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How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

Bjork Explaining Television Is Everything You'd Imagine Bjork Explaining Television to Be

"This is what an Icelandic poet told me. And I became so scared to television that I always got headaches when I watched it. Then, later on, when I got my Danish book on television, I stopped being afraid because I read the truth, the scientifical truth and it was much better."<p>Björk.<p>Ethereal, tiny, …

Skillet Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Mac and Cheese

Fontina and White Cheddar Skillet Brussels Bacon Mac.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 8, 2013 92<p>I figured it was time to eat some bacon. I mean it’s been a …

These Futuristic Popsicles Belong In A Museum, Not A Freezer

Kyl21 is a new line of vegan, lactose-free popsicles that look like science fiction and taste like heaven.<p>Do you remember the feeling of standing mournfully in front of the ice cream truck as a child, trembling with an intense inner conflict between gluttony and appreciation for the beauty of the …

A sustainable home that can be built in less than one day

You might be surprised to find out this but quite a lot of people live in informal communities. They don’t have regular homes but rather improvised …

Sustainability

Depth of Field Explained

Over my nearly twenty years of teaching university photography classes, I’ve come to discover that one area that students often have the hardest time …

Landscape Photography

Castello di Sammezzano, Tuscany, Italy (o

The beginning of the universe, for beginners - Tom Whyntie

Japanese Cherry Blossoms, Circa 1890

Here in the U.S., we've had the pleasure of cherry blossom season since about 1910, when Japan gave a gift of about 2,000 trees — most of which were planted in Manhattan and Washington, D.C.<p>It's now peak flowering season, and all the cameras are out to capture one of the most photogenic springtime …

Eric Schmidt calls for drone regulation to keep neighbors from spying on you

Google may be one of the world's largest collectors of information, but Eric Schmidt thinks people would be uncomfortable with drone surveillance by their neighbors — and that this discomfort will spur tighter regulation. In an interview with <i>The Guardian</i> (available for subscribers only), Schmidt …

Canon Introduces a Virtual DSLR Website to Help Beginners Learn the Basics

If you’re just starting out in photography, there are a lot of resources out there to help you understand the basics before you just jump in. And …

Five Extreme Republican Laws That Are Pushing States Even Further To The Right

The bill has 11 Republican sponsors in the state's House of Representatives, including the House majority leader, according to WRAL, which first reported the news. Basically, it claims that North Carolina is "sovereign" and thus exempt from any federal court rulings regarding the separation between …

Affordable Care Act