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How to Perfectly Fake a Glowing Lightsaber in Photoshop

It’s time to face the facts: lightsabers aren’t real, and they’re simply not going to exist in your lifetime. The closest you can get to realising your Jedi fantasies is through this excellent tutorial by Mathieu Stern showing you how to properly fake a lightsaber using Photoshop. Read More >>

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30 Years of Apple’s Guided Tours, From Awkward to Amazing

The Apple Watch has started hitting wrists with one of the most incredibly enormous user guides ever produced for an Apple product: 23 topics, almost 100 pages, not even including the 10 videos produced to teach people how to use this thing. Apple started creating “guided tours” for its new products back in 1984—here are some highlights from over the years. Read More >>

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How to Wrap Any Gift

Some people wake up spewing Pinterest out their fingertips. For the rest of us, thank god for YouTube. Wrapping presents doesn't exactly come easy, so we dug up a couple of solid tutorials for how to wrap your Christmas gifts like you're Martha Read More >>

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How to Make Your Very Own Supercut

Along with memes and animated GIFs, the video supercut constitutes one of the three most fundamental formats of internet cultural reference. But with a bit of dedication and imagination, you could create the next Christopher Walken Dancing. Read More >>

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10 Simple Techniques For Photoshop Beginners

Adobe's Creative Cloud has opened Photoshop up to more beginners than ever thanks to its affordable per-month subscription price tag. Here are ten super useful things to learn how to do if you're using the software for the first time. Read More >>

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Google Helpouts is Here to Help You With Basically Anything

Have you ever been working on something, a special project or something outside the realm of normal day-to-day work stuff, and you find yourself totally stuck? As in, you have absolutely no idea what to do next? Google wants to help. Read More >>

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How to Cut a Glass Bottle In Two Using Fire and Water

You might not be able to envision a time when you're lathe-less and need to cut a glass bottle in two, but when it does happen, you'll be quite happy you spent three minutes watching 'CrazyRussianHacker' do it with string, alcohol, fire, and water. And even if you don't ever cut your own glass, this hack is still incredibly fun to watch. Read More >>

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How To Photoshop Yourself Holding… Yourself

Over on PetaPixel photographer David Talley has put together a fantastic—and fairly simple—tutorial on how to create an awesome image of you holding yourself. If you're new to Photoshop it's a great way to improve your skills. And if you're not, with the addition of a Santa hat this is the perfect way to awesome-up your Christmas card this year. Read More >>