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Record 17,000 join 'Pinstripe Nazi' anti-Islam march in Germany

A record 17,000 people have joined the latest in a string of demonstrations against Islam in Dresden, eastern Germany, celebrating the rise of their far-right populist movement by singing Christmas carols.<p>The march on Monday night was organised by Patriotic Europeans Against Islamisation of the …

TUC warns of stark wage gap in two-tier workforce

Britain is allowing a two-tier workforce to emerge where staff on zero-hours contracts have much lower pay and fewer rights than permanent employees, the TUC has warned.<p>Workers on zero-hours contracts earn £300 a week less than permanent employees the TUC said in a report on Monday.<p>Average weekly …

10 Photography Hacks that will Dramatically Improve Your Photos

TimeOut NY's Awful, Horrible, Insulting Photo Contest

Our annual Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests ranks a number of well-known contests with a letter grade from A-F based on entry fees, prizes, and …

Nokia’s New ‘Goodbye DSLR’ 1020 Ad Will Either Make You Laugh or Piss You Off

What’s the best way to entice the professional photography market to buy into your device? Insult them of course! At least that seems to be Nokia’s …

Why Associated Press was right to sever ties with Narciso Contreras

The decision of the newswire Associated Press to 'sever its relationship' with the Pulitzer prize-winning freelance photographer Narciso Contreras for editing a picture sounds harsh, possibly even an over-reaction.<br>Narciso is a good photographer who has produced some great images from the most …

Street Photography Tips and Techniques

When you’re getting started the challenge is overcoming the fear of taking pictures of strangers. Since telephoto lenses are not normally used in …

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

Kristina K by Toshio Onda for Elle Japan February 2014

Kristina K by Toshio Onda for Elle Japan February 2014

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Mariacarla Boscono by Peter Lindbergh for Vogue Italia January 2014

Tesco says 400,000 people have already picked up a Hudl tablet with their groceries

UK supermarket Tesco appears to be on to a winner with its £119 Hudl tablet. After notching 35,000 sales in its first few days on sale, the chain says healthy Christmas demand helped it offload more than 400,000 units in the last three months of 2013. While the figure isn't likely to have heavily …

Minimally Designed Apartment With Punches of Color

Located in Taipei, Taiwan, this simple apartment got a renovation thanks to Ganna Design. The design duo opened the space up by reducing partitions …

Photo Retouching by DESCONSTRUTORA

Retouching and digital art can turn a simple photo into an amazing composition, from basic adjustments in contrast, saturation and colorization to …

22 Portraits That Make Wonderful Use of Natural Window Light

Best Ads from Spring 2014

See the most stellar ad campaigns from Spring 2014.<p>With faces ranging from models with buzz to pop superstars and Oscar winners—and the most-in demand photographers behind the lens, ad campaign season is a bit like fashion photography Christmas. See the most stellar of the season.

Fashion Shoots - Things To Avoid & Be Aware Of

I am a very famous male model and have been for several years. I want to share my story and encourage any male or female model that. For without the …

The robots are coming. Will they bring wealth or a divided society?

Whether it's our humdrum reliance on supermarket self-service tills, Siri on our iPhones, the emergence of the drone as a weapon of choice or the impending arrival of the driverless car, intelligent machines are woven into our lives as never before.<p>It's increasingly common, a cliche even, for us to …

Three Driving Forces That Will Shape Your Photography In 2014

Change is afoot and 2014 could well be the year that completely redefines the photo and video landscape as we know it. It doesn’t matter if you you …

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Modern day Mad Men mistake medium for message

They can distil a problem to its essence and create an over-arching brand solution that works across any medium or platform. This kind of thinking …

Meditative Moments Found Within Dramatic Landscapes

<i>White Silence</i> is a captivating series of black and white images by award-winning fine art photographer Vassilis Tangoulis. Each dramatic image conveys a peaceful moment of silence within a rural landscape. The Greece-based photographer uses neutral density filters to capture the dramatic depth …

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Up On The Wall: How Working Walls Unlock Creative Insight

Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a month.<br>You can unsubscribe any …

The First 7 Weeks Of 2014 Could Change Your Life - The Choice Is Yours

It’s a brand-new year and now is the time when everyone is resolving to improve something about themselves. Rather than making a big resolution with no concrete plan on how to make it happen, why not start taking steps to change your heart instead? If you can change your way of thinking, you’ll be …

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Scapegoating migrants for Britain's crisis will damage us all

It's the influx that never was. New Year's Day, we were told by rightwing politicians and press, would be the day the floodgates opened. Romanians and Bulgarians, free at last to work in Britain without restrictions, would come in their hordes. Beggars and benefit scroungers would be battering on …

Emotional Intelligence Predicts Job Success: Do You Have It?

The best salespeople and leaders have a high EQ. Daniel Goleman, the man who coined the term, pulls apart the aspects of emotional intelligence.<p>Let’s say you work at a place that’s saturated with smarts. If all of your colleagues were always the brightest person in the room growing up, then what …

These models have become hugely popular TV commercial stars

Advertisers tend to hire attractive people for their ads, obviously. Sex sells, right? But marketers also need to make their performers look like "normal" people, while retaining their good looks.<p>The blog " Who is that hot ad girl? " is devoted to digging up the real identities of actresses in …