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8 (New) Energy Efficient Materials Architects Should Know

Whether architects are trying to meet the Architecture 2030 Challenge or pursuing their own mission to save energy, they have an opportunity to …

Too much stress can make you physically ill. Researchers now may know why.

It took a serious illness to remind me that no amount of achievement or money is worth losing one's health.<p>Jan.21.2018 / 9:40 AM ET<p>It’s not a surprise when cold and flu season strike once a year with aches, pains and bodily misery. However, something even more virulent has the ability to make us …

Immunotherapy

How the Camera on the $1,000 Google Pixel 2 Compares to a $20,000 Hasselblad X1D Camera

YouTuber Tyler Stalman recruited his photographer friend Jason Ang who owns a Hasselblad X1D over to help him to conduct a side by side comparison …

Dark-Night Chocolate Cake

Step 1<p>Preheat Oven to 350° Fahrenheit heat.<p>Step 2<p>Line the baking tray with greased parchment paper. Mix cocoa powder and just enough milk over flame …

There's Now "Very Strong Evidence" That Alcohol Can Directly Damage DNA

Well, crap.<p>There is an increasing body of evidence linking alcohol consumption to an increased cancer risk - and now scientists in the UK believe …

11 Things People Think Are Terrible For Your Diet That Actually Aren't

Whee!<p>I'm used to the shaming look I get from my peers when I crack open a can of sugar-free Red Bull. The questions – and judgement – never end. …

How to Brighten Portraits in Only 2 Minutes in Photoshop

Today Phlearn teach you a quick, effective way to brighten your portraits. Never again worry about the desaturated, unnatural skin tone that can come …

5 Henri Cartier-Bresson Photography Composition Lessons

Henri Cartier-Bresson was the master of photography composition.<p>Below are some visual analyses of his pictures.<p>1. Bicycle // Henri Cartier-Bresson …

Street Photography

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

<i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t focus on enough: body alignment outside the studio walls. …

Aperture Priority & Shutter Priority VS. Manual Exposure | Which do Pros Use?

It is a pretty strong stereotype among experienced photographers to always, <i>always, ALWAYS,</i> shoot in manual exposure, and justifiably so! However, …

Aperture

Is there an easy way to delete masses of emails in Gmail?

Alan’s Gmail inbox needs tidying up, and it’s easy to sort emails and save space using built-in search commands. But not before he makes a back up<p>Is there an easy way of doing mass deletes in Gmail? I’ve rather let the inbox grow, and I would like to trim it. Manual deletion would take forever. …

How to photograph the stars: 9 steps to stunning night images

With the right settings, a camera can literally mix heaven and earth. The night sky can create some stunning images, but since cameras are at their …

Landscape Photography

What Makes a Good Photo Great? — Kaboompics Blog

Hello everyone! Are you enjoying this (black) Friday? Hope you do 😉 We’re celebrating it as well. You’ll find out that every. single. photo. on …

Landscape Photography

Hasselblad Cameras Now Within the Reach of More Photographers with Latest Program Announcement

Have you ever thought about Hasselblad cameras but are scared away by the prices attached to that gear?<p>Now even more budget-conscious photographers …

Photography

Quick Guide to the Rule of Thirds for Artists and Photographers

Most creatives, from painters to photographers, will have come across the Rule of Thirds at some point. Anyone who deals in producing visually appealing work will have had this golden guideline pushed on them in order to achieve a balanced composition. But what is the Rule of Thirds? And where does …

Landscape Photography

Amazing Urban Photography by Charles Brabin

Charles Brabin is an English photographer whose black and white images of urban and industrial scenes are infused with a dynamic energy despite the …

Photography

Nine essential tips for photographing fireworks

<b>Photographing fireworks is remarkably easy, but a little preparation and thinking will help you get the best shots at your local display. Andrew</b> …

Landscape Photography

Trump’s Official Portrait and the Language of Lighting

Nine months after taking office, the White House has finally released official portraits of both President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike …

JPEG vs. PNG: Which image-saving format is the better one to use?

In the world of digital imaging, there are two image formats that prevail above all else: JPEG (or JPG) and PNG.<p>At first glance, a single image shown …

Tutorials

LOCLEN Electa Fountain Pen Black

The LOCLEN Electa is probably one of the strangest fountain pen designs we've seen for a while. The short cap is threaded, with matching threads at …

Fountain Pens

Australia's Economic Miracle Depends On Immigration. So Why Curb It?

Australia is a land of sunshine, blue skies, sandy beaches and seemingly endless economic growth. No wonder so many people want to move there.<p>With more than 28% of its population having been born overseas, Australia is the clear immigration leader among major developed countries. Only tiny …

Australia

Why Photos of the Eiffel Tower at Night are Illegal

You can almost never find videos or photos of the Eiffel Tower at night on stock sites. Why is this? Because the Eiffel Tower is copyrighted when …

Projects — Little Models

Little Models has worked with some of Australia's leading architects on projects ranging from single residential dwellings to large-scale, urban …

Urban Planning

The architect banishing straight lines from China's cities

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chinese skylines have been subjected to tremendous change over the past decade. Heritage sites and huge swaths of traditional housing have been razed and replaced with soaring towers symbolizing wealth, development and power.<p>With hundreds of millions of people set to migrate from rural …

Architecture

30 Cool Photography Links to Enjoy With Your Morning Coffee

We've really enjoyed another action packed week in the wide world of photography, with writers and artists from all genres publishing photos and blog …

Kengo Kuma’s first U.S. home is an indoor-outdoor masterpiece

The Suteki home was built as part of a residential showcase in Happy Valley, Oregon<p>Hot off the heels of his expansion of the Portland Japanese Garden, architect Kengo Kuma has designed a house in Happy Valley, Oregon, for Yokohama-based homebuilding company Suteki.<p>Built as part of Metro Portland’s …

The Best of Sketching in 2016

From traditional to digital and everything in between<p>We noticed a popularity in sketching articles this year, ranging from traditional pen and paper …

How Does My Camera Work?

These days, you’d be hard pressed to find a person that doesn’t own some sort of camera. But considering the high number of camera owners globally, …

Shutter Speed

7 prefab homes that impressed us in 2016

Another prefabulous year behind us!<p>The idea that prefab homes can provide an efficient alternative to traditional construction is no longer news. Besides digging deep into all kinds of prefab dreams percolating throughout the last century, Curbed also been sharing plenty of prefab options currently …