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Spotify Adds Equalizer to Its iOS App

Spotify has updated its iOS app with an equalizer feature that offers 22 audio presets, including electronic, hip-hop, acoustic and classical among other options. The music streaming service is also letting users manually define their own equalizer settings within the app.<p>The update is still …

The best way to cook meatballs? First sear, then simmer in sauce

Bewitching Portraits From Whitby Goth Weekend in North Yorkshire

Pop those vampire teeth in and find that swirling cape you’ve got buried in your closet for the Whitby Goth Weekend. Twice a year, the quiet town in …

LensCulture - Contemporary Photography

Photographer Peeks Inside Cheap Plastic Toys with X-Ray Photo Series

Australian photographer Brendan Fitzpatrick uses images to document the hidden side of things. More specifically, he documents the <i>inside</i> of …

Photographer Urinates on Film to Create Surprisingly Beautiful Images

For <i>Float On</i>, Hawaii-based photographer Brigette Bloom soaks her film in urine, creating ethereal bubbles over a desert landscape in Hawaii. Before …

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

Lodz Ghetto Trees - Photographs and text byMaciek Zych | LensCulture

The <i>Lodz Ghetto Trees</i> series began as part of a yearlong historical and sociological workshop that focused on survivors of the Lodz ghetto. The project is rooted in the city's painful history, which involved a dramatic shift in population from multinational to purely Polish. During the interwar …

Urbanization

Ghostly Images of WiFi Signals Captured Using Long Exposure Photography and an Android App

So much of the world today is invisible to cameras. Technology operates in a light-less world of zeroes and ones, electromagnetic waves that fly over …

99 Common Photography Problems (and how to solve them)

As well as being one of the most expensive hobbies around, photography is also one of the more technical pastimes you can pursue. But it doesn't have …

How to be a Tourist in Your Own City and Capture Remarkable Photos

Many years ago, I was in Manaus, the humid, bustling city in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon. There I was chatting with a local guy and asked him …

The 10 best camera focus techniques

10 best focusing techniques<p>One of the first rules of photography is that the subject should be pin-sharp. Most modern digital cameras offer a number …

Breathtaking Photos of an Abandoned Mall in Bangkok Overrun by Koi Fish

The days of strolling the outdoor city streets, window shopping as you walk past store fronts is becoming such a rare experience. Attribute this fact …

Thailand

Artist Fred Tomaselli Gives the Front Page of The New York Times a Makeover

NYC-based artist Fred Tomaselli applies his colorful, playful approach to collage and has a go at the front page of <i>The</i> <i></i><i>New York Times</i>, in the process …

Hilton hotels to let you use your iPhone as your hotel key from next year

Queuing up at a hotel check-in desk is often the last thing you want to do after a long flight. Starting next year, you’ll be able to bypass the front desk altogether in Hilton hotels, your iPhone serving as as your hotel room key.<p>We’ve seen the same thing in smaller hotel groups, but Hilton’s …

5 reasons why two phones are smarter than one

With all of the smartphones on the market, it’s hard to settle on just one. But you don’t have to. Learn five reasons why you might actually need two smartphones.<p>1. Keep home and work life separate<p>It’s simple enough: one phone for work, one phone for home. Especially if you own your own business, …

The Science of Viral Content: Which Emotions Make Us Share?

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Is creating the next viral hit on your marketing to-do list? If you’re in the marketing or social media industry, the answer is probably “Yes!” (and if you’re not, and the answer is probably still “Yes!”).<p>Campaigns that succeed are those that …

Report: Xiaomi Pips Apple to 2nd in China Smartphone Share

There’s more evidence of Xiaomi’s rapid growth in popularity in China, despite releasing its first smartphone only in 2011. According to data from a Kantar Worldpanel ComTech report from January to May 2014, Xiaomi unseated Apple from its second place in the country, accounting for a 21 percent …

‘Internet-plus-HBO’ may move to more cable networks

Comcast and AT&T have each been offering an bundle of Internet plus HBO (and a basic cable channel package) on a trial basis, and it now looks like the offer maybe moving to other Pay TV services as well, Bloomberg reports.<p>Comcast and AT&T sell the trial service for 40 bucks. Only new customers can …

Facebook urges users to download Messenger before chat disappears from mobile app

In April, Facebook announced plans to pull messaging from its core mobile apps in favor of moving all chat activity to Messenger. And now the company is once again reminding users everywhere about the pending change and urging them to download Messenger. If you haven't yet installed the app, you'll …

Big Ideas Gets a Bit Bigger

Inside Flipboard / June 23, 2014<p>We’ve got a special place for people aspiring to make the world better: it’s called Big Ideas. This category, which …

Trees Save More Than 850 Lives a Year, Forest Service Study Says

Ecology

The 12 Best Pools In The World

Dive in for a swim you won't forget in one of the world's best pools.<p>Dive in for a swim you won't forget in one of the world's best pools. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

Dark Chocolate Waffles

6 Servings<p>Buttermilk brings slight tang and moisture to the batter, while olive oil offers fruity richness. Choose a mild-flavored (not too peppery) type of oil for these waffles.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>¼ cup (packed) brown sugar<p>2 teaspoons …

Breakfast

Breathtaking Photos of Ocean Waves on a Stormy Evening in Montauk

© Dalton Portella / Offset<p>Standing near the precipice of the raging Atlantic Ocean, nature and fine art photographer Dalton Portella captures the …