J Grant Bellchamber

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How to Advance Your Photography with Aperture Priority Mode

Many photographers think that the next step after shooting in auto mode is jumping right into manual. But, as landscape and architecture photographer …

Landscape Photography

Naim Does the Impossible: Build a Soundbar Even Audiophiles Love

Unless you’re an audiophile, you’ve probably never heard of Naim. This hi-fi brand is known for two things: sticker shock (their flagship amplifier …

What Is GamerGate And How Did It Blow Up Into Such A Giant Conspiracy?

<i>Answer by Carrie Cutler, student, on Quora</i><p>Oh boy. There’s no way to answer this without offending the piss out of someone. I’ll answer what I know and give an analysis of the elements that made it interesting to the rest of the media, along with certain timely events that this was linked to, but …

The Art and Science of Bokeh: 3 Simple Ideas to Create Better Background Blur

Both bokeh and blur are terms that are used interchangeably in photography. Bokeh comes from the way the lens pulls in the points of light that are …

Christmas Trees

5 Little Known Lightroom Tools That Will Make Your Photos Better

The topic of post-processing isn’t an uncommon one here at Light Stalking, and readers are treated to a relatively wide range of processing-related …

7 Reasons Why Prime Lenses are Better Than Zoom Lenses to Improve Your Photography

Debates in the photography community are quite common, ranging from topics on photographic gear to brands and much more. One such never-ending debate …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

Coffee

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

If you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips - it's not as hard as you might think.

Landscape Photography

Children are using Minecraft to redesign the real world

<i>Minecraft</i> is at the center of real-world re-design initiative Block by Block: a partnership between the United Nations Human Settlements Program and game developer Mojang that currently aims to construct a new design at Plaza Tlaxcoaque in Mexico City.<p>Block by Block is a four year program that aims …

Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Live Albums of the 1970s

10<p>It's hard to know what would have happened to the careers of Kiss, Peter Frampton, Bob Seger and Cheap Trick had they not released killer live …

Music

Why Metallica and Judas Priest's Rob Halford Bow Before Dio

"When I hear Ronnie's voice, I just get excited," Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford tells <i>Rolling Stone</i>. "As a singer, he really makes me want to pick …

Rock Music

Johnny Cash's Son: Bob Dylan Freaked Out When He Met My Dad

A lost Johnny Cash album that the Man in Black recorded in the early Eighties, <i>Out Among the Stars</i>, came out this week, and it included the song "She …

Johnny Cash

2014 NFL Owners Meetings: Rule change roundup

A bunch of different rules were passed, weren't passed or were tabled for future voting at the 2014 NFL owners' meetings. This is the full list and a …

NFL

What makes a ‘good’ lens? (part II)

This might seem like a very obvious question, but the moment you try to define a set of criteria to quantify ‘good’, you soon realize there’s quite a …

Neil Young wants to take high-resolution FLAC audio recordings mainstream with Pono

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Pono Music, the digital music startup founded by music legend Neil Young, is getting ready to announce its first product at …

The complete guide to listening to music at work

If you’re reading this article at work, there’s a decent chance you’re wearing headphones.<p>It has never been easier to tune in to your own customized soundtrack—or more necessary to tune out your open-office coworkers, cubicle mates, and fellow coffee-shop denizens. But not all music is created …

Soundtracks

Robotiky makes coding as simple as A B C++

Meet Robotiky, the two-wheeled robot toy that teaches people young and old how to program.<p>Robotiky -- described as "Scratch meets Lego Mindstorms" -- …

Chickpea Flour Flatbread

Swap your store-bought tortilla or wrap for this tasty flatbread. You can fill this savory homemade option with just about anything from scrambled …

Flatbread

10 New Artists You Need to Know: February 2014

10<p>Once again, we talked to 10 of the hottest artists who are climbing the charts, breaking the Internet or just dominating our office stereos. This …

New Music

B/R NFL 1000: Series Ranks NFL's Best Players in 2013

Link to Media<p>Who is crazy enough to try to rank the top 1,000 players in the NFL?<p>We are.<p>The goal of the annual B/R NFL 1000, now in Year 3, is simple: Rank the best players in the NFL, bottom to top, and provide an across-position analysis that identifies the best and most valuable players in the …

Football (U.S.)

B/R NFL 1000: Top 65 Quarterbacks

Link to Media<p><i>Editor's note: This is the first installment in Bleacher Report's NFL 1000 for the 2013 season. This signature series runs through April 24, with NFL Draft Lead Writer Matt Miller ranking the best players at every position. You can read more about the series in this introductory</i> …

NFL

Plant-Based Food Startup Hampton Creek Foods Raises $23M Round Led By Horizons Ventures

It looks like investors think there’s a big opportunity in Hampton Creek Foods‘ mission of creating tasty, affordable alternatives to animal-based foods — the company is announcing that it has raised $23 million in Series B funding.<p>The round was led by Hong Kong businessman Li Ka-shing’s …

Which Coding Language Is Right For You?

Coding is all the rage these days. Students of all ages and adults already in the workforce are increasingly encouraged to learn programming. Even President Obama said everyone should learn to code.<p>There are countless resources that offer the opportunity to learn different skills. From free online …

Freekeh Vegetarian Meatballs

In a large sauce pan add the water and freekeh. Bring to a boil, stir and immediately turn down to low simmer. Stir and cover with a lid. Cook for 20 …

Vegetarian

Coconut chana saag – vegan recipe

This delicious creamy concoction is a twist on the usual spinach version. Serve it with basmati rice and mango chutney<p>Spinach is often used in saag, but I prefer the sturdiness of chard, cabbage or spring greens. If you'd like to use spinach, add a few extra cups, as it will break down more than …