Jonathan Fryer

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‘I’ve had enough of Manchester!’ Iranian immigrant begs police to deport him

Upon handing himself in, at a Manchester police station, an Iranian man demanded officers deport him back to his home country because he had ‘had enough’ of living in the city.<p>Greater Manchester Police (GMP) tweeted details of the event on an official account on Tuesday evening: “<i>Male arrested</i> …

SimplyBuilt makes it easy to create a website for your small business

<i>Each week we’re profiling one company that has been selected for Boost – our early-stage startup growth program. Catch up with these companies in person at The Next Web Conference in New York on November 18.</i><p>Back in the day, building a Website for yourself or your small business was a huge …

Small Business

Jeremy Corbyn is right to hate the media — as this video of him being assaulted by reporters shows

When he was elected the new leader of the opposition, he didn't immediately give an interview to the BBC or The Guardian (the major news outlet most-read by his supporters). Instead he talked to Huffington Post UK, and praised Facebook and Twitter for letting him reach voters directly.<p>His strategy …

What You Need to Know About iOS Malware XcodeGhost

Earlier this week, Chinese developers disclosed new iOS malware called XcodeGhost on microblogging service Sina Weibo. U.S. cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks has since published details about the malware.<p><i>MacRumors</i> has created a FAQ so you can learn more about XcodeGhost and how to keep your iOS …

Apps

Welcome to hell: Apple vs. Google vs. Facebook and the slow death of the web

So let's talk about ad blocking.<p>You might think the conversation about ad blocking is about the user experience of news, but what we're really talking about is money and power in Silicon Valley. And titanic battles between large companies with lots of money and power tend to have a lot of …

Digital Advertising

How to Create a Perfect Sky Selection in Photoshop

In landscape photography, you often need to process the sky separately from the rest of your image, for example to give it more color and definition. …

Tutorials

4 Digital Blending Techniques in Photoshop

Digital blending is a set of techniques that allow you to combine different versions of the same image (or different images) into one. The final …

Tutorials

How to Stack Your Images in Lightroom to Clean up the Mess

If you're like me, you are bringing home all kinds of exposure series, panorama sources photos and macro images that you want to combine using focus …

Tutorials

​How to take a screenshot in any version of Windows

Here are all of the different ways to capture your screen on a device running Windows.<p>Taking a screenshot is nothing new. The feature has been available across numerous platforms and devices for well over a decade. How to actually take a screenshot, however, remains one of the most frequently asked …

Software

Learn these “non-words” to communicate everywhere in the world

There are some words that are, well, <i>not words</i>. Linguists have a lot of names for them, none especially clear-cut: interjections, exclamations, non-lexical conversational sounds. (For native speakers of American English, think “hmm,” “uh-huh,” et al.)<p>Interjection is the favored umbrella term. In …

Language

13 Exercises for Photographers That Can Help Jump-Start Creativity

Like the world’s tidal waters, photographic creativity ebbs and flows for many of us. Sometimes creativity can use a jump-start, an artificial method …

The innovators: Nimber delivers latest development in the sharing economy

Driving across Norway to take part in a ski-jumping event, Knut Bjerke looked around his car and realised how much spare space he had.<p>“I thought about how much could be transported and would fit into these cars, saving the environment, reducing automotive and transport costs and ensuring rapid and …

Royal Mail

Scientists have made the first fully functional artificial human brain cells

But there is more to the idea behind this synthetic neuron than simply proving that it can be done. The team reckons that in the future, it might be possible to actually use these devices in patients to replace damaged nerves, for example, to help treat injury or disease. They may also have a place …

Smell test helps detect autism in children

Youngsters' reactions to different smells may help test for autism, according to new research<p>Testing a child's reaction to smells may provide an effective new way of diagnosing autism at young ages, research has shown.<p>People with autism fail to adjust their "sniff response" in the normal way when …

Autism

Jon Stewart on Charleston murders: No jokes on Thursday's edition of The Daily Show

Jon Stewart began Thursday night’s edition of <i>The Daily Show</i> with an emotional, joke-free commentary about racism and gun violence in America …

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

Cooking

12 Tips for Mastering the Clone Stamp Tool in Photoshop

There are a lot of good post-processing tools available for making minor edits to your photos. Within Photoshop, there are the Healing Brush and the …

Travel Photography Tips – Photographing the Coast

Labour overspending did not trigger financial crash, says senior civil servant

The permanent secretary to the Treasury, Sir Nicholas Macpherson, has argued that the 2008 financial crisis was “a banking crisis pure and simple”, contradicting Conservative claims that it was caused by Labour overspending.<p>The 2008 crisis was a banking crisis pure and simple. Excessive risk had …

Economics

3-D Printers Bring Historic Instruments Back To The Future

In a recital hall at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, a group of musicians got together to play Jean-Baptiste Singelée's 1857 quartet for saxophones on some very old, very special instruments.<p>"This is an Adolphe Sax saxophone, from the mid-1860s," says Robert Howe, who collects antique wind …

Flute

How Much Nature Should The Doctor Order?

Being in green spaces makes you physically and mentally healthier. But how long do you have to stay out there? And what even counts as nature, anyway?<p>Doctors and researchers are now realizing that getting outside is more and more important to our physical, mental, and emotional health. It’s why we …

Ecology

Cheese: the secret to a longer life and faster metabolism?

Good news for fromage fiends: a new study suggests a link between cheese consumption and a longer, healthier life<p>It's the best news we've had all year: a study suggests that cheese consumption could be the key to a faster metabolism and reduced obesity.<p>Scientists at Aarhus University in Denmark …

Holistic Medicine

The Coming Problem of Our iPhones Being More Intelligent Than We Are

Ray Kurzweil made a startling prediction in 1999 that appears to be coming true: that by 2023 a $1,000 laptop would have the computing power and storage capacity of a human brain. He also predicted that Moore's law, which postulates that the processing capability of a computer doubles every 18 …

A timelapse project with DSLR, Raspberry Pi, Eye-Fi and gphoto2

I needed something to make a time lapse movie of a construction. The basic requirements were:<p>I had done one time lapse project with a GoPro Hero2 and …

Sony shows just how much camera it can cram in your pocket with 30x zoom HX90V, WX500

Claiming "world's smallest" honors, the new Cyber-shots are only 102mm wide but have 24-720mm lenses and one even has a pop-up viewfinder.<p>When Sony released the Cyber-shot HX50V in 2013, it was the world's smallest and lightest camera with a 30x zoom lens. Now, two years later, it's back with the …

Cameras

Introduction to Shooting During the Blue Hour

The majority of photographers talk about the Golden Hour like it’s the most perfect time to shoot all the time, any time. Talk to the pros, the ones …

Landscape Photography

How to Create Your Own Lightroom Presets

There are mundane tasks in Lightroom that you carry out on almost every photo you import. You can save time by creating Develop Presets to perform …

Tutorials

Before & After: Post-Processing a Glamorous Editorial Portrait (Plus 5 Top Tips)

Did you miss photographer <b>Clay Cook</b>‘s Live Edit last Thursday? Feeling sad about it? Wish you knew how exactly he edited that glamorous, sultry …

Custom Naming Your Lightroom Images That You Edited in Photoshop

Posted By Scott Kelby on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 in Photoshop | 6 comments<p>If you use Lightroom with Photoshop, you do have the option of changing the …

Tutorials