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How to take photos of stars, star-trails and the ISS

Think astrophotography is for experts who stay out all night in deserts and national parks with expensive lenses? Although you do need a DSLR or a …

3D is the new 2D

User interfaces (UI) have been traditionally 2D for native desktop environments and then 2D again for the web. Mobile phone apps, while supporting 3D …

This New Supersonic Jet Could Get from New York to London in Half an Hour

The world is about to get a lot smaller.<p>The Skreemr supersonic jet concept could be the passenger airliner of the future, making the Atlantic seem more like a lake than an ocean. That is, if this technological wonder ever gets off the drawing board.<p>Designer Charles Bombardier and concept rendering …

Aviation

How to Take Better Landscape Photographs - 20 Tips

How do you make your landscape photographs stand out from the crowd?<p>You set up your tripod at some often photographed location. The scenery around …

Landscape Photography

How to Build Your Online Reputation and Gain More Followers

If you were to go online shopping, you would prefer to buy from an e-commerce site with a meritable online reputation, right?<p>The power of social …

12 photos that capture the magic of Snowdonia National Park's night sky

LONDON — Wales' sprawling Snowdonia National Park with its miles of peaks, lakes and waterfalls is known by photographers as one of the best places …

The 12 most impressive car innovations we've seen this year

They have to be smart, comfortable, easy to use, and just cool.<p>That's why automakers and tech companies have been designing innovative car features from holographic dashboards to rotating chairs.<p>These innovations can improve the driving experience, whether it's you or the car driving, and highlight …

Driverless Cars

The 100 Little Decisions That Go Into Each Photo

Here’s an inspiring 3-minute video in which veteran fashion and portrait photographer David Turner talks about the idea that each magical photo is …

The Secret Themes Behind All Pixar Movies

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

Animation

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

6 tips to improve your mobile photography

Photography’s evolution has dramatically sped up since the inception of quality smartphone cameras. Handsets have effectively replaced point-and-shoot cameras, something we never expected to happen only a generation ago. This opens plenty of new doors for creating memories, but it also means there …

Mobile Photography

41 Marvel Franchises, Ranked From Worst To Best

Face front, true believers.<p>For the purposes of this list, a "franchise" is defined as a mainstay Marvel property that has existed in various forms over the years. Though this list mainly focuses on actual comic books, the quality of the characters' use in other media — movies, television, games, …

Tantalizing Theory Emerges After UFO Sighting In Lightning Storm

As storm clouds gathered over Oak Park, Illinois, on the evening of July 13, an individual, videotaping an impressive display of heat lightning, also captured something else streaking through the field of view.<p>The image above shows a bright, glowing object quickly enter the left side of the video …

Paranormal
Cal State Fullerton

10. Captain America's Shield - Iron Man

When Iron Man first arrived in cinemas, nobody expected it to be the landscape-changing event that it ultimately turned out to be; Iron Man himself …

Marvel Universe
Lego

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

5 Books That Will Make You So Much Better at Marketing Yourself or Your Brand | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Over the years, I’ve gone through bookshelves’ worth of marketing and PR books. After a few dozen, some of the books’ messages begin to blend together, but there are five I’ve read that …

Marketing

The Big Picture photography competition: round 362

Western Cape

Pixar's John Lasseter: How Technology Has Affected the Evolution of Storytelling

It is such an exciting time to be a filmmaker.<p>I do not believe the notion that the cinema is dying or dead because it’s amazing what technology can …

Animation

Best mobile games of June 2015 (pictures)

You Must Build a Boat

Windows Phone

How photo app Polarr topped the App Store the uncommon way

Polarr opted not to build an app specifically for Apple's iOS software, instead going the less-traveled route of using more-universal Web technologies. That decision is now paying off with droves of downloads.<p>Conventional wisdom says that the technologies used to build websites are poorly adapted …

Apps

8 Awesome Paid iPhone Apps On Sale for Free for a Limited Time

We’re coming up on a holiday weekend and while the fireworks won’t start until Friday night, the celebration has already begun here at BGR. We’re …

6 Ways to Get More Out of a Push-Up

The push-up is one of the most overlooked exercises in the metaphorical exercise book. Sure, it looks pretty easy and most of us know the basics: …

Workouts

How Much Does a Scratch Affect the Quality of a Lens?

I’m sure we’ve all heard the horror stories. “ONOZ! My lens got a scratch, it’s ruined!!” someone screams, then goes to quietly cry in a corner. …

20 best image-editing apps for Mac and iOS: top image apps revealed

Introduction<p>There are more great image-editing tools than ever before, and they aren't limited to the desktop. We've curated a collection of the best …

Tutorials

Climbing On Mount Denali

7 Smartphone Photography Tips and Tricks

<i>By Chantal Bechervaise</i><p>I remember growing up and using a 110 camera, and sometimes my parents would even let me use their 35mm camera. I think back to …

Mobile Photography

The Super-Conductive Lexus Slide Hoverboard

Did Lexus just go full-on Marty McFly (“Hellloooo?!”) and somehow figure out how to defy gravity in skateboard form? The luxury automaker unveiled a …

Hoverboards