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Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

Photography

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

Don't Believe Your Eyes

Inside the Curl: Surfing's Surprising History

From Thomas Jefferson to drug kingpins, surfing has influenced generations.<p><b>What happens when two middle-aged surfers paddle into the lineup at a world-famous California surf break?</b><p><b>When the two surfers in question are serious science historians at preeminent California universities, the result is a</b> …

A New Family Tradition: The 24-Hour Layover

When planning this year’s trip to Spain, I faced a dilemma. Flights were not only expensive, but the connections between the U.S. and Ibiza were so bad that our choices included either very long layovers or switching airlines to make it to the islands within a 24-hour period.<p>Switching airlines …

ModCloth Hits $100 Million In Revenue, Gives Social All The Credit

“The ‘love’ button is the most used button on our site,” ModCloth CEO Eric Koger told me this June on a visit to the East Coast from the company’s San Francisco HQ. Tuesday’s announcement that the company he founded back in 2002 with wife Susan Gregg Korger has reached $100 million in 2012 revenue …

Retro Swiss Ski Gondolas, Creatively Reinvented By Artists

In Revisiting a Swiss Icon, seven gondolas from the 1970s are reincarnated into art.<p>We’re accustomed to riding gondolas in ski resorts and theme parks around the world. Lately, they’re also cropping up in proposals for aerial mass transit in urban areas such as Austin, Texas. Medellín slums also …

Long Exposure Photographs of Fireflies in the Forests of Nagoya City by Yume Cyan | Colossal

<p>For the last month or so photographer Yume Cyan has been shooting some magical long exposure photographs of fireflies in a forested area around …

How to Blend Exposures to Enhance Your Composition

Exposure blending is a popular technique often used to create high dynamic range photography. This article is about using the same technique but for …

Tutorials

12 US Industries That Will Collapse In The Next Decade

Fifteen of the 20 fastest shrinking industries are in the manufacturing sector, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report on job growth from 2010 to 2020.<p>Government jobs, especially in the postal service, are also getting axed.

The 20 Most Expensive Cities In The World

ECA International, a global management consulting firm, just came out with its semiannual cost of living survey, which calculates the cost of living based on prices of various day-to-day goods and services.<p>Tokyo has always claimed the number one spot as the most expensive city for expatriates to …

Urban Exploration

<b>Urban Exploration</b><p>Singapore-based photographer Jared Lim explores geometric patterns in urban environments for his new series entitled “Urban Exploration”.

The Visual Patterns of Audio Frequencies Seen through Vibrating Sand | Colossal

<p>Youtube user Brusspup (previously here and here) who often explores the intersection between art and science just released this new video featuring …

Kickstarter must not fund biohackers' glow-in-the-dark plants

Who wouldn't want a flower that can glow in the dark? And what if it were pitched as the coming wave of a sustainable future, in which luminous …

These NYC Subway Portraits From The '60s Are Marvelous

What is it about spying on people on the train — no matter what decade — that's just so delightful?<p>All images via Brooklyn Public Library

Libraries

Underwater Archaeologist Franck Goddio Finds 1,600-Year-Old City that Vanished 1,200 Years Ago

In the early 1980s, Frenchman Franck Goddio was working in finance. But rather than searching for treasure in spreadsheets, he began looking …