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Two Great Reasons Every Photographer Should Crop Their Photos

Have you ever wondered when, and why you should crop a photo? In this post I'll explain how using the crop tool effectively can hugely improve the …

Scientists Finally Know Why Tattoo Ink Lasts Even Though Skin Regenerates

No wonder they're so hard to get rid of.<p>If the skin regenerates itself every couple of weeks, then why do tattoos last for <i>years</i>? Sure, we know that …

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How to Photograph Birds in Flight

One of the toughest tasks that a photographer can undertake is trying to capture a clear, sharp photo of a bird in flight.But that doesn't mean that …

10 Awesome Camera Hacks That Will Give a Unique Look to Your Photographs (VIDEO)

It’s been awhile since we’ve brought you any photo hacks, but the 10 tricks in this video are really good. And like others we’ve posted in the past, …

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Stunning Photos Capture One Man’s 40-Day Trip Across New Zealand

German photographer Florian Wenzel recently spent 40 days traveling through New Zealand, taking in its gorgeous landscape. Wenzel not only returned home with unforgettable memories, but a set of breathtaking photographs that demonstrate why New Zealand is a photographer's paradise.<p>Wenzel's voyage …

Interview: Artist Creates Mesmerizing Kinetic Sculptures Set in Motion by Human Interaction

The artist known simply as Mesplé creates compelling moving sculptures that combine elements of art, science, technology, and human interactivity. Employing time-honored foundry construction techniques like welding and blacksmithing, he elevates these everyday approaches by using them to produce …

Gift Wrap Inspiration: Origami Bows

Have an upcoming birthday or wedding on your calendar? Make your gifts look extra-special with this party-ready origami bow inspiration from A Spoonful of Sugar!

How-To: Concrete Candle Holders From Plastic Bottles

I love the irreverent aesthetic these candle holders made from plastic bottles and concrete have in this clever tutorial from DIY Candy, as well as the juxtaposition between the expandability of the plastic and permanence of the concrete in these charmingly useful objects.<p>[via Wattlebird]

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How-To: DIY Hammock Chair

Stitch up a perfect spot for summer relaxation with this DIY hammock chair tutorial that Rachel shared on A Beautiful Mess!<p>I’d love to spend the afternoon lounging in this chair and reading my favorite book, wouldn’t you?<p>Want to make one? Head on over to A Beautiful Mess to get started.<p>As crafters …

The Ultimate Makers Holiday Gift Guide 2015 - Craft | Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers

* Street prices may vary<p>Community Editor for <i>Make:</i> I get ridiculously excited seeing people make things. I just want to revel in the creativity of the masses! My favorite thing in the world is sharing the hard work of a Maker.<p>Introduce electronics into your craft projects with the Flora sewable …

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Endless Reflections Captured Inside of a Mirrored Box

At first glance, one might assume that the amazing creations seen here are the result of digital manipulations. However, in reality, each image is a photograph created inside of a square cube covered with mirrors on all six sides.<p>Ron Brinkmann developed this <i>MirrorBox</i> with mirrored tiles and some …

Electrons' split 'personalities' help solve physics mystery

Electrons, the negatively charged particles around atoms, have split "personalities," and act one way or the other depending on how many of them are around, new research suggests.<p>The finding could help to solve a long-standing mystery about electrical currents in superconductors, which carry such …

10 Science Experiments You Can Eat with Your Kids

There's very little about cooking that doesn’t involve chemistry, physics, biology, or even math. But don’t tell your kids that. Sneak education into …

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Are There Number 1 Pencils?

Almost every syllabus, teacher, and standardized test points to the ubiquitous No. 2 pencil, but are there other choices out there?<p>Of course! Pencil …

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These Mind-Blowing Animated Garments Go On Sale Next Month

By Natalia Rodriguez9 minute Read<p>Many of the brave new companies trying to integrate fashion and technology have largely missed the mark. By trying …

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Street Smarts

How intelligent roads—not just cars—will change transportation.<p>Every year, cars become more sophisticated. They can adapt to the speed of traffic, generate power from braking, and even park themselves. But the roads are pretty much made of the same stuff that was under your grandparents' wheels, …

Glow-In-The-Dark Paths Could Be The Future Of Street Lighting

Particles absorb light during the day, then emit a blue glow at night.<p>Evening visitors to Christ's Pieces park in Cambridge, England are basking in the glow of a whole new type of street light. Starpath, a new type of resurfacing material being tested within the park, absorbs ultraviolet light …

New Evidence: When Did Humanity's Last Common Male And Female Ancestors Live?

Sadly, Adam and Eve probably didn't date each other.<p>Hundreds of thousands of years ago—when people still lived in small hunter-gatherer bands, when it's not even clear they were totally anatomically modern (though they probably were)—something happened in the human genome.<p>Somewhere in Africa, a man …

Sail Away - Boats Around the World Photo Series

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130 Men Express Their Personal Style Through Facial Hair

A man's facial hair is a very personal thing. Length, shape, and grooming are just some of the very conspicuous ways for a man to express his own style. However, choosing to wear facial hair has also become strongly influenced by society's definitions of masculinity. In an effort to explore these …

Simple Drawings Playfully Transformed With Cotton Puffs

Freelance graphic designer Tang Chiew Ling uses all kinds of everyday objects to create simple and playful illustrations. In this series, <i>Object Art 2: Cotton's Fun</i>, Ling has blended very basic line drawings with simple puffs of cotton balls. She says, “In this project, most of my thoughts are more …

25 Rarely Seen Artworks Painted By Adolf Hitler

Before putting his hand to the executive order that lead to millions of innocent individuals being killed, nearly destroying the Western world as we …

5 Best West Coast Road Trips

There’s something about warm weather that makes us want to hop in the car and drive into the sunset (preferably in a red convertible). While …

7 Honeymoon Planning Tips from the Experts

Since planning a wedding has enough moving parts to stress out even the most Type A couples, we think that the best honeymoons are planned with ease …

Hello Sony. Goodbye Nikon. The Story of why I am Switching from Nikon to Sony.

“‘To take an interesting photo, some may choose to carry around a lot of metal and glass and mirrors and silicon. I choose to carry around <i>less</i> metal …

Photos Capture the Uncontrollable Motion of Dancing

New York-based photographer Nir Arieli captures the entrancing movements of dancers for his series titled <i>Tension</i>. By layering several images of each dancer-models atop one another, Arieli produces a frenzy of motion that is both an intimate and expressive performance. Though the photographer …