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Nutella Cupcakes

Let’s get this straight these Nutella Cupcakes are good for you.<p>Nutella Cupcakes<p>Here’s where it becomes good for you: Good eating equals good living. …

Dessert

Heartwarming Photos of a Highly Expressive Border Collie

Aki is the proud owner of 10-year-old Border Collie named Jazzy, a former search and rescue/therapy dog. The highly expressive pooch now helps rehabilitate other Border Collies who have behavioral issues. Aki calls Jazzy her “heartdog,” saying that they have “a strong bond nothing can break.”<p>“She's …

Pets

Hilarious Cynicism Conveyed Through Minimalist Illustrations

In this digital age, using smartphones, deciphering icons, and clicking “like” have become second nature. It's inevitable that our minds might begin to apply these many technological trends to everyday life. In his series called <i>Cinismo Ilustrado (Cynicism Illustrated)</i>, illustrator and designer …

Minimalism

Total Recall: Your First Superhero Kiss and Other Secure Passwords

The Obamacare website asks us to remember surprising things from our past. So why can't we?<p>"I know it like the back of my hand," someone will say about something they know very well, like their hometown.

18 Travel Quotes to Feed Your Sense of Wanderlust

If you are lucky enough to have traveled to a foreign place before, then you know the pull there is to keep exploring long after you've returned home.<p>…

Funny Pet Names for the Wankers at Your Work

As it says on the the Workwankers website, “You know who they are. Now you know what to call them behind their backs.” Though created for those who work in the advertising industry, anyone who makes that daily trek to the office will appreciate this hilarious set of illustrations called …

Advertising Industry

Mother Creates Adorable Adventures for Her Sleeping Son

As we've seen many times before, with Adele Enersen's <i>Mila's Daydreams</i> or with Anna Eftimie's <i>Blackboard Adventures</i>, magical adventures can happen when a baby is dreaming. Well, that is, if the baby has a creative parent! In the series that's quickly making its way around the web, mother Queenie Liao …

7 Delightful Forgotten English Words

Language

Red Sky at Night: The Science of Sunsets

A meteorologist explains why the sky is sometimes so colorful.<p><b>On a recent autumn night here in Washington, D.C., the sun seemed to personify a Dylan Thomas poem: Do not go gentle into that good night ... Rage, rage against the dying of the light. The scarlet skies inspired many viewers to grab</b> …

Hand Sketches – Things You Didn't Know Your Doodles Could Accomplish

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Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

semiya upma recipe | vermicelli upma recipe | vermicelli recipes

<b>semiya upma</b> or <b>vermicelli upma recipe</b> with step by step pics. making upma with semiya is another delicious version of the popular south indian …

Dog Photographer of the Year 2013 – in pictures

Pictures of a great dane, a collie and a cute puppy are among the winners of the Kennel Club's Dog Photographer of the Year competition. The winning images can also be seen at Discover Dogs at Earls Court exhibition centre, London, on 9 and 10 November

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

Facebook and Twitter Advertising Tips for Your Business

For small business owners, the complex ecosystem of social media advertising can be difficult to navigate. For every success story — and there are …

Exclusive: Bill Nye Explains Jupiter's Great Red Spot In Classic Bill Nye Style

"It's huuuge!"<p>NASA's Juno spacecraft will swing by Earth today for a "gravitational slingshot" that will send it toward Jupiter at 165,000 mph. To celebrate this triumph of science, Bill Nye is hosting "Why with Nye," an eight-part YouTube series that will explain the Juno mission and the some of …

Bill Nye

A Very Simple Explanation Of The Higgs Boson

François Englert and Peter Higgs just received the Nobel Prize in Physics for laying the groundwork for the discovery of the Higgs boson. But can someone please explain what a Higgs is? Like, really simply.<p>François Englert and Peter Higgs have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics, as was pretty …

Physics

New Powerful Animal Portraits by Wolf Ademeit

It's no secret that German photographer Wolf Ademeit has an affinity for artistic portraitures of animals. Since catching our eye almost a year ago with his exquisite black and white portraits of zoo animals, Ademeit has expanded his collection of brilliantly detailed images to include more …

Animals

Tour de dessert: Europe’s most delicious pastries, cakes and tarts

American cafe culture has come a long way in the last two decades: corporate coffee has spawned near two generations of independent cafes that offer more than the old standby of roadside diner joe and pie. But in Europe, grand salons with wrap-around pastry cases have more in common with jewellery …

The language of photography

Photography and technical jargon go together like a DSLR and a hot shoe mounted flash. If you're new to photography there's a lot of lingo to know, particularly around the camera and its equipment. There's ISO, White Balance, RAW, etc.<p>It can be intimidating to try and navigate the world of …

The Dark Side Of The Nobel Prizes

There have been quite a few controversies over the years.<p>When physicist Richard Feynman was asked which now-deceased person from history he would most like to speak with, and what he would say, he said: “My father. I would tell him that I won the Nobel Prize.” The prestige of a Nobel Prize is not …

Nobel Prize

How to take better pictures with a camera phone

Sometimes you don't want to carry around a camera that screams tourist. Or you're off to a local club and all you have to capture a shot of neon-lit buskers is your phone. Phones are perfect for snapping spontaneous moments without fuss. Here’s how to make the most of your light and megapixels and …

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Our personalities, thought patterns and emotional responses are wired into our brains, says Richard Davidson, Ph.D., author of <i>The Emotional Life of Your Brain</i>, but you can change your brain. Here are several exercises that will help rewire the neural pathways to help you think more positively, …

103 Things I’ve Learned About Street Photography

A good photo asks more questions than provides answers 35mm as a focal length is generally ideal for most street photographers. 28mm is too wide …

A Photo Series Documenting India’s ‘Dying’ Professions

<i>A holy brahmin with a blemished cow</i><p><b>In his photo series</b> ‘Marginal Trades’, New York City-based photographer Supranav Dash captures and documents the …

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

Natural Light: Making the Most of Hard Light

In a previous article I explored ways of taking photos in soft light. Today, I’d like to look at the opposite of that, and discuss the idea of taking …

Digital Photography

Fragments – Digital Landscape Photography by Mikko Lagerstedt

Fragments – Digital Photography.<p>This digital photo series by Mikko Lagerstedt shows breathtaking shots of Finland’s landscapes at night or dawn. This …

Photography

Understanding Exposure Value in Photography

Before explaining <i>Exposure Value</i> (EV for short), it helps to know what <b>Light Value</b> (LV, for short) means. When you find something (whether it’s a …

Landscape Photography

How to Reduce Camera Shake - 6 Techniques

Pin It In this classic DPS post (now updated) photographer Natalie explores 6 ways you can hand hold lenses at low apertures and low shutter speeds …