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How to Choose the Right Lens for Landscape Photography

Focal length and perspective make a big difference in the outcome of your landscape photography, which means you should familiarize yourself with how …

Night Sky Time-Lapse Captures Trippy Star Trails in 360 Degrees

We’ve seen both night sky and 360º time-lapses before, but we hadn’t ever run across an amalgamation of the two until earlier this week when we …

Earth may have underground 'ocean' three times that on surface

After decades of searching scientists have discovered that a vast reservoir of water, enough to fill the Earth’s oceans three times over, may be trapped hundreds of miles beneath the surface, potentially transforming our understanding of how the planet was formed.<p>The water is locked up in a mineral …

Nissan GT-R and Jaguar F-Type meet for time trial battle [w/poll]

It seems that the Jaguar F-Type Coupe R is the performance coupe du jour. First, <i>Motor Trend</i> challenged it against a Porsche 911 on video to see how it fared. Now, <i>Autocar</i> in the UK is pitting the Jag against the latest iteration of the Nissan GT-R around a small course in a time trial battle.<p>On …

NASA Releases Updated Ultra Deep Field Image, Depicts 10K Galaxies

In their seemingly never-ending effort to amaze us mere mortals, NASA has released yet another jaw-dropping Ultra Deep Field image. The above image …

Spied! Millennium Falcon Being Constructed for Star Wars: Episode VII!

<i>Update, 9/11: An intrepid, camera-toting pilot managed to capture a more complete-looking Millenium Falcon and an accompanying X-wing fighter while flying over an airfield in Britain. The aerial photo was tweeted by user FlyMAC, and it shows the Falcon prop’s impressive scale, as well as the</i> …

Listen to the Volkswagen Golf R400 light off

The four-banger has growl.<p>Jason Cammisa just strapped testing equipment to a Mk7 Golf R; the numbers were good—better than the last Golf R by every measure—but the car left him a little cold. Maybe the R400 will be the car we want the 2015 Golf R to be.<p><b>READ THIS: The Golf R400 has 395 hp and will</b> …

Peer inside the Corvette Z06's monster 650-hp V8

The LT4 gets the cutaway treatment.<p>This is the new American face of shock-and-awe horsepower tactics: a pushrod engine whose power density and output make the European exotics look foolish for all their overhead-cam trickery. It's such a typically American engineering tour de force that I'm …