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Using Historical Reenactments to Test New Equipment

Evaluating new gear is always an exciting part of any photographer's day. Here's a great approach to testing the gear, while not potentially …

EXCITING

These LED bulbs offer 100 watts worth of light: Which is best?

100-watt replacement LEDs like these are plenty bright and surprisingly affordable. Let's put them to the test.<p>Most folks think of 60-watt light bulbs as the basic standard for common household lighting. If you want something brighter, you upgrade to, say, a 100-watt bulb. The thing is, most …

Home Automation

How to choose a classic gentleman’s overcoat which will last you a lifetime

When temperatures drop, the only acceptable outerwear with a suit is an overcoat. Huntsman’s Head Cutter, Dario Carnera, explains how to keep warm …

Men's Fashion

Turkish Photographer Cuma Cevik Captures Beautiful Landscapes Around The World

Turkish photographer Cuma Cevik organizes adventurous trips to a wide range of countries after being inspired to shoot incredible landscape …

Photography

Download this: Microsoft's new app makes photo transfers much easier

If you use a PC, then you know that transferring files between your phone and your computer can be a huge pain. Well, Microsoft finally has a …

Apps

Comparison: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 vs Redmi Note 5 Pro

The Redmi Note 5 Pro and the Redmi Note 5 go head to head for the most part. Xiaomi’s latest offerings are the cheapest options in the market with …

Xiaomi

Facebook didn’t mean to send spam texts to two-factor authentication users

Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos apologized for spam texts that were incorrectly sent to users who had activated two-factor authentication. The company is working on a fix, and you won’t receive non-security-related text messages if you never signed up for those notifications.<p>Facebook …

Social Media

Pokemon Go's Next Community Day Further Detailed, Exclusive Move Revealed

Pokemon Go's second Community Day is quickly approaching, and like the inaugural event held last month, it'll give players a brief chance to capture a rare Pokemon with an exclusive move. Developer Niantic had previously revealed that the Pokemon in question this time will be the Dragon-type …

Pokémon

Atari Is Launching Its Own Cryptocurrency, Atari Token, Because Of Course It Is

Atari remains one of the most perplexing brands in gaming, a shell of its former self, shuffled around between buyers for years, yet still trying to stay relevant by any means necessary.<p>Their latest plan? Hop on the cryptocurrency bandwagon. Yes, you heard that correctly, Atari is launching its own …

Cryptocurrency

Arabica Versus Robusta: Which Coffee Is Better For Birds?

It once was relatively easy to decide which coffee variety was least harmful to birds, but a new study of rainforest birds in India’s Western Ghats region reveals things are not as simple as they once seemed<p>I spent my university years in Seattle, a coffee-worshiping city. But as an ornithologist, I …

Coffee

Why Starbucks Shareholders Have Nothing to Worry About

The company has major expansion plans.<p><b>Starbucks</b> (NASDAQ:SBUX) shares fell a bit after the company reported its first-quarter earnings. That drop was …

Coffee

The Importance of Being More Than a Fashion Photographer

<i>Peter Lindbergh is famous around the world for advancing the genre of fashion photography. For example, he is one of the photographers credited with launching the era of the “top model,” as he shot the first covers of American</i> Vogue <i>edited by the renowned Anna Wintour.</i><p><i>Created by the Kunsthal Museum</i> …

Ballet

The $800 Huawei Mate 10 Pro is a solid Android smartphone that's also sleek and stylish

The new flagship phone from Huawei is the Mate 10 Pro, and it's a gorgeous device with an excellent Leica dual camera and a fast fingerprint …

Phones

This brand-new, factory-fresh Aston Martin is 60 years old

What might look like a gorgeous classic Aston is in fact, a brand-spanking-new car. Made from the ground up to the original specification of the 1959 Le Mans competitor, the DB4 GT Continuation is the closest you could get to automotive time travel.<p>If you have north of a million dollars to spend on …

Sports Cars

The WeWork Manifesto: First, Office Space. Next, the World.

On a cold February morning at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, the skeleton of a modern 15-story building was rising from a muddy construction site along the East River. As long and as tall as a cruise ship, the sleek glass structure loomed above rusty, century-old dry docks, serving notice to the …

Walter Isaacson

How Drawing Spider-Man Makes You A Better Artist

6 hours ago - By Sweattshop Graphic Artist<p>Drawing Spider-Man is a challenge for any artist at any level. The web lines on the costume can give …

Drawing

Moody, Fashion and Street Style Portrait Photography by Tom Dewh

• shares<br>• Share on Facebook<br>• Tumblr<br>• VKontakte<br>• Reddit<br>• Flipboard<p><b>Tom Dewh</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and retoucher currently based in Los Angeles, …

Photography

Ethereum founder warns cryptocurrencies 'could drop to near zero at any time'

The founder of Ethereum, the second most valuable cryptocurrency in the world, has warned that cryptocurrencies "could drop to near zero at any time."<p>To those interested in investing, 24-year-old Russian-Canadian programmer and writer Vitalik Buterin also suggested: "Don't put in more money than …

Cryptocurrency

How I discovered there are (at least) 14 different kinds of love by analysing the world's languages

No emotion, surely, is as cherished and sought after as love. Yet on occasions such as Valentine’s day, we can often be misled into thinking that it …

Relationships

Don’t use Huawei phones, say heads of FBI, CIA, and NSA

The US intelligence community is still worried about Chinese tech giants’ government ties<p>The heads of six major US intelligence agencies have warned that American citizens shouldn’t use products and services made by Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE. According to a report from <i>CNBC</i>, the …

Huawei

Meet graphic designer Jonathan Isaacson and his hybrid portfolio

“I got into design kind of by accident,” explains London-based graphic designer Jonathan Isaacson. Despite studying illustration at Brighton, …

Graphic Design

Think You Drink Too Much Coffee? Science Says You Should Probably Drink More, Not Less

It turns out there's a perfect amount of coffee to drink, and it's more than you think.<p>Do you start the day with a mug of coffee, followed by a second mug, and then a third around 3 pm to help you make it through the afternoon? And do you sometimes worry that you're consuming too much caffeine and …

Coffee

How to Motivate Yourself in Life

What is the first driver– what is the initial spark which causes us to move, or do stuff in life?DOWNLOAD PDFPDF: How to motivate yourselfWhat is …

Street Photography

Interview With Indian Photographer Prashanth Swaminathan

Prashanth Swaminathan is a photographer from Chennai, India. He works as a full-time writer in Zoho Corp. His photographs are very minimalistic and …

Street Photography

$170 million worth of Nano goes missing from cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail

It appears that cybercriminals have realized they can get a lot more money from hitting cryptocurrency exchanges than via traditional methods like …

Bitcoin

Hackers accessed more personal data from Equifax than previously disclosed

Data included tax identification numbers, e-mail addresses, and additional drivers license information<p>Last year, credit rating agency Equifax announced that hackers had stolen personal information for 143 million US consumers, including names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, addresses, drivers …

Identity Theft

This 320-Square-Foot Tiny House Packs in a Ton of Style

At the beginning of the year, Zillow compiled a list of US cities with the worst housing shortage crises, which predictably included the Los Angeles …

Los Angeles

Bite Size Tips - Long Exposure Water Shots

If there is one type of landscape shot that nearly always impresses, its the long exposure, ethereal water type image. They look amazing, will wow …

Landscape Photography