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How to Read a Histogram: Underexposed? Overexposed? Or Just Right?

<i>Editor’s</i> <i>Note: The following is an excerpt from a new book called the</i> <b>Photofocus Guide:</b> <i>Develop Great Images in Lightroom. This book is almost done and</i> …

Why Some Mushrooms May Be Magic for Climate Change

Fungi don’t get the respect they deserve. Maybe that’s because they do most of their work in the dark, beneath the ground or on dead matter, or …

Some brain regions stay 'childlike' after we grow up - Futurity

Some adult brain regions retain a "childlike" ability to establish new connections, contributing to our ability to learn skills and form memories as …

Parents Keep Their Kids’ Imaginations Alive with Creative ‘Dinovember’ Project

Parents Refe and Susan Tuma aren’t big on Movember, at their house November is reserved for a different tradition: Dinovember. Documented in photos …

Marrakech: The city that distrusts photographers

The English photographer Mark Power, who is quiet, self-effacing and a bit shy, is telling me what happened when he went out shooting on the streets of Marrakech with his American colleague Jim Goldberg, who is none of these things. "Jim was having a pretty hard time. For myriad reasons, many …

Family living with werewolf syndrome – in pictures

Reuters photographer Navesh Chitrakar documents a family in Nepal who suffer from congenital hypertrichosis lanuginosa, a very rare disease that causes excessive body hair growth, sometimes referred to as werewolf syndrome. They are undergoing laser hair removal to lessen their symptoms

Rant: I’m Tired of ‘White Guy Photography’ Projects

This post is prompted by, but not exactly about, the Humans of New York project/phenomenon (Side Note: This is not an anti-HONY rant. If anything, …

A Street Photographer’s Unwavering Determination

Street photographer Flo Fox was born blind in one eye. As she approached the age of thirty, the vision in her other eye became fuzzy. And later she …

Street Photography

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 …

Infographic: Explore The World Of Literary London With This Exquisite Book Map

Literature takes over the city of London in this new map by Dorothy.<p>Mashing up the places, characters and events of various works into one shared universe isn’t exactly a new idea. Philip José Farmer’s Wold Newton universe imagines that most of the great fictionalized characters of the last few …

Interior design ideas for parents and children - in pictures

It doesn't have to be all primary coloured plastics: with a little imagination, style and children can mix

World's Largest Buddha Statue Carved into a Cliff

The <i>Leshan Giant Buddha</i> is the world's largest stone Buddha statue located in the Sichuan province of China, near the city of Leshan. The monumental structure was first carved out of a cliff where the Minjiang, Dadu, and Qingyi rivers meet during the Tang Dynasty (618-907AD) and continues to stand …

Sriracha Mayo

Makes about 5 tablespoons<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon Sriracha<p>1 tablespoon chicken broth, reduced down from 1/2 cup<p>3 tablespoons mayo<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Mix Sriracha, chicken broth reduction, and mayo. Slather it on a roast pork sandwich with hard-boiled eggs.<p>Nutritional Content<p>Hide …

Recipes

Spicy Seattle Tuna Rolls

makes 8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Okay, so sushi is a little ambitious for a weekend. But this easy spicy tuna roll recipe? You've got it in the bag.<p>August 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 green Thai chiles, stemmed, coarsely chopped<p>1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger<p>1 …

Fried Pickles with Spicy Mayo

4 to 6 Servings<p>While the restaurant makes its own mayonnaise and pickles, we used our favorite store-bought koshers and Hellmann's mayo—and won raves.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup mayonnaise<p>1 1/2 teaspoons Sriracha<p>1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice<p>1/2 garlic clove, mashed to a pastet<p>Kosher salt<p>2 …

The Original Sriracha

...and it's called Sriraja Panich. Andrea Nguyen finds out what the chile sauce is, where it comes from, and why it took so long to hit our shores<p>Not long ago, a beat-up cardboard box arrived at my door. Wet and stained crimson at the corners, it smelled spicy. My postal gal had stuck this note on …

Golden Crisp Daikon Cake with Spicy Herb Soy Sauce

8 appetizer<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 pounds daikon (Asian white radish),* peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces<p>1<p>2 Chinese sweet pork sausages (lop chong),* cut into 1/4-inch cubes (about 3 ounces)<p>1/2 cup finely chopped green onions (about 3 large)<p>2 tablespoons small dried shrimp,* finely chopped<p>1 1/2 cups …

A Social Entrepreneur's Inspiration For Solar-Powered Lighting

Solar-powered light bulbs for the poor: A growing number of social enterprises are selling such technology to bottom of the pyramid households in Africa, India and other countries. One of the first to do so, Denver-based Nokero (for No Kerosene) just introduced its next generation of products, as …

Iceland With a Toddler - A Photo Blog

"Why Iceland?" My friends ask me when I tell them I just returned from an awesome trip. When my husband and I decided to travel with our almost two-year-old son, many travel forums advised against venturing to Iceland with a toddler.<p><i>"It's irresponsible parenting!" "You will get to see so much more</i> …

Articles about open plan concrete home japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in rural Belgium, a resident and …

Subway – Munich Underground Photography by Nick Frank

Subway – Architecture Photography.<p>Hard to believe that these are all subway stations. The German photographer Nick Frank is well known for his …

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Visually Striking Portraits Explore the Culture of Holy Sadhus

During his travels to Nepal and India, photographer Alexis Pazoumian became interested in the Sadhus–the holy men who choose to live separated from society in order to focus on a life of spiritual meditation and contemplation. In the project, entitled <i>Sadhu Hundred</i>, each subject exudes a peaceful, …

Surreal Photos of Singapore's Solar-Powered Supertrees

Is it just us or do these trees look like something out of a sci-fi movie or, the very least, digital paintings? Sure, there's a bit of post processing done to these images but, for the most part, these are actual photos of Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. Back in 2009, we posted on …

An Eye-Opening Look at 6-Year-Old Muay Thai Fighters

<i>Die Kampfkinder</i>, roughly translated as <i>Fighting Kids</i>, is an eye-opening series by German photographer Sandra Hoyn that takes a look at children as young as 6 years old who have been thrown into the ring to compete in Muay Thai matches. The images give a glimpse of the lives of these tiny warriors …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

The trouble with rape revenge movies

“Kill Bill” and others present strong female role models — whose strength is predicated upon being a victim<p>It’s hard to believe ten years have passed since "Kill Bill" hit theaters. At the time, the film and its subsequent sequel were lauded as major achievements in feminist cinema. Finally, we …

Now We Have Proof Reading Literary Fiction Makes You a Better Person

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>English teachers have long claimed reading books makes you a better person, maybe because their …