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If You Set High Expectations For Your Marriage, Is It Doomed?

Psychologists disagree on whether expecting your marriage to be a deeply fulfilling relationship makes it more likely that the union will thrive, or that it will doom you to disappointment.<p>So, psychologists, should we just go ahead and expect the worst after the honeymoon?<p>Only if that matches your …

35 Colorful Collection of Holi Photos

The Festival of colors, joy of humanity spread across in flying colors all around. The very objective of celebrating Holi-the festival of colors is …

7 Penny Pinching Locations When Shooting On A Budget!

There are many hurdles that a new photographer tries to overcome early in his or her career, one of which is simply that we don’t have the funding …

Video: This Is What Goes On Inside Canon Lenses

It's tough for tech companies to catch the attention of CES attendees, but Canon has some pretty cool technical demos in their booth that I wanted to …

7 awesome ways to creatively use your on-camera flash.

Do you ever feel the need to have an artificial light source when photographing? You don’t have to look any further, as you probably already have a …

Gay ducks derail repopulation plan

Why are all the good blue ducks gay?<p>That's what Cherry, the last remaining lass of her kind in England, may be asking herself after two male …

A New ‘Mother’ to Digitally Nag You

More and more gadgets seek to replicate the sorts of things your mother used to needle you about: getting exercise, eating more slowly, or brushing your teeth. Now one company has decided to embrace that image – it has named its product “Mother.”<p>The device, from firm called Sen.se, caught my eye at …

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

Painting

What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

Cyber Monday: By the numbers (from IBM)

http://www-01.ibm.com/software/marketing-solutions/benchmark-reports/cyber-monday-2013.html<p>It was a spectacular Cyber Monday! And it was the biggest …

IAB Study: Online Ad Revenue Continues Double-Digit Growth

Here's some good news for the digital media industry: revenue from online advertising saw double-digit growth in the first six months of 2013, …

Netflix's master plan to replace event television

Is Netflix killing event television? In the <i>New Republic</i>, Columbia law professor Tim Wu rethinks Netflix's latest move into content as a fundamental challenge to the traditional regime of premieres, finales, and finite seasons, offering viewers "the freedom to only watch television you really …

A Merger In Gaming Services: Playhaven, Kontagent Combine In An All-Stock Deal Worth “Hundreds of Millions”

Consolidation ahoy!<p>Playhaven and Kontagent, two of the bigger gaming services companies that help developers run analytics and retain their players, have decided to merge into a combined company worth “hundreds of millions” of dollars in an all-stock deal. Neither company could give more specifics …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Murals

Open source will let your fridge send messages to your TV and phone

Qualcomm's "Internet of Everything" software moves to Linux Foundation.<p>Now that the Internet is on computers, phones, and eyeglasses, a lot of people …

Google Cancels Hong Kong Data Center Plans

Google has cancelled plans to built a data center in Hong Kong, claiming that the cost of the operations and issues acquiring necessary real estate has forced its hand.<p>The Hong Kong site — which was estimated to cost $300 million — would have complimented data centers that are being built in Taiwan …

Facebook Vs. Intel: A Market Of Stocks

Recently, well-known Wharton Professor Jeremy Siegel (he of <i>Stocks for the Long Run</i> fame) spoke on the topic of valuation in the broad market, and made a strong case as to why the S&P 500 is still quite undervalued with respect to the current interest rate environment.<p>Additionally, he asserted that …

Burlington Coat Factory Plummets Below Recent IPO Pop As Loss Widens

Like most of the clothes it sells, Burlington Coat Factory is now on sale in a big way. The discount apparel retailer’s parent company Burlington Stores stock fell over 15% on Tuesday morning after reporting disappointing earnings. The stock drop brought Burlington back below its enthusiastic …

An app that turns smartphones into accurate 3D scanners is in development

Two-dimensional images are so last century. Researchers from Switzerland’s Federal Institute of Technology are working to add the third dimension to images taken with regular smartphone cameras.<p>The research team developed a technology that makes highly accurate 3D scanning as simple as recording a …

Mobile Devices

6 Sculptures That Won’t Restore Your Faith In Humanity

These sculptures by Francesco Albano may look like you feel.<p>It would be easy to dismiss the sculptures of Francesco Albano as mere grotesques–as monsters dreamed up by a B-movie producer looking to induce stomach-churning shock value. It would be easy, if their wax skins didn’t look so human, so …

Lightroom Tips for the Develop Module the Magic Alt Key

Lightroom Tips for the Develop Module - using the Alt (Option) key to get valuable feedback to help you process your images in Lightroom.

9 mistakes made by pros that you should avoid

Mistakes are a natural part of every life. Their presence transcends things like experience, talent and high skill levels. To put it differently, …

Opinion

Letters to the Editor<p>On this day

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …