In this video tutorial you will learn about the basics of using Smart Objects in Photoshop. Smart objects can consist of pixel-based content or vector-based content. These smart objects also remember their original size and can be transformed multiple times without loss.
Sous vide, or ultra-low temperature poaching, is transformed into a safe and precise science when you create your own rig in this informative video from Cooking With Geeks entrepreneur Jeff Potter. The essential components of this cooking device are a slow cooker, a thermocouple and a temperature controller. Watch the video to see these components combine into a DiY sous vide rig.
A New Year, a new you. At least that's what most of us promised ourselves when the clock struck 12 and 2010 transformed magically into 2011. While not all our New Year's resolutions are easily stuck to, such as dieting and exercising six times a week, you can update your look to look your best. Check out this makeup tutorial by Michelle Phan to learn how to create a simple and clean look.
This tutorial shows you how to use Adobe Photoshop to take a regular photograph of a house and turn it into a picture of a dark haunted house. Starting with a picture from the actual painting, "American Gothic," you watch along as the farmhouse is transformed into a piece of dark gothic art.
As outrageous, shocking, and sometimes grotesque as Lady Gaga is, you have to admit that she's awfully cute when transformed into polymer clay form.
We don't know how it happened and can't particularly pinpoint when it happened, but over the last few years cupcakes have way overtaken cakes as to go-to dessert. Perhaps it's because they're pre-portion sized, or perhaps it's because they're so darn cute and easily transformed into any shape we can imagine.
Due to the dour economy, sometimes it's best to conserve one's resources for more vital expenditures like, oh, we don't know, food, rather than blow it on new shirts from Urban Outfitters and that pair of boot cut J Brand jeans you've been eyeing.
In this video, we learn how to install a pebble tile wall with Lowe's. First, you will need to measure out your walls to figure out how much of the tile you need. Now, lay down a drop cloth on the floor so you don't get the floor messy. Next, turn the power off and remove the outlet cover and outlet from the wall. After this, wash the walls so they are clean, then apply your waterproof sealant from top to the bottom. Apply two full coats and make sure they dry completely before you move on. N...
If you're anything like us, you hated your name for a good three or four years during your childhood, occuring probably not so surprisingly around our awkward puberty years. Whether you like your name or not, putting it in graffiti - transforming it into art, if you will - puts a whole new spin on things.
TyingItAllTogether explains that, "Pagoda is the English language term for a tiered tower with multiple eaves. Common throughout eastern Asia, most pagodas were built to serve a religious function. The Pagoda Knot was created in admiration of this sacred architecture." In this video, learn how to tie a decorative pagoda knot. Working with a single piece of string, follow along as the string is transformed into a work of art. Begin by making a series of four loops. Cross the tails, then weave ...
If you grew up eating beef mami or if you are looking to try something different here is a flavorful Filipino beef dish called beef mami. Filipino cuisine is inspired by Polynesian, Spanish, Chinese and American cooking and has transformed into it’s own unique style and flavors. This video will walk you through the process of creating this delicious dish. In preparation you will need to cook egg noodles, hard-boil eggs, have beef brisket, Chinese cabbage, star annis, mince garlic, mince onion...
If you're a fan of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, this video's for you. Sydney is the Drag Queen capital of Australia. We wanted to find out if any dude (now matter how masculine) could be transformed into a convincing Drag Queen. So we brought hairy alpha male Mitch, out from the desert, to Surrey Hills to meet one of Sydney's most famous Drag Queens; and learn how to be one in just 3 steps...
Going to the salon to get bangs and layers can get expensive, so this video shows how one girl transformed her hair from all over length to having swooping bangs and face framing layers. To create this look, she separates out her hair and uses hair scissors to cut small pieces at a time to achieve the desired style. This is not aimed at being a how-to video, but this is a good one to watch if you are contemplating cutting your hair at home.
It doesn't take fancy materials to make a greeting card. Random recycled household materials can be transformed into a thoughtful little card. Watch this video card making tutorial and learn how to make a greeting card out of a toilet paper roll.
Every Christmas, the fireplace mantel is transformed from a simple shelf to a center of tradition, beauty, and elegance. Watch Julie's tips on how to create an easy-yet-stunning mantel garland, complete with candles.
This video shows how to alter an oversized dress into a summer dress and a scarf. Do you have a dress that is an awkward length? Depending on how tall you are an otherwise cute dress might need some alterations to look best on you. The dress used in this video has a strip of fabric going from the knee almost all the way down to mid-calf. Removing this strip of fabric was easy to do by simply pulling out the stitches. This simple move turned a frumpy gown into a cute sun dress. The leftover st...
Looking to spice up your kitchen? Watch as old, boring cabinets are transformed into new ones! Items you'll need are contact paper, acrylic paint, masking tape, scissors, plastic lids, stencils, and drop cloths.
