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10 Photography Techniques You Might Be Overusing

It’s human nature to find something new and novel, then run it into the ground. We do it as kids with our toys and even as adults with our favorite …

Photography

Photos of the Glowing Sulfur Inside Indonesia’s Blue Fire Volcano Crater

The Ijen group of volcanoes in East Java, Indonesia, features a popular tourist destination called the Blue Fire Crater. Molten sulfur and sulfuric …

Indonesia

Everything you need to know about Fox News’ conflicted relationship with the female body in one 23-second clip

The network creates nudity where none existed in order to titillate its audience into condemning it<p>As if Elisabeth Hasselbeck wasn't having enough trouble trying to figure out whether the birds go in the bees or vice versa today, the "Fox & Friends" production team saddled her with the show's …

Is it justifiable to show footage of people being killed?

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How to Read a Photograph's Histogram

What that chart of colors really means<p>You've probably seen this x-y graph on your camera or some photo editing software. It shows the data of your photo's color range. It's not as intimidating as it looks. Here's how to master it.<p><b>The vertical axis</b> shows the number of pixels at each light level. (A …

Apple Campus 2 progress shown off in 4K drone flyover video

If you’ve been keeping up with the progress on Apple’s upcoming campus since our last check-in, you’ll definitely want to see the latest drone flyover video from Myithz, which boasts an impressive 4K look at the construction.<p>If you’ve picked up a 4K monitor (or 5K iMac!), you can check out the …

Twitter rolls out ‘while you were away’ recap feature

Twitter has begun rolling out a new “while you were away” feature, which presents a recap of important tweets users may have missed since their last login.<p>The feature pins what Twitter considers to be the best tweets to the top of a user’s timeline the next time they open their Twitter app or …

Artistic touch humanises Australia's androids

<b>Once the domain of nerdy scientists, robotics research is reaching out to new disciplines, including the arts, with some surprising results.</b><p>In the bowels of a university building off Oxford Street in Sydney, a quiet revolution is taking place. The laboratory doors to the once male-only world of …

This is the Result of Fooling Around with an Array of 140 Canon DSLRs

Simon Byrnes of The Pixelist operates a time-freezing camera array consisting of 140 Canon 1100D (AKA the Rebel T3) DSLRs. One client has been the UK …

This Time-Lapse Reveals the Insane Amount of Work That Goes Into Stop Motion Animation

Want to know how much work goes into an old fashioned stop motion animation movie? The short clip above will show you. It’s a short extra scene that …

A Fresh View of the Moon’s Surface

<i>National Geographic’s Dan Vergano contributed reporting to this story, as well as writing and editing. If I could post it with a shared byline, I would!</i><p>The moon is Earth’s nearest celestial companion, but we don’t often see fresh views of the lunar surface.<p>More than 40 years ago, the Soviet Luna …

APOD: Observatory, Mountains, Universe (2014 Dec 30) Image Credit & Copyright: Boris Dmitriev (Night Scape) http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap141230.html Explanation: The awesomeness in this image comes in layers. The closest layer, in the foreground, contains the Peak Terskol Observatory located in the northern Caucasus Mountains of Russia. The white dome over the 2-meter telescope is clearly visible. The observatory is located on a shoulder of Mt. Elbrus, the highest mountain in Europe, with other peaks visible in a nearby background layer. Clouds are visible both in front of and behind the mountain peaks. The featured three-image composite panorama was taken in 2014 August. Far in the distance is the most distant layer: the stars and nebulas of the night sky, with the central band of the Milky Way rising on the image right. http://nightscape.ru/authors/dmitriev/ http://nightscape.ru/ Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=141230 #APOD

12 Monkeys TV series can control your living room lights

Syfy’s original series is the first with a 'light track' that adjusts room lighting to on-screen action<p>Owners of Philips Hue light bulbs will have the chance to experience something rather unique with the premiere of 12 Monkeyson Friday, January 16th. The Syfy original drama based upon the 1995 …

Apple introduces 14-day no questions asked refunds for App Store & iTunes in EU countries

Apple has recently introduced a new 14-day no questions asked return policy for iTunes, App Store and iBooks purchases in Europe including the UK, Germany, Italy, France, and many other EU countries.<p>Apple’s terms and conditions for the stores previously stated users had the right to withdraw from a …

Awesome Google Features You May Not Have Known About

For example, did you know that Google can guide you through your wedding?<p>From the silly to the useful, these Google features (which we picked out of this great Quora thread) will make you love Google even more than you probably already did.

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

This Comic Book Illustration is Actually a Studio Photo with Body Paint

Check out this comic book illustration of Marvel’s Silver Surfer. What you might not be able to tell at first glance is that it’s not actually an …

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD Creators on the Midseason Finale, Inhumans and Skye's Identity

Maurissa Tancharoen & Jed Whedon discuss those character reveals and make a big confirmation.<p><b>Note: Full spoilers follow for the Marvel’s Agents of</b> …

A Gorgeous New Graphic Novel Made From GIFs

As the GIF continues to evolve into a format favored by artists, rather than just Tumblr users, it’s hard not to wonder: Where is all this going? The …

Everything There Is to Know about Long-Exposure Photography

When learning a new photographic technique, it typically takes quite a bit of practice time before you achieve pleasing results. With long-exposure …

Landscape Photography

The strange world of computer-generated novels

Welcome to National Novel Generation Month, where the algorithm is the author<p>It’s November and aspiring writers are plugging away at their novels for National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, an annual event that encourages people to churn out a 50,000-word book on deadline. But a hundred or so …

The Guys Behind Maniac Mansion And Monkey Island Are Making A Brand New LucasArts-Style Game

Did you ever play Maniac Mansion? Of course you did. Because if you hadn’t, the geek police (a real thing) would have already taken away your geek card (also real.)<p>Like pretty much anything Lucasfilm Games (RIP) released throughout the 80s and 90s, Maniac Mansion is just one of those games you <i>have</i> …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

South Korea is threatening to jail selfie stick retailers

The South Korean government is going after sellers of uncertified camera extenders, threatening fines of up to 30 million won ($27,000) or prison time of as long as three years. According to Korea’s Ministry of Science, “selfie sticks” that have bluetooth functionality should be classified as …

Creative Industries

Marvel's HOWARD THE DUCK Is Making a Comeback and Here's His New Look!

Photography Histogram Explained

Today’s DSLR photo tip, the photo histogram explained, involves using the (gulp) histogram. This is another of those features found on most of the …

Award-Winning Photographer's Photos of Enormous Clouds Capable of Producing Tornadoes and Hailstones

Award-winning photographer Camille Seaman has made quite a reputation for herself with the spectacular images of the polar region in her amazing …

What causes rainbow colors in clouds?

Iridescent clouds – clouds with rainbow colors – happen when especially tiny water droplets or small ice crystals individually scatter light.<p>Sky …

How neurons deploy poison to amputate or kill

<b>UNC-CHAPEL HILL (US) —</b> Researchers have uncovered a few surprising details about how neurons fix a faulty connection by amputating an axon.<p>It’s …

Neuroscience