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Brain Clears Away Old Memories To Form New Ones, New Research Shows (VIDEO)

Do you remember your first birthday? How about what you ate for breakfast weeks ago? For most people, such events slip through the sieve of memory, never to be retrieved. Now, the first study of its kind in mice suggests that the brain may clear away that old information in the process of forming …

Nokia gives us a video break down the recycled content from several mobile phones

Just how much stuff goes into making a mobile phone? A lot. Building anything nowadays often uses more elements and parts than we can imagine. Taken …

Prime Lenses vs. Zoom Lenses: Which is Better?

The Two Types of Lenses: Prime and Zoom<p>All lenses can be put into one of two categories, prime and zoom. Prime lenses (35mm, 50mm) have a fixed focal …

The Danger of Nigeria's New Miracle River

Miracles come in all shapes and sizes: sometimes it’s a cat wandering home after years away; sometimes it’s an all-powerful deity impregnating a young virgin with a clone of himself.<p>Surprisingly often, though, the miracle involves the magical healing power of water. Consider what’s currently …

Pocket Filmmaker: smooth aerial movements

If you're committed to using a smartphone for your shooting, here's a few ways to get slick, smooth movement like you'd get from a crane or jib with …

Filmmaking

When Photographers Attack: The 7 Most Controversial Issues in Photography Today

One of the absolute minefields for new folks entering the photography space is that they don't have any background to the multitude of “industry …

Tutorials

Polaroid Ups Its Action Camera Game With Sporty New Models

Oh GoPro, the action cam crown must rest uneasy on thy sweaty brow. CES has been flush with announcements of new entrants in the wearable camera …

Mysteries of the Unseen World

The current René Magritte exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC (which concludes on 12 January), titled "The Mystery of the Ordinary," showcased surrealist paintings by the Belgian artist that challenged the way the viewer would perceive the "ordinary." In a similar—and more …

Time-lapse Photography

Talking To Babies In Their Own Language

Here’s an experiment you may have seen in real life: take a college-educated professional and put them in front of a cooing baby. All of a sudden, their erudite language turns to mush as they try to communicate with an infant.<p>Infant-directed speech, also known as motherese (or parentese for gender …