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The night sky: How to photograph stars

<b>Grab your last chance to shoot the Milky Way in landscapes, or try capturing star trails. Andrew Fusek Peters is your guide</b><p>It’s an exciting challenge …

Landscape Photography

One good breakfast a day keeps weight gain away

Eating a good breakfast and letting go of your snacking habits may provide the key to leading a healthier life and preventing weight gain, a new …

7 Easy-to-Remember Steps for Taking Better Photos With Any Camera

Regardless of whether you take photos with your smartphone, a medium format camera or something in between, there are some essential photography tips …

Landscape Photography

5 HOT Photoshop Tips Tricks in Five Minutes

In this Photoshop tutorial, Tutvid will take a very fast look at five different effects that are pretty unknown by most Photoshop users and are tips …

Beginner Photography Tip: Understanding Autofocus Points

Part of becoming an improved photographer is learning the ins and outs of your camera.Though it can seem overwhelming when you're a beginner - having …

Cameras

'Take On Me' app turns your home into an '80s music video

A-ha's classic video for "Take On Me" was the result of painstaking effort -- it took 16 weeks to rotoscope the frames, creating that signature blend between the real and hand-drawn worlds. Now, however, you only need an iPhone to recreate the look yourself. Trixi Studios has shown off an augmented …

Underwater Art from the World Swim Championships: Pictures

Seychelles

What’s the quickest way to learn a language?

These apps, websites and podcasts will get you fluent in a flash<p>The ubiquity of translation software – which nowadays can even (roughly) translate …

Language Learning

How to scan multiple pages into one PDF document

Scanning PDFs is a pain, but it’s often a necessary part of doing business. If you work in an office, someone has most likely trained you in the ways …

Printing

Motivating Employees Is Not About Carrots or Sticks

Motivating employees seems like it should be easy. And it is — in theory. But while the concept of motivation may be straightforward, motivating employees in real-life situations is far more challenging. As leaders, we’re asked to understand what motivates each individual on our team and manage …

Employment

Essentials for complete control over photography with your smartphone camera- Technology News, Firstpost

<i>By Abhilash Pavuluri</i><p>Smartphone cameras have improved by leaps and bounds in terms of quality. Gone are the days when 5MP was the de-facto standard. …

Mobile Photography

A solar eclipse rallied Americans around science. Could it again?

Science journalist David Baron tells the story of the 1878 total eclipse of the sun, visible over the American Wild West. It drew astronomers, scientists and a famous young inventor to witness the event.<p>"Thomas Edison, age 31, right after he invented the phonograph and immediately before he …

Solar Eclipse

How to navigate office politics, according to a trauma expert

Politics are everywhere, even in the office.<p>When we form relationships, we create the potential for differences in opinions and conflicts of …

Self-help

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

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National Parks

4 Fantastic Portrait Tutorials: Tips & Tricks for Better Photos

Learning to photograph people is a rite of passage for any photographer. When it comes to portrait photography, there’s so much to consider: …

Apple acquires powerful iOS automation app Workflow, makes it available for free

Apple today acquired popular iOS tool Workflow, which allows users to combine the functionalities of various apps together to automate normally complex processes. According to TechCrunch, Apple finalized the deal today but financial details are not yet available.<p>In a statement, Workflow developer …

Applying color theory to landscape photography

Color Theory can be an extremely complex subject, especially if you start looking at the mathematics and physics behind the theory itself. On a more …

Landscape Photography

The Best Workout Songs, According to Spotify

These are the tunes users played the most while they got their sweat on in 2016.<p>There's no question that a great playlist can be a powerful motivator …

Exercise

Medial Malleolus Stress Fracture

The medial malleolus is the bony bit on the inside of the ankle. A stress fracture of the medial malleolus can occur but is very rare.<p>Medial …

How to photograph the moon: an easy way to shoot moon pictures full of detail

This week a Super Blue Blood Moon will form, representing an incredibly unique photographic experience.<p>Taking place on Wednesday 31st January, this …

Landscape Photography

All the free museums days in NYC you should know about

In many major cities around the world, museums are government funded, which means entry is free. Alas, this is not the case with New York City’s …

Museums

Alcohol Is Even Deadlier Than You Think, Scientist Reminds Us

An opinion piece published in the scientific journal Addiction in July gathers evidence to argue that alcohol is a direct cause of cancer in several areas of the body.<p>The article reviews 10 years’ worth of studies from several organizations, including the World Cancer Research Fund, the American …

Cancer

Ancient DNA tells of two origins for dogs

Dogs were domesticated at least twice, a new study suggests.<p>Genetic analyses of a 4,800-year-old Irish dog and 59 other ancient dogs suggest that …

The best way to learn math is to learn how to fail productively

Singapore, the land of many math geniuses, may have discovered the secret to learning mathematics (pdf). It employs a teaching method called productive failure (pdf), pioneered by Manu Kapur, head of the Learning Sciences Lab at the National Institute of Education of Singapore.<p>Students who are …

Pedagogy

Short-term rental spread could further gentrify New Orleans, data report says | NOLA.com

Illegal short-term rentals in New Orleans are clustered in neighborhoods that are largely white or rapidly gentrifying, according to a newly released …

New Orleans

25 minute walk could add 7 years to life

New research shows that exercise can delay the ageing process, with experts suggesting one walk a day could halve the risk of heart attack death and add seven years to the lifespan<p>Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day could add to seven years to your life, heart experts have said.<p>Researchers said …

Rewriting Autism History

Newly discovered documents show how crucial autism research was ignored, perpetuating misinformation about autistic children.<p>History is dotted with simultaneous independent discoveries. From the Möbius strip to the electric telegraph, great minds sometimes do think alike. And for decades now, the …

Autism

New Balance C-Series 600 Cycling Sneaker

Some shoes are meant for running. Some for walking. The New Balance C-Series 600 Cycling Sneaker is meant for cycling. Designed in the company's …