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This 747 Pilot Shoots Incredible Photos of Storms and Skies

By day, Christiaan van Heijst is an airline pilot who flies 747 jumbo jets around the world. By night (and often by day as well), Van Heijst is a …

The Secret NSA Diary of an Abu Ghraib Interrogator

In the essay, dated March 2005, Fair examines the relationship between human intelligence, or HUMINT, which can be derived from interrogations, and …

41 movies you have to see this summer

Wedged between the must-see titles like "Captain America: Civil War," "X-Men: Apocalypse," and "Suicide Squad" are Seth Rogen's "Neighbors 2" and the new "Ghostbusters," plus titles for the kids, like "Finding Dory" and "The Secret Life of Pets."<p>Here we break down 41 (!) movies that should be on …

Security bug means Android smartphones running Android Lollipop can be broken into by simply entering a very long password causing the lockscreen to crash<p>A bug has ben found which allows anyone in possession of an Android smartphone running Lollipop to unlock the device by bypassing the lockscreen …

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The world's biggest brewers are eyeing a $245 billion merger

The world’s biggest brewing company is going to make an offer for its biggest rival, ending months of speculation about a possible tie-up.<p>SABMiller …

Scientists discovered a bunch of incredible creatures in the deep ocean

These areas are protected waters, part of national marine sanctuaries and monuments.<p>The team of scientists is sending rovers up to 3 miles under the sea to explore sea life, some of which has never seen before.<p>There's still a lot we don't know about the deep oceans, but hopefully the Okeanos …

These 22 cars are the most economical to own

The sticker price on your car is only the beginning of what it really costs to own that auto — something that savvy shoppers should take into account …

You Can Now Get A Degree To Create Awesome Public Spaces

This fall, the Pratt Institute will introduce a new master’s program in designing public spaces through community planning. The “Urban Placemaking and Management” degree, within the institute’s architecture school, will be led by former New York City commissioner of design and construction David …

Brilliant Photos of Lightning Streaks Over Stormy Florida

Our entire planet goes through around 44,000 thunderstorms each day, with approximately 1,800 storms in in progress at any given moment. The most …

A New 100-Day Miniature Painting Project by Lorraine Loots Tackles Vintage Book Covers, the Cosmos, and Furry Animals | Colossal

<p>As a continuation of her impossibly miniature painting project, South African artist Lorraine Loots (previously) has embarked on her latest endeavor …

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Windows 10 The End? Microsoft Talks Giving Up Windows

I like Microsoft under Satya Nadella. It is a company which both plays to its traditional strengths yet is also prepared to rip up the copy book to modernise. Yes his reign is still in its infancy but it has been a superb 16 months, and the biggest changes are clearly still to come… as one key …

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The Science Behind Finding Your Best Profile Picture

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>One of the first things I do when I join a new social network is to upload a profile picture.<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape what's next for your businessI'm interested<p>But which profile …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

9 Reasons You Look Awful in Photos… And How to Fix Them

Want to improve the way you look in portraits, or improve the portraits that you shoot? Here are 9 common reasons people look awful in portraits and …

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Scientists Find a Black Hole 12 Billion Times More Massive Than the Sun

A team of international astronomers has discovered a black hole of almost unimaginable proportions.<p>At 12 billion times more massive than the sun, it …

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

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How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

The Last Guardian Still in Development, Sony Assures

UPDATE: Following the publication of this story, Sony has since filed for a petition revive the abandoned trademark application, which can be found here.<p><i>The original story follows below.</i><p>The Last Guardian's trademark in the US has been abandoned, but it appears this was due to an administrative …

Hacker collective says it has taken control of almost 100 Isis-affiliated accounts and warns of more to come<p>The hacker collective Anonymous claims to have taken control of almost 100 Twitter accounts associated with Isis in an operation begun in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attacks.<p>The …

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Stunning Puddle Reflections Add Magic to Everyday Scenes

Among the city streets and large stone buildings, photographer Daniel Antunes captures glimpses of a world turned topsy-turvy. The Lisbon-based creative has a knack for finding puddles of water that cast brilliant reflections of the surrounding cityscape. Historical monuments, a scooter driver, and …