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Secrets of Waterfall Photography

Beginner’s Guide to Waterfall Photography<p>Rating:<p>4.33 based on 3 Ratings<p>April 22, 2017 By Jonathan Ma<p>Beginner’s Guide to Waterfall Photography …

See Earth From Above

Drones can offer a different perspective of our planet. With no horizon, the traditional rules of composition are changed and looking straight down …

Photography

25 photos that prove we're all stowaways on a tiny, fragile spaceship

From the ground, Earth looks like a boundless fertile plain that beckons to be explored and exploited.<p>But astronauts would beg — and even plead— to differ.<p>"You realize that people often say, 'I hope to go to heaven when I die,'" Jim Lovell, an astronaut who flew on the Apollo 8 and Apollo 13 …

Space

How to Keep Beer Cold, Outside, with No Electricity: The eCool

Beer was reportedly invented sometime around 5,000 B.C. So it's shocking to think that refrigeration wasn't invented until the 19th Century. Because …

Time-Lapse Captures The Mundane Beauty Of Ocean Life

We don’t usually think of corals as particularly active creatures. Though they eat, grow, and reproduce like any animal, the marine invertebrates move <i>very</i> slowly. Daniel Stoupin, a photographer and Ph.D. student studying marine biology, shows the livelier side of “slow” marine animals in a stunning …

Time-lapse Photography

Where everyone in the world is migrating—in one gorgeous chart

It’s no secret that the world’s population is on the move, but it’s rare to get a glimpse of where that flow is happening. In a study released in Science, a team of geographers used data snapshots to create a broad analysis of global migrations over 20 years.<p>The study was conducted by three …

European Union

Why Google Has Nothing To Fear From Yet Another Apple Patent Lawsuit

On the first day of yet another trial pitting Apple against Samsung, the real target by most experts’ reckoning is a third party: Google, maker of the Android mobile operating software that is the chief nemesis of the maker of iPhones and iPads. Four of the five patents that Apple claims are …

Imprivata, a provider of health IT security services, files for IPO

Startups that provide IT services to health care companies continue to thrive.<p>The latest company to cash in on that trend is Imprivata, which just announced plans to make an initial public offering of stock on the NYSE. Imprivata stands to raise $115 million in the IPO.<p>Imprivata’s products include …

OK Cupid Takes A Stand For Gay Rights, And Against Firefox

The appointment of Proposition 8 supporter Brendan Eich as CEO of Mozilla has provoked howls of dissent within the company’s ranks and on its board of directors. Now the broader tech community has begun to weigh in, starting with OK Cupid.<p>Users of the IAC-owned dating site who access it through …

Iconic Artists' Styles Portrayed as Architectural Structures

<i>If you were a building, what type of building would you be?</i> This is the question that Barcelona-based illustrator and architect Federico Babina used as inspiration to create this captivating work, entitled <i>Archist</i>. The series of creative architectural structures explores what many famous artists …

Architecture

Logos and Brandmarks by Roman Kirichenko

Creative Logo Design Collection.<p>Roman Kirichenko currently lives and works in Saint Petersburg, Russia. He has more than 9 years of experience as …

Five awesome BIG bee faces

Get face-to-face with these awesome bees. USGS macro photos of bees and insects.<p>The USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab has posted hundreds of …

Popcorn Time Is Like Netflix For Pirated Content

Think of Popcorn Time like Netflix, just with movies worth watching. Find a title and click “Watch It Now”. That’s it.<p>The media catalog is impressive. Everything from first run movies to classics like Hook are available to watch. Frozen, American Hustle, Gravity — even Delivery Man if you’re a …

Lenovo: IBM server strike ain’t our problem

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Chiyacat<p>More than 1,000 workers went on strike last week at an IBM(s ibm) server factory in southern …

Beyond Cartier-Bresson: A History of a Master's Early Work

Rowers in the Ivory Coast, 1931<br>Henri Cartier-Bresson— Magnum<p>1 of 9<p>The primary (but hardly the sole) merit of this extraordinary Cartier-Bresson …

Norway's Powerful Memorial Shows a Cut Within Nature

On July 22, 2011, an island in Norway called Utya made headlines when right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik opened fire at those at a youth camp there, killing 69 people in an unspeakable act of violence. Coupled with Breivik's first attack, a car bomb explosion in Oslo that killed eight …

World War II

Modern Home Modeled After Native American Pit Hut

Bercy Chen Studio is giving land in Austin, Texas a second chance. Taking what was once an industrial site, they designed the Edgeland House, a structure that's built into the landscape and keeps its carbon footprint small. The triangular roof is lined with lush green sod and the house is designed …

Architecture

22 File-Sharing Tools for Easy Collaboration

Working online means we often have files we want to share with teammates or clients. While emailing attachments is still a popular choice to send …

Artist Fantastically Photoshops Homeless Dogs to Find Them Homes

Budapest, Hungary-based photographer Sarolta Bn is best known for her stunningly surreal scenes that include sky high paintbrush trees and flying origami birds. To change the perception of abandoned shelter animals, and to help find them homes, she recently embarked on a new series that all feature …

Pets

The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year

A bit of planning can save you a ton of money when it comes to buying throughout the year. Here’s your comprehensive, always up-to-date guide on the …