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Oldest and most distant galaxy ever discovered was a prolific star factory

Exceptionally high rate of star formation in the galaxy, formed a mere 700m years after the big bang, has baffled astronomers<p>Astronomers have spotted the most distant galaxy ever seen after a faint ray of light struck a telescope on a volcano in the middle of the Pacific.<p>The ancient group of stars …

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5 Reasons Why Zoom Lenses Are Better Than Prime Lenses

It’s an ongoing debate between photographers: Are zoom lenses or prime lenses better? Undoubtedly both have their pros and cons, but in the following …

Photography Tips

6 Ways to Reduce Blown Out Highlights in Your Outdoor Photography

Shooting outdoors means dealing with challenging and changing lighting conditions which can sometimes lead to blown out highlights in your images. …

Valuable Tips for Autumn Photography

Autumn is a season that provides a golden opportunity to take beautiful shots in varied colors. And what else could be the perfect subjects for your …

Landscape Photography

Composition and the Power of Line

Lines are all around us in photography. Conscious use of line can add depth or dynamism to your composition. Let me show you what I mean. Take a look …

How to Restore Old, Damaged Photos

Perhaps one of the most important things we do as portrait photographers is preserve memories. While the digital era and its ever-evolving technology …

The Secrets to Getting Started With Flashguns

When we first get into photography, be it with a compact camera or a DSLR, we tend to use the camera’s built in flash when we need it. Now whilst …

Cameras

Rosalia Mera, World's Richest Self-Made Woman, Dies At 69

Rosalia Mera, cofounder of Spanish brand Zara and the wealthiest self-made woman on the planet, has died. She was 69.<p>Mera was vacationing on the island of Menorca with her daughter, Sandra, according to the Spanish news site <i>ABC.es</i>, when she suffered a brain hemorrhage on Wednesday. She died 24 …

15 Golden Giveaways

Travelzoo, a global Internet media company, is celebrating its 15th birthday with a "Golden Giveaway" campaign. The giveaway offers travelers the chance to win one of 15 dream vacations, including a luxury seven-night Tanzania safari, a five-night Cook Islands break, a vacation to Paris with a posh …

Beaches

7 Tips on Getting Free Hotel Upgrades

One of the most common questions Travelzoo Deal Experts are asked by friends and family is "How can I get a free upgrade at a hotel when I'm on vacation?" We've found there's no exact science to the art of asking, but here is some advice to consider:<p>1. <b>First and foremost, use your manners:</b> For all …

Hospitality

Classic Fan Photos

The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, James Brown and more with their audiences<p>16<p>Police hold back a crowd of young fans outside Buckingham Palace, London, as …

Buckingham Palace

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

Charles Day outlines four perhaps unexpected but effective weapons that the best creative leaders use in their battle for creativity and profitability.<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are compounded by the fact that, in …

Leadership

2013 Editors' Choice Road Bike Winners

From 30 finalists, we chose eight extraordinary bikes as this year’s Editors’ Choice award winners.

La Jolla

Diana’s Impossible Dream

Though Princess Diana’s August 1997 death forever linked her to a flashy playboy named Dodi Al Fayed, that fatal Paris tryst may have been intended as a message to the man she’d just broken up with—Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan—the only one who would never use or betray her. Talking to those …

Director Rian Johnson’s Full-Length Spoiler: A Downloadable “Looper” Commentary Track

Some movies benefit from repeat viewings. The time travel genre seems like an especially ripe candidate for double-dipping–since the ending of such movies often alters one’s perception of everything that came beforehand, it’s tempting to go back and see how the logic holds up. In the case of the …

Black Holes Spin At Nearly The Speed Of Light

New science from NASA‘s brand-new NuStar space telescope and Europe’s XMM-Newton space telescope has proven that black holes don’t just sit there sucking matter into their wickedly heavy black cores: They also spin. In fact, they can spin almost at the speed of light.<p>Observations of the X-ray …

Black Holes

NASA’s Logo Redesigned To Be Truly Out Of This World

In 2010, a design studio proposed a fresh new logo to NASA. NASA passed, and we still wonder why.<p>The NASA logo of today–the “meatball”–is actually the organization’s original. It’s pure ’60s space-race fodder, and it’s served as the casual face of NASA since 1959, save for a two-decade stint when …

Graphic Design

NASA’s New Space Suit Lets Astronauts Dress In Seconds

Even the toughest, smartest astronaut looks silly getting dressed for space. But a new suit design will make the process near-instantaneous.<p>If you stepped into the vacuum of space in whatever you’re wearing now, you actually might be okay. You won’t pass out. Your blood won’t boil, nor would it …

Space Exploration

From NASA’s Archives, 50 Amazing Photos Of The Apollo Moon Missions

We pay homage to the Apollo missions with the best of NASA’s deep archives.<p>In May of 1961, President John F. Kennedy made a promise to put a man on the Moon–and return him back safely–by the end of the decade. Somehow, it worked.<p>Over 50 years later, it’s easy to forget how ambitious Kennedy’s …

Space Science

Spectacular landscapes in HQ

Earth is a spectacularly beautiful, diverse place: filled to the brim with millions of species of plants and animals, mindblowing features that seem …

China's rainbow mountains - in pictures

The Danxia scenic area in Gansu province, north-west China, is a landform of reddish sandstone that has been eroded to create unusual rock formations

3 Steps to Gorgeous Landscape Images

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography and Landscape Photography Post Processing eBooks. During the writing of …

Living Landscapes – A Guide to Stunning Landscape Photography

Landscape photography is difficult to master until you learn that there are several massive compromises baked into the genre. This new guide, Living …

Amazing Close-Up Photo of a Waterspout Rising Into the Clouds

Check out this incredible photograph of a waterspout, a type of tornado that forms over a body of water. That’s a huge column of condensation rising …

Sport picture of the day: diving in Barcelona

How to photograph food and drink

Given how much time we spend talking about where, when and what to eat and drink, why not take the time to properly photograph what is dished up? …

Bin Laden killing: official report criticises Pakistan and US

Pakistan failed to detect Osama bin Laden during the six years he hid in Abbottabad because of the "collective incompetence and negligence" of the …