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Video: Classic lighting set-ups you should know

<b>With modern LED lighting it's easier than ever to create classic lighting set-ups for portraiture. Check out our behind-the-scenes video with</b> …

Setup

Infographic: Résumé writing tips from ‘The Avengers’

Securing a new gig often seems like it will take a superhuman effort of intergalactic proportions.<p>You don’t need Thor’s hammer, Black Panther’s claws …

Public Relations

9 Crazy Body Hacks That Give You Superhuman Powers

But don't try these at home. Seriously.<p>Gamers often perform repetitive tasks to improve their character’s skill set, gain rewards, and advance to new levels. The process is known as grinding: Now, an underground movement has taken up that expression, calling themselves grinders, and they’re trying …

Dolphins

15 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Thankfully, though, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple's.<p>Whether you're looking to organize your photos, get work done, or get around town, we've scoured the App Store for the best apps that are better than the default ones on your iPhone.

Apps

25 Words You Should Never, Ever Use In Your Resume

Dear Liz,<p>You came to speak on campus when I was in college and I loved what you had to say. You told us not to praise ourselves in our resumes but I can’t remember the details.<p>Why aren’t we supposed to praise ourselves again? Also, if I don’t praise myself in my resume, how will employers know what …

Employment

Google Says Assistant Works With Over 5,000 Smart Home Devices, HomeKit/Siri Around 200

Google this morning posted a story on its Keyword Blog that highlights the ongoing growth of its AI helper, Google Assistant. According to the company, the Assistant now works with "every major device brand" in the U.S., meaning that it can connect with more than 5,000 smart home devices, up from …

Home Automation

What should you do when Google gets into bed with the US military?

The companies that provide our email, online shopping and family photo-sharing accounts are also in the business of training, managing and …

Artificial Intelligence

How Asia's Super Divers Evolved for a Life At Sea

Scientists are starting to uncover the genetic basis of the Bajau people’s incredible breath-holding abilities.<p>The Bajau people of Southeast Asia are among the most accomplished divers in the world. In the summer of 2015, Melissa Ilardo got to see how good they are firsthand. She remembers diving …

Mount Everest

Dragonman, the Man Who Sells "People-Hunting Guns" | GQ

Meet Mel Bernstein. He goes by the name Dragonman, and he’s one of the largest independent purveyors of firearms in the western United States, and the self-proclaimed most armed man in America. At Dragonland—his home, shop, shooting range, and military museum outside Colorado Springs—no gun sells …

The winner of the 'Nobel Prize of Architecture' was just named — here are his stunning buildings

On Wednesday, Indian architect and urban planner Balkrishna Doshi was named the winner of the 2018 Pritzker Prize— the biggest award in architecture.<p>The first Indian recipient of the award, Doshi is known for his low-cost housing projects, public complexes, and educational and cultural facilities …

Goodyear's Oxygene tire is actually alive

What's growing inside this Geneva Motor Show debut is key to its technology.<p>Goodyear has caught my eye with its concept tires in the past, but its new Oxygene concept that just debuted at the Geneva Motor Show is something else.<p>The company's gone sort-of biotech, with living moss at the center of …

Auto Shows

Putin has touted an 'invincible' nuclear weapon that really exists — here's how it works and why it deeply worries experts

During Vladimir Putin's annual speech on Thursday, the Russian president played videos that unveiled brand-new nuclear weapons with startling capabilities.<p>Putin announced an "unstoppable" nuclear-powered "global cruise missile" that has "practically unlimited" range, then showed an animation of the …

Military

China’s great leap forward in science

Chinese investment is paying off with serious advances in biotech, computing and space. Are they edging ahead of the west?<p>I first met Xiaogang Peng in the summer of 1992 at Jilin University in Changchun, in the remote north-east of China, where he was a postgraduate student in the department of …

