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Coloring a Rockstar

Guitarist, singer, and photographer Ken Susi of the band, “Unearth”, dropped by the Photographic Test Kitchen, for a portrait session. Our goal is …

Photography

How to stop your phone from uploading your address book to Facebook

Whether you remember it or not, you may have once granted Facebook permission to store the contacts in your phone's address book. If you did, Facebook is continuously uploading these contacts to its servers. You can find out if your phone is doing this, and stop it pretty easily.<p>Here's how to do …

Apps

UK Police Can Download The Contents Of Our Phones Without A Warrant - What Can Be Done?

As technologies used by the police race ahead of outdated legislation, we are left vulnerable to potential for misuse and abuse of our data<p>JACK GUEZ …

Privacy

Fed up with violent discrimination, these black soldiers took to the streets of Houston for bloody revenge

When it was over, 19 black soldiers were hanged in one of the largest court-martials in U.S. history<p>It was raining on the night of August 23, 1917, …

Justice

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Workouts

Facebook has been collecting call history and SMS data from Android devices

iOS devices appear to be unaffected<p>Facebook has been collecting call records and SMS data from Android devices for years. Several Twitter users have reported finding months or years of call history data in their downloadable Facebook data file. A number of Facebook users have been spooked by the …

Privacy

Fannie Lou Hamer | American Experience

Freedom Summer | Article<p>Fannie Lou Hamer<p>Fannie Lou Hamer was born in 1917, the 20th child of Lou Ella and James Lee Townsend, sharecroppers east of …

Black History

4 of the Best Plant-Based Proteins Even Non-Vegetarians Should Eat

You might as well compare protein to the importance of water. It’s just an everyday essential our bodies <i>need</i> to survive and thrive. You have to …

Nutrition

The article removed from Forbes, “Why White Evangelicalism Is So Cruel”

<i>**This was originally posted to Forbes on Sunday, Mar 11. Forbes took it down today. This is the explanation I received from the editor. Here is the</i> …

Report: Instagram developing its own Portrait Mode-like camera feature

Instagram appears to be testing yet another new feature for its mobile applications. Just days after code emerged hinting at support for audio and video calling in the app, TechCrunch now reports that there’s further evidence of Portrait Mode-like feature coming…<p>TechCrunch points to an icon found …

Composition Tips: This Pro Says “Use the Golden Spiral” & Forget About the Rule of Thirds (VIDEO)

If you wonder why we spend so much time discussing techniques for better composition, the answer is simple: No matter what type of images you shoot, …

Flashes for the masses: Why the Canon 470EX-AI is a big deal

Canon has just introduced the new Speedlite 470EX-AI, a flash that automatically pivots and rotates to the optimum angle to 'bounce' the light off …

How to use Google Calendar

There’s a myriad of tools, online and off, for organizing your life, but one of the easiest to access and use is Google Calendar. With options for …

Apps

'Drowning the Land of the Ancestors': In Sudan, an Ancient People are Fighting to Stop Their Culture and Legacy from Being Washed Away

Several hours north of Khartoum by car — a mere 100 miles south of the Egyptian border — lies the sand-swept Sudanese town of Amara. Although its …

Africa

Chilling Footage Captures NYPD Officers 'Dumping' Elderly Woman In Hallway of Burning Building

Three New York City officers are under scrutiny after chilling footage of their failed rescue of a 91-year-old grandmother from an apartment fire …

Here’s How to Print Your Photographs and Get the Best Possible Results (VIDEO)

While most photographers spend considerable time mastering techniques for capturing and editing their images, very few are equally concerned with …

Taye Diggs Says He Resents Black Women For Making Him Think He Can't 'Mess With A White Girl'

During a recent interview with Van Lathan on “The Red Pill Podcast,” Taye Diggs admitted he may not be able to date a white woman again after being …

SD Memory Cards: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About SD Cards But Were Afraid to Ask

If your digital camera is fairly new, odds are it stores images on SD cards. SD stands for Secure Digital but it may seem more like Strange & …

10+ FOODS THAT YOU SHOULD EAT DAILY FOR CLEAN ARTERIES

SYMPTOMS OF CLOGGED ARTERIES<p>The symptoms of clogged arteries likely depend on the type of arteries being affected.<p>Carotid arteries: When you have …

These are five DONT'S in portrait photography

Portrait photography isn’t just about skill. There’s also communication with the models, choosing the right location, gear, and light… So many things …

Do you need a VPN? Quite possibly. Here's why.

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

6 Foods (and 1 Drink) That Are Linked to Inflammation

Hey, did you know that there are two kinds of inflammation? Acute inflammation is short-term and helps your body heal itself and fight illness (like …

15 Tips, Hacks and Tricks to Get the Most Out of Google Photos

Stop worrying about storage limits and scrolling endlessly to find old memories.<p>Many of us have thousands of photos and videos on our phones, and although it’s so easy to take them, it’s less clear how to keep them organized and transfer them to other devices.<p>In the age of cloud computing and …

Apps

Every Photographer Should Be Able To Do These 17 Things in Under 10 Seconds

I know what you're thinking...Photography is all about taking your time, checking the corners of the frame, perfecting the lighting, and so forth.And …

Shutter Speed

How to do sit-ups the right way, according to personal trainers

What you're doing wrong - and how to fix it<p>As you go about your business in the weight room, have you ever glanced over at a personal trainer during …

Understanding camera aperture and why it matters

For the past three years or so, every time a phone is announced and they get to the part about its camera, the word "aperture" gets thrown around. …

Why You Should Add Ginger to Your Diet ASAP

I've heard time and time again how great ginger is for your health, but how beneficial is it <i>really</i>? To find out whether the root actually yields results or purely sounds healthy, I asked Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD, who replied, "Yes, ginger actually has science-based evidence to back a number of …

How to Use a Light Meter | Fundamentals To Improve Your Photography

One of the last pieces of equipment newer photographers tend to think about getting is a dedicated light meter. In this digital age, dedicated light …

How to grow mango trees in pots

Yes, it is possible to grow mango trees in pots and containers. It is surprising to know that some varieties, especially the dwarf ones thrive best …