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How to Knit the Bamboo Stitch

The bamboo stitch is an easy, masculine-looking stitch perfect for a men's scarf or household goods like decorative washcloths. The pattern consists …

Online Knitting Community Receives Take Down Notice for 'Ravelympics'

<i>The website Ravelry has gotten a take-down request from the US Olympic Committee, which says that "Ravelympic" events "denigrate the true nature of the Olympic Games."</i><p>Every two years around the Olympics, knitters around the world band together to push themselves beyond their comfortable knitting …

How to Safely Rename Your Lightroom Catalog

Many of you have Lightroom 5 catalogs with filenames such as “Lightroom 4 Catalog-2-2”. While Lightroom doesn’t care what the catalog is named, I of …

Photo Editing On The Go: A First Look at Lightroom Mobile for iPad

Mobile apps for photographers have come a long way since the the release of the original iPhone and iPad. Perhaps a real marker for this progress has …

Catch Up On All Your Editing! Tips For Faster Post-Processing

Wedding season is winding down, at least the shooting part is. Now that the months of shooting are over, you’re left looking at all the images you’ve …

Lightroom Workflow: Data Setup & Import Essentials

In this series of tutorials I guide you through how to create a rock-solid workflow for working with your pictures in Adobe Lightroom. This series …

Why You Need A Tablet & How It’ll Transform Your Lightroom Workflow

I can’t function in clutter. I loathe clutter. I’m not necessarily OCD about it, but I learned a long time ago that it makes more sense for me to …

"Mimic" a classic D&D monster. Went with a beer keg version since I hadn't seen one before. #DnD #DungeonsAndDragons #MonsterManual #DigitalArt #FantasyArt

Katharina Unger's Farm 432 Breeds Edible Bugs at Home

The United Nations recently suggested that people around the world should eat more bugs, and designer Katharina Unger has created an at-home farm for …

Insects

Holy Sheep! A Flock of the Fluffy Animals Escaped from a Nearby Farm

<b>By Chuck Moore</b><br>Loudoun County Sheriff's officers protect a flock of wayward sheep on Beaverdam Drive in the Evergreen Reserve section of Ashburn on …

Google Nexus 7 Review

Two companies working together deliver a solid 7" tablet in the Google-branded, Asus-manufactured Nexus 7 (2013), with a parenthetical necessary to distinguish the new entry from last year's tablet with the same name. I tested the 32 GB version; a 16 GB unit is also available.<p>The tablet was …

New Nexus 7 hands-on review: First impressions of the brand new tablet

Digital Spy's early impressions of the brand new Nexus 7 tablet.<p>It's safe to say that last year's Nexus 7 was a success. It managed to break Apple's …

Mobile Technology

Google rolling out updated YouTube for Android, brings in-app multitasking and improved design

Google has begun a staged rollout of a brand new YouTube app for Android that brings a number of UI changes and in-app multitasking.<p>The app, which is …

Hotmail, Outlook, Skype, Bing, Latest News, Photos & Videos

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Apps

How to Raise Sheep and Lamb on a Small Farm

01 of 05<p>Why Raise Sheep?<p>People have raised sheep for milk, meat, and wool for thousands of years. Sheep have some advantages over other types of …