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Macro Photography Tutorial

Macro photography is one of the most popular forms of photography, and with good reason. It is easily accessible, and it is a very broad genre of …

Cameras

5 Reasons to Use Flash to Improve Your Travel Photography

When it comes to travel photography, I am all in for carrying less. However, a good flash is always within reach in my everyday camera bag. I …

What Goes Into Your Toilet Might Be A Literal Goldmine

Waste not, want not<p>The waste in your body might not be as much of a waste as you think. At a meeting of the American Chemical Society, researchers have announced that they are working on a way to extract tons of valuable metals from sewage.<p>A study published in <i>Environmental Science and Technology</i> …

U.S. Geological Survey

What You Need to Know About Wide Angle Lenses

Wide angle lenses are a key part of every landscape photographer’s kit; they can produce some amazing vistas and sweeping scenes, but learning to use …

Largest-ever meteorite crater found in Australian outback

Scientists say underground 'scars' in central Australia mark the largest meteorite crater ever found<p>Scientists have discovered two deep scars in the earth's crust in outback Australia that are believed to mark the remains of a <b>meteorite crater</b> with a 250-mile diameter – the largest ever found.<p>The …

Designing The Moment Case: The Good, the Bad, and the Work Most People Don't Show

<i>Images Courtesy of The Moment Case. Story by Erik Hedberg.</i><p>If you asked Erik to describe himself, designer would come after "snow surfer." A native of …

Product Design

'Guitar Hero'-Style Videogame Helps Stroke Victims Recover

Rehabilitating with games is more fun, and it works better<p>Of the 700,000 people who suffer from strokes every year in the United States, only 10 percent fully recover. The rehabilitation process can be long and challenging, especially for older victims in more fragile states of health. Researchers …

Clinical Trials

Big Bang theory could be debunked by Large Hadron Collider

Scientists at Cern could prove the controversial theory of ‘rainbow gravity’ which suggests that the universe stretches back into time infinitely, with no Big Bang<p>The detection of miniature black holes by the Large Hadron Collider could prove the existence of parallel universes and show that the …

Cancer

To the Ends of the Earth - Photographs by Klaus Thymann | LensCulture

Klaus Thymann is many things: photographer, film-maker, organizational founder. But deep down, he is an explorer of the world around him. Whether traveling for creative work, professional environmental causes, or simply for personal pleasure, Thymann makes sure to capture his piercing vision of the …

Congo

In Space, No One Can Hear You Stress

How astronauts cope with the pressures of living and working in the ISS<p>The daily grind can be stressful enough, but what happens when you move it to low Earth orbit, 268 miles above the planet’s surface? To find out, <i>Popular Science</i> caught up with veteran NASA astronaut and space medicine specialist …

How to Transfer Your Photos Onto Wax Candles

Here’s an idea for a fun weekend project and/or personalized gift: make some custom candles that feature your photographs. It’s actually incredibly …