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A Radiant Lyrid Meteor Shower Is Coming to Light up the Sky — Here’s How to Watch (Video)

There will be shooting stars and a chance of fireballs early on April 23 when Earth busts into space dust left by an ancient comet.<p>Will you see a …

The Unknown Power of Photoshop Droplets

Droplets live on your desktop and you can drag and drop files or folders onto them to batch process the files based on the action you’ve set up for …

7 Italian Towns (That Aren’t Rome or Florence) You Have to Visit

Look, we would never complain about a trip to <i>Roma</i> or <i>Firenze</i>. But when there’s nary a single nook or cranny of the entire country that’s not …

This Photographer Deleted His Social Media with 1.5 Million Followers

Professional landscape photographer Dave Morrow had thriving social media accounts with over 1.5 million followers. Last year, he decided to delete …

Australia’s Black ‘Bull’s Eye Margarita’ Boasts a Garnish Unlike Any Other

The world of alcohol has come a long way since the days of simple mead. Today’s bar-goers need to see absurd garnishes, chemical reactions inside …

Couples That Travel Together Have a Deeper Connection, Better Sex

Chocolates and a candle-lit dinner? Forget it. Travel is how to keep the romance alive.<p>According to a new study from Travelocity, 56 percent of …

The Pen from a Parallel Universe

A circular/cylindrical writing instrument being the physical standard seems quite interesting. We’ve worked with everything from hexagonal pencils, …

Infographic: What graphics design trends are hot for 2018?

Are your visuals current enough to hold viewers’ attention?With the speed of change that drives online content creators, keeping your website fresh …

Infographics

How to Remove ANYTHING From a Photo in Photoshop

How many times have you taken a photo, thought it was great, and only realized later that there's something in the shot that you don't want to be …

The Perfect 2 Weeks in Bali Itinerary

<i>Bali might be a small island but it’s packed with things to do and see. Creating the perfect Bali itinerary can be a difficult task – no matter how</i> …

8 Beautiful, Underrated Places To Wander When You Need To Find Yourself

If you feel as though you're going through the daily motions of life like a robot, there's probably something missing.<p>You've crossed off all of the …

Take Sunset Photography to the Next Level with These Pro Tips for Shooting into the Light (VIDEO)

Adam Karnacz is a British pro known for his stunning nature and landscape photography. In this four-minute tutorial, he explains how to overcome two …

Famous Thailand Beach Closing for Three Months for Restoration

Maya Bay, on the Thai island of Koh Phi Phi Leh, will be closed to tourists from June to September this year as authorities try to mend years of …

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

Diabetes

“This Is the BEST Way to Sharpen Photos,” Says Photoshop Expert Nathaniel Dodson (VIDEO)

Ask a bunch of photographers about the first thing they look at when opening images in Photoshop or Lightroom, and you’re likely to hear, “check the …

Earth's Poles Will Eventually Flip, So What Then?

From animal migrations to human communications, a reversal of Earth’s magnetic poles could seriously mess with life as we know it.<p>Many facets of our lives depend on the Earth’s magnetic field, anchored by the North and South poles, from the electrical grid that powers our computers to the …

The beautiful Italian island you've probably never heard of

The local paper was breathless with excitement: “Rihanna, sirena sexy, a Ponza!” it shrieked. And me too! I was in Ponza as well! Though 24 hours ago I hadn’t even known the place existed. (Mind you, I am pretty shaky on the exact status of Rihanna.)<p>The Pontine islands are a dragon-backed …

Scientists Just Identified The Physical Source of Anxiety in The Brain

And they can control it with light.<p>We're not wired to feel safe all the time, but maybe one day we could be.<p>A new study investigating the …

Neuroscience

Visiting Copenhagen in the Next Few Months? You're in Luck

Lovers of Denmark's capital city, Copenhagen may have heard of one of its popular attractions, Tivoli Gardens amusement Park — but unless they …

European Travel

Ten Hacks for Your Camera in Less Than 100 Seconds

Photographers and cinematographers sometimes find themselves in the middle of a shoot wishing they had some piece of equipment to get that shot just …

Insider Italy: 10 Secret Places You Need To Visit Now

Rome-born writer and photographer Livia Hengel describes herself as a person who has “a penchant for la dolce vita and a severe case of wanderlust.” After leaving Italy as a child, this citizen of the world lived in Peru, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Turkey and the United States. Lucky for us, her …

Italy

How to Handle Friends Asking for Discounts on Your Photo and Video Services

If you do this long enough, you're going to be asked to do work by friends, and they're going to want a discount or simply not value what your …

Understanding Your Camera's Internal Light Meter and Metering Modes

Understanding the internal light meter of my camera is one of the best skills I've ever learned. It helps me to shoot in fully manual mode, so that I …

Cameras

12 eerie photos of enormous Chinese cities completely empty of people

Throughout China, there are hundreds of cities that have almost everything one needs for a modern, urban lifestyle: high-rise apartment complexes, …

Why It's Crucial to Understand Light Metering

When you first venture away from auto mode, it might be a hard to wrap your head around the process of taking the correct exposure. Playing around …

Landscape Photography

Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate American Breakfast Recipe Is Going Viral

Attempts to reinvent eggs - the wheel of the cookery world - are all the rage at the moment with new methods to master scrambled, tricks to perfect …

Breakfast

This Secret Waterfall in Bali Is So Beautiful, It Will Take Your Breath Away

Are you brave enough to take the leap down a rushing waterfall? If you are (or if you simply want to see a breathtaking sight), then add the Kroya …

Bali

31 beautiful vintage photos show what New York City looked like in the 1940s

Amateur photographer Charles W. Cushman traveled extensively in the US and abroad from 1938 to 1969, capturing beautiful portraits of everyday …

The best iPhone camera lenses you can get your hands on

The photographic capabilities of the iPhone have come a long way since the 2-megapixel camera found inside the original model. But, there are times …

How One Woman Gets Paid to Travel the World Staying in Luxury Homes

Imagine spending your days traipsing around the globe, staying in some of the most high-end luxury homes, sipping on cocktails by their private …

Luxury Homes