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How to Photograph a Smoking Lightbulb

Here’s your cool photo exercise for the day: a smoking light bulb. It’s an awesome experiment for not only the photographer, but also the …

Freerunners Play with Colored Powder and Smoke Granades in Insane Slow Mo Video

Sometimes, the right shot requires a beautifully minimalistic approach that subtly tugs on the heart strings… other times, you throw the freaking …

Bullet-time rig made from 130 HTC One smartphones

You may not know the technique by name, but you've most likely seen the results of bullet-time photography. Popularized by movies like "The Matrix," …

Sony sensor found inside iPhone 5s

<b>The boffins at iFixit have uncovered yet another Sony sensor inside the latest iPhone.</b><p>What differentiates the 8-megapixel unit from that found on the …

Topaz Adjust: Brilliant Contrast, Detail & Color Enhancement

We’ve been seeing more and more prominent photographers integrating <i>Topaz Adjust</i> into their post-processing workflow. Trey Ratcliff, Rick Sammon, …

How to Wipe Your Computer Before You Sell It

When the time comes to get rid of that old computer, follow these simple steps to turn your machine back into a clean slate.<p>I'm selling my computer and want to erase it before delivering it to its next owner. How can I make sure it's totally, irreversibly wiped clean?<p>To return the computer to its …

This is What Photographers Can Do About Unwanted Digital Image Noise

Have you ever returned from a photo shoot only to be disappointed in the results because your images lack spark? Perhaps, they had low contrast, and …

Google's Sergey Brin bankrolled world's first synthetic beef hamburger

The man who has bankrolled the production of the world's first lab-grown hamburger has been revealed as Google co-founder Sergey Brin. The internet entrepreneur has backed the project to the tune of €250,000 (£215,000), allowing scientists to grow enough meat in the lab to create a burger – as a …

Bending Pixels: Fun Things You Can Do With Panorama Stitching Software

One of the great workflow possibilities that was opened up by the advent of digital photography is the ability to easily create panoramic images. …

Lenstag: A Free Online Gear Registry that Aims to End Camera and Lens Theft

Camera equipment has long been attractive to the eyes of thieves. After all, it’s generally portable, pricey, and a piece of cake to sell through …

Difficult Descent: 4 Tricky Kinds of Airplane Landings

The landing of Asiana Airlines flight 214 should have been a run-of-the-mill affair with perfect visibility. But the botched landing is a reminder that not all landings are simple affairs. Sometimes pilots must come in at a steeper angle than they'd like, or deal with intense crosswinds cutting …

15 Secrets to Cleaning Your Home in Half the Time

No need to block off a full day for cleaning.<p>No need to block off a full day for cleaning.

Photographer Gets So Close to Lava That His Shoes and Tripod Catch on Fire

Back in May, we featured the volcano photos of photographer Miles Morgan, a guy who gets so hot to lava that he’s had his shoes and tripod melt. If …

How To Become a Storytelling Photographer

Natan Dvir is a photojournalist and a documentary artist who has a vast range of photographic experience for Polaris Images and other leading …

Documentaries

Ad Campaign Uses Powerful Photographs to Explain that Facebook Likes Don’t Help

When they were tasked with putting together a powerful advertising campaign for Crisis Relief Singapore, ad agency Publicis Singapore mixed …

The Well-Packed Kayak

Even a small sea vessel like a kayak can hold a surprisingly large load of cargo—if you pack smart.<p><b>A sea kayak can haul</b> a couple of backpacks' worth of camping gear, fishing tackle, and wine boxes—and without a single pound weighing down your shoulders. The trick to keeping the boat handling well …

The Opportunity Mars Rover Just Won't Die

Despite the odds, NASA's Opportunity rover has far outlived the expectations of the engineers who built it.<p>The rover rolls its way across a barren red sea. It has just finished a geologic survey of Mars's massive Endeavor crater–finding more proof of the planet's watery past–and already has its …

Mission Impossible

5 Things Apple Should've Put in iOS 7

Now that we've seen what Apple packed into the newest upgrade to its mobile operating system, here's what was left out.<p><b>Apple's new iOS 7 brings a beautiful new</b> aesthetic to its mobile operating system, along with a slew of functional improvements. The upgrade modernizes the iPhone by removing all …

9 Top Tech Myths Debunked

Does more bars really mean better mobile service? Are ones really gone forever once you empty the trash? PopMech tackles some of the most frustrating falsehoods of the digital age<p>Does more bars really mean better mobile service? Are ones really gone forever once you empty the trash? PopMech tackles …

Chilling Letter From Chinese Factory Worker Found In Kmart Halloween Decorations

The man, identified only as Mr. Zhang to protect his identity, told the Times that he was imprisoned in a labor camp where "inmates toiled seven days a week, their 15-hour days haunted by sadistic guards."<p>The labor camps are full of petty criminals or people who rebel against the country's …

Scientist Figures Out How Those Big-Ass 'Sailing Stones' Move Themselves Across Death Valley

"Racetrack Playa" sounds like the screenname of an online teenager you're competing against in <i>Need for Speed</i>, but scientists recognize it as the name …

Confirmed: The New Corvette's Ridiculous Performance Specs

The new LT1 V-8 set to debut in the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette will pump out 455 hp—in the base model.<p>Since its unveiling last year, we've known that Chevrolet's newest small block V-8, the LT1, will flex some serious muslce when it makes its debut in the 2014 Corvette Stingray. While GM had offered …

Why is Dubai Assembling a Supercar Police Fleet?

When an Italian police force was given two Lamborghini Gallardos in the mid-2000s, there was at least some pretext: The <i>Polizia Stradale</i> were to …

Microsoft And Game Publishers Will Reportedly Take A Cut Of Xbox One Used Game Sales

<i>GameStop shares drop on news that Microsoft may take a cut of every used game sale.</i><p>Microsoft (MSFT) has taken aim at used game sales in a somewhat surprising way.<p>For Xbox One games, used game sales will be allowed but any retailer who chooses to sell them will need to use Microsoft’s Azure-based …

How-To Video Shows Off Google Glass

Google today released a how-to video for Google Glass, showing off what those who shell out $1,500 might expect to see.<p>PCMag reviews products …