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How to Create a Starburst Effect in Photographs

When shooting into the sun or other light sources, you may notice that some of your images have a unique quality to the light – this is known as a …

The Distinct, Positive Impact of a Good Dad

How fathers contribute to their kids' lives<p>Are dads dispensable? A lot of scholars and writers weighing in on fatherhood these days have come to the conclusion that they are. As Jennifer Aniston, for example, once put the point in the high-profile context of a press conference: "Women are realizing …

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Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …

On Beauty: A Story for Brides

<i>Me (left), and my grandmother (right), both in photographs taken by our husbands.</i><p>I’m ten. I’m in my great-grandmother’s kitchen in south Georgia. My …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

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Does Math Exist? - The Atlantic

In nature, that is.

Listening to Young Atheists: Lessons for a Stronger Christianity

When a Christian foundation interviewed college nonbelievers about how and why they left religion, surprising themes emerged.<p>"Church became all about ceremony, handholding, and kumbaya," Phil said with a look of disgust. "I missed my old youth pastor. He actually knew the Bible."<p>I have known a lot …

Astonishing Numbers: America's Poor Still Live Better Than Most Of The Rest Of Humanity

There’s a lot of debate (from certain quarters it’s less debate than whining actually) about the increasing inequality in the United States. Sure, maybe it’s true that the country continues to grow but what about the poor and their incomes?<p>And there might even be something worth worrying about in …

laughingsquid: “ Types of Coffee, An Illustrated Guide by Pleated-Jeans ”

Craft Coffee is the online coffee subscription that started them all. We're a good choice if you're looking for the best prices, the best service, …

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MistoBox: A Coffee Tasting Flight by Mail

Looking to develop a sophisticated coffee tasting palate? Sadly, there is no shortcut—tasting, tasting and more tasting is the only way to develop your flavor chops. But nowadays there are more and more options to help ease the path of your journey, in simple, sample-sized baby steps, via tasting …

To The Horror Of Global Warming Alarmists, Global Cooling Is Here

Around 1250 A.D., historical records show, ice packs began showing up farther south in the North Atlantic. Glaciers also began expanding on Greenland, soon to threaten Norse settlements on the island. From 1275 to 1300 A.D., glaciers began expanding more broadly, according to radiocarbon dating of …

Watch a Cicada Metamorphose

The surprisingly beautiful conclusion to the cicada's life. Also, basically, what HD was made for.<p>You all may have just started to pay attention to cicadas this year, when they're emerging from the ground to mate and die, but filmmaker Samuel Orr has been working on a documentary about the special …

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Now Is a Horrible Time To Buy a Laptop

So your trusty laptop is starting to show its age. No one can blame you for wanting a new one, but we've got just one piece of advice: <b>WAIT</b>. This is a …

Birds-of-Paradise Project

Birds-of-Paradise Project<p>The birds-of-paradise are among the most beautiful creatures on earth—and an extraordinary example of evolutionary …

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The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s fascinating and beautifully shot Birds of Paradise project is seriously addictive stuff

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s fascinating and beautifully shot Birds of Paradise project is seriously addictive stuff. The birds-of-paradise are 39 different species of birds that live in New Guinea and the surrounding islands. They are colorful, unusually plumed birds that have complex mating rituals that include dancing and posing.<p>After we saw this introduction, we watched how they make sounds, dance, shapeshift… Happily there are quite a few videos. Here are a few to start with:

Part one of the award-winning nature film Microcosmos: Le peuple de l'herbe, directed by French biologists Claude Nuridsany and Marie…

Part one of the award-winning nature film <i>Microcosmos: Le peuple de l'herbe,</i> directed by French biologists Claude Nuridsany and Marie Perennou.<p>One hour and fifteen minutes on an unknown planet: Earth, rediscovered on a scale of centimetres. The inhabitants are incredible creatures: insects and other animals living in the grass and in the water. The landscape: impenetrable forest, tufts of grass, drops of dew as big as balloons… A land where the animals walk on water, stroll with their head down …

'Les Miserables' Honest Movie Trailer Sings What We're All Thinking (VIDEO)

In honor of the recent DVD release of "Les Miserables," Screen Junkies figured it was the perfect time to make an honest movie trailer. And just like, <i>Les Miserables</i>, this one is done completely in song.<p>Watch the hilarious trailer above to see and hear the cast sing what we’re all thinking (and yes, …