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This Reference Chart Covers the Basics of Soldering At a Glance

Soldering electronics is a delicate art. If you’re just getting started learning how to solder, this handy reference chart can help you spot some …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of 2016

Secret Santas, take note<p>Updated:<p>Looking for our 2017 Best of What's New list? Right this way.<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in science and technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. These are the breakthroughs that will shape the future—and some may …

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RAW Photo Workflow In Lightroom, Part Two: Creating Consistent Styles

What if you had four arms, two brains and two computers? I don’t know about you, but I would develop more than one image at a time to double the …

Tutorials

Six Essential Camera Settings for Landscape Photographers

Sunset at Tenaya Lake, Yosemite. It’s important to check the red channel in the histogram when photographing warm, saturated colors like this.Every …

The Most Important Steps In Digital Photography

This is a fact that you may, or may not, be aware of- <b>At this point in time, a digital photograph “REQUIRES” a number of Fundamental Editing Steps to</b> …

Tutorials

10 Staggering Gifs That Teach You Science Concepts in Seconds

10) Here’s how you convert Cartesian (rectangular) to Polar Coordinates<p>In short, rectangular coordinates and polar coordinates are two ways that you …

Mathematics

Five Sauces for the Modern Cook

Without apology or even a trace of sheepishness, Travis Lett confessed to being a thief.<p>Of course, the only person this pensive chef ever steals from is himself. At Gjelina, his Los Angeles restaurant with a large, ever-changing menu, “We’re constantly appropriating elements from dishes we’ve done …

16 Homemade Trail Mixes For Very Happy Snacking

After realizing how easy it is to make your own trail mix, you'll ditch the store-bought kind for good. Infinitely tastier and healthier, DIY trail mix allows you to precisely measure everything that goes into it and customize it to your preference. These trail mixes make for the perfect desk-side …

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

11 Spiced Cocktails To Choose From For Your Holiday Party

<i>The holidays are all about celebratory moments, so we paired up with Simply Organic to find recipes you'll want to share with friends (and make again and again).</i><p><b>A list, in no particular order, of what we like from a winter cocktail: spiced, citrusy, maybe creamy, and if not warm, then warming.</b> No, …

TIME Picks the Top 100 Photos of 2015

In this unranked gallery, TIME presents the top 100 photos of the yearA protester wears grass around his face to obscure<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Goran …

List-Worthy

The Winners Of The Comedy Wildlife Photo Competition Are Sure To Make You Chuckle

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards is a competition that celebrates and curates all the funniest photos of animals on the planet.<p>It all started …

15+ Of The Funniest Bar & Cafe Chalkboard Signs Ever

Besides serving as an important source of employment for broke art students, clever chalkboard sidewalk signs like these are also great for …

Faces Of Evil: Childhood Photos Of The World's Most Brutal Dictators

They are known universally as some of the world's most hated, feared and brutal individuals. Once untainted and innocent youths, as men they evolved …

Robert Mugabe

The Sad Truth About Today’s World Illustrated By Steve Cutts

Art isn’t all fairytale photoshoots and landscape shots – it can also act as catalyst of change. And Steve Cutts thinks that many things in the world …

The Arts

10+ Cats With Their Cute Mini-Mes

Cats have a reputation for being cold and evil, but they're definitely sweet and protective when it comes to their kittens. These momma cats posing …

Stunning Or Gross? Taiwanese Photographer Explores Issues Of Womanhood

Yung Cheng Lin, also known as “3cm”, is an extremely talented Taiwanese photographer. She explores the topics of womanhood – sexuality, birth, …

Fit for a queen: 3 medieval recipes enjoyed at English and Scottish royal courts

Historic Scotland shares three popular recipes for dishes that would likely have featured in 14th-century royal banquets. Prepared and inspired from …

The psychology behind color

If you squash every scene from the <i>The Matrix</i> into one image you’ll get something that looks like an old fuzzy TV screen. Look a little closer though and you’ll see the entire movie unfold, all without watching a single scene.<p>As you scan from left to right and top to bottom the colors flip flop …

Potato Leek Soup

I’m a big Alton Brown fan and I was pretty excited to see that he had a cookbook that recreated the recipes from some of his <i>Good Eats</i> shows. Almost …

One website. All newspapers and magazines.

In The Netherlands, a small startup is redefining how people are paying for journalism. At Blendle.com, the Dutch can read all their newspapers and …

Journalism

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

Mozilla-backed Rust language stabilizes at version 1.0

Rust offers a compelling mix of safe programming and native code performance.<p>New programming languages come and go. Most of them remain nothing more …

Night Sky Timelapse with Stars Fixed Shows We’re Just a Rock Hurtling Through Space

In this stabilized time-lapse, the stars’ position in the night sky is fixed so you can get a sense of our planet’s movement through space. And now …

Time-lapse Photography

The Science of Dating: why we should stop dating online

Dating in the 21st century is pretty bleak. It’s so bleak that we are increasingly throwing ourselves at the mercy of computers, outsourcing our love lives to algorithms and spreadsheets.<p>Marketing and the film industry tells us that ‘Planet Single’ is a barren, isolated wasteland where it rains the …

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

Recipes