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Lightroom Organization & Workflow: 7 Steps and Best Practices in the Production Workflow

You are watching a free tutorial from Lightroom Organization & Workflow.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR …

The Best Writing App Ever Just Came To iOS

For almost a decade, Scrivener has been helping writers tame their untameable manuscripts. Now it’s been perfectly adapted to mobile.<p>A vintage typewriter, a beautiful fountain pen, a distraction-free writing app, or a ridiculously expensive e-ink word processor. Writing is hard, which is why …

Wildlife Photographer David Yarrow shares his photography techniques

GMax Studios in association with YouPic proudly brings to you an interview with renowned wildlife photographer David Yarrow.<p>David Yarrow one of the …

Meet the Woman Who's Hacking Coding

Claire Shorall thinks one simple change can close the gender gap in computer science: Make everyone do it.<p>On her first day of college, Claire Shorall mentally prepared to introduce herself to the room of strangers in her Intro to Engineering Computation class. The professor suggested that everyone …

Education

I’m not a paranoid person, but my experience making a film about human rights in China gave me a sense of fear that I think westerners don’t comprehend<p>Last December, one of China’s most prominent human rights lawyers, Pu Zhiqiang, was put on trial for “picking quarrels and provoking trouble,” a …

Human Rights

A Night to Remember at the Vatican: Pictures

THE SELECTS: ‘On Yoga, The Architecture of Peace’

Fake it ’til you become it: The science of self-perception

In the 1960s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman was trying to understand the relationship between fear and learning when he stumbled upon an unexpected phenomenon.<p>In the experiment, Seligman gave a group of dogs an electric shock they couldn’t escape. Eventually, they learned to stop trying to …

Seven sex scenes in movies that might be real sex

Longtime provocateur Gaspar Noé returns to NYC movie theaters with <i>Love</i>, a sexually explicit romance shot in 3-D—one, it should be said, that makes …

Could Speeding Up Lightroom Really Be This Easy?! (No Hardware Purchase Required)

Lightroom like many of the best tools in any trade can be both friend and foe. What Lightroom is currently able to do, and where it’s going, is …

Spotlight: Photographer and Web Designer Eric E. Anderson

<b>My name is</b> Eric E. Anderson and I live in Brooklyn, NY. I am a web designer, a template developer at Squarespace and a practicing photographer in my offscreen time. Originally from Kansas City, I am the son of an engineer and artist. I’m equally my father’s and mother’s son, inheriting both the …

Social Media

Photographer of the week: Svetlana Melik-Nubarova

' .This week we will look deeper into Svetlana Melik-Nubarova's impressive and fascinating portraiture work. She is not only an accomplished artist …

Why ‘Mom’ and ‘Dad’ Sound So Similar in So Many Languages

The story of a strange linguistic coincidence<p>Is there anything inherently “doggy” about the word “dog”? Obviously not—to the French, a dog is a <i>chien</i>, to Russians a <i>sobaka</i>, to Mandarin Chinese-speakers a <i>gǒu</i>. These words have nothing in common, and none seem any more connected to the canine essence …

Linguistics

Police in Kingston upon Thames discover marijuana plants growing in area the size of a football pitch<p>A cannabis “forest” has been discovered by police officers in a leafy borough of south-west London.<p>About 150 marijuana plants surrounded by native plant life were found by police officers from …

South West London

Puppy taken from homeless man by animal rights activists

This heartbreaking footage shows a homeless man crying in despair as his puppy is taken from him by animal rights activists in Paris<p>A video of animal rights activists snatching a puppy off an apparently distraught homeless man in Paris has caused widespread outrage in France.<p>An alleged …

See Breathtaking Photos of the Galapagos Islands on the Anniversary of Darwin's Voyage

Caption from LIFE. A giant tortoise, sensing danger, draws in its head with a hiss of alarm. It weighs 500 pounds, measu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Alfred …

