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Learn How to Do Long Exposure Photography

When each frame takes a half a minute or more to capture, the road to learning long exposure photography can be a long one. Here’s a much-needed …

Pictures Capture the Invisible Glow of Flowers

Picture Stories<p>Ultraviolet light reveals alien-like colors and fairy sparkles in seemingly normal plants.<p>Take a look at some of the flowers photographed by Craig Burrows and you might feel as if you’ve suddenly been transported into the alien world of Pandora from James Cameron’s <i>Avatar</i>. Brightly …

James Cameron

A quick tour of Fujifilm's camera and lens factory in Sendai, Japan

Documentary cameraman Johnnie Behiri of Cinema5D was in Japan recently, when he was invited to visit one of Fujifilm's camera and lens factories in …

Panko-Crusted Roast Chicken Thighs with Mustard and Thyme

Who isn’t looking for a quick-to-make, easy-to-love dinner for busy weeknights? This roast chicken recipe will become one of your MVPs.

'Suddenly it was total mayhem': Australian inventors celebrate success of revolutionary bee hive

Three years ago, a father and son in Australia finally unveiled a device they had spent a decade inventing: a beehive that releases honey via a tap, without needing to handle the bees.<p>The pair, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, who live in the hinterland near Byron Bay in eastern Australia, an area …

Inventions

National Geographic Photographers on What Photo Editors Really Do

“I’m pretty sure most people have no idea what a photo editor actually does,” says photographer David Guttenfelder at the beginning of this short …

First Impressions From New HomePod Owners: Siri's Voice Detection is 'Phenomenal,' Audio Quality is 'Immediately Evident'

We've seen quite a few HomePod reviews from media sites that Apple invited to test the speaker, but now that the HomePod has officially launched in Australia, HomePod first impressions from regular Apple customers are now available.<p>New HomePod owners on reddit, Twitter, and the <i>MacRumors</i> forums have …

Awesome Pictures Of Japan By Night

<b>Naohiro Yako</b> is a photographer, illustrator and director based in Japan. He captures, at night, the streets and all the details of the cities of <b>Tokyo</b> …

10 Photographers You Need To Watch If You Love Simple Landscapes

Landscapes are a major genre in photography, and many photographers capture them using a pristine approach that bridges abstraction and minimalism.<p>It …

Can Old Dogs Learn New Tricks? New "Brain Games" May Help Them Stay Young

As people become increasingly attached to their screens, scientists are researching whether dogs could benefit from the technology.<p>As we age, cognitive functions like memory begin to decline. To combat this, some seniors play "brain games" to keep their minds sharp.<p>Researchers in Vienna think dogs …

Stephen King announces his second book of 2018

Does Stephen King ever sleep? The 70-year-old author has just announced a new book—his second of 2018—called <i>Elevation</i>. The 144-page novella will be …

The Beginner’s Guide to the Japanese Art of Furoshiki

Who needs a crummy plastic bag when you can carry just about anything with an attractive piece of cloth? Enter the art of Furoshiki, or the …

Japanese Art

Bike brand tries to track down one customer’s stolen bike; accidentally exposes international bike theft operation

<b>Dutch brand Vanmoof stumbles across huge warehouse of stolen bikes in Morocco</b><p>Dutch bike brand Vanmoof might be unique in offering to track down …

How to Make Perfect Carbonara: Mistakes to Avoid

By Alex Delany<p>You want perfect strands of pasta glossed with a rich, silky sauce—not noodles tossed with scrambled eggs. Here's how to get it right, every time.<p>Pasta carbonara is the ultimate there's-no-food-in-the-house dinner. No matter how bare your cupboard or unfortunately under-stocked your …

8 DIY photo filters you can easily make at home

The fascination with degrading the performance of our gear is interesting. On the one hand, why does a person spend thousands of dollars on equipment …

How Bill Gates aims to clean up the planet

It’s a simple idea: strip CO2 from the air and use it to produce carbon-neutral fuel. But can it work on an industrial scale?<p>It’s nothing much to look at, but the tangle of pipes, pumps, tanks, reactors, chimneys and ducts on a messy industrial estate outside the logging town of Squamish in western …

Bill Gates

Food Hack: Marinating Your Veggies Makes Them SO Much Tastier

Marinated vegetables are the way to the heart of even the staunchest carnivores. The first time my mom served them to my brother-in-law and husband, they couldn’t believe that they were piling second helpings onto their plate, especially when there were still burgers on the grill. It’s a versatile …

The First Fujifilm Lenses You Should Buy

After dozens of hours of research on nearly 30 lenses, we’ve found the perfect set of starter lenses for Fujifilm’s X-mount. Regardless of whether …

Processing Night Photography

Panorama of the Milky Way over Elephant Canyon, Needles District, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.We have a life-long association of the sky and the …

How to Take Great City Photos at Night

Intimidated by nighttime photography? Here’s an inspiring 11-minute video from photographer Peter McKinnon on how you can take better photos of …

13 inspirational cycling quotes to live your life by

<b>A selection of great quotes from great people that not only apply to your cycling, but to your life too</b><p>“It is the unknown around the corner that …

Sleep Inside a Bookshelf at This Genius Hotel

Bibliophiles, rejoice! Cozy up surrounded by thousands of books in this pod hotel.<p>Imagine the beauty of falling asleep with not one book—but 5,000.<p>Book and Bed, a no-frills Tokyo hostel, first opened in 2015. Owned by R-Store and designed by the acclaimed Suppose Design, the hostelry now has four …

Foreigner visiting Japan? Don’t forget to get your free-to-use smartphone from Kanagawa

One more reason to visit beautiful <b>Kanagawa</b>, just a 30-minute train ride from <b>downtown Tokyo</b>.While Tokyo undoubtedly deserves a spot on any Japanese …

Japan

6 Tokyo hotels to blow your mind

Park Hyatt Tokyo<p><i>Shinjuku</i><p>Let’s get the obvious out of the way, shall we? This is the hotel where Bill Murray got <i>Lost in Translation</i>. But even if you …

Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say No Is Brilliant

With so many things coming our way every day, Steve Jobs calls us back to the importance of focus with one prophetic quote.<p>In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs …

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Apps

The end of toxic chemo? Blocking vitamin B-2 may stop cancer

New research published in the journal <i>Aging</i> finds a compound that stops cancer cells from spreading by starving them of vitamin B-2. The findings may …

Kangaroo Knocks Cyclist Right Off Her Bike

A little bit of 'roo rage in Australia left a cyclist with a dislocated shoulder, a cut knee, and something to laugh about later<p>Cyclists know it can be a wild world out there—sometimes literally. Last year brought us a few terrifying run-ins with wildlife, like when this mountain biker found a …

Cycling

How to clean your bike in seven minutes

<b>Here's the lowdown on how to keep your bike road bike clean and running smoothly for years to come</b><p>When you return home from a tough old slog over the …

Top 10 Hidden Force Touch Features on Apple Watch

Force Touch is one of those Apple Watch features that's so discreet and unassuming it's easy for users to forget it even exists. That's a shame, because just like 3D Touch on iPhone, Apple has implemented the haptic feedback technology across the entire watchOS interface, putting additional hidden …