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

The two Grand Prize winners, Coco Amardeil's <i>Come Hell or High Water</i> and William Ye's <i>A Tribute to Orlando</i>, were impressive albeit more classically …

Art

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 …

Clothing

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 …

Pollution

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 …

Architecture

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 …

Personal Data

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 with advertisements popping up …

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 …

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 …

Gear & Gadgets

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 …

Photography

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 …

Henry Blodget

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 …

Cryptocurrency

These 8 Excel Timesavers Will Make You a Spreadsheet Speed Demon | Inc.com

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 inclusion in Microsoft Office.<p>Excel has become synonymous with spreadsheets as a whole, the way …

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 …

Photography

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 …

Google Pixel

After Listening to 25,000 Pitches, Richard Branson Has 1 Simple Tip for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

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 story of the "the beer mat pitch."<p>At the time of the pitch, Brett Godfrey was the …

Entrepreneurship

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 …

Art

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 …

Landscape Photography

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, …

Costa Rica

An ad executive explains how Burning Man is really a massive marketing festival

My first clue that these folks know what they are doing came at the entrance to the festival where a sign proclaimed the 10 principles of Burning Man .<p>The brand blueprint was right there for everyone to see, reading like a brand manifesto or well crafted brand strategy you'd see at any good brand …

Festivals

I Gave My 3-Year-Old Daughter a DSLR, and Here’s What Happened

My 3-year-old daughter is at that phase in which she wants to do everything that daddy does. Apparently photography is not immune to this phase and …

Spectacular mountain-like Valley breaks ground in Amsterdam

A jagged mountain-like mass is turning up on Amsterdam’s pancake-flat landscape. MVRDV recently broke ground on Valley, a 75,000-square-meter …

This Guy Shot a Selfie a Day from Age 12 to His Wedding Day

Here’s a 2.5-minute video by Hugo Cornellier, who has captured a selfie every day of his life from when he was 12 years old up until his recent …

Weddings

7 Photoshop Tricks That Are Hidden in Plain Sight

Adobe’s Photoshop is such a complex piece of software that even professionals find new features and settings every now and then. This 7-minute video …

Tutorials

Crazy or Brilliant? Guy Films Cinematic Video by Hand-Holding a Drone

Credit where credit is due: this is a creative workaround. If you need a way to stabilize your footage, but you don’t have any kind of gimbal or …

Women in Photography: 34 Voices From Around the World

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Women's Health