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PIXLR is a suite of cloud based image/photo editors similar to Photoshop but much lighter weight – perfect if you just need to make a quick edit or don’t happen to have Photoshop at your fingertips but need some extended functionality.

Visual Design


Canva is a cloud based simple design tool that allows you to create simple, beautiful consistent, effective, and free graphic designs. There are even simple tutorials available if you’ve got no creative skill whatsoever like me!

Visual Design

The Joy of Sketching

What do Adobe Photoshop Sketch and Bob Ross—beloved painter, educator, and host of the TV series The Joy of Painting—have in common? As a recent educational homage demonstrates, quite a lot! 47 more words

Visual Design

ComiPo(op)! Part Deux

So a couple of days ago in a cursory browsing of steam, I noticed the damn thing had 80% off.

I am sorry, I caved in to temptation. 145 more words


Product of the Month: Lil' Chizler

Use the Lil’ Chizler to safely scrub away stuck-on food from dishes, counter-tops and stove tops. Effortlessly scrape adhesive labels off glass and more. Quickly scrape the ice away on car windows. 80 more words

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Lithic Series, Part 3: An Exhausted Core

I love a good pun.  An exhausted core is a piece of rock that has had so many flakes knocked off of it during the process of flint knapping, that it can’t be used for anything else.   10 more words