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The Authentic Italian Way to Make Alfredo Pasta Is the Opposite of What You Think

When you think of alfredo pasta, you might think of using heavy cream, milk, flour, and cheese. And you'd be doing it wrong. Allow me to introduce …


Alphabet's Outline lets you roll your own self-hosted VPN for free

Jigsaw, an incubator that’s part of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has launched Outline, an open-source virtual private network (VPN) that you can host on your own server at no charge.<p>As an initiative from the human-rights-focused Jigsaw, Outline is being billed as a tool to help journalists …


Getting a Start in Headshot Photography

Practically everyone needs a great headshot these days. If you have a desire to get started in headshot photography, this video from Canon Technical …

Online Dating

10 Tips How to Shoot Photos of Your Everyday Life

POLITE. Osaka, 2018To me, true joy in photography isn’t finding inspiration when you’re traveling or in exotic places. Rather, it is about finding …

Street Photography

Carolina Pulled Pork

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 275°. In a medium bowl, whisk the mustard with the brown sugar, salt, pepper, paprika and onion powder. Set …

Internet Archive releases more than 200 retro LCD, LED games

Finally, you can play the clunky Tiger Electronics games you used to love in your browser.<p>Toy stores, back when they existed, used to be filled with cheaply made handheld games. These games would often be played on simple LCD displays with an array of art assets that would turn off and on depending …


This is a 60-Second Handheld Photo of the Milky Way

Photographer Jonathan Usher of Wellington, New Zealand, recently created this photo of the Milky Way rising from the horizon near his city. But get …


These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …


How to Import Folder Hierarchies into Apple Photos

If you’re new and fresh into the Apple ecosystem and want to use Apple Photos to hold all your images, you’ll want to save a bit of time on …

MacOS High Sierra

Camping In The 1920s

<b>Camping equipment has changed massively in the last 90 years - with modern technology making everything from pegs to flysheets much lighter and</b> …

21st Century

20 Easy Camping Recipes Anyone Can Make

Camping is awesome. I mean seriously right?! You get to go out into nature, away from the burdens, rings, reminders, keyboards and everything else in …


Be a Person Who Makes Focaccia on the Regular

Top it with crunchy flakes of Maldon salt, thinly sliced red onion, a big red ribbon—you do you.<p>I hear that if you say “classic focaccia” three times aloud on the night of a full moon, it might appear hot and puffy from the oven right before your eyes. And if that doesn’t work, we’ve got a …


Kirsten Tibballs' crème fraîche egg

Step 1<p>Blow the water balloons up to an egg size. Melt the milk chocolate in a small deep bowl.<p>Step 2<p>Dip each balloon in the chocolate 3/4 of the way …


How to Check Smart Thermostat Compatibility in your Home

So you want to get yourself a smart thermostat. Good for you. It's a smart investment. But, yeah. There are wires involved. And just a little bit of …

Home Automation

"Impossible" Taco Pie With Ground Beef

The first <i>impossible pies</i> were created in the 1960s by the Bisquick baking team. The quiche-like pies magically form a crust as they bake, which makes …


Renaming Files in Lightroom

I had originally been using a simple program called NameChanger to rename all my files before importing them to Lightroom, but ever since I realized …


SLC-0L-01: Flash or Continuous, Light is Light

In Lighting 101, 102 and 103, we learned to control our flashes. In the Strobist Lighting Cookbook, we're expanding that approach to learn to move in …

Shutter Speed

Raspberry Pi goes Android Auto: Now you can build your own cheap car head unit

Why buy a finished Android Auto head unit when you can hack one together with a Raspberry Pi 3?<p><i>Video: A guide to Raspberry Pi in 60 seconds</i><p>A …

Raspberry Pi

Here Are The Most Popular Alcoholic Drinks In Each State, According To People Who Live There

What are YOU drinking?<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Deschutes Brewery

1 Great Donut Recipe, 5 Amazing Fillings

Homemade donuts are hard to beat. Fill them with luscious cream, fresh fruit jam, or tart citrus curd—and, well, they become fluffy, tender pillows …


GitHub hit with largest ever DDoS attack

Reaches 1.35 Tbps.

Information Security

Code Media 2018: How to listen to everything from the conference as a podcast

Interviews with Susan Wojcicki, Tim Armstrong, Jonah Peretti, Lydia Polgreen, Campbell Brown, Adam Mosseri, Brit Morin, Peter Rice, Janice Min, Kerry Trainor, Rony Abovitz, Adam Silver, Yaron Galai, Mike McCue, Kevin Mayer, Jack Conte and others.<p>Over the past few weeks on the <b>Recode Radio</b> podcasts, …

Mike McCue

Where to Develop Film in 2018

In a digital world, shooting on film isn't as easy as it used to be. Once you track down an analog camera and fresh film, you still need to figure …

Consumer Tech

New renderings show completed Wolf Point skyscrapers in all their glory

The riverfront project calls for three glassy high-rise towers<p>A set of renderings recently shared by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects provides the best look yet of Chicago’s completed Wolf Point mega-development.<p>The multi-phase project is currently construction at the confluence of the Chicago River’s …

How to Build a Drip Irrigation System - DIY

Proper watering is one of the most important aspects of growing your own vegetables. On a recent trip to Virginia, I met Scott and Susan Hill of Hill …


How to Process B&W Film at Home: An 8-Minute Crash Course by Ilford

If you’ve never tried your hand at black-and-white film photography before but would like to learn the basics of developing your own film at home, …


Lush green roof of native plants breathes life into a Texan cabana

This minimalist concrete-and-glass cabana looks as if it rose straight from the ground thanks to its beautiful green roof that ties it into verdant …

Dark Room Photography is Making a Comeback Thanks to Kodak

More than five years after it discontinued P3200, Kodak Alaris recently announced that it’s bringing back Kodak Professional T-MAX P3200 TMZ, the …


17 KitchenAid Mixer Recipes To Try ASAP

Everything from sticky rolls to pizza dough.


How To Build A Portable Deck For RV -