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Understanding Exposure - ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed Explained

When you think of the craft or art of photography, you must immediately think of exposure. Exposure is a critical element that determines what is …

Brazil

Iraq investigating IS attack on another ancient site

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants continued their campaign targeting cultural heritage sites in territories they control in northern Iraq, looting and damaging the ancient city of Hatra just one day after bulldozing the historic city of Nimrud, according to Iraqi government officials and local …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

MH370 search zone will have been covered by end of May, says Australia

On the one year anniversary of the disappearance, the search agency says the priority area will have been searched in the next three months<p>The search in the priority zone where Malaysia Airlines flight 370 is thought to have gone down exactly one year ago is likely to be completed by the end of …

Airplanes

Artist Adds Humorous Star Wars Twist To Classic Paintings

Artist David Hamilton recreates iconic paintings in the style of famous artists – but with an added Star Wars twist. Hamilton started the series when he remade Ilya Repin's <i>Tolstoy Plowing</i> by inserting an armed storm trooper into the foreground.<p>By strategically placing quirky elements in the …

Painting

Manhunt under way for suspect in 5 Ga. deaths

<b>(CNN) —</b> (CNN) -- An accused killer was captured Monday at a bus station more than 250 miles from where police say he killed five people, including two teens, in a rural Georgia town.<p>Thomas Jesse Lee, 26, surrendered to police in Tupelo, Mississippi, without any resistance, authorities said. Lee had …

Crime

Leaked Galaxy S6 Details Hint At Samsung's Plan To Rival Apple Pay

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is going to be one of the most anticipated Android devices this year. The Galaxy S6 is expected to have a glass and metal body, improvements in the TouchWiz interface responsiveness, a major decrease in memory consumption, upgraded cameras and a boost in the chipset, according …

Phones

Windows 10 means big changes for the future of Xbox

Microsoft made a lot of sweeping statements yesterday about what it wants for the future of Xbox and Windows. We don't like broad statements here at Engadget; we like <i>specifics</i>. Good news! We've broken down the aforementioned statements into the stuff that really matters: how <i>you</i> will be affected by …

GDC

The Internet will vanish, says Google's Eric Schmidt

Technically Incorrect: Speaking at Davos, Google's executive chairman explains that we'll all be experiencing our digital connections as a seamless part of our everyday world.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Digitally speaking, we're not …

Robots
Middle East

Attention planespotters: Watch a solar-powered plane on an around-the-world voyage

A solar-powered plane is preparing for a 35,000km trip around the world without using a single drop of fossil fuel. Here's how you can follow its journey.<p>The Solar Impulse 2 airplane will commence its journey on March 1 from Abu Dhabi, and return in late July or early August 2015, the team has …

Solar Impulse

Taking contraceptive pill for five year doubles risk of brain tumour, warn scientists

Female sex hormones used in the contraceptive pill may increase the risk of some cancer types, scientists think<p>Taking the pill for at least five years more than doubles the risk of developing a brain tumour, a study has shown.<p>Scientists say that hormonal contraception, particularly progestogen-only …

Laser-Blasted Metal Forms A Self-Cleaning Non-Stick Surface

The technique could make faster vehicles and improve sanitation in the developing world<p>Water, the key to life on our planet, can sometimes be one of our greatest enemies – especially when it comes to its interactions with metals. Air moisture triggers the formation of rust and corrosion on metal …

Yemen chaos threatens White House anti-terror campaign

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A pillar of President Barack Obama's global anti-terrorism strategy is in peril as sectarian chaos consumes Yemen, a vital U.S. ally where chronic instability allows the deadliest surviving al Qaeda franchise to flourish.<p>Iran-backed rebels of the Shiite Houthi sect sparked alarm …

Middle East

Microsoft isn't saying much about what's inside HoloLens

Without a doubt, the biggest surprise from today's Windows 10 keynote at Microsoft's Redmond campus was the outfit unveiling its HoloLens headset. Dubbed as the "first fully untethered, holographic computer" the device and its capabilities looked pretty neat -- if a little fantastical -- onstage …