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NASA’s virtual tour of the moon in 4K will blow your mind

The moon can look spectacular enough from here on Earth, but a just-posted NASA video showing the lunar surface in amazing close-up detail is also …

Grand Canyon

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Kim Kardashian

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: 7 Powerful Photography Tips for Amazing Photos

For every beginner, there will be some confusion how to take good photos and how to see this world in a photography way. I hope, this tutorial will …

Photography

15 Great Tricks For Getting Better Photographs

There are several ways you can improve your <b>Photography Skills</b>, and the great thing is that they apply to people at almost any level of experience and …

10 Tips for Photographing Wide-Angle Landscapes

A wide-angle lens is often the favourite lens in the kit for landscape photographers and with these tips it may become your favourite lens too.

Landscape Photography

The Most Compelling Argument for How Tesla Motors Is a Tech Company

Model S center console. Image source: Tesla.<p>Whether or not <b>Tesla Motors</b> technically qualifies as a tech company is a topic of active debate. From a valuation perspective, Tesla certainly benefits from the tech associations, since traditional automakers fetch rather poor valuations in the market. At …

A Visual Tour of Iran's Tilework

As the country opens up, it's time to discover its extraordinary decorative tile mosaics, some of the most beautiful in the Muslim world, which seem …

Can we trust robots to make moral decisions?

Last week, Microsoft inadvertently revealed the difficulty of creating moral robots. Chatbot Tay, designed to speak like a teenage girl, turned into a Nazi-loving racist after less than 24 hours on Twitter. “Repeat after me, Hitler did nothing wrong,” she said, after interacting with various …

How expandable astronaut habitats could pave the way for private space hotels

Bigelow's BEAM goes to space on Friday to show if this technology actually works<p>Next week, astronauts on the International Space Station are getting a brand new room. Called the BEAM, short for Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, the room is launching on top of one of SpaceX's rockets on Friday; it …

Tomorrow's buildings: Is world's greenest office smart?

<b>The Edge office building in Amsterdam prides itself on good coffee, lots of natural light - no desk is far from a window - and a gym that allows you not just to get fit but also to contribute to the energy supply of the office.</b><p>It also flushes its toilets with rainwater, has a robot security guard …

The World's Strangest Beaches

While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those looking for a unique coastal experience, the following beaches provide just that.<p>While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those …

Beaches

10 Exciting & Creative Landscape Photography Tips

The camera is your paint brush; your voice, your pen. Use it to express yourself and your work will become unlike any other. If you are feeling too …

6 simple ways to take better photos on any camera

But even as we all take more and more pictures, many of us assume our talents are limited. "Real" photographers use expensive equipment and have "good eyes" for pictures. The reality is that much of the difference between pros and everyone else can be broken down into a few simple guidelines.<p>Here …

Photographers

Jaw-dropping images from National Geographic's 2015 Photo Contest

The contest selected winning photos in three categories: People, Places, and Nature, as well as a grand prize winner.<p>The first place winner in each category will receive $2,500, and their photo will be published in National Geographic magazine. The grand prize winner receives $7,500 in addition to …

Why ‘What Camera Settings Should I Use?’ Is a Pointless Question

As you become more experienced with photography, you realize that things you used to obsess over are not that important. Something that I used to …

How a Prime Lens Can Improve Your Photography

Let’s begin with a primer on prime lenses (sorry, that was just too good to pass up).<p>A prime lens is a lens for a Single Lens Reflex (SLR) camera …

20 Mistakes You're Making With Your Teeth

Taking care of your pearly whites isn’t rocket science, but it’s easy to slip into habits that could cause heartache—er, toothache—in the long run. …

Understanding Aperture for Beginners

Aperture is just one setting that makes up your exposure, but once you understand it you can drastically change how your image looks. In this video …

Microsoft Is The New Google, Google Is The Old Microsoft

A year is a long time in technology, but the past 12 months has seen one of the most surprising and exciting shake-ups in recent history: Microsoft and Google have swapped places.<p>In my opinion this is the current situation. In 2015 Satya Nadella led Microsoft has become a progressive, open, web …

How Google's Modular Phone Threatens Apple and Samsung

<i>Update: Google “suspended” Project Ara in September, 2016. For a detailed case history of the effort, see Harrison Weber’s excellent “ The Dream of Ara: Inside the Rise and Fall of the World’s Most Revolutionary Phone.“</i><p>Much of the analysis of Google’s new modular phone wrongly focuses on the cool …

Up close with Google's new and improved Project Ara prototype

Google has come a long way since it first publicly demoed a "working" Ara Prototype during Google I/O last summer. That device was big and didn't …

Prototypes

Top 4 tech habits you need to break right now

It's a brand new year, so why not start it off right by ditching the shackles of old habits and trying some new things to make your tech life easier? We know that old habits die hard and that's why we've also included links to show you how to handle these common practices<p>1. Using the same passwords …

What to buy: Sound bar or home-theater-in-a-box system?

So what's better: home-theater-in-a-box (HTiB) systems or sound bars? The latter are markedly better than they were just a few years ago, but the inherent design compromises of single-speaker systems have, so far, proved insurmountable. Sound bars can't fill a room as well as five speakers can.<p>It …

This Is How NASA Fixed a Telescope Currently in Orbit

In one sense, the fact that the Kepler space telescope found a new planet last week is pretty unremarkable news. The probe has discovered nearly a …

10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …

Isro blasts India’s biggest rocket into space

India successfully launched its biggest ever rocket on Thursday carrying an unmanned capsule that could one day send astronauts into space, as the country ramps up its ambitious space programme.<p>The rocket, designed to carry heavier communication and other satellites into higher orbit, blasted off …

Skype's newest app will translate your speech in real time

Microsoft’s Skype software will start translating voice calls between people today. As part of a preview program, Skype Translator makes it possible for English and Spanish speakers to communicate in their native language, without having to learn a new one. It sounds like magic , but it’s the …

Autonomous Cars Will Require a Totally New Kind of Map

Author: Greg Miller. Greg Miller Science<p>Date of Publication: 12.15.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:45 am. 6:45 am<p>As the vehicle navigated the labyrinthine …

India’s tech opportunity: Transforming work, empowering people

A dozen disruptive technologies can add up to $1 trillion in GDP by 2025 and help bring millions of Indians up the MGI Empowerment Line.<p><b>Millions of</b> …