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Thailand holidays,Asia,Hotels,Restaurants,Beach holidays,Wildlife holidays,Food and drink,Thai food and drink,Travel<p>They’re getting harder to find, but there are still corners of rural and coastal Thailand relatively untouched by tourism. We pick unspoilt islands and stunning national parks away …

National Parks

Portrait Photography Tip: Peter Hurley Says “Hold Your Sub!” to Look Slimmer in Photos

Watching Peter Hurley work is a thing to behold. When it comes to talking to his portrait photography clients, he’s a tour de force. And while you …

Norman Foster: ‘I have no power as an architect, none whatsoever’

Ahead of a major urban design conference, the architect says we must plan for a more sustainable lifestyle – and discusses his disappointment at the likely rejection of his Thames Hub airport<p>“Do you believe in infrastructure?” asks Norman Foster, with challenge in his voice. He does. …

British Museum

Things to Do in Edinburgh

I often travel to Edinburgh on the train from my home in Northeast Scotland.<p>The anticipation of the first glimpse of the city builds as I walk up the ramp that leaves the station and spills out onto Waverley Bridge. I stop on the bridge to take it in: the castle on the hill to the left, the Sir …

In its first year, the Siena International Photography Awards is already Italy’s biggest photography contest, attracting entries from more than 100 countries. Following the announcement of the winners on 31 October, we showcase a selection of incredible shots now on display in the Tuscan city

Awards

Portrait Tips from Celebrity Photographer Greg Gorman

Imagine shooting stunning portraits of Hollywood icons and celebrity royalty. It’s all in a day’s work for legendary photographer Greg Gorman. For …

Design Ideas: Stunning Small Home Design Ideas, luxury home design, teapot home design

Stunning Small Home Design Ideas<p>Home » Design Ideas » Ridiculous Home Designs Ideas » Stunning Small Home Design Ideas<p><b>Design Ideas, Stunning Small</b> …

World’s first fully modular Android device, Fairphone 2, to arrive in December

If you were paying very close attention to the Android scene, then you might remember the Fairphone 1, a mid-tier device that put an emphasis on acquiring all of its parts and labor in an ethical way. That meant that everyone who built it earned a fair wage and none of its metal was scraped out of …

Mobile Technology

Six Reasons Why You Should Live in an RV During Your 20s

Some days living in an RV drives me crazy. It's a small space, dishes pile up after a single meal, and you have to constantly dump your own... well, you know.<p>However, on the better days of living in an RV I feel grateful. I feel gratitude because I "own my home" at 24 years old. I don't have a …

10 Crucial Things You Need to Think About for Portrait Photography

There are many pieces to doing a portrait – it’s not easy. You have to think about the technical stuff like exposure and focus, as well as the …

Our writer’s father has MS, and cannabis helps with the symptoms. But that’s not the only reason for the pair’s jaunt to Amsterdam: he just loves to get high<p>‘Listen, I don’t want to do any of that cultural stuff,” my dad, John, said, as we planned our trip to Amsterdam, “I just want to get baked.”

Siblings

Top 5 Tips for Flattering Portrait Photography

Looking for tips to take better photos? Well, you’ll find some of the most valuable ones here. These only cover the basics, but we recommend that you …

280-Square-Foot Tiny House Sits Atop a Japanese Cookie Shop

In the effort to prove its tiny house game cannot be beat—and, more importantly, to accommodate its incredibly high population on a land mass slightly smaller than California—Japan has come up with seemingly countless ingenious ways to house its citizens. One such way, by no means unique to Japan, …

Architecture

The new Light digital camera uses 16 lenses (!!!) to craft the perfect picture

Is more better? According to the inventors behind the new 16 lens Light digital camera, it is. This new startup out of Silicon Valley hopes to bring DSLR-quality images to a smartphone-form factor. Something that has been talked about for years but has struggled to be fully realized.<p>So how do you …

Thinking of Getting Into Medium Format Cameras? Here's The Lowdown

Let’s start this article with a question. Why would anyone in this day and age want to buy a medium format camera? There are two answers to this – …

This 3-D-Printed House Gets All The Power It Needs From A Car

The grid is hopelessly antiquated and has to pull power from far away. What if your house was on its own microgrid?<p>When it needs extra power, this new experimental building can start pulling energy from the car parked in front. And if the solar panels on the roof start pumping out more energy than …

More than 10,000 photos taken by astronauts have been uploaded to Flickr from Nasa’s Project Apollo Archive, as Aisha Gani reports

Apollo Missions

5 Reasons You MUST Try Out a Ring Light This Weekend

If you’ve never given a ring light a try, this weekend is the time to make. it. happen. Beyond offering beautiful, soft light that is perfect for …

Photograph: Alamy<p>Thong Nai Pan Yai beach.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/30/1443629094915/e5adb5c3-970e-4e58-bf32-22cf8650783a-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Thong Nai Pan Yai …

National Parks

Samsung’s Latest TV Is Also An Unexpected Design Masterpiece

Designed by Studio Bourollec, the Serif is perfect for design nerds and small apartment dwellers.<p>Televisions were once built more like furniture than anything else, expected to fit into a home’s decor for decades. But in more recent times, the attention has shifted to the more gadgety aspects of a …

Photograph: Graham Mackay<p>The northern lights over the coast of Caithness.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/20/1440081110392/510d5c28-cf18-420b-898c-d1df2f9c0e2a-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Graham Mackay<p>The northern lights over the coast of …

Northern Lights

‘Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs of People’

Photographer and writer Henry Carroll has a great little book coming out simply titled “Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs of People,” …

Photography

LG announces new partnership with Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s HitRECord production company

LG has just announced a new partnership with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and his production company, HitRECord, to help develop new creative content over the coming year. LG says it wants to help celebrate and support creators of all types throughout the world, which is exactly what HitRECord aims to …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Of Course There’s an Airbnb For RV Rentals

The great American road trip is the stuff of mythology, and now it’s just gotten a little bit easier—if you have RV travel in mind. Outdoorsy is a …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Google Looks to Replace Your Wi-Fi Router With Smarter OnHub Device

No one likes having to fiddle with their wireless router when the Internet seems slow, or looking up how to reconfigure it if you forget the password or need to tweak some setting. Google knows this, and hopes to change the game with a new device called OnHub that they hope will do the same for …

What It's Like to Be a Voiceover Artist

Fed up with Hollywood stereotypes, James Sie found a creative way to harness his Chinese identity.<p><i>Before he wrote about mixed-race teens, James Sie was one himself, dreaming of the day he'd act in the movies. The son of a Chinese father and Italian mother, Sie never quite fit in or accepted his</i> …

A Beginner’s Guide to Speakers

Where Physics Meets the Showroom<p>What you think you know about speakers is really just a stereotype. That image of the little black box floating in …

How Lightroom’s Catalogs Will Make Your Photography Collection More Organized

Adobe’s Lightroom is perhaps the most powerful image management tool on the market. Much of that power lies in the way it arranges images in a easy …