In this episode of Growing Wisdom, Dave Epstein and fiber sculptor Susan Barrett Merrill discuss how to spin wool. Barrett Merrill demonstrates the spinning wheel and explains how wool is transformed into yarn. She also shows some of her own work and explains her artistic process.
No place to sleep tonight? In a pinch, a little bit of rope and some fabric can be transformed into a hammock bed. This is a great skill for camping, emergency situations, or even communal living. Make sure to use a sturdy enough cloth, and replicate these same knots so that the hammock will support the weight. Check out this video survival training tutorial and learn how to make an emergency hammock without sewing.
Worried your canine might bite somebody? Afraid to take them on walks anymore because of what could happen if a child walks past you? Afraid of a lawsuit? These are the worries associated with overly aggressive dogs. But with proper training, an aggressive dog can be transformed into a well-behaved companion you'll love having at your side.
Learn how to make sugar glazed fresh fruit with Allen Smith. He shows how ordinary fruit can be transformed into ornaments or a centerpiece.
Adobe sets the standard for graphic design. Since launching its subscription-based Creative Cloud in 2011, Adobe has consistently updated its suite of applications to serve the needs of the modern designer.
Technology can move really fast. Just consider the format for which we consume videos and movies, which has transformed from film reels to VHS to DVD to Blu-ray to steaming with nothing physical at all. But for some odd reason—maybe because it strikes a nostalgic chord or it's just the new hipster trend—VHS is in again. Yes, shaky, grainy, low-quality videos with timestamps are cool again, and I dig it.
In this Quick Clip, I'll be showing you how a supercooled soda is transformed into a slushy "slurpee" in under 4 seconds. I was inspired to do this little soda trick by The Super Effect's video on YouTube from a few years ago.
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Xbox gaming has come a long way since its inception over a decade ago. What was once simply a bulky gaming console has transformed into legitimate entertainment hub for the home, thanks to the latest Metro-friendly update to the Xbox 360. Now there's newly-designed Music and Video apps, Internet Explorer, and best of all—Xbox SmartGlass.
Since its release back in 1988, Microsoft Office has been the top client and server software suite for businesses around the world. Office's domination is thanks to both Microsoft's extraordinary foresight and their continual updates and innovations to ensure that companies always get what they need.
News: Disney's Alternate History Series 'Motherland: Fort Salem' Uses Snapchat AR to Give You Magical Powers
Alternate US history is the go-to move for hot new cable and streaming shows, from HBO's Watchmen to Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale, reimagining how things might have turned out is an endless well of narrative inspiration.
The UK has officially exited the European Union, completing the long and tumultuous Brexit story and putting the storied nation once again on its own on the international stage.
News: Squarepusher Music Video Layers Tokyo, Japan with Augmented Reality Through the Lenses of Concept Smartglasses
Legendary drum-and-bass artist Squarepusher, the Warp records labelmate of fellow electronic music legend Aphex Twin, is back with his fifteenth album called Be Up a Hello, which is set to drop on Feb. 1.
Later this week, Black Friday will mark the start to the holiday shopping season, but if you're buying for a Magic Leap One owner, you can buy their ideal gift now.
The critics of Magic Leap have been circling for a couple of weeks now, but that isn't stopping the company from pushing forward with major new partnerships. The latest Magic Leap tie-up is with none other than motion capture actor Andy Serkis and his UK-based The Imaginarium Studios.
Just weeks after officially launching its mobile augmented reality toolkit, Google can now claim one of its first Android and ARCore app exclusives with the Curate app from Sotheby's International Realty.
Today, anyone with a compatible PC can download the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and experience Windows Mixed Reality.
After laying off 40% of its staff this month to cut costs, SoundCloud appears to be struggling to stay afloat. While blog posts from the company have assured fans that the music platform is not in danger of shutting down, some people aren't so sure this is the truth. Internet Archive — a non-profit dedicated to preserving websites and services — announced today that they will be conducting a partial backup of SoundCloud to safeguard the site's content in case of closure.
Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper, which has been around since the 1600s. The word origami comes from the two Japanese words ori, meaning "folding," and kami, meaning "paper."
I always over-order when I call in for pizza delivery, because I love having leftover pizza. Because there's so much flavor packed into the sauce, cheese, and whatever toppings you've ordered, pizza adds flavor to salads, cocktails, and can even act as the base to a quiche. Press it into a waffle iron to make a pizza panini, cut it into triangles and make the best Bloody Mary ever, or use it as the base for a lively quiche.
Texting something as simple as "What up, bruh?" can be transformed into something way more baller by adding emojis, emoticons, GIFs, and textspeak. Some people would even argue that texting is a form of art, similar to Shakespearean sonnets, but it still has a ways to go if you ask me.
For the most part, Xbox Live is amazing, but there is one thing that has been annoying for pretty much everyone, to say the least. Microsoft Points.