Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2014


“Merry Christmas and Warm Wishes
for a wonderful Holiday Season
and a very Happy New Year – 2014”


merry christmas, merry christmas ya filthy animal, happy new year 2014,




Photoshop Weather Effects – Snow


The final result.



Written by Steve Patterson. In this photo effects tutorials, we’ll learn how to add falling snow to your outdoor winter photos using Photoshop CS6 and CC (Creative Cloud). If you’re using an earlier version of Photoshop, don’t worry, we didn’t leave you out in the cold. Simply follow along with our original Photoshop Snow Effect tutorial!

In previous tutorials, we learned how to create a starry night sky effect and also how to make it rain in an image, and you may be thinking, “That’s great, but what does that have to do with creating snow?”. Well, if you followed along with those other tutorials, you may have noticed that the same basic technique for adding stars in the sky was also used to create the rain effect. And as you work through this tutorial, you’ll spot the same technique being used again to create the snow! One basic technique, three completely different possibilities! Continue reading  

How to Add a Layer Mask in Photoshop


A layer mask in Photoshop is used to control a layer’s transparency. It’s great if you wish to reveal or hide portions of a layer using a mask. While you can use the Transparency control to adjust the opacity of a layer, using a mask gives you a lot more flexibility in what you show, and what you hide. Better still, you do it all without erasing a single pixel! We’ll show you how to get the most out of this function.

 EditMethod 1 of 2: Making A Layer Mask
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    Select a layer. Highlight the layer you wish to mask. Make sure the layer is visible, or you will not be able to perform this function. Continue reading  

Eat Your Way to Strong, Healthy Hair





Diet plays a huge role in overall health, and while the extent to which we can strengthen our hair by eating certain foods is hotly debated, there’s no question that getting essential vitamins and nutrients is crucial for healthy hair. Here’s a look at what to eat to help mitigate the anxiety around thinning hair. Continue reading  

10 High Calorie Foods You Should Never Eat Before Going To Bed




We all know that going to bed on a full stomach is a big no. After a hard day at work or school, our body needs a break from performing the functions it performs on a daily basis, and your digestive system should be no exception to this. Also eating fatty meals before bed can trigger heartburn. However, if you really need to eat do your best and eat something light, and eat at lest two to three hours before you go to bed. Continue reading  

Pretty Little Liars Clothing Line: Coming Soon!


Forget the mysterious, the murders and the sex.

We alll know Pretty Little Liars comes back to one thing: the fashion!

With that in mind, fans should take note of this great news: in partnership with Aéropostale, costume designer Mandi Line will soon be coming out with a clothing line inspired by the ABC Family hit.


The Pretty Little Liars
“It’s been a dream come true. It’s become such a passion project on both sides. All of us have become like family within the last three or four months,” Line tells EW of the collaboration. “I’m so protective of the show and the fans, but the more I work with them, the more I see that they’re really open to everything I’m saying.”

Details remain scarce, but the items will be inspired by each character’s style and sell for between $18 and $72.

The Pretty Little Liars Collection by Aéropostale will be available nationwide exclusively at the brand’s retail stores and on its website on January 5.

And, yes, that date was chosen for a reason: Pretty Little Liars Season 4 resumes on January 7.

Until then, you can watch Pretty Little Liars online to catch up on anything you may have missed.


Adding a Fashion Lighting Effect for a Woman Image in Adobe Photoshop CS5


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Adding a Fashion Lighting Effect for a Woman Image in Adobe Photoshop CS5


Start working by creating a new document (Ctrl+N) in Adobe Photoshop CS5 with the size 800px by 1200px(RGB color mode) at a resolution of 72 pixels/inch. Continue reading  

Virtual Makeup In a Snap


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his tutorial will teach you how you can quickly and effectively modify an image where too much makeup’s were applied making the skin look fake. Makeup always not the case,

the picture can be a magazine scan creating excessive noise on the picture. You can also do this to an old photographs that was scanned. Basically to any picture that has excessive amount of noise. Continue reading  

Advice for Safe and Healthy Travel for Students


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Prepare for a safe and healthy study abroad experience by following CDC’s travel health tips for students.

Missing out on a unique cultural experience because you’re stuck in bed with a travel-related illness or injury is probably not part of your plan for a great study-abroad experience. Fortunately, CDC is here to help! In celebration of International Education Week (November 12-18), we’ve put together a “study guide” to help you prepare for safe and healthy travel. Continue reading  





In what may be the most accurate poll of all time, Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus topped the list of most irritating celebrities, and I can’t say I disagree, darlings. surveyed Brits to find that MC and JB ruffled the most feathers thanks to their twerking, tantrums, and mutually horrible hair. Justin actually beat Miley with 36% of the votes, but only by 1%.

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