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The six best programming languages to learn right now

Which languages are most popular among developers due to their high demand, and how to get started learning them.<p>Knowing which programming language …

Programming

Here’s Why ICC Profiles Are So Important for Printing Photos

<b>You can request a free sample pack of Canson Infinity Baryta Prestige here.</b><p>There’s never been a better time to engage in printmaking and the …

Printing

How To Create A Brilliant, Creative Résumé That Distinguishes You From Peers

A memorable résumé isn’t only about presentation, but also about what’s included inside its contents.<br>In this helpful career advice piece from …

How to Make Boring Photos Look Awesome in Lightroom (VIDEO)

Let’s face it, most of the time, photos can look pretty bland when you see them straight out of the camera. And it’s no secret that even the best …

These Lizards Are Full of Green Blood That Should Kill Them

They somehow seem to have evolved this weird trait several times.<p>In 1969, two biologists wrote about three lizards from New Guinea whose insides were green. The color ranged from a deep blue-green to a vivid lime hue, and it was everywhere. The lizards’ bodies, when dissected, revealed green bones, …

Biology

The Best Photo Gear of 2018: TIPA Announces Annual Imaging Product Awards

Shutterbug, a member of the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), once again teamed up with over two dozen other member magazines from around the …

Gallery: Dazzling visions in the 4th Fine Art Photography Awards

The winners of the 4th Fine Art Photography Awards have been revealed and they span everything from extraordinary images of nature to surreal …

Art Photography

This Camera Was Lost at Sea for 2 Years — Its Photos Just Led to Its Owner

An amazing story of one camera’s incredible journey has emerged over in Asia. The Canon camera was lost at sea for <i>over two years</i> before it was …

This dreamy boutique hotel in California is made up of 11 refurbished Airstreams

Anyone looking to blend a little Americana nostalgia with California dreaming will feel right at home in this boutique hotel made up of renovated …

Wallpaper of the Week - Solna Centrum Metro Station

It's been a little while since our last WPW; following up our comeback with the Wallpaper of the Week series, it’s crazy to imagine there’s more than …

A Top Portrait Pro Demonstrates How to Pose Models for Better Boudoir Photos at Home (VIDEO)

Anita Sadowska is a professional fashion photographer based in Dublin, and in this quick tutorial she teams up with an experienced model to …

Photographer Accidentally Captures SpaceX Falcon Heavy Exhaust Plume

Photographer Reuben Wu was at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona last week shooting photos for his gorgeous <i>Lux Noctis</i> project (landscapes …

100-million-year-old spider with a tail longer than its body discovered

A brand new species of arachnid that looks like a spider with a tail has been discovered in Myanmar.<p>The eight-legged creepy crawly is estimated to have scuttled along the forest floors as far back as 100 million years ago.<p>Scientists found the creature trapped in a piece of amber from the …

Gorgeous Tea Packaging by Sabina Loacker

Imbibing tea is a relaxing activity so consuming the packaging should match that same feeling. We're steeping in the beauty of Austrian-based Sabina …

Graphic Design

Google Publishes Free Typographic Guide To Help You Master Web Fonts

Screenshot via Google Design<p><b>If your goal</b> for 2018 is to have keener design senses, you’ve come to the right place. The start of the year has …

This amazing wilderness timelapse of Canada took 6 weeks to shoot and 9 months to edit

Every once in a while, a timelapse comes along that just takes your breath away. You could take almost any frame from such films and it stands up on …

Time-lapse Photography

I trained an AI to copy my voice and it scared me silly

Over the past year, I wrote about a bunch of companies working on voice synthesis technology. They were very much in the early stages of development, and only had some pre-made samples to show off. Now, researchers hailing from the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms at the Universite de …

Machine Learning

22 Home Hacks That'll Make Renters Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Save that security deposit.

Breakthrough study shows how plants sense the world

Plants lack eyes and ears, but they can still see, hear, smell and respond to environmental cues and dangers—especially to virulent pathogens. They …

5 typography trends for 2018

Typography trends – like graphic design trends, or colour trends – rarely appear out of nowhere. Instead, they evolve and grow as they move from the …

Typography

Bizarre, Enormous 16th-Century Map Assembled for First Time

The largest known world map of its time—made of 60 individual sheets—can finally be seen as the mapmaker intended.<p>This colorful and intricately detailed map from 1587 is more than nine feet by nine feet when fully assembled. For the last 430 years, its 60 individual sheets were bound together as an …

56 sqm Apartment

<b>Words by</b> Gian Marco Tosti <b><br>Published on</b> 25 November 2017 <b><br>Category</b> Architecture<br>This cosy apartment is located in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, and …

Interior Design

The Shazam of Typefaces

What is the font of a stop sign, or perhaps American Airlines’ logo? All these and more can be quickly answered with a simple smartphone photo, …

Typography

Motion Design: Why Incompetent People Think They're Amazing

The WWW (Wonderful Women at Wednesday Studio) invited Eze Matteo to collaborate animating some bits of this piece for Ted that explains why …

5 Make-Ahead, High-Protein Breakfasts For When You Have Literally 0 Minutes to Cook

Sometimes you don't even have five minutes to cook breakfast — you have zero. Or negative five minutes, because you're seriously running THAT late. But if you've got a penchant for oversleeping or always seem to be scrambling to get out the door at 8:55 a.m., a little planning ahead can go a <i>long</i> …

Dreaming in Color: 10 Sexy Monochrome Bedrooms

Do you dream of a colorful bedroom? Thanks to architect Jess Thomas we do. Her Brooklyn townhouse is filled with a lot of good ideas—see our recent …

POV Footage of Mountain Biker Doing an Amazing Double Backflip During Downhill Canyon Run

Paris, France freeride mountain biker Antoine Bizet captured POV footage on a GoPro camera of his exhilarating first downhill canyon run at the Red …

Explore Your Favorite Movie Worlds Through Beautiful, Hand-Painted Maps

See the geography and plots of Star Wars, Princess Bride, Lord of the Rings and more laid out from start to finish on these hand-painted maps.<p>Illustrating everything that happens in an action adventure movie like <i>Star Trek</i> on one page is like playing Tetris, according to artist Andrew DeGraff, who …

This Photographer Shot the Same Strangers Going to Work Over 9 Years

How do you photograph the same strangers on the street over the course of nearly a decade? Here’s one strategy: visit the same street corner at the …

Simple Gardening Rules to Spruce Up Your Space

We lucked into a pretty fabulous space for our summertime pop-up store, goop MRKT: The oldest house on the main road through Amagansett, it’s …