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The Language of Lying: Animated Primer on How to Detect Deception

Our yearning to discern deception so that we can protect ourselves from abuse, is ancient and almost primal — a marketable commodity for mystics and media manipulators alike. In one of the best explorations of the subject, Sam Harris defined lying as “both a failure of understanding and an …

Timberland Let’s Get Lost Illustrations

Selected artworks from a series of illustrations by Matteo Berton for a Timberland travel guide.<p>Matteo Berton is a Pisa, Italy based illustrator. …

Travel Guides

10 Replacements for Dairy in Your Ice Cream - One Green Planet

If you think that non-dairy ice cream is dull and tasteless, then you are definitely in the wrong. These ten supplements for dairy will prove that …

BitTorrent's Shoot photo sharing app finally makes QR codes useful

BitTorrent has launched Shoot, a new app for Android, iOS and Windows Phone that lets you share photos across platforms just by scanning a QR code.<p>The $2 app has no restrictions on how many photos and videos you send, or how large the files are. Your first three sends are free; after that, you’ll …

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Photoshop CC 2015: Best New Features

Today, Photoshop announced their big new release for Photoshop Creative Cloud 2015. My friends and I at Funsize have had the opportunity to test out …

Tutorials

How To Create a Vector Illustration from Start to Finish

If you’re a designer who just loves creating ‘stuff’, Adobe Illustrator should be your favourite tool! Armed with just a few tools and techniques you …

Graphics

2015 Logo Trends

Each year, as I browse through thousands of logos in preparation for the annual Trend Report, I can’t help but consider the societal, technological …

Pew Research Center

Building the face of a criminal from DNA

<b>The face of a killer constructed from DNA left at the scene of a crime: it sounds like science fiction. But revealing the face of a criminal based on their genes may be closer than we think.</b><p>Today scientists are using genetic markers from DNA to build up a picture of an offender's face, a process …

Genetics

10 Helpful Websites for Protecting Your Photography Copyrights

Being a photographer in the digital age presents a number of excellent advantages along with a collection of new concerns. Sharing your images with …

Tutorials

These Animal Portraits Were All Shot During Visits to a Local Zoo

“Out of the Wild: Zoo Portraits” is a project by photographer Boza Ivanovic, who created artistic low-key portraits of animals during visits to a …

How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone as a Photographer

As with many other areas in life, you may find yourself susceptible to falling into a routine with your photography – a comfort zone, if you will. It …

Photography

Lonely Planet's best places in Europe 2015

Europe is a magical miscellany of peoples and places, and the range of destinations can be overwhelming if you’re planning a trip. To narrow down the choices, we asked our team of Europe-based editors and authors to pick a list of 10 destinations looming large in their travel plans right now.<p>This …

European Travel