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How to Get the Perfect Portrait Angle as Proven by 'Science'

Surprisingly small changes to the position of your camera can actually make your images much more successful. Ed over at Photos In Color decided to …

Here's an easy way to make party photos look even more fun

As much as I loved gigs that took only a few hours and fit neatly into my class schedule, I found this job difficult to do well.<p>Date nights, mixers, crush parties, and formals all tend to take place in dark, crowded, ugly clubs — the kind of settings that require flash photography, which isn't good …

5 Reasons More Photographers Are Choosing Squarespace (Sponsored)

When it comes to websites, it’s safe to say that photographers are held to a higher standard. While other businesspeople can sometimes get away with …

7 Ideas to Help You Fight Gear Acquisition Syndrome

Gear acquisition syndrome (commonly referred to as G.A.S.), one could successfully argue, is the bane of every photographer’s existence. The …

7 Post-Processing Tips to Improve Your Travel Photographs

<i>Today, professional photographer Laurence Norah of Finding the Universe, finishes his five part series on taking better travel photos. Photographs</i> …

Move Over, Graphene: Borophene Could Be the Strongest Material Ever

Graphene is the best-known two-dimensional material, with its atom-thick layers proving plenty of fascinating material properties. But now a team of …

7 Honest Pieces Of Advice For Scientists From A 90-Year-Old Nobel Laureate

"What do you say to male academics who don't support women in science?" "I don't speak to them."<p>BuzzFeed Science spoke to him before his birthday about what he's seen change over his long career in science, what still needs to, and what advice he has for young scientists today.<p>When he won the Nobel …

Opinion: How we built a robot that can evolve – and why it won't take over the world

By allowing the mother to restlessly create hundreds of new shapes and gait patterns for her children, she produced designs that a human engineer …

6 to Follow: Social Media Masters

Like blogs, social media has matured and become a major source of news and information for people. What was once a way to keep up with the Joneses became a lucrative, serious media platform for publishers, businesses and entrepreneurs. If you’re trying to spread the word about your company, looking …

Social Media

Top 10 Tips for Family Photo Poses

In both studio and on-location photography, the right family poses make the difference between stunning memories and forgettable snapshots. Most …

HDR Photography: How To Do It And Why

In today’s DSLR photo tip, we will discuss HDR photography, how to do it, and why.<p>For some reason, this has become a real hot button issue with …

A flying video drone for $35: The Cheerson CX-10C Nano

Meet your new favorite flying toy! The Cheerson CX-10C Nano Drone with Camera is a tiny quadcopter is small enough to rest on the tip of your finger, and can easily maneuver through small spaces with acrobatic finesse while recording crystal-clear video and photography.<p>It’s tons of fun for …

Japanese police want to fight illegal drones with bigger drones

The new set of rules are designed to improve safety as the remotely controlled machines grow rapidly in popularity. It means unmanned aircraft weighing more than 200 grams can no longer be flown in designated built-up areas, a law that overnight brings an end to all drone flights over Tokyo's 23 …

Unmanned Aircraft

Could Tokyo's Net-Equipped Drones Be The Solution To Drone Threats?

The Metropolitan Police Department's drone squad aims to prevent terrorism and other threats from unmanned aircraft.<p>In response to the threat of drone attacks, Tokyo's Metropolitan Police Department has introduced a net-carrying drone designed to capture other unmanned aircraft that fly over …

Drone owners must register with FAA, starting December 21

You might enjoy flying that new drone around the yard this holiday season, but there's a new string attached.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday that US residents must register hobbyist drones by February 19 at its drone registration website. Registration opens December 21 and is free …

What Happens If You're Traveling At The Speed Of Light And Turn On Your Headlights?

One of the most popular questions from our "ask a physicist" feature was, "What happens if you're driving at the speed of light and you turn on your …

8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve

Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't. Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this …

Does infinity really exist?

Our universe appears to be bound by a finite set of laws, yet we often talk about things that go on for an eternity. "Infinity" is a strange idea. …

Wernher von Braun’s bold plan for space exploration

The man who designed the V2 rocket also helped America reach the Moon. And he had a plan for deeper space exploration that was ahead of its time, it appears.<p>On 9 March 1955, 42 million Americans – around a quarter of the total US population at the time – tuned in to watch a new Disney TV series. It …

What is the purpose of the Universe? Here is one possible answer.

The more we learn about the universe, the more we discover just how diverse all its planets, stars, nebulae and unexplained chunks of matter really …

Why a superintelligent machine may be the last thing we ever invent

If you want to know about the future of artificial intelligence then you must read documentary filmmaker James Barrat's new book <i>Our Final Invention</i>. …

How to Start a Wedding Photography Business

So you’re a photographer. And not just any type of photographer—you’re a wedding photographer. You’ve chosen a profession that requires many …

The Zone System in Black and White Photography

Back in the early 1970’s I learned a lesson about depth during the “String Art” craze. It was so popular it was actually being taught in schools. …

How to Make Your Whites Whiter in Photography

When talking about getting the right colours in your photos the best place to start is to talk about white balance. If you don’t know what white …

Landscape Photography

How to Take Stunning Product Photos on a Budget

As with any kind of photography, product photography is all about the light. Getting great lighting for product shots can be somewhat tricky if you …

Scientists have figured out what makes Dr. Seuss so silly

By Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p>Chris Westbury was trying to get work done, and everyone around him kept laughing.<p>As part of a study on aphasia, a speech and language disorder, the University of Alberta psychology professor was running a study in which test subjects were shown strings of letters and asked …

University of Alberta

Ash Carter Opens Up Combat Roles To Women: Here's Why That's A Bad Idea

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter’s historic decision to open up all combat roles to women poses a serious threat to those who serve on the front lines—something that only people who serve in those capacities understand, and something those who do not never will.<p>Yes, this may sound arrogant, …

Science Says It's More Than How You Look that Makes You Attractive

Attractiveness is more than just physical beauty. It is a magnetic force that pulls people together, connecting people of different sizes and shapes. …

University of California

How Stupid Can You Be? Science Counts the Ways

Forrest Gump once said, "Stupid is as stupid does." Turns out, he was right.<p>New research finds that people judge actions as stupid for three primary …

Psychology