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Movie streaming app Popcorn Time is coming back from the dead — thanks to a torrent site

For a brief moment, watching movies via BitTorrent was just as easy as watching something on your Netflix queue.<p>The app Popcorn Time came out of nowhere a week ago with a slick interface that boiled down the messy torrenting experience into something simple. All you had to do was download the free …

Beautiful Video of Strangers Kissing For the First Time

In a video that's quickly making its way around the web (almost 3.8 million views on YouTube), we all get to watch as 20 strangers kiss for the very first time. Amateur filmmaker Tatia Pilieva captures a range of human emotions from awkwardness to elation in a short film featuring strangers (or …

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HereO's GPS kid's watch isn't the first of its kind, it's just cuter and cheaper

GPS leashes trackers for kids are hardly new, but damn if this isn't the cutest we've seen so far. Like other trackers of this sort, the HereO watch allows parents to create so-called safe zones around schools, et cetera, and then receive alerts should the child leave or enter the area. …

How to Use Slow Shutter Speed to Create Cool Effects in Your Photos

If there is one setting inside your camera that allows for photographing a wide range of amazing effects in your images, it has to be the shutter …

North America’s top amusement parks

Nowhere can you find more family-friendly daredevil thrills (and gentler rides) than in the USA and Canada. Here are our 10 favorite amusement and water parks in North America (diplomatically listed in alphabetical order):<p>Canada’s Wonderland, Vaughan, Ontario<p>The first major park in Canada (25 miles …

20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …

Enchanting Photos of Bubbles Frozen on the Ground

Ever thought you could get anything amazing from the lowly soap bubble? Of course you can! This striking series is a product of the imagination of a …

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Mirrored Reflections Produce Beautifully Complex Landscapes

American photographer and director of photography Cody William Smith mirrors the world upon itself in these contemplative landscapes. The series, entitled <i>A Moment's Reflection</i>, features a large, round mirror placed conspicuously into the dirt, the sand, or the sea in various settings. Standing …

Photography

Three Driving Forces That Will Shape Your Photography In 2014

Change is afoot and 2014 could well be the year that completely redefines the photo and video landscape as we know it. It doesn’t matter if you you …

Cameras

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

Girlfriend Continues to Lead Photographer in Photos

Do you like being led around? Perhaps not, but you probably won’t mind if you have the attractive behind of a lovely girlfriend to look at. Trust a …

Manny Pacquiao Career Earnings Will Reach $300 Million With Rios Fight

Manny Pacquiao squares off against Brandon Rios at the Venetian Macao in Macau, China on Saturday night (it will be Sunday morning in Macau with a 13 hour time difference from New York). It marks Pacquiao’s first return to the ring since he was floored in December by Juan Manuel Marquez in their …

Regression to the Mean

Ara is a Motorola Project to Make Phones as Customizable as Android

If you thought Motorola and its Moto X Maker helped you customize a unique smartphone, then prepare for even more. The Google-owned company has just announced Ara, a hardware platform that is entirely open to customization — essentially letting tinkerers develop their own smartphones.<p>“We want to do …

Samsung's smartwatch to be unveiled Sept. 4, report says

The Samsung smartwatch will be unveiled in early September, according to a report this week.<p>SamMobile, a website that covers Samsung news, reports that it has confirmed that the South Korean tech giant will unveil its rumored device on Sept. 4.<p>The unveiling will take place at the IFA annual …

Electronics Industry

Do You Know these 15 Key Features of your DSLR?

Got a new DSLR? Still trying to work out where to start? Check out this free video by Jeff Cable that runs you through 15 features of that DSLR that …

My Favorite On-the-Road Apps

On recent trips, I’ve zipped around Belgium, Israel, and Ireland on foot and behind the wheel of a rented car without getting lost (okay, it happened once in awhile), all because of my phone, or what I like to call my third hand.<p>When I think back to traveling ten years ago, I can’t even imagine (or …

New: The Art of Baby Belly Photography

This new guide is designed to demystify every aspect of maternity photography. It covers posing guidelines for charming belly pictures, lighting …

Food Idioms: Conceptual Food Photography by Beth Galton

Sometimes a part of the creative process is to stop and do something else for while. A break from staring at the problem at hand usually brings a …

'Now You See Me' Woody Harrelson Interview

Apple seeks to add Galaxy S4 to ongoing Samsung patent suit in California

In its ongoing second major patent trial against Samsung, Apple yesterday filed a statement with the US District Court in California claiming that after examining the recently released Galaxy S4 it has “concluded that it is an infringing device and accordingly intends to move for leave to add the …

The director of "Brave" is upset with the Princess makeover Disney has given Merida and called it "blatantly sexist": http://aol.it/15JaHNb Does she have a point?

Comparing the Quality of iPhone Cameras Over the Years

The iPhone has evolved in leaps and bounds since the smartphone first burst onto the scene in 2007, and one of the most impressive ways it has …

The Only Cool Treadmill…Ever

There’s a reason why in-home treadmills often become a place to hang clothes rather than an exercise machine….they’re B-O-R-I-N-G! When you can’t run …

Movies vs. Source Material: It's A Wrap!

"Life of Pi" Filmmakers on Digital Storytelling

Tips for Using Shadows in Photography

Photographers tend to pay a lot of attention to light. In fact, we often think of light as one of the most important aspects of photography. On the …

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