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Top 100 Tutorials for Mastering Photoshop

Photoshop is the tool of choice for most professional designers. There may be other powerful editors that offer similar functionality, but none one …

Graphics

9 Places to Learn How to Code in 15 Minutes or Less a Day

These coding games and apps will help you learn how to program in no time flat.<p>I read with great interest a recent TechCrunch article from a …

Making Money Online for Beginners: Learn How to Easily Make $5000/Month Passive Income Online Money by Making Money from Home

How to Make Money Online – 16 Methods to earn Passive Income and get paid from home<p>MIKE OMAR: HOW TO MAKE MONEY ONLINE: THE $5000 / MONTH PASSIVE …

UK Science Teacher Alex Laney Shares Some Outstanding Do Nows

Alex Laney is a science teacher at Blessed William Howard Catholic High school in Stafford, in the UK. He’s recently been accepted onto the Future …

Teaching

Preparing Students for the Computational Future

Opinion | Technology in School<p>Preparing Students for the Computational Future<p>By Stephen Wolfram     Sep 11, 2016<p>Image Credit: Syrytsyna Tetiana / …

Julius Caesar

Artist Jason Hackenwerth Unveils Large New Balloon Sculpture | Art Decoration Design

New York artist Jason Hackenwerth, acknowledged for his pure and natural varieties made out of latex balloons, merely unveiled his latest work on the …

Mural Artwork on Acid: Surreal Optical Illusion Architecture

From a well-framed photographic perspective it is clear that this incredible wall-to-wall, ground-to-roof, full-building mural is compelling (and …

Artist Spends Hundreds of Hours Drawing Hyperrealistic Portraits Mimicking Renaissance Techniques

At first glance, the highly-technical drawings of Emanuele Dascanio look as though they’re photographs—it’s only until you see the Italian artist put pencil to paper that you realize and appreciate the true value of his artistic skill. The large, labor-intensive portraits—some that take up to 780 …

Art

How to write a 3D game for Android using Unreal Engine: Part 2

In part 1 of this tutorial, we talked about the basic overview of Unreal Engine and getting a first person shooter game started, in part 2 we will go in depth with “graphs” along with blueprints, level design and much more. If you have not read part 1, do so now so you will have the base game setup …

Game Development

The 49 best educational websites and apps to learn new stuff for free

<i>This article was originally published in</i> <i>my private newsletter</i><i>.</i><p>Once upon a time, if you wanted to learn something, you had to a) pay a bunch of money, …

Apple’s new Swift Playgrounds app turns kids into coders

Apple introduced a powerful new way to teach kids how to learn to code today with a new app called Swift Playgrounds that makes learning Swift as easy as ABC.<p>The iPad app helps students learn to code by presenting a number of simple lessons aimed at kids, though simpleton non-coder adults can learn …

Apps

The outdoor classroom where pupils grow in so many ways

Four years ago, Kensal Rise Primary was the kind of school that, according to the chef Thomasina Miers, “you wouldn’t dream of sending your children to”.<p>Ofsted reported “serious weaknesses”, the quality of teaching was labelled “inadequate” and the half-acre of land that surrounded the school …

Google's new tool helps test your website's speed and mobile-friendliness

Speed testing services seem to be the new thing tech companies are dabbing into on their free time – just weeks after Netflix launched Fast.com, Google has announced its own tool to help you measure your website’s speed and mobile-friendliness.<p>The site takes your URL and measures on a scale of …

Mobile

Martin Gardner's 'Science Magic,' fun tricks you can try at home

Martin Gardner's 'Science Magic: Tricks and Puzzles' teaches fun and easy experiments to demonstrate physics. I'm thrilled with the new tricks I'm …

Mindfulness therapy works as well as anti-depressant drugs, major new study finds

Therapy based on the controversial concept of ‘mindfulness’ works as well as some anti-depressant drugs, according to a major new study.<p>Inspired in …

How-To: Safely backup and update iOS on your iPhone, iPad, & iPod touch

With Apple’s Special Event being live tomorrow, and with iOS 9.3 most likely being released shortly after, it’s worth taking a look at how you should prepare your device for the feature-packed update. Before installing the update, it is recommended that you have a backup of your data. This tutorial …

iOS

How to Turn a Photo into a Watercolor Painting Tutorial

I was so excited to play with this digital scrapbooking bundle by Studio Basic and Traci Reed, “Wild Thing Bundle”. It is full of warm golds and …

Graphics

How To Compare Rows From Two Sets Of Data In Excel

By onMarch 3, 2016 in Excel Tips<p>In this tutorial we are going to compare two data ranges that were supposed to be exact, but have some minor …

20 Parallax Scrolling Tutorials Every Designer Must Read

<b>Parallax scrolling</b> is a fantastic trend in web design that, if used properly, will make your website stand out beautifully. Parallax scrolling refers …

Guitar Essentials: Here's How to Improve Your Strumming Technique

0<p>SHARES<p>Not every guitarist has great rhythm or a sense of how to develop strong rhythms when strumming their guitar. Simply working to a metronome …

Teacher's Guide on How to Create Forms Using The New Google Forms

September , 2015<br>Google Forms is a powerful tool with huge educational potential for teachers and educators. Besides being free and easy to use, Forms …

Education Technology

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology