Raffaello Monachetti

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She Was the Z: An Appreciation of Zaha Hadid

Z. At most Zaha. The way many of her friends referred to her conveyed the energy and the design signature both her buildings and she, herself, exemplified. Z’s buildings slashed and snaked their way into our consciousness and out of the sites to which they did not wish to be confined. She was the …

White House dismisses GOP 'bluster' on Scalia replacement

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The White House is making clear that President Barack Obama will defy Republicans in Congress and on the campaign trail who want him to leave the momentous task of nominating a new Supreme Court justice to the next administration.<p>"This is not the first time that Republicans have …

Government

10 Tips for Getting More Out of Your Photography Gear

Recently, I was asked to contribute a <i>What’s in your bag</i> article to the HDROne magazine. As I was writing it, I started thinking about photographers …

Cameras

The World's Largest Vessel Enters The Water In South Korea

Shell has just floated the hull of the world's largest vessel out of its dry dock in South Korea. It's so massive that if you stood it up, it would be 1,601 feet tall, reaching higher into the sky than the Empire State Building.<p>The vessel, called the Prelude, will actually be used more as a …

Abbott Lake

The Path to Better Photography

Ed Verosky is a professional photographer and author based in New York. In this article, Ed presents his recommended path to learning photography. If …

Why The U.S. Is Building A High-Tech Bubonic Plague Lab In Kazakhstan

When Kazakhstan's Central Reference Laboratory opens in September 2015, the $102-million project laboratory will serve as a Central Asian way station for a global war on dangerous disease.<p>In 1992, Dr. Kanatjan Alibekov, a biologist from the Soviet Union, boarded a flight in Almaty, then …

Security or Spying? Whistleblowing or Treachery? Private or Public?

Where do we draw the lines these days?<p>It seems reasonable to give up some liberty to protect us from terrorists. Kind of a life or death choice; …

Behance

Naming names: Cherries you cannot miss

Bite into a great cherry and get an amazing hit of sugar, sweet almond and squeaky-plump fruit. When the cherry is one of the especially sexy …

Baking