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8 Life Stages of a Photographer

If you've been a photographer for a while, you know that there are certain developmental stages that every photographer goes through.From newbie that …

Photography

The Great Expanse: 8 Tips on How to Photograph Landscapes in Their Best Light

(<b>Editor's note:</b> This landscape photography how-to is sponsored by Tamron.)<p>I've always loved the natural world and was hiking, backpacking, and …

Landscape Photography

Palestinians slam Saudi documentary about Israel’s founding

The two-part series, titled The Naqba, is rich with imagery from the Holocaust and from the Yishuv and interviews Israelis, Arabs and …

Israel

Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best deals still available (Tuesday update)

Welcome to the final hours of <b>Amazon Prime Day.</b> The sale officially kicked off yesterday at noon PT (3 p.m. ET), and <b>it ends tonight at 11:59 p.m. PT (Wednesday at 2:59 a.m. ET)</b> -- though we expect some straggler deals to continue thereafter. Several hours of serious performance issues throughout …

Tech Trends

Here’s how a Tesla Model S holds up after 400,000 miles in 3 years

Tesla’s vehicles are becoming increasingly popular with taxi and shuttle services, which are pushing their vehicles a lot over short periods of time – giving us a good glimpse at how the cars hold up with high mileage.<p>Tesloop, a Tesla-only shuttle service based in Southern California, recently had …

Electric Vehicles

Astronomers have found a new crop of moons around Jupiter, and one of them is a weirdo

The total is up to 79 now<p>Ten more moons have been confirmed to orbit around Jupiter, bringing the planet’s total known satellite count to 79. That’s the highest number of moons of any planet in the Solar System. And these newly discovered space rocks are giving astronomers insight as to why the …

Astronomy

Going Through This Exercise Will Land You Amazing Images of the Night Sky

For an outdoor photographer, images of the night sky or milky way are a bit of a panacea. It's easy to get average images, but those exceptional …

Landscape Photography

New 2018 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro: Everything under the hood

This minor refresh features an eighth-gen Intel processor, more RAM and storage for the same price.<p>Apple delivers a bit more for your money with this year's version of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. The $1,799 starting price remains unchanged and you now get Intel's newest eighth-gen …

MacBook Pro

Great, a Poop-Borne Swimming Pool Parasite Can Survive Chlorine Now

It's the stuff of pool party nightmares.<p>Somewhere in America this summer, a small child will have a diarrhea incident in a pool. The kid will freeze, …

Swimming Pools

The most beautiful vacation spot in every state

1/<p>ALABAMA: Little River Canyon<p>Rob Hainer/Shutterstock<p>The Little River Canyon provides gorgeous views as well as recreational activities for visitors, …

National Parks

Netflix's Extinction Has Everything You Need From a Big Sci-Fi Blockbuster

Netflix's Extinction, directed by Ben Young, is an alien invasion movie with a prominent leading cast, starring Michael Pena (Ant-Man and the Wasp) …

Science Fiction

Seven simple landscape photography tips you’ll wish someone has told you earlier

Over the years of doing photography, we all learn new things and learn from our own experience and mistakes. In this video, Nigel Danson shares seven …

Landscape Photography

FLAC vs. MP3

If you spend enough time reading up on digital audio — and it probably doesn’t take that long — chances are near 100 percent that you’ll encounter …

Audiophile

Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

TV shows

10 bad habits that might actually mean you’re smarter than you think

What habits come to mind when you think of your bad habits? Is it frequent Netflix binges that keep you looking less than bright-eyed in the …

Corporate Culture

Why Every Photographer Should Consider Using Back-Button Autofocus

Almost every camera in existence (at least every one I've ever used) comes out of the box with the autofocus activation linked to the shutter button. …

Cameras

The Best AirPlay Speakers You Can Buy Right Now

The Apple HomePod has been out for a hot minute, and now that its AirPlay 2 firmware update has rolled out, it means that the HomePod is more than …

Audiophile

24 Hours of Adventure in Mesa Verde National Park

Whether it is a brilliant sunset on a distant horizon exploding in colors or a vibrant forest filled with trees and foliage in shades we never could …

Hiking

What Caused The Apocalypse In 'How It Ends'? The Netflix Movie Portrays The Creepiest Future

<b>Spoilers ahead.</b> The loss of signal during a FaceTime call is never a welcome occurrence. Shoddy WiFi or inclement weather can all show signs of …

Horror

18 incredible national parks around the world that you need to visit in your lifetime

There are 417 national park sites in total in the United States, and chances are good that you've been to at least one of them before. While we all know about some of the biggest national parks in the US (like Yosemite or the Grand Canyon), what many people don't realize is that there are national …

National Parks

Treat Yourself to Garlic Butter Steak Bites Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Central Europe is a lesson to liberals: don’t be anti-nationalist | Ivan Krastev

Central Europeans feel threatened not by migrants but by the void left by emigration over the last decade<p>‘I’ve only ever been afraid of signs and symbols, never of people and things,” wrote the Romanian novelist Mihail Sebastian at the start of For Two Thousand Years, the marvellous 1934 book that …

Europe

If You're Always Hungry Right Before Bed, Here's What Might Be Missing From Your Diet

It’s 11:45 p.m. and you’re seconds from crawling under the covers when you’re suddenly overwhelmed by a strong craving for Oreos and peanut butter. …

High Fiber

How To Use Python To Automate Almost Anything

Testers of all kinds can benefit from learning approaches to automating daily tasks. In this three-part series, you’ll be walked through a task that …

Python Programming

10 History Books That ‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Need To Read, Because The Red Wedding Was Based On A Real-Life Event

Whether you're a TV fan waiting for season eight, or a long-suffering book fan still holding out hope that <i>The Winds of Winter</i> will be published at …

TV Series

Seven Landscape Photography Tips I Wish I Knew in the Beginning

When I started landscape photography many years ago I thought my images were great, but looking back at them now I can easily see the many errors I …

Landscape Photography

Zone System for Landscape Photography

When Ansel Adams developed the Zone System with Fred Archer in 1940, he gave photographers a tool great for controlling their images—but only with …

Landscape Photography

New Optimization Algorithm Exponentially Speeds Computation

Finding the optimal solutions to complex problems can be dramatically fasterA new algorithm could dramatically slash the time it can take computers …

Machine Learning

Astronomers discover brightest object ever

Space is dark, which makes finding bright things like stars pretty darn easy. It also makes it possible for high-powered telescopes to spot things …

blackholes

Critics Are Outraged Over The Gratuitous Nudity In Natalie Dormer And Emily Ratajkowski's New Movie

The Game of Thrones actress says there has to be sexuality in a thriller<p>The plot to Natalie Dormer's new movie, which she also co-wrote, involves a blind pianist named Sofia (Dormer), who gets wrapped up in a murder mystery after the death of her neighbor, Veronique (Emily Ratajkowski). And while …

TV Series