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Humorous Tutorial Explains Why You Suck at Using Clone Stamp and Manual Cloning in Photoshop

Do you suck at Photoshop? No? Well, Donnie Hoyle seems to think so, which is why he put together this wonderful resource detailing how to properly …

Colorful Sea Creatures

Photo Gallery<p>See photos of colorful sea creatures (including sea stars, clownfish, nudibranchs, and more) in this ocean photo gallery from National Geographic.

Nature

How to Take Adventure Photos

The UK's First Paleo Diet Restaurant Would Be Brilliant - Here Are Some Recipes To Expect On The Menu

The Paleo diet, or eating like a caveman, isn't just about weight loss, it's about a way of eating healthily. If Holly Redman, the chef behind Pure …

Atlas tracks changes of Britain and Ireland’s birds - in pictures

A new atlas of 1,300 maps shows the patterns of distribution, abundance and change among 296 bird species in Britain and Ireland. The Bird Atlas 2007-11 is a partnership between British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), Scottish Ornithologists' Club and Birdwatch Ireland and involved the work of more …

The red list of endangered species – in pictures

In the 2013 red list of endangered species are the okapi, the white-winged flufftail, the red belly toad, Caribbean skinks and the martial eagle. Meanwhile, some species are recovering thanks to conservation efforts. They include leatherback turtles, the island fox, the black-browed and …

10 Huge Factors That Affect Image Sharpness

It’s not stretching the truth much – if at all – to say that creative people are die-hard perfectionists when it comes to their work. It doesn’t …

Photographing Nature and Landscapes

The week in wildlife – in pictures

An accommodating rhino, two air-born dolphins, and some silhouetted pelicans – here are the best of this week's photos from the natural world

Beaver Gets Behind The Camera (PICTURES)

<b>SEE ALSO: Beaver 'Bites Fisherman To Death After He Tried To Take Its Photograph'</b><p>Say trees, watch the beaver, damn that’s a good shot etc.<p>The sight …

Raspberry and yogurt cake recipe

A simple yogurt cake baked with a handful of fresh raspberries, and coated generously with raspberry and lemon icing.<p>I had a lovely yogurt and raspberry cake in a delightful café, The Field Kitchen in Nettlebed, near Henley, and couldn't get it out of my head. This is my version. You do have to eat …

Top 10 apples to grow in your garden

Henry Chevallier Guild, eighth generation of the apple-growing Aspall cider family says, Britain has one of the best climates in the world for apples. In the 19th century we used to make the most of that, with 2,500 different varieties listed in the UK, but that's now declined to only 12 that …

Apricot, cinnamon & olive oil cake

Using olive oil keeps this cake really moist, while spelt flour makes the crumb soft and tender. Add the cream cheese frosting at the last …

Wild things

Once upon a time, Costa Rica was the wildlife tourist's dream destination. But now? Well, it's overrun with American tour buses, isn't it? And anyway, there are plenty of other exotic locations that offer that convenient yet exciting slice of the tropics, right?<p>Wrong. Admittedly, this wonderful …

Lore of the jungle: life with Costa Rica's indigenous peoples

"Go on," said Paulo, handing me a fistful of termites, "eat them."<p>It's a funny business, eating creepy-crawlies. Most of us will happily eat prawns (with their long whiskers and crunchy armour) but draw the line at their terrestrial equivalents, insects. Paulo had no such qualms, and nor did the …

Fjord, Western Norway

UPDATED: Costa Rica wants to close its zoos and free all captive animals

<i>Image via Shutterstock</i><p>Costa Rica announced in 2013 that it will become the first country in the world to close down its zoos and free all captive …

Our favourite images of the week

Seven amazing photos from the last seven days – including sculpture on Sydney’s shores, skiing adventures in Finland and Alaskan bear spotting.

Australia

Morocco’s forgotten mountain range

Explore the extraordinary Anti Atlas massif, a dusty landscape just two hours from Agadir, where the indigenous Berber people have preserved their long-established lifestyle.

Greenland

Mountain hourglass tree frog

Description:<p>This beautiful tree frog of the endemic frog genus Taruga is found in the central hills of Sri lanka.The common colouration of this frog …

Frogs

Lady Gaga Naked, Celebrity Halloween Parties And Movember Mayhem - Vote On Your Favourite Pictures

The best pictures of the week are chosen by YOU voting on our interactive slideshow.<p>Winter is closing in - this week saw a Halloween with plenty of …

Works from American Modern: Hopper to O'Keeffe

117 works online<p>Andrew Wyeth <i>Christina's World</i>1948<p>Hale Woodruff <i>Returning Home</i> from <i>Hale Woodruff: Selections from the Atlanta Period 1931–1946</i>1931–46, …

Art