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Batman confronts police racism in latest comic book

People die every day in Gotham City, the fictional hive of corruption where Batman patrols the rooftops. But not until Wednesday did the Dark Knight find himself investigating a black teenager in a hoodie shot dead by a frightened white police officer, let alone wondering about his own indirect …

Comic Books

6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

How my Polaroids of the September 11 attacks led me into America's secret court system for terrorist suspects

On the day of the attacks, I lived directly across the Hudson River from the Twin Towers, in downtown Jersey City, New Jersey. As the buildings burned and then collapsed, the police shut down the entire Jersey City waterfront except for one small area, Morris Canal Park. The park had an …

Tips for Shooting Better Portraits

Creating a compelling portrait can take a lot of thought and design. But here are three practical tips you can use to improve your image.<p>Choose the …

Silicon Valley billionaires are appalled by normal schools — so they've created this new one

Kids take attendance on an iPad, complete a "playlist" of activities, and learn 3D modeling software to design a playhouse for the class pet.<p>Founder and CEO Max Ventilla previously helmed the personalization team at Google, where he helped build Google+ and other products that make the internet …

Master Content Marketing with These Tips from Our Community - Small Business Trends

Content marketing has become a major part of many marketing strategies, and for good reason. The concept is one that can adapt to so many different …

On Feeling Inadequate as a Photographer

My life is pretty good. I live in one of the coolest cities in the world (Toronto), I have a lot of close friends, good family, an amazing girlfriend …

4 Strategies That Must Be Part of Customer Marketing

With the advent of social media and the pervasive move to smartphones, even customers who still prefer to purchase in brick-and-mortar stores have …

Customer Experience

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DC Comics' 1982 style guide is a perfect reminder of what's great about superheroes

With Batman, Superman, and even Wonder Woman currently receiving the dark and grim treatment on film courtesy of Christopher Nolan and Zack Snyder, it's worth remembering that superheroes, DC's in particular, weren't always so gloom and doom. They were bright, happy, hopeful. There was a time when …

One in 50 people have a rare disorder that prevents them from picturing a beach in their head

For most people this is an easy task, but for a small proportion, it's impossible. Known as "aphantasia," doctors have described for the first time a condition where people can't form mental images in their "mind's eye."<p>It's thought that as many as one in fifty people might have aphantasia. Some …

Packers Will Not Get London Game in 2016

The Green Bay Packers playing the Jacksonville Jaguars in London in 2016 seemed like a certainty just a couple weeks ago. Now, it’s off.<p>And it looks …

Nikon DSLR Cameras and SLR Cameras buy at Adorama

<i>Special</i><p><b>Lens Included</b>: Without Lens• <b><br>Format</b>: Full Frame Camera• <b><br>Resolution</b>: 24MP• <b><br>Video Resolution</b>: HD 1080• <b><br>Connectivity</b>: Wifi• <b><br>Frames Per Second</b>: 6.5 fps …

Designer Redesigns A Logo In A Day, Shows How Constraints Can Boost Creativity

<b>Graphic designer</b> Brandon Rike recently took on the challenge to redesign a logo in just one day.<p><b>Teaming up</b> with Death to Stock to redesign their …

Stunning Aerial Views of 50 Cities around the world

The blog Jot Down has released a spectacular collection of photographs from around the world taken from a balloon, the balloon journey was driven by …

New York City

The Adaptive Social Business Strategy (Framework) | Jacob Morgan

I’m excited to share what Chess Media Group has been working on. We call it our Adaptive Social Business Strategy (or framework). As I’ve mentioned …

15 Tips to Build a Social Media Presence

On the surface, social media marketing seems like a fairly simple concept. Just create your accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Google+, then post some …

Marketing

A Simple Guide to Neurotransmitters

Today’s post is an update to this old one on the chemical structures of neurotransmitters. Your thought processes are the results of some pretty …

Neuroscience

Adobe's new Digital Publishing suite puts the focus on mobile content

Adobe's Digital Publishing suite has long offered a way for brands to publish content on tablets, but on Wednesday the company introduced a new …

5 Simple Steps to End Emotional Eating

We were so excited for summer! Time with friends, the themed picnics, fun in the sun, pool time, and a little time away from work with some extra R&R! What is there not to enjoy? Well, for some of us, as we have attended events, festive picnics, holiday gatherings, and extra long vacations, we …

Fitness

This book will improve your web typography

From headlines to body copy, typography is a huge part of website design. With millions of people connected to the internet via their phones, tablets …

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Travel

This algorithm is designed to measure the creativity of a painting

From Picasso’s "The Young Ladies of Avignon" to Munch’s "The Scream", what was it about these paintings that arrested people’s attention upon viewing …

This app helps you burn calories without radically changing your routine

A group of researchers has created an app that may make it easier to actually make health and fitness changes and stick with them. It logs where and …

6 Tips to Outline a Top-Notch Business Plan

No matter what kind of business you’re running, or in what industry, a well-thought-out business plan is absolutely critical to achieving success. …

Small Business

20+ Fresh Resources & Tools For Web Designers

Finding web design tools, services or resources you could use is not necessarily all that much of a challenge. The marketplace is full of them, and …

Web Design

Sketch Plugin

Read our blog posts and stay tuned :D<p>One version one focus, and make it great<p>Defining a new perspective to Sketch plugins. "Introducing Magic Mirror …

Tutorials

28 Awesome Tips and Tricks for Photoshop CC 2015

1. Quickly Whiten Teeth Go Layer>New Adjustment Layer>Vibrance and reduce the Vibrance to “-60”. Next select the Vibrance layer in the layers panel …

Tutorials