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Jennifer Lopez Accused of Accepting $10 Million From 'Dictators and Crooks'

Following the singer's performance for the Turkmenistan president, the Human Rights Foundation unearths at least three other instances where Lopez …

Miley Cyrus' Money Skirt & Crop Top Are Either Ridiculous, Or Genius Social Commentary

Miley Cyrus must be a big fan of Rihanna, because she's taken her song "Pour It Up" ("All I see is dollar signs") very literally.<p>Cyrus was spotted with her mother Tish at Trader Joe's yesterday and while we simpletons wear jeans and a T-shirt when we go grocery shopping, Miley opted for a tiny …

Justin Bieber’s Mom, Pattie Mallette, Defends Her Son, Says He Gets a “Bad Rap”

<b>Justin Bieber</b>'s mom think people should give her son a break. Appearing on Bravo's <i>Watch What Happens Live</i> this week — alongside Kardashian matriarch</b> …

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MTV’s ‘Girl Code’ Is a Wildly Popular Show With Nothing to Say

Has your boyfriend been noticeably less affectionate of late? Has he insisted on hanging out with his friends, who are girls, who have bigger breasts …

How to take great summer photos | My favourite summer photo

Felix Clay<p>The summer can be the hardest time of year for a photographer. You've got such strong light – as this photograph, which I took in Moscow in …

Sinister visions of beauty - in pictures

Miles Aldridge loves women. Virtually every photo of his career shooting fashion stories for American Vogue, the New York Times and W features …

Beginner Tips for the Aspiring Wedding Photographer

“I’m shooting my first wedding and I’m freaking out!! Do you have any pointers?”<p>This quote has to be one of the most common that I’ve come across in …

Skype says it will kill its Desktop API by end of 2013

Skype, the Microsoft-owned internet telephony service, is planning to kill its Desktop API (application programming interface), according to an email …

Nokia Lumia 520 Is The Most Popular Windows Phone, AdDuplex July 2013 Stats

It has been revealed that Nokia Lumia 520 is the most popular Windows Phone device, according to AdDuplex. AdDuplex is a cross-promotion specifically …

Valve debuts Pipeline, a portal for teens seeking the greatest internship ever

Valve is proving its unicorn status amongst game developers once again. This time, by hiring a group of handsome teenagers to work within its secretive walls. Pipeline is the latest experiment from the company famous for resonance cascades, and its focus is prepping high schoolers for a career in …

New technology allows retailers to spot a celebrity approaching

It is a moment of pure panic for a shop assistant - you recognise the person in front of you demanding attention but you cant place them do not have time to deal with them.<p>Then, as soon as they leave the shop, the penny drops and you realise you have snubbed one of the rich and famous, and your …

Budget iPhone Leaks Yet Again

From the past few weeks, the two devices that received their fair share of hype or publicity are Moto X and the so-called budgeted iPhone. We have …

How to Overcome Bad Lighting and Bad Backgrounds as a Wedding Photographer

Bad light and a poor location can quickly derail a shoot. But it doesn’t have to be that way. These obstacles can be overcome through smart placement …

Slap, scratch, curse — why do mosquitoes love me (and not you)?

You’ve been there. At the beach. At a picnic. Playing volleyball. And the mosquitoes can’t get enough of you although they seem to be leaving John …

How to Take Better Landscape Photos

Taking great landscape pictures can seem so easy compared to shooting action photography or taking pictures of children or animals. However, any …

Night Photography Essentials: Must-Have and Must-Do

<i>All images in this post were created by Matt Hill and used with permission.</i><p>Have you been intrigued by all of those mind-bending night photography …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 Gets Unboxed (Video)

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 tablet recently launched in the US, and now we have an unboxing video of Samsung’s latest Android tablet which give is …

Google Nexus 5 To Launch In October With Android 5.0 (Rumor)

According to a recent report the Google Nexus 5 may launch in October, the handset is rumored to come with Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie, and may possibly …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom review: a messy marriage of smartphone and camera

Android on a point-and-shoot? Last year we learned that it could be done. But with some features that duplicate the functionality of a smartphone without an ability to make calls, Samsung's Galaxy Camera was a confusing mix of form and function. It was very much a first-generation device, and while …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013

PhysicsWhy Do You Feel Lighter at the Top of a Ferris Wheel?<p>Author: Rhett AllainRhett Allain<p>EcologyHow Plastic Straws Slip Through the Cracks of …

APOD: The Pillars of Eagle Castle (2013 Jul 14) Image Credit & Copyright: Emanuele Colognato & Jim Wood http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130714.html Explanation: What lights up this castle of star formation? The familiar Eagle Nebula glows bright in many colors at once. The above image is a composite of three of these glowing gas colors. Pillars of dark dust nicely outline some of the denser towers of star formation. Energetic light from young massive stars causes the gas to glow and effectively boils away part of the dust and gas from its birth pillar. Many of these stars will explode after several million years, returning most of their elements back to the nebula which formed them. This process is forming an open cluster of stars known as M16. Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=130714 #APOD

This picture of the Earth from near the moon was taken by Apollo 8 astronauts in December 1968. Apollo 8 launched from Cape Kennedy on Dec. 21, 1968, carrying astronauts Frank Borman, James Lovell Jr. and William Anders. The three astronauts gained the distinction of seeing the moon's far side for the first time in human history. NASA's 17 Apollo Moon Missions in Pictures http://oak.ctx.ly/r/7gl0

The Hubble Space Telescope captured this striking image of the curious planetary nebula NGC 6210, which is located about 6,500 light-years away in the constellation of Hercules. Spectacular Photos of Nebulas in Deep Space http://oak.ctx.ly/r/7ixc

Would YOU go shopping in nothing but your swimsuit? Rihanna sure would... and did! http://hollywood.li/136y5k8

Has Apple made a resolution to release a Retina and non-Retina iPad mini 2?

According to the last piece of info we gleaned from the ever-churning Apple rumour mill, the company hadn't decided if it will upgrade its popular …

Nokia’s top-notch Pro Camera app for Lumia 1020 will land on all PureView phones

The impressive Pro Camera app Nokia developed for its Lumia 1020 will become available for a limited number of other Lumia devices. Nokia(s nok) …

Video: HTC One dual boot solution lets you run Sense and Google Experience

Now that Google(s goog) sells an HTC One phone running pure Android, a question of which HTC One to get comes into play. Do you go for the carrier …

How to take great portrait photos

To take successful photographs of people, you need to be both direct <i>and</i> candid. Always get close to your subjects; standing at a distance with a long …

How to photograph food and drink

Given how much time we spend talking about where, when and what to eat and drink, why not take the time to properly photograph what is dished up? …

How to take great photos at festivals

The spectacle, colour and crowds that are the hallmarks of festivals around the world make them a great photographic subject. People dress up in …