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Here’s How to Use Long Exposures During the Day for Epic Landscape Photographs (VIDEO)

Some photographers are under the misconception that slow shutter speeds are only required when shooting at night or under less-than-ideal lighting …

Landscape Photography

Five major psychiatric disorders have overlapping patterns of genetic activity, new study shows

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Certain patterns of genetic activity appear to be common among five distinct psychiatric disorders — autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and alcoholism — according to a new study. The paper, appearing in the journal Science, was released …

The Brain

How Americans preserved British English

Americans today pronounce some words more like Shakespeare than Brits do… but it’s in 18th-Century England where they’d really feel at home.<p>It makes for a great story: when settlers moved from England to the Americas from the 17th Century, their speech patterns stuck in place. That was particularly …

Linguistics

How to Make Money From Your Photography

Practical tips, ideas, and strategies how to monetize your photography– whether you want to build up photography to be your part-time / side-hustle, …

RANKED: The 17 best dystopian movies of all time

Denis Villeneuve's new addition to Ridley Scott's "Blade Runner" is already being hailed as a visually captivating sci-fi masterpiece by critics.<p>As the "Blade Runner 2049" hype intensifies, you might want to check out some other films with heavy dystopian themes. So we made a list of the best</b> …

How to Pick the Right Camera Settings for Every Scenario

Fresh from telling us to stop asking about camera settings, Tony Northrup is back with a 17-minute video going in depth on the general camera …

Cameras

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a New Camera

I have been a very happy Sony customer for the last 2+ years. My a7R continues to serve me well, but I am inching closer to an upgrade. I know the …

Cameras

James Cameron’s Return To ‘The Terminator’ Franchise Brings Back The Original Sarah Connor, Linda Hamilton

James Cameron courted a lot of criticism when he commented on <i>Wonder Woman</i>‘s success at the box office and the character’s reflection of female roles in Hollywood. The <i>Avatar</i> director called the film a “step backward,” comparing it to Linda Hamilton and Sarah Connor. While Patty Jenkins called his …

The Story Behind That Viral ‘Distracted Boyfriend’ Meme Photo

One of the hottest memes this year is the “Distracted Boyfriend,” also known as “Man Looking at Other Woman.” It shows a man looking backward, …

This Guy is a Master of Mind-Bending Camera Illusions

Back in May, artist Kevin Parry released a viral illusion video of himself walking into a mirror in a forest and emerging out the other side. If you …

Viral

This is the Kit This Pro Uses for Travel Photography And Why He Chose It

The dilemma for the travelling photographer is a tough one. What to take, what not to take. Can this lens cover all these situations? Will I need …

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

A New Understanding of Inflammation in the Spine

Research on the mysterious ways that ALS destroys the nervous system highlights the role of the immune system in doing both good and harm.<p><i>Inflammation</i> has become a lucrative buzzword in health marketing. The meaning is usually unclear, but the vague implication is that this is something to avoid. …

Neuroscience

Scientists Link ‘Cat Parasite' to Common Human Neurological Disorders

A new study shows that <i>Toxoplasma gondii</i>—a brain parasite often transmitted to humans by cats—triggers various changes in the human brain which …

Earth - The secret of how diamonds are made

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Cassini bids 'spectacular' farewell from Saturn

The NASA probe has helped us study Saturn and its moons like never before, but after 20 years in space, its mission has come to an end.<p>Cassini left …

How the Nikon D850’s Dynamic Range Stacks Up Against Rival Cameras

The new Nikon D850 is a beast of a camera by pretty much all accounts, but how does it stack up against other rival cameras and the D810 it replaces? …

Cameras