Harley Gower

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A Coffee-cup Designed for Everywhere and Everyday

Imagine a cup of coffee. Imagine its shape. A distinct form will come to mind. A cylindrical/tapering-cylindrical vessel, probably white in color, …

4 Expert Event Photography Tips for More Captivating Photos

Shooting events is quite a different ballgame than other types of photography. The challenge that comes with event photography, whether that means …

London Through the Eyes of Photographers Who've Never Been Before

Ideas of the capital, captured on camera.<p>Chris Bethell is a charming man with a beard who just really, genuinely looks like he hugs expertly. He's also an excellent photographer and a regular contributor to VICE UK. He shot those great photos from the Royal Wedding, and that Polish "disco polo" …

A beautiful Hong Kong through an award-winning lens

A amateur photographer from Hong Kong has been voted the winner of the People’s Choice award in the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the …

12 Pro Photographers Share 12 Tricks And Hacks With Cheap Accessories

As photographers, we all develop so many little tricks and techniques to help us to create unique images in any situation. One of our amazing …

These Cannabis Teas Will Help You Have Better Sex. You’re Welcome.

Tea parties just got a lot sexier thanks to Amanda Jones and Jennifer Chapin. The co-founders of Kikoko are taking herbal refreshment to the next …

How Artificial Intelligence Could Kill Capitalism

If you believe the hype, then Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to change the world in dramatic ways soon. Nay-sayers claim it will lead to, at best, rising unemployment and civil unrest, and at worst, the eradication of humanity. Advocates, on the other hand, are telling us to look forward to a …

Artificial Intelligence

Blogging Expectations vs Reality

When I started blogging, I had absolutely no idea that I’d still be doing it six years down the line. Back then, there weren’t really any …

Five Composition Tricks for Capturing Simpler and Stronger Landscape Photos

What makes a strong composition? Let’s talk about how you can achieve striking landscape photos in which less is more. Here’s a practical set of tips …

Landscape Photography

Joseph Heller’s Handwritten Outline for Catch-22, One of the Great Novels of the 20th Century

We remember <i>Catch-22</i>, more than half a century after its publication, as a rollicking satire of American military culture in wartime. But those of us …

The 50 best podcasts of 2018

<b>2 Dope Queens</b><br>Comedy panel hit<p>Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams’s podcast is a perfect storm of comedy and representation, with the two US comedians hanging out with their mostly female, often non-white and LGBT guests to chat “race, gender, sex, and other less serious topics”. Recorded in front …

Comedy

Winners of the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

The winning images have been selected from this year’s edition of the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year competition, with the grand prize being awarded to Reiko Takahashi for her image of a humpback whale calf swimming near Japan’s Kumejima Island. National Geographic was kind …

Northern Italy

How to Control Contrast So You Always Get Amazing Landscape Photographs

Contrast, sometimes there’s too much, sometimes there’s too little. Contrast in a landscape can make or break the image. But getting the perfect …

Landscape Photography

The 13 best photography websites

These top photo sites will help you develop your skills behind the lens, boost your camera know-how and offer photographic inspiration.<p>The web is …

AI could turn your blurry phone videos into slow-mo masterpieces

No slow-mo? No worries.<p>Nvidia wants to help you turn any old video shot on your phone into a blur-free, slow-motion masterpiece, and it's using artificial intelligence to do it.<p>Researchers at the company have developed a new deep-learning system that can convert standard video into slow-mo by …

How science fiction is training us to ignore the real threats posed by AI

Clara Labs’ Maran Nelson on why movies like Her and Ex Machina miss the point<p>CEOs of artificial intelligence companies usually seek to minimize the threats posed by AI, rather than play them up. But on this week’s episode of <i>Converge</i>, Clara Labs co-founder and CEO Maran Nelson tells us there is real …

Artificial Intelligence

You can now play Pokémon on the blockchain

Developers are finding new fun ways to test blockchain technology.<p>Software engineer João Almeida has created Poketoshi, a platform that lets you play Nintendo’s iconic game <i>Pokémon</i> via the Lightning Network.<p>The game is hosted on live stream video platform Twitch and works just like the rest of …

Google Lens comes to OnePlus Camera app via APK

• An updated version of the OnePlus Camera app features Google Lens integration.<br>• The APK might have originated from the OnePlus 6’s second Android P Developer Preview.<p>Already available in the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact’s default camera app, Google Lens is now supported within the OnePlus Camera …

Google Lens

Best films of 2018 so far

All the Money in the World<p>Raucous thriller about the real-life 1973 kidnapping of J Paul Getty’s grandson, and the billionaire’s subsequent refusal to pay the ransom – a film that became notorious in its own right after reshooting scenes featuring disgraced actor Kevin Spacey.<p><b>What we said:</b> With the …

Comic Books

Broads, bruises and booze: the all-female Ocean's 8 is the perfect riposte to the Rat Pack's violent, womanising ways

The all-female reboot of Ocean's 11 is finally here. Called Ocean's 8, it sees Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, Helena Bohnam Carter, Mindy Kaling, Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock and rapper Awkwafina getting together to rob Anna Wintour's Met Ball. As with the Noughties Oceans trilogy before them, and the …

Our Public Lands and Photography

I have been hesitant to write much, if anything, about the current climate and state of our public lands. However, as a photographer I feel it is …

Black & White Photography: Kontrast 01

I am not a big fan of black & white photography, it's more likely a personal taste in the representation of images rather than the style itself. But …

The UK’s first zero waste vegan festival is happening this summer

There are plenty of one-day vegan-friendly festivals happening these days.<p>But finally, a proper plant-based weekender is set to happen in the UK this …

Great White Sharks Have A Secret 'Cafe,' And They Led Scientists Right To It

Great white sharks have a "hidden life" that is becoming a lot less hidden thanks to a scientific expedition that has been years in the making.<p>Scientists used to think the apex predators moved up and down the western coast of North America, snacking in waters with lots of food close to shore. …

White Shark

Ireland's abortion law may be named after Savita Halappanavar

Activists want to honour Savita Halappanavar who died after being denied a termination<p>Campaigners for abortion reform in Ireland have said they will support a move to have a new law named after Savita Halappanavar, who died after being denied a termination in 2012.<p>Halappanavar’s father has called …

Jeremy Hunt vows to tackle gender pay gap in medicine

Health secretary launches review addressing the obstacles female doctors face in their career progression<p>A review has been launched to eliminate the gender pay gap in medicine, which sees male doctors getting paid over £10,000 more than their female counterparts.<p>Male doctors receive an average …

Hyderabad pilots eco-friendly building made of recycled plastic and bamboo, at a park

In a unique initiative, citizens in Hyderabad will soon be able to experience the interiors of an office made with recycled plastic and bamboo.<p>The …

Abstracts — An Interview with Mike – Muzli -Design Inspiration

Abstracts — An Interview with Mike<p>Founder of Creative Mints, Prague, Czech Republic<p>Meet the artist, designer and photographer ‘Mike’. He is a …

One Beautiful, Bendy Phone

Until we get a fully transparent display, the Orbit smartphone will have to do! It expands on the trend of bezel-less design with a feature that …

David Lynch wants you to think before you tweet about movies

David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption, an annual event benefitting the <i>Twin Peaks</i> and <i>Mulholland Drive</i> director’s quasi-New Age David Lynch Foundation …