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60,000 miles up: Space elevator could be built by 2035, says new study - ExtremeTech

By on March 6, 2014 at 12:15 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Imagine a ribbon roughly one …

Engineering

David Foster Wallace on Leadership, Illustrated and Read by Debbie Millman

“Leadership” is one of those buzzwords — like “curation” — whose meaning has been forcibly squeezed out of them by regurgitative overuse and relentless overapplication to things that increasingly dilute the essence of the concept the word once used to capture. In a culture that calls pop culture …

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

The Sartorialist Tells Us How to Get the Perfect Shot - PAPER

We spent an afternoon with superstar street style photographer, <b>Scott Schuman</b> (a.k.a. The Sartorialist), as he took the <i>Canon PowerShot S120 camera</i> out for a day of shooting. Amidst filming, photographing and uploading photos to social media, we talked to Schuman about how to get the perfect</i> …

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 …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …

How Super-Achievers Do What They Do

For their new book <i>The Art of Doing</i>, Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield interviewed 36 super-achievers at the tops of their fields. They started seeing patterns emerge. These are the 10 most common practices of the highly successful.

Emma Frost

Five ways to put Facebook's Graph Search to use

Facebook has finally finished rolling out Graph Search to English U.S. users, you may find yourself asking, "Now, what?"<p>At first glance it doesn't appear to be anything more than a search bar, and while that's true, its looks are deceiving. You can surface some pretty sweet information with Graph …

40 Best (And 2 WTF) New Android Apps And Live Wallpapers From The Last 2 Weeks (7/30/13 - 8/12/13)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were …

Improve Concentration: 12 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration | The Art of Manliness

<i>Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a</i> …

Simulate Virtual Lighting Setups for Less with the New set.a.light 3D BASIC

Back in May, we shared a useful and interesting program called set.a.light 3D STUDIO. The software allowed users to test out lighting setups …

Great Balls of Fire

Still-life and product photographer Rob Prideaux was looking for a “decent” shot of fire on a white background as a reference for a project he was …

A Pro Photographer’s DIY Ring Light for Fashion Photography

Ring flashes and continuous ring lights are popular among fashion portrait photographers. The circular lights are placed around the camera lens to …

Have Camera, Will Travel: Full-Time Travel Photography

Quitting your day job, slinging a camera around your neck, and jetting off to travel the world and take beautiful pictures seems like the stuff …

Photography

10 Things I Learnt from Daily Shooting

A Guest Post by David Powell from Shoot Tokyo Here are a few lessons I have learnt from daily shooting… I hope you enjoy. 1. “Do or Do Not…. There is …

Photographer Demonstrates Use of Light, Motion and Long Exposures in Photo Series 'Trajectory'

The combination of light and motion always makes for some pretty amazing results. Slow shutter speeds capture images of light in motion in the most …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Albert Einstein

How Social Media Moves Consumers From 'Sharing' To 'Purchase'

Vision Critical’s recently published study, <i>From Social to Sale</i> provides some answers to exactly how a company’s social media strategy could be tailored to drive sales. Using interviews from almost 6,000 participants, the company evaluated social media purchasing against participation in Twitter, …

Textures Made Simple

One of the most intimidating editing for some photographers is integrating textures. Textures can transform the mood and overall effect of an image. …

Using Complementary Colors to Make Your Photos Pop

Opposites attract. That’s what they say. Typically this saying refers to people. The quiet shy girl likes the talkative outgoing boy, the short man …

Color Wheel

How To Attract Clients With Great Custom Web Pages

As much as we talk about how important your business’ unique branding is for your website, the truth is that a custom logo and carefully selected …

The Best screen protectors for the HTC One (video)

So you got a new HTC One? Congrats! It has a beautiful 1080p display, and it’d be terrible if anything were to happen to it. Putting the device in the same pocket as your keys could very well damage the screen. Why not prevent that from happening by picking up a good screen protector, though?<p>We’ve …

Perfect Push Ups Workout Guide: 35+ Exercises | The Art of Manliness

The humble push-up. Used by militaries all over the world to get their soldiers in fighting condition and middle school P.E. teachers to punish punk …

WSJ: Apple testing larger iPhone, iPad screens with suppliers

Rumors that Apple is looking to super-size its upcoming iPhone and iPad lineups are gathering steam, thanks to a recent report from the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. It cited Apple's suppliers in Asia, who said that Cupertino is testing a 12.9-inch iPad design and prototype iPhone screens larger than the …

How to Use Social Media to Juice Your Story’s Popularity

Author: Mat Honan. Mat Honan Gear<p>Date of Publication: 07.16.13.<p>Time of Publication: 1:15 am. 1:15 am<p>Do you love this story? You should. Everyone …

Fetish: Adidas Springblades Running Shoes | WIRED

The sneaker pimps at Adidas have engineered one of the greatest advancements in athletic-shoe technology since the mid-’80s — when Peter Moore mixed …

8 Stunning Industrial Sites, From an Atom Smasher to a Solar Furnace | WIRED

The radio anechoic chamber at Denmark’s Technical University. <i>Photo: Alastair Philip Wiper</i><p>The radio anechoic chamber at Denmark’s Technical …

10 Free, Awesome Alternatives to the Pebble Watch’s Ugly Face Designs

Author: Joseph Flaherty. Joseph Flaherty Design<p>Date of Publication: 07.16.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>The attmm watch face follows a …