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Filed under: College, Deals, Computers, Saving Goodluz/Shutterstock College today is horrendously expensive. Beyond tuition bills that look like significant percentages of the national debt, and room-and-board costs that make you wonder if the school...
From: Daily Finance | By: Erik Sherman | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Responses to popular photo project Humans of New York's tour of the Middle East uncovers some unfortunate trends around perceptions of other cultures, writes Hiba Dlewati.
From: Global Voices | By: Hiba Dlewati | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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For the most part, I have one rule for photography: Get close.
From: Slate | By: Jamelle Bouie | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Inspired by early surrealism and the power of photojournalism, photographer Kati Horna turned her poetic and poignant lens on the Spanish Civil War...
From: Time | By: Carole Naggar | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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A piggy goes to market, a baby gorilla and the world's oldest man...
From: Telegraph | By: Telegraph Staff | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Why couldn't we just let her be little?The post My Biggest Parenting Regret Is Letting My Daughter Grow Up Too Fast appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Chaunie Brusie | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Since making its debut on Android a little over a year ago, Photo Sphere has been one of those "Hey, look what my phone can do!" things that Android users have lorded over their non-Android friends. Today, though, Google is opening the doors to iPhone...
From: Gizmodo | By: Brent Rose | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Slate has partnered with Brooklyn Brewery and RISC to bring its hit war correspondent interview series to our readers. In this third installment, Steve Hindy, founder of Brooklyn Brewery and a former Associated Press foreign correspondent, sits down...
From: Slate | By: Chris Wade | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Following the lead of the popular "Humans of New York" photo project, "Humans of..." sites have proliferated across the globe. Jillian C. York explores this "visual take on travel writing."
From: Global Voices | By: Jillian C. York | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Peyton Reed has only been in production on Ant-Man for a day, but the first photo is now out. It shows Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, hanging out in a ratty outfit next to the Golden Gate Bridge. Check out the first Paul Rudd Ant Man photo below. Thanks to...
From: SlashFilm | By: Germain Lussier | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Whether you want to get serious about high-speed photography or just spice up your Instagram feed, tools like NeroTrigger can help you on your way. The device can trigger a camera based on outside events like light, sound or movement (if paired with......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Turi | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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One of the strangest things about the tense situation in Ferguson, Missouri, in which heavily armed cops, and now the national guard, have clashed with protestors in the wake of the police shooting of an unarmed teenager nine days ago, is that there...
From: Reason | By: Peter Suderman | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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No matter what type of photography you specialize in or prefer, at some point you will find yourself having to photograph a human, or multiple humans. For favor, for fun, or because they share your genetic make-up or home address. If you own a fancy...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Lynsey Mattingly | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Earlier today I shared a bunch of flower photos to brighten your day. I can’t think of anyone who doesn’t like flowers, even the roughest toughest guys can appreciate nature’s beauty and splendour. The weekly photography challenge is flowers. Now...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Darlene Hildebrandt | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Want to take super sharp “focus stacked” photographs that boast corner to corner sharpness with perfect focus? Want to shoot spectacular ‘holy grail’ time lapse sequences that capture the change from day to night? How about advanced bracketing...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Gavin Hardcastle | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Kids will be kids . . . Except when they're being awkwardly posed for a stock photo shoot that has absolutely nothing to do with reality. We had so much fun gathering up the weirdest and wildest pregnancy photos last week that we just had to keep a good...
From: Coutorture | By: Lisa-Horten | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Sea Smells Victor Kerlow As I took a deep breath in, a familiar scent filled my nose: slightly sulfury, with just a pinch of green, and a briny finish. It was the smell of the seashore, but I wasn’t actually at the seashore. On the contrary, I was...
From: Popular Science | By: Benjamin Wolfe | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Peach season is here! I've been anticipating it all year long and the collection of fabulous peach infused recipes I've amassed over the last few months is proof. I plan on eating these bad boys until I'm blue in the face. Up first: Olive You Whole's grilled...
