Ricardo R. Pereira

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Don’t Call Yourself a Photographer If You Still Make These 5 Beginner Mistakes (VIDEO)

We’re really not trying to be mean here, but seriously folks, if you’re still making the five beginner mistakes in the video below it’s time to clean …

DON’T TRUST PHOTOGRAPHY BLOGGERS (especially ERIC KIM)

Dear friend,<p>A secret I wanna share with you — don’t trust no photo blogger (especially not me).<p>I. ERIC KIM wants more money and fame and …

How to Live Longer

Many of us are afraid of death.<p>We want to find the fountain of youth; by taking probiotics, by taking vitamin pills, by eating ‘healthier’, by …

100 Photography Tips by Eric Kim

Don’t compare your photos to anybody else (but yourself)<p>When in doubt, take a step closer.<p>Shoot from the gut in the streets; edit with your brain at …

The Secret Life of Trees: The Astonishing Science of What Trees Feel and How They Communicate

“A tree can be only as strong as the forest that surrounds it.”<p>Trees dominate the world’s the oldest living organisms. Since the dawn of our species, they have been our silent companions, permeating our most enduring tales and never ceasing to inspire fantastical cosmogonies. Hermann Hesse called …

National Parks

The “Bart And Lisa” Theory Of Information Design

In a new book, Jennifer Daniel uses design to illustrate the origin stories of everything, from Big Bang theory to earwax.<p>When she was working as graphics editor for the <i>New York Times</i>, Jennifer Daniel and her team developed a philosophy they termed the “Bart and Lisa approach” to designing …

30 Plus Free Crochet Amigurumi Patterns

I think the frequency of the amigurumi projects, and the number of times that we have tried and presented them right here on this platform, almost …

Amigurumi

Adapting Your Organizational Processes to a New Culture

We all know that in a foreign culture, one of the most important skills to develop is the ability to translate, to learn to speak the new language — or at least master a few key phrases. You also need to learn to translate your behavior so you don’t end up making cultural faux pas. But one of the …

Want clean air? NASA says these are the best house plants for filtering out chemicals

In today’s modern world it can feel really hard to have a safe space where the air is clean and healthy. Especially if you live in a city it is …

Plants

5 Assignments You Need To Follow To Become a Better Photographer

5 Assignments To Become a Better Photographer<p>Rating:<p>5.00 based on 1 Rating<p>August 16, 2016 By Kim Suarez<p>5 Assignments To Become a Better Photographer …

The next wave of AI is rooted in human culture and history

Understanding humans is essential to the design and experience of a technology. For decades, major corporations have turned to social scientists for insight into human behavior, culture and history. At Intel, Genevieve Bell, a prominent Australian anthropologist with a Ph.D. from Stanford …

Time in Different Cultures

<b>Attitudes to time</b> may differ between different <b>cultures</b> in often quite significant ways. For example, being late for an appointment, or taking a long …

Why I Run My Household Like a Business (and You Should Too)

It may sound complicated, but in the end it saves you money and time.<p>Before I started up my blog, I spent my free time as a dedicated volunteer for …

4 Ways Your Office Is Crushing Your Creativity

Two-thirds of employees believe that they work in spaces that stifle creativity and innovation, a Gensler survey finds.<p>Is your office stifling your creativity? A recent survey, conducted by the global architecture firm Gensler, suggests as much. The good news: You can do something about it.<p>The …

Designer Uses Mesmerizing Water Technique to Create Marbled Multicolor Floors

Textile designer Penille Snedker Hansen of Snedker Studio turns wood floors into technicolor tiles using a newly imagined combination of classic techniques. The process for her <i>Marbelous Wood</i> series draws from a Japanese practice called suminagashi, as well as a Western marbling method, with a bit …

Psychedelia

A Gorilla Is Killed, And Our Parent-Shaming Culture Springs To Life

Worldwide reaction continues in the aftermath of last Saturday's tragic incident at the Cincinnati Zoo in which the 17-year-old western lowland gorilla Harambe was shot to death by zoo personnel.<p>Events unfolded quickly after a 3-year-old boy remarked (according to witnesses) that he wanted to go …

