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How to Use Manual Focus Lenses

My first digital camera was a Nikon D90, and, as with the other 23 changeable lens cameras I’ve owned since, it was intended for autofocus. You’re …

Apple CarPlay: A guide to connecting your iPhone to your car

Getting a new car is fun, until you get into the infotainment system. Car makers -- whose expertise is in vehicles, not software -- tend to build overly complicated systems that make you feel like a caveman using a smartphone for the very first time.<p>That's not a good thing when you have other …

Car Tech

Go aboard a fleet of military ghost ships decaying off the coast of San Francisco

Since 1946, the US government has maintained fleets of various "mothballed" ships that can be readied and used in case of a crisis.<p>These boats, some of which are very old, include military ships that served in World War II, the Korean and Vietnam wars, and Desert Storm, as well as civilian merchant …

Military

No Man's Sky Lets You Explore a Universe-Sized Universe

If you budget just one second for each planet in Hello Games’ imponderable <i>No Man’s Sky</i>, you’ll still spend 585 billion years visiting them all. In …

Watch This 45-Minute Documentary on the Making of Disney's Zootopia

The year is still relatively young, but one of the biggest surprises on the big screen has to be <i>Zootopia</i>. The early footage looked okay, but no one …

Animation

Zootropolis Review

Despite a number of big cases involving mammals disappearing from the city, Judy is given the arduous job of parking duty by Chief Bogo (Idris Elba) …

Stereotypes

Zootopia: When sly foxes and funny bunnies go after dark matters

<b>Zootopia is the latest Disney 3D animation production that tells the story of a rabbit named Judy (Ginnifer Goodwin) who wants to change the</b> …

Zootopia: Another Disney classic

[Taken from the www.chocobites.net]<p>Zootopia aka Zootropolis could be the best Disney film since The Lion King [1994]. Yes, what I am trying to say is …

Animation

7 Reasons You Will Love Staying At Port Orleans French Quarter

Love the thrill of Mardi Gras but can’t escape to New Orleans each year? The Port Orleans French Quarter at Walt Disney World might just be the …

Walt Disney Company

Google mapped out a massive model city with a mini Street View car and it's spectacular

1/<p>Google worked with mapping software company Unilabs to build a small Street View car with a tiny mounted camera to capture the sprawling model …

Cool photos: inside the Boeing 787's funky crew rest 'loft'

by David Flynn | December 24, 2013<p>An increasing number of airlines are now flying the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, including Jetstar, but here's one part …

Aviation

The Airbus A350's secret loft where pilots and cabin crew sleep

by David Flynn | March 1, 2016<p>During a long flight on modern jets like the Airbus A350, passengers can settle down in their business class bed or …

Cabin Crew

Legendary Race Cars You Need to Know

These are some of the cars that wrote motorsports history.<p>Some race cars are so advanced, they change motorsport forever. Here are some of the most important competition cars, according to you.

Lonely Planet's new app guides you through major cities

Packing your bags for an exciting new destination? You’ll want to load up Lonely Planet’s new free Guides app on your iOS or Android device before you go.<p>The all-new app bundles maps, recommendations and budget guides for several major cities around the world, and lets you download city guides for …

Airport movie theaters could help ease long layovers | CNN Travel

(CNN) — In theory, airports and cinemas seem made for each other.<p>If polls are anything to go by, the demand for more airport entertainment is sky high, and certainly cinemas can't ask for an audience more captive than one waiting out a long layover.<p>Yet few airports seem to have been willing to take …

Romans Once Filled the Colosseum with Water and Staged an Epic Mock Sea Battle

An artist’s rendering of an ancient Roman naumachia. The emperor’s got some serious front row seats. (Image: Public Domain/WikiCommons)<p>Being …

Ancient History

Rare's Xbox One Pirate Game Sea of Thieves Gets New Gameplay Details

Rare's upcoming multiplayer adventure game Sea of Thieves is expected to release this year, and some new details for the pirate romp have been teased.<p>Microsoft executive Aaron Greenberg talked to IGN about his experiences with Sea of Thieves, saying despite it being an early prototype version, its …

1992 BMW 850i

This 1992 BMW 850i was imported from the US to Canada by the previous owner, and features a number of desirable upgrades for the model including the …

2017 Porsche 718 Boxster and Boxster S: Here They Are, Officially

Here's your first full look at the updated Boxster, now with a turbocharged flat-four engine.<p>After 20 years of six-cylinder, naturally-aspirated power, Porsche is making big changes to the Boxster for 2017. Start with the name: They're not just Boxsters anymore, they're 718 Boxsters. The name is an …

Here's what we know about Samsung's next Galaxy phone

And we're already hearing a lot of rumors about the company's next flagship.<p>Here's a quick roundup of what you can expect to see:

Harold the Haunted Doll – “This doll is cursed”

<b>In 2003, an aspiring young film maker put a composition doll he claimed was haunted, up for auction on eBay. The listing became the subject of</b> …

Here are Apple's rejected iPhone designs

BGR has collected some photos that show the evolution of Apple's design process for the iPhone, including an eight sided iPhone.<p>Samsung argued that Apple could not patent the design of a square phone with rounded edges but lost the case. Apple provided the photos to prove that its thinking had …

Inco Matsui makes tiny cities out of paper - CNN Style

Written by Zahra Jamshed, CNN<p>Inco Matsui uses paper in imaginative ways. Since 2006, the Osaka-born Japanese artist has worked with paper as a medium to recreate world famous cities, in the miniature. Her version of Tokyo, is just a few inches tall.<p>Cutting meticulously away, she spends weeks and …

Mars Could Gain a Ring Like Saturn’s Due to The Impending Destruction of Its Moon Phobos

“If you were standing on the surface of Mars, you could grab a lawn chair and watch Phobos shearing out and spreading into a big circle.”<p>It was only …

The 100 best photographs ever taken without photoshop

Nature and humankind are both great artists, and when they join forces, amazing masterpieces can be produced.<p>Today <b>Bright Side</b> has collected for you …

Nature

The 10 best backwards-compatible Xbox 360 games you can now play on Xbox One

Best backwards-compatible games<p>The Xbox One has done something no console has ever done before: it gained the ability to play older games after a …

Japan's first passenger plane in 50 years makes maiden flight | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s first commercial passenger plane in half a century made its maiden flight on Wednesday, in a breakthrough for the country’s long-held ambition to establish an aircraft industry able to challenge some of the major players in global aviation.<p>Flight crew members form a circle …

Japan’s first passenger jet successfully passes taxiing test

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has confirmed positive results in a fast taxiing test by Japan’s first passenger jet, MRJ. The aircraft is expected …

How to Replace a Sky in Photoshop

Before Changes<p>After Changes<p>This tutorial is to help you learn how to replace the sky of one photo with the more interesting sky of another photo. I …

Here's Why You Need Photoshop's Pen Tool in Automotive Retouching

First off, some Fstoppers readers who follow my articles may be confused right now because I am posting an automotive retouching tutorial. For those …