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A Quick Beginners Guide To The Rule Of Odds - What Is It And How To Use It

The rule of odds is a fascinating compositional rule which is all about creating visual pleasure. We get joy from our subjects being framed – ie 2 …

Landscape Photography

How to find and delete where Google knows you’ve been

Even if you have "Location History" off, Google often stores your precise location. Here's how to delete those markers and some best-effort practices …

Google

How to find and delete where Google knows you've been

Even if you have "Location History" off, Google often stores your precise location. Here's how to delete those markers and some best-effort practices …

Maps

Learn a Foreign Language Through Immersion Using TV Shows and Books With This App

When you’re trying to learn a foreign language, there’s no better way than being immersed in it. Language immersion, after all, is how most of us …

Language Learning

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

How to Merge Word Documents

If you have multiple Microsoft Word documents you'd like to combine into one, simply copying content from each and pasting it into your destination …

Databases

How My 10-Year-Old Learned Javascript

<i>“Papa . . . What do you do for a living?”</i><p>It’s a question that comes out of nowhere and makes every parent proud. It’s one of the first signs that …

18 Free Image Sites and Tools for Schools

A picture is worth a thousand words, but it might also be worth a thousand dollars if your school gets hit with a copyright violation claim. This …

Obesity in America 2018: 7 charts that explain why it’s so easy to gain weight - Vox

“In America, the unhealthiest foods are the tastiest foods, the cheapest foods, the largest-portion foods.”<p>It’s no secret that Americans have gotten much, much bigger over the past few decades. The signs are all around us, from XXXL clothing sizes to supersize movie seats and even larger …

Nutrition

France Meets China in a Luxurious Custard

When I was starting out, teaching myself to cook and bake and trying to make a career in food, I would corner every chef who would give me a minute and ask what I had to do to get good. From line cooks at neighborhood joints to chefs who wore starched whites, their advice was always the same: Learn …

Baking

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

America is sacrificing the future

<b>“Science, like the Mississippi, begins in a tiny rivulet in the distant forest.”</b><p>— <i>Abraham Flexner</i><p>In 1933, when America’s most famous immigrant settled in Princeton, New Jersey, Franklin D. Roosevelt tried to invite Albert Einstein to the White House. Abraham Flexner, the founding director of the …

Albert Einstein

Video from an F-16 Fighter Jet Cockpit Feels Like an Invigorating Flight Simulator

Most of us have probably never been in the cockpit of an F-16 Fighting Falcon proper, but now we can all enjoy the experience from the safety of our …

Military Aircraft

The Scientific Reason Pelotons Go So Freakin’ Fast

Researchers crunched the numbers, and the energy savings of a group ride are staggering<p>Everyone knows drafting saves energy. That’s why cyclists ride in pacelines, so everyone can go faster while doing less total work.<p>Now, researchers have discovered that the benefits of pack riding may be even …

Tour de France

This Guy Flipped an Element in an Old Lens and Got ‘Magic’ Bokeh

Iranian photographer Alireza Rostami has been studying and tinkering with lenses for years, and a few years ago he made a discovery: by reversing one …

Cameras

Sir Paul McCartney 'misremembers' writing 'In My Life' - it was John Lennon, says Harvard analysis

It has been a long and winding road, but academics may have finally solved the dispute over who wrote the melody for The Beatles’ song ‘In My Life.’<p>The track has always been attributed to John Lennon on the sleeve notes of The Beatles’ 1965 album Rubber Soul.<p>Yet Sir Paul McCartney has long claimed …

Paul McCartney

Transform your car photos with these simple tricks in Photoshop Lightroom (Audi RS3 LMS)

Learn how to use Photoshop & Lightroom to get this look on your car photos, this Photoshop/Lightroom technique is simple & easy yet it will transform …

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Three Little Words Are Making You a Negative Person—and You Probably Say Them All the Time

<i>This article originally appeared on Shape. For more stories like this, visit shape.com.</i><p>Here's something that'll make you think twice: "The majority …

These Keto Fat Bombs Will Make You Totally Forget You're on a Diet

When it comes to trying a new diet, you may go into it already dreading the things you assume you'll have to to give up. Luckily with the ketogenic diet, dessert is not one of them. Even though the keto diet is known for being low-carb, there are still plenty of options to help you get your sweet …

Ice Cream

Checking phones in lectures can cost students half a grade in exams

Students perform less well in end-of-term exams if they are allowed access to an electronic device, such as a phone or tablet, for non-academic …

Electronics

The Top 10 Movies About Photography Everyone Should Watch

Movies are one of my favorite things, so of course, movies about photography are even better. Here are 10 movies every photographer should watch.<p>Some …

Top 10

These before-and-after photos show the reality behind glamorous professional photos

1/<p>When Haumesser's wife surprised him with a digital camera for his birthday in 2015, he discovered a new hobby.<p>"When I started taking pictures of …

Photography

This is how airports make money

Unlike most airports, London's Heathrow is privately owned, so it's a great case study for how airports make money. Wendover Productions …

Long Haul

36 incredible, award-winning drone photos that will make you feel like you're flying

When it comes to drone photography, the sky truly is the limit.<p>Drones can take photos so detailed that they look three dimensional, from positions that humans can't reach. They're useful tools for recognizing patterns in landscapes and architecture as well as capturing the random, colorful array of …

Drones

What I Tell My Friends Who Ask Me What Binoculars to Buy

For birdwatching, stargazing, or hiking.<p>At any given time, I’m probably within about ten feet of a pair of binoculars. At least that’s the case if …

Astronomy

Coal Mining Photographed with a 100-Megapixel Camera

After reading about how mining-related injuries and deaths are systematically covered up by many authorities, Swedish photographer Sebastian Sardi …

Photography

Whale Of A Plane: Airbus BelugaXL Makes First Flight

It's built for oversize cargo, but it also sports a smile: The Airbus BelugaXL took off on its first flight on Thursday, creating a unique sight as the jet with the bulbous upper half rolled down the runway.<p>The BelugaXL's paint job "features beluga whale-inspired eyes and an enthusiastic grin," the …

Airbus

Domestic departures

“It is perhaps best described as a useless but beautiful object,” says Simon Khachadourian, owner of London’s Pullman Gallery, as he points out the …

Silver

How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

Though more router manufacturers are making routers easier to set up and configure—even via handy little apps instead of annoying web-based …

Wi-Fi