British Museum opens to whole world after 262 years as it invites Street View indoors

The British Museum is the largest institution in the world to open its entire collection to Google Street View<p>It was founded in 1753 on the founding principles of the Enlightenment: showing off its extensive collections, free, to the whole world.<p>It has taken a not-inconsiderable 262 years, but the</b> …

Sony's new RX1R II might be the ultimate pocket-sized camera

The RX1R II is a powerhouse of a camera<p>But what you get at this size is a true powerhouse of a camera. The RX1R II has a 42.4-megapixel, full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor. It's also backlit, allowing for an ISO range of 100-25,600 (expandable to 50-102,400). Sony's done a number of things to the …

Zeiss Announces the Otus 28mm f/1.4 for Canon and Nikon SLRs

Zeiss today unveiled the new Otus 28mm f/1.4 lens, adding a new focal length to the highly regarded Otus family alongside the existing 55mm and 85mm …

Interview: An Exclusive Peek at New Charmingly Witty Comics by Liz Climo

We're happy to share that Liz Climo, one of our favorite artists, has just released a brand-new book titled <i>Lobster Is the Best Medicine</i>! Climo, who is popular for her charmingly witty comics starring a quirky assortment of talking creatures, has expanded her animal kingdom in her latest collection …

This Camera Lens Was Made Out of Wood

We’ve shared a number of projects over the years in which photographers create working cameras using wood, but we haven’t seen a wooden <i>lens</i> yet… …

Woodworking

The Best Cable-Cutting Device For People Who Are Broke As Hell

A review of Google's new small and mighty media streamer.<p>The Chromecast is cheap. In fact, of all of the streaming devices out there – the Roku Streaming Stick ($50), the Amazon Fire Stick ($40), the yet-to-be-released Apple TV ($150) – it's the cheapest at $35.<p>Traveling for work? Hitting up an …

Smart TV

The Future Of Bitcoin Isn’t Bitcoin–It’s Bigger Than That

The shared ledger technology, or blockchain, introduced in Bitcoin could upend the financial industry. And startups are getting in line.<p>Earlier this year, Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne bought a $500,000 bond issued by the online retailer.<p>But it wasn’t the size of the bond that drew attention. It …

Maps & Charts

It's impossible to understand the country without knowing who's been kept out, who's been let in, and how they've been treated once they arrive.<p>By

Take A Peek At The World’s Coolest Cabins

The popular Cabin Porn Tumblr is now a gorgeous coffee table book.<p>City-dwellers have been idealizing remote cabin life since well before Thoreau penned <i>Walden</i>, but our current hyper-connected, productivity-obsessed lifestyles have made the quest for calm feel especially pertinent. It’s the …

Here’s What Edgar Allan Poe Wrote About the Birth of Photography in 1840

Did you know that when the daguerreotype was announced back in 1839, one of the people who wrote about the new groundbreaking technology was the …

Breathtaking Photographs Inspired by the Nightmares of Children

For his 1960s project on children’s dreams, legendary photographer Arthur Tress visualizes the subconscious fears of the innocent mind. While working …

Why The Internet Needs IPFS Before It’s Too Late

Amber Case Contributor<p>Amber Case is the former CEO of Geoloqi, a location-based software company acquired by Esri in 2012, a past keynote speaker for SXSWi and at TED, and author of the upcoming O’Reilly book Calm Technology: Designing for Billions of Devices and the Internet of Things.<p>IPFS isn’t …

A Broken Book by Eren Saracevic about Yugoslavia

This book is a personal project by Eren Saracevic about Yugoslavia.<p>Eren Saracevic is an Art Director and Graphic Designer who currently lives and …

15 Couples’ Matching Wedding Tattoos Visually Honoring Their Marriage Vows

Marriage is said to be “till death do us part,” and some couples have chosen to honor this vow with something equally as permanent—beautiful ink. Wedding tattoos have become increasingly common, and couples are eager to show off their matching work. Some choose designs that are literal …