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This Unobtrusive Arm Band Will Let You Feel Virtual Reality

The UnlimitedHand adds a new dimension to the VR experience.<p>Virtual reality is getting more immersive and stimulating by the day, but if you try to feel something in VR, your hand will just pass right through the air. A new Japanese startup wants to change that with a VR armband that tricks your …

In the UK, Writing Graffiti Can Get You Sent to Prison

Why are the penalties for unauthorized art so harsh in Britain?<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>I knew things had gone too far when it was announced that graffiti writer Skeam had been found dead, hanging in his prison cell. While many questions have been asked during the inquest into …

6 Ways to Stay Motivated and Inspired with Your Photography

<i>Pedro Quintela is a history teacher, talented photographer, and one of the most motivational people on 500px. His latest piece of sage advice,</i> …

27 Stunning Lakeside Campsites

Photo by Matthew Hosford, Explorer for The Outbound<p>There's something special about waking up at sunrise to a glassy mountain lake outside your tent. If you're ready to make this a reality, check out this list of lakeside campsites and start planning your next adventure.<p>1. Mono Lake<p>California | Car …

Suicide Squad trailer: watch 'the worst of the worst' in action

Warner Bros has unveiled the official Comic-Con trailer for Suicide Squad, the highly anticipated movie in which villains from the DC Comics universe team up for a special mission.<p>“All this good versus evil s--- is played out,” said Suicide Squad director David Ayer (Fury) while introducing the …

Practical Pointers for Getting Your Photos Noticed on Flickr and 500px

You have just composed your photographic masterpiece. After hours of planning, precise composition, and utilizing your technical knowledge, you have …

The Amateur’s Guide to Photography

Don’t Read the ManualOK, I’m assuming you all know how to take a photo with your camera and have fully read the manual……nope, nor did I!You got your …

Types of Camera Lenses

If you’re new to photography, the vast array of lenses on the market might seem a little daunting. There exists not just a range of focal lengths, …

What Are National Geographic Photo Buyers Looking For?

Many photographers dream of getting published in National Geographic and it’s not just the fierce competition keeping them from realizing their …

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Night Photography in the City

For photographers like Jeff Cable, part of the appeal of night photography is the new set of challenges it presents. Cable, whose day job is sports …

What Does it Take to be a National Geographic Photographer?

Many photographers dream of photographing for National Geographic. So much in fact, the magazine has become iconic in the eyes of amateur and …

100 Homes In 100 Days: How A Startup Plans To Rebuild Haiti Where The Red Cross Failed

One by one, New Story is crowdfunding the construction of new homes–and being completely open about how each dollar is spent.<p>After the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti leveled entire neighborhoods, the Red Cross raised half a billion dollars to help rebuild. Five years later, according to a …

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Chimp Vs. Drone: Turns Out Chimpanzees Don't Like Being Spied On, Either

Is this chimp concerned about authorities snapping a picture of his penis, or is this merely the latest skirmish in a global animal uprising?<p>Either way, the message is clear: This chimp does not want that drone in his face. However, as the video reveals, he would like the drone to be in his …

Why Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates Are Terrified of Artificial Intelligence

Stephen Hawking. Bill Gates. Elon Musk. When the world's biggest brains are lining up to warn us about something that will soon end life as we know it -- but it all sounds like a tired sci-fi trope -- what are we supposed to think?<p>In the last year, artificial intelligence has come under …

Revealing Photos of Skylines and Apartment Windows Capture Solitude of City Life

Living among millions of other people and bumping shoulders on overflowing sidewalks doesn't always equate to a sense of community. Ironically, the most thriving metropolis can create the strongest feelings of isolation. French photographer and graphic artist Floriane de Lassee offers an …

Johanna Basford Creates Enchanting Adult Coloring Books

Mesmerizing adult coloring books by Johanna Basford invite grown-ups to pull out a box of Crayolas and return to the time-tested childhood method of unleashing creative energy. Basford, a commercial illustrator and textile designer by trade, has been recognized by her characteristic black-and-white …

Gay Rights, Religious Freedom and the Moral Arc

<i>My friends Jürgen and Heiko, whom I met through my German wife Jennifer, wed in Germany.</i><p>In many European countries same-sex marriage is non-controversial. How long will it take for America to catch up to Europe's respect for human rights? Not long, because the arc of the moral universe is bending …

A Look at Lenny Kravitz’s Photo Book, Exhibition, and Limited Edition Leica M-P

Famous rock star and photographer Lenny Kravitz is having quite a year in the world of photography. In addition to publishing his own photo book and …

Seascapes: Ocean Waves Photographed to Look Like Mountain Ranges

Many photographers capture close-up photos of ocean waves, but photographer Ray Collins has a portfolio of wave shots that stands out. His images of …

The No. 1 Cause Men Care About The Most

Women give more charity than men do, but that gap could potentially be closed if groups paid closer attention to the causes and messaging that speaks most to males.<p>Noticing the nonprofit industry’s tendency to focus its efforts on targeting females, consulting group Good Scout conducted a study on …

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks out against discriminatory anti-LGBT laws

In a straightforward WaPo op-ed, Cook calls Indiana’s recent “religious freedom” law discriminatory and “dangerous”<p>Apple head Tim Cook published a to-the-point op-ed in the Washington Post on Sunday, criticizing the spate of discriminatory so-anti-LGBT measures that have been introduced and passed …

First baby born from IVF technique which eliminates inherited disease

A pioneering IVF technique allows babies at risk from inherited illnesses to be born free of disease<p>The first baby has been born in Europe from a new IVF procedure that checks embryos for devastating genetic disorders.<p>Lucas Meagu was at high risk of inheriting a rare form of muscular dystrophy …

Rape of a Nation - Photographs and text by Marcus Bleasdale | LensCulture

<i>“For a lot of photographers, the photograph is the ultimate goal. But for me, it’s the start of the process…it’s not the individual photograph, it’s what you do with it and who you engage with it that makes it powerful.”</i><p>The continuing human tragedy of Congo is not a statistic. It is a continuing …

18-Year-Old Urbex Photographer Dark.Cyanide Shows Us A Hidden View of NYC

When I asked Dark Cyanide to reveal his real name, he politely declined. Despite his mounting popularity, the photographer is shrouded in mystery, …

Simple Tips to Improve your Travel Photography - Include People in Your Images

Including people in your travel photos can really make them stand out. Here are some simple tips on how you could include people in yours photographs.

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See Everyday Life in New York City’s Projects

Since its initiation in 1935, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has built hundreds of apartment blocks for hundreds of thousands of medium …

Mr. Brainwash: A Street Art Impostor or the "Mozart of Our Century"? - PAPER

Mr. Brainwash. Photo by Alessandro Simonetti<p>The legend of Mr. Brainwash, also known as Thierry Guetta and occasionally just MBW, is one of the most extraordinary in modern art. As a compulsive documentarian of his ever waking moment (30,000 hours of footage in 12 years), the French Los Angelean …