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How to earn $10,000 a month as a photographer

Dear friend, I think the purpose of my life is to empower others, especially my fellow photographers and you. If you are passionate about …

Hip Shooting & LCD Shooting for Street Photography

It’s a slightly controversial approach, and one that will have some purists up in arms, but I think hip shooting has an important role to play in …

These Two Lightroom Tutorials Are Guaranteed to Improve Your Nature & Landscape Photographs

Most landscape and nature photographers consider Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to be almost indispensable for processing their images. The ability to …

Tutorials

Tips I’ve Learned from Photographing Lightning in South Florida

My name is Alex Brock, and I’m a photo enthusiast living in South Florida. I spent many nights last summer chasing storms through swamps and along …

Landscape Photography

4 Landscape Photography Tutorials All About Post-Processing

Even after you’ve taken a photo, the image can continue to evolve through post-processing—whether it’s enhancing sharpness, color correction, …

Landscape Photography

Night-time in America's small towns

Photographer Daniel Freeman made the ultimate road trip across America to follow in the footsteps of photographers such as Stephen Shore, William Eggleston and Robert Frank.<p>Starting in Boston, on the east coast, and ending on the west in Oakland, California, Freeman deliberately avoided the big …

NASA to land on asteroid that could have once seeded life, but may now destroy Earth

NASA is about to launch a $1 billion 7-year mission to probe asteroid Bennu, which may carry the building blocks of organic life, but also has a …

Life In The Park: Finding Meaning In Park Service Work

There's a popular refrain among National Park Service employees, one that doubles as a reminder, of sorts, after a long, wearisome day: "We get paid in sunrises and sunsets."<p>For many park employees, the pay is seasonal and not great. The hours are long. The question is usually the same ("Where's …

8 iPhone 6S Rumors You Should Know About Now

This new camera and tougher screen sound amazing.<p>There's been all sorts of leaks and gossip about when the new iPhone is being released, what it will feature, and what it will look like. Aside form the nitty gritty of the tech upgrades, here's what you need to know:<p><b>1. The release date.</b> According to …

Mobile Technology

Few people have walked on Earth's newest island

Just 28 miles northwest of Tonga's capital, Nuku'alofa, is a brand new island.<p>Earth's newest island was formed after the nearby Hunga Tonga volcano …

Tonga

Satellite 1 million miles away captures moon passing over Earth

A new satellite keeping tabs on Earth from space captured an incredible animation of the moon passing across the face of the sunlit side of the …

U.S. Air Force

Readers' tips: the world's best national parks

This week’s winning letter<p>Poland<p>“Seaside holiday in Poland!” exclaimed an incredulous friend on my return from Wolin National Park. But it is truly worth it, though getting there is a bit tricky.<p>After a Ryanair flight from Stansted to Szczecin, a train to Miedzyzdroje and a local bus to Swietousc, …

National Parks

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Extreme Drives: The 10 Scariest Highways for White-Knuckle Road Trips

Buckle up for a tour of highways with hairpin turns, steep cliffs, narrow lanes, extreme weather, and dizzying heights.

Scientists took these award-winning photos of nature, and they're absolutely stunning

Luckily for those of us chained to a desk, there are talented photographers who <i>do</i> have that privilege — and also happen to be scientists.<p>Each year the scientific journal BMC Ecology hosts a photography competition to hand out awards to scientists for their best photos of the natural world.<p>BMC …

Take a walk on the surface of ‘Earth’s cousin’ - Kepler 452b

What would it be like to walk on Kepler 452b? We don’t know much — but what we know is enticing. This strange new word may be Earth-like, but it’s …

Exceptionally Strong Cyclone Brings Wild Mix of Summer, Winter Weather to Northern U.S. | The Weather Channel

Severe Weather<p>Exceptionally Strong Cyclone Brings Wild Mix of Summer, Winter Weather to Northern U.S.<p>By Nick Wiltgen<p>July 29 2015 11:30 AM …

3-hour Canadian tornado likely one of world's longest

The massive tornado that roared across the Canadian province of Manitoba late Monday was on the ground for nearly 3 hours — likely one of the longest-lasting on record in Canada and perhaps the world. No injuries or deaths were reported.<p>The longest tornado recorded is the infamous Tri-State tornado …

Rocket could defy laws of physics, fly to moon in 4 hours

German scientists have confirmed that the so-called "EMDrive" rocket created by NASA could defy the known laws of physics and be capable of flying to …

Bizarre giant blob found off the coast of Turkey

The clear mass may be a large collection of squid eggs waiting to hatch.<p>In early July, Lutfu Tanriover went on a dive off the coast of Fethiye, his …

MH370: Six 'theories' why plane vanished

Conspiracy theories have flourished during the Malaysia Airline mystery, from the sinister to the far-fetched<p>Aviation experts believe that what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 may never be proved - but that hasn't stopped a vocal global community of conspiracy theorists from trying.<p>• …

Airplanes

Europe just invested over $380 million in an alien-hunting space mission to Jupiter

On July 17, the European Space Agency — Europe's version of NASA — announced that they were issuing a contract to award the U.S.-equivalent of $384 million to the European-based company Airbus Defense and Space.<p>Jupiter has become one of the most likely neighborhoods in our solar system with the …

A Wandering Baby Owl Got A Talking-To From A Police Officer

"Just out for an midday stroll, officer."<p>h/t 9 News

NASA’s New Horizons Uncovers Flowing Ice and a Vast Haze on Pluto

Pluto's ice sheets flow like Earth's.<p>The latest discovery of NASA’s New Horizons mission reveals that Pluto is host to flowing ice that have …

Life on Mars: when will humans live on the Red Planet?

Fifty years after the first close-up images of Mars, Rosa Silverman speaks to the science writer who believes there will be life on Mars before the 21st century ends<p>The human race was able to view the furthest reaches of the solar system in high-definition glory this week, as Nasa’s New Horizons …

French Food

The 10 Best Coach-Class Airlines in the World

You see a lot of "best airline" stories, but many look suspiciously like they were based on business- and first-class. For most travelers, however, what happens at the front of the plane <i>stays at the front of the plane</i>—it's something to fantasize about, but prohibitively expensive and not even …

Could 'leaked UFO photos taken from US submarine in 1971' prove existence of aliens? - Alien UFO Sightings

<b>PHOTOGRAPHS revealing bizarre UFOs claimed to have been taken by a US Navy submarine crew have been hailed as the best EVER evidence of</b> …

How to Delete Old iCloud Backups & Free Up More Storage Space on iPhone

If you’ve recently upgraded your iPhone, you’ve probably noticed that your older iOS device still appears on iCloud’s list of backups. These old iCloud backups could be taking up a lot of unnecessary storage space and don’t do you any good either. All the documents, data, and settings you need …

iCloud