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Feeling the music with Roli's squishy, pressure-sensitive keyboard

It’s perhaps unsurprising given the name, but the Seaboard digital keyboard was inspired by waves. Roland Lamb, the device’s creator, says he was sketching wave patterns and noticed how they managed to be both continuous and separated into discrete sections — the peaks and troughs. He wondered if …

Music Production

This Is the Other Side of the Sun

Usually you hear people talking about the other side of the Moon—but what about the Sun? Our orbit around the star means one side is out of view, but …

Pebble Time now available to pre-order from Best Buy for $200

<b>Update</b>: The Pebble Time is now available to purchase from Best Buy and is coming to Target next month.<p>Pebble has a long-time friendship with Best Buy, and now the smartwatch maker is launching the first widespread availability of its new Pebble Time through the retailer. Available for $200, the …

Packing Tips: 6 Hacks Every Man Should Have in His Arsenal

Packing Tips: 6 Hacks Every Man Should Have in His Arsenal

Hacking

Moody Photos of Scotland's Landscape Shot with an iPhone

Julian Calverley has been producing imagery in one medium or another ever since he was old enough to manipulate a creative tool. Calverley was born …

Artist inserts his hilarious monster drawings into real life

To have a little bit of fun, artist Marty Cooper drew some cute critters and funny looking monsters on a transparent sheet and inserted them into …

This Audi Ski Lodge Is Being Eaten By a Glitch From the Future

The Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski area, in the Austrian Alps, is full of lodges just like this: Rustic, charmingly worn, oh-so-cozy, and—wait—colonized by …

What foreign languages sound like to people who don't speak them

Scandinavians are great with languages, but <i>Finn-Swede</i> smoccahontas isn't speaking any foreign tongue in this video, even while it sounds like it. …

A Surefire Way to Stop Hoarding Photos on Your Phone

We are all photographers thanks to smartphones. Millions of photos of sunsets, lunches, friends, kids, cats (so many cats), and selfies are taken …

How Lighting Plays a Crucial Role in Your Photography

You’ve heard me deliberate about how significant lighting in photography is, but do you really know the reason why? You may know that gaining enough …

Landscape Photography

Pistol Keys Were Once the Last Line of Defense For Prison Guards

Long before prison guards started carrying tasers, tear gas, and other non-lethal deterrents, they apparently relied on these cell door keys that …

10 Tricky Bar Bets You'll Never Ever Lose

If you haven't already alienated all your friends, coworkers, and enemies by conning them out of their hard-earned dignity with tricky bar bets …

The Most Important Book on Color Theory Is Now an iPad App

If you are at all interested in design or art, enlighten yourself with one of the most important books on color ever written. It's called <i>The</i> …

Portrait Photography Tips

Portraiture can be very rewarding. It’s a chance to show the best side (literally) of someone, and create a photo that communicates something …

Photography Tips

17 Perfect Pictures of Pennies

‘In for a penny, in for a pound.’ ‘Penny for your thoughts.’ ‘My two cents.’ ‘A penny saved is a penny earned.’ Proverbs and pennies go together …

America in ruins: how States of Decay captures beauty in derelict buildings - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/jul/17/states-of-decay-america-derelict-beauty-in-pictures<p>720<p>Daniel Barter and Daniel Marbaix …

These Parody Logos of Famous Brands Are More Honest Than the Real Logos

Most company logos usually play it pretty safe: stale stencils or vanilla graphics mixed with a bunch of nothingness to keep uniqueness to a minimum. …

Pocket Tripod: A Versatile iPhone Stand that Fits in Your Wallet

What kind of invention gets Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak excited? The simple kind. That’s what got Woz to not only notice the credit card-sized …

Stunning Portraits of Women by Valentin Tatarinov

In 2005, Russian photographer Valentin Tatarinov started his way in the art of photography. Now, he is inspired by human nature and expresses himself …

50mm Focal Length: Weekly Photography Challenge

We’ve written many times about why we like 50mm lenses here on dPS (for example here, here and here) and every time we do we get a heap of readers …

Light Painting Photos Taken Inside Marble Mines in Italy

We’ve heard it from light painters before: the air is their canvas. The great thing about light painting is the ability to create something great …

Understanding Exposure: An Introduction to Photography

Mastering photography is like playing a musical instrument. Anyone can make noise on a piano, but to really make music, it is important to read …

Shutter Speed

Weekend Humor: EXCLUSIVE!!!! Instagram Comes to the iPad

<i>Weekend Humor isn’t meant to be taken seriously. So don’t. We’re srs.</i><p>Today, Instagram just became a whole lot better. Got an iPad? Great! Instagram …

15 Darling Pictures of Fawns

Little fawns are so pure and adorable, with spindly legs and around 300 white spots. They are great photography subjects, especially for …

Exploding Bullets Frozen In Plexiglass Are Hauntingly Beautiful

Just because a piece of glass might claim to be "bulletproof" doesn't necessarily mean that it's <i>actually</i>, well, bulletproof. But if your</i> …

8 Ingenious Ways to Improve the Subway System

If you live in a city lucky enough to have one, your relationship with the subway/L/T/metro/underground/tube is probably fairly complicated. The …

The Army's Got a Fuel Cell That Runs on Corn Husks and Old Bullets

The Iowa Army Ammunition Plant (IAAAP) in Middletown, Iowa has an overabundance of two things: corn waste and excess energetics—leftover explosives, …

Photographic Composition: 4 Tips to Improve Impact

The art of composition is the creation of a visually compelling picture—a picture that evokes the interest of the viewer. Composition is a key …

Landscape Photography