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Magnetically Levitating Elevators Could Reshape Skylines

They go up, down, and all around<p>With the debut of passenger elevators some 150 years ago, cities were forever changed. Freed from the tyranny of stairwells, architects built as high as they liked. That is, until they ran into another barrier: the weight of steel cables. A new elevator design from …

Skyscrapers

Goldman Sachs is a tech company

Lloyd is Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs.<p>And believe it or not, Goldman has more programmers and engineers working on tech matters than Facebook.<p>According to Goldman's tech team members who spoke with Business Insider, of about 33,000 full-time employees at the …

Goldman Sachs

Best Tripod Head | A Face Off: Ball Head vs. Pan Head

Best Tripod Head Face Off<p>Ball head or pan head? No, I’m not talking about weird looking fish that probably taste okay, but you’ll never know because …

Apple Invents a Camera with 3 Sensors and a Prism That Splits Light

The camera on smartphones is one of the main selling points these days, and Apple is working hard to push its iPhone camera ahead of the pack. A …

How to free up space on your Mac by deleting old backups

Apple's built-in backup program for the Mac, Time Machine, makes it incredibly easy to back up all of your important data so you can restore your …

Fix Wi-Fi Problems in OS X Yosemite

Some Mac users who upgraded to OS X Yosemite have discovered a variety of wireless network connectivity issues, ranging from dropping wi-fi …

Mobile Triggers Compared to Help You Choose the Right One

When it comes to mobile triggers or cable releases photographers often have multiple responses: I got the knock-off brand and it doesn’t work when I …

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7 Reasons Why Prime Lenses are Better Than Zoom Lenses to Improve Your Photography

Debates in the photography community are quite common, ranging from topics on photographic gear to brands and much more. One such never-ending debate …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Zero waste, lower transport costs and recyclable materials – is 3D-printing the future of housebuilding? Dutch architects are putting the process to the test for the first time in Amsterdam<p>Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon …

60 Summer Cocktail Recipes You Can Make at Home

Let happy hour be every hour with these warm-weather concoctions.<p>Let's be honest, there's almost nothing better in summer than the supreme chill of a tall cocktail on a hot day. To get you in the spirit of summer, try one of these zesty drinks that only require a few steps to whip up at home.

Steve Ballmer's Advice for Startups

Steve Ballmer joined Microsoft in 1980 as the company’s first business manager, going on to replace Bill Gates as CEO in 2000. Before becoming CEO, his roles at Microsoft included senior vice president of sales and support, senior vice president of systems software and vice president of marketing. …

5 things to know about how Tesla’s huge battery factory will affect the power grid

Advertisement<p>29 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Tesla.<p>Since Tesla confirmed last month that it plans to build a massive battery factory in the …

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

The Ultimate Guide to Adjustment Layers - Color Balance and Selective Color

In this tutorial, we are going to have a look at the Color Balance and Selective Color adjustment layers in Photoshop. They work by balancing the …

A’ Design Award & Competition 2014: Call for Entries

A’ Design Award & Competition is a well-respected annual design competition honoring the best in design, with winners chosen by a distinct jury of …

Split and Go

I’m in the market for a new car and am facing this very dilemma! I want something smaller and more efficient for zipping around the city than my …

Incredible 3D GIFs Created with a Simple Visual Effect

Animated gifs seem to be everywhere these days, but some gif creators are taking the visual experience of viewing quick clips of silent motion to another level. By carefully adding a couple of solid-colored (typically white), vertical lines to the moving images, an incredible three-dimensional …

6 Amazing Tutorials That Will Give You the Perfect Eye Catch-Lights in Your Portraits

There's not too many people who would argue about the fact that striking catch lights in the eyes of your portrait subject really improve the overall …

The Ultimate DIY Guide to Beautiful Product Photography

If there’s one thing that’s true when it comes to ecommerce, it's that the perceived value of your products and the trustworthiness of your business …

8 Tips for Successful Documentary Photography

Discussions of documentary photography often occur within the context of significant historical events; Dorthea Lange’s Depression-era work, Diane …

Street Photography

Photographer Makes Statement in Minimal Photo Series 'Less is More'

Artist Zoltan Bekefy is quite into landscape and fine art photography. He is extremely passionate about the monochromatic medium and minimalism, …

Photos that bear witness to modern slavery

Photographer Lisa Kristine travels the world documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery. She shares hauntingly beautiful images …

Photography

Guide to Sony a7 a7R a7S a7II a7RII a7SII Lens Adapters

One of the best features of mirrorless cameras is that due to their thin body design, it’s possible to mount a huge array of lenses on them using …

Five Keys to Better Black and White Landscapes

We are blessed that we were born with the ability to see in color. Seeing the deep blue of a summer’s sky or the intense red of a spring rose is …

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Bitcoin is acting like a real currency now: it suffers shocks but doesn’t collapse

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: stevanovicigor/Pond5<p>The latest news from the Bitcoin world involves more allegations of theft and skullduggery, but …

Sally Mann – Inspiration from Masters of Photography

Sally Mann is an American Photographer, born in Virginia, 1951. After earning a B.A from the Hollins University, it is said she took up Photography …