From: Green Daily | By: Jacquelyn Clark | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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I'm wondering if you guys have advice on giving gifts to those helping us coordinate the wedding — the family member doing hair/makeup, our friend who is officiating, the friend donating their photography services, etc.? I need advice like how much...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Chris Wolfgang | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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By Gabrielle. When we last visited Kirsty, she was outnumbered as the only female in a male-generous family. That ratio certainly didn’t show, however, in the family home’s decor. There was an abundance of white-not-scared-of-dirt-one-bit, a lacy...
From: Design Mom | By: Design Mom | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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This is the story of a media-obsessed bride becoming wedding media herself. But in this case, the bride totally made peace with her obsession and ended up with a wedding to rival all the ones she idolized. Her red gown, colorful fall decor, and epic...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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The real feminist message is not through those who are “Born With It” but in the realities of so many born without it.The post Why I’m Not Impressed with a Pledge to Go Makeup-Free for a Year appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Morgan Shanahan | Monday, August 18, 2014
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 A new “anonymish” app called Looksee has launched, combining mobile photography with a Tinder-like matching element that lets anonymous users connect with each other over their shared photos. The idea is that when two users mutually like one another’s...
From: TechCrunch | By: Sarah Perez | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Popular iOS photography app Camera+ was updated on Monday with a handful of improvements, with bigger things promised to come with iOS 8 this fall. In addition, the creator of the "Flappy Bird" sensation has revealed his latest title, set to arrive on...
From: Apple Insider | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Those Minifigures are actually 2D anamorphic paintings flat on the ground created by the amazing Leon Keer at Legoland Deutschland. See the reality below. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: David Pescovitz | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Fashion design from Dubai in the UAE.
From: FashionTribes | By: Fashiontribes | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Slate has partnered with Brooklyn Brewery and RISC to bring its hit war correspondent interview series to our readers. In this third installment, Steve Hindy, founder of Brooklyn Brewery and a former Associated Press foreign correspondent, sits down...
From: Slate | By: Chris Wade | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Allow me to introduce you to the wonderful work of Bluebird Kisses. Toronto based blogger and soon to be mother of two, this rockstar of a woman is kicking blogging butt and taking names. The jist: part mommy blog, part design blog, part all around awesome...
From: Green Daily | By: Jacquelyn Clark | Monday, August 18, 2014
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At a mind-boggling 4.4 trillion frames per second (FPS), the new STAMP (Sequentially Timed All-optical Mapping Photography) system developed by two Japanese universities is claimed to be the world’s fastest camera. Taking pictures at a resolution of...
From: Gizmag | By: Colin Jeffrey | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Honeysuckle, by Richard Meiss. Photography contest, Finalist. Lonicera X bella – Asian bush honeysuckle. Mr. Meiss writes, “This photo shows the coexisting ripe berries and new flowers of the Asian bush honeysuckle, an invasive species in the American...
From: Panda's Thumb | By: Matt Young | Monday, August 18, 2014
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As far as I'm concerned, Ana of Bluebird Kisses is living the dream. Located in the west end of Toronto, walking distance from some of the city's best restaurants, bars and fancy doughnut shops, this renovated Victorian is enough to make any design lovers...
From: Green Daily | By: Jacquelyn Clark | Monday, August 18, 2014
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London’s National Gallery now welcomes personal photography in the galleries, stirring up a media debate
From: The Art Newspaper | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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WEST BARNSTABLE — Volunteers to help the Cape Cod Disaster Animal Response Team are being sought for all type of jobs, from board members to photography to Web design, according to a statement from the team.
From: Cape Cod Times | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Unlikely as it may seem, commercial drones will soon begin taking on much larger roles for businesses and some individual consumers. The aerial devices will have an impact across a wide variety of industries — from revolutionizing private security,...
From: Business Insider | By: Marcelo Ballve | Monday, August 18, 2014
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The first time artist Paula Madonna walked through this Siasconset, Nantucket home, it was staged with the seller’s furniture – part traditional/part antique with dark furniture and lots of shiny chrome. It wasn’t her style at all, but she could...
