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Idea: Use a Long Exposure at Night to Shoot a Starry Double Image

This starry double exposure-style photograph was made using a single long exposure. Photographer Ted Schiele was 190 seconds into a long exposure …

How to Create Grunge Effect in Photoshop in 8 Simple Steps – A Video Tutorial

This simple and effective video tutorial by Glyn Dewis. Here are 8 simple steps to create grunge effect in Photoshop.• Levels Adjustment<br>• Add contrast to …

Build this DIY ‘Itsy Bitsy Camera Slider’ for Free!

<b>UPDATE:</b> <i>We’ve been approached by Igus and, as always, there’s good news and there’s bad news. The bad news – please don’t send additional requests for</i> …

DSLR or mirrorless: which should be your next camera?

You might not need a giant camera to take awesome photos<p>Welcome to the first annual Verge Hack Week. We're totally blowing up our site: we've given our reporters and editors the entire week to play with new tools and experiment with new storytelling ideas, while members of our amazing product team …

The 7 Best Secret Product Hunt Lists

Product Hunt has been getting a lot of press lately. Most of it for good reason. It’s a quick way to see what the movers and shakers of the tech world are checking out everyday. But behind the daily up-voting of products, the team is experimenting with fun sub-categories.<p>They’re like hidden …

Get buns of steel with these super fitness apps

Our iPhones are known to help make our everyday activities easier and when it comes to fitness, it’s no different. Getting up and exercising is difficult, but downloading applications to help you along your fitness journey definitely isn’t.<p>In today’s video take a look at our top three apps that …

6 Commonly Used and Confused Tools in Photoshop Explained

There are lots of tools in Photoshop that are sometimes a bit confusing due to the similar nature of their functionality. With subtle differences, …

A Gorgeous Wooden DIY Pinhole Camera that Carpenters and Photographers Alike Can be Proud Of

We’ve shown off a number of impressive DIY pinhole cameras before, but this one, designed by Scott Yu-Jan, might just take the cake. Made almost …

Itch-scratching elephant terrifies occupants of car | Adventure Sports Network

Elephant damages car and terrorizes its passengers in Pilanesburg National Park in South Africa. Photo by Armand Grobler Photography used by …

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

How to Master Your DLSR in One Afternoon a Beginner’s Guide

As the Editor-in-Chief of CLARITY, I believe that photography is one of the most unique forms of visual art. As a photographer, you must possess an …

Digital Photography

This iPhone App Turns Your Selfies into Textable Stickers

New emoji are rolling out rapidly enough that someday we’ll have entire libraries full of incomprehensible emoji-only books to be read only by …

This App Lets You Ask a Doctor Any Question in Real-Time via Smartphone

Health apps and the wearable trackers that connect to them are giving us more data about our personal health than ever before, but medical experts …

Insane Pro Surfers Take On A Raging Flood (VIDEO)

Attention surfers: you are no longer limited to the beach.<p>Apparently, in Switzerland, some surfers are ready and willing to tackle mean flood waters. And for a landlocked country, Cyril Inauen and Roland Hauser found a pretty nice wave to ride.<p>While this surf sport looks awfully fun, it's also …

Watching This Robot Trying To Open A Door Will Blow Your Mind

Meet HERB.<p>HERB is a robot butler featured on the awesome new show Going Deep With David Rees. He appears in the July 28 episode, titled "How To Open A Door."<p>You can see HERB is well equipped to open doors, with two flexible arms and three fingers on each hand:<p>"A door is a device that allows ingress …

10 Apps That Will Help You Sleep Better

We've all heard it before — the general rule of thumb is that a good night's sleep consists of about seven to eight hours. But with late-night work, …

The Best Illustrations from 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

On July 4, 1862, English mathematician and logician Charles Dodgson boarded a small boat with a few friends. Among them was a little girl named Alice Liddell. To entertain her and her sisters as they floated down the river between Oxford and Godstow, Dodgson fancied a whimsical story, which he’d …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

The 20 Most Beautiful And Clever Tech Logos

We've put together this list of the best, most beautiful tech company and product logos, spanning from startups to more-established companies.<p>Let us know in the comments if we skipped any other great ones.

How to Remove Scratches From Your Phone

Image: Mashable, Isar Chang<p>Whether it's from the car keys in your pocket or an accidental drop, our phones are bound to be victims of scratches and …

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

How To Add A Realistic Tattoo To a Person With Photoshop

I think the concept of using skin as a canvas is curious. I don’t have any tattoos, and in a day where it seems everyone and their mother has one, or …

See The Hidden Meanings Inside 17 Tech Company Logos

In Sony's Vaio logo, the letters V and A represent an analog waveform and the I and O represent a binary code.<p>Facebook Places was Facebook's now defunct response to the check-in app Foursquare. Note that the red arrow is pointing at a number four ... an indicator of its intended target.<p>We love the …

This Ingenious Hoodie Could Save Homeless People's Lives

When Anders Hsi constructed a hoodie that zips up the front of a wearer’s face, he had in mind a person who values his privacy, like a passenger on an airplane.<p>But when a homeless man named Joe approached Hsi and was eager to try on the innovative sweatshirt, Hsi realized his product could take on …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Nutrition

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

3 tips on How to Approach Photography as a Hobby

Recently, I gave you a look inside the bag of a hobby photographer on a budget, and after reading all the comments on that post, I got to thinking …