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25 Obscure Bushcraft Skills for Survival

Bushcraft skills uses the natural materials around to get food, build shelter, and defend yourself. As a survivalist, you should not be content with …

Bushcraft

7 Beginner Tips for Shooting Better Landscape Photos

When I was growing up, I spent several summers living with my father on the Isle of Skye in northern Scotland. As a teenager, I didn’t have an …

Landscape Photography
Festivals

You can now get a free photography diploma from Harvard

As academic hopefuls face more debt than ever just to brush up on the skills of their choice, Harvard university is making the art of photography more accessible – and, more importantly, cheap. You can now ace a course from the prestigious institution for absolutely nothing from the comfort of your …

Harvard

Getting out of Auto: Understanding Aperture

What is aperture?<p>In simple terms, aperture refers to the opening of a lens diaphragm through which light passes. Changing this setting – which is …

Cooking

Leftover Rotisserie Chicken Makes an Amazing Ramen Broth

Using already roasted chicken bones is an easy way to make flavorful “brown” stock, and you can use that stock to make a simple, rich ramen broth …

Cooking

10 Tips for How to Take Better Photos

Here are ten ways you can improve your photography.<p>photo by Joel Goldstein<p>1. Select the Correct Lens and Use It Appropriately<p>Wide angle lenses, …

Landscape Photography

Bottled Finnish Landscapes Captured With Double-Exposure Photography by Christoffer Relander | Colossal

<p>Stemming from a past of ambitious collecting, photographer Christoffer Relander utilizes mason jars as vessels to capture the environments that …

Photography

Make This! DIY Wooden Rocket Stove

Here's another project that will go perfect with a long summer night at the beach. Make a portable campfire you can bring with you to light off …

Woodworking

These Apollo pictures show the crowded life of lunar astronauts

<i>Note: This story, published in 2015, is being re-promoted as part of our #sputnik60 celebration of the planet's first artificial satellites, Sputnik 1 and 2. For the month of October 2017, we will be resurfacing cool stories about the Space Race.</i><p>The Apollo spacecraft came in two livable parts, but …

Space Science

Here Are Some Weird Facts About Pooping in Space

Everybody poops. In space, it's pretty difficult and requires a lot of planning.<p>Gemini 5 was NASA’s first real long-duration mission. In August of 1965, Gordon Cooper and Pete Conrad spent eight days in orbit testing their spacecraft’s fuel cells to make sure this new technology was up for the …

Space Exploration

New Nikon 1 V3 Flagship Mirrorless Camera - Smaller, Faster & Now With Wi-Fi • Camera News and Reviews

Nikon’s third-generation Series 1 camera is here. The new Nikon 1 V3 flagship mirrorless camera is slimmed-down, lightened-up, and built for speed. …

How to Use Your Camera's Self-Timer Instead of a Remote Shutter Release

Buying a remote shutter release can be expensive or sometimes we just forget to have it with us. This quick is a nifty alternative using your …

Cameras

NAVY SEAL BUD/S TRAINING: HELL WEEK

Military

Astronomers Detect a Cosmic Burst of Light from Long Before Origin of Life on Earth

Astronomers analyzing the long-lasting blast of high-energy light observed in 2013 report finding features strikingly similar to those expected from …

White Pizza Pull Apart Bread

White Pizza Pull Apart Bread. (aka, an embarrassingly easy summer snack.)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 5, 2014 99<p>Today’s dish is really just a math lesson.<p>How …

Slow-Cook Heavenly Pulled Pork | Men's Health

So I dream of grilled pork chops, and flame-licked shrimp, and smoked ribs. And pull pork. Lord, I dream of pulled pork.<p>Until now, I wouldn’t settle for a pulled pork recipe that wasn’t made on a smoker. The many I made always missed that certain something. But then this Chef Michael Mina recipe …