Kevin Walsh

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Why We Like Food That Makes Noise

The crunch of a chip, the snap of a carrot, or the fizz of a freshly opened beverage may greatly influence just how good we think those foods taste, …

12 Best Paint Colors for Your Foyer

Drench the space in a rich, welcoming hue.<p>How do you make a dramatic entrance? Drench the space in a rich, welcoming hue.

Apple’s special gold isn’t so special after all

All week, it’s been reported that Apple is using a “new gold” in the gold Apple Watch Edition. According to Bloomberg, Slate, Gizmodo and many others, Apple has patented a new process to create a “metal matrix composite” by mixing gold with ceramic particles.<p>The composite supposedly allows Apple to …

Apple Watch

Peek Inside This Cheerful 260-Square-Foot Home

This house will make you believe in love at first sight.<p>If there was an award for "Happiest Tiny House," then this home might take the prize. Though it clocks in at just 260-square-feet, this cottage's bright and colorful design exudes a cheery atmosphere from all corners.<p>Designed by Richardson …

The Most Famous Houseboat in Movie History Just Sold

The house's exteriors were used in the popular romantic comedy.<p><i>Photos: Rick Miner, Coldwell Banker Danforth</i><p>The charming houseboat that Tom Hanks's character, Sam Baldwin, called home in the romantic comedy Sleepless in Seattle has a new owner. According to the Puget Sound Business Journal, a tech …

Is Frozen's Elsa anorexic?

Bee Wilson wonders if the animated film Frozen is a parable for recovery from eating disorders<p>I first became aware of the phenomenon that is <b>Disney’s Frozen</b> a year ago when a friend with smaller children than mine told me it was surprisingly powerful. “I really relate to Elsa”, she added.<p>So I …

Nintendo Updates Their Bad YouTube Policies By Making Them Worse

Nintendo made an attempt to get with the times last month by instituting new YouTube policies regarding the monetization of their videos. Though their new stipulations were a step up from “we’re taking all your money,” which is what Nintendo had been doing previously with monetized videos using …

Internet

Are you turning your child into a fussy eater?

An intriguing experiment shows Harry Wallop (and his children) that picky eating might be the parent's fault, not the child's<p>Of the many things that can annoy parents, their children’s eating habits often feature high on the list.<p>What makes it more exasperating is that parents know it’s their …

Parenting

How to Create an HDR Image From a Single Raw File in Photoshop

For quite a few years now, high dynamic range photography, or simply HDR, has been an important trend in photography as it allows the photographer to …

Tutorials

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

Tutorials

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Win: Tickets to Live At Leeds 2014

Make the May Day bank holiday majorly count with a visit to <b>Live At Leeds</b>, Yorkshire’s foremost metropolitan festival, now in its eighth year. …

Music Festivals

The School That Rocks, BBC Three, review

BBC Three's documentary following aspiring musicians and pop stars was like a talent show without the compelling elements, says Michael Hogan<p>The School That Rocks (BBC Three) was the sort of inane, gratuitously "yoof" programming that won't be much missed from our TVs <b>when BBC Three moves</b> …

Television (UK)

One Direction Dress Up As Glam Metal Band For Record Store Day

Err, <i>okaaay.</i> As if the news that One Direction are to release a special Record Store Day picture disc (‘Midnight Memories’) wasn’t surreal enough, …

Vinyl Records

Kylie Minogue European tour tickets on sale

Kylie Minogue tickets for her Kiss Me Once European tour go on sale at 9am today and are available to buy through Telegraph Tickets<p><b>Kylie Minogue tickets</b>for the UK leg of her Kiss Me Once tour go on sale at 9am today and are available to buy through the <b>Telegraph Tickets site</b>.<p>The singer, who released …

Kylie Minogue

SXSW 2014 Interview: Owen Lloyd, James Thomas and Tom Warhurst of Longfellow - There Goes The Fear, a UK/US/IE Music Web site

London band <b>Longfellow</b> were a long way from home Thursday night when they played the BBC Introducing night curated by indie music champion Steve …

Gary Barlow's 2014 England World Cup song: a nadir

The official England World Cup song, unveiled on Sport Relief, was a giant shrug of 'Will this do?'<p>World Cup songs – and almost all official football songs, if we're honest – are rarely anything to celebrate. But this year's, unveiled on Friday night's Sport Relief, is something of a nadir, a giant …

How to Take Better Pictures Through Windows

It’s often tempting–or unavoidable–to take photos through a window or glass door, but it’s not always easy to get great images shooting this way. …

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

Landscape Photography

500px Blog

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

12 DIY Projects That Make A Statement With Contact Paper

One of today’s most popular DIY project supplies is contact paper. Have you come across any DIY projects featuring this wonder material? The …

What You Need to Know About Adobe's DNG File Format

Over the last few years, RAW files have become the norm in digital photography, giving the photographer a significant increase of the control of …

Simple Soda Bread - Gordon Ramsay

What Can Photographers Learn from the Classic Rules of Composition?

Composition, composition, composition! That word has no doubt been drilled into your head by a photography instructor or by every article or book …

Roasted ButterNut Squash Garlic & Chilli Soup How to make Good food recipe

My Modern Shop Spotlight - Miro Simko's Secluded Moments

Self-taught photographer Miro Simko captures beautiful landscapes and stark black and white moments that are strikingly meditative. In this selection of work, energy emanates from colorful skies; lone trees sit against crisp, snowy white backgrounds; and single cars drive along the twisty curves of …

Photography