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Innovative Boat Design Expands Into Large Party Space

This innovative boat design features the best of both worlds in regards to form and function. Developed by creative studio Formquadrat, FINES is an average-sized boat that folds out into a large recreational space. The design concept includes a slim body for docking as well as practical dimensions …

Furniture

How to Photograph Birds in Flight

Being able to capture good images using a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera can be extremely rewarding. And some of the best pictures that we …

Landscape Photography

Touching Portraits of Newborn Babies

Proud parents are always eager to celebrate the birth of their children and New Jersey-based photographer Alicia Gould is certainly no exception. She …

Pregnancy

10 photo highlights of the day

Each day the picture editor of the Guardian brings you a selection of top photographs<p>• For more from the Guardian picture desk today see our live blog

Want to Create Great Images? Stop Waiting to Get Lucky

We all get lucky sometimes, it’s a part of life. And some people are certainly luckier than others it seems, but depending on luck to get you through …

Landscape Photography

Seeking Adventure Through Timelapse Photography

We all seek comfort. And for many of us, that comfort comes through routine. But at what point should you break out of your comfort zone? What are …

Photography

Olympus Stylus 1 delivers enthusiast compact for zoom lovers

Compact cameras with fast lenses and large sensors are plentiful these days, but few of them zoom much beyond the 100mm mark. On top of that, when …

Cameras

North America’s top amusement parks

Nowhere can you find more family-friendly daredevil thrills (and gentler rides) than in the USA and Canada. Here are our 10 favorite amusement and water parks in North America (diplomatically listed in alphabetical order):<p>Canada’s Wonderland, Vaughan, Ontario<p>The first major park in Canada (25 miles …

Robert De Niro Makes Another Bet on Tourism, This Time in Shanghai

Actor Robert De Niro has joined a US consortium to invest in a huge property project in a historic area of China’s commercial hub Shanghai.<p>Set to …

More Photos of Stunning Street Art Inside a Dilapidated Building in Paris

After posting about <i>Tour Paris 13</i>, the nine-story social housing tower in Paris that's been transformed into one massive street art exhibition, we had this uneasy feeling that the pictures didn't quite do the project justice. Lucky for us, photographer HBA_Jijo took over 370 photos of it, capturing …

Social Housing

Danish National Maritime Museum – review

Built beside Hamlet's castle in Helsingør, Denmark's maritime museum jars and jangles – but there's glorious method in its badness<p>What do you do if you want to design an iconic building – a concept which for at least a decade has been declared terminally ill – that is not an icon? What if you are …

The best punk singles record covers – in pictures

Released next week, Punk 45: The Singles Cover Art of Punk 1976-80 is a collection of punk's seven-inch sleeves, whose distinctively DIY designs encapsulated the attitude at the heart of the musical genre. Co-edited by Jon Savage and Stuart Baker, the book includes interviews with some of the …

Clock change challenge

Spring forward; fall back. Or was that spring back and fall forward (equally possible)? And will we ever have a mnemonic that works for those of us who usually talk about autumn rather than fall? At least it's always an hour and only twice a year, right?<p>It's hard to imagine, but the person who …