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Pop Wood Group Project: Magnetic Picture Rails

Last week, Marissa Bowers (our wonderful designer, who’s been helping us out while we seek a new permanent art director*) mentioned she had been …

Disneyland’s shock Princess boy ban

A MOTHER is furious after Disneyland Paris refused to her let four-year-old son participate in its “Princess for a Day” experience.<p>Hayley …

Every Role a Starring Role – Mickey’s Fun Wheel Machinist at the Disneyland Resort

In this episode of “Every Role a Starring Role,” you’ll meet Kat Powell, a Machinist at Mickey’s Fun Wheel in Disney California Adventure park. Kat …

Too much social media 'increases loneliness and envy' - study

Facebook and Instagram help us to stay connected with family and friends, but spending too much time on social media could actually make you feel more alone, a new study suggests.<p>The more time a young person spends on social media, the more likely they are to feel socially isolated, according to …

World Book Day: The world's most valuable books

How to Build a Wall Without Being Politically Divisive (or Breaking the Bank)

Need an extra room and wondering how to build a wall? Throwing up just one extra barrier in your home can save you the hassle and expense of building …

I've Left Lightroom for Capture One and I'm Not Sure I Can Ever Go Back

For many, many years, I was a hardcore Lightroom user. When it comes to the way that most people work, I don’t blame them for using the product; it’s …

State regulators vote to continue drought rules

Despite blankets of snow and rain that have covered California this winter, the state’s top water cops voted Wednesday to maintain emergency drought …

Will the rain bring a California poppy spectacle this spring?

<i>A trailhead marks a path in the California Poppy Reserve in Lancaster.; Credit: Pete Starman/Getty Images</i>KPCC StaffAll the rainfall Southern …

Carrie Fisher SNL episode from 1978 to re-air on NBC tonight

NBC will re-air a 1978 episode of <i>Saturday Night Live</i> hosted by the late Carrie Fisher on Saturday night.<p>The official <i>SNL</i> Twitter account revealed …

Star Wars

7 of Northern California's Most Romantic Honeymoon Hotels

The great state of California covers more than 160 million square miles and stretches for nearly 900 miles from north to south along the edge of the Pacific — which means if you plan on honeymooning in "The Golden State," as it's known, you'll need to narrow down your options. On the state's …

San Francisco

How to Build Your Own Ultra-Quiet Air Compressor

…primarily from scavenged parts!<p>If you're like me and don't have the scratch or space for a larger air compressor, you're probably stuck with the …

Why Lightroom Screws Up Your Photos when You Preview Them!

Ever have a Lightroom preview of a pic look great, then it quickly changes and gets worse? Here's how to fix it.<p>Lightroom will process RAW files from …

Sony Pictures

Build Your Own Old-Fashioned Looking Chandelier For About $40

Chandeliers are by no means cheap, but if you’re a fan of a more rustic aesthetic, YouTuber Darbin Orvar put together one using a set of string …

Castles

How to Frame and Install a Partition Wall

Creating rooms starts with building walls the right way.<p>Remodeling a home usually consists of removing and building walls. These are both jobs that a motivated DIYer can take on and save some money in the process. Building a wall starts with assembling and installing the frame, which are the …

'Our values are in the wrong place,' says Archbishop of Canterbury in Christmas sermon

The mood of uncertainty and division in Britain and around the world at the end of 2016 shows that “our values are in the wrong place” the Archbishop of Canterbury will say in his Christmas sermon.<p>Speaking in Canterbury Cathedral, the Most Rev Justin Welby, will describe the events of the last year …

Catholicism

Top 25 Woodworking Bloggers June 2018

Here at Toolversed we want to share with you 25 amazingly talented woodworking bloggers. As much as we are passionate about reviewing circular saws, …

Woodworking

Chewbacca Sings a Touching Rendition of ‘Silent Night’ in His Native Shyriiwook Language

In honor of the holiday season and the release of <i>Rogue One</i>, the tough but lovable Chewbacca performed a touching rendition of the classic Christmas …

Star Wars

Meet a California man who makes custom lightsabers that sell for thousands

Michael Murphy has been making high-tech LED-powered custom lightsabers out of his Roseville, Calif. home for more than 10 years.<p>Some of his most …

Celebrate Holidays at the Disneyland Resort with Photos from Disney PhotoPass Service

My favorite activity of the holiday season is decorating my home with lights, garland, tinsel, nutcrackers, wreaths and a very embarrassing number of …

Why Do We Envy the Wicked?

On the days when I sit down and read listener emails to the <i>Ask Pastor John</i> podcast, I brace myself for impact.<p>Opening those emails is to enter into …

How to Create Realistic Jedi Levitation Portraits

Photographer, weird lens expert, and friend of <i>PetaPixel</i> Mathieu Stern created this very simple and straightforward Photoshop tutorial for anybody out …

Celebrate The Holidays With 15 Disney Parks Blog Wallpapers

The holiday season is well under way here at Disney Parks. No matter what you’ll be celebrating this month, whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, New …

How to Perfectly Fake a Glowing Lightsaber in Photoshop

It’s time to face the facts: lightsabers aren’t real, and they’re simply not going to exist in your lifetime. The closest you can get to realizing …

Elder Oaks Tackles Why Mormons Fall for Get-Rich-Quick Schemes

<i>The following is an excerpt from Elder Dallin H. Oaks's book</i> Pure in Heart.<p>Some have charged that modern Latter-day Saints are peculiarly susceptible …

Attention, Blue Staters: We Aren’t Off the Hook When It Comes to Racism

Living in a liberal city doesn’t absolve you of your sins.<p><i>By Mary Noble and Alyssa Oursler</i><p>Dear Bay Area,<p>Donald Trump’s victory hit many of us …

The Reality Behind Photos of National Park Landmarks

After our first visit to Yosemite National Park, my girlfriend and I have made it our goal to try to visit as many National Parks as possible. It’s …

The Highlands Desktop

This landscape may look like it’s steaming or on fire, but it’s just bright, rich colors of the time of day the photo was shot—and it makes for a …

Highlands

Fog Waves Are The Most Beautiful Thing I Captured After 8 Years Of Experimenting

For the last 8 years I’ve been shooting in the San Francisco area I have been absolutely obsessed with the fog. Night and day it’s what I live for …