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10 Tips For Better Indoor Photography – From Lighting to Settings

When I first started shooting indoor photography, I was intimidated by the limitations of buildings. As a natural light enthusiast, I wanted to have …

Photography

Six Tips for Sharper Pix - Digital Photo Magazine

If your picture isn’t sharp, it isn’t good. While there are always exceptions to the rules, this one is true the majority of the time. And the better …

Landscape Photography

Bumbling Canadian Robbery Video Improved Further By Metal Gear Solid

That botched Canadian convenience store robbery was funny enough on its own, but set to <i>Metal Gear</i> music and sound effects—thank you, Omar …

Metal Gear

What Was It Like When The Big Bang First Began?

Looking out at our Universe today, we not only see a huge variety of stars and galaxies both nearby and far away, we also see a curious relationship: the farther away a distant galaxy is, the faster it appears to move away from us. In cosmic terms, the Universe is expanding, with all the galaxies …

Dark Matter

How to Photograph Fireworks in 3 Easy Steps

With Fourth of July celebrations nearly upon us here in the United States, that means fireworks displays from coast to coast.That also means tons of …

Landscape Photography

Say What Now? Would-Be Robber Falls Through Convenience Store Ceiling, Gets Caught

Just because you may have seen something in an action movie, doesn’t always mean the same will work in real life.<p>Two would-be robbers found out the …

Action Movies

As Israelis, we call on the world to intervene on behalf of Palestinians | Ilana Hammerman and David Harel

The state of Israel is facing a catastrophic situation, which could, alarmingly soon, lead to extensive bloodshed. It is time for the international community to act decisively. Substantive external pressure – political, economic and cultural – offers the only chance of emerging from this impossible …

Israel

Anthem scores high with 5 Game Critics Awards nominations

The nominations for the Game Critics Awards are out and Electronic Arts and BioWare’s science fiction game Anthem is one of the big winners of best games of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). All told, Anthem had five nominations, including one for the prestigious “best of show.”<p>I was one of a …

Gaming

Best of E3 2018 Awards - Full Winners List Announced

The votes are in! Below you'll find our full list of winners and honorable nominees from E3 2018 in every category, including the People's Choice …

In pictures: 'The golden age of hip hop'

Stetsasonic, taken in New York in 1988 by Janette Beckman<p><b>London photographers Janette Beckman and David Corio first came across hip hop in 1982, whilst on assignment in New York for music publications including the NME, Melody Maker and The Face.</b><p>It gained them both access to a genre of music and …

Microsoft Xbox put on strongest E3 show in years with new games, new studios and a commitment to a new console

That Xbox kicked off its E3 2018 press conference with the reveal of Halo Infinite rather than using its most famous franchise as as a finale was a display of confidence in what would follow. It wasn’t misplaced. This turned into one of Microsoft’s strongest E3 performances and drove home a message …

Researchers discovered hundreds of ads for runaway slaves in 18th-century Britain

Nestled among ads for new books, medicines, and clothes was a startling request for help. “Run away from his master, captain Bailey Kent, the 23rd of January last, a black negro Guinea boy, about 16 years of age, called by the name of Prattle, a short squat sturdy lad,” the newspaper notice reads. …

Black History

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Muslims Recoil at a French Proposal to Change the Quran

Some of France’s most prominent figures, concerned about anti-Semitism, have signed a shocking manifesto aimed at curbing it.<p>A manifesto published in the French daily <i>Le Parisien</i> on April 21—signed by some 300 prominent intellectuals and politicians, including former President Nicolas Sarkozy and …

A Tom Holland Improvisation Gave ‘Infinity War’ Its Most Human And Heartbreaking Moment

[SPOILERS AHEAD]<p>For most of <i>Infinity War</i>, the theater I was in was rambunctious and cheering at every impressive battle and laughing at every one-liner. They were engaged. Most knew that there would be a few deaths in the 19th Marvel movie, it was basically marketed in a way that would prepare its …

5 Tips That Will Help You Nail Your Next Timelapse Video

In most cases, surprises are nice—just not when you're shooting timelapses.Timelapses are a lot of fun to shoot and are relatively simple to pull off …

Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

<b>Here is an easy-to-understand guide to Brexit - beginning with the basics, then a look at the negotiations, followed by a selection of answers to questions we've been sent.</b><p>What's happening now?<p>The UK has voted to leave the European Union. It is scheduled to depart at 11pm UK time on Friday 29 …

Great Britain

7 Weatherbeaters: Protective Rain Gear for Your Camera

April showers bring May flowers—and water damaged camera equipment if we’re not careful. Here are seven nifty devices that fortify your camera gear …

If you loved 'Black Panther,' prepare to be disappointed by the rest of 2018's superhero movies

The success of Marvel's "Black Panther" means many things for the movie industry: a more balanced release calendar and the possibility that studios will invest more in diverse heroes on-screen, for starters.<p>It could also spell peril for the rest of the year's still-to-be-released superhero films, …

Captain America Does What Superman Couldn't

Superman should read more Captain America comics.<p>Marvel turned quite a few heads when they revealed the direction of their post-Secret Empire Captain …

Every Marvel Movie Villain Ranked from Worst to Best

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been an unprecedented success, the kind that has never been seen in Hollywood. Ten years, 18 films, almost all of …

What Would You See As You Fell Into A Black Hole?

Black holes are some of the most perplexing objects in the entire Universe. Objects so dense, where gravitation is so strong, that nothing, not even light, can ever escape from it. Many physical black holes have been identified, from stellar-mass scale ones in our own galaxy to supermassive ones at …

Black Holes

Russian air cadets in trouble after scantily clad twerking video goes viral

Russian air cadets have landed in hot water after a video of them twerking with each other in underwear and military caps went viral.<p>More than a …

Someone finally fact-checked Morpheus’ red or blue pill monologue

At its core, the first <i>Matrix</i> film is about waking up. In the first act we see Neo repeatedly wake from sleep, then quite literally wake up from a …

You could fit the entire human race into a sugar cube -- and 12 other facts to put the universe into perspective

If you unravelled all of the DNA in your body, it would span 34 billion miles, reaching to Pluto (2.66 billion miles away) and back ... 13 …

Universe

Sun 101

While billions of stars are scattered throughout the universe, the one at the center of our solar system plays a special role for us here on Earth.<p>Our sun formed about 4.5 billion years ago in the Milky Way Galaxy’s Orion Spur.<p>It was born when a cloud of dust and gas (known as a solar nebula) …

Astronomy

The best films of 2018 so far (and the ones worth waiting for)

It's already been a great year for film, and with dozens of long-awaited adaptations, thrilling sequels and bold spin-offs still to be released, …

The Metro: Exodus Trailers and the Problem with 'Vertical Slices'

So that trailer for Metro Exodus at the Game Awards was pretty great, right? The sweeping shots of a snowed-in ruined Russian city, the flicking of a …