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The One-Minute Life Hacks That Will Transform Your Life

This is a guest post by Danish Wadhwa, a strategic thinker and an IT Pro, with more than 6 years of expertise in the digital marketing industry. …

17 Make-Ahead Vegetarian Casserole Recipes to Enjoy on Meatless Mondays

If there’s a one-dish answer to all those #MeatlessMondays when you just don’t have enough time to cook after work, vegetarian casserole recipes are it. That’s right, no more dissatisfied Monday nights spent eating potato chips in bed because that stir-fry just didn’t cut it. Vegetarian casseroles …

Cooking

How to Make Any Savory Galette without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Associate Editor Marian Bull thinks you should be eating more pie for dinner. Here's how to make that happen.</i><p>…

How to Sharpen Photos using Adobe Lightroom

We all want tack-sharp images. Our cameras and lenses can only do so much for us, and once a photograph is <i>out</i> of the camera, the process of …

The Essential Techniques That Every Home Cook Should Know

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're going back to basics with the essential cooking techniques -- think of this as Cooking 101.</i><p>The problem with cooking basics is that people often …

Kitchens

23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A …

Photography

10 Ways to Use Up Bruised Tomatoes

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: There is hope for your bruised tomatoes -- they just need a little TLC.</i><p>So you went to the market and bought all the beefsteak tomatoes that your arms …

Useful Two-Part Beginner Tutorial Will Help You Understand the Basics of Composition

Post-processing and lighting and camera tutorials are all good and well, but none of them are going to do anything for you if you don’t have a good …

See The Big Picture with Photoshop’s Navigator Panel

Often as I work with an image (particularly when making detailed repairs with the Clone and Healing tools) I need to zoom in. It’s very easy when …

The Photoshop Tool You Thought You Knew & How To Really Use It

It’s the ubiquitous photo editing tool that we all know and love or hate. Since inception in 1988 Photoshop has moved from basic grayscale displaying …

Tutorials

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

Tutorial: Quickly Remove Bags Under Eyes Using Curves in Photoshop

There are a few different ways to address bags under the eyes when you’re editing a portrait in Photoshop, but the video above shows one that is both …

Hands-on Photo Tip: Single Exposure Blending

In this Hands-on Photo Tip, I will show you how to develop two separate versions of a single RAW image file and blend them together in Photoshop. One …

Ina Garten's Spinach and Cheddar Soufflé

The star of The Barefoot Contessa whips up a spinach and cheddar soufflé that she swears by.<p>Serves 2 to 3<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>3 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing the dish<p>1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese, plus extra for sprinkling<p>3 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>1 cup scalded milk<p>1/4 …

Stop-Motion Tribute to Steve Jobs Created by a 14-Year-Old and an iPad App

Here’s a bit of inspiration that should help start your Wednesday off on the right foot — whether you’re preparing to stuff your face tomorrow or …

Colorado school board member recommends “castration” for transgender kids

“There would have to be castration” in order to pass a transgender students’ rights law, the board member said<p>A Colorado school board member for the Delta County school district argued during an October meeting that transgender students shouldn't be able to use the bathroom that corresponds to …

A New Android App Gives You Amazing Control Over What Your Other Apps Can Do

Say no, and you might not get to use the app.<p>In the last version of Android, Google had included a feature called App Ops. It let you decide what you wanted to allow each app to do. Were you cool with the app waking up the device? Tracking your location? Accessing your camera? You got to choose.<p>And …

Wolfram Alpha Launches Problem Generator To Help Students Learn Math

If you’re studying math or science, you are probably pretty familiar with Wolfram Alpha as a tool for figuring out complicated equations. That makes it a pretty good tool for cheating, but not necessarily for learning. Today, the Wolfram Alpha team is launching a new service for learners, the …

What’s behind the rise in c-sections?

The author argues that fear of malpractice lawsuits is leading to a dangerous rise in the procedure<p><b>Document Everything: The Best Solution in the Case of a Bad Outcome</b><p>A common response to liability anxiety of maternity providers—nurses, midwives, and physicians—is a heightened focus on …

Eating out in Japanese: a guide to Japan's restaurants

The Japanese love to eat out, and the profusion of culinary options, even in the smallest towns, can be overwhelming. There’s something for every taste and budget, from humble slurp-and-go noodle stands, to refined traditional eateries serving seasonal fare. With Japan’s range of dishes and cooking …

This $400 PC runs on Android

The latest Acer personal computer will be an All-in-One (AIO) model that runs Android, the company has confirmed. Currently available All-in-Ones from Acer run Windows 8 and retail for $900-$1,900; the new unit is priced around $400 or less at online retailers.<p>In advance of Computex next week, Acer …