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The Church of U2

A few years ago, I was caught up in a big research project about contemporary hymns (or “hymnody,” as they say in the trade). I listened to hundreds of hymns on Spotify; I interviewed a bunch of hymn experts. What, I asked them, was the most successful contemporary hymn—the modern successor to …

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31 Fascinating Photography Links for Quick Inspiration

As another exciting week passes us by, Toad Hollow Photography has been seeking to find the best photography and articles to share here with …

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How to make pancakes<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>less than 10 mins<p>Serves<p>Serves 4<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>This is the simple, straight-forward, everyday pancake recipe, great for sweet or savoury pancakes.<p>Each serving provides 317 kcal, 12.5g protein, 42g carbohydrates (of which 4g sugars), …

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Apache Attack Helicopter - Combat Gun Camera Footage

Multiple clips of guntape, or gun camera video from U.S. Army Apache helicopters in combat over Iraq and Afghanistan.<p>The AH-64 Apache is a twin …

Researchers Create World’s Fastest Camera, Captures Frames at 1/6th the Speed of Light

As part of a joint venture between the University of Tokyo and Keio University, researchers have developed a new type of high-speed camera technology …

iWatch Will Prove Apple As A Luxury Brand And A Brand Powerhouse

Two recent developments suggest that Apple will use and extend its brand power as the primary engine of adoption for its forthcoming iWatch. The first is the launch of the first smartwatches with the new Android Wear OS highlighted at Google I/O. Although many early reviewers have complained of the …

5 Highly Successful Small-Business CEOs Share Their Favorite Interview Question

To find out how top CEOs discover talent, we asked five of the leaders that were named to Glassdoor's list of the "25 Highest Rated CEOs at Small and Mid-Sized Companies" to share their favorite interview question.<p>Scroll down for their responses.

10 Unmissable Photography Deals and Freebies

“Today everything exists to end in a photograph,” Susan Sontag famously stated in her book <i>On Photography</i>. We can't argue with that as we all know how …

Cheddar and Crab Tart

<i>The perfect picnic treat, this dish is a great one to whip up and take to BBQs. Serve with a crisp green salad or warm green beans for a truly tasty</i> …

Disneyland's original prospectus revealed!

Thanks to an anonymous benefactor, Boing Boing is pleased to present the first-ever look at the original Disneyland prospectus.<p>Thanks to an anonymous …

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Who's watching you online and how to stop them

Whenever you do something online, somebody is watching you. That somebody isn't just the owner of the site or service you're connecting to; it could …

Rumor: Pentax’s 645z MF Camera Shoots 4K and Only Costs $8,500, Arrives Monday

If you’re just now considering getting into digital medium format photography, then you’ve picked a great time. CMOS sensors are making their way …

Five Tips for Special Event Photography

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Ways to Improve Your Wildlife Photography Composition

Composition in nature photography comes easy to some, but many new photographers struggle to find their balance. This is especially true where …

Learn to See Photographically With These 4 Tips

Perhaps one of the biggest challenges in becoming a proficient photographer is learning to see the creative possibilities of the scene in front of …

Heartbleed hacks hit Mumsnet and Canada's tax agency

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Italian court bars Emirates from flying key route

ROME (Reuters) - An Italian court has ruled that Emirates EMIRA.UL cannot operate flights directly between Milan Malpensa airport and New York, upholding a legal challenge brought against the Gulf airline by the Italian carrier association Assaereo.<p>An Emirates Airbus A380 lands on the runway at …

Omagh bomb: Seamus Daly charged with 29 murders

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FORTUNE — Google Glass. The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. The Interaxon Muse headband. The head has been a popular place for technology in recent years, but there hasn’t exactly been a raft of innovations in the lowly helmet industry — be it for motorcycles, bicycles or extreme sports. In …

Meet the Mean Mower: The World's Fastest Lawn Mower

The only stand-out memory I have of a lawnmower is the one time my father decided to take a short-cut down our neighborhood's hill—"Killer Hill," as …

3-D Printable Luggage May Make Schlepping Obsolete

Just e-mail yourself a 3-D printable file of your stuff. Finnish design wiz sees easy times for the future of luggage.<p>It’s never fun to lug around all your stuff. In lieu of that, we make tech to make traveling easier. But what if you didn’t have to pack things in tiny bags, jam luggage shut, yank …

This Crazy Liquid Blob Is Actually The House Of The Future

The Ville Savoye is inspired by microcellular systems. Is it the model for how we’ll all live?<p>Think of a generic house, and you probably picture something along the lines of a simple children’s drawing: A basic box with a few windows and a door. Even as architectural styles have evolved, the …

The confidential internal slides that show why Apple is making a bigger iPhone 6

<i>Apple internal slides</i><p>There has been no shortage of rumors that the iPhone 6 will have a big screen ranging from 4.7-inches to over 5 inches. But why is Apple doing this? They just changed the display size from 3.5-inches to 4-inches and another screen size increase could present a headache for …

Chariklo, a Minor Planet Nicknamed a “Centaur,” Discovered to Have Rings

Chariklo was discovered in 1997, but astronomers recently discovered its two rings. It’s also likely to have one or more moons.<p>Saturn’s rings make …

Stop Skipping Breakfast

This is one of the most frequently asked questions in the health world, and it again entered the news cycle when the journal <i>Physiology and Behavior</i> published a study last month suggesting that skipping breakfast may help you lose weight.<p>But the conventional wisdom is that skipping breakfast <i>is not</i> a …

Germany asks: is it OK to laugh at Hitler?

If Hitler were alive today, would he become a standup comic? Incredible though that may sound to anyone who lived through the second world war, that is the scenario sketched out in <i>Look Who's Back</i>, a satirical novel by Timur Vermes, which topped the bestseller lists in Germany after its publication …

Grain on the brain: why is our attitude to bread so complicated?

Can it really be true that the humble loaf of bread has become the Enemy Within, detrimental to the way our bodies – and even our brains – work?<p>When was the last time you had a sandwich for lunch? Or picked out – without guilt or hesitation – a roll from the bread basket at a restaurant? Today? …