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Portrait Photography: A Basic Guide to Posing

Posing is as integral to portrait photography as the right lens and the right camera angle. A lot of photographers learn this the hard way. If you’re …

How to Stop Trophy Bucks for the Perfect Shot

As the whitetail buck attempted to cut off the estrous doe, he was definitely on a course for an arrow interception, but his bounding trot would make …

Dance Like No One's Watching, Make a Propane Gun From a Soda Bottle

If you don't have anything to do this weekend and also have an extremely chill landlord who doesn't care if you construct a weapon using highly …

Propane

Make Your Own 3D Printer for Under $60 Using Recycled Electronic Components with Instructables Design

One of the obstacles to jumping headlong into the additive manufacturing milieu for many people is often the expense of the 3D printer itself. …

Greenhouses Made With Salvaged Windows

What better way to recycle old salvaged windows than to build them into a unique garden greenhouse or potting shed?Old windows, doors, and other …

DIY Canned Food Organizer Tutorial

I built this DIY Canned Food Organizer and it’s basically changed my life. Let’s start by saying, have you see my little kitchen?<p>It’s totally tiny …

What to Do About Pig Poop? North Carolina Fights a Rising Tide

The pork-loving state faces challenges in protecting water from contamination.<p>From the air, the place where bacon comes from is a quilt of fields and woods crossed by roads and winding creeks.<p>On an overcast day in September, I was buzzing over eastern North Carolina's flat coastal plain in a …

15 Must-Have Apps For Your New iPad

That's a lot to choose from. And, of course, some apps are better and more useful than others.<p>Whether you're planning on buying a new iPad soon or are just looking for something different for your current iPad, this list will help you sort through the hundreds of thousands of apps Apple has to …

Elusive Wolverine Caught on Camera

Wildlife<p>A wolverine scavenges for its next meal in northern Canada. Photograph by Peter Mather.<p><b>By Laurie McClellan</b><br>for National Geographic, Polar Bear Watch<p>It’s one of the most elusive superstars of the northern wilderness: the wolverine.<p>Nicknamed “the devil bear” for its fierce disposition, the …

How to Bake Hard Candy Shot Glasses

I know a lot of people who shy away from making hard candy, and I understand why. First, there's the boiling hot syrup that sticks to skin like …

Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

20 Breathtaking Images Of The Earth As Seen From Space

Aleppo, Syria, May 26, 2013 – The Citadel of Aleppo – medieval fortified palace<br>DigitalGlobe—Getty Images<p>1 of 20<p>Digital Globe, a provider of …

Camera Angles for Wildlife Photography

An illustrated example of how to use camera angle for wildlife photography by wildlife photographer Paul Burwell on Digital Photography School

Wildlife

Potato power: the spuds that could light the world

With a simple trick, the humble spud can be made into a battery, so could potato powered homes catch on?<p>Mashed, boiled, baked or fried? You probably have a preference for your potatoes. Haim Rabinowitch, however, likes his spuds “hacked”.<p>For the past few years, researcher Rabinowitch and colleagues …

Clean Energy