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Lemongrass-Seafood Stew

4 Servings<p>We've said it before and we'll say it again: When seafood gets top billing, it has to be top quality. Don't even attempt this stew from Rose's Luxury with less-than-stellar stuff.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>broth<p>3 lemongrass stalks, tough outer layers removed<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 …

Clams

The $200 Batmobile: Some assembly required

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the debut of one of its biggest names, DC Comics declared 23 July to be “Batman Day” – and a certain Danish brickmaker was at the ready.<p>Meet Lego’s latest, and most menacing, take on the Tumbler, the Caped Crusader’s ride from director Christopher Nolan’s Dark …

Lego

Battle of the Fast 50mm's: Sigma f1.4 Art vs. Canon f1.2 L vs. Nikon 58mm f1.4G

Future PLC

Richard Huntingford<p>Chairman<p>James Hanbury<p>Deputy Chairman<p>Zillah Byng-Thorne<p>Chief Executive Officer<p>Penny Ladkin-Brand<p>Chief Financial Officer<p>Hugo …

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

Future PLC

Back to Basics: How to Use Photoshop’s Cool Content Aware Scale Tool

Photoshop’s Content Aware Scale tool doesn’t get much headline time thanks to other popular features like Content Aware Move and, of course, the …

Joe McNally Shares Some Incredibly Useful Lighting & Basic Photography Tips

Joe McNally knows a good bit more about lighting than many photographers out there, and in this short video he shares a great deal of information …

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

If you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips - it's not as hard as you might think.

How I Transformed Sewage Into Fresh Water [Video]

A little DIY distilling<p>Say the apocalypse happens tomorrow. The good news: You survive! No more credit card debt or miserable commutes. The bad news? Infrastructure has collapsed and there’s no clean drinking water. Most people can’t last a few days without it, so what we need is a reliable way to …

DIY

Another Hydrogen Fueling Station Opens In LA, With Fuel-Cell Cars On The Way

Another hydrogen fueling station opened in southern California yesterday, this one at California State University, Los Angeles.<p>The university's …

Clarkson and Top Gear facing $1.66M lawsuit over 'slope' remark [w/video]

Indian-born actress Somi Guha is suing the BBC for airing "casual racism."<p>Season 21 of <i>Top Gear</i> is over, which means it's high time we had some controversy surround the world's most popular motoring show. The issue this time rests with the show's last two episodes, which saw the three hosts buy …

18 Delicious Ice Cream Sandwiches That'll Instantly Make You Happy

Tall stacks of cookies and ice cream make all dreams seem so reachable.

The Kitchn

A New Kind of Vegan Chili + How to Make Vegan Cheese at Home

<i>Every other Thursday on Food52, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Want to recreate the texture of classic chili, without the meat? Here's how. Plus, McKel Hill of Nutrition Stripped makes a cheesy, cheese-free spread that</i> …

5 Tips For Creating Stunning Cityscapes

Cityscapes have a uniquely vibrant feel to them which is unlike any other form of photography. If shot correctly, they can captivate an audience. …

Get Organized with Folders in Lightroom

<i>Editors Note: We’re pleased to host this guest post from Matt Kloskowski.</i><p>This video is all about <b>folders</b>. Its probably one of the most-asked-about …

The Ultimate Guide to Bokeh

Bokehliscious photos. That is the ultimate goal for any photographer no matter the experience level. When "bokeh" is mentioned, the first thing that …

To This Day

How to set up a home photo studio

While you can shoot portraits in almost any location, having your own home photo studio can makes it easier to control the lighting, background and …

Understanding Retouching: Take Advice from a Make-up Artist

Growing up with a single mother and lots of aunts, a considerable portion of my childhood was spent around women readying their faces, to face the …

Light Tent Comparison - DIY versus Kit Tents

Light Tent Comparison - DIY versus Kit Tents This post will take a look at a head-to-head comparison between a light tent kit versus a DIY version.

Photography News, Guides and Trends

Composition Principles: Not Just for Designers We are photographers—visual communicators, peddlers of our ideas upon page and screen and …

Photography

How to Correct Red Skin Color in Photoshop Quickly

Tutorials

The working Lego keyboard of your nerdy dreams is here

A Lego builder tackles the challenge of crafting a working keyboard out of Lego bricks and has to make some entertaining substitutions for traditional keys.<p>Back in 2005, Lego tinkerer Jason Allemann attempted to build a prototype of a working keyboard out of Lego using the membrane from a curved …

Lego

UC Davis Will Offer Classes Dedicated To The Science Of Coffee

Coffee is the lifeblood that powers much of the modern workforce. It keeps our brains lubricated and is generally considered good for our health when consumed within reason.<p>And yet, we still understand relatively little about the science behind it–its chemical composition, how it metabolizes in the …

Coffee

Lego Cubestormer robot solves Rubik's Cube in less time than it takes to read this headline

Until yesterday, the world record for fastest time in solving a Rubik's Cube was 5.27 seconds, which was set in the fall of 2011 by a Lego robot named Cubestormer 2. Thanks to the machine's successor (aptly named Cubestormer 3), the time to beat is now <i>3.253 seconds.</i> The robot, which is the third in …

Wanxiang Launches 'The New Fisker' Website, Says Atlantic Is The Future

The American arm of Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang recently bought up the assets of bankrupt electric car startup Fisker Automotive and has now …