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5 Times to Stop Talking

There are situations when speaking just doesn't help. Columnist Leigh Newman opens her mouth about...when to zip our lips.<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>When You …

Motivational Chalkboard Messages Mysteriously Pop Up on a College Campus

Using beautiful typography and amazing illustrations, anonymous artist duo Dangerdust has created an inspiring set of chalkboard messages that mysteriously pop up on a college campus. “Despite our overwhelming work load at Columbus College of Art & Design we bring it upon ourselves to create a …

Nelson Mandela

Liz Climo Creates Hilarious and Witty Animal Comics

If you're on Tumblr, you may already know the name Liz Climo. She's the artist whose funny comics get thousands (and even tens of thousands) of notes a day as people share her witty works with the world. By day, she's an author and animator for the hit show <i>The Simpsons</i>. By night, she turns into one …

The Simpsons

The death of photography: are camera phones destroying an artform?

From presidential selfies to never-ending Instagram feeds, the world is now drowning in images. Celebrated photographers debate the impact of this mass democratisation on their craft<p>"It's really weird," says Antonio Olmos. "Photography has never been so popular, but it's getting destroyed. There …

Top 25 experiences in Bali and Lombok

The mere mention of 'Bali' evokes thoughts of a paradise. It’s more than a place: it’s a mood, an aspiration, a tropical state of mind.Yes, Bali has beaches, surfing, diving, and resorts great and small, but it’s the essence of Bali – and the Balinese – that makes it so much more than just a …

Asia Travel

Review: Western Digital My Cloud

It's almost impossible these days not to create digital "baggage." You start by backing up your PC's data. Then the rest of your devices need more …

Seven incredible places you may have never heard of

As globalisation leaves no stone unturned, we took to Quora.com to find a few secret locales well worth the trip.

Lake Superior

Tips for Better Portrait Photography

There are a few techniques that help with taking portraits, and I’m going to share some of those tips with you today. Lighting, composition, camera …

Landscape Photography

Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps

Digital Photography

Long Exposure Photo

Learn how to freeze moving subjects in a long exposure photo by creating a composite of a long exposure shot and a high ISO fast exposure.


Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World

<b>Population of Southeast Asia Compared to the Rest of the World</b><p>Maps can be great guides for more than just finding routes for traveling. They often provide insight on the rest of the world. Taking a look at certain maps can be incredibly informative, especially when comparing the standing of …


New Wonderfully Witty Dog Portraits by Ron Schmidt

Photographer Ron Schmidt just wrote to us to tell us about a new set of photos from his adorable series <i>Loose Leashes</i>. (See older posts, here and here.) Not only does Ron snap cute photos of dogs, he and his wife come up with the most clever names for each of them. (Make sure to look at the …


Nikon 1 AW1 review

<b>The Good</b> First waterproof interchangeable lens camera. Built like a tank to withstand the elements. Incredibly fast 60fps shooting speed.<p><b>The Bad</b> No …

Classic Movie Expressed Only with Minimalist Lines

Whether it's architecture or references to pop culture, it's fascinating to see how an artist can translate the most complex ideas into a minimalist version of itself. In this visually striking series of posters, <i>Classic Movies</i>, artist Michal Krasnopolski used just a few lines and strong, solid …

Graphic Design

Subject Placement Tips in Photography

This should be one of the most obvious things in an image yet many people have absolutely no idea as to where it should go. Most people take their …

Landscape Photography

Wilhelm Roentgen discovers the x-ray - a picture from the past

On 8 November 1895, German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen unintentionally discovered an image cast from his cathode ray generator and became the first person to create what he termed the x-ray. In 1901 Roentgen was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his achievements in this field of electromagnetic …