how to hack a soda machine

Apparently, if the soda machine has an LED screen, you can hack it using a combination of buttons and find out all kinds of fun facts, including how much money is in the machine, the inside temperature and how popular each variety of pop is. All I can say is, I know what Iā€™m doing tomorrow at work.

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hose vase | tutorial

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Learn how to make this hose vase yourself!

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color balancing with a greycard | tutorial

Color balancing digital images with a greycard

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AJAX tutorials

Round-up of 30 AJAX Tutorials

Downloadable AJAX Galleries, Slideshows and Effects

create an action sequence | tutorial

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Create an action sequence with a series of pictures

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photoshop curves | tutorial

Tut_curves_overview_1The Photoshop curves tool is perhaps the most powerful and flexible image transformation, yet it may also be one of the most intimidating. Since photographers effectively paint with light, curves is central to their practice because it affects light’s two primary influences: tones and contrast. Tonal curves are also what give different film types their unique character, so understanding how they work allows one to mimic any film– without ever having to retake the photograph.

Using Photoshop Curves.

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the possibilities of RSS

25 New Ways To Use RSS

UXmatters

UXmatters | insights and inspiration for the user experience community.

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AMEN!

buying a digital camera?

25 things you must know before buying digital camera

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keep your childs BandAid on all day

This is a Japanese video on YouTube demonstrating how to put on a BandAid so that it stays on all day long.

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make your own panographies

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Learn how to make your own Panographies

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drawspace.com

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Huge resource of drawing tips and lessons: drawspace.com

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suckerfish dropdown menus

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How To: Deploying Suckerfish Dropdown Menus

photo blocks

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Photoblocks are simply sectioned photographs mounted onto linoleum blocks. The resulting object is puzzle-like and can be displayed on a table, wall or shipped in a box to a friend.

Check out the Tutorial from Photojojo

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converting a photo to black and white

Converting a photo to black and white
LAB color conversion

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packaging primer

Packaging Design Basics, by Poppy Evans.

how to knit | tutorial

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Learn “How to knit“!

idesign – seven ways of design thinking

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iDeSiGN-Seven Ways of Design Thinking – A teaching resource

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990000 photoshop tutorial #4

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Red posted yet another simple photoshop tutorial, voila, #4!

how to….

How to Remove a Ring That’s Stuck on a Finger

990000 photoshop tutorial #3

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Red posted another simple photoshop tutorial

the human brain

Mri_brain Get to know your brain ā€“ the food it likes, the challenges it craves, the rest it requires, the protection it deserves. The human brain.

handspinning dog hair | tutorial

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How often have you wondered what could be done with all the excess fluff you’ve been combing out of your dog? Making dog hair into yarn is fun and easy… Turning your pet’s hair into something beautiful is surprisingly easy. First, you turn the hair into yarn through the age-old process of hand spinning. Hand spinning is fun, and you can learn to do it yourself. With some simple tools and a bit of practice, you can soon be wearing something you have made from your pet’s hair.

Spinning Hair Tutorial

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30 ajax tutorials

Max Kiesler :: Round-up of 30 AJAX Tutorials

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