Brian Schaffer

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Long Exposure Photos of Budapest Trams Lit Up with 30,000 LED Lights | Colossal

<p>Although Christmas still feels like something in the vast future (or past, depending on your point of view) it certainly doesn’t hurt to think about …

So You Want to Shoot Aerial Photography Using Drones?

Changing Planet<p><i>This post is the latest in the series Dreams of the World, which profiles interesting people Kike meets during his travels. Drones and Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Special Series.</i><p>If there is a question that gets asked over and over in the many emails I get in response to my <i>Drones</i> …

Lucid Stead: A Transparent Cabin Built of Wood and Mirrors by Phillip K Smith III | Colossal

<p>Part architectural intervention and part optical illusion, Lucid Stead is a recently unveiled installation by artist Phillip K Smith III in Joshua …

The Recipes That'll Help You Get More Blue Cheese In Your Life

Blue cheese is understandably polarizing. It's strong, stinky and to the uninitiated, can be visually off-putting. If you haven't taken your chances with blue cheese yet, you're selling yourself short. Whether it's Roquefort, Gorgonzola or Stilton, blue cheese is like a beautiful, deep well of …

"Smackdown" with Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry brushing aside Fred Kent and his question, as moderator Tom Pritzker (responsible for the Pritzker Prize) looks on."]The popular real …

Mustangs and the path not taken

Before Ford hit on the perfect formula at the perfect time, it wasn't necessarily clear that the Mustang was going to take the form we're familiar with today. Take a look at some Mustang misfits whose time never came.<p>Take a look at some Ford Mustang misfits whose time never came.

9 Job Mistakes That Could Stall Your Entire Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay doesn’t subscribe to the theory that your 20s are a throwaway time to just have fun and decide what you want to be when you grow up.<p>While popular media often depicts 20-somethings as aimless wanderers lounging in extended adolescence, the truth, according to Jay, …

The Opportunity Cost of Streets

Here from Alain Bertaud and the Urbanization Project is another way of thinking not just about the high cost of free parking but also the opportunity …

5 x 8: A dip in the disaster fund pool

<b>A call to action:</b> Later today I hope to provide the annual July Fourth post of photos of the inappropriate displays of affection for the American …

Los Angeles Kicks Off Effort to Retool 67-Year-Old Zoning Code

"As one of his final efforts to streamline the development process in the city before leaving office, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa …