Make a Photo Look Old

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The Camera Raw filter is perfect for all sorts of photo edits, including making something look old. Since Camera Raw is packed with adjustment options, it’s best to stay nondestructive by using it as a Smart Filter. Open an image, right-click and choose Convert to...

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Wasteland 2

Wasteland 2

Wasteland 2 Review – Customary to most games set in a post-apocalyptic setting, Wasteland 2 is set in an alternate timeline, in which a nuclear holocaust takes places in 1998 and the world is pretty much left in ruins. Countries are left without governments and...

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Middle-Earth : Shadow of Mordor

shadow of mordor

Middle-Earth : Shadow of Mordor Review – The story behind J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings spans way more than what the trilogy of novels suggest. With novels such as The Silmarillion and The Hobbit featuring as lengthy prequels to the story of the Fellowship...

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Yondr Kills The Addiction

Yondr

With musicians fed up and audiences glued to their mobile devices, Yondr has arrived with a solution which operates on a fundamental premise whereby smartphones can be a distraction and a crutch that creates a distance from our surroundings. Yondr’s mission statement is to show...

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First Earthquake Detector Invention

First Earthquake Detector

It is obvious when a major earthquake is happening, but smaller warning shocks can go unnoticed without the help of a detector, or seismoscope. In about ad 130, Chinese scientist Zhang Heng invented what may have been the first of these. certainly one of the...

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Canon Selphy CP910

Canon Selphy CP910 Review

Canon Selphy CP910 Review – As with so many other art forms, photography lives primarily online for many people these days; amateur photographers spend more time at laptops than in the dark room, and printers have had to evolve alongside technology. They’re more precise, more...

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Viveza 2

Viveza 2

Viveza 2 Review – Google famously has an answer for everything. It’s perhaps no surprise that it’s delved into the world of photo editing then, having acquired a collection of plug-ins from Nik Software; it’s little surprise still that it hopes these plug-ins will be as...

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Top 10 World’s Worst Smells

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Our noses can distinguish over a trillion different smells. But what are the most pungent pongs? 1. THE ‘CORPSE FLOWER’ INDONESIA The Titan Arum plant, Amorphophallus titanum, is indigenous to rainforests in Sumatra, Indonesia. It has a humongous 3m-tall (10ft) flower that kicks up an...

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Polar flip coming soon?

Earth magnetic field during reversal

A team from the University of California, Berkeley has discovered that the Earth’s magnetic field may flip sooner than previously expected. But don’t worry, it’s not time to buy a new compass just yet. The team measured magnetic field alignments from ancient lake sediments near Rome,...

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Robots are set to rule the waves

Robotic Boats

The Isles of Scilly had never seen anything like it. The slipway in the tiny village of Porthloo was jammed with highly unusual craft. Bemused dog-walkers and bird-watchers were witnessing the launch of the largest trial of marine robots in British waters. Most people think of...

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