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Is Mikme the GoPro of Microphones?

A microphone with only one button—one more than usual.<p>The secret to great video is audio. In an age where your cameraphone shoots video that isn’t just good enough, but actually pretty great, the tinny, flat sound that accompanies most videos remains the starkest difference between amateur and pro. …

Music Production

Bevy Connected Drive Puts Your Family's Photos and Videos in One Place

Between your laptop, your desktop, your work computer, a handful of cloud services, and your phone or camera itself, it can be hard to tell where to find a particular photo. Bevy is a new device that aims to fix that problem. It's a tiny, network-connected hard drive dedicated to nothing else but …

USB Digital Microphones Are the Perfect Entry-Level Recording Tool

Maybe you, like any red-blooded American man, still harbor some rock star dreams. Or maybe your friends have grown tired of your impassioned, …

Wedding Chicken

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>“When I was getting married, I couldn’t think of a caterer I wanted to use,” says chef Naomi Pomeroy, Expatriate, Portland, OR, “and I didn’t want to ask my staff.” Her solution? Cook for her guests herself. She went with super-simple chicken, powered …

Step by Step Portrait Processing in Lightroom

The story When you are photographing someone who enjoys being in front of the camera, take advantage of it. This was a simple portrait to take and …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

Bushcraft 101

All the survival gear in the world isn't going to help you if you don't know how to use it. Penned by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, <i>Bushcraft</i> …

Bushcraft

Côte&Ciel's Isar Rucksack

Once thought to be suitable just for kids and hikers, the backpack is now a respectable option for travel or everyday use—that is, if you've got the right one. Go too technical and you'll end looking like an ill-equipped mountaineer; too bright and basic and you might appear to be late for class. …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

How to Cook for a Large Group on a Budget

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Cook for a group and maintain your sanity.</i><p>More and more, …

Todd Explains: The Dragon

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

Video: A Must-Watch Commencement Speech for Creatives at Every Stage in Their Journey

Neil Gaiman is an author, a writer whose work you have probably read at some point or another, but the advice he offers in this 20-minute …

How to Brew the World’s Best Aeoropress: The 2014 World Champion’s Recipe

From left to right: Martin Karabiňoš, Shuichi Sasaki and Jeff Verellen. The 2014 World Aeropress Finalists. Photo by Luca Rossetti for the World …

The Only Thing to Put on Your Steak

<i>Published in the February 2013 issue</i><p><i>Chef Adam Sobel, Bourbon Steak, Washington, D.C.</i><p><b>Making a sauce in the pan</b> you just used to cook whatever the sauce will cover — in this case, a beautiful steak — is all about perception. It looks (and tastes) like it takes more time and training than it actually …

Hearty Escarole, Barley, and Parmesan Soup Recipe

<b>Read more: The Food Lab Lite: Vegetarian Escarole and Parmesan Soup</b><p>Ingredients1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving1 medium onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)1 large carrot, finely diced (about 1 cup)2 mediums talks celery, finely diced (about 1 cup)2 tablespoons chopped fresh …

A Bible Of Color Theory Is Now An App

On the 50th anniversary of Josef Albers’s Interaction of Color, Yale University Press has released the work as an interactive teaching tool along the lines of what the Bauhaus master originally intended.<p>Josef Albers, one of the best-known painters and educators to emerge from the German Bauhaus, …

Art

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