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Reflex is the First New 35mm Manual SLR Camera Design in 25 Years

Say hello to Reflex, a new 35mm SLR camera that just launched on Kickstarter. It’s the first newly designed manual SLR system camera in over 25 years.<p>…

Harold Schelling

"A world of peace, love, and understanding--a world where we strive to out-do the most generous and compassionate of the Do-gooders, It takes just …

Is it normal to not feel any emotion at all?

Even though they can feel draining at times, emotions help us connect. Photo: Stocksy<p>When we think of depression, it's easy to mistakenly associate …

Learn to Make Boring Night Photos Look Spectacular with This 5-Minute Lightroom Tutorial (VIDEO)

Dramatic photographic opportunities abound once the sun drops below the horizon and a whole realm of colors, lights, and moods begin to appear. If …

Tutorials

194 Photo Editing Tools and Apps You Should Know

Hello, photographers. Here’s a giant list of 194 photo editing tools and apps you can use in your photography.<p>I started this research for my project …

What a Foo Believes: The Sweet Life and Rock & Roll Faith of America's Biggest Band

Dave Grohl goes deep on bro-ing down with Justin Timberlake, missing Chris Cornell and his band's star-studded new LP<p>"This is my first day off in …

Dave Grohl

How to know when an employee isn’t telling the truth, according to a woman who catches liars for a living

Pamela Meyer, an author and certified fraud examiner, says we are lied to anywhere from 10 to 200 times each day, according to her 2011 TED Talk, …

Penderecki: Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima

All 165 Pink Floyd Songs Ranked, From Worst to Best

Pink Floyd may be the only rock band that can credibly be compared to both the Beatles and Spinal Tap.<p>Its mid-’70s sonic triumphs — including <i>The Dark</i> …

David Gilmour

Mitch McConnell is breaking the Senate

Will the majority leader’s desire to win lead him to wreck the institution he says he loves?<p>It’s like solving a Rubik’s cube, Mitch McConnell says.<p>Put in some opioid treatment cash here. Take out a big tax cut there. Throw some money at Alaska here. Overhaul regulations there.<p>Turn the bill this …

Pixies and the Surrealist continuum

If you want to understand Magritte, Dalí and de Chirico, fire up “Doolittle”<p>If Man is five<br>Then the Devil is six<br>And if the Devil is six<br>Then God is seven<br>This monkey’s gone to Heaven.<p>The amount of digital and analog ink that has been spilt by fans trying to decipher the lyrics to the classic Pixies …

Portrait Photography Tips You Need to Start Using Today

Portrait photography is perhaps one of the most rewarding types of photography.It’s fun, too. Certainly more fun than reading the camera’s owner’s …

Landscape Photography

My dad predicted Trump in 1985 – it's not Orwell, he warned, it's Brave New World

The ascent of Donald Trump has proved Neil Postman’s argument in Amusing Ourselves to Death was right. Here’s what we can do about it<p>Over the last year, as the presidential campaign grew increasingly bizarre and Donald Trump took us places we had never been before, I saw a spike in media references …

Artist Jack Penny on Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Enduring Allure

People<p>The North London artist longs for old New York.<p>,<p><i>This interview was first published on Arteviste. It has been lightly edited.</i><p>I first encountered …

Jean-Michel Basquiat

English has 3,000 words for being drunk

As ‘dry January’ comes to an end, Susie Dent looks back at the long and colourful relationship between alcohol and the English language.<p>Dry January is almost over, and temporary teetotallers everywhere will soon be back on the booze. That word ‘booze’ tends to conjure up a certain amount of …

Language

Sending These Emoji Can Cause A Friend's iPhone To Crash

Don't let this new video fall into the hands of your enemies, because it details how to crash anyone's iPhone simply by sending them a particular …

Don’t Screw Up: Here’s the Correct Way to Use a Reflector for Better Outdoor Portraits (VIDEO)

We often turn to Joe Edelman for simple lighting tutorials, and in the video below he’s a bit perturbed because photographers often mess up outdoor …

Iggy Pop Talks Drug Scares, Aging, Why Keith Richards Is His Hero

Punk icon also discusses why he swears by qigong, how 'Jack and the Beanstalk' shaped his worldview and more<p>Iggy Pop is ready for a break. The punk …

Iggy Pop

32 Easy Exercises to Boost Your Creativity Everyday

You don't need to be a talented artist to pick up a creative habit.<p>For a lot of people, creativity is a talent that few people have.<p>For me, creativity is a skill we all have and can improve with regular exercise.<p>"Creativity is not just for artists. It's for businesspeople looking for a new way to …

Creativity

Art to inspire: Ali Smith, Alain de Botton and others on the works they love

Got the January blues? To kick off a series dedicated to culture that can uplift us in 2017, six writers and creators from the worlds of music, philosophy, fiction and art choose the works they can rely on to replenish their energy for life<p>More uplifting culture for 2017<p>Gilles stands there in his …

Hank Williams' Tragic New Year's Day

Before the music star left on his fateful road trip, he began to have dark premonitions of death.<p>Hiram “Hank” Williams, old before his time and ill …

Hank Williams

A former FBI agent recommends a simple 3-step exercise to beat anxiety

My experience with stress during big presentations is usually a double whammy.<p>First, there's the delightful combination of sweaty palms, shaky legs, …

25 Songs That Are Truly Terrifying

Creepy, chilling tunes from Pink Floyd, Eminem, Nick Cave, more<p>By , , , , , , ,<p>Krzystof Penderecki, "Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima" …

Flute

The foreign words that seem like English – but aren’t

Pseudo-anglicisms are words in other languages that seem like English but aren’t. Though some people are still concerned about them creeping into use, writes Matthew Anderson.<p>Before a special night out, a glamorous Parisienne might treat herself to <i>un brushing</i>, at which her hair will be blow-dried …

Language

Photographer Reveals How Much Online Images Are Photoshopped (13+ pics)

Taking a good picture isn't easy. Taking an awesome picture is even harder. And taking an impossible picture is, well, impossible. Unless you use …

How iPhone batteries work, and how to make them last longer

Whenever a new iPhone gets announced, there's one feature that every Apple lover is hoping for: improved battery life. We may not agree on headphone …