Weekly Wallpaper: Take Your Desktop To Paradise

Summer is finally here! Let’s celebrate by escaping to our own private island with this collection of desktop wallpapers.


The Distraction-Free Desktop

It may look like just a wallpaper, but reader DeviousDog put some work into making sure that it had just the right tools at hand and that all of the tempting distractions of his computer were far away while he was trying to work or study. Here’s how you can do the same thing.


Fold A World-Record-Setting Paper Aeroplane In Under 10 Minutes

If you’re looking for something fun to make, or you’re involved in some sort of competition, here the instructions for the world’s best and farthest flying paper aeroplane. All it takes is one sheet.


Weekly Wallpaper: Take A Break With These Travel Images

Whatever your ideal type of travel is, these wallpapers can remind you of past trips or help you dream up future ones.


Prezi Is Testing Its Android App On Australians And New Zealanders

Web-based presentations tool Prezi is rolling out an Android “companion app” that lets you view any presentation created with the service. Right now, the in-beta app is only available to Australian and New Zealand Prezi users.


The Streets Of NY Home Screen

Android: Anyone who has ever walked the streets of New York City has felt the movement and energy of the city. Today’s home screen aims to capture a bit of that with some stark contrast and intense angles.


The Blue Winter Desktop

Flickr user Yusuf is feeling the chill, and so are we after looking at this desktop. If you like the look as much as we do, here are the tools you’ll need to set it up on your computer.


Forge Your Own Mini-Sword With A Hammer, Nails And A Blowtorch

Imagine a sword. Now think of words that match with that image. Sharp. Steel. Cutting. S-words for $400. None of those are “adorable”, “cute” or “dainty”. But one look at this tiny blade, smithed by the person (or persons) behind Inspire To Make, and you’ll be hunting around for your own miniature tools to forge your own.


How To Spot A Fake Photo

Faking photographs is not a new phenomenon. The Cottingley Fairies seemed convincing to some in 1917, just as the images recently broadcast on Russian television, purporting to be satellite images showing the MH17 airliner being fired upon by a jet fighter, may have convinced others.


Weekly Wallpaper: Live The Legend With These Mythological Images

Nothing spurs the imagination quite like a good myth. Today’s wallpapers invoke the power of history’s greatest stories to bring the myths of yore to your desktop.