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10 Ways Drones Are Changing Your World

Drones have been a hot topic in the news for some time. Depending on what you’ve read, they’re devastatingly effective weapons of war, the next big …

Massive Apple Leaks Reveal Radical New iPhone

Is Apple set to <i>Wow the world</i> with a radical new iPhone? A rash of leaks from a variety of credible sources strongly suggest so, and they promise a level of reinvention we haven’t seen from Apple in several years.<p>Here’s the breakdown.<p>The biggest news comes from KGI Securities’ Ming-Chi Kuo (widely …

Mobile Technology

Why You Should Always Set the Profile in Lightroom Before You Start Editing

Now that I have used Lightroom for many years, processing photos from two different camera systems (Canon EOS and Fujifilm X-series), I have realized …

Why It Is Essential for Photographers to Know Their Clients Prior to a Photoshoot

It did not dawn on me until I was watching the first episode of "Top Photographer with Niger Barker" that some photographers do not actually take …

Adobe Is Working on a Photoshop for Audio That Is Intelligent... And Scary

It's not your average audio editor. Adobe is working on a piece of audio manipulation software that has a peculiar artificial intelligence built in. …

These five plants don’t just look good — they improve your health, too

By Megan McDonough<p>, Editorial aide<p>It should come as no surprise that plants play a vital role in maintaining our atmosphere by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen through the well-known process of photosynthesis. (Thanks, high school earth science class.)<p>But certain plant varieties go a …

Plants

5 of the Oldest Buildings in London Photos

With Roman roots dating back nearly 2,000 years, London is a city ripe with historical treasures. From military fortresses to centuries-old places of worship to grand government buildings, the city’s many ancient and medieval sites serve as a window into the traditions and foundations of the city. …

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The eco guide to house plants

Plants help to purify the air and process out pollutants<p>Breathing is given remarkably little air time. But a comprehensive report on outdoor air quality worldwide emerged from the World Health Organisation recently, linking 3 million deaths a year to air pollution.<p>It’s enough to keep you indoors. …

Houseplants

This Map Shows What the World Actually Looks Like

The version you're used to seeing completely warps the continents' sizes<p>The Japan Institute for Design Promotion has awarded its prestigious Good Design Award to a map that completely changes our perception of the world. Given that the planet is a sphere, representing it in a two-dimensional …

The 20 photographs of the week

The battle for Mosul, the ongoing violence in Syria, the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week<p>WARNING: this gallery includes images that some might find distressing

Five Things They Never Told You About Becoming a Photographer

I don’t know about you, but I never planned to become a photographer. It kind of happened by accident. I have always considered myself more of an …

Ryan Deboodt’s Giant Cave Photography is Absolutely Astonishing

Adventure/travel photographer Ryan Deboodt has done much of his photography in Vietnam and in Bejing, China where he lives, but he's traveled …

Photography

5 Top Designers On How To Create The Ultimate PowerPoint Presentation

Slide presentations usually suck–but a good designer can turn that around. Here are four tips for selling your ideas.<p>PowerPoints are awful. Long and uninteresting, they are the corporate drone of visual media–synonymous with endless meetings, academic conferences, and corporate retreats.<p>For graphic …

How to Turn on the Lights in Your Images in Lightroom

Photographing interiors where you don't have control over the lighting can be a bit of a lottery. In this video, I'll show you how to use Lightroom …

Tutorials

This Mysterious Chip In The iPhone 7 Could Be Key To Apple's AI Push

It’s been more than a month since teardown shops like iFixit and Chipworks took apart and dissected Apple’s iPhone 7. The biggest surprise remains Apple’s decision to dual source its LTE modems from both Qualcomm and Intel.<p>But there was one little chip that has gone mostly unnoticed. Inside the …

IPhone 7

Grand Canyon Landscape Photography Tips

Postcard racks are filled with pretty pictures of iconic landscapes. Venture into any visitor's center in any national park, and you'll see a …

Landscape Photography

"Invisible” Dyaqua solar cells look just like stone, concrete, and wood

If you have ever wanted to build your own solar-powered home without sporting a roof full of… well, solar panels, Dyaqua is here to help. The …

121 Definitions of Architecture

There are at least as many definitions of architecture as there are architects or people who comment on the practice of it. While some embrace it as …

Built Environment

5 Ways to Cure Anxiety and Depression Naturally

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Yoga

5 Books to Help You Raise Happy, Thoughtful Tweens and Teens

“Kids don’t come with an instruction manual” is an old adage I heard a lot when I first became a mom. But based on the vast number of parenting books …

Parenting

How to sneak up on a seal (and other wildlife photography tips)

Tired of making beautiful beasts and luscious landscapes into drab photos? So was Patrick Barkham. Follow him into the wild as he gets a masterclass from a pro<p>Splash! There’s a ripple on the water and I grapple with my camera to focus on the river. An otter-sized ripple is radiating out across the …

10 Weekend DIY Projects to Convert Empty Wine Bottles into Gorgeous Pieces of Art

Do you love wine? Do your friends comment on your ability to drink it like water? Then you probably have a lot of wine bottles lying around. But …

A small flat with many ideas to copy

Here on homify, we are all about beautiful spaces and design tips and –tricks. But we are also about important realisations, like coming to grips …

Abandoned America: Photographing a forgotten history

Photographing abandoned spaces has gained a reputation to some as a voyeuristic act, with little respect paid to the subject or its history. But for …

Compact home in Japan rises upward to maximize space

Located in Kanagawa Prefecture<p>This bright and spacious contemporary home in Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan is arranged into three levels, maximizing space by building up rather than out. (Sort of like this house in Taiwan.) Because the plot of land on which the house sits is only 59 square meters …

False VIP sex ring accuser 'did not know who Lord Janner was'

The Metropolitan Police faced fresh questions over the aborted VIP paedophile inquiry last night after “preposterous” evidence from its chief witness was made public.<p>The multimillion-pound inquiry was based in large part on the testimony of a man called “Nick”, who claimed he had been abused by a …

The Small, Furry Pika Is Losing Its Habitat To Climate Change

Warming temperatures are making the animals’ mountain homes inhospitable<p>Global warming is driving the tiny American pika from its mountainous territory in western North America, scientists reported August 25 in the <i>Journal of Mammalogy</i>.<p>Pikas (<i>Ochotona princeps</i>) have an ultra-warm coat that helps …