Julio Aguilar

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Street Photography (with the Fuji X100 and editing on iPhone)

This is Sean Tucker´s philosophy about shooting street photography with the Fujifilm X100 and using the iPhone for editing.

Photography Tips

Interview: Fantastical Vignettes Capture Magical Moments in a Dreamlike World

In search of refuge from the bustling urban landscape of Birmingham, England, photographer Adam Bird finds quiet sanctuary in the forests that he uses to create his fairy tale worlds. He brings into focus creative stories from his mind while incorporating deep human emotion. This powerful …

Landscape Photography

I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it | Tim Berners-Lee

It has taken all of us to build the web we have, and now it is up to all of us to build the web we want – for everyone<p>Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the worldwide web. I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, …

Tim Berners Lee

Follow the f/8 Rule to Shoot Excellent Street Photos on the Go

Your camera’s manual exposure settings can be complicated. Rules of thumb are useful for figuring out the right settings to go with. For example, if …

Geometric, minimalist photography of pastel coloured buildings by Matthieu Venot

If you're dreaming of warmer, brighter days and have already had enough of the winter months, then make sure you take some time today to ponder over …

9 sexy storage solutions for small spaces

1/10<p>Storage Ideas for Small Spaces<p>Some may not think of smart storage as sexy, but it's positively titillating for those of us living in tiny …

One Photographer’s Epic Self-Portraits in Front of Vast Landscapes

Nicholas Roemmelt is a landscape and wildlife photographer based in Austria who regularly puts on a backpack and takes his camera deep into the …

Photography

The 80% Energy Rule: An Old Secret to Success

A hard-charging professional flames out and discovers a better way of working based on the wisdom of long-lived Japanese islanders.<p>Who’s your business role model? Whether you go for high tech gurus like Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos or more down home exemplars of business greatness such as Henry Ford …

Jeff Bezos

The Ride: A custom motorcycle book

After hundreds of requests over the years, the big moment has arrived. Today we’re launching the ‘Bike EXIF motorcycle book’—the first book to showcase the custom motorcycle scene that we all know and love.<p>The Ride: New Custom Motorcycles And Their Builders has 320 deluxe pages of nothing but the …

Hilarious Video Of A Death Metal Singer Doing Vocal Warm-Up Exercises

This is one of the funniest videos we've ever come across.<p>Check out how death metal singer Olle Ekman of the Swedish band Volturyon warms up his voice.

Inside The Meltdown At America’s Most Conservative, Most Christian Political Consulting Firm

Rex Elsass built a Republican empire on his faith. But he found himself battling his closest allies over his immortal soul.<p>DELAWARE, Ohio — About 30 miles north of Columbus, down the road from a Walmart and across the street from a Walmart-sized Baptist church, a brick-faced Victorian estate stands …

Report: How GOP lost young voters

A new postmortem on the November elections from the nation’s leading voice for college Republicans offers a searing indictment of the GOP “brand” and the major challenges the party faces in wooing young voters, according to a copy given exclusively to POLITICO on Sunday.<p>The College Republican …

Gorgeous Black-and-White Vintage Photos of Early NASA Facilities

Among the great joys of spending countless hours rummaging through archives is the occasional serendipitous discovery of something absolutely wonderful: Case in point, these gorgeous black-and-white photographs of vintage NASA (and NASA predecessor NACA) facilities, which I found semi-accidentally …

The Girl Who Turned to Bone

Unexpected discoveries in the quest to cure an extraordinary skeletal condition show how medically relevant rare diseases can be.<p>When Jeannie Peeper was born in 1958, there was only one thing amiss: her big toes were short and crooked. Doctors fitted her with toe braces and sent her home. Two …

Mataerial: a 3D printer that seemingly defies gravity

You might think that 3D printing is a mature technology, the way guns and pizzas and pieces of jet engines are popping out these days, but you haven't seen it all: a company called Mataerial has built a contraption that can print gravity-defying strands of material right onto a wall.<p>Where existing …

How to hire good people instead of nice people

Usually, employers rapidly scan the resume of each job applicant looking for relevant education, skills, and work experience. They select 10 candidates for telephone calls, invite three in for interviews, and hire the one they <i>like</i> the best.<p>This is a bad way to hire because at best it gets you <i>nice</i> …

Employment

Ghost Army: The Inflatable Tanks That Fooled Hitler

The Allies saved thousands of lives by embracing the artistry of war.<p>These props -- "advanced technology" as advanced technology -- were amazingly effective, doing what all good theater props will: setting a believable scene. The Ghost Army, some 1,100 men in all, ended up staging more than twenty …

15 Secrets of the Most Successful Self-Learners

For many curious folks, their impassioned yearning to soak up as much of the world’s wonders as possible completely transcends the boundaries of a …

Surreal Photos of Women Floating in Zero Gravity by Nikolay Tikhomirov

Moscow-based photographer Nikolay Tikhomirov describes the photographs he’s taken as “art inside me” — and that’s just what they are, art.<p>One of his …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Poll: Some voters outraged by Benghazi don’t know where Benghazi is

A new poll finds 39 percent who say Benghazi is “the biggest political scandal in American history” can’t locate it<p>A new poll from the Democratic-learning Public Policy Polling finds that among those who describe the Benghazi controversy as "the biggest political scandal in American history," 39 …

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

Does the Tea Party understand the Constitution?

<b>Rand Paul, Michele Bachmann (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst/AP/Stacy Bengs)</b><p>The Right constantly claims devotion to our founding documents. The problem: Its policies completely violate them<p>John D'Amico<p>May 11, 2013 3:30pm (UTC)<p>Last month, 20 House Republicans, along with staffers from nearly 40 congressional …

How to Create Cinematic Style Photography and Lighting

Theatrical lighting produces stunning photographs that look like stills from Hollywood films. But these types of images can be made using common …

Photography