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Outbuilding of the Week: A Prairie Loom House for Weaver Elizabeth Eakins

When rug weaver and textile designer Elizabeth Eakins and her lawyer husband, Jerry Wigglesworth, bought a farm on the Kansas prairie, he went back …

Tesla hits the gas on self-driving car tech

Elon Musk says electric car company is ramping up its Autopilot system for advanced autonomous driving<p>Tesla is accelerating with its self-driving car efforts, taking on Google, Uber, Apple and traditional vehicle manufacturers.<p>After launching a software update for its Model S electric cars that …

6 Easy Steps for Growing a Romantic Rose Garden

Ever dreamed of starting your own rose garden? Here's how.<p>Interior Design by Chris Barrett. Photo by Victoria Pearson.<p>Now that spring is upon us, we are in full-on gardening mode. So when Hometalk, a home and garden online community, shared their tips for creating a flourishing rose garden, we …

Go Bold! 10 Ways To Liven Up Your Front Door

We're suckers for a door with a bit of personality.<p>Paint your front door to update your home's entire look in just an afternoon — the toughest part is choosing the color! This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com

Finishing Touches for an Unfinished Room: Tips from the Pros --> http://apttherapy.com/1jAuKUT "If your room doesn't feel finished, add a touch of black". It's such a simple suggestion, easy for any novice to try out, and it got me thinking. What other tricks do the pros have up their sleeves?

20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …

It’s All About the Accessories: Layering in Small, Significant Details --> http://apttherapy.com/1dyPxFT You may not think they are important, but if you’ve ever complained about your room looking unfinished or boring, it’s most likely due to a lack of accessories.

Are Swiffers Really As Good As They Claim?

<b>Q:</b> Many people have probably seen the latest Swiffer commercials. When I saw them, I became instantly convinced that I should buy some of the …

9 Secrets to Make Your Camera Battery Last Longer

Running out of battery is not a common occurrence, yet it’s something you definitely don’t want happening to you. Ironically, it always happens when …

Tutorial: How to Easily Replicate a Photo’s ‘Look’ Using Curves

It’s happened to all of us: we’re browsing through someone’s portfolio or even just through Flickr or 500px and we come across a photograph or series …

Infrared Photography: 2 Ways To Modify Your DSLR

Infrared photography is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful areas of photographic art, and there are many ways in which you can shoot IR frames. …

Photography

How to Deal With Blushing Red Skin in Adobe Lightroom

We’ve all experienced it: you’re on a portrait photoshoot sometimes during cold weather and your subject has a skin color that is of a lighter shade. …

7 Photos that Every Photographer Takes

There are a few photos that every photographer takes in their lifetime. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you came from, you’ve taken these …

How to Effectively Combine Aperture and Shutter Speed

It’s probably safe to say that nearly everyone reading this has not only heard of the famed exposure triangle, but has also dedicated a decent amount …

Crop Factor Explained: How Sensor Size Affects the Field of View

These days, we often hear about the benefits of full frame cameras over APS-C, we are told about four thirds sensors and micro four thirds sensors …

Enhance Texture and Detail with Intelligent High Pass Sharpening

Growing an Online Audience - Develop a Killer Online Strategy

Is social media still relevant? According to marketing guru Rosh Sillars, it definitely is – and while the platforms or apps might change, the …

Sport picture of the day: squash doubles or seeing double?

Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images<p>Nick Matthew is reflected in the glass of the court during his quater-final match against Omar Mosaad in the Canary Wharf Squash Classic<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Sport/Pix/pictures/2014/3/27/1395937947018/Nick-Matthew-is-reflected-016.jpg<p>460<p>Jordan …

8 Essential Underwater Photography Tips from Sarah Lee

Water photographer Sarah Lee (recently featured in a behind-the-scenes artist profile for the SmugMug Film series) grew up in Hawaii, surfing and …

Tutorial Explains How to Sharpen Images Contextually

When it comes to sharpening an image, more than likely, your technique involves using a certain method over the entire image all at once. However, …