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Leica Debuts Four More Cameras at Photokina, Charges $300 Extra for Rebranded LX100

Today has been all Leica at Photokina, and we’re not even done yet. Beyond the new big guns in the S-series, the LCD-less digital rangefinder and the …

Leica Lets Six New Lenses Out of the Bag and Gives Two Others a Silver Paint Job

After releasing a total of 6 cameras, both digital and analog, at Photokina today, Leica would have been remiss to leave us without a few new pieces …

Leica Unveils Fotopark: A Photo Sharing, Cloud Storage and Printing Service for Photographers

As much as Photokina is about cameras, lenses and accessories, camera companies are certainly not limited to these things where the trade show is …

Made some world map midori inserts

Pussy Riot Comes to Harvard and Gets an Incomplete

Two members of the Russian protest/music group Pussy Riot came to the Harvard campus Monday night to describe their thinking behind the movement that captured the world's attention.<p>The panel discussion at the JFK Jr. Forum at the Harvard School of Government drew a packed house of more than 150 …

This Year's National Day of Catalonia Was a Big Independence Blowout

Last year, more than a million people turned out to celebrate their country and demonstrate for independence. This year's festival was predicted to be even bigger, as it’s not only the 300th anniversary of the fall of Barcelona, but also comes just...<p><i>Crowds at the National Day of Catalonia flying</i> …

Polls show Scottish opponents of independence with slight lead ahead of vote

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish supporters of staying in the United Kingdom are 4 percentage points ahead of secessionists with just a day to go before Scots vote in an independence referendum, three different opinion polls showed.<p>The United Kingdom’s fate remains uncertain as the three surveys - …

This Week in Fiction: Victor Lodato

<i>This week’s story, “Jack, July,” is about a twenty-two-year-old, Jack, who’s coming down from a meth high on a hot July 4th in Tucson. Did you have Jack’s voice in your head when you started working on the story?</i><p>For me, a story always begins with a voice. Often, the first few paragraphs or pages …

Swimming Pools

Survival 101

Sometime before midnight in the absolute blackness of the Vermont forest, my fellow survival campers and I snuffed out the fire we had built (OK, <i>they</i> had built) to kill time and energy before the inevitable, and edged toward the survival shelters we had constructed earlier that day from broken …

Obama says Ebola outbreak a 'global security threat'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1108000/1108824_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534716872_31875d3bb08741bd4551acdb9171b51a<p><b>President Barack Obama has called the Ebola outbreak in West Africa "a threat to global security", as he announced a larger US role in fighting the</b> …

Disease

Making Babies Outside of the Womb Has Never Been So Easy

Today, one percent of American kids are conceived using some form of assisted reproductive technology.<p>A little more than forty years ago, one of the first attempts at in-vitro fertilization ended when the chairman of the OB-GYN department at New York's Columbia-Presbyterian hospital took the test …

French government wins tight confidence vote

France's government has narrowly won a crunch confidence vote in parliament, providing a measure of relief for the hugely unpopular President Francois Hollande's administration.<p>The vote, held on Tuesday, saw the government's once comfortable margin diluted in the 269-244 vote, with 53 abstentions, …