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The Joy (and History) of Photoshopping, 'Portal 2' Coming in February 2011

Joy of Photoshopping
There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web.
  • Oyl Miller describes the joy of Photoshopping: "We'll drag that sparkly little jewel that is about to become Mr. Chuck Norris's forehead eye onto our desktop and prepare to do a little digital surgery." Plus, the history of the Photoshop palette. [From: McSweeney's]
  • Valve slipped out the 'Portal 2' release date today, so you can go ahead and take off work for the first few weeks of February 2011. [From: Geekosystem]
  • Urlesque gathered some epic videos of pro gamers so skilled that you'll question ever loading up your Xbox again. [From: Urlesque]
  • For graduates of photography 101, you'll know white balancing your camera is essential to capturing colors accurately, and many photographers carry around gray cards in their kits to adjust in different spaces. The Committee on Earth Observation recommends that satellites use a huge salt lake in Turkey as a space for white balance. [From: Discover Blog]
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