Samuel Peña

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Captivating Portraits of Namibia’s Fashionable Herero Tribe

We recently spoke to London-based photographer Jim Naughten about his stunning portrait series of the Herero tribe members of Namibia.<p><b>How did this</b> …

The story behind the first Photoshop image

"Jennifer in Paradise" was the software's first color test picture<p>When John Knoll took a photo of his topless girlfriend on a secluded beach in 1987, he didn't expect the picture to be pored over and manipulated by thousands of people. But John's brother Thomas was working on the software that …

Behind the Scenes of OK Go’s Viral Optical Illusion-Packed Single Take Music Video

Indie rock band OK Go‘s recent music video for the song “The Writing’s On the Wall” was a smash hit, receiving some 6.6K likes on PetaPixel alone and …

DIY: How to Protect Your DSLR at a Color Festival or Run for Just 15 Bucks

There are a ton of posts that’ll have you scared to take a DSLR to a color festival or run. I want to share my own color-proof seal for the Holi …

The best small camera you can buy is getting even better

Sony's RX100M3 may be the best point-and-shoot it's ever made<p>The world's best pocketable camera just got better. After delivering the goods with last year's RX100M2, Sony is back today to announce the RX100M3. And like its predecessor, the goal here is to refine and push forward a camera that's …

Turing Test: Computer Program Convinces Judges It's Human

Judges in England were fooled into thinking the computer program they were conversing with was a human on Saturday — making it the first to pass the 65-year-old Turing Test.<p>"Eugene Goostman" is not a 13-year-old boy, but 33 percent of the people who partook in five minute keyboard conversations …

Alan Turing

Cops Defend Role Over Pakistan Woman's 'Honor Killing'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The lawyer of a Pakistani woman allegedly stoned to death by her own family gave more details of the brutal killing Friday, as authorities scrambled to deal with a surge of international outrage surrounding the case.<p>Farzana Parveen was killed by a mob – including her own …

Creative Cloud Update Allows You to Install Previous Versions of Adobe Software

In addition to introducing a few speed enhancements and fixing a few bugs — you know, typical update stuff — the most recent Creative Cloud update, …

Compressor.io Lets You Shrink Your Image File Size Up to 90% Without Losing Quality

If you’ve been following PetaPixel for a little while, then you know that the idea of a web app that shrinks down the file size of your images …

17 Life-Changing Cooking Tricks

From the editors at Cosmo.com, these kitchen tricks will make cooking so much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the …

Recipes

21 Totally Unexpected Ways to Cook With Gnocchi

Tired of spaghetti and penne and rigatoni and orecchiette? Sounds like it’s time for a carb switch up. Gnocchi are little pillows of super Italian powers. And while they’re generally made with boring old potatoes, we’ve decided to put our Brit + Co. spin on them and share 21 absolutely amazing …

Panda Reveals A Web Dashboard For Developer And Designer News And Inspiration

A new website (or Chrome extension, if you prefer) called Panda is offering entrepreneurs, developers and designers an easy way to keep up with industry news and inspiration from a variety of sources in one interface. Currently, the site features sources like Hacker News, Dribbble, Behance and …

The 30 Most Delicious DIY Donut Recipes

Why is it that “donut” (or “doughnut” if <i>that’s</i> how you spell it) sounds so much like “do not”? Probably because these decadent morsels are packed with butter and sugar and a slew of other ingredients your doctor advises against. But listen: Diets are overrated, and we deserve a donut or two every …

Beep | Wirelessly Control Any Speaker

Beep breathes new life into old speakers. The sleek Wi-Fi enabled device connects to any stereo system or speaker, allowing you to stream music …

Apple Tv Holder | By Tinsel & Timber

Apple TVs and their tiny remotes have become staples in many people´s living rooms but they haven´t had a good home of their own - until now. The …

Sound1 Bluetooth Speakers | By Elevenplus

The Sound1 Speakers are the most visually pleasing speakers we have seen in a while. Designed by Korean studio 11+, the beautiful Bluetooth-enabled …

The Secret Of Parallax Scrolling Revealed by Webydo’s Code-Free Design Platform

Now available in Beta mode – Webydo’s Parallax Scrolling Animator feature<p>Few things can make a website stand out from the masses like creating a …

Ascot’s Fair Lady

June means Royal Ascot Week: 300 years of British tradition, 30 horse races, $9 million in prize money, Her Majesty the Queen, and hats, hats, hats. As the My Fair Lady lyric goes, “Everyone who should be here is here,” including Pippa Middleton, who received her Ascot baptism last year and now …

Lolumina Brings Soft-Release Buttons to Non-Threaded Cameras

Soft-release buttons help you capture photos with less shake blur by reducing the amount of pressure it takes to trigger the shutter. Unfortunately, …

Met Ball 2014 – the best and worst dressed, in pictures

From Beyoncé to Victoria Beckham via Cara Delevingne, who rocked the Charles James couture dress code at Monday night’s Met Gala in New York? And who unwittingly embodied ‘Sitcom Kaftan Chic’? Presenting the Guardian fashion team’s verdict on the hits and misses

Inside the Room Where Apple Developed the Original iPhone Software

With permission from Apple, senior software engineer Greg Christie recently spoke with <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> about the development of the original iPhone, disclosing some details ahead of a new patent trial involving Samsung. The original article focused on the iPhone's software features, while a …

Upcycle Old Lamp Shades into Copper Wire Pendant Lights

Are ugly old lampshades cramping your living room style? Rip off their dated fabric and use their structural wire as pendant lights! Spray paint them copper for a super modern finish.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>lampshade ( 1 )<br>• Krylon Copper Spray Paint ( 1 can )<br>• Pull String Light Socket ( 1 )<br>• 1/2” …

Ronwe Limited – Brand Identity by Dominik Pacholczyk

Ronwe Limited – Branding.<p>Freelance graphic designer and art directer Dominik Pacholczyk from Lodz, Poland has designed this modern brand identity for …

Why Using Insults Is Stupid And You Should Disagree

Note: This post was inspired by a question from a reader about what to do about insulting comments posted on her blog. I’d love to hear your take in …

So You're Dating a Designer? Ten Things You Need to Know.

Melbourne-based creative studio Yoke recently came out with a hilarious series for anyone who's dating a designer. Yes, this list isn't for designers themselves, rather it's for the ones who have fallen head over heels in love with an actual designer. Not only has Yoke created some images that go …

Crowdfunded Iron Man Suit Project Seeking 5K Pre-Orders For Production Run

Speaking as someone who’s considered spending nearly $1,000 on a full Stormtrooper costume multiple times, I’m very interested in a new crowdfunding project designed to build and mass produce a complete Iron Man suit with electronic features like an automatic sliding faceplate. The Iron Man Mark …

Dos conceptos de iOS 7, en tu Mac y en tu televisor

Muchas veces se ha hablado de <b>migración de estilos entre iOS y OS X</b>, y la verdad es que los equipos de diseño de ambos sistemas operativos trabajan en …