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Have Camera, Will Travel: Fifty Awesome Photo Workshops Around the World

You <i>could</i> go alone to New Zealand, Mexico, Cuba, or wherever your wanderlust takes you, and bring your camera along for the trip — hope to stumble …

The Five Basic Pieces of Equipment That Make Landscape Shoots Go Smoothly

Landscape photography is both great fun, inspiring and hard work. It can be both physically and mentally demanding, carrying your gear to the ideal …

Landscape Photography

Beautifully Designed Movie Theaters in Golden California

<b>The Fox Theater I, Oakland</b><br>New York-based French photographer Franck Bohbot traveled to California to spotlight the most amazing movie theaters, big and small, as an homage to the history of film in his series titled <i>Cinema</i>. He captures the grandiose scale of some exquisitely designed theaters as …

San Francisco

Seamless Double Exposures of Milan's Architecture and People

Lets face it, it takes awhile to get the absolute perfect double exposure. Although the Canon 5D Mark III might make it a little bit easier with it's …

Italy

Everyday – Short Film by Gustav Johansson

Everyday.<p>Filmmaker Gustav Johansson from Stockholm, Sweden has written, directed and edited this beautiful short film called “Everyday”. The film is …

Short Films

Mirrored Reflections Produce Beautifully Complex Landscapes

American photographer and director of photography Cody William Smith mirrors the world upon itself in these contemplative landscapes. The series, entitled <i>A Moment's Reflection</i>, features a large, round mirror placed conspicuously into the dirt, the sand, or the sea in various settings. Standing …

Photography

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

Extremely Essential Camera Skills by Rob and Lauren Lim

The fastest route to better quality photography isn’t buying a new and expensive camera with all the latest bells and whistles. It’s by mastering the …

Apple Taps UK Engineer for New Optical Image Stabilization System for iOS Device Cameras

In line with yesterday's report claiming that the iPhone 6 will retain an 8-megapixel rear camera while focusing on other aspects such as image stabilization to improve performance, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office yesterday published an Apple patent application (via <i>Unwired View</i>) outlining a …

Drumroll, Please! Quentin Tarantino's Next Project Is...

Photo: Jim Smeal/BEImages.<p>Last year's films are getting all kinds of love during awards season right now, but let's switch gears and talk about what …

8 Ways To Grow Your Savings In 2014

Photographed by Rockie Nolan.<p><i>Sure, we'd all like to be earning more. But, even if that bonus check is nothing but a dream, LearnVest is here to help</i> …

Personal Finance

Why A Court Case Could Change The Way You Watch TV

<b>Updated April 22, 2014:</b> The Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments today in the case against media startup Aereo. ABC, CBS, NBC, and other major …

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A look at Eero Saarinen's Womb chair, an icon of midcentury modern design.<p>I just learned about this new series of products inspired by one of the country’s most iconic examples of mid-century Modernist...<p>The cutting edge of laboratory design when first built, Bell Labs is being revamped to fulfill …

Design

Washing Hands in Hot Water Wastes Energy, Study Says

It doesn’t kill germs better than cooler water, but turning tap temperatures high, the U.S. burns carbon equal to the emissions of Barbados.<p><b>It's cold and flu season, when many people are concerned about avoiding germs. But forget what you think you know about hand washing, say researchers at</b> …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Music

Articles about green cottage getaway maine on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect builds an energy-efficient home near one of France’s most popular pilgrimage sites.<p>Portland has long been a cultural outpost in New England, a hotspot for artists and longshoreman alike who crave the...<p>I am very excited to announce that Philip M. Isaacson, owner and resident of the …

New England

Articles about modern workspaces and study nooks on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Vancouver design studio created in collaboration with Battersby Howat Architects.<p>West Elm and Inscape's new Workspace collection thinks outside the cubicle.<p>What do the creators of Finding Nemo and Niche have in common? A knack for great modern lighting, of...<p>Thinking of converting your attic into …

Pacific Ocean

GOP starts a tough struggle to win back Asian American voters

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. — Not long ago, the Republican National Committee did something out of the ordinary: The party issued a formal statement marking<p>Diwali, an important Hindu holiday.<p>"Diwali and the lighting of the Diya celebrate the victory of light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance," …

Voting

DNA From Ancient Site in Spain Reshapes Human Family Tree

Six weeks ago I suggested that 2013 was already the breakthrough year for molecular anthropology, but 2013 is ending with yet another highlight. Yesterday, Nature published a stop-you-in-your tracks piece that scrambles the scientific picture of our ancient relatives. The world-leading Max Planck …

Bitcoin Gets Valued: Bank Of America Puts A Price Target On The Virtual Tender

Virtual currency Bitcoin has no central authority, no national allegiance and no easy tracking mechanism. While enthusiasts have lauded it as an escape from the man (aka. the banks and government), detractors have argued that the system opens the door for money laundering, drug trading and even …

Bank of America says Bitcoin could become a 'major means of payment'

Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch issued the bank's first research report today on Bitcoin, the virtual currency that approximates cash on the internet, concluding that the currency has the potential to become a "major means of payment for e-commerce" as well as a "serious competitor to …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Hands-on Photo Tip: Single Exposure Blending

In this Hands-on Photo Tip, I will show you how to develop two separate versions of a single RAW image file and blend them together in Photoshop. One …

Biggest-ever fast food strike today! Thousands to walk out across 100 cities

Major escalation makes U.S. history. Here’s why it matters, and what victory could mean<p>Thousands of fast food workers plan to walk off the job in 100 U.S. cities today, a major escalation in labor’s strongest-ever challenge to an industry that’s become ever more central to the present and future of …

5 Tips for Successful HDR Photos

Unarmed Man Charged With Assaulting Bystanders Who Were Actually Shot by Police

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A police shooting incident near Times Square back in September, has led to a unique legal situation …

BitTorrent Sync doubles users in a single month, growing '2 times as fast as Dropbox'

On Nov. 5, BitTorrent Sync, the free “private cloud” solution to syncing files between your desktop, laptop, and mobile devices, hit one million users. Today, the company announced that it has hit two million users.<p>And the company says it’s growing twice as fast as Dropbox.<p>BitTorrent Sync is …