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iPhone Not Working Properly? Here's How to Calibrate It

iPhones are prized for their reliability. However, some of their features can become less accurate or responsive over time, making it difficult to …

IPhone 7

Clever Object Allows Photographers to Shoot Through Glass Without Unwanted Reflections

Josh Smith's silicone Ultimate Lens Hood<p>When I lived in New York, I'd occasionally see photography crews shooting store windows in SoHo. To eliminate …

Photography

Here’s Why ICC Profiles Are So Important for Printing Photos

<b>You can request a free sample pack of Canson Infinity Baryta Prestige here.</b><p>There’s never been a better time to engage in printmaking and the …

Printing

Air-Purifying Plants So Good, Nasa Used Them in the Space Station

Plus, they’ll make your home feel like a tropical paradise.<p>You have to admit, there is something sweet and crisp in the air of a home that’s filled …

Plants

Using Photoshop to Remove Dust and Small Imperfections in Product Photos

I used to painstakingly use the Clone tool in Photoshop and spend hours removing dust and other small imperfections in product photos I’d take for …

The man who paves India's roads with old plastic

At 73, Dr Rajagopalan Vasudevan is roughly as old as the mass production of plastic. But that is not the reason why the chemistry professor has a soft spot for the much-maligned material.<p>“Plastic isn’t the problem,” the venerable scientist says in his office in the southern Indian city of Madurai. …

Pollution

Invis Mx2 Invisible Joinery System

Price: $565 | Buy | LinkLamello’s Invis Mx2 is a system of connectors and a magnetic drill drive that lets you create invisible joints without using …

Wall Decor Ideas That Make A Bold Statement

Say bye to beige. Eschew ecru. Big and bold, but highly-curated walls are having a moment. Walls are no longer just places to hang things we simply like or are attractive to our eyes, but rather, we are using these spaces to reflect who we really are. From classic wallpaper to nouveau neon, here …

Here’s an easy way to sharpen upscaled photos in Photoshop CC

We have seen a couple of algorithms capable of upscaling low-res images. But you can also increase the resolution of your photos in Photoshop and …

Here is how the position of light changes your portraits

The position of light in relation with your subject can significantly affect the atmosphere of your shots. Depending on where you place the lighting, …

Technical Camera: An iOS Camera App with a Simple UI and Serious Features

The Hungarian software company DIRE Studio has just launched Technical Camera, a new iOS camera app that’s designed for serious photographers who …

Infographic: What belongs in your branding style guide

If you have market competition, you have to identify what makes your organization special.An important part of differentiating your products is …

What is Low-Key Monochrome Photography?

With all the amazing new cameras and lenses creating outstanding color, most of us are flooded with saturated images all over social media. But, a …

Monochrome Photography

How to use Electra to get Cydia in iOS 11

iOS 11 finally has its first jailbreak with Cydia support. Electra 1.0.1 is compatible with all of Apple’s latest devices — including iPhone X and the 10.5-inch iPad Pro — and all versions of iOS 11 up to iOS 11.1.2.<p>Here’s how to use it.<p>What you’ll need<p>There are a few things you’ll need before you …

7 Indian Brands That Let You Order Freshly Ground Coffee In An Instant

The Little Black Book crew believes that coffee is the purest form of love. Sure, you'll also find many of these artisanal coffee roasters offline, …

The Only Aeropress Recipe You’ll Ever Need

The Only Aeropress Recipe You’ll Ever Need by MichaelThe Problem with most Aeropress Recipes There’s few questions a barista dreads more than “Could …

Coffee

15 influential art and design movements you should know

Art and design movements: Quick links<p>As a designer, inspiration can come from anywhere. But sometimes influences, attitudes and approaches converge …

16 Weird Messed-Up Fruits That Made Us Really Uncomfortable

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away, and while that saying isn’t exactly <i>always</i> true, there’s no denying the important role that a diet rich …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Holding Your Hand In This Position Does Something Incredible For Your Body — Here's How

From the bending meditation of yoga to the precise relief of acupuncture, we’ve found plenty of ways to relieve our aches and pains beyond the …

A Japanese Doctor Who Studied Longevity — And Lived To 105 — Said If You Must Retire, Do It Well After Age 65

He unlocks the keys to a long, healthy life.<p>Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara, credited with building the foundations of Japanese medicine and helping make Japan …

This Japanese Way of Making Iced Coffee Is a Game Changer

This summer officially cemented cold brew into the zeitgeist. The drink, prepared by steeping coffee beans in water for hours as opposed to brewing beans with hot liquid, is said to be less acidic, have a rounder flavor, and take to ice cubes better.<p>We buy cold brew in coffee shops, we make it in …

The 9 Primary Styles of Wine

<i>Get ready to take the wine challenge. Tasting through the 9 styles of wine and 12 top wine producing countries will give you the most profound</i> …

Wine

At $240 a Pound, the World's Original Coffee Producer Is Back in Business

News flash: You’ve been thinking about mocha all wrong. The espresso drink with Hershey’s syrup poured into it? That’s the coffee world’s equivalent …

Coffee

The Mother of All Coffees Returns to Market — for $13 an Ounce

When Blue Bottle Coffee began offering $16 pour-overs of Yemeni coffee in 2016, the media, predictably, rebuked the premise, questioning whether it …

The Easy-But-Heretical Fix for Bitter Espresso

If you have trouble stomaching a shot of bitter espresso, consider a move that might feel wrong: Skim and discard the pale, frothy top layer—the <i>crema</i>—then sip again.<p>The crema is, for many, an object of desire—mysterious to arrive and quick to disappear. It's also a sometimes-beguiling map to the …

Edward Hopper’s Iconic Painting Nighthawks Explained in a 7-Minute Video Introduction

If any one painting stands for mid-twentieth-century America, <i>Nighthawks</i> does. In fact, Edward Hopper's 1942 canvas of four figures in a late-night …

Beautiful Literary Star Charts Map Famous First Sentences

Herman Melville kept his opening sentences short. Ernest Hemingway preferred his declarative. Jane Austen was known, on occasion, to open her novels …

The Erasure of Islam from the Poetry of Rumi

A couple of years ago, when Coldplay’s Chris Martin was going through a divorce from the actress Gwyneth Paltrow and feeling down, a friend gave him a book to lift his spirits. It was a collection of poetry by Jalaluddin Rumi, the thirteenth-century Persian poet, translated by Coleman Barks. “It …

Literature

Hundreds of Vintage Posters Are Now Available to Download and Print 100% Free

Soviet propaganda, old liqueurs, and advertisements for 60s airlines— start your printers!<p>If the posters of today still had the look of those of yesteryear, would they still get tagged and trolled as often? Much work today, it seems, lacks the graphic audacity of yore, opting instead for forms and …