Mark De Segrais

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This Video Is a Staggering Visualization of How Many People Died in WWII

It's 18 minutes that's well worth your time today.<p>On D-Day, when we remember the almost unbelievable amount of effort that went into storming the beaches of Normandy and winning the war, it's hard to even get your head around the number of people who died during World War II. This great animation …

History

7 Funky Photography Tricks and Ideas to Try Out

Looking for a new photo concept to try your hand at? The Cooperative of Photography just released this short video with 7 different photo tricks and …

Lighting 101: Flash and Ambient Balancing For Dramatic Effect

You are watching a free tutorial from Lighting 101.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>To …

Daylight Saving Time - How Is This Still A Thing?: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Late Night Television

Why Vaccines Work

Vaccination

50 AMAZING Facts to Blow Your Mind! #17

Social Media

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

Breakfast

Everything You Need To Know About 2015's Weirdest And Wackiest Health Trends

A few years ago, if you told your friends that you were drinking charcoal, going to 7 a.m. raves and drinking bone broth, they probably would have looked at you like you were crazy. There's no doubt that these activities still seem a little strange, but they're also considered healthy (at least by …

Canon 5DS Leaked Specs Reveal A High Megapixel DSLR Geared For Color Accuracy

Canon’s announcing a new pro-level DSLR camera next week, according to CanonRumors, and now specs have leaked that reveal what we can expect. The 5DS (and 5DS R, a variant with the low pass filter removed, which should provide greater detail for landscape photographers at the expense of higher …

Cut-price paradise: Maldives on the cheap

Want to visit this island paradise but put off by the sky-high price tag? One local resident reveals how to visit on the cheap...<p>1. Hire your own …

Speedboat

Solar Plane's Route for Around-the-World Flight Revealed

The sun-powered Solar Impulse begins its mission to circumnavigate the globe in March in Abu Dhabi.<p>André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard have set all kinds of world records for solar-powered flight in the Solar Impulse. Now they want to fly all the way around the world on sun power aboard the new …

Abu Dhabi

Food: How spicy flavours trick your tongue

Why does a hot curry burn your mouth? Veronique Greenwood explores why your tongue sometimes tingles in unexpected ways.<p>When you consider the tongue, what leaps to mind are the five canonical tastes – sweet, salt, bitter, sour, and umami. These sensations arise when receptors on the surface of …

Numb

Twenty things you didn't know about Germany

1. Germany has (once) lost a penalty shootout in a major football competition. It was in 1976 when the then West Germany lost a shootout 5-3 in in the European Championships against Czechoslovakia. On the four other occasions the Germans have been involved in one, they won.<p>2. There is a Barbie doll …

Germany

Best hotels in central London

Victoria, London, England<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>Quite simply one of London’s finest hotels. The architecture — all meticulous scrollwork and thea...<p>Belgravia, London, England<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>A favourite of dowager duchesses, lords, ladies and assorted gentlefolk; the Middleton family …

England

Are You Sitting Too Much?

Sitting

Tie Fighters (ft. Jimmy Kimmel)

Jimmy Kimmel

Understanding Depth of Field for Beginners

Learn how depth of field (DoF), can enhance your photos and the three main factors that influence depth of field in photography.

Depth Of Field

The Prynt Case Turns Your Smartphone into an Instant Camera… and Then Some

Instant photography is making a big comeback lately. As both the success of The Impossible Project and the popularity of Fuji’s most recent Instax …

Sony Patent Shows Off Z-Shift Sensor That Can Change Flange Distances On-The-Fly

Most cameras are limited in a number of ways due to the fact that their sensor is integrated into the camera body and unable to move on any axis. …

365/52 Project: Why Daily/Weekly Photo Projects are Good for Your Photography

Daily/weekly photography projects are a good idea whether you are just starting out or you have been doing photography for a while. Most of the …

This Ingenious New Invention Could Remove the Gross Stuff from Your Whiskey

This product designed to ramp up the aging process on a very small scale.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Time & Oak)</i><p><b>Did you even know there was gross stuff hiding in there?</b><p>Portland, Oregon-based startup company Time & Oak has taken to Kickstarter to garner support for a new product, designed to get rid of the junk …

Flavors

Breathtaking Landscapes Convey the Dazzling Beauty of Iceland

When nature photographer Erez Marom recently reached out to us to share his Iceland photographs, we were in complete awe of the breathtaking places–including Godafoss, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the whole world–that the artist captures through his adventurous explorations. Each …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014: the shortlist - in pictures

Celestial Dance by Dr Claus Possberg (Germany). In this spectacular image of the northern lights unfolding over a fjord, in Skjervøy, Troms, Norway, the vibrant colours are produced at various altitudes by different atmospheric gases, with blue light emitted by nitrogen and green by oxygen. Red …

The Knowledge: Sarah Wilson on how to give up sugar

Sarah Wilson, Australian health coach and television presenter, shares her tips for giving up the sweet stuff<p>BY <b>Rachael Dove</b> | 31 March 2014<p><i>The fructose goes</i><br>Fructose serves no purpose in our body. Standard table sugar contains 50 per cent glucose and 50 per cent fructose. When ingested, the glucose …

The Immune System Explained I – Bacteria Infection

The Ultimate Guide to Going Pro as a Photographer

トクマルシューゴ - Katachi

Sigma's 24-105mm lens goes head-to-head with Canon

<b>Sigma's Art line of lenses gets a boost with the new 24-105mm f/4 lens.</b><p>Going head-to-head with the popular Canon L-series of the same focal length, …