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National parks are already vacation worthy, but now you have more reasons to go. Spice up a vacation itinerary by visiting places you’ve already seen on the silver screen. The films on this list used national parks as backdrops to some unforgettable...
From: EcoSalon | By: Sierra Magazine | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Someone Cathy is close to is in the hospital with a shattered femur, which sounds extremely unpleasant. To cheer this person up, cathy sent some flowers through FTD. The flowers are pretty enough, but Cathy doesn’t think they’re what she ordered....
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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5 Intriguing Things is a curated collection of links that help us think about the future. Subscribe to the daily newsletter....
From: The Atlantic | By: Alexis C. Madrigal | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Questions have arisen about the images submitted by Ukraine and cited by the United States as evidence of Moscow’s military intentions....
From: New York Times | By: MICHAEL R. GORDON and ANDREW E. KRAMER | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Well folks, it’s been so long since I’ve posted here that: a) My not-so-new laptop didn’t have my blog editor installed. b) It took quite a few times for me to remember my user login c). I couldn’t remember how to connect my blog editor to my...
From: Cook and Eat | By: L | Monday, April 21, 2014
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Thomas Piketty’s new book, Capital in the 21st Century, has captured the imagination of the lefty intelligentsia. Yet the French economist’s ambitious work, which seeks to revive leftist redistributionist politics, seems strangely inadequate to the...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Children in a field in the Sadr City district of Baghdad, a predominantly Shiite slum. All photographs from March, 2014. Concrete blast walls block a street in the Saidiya neighborhood, one of the few remaining mixed Shiite and Sunni residential areas...
From: New Yorker | By: Dexter Filkins | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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“James Franco: New Film Stills,” at Pace Gallery, restages Cindy Sherman’s “Untitled Film Stills.”...
From: New York Times | By: ROBERTA SMITH | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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The new Lytro Illum camera offers photographers a range of new features, while still allowing them to refocus a photo after the fact
From: New York Times | By: NICK BILTON | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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I want to put up a wordpress site for a virtual gallery of some of my photos. I'd really like to have something that looks clean & elegant enough to send out to potential clients/magazines. ie. Not so much something that signals, "family summer trip......
From: Ask Metafilter | By: tangyraspberry | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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'Animal Architecture," by Ingo Arndt and Jürgen Tautz, with a foreword by Jim Brandenburg, is a beautiful new science/photography book exploring the mystery of nature through the "complex and elegant structures that animals create both for shelter and...
From: Boing Boing | By: Xeni Jardin | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Photographer Andy Rudak and model maker Luke san de Wiel created incredible (and unusual) street scenes in miniature that became the the subjects of gorgeous images....
From: Boing Boing | By: David Pescovitz | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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How serious? $1,599 serious
From: Time | By: Harry McCracken | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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If Lytro's first camera offered us a sneak peek at the promise of light field photography, the company's second-generation product swings those doors wide open. A far cry from the toy-like appearance of its predecessor, the newly announced Lytro......
From: Engadget | By: Nicole Lee | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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In an effort to capture the daily life and perspectives of Airmen, members of the U.S. Air Force can write about their experiences in the Commentaries section of the Air Force's website. Senior Airman Dennis Sloan — an award-winning military photographer...
From: Business Insider | By: Jeremy Bender | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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I need to take an outdoor photograph of a subject standing in front of a large, white, shiny background (a vehicle). The person and the vehicle are equally important elements in the picture. I need to take the photo when both the subject and the vehicle...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: sardonyx | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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  Amber Rose is getting back to her modeling career after marrying Wiz Khalifa and having his baby, Sebastian Tomaz.  And this mama is looking pretty damn hot.  Check the pics and twerk video from her Unleash'd shoot inside... Mama Amber is rocking...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Nortel Networks is preparing to spend more than $1 million on technology for an upcoming court fight over $7.3 billion raised in its global liquidation, a trial that will be broadcast live---but not to the public.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Peg Brickley | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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We heart this casual New Zealand wedding with lawn games, lots o' kids, and even more paper flowers. Plus, you'll love the groom's skull ring, the bride's retro dress, and their sweet favorite moment. And just wait until you see how they almost missed...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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“Tourist, United Nations” “Washington Square Tourist” “Lady in Red” “L.E.S. Girls” “Standard Toilet” “Empire State” “Fulton and Water” “Whitney Window” “Street Performer, Central Park” “Teen Tourists” “Tourist...
From: New Yorker | By: Amber Terranova | Monday, April 21, 2014
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Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary from across the web....
From: Time | By: Mikko Takkunen | Monday, April 21, 2014
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"Hearsay: Artists Reveal Urban Legends" is a new group exhibition at California State University, Fullerton's Begovich Gallery where artists were asked to create pieces about modern day myths that resonate with them in some personal way....
From: Boing Boing | By: David Pescovitz | Monday, April 21, 2014
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Eddie Soloway’s series “The Edge of Light“ includes painterly photographs taken along the water’s edge on beaches around the world—but only at twilight. Soloway looks for a specific kind of location; he pays attention to the type of sand, the...
From: New Yorker | By: The New Yorker | Monday, April 21, 2014
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In his own words, Larry Fink talks about his striking photographs from a four-month long trip through America and Mexico provide a window into the world of the beat generation....
From: Time | By: Larry Fink | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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In a modernist mansion on the French Riviera, 20 emerging artists present their work to the upper echelons of fashion and photography during the 29th International Festival of Fashion and Photography at Hyres, an extravagant, career-defining competition....
