T.j. Phillips

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What People Around the World Dream About

An atlas of the subconscious, from Tijuana to Reykjavik<p>The first thing I learned is: Everybody flies.<p>Consider the surly taxi driver I met in Ukraine who, when asked what he dreamed of at night, responded, “I jump and then I fly—higher than the trees, higher than the trolley wires.”<p>“I think when I …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

blackholes

Pushing the limits on the fringe

Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina and Mike Huckabee are launching, with no holds barred.<p>Carly Fiorina says environmentalists created California’s drought. Mike Huckabee’s urging would-be recruits to boycott the military until President Barack Obama leaves office. Ben Carson compared gay marriage to …

The rules of Street Photography

When you get in contact with other street photogtaphers, there's a big chance that you also get in touch with the different "rules" surrounding the …

Street Photography

Image Stabilization, F/2.8, and 15-30mm: Tamron Just Brought Us the Best Wide-Angle Zoom You Can Get

The extreme wide-angle focal length is an area that I had long ignored. When I was first starting out, I just wasn’t interested in it. I was …

Cameras

New photography book chronicles 50 record stores in California

<b>The Record Store Book – Fifty of Southern California’s Most Iconic and Legendary Record Stores will be released on Record Store Day 2015.</b><p>The work of …

Vinyl Records

A Look at Some of North America’s Vanishing Glaciers

Thousands of glaciers in the Canadian West could shrink by 70 percent over the next century, according to a new study published in Nature Geoscience. …

Springfield, Missouri, Voters Repeal LGBT Rights Ordinance

After the city council approved an ordinance in October that banned discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, voters on Tuesday approved a referendum to repeal it.<p>Voters have narrowly repealed an LGBT-rights law in Springfield, Missouri, according to ballot results Tuesday …

Mummified corpses in Hungarian crypt reveal clues to tuberculosis origins

Hundreds of bodies found in Dominican church help epidemiologists explain how disease spread in the past<p>Samples from mummies in a Hungarian crypt have revealed that multiple tuberculosis strains derived from a single Roman ancestor that circulated in 18th-century Europe, scientists said …

Nature Communications

Hidden Realm

Heart muscle cells regrown in medical research breakthrough

Unlike animals such as the salamander and the zebrafish, humans are unable to easily regenerate heart cells, making it difficult to recover from the permanent damage caused by heart attacks.<p>But scientists from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and the Victor Chang Institute in Sydney have …

Medical Research

Live tutorial: Street photography with Matt Hart

By on April 7, 2015 • ( 5 Comments )<p>X-Photographer Matt Hart shares his own hints and tips to shooting Street photography in this 30 minute talk from …

Methyl Bromide Pesticide in Paradise Poisoning Case Still Used in U.S. Crops

The pesticide that sickened a Delaware family in the Virgin Islands is banned for indoor fumigation but U.S. growers will still legally use more than 375 metric tons of the chemical on fields this year through special waivers, federal regulators said.<p>Methyl bromide is blamed in the accidental …

Environmental Health

Carly Fiorina: The Man-Made Water Shortage in California

While California is clearly experiencing another drought, the extreme water shortages are an ongoing and man-made human tragedy — one that has been …

Carly Fiorina

How We Shot This Photo Of A Floating Woman With A Simple Lighting Trick

Do you remember your first eye-opening experience with lighting in photography? I think it happend to me while watching one of David Hobby’s …

MacBook Pro

Podcasts Are Doing To Advertising What Uber Has Done To Transportation

I am listening to a man explain home mortgages to another man on a videogame podcast. I have known both men long enough, in the way that podcasts make strangers knowable, using mass disclosure of intimacies as a workaround for the insufficiencies of written language and a loss-leader for its …

Style and Vision: What Makes One Photographer Different From Another?

In the artistic community much is said about style and how that style is more often than not linked to some innate talent. The style side is mostly …

Multimedia

The data of doing good: How being grateful provides physical benefits

Next time you tell your sibling, cousin, neighbor or dog to “be good,” you can have the data to back it up. The benefits of altruism range from …

Blood Pressure

Ten Tips for Taking Great Digital Photographs

Shooting great digital photographs is getting easier all of the time with the great improvement being made in the area of photographic technology. …

Landscape Photography

The Basics of Shooting Better Cityscape Photos

Cityscapes in many ways are similar to landscapes, but instead can combine lots of geometrical shapes and can be a bigger problem when it comes to …

Landscape Photography

Sardinia's Mediterranean diet: 10 foods that may lengthen your life

In the book "The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World's Healthiest People," author Dan Buettner reveals what the people around the world who live the longest are more likely to eat.<p>One of the keys to longevity?<p>A plant-based diet, says Buettner and colleague Gianni Pes, a senior …

Nutrition

Top NASA Scientist: We'll Find Signs of Alien Life 'Within a Decade'

Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.<p>"I think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we're going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years," NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan said Tuesday …

Astronomy

AM Radio Put on Death Row with IHM Tower Sale – Something No One is Talking About

Mark Twain, the legendary American writer and humorist said, <i>“Buy land, they’re not making anymore.”</i><p>History has shown the wealthiest in the world …

Real Estate

New Music Videos, Reality TV Shows, Celebrity News, Pop Culture | VH1

MONDAYS 8/7cLove & Hip Hop AtlantaNext: K. Botchey Checks Keely<p>MONDAY 9/8cDear MamaFirst Look at Colin Kaepernick & His Mother<p>THURSDAYS 8/7cRuPaul's …

Stop Wasting Your Money on Social Media Promotion

Please stop wasting your money promoting your social media accounts.<i>(watch video to see RANT and my hand-drawn example)</i>Recently, I was out on some …

CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates

After 64 matches and 169 goals, the FIFA World Cup 2018 came to a fitting end on Sunday with France lifting the trophy for the second time in …

India

Radio Is Soulless. Can These Radicals Make It Great Again?

“Where’s that smoke coming from?”<p>Frank Prisinzano, burly, with a deep-shag beard and a white v-neck t-shirt, is standing in a 5-by-5-foot …

You Have to See Justin Timberlake's Impression of Taylor Swift's Awards Show Freakouts

This is so great.<p>It is a known true fact that no one in the history of time gets more excited about awards than Taylor Swift. She is not afraid at all to show how excited she is about winning something. Whether she's accepting a Grammy or an award from the Tulsa Kiwanis Club, she always shows her …

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival 2014

The DAYTONA Tour will feature support from Valee and Sheck Wes.<p>by June 20, 2018, 4:47pm<p>0 comments<p>Legendary New Jersey music venue/bowling alley is …

Festivals