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Undercover cops' devious new method to stop iPhone theft

Police in San Francisco decide on a new tactic to stop iPhone theft. Undercover officers are walking down streets offering to sell iPhones they claim are stolen. The idea is to kill the market for stolen phones.<p>If a man in a bar offers you a laptop for $70, you know it's probably stolen.<p>Yes, he …

San Francisco

How to Balance Subject and Background Exposure - A Real World Example

Wedding photography involves a lot of compromises because we aren’t always allowed the optimum circumstances in which to create beautiful images. …

The Importance of a Focal Point

A focal point is the part of an image that draws the eye of a viewer to the most important part of the image or the area that you want to highlight. …

Samoa Air defends policy to charge passengers by weight

Samoa Air, the Pacific national airline which flies domestically and last week began connecting Samoa to American Samoa, allows passengers to nominate their weight and then measures them on scales at the airport.<p>Passengers do not pay for a seat but pay a fixed price per kilogram, which varies …

South Korea warns it will retaliate if North attacks

South Korea has said it will strike back with immediate and overwhelming force if North Korea launches an attack on its territory, days after …

Myanmar lifts newspaper ban

Four private dailies hit the newsstands for the first time in almost 50 years in Myanmar on Monday, but many others failed to appear, hamstrung by poor financing, archaic equipment and a dearth of reporters.<p>Sixteen dailies were granted licences by authorities, but only four were published.<p>The …

Asia

Forget climate change, now we have to worry about fracking-related earthquakes

<i>This article has been corrected.</i><p>Concerned that the natural gas boom is despoiling the environment? Here’s something else to shake you up: Some scientists have concluded a 5.7-magnitude earthquake that struck geologically placid Oklahoma in November 2011 is linked to wastewater injected into an oil …

Oil & Gas Industry

Common Drug Has The Potential To Slow Aging, Boost Cancer Recovery

Some exciting research from the University of Montreal has found that the drug metformin, commonly prescribed for diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), has the potential to slow aging and fight cancer. The study, published in <i>Aging Cell</i>, found that metformin reduces the body’s production of …

Internet slows as historically unprecedented cyber-battle ensues

This week you may well have thought your connection to the internet was slowing down – in fact you would be right, and it’s not just you! According …

Evernote for Windows Phone updates with redesign, improved tags, and more

Windows Phone users who are yearning for a better Evernote experience on their mobile devices are now in luck. The app just received a major update …

Apple claims Samsung damages verdict is off by $85 million

If you’re not sure about what’s been going on between Apple and Samsung as of late, the two companies are still involved in a legal cat fight. Back …

Samsung Galaxy S4’s system dump now yours to download

From its unveiling a few weeks ago to its impending arrival in stores – the cycle wouldn’t be complete without seeing some goodies from the Samsung Galaxy S4 making their way online ahead of the phone’s official release.<p>So far, we’ve gotten a hold of the Galaxy S4’s colorful full HD wallpapers and …

Samsung Galaxy