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Deter bicycle thieves with this textile-based cable from Tex-Lock

Bicycle chains can be a real drag. The keyed U-locks and combination cables that keep your bike safe are difficult to haul around, being not only …

You can tour the lost stone city of Petra without ever leaving your chair

The concrete jungle has nothing on the stone city of Petra.<p>Thanks to Google’s newest 360-degree experience for Google Cardboard, you can take a trip …

Artificial robotic heart muscles keep pigs alive after heart attacks

For many people with weakened hearts, one solution is a mechanical pump connected to the organ. Tubes carry blood from the heart and help it move …

Take a Free Digital Photography Class From Harvard

Photography isn’t as easy as many people assume, but you <i>can</i> learn the basics on your own. And if you need some structured lessons, this 12-module …

Photography

If You Talk To This Story, The Characters Will Listen

A new wave of virtual reality video games offers incredible tactility, but Untethered considers another layer of immersion: talking.<p>I’ve flown starships. I’ve fired grenade launchers. I’ve won NBA championships. And I’ve played more than my fair share of Solitaire. But as video games make their way …

At $6,500, Fujifilm’s GFX 50S will take on both medium format and full-frame rivals

Fujifilm today announced details on pricing and availability for its new medium format camera, the GFX 50S. The 50-megapixel mirrorless camera will …

Brexit and population increase 'to change UK radically' by 2030

<b>Life in the UK will undergo "radical" change in the 2020s due to Brexit, population changes and jobs being taken by robots, a think tank has predicted.</b><p>The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) said there would be a Brexit "aftershock" and that the UK's exit from the EU would be "the firing …

United Kingdom

The photographer who immortalized Hong Kong's cool - CNN Style

Hong Kong

Why Some Filmmakers Make Viewers Work To Figure Out What’s Going On

<b>WHAT:</b> A new video explores the control of information in last year’s small-scale sci-fi hit, <i>Ex Machina</i>.<p><b>WHO:</b> Michael Tucker of film analysis site, Lessons From the Screenplay.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> Some films, such as 2013’s <i>Upstream Color</i>, can challenge audiences with abstract ideas to the point where they …

Filmmaking

These 3 Commercials Show Brand Storytelling at Its Finest

A lot of great advertising is just about storytelling. And the more compelling, clever, insightful or entertaining the stories are, the better your …

Movie of the Week: “Viktoria”

It took more than two years for the Bulgarian director Maya Vitkova’s first feature, “Viktoria” (which I discuss in this clip), to get from its Sundance première, in January, 2014, to its U.S. theatrical release, this April. The fact that it’s available at all—for that matter, the fact that it …

Genealogy

Why you should not delete images on your memory card using your camera

As many of you know, I spent many years of my life as Director of Marketing at Lexar dealing with the ins and outs of the memory card business. And …

Here Is the Official Video Introducing the adidas Originals x PALACE EQT

Just hours after a first teaser, Palace has now gone ahead and released the full short film introducing the brand new adidas x Palace EQT sneaker and …

Shoes

Alison Scarpulla Photography

Adorable 35 mm analog photography by Alison Scarpulla.More than 3 years have passed since our first and until now only feature of Alison Scarpulla‘s …

Photography

A Conceptual Photography Series About Grief

This is a conceptual photography series about grief.<p>First it Whispers<p>Grounded<p>Land Line<p>Land’s Limit<p>Ceremony of Waiting<p>I Carry Your Heart<p>Ceremony of …

Do This Now: Dramatic Landscapes With Long Exposures | Sony

When you're in the field, you should always look for the best angle, framing, composition options possible. This requires a lot of scouting, precise …

Touching things in VR with your real hands is a total game changer

The first thing you instinctively want to do after strapping on a VR headset and diving into a virtual world is to reach out and touch what you …

Pilot projects show how VR will revolutionize education

A research report recently published in China entitled “The Impact of VR on Academic Performance,” asserts that virtual reality improves student test scores and knowledge retention. VR-based learning also tends to leave no student behind since it is able to appeal to even the least responsive of …

Virtual Reality

Artist Lauren Collin Creates Monochromatic Works at Liaigre

The artist eschews color in favor of textural subtlety at the iconic French brand's Manhattan showroom<p>As hordes of well-heeled connoisseurs, collectors, and socialites descend on Miami this week for the American iteration of Art Basel, there's sure to be much commotion over bright, rainbow-hued …