From: Design Sponge | By: Amy Azzarito | Monday, August 18, 2014
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There's nothing sweeter than an upcoming marriage, except for maybe this bridal party. From the cocktails to sugary treats, all were infused with a touch of honey and romantic charm. To keep the theme from becoming too overwhelming, hints of floral,...
From: Fashionologie | By: Marina-Liao | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Al Jazeera America producer Aaron Ernst and his team were confronted by two police officers last Thursday in Kinloch, a town neighboring Ferguson, Mo., and the journalists caught the interaction on tape. Ernst was just outside Ferguson to cover the unrest...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Dustin Wicksell | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Now that you know who to follow for some major Instagram photography inspiration, it's time for what to follow. No offense to all the typical #ootds and #foodporns, but these unique hashtags are pretty to look at and will make you want to get out and...
From: Coutorture | By: Lisette-Mejia | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Miles away from Lonely Planet, NatGeo and Fodor's, you'll find Compass Cultura, a new digital approach to travel journalism. The ad-free, subscription-based project aims to elevate the genre by celebrating creative, thought-provoking writing above all...
From: Cool Hunting | By: Graham Hiemstra | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Due to their chosen line of work, it’s apt that Japanese scarecrows are somewhat on the sinister side. Sometimes even going as far as disturbing. But times change it would seem, even if their job title doesn’t. And with cycling clearly now a thing....
From: Tokyo Times | By: Lee | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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“A Tropical Sunday,” one of 12 finalists in TheWrap‘s 2014 ShortList Film Festival, reflects a very grim reality: Not every child grows up in a loving home. In the case of the characters in Argentinian director Fabián Ribezzo's short film (above),...
From: The Wrap | By: Greg Gilman | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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The New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium is a weekly forum for discussing the tradition and future of text/image work. Open to the public, it meets Monday nights 7-9 p.m. EST in New York City. Presentations vary weekly and include everything...
From: The Rumpus | By: The New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Kevin Hart pulled out all of his tricks when he proposed to fiance Eniko Parrish on Monday Night in Atlanta and RadarOnline.com has the never-seen-before photos of the elaborate celebration! www.radaronline.com
From: Showbiz Spy | By: Garry Santos | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Johnny Depp and Kevin Smith, that is one pairing I never expected to see on the big screen. But, it looks like we will be seeing it as the pair will team up on screen for Smith's YOGA HOSERS. The action comedy begins principal photography this week and...
From: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | By: Alex Maidy | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Kevin Hart pulled out all of his tricks when he proposed to fiance Eniko Parrish on Monday Night in Atlanta and RadarOnline.com has the never-seen-before photos of the elaborate celebration!… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Garry Santos | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Having already reinforced its skate team with a slew of productive, young talent over the course of the year, Converse's CONS division taps a skate photography icon to usher in its latest, greatest footwear offering. The brand recruited Fred Mortagne...
From: Hypebeast | By: Josh Davis | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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InormallyfarmtheseKevinSmithpostsouttoCharethCutestory,simplybecausehemaintainsalevelofhateforthe“jorts-ensconcedtaintenthusiast”thanImyselfcouldevermuster,andIfinditsimplyintoxicating.ButImustadmit,eachnewKevinSmithprojectIhearabouthasmemovingmoreandmoretowardsMr....
From: FilmDrunk | By: Vince Mancini | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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The U.S. government spends more than $450 million each year to provide water and sanitation to poor and vulnerable populations around the world. It’s the first rule of international development, and it brings health, education, and prosperity. Yet...
From: Circle of Blue WaterNews | By: Circle of Blue | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Sony has added to its line-up of mirrorless cameras with the A5100, a small but seemingly very capable shooter which fits in between the entry-level A5000 and the more enthusiast-focused A6000. The new camera features a 24.3-megapixel APS-C sensor, a...
From: Gizmag | By: Simon Crisp | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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D.C.-area listeners: Today (Monday) I’m scheduled to join host Diane Rehm on her popular WAMU radio show, along with other panelists, tune in at 10 a.m.; “A few people have pointed it out, but our ROE [Rules of Engagement] regarding who we could...
From: Overlawyered | By: Walter Olson | Monday, August 18, 2014
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