Kendra Chatburn

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The Biggest Mistake a Photographer Could Make

We photographers always seem to be on the sidelines, shooting scenes but not actually <i>involved</i> in the action. This can leave us feeling ‘disconnected’ …

Should You Delete Your RAW Photos, Or Archive Them Forever? – Q&A

Question:<p>Should I delete my RAW original photos, after delivering them to a client? I have the high-res edited JPG files and I’ve never had to go …

Filmmaker Creates a Time-Lapse Using 852 Instagram Photos Taken by Strangers

An Instagram ‘short film’ time-lapse has been making its way across the Internet recently, simultaneously demonstrating the creativity of the …

Creative Photos of Figurines Going About Their Miniature Lives in Our Big World

In English, the title of husband and wife photographer team Kurt and Edwige Moses‘ photo series <i>Un Petit Monde</i> translates into “A Small World,” but …

12 Pointers That Will Help Your DSLR Live Longer

It’s that time of year again. Can you feel it? Camera companies have launched shiny new, “must-have” trinkets. Your GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) …

In Typhoon Haiyan's Wake: Destroyed Rice, Coconut Crops, Fishing Industry

The gruesome daily search of ever more victims of Typhoon Haiyan, aka Yolanda, never stops as bodies turn up in the devastated villages surrounding Tacloban, provincial capital of Leyte in the central Philippines that was hit by the double whammy of winds gusting at nearly 200 mph and the …

Cleveland Mayor: Economic Growth Statistics 'Not That Important'

The economy of Cleveland is shrinking this year, according to a report released last week by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. But Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson dismissed the report’s statistics and said he is not worried about them.<p>“If I have $7 billion in development going on, and someone tells me …

Instead of airport parking, some fliers now rent out their cars

There are few more dreaded phrases than this: "Can I borrow your car?"<p>But just as people increasingly rent out their houses to strangers on Airbnb, a new company is betting that we'll be willing to hand over our car keys when we go out of town.<p>The co-founders of FlightCar look like college …

How an obscure report from two years ago became a ridiculous claim about Greeks giving themselves AIDS

No, hundreds of Greeks aren’t giving themselves HIV to claim government benefits. This claim made for plenty of eye-catching headlines yesterday and today, but it was soon debunked by cursory internet research.<p>How did we get here? In a web-enabled version of the telephone game, we can trace the …

The Indian company turning e-waste into mounds of profit

Old computers and electronics have created huge dumps of electronic trash around the world, and as the back office to the world, India is particularly burdened—Bangalore alone generates 18,000 metric tons of e-waste a year, an amount growing 20% a year. And although India banned e-waste imports in …

Never mind the coups, protests and floods—tourists keep coming to Thailand

Tourists just keep flocking to Thailand, despite the country’s chronic political woes and and mass demonstrations.<p>In 2006, the country’s prime minister was overthrown in a military coup. In 2008, Bangkok’s international airport was closed for a week after it was stormed by protesters, stranding …

America’s next big rip-off: Cars are the next subprime crisis!

With financial firms now pushing strongly into auto loans, here’s how Congress is helping car dealers rip you off<p>If you have bad credit in America, you will have lots of trouble buying a house, securing a credit card or even getting a job. But it apparently won’t stop you from one very expensive …

Profiting off your student debt misery?: America’s little-discussed conflict-of-interest

How a raft of federally backed student loans could affect the government’s bottom line — and motivate new policies<p>Earlier this month, the Department of Education rolled out two major initiatives designed to help the millions of young Americans who have defaulted on their student loan debts, and …

The Challenge Of Being Poor At America's Richest Colleges

Shelling out $300 for one chemistry textbook. Jetting off to Budapest, Paris and Rome while studying abroad in Madrid. Grabbing a last-minute Amtrak ticket to Manhattan for a job interview during senior year.<p>For many students at America’s elite colleges, these are as much a part of university life …

Spanish government accused of pushing illegal homes to Britons

A register with details of Spain's three million empty homes fails to flag all of those earmarked for demolition<p>The Spanish government has been accused of pushing illegally built homes to British buyers.<p>The country has an estimated three million homes standing empty due to the property crash that …

Housing

Can You See the Opportunities Staring You in the Face?

