Sean Brown

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Life-Sized Photographs Expose the Brutality of Ballet Bodies

Rick Guest’s 'What Lies Beneath' series reveals the strength underlying the world’s greatest dancers’ elegance.<p>Mesmerized by the beauty of the ballet dancer on stage, it’s easy to forget the struggle and sacrifice that goes into making it all look so effortless. This is the premise of photographer …

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Stone Goes Soft in These Mind-Bending Sculptures

José Manuel Castro López's artworks seem to defy physical properties.<p>Stone-cold is probably the worst metaphor to describe the work of Galician sculptor José Manuel Castro López. His soft stone sculptures are dripping and dynamic, transcending the usual notions of tactility and rigidity. The forms …

"Honest" Movie Posters of 2016 Oscar-Nominated Films

The highly-anticipated Oscar nominations were recently announced, showcasing some of Hollywood's most artistic and well-regarded films. Although the competition is fierce, there's still room for fun, as the London-based website The Shiznit demonstrates with their amusing series of “truthful” film …

Israel banned a book featuring an Arab-Jew romance, so Arabs and Jews responded by kissing on camera

Israel's Ministry of Education recently banned a book that teachers in Israel were hoping to add to the high school curriculum.<p>The book in question is "Borderlife" by Dorit Rabinyan, and is is about a Jewish woman and an Arab man who meet and fall in love while spending the winter in New York.<p>A …

How to Use Neutral Density Filters to Create Artistic Photos

Neutral density filters add artistry and mood to images. In addition to circular polarizing filters, it is another frequent go-to tool used by …

How to Easily Improve Your Skies in Adobe Lightroom

These two techniques are very useful for making quick and easy adjustments to dull looking skies. As with all digital images, you will degrade the …

How to Sharpen Photos using Adobe Lightroom

We all want tack-sharp images. Our cameras and lenses can only do so much for us, and once a photograph is <i>out</i> of the camera, the process of …

Earin's tiny wireless earphones recharge while they're in your pocket

Bluetooth earbuds like Dre's new Powerbeats aren't actually "cordless." They still have a cable running from one bud to the other, which puts a limit on just how tidy and inconspicuous they can be. A group of former Sony Ericsson and Nokia engineers reckon they can go a step further: losing the …

Barbecue Black-Eyed Pea Burgers

<i>Delicious and meaty, these vegan black-eyed pea burgers are seasoned with just a touch of barbecue sauce for a spicy, smoky flavor.</i><p>Move over, …

National Geographic Photographer's Stunning Landscapes Pay Tribute to Ansel Adams

Thirty years since the passing of Ansel Adams, acclaimed National Geographic photographer Peter Essick pays tribute to the master of landscape photography and the craggy California Sierra Nevada wilderness area named in his honor. Inspired by the stunning scenery that Adams captured several decades …

The Vegan-in-Chief

By Suzanne Harrington - Dec 31, 2013<p>Food is a minefield. Socially, culturally, economically, we have made what we eat a lot more than just dinner. It …

12 myths about insulin and type 2 diabetes

When you hear the word “insulin,” do you picture giant needles (ouch!) or pop culture portrayals of insulin users with low blood sugar (like Julia Roberts losing it in Steel Magnolias)?<p>Either way, most people think of insulin as a difficult, painful, or potentially scary medical treatment.<p>The …

Is Alzheimer’s Type 3 diabetes?

ALMOST everyone has heard of Type 2 diabetes, a metabolic disease that is linked to increased risk of multi-organ damage, involving the arteries, …

A Bowl Of Blueberries Could Protect Against Diabetes, Heart Disease And Obesity

A new study has revealed that blueberries - a fruit you can get in almost every supermarket in Britain - are brilliant at helping conditions …

Charlotte Moss's Wine List

Our guest pop-up editor for the November 2013 issue shares her favorite wines. Try a few of these at your next party.<p><b>White:</b><br>2010 One Woman Wines Estate Reserve Chardonnay, $40<p>2008 Baron de Ladoucette, Pouilly-Fume, $95<p>2010 Patz & Hall Chardonnay, $21<p>2010 Hyde de Villaine Chardonnay, $60<p>2011 …

The Camera Store Shares Its Picks for Best and Worst Cameras and Lenses of 2013

Everybody is coming out with their editor’s choices and best of’s and holiday gift guides, but The Camera Store added another facet to their “best of …

100 Christmas Cocktail and Drink Recipes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Maybe just half a drink more...<p>It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and that means presents, sweets, parties, and most importantly, holiday booze. If you're already feeling eggnog'd out just thinking about the holidays, try one of these 100 cocktails we've gathered—from hot buttery rum …