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Google’s Nik Collection of photo tools is now free (previously $149)

Nik Collection, a package of seven photography tools, is now completely free. Previously, Google sold the plugins for a steep $149.<p>Google acquired Nik Collection with the 2012 purchase of Nik Software, the German company that is better known for the Snapseed apps for Android and iOS. While Snapseed …

Tutorials

Parents complain at Illinois high school choir singing Glory from the film Selma

The Oscar and Grammy-winning song by Common and John Legend has aroused the ire of parents who claim it is one-sided against US police<p>Parents in Illinois are outraged after students in Chatham-Glenwood high school’s choir decided to perform the theme song from the film Selma at its upcoming concert.<p>…

Golden Globes

Seven-month-old baby shot dead becomes symbol of Mexican drug crime epidemic

A baby was shot dead with his parents and the image of the lifeless bodies has caused outrage online against violent crime<p>A photograph of a seven-month-old baby shot dead and lying next to the bodies of his parents has prompted an outpouring of indignation in Mexico.<p>In a country where violent crime …

TRUMP: I will 'probably' sue because Ted Cruz cheated in Iowa

Trump said this in an interview on Boston Herald Radio that was flagged by BuzzFeed.<p>When asked whether he would file a formal complaint over the caucuses' results, Trump said, "Probably."<p>"What he did is unthinkable," Trump said, later calling Cruz a "really fraudulent" character.<p>Earlier in the day, …

Republicans

Micro-gravity gardening: first flower blooms in space

Major Tim Peake has demonstrated his green fingers, coaxing a wilting zinnia flower into bloom on board the International Space Station<p>Britain is known as a nation of gardeners, so it seems appropriate that the first flower in space was coaxed into bloom by Major Tim Peake.<p>The UK’s first official …

A terrible environmental disaster is unfolding in Los Angeles — and it's practically invisible

What's worse, workers are not even close to stopping the flow.<p>The leak sprung from a Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) natural gas storage facility in Aliso Canyon, and it has been gushing methane — a highly flammable and potent greenhouse gas — into the sky since October 23.<p>No one knows …

Oil & Gas Industry

17 incredible photos of the Middle East from 2015

Political upheaval is still roiling throughout the region since the Arab Spring, and wars have continued to grind on in Yemen, Syria, Iraq, and Libya.<p>But despite the conflict, life continues in this region where 257 million people call home.<p>We have put together some of the most illustrative photos …

Middle East

In memoriam: 7 once-hot startups that shut their doors in 2015

While the seven on this list collectively raised nearly $400 million in venture capital, these startups are only a few of the high-profile ones that ended up shuttering their doors in 2015. CB Insights has a full list of 146 startup failure post-mortems from the past few years.<p>Here's how they tried …

Startups

Nikon D5 Seen from All Sides in New Leaked Photos

This past weekend, we got our first look at the Nikon D5 thanks to a couple of photos that leaked onto the Web. New photos have since leaked, giving …

Cameras

Pulse is a Camera Add-On That Gives You Full Control from a Smartphone

Pulse is a new camera accessory that allows you to control things wirelessly using a smartphone. It plugs into your DSLR or mirrorless camera’s USB …

Gear & Gadgets

Donald Trump’s newest media brawl

This time the controversy centers around Univision’s Jorge Ramos.<p>DUBUQUE, Iowa — The Univision anchor in the front row of Donald Trump’s pre-rally news conference in Iowa on Tuesday night piped up to ask a question as the Q&A began.<p>Then Jorge Ramos quickly became the surprise star of the news …

Donald Trump

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

Black Holes

Nationwide Crime Spike Has Law Enforcement Retooling Its Approach

Crime in America may be on the rise again. It's too early to talk about a national trend, but there have been troubling spikes in shootings and murders in big cities such as New York, Baltimore and Los Angeles.<p>Until recently, crime decreased steadily for two decades, and the national murder rate is …

Law Enforcement

Ambassador slashed in South Korea

<b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was attacked in Seoul, and is in stable condition, receiving treatment at a local hospital, according to the U.S. embassy.<p>According to Seoul police, Lippert was slashed on his right cheek and hand with a knife measuring about 10 inches long …

North Korea

Stir in Sweden's waters is over as search for vessel is called off

Sweden's military feels certain there was an intruder, but it has called off the search for a mystery vessel in waters near Stockholm.<p>"At least one" foreign vessel was there, Swedish Rear Adm. Anders Grenstad said Friday. "It may have been a small vessel."<p>Whatever may have been lurking beneath the …

'I am a Liberian, not a virus': west Africans hit back against Ebola stigma

With Ebola panic spreading across the US, a social media campaign aims to counter discrimination<p>“You’re from Liberia, so you have a disease”. When Shoana Solomon’s nine-year-old daughter came home from her American school and told her mother what her classmates were saying, Solomon knew there was …

U.S. hid chemical weapons finds in Iraq

The U.S. government suppressed information about chemical weapons it found in Iraq, and several servicemembers were injured by their exposure to those weapons, The New York Times is reporting.<p>In an article published late Tuesday, the newspaper says it found 17 American servicemembers and seven …

This Gigantic Ancient Kangaroo Didn't Hop — It Actually Walked

For millions of years there lived a rather large species of kangaroo in Australia called sthenurines. Weighing in at 550 pounds and featuring a 6'6" …

Paleontology

800,000 bees attack, leaving one person dead, four injured

<b>(CNN) —</b> One bee after you is bad enough. What about thousands?<p>A man in Arizona died after being stung more than an estimated 100 times.<p>An exterminator said based on the size of the hive, there were about 800,000 bees.<p>Douglas Fire Chief Mario Novoa said his department answered a call Wednesday …

Hospital worker: Spaniard exposed in ER for 8 hours after positive Ebola test

Teresa Romero Ramos sought out help three times.<p>Finally, one week after first seeing a doctor, Romero found out why she felt so sick: She had Ebola.<p>Even after her Ebola test came back positive at Madrid's Alcorcon hospital, Romero had to wait.<p>According to a worker at that hospital, Romero lay in …

Correction: Wrong Sperm-Lawsuit story

CLEVELAND (AP) — In a story Oct. 1 about a woman being inseminated with the wrong sperm, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of women who sued. Only one sued, not two.<p>A correct version of the story was sent Oct. 2. A corrected version is also below:<p>White Ohio woman sues over sperm …

Airstrikes pound ISIS targets; bomb blasts kill 30 schoolchildren in Syria

A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is: Who will be next to join the U.S.-led coalition in its air campaign against the extremists who have seized a swath of Iraq and Syria?<p>As Turkish soldiers and tanks took up position along the border …