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How to Customize Windows 10 Startup Sound

In a previous post, I highlighted some ways with which you can manage the startup programs in Windows. But did you know that you can customize Windows startup jingle with a custom message? If not, then this post will tell you just how to do so. You can set up a custom welcome message, an im...

40 Things You Didn’t Know Have Names

Did you know that the “sleeping 8” symbol you know as the infinity symbol is a lemniscate? It isn’t an important piece of information, but to me it is interesting to know that mathematicians bother to give a name to these symbols. And why wouldn’t they? Names are important – they save us a lot...

Typograph 101: Serif vs. Sans-Serif

At the stage of selecting fonts, a designer often asks himself, “to Serif or Sans-Serif”? Choosing the kind of typeface to use in a design is of utmost importance as it greatly affects readability, user experience and the overall aesthetics of the design. 40 Free High Quality Hand-drawn Fon...

What These Designers Carry Inside Their Bags [Photos]

Designers and artists are pretty fashionable folks, as you may know. They like to get creative from the clothes they wear to how they organize their desks. If you’ve always wondered about what designers carry in their bags as well, you definitely want to pay attention to this. Mijlo, a Dutch-b...

15 Funtastic Playgrounds That’ll Bring Out the Kid in You

Do you remember when you were young and loved to hang from monkey bars, played around with sand and took daring leaps from swings? Playgrounds are amazing places where a kid (or big kid) can get dirty and experience the joys of being young and free. Here, I’ve put together a selection of 1...

Man to Machine: How to Reboot Your Humanity

Computer technology is everywhere, in multiple formats, under different patents, most calling for the same outcome behavior – use. Unfortunately, computer-using cannot be sustained for too much longer without a severe impact. Computers are supposed to make our lives better, but sometimes,...

5 Essential Plugins to Manage Multiple WordPress Sites

For different kinds of sites running on WordPress, you need some particular type of plugins. For instance, for an online store, you need e-commerce plugins. Similarly, for a photography site, you need image-related plugins. However, if you’re a multisite admin, you can administer a WordPress Mu...

21 Raw & Realistic 3D Character Models

Most of us are intrigued by the amazing graphical character designs of our all-time favourite animated movies like the Shrek, Monster Inc., Ice Age etc. In fact, @CG (Computer Graphics) character designs for computer games makes up an integral part of the gaming process. Much as we often...

20 Free & High Quality Android Icon Sets — Best of

Android OS, thanks to its open-source license, allows heavy customizations allowing phone manufacturers to offer their own set of apps, icon packs, and overall interface. So, Google’s UI differs from Samsung’s UI. Similarly, Xiaomi’s UI differs from Microsoft’s UI, making it all chaoti...

30 Free Online Photos, Videos & Music Editors

We tend to rely heavily on our favorite desktop applications like Photoshop, GIMP, Audacity, Adobe Premier and so on when it comes to dealing with multimedia files. That’s fine on our desktops but what if we need to use an editor on a friend’s computer or a public one at the workplace? That ...

How to Run Android Apps on Linux Distros (like Ubuntu)

Android has (almost) become the de-facto of mobile computing. That’s why its apps are sought-after even on other operating systems including Windows and Linux as everyone wishes to use their favorite apps on all devices — even on desktops and laptops. So, let me share the good news with you:...
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National Gallery Photo 2018-06-08 13:15

In Turner's beautifully epic portrayal of Homer's Odyssey, we see Ulysses standing aloft on his ship deriding the Cyclops, whom he and his companions have just left blinded, and invoking the vengeance of Neptune. One of the flags is painted with the scene of the Trojan Horse. The horses of the Sun are rising above the horizon ('Odyssey', Book 9). Opening on Monday, visit 'Thomas Cole: Eden to Empire' and see Turner's influence on this American artist: http://bit.ly/2JsMlxa

Tate Photo 2018-06-07 18:20

This Volunteers' Week we are celebrating the extraordinary contribution of over 500 volunteers at Tate who give their time, passion & expertise to visitors from all over the globe, across our four galleries. 'I didn’t know anything about contemporary art until I started volunteering at Tate in 2016. I’ve learnt a lot! I love passing on this knowledge to visitors. It keeps my brain active! My favourite room in Tate Britain is the 1840s room and my favourite painting is The Lady of Shalott. I like all the Pre-Raphaelites in Tate Britain. This is my favourite room and my favourite place to be.’ - Steve Daszko, volunteer visitor host with John William Waterhouse’s The Lady of Shalott 1888 https://goo.gl/RvZ97V

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Photo 2018-06-07 15:58

On view tomorrow, June 8—"Giacometti” fills the ramps of our rotunda, featuring nearly 200 sculptures, paintings, and drawings by the preeminent artist Alberto Giacometti, whose intensive focus on the human condition continues to provoke and inspire new generations. A collaboration with the Fondation Giacometti in Paris (Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti), this comprehensive exhibition examines anew the artist’s practice and his unmistakable vocabulary. Learn more: https://gu.gg/2xPE44R … Photo: David Heald

Gun of the Day - NRA Museums 2018-06-07 13:01

GUN OF THE DAY - A Ranger 1911A1? The Robert E. Petersen Gallery holds many unusual handguns and this Colt 1911A1 is right in there swinging. While some might be captivated by the fine set of stag grips on this GOTD, the oddly truncated trigger guard sets this pistol apart. There are a number of similar handguns in existence that were modified by Texas Ranger Captain Manuel T. Gonzaullas, who spent considerable time in later life in Hollywood, not far from where Robert E. Petersen lived. Is this one of that Ranger's handguns? We just don't know. Caliber: .45 ACP Production Date: 1943 #NRAmuseums #GunOfTheDay #guns #history

National Gallery Photo 2018-06-07 12:43

Gauguin was born #OnThisDay in 1848. 'Bowl of Fruit and Tankard before a Window' by Gauguin is a tribute to a Cézanne painting Gauguin had acquired around 10 years earlier, 'Still Life with Compotier, Glass and Apples'. It repeats many of the elements of this painting, such as the fruit, pottery, rumpled tablecloth and the knife at the lower right. On a wider level it is also indicative of Gauguin moving away from Impressionism to a more structurally rigorous art exemplified by Cézanne's work. View this homage to still life in Room 43: http://bit.ly/2GQArzJ