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15 Amazing Photos That Will Show You How Controlling Light Can Result in Unique Shots

Photography, in the simplest of terms, is about capturing light in your camera. It is therefore important to know and understand light to be able to …

5 ways to create better brand imagery

Clever and unique use of imagery can have a transformative effect on a brand's impact. The best logos can create a powerful visual association that …

Graphic Design

A 32-year-old with ties to Elon Musk wants to upend America with these 4 utopian ideas

As the president of Y Combinator, the tech world's most prestigious startup accelerator, Altman makes a living discovering world-changing ideas and helping them grow into giants.<p>YC has given life to companies like Dropbox, Airbnb, Zenefits, and Reddit. But Altman also dabbles in a host of side …

44 Stories, Podcasts and Videos Editors Loved in 2017

2017 was an extraordinary year for journalism. From the Harvey Weinstein exposés that kicked off an avalanche of sexual harassment pieces, to coverage of President Trump’s first year, to searing storytelling about the opioid epidemic and more, Flipboard was teeming with stories worth your time.<p>For …

Sexual Harassment

15 Crazy and Surprising Ways People Are Using Blockchain

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are just the beginning of how blockchain can be used for transactions and tracking.<p><i>This article originally published Jan. 25, 2018.</i><p>Hacking and fraud have in some cases become more difficult to prevent and track as people have moved more of their lives online. But …

DOJ official dodges 'secret society' questions - CNN Video

Department of Justice Director of Public Affairs Sarah Isgur Flores dodges CNN's Chris Cuomo's questions about an alleged FBI "secret society," saying it is an "unproductive line of questioning."

Justice

6 Website Design Strategies That Can Improve the Effectiveness of Your Site in 2018 | Inc.com

When is the last time you saw a website with a clearly outdated design appear at the top of Google search results?<p>If you can even remember this happening, it probably occurred quite some time ago.<p>Google understands that people want up-to-date content, and do not like to spend time visiting sites …

UI Design

Vietnam arrests fugitive tycoon deported by Singapore

A fugitive Vietnamese businessman accused of leaking state secrets has been arrested in Hanoi hours after he was deported by Singaporean authorities. …

New Study Says Obsession with Taking Selfies Is Now a Mental Disorder Called ‘Selfitis’

When the word ‘selfie' entered the Oxford English Dictionary in 2013, it was clear this photo trend was here to stay. Of course, people have been painting—and photographing—self-portraits for centuries, but the quick immediacy of a selfie has become ubiquitous with contemporary life. But when does …

The “Inverse Square Law” Is a Must-Know Concept if You Want to Control the Light in Your Photos (VIDEO)

This may be the first time we’ve invoked the laws of physics in a photography tutorial. But fear not, because the "Inverse Square Law" is a simple …

Ad targeters are pulling data from your browser’s password manager

New research shows an alarming new way to track web users<p>Nearly every web browser now comes with a password manager tool, a lightweight version of the same service offered by plugins like LastPass and 1Password. But according to new research from Princeton's Center for Information Technology …

Funny Action Figures Imagine Bruce Lee Playing Pranks on Freddie Mercury

Legendary martial artist Bruce Lee and iconic singer Freddie Mercury might seem like an unlikely pair, but in the world of action figures, the two are a hilariously perfect match. Twitter user Suekichiii follows a long tradition of people who arrange and snap action figure photos, but this …

10 logo design trends that will dominate 2018

The logo design industry is changing at a lightning-fast speed. What was trendy five years ago may not even ring a bell today. As methods of attracting customers become more effective, logo design must keep up the pace. New ideas develop so fast, designers have a hard time following …

512-Year-Old Greenland Shark May Be the Oldest Living Vertebrate on Earth

In a study recently published in <i>Science</i>, a group of researchers posited that they may have found the oldest vertebrate on Earth—a Greenland shark that could be up to 512 years old. The species, also known as a gurry shark or a grey shark, is restricted to the cold waters of the North Atlantic and …

How Culling the Color Blue Can Improve Your Images

I don't have a vendetta with the color blue, or any colors for that matter; that would be odd. I do, however, remove the color blue either entirely …

The Most Underrated Yet Powerful Tool Photoshop Has Hidden Away

For some reason, Photoshop has decided to bury one of its most powerful tools in a place few photographers would ever look. Here's how to find and …

Tutorials

These Eerie Portraits Were Made with Makeup, Not Photoshop

Mimi Choi is an Vancouver-based artist who has attracted half a million followers on Instagram for her optical illusion photos. The portraits she …

Rule of Thirds in Painting and Photography, A Quick Guide

Rule of Thirds in Photography<p>Today, when we think of the Rule of Thirds, photography is the creative field that most commonly comes to mind. Less technical than the golden ratio, it's a nice beginner's rule of thumb. And while it's often associated with landscape photography, the guideline works …

Landscape Photography

New York Times goes dark, launches .onion site only accessible through Tor

<i>The New York Times</i> today announced it was launching an “experiment in secure communication,” on the the dark web, only accessible through TOR (The Onion Router).<p>As <i>The Times</i> says:<p>The New York Times reports on stories all over the world, and our reporting is read by people around the world. Some …

Privacy

Learn These Tricks for Making Outdoor Portrait Photos at Night Using On-Camera TTL Flash (VIDEO)

On-camera flash tends to get a bum rap, especially for portrait photography. But if you want to shoot stunning people pictures at night, unencumbered …

Salaryman in Akihabara

Meet The Next Generation Of Music Superstars

As a child, I religiously watched VH1's "Top 20 Countdown" every week to inform my musical preferences (I know, I was a cultured kid). In 2015, the …

Music

How Americans really feel about Facebook, Apple, and more

This year marked a sea change in our attitude toward tech’s largest players — and not for the better. Facebook, with a user base twice the size of the Western Hemisphere, seems to be in the midst of an identity crisis: CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent much of 2017 on a national tour that <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i> …

This artificial intelligence may start tracking you soon

It’s already 1984 in China.<p>For the last year, the people of Hangzhou, China – a city of more than nine million – have had every moment of their lives tracked.<p>“City Brain,” an artificial intelligence system that interlinks with a city’s infrastructure was installed in October 2016, through a …

Government releases classified JFK assassination documents – as it happened

We’re wrapping up this live blog now.<p>Read our latest news story here:<p>New JFK files reveal FBI warning on Oswald and Soviets' missile fears<p>Read more<p>And our at-a-glance guide to the key revelations so far is here:<p>JFK documents: what we have learned so far<p>Read more<p><b>The FBI were trying to track Lee</b> …

Mexico City

U.S. Soldiers Were Separated From Unit in Niger Ambush, Officials Say

WASHINGTON — In the chaotic moments after an Army Special Forces team and 30 Nigerien troops were ambushed by militants in a remote corner of West Africa three weeks ago, four of the Americans were separated from the larger group.<p>Their squad mates immediately alerted commanders that they were under …

Military

The Infinity of Tokyo

DxO Buys Nik Collection from Google, Will Resume Development

The popular Nik Collection of photo editing software will live on. Just months after Google said that it was abandoning the brand and ending …

Videography

Ways To Use Foam Core In Professional Photography

Ways To Use Foam Core In Photography<p>Rating:<p>5.00 based on 1 Rating<p>October 24, 2017 By Michael Moodie<p>Ways To Use Foam Core In Photography …

Hopper expands its price prediction technology to hotels, initially in NYC

Hopper, a top-ranked travel app that helps you figure out the best time to fly to save money, is today expanding its price prediction service to hotels. The company claims its price tracking technology is able to save users $34 per night, on average, when booking a hotel room through its service, …