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Don't Make My Mistake: How a Minute of Spring Cleaning Made My Computer Run Like New Again

As photographers and videographers, we tend to push our computers much harder than the average user. However, overlooking something as innocuous as …

Quantum Computing

Why Reading Books Should be Your Priority, According to Science

You're not doing yourself any favors if you're in the 26 percent of American adults who haven't read even part of a book within the last year.<p>More than a quarter--26 percent--of American adults admit to not having read even part of a book within the last year. That's according to statistics coming …

Pew Research Center

Here‘s How to Shoot Travel Photographs That Don’t Look Like Snapshots (VIDEO)

Something odd often happens when accomplished photographers take a vacation: They return from their trip with photos that look more like snapshots …



“Sharpness is a bourgeois concept” - Henri Cartier-Bresson

My failed mission to find God -- and what I found instead | Anjali Kumar

Atheism 2.0 | Alain de Botton


A.J. Jacobs: My year of living biblically

Disturbing before-and-after images show what the San Francisco Bay Area could look like in 2100

As if there weren't enough reasons to leave the San Francisco Bay Area, parts of it are sinking into the Pacific Ocean, new research has found.<p>While scientists have long understood that the sea level is rising around the Bay Area, a new paper in the journal Science Advances says the land itself is …

Sea Level

EvoWheel converts almost any bicycle into an electric bike in just 30 seconds

Ready to give your old cruiser a swanky electric makeover? The innovative EvoWheel turns almost any old regular bike into a speedy e-bike in under 30 …

Electric Bikes

10 Awesome Camera Hacks That Will Give a Unique Look to Your Photographs (VIDEO)

It’s been awhile since we’ve brought you any photo hacks, but the 10 tricks in this video are really good. And like others we’ve posted in the past, …


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A unique plant-filled home in The Netherlands | photos by Winkie Visser

A photographic journey to the point of departure with Ralph Gibson

Acclaimed US photographer Ralph Gibson sits down with COOPH to discuss the principles on which he built his career.<p>With over 60 years of experience, …


How to Process B&W Film at Home: An 8-Minute Crash Course by Ilford

If you’ve never tried your hand at black-and-white film photography before but would like to learn the basics of developing your own film at home, …


‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

Mental Health

Flash: Slow-Speed Sync

Slow-speed sync allows a photographer to use flash at shutter speeds slower than the native sync speed of the camera. Native sync speeds are set at …


Here’s How to Print Your Photographs and Get the Best Possible Results (VIDEO)

While most photographers spend considerable time mastering techniques for capturing and editing their images, very few are equally concerned with …


One Doctor's Innovative Alternative to Assisted Living

Dr. Bill Thomas has spent the majority of his career trying to improve nursing homes, but now hopes to make it so that people no longer need them, …


Lomography — Photo of the Day by ivo_p

Study: For those over 90, alcohol better than exercise for longevity

Cheers to life — seriously.<p>When it comes to making it into your 90s, booze actually beats exercise, according to a long-term study.<p>The research, led by University of California neurologist Claudia Kawas, tracked 1,700 nonagenarians enrolled in the 90+ Study that began in 2003 to explore impacts of …


The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …


It's Time To Say It, Retirement Is Dead, This Is What Will Take its Place.

The tired old notion of retiring is absolutely the wrong way to think about the most important part of your life.<p><i>"We get old when the weight of our memories and regrets starts to exceed that of our dreams."</i><p>When it to comes to the topic of retirement the old rules no longer apply.<p>In 1935 when the …


9 Mindful Ways to Remain Calm When Others Are Angry

<i>When someone upsets us, this is often because they aren’t behaving according to our fantasy of how they “should” behave. The frustration, then, stems</i> …


Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Silicon Valley

Studio apartment in Brooklyn | photos by Melanie RiedersFollow Gravity Home: Instagram - Pinterest - Facebook - Bloglovin

10 habits that will dramatically improve your life

In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes,</i> a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares …


10 Horrible Habits You're Doing Right Now That Are Draining Your Energy

For most people the biggest obstacle they face is themselves, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest ways that you can improve your daily productivity is to cut out habits that drain your motivation. They give you less …


How to Make Your Photos Look More Professional

If you look at your photos and think, "These don't look like the ones I see from the pros," then you've got a little work to do.But don't think that …


Every Photographer Should Be Able To Do These 17 Things in Under 10 Seconds

I know what you're thinking...Photography is all about taking your time, checking the corners of the frame, perfecting the lighting, and so forth.And …

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