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Tranquil Pond House Generates Energy Instead of Consuming It

Louisiana's Holly & Smith Architects has designed a sustainable home that's the epitome of relaxation. The beautiful retreat–which is known as <i>The Pond House</i>–seamlessly blends in with its serene surroundings. The naturalistic look of this residence is enhanced by the fact that it overlooks a calming …

Energy Star

Review: Sigma’s dp3 Quattro Technology Needs More Time For Improvements

Sigma’s dp3 Quattro compact camera is a very different piece of photographic equipment. From the unit’s elongated body shape to its internal Foveon …

Cameras

Woman who left rare Apple 1 for recycling has $100,000 check waiting

Mystery woman dropped off computer – built by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in 1976 – after cleaning out garage, Silicon Valley recycling firm says<p>A $100,000 check is waiting for a mystery woman who donated a rare Apple 1 computer to a Silicon Valley recycling firm.<p>CleanBayArea in Milpitas, …

How To Give Your Photos That Cinematic-Effect In Photoshop.

Many aspiring photographers try to achieve that cinematic look, but they can’t quite get it. I hope to change that, since the process isn’t that …

These Photos of Mini Figures Capture the Frustrations of Office Life

Ad agency brand strategist Derrick Lin has developed a creative way to vent about all the little annoyances of his office job. Using an iPhone, a …

Adobe Releases Camera Raw 9: Same HDR, Pano, and GPU Upgrades as Lightroom CC

Adobe made a big announcement for Lightroom CC/6 yesterday, but if you use Adobe Camera Raw for your RAW processing, don’t worry: Adobe didn’t forget …

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria From Texan Cattle Yards Are Now Airborne, Study Finds

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

Daily Inspiration #2037

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

Why do we love the smell of bacon so?

We all love a bacon sarnie. But why does the pig’s best cut have us rushing through the kitchen door like crazed carnivores?<p>Meaty. Salty. Decadent. Everybody loves the smell of bacon. Yes. Even you, vegetarian. Come on, admit it.<p>A poll, conducted by UK car dealer Colin Appleyard, revealed bacon to …

Ikea: 7 Predictions For What Your Home Will Look Like In 2020

From silicon furniture to the death of storage, Marcus Engman of Ikea Sweden talks to us about the near-future of your home.<p>There’s a good chance that Marcus Engman is directly responsible for at least one piece of furniture in your house–and if you’re a millennial, maybe all of it. As head of …

Everyday foods that contain surprising amounts of salt

For Salt Awareness Week, we round up some of the foods that you probably didn't know were so salty<p>Our daily intake of salt should be no more than 6g and, for the most part, we're quite good at spotting which foods have the highest salt levels. However, there are some foods that contain hidden high …

Here’s an 80x Super-Telephoto Lens for Smartphones

We recently shared an impressive demo of the 65x optical zoom lens on the Canon SX60. If you’re a smartphone shooter who wants the same reach without …

Cameras

Crete - Light Strikes

The COSMIC House in Japan by UID Architects

The COSMIC House, a modern home that breaks the gap between living space and surroundings.<p>Keisuke Maeda, an architect of studio UID has designed the …

yuviral.com

OS X Yosemite Review

Now that Apple has moved to an annual OS X release, Mac users can expect regular iterative improvements to their desktop operating system instead of occasional ground-breaking shifts. OS X 10.10 – named for California landmark Yosemite National Park – includes several sorely needed advances that …

Inside Seattle's invitation-only VR summit

Tech aficionados have been flocking to Seattle's Living Computer Museum for the past few years to get up close and personal with relics from computer technology's past. For one night earlier this month, though, I got a chance to peek at its possible future. Nearly two dozen exhibitors filled the …

10 Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone Makes in Interior Design

It happens to everyone— you are shopping and see the perfect home decor accessory. Immediately you think, <i>Oh! this will look perfect in my TV room!</i><p>Of …

Yosemite National Park Photos

Travel<p>Yosemite National Park photos and pictures of culture, history, and travel from National Geographic.

National Parks

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #21

Human Journey<p><b>“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” Henry David Thoreau</b><p>A good friend once told me that wildlife photography makes him sad. He explained that when he sees images of the wild creatures and unspoiled places his heart aches too deeply at the thought of what he …

5 Things Your Parents Taught You That Are Totally Wrong

These familiar warnings just don't pan out<p>When you were a kid, your mom and dad dispensed plenty of wisdom that still checks out, like “don’t forget to wear clean underwear every day.” (Thanks for that one, guys.) Not every piece of parental advice holds up, though. Here are five classic warnings …

Opinion: Yes, We Can Solve the Problem of Hunger

Fashion designer Michael Kors says solution depends on strengthening community.<p>The issue of hunger first crystallized for me in the 1980s, when the AIDS crisis was decimating New York at an incredible rate. I had quite a few close friends and colleagues who were stricken with the disease early on. …

Canon Publishes Official Sample Photos from the Long-Awaited 7D Mark II

There probably wasn’t a camera as highly anticipated and talked about this year as the new APS-C flagship Canon 7D Mark II, and now that it’s …

Why You Need A Tablet & How It’ll Transform Your Lightroom Workflow

I can’t function in clutter. I loathe clutter. I’m not necessarily OCD about it, but I learned a long time ago that it makes more sense for me to …

Tutorials

Ready for iPad Photography? Apple’s New iPad Air 2 Features a Significantly Improved Camera

Today Apple unveiled the iPad Air 2: a super-thin followup to its super-thin predecessor that packs quite a punch. But, beyond the new A8X chip, …

A Day In The Life Of Nature Photographer Marsel Van Oosten

Photography—it’s all about passion, skill, and commitment. Ever wondered what a day in the life of a professional photographer is like? Every week, …

Wildlife

How to Watermarking Images With Photoshop and Lightroom

Have you seen the writing on images? You know, the little pictures or words that show the photographer’s name? Those are called watermarks. …

Grand Theft Auto artist offers tips on how to succeed in gaming

As former art director at Rockstar Leeds, which worked on many games in the Grand Theft Auto series, Ian Bowden knows a thing or two about the art scene in game development.<p>After the release of <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>, he transitioned to mobile and social game developer Gameduell. In an interview with …

The greatest reward

Project info<p>Mental notes.<p>Twelve years had passed since I last visited the "Big Apple" and my passion for photography at that time was not even a distant thought. This summer, however, I went there specifically for photography.<p>It was an unaccompanied trip - the first of my life - but, once I …