Derek Hollier-Day

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Photographing sensuality in post-Soviet Russia

Today’s Russia is not the best place for artists exploring the themes of the body and sexuality. The government’s crackdown on homosexualism and the rise of traditional values create a nervously conservative atmosphere. Behind the conservatism, however, is a generation of young people who have …

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Teslasuit does full-body haptic feedback for VR

Smartphone-powered headsets like Google Cardboard and Samsung's Gear VR have been worthy stop-gaps for introducing the medium of modern virtual reality. But this year, more resource-intensive VR experiences, games especially, will finally make it into consumers' homes. Pre-orders for the final …

How Creating an Outdoor Studio Can Make You a Better Photographer

I, like many photographers out there, don't have a studio, or don't have the money to rent out studio space every time I want to do a shoot. While …

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Recycle: Reimagining Fashion - Photographs by Jean-François Lepage | LensCulture

<i>Welcome to an offbeat universe where cut-up photographs make us daydream.</i><i>..Pictures, both alluring and disquieting, absorb us in a deconstructed world conducive to emotional and physical discoveries</i><i>…Enigmatic and fantastic, the universe of Lepage makes us feel emotions, project images on our minds</i> …

This Is What Happens When You Undergo Gay Conversion Therapy

I went undercover in the UK to expose therapists who try to “cure” gay people. My experiences reveal why Obama is right to call for a ban.<p>There was a single, terrible moment, while investigating conversion therapy, that changed me. I did not know that it would alter also the course of the …

Could plant proteins start a new food revolution?

Biotech start-ups are looking at ways to reinvent food and replace animal products.<p>The BBC's North America technology correspondent, Richard Taylor, finds out about the plant protein added to mayonnaise and cookies that replaces the need for eggs, and a proposed cheeseburger made entirely from …

Why our resemblance to mushrooms may hold the key to life on Earth

Nick Lane’s book The Vital Question attempts to solve one of the universe’s biggest conundrums: why life is the way it is<p>You might not think you have much in common with a mushroom, but Nick Lane begs to differ. “If you look at one of your cells down a microscope and you look at the cell of a …

Biology