Jessica Rohde

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Stunning Photos of Butterflies and Moths in Extreme Close-Up

You think you know something very well, until you see it through the perspective of macro photography. Through extreme close-ups, a magical world is …

Heartwarming ‘Pigs and Papa’ Photos Show the Affectionate Bond Between a Farmer and His 1,200 Pigs

Who doesn’t love a passel of pigs? Kagawa-based photographer Toshiteru Yamaji captured the beautiful relationship between a pig farmer and his 1,200 …

Below Might be the Best Game at PAX East - IGN Conversation - IGN Video

Below is the original Zelda meets Dark Souls with gorgeous art and great music. Needless to say, we are excited.

10 Principles to Make Your Travels Memorable

You've been planning your trip of a lifetime for months.<p>You've saved hard, budgeted and got your hands on every deal you could find. The tickets are booked, your meeting up with friends in London, and your bag is packed.<p>No more listening to everyone else's travel stories; it's time to create your …

Color in Filmmaking: From the First Color Photograph to Digital Color Manipulation

Long before there was any way to capture colors on film, filmmakers were hand painting their short movies frame by frame to breathe life into …

Lewis Hine’s Photography and The End of Child Labor in the United States

It’s hard to imagine it, but in the early 1900s, child labor was still extremely common in the United States. All across the nation children would …

The Changing Perception of “Snapshot” Photography

When’s the last time your printed one of your photographs? We live in an age of immediacy. It’s not unheard of to take several pictures a day and …

What Happens In Your Brain When You Try To Do Impressions

Sympathies to the researcher who had to listen to amateur impressions all day.<p>Scientists have identified what happens in our brain when we mimic a foreign accent or impersonate another person, according to a recent study from the <i>Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience</i>.<p>The researchers, led by psychologist …

Why learn a foreign language? Benefits of bilingualism

Learning a foreign language is more than just a boost to your CV or handy for travelling. It will make you smarter, more decisive and even better at English, says Anne Merritt.<p>Physiological studies have found that speaking two or more languages is a great asset to the cognitive process. The brains …

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The huge, unanswered questions post-Boston

Why did some seem giddy that suspects were Muslim? Will good police work change our treatment of public employees?<p>As news outlets reported late last week that the Boston bombing suspects were of Chechen-Muslim descent, many readers (on Twitter and in my emailbox) asked whether I was sad, because I …