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Shooting Weddings with a $20 CCTV Lens

A while back, I came across an article about using a super cheap CCTV lens. The results to me looked something like a Voigtlander f/0.95 but for a …

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This cauliflower steak recipe is an impressive yet easy vegetarian dinner

Do Not Enter: 5 Countries That Don't Roll Out the Welcome Mat

<i>Photo courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Fran Golden, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Some tourist visa applications are easy -- an Australian visa, for example, can be acquired in a few minutes via the Internet. Others, however, can take weeks, if not months, to procure. The following five countries, …

Buyer beware: 10 common travel scams

While you’re often safer overseas than you are in your hometown, a few scams seem to pop up all over the world. Repeat the mantra: if it looks too good to be true, it must be too good to be true…<p><b>1. Fake police</b><p>Sometimes also the real police, they’ll demand to see your passport and find something …

Mystery Malaysia flight may have lost signal, gone hundreds of miles off course

It was 1:30 a.m. when Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 lost all communications, including important transponder signals that send data on altitude, direction and speed. Still, it showed up on radar for about 1 hour, 10 minutes longer -- until it vanished, having apparently moved away from its intended …

#theLIST: Spring Is In the Bag

The dawn of springtime brings with it renewal, warmer days, the solsticeand a crop of new chic bags. Shop the 10 best now.<p>The dawn of springtime brings with it renewal, warmer days, the solstice—and a crop of new chic bags. Shop the 10 best now. Plus, check out spring's best bag trends.

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Spring fashion: eight pieces you need for a right-now wardrobe

1 The non-flirt skirt<p>Cool girls don't roll their skirts up these days, they tug them down. The first thing you need to get your head around in order to have a fashionable spring is that the clothes aren't sexy. You, as in the actual person, are of course still radiant with irresistible natural sex …

Watch 20 Strangers Share a First Kiss

In a new video uploaded to YouTube yesterday, filmmaker Tatia Pilieva captured the perfect balance of cute and awkward that is a first kiss. The video, which starts off showing a screen explaining the premise: "We asked 20 strangers to kiss for the first time..."shows both the giggly, uncomfortable …

Wellcome image awards 2014: life in extreme close-up - in pictures

Beautiful, strange and occasionally alarming pictures from the shortlist for this year’s Wellcome image awards – which celebrate the very best in science photography and imaging – from an x-ray of a bat to a micrograph of a kidney stone. The exhibition opens on 12 March at three science centres and …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Would you hire a photographer for your child's birth?

When I first read a report about birth photography, my first reaction was simply "WTF? NO." What kind of narcissist would want a stranger in the room, clicking away on a camera as they were in the throes of labour? "Now breathe, breathe, breathe ... and POSE!" And wait – who are the people doing …

Stunning Images Of The Dinka People Of Southern Sudan And Their Way Of Life

<b>Photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher</b> have come up with a stunning series featuring the people and lifestyle of the Dinka tribe in the South …

Artist Fantastically Photoshops Homeless Dogs to Find Them Homes

Budapest, Hungary-based photographer Sarolta Bn is best known for her stunningly surreal scenes that include sky high paintbrush trees and flying origami birds. To change the perception of abandoned shelter animals, and to help find them homes, she recently embarked on a new series that all feature …

Beautiful Video of Strangers Kissing For the First Time

In a video that's quickly making its way around the web (almost 3.8 million views on YouTube), we all get to watch as 20 strangers kiss for the very first time. Amateur filmmaker Tatia Pilieva captures a range of human emotions from awkwardness to elation in a short film featuring strangers (or …

Malaysia Airlines MH370: Military denies missing plane detected on radar far from flight path

The Malaysian air force has denied reports a passenger plane that vanished with 239 people on board was detected on radar far west of its flight path.<p>…

Malaysia Airlines plane: Military believes it tracked missing jetliner over Strait of Malacca

The development injects more mystery into the investigation of the disappearance of Saturday's flight, and raises questions about why the aircraft …

Hyper Dimensional Photographs in the Streets of So Paulo

Imagine walking down a busy, metropolitan street and suddenly looking up to see a huge, hyper dimensional photograph of a person staring down at you. Street artist Raquel Brust has been introducing this kind of experience in So Paulo, Brazil since 2008 with <i>Projeto Giganto</i>, which she describes as “a …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

12 Amazing Glimpses Into The Private Lives Of New Yorkers

Brandon Stanton has been running his website Humans of New York since November 2010, resulting in a diverse community of millions who are intrigued …