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Humorous Photos of Dogs Trying Really Hard to Catch Treats in Midair

At the smell of a crispy biscuit and the sound of the word ‘treat,' dogs tend to lose control. They may leap, their eyes may widen, their jowls may wildly flop about. In his series, <i>Dogs Catching Treats</i>, German photographer Christian Vieler has captured that magical moment right before the thrown …

Creative Light Painting Photography Examples

In this video from Brady Bigalike of Noble Light Productions, we revisit the topic of light painting – a technique where the photographer uses light …

Why asparagus makes pee smell funny, and other amazing facts about everyday foods and spices

By digging deep into the molecular chemistry of everyday foods and spices, Cambridge-based chemistry teacher Andy Brunning has the answers.<p>And you don't have to be a chemistry-expert to understand them.<p>Brunning heads the popular science website Compound Interest and recently published the book "Why …

The Incredible Story Behind "Little Red Riding Hood's Demise"

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post titled “Little Red Riding Hood's Demise.” The set featured a pretty young girl, who looked a lot like Red Riding Hood standing alongside a handsome gray wolf. In one of the photos, it looked like the wolf was actually attacking her from behind, and it was easy …

The Antares Explosion, World's Smallest Snail, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

The Surprising Ways That Chickens Changed the World

Civilization was powered by the humble chicken, says author.<p>For most of us, the word "chicken" spells a cold, clammy slab of plastic-wrapped white meat plucked out of the refrigerated section of our local supermarket. But in the ancient world, and in many cultures today, chickens had deep religious …

Why I Went Mirrorless and Switched from Canon to Fuji: A Detailed Exploration

<b>Warning</b>: This will be a longer and more in-depth post. But in the age of paid-for reviews, I felt frustrated by the lack of perspective on the “what …

Photographer Creates Clever Pinhole Headgear to Capture Unique Selfies

They say <i>you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.</i> But whenever ‘they’ said that, photographer Ignas Kutavicius clearly wasn’t listening. Case in point: …