Jason Valentine

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6 of the Most Essential but Underused Camera Features

If you are just getting started in photography, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find these six often overlooked features in the menu of your DSLR. …

A Glimpse Into the World of Forensic Photography

Nick Marsh has been a forensic photographer for over two decades over the UK, and he offers his forensic imaging consulting services to the London …

Photography

LinkedIn Acquires Lynda for $1.5 Billion, Now Owns 500+ Photo Courses and 24,000+ Videos

LinkedIn announced today that it has shelled out $1.5 billion to acquire Lynda, the popular online education site that is teeming with material for …

Learning

Close-Up and Macro Photography Tips

If there’s one thing I like about macro and close-up photography, it’s that no matter where you are right this moment, there is a fascinating subject …

Macro Photography

When to go black and white?

Posted By Pete Collins on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Develop | 22 comments<p>When should an image be made into a black and white?<p>I get that question …

How to Take Pictures of a Sunrise

Waking up to photograph the sunrise isn’t the only hard thing about capturing the sun, there are plenty of technical details that photographers must …

Landscape Photography

The Best Times of Day to Use Natural Light For Your Photos

Yes, you’ve heard of the Golden Hour, but do you know about the Blue Hour? Or have you ever looked at the quality of the sun before sunset happens …

Photographers: This is How to Keep Your Reds Under Control

Red, it is one of the most powerful and emotive colors in the spectrum but have you ever noticed that when you take a predominately red image, those …

3 Tips for Getting Great Skin Tones Using Adobe Camera Raw

Skin tones can be one of the more difficult aspects of a photograph to master. Getting pleasing skin tones will make your image appear more …

My Brain’s Stronger Than Your Brain

In a recent episode of The Tim Ferris Show (my favorite podcast, behind The Productivity Show, of course), Tim Ferris interviews Arnold …

Liquid body armor tested in Poland | Reuters

Scientists at a Polish company that produce body armor systems are working to implement a non-Newtonian liquid in their products.<p>The liquid is called Shear-Thickening Fluid (STF). STF does not conform to the model of Newtonian liquids, such as water, in which the force required to move the fluid …

The Most Dangerous Fitness Trends of 2015

These four popular exercise fads may just hurt you<p>About ten years ago, everyone raved about “barefooting”—running in shoes that mimic barefoot running. A good number of fitness-minded people did it, rebelling against padded, shock-absorbing sneakers and donning minimalist ones instead.<p>The claim of …

Celebrate Hubble's 25th Anniversary in Space With These Awesome Photos

Hubble's lead imaging scientist shares his favorite celestial views from the space telescope.<p>For 25 years now, the Hubble Space Telescope has expanded the frontiers of human knowledge. Using it to peer deep into space and back in cosmic time with unprecedented clarity, astronomers learned that …

General Election 2015: Will the TV debate mirror the 'Thug Life' video parody?

Ahead of tonight’s seven-way battle royal between the UK's main political leaders, parody videos of the politicians have gone viral, as people online …

The Most Overrated Triceps Exercise

Kick this old-school move to the curb in favor of a muscle-building alternative<p>Some exercises like the squat, deadlift, pullup, and pushup stand the test of time. Others quickly go extinct because they cause injury or they’re just plain ridiculous. (Think: single-leg barbell squats on a Bosu ball.) …

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

Cleaning

The 6 Most Brutal CrossFit WODs

Chris Giblin

100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old …

17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.<p>Put on an apron, grab a cast-iron skillet, and prepare to fry up chicken so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.

A Husk @hseanbrock classic: shrimp and grits. @scottofsimon on the scene in Nashville.

Central African Republic Diary: Child Victims of Bangui Violence

<i>Page filed this dispatch shortly after his arrival.</i><p>As the plane taxied towards the airport, we could see the vast, makeshift camp where 100,000 …

Red and green show which X chromosome is turned on

Researchers have figured out how to color code the two X chromosomes in female mice to reveal which is working and which has been switched …

Genetics

Nas: Hip-Hop at Harvard

Last July, Harvard established the Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship, a program in honor of the Queensbridge MC that aims to fund students involved in …

The Origins Of Fettuccine Alfredo

<i>by Kimberly Kohatsu, Managing Editor for the Menuism Restaurant Blog</i><p><i>Photos by Rizka Budiati and Wim Fournier</i><p>When your stomach aches, your mom may have offered you saltines or plain toast -- something light that wouldn't aggravate your tummy. In Italy, this same principle applies, but with pasta.<p>In …

Build a six-pack at home in three weeks with dumbbells

The three-week six pack<p>Men generally like to approach cardio and fitness like church and state (ie separately). But combining them is the key to …

Would YOU want to sleep underwater? http://huff.to/1j2jfUE Photo credit: Oregon Coast Aquarium

Bevel - Ape to Gentleman

Bevel, the first end to end shaving system for men with sensitive skin – developed by founder Tristan Walker; a pioneer of Foursquare and former …

Sensitive Skin