These 22 Far Away Perspectives Of Famous Places Will Change The Way You See Them Forever

Many of us only know the world’s most famous landmarks through images that show them in all their beautiful, historical glory. The world has changed since these structures were built, so the surrounding landscapes might not be what you’d expect.

The Pyramids of Giza



The Acropolis



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Basic Image Adjustment

Step 1

The following photograph was taken by my wife a few years ago of a landmark barn near our home. Shot with an old Nikon D100 in JPEG mode, I dismissed the photo for years feeling that it was too muddy to ever produce a good fine art print. One day while sorting through and organizing photos I decided to give the JPG a little work and was blown with the photograph hiding beneath the mud.

Unlike today’s digital SLR cameras, the D100 wasn’t very good at producing a print quality image straight off the chip, which is why when shooting it I insisted on shooting RAW files so I’d have more to work with. In the early days my wife wasn’t as familiar with the camera and shooting as she is today and made the beginner mistake of shooting a potential fine art shot in JPG. With a few basic adjustments however, we can reveal the beautiful photograph hiding just below the surface.

Step 2

With the image open in Photoshop start by clicking on the adjustment layer icon at the bottom of the layers palette (*note: if you don’t see the layers palette, open it from the main menu Window>Layers), the icon is a circle that’s half black and half white. When the menu pops up, choose Levels from the menu.

The graph is called a Histogram and it describes the tonal range of the photo starting with the blacks on the left and continuing right to white. An ideal Histogram would taper to each end without going off the edge. If you see a block of the graph that terminates into the right or left wall of the histogram it means that you’ve lost information in your photo. Either you’ve blown out highlights OR you’ve underexposed your shadows and have lost detail there. The histogram for this particular file is actually very good.

If you shoot a camera that offers histogram feedback while you’re out shooting this is a great way to recognize problem images, blown highlights and lost shadow detail while you are still in the field and have the chance to re-shoot them. A feature that with some practice will save you headaches and dissapointment in the future.

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How to Reveal Hidden Passwords (Asterisks) in Web Browsers

Remember the situation, signing into your account with just a single click because browser is saving all your passwords for you. We know this is convenient but since you’re not typing your passwords any-more, eventually you’ll forget your password in a few days.  For security reasons, the password field in all browsers is masked with “asterisks” which won’t allow any third person (even you) to read the origi-nal typed password. But, what if you want to reveal the string behind the asterisks? There is actually few workaround for revealing the original passwords behind the asterisk and over the entire course of this article we’ll be discussing some known ways to reveal the characters behind the asterisks in different browsers.

Reveal Passwords Behind Asterisks or Dots in Different Web Browsers:

Google Chrome:

Starting off with Google chrome, the easiest way to reveal the original passwords behind the asterisk is using inbuilt Inspect element feature in the browser.

  • You just need to right click on the password field in the browser where you will get an option “Inspect Element“. 
  • After clicking on it, “Web Inspector” will open out and there you can see some code which is basically Html code and you just need to replace the “password” word with “text” word and it will reveal the words behind the asterisks.

There’s another way using JavaScript which is quite quick and easy as compared to above method. Just open a site that allows users to login and after typing the password, just enter the following JavaScript code in the address bar.

Javascript: alert(document.getElementById(‘Passwd’).value);

After entering the above code in the address bar, press enter and it will pop up a window with your password written on it.


Mozilla Firefox:

The Next most common browser is “Mozilla Firefox”.

  • The chrome’s “Web Inspector” trick is also applicable in Firefox.
  •  Open a site that asks for login (like Facebook), right click on the password field in the browser where you will get an option “Inspect Element“. After clicking on it, “Web Inspector” will open out and there you can see some code which is basically Html code and you just need to replace the “password” word with “text” word and it will reveal the words behind the asterisks as shown in screenshot below.

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Access Facebook on any Mobile Without The Internet

Do you have an old phone like Nokia 1100 ???

Don’t Worry You can Use Facebook in it
Here is an Article about it read it and rate.

Do you have an old phone like Nokia 1100, and no reader can do more than just a phone? Or are you stuck in a remote place where no internet or any other form of data (EGDE/GPRS/3G) and the link?
This is not a problem. You can continue with your Facebook in India (# * or Lithuanian) by dialing * 325 # on your mobile phone – this service requires no data or Internet plan that will work on phones from the Stone Age. 
A brief overview here:


Use Facebook without the Data Plan
Facebook India has partnered with Fonetwish to bring Facebook on every mobile phone without requiring any apps or even the Internet. 
In partnership with Fonetwish Facebook India to take any phone or the Internet without running the program.

Dial # 325 number, enter the username and password, select Facebook and use Facebook, there are some basic commands to perform various tasks, online to chat with friends at home and new additions to the list of your friends and more

If the interface to the Unix shell, such as Facebook, and will be very similar. Fonetwish says the service now, Airtel, Aircel, Tata DoCoMo and the idea is not accessible by users in India.

Reasonable prices – you only need to pay 1.00 fee per day for unlimited access.

