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Advertise here with BSAIn 2014 curved TVs have become all the rage. In fact one popular brand recently stated that their curved TVs were outselling the flagship flat screens by a ratio of 3:1. Some of the advantages are that people feel more immersed...
From: Web Design Ledger | By: Brant Wilson | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The first major retrospective of Paul Strand's work in nearly 50 years presents him as not only a critical figure in the history of modern art, but seeks to re-affirm his place as one of the founders of photography as we know it today....
From: Time | By: Richard Conway | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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It's our favorite week for spooky, gothic, and horror-themed weddings — it's HALLOWEEN WEEK! Today we're spying a wedding full of Halloween goodies, a glam-as-hell purple reception dress, and a super meaningful ceremony from which you'll definitely...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! For some people that is Christmas, but for other’s it means that it’s time for the goblins and ghosts and all of the scary creatures to come out of hiding and find their way into our everyday lives. Theme...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Lori Peterson | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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What's the most cost-effective way to print about 10000 [unique] photos? I'm enjoying going through my grandparent's photo albums, and while I'm not concerned about backups (I am extremely good about backups), I am very concerned about discoverability;...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: dmd | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Apple finds that bigger is better for screen size and for processing, photography and battery power....
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Daniel Lowe, a master of night motion time-lapse photography, recently went to Iceland in search of the perfect shot. Iceland didn’t disappoint.
From: Slate | By: Eric Holthaus | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The past week brought lots of excitement for members of the TED community. Below, some highlights. Morgan Spurlock’s latest project, “We the Economy,” has a tagline that really explains it bestl. Billed as “20 short films you can’t afford to...
From: TED Blog | By: tedstaff | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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I had a phone interview the other day, and the journalist was so nice and interesting that we ended up talking about a whole bunch of other subjects that we didn’t intend to talk about. Like a good interviewer, she didn’t start off by asking the...
From: David Lebovitz | By: David | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Every year, Nikon selects the most artful, scientifically enlightening and skillfully produced images from thousands of submissions for its Small World microscope photography contest. Tomorrow, another set of impressive winners will be announced for...
From: Wired | By: Betsy Mason | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Bright and fun is the name of the game in designing a tween room. You want the elements of childhood to be apparent, while feeling like the room is still functional for a young adult. And even though we are way past our tween years, we would jump at...
From: Green Daily | By: Megan Sheeley | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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We rely on our hands to get us through our various daily projects, whether it's typing on a computer, creating works of art or instructing others to follow a plan. Now, HP wants us to use the power of our paws in the digital space. HP's Sprout is a new...
From: AdWeek | By: Michelle Castillo | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The Geneva-based laboratory for particle physics has released a vast archive of photographs dating back to the mid-1950s. The problem is that many of them have no captions so scientists at Cern are asking the public for help Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: Leo Benedictus | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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A chic baby shower requires a few things – fabulous flowers, stylized invitations, and a bold yet neutral element to really make an impact. French macarons never hurt either. Camille Simmons, the crafter and photographer extraordinaire behind this...
From: Green Daily | By: Megan Sheeley | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Sometimes the most interesting things to photograph are right under your nose, even though you might have to look a little harder to see them. Bugs, insects, and other creepy crawlies might not seem like compelling subjects, but if you take a bit of...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Simon Ringsmuth | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Apparently Matt and Sheri throw an annual Halloween party of epic proportions. After checking out the photos of their Massachusetts wedding last year, I'm not inclined to challenge that. At least, not if I don't want to be eaten by an undead wedding...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Chris Wolfgang | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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I have several hundred pages (sleeves) of 35mm color negatives. A few years ago I started a project to scan-in all the negatives. But because of my own disorganization, the project has turned into a big mess.I've been sending out small batches of negatives...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: akk2014 | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize has become a staple in the photo calendar, drawing crowds to the National Portrait Gallery while reigniting the debate around the characterization of portraiture...
From: Time | By: Olivier Laurent | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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It’s always fun to get small, intimate wedding submissions that we can “ooh and ahh” over in the DIY Bride office especially when they’re held in gorgeous mountain locations like this one from photographer Meigan Canfield.There’s so much pretty...
From: DIY Bride | By: DIY Bride | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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The new book Alien: The Archive, out today, is the first complete collection of concept art and photography from the franchise. The post Never-Before-Seen Art From the Alien Films appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Shirley Li | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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The Rijksmuseum reopens its Philips wing with a show of its Modern photography collection
From: The Art Newspaper | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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A Halloween hippo, a piano for cats and Rupert Murdoch's socks...
From: Telegraph | By: Telegraph Staff | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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As we get older, it seems that birthdays often lose their magic. We are busy with work and friends and family and well, birthday parties tend to be defined by a few high fives and maybe a candle or two. But I am officially declaring birthdays a worthy...
From: Green Daily | By: Abby Larson | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Hailed by poet Sir John Betjeman as a "genius at photography" and by photographer Cecil Beaton as "an understanding and loving connoisseur of his subject," Edwin Smith (1912–1971) captured the essence of the places, landscapes and buildings he photographed....
From: Mashable | By: Chris Wild | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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From snowcapped mountains to sleepy city streets at dawn, the world is filled with awe-inspiring landscapes just waiting to be discovered. We partnered with Olympus for this week's Mashable Photo Challenge, and asked you to send your most breathtaking...
