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Build Your Own Arduino-Powered Car Tracking System

Cars get stolen all the time, but if you want to track yours and make sure you can always find it, Instructables user Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves shows …

Incredible Super Mario Bros Themed Lamp

.By<p>Super Mario Bros might be able to light things by just grabbing a flower power-up and shooting fireballs, but we do actually need lamps. The fact …

The best apps for your new Mac

Well, aren't you lucky to get a new computer for the holidays! New Apple computers come with a fair mix of writing, photo editing, and music creation tools — and of course you'll want to grab essentials like Skype, Twitter, and GrabBox — but we decided to put together a list of apps, tools, and …

The 12 best apps for your new Android phone or tablet

Android phones used to be for the hyper-nerds, who happily sacrificed simplicity for customization, ease of use for sheer horsepower. But now you don't have to trade – whether you just got a Nexus 4, a Galaxy S III, a One X+, or something else entirely, you're using a phone that does everything you …

Best New Apps: Frontback

Nearly the entire concept of Frontback resides in its name. Snap a picture with your iPhone’s front camera, then another with your back camera, and boom: a frontback is born. As app creator Fred della Faille puts it: "Your face is the caption." There’s a dumb fun in using this app that recalls the …

If You Do These 3 Things, You’re Probably A Hateable Boss

To avoid being a gigantic jerk, you need to understand what gigantic jerks do. Luckily, leadership experts Amy Jen Su and Muriel Maignan Wilkins have done research on this.<p>“If you realize you’re going to sound like an asshole at least three times a week, you’re apt to catch yourself at it now and …

Disney MagicBand Unlocks New Guest Experience for Park Goers

Walt Disney once said, “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down …

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Deep Inside Taco Bell’s Doritos Locos Taco

From handshake deals to experiments at Home Depot, the history of Taco Bell’s disruptive faux cheese-dusted taco.<p>In early 2009, three years prior to Taco Bell’s 50th anniversary, CEO Greg Creed was already experiencing something of a midlife crisis. “Our target audience is [customers] in their 20s. …

Why Kraft Is Fighting To Keep Yellow Dye In Its Macaroni And Cheese

The bloggers, Lisa Leake and Vani Hari, point out that the artificial dyes — Yellow Dye 5 and Yellow Dye 6 — require a warning label in some other countries.<p>"These unnecessary — yet potentially harmful — dyes are not in Kraft Macaroni and Cheese in other countries, including the UK, because they …

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Photoshelter and ASMP Partner To Create the Photographer's Guide to Copyright

Copyright infringement is becoming a bigger issue over and over these days on the web. And many photographers don’t know what they can do to protect …

Top 15 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

Photoshop is a magnificent tool that can help you save time and money by editing images in an efficient manner. Unfortunately, the learning curve for …

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How to Create Elaborate Light Painting Photo Compositions

UK photographer showcases his techniques for painting the “largest indoor continuously-drawn piece of light art” in this self-published short …

Converting Images to Black and White Properly

by: David Wahlman of Wahlman Photography Recently I was asked about the process of converting images to black & white; namely when to know the image …

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Lately, I have been thinking a lot about ease. I’m in the middle of writing and photographing my first cookbook, and very little about that process is easy. Which is okay — I knew, going into it, that it would be full of challenges. This leads me, in my non-cookbook cooking pursuits, to find the …