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How To Look Good In Photos - Eight Top Tips To Put Your Best Foot Forward For The Camera

We've all had photos we'd rather burn than show anyone and we've all had ones where we look great. Chances are you don't know how to recreate the …

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘Children of Men’ to ‘Her’

With themes that range from love to fear to humanity itself, the best sci-fi movies of the 21st century all share distinctly original visions.<p>Sci-fi …

Science Fiction

13 Awe-Inspiring Images of the Polar World

Photographer Paul Nicklen spends 10 months of the year on remote expeditions in the Arctic and Antarctic capturing the beauty of icy …

Trump’s doomed plan to bring back steel jobs

At the heart of Donald Trump’s presidency is a promise to blue-collar America — a promise to reinvigorate iconic industries and restore millions of manufacturing jobs, by defeating the foreign companies that have siphoned them away. Trump has thrown far more words than actions at that promise, but, …

Why Does The Proton Spin? Physics Holds A Surprising Answer

You can take any particle in the Universe and isolate it from everything else, yet there are some properties that can never be taken away. These are intrinsic, physical properties of the particle itself — properties like mass, charge, or angular momentum — and will always be the same for any single …

Physics

What the hell is going on with North Korea, explained

It’s been a scary few days on the Korean Peninsula. Here’s what’s happening.<p>It’s been a scary few days on the Korean Peninsula. In just the past two days, North Korea’s reclusive government has held a massive military parade, flubbed a missile test, and threatened nuclear war with the US.<p>Meanwhile, …

Eureka! The Eyes Have It When People Have an Aha Moment

Poker players and police investigators alike know to watch the eyes and, now, so do scientists who study learning.<p>They say they can see a slow buildup in the eye movements of people just about to have a eureka moment.<p>In fact, the researchers said they saw the insight building even before their …

Ohio State University

Pro Tip: Use Leading Lines to Enhance Your Portraits

Anybody who has ever tried to capture a great portrait knows just how important composition is. The rule of thirds, golden spiral, leading lines and …

Photography

How To Shoot Dreamy Backlit Portraits With Natural Light

Lisa Holloway <i>is an internationally-published, award-winning fine art portrait photographer from rural Northwestern Arizona. A Canon girl since Day</i> …

Epic Landscape Photos Are More Than Sunsets and Symmetry

There are two goals when photographing landscapes, said Bradley Castañeda, who’s partnered on campaigns with Jeep, REI, Sony, Gore-Tex and La …

A Lexicon of Post-Processing Terms in Landscape Photography Today

Landscape photographers are increasingly turning toward more interpretive modes of presentation in order to express their own ideas about the scenes …

Tutorials

Common Traits That Make Great Photos, Part 2

In last week’s tip (Common Traits That Make Great Photos, Part 1), I explained how dramatic light, good subjects and good composition can help you …

Winners of The 2016 Take A View: Landscape Photographer of The Year

• shares<br>• Share on Facebook<br>• Tumblr<br>• VKontakte<br>• Reddit<br>• Flipboard<p>The finalists of this year’s UK <b>Landscape Photographer of the Year</b> competition have been …

Top 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is one of the most vibrant and colorful states in India with its rich culture and traditions since ancient times. It is known as the land …

Asia Travel

8 Best Mirrorless Camera Under 500 Dollar Reviews

Breaking into the photography trade? Mirrorless cameras are all the thing, so make sure you’re in the know about them. Here are the 8 best mirrorless …

Cameras

Haunting Photos Show Chinese Villages on the Edge of Extinction

It was in 1998 that photographer Cui Maoyuan first visited Yuxian in Hebei Province, and it was during that first visit that he became enamored by …

21-Year-Old Photographer Captures Intimate, Soulful Portraits of Wild Forest Animals

Photographer Konsta Punkka captures the beauty of wild animals in shots that seem like they’re from a fairy tale. The dramatic, dreamy imagery features an up-close view of foxes, deer, bears, and more, as they exist among the seemingly endless splendor of nature. In nearly every photo, the …

NatGeo Photography Winners Remind Us That The World Is Beautiful

National Geographic (NatGeo) has been showing us what the rest of the world has to offer for over a century now.<p>It has been exposing us to the beauty …

This Algorithm Can Warp Wide-Angle Selfies to Look Like Normal Portraits

Computers are changing photography in a big way—from colorizing black and white photos automatically, to telling how memorable your photos are. And …

The most photographic spot in the US?

A former biology teacher turned naturalist guide, Kurt Johnson has traded in the classroom for the great outdoors at Grand Teton National Park, located in a rare ecosystem.<p>“Beavers hate the sound of running water; they are always looking for ways to stop it.”<p>We couldn’t tell if Kurt Johnson, our …

National Parks

Outdoor Photographers: Nat Geo Made a Website to Easily Print Detailed Maps for Free

For outdoor and adventure photographers, knowing your terrain and location is essential for a safe journey. With that in mind, National Geographic …

How to Watch the Year’s Most Spectacular Meteor Shower

The annual Perseids meteor shower is in exceptional form this year thanks to Jupiter’s gravity pushing even more comet debris than usual towards …

Astronomy

Breathtaking Landscapes by Max Muench

196 Shares<p>Comments<p>Max Muench is an extremely gifted photographer from Berlin who specializes in outdoor, adventure, and landscape photography. His …

Loneliness

No Man’s Sky is an existential crisis simulator disguised as a space exploration game

It’s cold and lonely and empty and unsatisfying. It’s also worth your time.<p>At Recode’s annual Code Conference in June, venture capitalist Elon Musk made the provocative argument that reality is not reality at all, but a massive simulation built on top of some other reality.<p>“There’s a billion-to-one …

There's Mounting Evidence That Venus Was Once Habitable

Earth’s twin is just next door.<p>With its acid thunderclouds, scorching surface, and atmospheric pressure that would crush your bones, the oppressive …

23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

Travel