From: Mashable | By: Megan Ranney | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There is a good chance you have heard of a persimmon but never used one... right? Well get ready to roll up those sleeves and get cozy with this fall fruit. Kara Stout is combining beauty and nutrition with an Arrugula and Persimmons Fall Salad that's...
From: Green Daily | By: Megan Sheeley | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Who else is slightly freaked out by the fact that we’re about to move into November? Where did the year go! Anyway – it’s time to look back on the hottest tutorials for October. This past month saw a few of our posts go a little viral. Here are...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Darren Rowse | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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It's the most controversial issue since people started filming videos in portrait mode. Should tablets be used as cameras?...
From: CNN | Monday, October 27, 2014
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My spouse is trying to submit their D.Phil thesis to an online research archive. Archive wants all content to not be in breach of copyright. Thesis has a photograph in it which requires copyright permission but we're stumped on how to get it. What now?My...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: monster truck weekend | Monday, October 27, 2014
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Most logos rarely change, but Google's changes all the time thanks to their team of Google Doodlers
From: Time | By: Josh Raab | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Here's something you don't see every day. China's Chang'e 5 test vehicle captured this rare glimpse of the Moon's far side yesterday , from just past the halfway point on its lunar-looping test flight. Incredibly, the spacecraft managed to include Earth...
From: Io9 | By: Robbie Gonzalez | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Offbeat Bride Rachel uploaded these stunning photos of her "red velvet wedding decor" to our Flickr pool. My first thought was "Oooooh, this would be fabulous decor for a Halloween wedding." From the candle-lined aisle, to the corners dripping in blood...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Megan Finley | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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... you can talk about whatever you want....
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Florida State plays Louisville on Thursday night in Louisville, so the Seminoles held their Wednesday walk-through at a public park. As Adam Himmelsbach of the Louisville Courier-Journal was on a run Wednesday, he was approached by a parks employee who...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Nick Bromberg | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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It's our favorite week for spooky, gothic, and horror-themed weddings — it's HALLOWEEN WEEK! Today we're drooling over the barbed wire bouquet, the hearse getaway car, the giant pork pie, and the many, many amazingly carved pumpkins by the guests....
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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It was the opening of the railway station in 1860 that made Hampstead Heath, a 790-acre rambling open space north of London, accessible to the many poorer people who lived beyond walking distance of its borders. The Heath was acquired as a public open...
From: Mashable | By: Chris Wild | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Lebanon has about 250,000 migrant domestic workers, primarily women from the Philippines, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Madagascar and several West African nations.
From: Global Voices | By: Joey Ayoub | Monday, October 27, 2014
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It's almost hard work, getting all these kickass photos of Aston Martins and Porsches and Morgans with Spitfires behind them together. Almost. But we did it for you, because you asked, or someone like you asked. So here we are: a bunch of your most-requested...
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The space was designed with flexibility in mind
From: Time | By: emilystraus | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Emile Hirsch and Zoë Kravitz have signed on to star in writer-director Gary Michael Schultz's crime drama ”Vincent-N-Roxxy,” which was developed and produced by Keith Kjarval's Unified Pictures. Story follows down-on-their-luck rebels Vincent (Hirsch) and...
From: The Wrap | By: Jeff Sneider | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The leaves of fall are one of the most gorgeous gifts from nature. Every year, we ask you to share your best photo of the season. And as usual, you didn't disappoint.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Mark Wilson | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus are documentary filmmakers who've recorded 60 years' worth of memorable folks in some of history's most culturally significant moments. Reels upon reels of their footage, tons of which hasn't been seen in decades, is...
From: Gizmodo | By: Jordan Kushins on Reframe, shared by Meg Neal to Gizmodo | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Suddenly — after tying in the last poll — it's 50% Walker, 43% Burke.In the new poll, Walker enjoys a significant lead among independents, who have bounced around more than partisan voters in this race. Among likely voters, Walker leads among independents...
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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NEW YORK — Evgeny Feldman has dutifully documented the conflict in eastern Ukraine for much of the past year for Mashable. His photos — which have captured the Russian occupation (and eventual annexation) of Crimea, Soviet-era parades in Moscow and...
From: Mashable | By: Brian Ries | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Paris-based photographer Bertrand Kulik captured these whimsical images of a spider whose web looks like it's holding together a perforated leaf.Read more......
From: Io9 | By: Robbie Gonzalez | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Megan and Marshall had a spooktacular Halloween-themed wedding in Canada. You'll be seeing more of their awesome event later this week. But right now, let's freak the fuck out all over their incredible Halloween-themed food spread. There are delicious...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Megan Finley | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Serendipity played a part in turning Vivian Maier into a celebrated photographer, as well as turning comedic actor Jeff Garlin into a documentary filmmaker. “I'm not known for my documentaries,” Garlin admitted at TheWrap‘s Award Series screening...
From: The Wrap | By: Matt Carey | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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See the event photos » See the winning collections » This past Friday, we celebrated the first ever FASHION Magazine Toronto Fashion Week Awards with an intimate cocktail party for a few hundred of the city’s bright and shining style stars. Honouring...
From: Fashion Magazine | By: Randi Bergman | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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How do you sell American cars in 2014? By tricking people into first thinking your goods are Japanese or German. Chrysler is launching a tongue-in-cheek campaign for its 200 model with TV ads featuring voiceovers that start in foreign languages, touting...
From: AdWeek | By: Gabriel Beltrone | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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