We all suffer from inattention blindness. We focus so intently on a particular task that we don’t notice the weird thing that’s right there in plain view. The person walking by in a gorilla suit, for example.<p>Companies suffer from inattention blindness too. And in a business context, the weird thing …

Over 250 US Flights Have Been Cancelled Today, And Delays Are Piling Up In The Northeast

The winter storm has hit the Northeast, and flight delays and cancellations are piling up. So far Wednesday, more than 250 flights to, from, and within the U.S. have been cancelled, a lot of them at Newark, LaGuardia, and Philadelphia airports.<p>Flights into Philadelphia are being delayed by about 90 …

Breaking: Whole Foods strike wins Thanksgiving day off, workers say

(UPDATED) “I think it will be disruptive, but that’s kind of the point,” says one of Chicago workers striking today<p>A handful of Whole Foods workers plan to strike today at two stores, joining this month’s wave of non-union low-wage worker strikes and highlighting their opposition to an escalating …

A minimum wage in Germany will be a big deal for Europe—and for economics professors

After an all-night bargaining session, early this morning Germany’s two largest political parties announced a provisional deal to form a coalition government. This comes two months after Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats recorded a resounding victory in the federal election, but fell just short …

Data’s Credibility Problem

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Nonsensical Infographic No. 7, 2009, digital<p>As a rising product-management executive prepares for an important presentation to her firm’s senior team, she notices that something looks off in the market share numbers. She immediately asks her assistant to verify the figures. He …

Why SolarCity and Tesla are going to replace your utility

Millions of California homeowners and businesses have installed solar panels on their roofs to generate their own electricity. Now a small but growing number of them want to pull the plug on their utilities by storing that energy in batteries and tap that power when the sun isn’t shining. And that …

Clean Energy

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New Cut and Contoured Map Portrait by Ed Fairburn

Artist Ed Fairburn continues to push his creative limits with these new map portraits. In the piece shown above, a Bristol street map has been carefully cut and drawn on, revealing the side of a woman's face. The map can turn into an envelope, which results in a combination of the map works …

Save The Earth At Home, With This DIY Recycling Workshop

Just 10% of our plastics actually get recycled. So one designer took matters into his own hands and created an at-home, DIY plastic recycling workshop.<p>Though 100% of plastics are recyclable, just 10% of our plastics ever actually get recycled. Most of this waste winds up clogging landfills. For his …

Scale Lane Bridge, Hull – review

There's something about bridges that makes them irresistible to the mysterious people who plan and promote regeneration projects. They look purposeful; you can see what they're for. Architects and engineers like them too, as they provide a pretext for white parabolas and straining wires, in the …

Infographic: The Two States Everyone’s Fleeing From

7.1 million Americans moved to a different state in 2012. So where did they all go?<p>It’s like a big game of musical chairs. In any given year, 7.1 million U.S. citizens move from state to state, as if they’re trading one life for another.<p>A new infographic by data journalist Chris Walker traces these …

Hilariously Awkward Engagement Photos

Bad Engagement Photos is a single-topic blog that features hilariously awkward engagement photos. Couples tend to get really clever when announcing news of engagement, marriage, and pregnancy, though a few fall flat with their message and wind up being unintentionally funny. The ever-growing …

Interview: Kharma Vella of Poler

by Tariq Dixon<p>Poler is the self-proclaimed maker of “the world’s highest standard of stuff.” Founded in 2010 by longtime buddies Benji Wagner and Kharma Vella, Poler makes stylish and well-priced wares for the everyday outdoor enthusiast. With novelty items like a wearable sleeping bag called The …

8 Of The Year’s Most Creative Infographics

Fancy flowcharts! Colorful maps! A running cheetah made see-through! In this age of information overload, infographics have evolved into a vital new vernacular, transforming the Internet’s daily avalanche of facts and figures into digestible and often beautiful images.<p>Edited by Pulitzer-Prize …