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Extremely Essential Camera Skills by Rob and Lauren Lim

The fastest route to better quality photography isn’t buying a new and expensive camera with all the latest bells and whistles. It’s by mastering the …

'Her' review: Spike Jonze's sci-fi love story rethinks romance

In a world of seemingly infinite connectivity, we’re constantly hearing about how all of this technology is in fact forcing us apart — whether we're spending more time instant messaging than interacting or looking at our phones instead of the human being on the other side of the dinner table. Spike …

Shia LaBeouf Is Now a Hermit

<b>Drama queen Shia LaBeouf</b> — whose plagiarism scandal proves, if nothing else, how badly he yearns to be the tortured artist he can't be — took to Twitter today to announce that he is "retiring from all public life."<p>Which is what everyone was hoping he would do all this time, right? Move away, enjoy …

How To Ask People for Things Via Email: An 8-Step Program

One of the golden rules of writing is: Respect the reader’s intelligence. This rule gets magnified by a factor of 10 when it comes to composing …

What Is the Exactly Perfect Time to Drink Your Coffee?

Most people drink coffee first thing in the morning. But is that the right way to do it? If you’ve ever had coffee and felt like it didn’t work, …

Digital Photo Retouching eBook | Photography eBooks

1<p>Professional Retouching Techniques<p>We’ve put together a beautiful eBook for you to get inspired and learn professional tricks and techniques from a …

I Admit It: I Alphabetize My Spotify Playlists

It's Sunday night, I haven't eaten yet, I've got to get up for work in a few hours time. Heck, I haven't even showered. Why? Because The Clash's …

The George Bailey Effect: How to Be More Grateful | The Art of Manliness

Lately, I’ve been looking at ways to be less cynical. Not that there’s anything wrong with a bit of healthy cynicism, I just have a tendency to go …

Becoming Antifragile: Beyond "Sissy" Resilience | The Art of Manliness

What’s the opposite of a person or organization that’s fragile?<p>If you ask most people this question, they’ll likely say “robust” or “resilient.” But …

How to Deal with a Job You Don't Like | The Art of Manliness

While in an ideal world, we’d all have our dream jobs at every period in our lives, the reality is that everyone will go through periods of not …

Easily Update Ancient Stereos With ION Audio's Bluetooth Cassette

You may have convinced your parents to upgrade to a smartphone or a tablet, but that monstrous ancient stereo system in their living room that served …

Top 10 Apps and Services That Are More Than Meets the Eye

Some apps do one thing, and they do it well. Others have a host of clever, hidden uses that you might have never thought of on your own. Here are our …

Getting Started With Google Chromecast: The Unofficial Manual

As the new year arrives, many of us are greeting it with shiny new gadgets, courtesy of the holiday season. And one in particular has been a noteworthy hit—Google’s Chromecast streaming device, which is still holding strong as Amazon’s bestselling electronic.<p>Unlike many other new gadgets this year, …

Multi-sync Keyboard | By Kanex

The new Multi-Sync keyboard by Kanex is exceptionally convenient if you work with multiple Bluetooth devices at once. The wireless keyboard lets you …

Using Brainwriting For Rapid Idea Generation

Brainwriting is simple. Rather than ask participants to yell out ideas (a serial process), you ask them to write down their ideas about a particular …

The Best of Art of Manliness 2013 | The Art of Manliness

Merry Christmas! The crew at the Art of Manliness will be taking the coming week off to spend time with family and reboot before the new year. So we …

Time Management Tips | How to Live on 24 Hours Per Day | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly</i> …

Who Needs Fireworks When You've Got a Psychedelic LED Rave Plane?

Sure, light painting is awesome when you're doing long exposure shots with a PixelStick or something, but that's only one way to cover your world in …

Surviving Anxiety

I've tried therapy, drugs, and booze. Here’s how I came to terms with the nation's most common mental illness.<p>I’ve finally settled on a pre-talk regimen that enables me to avoid the weeks of anticipatory misery that the approach of a public-speaking engagement would otherwise produce.<p>Let’s say …

Planning and Packing Camera Lenses for a Holiday or Trip

When you’re packing photography equipment for a holiday, it’s hard to decide what to take. You want to take enough to get good photos, but not so …

Humorous Photography Flowchart Helps You Decide Whether or Not to Take a Photo

Here’s a little funny to get you through your Sunday afternoon: a flowchart that can help you decide whether or not that photo you’re thinking of …

Best of dPS 2013

The invisible man: Liu Bolin's latest art

Liu Bolin has become famous worldwide for painting his entire body to match the scenery behind – so when he is photographed it can be near-impossible to spot him. Here are some of the latest works from the Chinese artist

Portrait Tutorial Feast

4 Essential Apps for Mobile Photo Editing

Post-processing is an important part of photography, and it becomes even more important with smartphone photos that may lack depth of color and and …