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Space Opera is the funniest science fiction novel I’ve read since Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Eurovision in spaaaaaaaaaace!<p>Many authors attempt comedy in science fiction, but few pull it off. Alongside very funny works like John Scalzi’s <i>Redshirts</i> and Terry Pratchett’s entire <i>Discworld</i> series, the pinnacle of hilarious science fiction is Douglas Adams’ <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,</i> …

Science Fiction

Elsa Garrison’s Unfailing Command of Sports

Growing up in the small town of Brainerd, Minnesota, Elsa Garrison didn’t have an inkling that herninth-grade photography class would become her …

A lingerie startup used feedback from 6 million women to make the perfect wireless bra — and it works for larger cup sizes

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase</i><p>True & Co<p>Like most people who regularly navigate Facebook, I've grown a bit suspicious of all the ads chasing me.<p>Don't get me wrong, I've …

Clothing

Susan Meiselas: On Motivation, Her Legacy and the Future of Photojournalism

The work of American photographer Susan Meiselas is the subject of a traveling retrospective exhibition currently on view at the Jeu de Paume in …

Street Photography

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

Minimalism

Joseph Ford Teams Up with Fellow Creatives for Clever "Knitted Camouflage"

<i>All images by Joseph Ford. Used with permission.</i><p>The most stunning creative projects, whether commercial or personal, are often made out of …

Knitting

If You're A Portrait Photographer You Need To Watch This

If you are a portrait photographer, beginner or professional, the documentary "Darkness and Light" about Richard Avedon should be on the top of your …

Photography

Visual

December 18, 2017<p>A team at NPR is experimenting with immersive video and audio and has tips on recording, editing, building a rig and more.<p>August 12, 2016<p>An example of editorial illustration by NPR’s LA Johnson. Originally published with this story. Chris Kindred interned with the NPR Training Team …

Photo Essays

Radio host reveals she suffered ‘embarrassing’ exercise-induced orgasm at the gym

Talk about being in the wrong place at the wrong time.<p>Melbourne radio host Polly “PJ” Harding has revealed on her KIIS FM breakfast show that she had …

Workouts

You Need to Get Organized, Let a Filmmaker Show You How

Being organized was somewhat of a luxury until I became self-employed; now it's the bedrock of my life. Filmmaker Matti Haapoja walks you through how …

Productivity

First Photos Shot on Kodak’s Rebooted TMAX P3200 Film

Lead by spunky frontgirl Ashley Miles, Vinyl Rhino is my favorite cover band in Frederick, Maryland. For years, they’ve rocked our bars with high …

Kodak

"Artemis 1" by ColinDixonPhotography

Top 10

Here’s How to Shoot Sensual Portrait Photos with the Forest as Your Backdrop (VIDEO)

British photographer Imogen Rhiannon is also an experienced model, and in this tutorial she uses both of her skills to demonstrate how to shoot …

Weather

Laowa 9mm F2.8 Review by Jonas Rask: “This Lens is Pure fun, Fun, FUN!”

A busy day… shared earlier today on FujiRumors: Click here: Kai Reviews Fujifilm X-H1: “In Stills, Focus Sticks on Subject Like Glue, Quite …

Cameras

How UMBC Did The Unthinkable — And The Inevitable

The No. 16 seed played its best possible game and Virginia played its worst, forming a perfect upset recipe.<p>After a relatively sedate start to the …

College Sports

The Ultimate Carry-On Baggage Videography Kit

The last five years has seen huge advances in the consumer videography market, and it’s all getting smaller. It's so much so that one can now carry a …

How to a shoot a movie on your phone, according to Steven Soderbergh

Prolific American auteur Steven Soderbergh has never been one to shy away from innovation, his diverse oeuvre spanning everything from experimental Indie gems to finely polished blockbusters and esoteric documentaries. Recently, his attention has turned to the smartphone: January marked the US …

As America Changes, Some Anxious Whites Feel Left Behind

Demographic shifts rippling across the nation are fueling fears that their culture and standing are under threat.<p>Even after the coal mines closed and the factory jobs disappeared and the businesses began taking down their signs on Broad Street, even after the population started its steady decline …

New Orleans

Here's What You Need to Know About the Kodak T-Max P3200

<i>The iconic Kodak T-MAX P3200 black and white film is back. Here’s everything you need to know before you shoot with it.</i><p>Itching to be one of the first …

Lance Armstrong finds a kindred spirit in former porn star

When Lance Armstrong was lifting his seventh Tour de France trophy, we bet he didn’t expect to find himself here.<p>Sitting in a small office in Austin, …

How to pack light for travel—you’ll be glad you did

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Laura Lynch used to check at least one bag on every trip, but that changed when she realized …

Backpacking

Brooke burke, May 12 works by Antoine Verglas on artnet

Past Auction<p>Antoine Verglas• <i><br>Brooke burke, May (12 works)</i>, 2001<br>• 34.3 x 24.8 cm. (13.5 x 9.8 in.)<p>Artist:<p>(French, born 1962)<p>Title:<p><i>Brooke burke, May (12</i> …

This photographer gave his life to show you what war’s really like

Chris Hondros was already a highly regarded photographer on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. He shot heart-rending photos from conflict-riddled zones …

NFL Insider

Having studied sports medicine at college, NFL and longtime MLB photographer Jon Willey went on to combine his love of sports with his passion for …

Street Photography

YOU Can Shoot Pro Quality Portraits with Cheap Off-Camera Flash Gear: Here’s How (VIDEO)

If you shy away from shooting people pictures because you think low light portraiture requires a boatload of expensive lighting gear, think again. …

Reimagining the Predictable Formulas of Artist Statements

<i>The following essay was excerpted from “Toward a History (and Future) of the Artist Statement” in Paper Monument Issue 4.</i><p>Google artist statement, and …

Using a Tilt-Shift Lens to Get Creative With Your Portraits

Depending on who you ask, you will get different answers on which lens is the best for portraits. Some will answer with zoom lenses, typically with …

Imaginary Worlds is the slick, deep-dive podcast sci-fi and fantasy fans need to hear

NPR for Sci-fi fans<p><i>There are a ton of podcasts out there, but finding the right one can be difficult. In our new column</i> <i>Pod Hunters</i><i>, we co</i><i>ver</i> <i>what we’ve been listening to that we can’t stop thinking about.</i><p>A couple of months ago, the members of my science fiction writer’s group were talking about …

Star Trek

Best Travel Gadgets Every Traveler Must Have in 2018

Looking for the best travel gadgets to bring on your travels or give as a gift? While there are many gadgets that travelers would love there are some …

Olivia Culpo Butt Naked For SI Swimsuit ... Amendola Jealousy Ensues

Here's <b>Olivia Culpo</b> fully nude for the new Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition -- begging one very important question:<p>HOW MUCH DO YOU HATE <b>DANNY</b> …