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Bear shot by nine year old boy at birthday party

Armed with a high powered rifle, Reed Sutley, celebrates his birthday by killing a bear<p>A nine-year-old boy has shot a bear as a birthday treat.<p>Perched on a platform with his friends, Reed Sutley watched the bears move into a clearing, before being handed a high-powered hunting rifle.<p>As the bears …

First jobs of finance gurus | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - They may be Masters of the Universe now - but they weren’t then.<p>Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett waits in his car on arrival at the annual Allen and Co. conference in Sun Valley, Idaho July 9, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking<p>In fact, many of the nation’s foremost financial minds …

Harley Cross Bones by Warr's

The latest build from Charlie Stockwell of London-based Warr’s Customs is this Harley-Davidson Cross Bones built at the behest of a former Formula 1 champion. It’s decked in the trademark red-and-white livery of the McLaren F1 team that became famous during the era of Ayrton Senna. With a handmade …

Fabrication

Why Sad Songs Make Us Happy

So. Many. Feels.<p>Even though listening to sad songs should leave us feeling terrible, we have a tendency to actually kind of like them. Case in point: A 2008 study found that minor-key music sounded sadder than major-key music to people, but that people found it <i>more</i> likable.<p>Well, a group of Japanese …

How Better Plane Design Is Making Crashes Less Deadly

How the decades-old concept of "crashworthiness" saves lives<p>During the early days of flying, planes weren't built to crash. They could fly, sure, but when something went wrong, there wasn't much to protect a pilot or passengers from impending doom. In 1917, a young pilot named Hugh DeHaven, flying …

Lamborghini Countach 5000S

Life in the whips-and-chains lane.<p>From the December 1983 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>You shouldn't have this car. Nobody should have this car. That's obvious from what happens to people when they are exposed to it. On the freeway, fellow motor­ists tuck into your blind spot, watching from where they …

Sports Cars

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

Time Management

17 Lovely Pictures of Maple Trees

Maple trees come in a variety of colors and are the most common trees found in the United States. They are great subjects in photography because they …

How to Overcome Bad Lighting and Bad Backgrounds as a Wedding Photographer

Bad light and a poor location can quickly derail a shoot. But it doesn’t have to be that way. These obstacles can be overcome through smart placement …

'Water' and What You May Have Missed This Week On Light Stalking

Each week, we bring you the best of what's happening on Light Stalking in one easy post. After all, photographers are a diverse lot with varying …

From the Ramp to the Runway Without Engine Power?

No, this A320 isn’t parked. It’s taxiing without the engines running. Check out the video after the break.<br>Photo: Benoît Vallet/Safran<p>Airlines are …

New, Tougher Co-Pilot Rule Aims To Boost Plane Safety

Pilot experience and performance have come into question in the aftermath of the recent Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco. But even before last week’s tragedy, new federal requirements were underway to help prevent future crashes by improving pilot standards that boost aviation safety.<p>In a …

How to Create Realistic Looking HDR Photographs

By Sean Ogle. HDR photography has gotten a bit of a bad reputation, simply because so many people don’t know how or when to use it. It kind of …

Photography

Photojournalist May Have Captured His Own Death on Camera in Egypt

A photographer for an Egyptian newspaper, shot while covering political protests Monday, appears to have captured his own death on camera.<p>Ahmed Samir …

These Are the First Combat Zone Tintype Photos Created Since the Civil War

Ed Drew is an artist who’s studying at the San Francisco Art Institute, pursuing a BFA in sculpture with a minor in photography. He’s also a …

The Most Important Tip for Street Photography

If you clicked this link expecting a simple technical tip to improve your street photography then you’ve come to the wrong place. This is not an …

Timeless Portrait Photography Tips by Wayne Radford

TIMELESS PORTRAITS is a supplement to NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITURE and contains more images of recommended setups and diagrams that will help you create …

22 Amazing Pictures of the Andes Mountains

There are few things in nature quite as inspiring as mountains, and South America is lucky to have quite a few of them. The Andes is an awesome …

16 Pictures of China’s Terracotta Army

Found in 1974 by farmers intending to dig a well, these terracotta figures went undiscovered, and mostly undamaged, for over 2,200 years. The Army …

Film Photography Technique Tips for the Digital Photographer

Film photography is similar in many ways to digital photography, and most of your standard digital photography techniques apply to film too. You just …

Air Traffic Timelapse Photography

Storms rolling in. Seeds transforming into flowers. The sun rising and setting. As technology makes timelapse photography more ubiquitous, certain …

Air Traffic

Making a Surreal ‘Fruit Model’ Photograph From Start to Finish

I did my first surreal photoshoot with a model this past weekend. Here’s a breakdown of the process from start to finish.<p>The Plan<p>The first thing I …

Nat Geo Photographer George Steinmetz Arrested for Taking Photos of Feedlot

Photographer George Steinmetz has made a name for himself by taking spectacular aerial images from his paraglider. But a recent flight over Finney …

5 Ways to Strengthen the Message and Story of Your Photographs

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ Photographers decide what is in the frame and what is not. We cant always control every single item the frame. We can …

Self-Destructing Snaps: Secret.li is Like Snapchat Meets Facebook Photos

Privacy concerns abound in the digital age, especially where pictures are concerned. With massive social networks like Facebook and Instagram …

How to Take Better Landscape Photos

Taking great landscape pictures can seem so easy compared to shooting action photography or taking pictures of children or animals. However, any …

Landscape Photography

How to Shoot a Picture Perfect Beach Portrait

Have you ever wondered how to shoot a beach portrait like a pro?<p>It's not difficult. But… it's also not as easy as you might think. Let's take a look …

Landscape Photography

20 Beautiful Bokeh Pictures

The term “bokeh” refers to blur or a blurry quality, and in photography it is a very recognizable technique. Using this effect in your photos can be …

Using a Camera’s Rolling Shutter Effect to Create a Display

I’ve got a few days before my big summer vacation, so I thought I’d hammer out an incredibly impractical display technology!<p>Rolling Shutter<p>In order …

How to Cleanly Remove the Bottom of a Bottle: Product Photography Trick

Having the bottom of a bottle removed by a professional could cost anywhere from 50-60 dollars apiece. This is probably because the process involves …

Photography Tips