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5 Photos Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

Did you know that there are five basic photographs that every photographer must learn how to create? All other camera techniques in photography are …

Volvo Concept Coupé goes crossover for Detroit

With the NAIAS 2014 reveal still around a month away, details on the new concept car are limited. Volvo says that the XC Coupé "showcases how the …

Emerging Technology

Paper Giant Sinar Mas to Greenpeace: Stop Targeting Developing Countries

Many corporations have scrambled to update their sustainability standards after Greenpeace attacks. Both Apple and Trader Joe’s have made strides in producing non-toxic electronics and selling sustainably-farmed fish, respectively, since being targeted by the environmental group. But Asia Pulp and …

Greenpeace

Steve Wozniak just backed a DIY computer on Kickstarter—and so have 12,000 others

The creators of Kano, a kit to assemble your own mini-computer, asked for $100,000 on Kickstarter. One day short of the end of the company’s campaign, they’ve raised $1.35 million from nearly 12,000 backers including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler. Alex …

Raspberry Pi

Over 60% of internet traffic doesn’t come from humans

It happened last year for the first time: bot traffic eclipsed human traffic, according to the bot-trackers at Incapsula.<p>This year, Incapsula says 61.5% of traffic on the web is non-human.<p>Now, you might think this portends the arrival of “The Internet of Things”—that ever-promised network that will …

Google Search

Our 21 Most Viral Photography Tutorials This Week

This week has been a busy week on our social media accounts with unprecedented amounts of sharing of dPS articles. In fact the last couple of weeks …

500px Blog

Better than the Resto': Re-creating, and Improving, the Porsche 911, Ford Bronco, and Jaguar E-type

We drive three remastered legends: Singer's re-imagined 911, Icon's Bronco, and Eagle's Speedster<p>The vehicles featured here aren’t restomods, which are usually the result of bolting modern engines into old car bodies, but they are both old and new. They aren’t even cars, exactly. They are, instead, …

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses for Photographing Couples

Posing Guide for Photographing Couples: Couple photography is about connection, interaction and feelings between two people. Here are some poses to …

Digital Photography

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Newly discovered greenhouse gas '7,000 times more powerful than CO2'

A new greenhouse gas that is 7,000 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming the Earth has been discovered by researchers in Toronto.<p>The newly discovered gas, perfluorotributylamine (PFTBA), has been in use by the electrical industry since the mid-20th century.<p>The chemical, that does not …

Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

This Guy's Galaxy S4 Caught Fire, And He Says Samsung Won't Give Him A New One Unless He Never Talks About It Again

A man named Richard Wygand recently posted a video on YouTube of his Samsung Galaxy S4 smoking when it was plugged into the wall.<p>The phone was still under warranty and Samsung promised to replace it, according to Wygand. However, Samsung also sent Wygand papers to sign saying he couldn't get a new …

On Everybody's Shopping List This Year: The Internet Of Things

The forecasting pundits all seem to have zeroed in on one must-have IT gift for 2014, and that’s the Internet of Things. I have to admit to being somewhat puzzled by this, for a variety of reasons.<p>First of all, unless someone has slipped a sensor under our skins without our being aware of it, I’m …

How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Graphic Composition No. 1, 2009, digital<p>Since the early days of Google, people throughout the company have questioned the value of managers. That skepticism stems from a highly technocratic culture. As one software engineer, Eric Flatt, puts it, “We are a company built by …

23 Extreme Gravity-Defying Photos That Will Give You Vertigo

How many times have you been told that anything is possible? Do you believe it? Here are 23 extreme photos of serious risk takers that prove anything …

Photography

Norman Bel Geddes, prophetic designer and unsung hero

His vision was eccentric and, in some ways, remarkably accurate.<p>Tragic as it may be, many of the world's most prodigious minds fail to see their visions of the future vindicated. Hell, Nikola Tesla laid the groundwork for X-rays, radar, and the first great electric sports car, yet died he penniless …

Leonardo Da Vinci

<b>UFUNK</b> tire sa révérence sous sa forme actuelle ! Depuis 10 ans, je partage chaque jour avec vous mes découvertes et mes coups de cœur, explorant le …

Comics

Lost Egyptian City Discovered by Underwater Archaeologist After 1,200 Years

For many centuries the fabled city of Heracleion was thought to be a myth, a place of amazing affluence talked about by Herodotus, frequented by …

For Sale: Purpose-Built Carbon Motors E7 Cop Car Prototype, Low Miles

Carbon Motors, the law-enforcement-focused automotive startup that threw together the surprisingly cool E7 cop car, went bust this year. This was both sad news for fans of weird, diesel-powered, purpose-built cop cars, and good news for scofflaws sweating over the prospect of facing down weird, …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

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