George Tanaase

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A Beginner Photographer’s Guide to Understanding the Sunny 16 Rule

So, you've taken the time to learn how your camera works and finally feel comfortable giving manual mode a try, or at least more advanced modes like …

Landscape Photography

7-Year-Old Applies for Google Job and Gets a Response From the CEO

#JobHuntGoals<p>The Google offices around the country are notoriously, well, amazing. They have gourmet food, massage rooms, and all sorts of spaces and games that are perfect for adults who are still kids at heart. But one actual kid didn’t feel the need to wait until she grew up to apply for a job …

12 Backpacking Hacks for Your Next Trip! [Infographic]

Whether you’re backpacking down the Grand Canyon or braving the cold in Yosemite, some of these backpacking hacks can help make your trip easier – or …

25 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign transaction fees, the dreaded middle seat, and flight delays can put a …

Build Your Own Workshop Stool With a Secret Compartment That Happens to Fit a Beer

A small stool for your workshop is handy enough as it is, but over on YouTube, Patrick Soriano decided to add in a secret compartment that just so …

Woodworking

Getting out of Auto: Understanding Aperture

If you want to get creative with your photography, and out of that all-too-tempting automatic mode, you'll need to get your head around a few key …

Landscape Photography

Want To Live In The Arctic Circle? Build Your House Inside A Solar Geodesic Dome

That's what this Norwegian family did.<p>The Hjertefølger family began their experiment in sustainable living in 2013, when they moved to Sandhornøya Island in the Arctic Circle to build their home. There, they constructed a three story cob house from sustainable materials like sand and clay. To …

TECH BLACKOUT: Huge solar storm which could WIPE OUT modern technology expected by 2020

Researchers have warned that there is roughly a 12 per cent chance that a solar storm could smash into Earth by the end of the decade.<p>The powerful …

A Photographer’s Guide to the Northern Lights

The aurora and the nature photographer<p>Like a giant ray gun pointed at Earth, the sun blasts our planet with gusts of solar wind, creating ethereal …

MH370 Cover-Up Revealed: It Should Never Have Flown

Aviation reporter Christine Negroni’s book reveals the plane did not meet the airline’s own rules for being able to track where it was—one more …

Pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart 'died as castaway on desert island'

Aviator ran into trouble and crash-landed on remote desert island attempting to fly around the globe, say theorists.<p>The fate of pioneering pilot …

Tired of Ironing Shirts? DIY This Wrinkle Release Spray

Next time you've got a wrinkly shirt, mix up this quick and easy chemical-free wrinkle release spray instead of reaching for your iron. We put this …

Why Your Brain Won't Let You Look at These Black Dots All at Once

A new optical illusion is here to break the internet, or at least our minds. The latest visual trick making the rounds is an image of intersecting …

Neurology

Build a Wireless Charger for Your Phone

This elegant charging solution is convenient and lessens the wear and tear on your phones port and cables.<p>We've seen inductive charging take over power tools, but it's still not standard among mobile devices despite its convenience and ease of use. You could buy a third-party inductive charger, but …

Landscape Photography Design Part 2: Advanced Composition

Without composition there is just visual chaos with no beginning or end, no direction or cycle, no shape or difference between dark and light. This …

Watch: Fat Bike-Packing, Packrafting, and Rock Climbing... All in One Epic Adventure

In this episode of The Adventure Dispatch, we sync-up with Steve Fassbinder in the timeless red deserts of the American West for an adventure that …

The land that refused obliteration

For Shenandoah National Park to become “an Eastern park in the Western tradition”, Claire Comer’s family and more than 400 others had to sacrifice their properties.<p>With its rolling Blue Ridge scenery and rugged canyons, you’d never suspect that Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park is as much a work …

National Parks

California hiking trail finally opens to public after 40 years thanks to celebrity intervention

At last – it may have taken four decades from planning to execution but the 67-mile hiking trail which spans Los Angeles and Ventura counties has finally opened.<p>The National Park Service (NPS) claimed the public are allowed on to the ‘Backbone Trail’ across the Santa Monica Mountains for the first …

Three Scientifically Proven Steps For Talking With Strangers

Behavioral scientists have found that strangers are more open to small talk than you might think.<p>Want to be better at small talk? Of course you do–or you will the next time you find yourself at a dinner party, business meeting, or networking event. You can practice the “art” of small talk, or you …

We asked a sleep scientist if the iPhone's new Night Shift feature will actually help you sleep, and his answer surprised us

You've probably heard that the crisp blue light emitted by everything from TVs to tablets to smartphones is wreaking havoc on our health.<p>As far as the range of visible light goes, blue light — which is also given off by the sun — is near the brightest. (If our phones and tablets weren't also graced …

Mayo Clinic

Legitimately Epic Mountain Bike Trails

<b>When you get right down to it,</b> the short ride is the foundation of almost every mountain biker’s life. It’s the after-work, dirt quickie or the …

Take a Ride in the First Airplane That Anyone Can Fly

Aircraft startup Icon has begun selling the A5, its eight-years-in-the-making amphibious sports plane.<p>After almost a decade of anticipation, research and development, rigorous test flights, and $100 million in costs, Icon Aircraft, a consumer plane manufacturer based in Vacaville, California, has …

Tasty

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Renewable fail: Weakest US winds for 40 years

The Financial Times reports that the USA is experiencing the weakest wind speeds for 40 years, which is having a dramatic impact on wind energy …

You can buy the only sunglasses made with NASA-certified technology for less than $80

From the surface of the moon to a crescent Earth, their eyes have experienced firsthand a grandeur that most of us will never witness.<p>But those breathtaking views come at a high price for many because in space, astronauts are exposed to higher levels of high-energy light, or radiation, compared to …

This is how much faster the New Horizons probe is than a Boeing 747

If you ever sat and wondered, “Mmm, I wish someone would animate how much faster a space probe is than a Boeing 747 aircraft,” it’s your day.<p>Clay …

Solar device shatters records for splitting water

A new “artificial leaf” system that uses solar energy to split water can safely and efficiently create hydrogen fuel.<p>“This new system shatters all of …

The 35 Best Action Movies on Netflix

The best action movies deliver a gripping plot along with the requisite jaw-dropping fight scenes, and Netflix is full of great examples. From …