Teo Pojar

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Hands Off My Data! 15 Privacy Settings You Should Change Right Now

You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven't even looked for your privacy settings. And that's …

Create your own AI-powered voice assistant with Matrix Voice

The Matrix Voice development board is a Raspberry Pi add-on you can use to build your own voice assistant. I got my hands on a review unit to see if someone who is “code illiterate” could make something out of it.<p>Some people have an affinity for programming and development. I’m not one of them. …

How to use moonlight when photographing stars

It’s almost common wisdom to say that, when photographing stars and night sky, it’s best to do it when there is no moon in the sky. The light of the …

10 Unexpected Psychological Tricks That Will Help You Make A Great Impression On Anyone You Meet

Making a great first impression is something that doesn't come easily to everyone. Sure, there are people out there who can confidently walk up, …

You can teach yourself to read an entire book in a single day

There’s no better superfood for your brain than a book.<p>Reading is the best way to rapidly gain a deep, and broad understanding of a topic or discipline.<p>You can read an entire book every day, but it will cost you. It’s a massive goal and can be unreasonable, but it works for me.<p>I am selective about …

A Chinese satellite just used quantum cryptography to make an unhackable video call between Beijing and Vienna

The feat marks another milestone for the satellite, officially called Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QESS)<p>The Chinese “Micius” satellite has …

Quantum Computing

Here’s a Clever Trick for Adding Life to Eyes in Photoshop

Photographer and retouching expert Matt Kloskowski made this 14-minute video that introduces on technique for adding life back into a portrait …

Tutorials

Dead Sea Scrolls manuscript pieced together and deciphered

Israeli scholars have pieced together and deciphered one of two previously unread manuscripts of the Dead Sea Scrolls more than half a century after their discovery, an Israeli university has said.<p>The more than 60 tiny fragments of parchment bearing encrypted Hebrew writing had previously been …

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

The question “<b>What aperture is best for landscape photography?</b>” is often asked via the CaptureLandscapes newsletter and other discussion venues.While</b> …

10 Lessons I Learned Shooting Video (as a Photographer)

Can a photographer shoot video as well? Here are some practical lessons I learned while shooting video and the cinematography for “The Undeniable …

Street Photography

Everyday Photography: How to Find Beauty in Everyday Life

Dear friend,If you want to find more joy, happiness, and fulfillment in your photography and life — I recommend ‘Everyday Photography’:Download …

5 Essential Composition Tips in Photography

Photography is not possible without composition– don’t miss out on these 5 essential photography composition tips:DOWNLOAD PDFPDF: 5 PHOTOGRAPHY …

Street Photography

5 Essential Ideas for Mastering Water Photography

Blending with Light – Live Demo<p>Photoshop Tutorials: Learn to create stunning natural looking HDR images in just few minutes!!<p><b>Live Demo:</b> 2:00 PM EDT …

What is My Unique Style in Photography?

You got your own style in photography; whether you know it or not.Your style is your unique view, perspective, and interpretation of the world.Also …

Photography

How to Blend Speedlight Exposures for Water Splash Ad Photos

Here’s an informative 18-minute tutorial by photographer Dustin Dolby of workphlo that teaches how to blend speedlight exposures for water splash …

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

The Mysteries of Humor

Why is it boring when your friend Don tells you about his wife leaving him but you laugh when you find out that she left him for another man named Don?<p>Why is a funny cowboy dance hysterical but a funny sailor dance confusing?<p>If a busload of circus clowns is travelling through Mexico, is there any …

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every DIYer.<p>If you don't yet own one, this guide explains ways …

What is the blockchain? WIRED explains

It’s got stiff competition, but ‘blockchain’ might just be the tech buzzword <i>de jour</i>. Want to make your startup sound like it’s much more …

Blockchain

7 Simple Photography Project Ideas

When I’m lacking inspiration in photography, I like to work on mini projects. Here are some ideas that I’ve used, that you can use too:REINSPIRE …

A Guide to Different Types of Light and Weather Conditions for Photography

When is the best time of the day to take photographs outdoors? What are the ideal weather conditions for outdoor photography? Should I take photos …

5 Dos and Don’ts When Shooting With Models

Photographing a human subject successfully has a lot to do with making a connection, making sure your model is feeling comfortable, and being …

The Best Film Cameras You Can Buy Today

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That time when Americans and Germans fought together during World War II

It was the last days of the war in Europe on May 5, 1945, when French prisoners, Austrian resistance fighters, German soldiers, and American tankers all fought in defense of Itter Castle in Austria.<p>In 1943, the German military turned the small castle into a prison for "high value" prisoners, such …

World War II

Man's Life Literally Saved from a Gun Shot Thanks to Elder Scrolls

If There’s Anything worth Trading Elder Scrolls for, a Life Would Fit the Bill<p>Here’s an odd and nice little miracle tale to brighten up your day. …

Here's the cold LinkedIn message that prompted a CEO to give the sender a job

Then she received a LinkedIn message from Elliott Bell that changed her mind. Bell was hired as the director of marketing a few months later. He worked at The Muse for four years.<p>Here's the full text of the LinkedIn message he sent Minshew. It's reprinted in "The New Rules of Work," the new book …

Employment

20 of the best Earth and space documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

Humans have been gazing up at the stars since before the dawn of civilization. We intrinsically seek to know the unknowable and discover the …

Universe

War veterans: Confessions of a Japanese kamikaze pilot, Nazi officer, Russian war hero and more...

Photographer Sasha Maslov has tracked down more than 100 Second World War veterans over the last decade - and has travelled around the world to photograph them at home. Among his subjects are a Japanese pilot who was recruited at just 14, a German officer who risked execution by his own country to …

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations

Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations.<p>Experts at the University of Edinburgh analysed mysterious symbols carved onto stone pillars at Gobekli Tepe in southern Turkey, to …