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Garden fencing for nosey neighbours in stylish ways

Is there anything worse than planning to spend some time out in your garden, only to see your neighbours peering over or twitching their curtains? …

Landscaping

Why Professional Photographers Don't Really Care About Gear

If you were a painter, what would you prioritize: selling paintings or buying new brushes?<p>You want to shoot photos like a pro. Heck, everyone wants …

Why a Photographer Needs a Blog And How to Create a Successful One (4 Practical Tips)

Blogging isn't anything new. It has been a big part of social media for quite some time, even though it is not really the same as social media. While …

New Sony Sensor Tech Could Capture Incredible Dynamic Range and 2K Video at 16,000fps

Sony’s not messing around, the electronics company really does want to revolutionize digital photography. And while we still haven’t seen the …

National Geographic Travel

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If Your Photos Aren’t Good Enough, Your Camera Isn’t Expensive Enough

The best camera in street photography is the most expensive one.<p>If I gave myself advice in street photography if I started all over again I would …

Google Calendar 5.0 now available for download

Earlier this week Google pulled the curtains off the biggest update to the Calendar app in a long while. Now the update is rolling out to users, and the APK file is available for download.<p>Calendar 5.0 brings lots of visual changes, with the app receiving a complete Material makeover. The iconic …

Android News

Puzzle-Like Side Table by Herr M

Taking inspiration from a children’s puzzle, Hamburg, Germany based Herr M designed a side table with hidden storage called Schiebepuzzle. From the …

Furniture

Discover the best modern-take-classic-cast-iron-stove on Dwell - Dwell

Dwell is a curated collection of photos and articles about good design. Here is what our community thinks about modern-take-classic-cast-iron-stove

Kitchens

Hanger Chair

This clever chair is easy to store, and when folded, it can be used as a coat hanger. Design by <b>Philippe Malouin</b> for <b>Umbra Shift</b>.<p><b>Hanger Chair</b>, …

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You Can Grab a Copy of DxO Optics Pro 8 Completely Free for a Limited Time

Between now and January 31st of 2015, those interested in switching up your post-processing workflow and experimenting with software outside of the …

Mesmerizing Illustrations by Yuri Shwedoff

There are many, many great artists out there, and it's kinda impossible to know all of them... but it's pretty great to get to know a super badass …

Game of Thrones

How to Properly License Your Images

Shot for Gear Patrol using the Yongnuo 560-II<p>This problem occurs for so many different photographers: a publication or company approaches them and …

The X100s and the Lee Seven5 System

I am a massive fan of long exposure photography and the only issue I have ever faced with my X100/X100s was the challenge of capturing long exposure …

Street-Style Caricatures Created by Liquifying Studio Portraits in Photoshop

You know those caricatures you can have street artists draw for you for a small fee? The kind where your facial features are exaggerated to strange …

6 Ways to Get Perfect Backgrounds for Your Photos

There are numerous factors that go into making eye-catching portraits: the subject’s facial expression, the lighting, the framing and composition, …

Tutorials

Famous Words of Fashion's Greatest: Part Two

A second set of style musings and sage advice from the most quotable names in fashion. Plus, see the first installment for 50 more.<p>"The best fashion show is definitely on the street. Always has been, and always will be." —<b>Bill Cunningham</b><p>"Women who wear black lead colorful lives." —<b>Neiman Marcus</b><p>"All …

Star Lots: Original Star Wars sketches to go under the hammer - Telegraph

Bill Murray's 5 Most Underrated Movies

When he's not Ghostbusting<p>Despite Bill Murray's reputation as a freewheeling comedian who loves nothing more than to crash unsuspecting civilians' engagement photo shoots and bachelor parties, there's more to the 66-year-old star than just cooler-than-cool ridiculousness. For every <i>Stripes</i>,</i> …

Bill Murray

The 17 Best Games For iOS And Android

Luckily, we've collected the best games for your iPhone, iPad, and Android device, chosen for their stunning design, fun gameplay, and overall polish.<p>From fast-paced arcade games like "Timberman" to gorgeous and sprawling epics like "Broken Age," you're bound to find something that's to your liking.

Indie Gaming

The 9 Greatest Hoaxes of All Time - Telegraph

These Two Guys Have Figured Out How To Make Your House Key Obsolete

You walk up to your front door. There's a small chime, a whir, and your door unlocks. And it only works for you or the people you approve. No one else can get in.<p>That's how the August lock, made by a startup of the same name, works. Using a combination of a smartphone app and a Bluetooth …

Home Automation

This War of Mine – gaming's sombre antidote to Call of Duty

Grueling but beautiful, this forthcoming PC game looks to simulate what life is like for civilians attempting to survive in a war-torn city<p>On the fourth night Pavle died. He was the runner, the man we sent out on scavenging missions late at night, to sneak around dark, half-ruined buildings hunting …

8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

<b>Myth #1: Teachers Are the Most Important Influence on a Child’s Education</b><p>Of course teachers are extremely important. Good teachers make a significant …

Pedagogy

Two docudramas, two American regions, one powerful message

The Intel smart dress: Are you bold enough to wear it?

Intel showed off a 3-D-printed smart dress that gives us all a glimpse of the future of technology and fashion.<p>The “synapse dress” designed by Intel’s New Devices Group and fashion designer Anouk Wipprecht in the Netherlands. A model wearing the dress said that the headband monitors her EEG brain …

Xprize Offers $15 Million for Tablet Apps That Help Kids Teach Themselves

The goal is to help the 250 million school-age children in the world who can't read or write.<p>The non-profit group Xprize is setting up a contest worth $15 million to tempt people to build tablet apps that will help underserved kids teach themselves.<p>The Global Learning challenge is one of the …

Six new ways to teach children more effectively

Six groundbreaking new projects will aim to discover how neuroscience can help pupils learn more effectively in the classroom. Here are the experiments:<p><b>Learning Counterintutive Concepts, Birkbeck University of London</b><p>Around 9,000 pupils across 100 primary schools in London, the North West and the …