If you're a professional illustrator, podcaster, or filmmaker, a $53 a month subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud is a fair price to pay. But if you're just interested in having a good vector graphics application, you can probably get by using Inkscape (free) or Affinity Designer (one time cost $50). Inkscape even runs on Linux computers. This video runs through the key features of each application.
Police come out, hand woman an inflatable sausage, then arrest her. pic.twitter.com/zTa8ht8rED — Soundtrack to the End (@_WhatRiot) August 31, 2020 In this footage, police approach a protestor in the street. One offers her a large inflatable sausage. When she accepts it, she is arrested. READ THE REST
After reading this Wirecutter article about products that are overpriced, crappy, or just plain don't work, I'm never buying an air fryer. As they're marketed, air fryers are miracle devices, supplying crispy fries and fish sticks without the oil and mess of a standard deep fryer. But like all things that seem too good to be… READ THE REST
B.J. Fogg is the founder of Stanford University's Behavior Design Lab. In his FBM [Fogg Behavior Model], behaviors are guided by motivation, ability, and triggers, and the reason we procrastinate is that we are having a problem with one or more of these. To build motivation, you need to have a compelling, emotional reason to… READ THE REST
When we pick up our phones to shoot a video, most of us aren't looking to craft "The Godfather." We just want something that looks reasonably decent that won't be an embarrassment when it gets posted to YouTube or social media. But while not every video needs to reach Spielbergian levels of production, you might… READ THE REST
Be honest. How many plastic lids are stashed away in your kitchen? No, seriously…how many? Go ahead and check that black hole of a cupboard down there and find out. We'll wait… Was the number up over 20? Over 30? More? Now the second question is…could you even guess at which containers actually fit half… READ THE REST
Music is hugely liberating. And whether you love rock, classical, country, rap or any other genre, there's a real sense of accomplishment when you can sit down in front of a keyboard and hammer out a note-perfect version of a favorite tune. Of course, the only way to get to that point is usually after… READ THE REST