China

What makes kids picky eaters — and what may help them get over it

Tips you can use to help raise kids who aren’t afraid of food.<p>Some kids are happy to snack on carrots, raw peppers and hummus, while other kids would be happy to follow a carb-based “white” diet of pasta, rice and bread.<p>Why are some kids so fussy about food? It turns out there a dizzying number of …

Kids

Looks like China just installed a railgun on a warship, beating the U.S. Navy to the punch

Railguns are another way the PLAN hopes to get an edge in 21st-century naval warfare.<p>Pictures surfacing online appear to show a new weapon developed in China. The nation may have just installed a full-scale railgun on a warship, something even the United States Navy has yet to do.<p>Railguns use …

Military

BIG secret to wide angle: ´Don't Fence Me In!´ by Clyde Butcher

Probably 95% the photographers create fences in their photographs you can't get into. Learn how to use them correctly with the help of Clyde …

Lonely Havana

November 2016, La Havana, just after Fidel Castro’s death. Nine days of national grief were announced. Administrations and state services remained closed; the sale of alcohol was forbidden.<p>Meanwhile, a shockingly high number of Cubans are part of the country’s extensive secret services. Without …

Street Photography

Ilya Blinov Photography

Tempting fashion and beauty portraits by Russian photographer Ilya Blinov.Born and raised in Russia, Ilya Blinov is a Saint Petersburg-based …

Photography

Explaining Directed Acylic Graph (DAG), The Real Blockchain 3.0

The concept of blockchain as a standalone technology started gaining popularity in 2015. Prior to that, it was just known as a data structure underlying Bitcoin technology. In Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper, the two words “block” and “chain” appeared together. It was only called “a chain of blocks.”<p>…

Blockchain

Hasselblad Announces 2018 “Masters” of Its Iconic Photography Competition

One of the world's most prestigious photography competitions has announced the winners of its 2018 contest. The biannual Hasselblad Masters Awards selects the top photographers across 11 diverse categories. Each category winner is deemed a “Hasselblad Master” and becomes a brand ambassador for the …

These Common Astrophotography Mistakes are Holding You Back

Let's face it - photography is difficult to master.<p>But just because it's difficult doesn't mean that with practice you can't master the art of …

'Heed these words of warning:' Ethereum founder threatens to leave if the crypto community doesn't grow up

Vitalik Buterin, the founder of Ethereum, thinks crypto is heading in the wrong direction.<p>Buterin, 23, on Wednesday lamented the immaturity of communities across the cryptocurrency market. He said folks in the space should understand the difference between enacting positive change for society and …

Cryptocurrency

Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?

<i>What to know about the crypto-craze before it implodes.</i><p>Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and …

Bitcoin

Google’s New AI Can Score Photos on Technical and Aesthetic Quality

Google has introduced a new AI system that’s trained to rate photos on whether or not they are good technically and attractive aesthetically. It’s …

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

Sponsored by<p>By<p>Dec 22 2017, 9:52 AM<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families</i> …

5 Mistakes Killing Your Landscape Photos

Landscapes can be amongst the most emotive and beautiful of all photographs if shot well. The problem is that landscape photography is not easy and a …

Landscape Photography

Surrealism and the city – in pictures

Brooklyn-based photographer Ben Zank has an eye for the unusual. His urban portraits – many of them self-portraits – present a surreal depiction of the struggles of everyday life, inspired by the area he lives and works in. While he attempts to capture as much of the final effect as possible using …

Photography

I Tested 10+ Photoshop Alternatives to See How They Stack Up

To Adobe or not to Adobe. That is the question many photographers are asking with the spate of new image processing programs vying to “kill …

How to Take Your Own Self and Family Portraits

“We receive so many comments that say something along the lines of, ‘I take great portraits of my friends, but they never take any great portraits of …

Photography

Street Photography Secrets Debunked

Contact sheet from Henri Cartier-Bresson in Seville, Spain, 1933. © Henri Cartier-Bresson / Magnum PhotosThere are a lot of myths and secrets in …

Street Photography