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How to Give Portraits a Dreamy Glow in Photoshop

Hollywood photos and still frames often look fairly dreamy with a bit of a glow to the subject in the image. In this tutorial by the guys at …

Give Your Images More Impact, Detail & Texture with This Helpful Lightroom Tutorial (VIDEO)

It’s not too difficult to turn a good photograph into a great one by making some simple adjustments to contrast, sharpening and toning in Lightroom. …

Could this meta-meta-flight search help you find the cheapest airfare?

There are a number of search engines out there designed to help travellers find the cheapest airfares available, but a new “meta-meta-flight search” says it scans a number of flight comparison engines to find the best of the best.<p>CheapFlightsFinder has created a new online dashboard that compares …

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

The Biggest Problem With The Expanding Universe

And why it might spell trouble for dark energy as we know it.<p>“That’s all regular matter, just five percent. A quarter is “dark matter,” which is …

The Tantalizing Quest For Gravity Waves

From the April 1981 issue of Popular Science: "When scientists finally detect a form of energy they have never seen, they will open a new era in astronomy."<p><i>Today, February 11, 2016, LIGO scientists announced they had detected gravitational waves in September 2015—the first direct evidence of the</i> …

‘See Better Shoot Better’: Seeing the World Differently as a Photographer

If you can carve 20 minutes out of your day, check out this fantastic lecture that was recently given by award-winning photojournalist Michael …

Photojournalism

Photoshop: Technique for Manual Blending

Here is a quick and easy Photoshop technique for creating a layer mask to separate the sea and sky from the ground in landscape photos. This …

Upfest 2015: Europe's largest street art and graffiti festival

Loopy Lighting

Loop is a small flashlight with a long list of uses. Designed with the active user in mind, it’s perfect for camping, hikes, backpacking trips and …

Camping

6 amazing images of Ireland in summer

Sheephaven Bay, County Donegal (Credit: Ray Fogarty)<p>Long sandy beaches days, lush landscapes and bright blue oceans: presenting summer in Ireland, in …

Praia do Cachorro, Brazil. Photo by Lesley Anne Murph

A family walk with Dad to mark this special day. Happy Father’s Day!

Sunset at Lake Como, Italy. Photo by Daniel Caspi

Ancient Cave Town Matera in Southern Italy

<b>Matera, Basilicata, Italy.</b> A town in southern Italy is located on a canyon, which defines Matera’s landscape and architecture. Inhabited since the …

Rakotz Bridge - Germany. Photo by Dominik Wojcik

Yes, androids do dream of electric sheep

Google sets up feedback loop in its image recognition neural network - which looks for patterns in pictures - creating hallucinatory images of animals, buildings and landscapes which veer from beautiful to terrifying<p>What do machines dream of? New images released by Google give us one potential …

Jaguar adapts NASA tech to monitor brainwaves and avoid accidents

If you're wondering how many projects Jaguar Land Rover's developing in addition to its pothole and cyclist alerts, the answer is "quite a few." In fact, the company has revealed that it's working on several technologies, which can monitor your condition to prevent accidents, collectively called …

14 Crazy New Sex Toys You Probably Haven’t Tried—But You Really Should

Did someone say "crazy sex toys"? Yes. Yes, they did.<p>You’ve got a lot of options when you’re looking to buy a sex toy. How many spots do you want to target? One? Two? <i>Three</i>? Do you want it to be something you hide away in the bottom drawer of your night stand, can easily toss in your carry on bag, …

Remote Controls

5 Effective Ways to Achieve Smooth Skin in Your Portraits Using Photoshop

Every portrait photographer strives to achieve the best-looking skin in his or her portrait images. As much as it seems so, this is not an easy task …

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

Breakfast

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

Are sweeteners really bad for us?

The food industry relies on alternatives to sugar for a vast range of diet foods. But are they safe to consume? Claudia Hammond investigates.<p>Many people buy diet drinks and sweeteners in a bid to reduce the amount of sugar they consume. Over the years concerns about their safety have been raised, …

Pond5 Kicks off its Public Domain Project with 80,000 Photos, Videos and Sound Clips

Finding royalty-free video, photos and sound clips may be getting a little easier following the news that Pond5 is releasing a huge number of items into the public domain.<p>Announced today, the Pond5 Public Domain Project has been conceived with content “specifically for media makers,” Pond5 said. …

Old Dutch Bunker Transformed into Modern Bed and Breakfast

This 200-year-old bunker was transformed into a modern bed and breakfast that blends military sensibility with eclectic comforts while honoring the rich history of the Netherlands. Dutch architectural firm B-ILD repurposed the Fort Buren bunker into a one-room “Holiday House.” Fort Buren was part …

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

Budget Travel

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

A Super Simple Way to Make Landscape Photos POP Using Lightroom

It seems like virtually all outdoor or landscape photographs suffer from the same illness when they come out of the camera. The symptoms are: An …

Schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder have more in common than previously thought

The genes that increase a person's risk of developing psychiatric illnesses work together in the body, geneticists say<p>Schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder have more in common than previously thought. Not only are they linked through shared genes, the genetic mutations associated with …