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Watch the tribute to Derek Jeter that has everyone misty-eyed

It's a commercial even a Red Sox fan can appreciate.<p>As Derek Jeter rounds third on the way to retirement, a new Gatorade commercial has baseball fans getting misty-eyed.<p>With Frank Sinatra's "My Way" playing in the background, Gatorade's farewell to Jeter shows him hanging out with fans in the Bronx …

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10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

Pixar Movie Supercut Explores the Use of Color

YouTube to buy Twitch for $1 billion, reports say

YouTube is close to buying Twitch, a gameplay video-streaming startup, for $1 billion, according to multiple reports.<p>Since launching in 2011, Twitch has become the go-to destination for video gamers looking to broadcast images of their gameplay to others on the Internet.<p>"Twitch, while not a …

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271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

How to Capture an Authentic Smile: Quick Tips from Photographer Tamara Lackey

When it comes to portraits, one of the most important factors is capturing an authentic expression — a real smile. Unfortunately, a genuine smile can …

How to Use Continuous Lighting for Basic Portraiture

This is the second part of my series on continuous lighting. In part one, we discussed a few types of artificial continuous lighting that you can use …

How to Read a Histogram: Underexposed? Overexposed? Or Just Right?

<i>Editor’s</i> <i>Note: The following is an excerpt from a new book called the</i> <b>Photofocus Guide:</b> <i>Develop Great Images in Lightroom. This book is almost done and</i> …

Black and White photography's dirty little secret - INSPIRED EYE

If you are into <i>Black and White photography</i> as a beginner, here's a little “secret” that you might find useful for your own.<p><b>Never shoot in Black and</b> …

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Alice in Wonderland Illustrations by Aldous Massie

Magical Alice in Wonderland Illustrations.<p>Aldous Massie got an early publication on WE AND THE COLOR with his “The Tick of Approval” illustration …

Sketches by Puerto Rican Artist Ricardo Cabret

Some Sketches by Ricardo Cabret.<p>This is a collection of several sketches created by Puerto Rican artist Ricardo Cabret.<p>Ricardo Cabret was born and …

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Playing with type and images in Photoshop

Following our new series of positive thinking wallpapers today we will show you how to create a simple and soothing image using Photoshop. The author …

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From ‘Moby Dick’ to ‘The Great Gatsby’: Classic Lit Dishes Brought to Life (Photos)

Tasty Reads<p>Not content with just reading the vivid food descriptions in her favorite novels, Photographer Dinah Fried decided to cook and style the …

15 of nature's most awesome, must-see shows | CNN Travel

Tibetan Monks Painstakingly Create Incredible Mandalas Using Millions of Grains of Sand

Imagine the amount of patience that's required to create such highly detailed art such as this! To promote healing and world peace, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks, from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in India, travel the world creating incredible mandalas using millions of grains of sand. For …

Spirituality

Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1975 Illustrations for “Romeo and Juliet”

The greatest literary classics tend to attract a plethora of visual art and graphic tributes. But the highest convergence of text and image happens when an influential artist reimagines an influential piece of literature — take, for instance, Picasso’s 1934 drawings for a naughty ancient Greek …

Freediving with sharks in Roatan, Honduras – in pictures

Freediving with sharks off Honduras's Roatan island is a thrilling, if nerve-racking, experience. Professional freedivers Eusebio and Christina Saenz de Santamaria shot these photographs as they explored the Cara a Cara site, famous for Caribbean reef sharks. Eusebio runs a freediving school in …

2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for another six weeks, until June 30, 2014. First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once more kind enough to allow me to share some of the early …

Kinetic Sculpture Replicates a Bird Flapping Its Wings Using Popsicle Sticks

Design student Joyce Lin replicated a bird flapping its wings using simple machines and materials. The kinetic sculpture is entitled <i>Study in Bird Motion</i> and is made with popsicle sticks and mylar that resembles feathers. It's activated by a hand crank, which sets the entire thing in motion and …

Art

Band of drones can play music better than your average human

You've never heard Strauss performed quite like this. The team at KMel Robotics has assembled a band of hexrotor drones that "have taken up new instruments to play some fresh songs." That "fresh" description isn't exactly serious, as each of the three pieces performed date back either multiple …

Google Is Preparing To Pay A Huge Fine For Tax Noncompliance In France

France’s equivalent of the IRS (<i>Direction générale des finances</i>) has been investigating Google for tax noncompliance. With only €138 million of revenue reported in France in 2011, something wasn’t right.<p>Le Canard Enchaîné first reported in 2012 that the company owed $1.3 billion (€1 billion). Le …

Apple & Facebook Soar -- Is 1900 Next?

The stock market’s correction was mild, Wednesday, but things really got moving after the close as the earnings from <b>Facebook, Inc.</b> (FB) and <b>Apple, Inc.</b> (AAPL) beat expectations. Both were sharply higher after hours as AAPL also announced a 7-1 split plus a dividend increase.<p>I was looking for a bit …

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FORTUNE — Hamdi Ulukaya has built Chobani into a $1 billion-in-sales company in just five years, erecting his first manufacturing plant for less than $1 million with a Small Business Administration loan. He has a little more firepower for Chobani’s next phase of growth, a $750 million investment …

The 10 Best-Paying Jobs In America

That's right: On average, those sporting scrubs and stethoscopes bring home fatter paychecks than those donning suits and ties, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates survey.<p>The survey, which reflects May 2013 salary and employment data …

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