Lauren Strow

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Get your digital memories off the computer and onto the page

There is a slight soapbox on which I stand sometimes when I write about photography. Nothing too high-minded, but when the topic allows, I will gently remind people to print out their pictures from their iPhones and computers.<p>Today, I stand before you, not on a soapbox, but on a short stack of …

The Lobster: ‘One of the best films of Cannes and 2015’

It’s a surreal satire about a dating game in which humans who can’t couple up are turned into animals. Nicholas Barber explains why The Lobster is Cannes’ first five-star film.<p>So far in Cannes, we’ve had Toby Jones cuddling up to a giant flea in Tale of Tales, and Tom Hardy chomping a two-headed …

"How You Too Can Take Perfectly Sharp iPhone Night Photos"

iPhoneography

Photographer Captures a Cute Squirrel Photo Shoot

Russian photographer Vadim Trunov recently captured a series of photographs showing wild squirrels doing human things. In the snow covered forests …

Photography

How To Build A Pro Slider @ $75 In 3 Hours

While there are many sliders out there (some even at $75), the secret to getting a good slider is getting it to slide smoothly. The team at Rhino did …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

Book News: Note That Helped Put Kerouac 'On The Road' Is Now On The Block

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>For more than six decades, the heart of a Beat literature classic had been thought lost, dropped overboard a houseboat. Turns out, the letter that helped inspire Jack Kerouac's <i>On the Road</i> has now reportedly resurfaced …

Kanye West superfan creates two-hour-long 'Yeezus' film

Kim Kardashian, I'mma let you finish, but this dude is the greatest Kanye West fan of all time.<p>YouTube user John Colandra spent seven months piecing …

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

Will we wipe ourselves out?

The best long reads from around the web, including the greatest threats to humanity and the best science books of 2014.<p><b>Books</b> <br>Best science books of 2014<br>Maria Popova | Brainpickings | 24 November 2014<br>Leading the list are Alan Lightman’s Accidental Universe, an essay collection; Diane Ackerman’s Human …

Watch Kanye West's Performance at the World AIDS Day Concert

After suffering a bike accident two weeks ago in Central Park, <b>Bono</b> will be on the bench tonight for tonight's World AIDS Day concert event in Times …

2014’s Best Books on Psychology, Philosophy, and How to Live Meaningfully

After the year’s most intelligent and imaginative children’s books and best science books, here are my favorite books on psychology and philosophy published this year, along with the occasional letter and personal essay — genres that, at their most excellent, offer hearty helpings of both …

Watch this: Kanye West 'Yeezus' tour film compiled from crowd footage

While we wait for the official <i>Yeezus</i> tour documentary to arrive, one Kanye fan decided he could wait no longer and made his own. Compiling audience footage from a smattering of tour stops over the course of several months, John Colandra chronicles the hip-hop artist's globe trotting spectacle. A …