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Bite Size Tips: What Is High Key Lighting And How To Set It Up

There is a huge difference between shooting in natural light and shooting in a studio because, in a studio, one has full control over lighting. …

Made by Pen launches The Dog Room with architect Michael Ong

<b>Dezeen promotion:</b> Australian design brand Made by Pen and Melbourne-based architect Michael Ong have teamed up to create a miniature wooden house for …

10 Times Actors Had Real Sex In Mainstream Movies or On-Screen

With world cinema getting bolder and bolder day by day, actors have to push hard to their limits. Some actors get so much indulged in their roles …

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SpaceX will spend $300 million on Red Dragon Mars mission, NASA says

SpaceX is likely spending about $300 million on its unmanned Red Dragon Mars mission, according to NASA estimates.<p>The topic came up at a NASA Advisory Council committee meeting Tuesday, when agency official Jim Reuter said SpaceX's spending on the mission was about 10 times that of NASA's, …

This Tiny Home's Pop-Out Porch Is Seriously Genius

And if that's not impressive, wait until you see the farmhouse kitchen.<p>A lot of the time, tiny homes are decorated just like your grandmother's house. Shingled exteriors, cringe-worthy patterns and maybe even a cutesy name that's slightly embarrassing to say. Well, the Alpha Tiny Home doesn't have …

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Four Key Skills Of A Successful Photographer

When it comes to being a photographer, our overall mission is to create consistently incredible imagery. But to become a successful photographer, …

Off-grid UFO home is completely powered by wind, water and sun

UFOs could soon be spotted floating on the ocean as cool sustainable homes. Italian boating company Jet Capsule designed what may be the most stylish …

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Top 20 Landscape Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year, we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, where we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a rocket tonight followed by another epic rocket landing attempt — here's how to watch live

SpaceX on Flickr<p>Thursday's launch was postponed. Learn more here.<p>SpaceX was scheduled to launch an 11,750-pound satellite into space on Wednesday, but dodgy weather got in the way.<p>The next launch attempt is scheduled for Thursday evening.<p>The launch window — a carefully calibrated time when the …

Poorer students benefit less from a bachelor’s degree than the wealthy

Conventional wisdom holds that a bachelor’s degree is a worthy investment because it should help provide you with more earning potential than if you …

Volvo: our self-driving cars are better than humans

But ultimately, it may be Swedes who come out on top.<p>This week, Volvo announced that it will put 100 production ready autonomous cars in the hands of actual consumers by 2017.<p>This initial pilot run will see the company's self-driving technology move out of the laboratory and put through the ringer …

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Composition

With all of the gorgeous new gadgetry coming out this season, it’s easy to get caught up in the shiny, techy part of photography. (New Nikon D810, …

More stomach ‘bugs’ for kids low on vitamin A

School-age children with vitamin A deficiencies are more likely to get gastrointestinal and respiratory illnesses, according to a new …

Jet lag and night shifts disrupt rhythm of hundreds of genes, study shows

Researchers have found evidence that jet lag causes "profound disruption" to more than 1,000 genes, including many that are normally drawn upon to maintain, repair and protect the body.<p>The findings might help to explain why people with jet lag feel so miserable, with ailments ranging from nausea …

Can Organisms Evolve The Ability To Evolve?

A new study finds that natural selection selected for flexibility in one bacteria species.<p>Can things evolve to evolve? Okay, so that sounds like a cheesy line from a self-help book, but what I'm talking about here is actual biological evolution. Depending on the situation, evolution is obviously …

Dogs Watch Human Interactions To Assess Quality Of Treats

Evidence that pet dogs gather intel by watching people talking with each other<p>Ever get that feeling you're being watched? Well, if you're a dog-owner, you may have a point. Dogs are able to watch people's interactions with one another to determine who holds yummier treats, according to a new …

Remember 'French Fries Cause Cancer'? Here's The Acrylamide Update

Back in 2002, french fry lovers around the world received a nasty bit of news: Those crunchy, fried strips of potato contained a known carcinogen. Now, all these years later, a new warning from the Food and Drug Administration has consumers once again puzzling over whether to fear the chemical …

Intel Is Investing Billions Of Dollars Into This Unproven Technology

Moore's Law, named after Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, predicts that the number of transistors that can be cost-effectively packed into a chip will double every two years.<p>The more transistors on a chip, the more powerful the chip becomes without using more space or energy. That's why computers …

Ubuntu’s X Window replacement “Mir” coming in next OS version

Shuttleworth is using Mir on his laptop, and he loves it.<p>Mir, Ubuntu's in-progress replacement for the X Window System, is being used internally at …

NASA’s next Mars rover to prep for sample returns, human exploration

Set to launch in 2020, it will look for past life and collect souvenirs.<p>NASA affirmed its addiction to Big Red this week, announcing plans for the …

Two successful gene therapy trials block inherited diseases in humans

Blood stem cells engineered to make a virus that fixes a genetic defect.<p>Genetic traits, like a bulbous nose or balding, give some people reasons to …

Can fracking cause bigger, more frequent earthquakes?

New reports show growing data on causal links between fluid injections and earthquakes.<p>Injecting fluids into the Earth, whether to recover natural …

New OpenGL 4.4, OpenCL 2.0 specs help you get the most from your GPU

Small improvements and easier porting of Direct3D applications are on the table.<p>Just under a year after the last OpenGL version bump, the Khronos …

“Stable” parts of Antarctic ice may have retreated in the past

Ice in one region retreated hundreds of kilometers when CO2 was last this high.<p>To understand what climate change will bring in the future, we often …

OpenOffice 4.0 overhauls user interface, boosts Microsoft compatibility

LibreOffice isn't the only open source office in town.<p>OpenOffice 4.0 was released yesterday by the Apache Software Foundation, bringing with it a new …

Google strengthens Android security muscle with SELinux protection

Addition of SELinux to version 4.3 one of several improvements to Android security.<p>The upcoming version of Google's Android operating system offers …

LibreOffice 4.1 is released, borrows new sidebar from OpenOffice

3,000 bugs fixed in latest LibreOffice, many by Apache developers.<p>LibreOffice 4.1 was released today, with the open source office suite borrowing a …

Probes confirm Earth acts like a giant particle accelerator

Over 50 years post-discovery, the Van Allen belts yield their secret.<p>The narrative of the first few things put in orbit generally focuses on the …

Projected climate change moves much faster than land vertebrates have evolved

Species that survive future warming probably won’t do it by evolving.<p>The only constant is change. Over geologic time, it’s as true of Earth’s climate …