As I’ve detailed in other articles, there is actually no way to prevent download and copying of pictures from your web site. Watermarking is probably the best way protect ownership. It typically involves placing a small and / or semi-opaque text or image (like a logo) on the image you want to protect.
So, though there is no way to stop people from copying pictures or photographs from the web, you can deter them by employing watermarks. Now there are several ways to make a watermark and in this article we shall use the free online image editor at Pixlr.com to create one.
The instructions below are for beginners and will help you make a watermark in a couple of minutes – guaranteed! The only thing I assume is basic computer knowledge. Please refer the screenshots in the slideshow if the need arises.
Lastly. for those wondering why I chose a photo of Freddie Mercury for this tutorial – today is his death anniversary! Long live Mr. Fahrenheit.
The popular Sudoku involves no mathematics at all. Instead of numbers, shapes, alphabet, colors, symbols etc. can be used. That's the beauty and simplicity of the puzzle! By the way, only 5,472,730,538 Sudoku are solvable. That's a big enough number in itself! Contrary to popular belief stemming probably from it's Japanese sounding name, Sudoku did not originate in Japan! It was created by an American Architect, Howard Garns, who called it Number Place - the Japanese still call it that. On a related note, the credit for popularising Sudoku goes to Wayne Gould, a Hong Kong judge. He spent several years in developing a computer program that would automatically generate these puzzles. Gould also convinced The Times in Britain to publish them. From there, Sudoku quickly reached US shores and spread around the world. [more...]