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Logitech Announces New AnyAngle Case for iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini

Logitech today announced a new AnyAngle protective case designed for Apple's iPad Air 2 and iPad mini, which includes an "any-angle" foldable cover that can be adjusted to multiple viewing positions for reading, watching movies, and more.<p>Designed to "complement the thin and light aesthetics" of the …

Parrot Bebop Drone Landing at Apple Stores in December for $499

Drone maker Parrot today finalized the pricing for its upcoming Bebop drone, confirming a $499 price tag for the standard package and $899 for the more expensive SkyController version with an extended range wireless controller.<p>The Bebop drone is Parrot's third-generation quadricopter and the …

5 Essential Edits That Will Improve Almost any Photograph

As photographers, we strive to take a perfect photograph. We compose carefully within our frame, properly expose our image, and make sure our white …

Wonder Workshop | Home of cue, Dash and Dot, robots that help kids learn to code

Introducing<p>24 step-by-step activity cards with games and challenges keep the fun going with Dash the robot<p>See a side-by-side comparison of …

An Intriguingly Detailed Animation of How People Move Around a City

Yes or no: If you keep living the life you’re living, will you be happy in 10 years?

Yes or no: In ten years’ time, if you have made no changes to your current life, do you think it will have taken you in a direction that will be …

Associated Press News

Heli-hikers prepare to set off after being set down near a lake in the Bugaboo Mountains of eastern British Columbia. http://on.natgeo.com/15eDs2b Photograph by Jonathan Irish, National Geographic

Retire Early and live the life you want

February 22, 2018<p>Last week, I picked up my new glasses and posted a picture on social media. A few sharp eyed readers commented that they loved the …

Best Ever Barbecued Ribs

This go-to recipe for classic barbecued ribs embraces what we refer to as our "oven-cheat" method -- a technique that'll get you ultra-tender meat …

BBQ

Impressive Time-Lapse Tour of Shanghai

Time-lapse photographer Rob Whitworth (we’ve featured his work a number of times in the past) has released a beautiful new time-lapse video that …

At the altar of the Big Green Egg: How a product becomes a cult

The sociologist Robert Bellah once wrote that the real purpose of Memorial Day, a US holiday that’s celebrated this Monday and commemorates those who have died in battle, is to re-indoctrinate the American public into the “national cult.”<p>His point is that federal holidays serve to reinforce …

BBQ

An Introduction to Photoshop Compositing for Beginners

by Sarah Hipwell What is compositing? Simply, it means to combine two or more images to make a single picture. As a photographer, I’m constantly …

How to Jumpstart Your Photography With Self Assignments

As photographers who wish to improve our art, chances are we always looking for opportunities to practice our craft. The problem is, our practice …

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

Camera Modes: Setting Aperture and Shutter Speed

You might think that acquiring a $1,000 DSLR makes you a photographer. In truth, the first step down the “photographer road” is switching from auto …

Shutter Speed

David Foster Wallace's Legendary Graduation Speech Is Now An Awesome Short Film

Novelist David Foster Wallace gave a speech called "This Is Water" to the 2005 graduating class at Kenyon College.<p>The speech, which has become legendary, discusses how meaningless daily routines take over our lives and that we have to choose how we think, and what we pay attention to.<p>"This Is …

Numb

An Interview with Shaun Hill, Brewmaster at Hill Farmstead, the “Best Brewery in the World”

In January of this year, Hill Farmstead was dubbed Best Brewery in the World by RateBeer.com—the world’s most comprehensive beer-review-and-rating Web site—just two years after being awarded the title New Brewer of the Year. In February, I sat down with its head brewer/founder/etc., Shaun E. Hill, …

Time-Lapse Sequences Turned into Timestacks

As a resident from Lake Ontario east of Toronto, Matt Molloy is no stranger to the dazzling sunsets and beautiful cloud formations common to the …

Photography

Piccure Plugin Magically Reduces Camera Shake, Beats Adobe to the Punch

A couple of weeks ago, we shared a sneak peek of Adobe’s upcoming Shake Reduction Tool for Photoshop that has been dropping jaws ever since an …

WARNING: Safaris Are Highly Addictive! A Primer for the Adventure of a Lifetime (PHOTOS)

I recently returned from Botswana after 12 days on safari. It was my third such trip -- the previous two being in South Africa and Tanzania -- and the minute my plane left Africa for home, I wanted to return. I've been all over the world, and while I've enjoyed every destination, nothing has …

Wildlife

This "hydrogen leaf" can provide 100 watts of energy, 24 hours a day: http://on.mash.to/ZNf0gU

My little project How To (Slidoo.com).

<i>Click here to see the full Comic!</i><p>Almost three months ago I told you about my little new project named Slidoo.com. I did this because I wanted to have …