Ken Mijares

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4 Essential Apps for Mobile Photo Editing

Post-processing is an important part of photography, and it becomes even more important with smartphone photos that may lack depth of color and and …

Quick Macro Photography Tricks

If you delve into the incredible world of macro photography, with the aid of a few digital photography tricks, you can take photographs of insects …

Macro Photography

Shooting Stars eBook by Phil Hart

<b>Photographing the Night Sky</b><p>Shooting Stars has all the basic instructions you’ll need to get started using your camera equipment under the beautiful …

Bugs Eye View: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photographic challenge is to take and share a photo (or photos) with the theme of ‘bugs eye view’. We’re looking to see lots of shots …

Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a …

Blood test 'detects sepsis in hours'

<b>A rapid blood test to diagnose blood poisoning, or sepsis, at the hospital bedside could potentially save thousands of lives, say researchers.</b><p>Early studies at King's College London suggest the condition can be diagnosed in two hours using a simple blood test.<p>Current diagnostic methods take up to …

Medicine

How to Prevent Acne: 10 Tips for Acne-Prone Skin

<b>2. Skip Exfoliation</b><br>Scrubbing seems like the perfect way to cleanse and purify, but for most acne-prone skin, anything more than a teensy bit of exfoliation is way too much. Use fingertips to massage skin gently (a little blood flow is good, but don’t go crazy) and avoid abrasive ingredients like …

Scientists deem new super toxin too dangerous to make public

Botulinum toxin type H has no known antibodies<p>A new type of botulinum toxin — the most toxic substance known to man — has been discovered in the feces of a child. Botulinum toxin type H is the eighth type (types A-G being the first seven) to be detailed by scientists; the naturally occurring toxin …

8 Foods That Could Kill You (If You Eat Enough of Them)

Eat enough of these toxic fruits and vegetables, and you'll suffer the consequences.<p>We're not trying to say that the world is out to get you, but at times you might want to exercise caution. Each of these eight otherwise delicious and healthy fruits and vegetables have naturally occurring toxins …

Nutrition