From: Time | By: Krystal Grow | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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The Victorians loved a pet portrait, and Queen Victoria herself housed 88 of her favourite pooches at her Windsor Castle kennels. In paintings, their presence has signified trust and fidelity. But these days it's not only the British who love their dogs...
From: Telegraph | By: Telegraph Staff | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Dogs bring joy, tail wags and companionship to their humans — no matter the breed Pit bulls' muscular strength have earned them a label as being aggressive or dangerous, but as thousands of dogs endure abuse and end up locked away in shelters, there...
From: Mashable | By: Andrea Romano | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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A blind writer reflects on the persistent stigma attached to assistive technologies, even advanced ones....
From: The Atlantic | By: Will Butler | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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After leaving Microsoft, and failing as a D.J., today's guest was lost and had "no social currency." That's when he came up with his next idea: a board game. Which led to a reported $70,000,000 dollar sale...
From: Mixergy | By: Andrew Khalili | Monday, April 21, 2014
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Courtesy of the artist, Annie Marie MusselmanA GREAT BLUE HERON But nothing casts a shadow on the sky. The spotted fawn on the cover of Finding Trust casts a wary eye at the camera. The fawn is not in a meadow. The closest thing to a green meadow is...
From: The Stranger | By: Jen Graves | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Los Angeles-based comedy group Dr. God is taking its collective talents to both the big and small screens with its upcoming film “Bloodsucking Bastards” and the soon-to-air TV series “MOCKpocalypse,” TheWrap has learned. Consisting of Sean Cowhig,...
From: The Wrap | By: Jeff Sneider | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Dodging the shadows – for now…
From: Tokyo Times | By: Lee | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Good news for early adopters. Will iOS be next?
From: Technologizer | By: Harry McCracken | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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With the Stanley Cup playoffs and wedding season under way, this proposal between hockey fans hits the sweet spot. Jordan planned a surprise proposal and engagement shoot for his girlfriend, Jordyn, with photographer Callie Riesling capturing the whole...
From: TresSugar | By: Tara Block | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Im trying to use an external intervalometer for my fujifilm hs25exr. It works and snaps pictures on the timer, but for some reason it wont overide the shutter speed. Im trying to do some night sky photography and the longest the hs25exr goes on iso800...
From: Photography Stack Exchange | By: dave | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Win an Olympus E-M10 Camera from Macphun! Every photo entrant receives a prize!!! Over the last several years here at dPS, we’ve run some very popular competitions. This week, we are very happy to bring you our latest photo contest, “Get Outside...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Darlene Hildebrandt | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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A North Carolina deputy confiscated two separate cell phones recording her in the midst of confronting a retired Marine combat instructor. A video provided to Photography Is Not a Crime shows the deputy losing her cool and snatching the phones, but the...
From: Mediaite | By: Josh Feldman | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Photos: JSquared Photography  ...
From: Mother Nature Network | By: gmiller | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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If you haven't heard of light-field photography yet, you certainly will now. The Android-powered Lytro Illum is the new camera from Lytro, a company that specializes in image-capture hardware with a very unique ability. These photos can be refocused...
From: GeekSugar | By: Nicole Nguyen | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn is in London this week to talk to J.J. Abrams about "Star Wars Episode VII," but before he left he spoke with Bloomberg News about the upcoming sequel. First up, Horn says that despite the planned December opening...
From: Dark Horizons | By: Dark Horizons | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Filming for Star Wars: Episode VII has started, according to Disney chairman Alan Horn. Shares of Disney were gaining 0.7% to $79.65. During a talk at the Bloomberg and Tribeca Film Festival Business of Entertainment Breakfast...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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I am, admittedly, low maintenance when it comes to my makeup routine. I've been using the same products, the same steps, the same everything for longer than I'd care to admit and it's high time I step it up. Though I'm not one to go over the top with...
From: Green Daily | By: Jacquelyn Clark | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Personal Photos Capture the Complicated Sexual Side of an Open Relationship With multiple partners comes multiple emotions. by wesley…
From: Nerve | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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On Instagram, different filters work for different types of shots . But if what you want is interactions and not art, then data shows there is a certain hierarchy. Marketing analytics firm TrackHaven found that Mayfair and Inkwell work best, along with...
From: Lifehacker | By: Mihir Patkar | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Portland-based Uncaged the Soul Productions has just released a trailer for an upcoming winter-time odyssey of Oregon's Coast that will be released in the winter of 2015.
From: OregonLive | By: Thomas Boyd | tboyd@oregonian.com | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn dropped by Bloomberg to give some more details on the upcoming STAR WARS: EPISODE VII, the first film in a new trilogy for the STAR WARS franchise. The J.J. Abrams directed film is set to start principal photography...
From: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | By: Paul Shirey | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Ever wonder why your super strong deodorant gives off a kind of sweat-mixed-with-fragrance smell on stressful or hot days? It’s not your sweat that smells: it’s the bacteria that’s mixing with it. Add to that the strong fragrance of a deodorant—which...
From: Fashion Magazine | By: Andrea Victory-LaCasse | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Using dots of paint, pointillists painted entire canvases with what was essentially one pixel of pigment at a time. Now, modern photo mosaics have automated the same effect, sorting hundreds, even thousands of images into one grand daddy photograph....
From: Gizmodo | By: Mark Wilson | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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The drone performed well once it was in the air, but at times it was a trial to get it to fly, and poor support documentation could frustrate new quadcopter pilots....
From: GigaOm | By: Signe Brewster | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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