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Core77 Visits Festool, Part 1: An Introduction

A rare look inside the company behind some of the world's best power tools<p>This year, power tool manufacturer Festool celebrates their 90th …

Photography Archives

August 8, 2018<p>Tips From a Professional Photographer: How to Create the Perfect Composition<p>Professional photographer Anton Gorlin is back with another comprehensive photography guide. This time, the skilled photographer takes us through the basics of photography composition and how it can be used …

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Apple TV usage is surging -- at the expense of Mac

Apple TV appears to be the hobby people keep coming back to.<p>The computer maker's streaming-media box saw its share of TV Everywhere viewings doubled at the beginning of this year from the end of last, outstripping main rival Roku, according to a report from Adobe.<p>That may not be a home run for …

The 10 greatest players with as many Finals appearances as LeBron James

A look at the history of the great players in NBA history who have reached the summit six times or more as LeBron James enters his sixth.<p>LeBron James …

Why the Panthers Had to Pay QB Cam Newton Like a Superstar

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is 26 years old, just entering the prime of his NFL career. He plays the most important position on the field. He's proved that he can produce big numbers, that he has elite talent, that he can win and that he can lead.<p>You pay a guy like that, period. You …

T-Mobile reportedly in merger talks with Dish Network

Wireless upstart T-Mobile is said to be in talks to merge with the satellite broadcaster Dish Network, according to a report Wednesday night.<p>The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report, citing sources with knowledge of the talks, says that under the terms of the proposed agreement, T-Mobile CEO John Legere would …

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Baltimore police department requests federal help to combat surge in crime

Baltimore's deadliest month in decades ends as former mayor launches 2016 bid<p>Read more<p>Baltimore police are seeking federal assistance to combat a surging crime rate as the city deals with the aftermath of the death of Freddie Gray in police custody, an incident that sparked days of intense protests.<p>…

Relook: High-End Portrait Retouching Tools for iOS

The Finnish app development studio Sumoing has just launched Relook, a new photo-editing app for iOS that it calls the first professional-level …

How your work bag can cause more stress than your actual job

Even though I was bullied constantly and claimed that a socially unacceptable rolling backpack would just give the other students more opportunities to be cruel, my parents said it was more important to take care of my postural health than blend in with the others.<p>The hatred for roller backpacks is …

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Dropbox adds new enterprise class features as it tries to attract big businesses

The last year hasn't seen many flashy product launches or updates for Dropbox. The company held a big event last April to show off its Carousel app for photo management and the newly purchased Mailbox email app, but since then, it's been a year of refinements. And not coincidentally, many of those …

Iraq: ISIS fighters close Ramadi dam gates, cut off water to loyalist towns

<b>Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) —</b> ISIS has closed off a dam to the north of the Iraqi city of Ramadi -- seized by its forces last month -- cutting water supplies to pro-government towns downstream and making it easier for its fighters to attack forces loyal to Baghdad, local officials and residents said.<p>ISIS …

17 Iconic Music Couples and The Songs They Inspired

From "Drunk in Love" to "I Got You Babe"...<p>From "Drunk in Love" to "I Got You Babe," we're looking at the most prominent couples in the music industry and the hits inspired by their love <i>and</i> heartbreak.

This Is Microsoft's Big Secret Windows 10 Feature

Scott Eells—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Tomohiro Ohsumi—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Noah Berger—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Microsoft/Corbis<p>Robert …

Adorable Illustrations of Dogs Interact with Real-World Objects

Using things like balloons, lollipops, and eyeglasses, Valerie Susik brings charming dog illustrations to life. The Russian artist first renders realistic portraits of smiling canines in her wire-bound sketchbook with watercolor paint and colored pencils. Once that's complete, she poses different …

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Death toll jumps to 65 after China river cruise capsize as rescuers slice hull

Rescuers cut into the upside-down hull of a river cruise ship and pulled out 39 drowned passengers early on Thursday, bringing the death toll to 65 since the Eastern Star capsized on Monday night in the Yangtze river with more than 450 people aboard.<p>The Chinese state broadcaster, CCTV, said …

Walmart OK's jeans for workers, changes store music and temperature

Walmart's efforts to make its employees happier isn't limited to increasing their size of their paychecks.<p>The company is adjusting the store temperature, improving background music, and relaxing the dress code -- even allowing "ugly" Christmas sweaters -- in response to worker complaints.<p>Walmart …

IMF: Fed should wait until 2016 to raise interest rates

The Federal Reserve should wait until the first half of 2016 before raising interest rates because inflation remains too low and there are "significant uncertainties as to the future resilience of economic growth," the International Monetary Fund said Thursday in its annual review of the U.S. …

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Leica Crafted a One-of-a-Kind Panoramic S2 for Josef Koudelka

Here’s one of the perks of being a world famous photographer: having a major camera company make you a one-of-a-kind camera. When Czech street …

Beyoncé, Oprah, Sienna Miller, and More: The 33 Best Celebrity Moments on the Tonys Red Carpet

The Tony Awards are this Sunday—on CBS, in case you missed it—and this year’s crop of nominees is decidedly buzz-worthy. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s epic musical <i>Hamilton</i> has upped the ante on Broadway shows nabbing a record-breaking 16 nominations. The ever-talented cast includes nominees Leslie Odom, …

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Defense starts questioning doctor in theater shooting trial

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting trial face new challenges as they try to counter 22 hours of sometimes …

Mental Health

New Cisco CEO Favors Diversity And Youth In Executive Team

New Cisco CEO, Chuck Robbins, unveiled his new executive team in a blog post today, and he’s favoring diversity and youth as he tries to sell Cisco to a new generation of customers.<p>He’s got a challenge.<p>But as he moves in and former CEO John Chambers and members of his team move on, Robbins is …

GM's Volt, Nissan Leaf Sales Surge In May, Tesla Up Too

General MotorsVolt and Nissan’s Leaf posted solid sales in May, as both plug-in cars approach end-of-life for the first-generation models.<p>The Volt, a plug-in hybrid, and the Leaf, a pure electric, posted the best sales numbers this year. Electric vehicle sales are typically strong in the summer …

‘Mirrorless’ Now the Official Name of the Camera Market Dominated by Sony

Photographers can finally stop arguing over what to officially call the latest generation of interchangeable cameras that forgo the prisms of past …

South Korea grapples to contain MERS as 1,369 in quarantine

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> The World Health Organization warned that the MERS outbreak in South Korea is likely to grow, as the number of people under quarantine crept up to 1,369 on Wednesday.<p>The Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed five new cases -- increasing the number of people …

Xiaomi emerges as a top player in the wearables market

Although the company might be best known for selling cut-throat priced smartphones, Xiaomi has also quickly risen to become a dominant player in the wearables market. According to research conducted by IDC, Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi accounted for 24.6 percent of the wearable market in the first …