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World's First Trial of MDMA as Treatment for Alcoholism to Begin

Researchers in the UK will undertake the first-ever trials of this treatment in the next two months.<p>Researchers from Imperial College London are getting ready to undertake the first-ever clinical trial of MDMA to treat alcohol addiction. Scientists will administer doses of the drug in conjunction …

6 awesome new Bangkok bars to try this October

If Maggie Choo's was a Victorian colonial club hiding in a Hong Kong basement, Sing Sing is its brash L.A. sister. Prolific Bangkok-based Aussie …

How to Post Process Milky Way Astrophotography in Adobe Lightroom

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sBrQ6yAcNI&w=700&showinfo=0&rel=0]<p>In this tutorial video, photographer Ian Norman shows how he processes …

Tutorials

UrbEx Photographer Explores Some of Europe’s Abandoned Places During 22k Mile Road Trip

Child Dream<p>Ever since he was a teenager, Franco-German photographer David de Rueda has practiced urban exploration. Traveling on adventures to seek …

Now Available : Patterning

We are very pleased to announce the arrival of our newest app, Patterning.<p><i>Patterning</i> is an inspiring new drum machine coming soon from Olympia Noise …

Ultimate Cheat Sheets for Photoshop and Lightroom

Want an ultimate single-page cheat sheet for looking up keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC? The design team over at setupablogtoday …

Edelkrone PocketSkater2 is a Mini Camera Dolly You Can Fit In Your Pocket

Camera dollies can add beautiful and fluid movement to your videos, but they tend to be both bulky and difficult to travel with for extended periods. …

Videography

Marine Conservation

TEKNIQ is a Three-in-One Camera Bag That Lets You Decide What You Need To Carry

A new startup company, TEKNIQ Photo, believes that you are carrying around too many camera bags and that they have the perfect solution. TEKNIQ is a …

Backpacking

WMD and Steady State Fate Monolith Synthesizer Audio Demos

This set of videos, via manmade madman, explores the sound of the new WMD +SSF Monolith Eurorack keyboard synthesizer.<p>The first video takes a look at …

Synthesizers

HBF Tech Round-up: RME's Babyface Pro, Roland's Aira Modular Synth And ROLI's Equator

<i>James Trigo takes you through this month’s music tech with a new audio interface from RME, a new synth from Roland’s Aira range, the System-1m, and</i> …

Music Production

Elka Synthex 2 Synthesizer First Look

Information has leaked out, via sequencer.de, on a new synth design, the <b>Elka Synthex 2</b>, from the creator of the original <b>Synthex</b>.<p>The Synthex 2 is …

Magda Andrzejewska – Fantastic Fine art Portrait Photographer from Poland

Magda Andrzejewska is a Polish Photographer based in Warsaw. Her genre of photography deals with fine-art portraits with peculiar characters with …

Mother's Empowering Photos of Her Daughters Show "Strong is the New Pretty"

Last year, we fell in love with Kate T. Parker's beautiful photos of her two daughters Ella and Alice because they reminded us of Norman Rockwell's paintings of the idyllic American life. What we didn't know back then was that those photos were part of an ongoing quest to capture girls in a …

A new audio app claims to treat tinnitus

Tinnitus affects the ears but it originates in the brain. The condition, which causes ringing in the ears, is mainly triggered by age-related hearing loss and prolonged exposure to excessively loud noise. But neuroscientific studies reveal that tinnitus is a symptom of abnormal hyperactivity in the …

Hearing Loss

Adaptalux: How I Designed a Light for the Everyday Macro Photographer

Product design is the notion of transforming an idea into a tangible object that has a purpose. Solving problems with products is what I like to do — …

Back Button Focus: What is it and why should you try it?

What operation on a camera could possibly be more simple than pressing the shutter button to take a picture? There’s not much to it, really – you …

14 Gems From Dealextreme, the World's Most Bizarre Shopping Site

Feeling bored? You need a store that sells ridiculous, confusing products that probably shouldn't even exist. Let me introduce you to one of my …

Time I

Premiere: Planetary Assault Systems 'Arc'

Best Mirrorless Camera Strap - Less Gear

Back in in the BM (before mirrorless) years, my camera strap wasn’t something that I gave much thought to. I generally accepted the branded strap …

Cameras

Fujifilm's dial-filled X-T1 is a manual shooter's dream (hands-on)

On paper, the most significant addition to Fujifilm's X-T1 is its weather-resistant housing. But you'll need one of three as-of-yet-unreleased weather-sealed lenses in order to take advantage -- the 18-55mm f/2.8-4 kit optic isn't up to snuff when it comes to keeping out water, sand and snow, so if …

Studio Visit: Photographer Jill Greenberg

On the fifth floor of a joint residential/workspace building in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, photographer Jill Greenberg set up shop back in 1997. While she would leave in 2000 for the West Coast, 12 years later she returned and the studio itself has had a resounding impact on her latest …

Touch of Technomagic – Literally Fantastic Website Designs

Today we are going to review <b>tech style website designs</b> that are inspired by sci-fi movies, neurobotic artworks, artificial and intelligent worlds of …

Off Foundry not just a techno party thanks to Jeff Mills

Over the 25 years, Jeff Mills has done just about everything possible to defy easy categorization: spreading sorcery throughout Detroit airwaves as …

Making Music Live with Synths, Drum Machines and more

Before the introduction of DAW’s (Digital Audio Workstation) and laptops, most electronic music was created using a variety of analog gear. However …

“Mindphuqed by Rich!” – Digging Deep into the Aphex Twin Archives

AFX, The Aphex Twin, Caustic Window, Bradley Strider, Dice Man… Richard D James is an elusive creature, as uniquely adept at hiding from hype as he …