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Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Brain

How to Emulate the Look of Golden Hour

Model: Melissa Perry<p>Inspired by the Photoshop post that we found the other day, we went to experimenting in Adobe Lightroom to emulate the look of …

Tutorials

The Sunny 16 Rule – how to take photos without the use of a light-meter

<i>On a sunny day, from spring to autumn, from mid morning to mid afternoon, the correct exposure for any subject is f/16; the according shutter speed</i> …

30 Links to Inspiring Photography Articles and Amazing Photos

It's been another terrific week in the world of photography with many talented artists sharing photographs and articles exhibiting the finest in the …

Landscape Photography

Death Cab for Cutie Share "Black Sun" Lyric Video, Announce Tour

Death Cab for Cutie have shared the lyric video for "Black Sun" from their forthcoming record <i>Kintsugi</i>, the band's first since the departure of founding member Chris Walla. You can check it out below. The record is out March 31 via Atlantic.<p>Additionally, they've also announced a tour in support of …

Kansas City

Reunited And It Feels So Good: The Cast of ‘Full House’ Sings the Theme Song

’90s sitcom fiends will get a kick out of this video. Over the weekend, <i>Full House</i> creator Jeff Franklin celebrated his birthday in L.A. and shared a …

Sam Smith: Stay With Me's similarity to Tom Petty hit 'was coincidence'

The American singer has been awarded a share of royalties from the hit single after Smith’s publishers acknowledged how much it sounded like I Won’t Back Down<p>After settling a copyright claim from Tom Petty, Sam Smith’s representives have issued a statement about the similarities between Smith’s …

Sam Smith

Blink-182 says Tom DeLonge has quit the band, to the surprise of Tom DeLonge

Blink-182 longtime vocalist and guitarist Tom DeLonge has quit the band.<p>In an issued statement, drummer Travis Barker and bassist Mark Hoppus …

Tom Delonge Is Out of Blink-182 and Will Be Replaced on Tour by Alkaline Trio's Matt Skiba

Woah.<p>In what will assuredly be the biggest punk story of the year (1999), Blink-182 guitarist Tom Delonge has bowed out of the band for the near future. He will be replaced for the time being by (as you can probably tell from our sweet Photoshop job above) Alkaline Trio's Matt Skiba. Radio.com is …

New Albums

Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne added to credits of Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'

In a surprise backstage maneuver involving British crooner<p>Sam Smith's Grammy-nominated breakout hit, "Stay with Me," both Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne's names have been added to the song's writing credits. Despite never having officially collaborated, Smith, Petty and Lynne now share credit with three …