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A Man Who Narrated All His Dreams Might Be The Key to Finding Out Why We Sleep Talk

Inside the mind of the world's most epic sleep talker.<p>Although most of us dream every night, we're usually left clinging to little more than a fading …

The Brain

Apollo 10 Astronauts Heard 'Outer-Space Type' Music Around Far Side Of The Moon

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — As the Apollo 10 astronauts’ journey took them around the far side of the moon, the space explorers heard what they …

Apollo Missions

Step up your Photoshop game - Mask It Like a Pro!

Example from the course <i>Mask It Like a Pro!</i>: Selective editing using a set of complex layer masks.<p>Layer masking is undoubtedly one of the most …

The CIA style guide goes online: now you can learn to write like a spy

We know that the CIA takes writing seriously. Magnificent euphemisms such as "enhanced interrogation techniques", "extraordinary rendition" or "illegal combatants" were clearly carved with care out of the language.<p>Few people imagined quite how seriously, though, until last week, when the Style …

Tiny robots powered by living muscle tissue

Creating an articulated robot usually involves putting together a series of parts and utilising one or more technologies to make it move, including hydraulics, rubber bands and wheels. These are often fairly limited; omni-directional, for example, or unable to adjust to uneven terrain -- one of the …

How to Expertly Color Grade Images by Mastering Luminance Masks

One of the most versatile and powerful secrets of Photoshop is the luminance mask. Similar to a channel mask that allows you to select very precise …

Blood test breakthrough in search for Alzheimer's cure

A blood test to detect which people with failing memories will go on to develop Alzheimer's disease has been developed by British scientists, who hope it may prove a breakthrough in the hunt for a cure.<p>After a decade's work, an international collaboration led by scientists from King's College …

7 Simple DIY Photography Tips and Tricks Using Only Household Items

The team over at COOPH today shared an insightful video that describes 7 DIY photography tips that use nothing more than items you have lying around …

Should You Use a Teleconverter?

We’ve all been there. You see the perfect photo out in the distance, but it’s just too far to capture with the lens that you brought. This is where a …

9 Mistakes In Landscape Photography And How To Avoid Them

<b>Michael Leggero</b> <i>is a professional nature and travel photographer with 20 years of experience. A commercial stock photographer, Michael is now</i> …

8 Things You Should Always Keep in Your Camera Bag

There are a few things every photographer should keep in his or her camera bag. Check our list to make sure you’re not forgetting something …

Never Too Young: Pediatricians Say Parents Should Read To Infants

Children whose parents read to them get a head start on language skills and literacy, as well as lovely cuddle time with Mom or Dad. But many children miss out on that experience, with one-third of children starting kindergarten without the language skills they need to learn to read.<p>So the nation's …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Make Your Own DIY Steadicam for $20 and a Bit of Elbow Grease

The steadicam has become a staple in the cinematography industry. The problem more often than not, though, is that not a lot of people can afford one.<p>…

Here are some alternative to the bulk and heavy tripod when you want stability and sharpness, but not weight and bulk.

Though a tripod can be an invaluable tool for producing sharp images, you may not enjoy hauling it around especially when traveling. If you want …

Report Claims iWatch Awaiting FDA Approval, Will Feature Blood Glucose and Sweat Sensors

Apple's first-generation iWatch is awaiting certification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) before it enters mass production for a launch this Fall, claims Chinese website <i>Laoyaoba</i> (Google Translate, via <i>GforGames</i>). Citing inside sources, the site claims that Apple has already …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

Back to Basics: Your Camera’s Histogram Explained

The ability to read and understand your camera’s histogram is a skill every beginner should master early. And for those of you just starting out, …

25 Photo Clichés You Should Try to Avoid if You Want Your Work to Stand Out

Are you frequently afraid that you’re falling into the trap of only taking cliché photographs? If so, then Kai from DigitalRev might be able to help …

Fool Proof Tips to Secure & Store your Images using Lightroom: A Webinar with Peter Krogh

Been meaning to get your photos organized for months (maybe even years)? Worried about losing your images or experienced the complete failure of a …

How to Remove Fence Lines: PHOTOSHOP TUTORIAL #49

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How To Use a Polarising Filter

Straightening a Crooked Image [Photoshop CS6]

How to Get Interesting Foregrounds for Your Landscape Shots

There is an old convention among landscape photographers that getting an interesting foreground is a very desirable element in a lot of landscape …

30 Years Later Players Discover A New Infinite 1-Up Glitch In Super Mario Bros

This is a video of a recently discovered Super Mario Bros glitch that awards infinite 1-ups (although you can only keep 128). Wow, thirty years later …

No more fillings as dentists reveal new tooth decay treatment

Scientists have developed a new pain-free filling that allows cavities to be repaired without drilling or injections.<p>The tooth-rebuilding technique developed at King's College London does away with fillings and instead encourages teeth to repair themselves.<p>Tooth decay is normally removed by …

17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.<p>Put on an apron, grab a cast-iron skillet, and prepare to fry up chicken so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.

How to Very Quickly Skill Up Your Photography With Some Research

Sometimes, as a beginner photographer, you're in a rush to simply produce photographs that don't suck. Fair enough. You want to take photographs of …