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7 Jedi Mind Tricks Every Portrait Photographer Should Know

Jedi mind tricks are not just for Jedi. They’re for photographers too. Us portrait photographers face a difficult mission. We must form instant …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Minimalist Photography Workflow

Editing photos on iPad and Lightroom CCAs photographers, the less friction we have in our photography workflow, the better.Why minimalist workflow?By …

An idiot’s guide to futuristic smart cities under development

Tech titans have caught utopia fever. Here’s a breakdown of who’s doing what<p>Maybe it’s the sudden flurry of flying car proposals or the hype over hyperloop, but it seems like tech companies are finally ready to build the cities of the future we’ve been obsessing about in films for years.<p>Smart city …

Smart Cities

Four ways Miami startups are trying to save the planet

Imagine building a company that has already saved 1.1 billion gallons of water. Or a system that significantly lowers the cost and increases the …

Want to Stay Safe While Traveling? Wear a Rolex

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

A couple's before-and-after photos expose the reality behind their 'perfect' travel pictures on Instagram

Travel bloggers Lauren Bullen and Jack Morris are the latest Instagram stars to expose the reality behind their "perfect" lives.<p>Bullen, 24, and Morris, 26, started sharing the unedited versions of their travel photos on a new Instagram account in August. The couple, who have over 4.5 million …

How to Dramatically Shape the Light of a Landscape Photo in Lightroom

Lightroom’s adjustment brushes allow you to apply local adjustments to specific areas in your photos — great for landscape photography. In this …

This Swedish startup found the answer to more efficient solar panels… in algae?

Solar panels are quite an inefficient form of renewable energy – only around 20 percent of incoming sunlight is turned into energy. However, with a little help from millions of years of evolution and some algae, solar panels could start to shape up.<p>Founded in 2014, Swedish Algae Factory is an algae …

How climate change will transform business and the workforce

Our planet is already feeling the effects of climate change, but it’s also poised to cause irreversible shifts in the ways we work, and the skills that employers need.<p>When we think of climate change, most of us think of environmental consequences like rising sea levels, elevated temperatures and …

Future Energy: China leads world in solar power production

<b>Ten years ago, Geof Moser had just graduated with a master's degree in solar energy from Arizona State University - but he didn't feel much opportunity lay at his feet in his home country.</b><p>So he headed for China.<p>"The solar industry was fairly small and there weren't a lot of jobs," he remembers. …

Power And Beauty In Renewable Energy

As the planet struggles on, trying to heal itself of the damage being inflicted by industrial and post-industrial nations, it is refreshing to see …

A Tiny Island Off Singapore May Hold Keys to Energy's Future

On a small island off the southern coast of Singapore, a French energy company is experimenting with what it hopes will be the future of renewable …

Energy

Interactive Photography Tools

Photography 101: How to Use Your Digital Camera and Edit Photos in Photoshop

In order to create beautiful photos, you have to start with the fundamentals. Whether you want to take better pictures of your family or friends, …

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This Is How to Overcome Social Anxiety: 5 Tips Backed by Research

Your mind races. Your palms sweat. The words don’t come out of your mouth right, if they come at all. We’ve all been there at one time or another. …

Meet the Unsung Street Photographer of 1980s New York

CC train, NYC, 1985<br>Richard Sandler<p>1 of 17<p>To view Richard Sandler’s photographs is to look into the soul of a broken New York. From the pages of his …

This New Wind Turbine Could Power Japan for 50 Years After One Typhoon

The technology marks a big step toward energy independence for Japan, which currently imports 84 percent of its power<p>A typical typhoon produces wind speeds between 98 and 120 m.p.h. and usually leaves behind a trail of destruction. But a Japanese engineer has plans to harness a typhoon’s incredible …

Renewable Energy

CamBuddy Pro All-In-One DSLR Smart Controller

Using its built-in triggering sensors, the CamBuddy Pro all-in-one DSLR smart controller has the ability to unlock your camera’s abilities and your …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to iPhone/Smartphone Photography

Dear friend,<p>This guide is intended for you if you currently own a smartphone (iPhone, Android, etc) and want to learn how to take better …

10 Success lessons from Tim Ferriss – “The Indiana Jones of Digital Age” for entrepreneurs

Share5<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>+11<p>Shares 8<p>Tim Ferriss is a serial entrepreneur, author and public speaker with an estimated net worth of $20 million. He runs a …

Make Your Old Bike Electric For Less Than $100, With This Clever Gadget

Your beat-up clunker will fly.<p>A typical electric bike might cost $2,000. But a simple new attachment is designed to turn your beater from Craigslist (or the fancy road bike that you already own) into an electric bike for around $100 or less.<p>“There is, that we’re aware of, no low-cost alternative …

Bicycles

Awesome new 4K action camera costs less than a 1080p GoPro

GoPro is single-handedly responsible for the boom in the action camera market, but it’s definitely not the only game in town anymore. Other companies …

Six Major Biotech Acquisitions You Could See In 2016 (Part 3)

Medical marijuana is already approved in over half of the U.S. Todd Hagopian says we will soon see a tipping point in which medical marijuana companies will be transformed from fringe enterprises trading at a discount into mainstream biotech companies with premium valuations. Until we reach that …

Biotechnology

How to buy a digital camera: your complete guide

By David Nield<p>Few gadgets give you quite as many buying options as the digital camera.<p>Even though smartphones have become the go-to camera for most …

How Dirt Cleans Water

<b>Key concepts</b><br>Filtration<br>Aquifers<br>Permeable and impermeable soil<br>Groundwater<p><b>Introduction</b><br>Have you ever noticed the claim on a bottle of water that it …

This ingenious no-electricity cooler made with plastic bottles is helping Bangladesh cope with summer

A Bangladeshi inventor has made a simple yet effective cooler to help poor residents of his country cope with skyrocketing temperatures during summer …

Social Business

Smart utility meters may make you wise about power use

A mobile phone app that tracks his home power use has Bill Mann worried that he annoys his wife.<p>“I call her and say, ‘What did you just turn on?’ She …