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Become One with Nature with this Latest Spa Trend: Forest Bathing

Nature is at your disposal when you check into resorts nestled in remote settings, so why not make the most of your surroundings and convene with all …

Forget HDR Software! Start Creating Natural, Clean HDRs With Digital Blending

A few years ago I ran an HDR photography magazine. I regularly tone mapped my images for years, using just about every HDR program out there. Yet, …

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Photographer’s Unconventional Self-Portraits Highlight Intriguing Architecture in Urban Spaces

In her <i>Urban Self-Portrait</i> series, Anna di Prospero photographs herself against the backdrop of towering, irregular architectural forms in the middle of sprawling cities. Stretching out on the ground, twisting her body into emotive contortions, or caught in startling states of undress, the Italian …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of August 17, 2015)

The Daily Edition was filled with diverse stories this week, from the Ashley Madison hack, to the FDA‘s approval of “Female Viagra” and an increased spotlight on immigration. Read our top picks from the week that was.<p>1. 7 things we’ve learned from the Ashley Madison leak – MarketWatch, Priya</b> …

The Week in Review: Most Livable Cities Report Reflects Global Issues

Melbourne, Australia, topped the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) list of most livable cities for the fifth year running earlier this week. Rounding out the top five were, in order: Vienna, Vancouver, Toronto, and Adelaide, Australia, and Calgary, Canada, tied for fifth.<p>A noteworthy finding was …

Inside the Modern Safe Room: How Homeowners Today Are Fortifying Their Houses Against Burglars, Terrorists, and Hurricanes

If a family’s home is their castle, as the saying goes, some homeowners have begun to take that sentiment quite literally. Step into the heavily fortified world of safe rooms—otherwise known as panic rooms—with three designers working at the outer limits of architectural craft.<p>Tom Gaffney won’t …

The Story of How My ISS Photo Went TOTALLY Viral

Here’s my story on what it’s like to have a photo go totally viral around the world. After accidentally capturing a portrait with the ISS in the …

Michael Jordan wins $8.9 million lawsuit against grocery store

The store used his name without permission in an advertisement.<p>Michael Jordan will be awarded $8.9 million for the unauthorized use of his name in a 2009 grocery store ad.<p>The verdict announced on Friday night will require Safeway, who owned the now-defunct grocery store chain called Dominick's, to …

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10 Simple Photography Hacks with Household Things

If you’d like to experiment with some do-it-yourself photography hacks and tricks, check out this new video by DigitalRev. Over the course of 10 …

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Luxurious second-generation Moto 360 seen in the wild

A new and more stylish-looking Moto 360 smartwatch is coming. How do we know? Because they've reportedly been spotted on wrists in Chicago.<p>Reddit …

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Lawyers ask court to intervene in Texas refusal to issue birth certificates to U.S.-born children of undocumented parents | Fox News

Lawyers asked a judge to intervene on the behalf of immigrant families who were denied birth certificates for their U.S.-born children because Texas health officials refused to recognize as valid certain forms of foreign identifications, according to court papers.<p>The lawyers filed for an emergency …

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We spoke to Ashley Madison's CEO about its tech and privacy before the scandal broke — here's what he said

And when I spoke to the company's boss in May, he made it a point to mention how Ashley Madison was at the forefront of privacy technology.<p>Ashley Madison, owned by parent company Avid Life Media, which has a host of other niche dating websites, offered a unique service that allowed customers to pay …

How Much Do YOU Need to Earn to Do Photography Full Time?

How much would you need to earn to make photography a full-time job? On a recent visit to India, I was strolling through Mumbai’s colonial-era …

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Is Apple really one of the Dow's biggest losers?

“Apple is biggest superstar stock to collapse.”<p>That was the headline, accompanied by a stock fever chart of the “past few months,” of a Matt Krantz …

Facebook Takes Down ‘Project Harpoon’ Page, Which ‘Fat Shamed’ with Photoshop

Facebook has deleted a controversial page called “Project Harpoon,” which posted photos of plus-size models and celebrities next to Photoshopped …

31 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Vitamins

Dietitians Emily Haller and Keri Gans on the dead giveaways that you need to step up your nutrient intake.<p>Back in 2004, nutritionists everywhere were screaming at movie theater screens, threatening to boycott <i>Mean Girls</i> when Regina George "innocently" (you never know with Queen Plastic) asked how …

The Ashley Madison hackers claim to have thousands of nude pics, but won't release them

"Avid Life Media is like a drug dealer abusing addicts," says Impact Team.<p>So far, this week has seen Impact Team release three major data dumps of Ashley Madison data, on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. In the interview, Impact Team says that it started collecting the data "a long time ago," and …

Lili St. Cyr: Naked Angel

In heels, she stood nearly6feet tall. With platinum ____hair and green catlike eyes, she had a cold Nordic beauty that made men brawl over her. Her body was strong yet slim—the physique of a ballerina, not zaftig like most in her profession. For decades, she was America’s highest-paid burlesque …

Chris Borland didn't trust the NFL not to lie about his drug test

We’re a few weeks from the NFL season and every young player is making his progress, and each team is coming together, and fans everywhere — or at least most of them — are trying to envision the ways in which this is it, their year, finally.<p>It is a very nice time to read about football, our …

Brother of U.S. serviceman who helped thwart gunman on train says passengers 'lucky'

Solon Skarlatos almost didn't answer the phone when it rang Friday morning. It was from an unknown number in Europe. When he picked up, it was his brother Alek Skarlatos, who said he and his childhood friends had stopped a terrorist on a train headed to Paris.<p>Alek Skarlatos, who grew up in …

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25-minute walk could add seven years to life

New research shows that exercise can delay the ageing process, with experts suggesting one walk a day could halve the risk of heart attack death and add seven years to the lifespan<p>Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day could add to seven years to your life, heart experts have said.<p>Researchers said …