Shobhan Singh

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How I Researched My Latest Lens Purchases

To go with a set of 3 prime lenses versus a mid-range zoom was not an intentional decision. It happened over the course of time. Today the lens that …

4 Reasons Why the Leica M2 is Better Than the M3

[<i>Editor’s Note : Someone read this article and sent me a message that, in part, told me to kill myself. Pretty ridiculous, but I wanted to clarify</i> …

India's Daughter: Delhi gang-rape film airs early on BBC following objections

A controversial documentary on the gang-rape of a young woman in Delhi has been aired by the BBC despite protest from the Indian government.<p>The film, India’s Daughter, was due to be aired on International Women’s Day on Sunday but was brought forward to Wednesday evening. Delhi refused to allow it …

India

Fuji X Buyer’s Guide :: Part 2 :: Lenses

This is part two of my three part Fuji X Series Buyer’s guide. Please visit <b>part one</b> to read my introduction to this series and read my thoughts on …

Extreme Sports

Top 10 Underground Cities

In cities large and small around the global, there's a whole other world lying beneath the streets. Shaped by history, weather and geography, these underground cities are fascinating foundations and reflections of life above. While many of these subterranean worlds have long since become obsolete, …

Watching the Eclipse

Ambassador Michael McFaul was there when the promise of democracy came to Russia—and when it began to fade.<p>In January, 2012, Michael McFaul, a tenured political scientist from Stanford and President Obama’s chief adviser on Russia through the first term, arrived in Moscow with his wife and two sons …

How the Web Became Our 'External Brain,' and What It Means for Our Kids

Recently, my two-year-old nephew Benjamin came across a copy of <i>Vanity Fair</i> abandoned on the floor. His eyes scanned the glossy cover, which shone …

Why Everyone Should Purposely Sit In The Wrong Seat On An Airplane At Least Once

Noah Kagan, founder of product marketing startup SumoMe, thinks that there are small things you can do to gain confidence, get over unnecessary fears, and do better in business as a result.<p>He came up with something called the "Stranger Challenge" and the "Coffee Challenge." Both are designed to …

Universal Pictures

MMM Interview: Manjari Sharma's Beautifully Intimate Portraits Taken in the Shower

Instead of using a traditional studio, Mumbai-born photographer Manjari Sharma found a more intimate setting to shoot portraits of friends, acquaintances, and strangers: the shower in her Brooklyn apartment. Although Sharma's subjects are nude, there's nothing racy about the images in the <i>Shower</i> …

Inspiration

Boyhood, review: 'the achievement of a lifetime'

Richard Linklater's Boyhood, filmed over 12 years to depict a boy growing up in real time, and for which Patricia Arquette won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, is extraordinary, says Robbie Collin<p><b>Director: Richard Linklater; starring: Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater, Patricia Arquette,</b> …

The Rohingya, Burma's Forgotten Muslims by James Nachtwey

More than 140,000 minority Rohingya Muslims have been forced to live in camps, where disease and despair have taken root<p>... VIEW MORE<p>James Nachtwey …

6 Things You Don’t Know About Apertures, But Probably Should

One of the first things that we learn when we start taking photographs seriously is that ‘aperture’, the size of the hole in the lens through which …

10 Reasons Why a Pro is Using a Mirrorless Camera for Personal and Paid Jobs

Everyone can take a picture, but as photographers (professional or aspiring), we have the skill set and the tools to create great images in any …

Inside the adult ADHD brain: Differences between adults who have recovered, and those who have not

Brain scans differentiate adults who have recovered from childhood ADHD and those whose difficulties linger, research shows. In the first study to …

Apple in 2014: Bullish or bearish?

On June 2, Tim Cook will likely deliver the keynote address at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Held every year around this time, WWDC is …

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Say Hello to Rick Ross

1980: Crack was just turning up in the United States. The contras were seeking funds to support their civil war in Nicaragua. And an L. A. kid was looking for an opportunity. The combination would change America.<p><i>Published in the October 2013 80th Anniversary issue</i><p><b>The real Rick Ross is not a rapper.</b> …

Crime

Waste Some Time With These 34 Great Photography Links

Join us as we check out this weeks list of epic photography links, curated by Toad Hollow Photography. This edition features a pair of tutorials, an …

Scientists Say They've Confirmed A New Element

Scientists in Sweden say they have confirmed a new, super-heavy element that was first proposed by Russian scientists in 2004. The element with the atomic number 115 has yet to be named.<p>In a press release, Lund University says a group of international scientists led by physicists from Lund …

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Letters from Dad | TIME.com

Aaron Sorkin<p>to<p>Roxy<p>Roxy,<p>You were born a week early and in the middle of the night. It was late on a Friday and mom was at a fashion show at the …