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Love Island's Megan Barton-Hanson revealed as escort who dated Sugar Daddies and was showered with cash and gifts

LOVE Island finalist Megan Barton-Hanson worked as an escort who dated Sugar Daddies.<p>The former stripper, 24, hooked up with older men who showered …

Love Island

This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

Photography

The Most Common Amateur Portrait Retouching Mistakes

Here’s a 6-minute video in which photographer and retoucher Nino Batista looks at some of the most common retouching mistakes that amateur …

Useful Photography Tip #159: The Simple Secret to Using a Flash

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Click here.</i><p>If you’re one of those people who is secretly afraid of using a flash and because of that calls …

Fixing Harsh Lighting in Lightroom Where Light Modifiers Aren’t An Option

Dealing with mid-day sun can be the absolute worst when it comes to preserving tonality and color in your images. Here, we are breaking down exactly …

Tutorials

Artist Fuses Vintage Photographs with Present-Day Paris to Make History Come Alive

These historical composites layered over modern day scenes showcase the timeless postcard perfection and rich narratives that flow through the streets of Paris. By combining past and present portraits of the famous French capital, art director Julien Knez showcases just how many changes the City of …

France

This Japanese Novel Authored By A Computer Is Scarily Well-Written

Researchers from Japan’s Future University Hakodate submitted a short story called “The Day a Computer Writes a Novel,” or “Konpyuta ga shosetsu wo …

Literary Prizes

Digital images can't be trusted, says war photographer Don McCullin

Best known for moving pictures of Vietnam, McCullin says photography has been hijacked by digital cameras and art world<p>One of Britain’s most celebrated and respected photographers has lamented the digital domination of his field, calling it “a totally lying experience” that cannot be trusted.<p>Don …

Photography

Cristina by Rainer Suck[[MORE]]Elegant, sexy, a beautiful manage of lights and textures… Enjoy the second part of this fantastic series photographed by the brilliant beauty, fashion and commercial...

Elegant, sexy, a beautiful manage of lights and textures… Enjoy the second part of this fantastic series photographed by the brilliant beauty, …

Photography

Setting Your Camera for Ultimate Image Quality

Those of you that have recently joined the mass ranks of photographic enthusiasts will, most probably, not have thought too much about the way you …

Screentendo can turn any part of your screen into a playable Super Mario Bros. level

Nintendo’s famous characters are everywhere, from adorning the top of retro-inspired amiibo stands, to a plethora of merchandise and soon, on mobile devices. But for developer Aaron Randall, that just isn’t enough. His new work-in-progress desktop app turns just about any part of your screen into a …

Retrogaming

How to compose more creative landscape photographs

More of us have cameras in our hands everywhere we go these days than ever before, and many of us fancy ourselves as photographers as a result. I am …

Slurp-Worthy: 16 Ramen Soup Recipes

Packaged ramen. It served its purpose as a quick and budget-friendly meal as we studied away in our dorm rooms throughout college. Then we learned a few hacks, and transformed the instant noodles into so much more than just soup. Now, it’s time to come full circle and bring ramen back to its roots. …

How Gadgets Ruin Relationships and Corrupt Emotions

The average teen sends more than 3,000 text messages a month (and that was a few years ago). But here’s the thing: Ten percent of people under the …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Trying to Help in Haiti

The cinder-block school has no windows and no doors, just a string of incandescent lightbulbs hanging down the center of the ceiling like the spine of a great whale. It’s hot and humid, and the room throbs with the voices of 200 Haitians who have paused from fishing, gardening, or painting the …

Science WTF on Twitter: "A chance encounter sparked a friendship that has been going on for over 15 years. http://t.co/1PYlDc63Zr"

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Entrepreneur finds remedy for water-damaged phones

Ever dropped your smartphone down the loo? Last year, 900,000 people did just that, according to gadget site Gizmodo. But water-damaged phones will soon be a thing of the past.<p>Oliver Murphy, a 20-year-old inventor turned entrepreneur has devised an ingenious system for bringing phones that have …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

Top 10 martial arts movies

10. Once Upon a Time in China<p>The film that kick-started Hong Kong cinema's kung-fu renaissance and launched Jet Li towards a future of substandard western action movies. Its subject was already well known to local audiences: Wong Fei-hung was a real person: a turn-of-the-century martial arts master …

George Clooney Through the Ages

Because this man did not just appear on this earth with silver hair and celebrity. As he told us in our new profile, he "came from somewhere."<p><b>As ubiquitous and universally beloved</b> as his face is now, it's easy to forget sometimes that Clooney's actually gone through plenty of different faces, in …

Why Hollywood doesn't get South Korean cinema

South Korea's cinema boom continues to echo through Hollywood, with the country's acting talent heading Stateside and Korean stories regularly remade. Yet these Americanised versions often end up drained of the weirdness that made them so bracing. It's like trying to make coleslaw out of kimchi. …

How the PlayStation 4's 'Playroom' brought out the worst in gamers

Twitch bans streams of Sony's augmented reality game after sexual abuse and threats to children<p>The stars of Sony's <i>The Playroom</i> are meant to be its robots. Small, white, and cute, they jump and wiggle around at the feet of their owner. <i>The Playroom</i> — an alternate reality game that comes pre-loaded on …

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

PlayStation 4 issues: Sony posts troubleshooting guide for the ‘blinking blue light of death’

Sony might feel like throwing a party for itself after revealing that it sold 1 million Playstation 4s on Friday, but it should probably hold off on any celebrations while some people are having issues with the new console.<p>A number of PS4 owners are reporting that their next-gen system is giving …

PS4 hardware issues, and what you can do to resolve them

Sony managed to sell more than 1 million units of the PlayStation 4 within the first 24 hours of the console's North American launch last Friday. Amid reports of technical problems prior to launch, the company told Polygon that hardware issues were isolated incidents that comprised approximately …

23 Photos Taken a Split Second Before Disaster

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A Guide to Understanding ISO in Photography

Learning photography is a difficult process that requires a lot of patience and practice. This photography lesson concentrates on the basics of …

Cameras