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The Forest Of The Clouds Desktop

Winter is nearly over. If you’re not a fan of spring, you can keep the icy mornings alive with this linux desktop. It’s crisp, refreshing and easy to set up. Here’s how to replicate the look.


Plump Up Saggy Couch Cushions With Just A Few Buttons

Saggy, uneven cushions are a natural part of an old, comfortable couch. That doesn’t mean you can’t spruce them up though. Give your couch a new lease on life and a fresh look by sewing on a few extra buttons, available for a dollar or two at your local craft store.


Add AirPlay Mirroring To Any TV With A Raspberry Pi

AirPlay Mirroring, the tech that allows you to display your iOS device’s screen on your Apple TV, it great, but you need an Apple TV to use it. Instructables user edyboy12 shows how to use a Raspberry Pi instead.


Repurpose An Old PC Power Supply For Use With Your Electronics Projects

It turns out that the power supply unit, or PSU, of a standard desktop computer is the perfect device to energise most of your DIY electronics projects. With rails for 12, 5 and 3.3 volts, it suits a wide range of hobbyist gadget demands. The following guide will show you how to transform a decommissioned PSU into a tweakable DIY power source.


Pixar In A Box Teaches The Basics Of How Pixar Gets Things Done

Khan Academy and Pixar have launched “Pixar in a Box”, a new course meant to teach kids the practical uses for all the stuff they’re learning in school and the basics of working on creative projects.


Rizon For iOS Helps You Take The Perfect 'Golden Hour' Photos Anywhere

When it comes to good natural lighting, you can’t beat the time of day known as “golden hour” (or “magic hour”). This iOS app can tell when golden hour is every day no matter where you are, and lets you set reminders so you never miss the perfect shot.


Instagram Finally Allows Landscape And Portrait Photos

Android/iPhone: Instagram has rolled out an update to its app that allows you post landscape or portrait photos and videos. This means you’re no longer required to crop your photos into squares.


Ask LH: Am I Allowed To Scrape Designs From A Company I Used To Work For?

Dear Lifehacker, In my previous job I developed some Intellectual Property in the form of an online fitness challenge. I’m pretty proud of the work and wanted to get access to the files again. However I’m worried that I might be violating the code of conduct by trying to regain access to the material.


This Diagram Shows How To Properly Lace Your Dress Shoes

Wearing the right pair of dress shoes can improve your suit dramatically. Lacing them wrong can completely undermine that effort. This chart shows the proper way to lace dress shoes, and even the types of laces to use.


Photoflow For Mac Is A Beautiful Desktop Client For Instagram

If you’re an Instagram junkie, love following photographers, exploring hashtags and photos in your area, or just have lots of friends or followers on the service, Photoflow for Mac might be worth its price tag for you. You get most the features of the mobile apps or web site, and some additional ones you may not be expecting.


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