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Hero Houseplants That Thrive Even in Really Dark Rooms

One of the biggest frustrations of low-light living spaces is the difficult job of keeping houseplants happy. While all plants do need some sun to …

Plants

Extremely Claustrophobic Subway Photos Reek of Desperation and Perspiration

Our worst nightmare.<p>When you're a commuter, it's hard to describe the travails of a truly awful trip on public transportation, let alone find the space or the patience to capture eye-catching imagery. It's better for someone not accustomed to urban life to offer a fresh take on the pains of the …

The Met Digitizes its Collection, Releasing 375,000 Images for Free

Art

20 Photography Magazines You Should Definitely Follow on Instagram

It’s 2017, and Instagram is now 600 million users strong; that’s a lot of new images/videos and stories each day. An effervescent but non curated …

Does Shiraz wine come from Iran?

<b>Until the Islamic revolution, Iran had a tradition of wine-making which stretched back centuries. It centred on the ancient city of Shiraz - but is there a connection between the place and the wine of the same name now produced and drunk across the world?</b><p>"I remember my father bringing in the grapes …

Napa Valley

The Illusion of Choice in Consumer Brands - Full Size

Meet the Unsung Street Photographer of 1980s New York

CC train, NYC, 1985<br>Richard Sandler<p>1 of 17<p>To view Richard Sandler’s photographs is to look into the soul of a broken New York. From the pages of his …

Incredible Colorized Photos of American Women in the Civil War during 1861-65

These are 21 amazing portrait photos of American women in the Civil War from 1861 to 1865 colorized by Orianne W .

War

16 Ways to Nail Your Next Instagram Food Photo

Sometimes a great photo comes together in minutes. Other times, it can take an hour of poking and prodding to make sure everything looks just right. …

Amazing Video Reveals Why Roaches Are So Hard to Squish

Have you ever stomped a roach, just to have it skitter away unscathed?* Or seen one disappear into an impossibly small crack?<p>Now scientists have figured out how they do that, and the results are terrifying.<p>The American cockroach (<i>Periplaneta americana</i>, aka “the big ones”) can squeeze through a …

Work

New York Men's Fashion Week Releases 2016 Fall/Winter Schedule

The event is set to feature an impressive roster of designers at a new location.<p>After an earlier announcement back in November regarding a date …

Greatest Clicks - Photographs and text by Hajdu Tamás | LensCulture

The paint is falling off the walls; the old epochal cars are disassembled, and disoriented dogs are walking like ghosts through the dirty snow. But let’s not imagine that everything is part of a decaying surreal painting…<p>There is always somebody that can repaint a chipped wall, and through …

Hookup Apps Are Doing a Better Job at HIV Prevention Than the Government

While Health Canada drags its feet to approve it, PrEP is becoming a selling point on Grindr and Scruff.<p>The increased popularity of HIV prevention system PrEP on hookup apps seems like good news for gay men and for Canada's healthcare system. But the trend is highlighting a bit of a hitch: the …

Public Health

Sylvia Plath started ‘basic bitch’

Can anyone really be the sole inventor of ‘basic’? Maybe. Someone must have been the first to put their stamp on the insult of our generation. Some accredit the word to the least funny viral comedian on YouTube, LilDuval, and his comedy routine sprouting a never-ending list of basic bitch traits. …

Sylvia Plath

12 Essential Tips for Your Wide-Angle Photography

Wide-angle lenses - you use them to cram more stuff into your photos. Now wait... If that's what you know about this type of lens, you're missing the …

12 Best Photo Editing Apps That Will Make Your Food Photos Stand Out

You might already have a few go-to apps to edit your food photos in your phone or simply edit with Instagram’s basic functions. However, there are …

The Essentials of Three-point Lighting

<i>This article was cowritten with my friend James Ball</i><p>Three-point lighting is the basic starting point for film and video. It can also be used well as …

Philip Glass - Mad Rush

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Street Photography Tips for Beginners

It is a very natural urge for photographers to document the swirling life around them. We often find ourselves drawn into, as observers, a number of …

Street Photography

Humans of (Old) New York: The street life of Victorian NYC

Humans of (Old) New York<p>Documenting the street life of Victorian NYC<p>In 1896, New York photographer Alice Austen traveled the streets of the city, …