Francesca Arkus

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Magical Photos of Winter in Finland Under the Northern Lights

Born and based in beautiful Lapland, Finland, nature photographer Tiina Törmänen is never short on inspiration. A real-life winter wonderland, the Finnish Lapland is renowned for its sparkling, snowy landscapes lit by starry skies and the spectacular Northern Lights. Törmänen captures this seasonal …

What It Feels Like To Have Anxiety And Depression At The Same Time

<i>YourTango writer Rebecca Jane Stokes shares what it feels like to have both anxiety and depression.</i><p>Anxiety and depression are two mental illnesses …

Tutorial: Easily Focus-Stack Using a Photoshop Feature You Probably Didn’t Know About

Focus stacking is a fairly common technique used in the world of macro photography, but the process of focus stacking isn’t always a straightforward …

How Disney Has Managed to Keep 'Frozen' Red Hot

"Frozen" just won't let go. The Disney movie phenomenon is just nine months old, yet it's the highest-grossing animated film of all time with more …

Disney Is Not a Movie Company; It's a Television Company

Thank God. The movie business is awful. Just look at "The Lone Ranger."<p>So, "The Lone Ranger" was a disaster. That much we know.<p>In its extended holiday weekend opening, the $225 million (!!!) film took in barely a fifth of its budget at the box office. Analysts are now projecting a write-down for …

Disney Wants Flying Drones to Power Floating Puppets, Lanterns and Projection Screens

Disney wants to recreate Tangled with floating lanterns powered by UAVs<p>The Walt Disney Company is looking to expand the entertainment it offers at …

Over a Third of U.S. Smartphone Owners Download At Least One App Per Month

September 2, 2014<p>“There’s an app for that.”<p>Yes, there probably is an app for just about any task a smartphone user hopes to complete, but our recent …

Apple Is Totally Screwed

Apple has a very large problem right now.<p>I’m not talking about legal liability over the nude celebrity photos and videos being posted all over the …

Why You Need to Start Measuring Instagram Performance Now

Instagram, as a platform, is becoming more calculated in the way it interacts with brands. It’s only fitting that your brand does the same with …

How Beacons Are Changing the Shopping Experience

Beacons are taking the world of mobile by storm. They are low-powered radio transmitters that can send signals to smartphones that enter their immediate vicinity, via Bluetooth Low Energy technology. In the months and years to come, we’ll see beaconing applied in all kinds of valuable ways.<p>For …