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How to Smoke Cigars: A GP Primer

The tradition of throwing on a well-tailored suit and enjoying a ten course meal with your best friends that’s topped off with a glass of single malt …

Summer’s Must-See Documentaries

Sometimes the free-flowing beer and searing summer sun need to be counteracted with a little brain food and air-conditioning. Fortunately, a …

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How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

Creativity

The Struggle

<i>Editor’s note: Ben Horowitz is co-founder and general partner of Andreessen Horowitz. He was a co-founder and CEO of Opsware (formerly Loudcloud), which was acquired by HP, and ran several product divisions at Netscape. He serves on the board of companies such as Capriza, Foursquare, Jawbone,</i> …

How Google Sets Goals

Goal setting within a startup or company is essential to success. But there are a number of different approaches to attaining these goals both within teams and individually. And what better framework to follow than Google’s strategy around establishing goals.<p>This gem is part of the Google Ventures …

The first successful ascent of Everest 60 years ago – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/may/23/mount-everest-first-successful-ascent-in-pictures<p>720<p>A new book published by the Royal …

Hsu Research Hybrid 3 Speakers

Every once in a while you come across a product that isn't just a good deal, but offers quality so far above and beyond what you'd expect for the …

Audiophile

Chris Hadfield's photographs of Earth from space – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/science/gallery/2013/may/13/chris-hadfield-space-in-pictures<p>720<p>During his five months in space onboard the International …

June 2013

The Money Shot

The sale of Instagram to Facebook for a cool billion in the spring of 2012 was the ultimate Silicon Valley fairy tale: 18 months from launch to offer. But, for co-founder and C.E.O. Kevin Systrom, it was more of a roller-coaster ride, with several missed opportunities, at least two “aha” moments, …

Stunning San Diego Timelapse Photography

In <i>Welcome Home</i>, San Diego native Michael Shainblum gives us a glimpse of his hometown through a stunning timelapse video which shows that one does …

Immigration Bill Simplified: 5 Proposed Changes For High-Skilled Immigrants

The U.S. Senate dropped an 844-page immigration bill on America’s shoulders today [PDF]. For decades, the tech industry has been begging for more immigrant engineers, researchers and investors. Here are five essential changes proposed in the United State Senate’s draft of comprehensive immigration …

These 10,000 Falling iPhones Are A Friendly Reminder That Fake Videos Are Getting Crazy Real

Ah. Remember the good ol’ days of the Internet? When the only fakes we had to worry about were the images and the people? Video was like a safe haven. Sure, there’d be some shakycam footage of a dude in a bigfoot costume every once in a while — but if something looked real and moved at a decent …

A Glimpse at Where Camera Gear is Kept on the International Space Station

If you’re a photography enthusiast and ever have the good fortune of finding yourself floating around on the International Space Station, here are …

Breathtaking Time-Lapse Shot Over Six Months on New Zealand’s North Island

This time-lapse, shot by photographer Bevan Percival on New Zealand’s North Island, has to be one of the most beautiful we’ve ever shared. Shot over …

Canon Introduces a Virtual DSLR Website to Help Beginners Learn the Basics

If you’re just starting out in photography, there are a lot of resources out there to help you understand the basics before you just jump in. And …

Five Creative Ways to Enhance Your Sunrise and Sunset Photographs

The light of sunrises and sunsets – commonly referred to as the “golden hours” – provides a stunning blanket of light that can transform the …

The Difference Between LCD, LED, Plasma, and OLED TVs, Explained as Fast as Possible

Flat-screen TVs have been around for a long time, but if you still aren't quite sure what the difference between each kind is, this video will …

Inspirational B&W Short Film Voiced Over by an Interview with Henri Cartier-Bresson

The folks at 522 Productions have been slowly putting out videos that capture the essence of what inspires each of them. The charge was led a few …

Introducing the Travelwide: An Affordable, Ultraportable Large-Format Camera

Many photographers want to give large format a shot, but carrying a massive 4×5 camera around with you isn’t always practical or realistic. …

Seeing Double: Learn How to Clone Yourself

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Have you ever had a dream where you looked around the room and everyone looked <i>exactly</i> like you?<p>Wait, was that a …

Photographer Combines 2,877 Stills Into an Impressive Stop Motion Time-Lapse

The above video is photographer Jonathan DeNicholas‘ impressive entry for the <i>30 Day Filming Project</i> contest put together by Sue Bryce and announced …

Aerial Photographs Showing the Beautiful Complexity of Major Airports

Photographer Jeffrey Milstein says he has always been fascinated by how the ground from a flying airplane, and one thing in particular has captured …

Time-Lapse Shows What Earth Looks Like to Astronauts on the ISS

We shared this time-lapse by photographer Bruce W. Berry yesterday in a post about NASA astronaut photography from the International Space Station, …

Photos by Gregory Boratyn

Photos by Gregory Boratyn<p>Photos of Antelope Canyon in Arizona with some additional image processing. You can see more of his work at 500px.<p>SHARE:

Long Exposure Tree Landscapes by Pierre Pellegrini | Colossal

<p>Swiss photographer Pierre Pellegrini shoots some phenomenal long-exposure photographs of trees. The strong perspective and foggy atmosphere …

See Asia’s Most Creative Advertising Work

An animated viral smash about death and a solar stunt were among the top winners at last week’s annual Asia Pacific Advertising Festival in Thailand, celebrating the best creative work from across the region.<p>From 3,507 entries, jurors, led by Graham Fink, CCO of Ogilvy & Mather China, gave out …