David Haskett

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The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

New findings are fueling an old suspicion that fundamental particles and forces spring from strange eight-part numbers called “octonions.”

Physics

14 Shipping Containers Were Upcycled For This Dallas Home

Matt and Barbara Mooney worked with Michael Gooden of M Gooden Design, a boutique design firm in Dallas, to build a home out of 14 shipping containers.<p>Matt Mooney, an architect himself, and his wife, Barbara, had lived in the Old Lake Highlands neighborhood of Dallas for over 20 years. But when …

Panoramic Photography

Wearable monopod is made to cut photographers a break

There's no denying that tripods are an effective means of steadying your shot when taking photos, but the things can be a hassle to carry around, and …

Wearable Tech

How to mount a small canvas backdrop

Portrait photographer Felix Kunze gets asked this question a LOT: How do you mount your small canvas backdrops?<p><i>In this video I took one of my</i> …

Photography Tips

How to Pick the Right Camera Bag or Luggage for Travel

Picking the right way to carry your camera gear while traveling is essential to have a good vacation. Picking the wrong bag or luggage is a sure fire …

Luggage

The Paradoxical Nature Of Octavi Serra's Photography

Barcelona-based artist and photographer Octavi Serra’s work is centered around capturing the ironies, truisms, and frustrations of modern life. …

Photography

Learn by Doing: 4 Core Steps to Improving Your Photography Quickly

How do you get better at photography? How do you make that improvement thorough, fast and fun?<p>Traditionalists will pick up a book and learn the …

Photography

Kandao Raw+ offers automated image stacking for raw files without ghosting

Stacking raw files isn’t anything new. We’ve been able to do it in Photoshop for years. But doing it in Photoshop requires some legwork. If you’ve …

Tutorials

The Principles of Beautiful Photography, From History

What Makes Beautiful Photography? Behind the Images that have Stood the Test of Time<p>July 18, 2018<p>From the photos that required several steps and …

Great Depression

From polar bears to Scottish sands – 15 incredible landscapes around the world

Landscape Photography

Inside Nikon's secret sensor design lab

Nikon D5 sensor wired up to a special harness to allow measurement of the signals going to and from the chip<p>Nikon flare-testing setup<p>This machine …

Imaging

Travel Photography Gear: What´s inside Pierre Lambert´s CAMERA Bag for a World Tour

From Utah, our friend Pierre is sharing what is in his camera bag as a travel photographer on a world tour. Discover his travel photography & why he …

Travel Photography

Visual Flow

I was looking through several of my favorite images from the past 6 months and I noticed a pattern. Many of them have a visual flow I find …

Landscape Photography

How to Create a More Interesting Photo

If you aren't satisfied with how your photos are turning out, there are a ton of really easy things you can do to change things up.In fact, there are …

Landscape Photography

Photographer shares how she shot and edited this dreamy, surreal image

Sometimes, in a flood of images on social media, you see one that just stands out. This is the case with a surreal and dreamy photo Tami Bandel …

Photography

8 Life Stages of a Photographer

If you've been a photographer for a while, you know that there are certain developmental stages that every photographer goes through.From newbie that …

Photography

Photos That Show Similarities Between the Human Body and Nature

<i>Visual Exercises</i> is a new photo project by Polish fine art and portrait photographer Alicja Brodowicz, who hunted for similarities between the human …

Photography

VIDA Count: 'Anything But the Norm'

<i>Asking this year ‘if abuse and bigotry are anything but the norm,’ the annual VIDA Count for 2017 looks at how women are represented and reviewed in</i> …

Book Reviews

The departing CEO reminds us that Barnes and Noble is of interest and a source of concern for all publishers

When Barnes & Noble interrupted Holiday week day-dreaming to announce that recently elevated CEO Demos Parneros had been abruptly dismissed for a …

Barnes & Noble

The human population is 7.5 billion and counting — a mathematician counts how many humans the Earth can actually support

• <b>The world's population has reached the vicinity of 7.5 to 7.6 billion people.</b>• <b><br>Since 1960, world population has grown exponentially by about one billion every 13 years.</b>• <b><br>Humans have a large ecological footprint — we are the most populous mammal on Earth today.</b>• <b><br>But the Earth will only have capacity for</b> …

World Health Organization

Nordic Aftermath: The X-T2 in Iceland

Street Photography

Genre's Five Leaf Clover

Learn How To Tell A Story That Works<p>Get my 5-day video course on how to tep better stories with Story Grid.<p>View More<p>Genre is the one of the most …

Writing

25 Best Photoshop Actions With Creative Photo Effects

You can achieve very high-quality photo effects without it having to take you days, hours, or your whole work week creating them from scratch.In this …

10 Ways to Naturally Boost Immunity, by a Holistic Nutrition + Health Coach

I wish I had taken better care of myself before I got sick! Sound familiar? Now is the time to boost immunity, while the colds and flus are lingering …

Your shampoo and deodorant are as bad for you as car exhaust

That stuff you use to get ready in the morning? It could be as bad for your health and the planet as car pollution. A new study shows that half of …

Pollution

What are the health benefits of being creative?

We undertake creative pursuits such as writing, acting, drawing, or dancing simply because we enjoy them. Intuitively, we know that creativity is …

Immune System

Five major psychiatric diseases have overlapping patterns of genetic activity, new study shows

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Certain patterns of genetic activity appear to be common among five distinct psychiatric disorders — autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and alcoholism — according to a new study. The paper, appearing in the journal Science, was released …

The Brain

The NCAA Makes Billions, College Athletes Get Nothing. LaVar Ball Wants to Shake Up the System.

College basketball and football players are being fleeced. As they put their bodies on the line day in and day out — often suffering catastrophic …

LaVar Ball

An industry insider just blew the lid off the racket that makes American drugs so expensive

The infamous "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli is in jail, but the egregious drug-price-gouging scheme that shocked America and made him a household name last year is still doing just fine.<p>Now, you'll recall Shkreli is not in jail for price gouging, but defrauding investors.<p>But we know who he is because …