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This Free MIT Photojournalism Course Helps You Take Meaningful Photos

We highlight a number of free online courses in our Lifehacker U series, but this free course from MIT on documentary photography and photojournalism …

An Experienced Freelancer's Guide to Finding Clients

When you decide to pursue freelance work, you might not have a clue how to actually find clients. But if you start with research and ask businesses …

Employment

Comment: The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a …

Automated Aquaponics for Business or Pleasure: A Scalable Approach

<i>If you’re fuzzy on the distinction between aquaponics, aeroponics, and hydroponics, I highly recommend Luke Iseman’s handy guide and overview, Space-Age Gardening Technology. Aquaponics, as shown here, basically means growing plants and fish symbiotically, with the waste products from each feeding</i> …

This is the Pallet Emergency Home. It Can Be Built in One Day With Only Basic Tools.

This is the pallet emergency home.<p>This pallet house can be built in one day using only basic tools.<p>You can also upgrade it with insulation, AC, smoke …

Furniture

10 Can't Miss, Surefire Secrets Of Torturing Fictional People

Everybody loves a sadist. At least, when it comes to storytelling. The more pain and misery a writer puts her or his characters through, the more we …

Coffee Roasted Almond + Toasted Coconut Dark Chocolate Bark

Because really, we can’t live on cookies alone.<p>We need a little health food.<p>And this bark? Yes, it is practically health food.<p>There has been a lot of …

How to Draw Cute Things, A Fun Guide on Digital Illustration by Tegan Mierle

Toronto, Ontario web designer Tegan Mierle of Pilot Interactive has created “How to Draw Cute Things,” a fun and simple guide on digital …

Web Design

How to Make GIMP Work More Like Photoshop

Over six months ago, I stopped using Adobe Photoshop and switched to the open source alternative, GIMP, for all my personal photography projects. …

Tutorials

A 60 min flying Quad with HD FPV + Hybrid pcDuino Linux Flight controller

Posted by: , March 28, 2014<p>The project can be found at: …

DIY Sriracha “Rooster” Sauce

Impress your chili-head friends by busting out this homemade Sriracha-style hot sauce!<p><i>This project first appeared in MAKE Volume 38, on page 96.</i><p>Sriracha pepper sauce as we know it today has been popularized by Huy Fong Foods in California and their big red bottle (complete with a giant rooster logo …