This Wildfire Escape Video Is a Drive Through Hell on Earth

He's lucky to be alive.<p>Wildfires ravaged Northern California this weekend. The "Valley Fire" in Lake County, northwest of Sacramento started as a 50-acre blaze on Saturday afternoon, growing steadily to a 50,000-acre inferno by Sunday night. A resident of the area—mulletFive on YouTube—recorded his …

Northern California

Why Airline Travel Sucks (It’s Partially Your Fault)

Speaking on the condition of anonymity, one industry insider brashly explains why air travel has gotten so admittedly bad.<p>We’ll call him Mr. X. He has decades of experience working with some of the biggest players in the airline industry. And he hates flying every bit as much as you do.<p>The …

Royal palaces you can visit

Apollo 14 astronaut claims peace-loving aliens prevented 'nuclear war' on Earth

From “The Day the Earth Stood Still” to “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” to “E.T.,” pop culture is filled with stories about friendly, curious extraterrestrials visiting Earth to learn more about mankind. For Apollo 14 veteran Edgar Mitchell that plotline is less fiction than it is reality. The …

I read the 100 “best” fantasy and sci-fi novels - and they were shockingly offensive

Why are so many of NPR's list of best science fiction books so misogynistic, and why can't we move past our nostalgia for them?<p>When it comes to the …

Science Fiction

This is why Elon Musk's SpaceX has been buying up SolarCity's bonds

On occasion celebrity entrepreneur Elon Musk’s three companies —electric car company Tesla, rocket firm SpaceX and solar installer SolarCity — end up …

The Islamic historian who can explain why some states fail and others succeed

I have a new Kindle Single out, an essay on the 14th century Islamic historian Ibn Khaldun, who can rightly claim to be called the ‘father of social science’.<p>Ibn Khaldun is underrated in the west, compared to the other great philosophers and historians of the ages, but he enjoys a cult following …

Photos: Stunning images of California’s 21 wildfires show nature’s terrible beauty in action

When California governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency this weekend (Aug. 1), he said that severe drought and recent extreme weather have turned the state into a “tinderbox.” There are 21 wildfires raging throughout California today (Aug. 3), with many of them sparked by lightning …

Hiroshima: 70 years on, one survivor remembers the horror of the world's first atomic bombing

As Japan marks 70 years since the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atom bombs, Yukiko Nakabushi talk about her crusade against nuclear weapons<p>It was a warm summer’s morning and five-year-old Yukiko Nakabushi was the first to arrive at nursery school. She sat playing quietly as she waited for her friends to …

Aerial Photographs Reveal The Gorgeous Geometry Of L.A. And NYC

Seeking order from above chaotic cities.<p>When he was a teenager, photographer Jeffrey Milstein swept out hangars at the Santa Monica airport in exchange for the chance to fly a Cessna 150 around Los Angeles. Today, he rents helicopters to capture aerial shots of the urban landscape. His meticulously …

Earth from space in 4K: watch Nasa's stunning new footage

Nasa has recorded a stunning new look at life 250 miles above Earth, with a series of 4K videos shot on board the International Space Station showing …

A Quick Portrait "Finishing Move" in Lightroom

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, July 27, 2015 in Adjustment Brushes, Featured, Lightroom Tips | 11 comments<p>Hi Gang (and Happy Monday). 🙂<p>This isn’t …

A Scientist Deploys Light And Sound To Reveal The Brain

Lihong Wang creates the sort of medical technology you'd expect to find on the starship Enterprise.<p>Wang, a professor of biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has already helped develop instruments that can detect individual cancer cells in the bloodstream and oxygen …

Imaging

Earth's orbiting observatories and their literally awesome images

While the Voyager 1 probe, launched in 1977, cruises into interstellar space (the farthest man-made object from Earth) and missions like New Horizons capture snaps from the outskirts of the solar system, we've been keeping the heavy hitters close to home. Massive space telescopes that scan the …

Astronomy