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Scientists extend the lifespan of mice by up to 35 percent

Would you like to live 35 percent longer? Apparently the trick is removing worn-out "senescent' cells that have a degenerative affect on your body. "Cellular senescence is a biological mechanism that functions as an 'emergency brake' used by damaged cells to stop dividing," says Jan van Deursen, …

Milan Fashion Week Opens: Pictures

Italy

Spotify is moving its data to Google Cloud Platform

Netflix might choose Amazon's cloud service over Google's, but Mountain View's Cloud Platform has scored a big customer of its own. Spotify has announced it's moving the technology that runs its music streaming service to Google Cloud Platform. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, Spotify will …

Time Warner Cable plans for TV on the Internet

And that could one day expand beyond New York as cable companies try to appeal to younger people who have grown comfortable watching TV via Netflix or Hulu without a traditional cable box. The number of people skipping cable service is increasing as more people choose the Internet for their video …

Artist pays $1 for an abandoned building, transforms it into something beautiful

Head over to Chicago’s South Side, and chances are you’ll find a vacant home, ready to be demolished. But some of these homes and buildings have the …

6 uses for high ISO settings you may not know about

Most photographers appreciate the relationship between image quality and low ISO settings, and will endeavor to stick to the lowest sensitivities …

How To Create and Use Color Lookup Tables in Photoshop

The last few version of Photoshop (from PS 6, I think) have a powerful tool called LUT (or Look Up Tables). You can think of LUT as a way to apply a …

Tutorials

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

Here’s What Was Launched Yesterday for Lightroom CC, Mobile, and Web

In addition to Photoshop Fix, Adobe also announced a bevy of updates to its Lightroom line of programs yesterday at the Adobe MAX conference. It’s an …

William Wegman: a profile

A chance encounter with a piece of salami, sometime in 1970, changed the course of William Wegman's career. The photographer – who at the time described himself as a minimalist-conceptualist trapped in a 'tough corner' artistically – had drawn circles on his hand to mimic the stones of his ring. …

Russia defends its military action in Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — As Russian warplanes carried out a second wave of airstrikes Thursday in Syria, Moscow defended its military involvement against …

Middle East

5 Ways NASA Photoshops Images to Create Stunning Photos of Space

We’ve shared a number of times in the past about how NASA uses Adobe Photoshop to create many of the dazzling space photos released to the public. …

Tutorials

How to Sharpen a Really Noisy Image

Noise and sharpening, don't go together well. If you sharpen a noisy image, the noise is sharpened too, making it even noisier. And if you apply …

Tutorials

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Facebook beat earnings expectations, but its stock sunk.</b> Despite revenue growing 39% year-on-year, its share price dropped around 3.4%.<p><b>2. GitHub has landed $250 million in new funding and is now worth $2 billion.</b> The round was led by Sequoia Capital, with participation from Andreessen Horowitz, …

Whole Foods is opening a new store that will be as cheap as Trader Joe's

The chain, called 365 by Whole Foods Market, will primarily feature the company's store brand products — which are only about 2% more expensive than Trader Joe's, according to a new price comparison study by Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Jennifer Bartashus.<p>Bartashus purchased 35 identical …

GoPro To Launch Mobile Editing App By The End Of Summer

Unlike photo editing which more or less deals with a static image, video editing can feel a bit more daunting. It might even put off amateur …

Google on 'Stagefright" exploit: not all Android bugs are this bad, thanks to Google's security measures

Bugs may be endless, but that doesn’t mean they are harmful… at least not all them are. Lead engineer Adrian Ludwig made sure to touch on this subject after the whole ‘Stagefright’ exploit was discovered by the media. This vulnerability is said to leave about 95% of Android users exposed to …

Android News

Hands-On: Emulsion for Mac is a Simpler Alternative to Adobe Lightroom

Last week, we took a look at an excellent Photoshop alternative for Mac OS X, Affinity Photo Beta. This week, we are taking a look at a possible …

How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

Adobe wants to take over the stock image world

Adobe Stock launches alongside CC 2015<p>Adobe is releasing a wide range of updates to its Creative Cloud apps this morning, but the biggest release isn't an update — it isn't even an app — it's an entirely new service. Today marks the launch of Adobe Stock, a stock image service that Adobe hopes will …

Pentagon's YouTube war with Russia

After Russian jet buzzes U.S. warship, Defense Department posts video to sway public opinion.<p>The West’s simmering standoff with Russia has prompted the Pentagon to reach for a new weapon: YouTube.<p>Defense officials have concluded it’s no longer enough to lodge formal complaints when Russian bombers …

Military

THE SHOOTER: Nick Veasey

A man with X-ray vision, Nick Veasey creates art that shows what it is really like inside.<p>Nick’s work with radiographic imaging equipment takes the X-ray to another level. Everyday objects are transformed from the banal to the beguiling and the layers and make-up of natural items are shown in …

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Food Photography & Styling

A Portrait photographer needs a portrait who tells its story. The photographer needs to be more skilled than the subject because they feel calm in …

Food Photography