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Quick Digital Makeup Tips To Make Yourself Look Ten Years Younger It may not be a fountain of youth, but Photoshop is the secret of beauty experts everywhere. Here’s some tips on how to reduce wrinkles and make the people in your pictures look younger in virtually no time at all. Whatever you might think about using photo editors to create an unrealistic standard of beauty, the fact remains is that it’s done every day by professional image editors. And today we’re going to show you some tricks that even the pros use to keep models looking young. So open up Photoshop or GIMP and get ready to take some years off.
Tumblecloud Is a Drag-and-Drop, Collaborative Multimedia Slideshow Tool Tumblecloud is a new platform for piecing together music, videos, photos, and also websites into dynamic slideshows that you can share with others. Currently in beta, the free webapp can be used for "collaborative digital storytelling," as the founders describe it, for business or personal purposes. The built-in video editor lets you quickly create a video using actual videos or images, add music, insert notes and website screengrabs, and more.
Not all are created equal. I had one that would spray the kernels out before they popped, so when they went off, they'd blow popcorn all over the counter-top. Another actually did burn kernels. Make Popcorn in Your Wok
SExpand Running multiple operating systems side-by-side gives you the chance to test applications, run platform-specific software, and tons more without ever rebooting.
You can customize nearly every last inch of your Linux installation to fit your liking, and it starts with choosing the right desktop environment. Whether you're a Linux beginner or you're just looking for a new interface, here's an overview of how desktop environments work and how to pick the right one for you. Windows and Mac OS X come with pretty specific graphical interfaces (you know, the windows, the skin, the system toolbars, etc.) that aren't really built for customization. With Linux, you can fully customize not only how your desktop looks, but even its functionality, and the settings available in its preferences. WTF Desktop Environments: GNOME, KDE, and More Explained
Free Getting Started with Ubuntu Manual Helps Out Linux Rookies @timgray: I agree, and I may have clouded optimistic vision, but I don't believe linux is the best option for that, and I am wondering what the appeal is that actually makes people switch. I would imagine that people who want the basics would take something like Windows or OS X; not that they're necessarily more user friendly, but usually easier to get support for. My (again, probably clouded and optimistic) view is that Linux requires a more "readiness" to use than other OSes.
Stupid Geek Tricks: Hide Data in a Secret Text File Compartment In today’s edition of Stupid Geek Tricks (where we show off little-known tricks to impress your non-geek friends), we’ll learn how to hide data in a text file that can’t be seen by anybody else unless they know the name of the secret compartment. Note: This article was originally written a couple of years ago, but we’ve updated and polished it for Windows 7 and we’re sharing it with all the new readers again.
The Cleverest Geeky Windows Tricks Everyone Should Know Huh, interesting.