Windows 8 Shortcut Keys

Hello everyone, As now many of us are using windows 8, today i will provide you collection of windows 8 shortcut keys, which will make windows 8 more easy and userfriendly to you. Windows 8 is designed for tablet as well as PC. Windows 8 is comparatively easy to use when it is in an touch screen device. When you’re using Windows 8 on a tablet, it’s easy enough to navigate the new OS. But if you don’t have a touch screen, there’s no need to mouse around to make key functions appear. if you know the correct keyboard shortcuts, you can work faster and more efficiently, keyboard shortcuts are a very efficient method for quickly getting work done without removing your hands away from keyboard. no matter the type of Windows 8 PC. knowing at least some of the windows 8 keyboard shortcuts will make your Windows 8 experience much more enjoyable. Try to memorize these Windows 8 shortcuts keys.

Some Important Shortcut Keys For Windows 8

Windows Key : Open the Start Screen
Win + Z : Open Application bar
Win + W : Search in Settings of the system
Win + X : Open Windows Mobility Center
Win + V : Switch among notifications
Win + Shift + V : Switch among notifications (in reverse manner)
Win + U : Open Ease of Access Center
Win + T : Set focus to Taskbar and toggle through Programs
Win + S : Open OneNote Screenshot Creator (If Microsoft Office-OneNote is installed)
Win + R : Open Run dialog box
Win + Q : Open Windows Apps Search
Win + P : Display Projection Options
Win + O : Disable screen rotation / orientation
Win + N : Create new OneNote (If Microsoft Office-OneNote is installed)
Win + M : Minimize all windows
Win + Shift + M : Restore minimized windows
Win + L : Lock your computer
Win + K : Open Device Connections
Win + J : Toggle foreground between the filled and snapped applications
Win + I : Open Settings Panel (To change Settings for the Wireless Networks, Volume, Apps, Brightness or to Shut Down)
Win + H : Open Share Panel
Win + G : Toggle through Windows Desktop Gadgets
Win + F : Search for the Files in Computer
Win + Ctrl + F : Search for Computers in a network
Win + E : Show Windows Explorer with File’s Tree View
Win + D : Toggle “Show Desktop”
Win + C : Open Charms bar
Win + B : Set focus to Notification Area
Win + Enter : Open Windows Narrator
Win + Alt + Enter : Open Media Center (If Media Center is Installed on PC)
Win + Spacebar : Change the Keyboard Layout / Input Language
Win + PageUp : Move Start Screen to the left side of screen
Win + PageDown : Move Start Screen to the right side of screen
Win + Plus : Magnifier Zoom-In
Win + Minus : Magnifier Zoom-Out
Win + Esc : Close Magnifier
Win + Left Arrow : Dock the current window to left half of the screen
Win + Right Arrow : Dock the current window to right half of the screen
Win + Up Arrow : Maximize the currently active window
Win + Down Arrow : Minimize / Restore the currently active window
Win + Shift + Up Arrow : Maximize the currently active window vertically, while maintaining its width
Win + Shift + Down Arrow : Minimize / Restore the currently active window vertically, while maintaining its width
Win + Shift + Left Arrow : Move the currently active window to the left side of monitor
Win + Shift + Right Arrow : Move the currently active window to the right side of monitor
Win + Home : Toggle (Minimize/Maximize) all non-active windows
Windows + number : Launch the program from taskbar sequence (e.g. To open 1st program window, use Windows + 1)
Windows + Shift + number : Launch a new instance of the currently active program from taskbar sequence (e.g. To open an instance of 1st program window, use Windows + Shift + 1)
Win + Break : Display System Properties dialog box
Win + F1 : Open Windows Help and Support
Win + Forward Slash (/) : Initiate IME (Input Method Editor) reconversion
Win + Tab : Toggle through all Applications
Win + Ctrl + Tab : Toggle through Applications and snap them as they cycle
Win + Shift + Tab : Toggle through Applications in reverse order
Win + Dot (.) : Move the gutter to the right
Win + Shift + Dot (.) : Move the gutter to the left
Win + Comma (,) : Look Temporarily at the desktop

Shortcuts starting with Alt Key :

Alt + W : Create a new document or select a template
Alt + V : Paste
Alt + T : Cut
Alt + S + N : Deselect
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How to create an auto run CD

Make An Autorun File For any Cd

We got several messages in our page asking how to create auto run CD ‘s  so this post s for them .Did You Notice, whenever You Insert any game 0r software cd, or simply consider Windows Xp,or windows 7 Operating system cd.
As soon as You Insert the disk in CD-ROM, It automatically runs the cd.

If you want to make a autorun file for that CD you are ready to burn just follow the steps

1) You open notepad
2) now you writ: [autorun]

Now save it but not as a .txt file but as a .inf file.

But remember! The “Setup_filename.EXE” MUST be replaced with the name of the setup file.
And you also need to rember that it is not all of the setup files there are called ‘.exe but some are called ‘.msi

3) Now burn your CD with the autorun .inf file included.

4) Now set the CD in you CD drive and wait for the autorun to begin or if nothing happens
just double-click on the CD drive in “This Computer”