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Digital Photography

An introduction to the scientific, artistic, and computing aspects of digital photography. Topics include lenses and optics, light and sensors, …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

5-Minute Exercise Routines to Lose Weight

Mini Workouts for Weight Loss<p>How many times have you said that you don't have enough time to work out? If you're like most non-exercisers, you say it …

Fitness

10 Potentially Game-Changing Cancer Immunotherapies You Should Be Following

There's arguably no scarier diagnosis for a patient to hear than cancer, which is a large reason why oncology is one of the most researched therapeutic indications by today's drugmakers.<p>In 2014, per <b>IMS Health</b>, global oncology sales tipped the scales at $100 billion for the first time ever. Based on …

Biotechnology

What is Easter all about? Resurrection or eggs and bunnies?

Walk past any store's Easter display and you're guaranteed to see bunnies, eggs, and candy. What you probably won't see is much evidence of the Easter story itself, as told in the Bible's four Gospels: that Jesus was arrested, beaten, and crucified, only to be resurrected on Easter Sunday.<p>But …

The Average American Has This Much Saved for Retirement -- How Do You Compare?

Image source: www.aag.com.<p>Americans aren't doing a terrible job of saving for retirement, but we could be doing a lot better. One of the main goals of retirement should be financial comfort -- and you can't achieve that if you need to nickel-and-dime everything and are constantly in fear of running …

Retirement

10 Stocks That Haven't Dropped in 5 Years

<i>By Ashley Redmond, Contributor</i><p>There are close to 3,000 companies on the world's largest stock exchange, the New York Stock Exchange. So when you're looking to invest in a reliable company, it can be difficult to find the best stocks.<p><i>Visit GOBankingRates for the latest finance news, tips and more >>></i><p>…

3 Dividend Stocks To Buy Now And Hold Forever

With the S&P 500 down nearly 7% in the last three weeks alone, you can’t be blamed for wanting to throw up your hands and sell all your stocks.<p>But …

Investing

All the Chinese Food You Should Be Ordering Instead of Sesame Chicken

Yes, we know you love sesame chicken. But it's time to branch out.<p>We get it: <b>You love sesame chicken</b>. We love it too. It's perfectly sweet, salty, fried and moist. Who doesn't remember their first free sample at the mall food court? And that's fine for entry-level eating, but now it's time to branch …

Food & Dining

The murder that obsessed Italy

On 26 November 2010, Yara Gambirasio, 13, went missing. Three months later her body was discovered in scrubland nearby. So began one of the most complex murder investigations in Italian history, which will reach its climax later this year<p>Yara Gambirasio should only have been gone a short while. On …

Crime

GOLDMAN: Here are 15 great stocks with fat dividends and huge buyback plans

According to David Kostin at Goldman Sachs, S&P 500 companies will spend $2.2 trillion in excess cash in 2016, and 46% of that will be returned to shareholders in the form of dividends ($432 billion) or buybacks ($608 billion).<p>Additionally, the stocks of companies returning large amounts of cash to …

The 5 Best Bargains in the Stock Market

Our Motley Fool contributors think that these stocks are the best buys in the market today.<p>With the <b>S&P 500</b> in negative territory since the start of …

Top 10 Consumer Staple Stocks For Dividend Growth And Income

<b>Overview</b><p>After previously covering the top dividend growth stocks in the Utility, REIT and Industrial Sectors, this series now moves on to the …

Investing

Radiation. Government conspiracy. Mass hysteria. There are plenty of theories as to why the residents of a tiny Kazakh mining region keep falling asleep for days at a time, but no answers. BuzzFeed News spends a week there and tries to stay awake.

<b>It was a crisp April morning in 2010</b> when the first person in town fell ill. The handful of women who manned the market in Krasnogorsk, a town in northwestern Kazakhstan, were exchanging the usual gossip over morning tea — how everyone had slept, whose children were causing trouble, what was …

Medicine

Watch the Night Sky This Week for Eerie Light, a Giant Moon

With a little help, and an early morning rise, the rings of Saturn may be seen.<p>Late winter stars and planets take center stage this week, giving plenty of celestial reasons to go outside in both evening and morning.<p><b>Pyramid of Light.</b> The next couple of weeks will provide ample opportunity to catch …

Download a Windows 7 ISO With a Valid Product Key

ShareEmail Comments<p>If you want to reinstall Windows 7 on your computer and have a valid product key, you can now download the ISO disc image file …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity

Mind-Blowing Science Fiction And Fantasy Books To Watch Out For In 2015

You'd better invest in a pocket dimension if you want to keep up with all the great reads that are coming your way in 2015. Including Alastair …

Finding Stocks That Pay High Dividends V.3

This is the third installment of my Top Ten GARY Stocks feature. Of the original class, several have appreciated nicely while a few remain in the buy zone. Cypress Semiconductor and Staples were the best performers out of the last group and ended 2014 on a very strong note.<p>My friend and colleague, …

Investing

Fireworks factory explodes in Colombia

The dramatic moment a fireworks factory exploded in Colombia has been captured on camera.<p>A member of a local TV crew was filming a blaze at the building in Granada when it erupted, sending colourful pyrotechnics across the sky.<p>One person sustained minor injuries and several roads were closed.<p>An …

Report says Mexico leader was given mansion by train entrepreneur

The sprawling mansion in the elegant hills on Mexico City's western edge is said to be worth $7 million. Its floors and walls are white marble, it is equipped with spas and pools, and it has a particularly alluring feature: colored lighting that allows rooms to be flooded in orange or purple or …

Mexico

Technical Trading: Gold Bears Won't Give Up On Test Of December Low

<b>(Kitco News) -</b> Be nimble and alert. Gold has fallen within striking distance of a major bearish target.<p>Since the July price peak, the bears have been in control of the gold market. The market has been steadily trading lower in a downtrend pattern, with lower lows and lower highs. Strength has been …

2015 Volkswagen GTI Hot Lap! - 2014 Best Driver's Car Contender

Volcano eruption in Chile, photo by Francisco Nagroni: http://t.co/fCvS7antO9

Big Solar Storm Heading Toward Earth This Weekend

Not just one, but two strong solar flares burst off the sun's surface this week -- and now Earth is getting hit with the aftermath.<p>While the solar storm headed our way may affect power lines, radio transmissions, communication systems and satellites to a small degree, scientists say it's nothing to …