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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, …

As manufacturing plunges towards recession, we must shake off private-sector thinking and allow government to act for the nation’s benefit<p>As ever, it has taken the smell of Britain’s problems reaching parliament to make government act. After Brexit, the manufacturing sector, which had been ebbing …

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The best honeymoon hotels in the Indian Ocean

Whether you plan to sunbathe on a white sand beach or embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, Telegraph Travel’s new series will help you find the perfect honeymoon resort.<p>The penultimate video in our series looks at the Indian Ocean – featuring luxurious options in the Maldives, Zanzibar and the …

I hiked one of the most beautiful trails in Italy — here's what I wish I had known going in

What you won't see when you're looking at the picturesque photos on social media is the out-of-breath photographer behind the lens.<p>Trust me, there's no way after hours of hiking that anyone would look anywhere near as glamorous as the views ahead.<p>The experience, however, was absolutely worth the …

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THE AMERICAN SMART HOME MARKET: 2015 [SLIDE DECK]

BI Intelligence has developed a slide deck analyzing the US smart home market. Some of the topics in the deck include:<p>The companies mentioned include:<p>August, Nest, Belkin, Honeywell, Insteon, TCP Connected, GE, Xfinity, AT&T ADT, Time Warner Cable, Lowe's Phillips, Staples, Vivint, Total Connect, …

How Can You NOT Afford To Travel?

Everyone is always trying to find the cheapest ways to travel, or complaining that they can't travel because they can't afford it OR my personal favorite, questioning me about how <i>I</i> afford it. Well, it might be your own fault that you can't afford it, especially if you have expensive taste for …

'Just Get The Job Offer - You Can Always Turn It Down'

Dear Liz,<p>I have just graduated with my MBA and I’m in four active interviewing pipelines. I’ve been working through the Career Services department at my university. They’ve been a lot of help but there is one aspect to the Career Services program that concerns me.<p>Over and over they tell us to get …

How To Complete Online Job Applications Without Revealing Your Salary

I hate online job applications for many reasons, and one of the reasons is that they require you to give up every salary you’ve ever earned. That’s none of the employer’s business. Are they going to tell you what they’re paying the people on their payroll? I doubt it!<p>You might have good reasons not …

Here’s a Breathtaking 4K, 360° Video That Takes You Around the World

There are times when videographers capture views of our world that inspire a sense of awe and wonder. Immersive Media succeeds in doing that with …

Photographs of Orthodox Jewish Culture in Israel

Jacob Nachumi is a documentary photographer based in Israel. As an Orthodox Jew, Nachumi has spent six years pointing his camera lens at the rituals, …

What your credit card actually covers when you rent a car

If you know the ins and outs, renting a car can be extremely inexpensive. It’s not uncommon to find rates below $25 a day. But then, before you drive …

The Flight Deal

Members of the The Flight Deal have been to New Zealand twice in the last two years. Always a good time. The food is good, the scenery is even more …

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 best websites for airline deals

Keyes has become so gifted at landing supercheap tickets and getting the most out of his frequent-flier miles that he has booked an epic world trip that spans 13 countries, 20,000 miles, and 21 flights — all free.<p>He told Business Insider his process was a "labor of love" and that he enjoyed finding …

Here's how much Steve Jobs used to obsess over presentations

The hype for every new gadget begins at one of Apple's famed launch events. Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs used to charismatically lead these keynotes, captivating audiences with his easy charm and flair for drama.<p>But Apple's blockbuster presentations were no happy accident. Jobs used to obsess over …

Why Steve Jobs said meeting the founder of Polaroid was 'like visiting a shrine'

The founder of Apple adored Land, the co-founder of Polaroid, a pioneer of instant photography that with its mix of innovation, aesthetics and focus on consumer utility was in many ways the Apple of its day. Land was not only "one of the great inventors of our time", according to Jobs.<p>"More …

The 5 Weirdest Aircraft to Ever Fly

<i>By: Gianni Jaccoma</i><p>Ever since Orville Wright turned to his brother Wilbur and said "Hey bro, let's totally pioneer the world of human flight!", the skies have been abuzz with aerial vehicles of every shape and size. Some, like the Boeing 747, are instantly recognizable to anyone who's ever seen an …

40 years and counting: the team behind Voyager’s space odyssey

On a chilly March morning, Steve Howard, aged 65, is at work in his office on the northern edge of Pasadena, California. Two computer screens are squeezed on to his corner desk along with family photos, a tissue box and tins of Altoids Curiously Strong Peppermints. The office is in a quiet business …

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Here are the 6 things Warren Buffett considers when making an investment

We are eager to hear from principals or their representatives about businesses that meet all of the following criteria:<p>1) Large purchases (at least $75 million of pre-tax earnings unless the business will fit into one of our existing units),<p>2) Demonstrated consistent earning power (future …

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

The Best Laptops You Can Buy

Maybe it's a bit more clunky than you thought when you carry it in your bag during a commute. Perhaps the screen is too reflective for your liking when you're watching Netflix. And worst of all, what if the battery life is much shorter than you expected?<p>We've researched some of the best laptops on …

6 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Earning And Redeeming Miles

<i>Daz /No longer Swan man / Flickr</i><p>In my early days of collecting points and miles, there were many things I was clueless about. Since wising up, I've talked to countless travelers who made some of the same mistakes. Without knowing the basics of earning and redeeming travel rewards, you may end up …

Connected car tech trends to watch in 2015 and beyond

Our cars are becoming smarter. From apps to maps, spying to maintenance, what were the major trends to emerge this year -- and what can we expect in …

Forget Opec — sex and technology shape the oil market now

Forget Opec. If cartels can’t control output, they can’t control prices and in due course they fall apart, usually with a great deal of ill will in …

Protect Yourself From Hackers With A VPN Service [Up To 72% Off]

It works by creating a secured group of devices that can communicate anonymously across a public network (the Internet). They're a must-have if you use public WiFi, where you are most vulnerable to attack. Check out this article on Medium to see why.<p>Use the tools below (thanks to our friends at …

18 Companies That Are Extremely Religious

Forever 21 and George Foreman Cooking are just the start. Read on to see other big companies that are extremely religious.<p><i>This is an update of an article written by Kim Bhasin.</i>

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Robert Skidelsky: The UK Government Is Failing On The Only Economic Measure That Matters

In his speech on the Chancellor's Autumn Statement last week to the House of Lords, Baron Skidelsky said that the average British worker is now £1,600 a year worse off than they were at the start of this parliament in 2010.<p>"<b>T</b> <b>he only relevant welfare measure — the measure by which the government</b> …

10 Subliminal Retail Tricks You're Probably Falling For

There's a reason that salesperson is being rude. Sophisticated consumer research shows that if she disses you, you'll spend more.<p>Today’s marketing …

The 20 College Majors That Lead To The Most Satisfying Careers

The salary information website PayScale.com decided to figure out which majors lead to the most emotionally fulfilling careers.<p>To do this, PayScale used data people submitted about their jobs, and ranked 207 college majors based on what percentage of degree-holders responded "yes" or "very much so" …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …