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In Search of God’s Mathematical Perfect Proofs

Paul Erdős, the famously eccentric, peripatetic and prolific 20th-century mathematician, was fond of the idea that God has a celestial volume …

Mathematics

I bet you can't do it!...

Fox

Arabesque

Ballet

Head in the clouds

Camera's eye

Pancakes day

Tree In Waiheke

Owl

Into the Woods: How Photographer Simon Baxter Captures His Moody Images of Nature

We can all appreciate the beauty and mystery of a forest enshrouded by mist in the early dawn. But few of us manage to capture the haunting quality …

The Best Settings for Night Photography

Night photography is a fascinating genre of landscape photography. You’re standing outside in total darkness but the camera display shows something …

Get Started in Timelapse Photography Without Breaking the Bank

<b>More and more photographers are incorporating video and motion into their skill sets. Are you? Timelapse photography is a great way for still</b> …

This Surprising Discovery Could Lead To Better Batteries In The Future

A collaboration of scientists met up at Brookhaven National Laboratory to track lithium ions with a new imagining technique. This work could lead to improvements in the engineering of batteries allowing them to be more powerful and last longer .<p>The scientists noticed an unexpected phenomenon in …

Clean Energy

This Beautiful Gallery Is For Owl Lovers

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing any type of owl in the Only Owls Photo contest with chances to win a Sigma …

DJI’s Ronin-S is its First One-Handed Stabilizer for DSLR and Mirrorless

DJI has announced the new Ronin-S, the company’s first single-handed stabilizer for DSLR and mirrorless cameras. The 3-axis gimbal can help you shoot …

Videography

How to Edit Dramatic Portraits in Photoshop

Photographer Sean Tucker made this 36-minute video that walks through editing dramatic portraits in Photoshop. Watch Tucker’s entire process from …

Tutorials

Build and Photograph Your Own Miniature Set Using Only Household Items

With the holiday season in full swing during December, I decided to put my camera down and focus on coming up with new ideas and concepts rather than …

Chroma Keying

Monkey Fun

First Snow

Burning Man Portfolio

Waiheke Island

Concrete micro house is a pipe dream

Resembling Mexico's Tubohotel, which we covered back in 2011, the OPod was designed with a view to mitigating Hong Kong's housing shortages, which …

Tiny House Movement

The inventor of Linux is furious at Intel

Linus Torvalds, the inventor and founder of the Linux operating system, is not known for holding back strong opinions he has about computers, and he is now one of the loudest voices critical of Intel's handling of "Meltdown," the flaw revealed Wednesday that could enable an attacker to steal …

Linux

Israel may issue cryptocurrency to speed up payments

Some countries are treating cryptocurrencies as the bane of their existence, but that might not be true of Israel -- it might see the technology as a cure. <i>Reuters</i> sources have claimed that the Bank of Israel is considering issuing virtual currency in order to both build a "faster payments system" …

Israel

A 21-year-old created a genius replacement for nutrition labels — and it reveals a better way to decide what's healthy

What's black-and-white, clunky, and impossible for 90% of Americans to read?<p>A standard nutrition label. The receipt-size panels are unwieldy things, sometimes listing up to 25 different food components at time. This makes sizing up the healthiness of a bag of chips or a box of crackers a tall order.<p>…

Nutrition

Nordea Bank Chief: Robots Can Help Us Fire Legions of My Fellow Bankers

If you’re like most people, you do not like Wall Street or the financial industry, which commanded a large amount of confidence among just 19 percent …

Robots

Samsung's graphene batteries could charge your phone in 12 minutes

While persistent efforts in phone design and software optimization have got us to the point where our handsets can now last a day on a single charge, there’s work to be done yet if we’re heading for a future rife with VR and AR apps.<p>To that end, Samsung says it’s inching closer to making better …

How to photograph the stars: 9 steps to stunning night images

With the right settings, a camera can literally mix heaven and earth. The night sky can create some stunning images, but since cameras are at their …

Landscape Photography

Norway is already abandoning its plan for a “Tesla tax” on electric cars

Norway is miles ahead of the rest of the world in its adoption of electric cars, thanks to a series of generous government subsidies. But policymakers have often worried that the subsidies are too good amid criticism that they simply allow rich households to buy expensive electric cars on the cheap.<p>…

Chinese bike share graveyard a monument to industry's 'arrogance'

Future of dockless bicycles under a cloud amid concerns there are too many bikes and not enough demand<p>At first glance the photos vaguely resemble a painting. On closer inspection it might be a giant sculpture or some other art project. But in reality it is a mangled pile of bicycles covering an …

Cemeteries