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9 hit films to watch now (if you haven’t already)

From romantic comedies and superhero sequels, to action dramas and spooky psychological thrillers, these are the films that will get us headed to the …

Construction

If You Like Nature Photography, You’re Gonna Love this Incredible Time-Lapse Video

Jack Fusco is a nature photographer and professional musician who had a crazy idea: He wanted to capture a time-lapse of the night sky in Hawaii with …

Tricks for Removing Color Cast from Any Image

You’ve got the perfect composition, great light, and an amazing subject. You push the shutter and the image looks pretty good on your mini LCD …

Former Tesla and BMW exec says self-driving cars will start to kill car ownership in just 5 years

The theory goes that as more people move into crowded cities, fewer will see owning a car as a necessity. Ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft have given some traction to that idea, as millennials increasingly prefer to whip out an app when they need a ride rather that commit to the expenses …

Autonomous Cars

5 Tips To Enhance Your Landscape Photography Skills

What makes the difference between a snapper and a landscape photographer? Here are some tips to bring out the best of your landscape photos.<p>#1 Get up …

Most Beautiful Streets in the World Every Traveler Must Visit Photos

Not all streets are created equal. Take the colorful Caminito that anchors Buenos Aires's La Boca neighborhood: It not only provides visitors with a vibrant photo op but also serves as a reminder of how the neighborhood was built in the 19th century. Streets, however, don't have to offer a history …

The 20 best new TV shows ranked, according to critics

But that doesn't mean real people have the time to watch everything, no matter how good.<p>The problem now is we have to become really selective, really nitpicky. Some of the stuff that made it to our TV screens a year or two ago just doesn't hold up any longer compared to the competition.<p>Cable, the …

TV

Into the Storm: The True Story of a Harrowing Ocean Rescue | GQ

One terrible night in 2015, two giant ships sailed into a hurricane—a new breed of superstorm that, thanks to climate change, had defied all expectations and would soon cause the deadliest American maritime disaster in decades. The only hope for those aboard? A young Coast Guard helicopter squad …

Can a pill contain the fountain of youth?

Longevity in a pill. It's a tantalizing idea – and highly suspect. We've seen the "red wine pill" (concentrated resveratrol) soar to wonder-drug status, only to fall with a crash when results failed to live up to the hype. Dashed hopes for that pill have given way to the age-defying promise of …

Nobel Prize

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TV Series to Watch for the Animation Alone

There's no shame in a little TV eye candy -- it worked for "Baywatch" and it's the CW's sexy, young, six-packed bread and butter. Television is a visual medium; it's totally alright to answer "Why are you watching this?" with a tried-and-true "Because it looks pretty."<p>It's even more alright when …

Star Wars

A Post-Human World Is Coming. Design Has Never Mattered More

Designers will play a crucial role in shaping our post-human future. Our lives may depend on it.<p><i>Digital Design Theory</i> (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) is available on Amazon.<p>Futurist experts have estimated that by the year 2030 computers in the price range of inexpensive laptops will have a …

Singularity

Why the 21st Century Will Belong to Family Businesses

I was recently asked to give a talk about family businesses, and the conference organizer told me not to even mention the “three generation rule.” As he put it: “Everyone already knows that family businesses don’t last.”<p>He’s perfectly right. An oft-cited statistic is that only 30% of family …

Management

The Dry-Age Shortcut: How to Fake 45 Days in 48 Hours

Meet koji, the miracle grain that's going to change your steak game forever.<p>You could shell out $75 for a 45-day dry-aged rib eye, and then even more for the bottle of red that goes with it. Or you could—stay with me—make it for yourself, at home. Look, dry-aged meat is amazing and certainly worth …

BBQ

The fury of Lake Erie captured in photos

Blasted by 100 km/h winds and repeatedly knocked down, Dave Sandford kept coming back to Lake Erie<p>The shallow, sandy waters off Port Stanley, Ont., …

Lake Erie

The Siege of Miami

As temperatures climb, so, too, will sea levels.<p>The city of Miami Beach floods on such a predictable basis that if, out of curiosity or sheer perversity, a person wants to she can plan a visit to coincide with an inundation. Knowing the tides would be high around the time of the “super blood moon,” …

Sea Level

Watch + Learn: Wide-Legged Forward Bend

Jason Crandell narrates this video demonstrating Prasarita Padottanasana (Wide-Legged Standing Forward Bend).<p>Jason Crandell narrates this video …

How to make gravlax for Hanukkah or brunch menus

Gravlax means grave salmon. Not grave as in serious, grave as in hole. Once, the Scandinavian fisherman buried fresh salmon in sand, letting salt and time cure it. Much like Sweden's soured herring, Norway's rotten fish and Iceland's putrefied shark, the technique is better than the marketing.<p>These …

A Rare Flipped Iceberg in Antarctica Photographed by Alex Cornell | Colossal

<p>While on an expedition to Antarctica last month, photographer Alex Cornell witnessed a massive iceberg flip, revealing a strangely translucent blue …

Global Warming

Forget Resolutions, What’s Your “Beautiful Question” For 2015?

Big questions can lead to big breakthroughs, writes Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question. Here’s how to find yours.<p>With New Year’s comfortably behind us, we’ve all had enough talk of resolutions. But for those still looking for a way to spark change in their lives, I’d like to suggest …

Creativity

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Fixing the ‘problem’ of ageing is the mission of Silicon Valley, where billions is pouring into biotech firms working to ‘hack the code’ of life – despite concerns about the social implications<p>In Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley, hedge fund manager Joon Yun is doing a back-of-the-envelope …

Peter Thiel

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

Oil slumps to new lows on supply glut

US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for February tanked to $48.49 a barrel, touching a low last witnessed in late April 2009.<p>In morning deals in London, Brent North Sea crude for delivery in February dived to $51.23 per barrel, the lowest level since early May of the same year.<p>"The oil price fell …

Oil

AirAsia Flight 8501 Was 'Probably Horizontal' When It Crashed: Expert

PARIS — Doomed AirAsia Flight 8501 was likely horizontal when it crashed into the sea and its impact was probably “not very violent,” an expert told NBC News.<p>The size of debris and the state of the victims recovered suggests the jet may have glided into the water, according to Jean-Paul Troadec, …

Airplanes

Islamic State 'police' official beheaded: Syria monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A top figure in Islamic State’s self-declared police force, which has carried out beheadings, was himself found decapitated in eastern Syria, a monitoring group said.<p>A black flag belonging to the Islamic State is seen near the Syrian town of Kobani, as pictured from the …

Middle East

How to Capture Stunning Backlit Portraits During the Golden Hours

Portraits taken during the golden hours – that is, the time just before sunset and after sunrise – have an incredibly powerful light to them. The …

Rescued scientists bring back a warning from the Antarctic

The icebound crew of the Akademik Shokalskiy made headlines but, a year on, the fruits of their expedition are revealed<p>Rescue from Antarctic - the full story<p>The voyage was meant to retrace the steps of Douglas Mawson, the great polar explorer and scientist who led the Australasian Antarctic …

Recommended Nikon D810 Settings

Since I published my Nikon D810 review, a number of our readers requested me to provide an article with the recommended settings for the camera. The …

Cameras