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Common foods that damage your DNA

To help protect your DNA and reverse genetic aging, avoid or reduce consumption of the phytochemicals that can harm you. It's important that you do this, because once phytochemicals like psoralen become activated, they can target your DNA destructively.<p>Granted, the process of DNA damage is …

Astronomers just saw farther back in time than they ever have before

To look through the lens of a telescope is to peer back in time.<p>The light we view through it has spent hundreds, millions, even billions of years crossing the vastness of space to reach us, carrying with it images of things that happened long ago.<p>On Thursday, astronomers at the Hubble Space …

Universe

43 Life-Changing Books You Need To Read

Eat, pray, read.<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

A Beginner's Guide to Digital Textile Printing

This is a basic illustration tutorial combined with a practical overview of file preparation for Digital Textile Printing. After a long process of …

Patterns are everywhere. Look around and you’ll probably see one right now. It might be a pattern on a tie, pants, a shirt… the list goes on and on.

Patterns are everywhere. Look around and you’ll probably see one right now. It might be a pattern on a tie, a shirt, trousers, a paper cup, bathroom …

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

Sony A6000: how to take advantage of the fast AF

I’ve been playing with the <b>Sony A6000</b> for the last week, updating my impressions daily. The on-sensor hybrid AF system is indeed very fast. It uses …

Long Exposure Photography

Recommended Sony A6000 Settings

We are continuing our series of recommended settings for cameras and this time we have the Sony A6000, an advanced interchangeable lens camera …

Touchless Shutter

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Best Lenses for Sony Alpha a6000

The Alpha a6000 is part of Sony’s latest generation of mirrorless cameras that are extraordinarily well-liked for their small size and impressive …

4 Tips for Posing Subjects by Wedding Photographer Lexia Frank

Earlier this year, wedding photographer Lexia Frank published a series of 4 short videos that teach how to properly pose models in order to minimize …

An artist has done something incredible with the most mundane piece of furniture

<i>Sebastian Errazuriz is represented by Cristina Grajales Gallery and Salon94 Gallery in New York. You check out more of his work on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and on his website.</i><p><i>Produced by Rob Ludacer</i>

Review: The Lightroom Retouching Toolkit

One of the biggest problems with Adobe Lightroom for portrait photographers has been the lack of being able to retouch images. While it’s become …

Tutorials

30 Of The World’s Most Breathtaking Hiking Trails You Must Visit

Hikers brave the harshest climates, the highest peaks and most forbidding terrains to experience the Earth like no others possible could. Whether …

9 National Parks Every American Should See

With over 400 national parks that cover 84 million acres, it is easy to see why the National Park System is a point of pride for Americans. Last year, the national park system tallied over 292 million recreational visitors and are on track to hit a higher number in 2015. But, with so many options – …

The 43 Best Hidden Hikes In The U.S.

Read the full list on Greatist.<p>Sure, hiking the Appalachian Trail is an experience no one ever forgets. But the United States is a pretty big place, with tons of opportunities for hiking and camping in spots that don't attract millions of tourists every year. If you like the feel of going where …

Free Things to Do in Chicago

It's no wonder Frank Sinatra paid tribute to Chicago in his ubiquitous song "My Kind of Town." The city has plenty of what he called razzmatazz, from legendary stories about Al "Scarface" Capone to groundbreaking architecture to a vibrant soul and jazz scene. Here's a list of free, year-round art, …

Marvel's next big movie is pitting the Avengers against each other — here's who will fight on each side

We don't know much about it yet, other than it will be based off the popular 2006 comic series of the same name.<p>"Civil War" pits Captain America and Iron Man against each other after the government puts in place a piece of legislation which would require every superhero to register and reveal their …

Which Side Are You On? Here’s Reportedly Who Is Fighting Who In ‘Captain America: Civil War’

<i>Captain America: Civil War</i> won’t hit theaters until next year, but the speculation about what we will see in the film has hit full height (especially following the addition of Spider-Man to the fesitivites). Heroic Hollywood has published a report that hints at who we will see joining each opposing …

Comics

How Ant-Man Connects To Doctor Strange In The Marvel Cinematic Universe

<b>SPOILER ALERT:</b> The following article contains spoilers for Peyton Reed’s <i>Ant-Man</i>. If you haven’t seen the movie yet, you may want to click away to …

Comics

Top 10 most famous & deadliest swords in the world + their history (With Pictures)

3. Zulfigar<p>Zulfiqar is the ancient sword of the Islamic leader Ali. Ali was the cousin and son-in-law of the prophet Muhammad. He ruled over the …

Justice League Part 1 Script Is Finished

When DC Comics and Warner Bros. announced their crazy 9 movie line-up back in August of last year, many thought it was way too ambitious. Fans and …

Justice League

Four New Photos From PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES

Kevin Feige Says ANT-MAN Could Be The "Antidote" To AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

9. Doctor Strange: Beginnings And Endings

Excited about Benedict Cumberbatch debut in the Marvel CU, yet you know nothing about Doctor Strange? You should check out Doctor Strange: Beginnings …

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The Week in Spandex - Spider-Man, Captain America: Civil War, Ant-Man, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., X-Men, Batman, Green Lantern, Gotham, Hellboy 3, Heroes Reborn and more

<i>In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Spider-Man, Captain America: Civil War, Ant-Man, Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Black Panther,</i> …