Andrew Silcock

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Double or triple glazing? All pane and no gain?

Whether you are designing a new building, completing an extensive refurbishment or just looking to replace the windows in your home with more energy …

A Minimalist Seaside Home, With Built-In Wind Protection

There are lots of obvious perks to living directly on the coast: an amazing vista stretched out as far as the eye can see, fresh sea air forever blowing over the crashing waves, the incredible ability to enter directly into Nature simply by stepping out the front door. The unceasing elements, …

Don’t Be Afraid of High ISO on Modern DSLR Cameras

As the internet grows and grows, photography tutorials are becoming more and more abundant. All that information can be a good thing, but it can also …

How to Use Content Aware Fill in Photoshop

Most photographers would agree that whenever possible getting the shot right in camera should be the goal. However, there are going to be times when …

Space Pictures This Week: Mars Gullies, Aurora Borealis, and Dragon Detaches

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Understanding Camera Lenses

When shopping for a DSLR camera, people often overlook or skimp on lenses. Lenses serve as the camera’s “eye.” They determine what and how your …

Mark Zuckerberg showcases 'Facebook phone'

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says the company's aim is to be the home screen of any Android mobile.<p>It is called "Home" because it is on the home screen of any Android phone.<p><b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> said users can have an experience on Android phones that they cannot have on other platforms. The new product is …

Portrait of the artist - competition

Terms and conditions<p>1. The Portrait of the artist private view prize draw (the "prize draw") is open to residents of the UK aged 18 and over.<p>2. The …

Artist Hong Yi Plays with her Food for 30 Days | Colossal

<p>For almost every day last month Malaysian artist/architect Hong Yi (who often goes by the nickname Red) created a fun illustration made with common …

NASA Releases Beautiful Compilation of 2012 Satellite Imagery

Taking a cue from the music industry and those incessant Now That’s What I Call Music! albums, NASA has released its own “best-of” compilation of the …