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Capturing Hong Kong in the 'Blue Moment'

For just a few minutes a day, the sky cloaks the entire city in a glowing, azure tint.<p>Most photographers swear by the “golden hour”—the hour just after sunrise, or the one right before sunset<b>,</b> when the lighting is just right. But when Hong Kong-based photographer Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze tried to …

The Instagram collecting creative inspirations

Described as ‘a tool to widen your creative references and expand your practice’, @referencebank is the Instagram account gathering the best in visual inspiration from a host of creative minds. The creation of art director and lecturer Anna Rhodes, who has worked on projects for the likes of Kanye …

Modern Homes That Used To Be Rustic Old Barns

Old barns had and continue to have great influence on the design of a lot of modern homes. Whether we’re talking about barns converted into modern …

Israel action threatens to close down rights group and 'chill' free speech

Case is being brought against Breaking the Silence, which publishes anonymous testimonies of Israeli soldiers<p>A high-profile Israeli human rights group that publishes the anonymous testimonies of soldiers in the Palestinian territories is facing a court hearing that threatens to shut down its work …

Yahoo Messenger gets a new life w/ redesigned mobile & web apps

Yahoo Messenger has long taken a back seat to other Yahoo products on mobile devices, but today the company is finally unveiling a revamped app that brings its messaging platform into this decade with a completely redesigned user experience and new features.<p>Best iPhone, iPad, & Apple TV game …

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Restaurant group sues NYC over new salt-warning labels

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's new warning label for salt-laden chain restaurant food is headed for a court fight, after restaurateurs sued Thursday …

Three men get life sentence for murder and attempted rape of student in Turkey

Nationwide street protests took place after Özgecan Aslan was bludgeoned and stabbed to death after trying to fight off attack by bus driver<p>A Turkish court has sentenced three men to life in prison over the murder and attempted rape of a 20-year-old student. The case led to nationwide street …