Karla Ranger Trujillo

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4 Secrets to Reading Body Language Like an Expert

How important is body language?<p>55% of what you convey when you speak comes from body language. In fact, when you’re speaking about something …

DNA from 4,500-year-old Ethiopian reveals surprise about ancestry of Africans

DNA from a man who lived in Ethiopia about 4,500 years ago is prompting scientists to rethink the history of human migration in Africa.<p>Until now, the conventional wisdom had been that the first groups of modern humans left Africa roughly 70,000 years ago, stopping in the Middle East en route to …

Anthropology

TinyMOS Aims to Be the GoPro of Astrophotography

The Tiny1 is a new camera that’s being developed by a three-person startup called TinyMOS over in Singapore. The tiny aluminum-bodied camera aims to …

Confronting Violence: The Unsung Impact of Nurses

It recently occurred to me that living in a world of <i>Law & Order SVU</i> has inadvertently enabled us to take huge accomplishments in confronting the continuing issue of domestic violence for granted.<p>If you are like me, you may, on occasion, get sucked into the SVU marathons popular on USA. You know the …

How Junipero Serra Helped Shape California

While Pope Francis is in Washington this week, he is scheduled to canonize Junipero Serra — an 18th century Spanish missionary and the founder of California's storied network of missions.<p>The canonization of Serra prompts a robust debate: Was the Franciscan friar, as the pontiff proclaims, a saint? …

The Sony a7S II is a Low-Light Monster with a Max ISO of 409,600 and Internal 4K

Sony today unveiled the new a7S II, a full-frame mirrorless camera that’s designed for amazing low light performance: its ISO range is 100-102400, …

Video: How to Use the Sun During Shoots at Sunrise, Noon, and Magic Hour

The sun can be a photographer’s best friend: it is a constant source of light that lasts all day and doesn’t require any power from your end to keep …

On Capturing Beauty in the Mundane

Detroit, 2013Dear friend,I want to share you with excitement a new idea that I got, from William Eggleston. The concept is quite simple (and I know I …

Street Photography

6 Essential Tips for DSLR Video

Nowadays, it seems that the majority of DSLR, mirrorless, and even point-and-shoot cameras have video features. In fact, the video features on the …

Are You A Femme Queer Woman? Looking For Love? There's An App For That

We all know dating in the queer community can be tough.<p>Dating in the digital age can be tough -- especially when you have to fight for the world to recognize your identity as a legitimate one.<p>As a result of their traditionally feminine gender presentation, lesbians that identify as "femme" often …

11 must-see San Francisco destinations that most people don't know about

In case you've been considering a sojourn to California, we've picked out some hidden gems of San Francisco.<p>Even if you don't make trip to the West Coast, you can live vicariously by scoping each destination on Maps.

San Francisco

Photographer Spotlight: Nina Leen

Caption that accompanied this picture in the May 16, 1955, issue of LIFE: "Lucky today wears natty straw hat and faces t<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Nina Leen—Time & …

6 Reasons Why Long Distance Train Travel Is Worth It

Taking a long-distance train is not the fastest mode of transportation, but it’s certainly much more relaxing than being crammed into flying metal tube with 150 of your closest friends. As long as you’re not in a hurry, it’s a great way to unplug, de-stress and maybe even meet some new friends. …

George Washington Carver: Renaissance Man

'I'm an American Without Documentation': The Trials and Tribulations of an Undocumented College Student

Nestor Gomez - <i>MPR Photo/Matt Sepic</i><p>Originally from a small town in Nayarit, Mexcio, Nestor Gomez always had a passion for a career in Engineering that is deeply rooted in his love for the environment. As a teenager, Nestor started organizing for social, environmental and food justice with "Tamales y …

Does newer, more expensive necessarily mean better? What makes a "good" lens mechnically and optically? More of an intro piece than advanced discussion.

<i>Last updated on June 27, 2012</i><p>Introduction<p>In this article, we'll take a look at what makes a "good" lens and the various aspects one must look at when …

10 Amazing Lesbian Sex Scenes Conveniently Found on Netflix

Oh Netflix, how we love you. In fact, we’re not even sure what we love most. It might be the endless hours of exciting, often original programming at …

Now even California's fog is disappearing

<a href="http://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=90599377&src=id">Radoslaw Lecyk</a>/Shutterstock<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our …

Jill’s San Francisco

<b>Jill Schneider</b>‘s career as a photojournalist takes her all around the world, but her hometown of San Francisco always calls her back. A high school photography teacher and leader for National Geographic Student Expeditions, Jill is also a frequent Intelligent Travel contributor. Here are some of …

Marco Casino, From Train Surfing to Townships

<i>Italian photographer Marco Casino is a Leica Ambassador, the co-founder of Made in Milan studio, one of IdeasTap and Magnum’s 30 under 30, and most recently, the first place winner of Best Short Feature in the 2014 World Press Photo Multimedia contest.</i><p>When storytellers set out to explore an idea, …

Women Work to Save Native Bees of Mexico

So much bee news lately is gloomy, I thought it would be nice to highlight a happy story. Central America has a centuries-long history of native bee …

Pictures of Chile

See photos of Chile, including Easter Island, Torres del Paine, Santiago, and more, in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Top Six Alternate Routes to Machu Picchu

Looking for an off-the-beaten-path route to Machu Picchu? Check out this list of the top six alternative routes to the Inca masterpiece.<p>There’s nothing like the satisfaction of approaching Machu Picchu on one’s own two feet, which is why the classic Inca Trail hike has become so popular in recent …

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

La Santa Cecilia: Latinoamérica va por su Grammy

Nos acercamos cada vez más a la entrega número 56 de los premios Grammy y mientras nos preparamos para viajar junto al canal TNT para cubrir en vivo …

Take A Trip To Downtown L.A. With La Santa Cecilia

Named for the patron saint of musicians, La Santa Cecilia has deep roots in the immigrant community of Los Angeles. Yet the band's six members draw inspiration not only from their rich heritage, but also from their everyday lives growing up embedded in American culture.<p>During a short, recent trip …