Christine Krebs

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13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

Linguistics

Picture of a Single Atom Wins Science Photo Contest

A remarkable photo of a single atom trapped by electric fields has just been awarded the top prize in a well-known science photography competition. …

The Winning Photos of Underwater Photographer of the Year 2018

The Underwater Photographer of the Year photo competition has just unveiled its winners for 2018. The photos provide gorgeous glimpses into the …

How I Shoot Dancers: 4 Simple Tips

I spent close to a decade of my life as a sports photographer and during this time it never crossed my mind to shoot dance. My dance photography all …

Photography

Maryam Mirzakhani, Prize-Winning Mathematician, Dies At 40

Nearly three years after she became the first woman to win math's equivalent of a Nobel Prize, Maryam Mirzakhani has died of breast cancer at age 40. Her death was confirmed Saturday by Stanford University, where Mirzakhani had been a professor since 2008.<p>Mirzakhani is survived by her husband, Jan …

Mathematics

How to Install Peel-and-Stick Wallpaper

This easy DIY project lets you transform a room — as often as you want. Sponsored by Get REALTOR®

Copyright

A proposed new military branch would send US troops to guard the galaxy

<b>(CNN) —</b> The year: 2019. The mission: Send combat forces into space to save the world from potential Star Wars.<p>The crew to get the job done: the United States Space Corps.<p>A Congressional committee is proposing that the US armed forces add a new military branch that would, quite literally, send …

Military

China just built a solar power array that looks like a panda

It’s the first of many planned panda power plants meant to get kids interested in green energy.<p>A Chinese solar power company has just completed the first phase of an ingenious PR stunt: building a 100MW solar power plant in the shape of a panda bear.<p>According to a release from the company, Panda …

Renewable Energy

A $50 Lighting Setup for Product Photography

Looking to do product photography on a budget? The lighting setup found in the 6-minute video above by DSLR Video Shooter will cost you only $50 and …

How the Depth of Field Preview Button on a DSLR Works

DSLR cameras often have a little depth of field preview button beside the lens mount. This 3-minute video by ZY Productions revisits the basics of a …

Cameras

You Have a Constitutional Right to Take Photos of Police, Federal Court Affirms

Photographing and filming police officers in public is a constitutional right protected by the First Amendment. That’s what a federal appeals court …

Forensic Dogs Locate Spot Where Amelia Earhart May Have Died

Nikumaroro Island, Kiribati<p>Bone-sniffing canines have been searching a remote Pacific island for any signs of the famous, ill-fated pilot. Here's what they found.<p>Four bone-sniffing dogs that were brought to this remote Pacific island to search for traces of Amelia Earhart have identified a spot …

Saudi female driver speaks out for women: 'Your rights are taken, not given'

Despite working as an information security consultant for a multinational company in Saudi Arabia, Manal al-Sharif was not allowed to drive, just like millions of other women in her country.<p>But in 2011, she decided to change that. She filmed herself cruising behind the wheel of a car and uploaded …

Feminism

How Emotions Impact Cognition

Two information-processing systems determine the human emotional response: the affective and cognitive processing systems. The affective system …

Psychology

Find hope for humanity in this video of 65,000 people singing “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Counteracting the current mind-set that everything is terrible, some 65,000 fans waiting for the sold-out Green Day concert in London’s Hyde Park on …

Bohemian Rhapsody

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

The awesome origami umbrella

The Sa Umbrella is a highly impressive umbrella for quite a few reasons. At first glance, it looks like the umbrella got a minimalist upgrade. You …

Industrial Design

Furniture Design Reference: Diagrams of 18th Century Furniture Broken Down Into Its Components

Sofas, beds, chairs, wardrobes and more<p>Before the internet, we had encyclopedias. One of the oldest is France's <i>Encyclopédie</i> from the 18th Century, …

University of Michigan

The Moment Case + Lens (Review)

Either you're on an adventure, trip, exploring your city or just taking pictures of your food. Mobile Photography is really part of our daily …

Mobile Photography

Saul Leiter Photography

Good old New York City street photographs by Saul Leiter.<p>Saul Leiter (December 3, 1923 – November 26, 2013) was an iconic American photographer and …

Tutorial: How to Shoot Sports Sequences Like a Pro

<i>Based in Europe, Leo Rosas Morin specializes in action sports, portraiture and lifestyle photography. Dedicated to developing powerful visual</i> …

Nom is a livestreaming platform for foodies

If you’re like me and often find yourself scouring through YouTube for food videos before, during and after meals, you’ll want to check out Nom. It’s a new livestreaming platform for gourmands, home cooks, professional chefs and anyone interested in the culinary arts to share their kitchen …

Saint Petersburg

What is the Best Gear for Street Photography?

When you make your living from photography, you are always asked gear related questions. And now, I want to answer one particular gear related …