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Here’s How Weed Affects Your Body

A synopsis of science's pot-related findings, in honor of today's holiday<p>Our obsession with marijuana’s mystifying powers goes back a long time; though its first documented use was in 2727 BC, there’s some indication that our ancestors cultivated cannabis plants in the earliest days of agriculture. …

Cannabis

Chevrolet-FNR Autonomous EV Concept Unveiled at Auto Shanghai

General Motors unveiled the new Chevrolet-FNR recently at the 2015 Auto Shanghai show. The<p>General Motors unveiled the new Chevrolet-FNR recently at the 2015 Auto Shanghai show. The autonomous electric concept vehicle is a futuristic model with a sleek capsule design, dragonfly dual swing doors, …

General Motors

13 Mesmerizing Photos That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Place In The Universe

There's no picture more humbling than one that shows us how small we are in the universe.<p>On this 25th anniversary, TASCHEN has compiled the most breathtaking deep-space images that the Hubble Space Telescope has ever produced, in a remarkable full-color book, <i>Expanding Universe: Photographs from the</i> …

Cosmology

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

Guitar Hero Live is a first-person rock star simulator coming this fall

After a long hiatus, plastic guitar controllers are back. Activision has announced <i>Guitar Hero Live</i> will be coming this fall to consoles and mobile (the $99 box will get you the guitar controller and a platform-specific game). It’s the first <i>Guitar Hero</i> title in over five years and will once again …

Guitar

Apple Acquires LinX, A Camera Maker That Promises DSLR Performance in Phones

Apple has acquired LinX, an Israeli camera module company that is trying to revolutionize the mobile photography industry with state-of-the-art …

17 Things You Missed At The MTV Movie Awards

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at That Amazing GoPro Footage From Space

Recently, NASA released some pretty spectacular footage captured by an astronaut wearing a GoPro camera while spacewalking around the International Space Station. In the videos, Earth slowly rotates below the space station while astronauts fiddle with cables, install antennae, and work on the …

Space Science

This Photographer Built the Ultimate Camera Suit

This photographer was spotted taking pictures at an anime street festival in Osaka, Japan, with a crazy DIY camera rig that covered his upper body. …

Pop art meets coffee with #sleevebucks

You'll never look at the Starbucks mermaid the same way again.<p>An amazing Tumblr artist is using Starbucks sleeves to recreate pop culture icons. …

Coffee

The First Photo of an Execution by Electric Chair

The photograph above has been called the most famous tabloid photo of the 1920s. It’s the first photo showing an execution by electric chair, and was …

The Best Times of Day to Use Natural Light For Your Photos

Yes, you’ve heard of the Golden Hour, but do you know about the Blue Hour? Or have you ever looked at the quality of the sun before sunset happens …

Landscape Photography

When to go black and white?

Posted By Pete Collins on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Develop | 22 comments<p>When should an image be made into a black and white?<p>I get that question …

Tutorials