Andy Westerman

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England's 15 least visited attractions - turn up and surprise them this Bank Holiday

iCloud: The ultimate guide

Apple has a cloud-based storage services, called iCloud, that you can use to store and sync photos, documents, movies, music, and a whole lot more. …

Urban foraging: how to dig for your dinner in the city and suburbs

World-famous chefs are encouraging us to look for food in our own backyards<p>Wander along Melbourne’s Merri Creek and you’ll spot plastic bags caught in the trees like deformed flowers and the odd abandoned shopping trolley.<p>At first glance it seems an unlikely place to find the food for your dinner – …

Gardening

The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

Apps

DIY Rustic Pallet Frames

As you may or may not know, I am knee deep in a garage, mudroom and kitchen addition. Each week we've had a few deliveries, which all resulted in …

6 Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveler

Reduce your impact on the planet, support local economies, and protect wildlife.<p>The United Nations designated 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development—an opportunity to raise global awareness about how responsible tourism can act as a vehicle for positive change.<p>The three …

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Manual Focus

Years ago, photographers would observe a scene through their viewfinder and turn the focusing ring slowly to bring the scene into focus. Much has …

Easy riding: exploring the USA by motorcycle

Maybe the best decision I’ve ever made in my life was to go along with a bunch of friends on a two-week, 3000-mile motorcycle trip from Portland, Oregon, to Knoxville, Tennessee, on tiny vintage bikes and shoestring budgets. We took the smallest roads through the smallest towns, camping most of the …

National Parks

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Hiking

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

Hiking

Ghost town hunting in the American West

Nothing guarantees a Wild West adventure like exploring ghost towns, from abandoned mines where lucky prospectors once struck it rich to dusty frontier outposts where gun-toting outlaws once ran amok. Get ready to hit the (usually dirt) road out to these iconic ghost towns, most within spitting …

National Parks

Before you go: immunisation tips for world travellers

Mystified by array of immunisations and the maze of sometimes contradictory information available for travellers? This basic guide can help you sort through the confusion get you to the basic info you need to know before you go.<p>Immunisations help protect you from some of the diseases you may be at …

Public Health

How to Create the Misty Water Effect in Photography

Have you looked at a landscape photographer’s photo and wondered how they got the water coming down from a waterfall to look so misty? Or how they …

5 Tips for Better Sunset Photography

Let’s wrap up our discussion of sunset photography with some tips that don’t warrant their own articles but are still valuable additions to your …

95 Amazing Photography Links

It's been a really exciting week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching everywhere for the very best links to …

Jaguar tries covering up its F-type coupe prototype with camouflage designed to make the roof look like a softtop. It doesn’t work: http://cardrive.co/6037XScV

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>Project Connections give your design work the spotlight it deserves.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Public voting for Architizer’s A+Awards is now open. It's officially in your …

Architecture

Ford's Assembly Line Turns 100: How It Really Put the World on Wheels

It was this innovation—not the Model T itself—that cemented the automobile's future.<p>Before the advent of the moving assembly line, Ford and other automakers used variations of the station-build approach. Rather than the car coming to individual workers, a team of workers came to the car. Ford …