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Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Murals

Racial Comments Heard by Teenagers on a Daily Basis

<i>Racial Microaggressions</i> is a photo project by Fordham University student Kiyun Kim that addresses the racial comments that she and her peers succumb to on a daily basis. They may not be attacks from organized groups, shunning them for their cultural, ethnic, or religious backgrounds, but the words …

Stereotypes

Selfies of 2013 – the best, worst and most revealing

Don't pout, it's hard to deny that this has been a special year in the history of taking pictures of yourself using a mobile phone. With that in mind, we announce the Guardian selfie awards<p>This was the year that the selfie reached saturation point. Celebrities took them. Politicians took them, …

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An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and …

Architecture

How to Snipe Out Your Best Photographs Ever

You load ammo into your camera, aim at your subject, and <i>fire</i>. You are a shooter. Strangely, the way most photographers shoot is vastly different than …

U.S. Marines

Here's Why Microsoft's New Mobile Strategy Will Help It Overtake Apple In 3 Years

Most technology companies don’t often get the chance to regain a market category lead after being swept aside by not one but two technology giants. In most cases after losing the lead, the company either pivots to a new category or goes out of business. Some companies hit the reset button and make …

How To Photograph Through Fences

Shooting through fences and bars is never the ideal way to take photos but there’s plenty of times when it’s the only choice if you want to keep …

Motorsport

Homemade rig captures extreme macro shots of snowflakes

Moscow-based photographer Alexey Kljatov is a keen macro photographer, and for the past couple of years he's been producing closeup shots of …

Which smartphone has the best camera? - in pictures

Photographer Dan Rubin examines the results from his in-depth comparison of the iPhone 5s, Sony Xperia Z1, Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom and Nokia Lumia 1020 cameras.

Readers' travel photograph competition: November – sunlight

Photography is all about getting the light just right, but in these stunning images it takes centre stage. Scroll through the gallery to see the winner. All of this year's winning images will be mounted by Point101, and displayed at the finalists' exhibition at the Guardian's offices later this …

HWPA Photographer of the year: Alan Crowhurst – in pictures

As he is a regular contributer to our Sports Picture of the Day series, we were pleased to learn that Alan Crowhurst has been named Photographer of the Year at the 2013 Horserace Writers and Photographers Association Awards. Thoroughly deserved, his creativity and technique always brings something …

The Walking Dead: how a zombie game helped in a real-life gory emergency

I finished <i>The Walking Dead</i> the same day I started <i>The Last of Us</i>. Both apocalyptic zombie games (or infected, if you're going to be precise), they have similarities. They're both good enough for me to have got soaked in their worlds and their blood.<p>The following day I was walking down the street and …

13 Wholesome Recipes for the Mid-Holiday Detox

Give yourself a pat on the back. You've made in through Thanksgiving, the ultimate food-centric holiday, with hopefully minimal cooking disasters, quibbles about politics, and general family drama. But now you've got a new problem: it's called a food hangover, and it's mental as well as physical. …

Fast & Furious 7 to go ahead despite death of star Paul Walker

Star of the street racing franchise had filmed the majority of his scenes before Walker died in a car crash last Saturday<p>• News: Fast & Furious star Paul Walker dies in car crash • Paul Walker: a career in clips<p>Paul Walker's final Fast & Furious film remains on course for a cinema release, despite …

Using Sun Flares and Starbursts to Create Stunning Images

Using Sun flares and Starbursts to Create Stunning Images - tips on how to create them and use them to make dynamic images

Fly Like an Eagle: Wildlife Cam Gets Taken on a Wild Ride by a Curious Bird

Try all the tricky ski moves and skateboard jumps you want, but it’ll be hard to beat the latest action video <i>auteur</i> — a curious Australian sea eagle …