Elena Martínez

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From Matthew Crawley to the Beast: Producer Shares a First Look at Dan Stevens as the Prince in Beauty and the Beast

Dan Stevens is sporting a new mane for the live-action adaptation of Disney’s <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> – and he’s not even dressed as his cursed self.<p>A …

Kanye West Said He Tried Really Hard to Be Cool Enough to Date Kim Kardashian

Well, this is adorable.<p>Need further proof that Kanye and Kim are the truest relationship goals? Of course you don't. Because it is obvious and true. But we'll never get tired of reading about just how loved up they truly are.<p><i>E!</i> recently chatted with Kanye West about all things Kanye, including his …

iPhone 7 Plus Dual Camera Takes Surprising Twist

With only a few short weeks until its September launch, the iPhone 7 is still setting the rumour mills spinning and this time it’s thanks to a report in Taiwanese publication, <i>Digitimes</i>.<p>Citing a report in Chinese-language publication <i>Economic Daily News</i>, the <i>Digitimes</i> article states that technology …

This Device Claims to Turn Your iPhone into a 360 Degree VR Camera

Expectations for virtual reality are obviously quite high. And those expectations among content creators have led companies to introduce products …

Ep. 102: Is the Canon 5D Mark IV a Worthy Upgrade? + more!

Featured: <b>Gary Fong, photographer and Lightsphere inventor</b><p>In This Episode<p>If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take …

Photography

Nikon 105mm f/1.4 Vs. Nikon 85mm f/1.4 Vs. Tamron 85mm f/1.8 | Does the 105mm Look Worth The Cost?

Perhaps one of the most exciting lenses to arrive in some time, and with much pomp, is the Nikon 105mm AF-S f/1.4 ED, which, ironically, shipped …

nikon105mm

Tips for Booking the Best Vacation Rentals

Leasing vacation rentals abroad can be a scary proposition. What if the property isn’t as advertised? What if the owner reneges on the deal and you …

VMAs Red Carpet: Best-Dressed Celebrities

If there's one awards show celebrities go all out for, it's the MTV Video Music Awards. The network is celebrating the 32nd go-round of the momentous event, which has seen some incredible fashion through the years. From "Like A Virgin"-inspired LWDs to high-fashion gowns, nothing has been off …

Crazy inventions like the FaceCradle making long-haul travel more comfortable

Long-haul travel can be a bit of a drag, so inventors have come up with a host of unusual contraptions which aim to make travel more bearable.<p>The …

Long Haul

What High Heels Looked Like Throughout History

In the words of Marilyn Monroe, "I don't know who invented high heels, but women owe him a lot."<p>An instant pick-me-up for any outfit, imbuing their wearer with confidence and giving her a figure-flattering boost, high heels have been an integral component of every woman's wardrobe for centuries. …

China Launches State-Owned Aircraft Engine Maker

China has set up a state-owned aircraft engine maker with registered capital of 50 billion yuan ($7.5 billion), state television said on Sunday, in …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work curated by …

Graphic Design

Weekly News for Designers (N.349)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week.You can …

Canon EOS 5D IV: What you need to know

It's been more than four years since the launch of the Canon EOS 5D Mark III, and just ahead of this year's Photokina trade show in Cologne we …

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Innovation

This stagnant technology is what’s holding Siri back

Over the past few years, Siri’s functionality and reliability has improved by leaps and bounds. Not only is Siri’s feature-set more expansive than …

Apple facing supply shortages ahead of iPhone 7 launch

If it seems like we’re saying the same thing every year, it’s because we are. Again, Apple is weeks away from releasing a new phone without the supply to meet the expected demand.<p>At this point, it’s tradition.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in …

Around the world in an iPhone

Traveling in China, I spoke the universal language of app<p>Landing late at night in Shenzhen for my first trip to China, I was nervous about being able to navigate the city. I didn’t speak the language and had never been to Asia. Starting the next day I would have the services of a local translator, …

Why Airlines Love Baggage Fees (and Maybe You Should, Too)

Ever since the airline industry introduced baggage fees in 2008, passengers have been grumbling about the fee-less golden years of yore.<p>But according …

Flying

Tesla's powerful new battery, and more in the week that was

Tesla makes the world's best electric cars - but they're not content to rest on their laurels. The company just launched a powerful new battery that makes the Model S the fastest production car you can actually buy. Meanwhile, autonomous vehicle startup nuTonomy has beat Uber to the punch by …

The Immense Pressure of Driving Flat-Out on the Autobahn for Three Days

The author, a photographer, and the Lexus GS F explore all of Germany's unrestricted Autobahn. It's not relaxing.<p><b>THE LEXUS LOOKS ANNOYED.</b> Born in Toyota's Motomachi plant in Japan, the GS F has come nearly 6000 miles to prove itself on the German autobahn. But all I've done with it so far is crawl …

German Language

6 Key Ways Design Thinkers Approach Problems

How design thinkers think.<p>Design thinking is a popular strategy for solving thorny problems, both inside and outside the business world. Countless articles detail how to do it. This is not one of those posts. This is a look at how veterans of the process <i>think</i>: what goes on in their minds when they …

Design

Everything Apple announced at WWDC 2016 in one handy list

This year’s keynote from Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference is a wrap – but if you missed it, here’s a recap of the important bits you need to know. For more details on each news item, click the links below for an extended coverage.<p>Kicking off the keynote, Apple CEO Tim Cook opens with a moment …

The Memory Illusion

In my book <i>The Memory Illusion</i> I cover a wide spectrum of ways in which our memories can betray us, and why you may not be who you think you are. In …

Psychology

A roar deal: why your car’s engine noise might be fake

From smartphone-camera ‘clicks’ to websites that emulate the sound of a turning page, you shouldn’t believe everything you hear<p>There’s a “fantastic cackle” from the Jaguar F-Type’s V8 engine, while the new Ford Mustang makes a beautiful “wub-wub”, according to motoring broadcaster Quentin Willson. …

Our bodies don’t need meat. So why can’t we give it up?

Imagine a post-apocalyptic world in which resources are so scarce that the government decides that all grain must go to people rather than animals. …

10 Fashion Trends That'll Be Huge This Summer

Trends in fashion change like the weather. Each season, there is a different trend. Shopping for these trends can be expensive. To keep a versatile wardrobe that fits any trend, keep a few key pieces from each season's wardrobe that can be altered or elaborated with accessories as most trends …

25 Simple Interior Designer Tips To Renovate Your Home On A Budget

Whether you have just purchased new furniture or you are looking for something to give you a little pick-me-up, you can transform your home with …

Home Decorating

Electric Mercedes with 310-mile range coming later this year, report says

Every time an automaker rolls out a new electric vehicle, everybody immediately calls it a "Tesla fighter." The thinkpieces burn bright across the auto-writing landscape, wondering how an established automaker will fare in a battle with a plucky upstart that was born amid the tech boom, not a full …

” The Bionic Leaf ” Mimics The Photosynthesis and Converts Solar Energy Into Chemical Energy or Liquid Fuel

Innovation in science hits us as researchers from Harvard University have created what they are calling the ‘bionic leaf.‘ This amazing invention is …