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35 Hidden Podcasts You Really Should Be Listening To

Because the second series of Serial still hasn't bloody arrived yet.<p>1. <i>Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids</i> (suggested by teaganfe)<p>The title sums it up. As teaganfe says: "'Grown ups' read short fiction, diary entries, letters, and more that they wrote as young children or teens <b>to a live …

Double amputee controls bionic arms with his mind

Prosthetic technology has made huge leaps in recent years, but the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is pushing it into <i>Six Million</i> …

Robotics

Opinion: You don’t have to be a mega-mind to get this trade right

New York (MarketWatch) — For years, good returns have come in smaller-cap packages. Now, with small- and mid-cap stocks looking like they’re at the …

Three Techniques You Can Use to Dodge & Burn in Photoshop

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Anup Ghimire.</i><p>Dodging and burning is one of the most confused and highly underestimated techniques in …

Tutorials

Fantastic Macro Series of Ants in Their Natural Environment

Russian photographer Andrey Pavlov creates unbelievable ant images that are surprisingly devoid of any digital manipulation<p>The pictures in this …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

Aperture

Weekend readers' best photographs: lost

From coats to foals: your best pictures on this week's theme, lost<p>The next topic is chic (to appear April 12). Email a hi-res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to in.pictures@guardian.co.uk by noon on Wednesday April 2; please supply a daytime …

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

Landscape Photography

Developing Your Eye for Photography

Although there is much pleasure to be derived from taking a technically excellent photograph, there is a strong argument that a truly great shot …

5 ways photographers can sell their first magazine cover

As our series on how to sell photos online and in print continues we look at the prestigious magazine cover and explore five surefire ways …

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

This is the incredible view from the top of 1 World Trade Center in New York, photographed in Sept. 2013. The image was published on the cover of Time this week. Explore an interactive version of this photograph at time.com/wtc. Photograph by Jonathan D. Woods and Michael Franz for TIME. @jonwoods and @mfranzphoto #nyc #1wtc

DEDPXL: A New Educational Photography Resource by Zack Arias

Almost a year after Zack Arias first announced that he was working on an educational project called DEDPXL (pronounced dead pixel), the project has …

Stylish Eco-Friendly Villas Renew More Than They Consume

In the city of Kunming located in Southwest China, Vincent Callebaut Architectures has designed 45 stunning villas they call Flavours Orchard. Determined to pioneer an eco-friendly lifestyle, the stylish structures are meant to encourage a close and intimate relationship with the natural …

Sustainability

Best space images of the month

Here are some of the most stunning pictures captured during a memorable month in space – from cosmic collisions to soaring satellites.<p>Watch Colin Legg's footage of the Moon Saturn occultation.

Astronomy

Get Educated: Recommended Projects and Tutorials

As with most fields that are technology driven, in photography, if you don’t keep moving you’ll quickly find yourself dead in the water. This is why …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

A Retired Traveler's Breathtaking Photos of International Landscapes

Bangkok-based Thai photographer Weerapong Chaipuck discovered his passion for photography after an early retirement from the medical profession. Now, Chaipuck travels the world, snapping shots of all the beautiful landscapes he comes across. His breathtaking images offer eye-catching perspectives …

The Expanse

Paris - Tour Eiffel

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

Will It Beard: Fun Photo Series of Random Household Items Stuck in a Man’s Beard

Here’s something that’ll help you start off the week with a grin (or a grimace, if you harbor an aversion to beards). <i>Will it Beard</i> is a fun photo …

Breathtaking Panoramas Capture the True Essence of Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography is one of the most difficult and challenging subjects to be tackled by a lensman. To behold beautiful images of distant …

Photographer Reveals Beautiful Landscapes and Rich Cultures

After getting a glimpse of medical professional-turned-photographer Weerapong Chaipuck‘s stunning series of travel and landscape photography, we knew we had to share a little bit more from his growing collection–ones that have more of a personal touch, featuring the wonderful people he's met along …

Photography

Today's Cityscapes Cast in Darkness Set Against Pristine Night Sky

For the past four years, artist Thierry Cohen has been working on a series called <i>Villes Eteintes</i> or Darkened Cities. The collection by the …

Rio De Janeiro

Revealing Photos Sneak a Peak Into Neighbors' Windows

In his series, <i>Neighbors</i>, photographer Arne Svenson peers through strangers' windows to reveal very intimate, personal moments. According to his bio, the photographer stepped outside of his typical studio work to explore the relationships between himself and his Manhattan neighbors when he inherited …

Photography

the Cologne Cathedral captured in a crystal ball (#6 on Explore)

TENERIFE | FARO PUNTA DE TENO

Nanjing Road / Oriental Pearl Tower

These 31 Photography Links Will Keep You Busy For a Really Long Time

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to …

Landscape Photography

Mont Saint-Michel