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More Simple Secrets to Using the Powerful Curves Tool in Photoshop (VIDEO)

We’ve featured several tutorials on how to use the powerful Curves tool in Photoshop and Shutterbug readers keep asking for more so here’s another …

Futuristic new device lets you talk, text, even use maps with no cell service

If you enjoy hiking, climbing, skiing, or any other activity that generally takes place in a remote area, we found something you definitely need to …

How to find your eyeglass prescription without getting an exam

Want to freshen your face with a new pair of eyeglass frames? As you probably know, you can save a small fortune by ordering glasses online.<p>Just one wrinkle: You need to know your prescription. Sure, you can call your optometrist to get the numbers -- unless the office is closed. Or you just feel …

The 760mph freight train: Richard Branson unveils new Dubai venture to move cargo on 'levitating' Hyperloop pods by 2021

Hyperloop technology that will transport people on 'levitating pods' at 760mph (1,223km/h) could transform the way we travel.<p>But it's not just …

Good Photographers Steal; Bad Photographers Copy

Dear friend,A realization: GOOD PHOTOGRAPHERS STEAL; bad photographers copy.Part 1: StealingI stole this idea.Cindy eye and red curtain, flash. …

Street Photography

Stop Using WhatsApp If You Care About Your Privacy

Privacy has always been a key feature and popular selling point for the messaging app WhatsApp. Company co-founder Jan Koum grew up in the Soviet …

Privacy

Wedding Photography is Dead

Professional wedding photography is dead. Change is afoot. I see it all around me. Photographers who once charged £2,000 (~$2,700) for a wedding, now …

Wedding Photography

Gallery: Dazzling visions in the 4th Fine Art Photography Awards

The winners of the 4th Fine Art Photography Awards have been revealed and they span everything from extraordinary images of nature to surreal …

Prepare to Freak Over These 11 Cute Minidresses — All on Amazon and Under $25

The more we see the sun, the more we start daydreaming about all our perfect Spring and Summer outfits. This season, instead of throwing on that old dress you've over-worn, treat yourself to something new. We looked to Amazon because the affordable retailer carries a plethora of stylish pieces we …

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Zaha Hadid's only house finally completes in Russian forest

New photographs and a movie reveal Zaha Hadid's only completed private residence – a house in the Barvikha Forest near Moscow, for a man she called …

Chinese authorities nab fugitive in a crowd of 50k thanks to facial recognition AI

A Chinese fugitive was arrested after an AI-powered facial recognition system alerted authorities to his presence in a crowd of 60,000 people attending a pop concert. Welcome to the age of robot snitches.<p>Wanted for “economic crimes,” the 31 year-old man was reportedly surprised when police …

Breathe New Life Into Dull, Underexposed Photos with These Simple Photoshop Tricks (VIDEO)

Whether we blame it on laziness, bad light, or operator failure, sooner or later all of us screw up and come home from a shoot with dull, …

Fashion Photography

The Death of DSLRs is Near

Two decades ago, DSLRs were introduced to replace film cameras. With only a few megapixels, very short battery life, and an overall low quality, it …

Cameras

Amelia Earhart found! Great for science, but sad news for mystery buffs

<i>Bones from Pacific island likely those of Amelia Earhart, researchers say</i><p><i>Amelia Earhart Likely Died on Nikumaroro, Study Finds</i><p>I read the headlines with excitement, even awe, but also with a tinge of sadness and disappointment. It stands to reason many Amelia Earhart obsessives — and they are legion …

Photographer and Model Plead Guilty to Nude Shoot at Busy Strip Mall

A photographer and model have learned that hard way that if you’re going to do a photo shoot involving nudity, a busy strip mall is <i>not</i> a wise …

Crime

Brilliant Luggage Turns Economy Into Business Class - For Kids...

Whoever said nothing good happens on social media certainly doesn’t like to travel. We’re generally not too enthused when advertisements pop up on …

Kids

This $17 Box Lets You Plug in a Phone, Laptop, or Even a TV in Your Car

<i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found a must-have accessory for anyone who travels or commutes to work and needs to keep all of their devices charged at all …

The 25 Most Photogenic (and Breathtaking) Spots in America

From the sky-blue alleyways of Morocco to the hot-air balloons over Cappadocia, our bucket list is <i>beyond</i> full. But you don’t need a passport to see …

This is What Happens When You Hire a Nigerian Scammer as a Photographer

Here’s an unusual and inspiring 8-minute video by photographer Adam Grumbo of Matters To That One. After he was contacted online by a Nigerian …

A Look Inside the Marriage of Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos, the Richest Couple in History Who Own More Land Than Almost Anyone Else in America

They have a long history.<p>Jeff Bezos wasn’t alone when he made his cross-county road trip to Seattle in 1994. And he wasn’t alone when he founded …

The 19-year-old who made his fortune in bitcoin says if you don't become a millionaire in the next 10 years, it's your own fault

German teenager Erik Finman has an unusual success story.<p>When was 12 years old, he realized school wasn't his future. Most of his classmates felt the same, of course, but Finman took action: He made a bet with his parents.<p>His parents promised that if he became a millionaire before his 18th …

Cryptocurrencies

These 8 Excel Timesavers Will Make You a Spreadsheet Speed Demon

For those times when you want to make Excel beg you for mercy, instead of the other way around.<p>If you've spent any time operating a computer, you've encountered Microsoft Excel. This quintessential program is practically everywhere, regularly making appearances on business computers thanks to its …

Software

Do you have any old slides that you want to scan? Here is my cheap and easy way to do it at home

A couple months ago, we had a family friend who got a hold of some really old family photos. She came over and asked me if there was any way that I …

Google Introduces Game-Changing Wearable Camera That Doesn't Need a Photographer!?

New tech from Google promises pictures and video that will memorialize your life with a passive, wearable camera that is programmed to take pictures …

After Listening to 25,000 Pitches, Richard Branson Has 1 Simple Tip for Entrepreneurs

If your pitch can't fit in this format, don't bother pitching the Virgin billionaire.<p>The spark that created one of the fastest growing companies in Richard Branson's Virgin empire came courtesy of a beer coaster.<p>In his new autobiography, <i>Finding My Virginity</i>, the billionaire entrepreneur recalls the …

Japan’s 10th Annual Wara Art Festival Presents Super-Sized Rice Straw Sculptures

Fall is here, which in Japan means it’s time for the annual rice harvest. Every year, farmers ensure that the leftover rice-straw, known as “wara,” doesn’t go to waste. The wara is recycled by using it to to feed livestock, improve soil, and in the coastal region of Niigata Prefecture, it’s even …

7 ways to achieve massive bokeh in your photos

To achieve massive and creamy bokeh, one of the first things we learn is to use a wide aperture. But there are several other ways that might just as …

Learn all about graphic design with this bootcamp

Graphic design is a form of art, but the tools used to create it are very different to those used for traditional art forms. Learn how to make use of …

Portugal has the best quality of life in the world for expats

If you’re thinking of quitting your job where you live and moving abroad for a new life and career, then Portugal is apparently the place to be.<p>According to one of the world’s most comprehensive reports—Expat Insider 2017—on expats, Portugal has the best quality of life in the world. InterNations, …