Kyle Standiford

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Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Black Holes

The 13 Most Potent Women in the Pot Industry

These ladies are smoking the competition.<p>The mainstreaming of marijuana is, essentially, a capitalist's dream. The cannabis industry already grosses over $2 billion annually, and that number's only expected to grow as legalization expands nationally. (<i>The New York Times</i> is predicting that Oregon, …

Cannabis can be highly addictive, major study finds

Research conducted over 20 years links long-term cannabis use with mental illness, lower academic attainment and lower birth-weight of children<p>Cannabis can be highly addictive, cause mental health problems and lead to hard drug use, according to a major study led by a leading British expert on …

Cannabis

Morgan O’Connor, Model Muse to Lindsay Lohan and Miley Cyrus, Talks About His Start in Fashion

At the <i>Daily Front Row</i>–Modelinia models issue party on Friday, Ralph Lauren model Morgan O’Connor was reluctant to speak to the press, undoubtedly due to his Page Six–reported dalliances with Lindsay Lohan and Miley Cyrus.<p>But your <i>VF Daily</i> correspondent is persistent, and the dreadlocked, 18-year-old …

The Secrets of Effective Silhouette Photography

There is something about silhouettes that makes you want to rush out and create one yourself. They have that dramatic atmosphere that always keeps a …

Landscape Photography

Sochi officials order stray dogs killed ahead of Olympics

Thousands of stray dogs have been living amid the mud and rubble of Olympic construction sites, roaming the streets and snowy mountainsides, and begging for scraps of food.<p>But as the games drew near, authorities have turned to a company to catch and kill the animals so they don't bother Sochi's new …

Russia Broke Treaty With Missile

Sochi Workers Faced Rampant Abuses Building Olympic Sites

The Sochi Olympics are the most expensive in history with an estimated $50 billion price tag, as cost overruns and corruption have driven the cost to …

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Awesome DIY Vintage Camera Lamp Project

<i>Photos by Stacie Stacie Stacie. Used with CC BY permission.</i><p>If you’re a vintage camera collector or if you just love diving into a really good …

7 Essential Accessories for Your First DSLR

If you read my post back in September about Gear Acquisition Syndrome (GAS), you know that I’m a firm believer in making smart choices about …

Obama: Marijuana no more dangerous than alcohol

President Obama doesn't think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, "in terms of its impact on the individual consumer," he told "The New Yorker" magazine in an interview.<p>"As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice, not very different from the …

Lost your Photo Mojo? Ten Tips to Bring Back the Magic

Digital Photography

Give It 100 Helps You Keep Your Resolution Makes You Donate $1 for Every Missed Day

You’re probably already familiar with Karen Cheng (better known as “that one girl who learned to dance in a year and made an awesome video of it”) …

Neon Paint Brings Ordinary Portraits to Life

Light effects are just about as versatile as the imagination. The possibilities are endless. This is what Portuguese photographer Hid Saib discovered …

4 Questions to Help You Discover Your Photographic Style

If you’re new to the world of photography, you may hear other photographers talk about their photographic style quite a bit. But what does this mean …

Photography

How to Take Photos in Low Light

Images of night scenes never fail to impress. Night-time images have great ambiance, something which is often absent in flat, bright, daylight …

How to Put Together Your Photography Portfolio

Creating a portfolio of your work is a vital first step for aspiring professional photographers, and it's also a worthwhile exercise for keen …

Creating HDR Images the Right Way

You start the process of creating a tone-mapped LDR image by merging all your source images into a single 32-bit HDR image. We all know that. Maybe …

Your First DSLR - now what?! - Digital Photography School

Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera Drop 'Do What U Want’

Xtina replaces R. Kelly on new version of single<p>Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera have taken their "Do What U Want" collaboration one step further and …