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How To Choose The Right Glasses For Your Face Shape [Infographic]

The shape of your face can have a huge impact on the glasses you wear. A frame that looks chic and sophisticated on one noggin can look dorky and ill-fitted on another. This infographic from FramesDirect explains how to match various glasses styles to your face shape.


The Stormy Sea Desktop

This desktop is simple enough, and Flickr user jsmorley explained that they wanted something just personalised a bit, but nothing over the top. The end result is this dramatic desktop that’s also easy for anyone to duplicate. Here’s how.


Build A Smart Umbrella Stand That Alerts You When Rain Is Forecasted

You have all sorts of tools to let you know when it’s going to rain, but if you really want to make sure you’re prepared, Device Plus has a guide for creating a umbrella stand that sounds an alarm if you try to leave the house without your umbrella when rain is in the forecast.


Use This Blend Mode In Photoshop To Perfectly Align Images

If you’re working on an image in Photoshop that’s cut into numerous sections, sometimes you find yourself needing to carefully align the different layers just by eye. Set one layer to the “difference” blend mode, though and it’s infinitely easier.


Stream Music From A Record Player To Any Computer In The House With A Raspberry Pi

Have some vinyl you want to listen to anywhere in the house? The folks over at Mozilla (yes, that Mozilla) wanted to find a way to get one record player to stream audio throughout the entire office. Their solution was a Raspberry Pi.


Make A DIY Paracord Belt With Survival Pack Belt Buckle

I’m always a sucker for DIY survival gear and this paracord belt really fits the bill. It even includes a full survival kit turned into the belt’s buckle.


Enable A Hidden Dark Theme In Windows 10 Apps With A Registry Edit

Windows 10’s interface is pretty slick, but if you’re not a fan of bright colours on your screen, it might be a little hard on the eyes. You can switch to a darker theme for many system apps with a little tweak.


Shoot Long Exposure Photos In Daylight Using Welder's Glass

Shooting long exposure photos in daylight can create beautiful images that capture movement in a scene, but the filters required can be prohibitively expensive for casual photographers. As this video shows, though, all you really need is a cheap piece of welder’s glass.


Two Ways To Adjust To Harsh Sunlight When Photographing Outdoors, No Gear Required

If you have to shoot in bright, harsh, overhead light, your best bet is to either just move to the shade (in which case you have more to think about, more on that in a moment), or turn your subject 180 degrees. These tips may seem obvious, but the utility is in the nuance.


Pixelmator For iOS Adds Magnetic And Quick Selection Tools

iOS: Pixelmator is a surprisingly robust image editing tool on iPhone and iPad, and today it’s getting a bit easier to use with new selection tools.


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