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Long Weekend in Moab, Utah

Moab is known as the adventure capital of Utah thanks to its “slickrock” mountain biking trails and white-water rafting along the Colorado River. …

Tech Q&A: Windows 10 scam, the new Verizon plan, Facebook app and more

<b>Dangerous Windows 10 scam</b><p><b>Q.</b> I was going to wait a while to upgrade my computer to Windows 10, but I just got an email from update @ microsoft.com with the upgrade attached. Should I just go ahead and install it now or keep waiting?<p><b>A.</b> Stop right there! The email you got is a dangerous scam that's …

24 Essential Daily Keyboard Shortcuts in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Saving precious seconds here and there really adds up. Speed up your workflow in Adobe Lightroom with the most used keyboard shortcuts. This …

20 Best Sites for Free Online Historical Newspaper Research

This website has been tracking online historical newspaper research sites for several years. There are millions and millions of pages that have been …

Danger on the 'high' way: Legalized pot could mean new danger on roads, warn experts

With more states pushing to legalize marijuana, some experts fear U.S. roads could become more dangerous.<p>The number of motorists driving high on pot has risen 50 percent since 2007, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Unlike driving under the influence of alcohol — …

Here’s a Trick for Adjusting Past +/- 100 in Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw

In this post, I’ll share a trick I use to get some adjustments “beyond” +100 or -100 in Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw.<p>In the screenshot above, I …

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10 Free Tools For Creating Your Own Maps

The Maps make your geography easier. It does not only tell you about the navigation, but increases your knowledge about the different places of the …

5 great apps for learning to read

If learning to read is a priority in your house, the following apps can tickle your child's interest in letters, their sounds and how to combine them to form words. By using adorable bugs, birds or trolls within zany adventures, the following apps help to make the process of learning to read …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

The Coolest Collection of Photography Links from Around the Web

With another week passing us by, we find Toad Hollow Photography searching the internet for links to the very best tutorials, special features, …

10 Cool Photography Freebies That Include E-Books, Courses and Presets

A popular saying goes, “There ain't no such a thing as a free lunch.” Well, we took it as a sort of challenge and brought you some photography …

Take Your Landscape Pics to the Next Level with These Awesome Photoshop Tips

Vacation photos rarely turn out the way you want them to. Even if you’re a more advanced shooter, you might not have brought all your best gear with …

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

Get Organized with Folders in Lightroom

<i>Editors Note: We’re pleased to host this guest post from Matt Kloskowski.</i><p>This video is all about <b>folders</b>. Its probably one of the most-asked-about …

Cambridge Looks to Save ‘Lost’ Negatives from Antarctic Expedition

Led by Captain Robert Scott, a team of scientists and their journey photographer, Herbert Ponting, made a polar expedition to Antarctica in 1911. …

What Can Photographers Learn from the Classic Rules of Composition?

Composition, composition, composition! That word has no doubt been drilled into your head by a photography instructor or by every article or book …

Stephen Wolfram Wants To Make Computer Language More Human

At South By Southwest, programmer and scientist Stephen Wolfram showed off more of his Wolfram Language software.<p>Last month, Stephen Wolfram--scientist, founder of Wolfram Research, and the closest thing Big Data has to a rock star--unveiled Wolfram Language, a "symbolic" computer language more …

7 Simple Tricks to Beat Jet Lag

Credit: Flickr user Oakley Originals<p>No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, no matter how tightly you can make Die Hard fists with your toes, no matter how many Ambiens you pop pre-flight, <b>you will get jet lag</b>. It's science; accept it. Though it can't be avoided, it can be minimized -- with …

Saturn and Earth from space - a picture from the past

First published on Mon 10 Mar 2014 09.32 EDT

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

NASA Shares Gorgeous Gallery of Cosmic Imagery Ahead of Cosmos Premier

Tonight, at 9pm EST, more than 70 nations will broadcast the first episode in the 13-part remake of the show Cosmos. It will be the biggest launch …

Physicist proposes a new type of computing at SXSW. Check out orbital computing

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster/Gigaom<p>The demand for computing power is constantly rising, but we’re heading to the edge of the cliff …