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Wondering how to backup an iPhone without iTunes? Try these six alternatives

Everyone drops their iPhone at some point. Accidents happen — we’re only human. But what do you do when you pick it up and it won’t turn on? No …

Review: WALTR for Mac converts & transfers any video to iPhone and iPad, no iTunes required

Getting DivX and MKV movies, FLAC audio files or audiobooks onto your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad is an incredibly cumbersome multi-step procedure, …

Apps

The Art of Error: 12 Cool and Creative 404 Pages

Making your 404 page fun is only half the battle — there’s still a lot of practical factors to keep in mind. In closing, let’s review some general tips to remember when covering your mistakes:<p><b>Link to Popular Posts —</b> Take advantage of the fact that your user may not know where to go next. Recommend …

eBooks

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UI/UX Animations by Ramotion

Ramotion is a digital agency focusing in brand identity, mobile apps and web products based in San Francisco, USA. We are featuring their collection …

7 Most Anticipated Graphic Novels of 2015

Some very promising graphic novels are on the horizon.<p>Yesterday we picked our 17 most anticipated comics books for 2015, including both ongoing books …

Graphic Novels

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

The World’s War: Forgotten Soldiers of Empire, BBC Two, review: 'stirring and passionate'

The plight of these forgotten soldiers was deeply moving, says Paul Kendall<p>When he unveiled the BBC’s plans to mark the centenary of the First World War, director-general Tony Hall promised a season that would have “a profound impact on the way we think about World War One”. It’s certainly had a …

This App Teaches You How To Play Almost Any Song You Can Find Online And It's Awesome

I tried teaching myself some chords on the guitar, but it turns out that you need big, strong hands to press down on the strings hard enough to make music.<p>My hands are neither big, nor are they strong.<p>So instead I picked up the ukulele, and, using YouTube, taught myself how to play.<p>The problem is, …

10 of the best: Bob Mould

From hardcore pioneer to subdued solo artist to unlikely hitmaker, here are highlights of the former Hüsker Dü frontman's career<p>1 Hüsker Dü – Broken Home, Broken Heart<p>Fuelled by amphetamines and anger, Minneapolis trio Hüsker Dü embraced US punk's evolution into hardcore: their debut LP, 1981's …

14 Podcasts to Help You Forget About Your Crummy Commute

Podcasts are the gifts that keep on giving. Over the past few years, the entertainment medium has grown from a niche format to a popularly used …

How to manage multiple iOS devices within a single household

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Recent research shows us that as high as 40 percent of iPhone owners keep their older phones around as a spare and an …

Neighbours from hell: Remains of wizard's house of horrors are found... hidden inside a Quaker meeting place

• <b>Home of 'evil' 17th Century occultist was thought to have been demolished</b>• <b><br>But new research reveals the house was in fact built into a Quaker</b> …

Time I

Welcome to Fortean Times Magazine | Fortean Times

<b>Fortean Times</b> <i></i>is a monthly magazine of news, reviews and research on strange phenomena and experiences, curiosities, prodigies and portents.<p>You'll …

Research

Jon Burgerman: Head Shots

With lambent wit, awareness and a desire to question the materials that cross our collective path on a daily basis, one of CH's favorite artists, Jon Burgerman, has debuted a new photo series on his website, titled Head Shots. In a way, it's a continuation of his previous Korean Subway project; …

The Arts

PDF Scanner Is Here, But Don't Ditch Readdle's Scanner Pro Just Yet

PDF Scanner has launched in the App Store, but even though it promises users a superior iOS-powered scanning service, it seems to fall short of rival …

Top iPhone apps gone free

Only here can you find the latest and best iPhone apps gone free today. Our proprietary appPicker Minestore™ algorithm finds you the best free iPhone …

Add Storage Space to Your Computerwith the Nifty MiniDrive

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Stacks on stacks of bulky external hard drives are so 2013.<p>Meet the bulk-free Nifty MiniDrive! It’ll hold a microSD …

Gear & Gadgets

Some of the Funniest Animal Photobombs Ever

Photobombing. Whether on purpose or accidental, a friend’s or a stranger’s unexpected appearance in a picture is sure to get some laughs. But there’s …

Animals

How to tie the world's best shoelace knot

Bunny ears or loop?<p>As a kid, you may have only learned a couple ways to lace and tie up your new Sketchers, but alas, there are two trillion more. Ian's Shoelace Site provides step by step guides on lacing a Double Helix, Starburst, and even the elusive Pentagram lacing technique. If you're feeling …

Mind-Bending iPad App Channels M.C. Escher

Co.Design gets an early look at Monument Valley, an Escher-esque computer game set for release next year.<p>Sixty years after creating landmark works like <i>Relativity</i>, M.C. Escher’s impossible architecture continues to bend our minds. But what if Escher were around today? Would he still work in …

50 Best Albums of 2013

The past 12 months had more great music going on than any year in recent memory. Some of the most innovative artists of the last decade — Kanye West, …

Music

Crater Burning for Over 40 Years is a "Door to Hell"

<i>Door to Hell</i> is an aptly named natural gas field in the Karakum Desert of Darweze, Turkmenistan that has been burning for over forty years. The flaming crater was originally a level surface identified by Soviet scientists in 1971 as an area rich in gas resources. Unfortunately, the ground collapsed …

Natural Gas

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

Learn ‘How To Metal’ From A Guy In A ‘Dance Music Sucks Sh*t’ Shirt

11.13.13 4 years ago 3 Comments<p>Before today, I had never heard of Super Quest, but after watching his “How to Metal” instructional video, two things were immediately clear: 1) He’s a pretty solid guitarist, and 2) He’s the metal Fred. His “How to Metal: DEATH METAL Lesson with Super Quest” …

This FIFA 14 TV-Smashing Freakout Will Make Your Worst Video Game Tantrum Seem Tame

What’s the worst you’ve ever freaked out over a video game? This guy has you beat. When an otherwise friendly bout of FIFA 14 takes a turn for the worse, the dude absolutely flips out. It starts with the requisite controller throw and only escalates from there.<p>The villain of this video is clear, so …

Die Hard Rip-Offs: Worst to Best

Send in the McClones!<p>With the embers of Gerard Butler's Olympus Has Fallen still warm, Channing Tatum's White House Down blasted into cinemas last …

Outstanding 3D Works

Checking a fresh set of 3D works is a true delight! If it was up to me, 3D artists would get very well paid and get tons of amazing jobs to show …

George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’

In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The …