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5 expert tips for stunning detail in landscape photos

How do you make a mountain appear as large to the viewer as it does to you? How do you get rid of noise in your nightscape images? How can you get …

Landscape Photography

The Best Dress Shirts for Under $100

Don't blow your whole paycheck on your work wardrobe.<p>So, you need a new dress shirt. What you don’t need is to spend an entire paycheck on it, especially if you’re going for a full closet refresh. The good news is, you don’t have to. Here are some options that will keep you looking polished from 9 …

Clothing

​Why - And How - Every Man Should Look After His Eyebrows

Beat your brows into shape with our comprehensive guide<p>Slugs, caterpillars, Gallaghers: whatever you want to call the humble eyebrow, we’ve all got them. And, more importantly, we all need them. While their practical usage as drip trays for your forehead is crucial, so too is their aesthetic value: …

Lawn Mowing

Veil is private browsing for the ultra-paranoid

If you’re worried about someone finding out what you’re pointing your browser at, there are plenty of options for keeping it secret, with varying levels of difficulty and effectiveness. Veil takes things further than perhaps any other anonymous browsing method by masking the page you’re viewing not …

Privacy

The 13 cheapest holiday destinations in the world for couples

The Post Office Holiday Money Report has revealed the cheapest holiday hotspots in the world in 2018 that make for the perfect holiday for a couple or two friends.<p>To produce the ranking, the company looked at the cost of the following items in 42 destinations around the world: a three-course meal …

Coca-Cola

These Wallet-Friendly Recipes Don't Involve Pasta

When you're cooking on a tight budget, it's so easy to fall into a pasta rut. Been there, done that more times than I care to remember! Pasta is a …

Cooking

9 Meals to Make When Time *Isn't* of the Essence

Here at Food52, we love to make things easy for you. We’re all about the one-pot meal, the kitchen hack that will cut your prep time in half, the sheet pan dinner that dirties just one dish. People lead busy lives and we’re committed to making sure you don’t have to sacrifice a hearty, home-cooked …

Target, Zara, and others have agreed to map their Chinese factories’ pollution in real time

Hidden thousands of miles from the view from Western shoppers, Chinese textile mills producing for major US and European clothing brands have been some of the worst polluters in the fashion industry. For years, many have dumped toxic chemicals used for dyeing and finishing fabrics directly into …

Our Most Popular Vegetarian Recipes of 2017

Maybe you're a strict vegetarian — or you're just trying to incorporate more meatless meals into your routine. Either way, it can be tough to find a …

Cooking

Our Most Popular Recipes in 2017

Recipes

5 Key Artificial Intelligence Predictions For 2018: How Machine Learning Will Change Everything

During 2017 it was hard to escape predictions that artificial intelligence is about to change the world. In 2018, this is unlikely to change. However, an increased focus on repeatable and quantifiable results is likely to ground some of the “big picture” thinking in reality.<p>Don’t get me wrong - in …

Artificial Intelligence

Our Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

There are few things the almighty Crock-Pot can't tackle, but above all else it makes getting dinner on the table a whole lot more manageable on busy …

10 of the best places to visit in Malaysia: readers’ travel tips

Lunch with monks and a poignant war memorial park share equal billing with Penang’s street food and sundowner views over Kuala Lumpur<p><b>Winning tip: Forest trail in the Cameron Highlands</b><p>The Mossy Forest of the Cameron Highlands offers the chance to get among gnarled, moss-covered trees, exotic plants, …

Asia Travel

European Capitals of Culture you've probably never heard of – including the world's most adorable city

Introduced in 1985 with the noble aim of bringing our continent closer together, the European Capital of Culture scheme offered few early surprises. That year saw Athens bestowed with the title (birthplace of democracy, fair choice), the following year it was Florence’s turn (birthplace of the …

5 Easy Meals for Busy Weeks

This week is bookended by Christmas tree hunting and cookie decorating adventures, along with a few parties and a family birthday dinner, so my …

Cooking

This Inexpensive Gift from Etsy Looks Like a Million Bucks

Wanna give some holiday presents that will delight and impress your friends and family? Want to make sure those presents look like they cost you a …

Free Shipping

The Swimmin’ Hole in Aruba

New “People” Portfolio<p>One of the new Portfolios I have over on Smugmug is all my favorite people and portrait photos. Jump in there and enjoy!<p>Daily …

15 Lazy Dinners That Involve Just One Skillet

I find that winter makes me more lazy than I'd like to be, thanks to the combination of it getting dark at 5 p.m. and the bitter cold temperatures. …

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

This Surreal Shot of Jupiter’s Clouds Is Exactly What We Need Right Now

Just look at this incredibly detailed photo of Jupiter’s clouds as captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. It’s an otherworldly distraction to keep our …

Astronomy

Apple sues Qualcomm for violating chip patents

The patent lawsuit battle between Apple and Qualcomm isn't about to cool down any time soon. Apple has countersued Qualcomm, alleging that older Snapdragon chips (the 800 and 820) violate eight or more patents for power management in processors. It's keen to point out that this technology predates …

China Challenges Nvidia's Hold on Artificial Intelligence Chips

In July, China’s government issued a sweeping new strategy with a striking aim: draw level with the US in artificial intelligence technology within …

Johnson & Johnson granted new trial over $417m ovarian cancer award

LA judge throws out jury payment to woman who used J&J baby powder Attorney: ‘We will continue to fight on behalf of all women impacted’<p>A judge on Friday tossed out a $417m jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine …

Johnson & Johnson

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: the 10 best new features

Microsoft has been testing its latest Windows 10 Fall Creators Update over the past six months, and it's now ready to roll out to existing machines today. While Microsoft’s “Creators Update” naming extends to this latest Windows 10 update, a lot of the features are new additions that will be used …

Software

'All wifi networks' are vulnerable to hacking, security expert discovers

WPA2 protocol used by vast majority of wifi connections has been broken by Belgian researchers, highlighting potential for internet traffic to be exposed<p>The security protocol used to protect the vast majority of wifi connections has been broken, potentially exposing wireless internet traffic to …

Information Security

33 Illuminating Photos of Our World at Night

The 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest may be over, but these entries are still shining bright.<p>Every place looks different at night. As soon as the sun sets, wonders that were hidden in the day come to life. Whether it’s the lights of a bustling city or the stars above …

Chinese schools are scaring kids off drugs with psychedelic VR simulations

This is one way to put kids off drugs.<p>Children in southern China experienced the "side effects" of drugs, as part of a series of activities …

Psychedelia

Vivo beats Apple to an under-display fingerprint scanner

There have been rumours of Apple exploring under-display fingerprint scanning technology, but you probably didn't expect the first of such demos to come from China. At MWC Shanghai, Qualcomm announced its latest ultrasonic fingerprint solution, with the new highlights being its integration …

Phones

How to Order Wine Abroad

Ordering wine when you're traveling doesn't have to be intimidating.<p>Drinking local wine in a faraway place can be vacation perfection: You’re at ease, seated at a table with a view, exploring the world one glass at a time. Or it can be fraught with anxiety, triggered by the sight of a chalkboard …

Mexico City

16 of the world's best one-week road trips

There are plenty of epic drives you can squeeze into seven days, whether tracing coastlines or tearing through salt pans. Head out on one of these …