Joel Lee

Joined December 2011

Joel Lee is a passionate freelance writer living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In his free time, he likes to read and write fiction, play video games, and talk theology.

Feel free to contact at joellee@makeuseof.com

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5 Games That Remind Us That Video Games Are Art

3rd February, 2014

Art is one of the few things in life that could arguably be considered 100% subjective. One man’s art flop is another man’s masterpiece. It’s strange to think of video games as art, especially since they carry the stigma of being time wasters, brain melters, and outlets for graphic violence.

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5 Powerful Spoken Word Videos That Will Touch Your Soul

31st January, 2014

Spoken word in particular is one of the most powerful forms of poetry today and these videos provide more than enough evidence of that. Whether you like poetry or not, prepare to be blown away.

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Are These The 5 Greatest Minecraft Worlds Ever Built?

30th January, 2014

We’re almost five years past its first public release and Minecraft is still one of the most played games in the world. Despite the primitive graphics, these worlds are so grand and so lively that they may as well be real.

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Follow These 5 Tips To Get More Shares For Your Pinterest Images

29th January, 2014

Tired of pinning images that don’t receive the attention they deserve? Get people sharing them!

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Keep It Simple, Stupid: 7 No-Fuss Online Tools For The Lazy Blogger

26th January, 2014

No complicated online setups. No plugin management. No hosting costs. If you’re looking for a fast, easy, and free way to get started blogging, check out these platforms.

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5 Surprising Uses For Pinterest You Haven’t Thought Of Before

25th January, 2014

Many users tend to limit themselves in how they use the Pinterest: wishlists, tutorials, gift ideas, or some combination of them all. But why stop there? There’s more to Pinterest than that.

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Evolve Client: Voice Chat, VPN, and Livestreaming All In One

24th January, 2014

Calling all PC gamers! Are you sick and tired of having to juggle a handful of different programs that accompany your gaming sessions? You know what I’m talking about: voice chat programs like Mumble, screencasters like Fraps, live streaming tools like OBS, and gaming VPNs like Tunngle. What if there was one program that handled ALL of the above?

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Post-Holiday Cleanup: 5 Recycling Tips You Can Takeaway From The Web

21st January, 2014

How can you clean up the post-holiday mess without being wasteful? Here are some easy ways to repurpose your holiday mess in ways that will benefit someone else without extra cost to you.

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3 Ways to Watermark Your Videos

17th January, 2014

Are you afraid that someone might rip your video and claim it as their own, potentially stealing away viewers and revenue?

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For Women: Look Good & Feel Confident With These 6 Subreddits

16th January, 2014

Here’s a list of Subreddits that all women should read – for women of all ages who want to maximize their outer beauty.

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Thinking Of Moving Abroad? 4 Tips To Do Your Online Research

15th January, 2014

We’ve all dreamed the dream: escaping responsibilities and moving abroad. It’s a deeper commitment than a short-term vacation. What’s the best way for you to prepare for such an endeavor?

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4 Best Tools For Creating Screenshots Compared

14th January, 2014

CTRL + SHIFT + 4. Three keys – that’s all you need for perfect screenshots. It doesn’t need to be a hassle! Try these advanced screen capturing tools and you won’t ever look back.

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5 Free Online Documentaries That Will Introduce You To eSports

13th January, 2014

What is your impression when you hear the term “competitive gaming”? For those who are interested in learning what competitive gaming is really about, here are some of the best documentaries on the subject that you can watch for free online.

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Google+ Sign-In: Is It Bad Or Good For You?

11th January, 2014

Users are beginning to accept the fact that Google may not be rolling back Google+ sign-in regardless of how much people hate it. But is it really as bad as you think?

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6 Warning Signs Of Digital Identity Theft You Shouldn’t Ignore

10th January, 2014

Identity theft isn’t too rare of an occurrence these days, yet we often fall into the trap of thinking that it’ll always happen to “someone else”. Don’t ignore the warning signs.