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40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

Stephen Hawking Says There Are No Black Holes

The physicist offers a new theory that allows energy to escape.<p>Stephen Hawking has a big announcement. No, it's not that aliens exist or that humans won't survive another 1,000 years on Earth. The physicist claims, in a paper posted online Wednesday, that the idea of an event horizon—the point of …

Black holes should be redefined, says Stephen Hawking in new paper

Black holes don't actually exist in the way we traditionally think of them, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has proposed in a short but potentially revolutionary paper.<p>Classical theory holds that no energy or information can ever escape a black hole, but the principles of quantum physics suggest …

What is Weak Nuclear force and Strong Nuclear Force ?

Best Answer: To cover the full details of the weak and strong nuclear interactions would require an under graduate textbook. However, I will attempt …

The 7 Deadly Sins of Portrait Photography

Everybody makes mistakes, even the best photographers out there make them. The key isn't to not make mistakes but to be aware of them and to learn …

Can Facebook Tell When Your Relationship Is Doomed?

Analyzing the structure of a social network can predict who a person's spouse is. And when the algorithm's wrong, that means the couple is likely to break up.<p>Give up now. Facebook knows everything. According to a new paper, the makeup of your Facebook network might even be able to tell you when …

The coldest place in the universe

Astronomers say the Boomerang Nebula is the coldest place in the universe at one degree Kelvin (minus 458 degrees Fahrenheit). It’s even colder than …

Lonely planet found wandering a mere 80 light years from Earth

Astronomers say discovery of 12m-year-old free-floating planet will provide view into inner workings of gas giants like Jupiter<p>Astronomers have found a planet, a mere 80 light years from Earth, that is wandering the heavens alone. The free-floating planet, named PSO J318.5-22, is a gas giant with …

Composition in Photography

In this article, I will cover a core concept in photography that is neglected by a surprising amount of photographers. Photography is a wonderful …

Landscape Photography

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year – winning images

This year's competition received over 12,500 photos, a record number, with entrants hailing from 118 countries from the Chilean coast to the deserts of Saudi Arabia. The theme for the competition was 'Cities at Work', challenging entrants to capture the essence of urban life at different times …

15 Creative & Multi-Functional Desks

You spend a good portion of your day at your desk. Why not make it a creative space that reflects your personality? We’ve rounded up 15 of our favorite creative and beautiful desks to make your home office a space you actually want to spend time in. And if these aren’t your speed we have DIY …

Furniture

Why BREAKING BAD Had the "Perfect" Ending (Spoilers)

Nasa Curiosity rover tests suggest life may have existed on Mars

Curiosity rover finds ancient network of rivers on Mars that could have made parts of the planet habitable for microbial life<p>An ancient network of rivers on Mars once made parts of the planet habitable for microbial life, according to the latest analysis from Nasa's Curiosity rover.<p>Rock dust …

Space

How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …

Tutorials

Night Photography & Light Painting Tips

Night photography is not really as difficult as a lot of people think. However, there are important tools needed to finish the job correctly. Here is …

One of the coolest GIFs we've ever seen: a rotating, 3D nebula

GIF Animations

Hyperactive Brain May Create "Near Death" Visions

A new study shows that even after cardiac arrest, the brain keeps on going.<p><b>Can a new study lay the basis for the scientific understanding of mystical-sounding near-death recollections, filled with vivid light and vibrant meetings with deceased loved ones?</b><p>When researchers recorded and analyzed …

The Brain

5 Steps to Building More Powerful Images

A Guest Contribution by Dan Bailey We photographers seem to have it easy. Whereas most artists spend anywhere from hours, to months to years to …

Digital Photography

Fallen Princesses Photo Series Paints a Bleak Picture of ‘Happily Ever After’

What happens when “and then they lived happily ever after” is replaced with something more akin to “and then reality reared its ugly head?” That’s …

Beautiful Photos of Auroras Shimmering Over Iceland by Stéphane Vetter

French photographer Stephane Vetter is a master of capturing gorgeous photos of landscapes at night. One of his favorite things to shoot are the …

Portrait Photography Tips and Techniques

Baby Photography Tips<p>Babies are unpredictable so therefore tears and tantrums are to be expected. Don’t be afraid to keep the camera shooting rather …

Landscape Photography