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The Surprising Ways That Chickens Changed the World

Future of Food<p>Civilization was powered by the humble chicken, says author.<p>For most of us, the word "chicken" spells a cold, clammy slab of plastic-wrapped white meat plucked out of the refrigerated section of our local supermarket. But in the ancient world, and in many cultures today, chickens had …

A peek inside Mercedes-Benz's secret garage of misfit toys

The world does not contain enough drool.<p>The cars in the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center showroom are for sale. Some don't list prices on their placards, so bring a lot of money. Stuff in the workshop either belongs to the company—and is very much not for sale—or belongs to a customer who wants the …

A Close-Up Time-Lapse of the October 8th ‘Blood Moon’ and Lunar Eclipse

If you lived in Europe or Africa — or if you’re in the US and the thought of getting up between 2 and 5 in the morning repelled you — you probably …

1934 Burlington Pioneer Zephyr

How a San Francisco Architect Reframes Design for the Blind

Architect Chris Downey is standing next to a pile of Sheetrock, balancing a white cane in the air like a tightrope walker’s pole. The week before, …

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Graphic Design

How do you photograph the Moon? | Martin Robbins

Photograph: Martin Robbins/Martin J. Robbins<p>The moon is very bright, and easily over-exposed. Photograph: Martin Robbins<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>https://static-secure.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/4/29/1398802296812/43fb6003-001c-4d91-84dd-e6fe71a03889-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Martin …

Still Life Photography

In today’s photo tip, we begin a study of still life photography techniques. We’ll start out with a still life photography definition that will …

Photography Tips

15 Tips for Successful Fireworks Photography

15 tips for successful fireworks photography: what camera settings to use, what equipment do you need, how to set up and get the most colorful …

Interesting Photo of The Day: Cute Puppy Wants To Go Home

The internet is a great resource for photographers and lovers of photography, with multitudes of great photos right at our fingertips just waiting to …

Photos

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 …

Photographing puppies

We bet that just about every photographer (at one time or another) has had the desire to try photographing puppies. How can we resist? They're cute, …

5 Tips For Creating Stunning Cityscapes

Cityscapes have a uniquely vibrant feel to them which is unlike any other form of photography. If shot correctly, they can captivate an audience. …

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

The Ultimate Guide to Bokeh

Bokehliscious photos. That is the ultimate goal for any photographer no matter the experience level. When "bokeh" is mentioned, the first thing that …

Bacon Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting + a Bourbon Drizzle

Bacon Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting + a Bourbon Drizzle.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 6, 2013 107<p>I always make these sorts of… resolutions, if …

Farewell Nokia: The rise and fall of a mobile pioneer

You never forget your first cellphone.<p>Mine was the Nokia 5190. By today's standards, it was bulky and embarrassingly lacking in features. It made phone calls and played the game "Snake." Forget a Retina Display; it boasted a monochromatic screen with a green backlight. And how's this for …

Disney Launches Disney Movies Anywhere, An iTunes-Integrated App Where Fans Can Build Their Movie Library

The Walt Disney Studios is launching a new app today for iOS devices and the web called Disney Movies Anywhere, giving users a place where they can watch the Disney, Pixar, and Marvel films that they’ve purchased, while also finding new ones.<p>The app isn’t intended as a competitor to digital content …

Sochi 2014: 10 best sunsets at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

With average daytime temperatures of 10C, the weather was always going to be a major talking point at the Sochi Games. Fortunately, hosting the Games on the fringe of the Black Sea has also meant day after day of beautiful sunsets, providing a stunning backdrop to the action. Here are some of our …

Five Keys to Better Black and White Landscapes

We are blessed that we were born with the ability to see in color. Seeing the deep blue of a summer’s sky or the intense red of a spring rose is …

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Under The Hood Of The All-Emoji Programming Language

“Emojinal is the next step after قلب,” says Nasser, referring to Alb, the first Arabic programming language, which he created in 2012. Nasser says …

Times Square Time-Lapse Captures the Madness that is New Year’s Eve in NYC

Thanks to CES, this week has been filled to bursting with new gear announcements that are either exacerbating your Gear Acquisition Syndrome (G.A.S.) …

The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook: Infographic and Guide

Ready to kickstart your 2014? Our newest guide <i>The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook</i> will help you build your business plan and stick to it this year. …

Getting Started with Nightscapes

Winter is the perfect time to practice nighttime photography. I took advantage of the long nights during my Christmas holiday to make some …