Raymond Tu

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This Chart Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Affect Your Photos

Learning even just the basics of photography takes a bit of work and one of the more complex ideas is the relationship between ISO, aperture, and …

Shutter Speed

The Surprisingly Complex Design of the Ziploc Bag

You don’t know how to properly seal a resealable bag.<p>It’s not your fault. Pretty much everyone screws it up. People tend to close the zipper …

Lips

Valspar Color For The Colorblind

Color Blindness

5 Unexpected Ways to Use Cream Cheese

<i>Today: Set your cream cheese free from the chains of your bagel. Here are new ways to use the schmear.</i><p>Cream cheese is not sophisticated. It lacks the sexiness of an oozing Camembert or soft ricotta, and it’s certainly no match for an aged cheddar -- but that's part of its charm. Cream cheese is …

12 Questions Worth Asking In Your Next Job Interview

Job interviews are a two-way street, and while a future employer will typically spend the bulk of the time during an interview asking you questions, …

The Ideal Amount of Sleep for Each Age Group, According to the Experts

It seems like a question that's as old as time itself: "How much sleep do I really need?" The nonprofit National Sleep Foundation and a panel of 18 …

Sleep

The Best Pandora (or Spotify) Stations for Great Music While You Work

Music while you work is one of life's pleasures, but finding the right music to listen to isn't easy. You need something you enjoy, but something …

Science Says Doing These Things Will Make You Seem Smarter

Finding yourself caught in the middle of a conversation about a book you haven't read, do you: (A) listen quietly, (B) leave the area, or (C) say something about the book anyway, in an effort to seem smart?<p>When 2,000 Britons were polled last year about tactics they'd used to try to appear more …

Buffalo Wing Popcorn

12 Servings<p>Why this spicy caramel popcorn didn’t already exist, we have no idea.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>8 cups popped plain popcorn (from ½ cup kernels)<p>¾ cup sugar<p>¼ cup Frank’s Red Hot Original sauce<p>3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>…

Recipes

Central Manuals Lets You Find and Download User Manuals for Free

Unless you can think of a clever way to store them, user manuals are kind of a hassle to keep around. When you find yourself in need of one, however, …

Apps

The Secrets Of Highly Efficient Napping

Not all naps are created equal. Some naps have been shown to rejuvenate where others boost creativity. What's more, <i>when</i> you nap can be as important …

Ampl Smart Backpack

New, from Ampl Labs, a smart backpack for smart people. It will allow you to charge up to seven, yes you read it right: seven devices on-the-go, the …

Be My Eyes lets you lend your eyes to help the blind

A new non-profit app, Be My Eyes, seeks to help the blind by connecting them with people who can assist with their daily lives over live video.<p>When downloaded the app asks if you are sighted or blind, in order to see if you’re asking for help or offering help. If you sign up as a volunteer, when …

Should I Use a DIY PC for My NAS or Buy an Enclosure?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I'm thinking about building a NAS (Network-Attached Storage) for storage and backups, but I don't know if I should build a computer …

This smart mirror lets you try on different clothes without visiting the fitting room

For some people, shopping is entertainment. For others, it’s something to get through without visible or psychic damage.<p>Those emotions, either way, are likely to be heightened with the debut of MemoMi’s new MemoryMirror, a digital mirror that rolls video, 360-degree viewing and social networking …

Pangoly Helps You Research and Find Deals Before You Build a PC

If you're interested in building a new computer, you have plenty of places to find great builds, and great discounts on the parts you'll need. If you …

Tech Time Warp of the Week: Watch John Cleese Compare a Compaq to a Dead Fish

Today, Compaq is little more than a memory, an extra brand-name slapped on the odd machine sold by aging computer giant HP. But there was a time when …

Portable

Goshawk Flies Through Tiny Spaces in Slo-Mo! - The Animal's Guide to Britain, Episode 3 - BBC Two

Television (UK)

The Expert (Short Comedy Sketch)

Katamari Damacy and Journey creators reveal new game, 'Wattam'

Did you play bizarre and charming PlayStation 2 game <i>Katamari Damacy</i>? If you did, you're familiar with the quirky stylings of Keita Takahashi, the game's creator. And how about <i>Journey</i>, the beautiful exploration game from thatgamecompany? If you did, you're familiar with Robin Hunicke, one of a small …

How to Make Dorito Bread. Because You'll Want To

"The inspiration behind this preposterous recipe was the desire to create something juxtaposing man’s most basic sustenance, made with the ancient tradition of a wild yeast starter-with an ingredient most modern, heavily processed, and addictive: the Dorito," says Andy Rapoport, proprietor of …

ChooseMyPC Generates a Sample PC Build in Your Budget

Building your first PC can be an overwhelming experience—there are just so many different components to choose from. ChooseMyPC gives you a starting …

This Video Shows the Many Ways Static Electricity Can Kill Your PC

Although it doesn't happen often, a good zap of static electricity can kill a PC, either while it's running or when you're or working on it. You've …

The Biggest Resume Mistakes, According to Google's Head of HR

Senior VP of People Operations at Google, Laszlo Bock, has reviewed over 20,000 resumes in his career. These are the mistakes he sees over and …

Employment

Teacher Asks Rapper to Give Teenagers Advice, He Delivers Fastest Response ... Ever

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>“Dear Mr. Mac Lethal,”<p>That’s how the letter began to the Kansas City rapper (and dad), Mac Lethal, he of the untwistable and …

21 Food Superstitions You Should Really Know About

From spilling salt to cutting bananas, here are 21 kitchen-related superstitions you should be aware of.<p>Everyone knows that garlic wards off vampires and that spilling salt is terrible luck. But did you know that you should never cut a banana with a knife? And speaking of knives, did you know that …

Hot Cross Buns

How to Build a Raspberry Pi Retro Game Console

Since its release, the $35 Raspberry Pi mini-computer has been hailed as the perfect all-in-one retro game console. Now, it’s easier to do than ever, …

Raspberry Pi

Two men + two Tesla coils + special suits = ELECTRICITY FIGHT!

Northern Ireland