Nate Horlander

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The Story Behind the Photo You Won't Forget

<i>YouTube Screenshot/MicrosoftNL & Charles O'Rear</i>Do you recognize the photo above?You should...After all, it's likely the most seen photo ever taken, …

San Francisco

Ohio firefighter: 'One dog is more important than a million' African Americans

An Ohio firefighter appears to have put his job in jeopardy by posting offensive comments to Facebook.<p>Until last week, Tyler Roysdon suited up as a volunteer firefighter in Franklin Township, a small town in southwestern Ohio, about 40 miles north of Cincinnati.<p>But, according to station WHIO, a …

Jake Tapper

The KKK Opens Their Doors to a Photographer, This is What He Saw

Chain smoking indoors, flashy attire, extravagant ceremonies, and not so extravagant living quarters is what photographer Peter van Agtmael captured …

The Physics of Bruce Lee’s Famous One-Inch Punch

What is the most famous marital arts move? The <i>Karate Kid</i>‘s “crane kick?” <i>Kill Bill</i>‘s five-point-palm exploding heart technique? I’d argue it’s Bruce …

Physics

Asciidots Is the Coolest-Looking Programming Language

Beats Java, at least.<p>From outside the programming world, programming languages mostly just look like programming languages—a garble of mathematical symbols dotted here and there with isolated English words. Any structure or organization to the code mostly lies within the meanings of these symbols …

Go-karts

Tips for photographing the total solar eclipse

You only have a few minutes to get a shot of totality<p>I've never been a big fan of astronomical events: there are just too many meteor showers or planet transits to keep up with, and a slightly larger Moon just doesn't do much for me. But I have completely shed my cynical attitude regarding the …

10 best graphic design tools for May

Whether you’re looking to speed up your creative process or take your career as a graphic designer up a level, we’ve collected the month’s best …

Valve is not your friend, and Steam is not healthy for gaming

The illusion behind the “Good Guy Valve” reputation<p>The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of, and should not be attributed to, Polygon as an organization. More on how Polygon writes opinion pieces.<p>The drive to be on the bleeding edge …

6 unusual habits of the world’s most creative people

I expend a huge amount of my time and energy writing books and articles and working to keep my company innovative. I’ve developed an obsession with …

Creativity

You weren’t bad at math — you just weren’t looking at it the right way

What does mathematics look like to you? Do you see a wondrous landscape filled with connected ideas, or a sprawling mess of symbols? The distinction matters a great deal, because your mathematical worldview is inextricably tied to your success in the subject.<p>We are all familiar with the …

Mathematics

The Latest Must-See Exhibits and Photographic Works From Today's Top Creatives

Fine art, fashion and commercial photography.<p>We are surrounded by an endless amount of photography every day and it’s all thanks to the internet. Since its inception in the mid-19th century, the art form has undergone a wide range of technological advances whilst attracting an insurmountable number …

Art

Meet the dude who knits sweaters of places, then visits them

Like many of us, Baltimore's Sam Barsky likes to bring along a sweater when he's on vacation.<p>The difference is that he's knitted the sweater himself, …

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Go to Photography or Art School

Dear friend,<p>If you’re reading this — you might be considering whether to go to photography or art school.<p>I will give you some honest advice.<p>Who are …

Street Photography

You'll know Apple blew it when it makes a fingerprint dongle

April 19th, 2017<p>By now you've probably read that Apple's next flagship iPhone might be running a bit behind the company's usual release schedule. The culprit seems to be a fingerprint sensor of Apple’s own design, that’s meant to sit behind the full edge-to-edge OLED display on the front of the new …

Fontabulous Font Bundle

26 Fontabulous Fonts – 99% Off.This extensive collection includes a handpicked selection of 26 high quality fonts well suited for a wide range of …

Typography

Brettell Award winner Peter Walker talks landscape design on KERA podcast

Landscape architect Peter Walker, the winner of the inaugural Richard Brettell Award in the Arts, was a guest Tuesday on KERA's Think podcast.<p>Host …

Why Us Average Joe Photographers Suck at Instagram

I am not good at Instagram and neither are you. I know this because if you were good at it, you would not be reading this. The photographers who gain …

Western New York

This could be like buying Amazon for $3.19

A little-known Canadian company just went public and it’s already making people rich, including one lucky insider -- a ski-bum with strong coding skills -- who made $300 million with his stake in the company.<p>But that’s not why investors are buying shares hand over fist right now. The real reason is …

Investing

Why Bernie Sanders is the most popular politician in the United States

Sanders’ message about the ravages of runaway inequality hit home because it is true<p>Bernie Sanders has the highest approval rating of any politician in the country with 61 percent approving, while only 32 percent disapproving, according to a March 15 Fox News poll. The Sanders 29 plus percent …

The American Dream is a satire about gun culture

It also teaches you how guns work<p>Last week I accidentally shot myself in the face while playing a virtual reality game called <i>The American Dream</i>.<p>At this year’s PAX East in Boston, a friendly young man named Nicholas McDonnell shook my hand while an associate helped me into an Oculus Rift headset and …

This is What Horses Look Like from Below

Everyone knows what a horse looks like, but have you ever looked up at a horse from below? Photographer Andrius Burba wants to show you what this …

Europe Launching Earth-Observing Satellite Tonight: Watch It Live

The European Space Agency (ESA) plans to launch an Earth-observing satellite tonight (March 6), and you can watch the liftoff live.<p>The Sentinel-2B …

Gorgeous High-Def Image Shows Jupiter Like You've Never Seen

NASA's Juno spacecraft is hanging around Jupiter snapping unbearably gorgeous photos (and collecting data). With help from "citizen scientists," the …

Astronomy

NASA Wants to Launch a Giant Magnetic Field to Make Mars Habitable

So crazy, it just might work.<p>NASA scientists have proposed a bold plan that could give Mars its atmosphere back and make the Red Planet habitable for …

Turkeys ritualistically circling a dead cat is as beautiful as it is frightening

Prepare yourself. You are about to witness probably one of the weirdest, confusing things you will ever see. This is not a joke.<p>I'm freaking …

Insects

Bizarre Boston Dynamics robot moves like a world-class athlete

The glimpses we caught of Boston Dynamics' astounding Handle robot earlier this month didn't tell even half the story.<p>The cutting-edge robotics …

Find New Worlds, Film an Eclipse & Do Some Citizen Science!

<b>Hankering to discover new systems or better understand our own? Scratch your science itch with these citizen science projects and public data troves.</b> …

Astronomy

Adesso AKB-636 Mechanical Keyboard Inspired By Retro Typewriters Now Available For $100

If you have been patiently waiting for the retro typewriter inspired mechanical keyboard to be launched by Adesso, which takes the form of the Adesso …

Gear & Gadgets

Stephen Colbert pays tribute to those lost in the fake Sweden terror attack

RIP to those lost in the recent terror attack in Sweden.<p>Oh wait...nope. That was just something Donald Trump made up.<p>But, Stephen Colbert, wanting to …

Mesmerizing GIFs Illustrate the Art of Traditional Japanese Wood Joinery — All Done Without Screws, Nails, or Glue

Traditional Japanese carpentry, whether used to build a dinner table or the entire house containing it, doesn't use screws, nails, adhesives, or any …