David Heffelfinger

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Greece's euro partners approve billions in new loans

BRUSSELS (AP) — Finance ministers of the 19-nation euro single currency group on Friday approved the first 26 billion euros ($29 billion) of a vast …

Europe

How to Learn Photoshop Online for Free

Introduction: How to Learn Photoshop Online for Free<p>About: Author is a content developer and writer at Codecondo and loves writing and sharing topics …

Simple Tips to Improve your Travel Photography - Include People in Your Images

Including people in your travel photos can really make them stand out. Here are some simple tips on how you could include people in yours photographs.

Macro Photography Tutorial

Macro photography is one of the most popular forms of photography, and with good reason. It is easily accessible, and it is a very broad genre of …

Cameras

What You Need to Know About Wide Angle Lenses

Wide angle lenses are a key part of every landscape photographer’s kit; they can produce some amazing vistas and sweeping scenes, but learning to use …

Landscape Photography

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Letters: Quantum of the Seas? Like being trapped in a packed mall

It was with great interest that I read Christopher Reynolds' story "Plugging In" [March 15] on the Quantum of the Seas.<p>I was on that same sailing. I am by no means new to cruising or<p>Royal Caribbean, and I have to say that this was the single worst vacation I have ever had. For me, it was like being …

Royal Caribbean

To recline or not to recline? The war over airline seats

Although it’s broad daylight and we’re on a very civilised 11am flight, the lass in front of me needs to sleep. She must be tired, poor dear, because …

Watch Exactly How Much Water It Takes to Produce Your Food

What's the most water-intensive activity you participate in on a daily basis? As this video from environmental nonprofit Grist explains, it's not bathing or brushing your teeth but rather, eating. Using data compiled from Water Footprint reports, the video reveals that it takes a whopping 924 …

Frackman's accidental activist: 'There's blood in the water and I'm the shark'

Documentary,Australian film,Film,Activism,Mining,Energy,Gas,Coal,Fossil fuels,Oil and gas companies,Gas,Protest,Culture,Environment,Australia news,Queensland,New South Wales,NSW election 2015<p>His house has been broken into, his emails get hacked, but unlikely documentary hero Dayne Praztky isn’t …

Wales

Woolly mammoth could roam again as extinct DNA merged with elephant

Harvard University spliced recreated genes from a woolly mammoth into the DNA of an elephant and found they functioned normally<p>A major step forward in bringing back the woolly mammoth has been taken by scientists at Harvard University who have inserted DNA from the extinct mammal into the genetic …

Is It OK to Let These Wolves Go Extinct in the Wild?

Plague of mosquitos carrying deadly diseases is headed for Britain, scientists warn

Rising temperatures caused by climate change will make the damp British climate perfect for the disease-carrying insects<p>Mosquitoes carrying serious diseases could become widespread across the UK in the next few decades as the climate warms, experts claim.<p>Biting insects that transmit "vector-borne" …

Google is making TV commercials more like internet ads

Google Fiber could be a testing ground for the future of TV ads<p>It looks like Google wants to bring TV ads into the 21st century. The company has quietly announced a new local advertising service for Google Fiber that will make TV ads behave a lot more like internet ads. Using data from its …

Google Fiber

Time Warner Cable's Triple Play Gluttony and the Net Neutrality Rules

(NOTE: This Graphic of Gluttony supplies the Time Warner Triple Play bill for the starting month, May 2012, the most recent bill for March 2015, as well as the taxes, fees and surcharges' section for June and August 2014. And the issues we will be discussing are 'numbered'.)<p>In just a few months …

The 10 most beautiful cars money can buy

Cars are more than just a means to get from point a to point b. They can be works of rolling automotive art. Legendary designers such as Marcello Gandini, Giorgetto Giugiaro, and more recently Ian Callum are artistic geniuses as much as they're "car guys."<p>While beauty is without a doubt purely in …

Co-founder feuds at L.A. tech start-ups show how handshake deals can blow up

Two Stanford University undergraduates shook hands in their dormitory in early 2011, agreeing to partner on what they hoped would be the next big technology start-up.<p>But as their dream came true, their simple exercise of trust became a liability when one co-founder was dumped. A flimsy foundation …

Uprooted by violence, Afghan women held like prisoners in camps: report

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Afghan women and girls uprooted by violence and living in camps in major cities are most vulnerable to abuse by male family members, who treat them like prisoners and sell them “like animals” into marriage, aid agencies said on Monday.<p>Living in makeshift …

Afghanistan

Slum kids confront sexism as India grapples with abuse of women

MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Standing before a classroom packed with teenagers, Yojana Salunke begins her weekly one-hour lesson on a subject which many experts say is crucial to helping India address one of its biggest challenges - gender inequality.<p>“Hands up all those girls who have to …

India

Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies aged 91 | Singapore

<b>Singapore -</b> Lee Kuan Yew, the founder of modern-day Singapore, has died. He was 91.<p>The former prime minister, who had been hospitalised in intensive care for severe pneumonia since early February, died early on Monday morning in Singapore General Hospital.<p>Incumbent Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's …

Asia

U.S. forces leave Yemen amid concerns it is haven for terror groups

All remaining U.S. government personnel withdrew from Yemen over the weekend as fighting erupted near the last haven for American special forces there and an Iran-backed militia took control of key locations in the country's third-largest city.<p>About 100 American special operations troops evacuated …

Doctors Want to Ban Fast Food From Hospitals

Much like airline food, hospital food is notoriously awful — but perhaps serving Big Macs and McNuggets at medical centers isn't the way to go. A nonprofit group called the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is aiming to expose the <b>rather sketchy relationship</b> between fast food chains and …