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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

Wonderfully Witty Animal Comics by Liz Climo

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 …

Comics

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

"It's really weird," says Antonio Olmos. "Photography has never been so popular, but it's getting destroyed. There have never been so many photographs taken, but photography is dying."<p>I'd asked the 50-year-old, award-winning, London-based Mexican photographer what he thinks is going to happen to …

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

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 …

Photography

Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps

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.

Photography

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 …

Retrievers

Nikon 1 AW1

Don't expect a lightweight camera when you pick up the AW1. It means business -- waterproof business.<p>That's right -- this is the first totally …

The One Exercise You Should Try Before You're 30

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Kettlebell Exercises

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 …

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

First published on Fri 8 Nov 2013 09.28 EST