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Two gay King penguins are being moved to Hamburg so they can stay together

Two gay King penguins have been moved from Berlin Zoo to Hamburg’s Hagenbeck Zoo so they can be together.<p>Stan and Olli were originally introduced to …

LGBTQI

Google photo editing software now free to download

Google's photo editing software that previously retailed for US$149 is now free to download for both Mac and Windows users.<p>According to the company's …

The Daily Habits of 21 Highly Successful People | Inc.com

The most successful people I know make navigating business and life look easy, often because they have their crap together more than most people. They get up early, stay in front of health issues, and are smart about money. They know the value of a good night's sleep, a restorative vacation, and a …

Success

How To Use Google Docs Even Without An Internet Connection

Services like Google Drive can be a life-saver if you typically use more than one device for work. Creating a file in Google Docs means it’s …

Software

6 Things To Do Before Every Ride

Ryan Leech, a star trials rider and certified life coach, shares what you need to check—on your bike and in your brain—before every ride<p>Superstar trials rider Ryan Leech recently underwent certification to become an Integral Master Coach, a process he says saved his relationship with riding because …

Consciousness

The Stroopwafel Is Cycling’s Sweetest Snack

Created in the Dutch town of Gouda 200 years ago, this sticky gooey confection is an irresistible treat for cyclists around the globe<p>Forty-eight kilometers into Stage 2 of this year’s Tour de France, the race passes through the Dutch town of Gouda. And while the city is most famous for the wheels …

Food

Classic Modernist House in Portland Inspires a Lighting and Furniture Line - Dwell

For its new lighting and furniture line, dubbed Northwest Modern, Portland-based home goods store Rejuvenation took its inspiration from a local gem. The architect John Yeon designed the Aubrey Watzek House for a lumber magnate in 1937, and it is celebrated as one of the earliest examples of …

Furniture

Wahoo Takes On Bike Computers with a New GPS Unit

The ELEMNT brings info gathered via Bluetooth, ANT+, and WiFi to one display<p>The current GPS cycling computer market is dominated by Garmin and, increasingly, smartphones. Today, Wahoo announced its entry into the market with the ELEMNT, an intriguing GPS unit that capitalizes on that trend by …

Gear & Gadgets

Why dogs are a camper's best friend

Getting out into the countryside and letting your dog bound about freely (provided no sheep are nearby) is one of the best things about owning one.<p>You only need to look at the Instagram feed Camping with Dogs - packed with images of canines wrapped snugly in blankets, peering forlornly through tent …

Activity Five things to build to give your camping trip the personal touch

<b>We’re working our way through Bear Grylls’ Kids’ Manifesto and bringing boredom to an end! This week, it’s time to get building! We’ve taken a look</b> …

These award-winning landscape photos show the Earth in ways you've never seen it

Each photographer submits a portfolio of photos from the past year.<p>The organizers of the competition have compiled the top 101 into a free eBook, which can be downloaded here.<p>Scroll down to check out a selection of the winning images (we've left photos as they were originally cropped).

Landscape Photography

How to become an awesome designer in 365 days

One of the old sayings that motivate me is “practice makes perfect”. Proverbs can be a bit of a cliché, but in some cases they can be true. I am a workaholic by nature, which obviously has its good and bad sides. One of the good sides is that I can’t stand still, and just do nothing all day long. …

10 Composition Tips for Better Photography

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kkd-rRIxvbM&w=700&showinfo=0&rel=0]<p>Check out this short video that highlights 10 composition tips with …

Gorgeous Landscapes Reveal the Idyllic Tranquility of Japan

Photographer Hidenobu Suzuki has captured the idyllic landscapes of Japan in a remarkably tranquil light. Between the quiet foggy rivers, peaceful rice fields, and twilight at Mt. Fuji, there's something for everyone who's looking for a visually relaxing utopia. "My photographs are like Japanese …

Japan

A 10 Step Personal Development Strategy for Photographers

In this article I want to lay some foundations, on which I will build in future articles. I am not talking here about image development, but your …

The Only 4 Knots You Need to Know

<i>You don't need a sailing to learn useful knots; these are four of our favorites.</i><p>T<i>he double bowline knot, used here to suspend mason jars and votives, creates a strong loop at the end of a line.</i><p>When I was younger, my parents took me camping all the time. So at a tender age, I was aware of how to …

Photos Taken on Empty Los Angeles Freeways in the Dead of Night

A decade ago, photographer Matt Logue started creating unusual photos of Los Angeles by using Photoshop to remove all the cars and people from the …

Photography

Pet shop sued after Golden Retriever fails to retrieve any gold

<b>A man is to sue his local pet shop after the Golden Retriever they sold him failed to retrieve any gold.</b><p>Local moron Simon Williams, 51, bought the …

DxOMark: The Sony a7R II Has the Best Sensor We’ve Ever Seen

It looks like the hype surrounding the new Sony a7R II is justified… at least when it comes to sensor quality. DxOMark tested backside-illuminated …

7 Places to Ride Before You Die

Excerpted from The Cyclist's Bucket List, these bike trips will stoke your imagination and vacation planning

Cycling

Tiny Cube color digitizer lets photographers sample and match hues

It’s no secret: Photographers are really picky about color. Despite the many color matching apps and gadgets out there, there’s always a place for something different and hopefully better. Palette, a tech company from Australia, has unveiled the Cube, a tiny device that scientifically detects, …

EB15: 2016 Cannondale mountain bikes get bigger with FatCAAD fat bike, Bad Habit 27.5+ and Beast of the East

The 120mm Habit was introduced just before Eurobike as a trail bike to fill in between their Trigger and Scalpel.<p>The new <i>Bad</i> Habit bumps things even …