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10 Hacks to Make The Most Of Your Netflix Experience

Sometimes all you want to do is curl up, relax, and dive into a great Netflix binge. However, there are ways to make Netflix’s already great and …

Rotten Tomatoes

How to make awesome interactive map using Google Sheets in under 1 minute?

From time to time you need to very quickly make a choropleth map based on a spreadsheet. There are a lot of different ways to do it but most of them …

Watch This Humorous Take on the Never-Ending Raw vs. JPEG Workflow Debate (VIDEO)

The Raw vs. JPEG debate seems to be a never-ending one. Some photographers say that shooting JPEGs simplifies their workflow and lets them spend more …

Affinity Photo: the Best Mac App of 2015 just got better

It’s a tribute to the hard work and ambition of Serif’s Affinity team that on the same day that they pushed major updates for both Affinity Photo and …

Web Design

What I Learned By Taking MoMA’s Photography Course

Last week, the Museum of Modern Art unleashed a free online course on Coursera entitled “Seeing Through Photographs” as taught by MOMA Department of …

Photography

Bike Commuter

If Apple designer Jonathan Ive designed bicycle helmets they would probably look like these. SAHN is a new helmet manufacturer out of Vancouver, BC. …

Bicycle Helmets

5 Tips for Taking Pictures in the Desert

Taking pictures in the desert can be an extremely rewarding experience for both seasoned and amateur photographers. Apart from showing people that …

Photography

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How to Set Your Apple TV to Automatically Turn Your Television or Media Center On

Your Apple TV can automatically turn your television on, switch to the right HDMI input, and even control the volume. Read on as we show you how to …

Smart TV

10 great apps to download for your new Apple TV

After a long wait, the heavily revamped fourth-generation Apple TV has finally arrived to buyers starting today. A 32GB edition is $149 while the …

Master the Apple TV keyboard with these three tricks

The Siri Remote is notably faster than its predecessors at text entry, but you're still dealing with the swipe-and-click-to-select process when it …

Pre-Digital Cartography Is Still Key To 'Mapping' Human History

In this age of all things digital, it’s heartening to see that some aspects of human history are still best accessed via old fashioned cartography. That is, through what most of us would call maps — bound in atlases or hanging on someone’s office wall — encompassing everything from Mercator …

Humanities

49 Maps That Explain The USA For Dummies

The United States is mind-boggling. Right?!

10 Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #10

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, February 23, 2015 in Develop, Featured | 8 comments<p>Hey Gang: It’s the final installment of my 10-part series on 10 …

Veronika Gombert's Umleiter lamp hangs offset from its ceiling rose

German industrial designer Veronika Gombert has created a suspension light for illuminating parts of the room that aren't directly below the …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

20+ Ways to Squeeze a Little Extra Storage Out of a Small Kitchen

Kitchen bursting at the seams? If you're going a little crazy trying to fit all your cooking accoutrements in your teeny-tiny kitchen, this is the …

West Village

The Best Camera Apps for Android and iOS

Your smartphone has probably already replaced your point-and-shoot camera, but really savvy photographers know it can do far more than that.<p>These …

Marked Up Photographs Show How Iconic Prints Were Edited in the Darkroom

Want to see what kind of work goes into turning a masterful photograph into an iconic print? Pablo Inirio, the master darkroom printer who works at …

6 Black and White Photography Tips for Monochrome Enthusiasts

Thanks to digital technology, monochrome photography is easier today than ever before. Check out these six black and white photography tips for …

Why a Photographer Needs a Blog And How to Create a Successful One (4 Practical Tips)

Blogging isn't anything new. It has been a big part of social media for quite some time, even though it is not really the same as social media. While …

When the Fiat 500 was launched a few years back it was not only the first production car to have seven airbags as standard but it was also the first to offer more than one million different customisations.

Gorgeous 3D Printed "Lacelamps" Cover Entire Rooms in Intricate Patterns

Artists Linlin and Pierre-Yves Jacques used 3D-printing technology to create their first lighting collection called <i>Lacelamps</i>. Comprised of two stunning lamps, each includes an intricate translucent lace pattern that's set against a glossy black bell. They look beautiful when turned off, but once …

3D Printing

3-D-Printed Lampshades Project Mesmerizing Patterns Using Ancient Cartography Methods

Stereographic projection is a mapping technique that allows a spherical object to project a pattern onto a 2-D surface. Mathematical concepts and physical models of stereographic projection have been around since ancient Greece, when Ptolemy and others used it to visualize their maps of the stars. …

3D

The Best Bike Ride in Every State

From climbs over majestic mountain passes to blissful Sunday beach cruises, truly great cycling routes can be found in all 50 states, from Maine to Hawaii. Make plans to ride as many as you can.<p><b>ALABAMA</b> <br>The Fort Morgan Ride<br>Start this rocking ride at Lulu’s, home of fried crab claws, then trace …

Hiking

12 Expert Tips For Photographing Cityscapes At Night

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer and educator. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online</i> …

Landscape Photography

Setting Up An Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5I am a big advocate of Micro Four Thirds cameras, and the Olympus OM-D E-M5 in particular. These cameras are capable of making great …

These Are the Loneliest Houses In Chicago

Some call them "orphan buildings," others call them "nail houses": Homes that remain despite waves of hungry developers who have long since bought …