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Why I Shoot in Manual Mode

When it comes to consistency, manual exposure mode is the best mode among the various exposure modes. Other exposure modes include Aperture Priority …

A Brief History Of Stephen Hawking

A new film tells the story of how the great scientist transformed the field of cosmology while fighting a degenerative disease.<p>Stephen Hawking is one of the greatest scientists ever--comparable to Darwin, Einstein, and Newton. Yet few people know the story of his life. In a new biopic, <i>The Theory of</i> …

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 …

2000 Honda S2000

If clothes make the man, then the engine definitely makes the car.<p>From the August 1999 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Now we're going to see just how faithful the so-called faithful are. When it comes to sports cars, auto enthusiasts, as a credo, always want more. More power, more revs, more handling, more …

Spotlight: Architecture Photography Andy Marshall

MagMaker / January 12, 2015<p><b>My name is</b> Andy Marshall and <b>my medium is</b> architectural photography at andymarshall.co.<p><b>My love of</b> architecture has driven …

Oscars 2015: Marion Cotillard a surprise in lead actress category

"Life has very unexpected moments," said a groggy and a bit stunned Marion Cotillard from an L.A. hotel room early Thursday, when she learned she was one of the five Oscar nominees for lead actress.<p>The Academy Awards nominations for that category played out largely as expected: Julianne Moore …

Free Climbing El Capitan: In Pictures

Oscar nominations 2015: Six snubs and surprises

The announcement of this season's Oscar nominations from on Thursday offered its share of expected honorees ("Boyhood, "Birdman") and plenty of other unexpected ones. Who was in that observers thought would be out, and vice versa? Here are a half-dozen of the most notable snubs and surprises.<p><b>The</b> …

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Successful El Capitan climber: Find your own Dawn Wall

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nineteen days. Three thousand feet of some of the hardest climbing in the world. And just their bare hands and sticky-soled shoes to get them up the granite-faced monster known as the Dawn Wall.<p>Many other people had climbed El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. None of them ever reached the …

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7 Reasons to Visit Puerto Rico with Kids

Located in the Caribbean between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, Puerto Rico is a tropical family vacation destination with year-round sunshine, picturesque beaches and an array of family-friendly activities. The capital of San Juan is a bustling port city steeped in history that …

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American Sniper review – worryingly dull celebration of a killer

Clean Harry could be an alternative title for Clint Eastwood’s bland, unsubtle and worryingly dull celebration of Chris Kyle, a real-life US Navy Seal and fearless sniper, renowned for 160 confirmed kills in Iraq. When an exasperated officer tells Kyle that one of the people in his crosshairs was …

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El Capitan: How did the climbers do it?

What’s different about big-wall climbing?<p>The term “big wall” is generally used by climbers to describe some of the world’s longest climbs – usually predominantly on rock involving up to 30 rope lengths, and on which most climbers would expect to spend days climbing. Developed in Yosemite in the …

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This is how Bentley packs a W12 into the Continental

An entire W12 fits in a tiny space ahead of the front wheels.<p>Back in October, Senior Editor Jason Cammisa drove the 2015 Bentley Continental GT Speedfor the first time. He was impressed, mostly, but the important point was that he wrote the following:<p>The prodigious cornering grip is amusingly …

Making History on the Dawn Wall

Photo: Corey Rich/Aurora Photos<p>On January 14, as the sun set in Yosemite National Park, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson completed what is arguably the most difficult ascent in the history of rock climbing. The duo remained on the wall for 19 days, climbing 3,000 vertical feet along widely spaced, …

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Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Castle Rock House by Herbst Architects

Established in 2000 by Lance and Nicola Herbst, their namesake practice, Herbst Architects, has<p>Established in 2000 by Lance and Nicola Herbst, their namesake practice, Herbst Architects, has been at the forefront of commercial, residential and educational building design for the last 14 …

Why exercise doesn't always help you lose weight - Health & Wellbeing

Features<p>Why exercise doesn't always help you lose weight<p>We all know exercise helps you lose weight. Right? So why do some of us fail to shed …

21 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit Cuba

These changes will make it easier for Americans to travel to Cuba, and that's great news for Americans, because Cuba is full of gorgeous beaches, historic architecture, and incredible natural landscapes teeming with wildlife.

Feast your eyes on great works of art recreated with food

Some foods look too good to eat, and some foods look good enough to put in a museum.<p>Russian food photographer Tatiana Shkondina uses food to recreate …

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Airports of the future: 16 weird and wonderful terminals under construction

The 15 Most Important British Sweets Every American Must Try

If you've ever been to Britain (or have a Brit or two in your life), then you've heard all about the "sweets" you have to try, which, admittedly, are pretty different from American candy.<p>And with the recent Cadbury Egg recipe-changing incident in the UK, what better time to try these sweets than …

“Still Alice”: Julianne Moore’s brilliant, if bogus, Oscar vehicle

<b>Julianne Moore in "Still Alice" (Sony Pictures Classics)</b><p>Moore is amazing as a professor losing her memory — but this disease-of-the-week flick is strictly pretend realism<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>January 14, 2015 11:58pm (UTC)<p>This does not qualify as an original observation, but Oscar season is <i>so weird.</i> It was …

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What We Love And Hate About 'Mozart In The Jungle'

Pill popping, pot smoking, back-stabbing, bed hopping and tantrum throwing — now we're talking classical music! At least that's what the new Amazon series <i>Mozart in the Jungle</i> would have us believe is all in a day's work for orchestra musicians. The 10-part series is based on a tell-all book of the …

Oscars 2015: How 'American Sniper' leaped over 'Selma'

"Selma"and"American Sniper"premiered at the AFI Fest on the same November night. Those standing in line outside the Egyptian Theatre for the 9 p.m. "Sniper" showing could hear the ovation from inside when "Selma" ended and the clapping continued long after writer-directorAva DuVernay, actorsDavid …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …