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YouTube musician Chase Holfelder performs a unique take on the 1983 Police hit “Every Breath You Take,” adding an extra level of creepiness to the stalking song by reimagining it in a minor key. The song is the latest entry …read more
As 2014 draws to a close, the Canon rumor mill is beginning to buzz louder about some potential cameras that are supposedly in the works — foremost among them the high-megapixel DSLR that we’ve been hearing about for over two years.
But according to the most recent rumors, we might …read more
Sometimes a TV show becomes so popular that it spins off into other products like breakfast cereals. Here are 15 examples.
With Family Matters in full swing on ABC, Steve Urkel Mania swept the nation. The nerdy neighbor had everything a pop culture phenomenon …read more
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Meekrat Films produced Crossing Hell’s Mouth, a 55-minute documentary about Frank Chalmers’s attempt to cross the Pentland Firth, a treacherous 8-mile stretch of water between the northern Scottish mainland the the <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" …read more
While eating pumpkin pie can leave you with a pot-belly, this workout using a pumpkin will leave you with a lean, mean, pumpkin-pie burning machine. Create “gourd-geous” toned muscles from head to toe with this total body circuit done with only 3 exercises. You will need a SUP, a paddle, …read more
Last week an ESPN video was circulating around the web that featured high school runner Kayla Montgomery. It’s an amazing video, and the only thing I’m going to say about it is that if you haven’t already, you need to watch it. You can do so below:
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Chris Bishop’s Philly Bike Expo collection included two standout bikes – this track bike built with new-old-stock provided… …read more
It takes an exceptionally talented hand to form something as precise as these concentric vessels, regardless of the material, but Matthew Chambers uses clay. His impeccably detailed orbs are formed from individual sections thrown on a potter’s wheel, then meticulously assembled into …read more
Woodpecker image via ShutterstockIf you or I bump our heads hard enough on a hunk of wood, it might smart for a while. But to get through an average day, a woodpecker might ram its head into a tree trunk at a speed of 6 or 7 meters per …read more
A Stanford engineering team including PhD candidate Elliot Hawkes has created a pair of pads inspired by the adhesive properties of gecko fingers that make it possible for their wearers to scale the side of a building. The so-called “gecko gloves” …read more
Released as a teaser, this is from the group Collectif Parlee, a team of cyclists with stories to… …read more
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer Daniel “Carpayo” Carpio of Peru lived a long, eventful life.Carpayo as he was known was 99 years old at the time of his death. He became …read more
Surfing is great way to keep yourself fit, but like any sport, it can also take its toll on your body. You need to look after yourself to ensure you will still be surfing ten, twenty, or even thirty or more years in the future.
You can increase the chances that …read more
Here’s the roundup from this past weekend, from domed cameras to tall buildings and night trail runs.
1) Unboxed a 360* Action Camera
All sorts of new items floated into the mailbox on Friday. To begin, I had ordered the new Kodak SP360 action camera, which records a 360* view at …read more
Photo submitted by Josh Klein, “Allamuchy State Park in NJ. First snow of the year. Perfect, quiet morning.”… …read more
The Elite Thermal bibs and jersey offer good value for money, although the bibs are better suited to very cold conditions than the jersey is.Pearl Izumi Elite Thermal LTD jersey£79.99 / US$130 / €99.95You might assume from the ‘Thermal’ part of the name that the Pearl Izumi is a full-on …read more
Two charmingly chatty Amazon Parrots have a very lively conversation with each other in front of onlookers at Parrot Mountain and Gardens, an interactive bird sanctuary in Sevierville, Tennessee near Gatlinburg.
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On the grace of redefining ourselves and redefining okayness when life throws us its merciless curveballs.
“Grief, when it comes, is nothing like we expect it to be,” Joan Didion wrote in her magnificent meditation on the subject. But oftentimes, grief doesn’t exactly come — not with the single-mindedness and …read more
This POV camera shoots 1,080-pixel footage at 60 frames per second, 720p at 120fps and 480p at a whopping 240fps. It can also capture 13.5-megapixel still images, with its Carl Zeiss lens providing excellent image quality and colour. It’s showerproof and weighs just 92g (although if you stick it in …read more
Yokohama was filled with thrills and spills this year, changing up both the rankings and the usual order on the podium. In the elite women’s race, a nasty spill saw then-Threadneedle leader Jodie Stimpson struggle on the run, with the race looking like Gwen Jorgensen’s to take after the bike …read more
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Won Park takes American dollar bills in his unique form of origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding, and makes marine life that open water swimmers can appreciate. Park’s origami creations are beautifully and uniquely done and are explained …read more
The Peregrine Kamm is a mid range racer from the proudly Chinese bike brand,
Falco. Made from T-700 carbon, it’s a more affordable version of the Peregrine Kamm Hi-Mod and features similar geometry to the previously tested Elenora.As with all of Falco’s bikes they are named after falcons with …read more
As the weather turns cooler, the skies of Paris take on that violet-gray color that we’re all (too) familiar with, which means the onset of winter. When you live in a space-challenged city like Paris, that means going through those long-forgotten boxes you’ve stored away since last spring, and sadly …read more
The math of soul mates, the psychology of nothing, the physics of faith, and more illuminating insights on the universe and our place in it.
On the heels of the year’s most intelligent and imaginative children’s books come the most stimulating science books published this annum. (Step into the nonfictional …read more
Naming and categorization are important to make …read more
Last year, Yeti made the difficult decision to abandon the World Cup Downhill scene in order to support… …read more
Most new technologies start expensive, but then as more companies begin to use it, the find ways through… …read more
The price of the Nikon Coolpix A camera dropped another $100 to $599 at B&H, Adorama and Amazon (you can also take an additional $25 off at Amazon). The camera was $699 three weeks ago.
The …read more
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Predators from ducks to alligators have not discouraged Brice Gvurisko from joining Lake Cane’s 150K Club. After completing his 100th roundtrip, he reached a major milestone and was inducted …read more
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Like snowflakes, there are no two humans on this Earth exactly alike, yet all of our billboards would have us believing differently. While everyone is still probably overwhelmed by the courage that Kim Kardashian showed when she revealed her photoshopped body to the internet in attempts …read more
TIME released this behind-the-scenes video showing a recently photo shoot of actor Benedict Cumberbatch for the cover of the magazine. Cumberbatch will appear in the upcoming film “The Imitation Game” as Alan Turing, the renowned British mathematician, codebreaker, and computer science pioneer.
Photographer Dan …read more
Photographer Chuck Baker is a self-proclaimed “camera and darkroom equipment hoarder” who can’t bear to get rid of gear even when it no longer works. Having a large number of enlargers in his collection, Baker recently decided to upcycle one of them by turning it into a working camera.
The …read more
Cristiano Gatti (www.cristianogattiph.com) spent 20 days in Zanzibar with his Nikon D5000 camera:
For about 10 years we’re experiencing an …read more
Alexander Ross: Recent Terrestrials at David Nolan Gallery
October 30 through December 6, 2014
527 West 29th Street (between 10th and 11th avenues)
New York, 212 925 6190
Alexander Ross, installation view of “Recent Terrestrials,” 2014, at David Nolan Gallery. Courtesy of David Nolan Gallery.
The painting and drawing practices of Alexander Ross, always in …read more
Ivan Kislov, a photographer based out of Magadan, Russia, has put together a gorgeous photo series that visually captures the the complicated beauty of the wild red fox that live in the remote Chukotka Peninsula in the north-eastern area of Russia. Ivan first came to …read more
An adorably daring ferret, clad in a glow stick bracelet, fell very short on making a successful jump from the desk to the ironing board and landed safely on the floor with only her pride slightly injured. According to her human, Marek …read more
Bilenky Cycle Works is no stranger to tandem bikes. We saw quite a few hanging around their shop… …read more
Unfortunately, these iPhone-controlled insects cannot fly or crawl up my friend Cornelius’ leg and make him die while he’s engaged in Advanced Warfare. On screen, obviously. Off screen he would just squeal like the lovechild of a chimp and a pig. But iHelicopter’s RC critters are still …read more
One of the big selling points of each new iPhone since 2007 has been improved camera quality. If new rumors are to be believed, we may not have seen the biggest quality jump yet.
The latest word on the street is that next year’s iPhone may boast “the biggest camera jump …read more
In the evolution of information technology, acceleration is the rule—and this fact isn’t easy for the human brain to grasp. You’d be hard pressed to find someone who isn’t at… read more …read more
Silhouette, XC, photo by PhotoRun.netThis is an example of a good press release: good quotes, results, links that work and a story about the local team (well, only twenty minutes from me in San Jose, CA) doing well.
STANFORD MEN …read more
DPReview members are a talented group and we’ve been highlighting their photography in a series of readers’ showcases. Recently we asked the Portrait & People Photography forum to share their favorite shots. They responded with excellent work both in and out of the studio, and we’ve picked a few of …read more
Lately, I have been seeing lots of memes and writings for photographers that try to justify the rates we charge to potential clients who seemingly do not understand what they are paying for or what the value of our work really is… from Cost of Doing Business (CODB) calculators to …read more
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ivan Abreu from Funchal in Madeira, Portugal organizes the first Reportagem Madeira Island International Swim Marathon, an event on Madeira Island, a Portuguese archipelago located in the north Atlantic Ocean. …read more
I wouldn’t be surprised if the secret ingredient to concocting a jet black burger that looks like it’s been roasted on the flames of hell was one that inflicted a weeklong case of Montezuma’s Revenge. But, somewhat ironically, these Satan’s Especiales achieve their burnt & cursed aesthetic (whilst maintaining a …read more
Where do dance moves come from? In this short video, KQED “asked veterans of legendary dance crews GroovMekanex and the Black Messengers to show off some signature moves from the streets of Oakland and the Fillmore.” The result is awesome.
My favorite line: “Oakland cats was, like, the bomb. When …read more
Still seeking that perfect stuffing recipe? Take a recommendation from Marilyn Monroe.
Surprisingly accurate illustrations of a complicated scientific concept are hidden within the swirls of Vincent van Gogh’s most iconic painting.
Sometimes movie magic gets a little too real, and an actor or actress …read more
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Antigua & Barbuda Swimming Federation will be hosting its 28th annual National Open Water Swimming Championships. With 1.4 km, 2.26 km and 5 km races, the Federation is held on Fort James Beach on St. John’s …read more
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Dr. Edith van Dijk has done it all, from the pool and classroom to open bodies of water around the world. She is a mother, a Ph.D., an Olympian, a 6-time world champion, a professional …read more