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Cheap Photo: 70% Off on Hundreds of Camera Lenses

In today’s edition of Cheap Photo, we’ve found discounts of at least 10% on over 4,000 camera lenses over at Amazon, some at over 25% off, 50% off, …

Cameras

Even teenage boys are sick of sexist video games, survey finds

A surprisingly high proportion of male youths think female game characters are too often treated as sex objects<p>Many teenage boys are tired of the sexualised depiction of women in video games, according to the findings of a new survey.<p>In the study of about 1,400 US youths, 47% of middle-school boys …

Feminism

More trouble for Nikon’s D750 DSLR as company reveals shutter issue

By all accounts, Nikon’s D750 is one awesome camera. DT’s in-depth review, like many others, praised it for its stunning stills, impressive all-round …

Cameras

A Simple Visual Guide to Photographic Lens Filters

If you’re just getting started in photography, perhaps you’ve confused or overwhelmed by the different types of filters that are available for your …

Photography

The Physical Effects of Living in Space Could Create a New Human Species

What if one day we encounter aliens, and they are our descendants?<p>Societies living off-Earth sounds like a concept from science fiction. We spend our lives pinned to the planet. In half a century of human space flight, fewer than 600 people have traveled to low Earth orbit, and just 12 have stood …

Space Travel

How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone as a Photographer

As with many other areas in life, you may find yourself susceptible to falling into a routine with your photography – a comfort zone, if you will. It …

Photography

Earth is on brink of a sixth mass extinction, scientists say, and it’s humans’ fault

A vast chunk of space rock crashes into the Yucatan Peninsula, darkening the sky with debris and condemning three-quarters of Earth’s species to extinction. A convergence of continents disrupts the circulation of the oceans, rendering them stagnant and toxic to everything that lives there. Vast …

Biodiversity

How to Work with Photo Editors – An Interview with Leslie Baldwin of Texas Monthly

<i>This interview is just one of many from our free, downloadable Guide: Breaking Into Editorial Photography. For more tips, download your copy today,</i> …

Employment

Are we too selfish to live like hippies?

A threat to communes in London reminds me of my childhood in a happy, lively co-op that shaped who I am.<p>How sad that London’s last communes are under threat. In what looks like yet another example of the prioritising of profit over affordable homes, the company (One Housing Group) that owns the …

Housing

Behind the Lens: Bella Kotak Creates a Fairytale World Through Breathtaking Nature-Inspired Portraits

In the hopes of becoming proficient in Photoshop while training to become an architect, Bella Kotak took up photography. Since, this nature enthusiast from England has made photography her career. Often using her friends as muses, her portraits of women seem to embody the regal spirit of mother …

Photography

Good Morning Yoga Sequence

The Brain

What We Learn From Living In The Harsh Conditions Of Mars Will Help Us If We Fully Destroy Earth

We may not ship the entire population off to the red planet, but as our environment gets more and more dangerous, the technologies we develop to live on the Martian surface will help us here, too.<p>When Earth’s sky turns red and the clouds become flaking black soot, when the air chokes human animals …

Skin ages faster in space, a new study looking at mice proves

While beauty creams on Earth often claim to have "antigravity" effects on the skin, a weightless environment may actually cause premature aging of …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

Lawn Mowing

These Are the Photographs That Took My Freedom, and This is the Story of How It Happened

My name is Abe Van Dyke. I am a photojournalist who was arrested by the Milwaukee County Sheriffs department for being on Interstate 43 photographing …

Playing Elite on the day NASA detailed its mission to Mars

It was an interesting day to try my hand at virtual reality space flight and fight.<p>Sitting in a lounge chair in a downtown New York hotel room, with an Oculus Rift headset strapped to my face and high-end flight stick and throttle in my hands, I couldn't help but be reminded of the day's big news …

Two arrested in Hong Kong cash grab after millions in banknotes spill from security van

Two people were arrested Thursday evening after police said they snatched some of the nearly 15.23 million Hong Kong dollars that spilled from a money transport van onto a street on Christmas Eve.<p>A 43-year-old man was arrested in Kowloon and a 36-year-old woman was taken into custody in Tseung Kwan …

Christmas Photos of Winter Scenes To Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Photo: paul itkin<p>From one family-filled celebration, onto the next—it's officially time to start thinking about the end of the year and prepping for the holidays! To put you in the holiday spirit, we've put together some of our favorite festive photographs of winter scenes.<p>What could be more …

Decorations

Jeb Bush eases out of some businesses, such as firm helped by Obamacare

When Jeb Bush completed two terms as governor of Florida in 2007, he reported his net worth at $1.3 million, about $700,000 less than when he took office.<p>Today, nearly eight years later, he is a wealthier man. He has plunged into business and entrepreneurial ventures involving consulting, the paid …

2014 in review: Our favorite costume and character designs of the year

Call us superficial, but a handsomely designed character can go a long way to making us appreciate a game a little bit more. If we're going to look at a video game character for dozens of hours, we want them to look good, whether they're the defined vision of a team of artists or the custom …

U.S. says ISIS did not down plane

<b>Amman, Jordan (CNN) —</b> For the first time since an international coalition began striking ISIS, one of its pilots has been shot down and taken captive by the Islamist extremist group.<p>The captured F-16 pilot is Moaz al-Kasasbeh, a member of Jordan's military, according to his uncle, retired Jordanian …

How The Human Element Takes a Photograph to a Whole New Level

When I was just starting out in photography (photographing using my cell phone since I couldn't afford film or DSLR), I was photographing mostly …

Demonstration

Quantum Physics Just Got A Tiny Bit Easier To Understand, As Two Oddities Merge Into One

No one is about to claim that quantum physics is now easy to understand, but maybe it's not quite as devilishly complicated as we thought.<p>New research suggests that two of the quantum world's most mysterious features--the uncertainty principle and wave-particle duality--are simply two sides of a …

Enchantingly Ethereal Underwater Portraits by Gabriele Viertel

German-born, Netherlands-based photographer Gabriele Viertel captures striking portraits of ethereal women drifting gracefully underwater. The self-taught photographer, who has immersed herself in her craft since 2011, has been featured in numerous publications like <i>Vogue Italia</i> for her gorgeous …

Photography

How to Make a DIY Camera Slider for $75 In Less than 3 Hours

How do you build a quality DIY camera slider on the cheap? Who better to ask than the founder of a slider company? In the video above, Rhino Camera …

There May Be Some Hope For Restoring Lost Memories In The Brain

Alzheimer's Disease is the most common neurodegenerative disorder in the United States -- affecting more than 5 million Americans. Perhaps the most devastating symptom of the disease is its characteristic loss of memory and identity, which can take a heavy psychological and emotional toll on its …

Rosetta discovers water on comet 67p like nothing on Earth

Findings from Rosetta spacecraft’s Rosina instrument appear to suggest previously held theory is simplistic<p>The Rosetta spacecraft has detected water coming off comet 67P, the rubber duck-shaped lump of ice and dust that it placed the Philae robotic lander on last month.<p>The presence of water is not …