Alex Damian

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7 Lightroom Secrets Photographer Pierre Lambert Says Will “Change Your Editing Life”

Here’s a great new video from photographer Pierre T. Lambert with his best Lightroom tips and tricks that he says will make a huge difference in how …

Tutorials

Single-use plastic bags ban under scrutiny as shoppers switch and ditch reusables

Australian states with bans in place see rise in consumers and retailers resorting to thicker bags to escape the rule<p>Shoppers in states that have banned single-use shopping bags are reportedly buying reusable plastic bags then throwing them away.<p>The Australian Capital Territory requested an …

Free PDF Visualization Guide: How to Monetize Your Photography

Download your free and exclusive PDF guide: “How to Monetize Your Photography” by ANNETTE KIM.This guide will teach you:• “Why monetize?”<br>• The old school …

Street Photography

Exif is a clever tool that stops people from stealing your photos

(No, not that EXIF)<p>Image piracy has always been a major problem on the web. But a smart new tool called Exif — no, not <i>that</i> EXIF, which stands for Exchangeable Image File and refers to the data that gets embedded into an image — aims to solve it by borrowing the sharing behavior popularized by video …

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

How to travel the world with no money – by people who have done it

Three adventurers share their advice on cash-free journeys around the globe, and reveal the highs and lows of the challenge<p><b>What was the high point of your trip?</b><br>When my sister joined me for a short while in Argentina. We’d been there for two days and a man stopped on the side of the road and began …

Prepare for a world without work

As we start the year full of good intentions to flourish at work, social scientists are warning that our careers could be over sooner than we …

The Long and Brutal History of Fake News

Bogus news has been around a lot longer than real news. And it’s left a lot of destruction behind.<p>The fake news hit Trent, Italy, on Easter Sunday, 1475. A 2 ½-year-old child named Simonino had gone missing, and a Franciscan preacher, Bernardino da Feltre, gave a series of sermons claiming that the …

Journalism

This Smartwatch Powered By Your Body Heat Never Needs Charging

The more features that fancy smartwatch on your wrist has, the worse its battery life will be. But what if instead of needing to be charged every …

Wearable Tech

This 15-Year-Old Is On A Mission To Visit Mars, And You’d Be A Fool To Bet Against Her

Usually, when a kid announces, “I want to be an astronaut!” he or she gets a pat on the back and a few patronizing smiles in return. We adults like to say “You can be anything you want” but when it comes to space travel, the unspoken caveat is, “It’s really, <i>really</i> unlikely.” For most kids, the …

51 Iconic Tech Gadgets Through the Years From 1966 to Today

Take a trip down tech memory lane.<p>From the first home microwave oven, through the Apple 1 computer, all the way to AI-powered robots you can play with, we take a look at 50 iconic products that defined technology for the past 50 years. Take a walk down tech memory lane and shop their contemporaries.

The Reason Why Old People Have Bad Hearing Has Nothing To Do With Their Ears

The problem, says a new study published in the <i>Journal of Neurophysiology</i>, is deterioration in the midbrain and cortex, caused by aging. Normally a …

The Latest on What Internet Porn Is Doing to Your Brain

The good, the bad, and the ugly of porn research.<p>Two years ago, <i>Esquire</i> examined the NoFap movement to find out why thousands of young men were giving up pornography. The reasons the men gave included everything from conquering unhealthy fetishes to gaining so-called "superpowers" of increased …

23 Books Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Recommends You Read

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, started a book club.<p>He ended up recommending and discussing 23 books with the group — about one every two weeks.<p>…

Books

Here's how you can barter your way into free hotel stays in Italy

Dreaming of a European getaway? Good news, budget travelers: You could be on your way to a week-long stay in Italy without paying a dime (we’re not …

How Elon Musk Is Using Tesla to Kill Big Oil

Tech & Science Elon Musk Tesla Oil Clean Energy<p>This has been the planet’s hottest summer in recorded history, so it’s nice to know Elon Musk has …

Here’s How Sweden is Recycling 99% of its Waste

<i>Starting Sunday, August 28, the global water community – decision makers from government, civil society and business - will meet in Stockholm for the</i> …

10 Classic Books That Have Been Banned

<i>This is the first installment in a short series of articles on photo manipulation in the days before computers.</i><p>In 1841, the Englishman William Henry …

Shut Out Noise And Take Flight With These Noise-Cancelling Headphones From Japan's Audio-Technica

It’s that time of year again when many of us in the Northern Hemisphere are contemplating holidays and fairly long plane or train journeys en route to our summer vacations. If you haven’t got yourself a pair of noise-cancelling headphones yet, then now is a good time to think about getting some for …

Sean Parker’s streaming service will change movies, and theaters can’t stop it

Neither can James Cameron<p>Going into this year’s CinemaCon, the annual Las Vegas trade show for movie exhibitors, studios, and vendors, the biggest question wasn’t whether some company was going to pull a blockbuster announcement out of its hat. It was what kind of impact The Screening Room, Sean …

100GB of NASA space photos turned into epic 4K time-lapse

It took over 95,600 NASA photo files taken from the International Space Station and a month of meticulous photo editing to produce this epic …