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These birds create amazing black 'clouds' in the sky

No... these aren't storm clouds. They're tiny songbirds known as starlings. Starlings flock together in thousands. Their shifting movements are called "murmurations."<p>How can they fly so close without bumping into each other? It's a mysterious miracle! The mystery has fascinated scientists in many …

Nature

'Well, there's no limit on it': Ohio student makes a fortune buying Canadian-invented ether cryptocurrency

Eddy Zillan, 18, has made over $500K betting on the virtual currency<p>Eddy Zillan is an 18-year-old high school senior in Cleveland. He loves going to …

7 Facts About Viruses

A virus is an infectious particle that displays characteristics of life and non-life. Viruses are different from plants, animals and bacteria in …

Microbiology

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pain

What Would Happen if the U.S. Withdrew From Nafta

President Trump continues threatening to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, and with negotiations on rocky ground, that risk could soon become reality. Withdrawing from the pact would bring big changes for the economy and for consumers.<p>Since the pact came into …

Globalization

Mexico’s Tolantongo Caves: What you need to know for a visit

Las Grutas de Tolantongo is located in the state of Hidalgo 3 hours northeast of Mexico city. It remained a well-kept secret well into the 1970’s …

Mexico City

A Reason for Nightscape Photography

Photographers who are active on social media often get a lot of questions about the technicalities of photography. Especially about nightscape …

Leaving the Tripod Behind? Read These Tips for Handheld Landscape Photography

One of the most common practices amongst landscape photographers is to use a tripod. Using one opens the door to a whole new creative process and it …

30 Days, 80,000 Photos, One Awe-Inspiring Time-Lapse

After seeing the hundredth time-lapse, it can become a little difficult to appreciate the incredible sight of an aurora creeping over hills in …

Photography

Last Frame: Food Fight!

Photo By Jerry amEndeThe Susquehanna River in northern Maryland is full of activity in the fall when migrating bald eagles gather to feed on fish, …

Nature Photography

Astrophotography 101 Part 3: A Basic Guide to dSLR Wide Field Shooting- Technology News, Firstpost

It’s finally time for some hands on experience with basic astrophotography. This article may make or break your love for the art, depending on how …

Cameras

This Amazing Timelapse Of A Cargo Ship’s Journey Will Show You Things You Never Thought You’d See

For most of us who have dreamed of life at sea, it has remained just that. A dream. We have all dreamed of leaving behind everything, our jobs, our …

How to shoot a sky full of stars

This photographer tells us how he captured the stunning night skies over Spiti and Ladakh<p>I’ve always wanted to capture this image at Langza in Spiti …

Learn Photography Secrets that Made my Photos go Viral

When I started to learn photography, every photo I took was terrible. These are the things I discovered that made the biggest difference overnight …

Shutter Speed

National Geographic’s nature photographs of the year are breathtaking

<b>A bear testing the water, beautiful mountain views and a grinning seal are among the incredible images vying for a prestigious award.</b><p>These photos …

Why It's Crucial to Understand Light Metering

When you first venture away from auto mode, it might be a hard to wrap your head around the process of taking the correct exposure. Playing around …

Landscape Photography

Syrian photographer hopes exposé of 'slaughter' will help build case against Assad regime

They are brutal images, showing signs of torture, starvation and in some cases what appears to be outright execution — and they were taken inside …

Middle East

10 unique ways to experience the Grand Canyon

Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park is nothing short of a natural spectacle. Millennia have carved a geological masterpiece rising 7,000 feet above …

How Rwanda Became the Unlikeliest Tourism Destination in Africa

From the balcony of my villa at daybreak, I can see the nearby village creaking to life. Children are walking to school in their blue uniforms, and a …

National Parks

An exercise physiologist reveals the workout equipment you should always avoid in the gym, and why

Heather Milton, exercise physiologist at NYU Langone Health, reveals the workout equipment you should always avoid in the gym, and why. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Heather Milton:</b> So when you're in the gym and you are looking for the best exercise equipment to use to maximize whatever …

Exercise

How to download music from YouTube and transfer it to your Android device

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way, this is a great option, but it’s far from ideal.<p>For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

10 places to get on the water for ultimate leaf peeping

Attack fall colors with new momentum on an autumn float along some of the West’s most majestic waters. Paddles up!<p>Salmon River | Gleneden Beach, …

Hiking

The Most Stunning Wildlife Photos of 2017 Are Here And Holy Crap

These pictures will make everything better.<p>Beneath the Antarctic ice, Weddell seals play in underwater caverns. Resplendent quetzals deliver food to …

Nature Photography

Watch a real-time 4K close-up video of the solar eclipse at totality

You might be getting sick of all the solar eclipse articles, but in the aftermath of last month's phenomenon we keep running across incredible new …

Solar Eclipse

This $25 device will double the internet speed on your computer

If you use a modern home Wi-Fi solution like the Google Wifi or our favorite mesh system, the AmpliFi HD, you’re undoubtedly enjoying lightning fast …

Would you take a 'cruise' on a cargo ship?

The 'slow travel' aspect might be the best way to see the world.<p>Much of the fun of commercial cruises — the overabundant food, the goofy nightly …

Cargo Ships

The White House Rebranding of Climate Change Could Be Frighteningly Effective

1984 much?<p>Would you take “weather extremes” just as seriously as the phrase “climate change”? The government believes that Americans will buy the …

Climate