How to Create Retro Print Effects [Photoshop]

Create Retro Print Effects

There are lots of ways to take a photo and make it a little more interesting. Some of the most fun effects are actually making it look older than it is. You can dress up like a flapper girl or a cowboy, but having the photo in the right tones really makes the photo look as if it’s straight from another time period. There are many photo programs available to play with your photos. Some come with pre-made filters that take one click. The most common photo editing software for pro’s and aspiring photographers is Adobe Photoshop. Here we will discuss how to adjust new photos in Photoshop and make them look older. Continue reading

24 Wonderful Facts About Butterflies

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24 Wonderful Facts About Butterflies

 


We all know them but we all don’t know them. Butterflies. Honestly what do you know apart from knowing that they are pretty to look at? Yeah, I came up with nothing too… Or worse, with things that are not even correct. So I did a little research and wrote down the 24 most amazing  and astonishing facts that I found about butterflies. Most surprised I was by the fact that it is not the butterflies that make silk cocoons but the moths. And I was also cobsmacked that butterflies can taste with their feet. Isn’t that incredible?
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The 13 Hottest Cars Ever Featured in Movies!

 

Hottest Cars in Movies

Cars and film go together like Salma Hayek in a bikini, Megan Fox alive and that girl from Fast and the Furious in a ’67 Mustang. It’s part of our culture. We want to see muscle cars ragged through the gears until the valves jump up through the bonnet and do a little dance, we want to see half naked girls inside cars doing things that half naked girls do inside cars and we want to see hard men with bald heads pretend to know how to drive like F1 drivers. Here’s the hottest cars ever featured in film.

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How to Plan Before Starting a New Business

The prospect of setting up a business is immensely appealing and as an entrepreneur success seems easy. In actual fact a vast majority of businesses that are started with enthusiasm disappear into oblivion within five years. This can be attributed to the missing due diligence tests that need to be done at the very beginning. Knowledge and information about the methods of doing business, the product to be produced and related issues helps to formulate a winning strategy for setting up the business. Before stepping into the shoes of an entrepreneur, a number of issues have to be resolved, information gathered and a business plan prepared accordingly. The following is a list of things every aspiring entrepreneur needs to know before starting: Continue reading

The 10 Craziest Coupons You've Ever Seen

The Craziest Coupon Codes Ever For At Home Skin Care

Skin care is often the best time to use the craziest coupon codes. Redeeming these codes can give consumers great products at low prices. This makes it possible to get the necessary products for healthy skin.

Boutique skin care is often expensive, and the best code is 50% off. This offer makes it possible to get high end beauty for half off. Shoppers who use these offers can quickly stock up on beauty products.

For the ultimate in savings, offers of 75% or more off are the best. These deals may apply to a particular item as a limited time purchase. Beauty lovers often use these steep discounts to stock up on products. Continue reading

Internet Security: a Question of Privacy

In 2008, London-based BT Group became embroiled in a internet privacy backlash from customers that accused the global communications outfit from partnering with Phorm to surreptitiously mine internet usage data from unsuspecting users. The British government has so far refused to bring any formal action regarding the case, prompting that inaction to come under fire from the European commission. Continue reading

Top 6 Tough Female Characters on TV

Top 6 Tough Female Characters on TV

There was a time when female characters were most frequently relegated to the role of damsel in distress in action films and television. It was rare to come across a female character with a physically strong role.

Even today it is a struggle for female actors to get strong action roles, but there are a few gems out there. These women are emotionally strong and confident, but they can also kick butt . They know their crafts well and let the men who work with them know they are not just pretty faces or little girls in need of rescuing.

If you take a quick look around the web, there are plenty of references to past shows with obviously tough female characters. Xena: Warrior Princess, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sarah Connor (from Terminator), Wonder Woman, and many others who knew how to handle their weapons of choice in the 80s, 90s, and 00s. But a new generation of action heroines have emerged, and this list is a tribute to those who may have been overlooked.

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