Lucas Kennedy

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This stunning photo of the northern lights looks exactly like a phoenix taking flight

Apparently, clouds aren't the only ones forming crazy shapes in the sky these days.<p>As if the northern lights needed to be any more impressive, Icelandic photographer Hallgrimur P. Helgason shared a photo he took of the northern lights that bears a shocking resemblance to a phoenix -- the giant, …

Northern Lights

Photographer captures London devoid of people. The result? Amazing

<i>[Editor’s note: This is the second in a series exploring empty streets of big cities from photographer Genaro Bardy. His first was shot in Paris and</i> …

Judge: Monkey Does Not Own Copyright For Selfie

A federal judge said that the Copyright Act does not cover animals.<p>The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals or PETA filed the lawsuit last year against nature photographer David Slater and his company, Blurb, in order to make the 6-year-old macaque Naruto the copyright holder of the images, …

River Song’s death has been updated with scenes from the Doctor Who Christmas special and now it all makes sense

The Husbands of River Song makes River's sacrifice for Ten even more emotional<p>It’s a devil trying to pin down River Song’s timeline – as the Doctor …

Feast your eyes on the stunning pictures that won this year's iPhone Photography Awards

1/<p>This haunting image by Seattle-based Ben Schuyler won first place in the "Abstract" category.<p>Ben Schuyler / IPP Awards<p>2/<p>Light and shadows …

Awards

How Bad Are Arctic Winters? One Photo Says It All.

If you were idly wondering what it might be like to visit the High Canadian Arctic in the dead of winter, this incredible new shot of a cup of hot …

Must-Read Tips For Taking Amazing iPhone Photos

Apple’s iPhone is an incredibly popular smartphone—in fact, the odds are decent that you’re reading this story on one right now. But beyond using it …

Mobile Photography

Photographer Captures Perfectly Symmetrical Kingfisher Dive After 6 Years and 720,000 Pictures

Capturing the “perfect shot” is sometimes years in the making—just ask Scottish photographer Alan McFadyen. He devoted about 4,200 hours and 720,000 exposures in order to photograph a kingfisher making a precisely symmetrical dive into its reflection on a lake.<p>McFadyen has admired the small, …

Photography

J.K. Rowling's new play will be the 'eighth Harry Potter story'

Focusing on Harry and Albus Potter<p>J.K. Rowling has revealed more details about <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i>, a two-part play that will open in London's West End next year. The first official theatrical adaptation of the Harry Potter story is set 19 years after the book's main timeline finishes …

The Nikon Df Camera Review by Steve Huff

Boeing's crazy new metal is 99.99% air

A new video released by Boeing this week touts that the company has invented a metal that’s “99.99 percent air” for future use in airplanes, cars and other objects.<p>The metal is a microlattice, made up of a series of tubes in a criss-cross pattern and air gaps between each intersection. The …

Opinion: Apple’s real cash pile is 99% smaller than you think

You’re one of millions of loyal Apple stockholders. And if there’s anything you love more than your new iPhone 6s, it’s the huge $203 billion in …

Finance

How to Capture a Photo of a Bubble Bursting

Set yourself a high-speed challenge: Capture a bursting bubble I have always loved the idea of photography as being a way of taking an instant out of …

How to cancel your Apple Music subscription before the free trial ends

It’s almost the end of September, which not only means the evenings are starting to draw in for most of us, but also that Apple Music’s three-month free trial is about to come to an end — with the $9.99 per month premium service kicking in from October.<p>After its Apple Music Emmys ad, Apple is …

Forecast Bar is the next best thing to having Dark Sky on your Mac

Forecast Bar brings all the features you love about awesome weather app Dark Sky to a Mac app. Not only does it look similar to Dark Sky, but it’s powered by the same Forecast API, which means you’re getting the same accurate weather predictions.<p>Forecast Bar also works the way you want it to. Keep …

How to be human: moving on after heartbreak

<i>Leah Reich</i> <i>was one of the first internet advice columnists. Her column "</i><i>Ask Leah</i><i>" ran on IGN, where she gave advice to gamers for two and a half years. After IGN, she completed her PhD in sociology, but so many people mixed it up with psychology that she figured she might as well</i> <i>get back into giving</i> …

The Story of How My ISS Photo Went TOTALLY Viral

Here’s my story on what it’s like to have a photo go totally viral around the world. After accidentally capturing a portrait with the ISS in the …

Time I

Ford GT Test Mule Spotted on Detroit Freeway

YouTuber “Dr. Scandalous” caught a pretty amazing sight during what would otherwise have been an everyday Detroit commute: A gnarly looking Ford GT test mule cruising among regular traffic. This is something you don’t see every day—and something that pretty much nobody outside of Ford’s skunkworks …

Modern Doctor Who: an episode roadmap for beginners

Maps To TV Shows: Is there a popular show you’d really like to watch but you just don’t have time to wade through years of it all at once? Do you …

TV Series

Sarah Michelle Gellar's Tribute to Robin Williams on One-Year Anniversary of His Death

Sarah Michelle Gellar took to Instagram on Monday night to pay tribute to her former TV dad Robin Williams on the one-year anniversary of his …

A Tribute to the Original Nikkor 24-70 f/2.8, the Lens That Saved My Career

With this week’s announcement of the new Nikkor 24-70 VR, I wanted to take a moment to look back on what its predecessor, the 24-70mm f/2.8G, has …

Time I

Sunflower Fields in Bloom in Japan

Tokyo

Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people?

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

Stanford University

BBC Latest News - Doctor Who - Oswald for the Win! 13 of Clara’s Best Moments…

Oswald for the Win! 13 of Clara’s Best Moments…<p>The Doctor Who Team<p><b>We recently brought you 12 of the Doctor’s greatest moments but because Clara has always got to go one better, we now present 13 of Clara’s best moments…</b><p>Taking over the Asylum (of the Daleks)<p>Jenna Coleman’s Doctor Who debut gave us …

Dodging and Burning Tips For Commercial Beauty Retouching | Julia Kuzmenko McKim

Commercial beauty retouching is as intricate as it is tedious. Retouchers can spend many, many hours on one single image, as we’ve seen in timelapse …

Tutorials

The most important new features coming to your iPhone that Apple didn't tell you about

Big changes include an improved version of Siri, an iPad split-screen mode, and new Maps features.<p>But there are tons of tidbits Apple didn't mention. Now that developers with early access to the trial version have played with it, here are some other key features.<p><i>(These are based on the iOS 9 beta</i> …

Why Jony Ive’s promotion means more design, not less