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Here's How Vogue Is Doing Against Its Rivals In The Fight For Fashion Ads

Though the nation's news magazines have been plagued by a steady decline in advertising sales in recent years, new data from marketing analysis firm MediaRadar suggests that women's fashion magazines might be on the rise.<p>MediaRadar reports that six of the seven top women's fashion magazines sold …

Graphics and Illustrations by Cruschiform

Vector Illustrations.<p>A couple of commissioned illustrations and personal artworks created by Cruschiform, a Paris-based creative studio founded in …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week<p>First published on Sat 7 Sep 2013 11.00 EDT

Facebook Delays Troubling Policy Update to Address User Concerns

The dust has barely settled from the Instagram policy fumble, but it looks like parent company Facebook might be in for a similar upheaval.<p>The …

Nova: The Card-Sized Color Temperature-Adjustable Wireless Flash for Your Phone

An external iPhone flash actually made our recent list of 13 photo gadgets we didn’t need, but that doesn’t mean we don’t see the potential of a …

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 …

Murder, intrigue, and the mysterious origins of vodka | Salon.com

<b>Pokhlebkin reconsidered</b><p>“His name was magical. Legendary,” claimed an article in the newspaper Vechernyaya Moskva (Evening Moscow) on the third anniversary of Pokhlebkin’s death. “Many believed it to be a pseudonym for an entire research institute, since one man could not know so much.” Moreover, …

There's A Major Shift From TV To Digital Video Ad Spending

Bad news for the TV industry.<p>After polling 5,000 advertising executives attending the Interactive Advertising Bureau's Digital Content NewFronts, the IAB found that 75% of U.S. senior executives plan to shift their budgeting from television to digital video ads.<p>IAB Digital Content NewFronts 2013 …

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

How to Do Bokeh

Creative photography often involves using a variety of techniques to add dramatic effects to a photograph. One such technique is referred to as …

Facebook will pay $15 per user after judge approves final $20M ad settlement

Facebook(s fb) will pay out $9 million to approximately 614,000 users as part of a $20 million legal settlement that is intended to compensate users …

U.S. will hit debt limit in mid-October, Treasury secretary Lew says

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. will run out of borrowing authority under the nation's $16.7-trillion debt limit in mid-October, Treasury Secretary<p>Jacob J. Lewformally toldCongresson Monday as he implored lawmakers to act soon to avoid a government default.<p>Lew had last updated Congress on the debt limit in …

Seeking Success In A Finite Number Of Hours A Day

We all have a finite number of hours in a day – 24 to be exact. What we choose to do with those hours is of the utmost importance. We can waste our time, or we can use our time to improve ourselves and our lives. I have always felt passionate about the importance of reading books that can help us …

Simple Tips to Create Levitation Photography with Snapheal

Photographers make magic happen using a wide range of interesting techniques. Some popular wizardry now being spread around is levitation …

The Cheesegrater and the Walkie-Talkie – review

Older readers will remember Bruce Forsyth's <i>Generation Game</i>, in which a conveyor belt paraded consumer desirables – teasmade, cuddly toy, cassette player – before the eager eyes of contestants. Imagine now that some stray object, the host's hairpiece, say, gummed the works, brought the belt to …

Word of Mouth: San Sebastian

This summer saw all kinds of action in San Sebastian, Spain, and those festivities aren't over yet. With July's International Jazz Festival, the Semana Grande with parties, bullfights and fireworks, and the Zinemaldia International Film Festival later in September, the city keeps summer alive for …

A Look Inside a Toy Prototyping Studio

At a quiet studio in Kansas City, three creatives sculpt and mold prototypes for toys. Filmmaker Anthony Ladesich's mini-doc, "The Secret Story of …

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