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There's Less To This Belgian Church Than Meets The Eye

From far away, this church looks like any of the other Christian houses of worship that dot the Belgian region of Haspengouw. But step closer and the building slowly dissolves into the landscape.<p>“Reading Between the Lines” is a see-through church, the project of young Belgian architects Pieterjan …

Religion

How to Make the Mundane Look Good in Photography

We often think of photography in two ways, photographing things that are beautiful, or documenting reality, which is often the anthesis to beautiful. …

Landscape Photography

How to Get Better Landscape Photographs By Controlling Perspective

This article has been necessitated by the countless debates I have with photographers about the kind of lenses that should be used for landscape …

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) . Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it …

A peek inside Microsoft’s new ‘design-first’ development strategy

Advertisement<p>30 Comments<p>A few weeks ago, I highlighted a new data-analysis tool from Microsoft that automatically analyzes and visualizes data as …

Switched On: A marriage of conveniences

<i>Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology.</i><p>A general love of the new notwithstanding, it has always been a bit odd that new flagship phones from Apple have dramatically outsold previous generations. Mostly because so much of the iPhone's value comes from …

Photographer Gets So Close to Lava That His Shoes and Tripod Catch on Fire

Back in May, we featured the volcano photos of photographer Miles Morgan, a guy who gets so hot to lava that he’s had his shoes and tripod melt. If …

Miles Morgan Landscape Photography

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Generation Boris

A GROUP of 17- and 18-year-olds assembled in their lunch hour at a diverse London school offers a cross-section of political views. Some are more …

Pew Research Center

How to Become a Sheepdog | The Art of Manliness

Over the past two weeks, we’ve been taking a look at the sheep/sheepdog/wolf paradigm as set out by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman. In our first post, we …

What it Means to be a Self-Made Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni,</i> <i>co-authors of</i> Rome’s Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato.<p>Cato the …

Tips for Your First Day and Week at a New Job | The Art of Manliness

This month a couple million students graduated from colleges around the country.<p>If you’re one of them, and through a combination of luck and vigorous …

Are You a Sheep or Sheepdog? Part II: 8 Reasons You're Hardwired for Sheepness | The Art of Manliness

On February 19, 2012, a group of sixteen of the nation’s top snowboarders and skiers slipped through the Stevens Pass ski area boundary gate and its …

Fiction Books for Men to Read | The Art of Manliness

Just over a year ago, we wrote a post on why men should read more fiction. I asked readers to suggest their favorite pieces of manly fiction in the …

Manliness and Physical Fitness | The Art of Manliness

<i>This post begins our series on the five switches of manliness. The five switches of manliness are the power switches that are connected to our primal</i> …

5 Tips For Capturing Great Street Portraits

A Guest Post by Desmond Louw I just love street photography and with this comes street portraiture. It can be a bit daunting to go up to a stranger …

Learning From My Mistakes: 5 Okay Shots That Could Have Been Great

I am incredibly lucky. It’s taken me a decade, but I have built a portrait photography business that depends solely on word-of-mouth marketing and …

Where to Position that Horizon?

Horizons can be quite divisive, both in terms of composition and opinion. If used correctly, a horizon will either add to a composition or go …

How to Use Converging Lines to Enhance Your Photography

This is the last in our series of posts on working with lines in photography which we highly recommend you check out. When framing a landscape shot …

12 Stunning Silhouette Shots

One of our most popular posts on this site is How to Photograph Silhouettes. Today I thought I’d add to the theory of the topic by posting some …

Aurora over Oregon’s Mt. Hood this weekend

Beautiful aurora seen in Oregon on Friday night (May 31-June 1). Ben Coffman was at Trillium Lake, near Mount Hood, when he captured it.<p>Ben Coffman …

National Geographic Travel

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Flat UI Kit (Free PSD)

Pure

A set of small, responsive CSS modules that you can use in every web project.<p>CSS with a minimal footprint.<p>Pure is ridiculously tiny. The entire set …

Web Design