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Contemporary Illustrations by Ben6835. 50 Beautiful Pieces Of Concept Art From Classic Disney Movies. - StumbleUpon. Rhetological Fallacies. 100 Books to Read Before They're Movies. The Best Of Genius Ideas - 50 Pics. 35 Things To Do Instead Of Spending Money. Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius - 30 Pics. Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius - 40 Pics. Click Here For More Genius Ideas.

Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius - 40 Pics

Clever Travel Hacks for your Awesome Trip. You booked your trip and you purchased the travel health insurance.

Clever Travel Hacks for your Awesome Trip

Now, when the most important things are finished, it’s time to pack the things for the trip. Packing for the trip can be real issue if you are not an organized person. How to Open a Bottle of Wine with Everything But a Corkscrew. The 30 Best Films of the Decade. We’re all in that humanistic mode of evaluating our lives – coming up on the end of the year and the last time a zero will be the third digit on our calendars.

The 30 Best Films of the Decade

We’re all (from Variety to Cat Fancy) also waxing expert on what films were the best of the best of the best of the past ten years. Tips and Tricks for Extending Battery Life in iOS 7. Creative Mom Turns Her Baby’s Naptime Into Dream Adventures. Do babies dream when they sleep, or they simply rest peacefully?

Creative Mom Turns Her Baby’s Naptime Into Dream Adventures

Queenie Liao, a free-lance artist and mother of three boys living in California, has tried to answer this question by sharing the adventurous dramas that her child Wengenn dreams of during his sleep. 31 More Quotes That Will Give You Chills. 30 Albums That Define Cool. Any album “list” is going to be incomplete.

30 Albums That Define Cool

It’s going to be filled with albums you agree with, artists you hate and some sort of commentary that you probably disagree with. This list is no different. However, rather than ranking these in order of importance or influence, we decided to pick 30 Albums that Define Cool. Bookshelf Porn. - StumbleUpon. Because Every Country Is The Best At Something. (Images) 56 Inspirational Picture Quotes That Will Motivate Your Mind. The 50 Best Coming-of-Age Movies. 25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven't Seen. Midnight in Paris.

25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven't Seen

18 ways to educate yourself every day (because nerds are sexy) “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80.

18 ways to educate yourself every day (because nerds are sexy)

Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” Drum Kit. 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars. While burying yourself in the stacks at the library is one way to get some serious research done, with today’s technology you can do quite a bit of useful searching before you ever set foot inside a library.

100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars

Undergraduates and grad students alike will appreciate the usefulness of these search engines that allow them to find books, journal articles and even primary source material for whatever kind of research they’re working on and that return only serious, academic results so time isn’t wasted on unprofessional resources. Note: Visit our updated list for the latest in academic search engines. General Start off your research with one of these more general academic search engines.

Intute: Use this website’s search tools to find the best and most reliable sites to start your research. Meta Search Want to search it all at once? Dogpile: Search Google, Yahoo, Bing and more at once with this great search engine. Databases and Archives. The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World. [Editor’s note: In celebration of the holidays, we’re counting down the top 12 Flavorwire features of 2012.

The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World

This post, at #1, was originally published January 31.] Become a Morning Person: 8 Tips from a Former Night Owl. Become a Morning Person: 8 Tips from a Former Night Owl I spent most of my early and mid 20s working the second shift at newspapers.

Become a Morning Person: 8 Tips from a Former Night Owl

I loved working as a copy editor, and I loved the hours, too. The Scale of the Universe 2. Drinkify. Various quotations. 10 Weird and Mysterious Places on Earth. Digg 1. Mystery Spot Mystery Sport is a tourist attraction near Santa Cruz, California, famous because of its disrespect to the laws of physics and gravity. The odd cabin, although seems like lying on flat ground, makes those who enter inside swinging all the time. 'Mockingbird' film at 50: Lessons on tolerance, justice, fatherhood hold true. Harper Lee, the author of the classic "To Kill a Mockingbird," has sued the Monroe County Heritage Museum for trademark infringement, saying it is illegally using her fame for its own gain. Her book was turned into a movie staring Gregory Peck, left, and Brock Peters as Atticus Finch and Tom Robinson.

Gregory Peck and Mary Badham as Atticus and Scout. Jem and Dill push Scout in the tire. How-To: Easily Remove the Vocals from Most Songs. 2015 Shortcut: When I wrote this article Audacity didn’t have an automatic center-panned vocal canceling effect… but now it does, so rather than do the stereo-separate / invert-one-track / play-both-as-mono trick (and that’s pretty much all there is to it), you should be able to find the Vocal Remover option in the Effects menu – but it’s more fun / interesting and can give better results if you do it yourself!

=D I found this trick the other day whilst stumbling the Interwebs and thought I’d do a quick-write up w/ pictures to make it as easy as possible… For this exercise we’re going to be using a piece of free audio software called Audacity, which you can get for Linux, Windows and Mac. Update: If you’re trying this out on a Mac, please make sure you get Audacity 1.3 Beta or newer – the stable 1.2 version appears to have a missing equaliser decibal-range slider which you need towards the end of the process! 1.) Import Some Audio 2.) 3.) 25 clever ideas to make life easier.