James Manttan

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A Desk That I Wouldn’t Mind Sitting At All Day!

Technology advances and new habits are created, so it’s important for our workspaces to adapt to these changes. The Köllen Eget desk, designed by …

Industrial Design

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its dynamic young cousin sophrology

Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still and focus on breathing, the ubiquitous mindfulness apps, self-help sheets and courses in schools and workplaces are …

Mindfulness

The royal wedding: How it unfolded

Royal Weddings

This 3D-printed bicycle is stronger than titanium

The Arevo bicycle looks and feels like a high-end commuter bike, but it was made using 3D-printing technology and software. It's being hailed as the …

Replicas

The Abrupt, Cold End to the Blake Griffin Era

LOS ANGELES – Blake Griffin writhed in pain, his gigantic body sprawled on the floor, his left leg trapped awkwardly underneath Austin Rivers. The …

The YouTube and Instagram secret that Google and Facebook don’t want you to know

YouTube and Instagram are among the most popular apps of all time, and the Silicon Valley giants behind them love to boast and brag about the …

Social Media

10 top tips for taking amazing travel photographs

Get up early<p>Getting up early ensures that you have time to get to your chosen location and set up your equipment before the action starts. At Picos de Europa (pictured above) we had the tail end of a storm causing some dramatic clouds and fiery colour. The actual appearance of the sun in this case …

Photography

How to Use a DSLR Camera Infographic

When you use a DSLR camera for the first time, it’s natural to be intimated by the sheer number of buttons and options. The manual might seem too …

Palestinian girl filmed slapping Israeli soldier is charged with assault

A 16-year-old Palestinian girl who was arrested after being filmed slapping an Israeli soldier has been charged with assaulting security forces, incitement and throwing stones.<p>The video of Ahed Tamimi – which went viral on social media two weeks ago – prompted competing reactions from Israelis and …

Israel

Street Photography Tutorial: Zone Focusing

Street photography is all about timing, you have to be ready to capture the moment. One of the most important and misunderstood technique in street …

Woods returns with solid round and good start in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas - Tiger Woods looked a lot better in his return to golf than he did when he left.<p>Playing for the first time since his fourth back …

Vizio's brilliant $149 alternative to Bluetooth speakers

The Vizio SB3621n-E8 isn't just a terrific little sound bar system for movies and TV, it's also a sweet speaker for playing tunes. It's the first sound bar CNET ever reviewed that earned five stars <i>and</i> an Editors' Choice award. Heck, I'd be just as enthusiastic about the $149 SB3621n-E8 if it sold …

Audiophile

The Beautiful Journey of Shooting 8x10 Film in Death Valley

I recently came across this great series of videos that follows Landscape Photographer Ben Horne as he travels through Death Valley with his 8x10 …

DSLR gimbal stabilizers get affordable with the Moza Air

Just three years ago, DJI Innovations released the Ronin, a hand-held gimbal stabilizer that those of us without movie-studio budgets could stick a …

Videography

Complete Lightroom and Photoshop Portrait Retouching Tutorial

Most online photography tutorials focus on one thing—how to sharpen better or how to retouch shiny skin, for example. This video goes way beyond …

Tutorials

HANGIE is a Minimalist Wall Mount for Displaying Cameras

HANGIE is a new minimalist mount that lets you elegantly display your cameras on your walls. The 3D-printed design has a slim-profile that makes your …

Wall Art

24 Life-Changing Parenting Products Sold On Amazon

Because shopping online sure beats having to put on pants.

Have You Seen Gravit, a Free Alternative to Adobe Illustrator?

Marketers have long known that images are the ultimate online marketing power-up. They attract attention, hold that attention, and increase …

The software behind Futurama is going open source

Toonz creates software you’ve probably never heard of but you’ve likely seen countless TV shows and movies made using its products.<p>The company’s main product is a piece of enterprise animation software that helps with scanning and cleanup of drawings, editing, animation and compositing.<p>Toonz was …

Fancam Captures Massive 20 Gigapixel Group Photos of Fans at Large Events

To celebrate the return of LeBron James yesterday, the Cleveland Cavaliers decided to do a massive group photo with all the fans in attendance. Today …