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BitSummit: Japanese Indie Devs Are Pushing Some Amazing, Bizarre Games

In Kyoto, farting is in.<p>Despite being a historic video game development powerhouse, Japan's indie community is under-explored by the Western media—and until recently, generally considered underdeveloped.<p>Indie game festival BitSummit is determined to change that, having run for the last three years …

Photograph: GameCity<p>Children play Alistair Aitcheson’s physical game Tap Happy Sabotage at the GameCity festival in Nottingham. Indie developers are increasingly experimenting with microprocessors, RFID and NFC devices, and alternative …

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How Creativity Could Save Humanity

Stefan Zweig, the obscure Austrian writer whose life and work inspired The Grand Budapest Hotel, believed imagination could help propel society toward universal tolerance and accord.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b> <b>See entries</b> …

The four ways to really fix education (that no one wants to hear)

While official unemployment in the US has fallen to 7.3%, few would argue our jobs recovery since 2009 has been tepid. This is underscored by America’s broader unemployment figure including “discouraged” workers—those no longer looking for work—which has soared to almost 14%; it doesn’t take into …

The History and Legends of Doughnuts

The origin of the doughnut is heavily debated. The concept of fried dough is not exclusive to one country or culture and variations of the doughnut …

150 Years of Misunderstanding the Civil War

As the anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg approaches, it's time for America to question the popular account of a war that tore apart the nation.<p>In early July, on the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, pilgrims will crowd Little Round Top and the High Water Mark of Pickett's Charge. …

The Basics of Photography: C for Composition

Continuing on with our series on the Basics of Photography, this week we are at the letter C, which will be covering the topic of Composition. …

City Photography Techniques for Various Times of Day

Photographer Mike Palmer was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For years he’s been photographing the street of his hometown, and he’s …

Photography Success: What Does it Take to Make it as a Photographer?

The Internet is saturated with how-to photography tutorials. So often, emphasis is placed on technical details. Rarely do we hear more about the …

The Best Tips & Tools for Freelance Photographers

<i>[Today’s guide comes from awesome photographer and Photojojo pal, Helena Price!]</i><p>Being a photographer is regarded as one of the coolest jobs on the …

How to Prepare for a Wedding Shoot

If you’re looking to get into wedding photography or have just started out in the industry, you’re probably aware of how hectic a wedding photo shoot …