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This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

Art

10+ YouTube Channels to Learn How to Draw for Free

As one of the most basics skills of any artist, drawing is an essential part of the creative process. Centuries later, we still remain fascinated by the sketches in Leonardo's notebooks and Picasso's poetic line art, each for their respective ability to show us the purest form of an artist's skill. …

Red Light

These Are the Best Books of February

Books about time travel, insider trading, and haunted videotapes—plus George Saunders's first novel.<p><i>All Our Wrongs Today</i> by Elan Mastai<p>There are two timelines: One is a post-scarcity world, a utopian version of Earth where things resemble the retrofuturism of <i>The Jetsons</i> (flying cars, jetpacks, …

Fifteen years of capturing girlhood with Valerie Phillips

Valerie Phillips has been snapping our focus onto the uninhibited realities of female youth that others are so quick to bypass or deny entirely: bare faces, messy hair, unshaven bodies, and the inimitable energy that belongs exclusively to youth. These are all feelings “Valerie seems unable to not …

Books

How Group Of YouTubers Pulled Off The Greatest Long Con Troll Job of All Time

The group, which makes YouTube videos and branded content for companies like KFC and Taco Bell, spent 2 1/2 years on a crowdfunding con job.<p>The dirty secret about crowdfunding is that there are zero guarantees that the project you’re buying into will ever actually exist. It’s at the point now where …

iPhone 7 Camera Review: Rwanda

HANGIE is a Minimalist Wall Mount for Displaying Cameras

HANGIE is a new minimalist mount that lets you elegantly display your cameras on your walls. The 3D-printed design has a slim-profile that makes your …

Wooden Desktop Arcade Might Be the Most Beautiful Retro Hardware I've Ever Seen

8Bitdo, the company behind those Bluetooth SNES and NES controllers that let you play classic 8 and 16-bit games without annoying wires, is teasing …

This Awesome Time-Lapse Pregnancy Will Leave Your Head Spinning

Nine months have never gone by so quickly!<p>When you're pregnant, sometimes you wish you could just hit the "fast-forward" button and get to the good part already; you know, when the baby is out! Well, a new time-lapse video shows a pregnancy from start to finish in just seconds. Too bad the real …

Pregnancy

3 Videos Every Company Should Have to Get Started on YouTube

There is a lot of talk about how effective video is as a part of a company’s marketing toolkit. That being said, it can be hard to know what type of …

Videography

Video Production Pricing: 17 Experts Share Their Tips • Filmmaking Lifestyle

If there’s one subject that I get asked for an article on more than any other, it’s pricing. Video production pricing is a complex subject and there …

Filmmaking

19 Science Fiction Shows And Movies To Binge On While The Blizzard Has Trapped You Inside

Winter Storm Jonas pretty much has the East Coast stuck inside this weekend, which means that you’re probably sitting in front of your television …

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Investing

This Year, VR Finally Comes of Age

Samsung’s Gear VR and Google Cardboard were just the beginning of the revolution: Three major VR platforms hit the market in 2016.<p>There’s one thing that inevitably happens whenever someone gets their first taste of virtual reality.<p>Take a Gear VR to a party, for example, and let a bunch of friends …

Stop Apple Photos from Auto Launching in OS X with One Command

If you’re a Mac user and are annoyed that OS X automatically launches Apple Photos every time you connect a device or insert a memory card, there’s …

OS X

15 thoughts about Star Wars: The Force Awakens

1. There are SPOILERS in this post. If you have not seen the movie, do not continue reading. I’ve only read one other review of the movie, so much of …

Impressive GTA 5 PC Mod Adds 4K Textures, Reworks Vehicles, Improves Relationships

A new Grand Theft Auto V PC mod offering a comprehensive set of tweaks and changes has been released. The mod, created by Josh Romito, is titled "The Pinnacle of V," and delivers considerably more than just a nip and tuck for graphics.<p>"Not only is this a visual enhancement, but literally every …

Grand Theft Auto

EZSTAX Closet Organizers STAY Organized with our interlocking dividers

The EZSTAX Organization System Will Help You STAY Organized in Your Closet, Dresser, Laundry Room, Suitcase, and Office!<p>It's EZ to STAY Organized …

Exquisite Artworks by Wojtek Fus

We're seeing much more female characters under the spotlight these days, and hopefully we're gonna see even more in the future! Among the Jedi, there …

Movies

The 15 Best, Warmest Movies To Stream On Netflix This November

stay toasty on the couch.<p>November is bleak, yo. In more than half the country, everything outside drops dead, the sun only gives us, like, 20 minutes of light a day, and the wind bites at your arms. Oh, and then there’s that whole Thanksgiving deal, which—let’s face it—is just as likely to drive …

Cibele Is a Crazy-Real Game About Falling in Love Online

The first time game designer Nina Freeman fell in love and had sex was with a man she met in an online role-playing game. After slowly building a …

The 22 best sushi restaurants in America

Long-vanished are the days when mainstream America recoiled at the thought of ingesting raw fish: today, even heartland supermarket delis stock spicy …

Japan

This Stop-Motion Video of a Child’s Imagination Took 1.5 Years to Make

PermaGrin Films just released this new short film titled “Imagination.” It’s a mind-bending stop-motion journey that follows a child through his …

The fear of being found, Hoda Rostami