8 Fantastic Effects in Photoshop

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This article is a compilation of the most fantastic effects in Photoshop. But instead of showing some ugly examples, I tried to find some of the best and coolest works using these effects. These examples prove that when correctly applied the results are far from cheesy.

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100 Resource Sites for Green Living

100 new and/or improved sites for everything from decreasing your carbon footprint to finding green jobs, environmentally-friendly shopping, and more.

Green everything is hot right now, and there’s no sign that it’s going to slow down any time in the near future. What are your favorite sites for green living? Tell us more in the comments.

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30 Awesome Firefox 3 Themes

If you are previously using a customized theme on your Firefox 2 and had just upgraded over to Firefox 3, you might not want to settle with the default Firefox theme your peers have on their desktop. Firefox 3 may be new, but theme designers already have their muscles all flexed up. Here’s 30 Firefox 3 compatible themes to make your browser a little bit different from the rest. Full list after jump.
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8 Ways to Green Your Paper Use

We may talk of a paperless world, but paper still makes up 35 percent of our solid waste. Even though new paper can be created by growing more trees, that doesn’t mean we can’t be smart about the paper we use. Here’s eight ways to optimize your paper use for the environment’s sake:

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17 Online Free Web Based Applications

17 online free web based applications that are very helpful for you to process your daily work. Whether you are designer, developer, office worker, manager, supervisor, student, home user, etc. But we make sure to add something interesting for everyone. Most of them are not very well-known, but they are really amazing in respect to their features. Just take a look at them and share your thought here.You are welcome to share if you know more free online web based application that our readers may like.

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Top 18 Money Management Sites

With the average debt in the United States rapidly rising, many individuals are looking for a better way to manage their bank accounts, credit cards, savings and investments. While there are lots of software solutions available, cutting edge Web 2.0 technology has given rise to many new money management tools and services that make keeping track of personal finances easy. However, don’t let all the jargon make choosing between these tools difficult.

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10 Tools for Evaluating Web Design Accessibility and Performance

Testing for web accessibility (how usable a website is by individuals with disabilities) is an often neglected part of web design and development. Web accessibility is important not only because your content will reach a wider range of audience, but also because correcting web accessibility issues have secondary benefits such as cleaner and more semantic code and better indexibility on search engines.
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75 Powerful Adobe Fireworks Extensions

We all know how powerful and how great Adobe Photoshop is, we know that all the best graphic designers use it, we also know that Photoshop when mastered lets you create amazing art.

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Sadly, we also know it is very, very expensive. Its also very difficult for the novice to master and it takes a hell of a lot of your PC/MACs precious memory and storage. What is the answer?
The answer is Adobe Fireworks CS3, Photoshops lesser used and lesser known little brother. Its far cheaper, easier to learn and reasonably light weight. But, can it be as powerful? Of course, it can. Just like Photoshop the volume of extensions available are extensive, and with the correct extensions can be almost as powerful.
So, what are you waiting? Give Adobe Fireworks a try, I promise, you won’t go back.

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