Point's …

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'How to Not Get Sick in India,' and Six Other Lessons From a Trip Around the World

These things aren't obvious and generally ran against my initial assumptions. If you're planning a similar trip abroad, these might save you some trouble. If you're not, they might (hopefully) whet the palate.<p>Three-hundred-and-sixty-five days, twenty-four time zones, ten countries, five world …

Best science photography of 2013

<b>FINALISTS FOR THE EUREKA</b> Prize for Science Photography have been announced for this year, and they are as captivating as ever.<p>The <i>New Scientist</i> Eureka …

What Your Favorite Disney Movie Says About You

Walt Disney’s animation studio has pretty much defined the childhoods of people across the globe, so much so that it’s nearly impossible not to …

Climate Change Threatens Calif. Water Supply

California's precious and dwindling water supply is under siege - from water.<p>Salt water is set to contaminate much of the groundwater that supplies …

Mexico and marijuana: A leaf out of Uruguay's book?

<b>Ten days ago, the lower house of Uruguay's parliament passed a law legalising marijuana, reflecting a growing sentiment in Latin America that the current prohibition on drugs should change. Could Mexico be next?</b><p>Arguably, Mexico has lost the most in the war on drugs, with tens of thousands of …

Around The Earth, That Moon Was Pretty Super

As if "supermoon" isn't cool enough, the technical term for the moon when it's closest to the Earth is: perigee-syzygy<i>.</i><p>It happens about once a year, and this year it fell on June 23, though the day prior wasn't bad, either. According to NASA, this year's supermoon was "14% larger and 30% brighter …

Grab a Coffee: Here's 85 Amazing Photography Links from Around the Internet

As another week passes us by Toad Hollow Photography has been diligently searching all over the internet for the very best links to tutorials, …

Tucson Food Bank Helps The Needy Grow Their Own Food

Food banks around the country face growing demand, despite improvements in the economy. Many families are still underemployed and struggling. So some food banks are looking for more permanent ways to address hunger, beyond handing out food.<p>One of them is the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, …