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Meet Cortana, Microsoft's Answer To Siri And Google Now

At an event unveiling the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update, Microsoft finally took the wraps off Cortana, the company's answer to Siri and Google Now.<p>Named after the artificial intelligence character in the “Halo” games, the voice-controlled digital assistant is powered by Microsoft’s Bing search …

Leica M (Type 240) Digital Camera Review | Reviewed.com Cameras

There are few cameras in history more revered than those from the Leica M series. But since the M3 debuted in the 1950s, Leica’s rangefinders have …

Sport picture of the day: rain dance

First published on Mon 31 Mar 2014 10.11 EDT

National science photography competition – in pictures

Winners in the 2014 national science photography competition, organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

A Roundup of April Fools’ 2014 Jokes in the World of Photography

As we’ve done for the past couple of years, rather than try our hand at comedy and post something tricky on April Fools, we instead round up all the …

DIY Drink Umbrellas

<i>Every other week, Anna Hezel talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: Bring the spirit of Spring Break to your next party with DIY drink umbrellas.</i><p>Whether or not you’ve managed to fit a raucous sunny vacation into your year so far, you …

Hump Day Snack: Peanut Butter and Jelly Lava Cakes

It’s peanut butter jelly time! That’s right: April 2 is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, which means there’s no better time to celebrate the …

All About Dulce de Leche -- And How to Make It

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Learn how to make addictive, spreadable dulce de leche with only milk, sugar, and time.</i><p>Dulce de leche is a popular South American caramel sauce composed …

Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies to Make the World Go 'Round

I've made more chocolate chip cookies in my day than I care to admit.<p>Everyone in my little world seems to have their own idea of chocolate chip cookie perfection. Some like them thick and chewy, others like them flat and crispy, some like them stuffed with candy, and if you're like my dad -- you …

NASA Photos Give Us a Behind the Scenes Look at the Apollo 11 Training Exercises

Yes, it’s April Fools’ Day, but this photo and those below aren’t fakes. These are the real deal. Not <i>that</i> kind of real deal, though. These are …

Hacking Photography eBook | Photography eBooks and Camera Guides

1<p>Hacking Photography 101<p>Do you want to learn how to improve your photography in record time? Hacking Photography was designed from the ground up to …

10 Ways Photography Makes You a Better Parent

Pictures: Eiffel Tower at 125, Still Lovely After All These Years

Gustave Eiffel was an unromantic man who designed the most romantic structure in Paris.<p>When you read biographies of Alexandre Gustave Eiffel and his famous tower, which turned 125 yesterday, you're struck at first by a paradox: How did something so daring, so beautiful, so outrageous—in 1889 it …

Action Cam Footage Captures what It’s Like to Get Stuck in a Cave as It Fills with Water

Consider this your terrifying action cam video of the week… or year. In a nightmarish four-minute video uploaded earlier this year, a man gets stuck …

Photographer Turns Mundane Soap Bubbles into Fleeting Little Globes of Art

Photographer Richard Heeks has made an art out of two rather mundane things put together. Simple reflections of everyday life and ordinary soap …

Fun Photoshop Tutorial Shows You the Ins and Outs of Photoshop… Version 1.0

Yes, we know it’s the day <i>after</i> April Fools’, but we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share this little gem. We’re all fans of tutorials, right? …