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Let's Pack Our Bags: Packing and Travel Tips by Light Stalking Photographers

Photographers are always fired up for the next distance and day trip which means packing the right cameras, lenses and gear. Sometimes day trips can …

25 Fictional Places You Can Actually Visit In Real Life

Longing to escape into your favorite films or books? Now you <i>actually</i> can! From Middle Earth to Jurassic Park—we rounded up the real-life locations …

9 Amazing Body Painting Photographs by Trina Merry

Trina Merry is a bodypainting artist based in San Francisco. There’s a good chance you’ve seen her work before, as a number of her projects have …

How to Successfully Focus on Fast Moving Subjects

It’s harder to hit a moving target than it is to hit a stationary target; any sniper, archer, or NFL quarterback knows this to be true. Photographers …

Juxtaposer: The Best Layering App Ever

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Want to be a game piece in Candyland? Want to ride a roller coaster down the Rocky Mountains?<p>Now you can do it all! …

Nokia PureView Camera Expert and Lumia Photography Lead Leaves Nokia for Apple

This week’s Apple news has been dominated by the rumored Beats acquisition, but it’s in the area of photography where the company made some real …

Apple In Talks To Acquire Beats For $3.2 Billion, Says FT

<b>Update</b>: Apple announced the $3 billion deal on May 28th.<p>This could be Apple’s largest acquisition to date. According to the Financial Times, Apple is close to a deal to acquire Beats Electronics. Beats is the maker of the popular Beats headphones, as well as the music service, Beats Music.<p>If it …

Apple Hires Nokia Lumia Image Quality Lead, Ari Partinen

It’s been a busy week for Apple news, with rumors swirling of a big Beats acquisition and its long-time PR chief stepping down. Apple also confirmed it acquired power efficient LED company, LuxVue.<p>Well, here’s a tidbit more Cupertino-related news (via Engadget): it’s just hired a senior engineer …

Mind-controlled prosthetic arm from Segway inventor gets FDA approval

Nearly eight years ago, DARPA, the US Defense Department's advanced research agency, set out to find a better solution for amputees than the metal hooks still widely used today. Now, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted its approval to one of the projects that came from that effort: a …

ZTE Is Selling The $99 Open C Firefox Phone Exclusively On Ebay

If you’re into open source, unlocked phones that cost less than a month of phone service, take note. Manufacturer ZTE is selling their first Firefox OS phone on Ebay for a piddly $99, a price that should make it a great choice for folks looking for a solid phone with a solid pedigree and an …

A lazy deliveryman becomes an alien destroyer in short animation 'JohnnyExpress'

Delivering a package sounds like a pretty straightforward task. But for an interplanetary delivery service in a universe filled with strange creatures, that simple task could quickly become a lot more complicated. Animation studio Alfred Imageworks released a short film called <i>JohnnyExpress</i> …

Gaming art for your new Twitter header: The ’90s (part 2)

The new Twitter layout lets you upload a much bigger header image than before. That’s 1,500-by-500 pixels of real estate to spruce up your profile with stylish header pictures of beloved video games.<p>We’re releasing seven days’ worth of artwork, each with a different theme, that you can use to …

A regional jet nearly collided with a drone earlier this year

A remotely piloted drone nearly collided with a commercial airplane on March 22nd of this year, according to a new report in <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The flight was a 50-seat regional jet operated by American Airlines, which encountered the drone roughly 2300 feet above Tallahassee Regional Airport …

As Mobile Roars Ahead, It’s Time To Finally Admit The Web Is Dying

While discussions about tech bubbles have been heated, few commentators seem to be targeting their invective at the real underlying bubble: the World Wide Web itself is crumbling. Like any outmoded technology, the Web is rapidly losing users as it fails to adapt to disruption from mobile apps and …

100 Years Of Type In Design, Curated By Monotype

A new exhibit at AIGA in NYC explores the evolution of the modern letterform, from Eric Gill to Stefan Sagmeister.<p><i>Century: 100 Years of Type in Design,</i> a new exhibit at the AIGA National Design Center in New York, explores the evolution of the modern letterform, from Eric Gill’s original drawings …

Interior design ideas: the perfect city bolthole - in pictures

Ros Anderson visits a tiny, top-floor Parisian apartment that has been cleverly redesigned to create a perfectly formed city bolthole

Amazing Spokeless Bike Design Folds Up Like an Umbrella

In smaller living spaces, bike storage can be a tricky thing to figure out. A cumbersome bicycle is great for transportation needs, but it takes up a lot of room inside a home. For those who live in an apartment, the vehicle generally ends up parked right beside the living room couch or hanging on …

Living Rooms

Giant Lego-Like Blocks Let Kids Build Better Forts

Professor, dad, and literal rocket-scientist Brian Lilly designed a fort-building kit for kids (and adults) that won’t collapse the way pillow forts so tragically do.<p>Most children spend countless hours mastering the art of fort-building. And while moats made from pillows, turrets from shoe boxes, …

Vietnam’s Motorbikes Carry Mind-Boggling Loads of Stuff

Photographer Hans Kemp is behind a fascinating series called <i>Bikes of Burden</i>, photos that show motorbikes carrying incredible loads of stuff. With almost 90 million vendors and consumers buying and selling something on virtually every street corner, Vietnam is the perfect place to capture amazing …

Google Glass Meets Cyberpunk Light Therapy

Trick your brain into thinking it’s summer: Light Therapy Glasses take on seasonal affective disorder.<p>Do you feel sadder, fatter, or sleepier in fall and winter? You’re not alone. As many as 10 million people in the United States alone suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). A new wearable …

A House Renovated to Focus on the View

House Lam sits on a rocky plot of land in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa with unbelievable views of the city’s skyline. It began as a …

Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

Art

App Store Update: May 9

Harmonix transforms your music library into playable endless runner levels with Record Run, the perfect way to dash into your weekend.<p>Every day …

Ex-Criterion founders working on two new games for 2015

Three Fields Entertainment, a gaming studio formed by Criterion founders Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry, is currently working on two new titles and hopes to release both "in early 2015," the company announced via Twitter.<p>Accompanying the news was the announcement of the company's latest hire, former …

Tera Stats Released for One-Year Anniversary

En Masse shows off percentage breakdowns of character class, sex, most deadly enemies and more.<p>En Masse Entertainment has released an infographic …

Beautiful Poster Shows How We Got to the Cameras We Use Today

If you’ve ever wanted a visual history of photographic cameras, this poster by Retrofuturismo-Kitsch, should suit your needs. Taking a look as far …