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Formula 1: A technical deep dive into building the world’s fastest cars

F1 drivers experience similar g-force to Apollo astronauts during Earth re-entry. Here’s how they design and make the cars.<p>For over 60 years, Formula …

A Beautiful Visualization Of How Your DSLR Camera Really Works

Leave it to a graphic designer to clearly visualize the complicated inner-workings of your digital camera in a way that actually makes sense.<p>Here’s the thing about expensive, hulking DSLR cameras: They take beautiful photographs, but only if you know how to use them. And understanding the various …

Data Visualization

A complete guide to rear derailleurs

Is it time to upgrade or replace your rear derailleur? Do you sit awake at night worrying about what a tooth capacity is? Or have you ever simply …

Mountain Biking

5 Great Exercises for New Cyclists

Hip Bridge<p>Mitch Mandell<p>Like the X-Lunge, this move helps strengthen your outer hips and glutes. It also stretches out your hip flexors, which can become very stiff in cyclists, as well as strengthens the link between your lower back and glutes, which can get tired and achy during long rides.<p><b>Do it:</b> …

Workouts

Learn How To Trackstand

No, this image isn't what you immediately think

“Solita just posted this of a girl with Chuckle Brothers at their restaurant. I thought there was a c*** in her drink” writes Twitter user …

Inside SRAM

Most of the people here could get jobs at Porsche or VW, but they're here because they love bikes.<p>Chris Hilton<p>As far as history goes, SRAM's …

Prototypes

Logitech’s MegaBoom makes the best Bluetooth speaker bigger and louder

The difference from the original Boom is in the greater size and power: the MegaBoom’s a hardy thing that can be thrown around inside the home rather than a compact canister that's meant to go everywhere with you. Just like 10-inch tablets, which are light and portable but spend most of their time …

Logitech

Must Ride: Australian Alpine Epic Trail, Mt Buller

Bellroy Elements iPhone 6 Pocket

They say you shouldn’t put all your eggs in one basket. That’s great advice and all for farmers and um, chefs making massive omelets, but when it …

Technique: 18 mountain bike tricks nailed

You know the feeling – you’re flying down your local trail behind one of your riding buddies, rail the next turn and then they disappear off into the …

Mountain Biking

2015 YT Capra Comp 1 Bike

<b>Review by Johan Hjord // Photos by Johan Hjord and Tal Rozow</b><p>YT’s Capra made quite a splash when it was released earlier this year. With 160-170mm of …

BIKE TEST: Yeti SB5C

Dual Tested by Brice Minnigh and Anthony Smith<p>$9,000 (AS PICTURED) <b><br>YETICYCLES.COM</b><p><b>BRICE MINNIGH | TEST LOCATIONS: GOLDEN, COLORADO AND SOUTHERN</b> …

Laguna Beach

How To Get Into Road Cycling

The 5 Most Important LinkedIn Features You Aren't Using Correctly

When LinkedIn debuted in 2003, it was merely an online resume and an entree to e-networking. Since then, LinkedIn has continuously enhanced its offerings – transforming into a complete career management resource. Our mindset about how to use LinkedIn, however, has not evolved as quickly as the …

Ringtool

Ringtool is dubbed as the World´s most compact multi-tool. Backed by a successful kickstarter campaign, the handy Ringtool is now available for …

Fish

A Concise Video Refresher of the Basic Rules of Composition

Composition and the rules that accompany it are some of the most basic aspects you learn when first picking up a camera. If you’ve been a …

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

Confide: an app for execs who want sensitive messages to vanish Snapchat-style

Many people associate “disappear” apps like Snapchat with young people who want to send each other bong or boob shots. But kids are hardly the only …

Be Shallow - A Guide to Wide Aperture Photography

One of the many things that often differentiates a photographer from a snap shooter is the use of depth of field. Shallow depth of field is one of …

9 Tips to Keep Your Camera Safe While Traveling

For those of us who find ourselves traveling frequently with our photography gear, we are always looking for easier and better ways to keep our …

Grab a Coffee and Get Comfortable for These Great Photography Links

It's been a terrific week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners of the internet to find the best …

Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation

At premiere of film about his life, physicist says it's theoretically possible to copy brain on to computer to provide life after death<p>Published: 21 Sep 2013<p>World-famous cosmologist admits to losing bet as a result of particle's discovery<p>Published: 12 Nov 2013<p>Nasa video footage shows what the moon …

The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR

In this guide we share tips on how to use a DSLR. It's perfect for beginner photographers with their first camera. You'll be taking great photos in …

New Fluid-Filled Lens Combines the Best Traits from Human and Insect Vision

Engineers at Ohio State University have imitated aspects of human and insect eyes to create what may turn out to be the next big advance in camera …

These Are the Ways to put the WOW Factor into Your Portraits

Most photographers, at some point in their career, make a decision to begin photographing people. Your decision may be simply to include people in …