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Infographic: How Aperture, Focal Length, Focus Distance Affect Depth Of Field

<b>For budding photographers,</b> grasping the concept of depth of field or the ability to control which areas of your photo are sharp, might still be …

Drop in H-1B visas for Indian firms in FY 2016 not due to Trump’s election: report

Top seven India-based outsourcing companies in the United States received fewer H-1B visas in 2016, compared to the previous year, and as a group …

Newseum chief fears for future of journalism under Trump

Jeffrey Herbst says president’s denigration of media helps erode public trust and sets dangerous example to authoritarian regimes around the world<p>Journalists in the US face a crisis of legitimacy as constant abuse by Donald Trump undermines the public’s trust in an agreed set of facts, the head of …

Homegrown Terrorism and Why the Threat of Right-Wing Extremism Is Rising in America

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>The murder in College Park, Maryland of Richard Collins III, an …

Trump's Hindu, Sikh and Muslim power brokers

<b>When Indian-American industrialist Shalabh "Shalli" Kumar donated close to a million dollars to the Trump campaign, many in the community dismissed it as a poor investment.</b><p>But today, Mr Kumar is the go-to guy not just for Indian-Americans chasing opportunities in the new administration but …

Building An Inclusive Movement Against The Far Right

Trump, Brexit and the resurgence of the far right across the West will likely lead to a dawn of mass protests like never before. Their effectiveness has already been seen; Trump immediately went on the defensive about his inauguration crowd size vs the size of the Women's March. Pressure works, …

Learn The Key To Better Boudoir Posing With Jen Rozenbaum

Boudoir is one of the hottest niches of photography right now, not just because of the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday, but also due to shifting …

Harvard is putting a 13 module photography course online for free

Four months ago, it was Stanford who made their photography course for free, and now comes Harvard’s turns. Harvard has an online learning platform – …

Photography

12 Photo Projects You Can Do From Home

Part of becoming an improved photographer is understanding how to challenge yourself to put the skills you already have to the test and acquire new …

Amazon ramps up AWS Educate with free e-learning and job ads

Amazon’s ambitions to go deeper into the education market are crossing over into another interesting opportunity for the tech giant: online recruitment and job hunting.<p>Today, the e-commerce company’s AWS cloud services division announced that AWS Educate — originally launched last year as a …

Cloud Computing

Wi-Fi passwords from airports around the world in one brilliant map

Killing time before your flight can be a serious drag, but traveling just got a lot less painful thanks to this airport Wi-Fi map.<p>Travel blogger and …

This Dead YouTube Channel Has Seven Helpful Product Photo Tutorials

Want to learn about product photography editing techniques? A small trove of helpful video tutorials has been found in an obscure YouTube channel …

Quora Question: How Will Data Science Change in the Next 5 Years?

<i>Quora Questions are part of a partnership between</i> Newsweek <i>and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora</i> …

Public college allegedly required students to probe each other’s vaginas

Sadly, we are not making this up.<p>Valencia College, a public school in Florida, allegedly required students to allow their classmates to insert a …

Google Pixel vs Apple iPhone 7: Snapdragon 821 gets knocked out by A10 Fusion in early benchmark comparison

Google has unveiled its flagship Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, which will be going up for preorders in India next week on October 13. With Apple’s …

Smoking leaves 30-year legacy on your DNA

<b>(CNN) —</b> Smokers have a "footprint" of their addiction on their genes that could be used to identify, and develop treatments for, smoking-related diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer, according to a new study published Tuesday.<p>An analysis of almost 16,000 blood samples from smokers, …

10 very dangerous activities you should avoid at all costs

If you've been alive for even one minute, you know that life is an endless sequence of trials and hazards. By now, you probably know to avoid …

A professional landscape photographer says these are the best places to see star-filled skies in the US

Between the weather, lunar, solar, and milky way conditions, stars can be a difficult thing to capture, but Kaye has become familiar with the best spots to go stargazing and capture the spectacular sights.<p>From Hawaii to Lake Tahoe, Kaye has some serious knowledge on where to head if you want a …

Tech Companies Are Finding a Place for Very Religious Israeli Women

For women living in Israel’s handful of ultra-religious communities, career options are limited. Following the traditional path means marrying young …

Turning pro with Adobe software has never been easier [Deals]

Adobe is all over the digital workplace, creative workflows, and heck, the internet itself. The list of Adobe’s software platforms is long and familiar — from Photoshop to, InDesign to Flash and Dreamweaver and beyond — and getting fluent in one or several of them can improve your effectiveness and …

This Is What it’s Really Like to Work in Porn

Everyone knows porn stars <i>love</i> to fornicate, and it is this unquenchable desire for sex that coaxes hordes of young women into the world of adult …

This Microscope Can Detect Cancer Without a Biopsy

When doctors suspect a malignant tumor or feel a suspicious growth, they can begin investigating for cancer with blood and urine tests. But to be …

Behold, 2015's Most Beautiful Photos from America's National Parks

These lovelies will have you belting "America the Beautiful" for sure.<p>America's national parks are anything but expected — and it's not all about amber waves of grain, people. Snowcapped mountains bathed in strawberry sunsets, towering redwood trees that make your jaw drop, majestic cliffs …

National Parks

Reading On A Screen Before Bed Might Be Killing You

You've heard that using screens before bedtime can mess with your sleep, but new research suggests the problem is even more serious.<p>Reading from an iPad before bed not only makes it harder to fall asleep, but also impacts how sleepy and alert you are the next day, according to new research from …

Free calls app Line plays it cute to challenge Skype

Here come Cony and Brown, to a phone near you. Line, the Japanese messaging and voice over internet protocol (VoIP) app, which has grown almost three times faster than Facebook did following its creation, is planning to knock Skype off its perch at the top of the smartphone communications market, …

Give me the (green) juice: confessions of a juicing fanatic

Music journalists like to live life on the edge, so it is hardly surprising that I got into juicing. It was the high-risk factor – that feeling that you're dicing with death – that drew me in. "Drinking fruit juice can increase your risk of type-2 diabetes," screamed a study by the British Medical …

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

Great Presentations: Tips From Great Presenters

I worked at Franklin Quest for four years right before they merged with Stephen R. Covey’s organization and became FranklinCovey. For a while we were not only the biggest Time Management Company, but the largest training company in the world. We would put on 300 or more seminars a month.<p>Hyrum …

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …

Changing my religion

MUSLIM converts have an image problem. A handful, like Richard Dart, a Dorset native jailed last month, have been implicated in terrorism. Samantha …

Religion