Allan Garbutt

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The Ultimate Comparison of Nine Noise Reduction Methods for Night Photography

Imagine yourself under a starry night sky. Wouldn’t it be great to capture the Milky Way to show it at home or on the web? Unfortunately, you are …

Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies

With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway. About 80 percent of …

Lena Dunham Cancels Press for Girls Due to Health Concerns

"My body (along with my amazing doctors) let me know, in no uncertain terms, that it's time to rest."<p>As everyone counts down for the fifth season o <i>Girls</i> (I SEE YOU, FEB. 21), the show's star and creator Lena Dunham is canceling press and stepping out of the spotlight to get rest, per her doctors' …

Feminism

360-degree videos debut on Apple TV

Now you can watch (and explore) 360-degree videos on the new Apple TV, thanks to virtual reality network Littlstar’s free app.<p>The network’s new tvOS app delivers content from the likes of Showtime, Disney and PBS. It works with Apple TV’s Siri Remote, granting users the ability to control the angle …

Review: TarDisk Pear increases your MacBook’s storage in one-click with an SD card fusion drive

Adding extra storage to a MacBook using an SD card is easy, but it works like a thumb drive or external hard drive and not like your permanent, built-in storage. That means you’ll have to manually manage the storage, dragging files to and from the drive. But TarDisk Pear lets you add extra flash …

MacBook Pro

Solu: the Finnish pocket computer that wants to take over the world

Personal computers, says entrepreneur Kristoffer Lawson, haven’t changed much in 20 years. It’s still a box, a screen and, if you’re using a desktop, a keyboard.<p>But Lawson thinks that the era of cloud computing deserves its own kind of computing device. Portable, but more powerful than a mobile, …

San Francisco

40 Pumpkin Carving Printables to Upgrade Your Jack-O’-Lantern Game

Yes, there maybe a shortage of pumpkins this year, but never fear. The pumpkin industry has assured us that there will be enough of our fave orange gourds to last us through this fall season. After all, it simply wouldn’t be Halloween without jack-o’-lanterns. For a super fun, family-friendly or …

This tiny 16-lens camera produces 52 megapixel photos

It's only the size of a smartphone, but Light's L16 "multi-aperture computational camera" houses an array of 16 individual camera units, each with …

PayPal.me makes it easier to request money from your friends

Peer-to-peer payment service launches today in 18 countries<p>PayPal today announced a new peer-to-peer service that aims to make it easier for users to request and receive money. The service, called PayPal.me, allows users to request money through personalized links that can be sent through email, …

PayPal now lets you send and receive money through URLs

Paying people through PayPal just got a bit easier.<p>The company rolled out another person-to person-payments service Tuesday: PayPal.Me, a barebones …

How to Make Pickled Strawberries

At his restaurant Underbelly, Houston chef Chris Shepherd (a 2013 F&W Best New Chef) is big into fermentation, pickling and curing. His pickled …

Ecclestone Says Female Drivers Are "Inevitable" In F1

Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that he thinks it is “inevitable” there will be another female driver in Formula One write <b>Luke Smith and Christian Sylt</b>.<p>The last female driver in a Grand Prix was Lella Lombardi in 1976 but in recent years the number of women in F1 has been accelerating.<p>British outfit …

20 striking portraits from the Vanity Fair Oscar Party

For A-listers lucky enough to attend the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, a simple photo booth just doesn't cut it.<p>Instead, <i>Vanity Fair</i> had renowned …

Time-lapse Photography

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

8 Great YouTube Clips of Jack White—and a Few of Meg, Too

<b>Jack White</b> is set to play a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden this evening—proof that he is one of the biggest rock stars around. And maybe one of the last: In a sea of heavyweight rappers and blockbuster pop stars, White is one of the few artists of his generation who can hold a venue so big …

Music

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Habits (Stay High)

Field Note - Photo Workshop: Wyoming's Cowboy Country

<i>Pulitzer Prize–winning photographer Jay Dickman has shot more than 25 assignments for the National Geographic Society. Having led many workshops in</i> …

4 Tips to Make Maternity Style Work For You

You don't need to change your style just because your body is changing. Maximize your look without compromising your fashion sensibility by mixing …

Yosemite’s Climbing Pioneers Recall Venturing Up the Big Walls

<b>Half a century of climbing comes to life in the new film Valley Uprising.</b><p>“It’s not just a film about climbing, but about living life in this very free, present way where the focus of one’s existence is experiential, not materialistic,” says Pete Mortimer, co-director of the upcoming feature …

Mercedes-AMG GT breaks cover

After teasing us for several months, including a highly informative ride in a heavily camouflaged prototype, Mercedes has finally whipped the covers off the new Mercedes AMG GT proper. It effectively replaces the SLS AMG, but does so in a very different part of the sports car market. Watch your …

Putting a Creative, Timeless Spin on Wedding Photography with GIFs and Cinemagraphs

Many wedding and engagement photographers want (and advertise) their photographs to be ‘timeless,’ but Detroit-based Jeffrey Lewis Bennett of JLB …

Polish Mother Of Two Takes Beautiful Pictures Of Kids Spending Their Summer In The Countryside

The series is inspired by my own childhood, when I used to visit my grandmother in the summer and spend my school vacations in the countryside. These …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Doctors are ready to test temporary 'suspended animation' to save people with severe injuries

It sounds straight out of a bad sci-fi movie: doctors pump patients' veins full of a preserving agent to keep them in suspended animation. But that procedure could come to a hospital near you in the next few years.<p>The idea is to give doctors a bit more time to treat people with serious trauma. In …

Instagram is ready to take its shot

<b>By Jessi Hempel</b><p>July 9, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT<p><b>The photo-sharing social media service has a fast-growing, hyper-engaged user base that advertisers love.</b> …

The 7 Most Common Ways to Screw Up Your Chocolate Chip Cookies

It might seem impossible to mess up chocolate chip cookies, but people do. Here are the 7 mistakes you should avoid when baking them.<p>Chocolate chip cookies might be the first thing you ever baked—scoops from a tub of cookie dough, dropped straight onto your baking sheet. Though those drop-and-bake …