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Rediscovering The Lost Skyscrapers Of New York

Many of New York’s early tall buildings were demolished. Some of those that remain are hiding in plain sight.<p>There are upwards of a million buildings in New York City, so you’d be forgiven for not even noticing the hundreds of the earliest skyscrapers that still dot the city today. After all, a …

Learn to Identify Five Owls by Their Calls

An owl heard is as good as an owl seen. At least, that's what you can tell yourself the next time you eavesdrop on one but can't actually spot it …

Виталий Мутко: В ситуации с мельдонием восторжествовала объективность

Министр спорта РФ Виталий Мутко считает, что благодаря работе российской стороны со Всемирным антидопинговым агентством (WADA) в ситуации с мельдонием восторжествовала объективность.<p>«Мельдонием мы тоже занимались, это пройденный этап, а все критиковали, шумели. Мы вместе с WADA работали, проводили …

Here is the perfect way to end an email — and 28 sign-offs you should usually avoid

Is "cheers" too casual? Too pretentious? Too British? Is "sincerely" timeless and professional, or stodgy and overly formal?<p>Perhaps, as Matthew J.X. Malady persuasively argued at Slate, we should just call the whole thing off and ditch the email closer altogether.<p>But as anyone who has sat staring …

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The World Explained in Maps

If you have ever wondered why geography used to be a staple of any decent education and why we are paying the price for no longer staring at maps, spinning globes and memorizing capitals and continents, I have the book for you: Tim Marshall's Prisoners of Geography. This slim, breezy but often …

The Best Movies on Netflix Right Now

What Amazon is to shopping and social media is to information, Netflix is to entertainment: disruptive and dominant. After their red envelopes …

Banksy

Banksy

Things We Can Learn From Banksy

<b>Life is Beautiful</b><p>Banksy has often displayed an artist’s vision that puts a mirror to society. His “graffiti” or murals are on buildings all over the …

Computer models that help oceanside cities plan for their future also hold hope for a threatened coastal ecosystem

It’s a mild and sunny summer day on the tidal salt marshes at Barn Island Wildlife Management Area, which sits across Little Narragansett bay from Stonington, Connecticut. Walking through a wide, dry stretch of marsh, Chris Elphick, a conservation biologist at the University of Connecticut, focuses …

Snapseed Now Allows for RAW Photo Editing

For a while, the only mobile device app of any sort that could edit RAW images was Adobe Lightroom Mobile–and even then it could only edit RAW DNG …

Florida's Pristine Parks: Ocala National Forest

Get more out of your Ocala National Forest visit by exploring must-see parks, preserves, and refuges nearby.<p>The Ocala National Forest, north of Orlando, is the world's largest contiguous sand pine scrub forest at nearly 383,000 acres. That means that a sand ridge of dunes, which were once a chain …

Winter Is Coming, Are You Ready?

Well, are you? Here’s a comprehensive guide to staying warm, staying dry and staying active when it’s cold outside. We’ll show you the best ways to …

Tents/Shelter

A few months ago, I called Sierra Design for advice on re-waterproofing my Sierra Design Light Year ultralight backpacking tent. While on the phone, …

8 Great Examples of Complex Data Visualized

As we’ve noted before on this blog, visuals are a powerful way to convey messages, present information, and persuade audiences. In a previous post we …

Five Must-Have Apps for the Working Photographer

There are thousands of apps out there to expand your mobile photography capabilities, but what about apps that augment your abilities when you're …

Google Maps Now Shows You if Climate Change Will Put Your Home Underwater

On our hottest and coldest days, we joke and whine about climate change and the terrible weather. But in 2015, we're lucky that we don't have to see …

Two ex-Apple engineers created an app that solves one of the biggest problems with professional photo editing

That's where Astropad comes in. The full version of Astropad lets you use your iPad as a graphics tablet, and now the company just launched a new version of the app for iPhone too.<p>The new app is called Astropad Mini, and it's going to cost $4.99 as part of its launch promotion on Thursday while the …

Photo Editing

9 Amazing Photoshop tutorials that will make you a pro

Inspired Magazine <br>Inspired Magazine - creativity & inspiration dailyAs a web designer, there is nothing I love more than learning new things, when it …

Photoshop Tutorials

Photoshop Tutorials

$10 OFF - LIMITED TIME OFFER - JOIN AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE!<p>HOW TO CREATE A CARTOON CHARACTER WITH PHOTOMANIPULATION & RETOUCHING<p>TRANSFORMING …

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We Were Blown Away By This Beautiful Wind Map

<i>This story was first published by CityLab and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i>Though software engineer Cameron Beccario …

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25 New Photoshop Tutorials to Improve Your Photo Manipulation and Retouch

Amazing <b>new Photoshop tutorials</b> that will improve your design, enhance and retouch skills. These Photoshop tutorials, techniques and tips are very …

Tutorials

How Many Megapixels Do You Need?

16MP–that’s what I say most people need at most though consumers may only really need as little as 8MP. But chances are that if you’re shooting …

Interactive documentary’s data visualization brings staggering WWII losses to life

A new interactive documentary, “The Fallen of World War II,” which helps viewers understand the shocking numbers of both military and civilian deaths …

Photo Expert: 'A Manipulated Image Is Not Necessarily a Lie'

In the age of digital photography, it’s become increasingly easy to modify, process or manipulate the content of an image, and increasingly harder to …

John Rechy

Recipient of the PEN CENTER USA Lifetime Achievement Award. Recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Grant.First Recepient of ONE Magazine's …

Animated map shows one theory for how language evolved across the world

The origin of Indo-European languages has long been a topic of debate among scholars and scientists.<p>In 2012, a team of evolutionary biologists at the …

Are You Making This Post-Processing Mistake?

Some of the best lessons are learned the hard the way, especially in this profession. However, sometimes those lessons aren’t realized to be such, …

Tutorials

Five Binge-Worthy True Crime Documentaries Streaming On Netflix

True crime fans who enjoy real-life murder stories will find a number of binge-worthy documentaries streaming on Netflix right now. Whether you are …

Crime

Everything Coming to Netflix in August

Netflix has poured money into original programming; this month it adds almost 50 (!) new shows and movies, including Like Father with Kelsey Grammer …

Entertainment

These Modern Cult Classics Are Available On Netflix Right Now

Remember the VHS tape that was passed around from locker to locker because it’s content was so groundbreaking to your teenage self? Not the ones you hid under your bed, pervs. What started out as the movies you couldn’t always find, but you just had to see have become the cult classics of …