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Man, Crows Are Even Smarter and Scarier Than We Thought

They seem to be able to learn from each others' tools.<p>As humans, we love to think we have a monopoly on brain power. But the more we learn about the …

Birds

Get your head around the most mind-bending concepts in science

The idea of an infinite multitude of universes is forced on us by physics. But the multiverse takes many forms – and we’re still finding our place …

Physics

The Best Music Documentaries You Should Watch Right Now

As much as music is about the songs, it’s also about narrative, and the people who make it. An album is only as good as how badly people want to listen to it, and it takes interesting stories to create that connection with an audience. Since the origins of modern music, there has been a myriad of …

Music

A Landmark Study on the Origins of Alcoholism

By studying rats in a smarter way, scientists are finally learning something useful about why some drinkers become addicted and others don’t.<p>For Markus Heilig, the years of dead ends were starting to grate.<p>A seasoned psychiatrist, Heilig joined the National Institutes of Health in 2004 with grand …

Neuroscience

Glue sniffing, street fighting and crushing poverty - life on the margins of Russian life revealed in photographer’s incredible iPhone pics

INCREDIBLE iPhone pictures reveal the brutal reality of life on Russia's margins - with poverty-stricken locals resorting to glue sniffing and street …

The Most Disturbing Movies of All Time9. <em>Requiem for a Dream</em> (2000)

<b>Director:</b> Darren Aronofsky<p>Being perhaps the most grounded, and therefore horrifying, depiction of drug addition to ever be put on film, <i>Requiem for a</i> …

The scariest horror films ever – ranked!

25 Don’t Torture a Duckling (Lucio Fulci, 1972)<p>Now that Lars von Trier has offered what may be a backhanded homage to it in his serial-killer nightmare The House That Jack Built, attention may well refocus on this cult giallo classic from Italy. A journalist investigates a series of murders in a …

Horror

How to Download Absolutely Everything You Can Find on the Web

The internet is always there, vast and accessible, from wherever you happen to be—until it isn’t. Maybe you’ve got a long flight ahead of you and …

How to speak puppy: a visual guide to doggy body language

From tail height and posture to pricked ears and eye contact, vet and clinical animal behaviourist Kendal Shepherd reveals what your dog is trying to tell you

Veterinary Medicine

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Some Helpful Tips for Shooting Better Film Photographs

Film is enjoying quite the resurgence in popularity right now, and with the used market flooded with affordable camera bodies and lenses, it's a …

15 Irish Songs You Need For This St. Patrick’s Day

From Dropkick Murphys to U2, here's the essential Irish songs that you need for St. Patrick's Day this weekend. Update your Spotify and Apple Music …

Photography legend Joel Meyerowitz: phones killed the sexiness of the street

One day 55 years ago, Joel Meyerowitz was roaming the streets of his native New York with a 35mm camera when he glimpsed something through an arcade window that stopped him in his tracks. A young woman was standing with her back to him, tenderly grooming her boyfriend’s pompadour with a comb, just …

Street Photography

FKA twigs Dances in Spike Jonze’s Wild New Apple Ad: Watch

FKA twigs is the star of Apple’s new HomePod commercial. The four-minute video was directed by filmmaking icon Spike Jonze, and it features twigs dancing to a brand new Anderson .Paak single called “Til It’s Over.” In the clip, twigs’ apartment warps and stretches in conjunction with her movements …

Courtney Barnett

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: How To Take Photos Of Freezing Water, Flash vs Continuous Light

Here in this video tutorial, photographer Gavin Hoey explains how to take photos using a simple splash photography set up. Gavin compares two flashes …

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Online Education

25 Films Approved By Rotten Tomatoes And All Directed By Women

Just one way to celebrate the great work of the women behind the cameras.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

Blue moon 2018: How to see the supermoon on Jan 31.

Jan. 31 will be a trifecta of lunar awesomeness. For the first time in 150 years, there will be a super blue blood moon. This means:<p>The moon will be a "supermoon," which is when the Earth is closer than usual to its satellite. The moon will be 223,068 miles (358,994 km) from Earth, instead of the …

Super Blue Blood Moon

"Ultimate Camera" Shootout: Sony A7R III vs. Nikon D850 vs. Canon 5D Mark IV (VIDEO)

Sony, Nikon, and Canon all have their bragging rights, as do owners of their high-end cameras. In the video below, you’ll see an epic shootout …

How to Take Great Portraits with Only One Studio Light

If you’re into shooting high-quality portraits with minimal studio equipment, here’s a 6-minute video from photographer Manny Ortiz that explains how …

The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. They discovered a humanizing philosophy driving the manufacturer’s innovation, one that intrinsically motivated …

Self-improvement

How to Use a Projector as a Lighting Tool for Creative Portraits

In my opinion, there’s an extra layer of believability — a tangibility, if you will — to using practical effects as opposed to relying heavily on …

30 Fascinating Early Bands of Future Music Legends

Bruce Springsteen’s Sixties Garage Band the Castiles<p>In a tale later immortalized in his song “The Wish,” the Boss received his first electric guitar …

Los Angeles

Watch: Portrait Lighting Mistakes to Avoid

There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to executing a well-lit studio portrait.Photographer and digital artist Antti Karppinen has helpfully …

19 Netflix original shows that both critics and audiences agree are amazing

Recent Netflix original series "The End of the F***ing World" is one such program.<p>Acclaimed by both critics and fans, the British dark comedy recently won an enthusiastic endorsement from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who called it the "most engaging addictive original" in a long time.<p>To figure out …

1993 Reigns: 50 Great Albums Turning 25 in 2018

Danzig Headlining Psycho Las Vegas 2018, With Sunn O))), Witchcraft, Godflesh, More<p>Singer will perform 'Danzig III: How the Gods Kill' album in …

How to Make Stop Motion Videos

Stop motion is actually a really easy thing that everyone could integrate into their videos. Here, Rob starts out with a broad overview of where you …

Stop Motion

Here’s How to Shoot Beautiful Portraits at Home with Just One Flash (VIDEO)

If you’re a bit envious of the beautiful portraits made by pros with well-equipped studios, this tutorial is a must-see. That’s because in just six …

Photography