Melissa A Voss

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Cruising to Bermuda

Considering a cruise? Love ‘em or hate ‘em, seasoned travelers seem to have strong opinions on the subject.<p>And there’s no denying the impact the industry has had on how families travel. Cruise lines have not only increased capacity by more than 2,000 percent since 1970, they’re working overtime to …

31 Pictures That Show Japan's Crazy Obsession With Cats

Hello Kitty, arguably Japan's most famous export, is only the tip of the iceberg. I've tried on bowler hats with pointy ears, visited kitty petting zoos, and eaten Cheshire cat pizza at theme restaurants.<p>Why the obsession?<p>In Japanese folklore, cats have protective powers and symbolize good fortune. …

Gascony: France's New Foodie Destination

Not since the Three Musketeers unsheathed their swords centuries ago has Gascony seen this much excitement. To savor le dernier cri in French …

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S.F. plane crash pilot says he was briefly blinded

Investigation: He cites flash of light shortly before crash<p>The Asiana Airlines pilot who was flying the jetliner that crashed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday told investigators that a flash of light temporarily blinded him 34 seconds before impact, federal investigators said …

This is Nokia's Lumia 1020, a 41-megapixel Windows Phone camera (updated)

Nokia is holding a press event in New York on Thursday to "reinvent zoom," but here's the star of the show: the Lumia 1020. <i>The Verge</i> understands that Nokia will unveil its Lumia 1020 Windows Phone complete with a 41-megapixel camera and PureView branding. We're told the Lumia 1020 will come …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

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Sleep easy pho fans, the most ingenious modern soup dish has arrived.<p>A pair of industrial designers mines their prospective audience to drum up funding for a simple yet genius kitchen product.<p>Faced with tens of thousands of characters, someone looking to learn Chinese will be forgiven for feeling …

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Fractal Mineral Space by Pascal Petit (j) via www.flickr.com/photos/29086831@N04/3203883142/

Stylish Kitchenware, Born Out of a Tradition of Japanese Metalwork

For those of us who "only use the best" in our kitchens (regardless of how much cooking actually goes on in there), "Tsubamesanjo" is your new word …

Groopic Combines Multiple Group Shots So the Photographer is Never Left Out

You might have run into this problem before: you’re out with a group of friends and someone suggests a group shot. At this point, as the resident …

Detailed Images of Bubbles as They Burst

Some of the most mundane subjects can sometime account for quite remarkable photography. Such was the case when photographer Fabian Oefner shot a …

Timeless Portrait Photography Tips by Wayne Radford

TIMELESS PORTRAITS is a supplement to NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITURE and contains more images of recommended setups and diagrams that will help you create …

The Most Important Tip for Street Photography

If you clicked this link expecting a simple technical tip to improve your street photography then you’ve come to the wrong place. This is not an …

Street Photography

Nikon D7100

The Nikon D600 may be an attractive package for many photographers who want to dip their toes into the world of full-frame photography, but for many, …

4 Tips for Creating Compelling HDR Photography

HDR tends to have a bad name in the world of photography. Type the words ‘HDR photography' into google images and you'll get an idea why. Florescent …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

Block House: Deformed Facade for Views & Visual Interest

Floating ribbons of concrete wrap a glass volume within, periodically pushed in, out or down to create a connection between the main volume of the …

Oscar Gustav Rejlander (1813-1875): The “Father of Art Photography”

Elaborately staged tableaus have become a staple of fine-art photography and something of their own medium — the artistry of a Gary Salter or Annabel …

Next-Gen Audi A8 to Debut in 2013 With Matrix LED Headlights

The next-generation Audi A8 will debut before the end of 2013 with so-called Matrix LED headlights, the brand has announced. Now that HID headlights are available on a few compacts and the 2014 Toyota Corolla offering standard LEDs, Audi is attempting to stay ahead of the game with more advanced …

Larry Ellison, Bodhisattva-In-Waiting, Brings Enlightenment To San Francisco's Asian Art Museum

People are psychoanalyzing Larry Ellison at the Asian Art Museum. He isn’t there in person, but sixty-six key works from his Japanese art collection are on public view for the first time, and most everybody is trying to figure out what they reveal about him. Even Emily Sano, Ellison’s personal art …