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How to Build Your First Photography Studio

For a lot of us who are chasing a career in photography, we soon come to a bit of a pinch point. We have thrown all our money into cameras, …

Profit

10 foods that will help you lose weight — and 5 that will make you gain it

Nutrition

Give Your Images the Cinematic Look in Just Two Minutes

I find cinematic images to be particularly memorable. I'm sure there's some color theory and psychology behind that but ain't nobody got time for …

Photography

Camera Basics: Understanding Hyperfocal Distance, Depth of Field, and How Focus Works (VIDEO)

Just because you have a camera with a fast and accurate autofocus system, and a bag of lenses to match, that doesn’t mean you should simply depress …

Landscape Photography

5 Vegan Soup Recipes So Good Staunch Carnivores Will Lick Their Bowls Clean

Although the calendar says it's officially spring, the weather certainly indicates otherwise. Our colleagues on the East Coast are enduring a …

Vegan

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This February

When the mid-winter chill of February hits, I want comforting meals that are going to warm me up and fill my house with irresistible aromas. And …

Cooking

What Does "Deglaze" Mean? And Do I Need a Degree to Do It?

By Alex Delany<p>Deglazing sounds fancy, but it is literally NBD. You could be deglazing at home. Right now.<p>When someone says that they're “deglazing” a pan, it really sounds like they're accomplishing something, doesn't it? Like they're a big deal. Like they're throwing an “M.D.” or an “Esq.” after …

Cooking

Google’s Chrome ad blocking arrives today and this is how it works

Google is enabling its built-in ad blocker for Chrome tomorrow (February 15th). Chrome’s ad filtering is designed to weed out some of the web’s most annoying ads, and push website owners to stop using them. Google is not planning to wipe out all ads from Chrome, but it will be blocking all ads on …

Digital Advertising

This is the real reason many Americans stay poor

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is part of a partnership between Next Avenue and Chasing the Dream, a public media …

Demographics

4 Free Must Have Mobile Photography Apps

Let us all face the facts: mobile photography isn’t going anywhere. It’s only getting better — the cameras, the apps, the photos. I’m not one that …

Mobile Photography

The 20 best films of 2017

2017 didn’t improve much on 2016. If anything, the horror and dread of last year only seemed to take root and blossom this year, as some of our worst …

Remente is a feature-rich life coaching app that'll help you get your crap together

Remente recently released several new features for its personal development app. Until now it’s only been available on iOS and Android, but it’s also launched a web beta for premium users. One of the best digital life coaches available continues to get better.<p>Among the new features included in the …

This app could be the key to speaking a second language

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

The 31 most underrated 'Star Trek' episodes

The majority came from "Voyager," the fourth series in the franchise, and there were a few "The Next Generation" shows sprinkled in. They mostly featured the fan favorite villain, the Borg.<p>But there are so many great non-Borg, non-Voyager episodes that people seem to have forgotten about. So we …

Science Fiction

7 Best Free PDF Editors

Make changes to your PDF with these free programs and online tools<p>It's not easy finding a truly free PDF editor that lets you not only edit the text …

Tutorials

Best PDF editors 2018: Reviewed and rated

Though it’s nearly 25 years old, the PDF may be more useful than ever in our increasingly multi-device, cross-platform world. Much of the time you can get by with a free PDF reader to review and comment on these files. But inevitably, particularly in a business setting, you’ll need edit a PDF file …

Software

The best free alternative to Adobe Creative Cloud 2018

Last year, Adobe raised the price of its Creative Cloud suite in countries including the UK, Brazil, and Sweden to reflect changes in foreign …

ProtonMail makes its free VPN service available to everyone

ProtonMail, the encrypted email created by CERN and MIT scientists, has released a new product in response to the administration's roll back of Obama-era internet privacy rules. Starting today, you can try out the company's VPN service, which was in beta testing by 10,000 initial users for a year, …

Privacy

Google Photos will now stabilize your shaky smartphone videos

One of Google’s most underrated smartphone apps just quietly got even better this week. According to <i>Android Police</i>, the latest version of the Google …

Mobile Photography

Google's PhotoScan just got easier to use with receipts and other documents

PhotoScan by Google is a handy little tool that acts as more of an add-on to Google Photos than a standalone app. It scans your old (and new) glossy paper pictures and attempts to cut out the glare that usually interferes by making the user take sequential photos at slightly different angles. It …

Apps

8 Tips for Shooting Better City Photos (and the Gear You Need to Do It)

Shooting in the city can be both the easiest and hardest photography you’ll do. First, it’s a target-rich environment — people everywhere, perpetual …

Street Photography

Why Use Capture One For Sony? | Sony

Capture One is one of many applications on the market that specializes in taking the RAW file* from your camera, and using a variety of adjustment …

Cameras

Landscape Photography Composition Rules You Need to Start Using Today

When you look at a landscape photo, you likely know within just a split second if it's a good photo or not.You might not even be able to fully …

Landscape Photography

Astronomers Just Found More Evidence of a New Type of Black Hole

Black holes keep getting stranger.<p>Black holes are among the most mysterious objects in the Universe. But they have one thing in common - most of the …

Black Holes

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

Physics

Fractured Atlas Blog

For those of you just joining us, we’re in day three of celebrating OkTECHberfest, a week-long convening of our fabulous Tech staff in New York City. …

Biohybrid robots built from living tissue start to take shape

Think of a traditional robot and you probably imagine something made from metal and plastic. Such “nuts-and-bolts” robots are made of hard materials. …

5 ways to improve your streaming experience at home

In the last few months, there’s been significant buzz about video innovations such as UHD 4K, Virtual Reality and live streaming. It sounds promising, but for now the reality is more daunting than many would like to admit.<p>The steady march of technology continues to rest on streaming across a …

Televisions