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4 Lighting Principles I Wish I’d Known When I Started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we’re often told to shoot our subjects in open shade, but if you …

How to install Kodi on a Raspberry Pi

Kodi is a great way to make your TV smart. It's the continuation of XBMC, a free and open-source application that is a great media player and …

How to Make Your Own Fabric Softener and Laundry Detergent

By Sommer Poquette<p>Many conventional laundry soaps and dryer sheets contain questionable ingredients. For example, many conventional detergents might …

Cleaning

Why you should care when your coffee was roasted

Making great coffee at home is easier than you might think. You needn't go out and spend a small fortune on gear, and you don't need a top-tier automatic brewer. All you really need is some basic equipment and a general understanding of what truly affects the taste of your brew -- grind size, brew …

Steps to Convert Blu-ray to MOV for iTunes on Mac/PC | Love Media Players

With high resolution, Blu-ray is ruling the Home Entertainment. You might have paid a good amount of money for your Blu-ray collections and they can …

Blu-Ray

You can now claim your cash in the PS3 “Other OS” settlement

Sony will pay $55 to users who can show they used Linux on their console.<p>If you bought an original "fat" PlayStation 3 before April of 2010, you can …

Here are 400 beautiful wallpapers to enjoy on your new iPhone 7 (or any older phone)

Apple’s new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus might be all too familiar for some users, but there’s no question that they’re still among the sleekest …

IPhone 7

11 Positions That Help You Go Deeper During Sex

Try these moves when she’s in the mood for something a little more intense<p>In the emotional sense, staring into each other’s eyes and synchronizing your breath for deep, passionate sex can be mind-blowing. But what if you’re looking to <i>literally</i> go deep?<p>As long as your partner is on board, that can …

Use this hack to 'vacuum seal' any freezer bag

When freezing foods for long-term storage, you want to remove as much of the surrounding air as possible. Contact with air is what can lead to freezer burn, which is why vacuum sealing your frozen foods is recommended when possible.<p>But what if you don't have an expensive vacuum sealer? Fear not. …

Young Woman Adopts 6 Sisters To Keep Them Unseparated, No Matter What It Takes

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Self-help

Android user switches to iPhone 7 from pure Android and has some surprising opinions

One of the reasons why analysts are so quick to call new iPhone releases boring is because they often look at a new device from the perspective of …

iPhone 7 display is the best LCD ever tested

The iPhone 7 display may be the new device’s most underrated feature, based on an in-depth analysis by display experts.<p>Apple’s new LCD display was rated as “visually indistinguishable from perfect” when it comes to image contrast and intensity. The tiniest amount of color variation, seen when …

Watch Shaquille O’Neal’s hilarious Hall of Fame speech (VIDEO)

Shaquille O’Neal was one of the most dominant big men in NBA history, so his induction into the Hall of Fame was a foregone conclusion the first year …

Hall of Fame

Remix OS For PC Receives Android 6.0

Jide the Company behind Remix OS, has released the eagerly awaited Android 6.0 update for Remix OS for PC. The update has seen many features added …

Mobile Development

5 Beyond Brilliant Action Scenes in Movies

Action movies are fun to watch but there’s a smart way to do action scenes and an epically dumb way to do it. The smart way focuses in on the …

10 Quick Yoga Stretches For Neck Pain Relief

Long and stressful hours at the office, lengthy commutes, carpooling, and hoisting our toddlers up and down can be grueling for the mind and body. …

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. …

40+ Brilliant DIY Storage And Organization Hacks For Small Bathrooms

Greetings from Architecture & Design! Today we are going to bring you some brilliant storage solutions for bathrooms. Bathroom is one of the most …

Motorhead’s Lemmy: 20 Essential Songs

‘Motorhead’ (1975)<p>Written on the balcony of the infamous "Riot House" hotel in West Hollywood during a 1974 Hawkwind tour, Lemmy's speed-freak anthem …

Music

The White Paint and Wainscoting Kitchen Transformation

<b>Project by:</b> Nikoletta <b><br>Location:</b> Beverly, Massachusetts<p>Our rental used to have old oak cabinets and ugly tiles. Luckily, we were able to paint the …

30 Masculine Bedroom Ideas Evoking Style

Enigmatic or minimalist, rustic or industrial, a man’s bedroom is the place where a lifestyle emerges. Choosing to surround yourself with fragments …

Can't use AT&T's Wi-Fi calling with your iPhone? This could be why

For the launch of the iPhone 6S, I elected to buy the T-Mobile version from Apple instead of the AT&T one, because I was planning on paying full price for the phone and the T-Mobile one comes unlocked out of the box. (I don't plan on leaving AT&T, necessarily, but an unlocked phone is easier to use …

21 dads who are still adjusting to parenthood

You can take all the classes and read all the books in the world, but most parenting lessons come from trial and error.<p>So this Father's Day, we …

9 things you probably didn't know about cooking the perfect burger

While any home cook can throw a patty in a skillet, it's only the studied burger enthusiast who unlocks the real secrets.<p>Enter Jamie Schweid, executive vice president/co-butcher of Schweid and Sons, a purveyor of ground beef that was founded in the late 1800s on New York's Lower East Side.<p>Here are …

How to answer “what was your last salary?”

You’re ready for the job interview or the phone screening call. You’re excited to learn more about the job opportunity. Then the dreaded question …

Career Development

Ground Up: 7 Stimulating Coffee Hacks

Coffee is an essential part of most people’s daily routine. We’re highlighting some coffee hacks that will help you enjoy every aspect of coffee, from roasting the beans yourself in a converted washing machine, to using your computer to keep your coffee warm while you tear out your hair over a …

Defy The Cable Company With A DIY HDTV Antenna

Stick it to the man<p>Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared his newfound expertise with a class at Brooklyn Brainery, a crowd-sourced education space in New …

How to rip a DVD or Blu-ray movie

If you have a sizable collection of DVDs and Blu-ray discs gathering dust, you might want to consider digitizing those bad boys so you can watch them …

How to reach every nook and cranny of your house with Wi-Fi

Wireless Internet problems are among the most frustrating to deal with, both because of the large range of potential issues, and when your Internet …