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Snag a Copy of DxO FilmPack 3 Film Emulation Software Completely Free for a Limited Time

If you missed your chance to snag a free license for DxO FilmPack 3 last September/October when they were handing them out for free, you’re in luck! …

Couple Poses Under the Bright Blue Formations of the Mendenhall Glacier Ice Cave

To what extreme would you take a wedding photo? Well as of late we have seen a couple pose in front of a wildfire, and even another bride and groom …

Adventure Travel

Video: Why Some Photographers ‘Can’t Stop Shooting Film’

In terms of marketshare, it’s rather obvious digital photography has the upper hand. Whether it’s convenience or other reasons, digital seems to make …

Award-Winning Photographer Celebrates His Native Japan Through His Glorious Images of Its Evening Phenomena

Growing up amid the environment of rural Japan, Takehito Miyatake developed a strong connection with the wildlife. He would take up photographic …

Nature

DIY Photo Recipe Book

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Remember cookbooks?<p>Those dusty tomes that somehow accumulate on your kitchen shelves but you hardly ever crack open?<p>…

Crafting

Your Twitter Feed May Soon Be Filled With Accounts You Don't Follow

Twitter is quietly testing a new feature that could display tweets in your timeline from accounts you don't follow.<p>The social platform, which is …

Siri won't let Beats into Dr. Dre's party in bizarre new ad

Beats officially became part of Apple today, and the companies are celebrating with a strange new ad in which no one gets to celebrate at all. In the 30-second spot posted to Twitter, Siri overhears two Beats spokes-speakers happily discussing the news about their new corporate owners. Siri's …

Tomato & Mozzarella Salad with Burrata Cheese – How to Make the World's Sexiest Caprese Salad

Travel Photo of the Day

Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.<p>Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at …

Watch the Lollapalooza Webcast Now

This year's Lollapalooza begins today in Chicago's Grant Park. If you couldn't make it, you'll still be able to catch some of the performances as they happen. Starting right now, you can watch select performances via live webcast on Red Bull TV for the duration of the festival, August 1-3.<p>Today's …

Beastie Boys Ad-Rock Strips Down Ratking's 'Canal' With Remix

The rapper helps the trio's lyrics breathe with jazzy orchestration<p>Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock has remixed a song by another rap trio from New York, …

Beastie Boys

How to Shoot Clearer, Better Photos on Your iPhone

I’ve heard it said over and over again that the best camera is the one you have with you. Honestly, I couldn’t agree more. I have an amazing DSLR and yet I find that the majority of my pictures are taken with my iPhone. Unfortunately, our iPhones still struggle in a lot of ways that more advanced …

Mobile Photography

FLOTE Orbit Review

Upon unboxing the <b>FLOTE Orbit ($129.99)</b>, my college-age daughter Marielle enthusiastically grabbed it and asked if she could use it at her dormitory. I granted her request on the condition that she participate in reviewing the product. Here is that review.<p>The FLOTE Orbit is designed specifically for …

Gear & Gadgets
iOS

Apple Reportedly Plans to Sell Phones for Carrier Plans with Early Upgrade Cycle

Buying a new iPhone is great, but two years later you're wanting a new one and can't wait until your contract ends. Several carriers are now accommodating the desire of fanboys to constantly be upgrading to the latest and greatest by offering plans with early upgrade cycles. And the big news is …

Mobile

Dark Chocolate Waffles

Buttermilk brings slight tang and moisture to the batter, while olive oil offers fruity richness. Choose a mild-flavored (not too peppery) type of oil for these waffles.<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>¼ cup (packed) brown sugar<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon …

Breakfast

Beats tweets out awkward Pill + Siri video [Update: Pulled]

The Beats Twitter account shared a link to a strange video that shows an anthropomorphized pair of pill speakers talking to an invisible incarnation …

Striking Photos of Abandoned Philadelphia Lots Overtaken by the Wild

As part of his upcoming book <i>North Philadelphia</i>, photographer Daniel Traub hones in on a particularly moving piece of the urban landscape of inner …

Pictures of the Week 7.31.14

Eid al-Fitr

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

The Making of Ghostbusters: How Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and “The Murricane” Built “The Perfect Comedy”

From a potential lead who died of a drug overdose to a marshmallow man suit that went up in flames, Ghostbusters looked like anything but a slam-dunk when Columbia Pictures made it. How Dan Aykroyd’s big idea led to an all-time comedy classic.<p>For the record, <b>Dan Aykroyd</b> really does believe in …

Jonathan Quick to start vs. Slovakia

SOCHI, Russia -- Los Angeles Kings netminder Jonathan Quick has drawn the starting assignment for Team USA in their first game of the Sochi Olympic …

Shirley Temple’s Life in Pictures

Imagno / Getty Images<p>Shirley Temple was the biggest movie star of the Great Depression, known for having 56 perfect golden ringlets. This 1933 photo …

With the launch of its CDN, it’s clear Apple is just as webscale as Facebook or Google

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Despite all its success over the last decade, for years Apple has been derided as being bad at the cloud. In an era where …

Cloud Computing

Flappy Bird is back, but only on Amazon's Fire TV

After several months flying under the radar, <i>Flappy Bird</i> creator Dong Nguyen is back with his latest game: <i>Flappy Birds Family</i>. The game is, however, only available to download on Amazon's Android App Store, and only works with Amazon's Fire TV set-top box. In our tests, we couldn't install the game …

If you're paranoid about Google Glass, here's a network tool that can shut it down

Google Glass has entered the building. But do you know that it’s here?<p>For the team at Fluke Networks, people wearing Glass in your office isn’t necessarily a good thing. That’s because, to them, Google Glass has the potential to infringe upon your privacy, doing things like recording and …