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Best places to shop for travel gear and gadgets

Gadgets. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, they're rapidly becoming part of the traveller's arsenal. But that doesn't mean you have to spend a fortune: next time you’re planning a trip overseas, consider taking along your travel tech shopping list. You can save plenty of cash if you know where to shop - and …

Photographer Snaps Photo Atop the Burj Khalifa (Yes, the Very Top!)

Rooftopper photographers are continuously pushing themselves and raising the bar, literally, to get that vertigo-inducing shot. These insane, …

Burj

Long Term Review: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4 L

A wide-angle lens definitely has its place in most photographers bag. They have many possible uses. Although their primary use is for landscapes as …

Faking Anime Fight Scenes is Emerging As a Fun Photo Fad in Japan

There’s a humorous new photography meme emerging from Japan. Students in the country are shooting photos that look like they’re ‘Kamehameha’ scenes …

How to Create Elaborate Light Painting Photo Compositions

UK photographer showcases his techniques for painting the “largest indoor continuously-drawn piece of light art” in this self-published short …

Top 15 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

Photoshop is a magnificent tool that can help you save time and money by editing images in an efficient manner. Unfortunately, the learning curve for …

Tutorials

Colorized Black And White Photos Bring Historical Figures Like Darwin, Lincoln And Dali To Life (PHOTOS)

What would Charles Darwin or Jim Henson look like in color?<p>Thanks to Mads Madsen, an active Reddit and Facebook user with a knack for photo manipulation, we can find out what historical icons look like in color. The 18-year-old colorizes historical images, from close-ups of famed scientists Albert …

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold | Colossal

<p>Photographer David Orias relies on slow shutter speeds, precision camera movement and the rich light of dawn or dusk to capture these amazing images …

The Ten Most Ridiculous Dashboards Of All Time

Car interiors should be simple, clear, and not distracting. <i>Jalopnik</i> readers, however, have found ten absurd dashboard that don't follow that</i> …

Sports Cars

Kate Beckinsale Bikini: Actress Looks Half Her Age On Vacation In Mexico (PHOTO)

Kate Beckinsale is taking a break from work by taking a vacation with her teenage daughter in Mexico.<p>On Wednesday, Beckinsale was photographed in a white bikini top and a flowing white maxi-skirt while relaxing at a Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, resort.<p><b>SCROLL FOR PHOTO</b><p>The 39-year-old mom looked …

Celebrities' Real Names: What The Biggest Stars Have Inked On Their Birth Certificates

The biggest names in the biz are oftentimes not the names the stars were given at birth. Be it for better publicity, more dough, or because they just plain sound cooler, Hollywood's finest often trade in their monikers for something a whole lot catchier.<p>From Tom Cruise and Snoop Lion to Cher and …

'Iron Man 3' To Get China-Only Version

Cruise travel agency compiles list of pettiest passenger complaints

A cruise agent has revealed some of the most unusual complaints it has received in the past year.<p>Following the widely documented debacle with the …

The World’s Best Street Food

• <b>Author:</b> Lonely Planet<p>Live to eat? Travel to eat? Here you’ll find a collection of the most memorable street food experiences possible, complete with recipes to make sure if you can’t go to eat, you can at least get a taste at home! From classic hotdogs to exotic pastries, this gastronomic tour of …

The Sexiest Hotel Bathrooms In The Caribbean (PHOTOS)

The Caribbean is hands down one of the world's most romantic destinations. The region's gorgeous islands and quaint coastal communities draw thousands of honeymooners and couples every year with their pristine beaches, laid-back vibe, and outstanding resorts. Many hotels cater to couples, and hotel …

Review: Zeiss 15mm f2.8 (Canon EF Mount)

We’ve been testing the (quite literally) recently announced Carl Zeiss 15mm f2.8 lens for a little while now. Rumors of the lens first appeared …

N Korea 'readies' rockets to strike US bases

North Korea's leader has responded to America's use of nuclear-capable B-2 bombers in joint South Korean military<br>drills with more angry rhetoric, saying his rocket forces are ready to attack US positions.<p>The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) news agency said on Friday that Kim …