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A Fast and Easy Way to Remove Annoying Dust Spots

Dust spots are inevitable, and removing them can sometimes be a burden. While there are many ways to go about removing dust spots, retoucher Chris …

Fashion Photographer Defends Migrant-Themed Editorial

A Hungarian photographer is standing by his migrant-themed fashion editorial, even though he took the photos off his website due to online outrage. Yahoo Style notes that negative reactions about the so-called "migrant chic" photoshoot on social media included comments like "Disgusting & …

Fashion Photography

Enchanting Photos of Autumnal Forests by a Wandering Photographer

There is nothing quite like a long walk through the woods to clear the mind, particularly in the crisp autumn air when the leaves have transformed into vibrant variations of red and orange. Thankfully, photographer Janek Sedlr captures the profound beauty of the forest in its most stunning state. …

Photography

Author Jackie Collins dies at 77

Simple DIY Transforms Any Smartphone into a 3D Hologram Projector

If you have an old CD case, a smartphone, and a little time, you can make a 3D hologram projector. YouTuber Mrwhosetheboss demonstrates just how this is done in a short tutorial, and it's as easy as building a simple, four-sided bowl and placing it on top of your phone. With the right video, a tiny …

DIY

The Moon Passing in Front of the Earth, As Seen from 1 Million Miles Away

Last month, NASA shared the first full photo of Earth captured with its new DSCOVR camera that’s floating 1 million miles away. Today it released …

Soviet Union

Bella Thorne Says Her Acne Was So Bad, She Didn't Leave the House

It's all cleared up now though.<p>Bella Thorne has 5.6 million Instagram followers and counting, a rising career (her most recent role was in the TV adaptation of <i>Scream)</i>, and glowing skin, but her complexion wasn't always so smooth. The gorgeous starlet and Neutrogena brand ambassador tells …

NASA Has A Plan To Keep Our Skies Free Of Drone Congestion

A thousand people gathered at NASA’s Silicon Valley research center to hear the agency’s plan for creating a workable system.<p>With an increasing number of drones vying for precious airspace, someone should start thinking about how we can possibly hope to manage the traffic congestion that will soon …

Silicon Valley
Photography

Japanese scientists fire the world's most powerful laser

A team of researchers from Osaka University recently fired the most powerful laser on the planet: a 2 petawatt pulse, that's 2 <i>quadrillion</i> watts, albeit for just one trillionth of a second. It's called the LFEX (Laser for Fast Ignition Experiments) and it measures more than 300 feet in length. …

Oculus is trying to convince filmmakers to make virtual reality movies

The company's pitch is to lure filmmakers to use the technology and produce content that attracts consumers for the Rift, its virtual reality headset.<p>Oculus doesn't plan to sell "Henry," the second film from its film division, Story Studios, which employs both video game engineers and former Pixar …

Virtual Reality

Peruvian army rescues Shining Path kidnap victims after 25 years' captivity

Thirteen adults and 26 children – many of whom were born to raped captives – evacuated by helicopter from Andes valley<p>A Peruvian military operation has secured the release of more than a dozen people who were kidnapped by the Shining Path rebel group up to 25 years ago.<p>After being used as slaves in …

Africa

Lazy Girls! Here’s How to Get Away With Dirty Hair All Week

Washing your hair every day can actually do more harm than good to your locks, but it can be difficult to master the art of *not* washing your hair as frequently as you’d like to. We have news for you skeptics: It can be done! Yep, you can make it through an entire work week without lathering up if …

Hair

Emilia Clarke Compares Playing Daenerys Targaryen to Sarah Connor

The Mother of Dragons. The Mother of Humanity.<p>Emilia Clarke is fearless.<p>On <i>Game of Thrones</i>, she controls cities and dragons in Daenerys Targaryen's quest for the Iron Throne. Off screen, the actress has been fashionably traveling the world to promote her upcoming film, <i>Terminator: Genesys</i>, on …

TV Series

From Marlon Brando to Kendall Jenner, 27 of the Best Classic White T-Shirts Ever

How did the T-shirt become an essential feature in our wardrobes, as necessary as a pair of jeans? The most classic version, a white cotton jersey crewneck that became standard military issue in World War II, is descended from undergarments worn by Navy men in the 1910s. Chanel famously adapted …

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

Books

Audi Just Invented Fuel Made From CO₂ and Water

An Audi research facility in Dresden, Germany, has managed to create the first batches of diesel fuel with a net-zero carbon footprint — made from …

Carbon Dioxide

Adobe Publishes 60 Videos To Learn Lightroom CC & Lightroom 6

Unless you’ve been taking a sabbatical from the internet and the news, you’re aware that Lightroom CC / 6 and a new Camera Raw has dropped to much …

Artist Maude White Creates Intricate Scenes by Snipping Away at Paper

Maude White snips away tiny bits of paper to reveal incredibly intricate scenes. The artist, based in Buffalo, New York, brings imaginative animals and fanciful panoramas to life with her lacy, hand-cut designs. She calls her technique “paper carving.” Most of her creations are cut from plain white …

Elephants

5 Texts Every Guy Secretly Wants to Receive

And that he'll respond to right away.<p>Sad but true: Most of us are offensively boring via text ("wut up?"). It doesn't have to be this way. Dating guru Matthew Hussey suggests new texting strategies that will really vibrate in his pants.<p><b>1.</b> <b>I'm at that new lounge that just opened. The music is</b> …

Photographer Captures Jaguar Attacking a Caiman

Photographer Justin Black captured this incredible photo of a jaguar attacking a caiman in the wetlands of Brazil.<p>Black was leading a group of …

Photography

Stephen Hawking says One Direction could be intact in the multiverse

The great mind has some words of comfort for heartbroken tweens with an interest in theoretical physics.<p>Stephen Hawking is taking on an unlikely new role as grief counselor to the innumerable tweens devastated by Zayn's departure from One Direction.<p>During a special live event Saturday evening at …

Physics

Photographer Olivier Duong Takes Us On A Visually Stunning Journey Through Haiti

<b>All Photographs Copyright Olivier Duong</b><p>Olivier Duong always braced himself for "that phone call" he says, "the one where I find out that my mother is no more." What Olivier perhaps didn't prepare for was his mother's death by a catastrophic earthquake, rather than her cancer diagnosis. Perhaps a …

Selling

uBeam’s Ultrasound Wireless Charging Is Real, And About To Be Really Funded

What if wireless power at a distance actually worked? It does. uBeam invented a way to wirelessly send energy up to 15 feet away with ultrasound.<p>What if you could slap a wireless charging case on your phone and charge it while you move around or use it? uBeam invented that too. While early uBeam …

Wireless Charging

The man who ‘invented’ Impressionism

It’s hard to believe that Monet, Degas and Renoir once faced hostility from the art world. Alastair Sooke reveals how one man changed everything.<p>Few movements in the history of art feel as familiar as Impressionism. Barely a week goes by without Monet and his contemporaries generating headlines for …

Art

Project: Belgrade

Belgrade from Lukas Vasilikos on Vimeo.

The Hidden Worlds of WWI - Video documentary featuring Jeff Gusky | LensCulture

<i>Deep inside long-forgotten, underground cities, photographer/explorer Jeff Gusky has discovered incredibly preserved remains from the First World War that bring this 100-year old conflict back to life.</i><p><i>LensCulture contributor Clara Abi Nader traveled with Gusky to one of these historical sites and</i> …

World History

Magnum photographer Elliott Erwitt's favourite photographs, in pictures

Photography