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New Year's Resolutions: 15 Ideas for Photographers

Happy 2015 Light Stalking readers! As we've said goodbye to the good, the best and the not so good of 2014, it's once again that time to <i>resolve to do</i> …

The 33 best jazz albums of 2014

CDs from Herbie Hancock, Jamie Cullum and Dr John are among the best jazz albums of 2014. Updated weekly<p><b>See best jazz albums of 2016</b><p><b>BEST JAZZ ALBUMS OF 2014</b><p><b>Herbie Hancock: The Warner Bros Years [1969-1972] (Warner)</b><p>A boxed-set that covers an extraordinary creative three years, a little island of …

Pat Metheny

10 Lessons David Alan Harvey Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<i>All photos in this article are copyrighted by David Alan Harvey / Magnum Photos</i><p>David Alan Harvey is one of the living legends in street photography. …

Street Photography

Where Genes Come From

In today’s <i>New York Times</i>, I’ve written a story about a simple but important question: where do new genes come from?<p>Some four billion years ago, when cellular life emerged, a typical primordial microbe likely had only a small set of genes. Today, however, genes abound. We, for example, have 20,000 …


Our brains sync up when speech is predictable - Futurity

Our brain activity is more like that of people we're listening to when we can predict what they're going to say, report neuroscientists.

The Brain

Why You Should Think About Hiring a Photojournalist to Document Your Wedding

“Documentary wedding photography” is a style of photography which a small, but growing, number of couples are turning to for their wedding day. Of …

Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Trump Drugs For Severe Depression

For people with treatment-resistant depression, that is.<p>Drugs are the most common psychiatric treatment for depression. But about 40 percent of people fail to respond to this first-line of antidepressants. What to do? The answer to date has often been more and different drugs.<p>But transcranial …