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Scantily clad woman who stole money from Uber driver's tip jar says she's being harassed

A scantily clad thief who stole an Uber driver’s tip money said she was harassed after the surveillance video capturing the brazen incident went viral, adding that she repaid the stolen money.<p>Gabrielle Canales, 18, was caught on surveillance video wearing only a bra as her top and grabbing cash …

Lamborghini Murcielago Driver Wrecks It Street Racing A Honda Civic In Toronto

"We was runnin' through the 6ix in Lambos."<p>ReeG Games/Youtube<p>One of Toronto's major arteries was significantly more congested than usual early …

Urban color: New York and Chicago in the 70s and 80s – in pictures

Urban Color is an exhibition of Wayne Sorce’s large-scale color photographs taken in the late 1970s and early 1980s in Chicago and New York City. The Chicago-born photographer died in 2015<p>Joseph Bellows Gallery, San Diego

New York City

Xi Jinping is officially China's most powerful leader since Mao

President Xi Jinping has become China's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong.<p>Xi's name was added to China's constitution on Tuesday, the first time a living leader's name had been added since Mao ruled from 1935 until his death in 1976.<p>The political ideologies of China's presidents have usually …

Mapped: The world according to cocaine consumption

We've previously mapped the world according to cannabis, alcohol and cigarette consumption, here - ahead of a new two-part ITV documentary on the drug, presented by the chef Gordon Ramsay - we're looking at cocaine.<p>The map below shows the world according to prevalence of cocaine use as a percentage …

Costa Rica

These Rare Color Photos From the Second World War Are Incredible

A new book published by the Imperial War Museum features a rare collection of color photos from World War II, some of which haven’t been seen in over …

The Conservative Pipeline to the Supreme Court

With the Federalist Society, Leonard Leo has reared a generation of originalist élites. The selection of Neil Gorsuch is just his latest achievement.<p>The Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Neil Gorsuch, which were held last month, in Washington, D.C., quickly fell into a pattern. Democratic …

Syria strike gives Trump anti-Kremlin credential

The strikes could burnish Trump’s defense against claims he is too close to Russia.<p>In Russia, they call it <i>kozyrnut’.</i> It means “to play a trump card.”<p>Donald Trump’s missile strike this week against the Russian-backed Syrian regime not only damaged its chemical weapons program, it also happened to …

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

Tutorials

A renegade photographer got inside this lawless Hong Kong community that was 119 times as dense as New York City

It was called the Kowloon Walled City.<p>With a population of 33,000 squeezed into a tiny lot, the city at its peak was 119 times as dense as present-day New York City. Although it faced rampant crime and poor sanitation, the city was impressively self-sustainable until its demolition began in 1993.<p>In …

Hong Kong

Westminster Dog Show Welcomes Cats for the First Time

A Manx rolls over for the camera at the American Kennel Club’s Meet the Breeds event in New York City. For the first tim<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Robin Schwartz …

How to Reset the System Management Controller (SMC) on Your Mac

- Feb 8, 2017<p>While your Mac will most likely give you years of service with no problems, you may find that from time to time you experience issues …

Operating Systems

This tiny device can record everything you say and transcribe it for you

The tiny device has one function: to help you keep track of your ideas, to-do lists, and notes while you're on the go.<p>Senstone records voice memos, uploads them to an app, and transcribes them for you. The device is launching on Kickstarter Tuesday with the goal of raising $50,000, but I got an …

2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1: First Drive

It's more than a Camaro with a Z06 engine. A lot more.<p>Like all iterations of the new Chevrolet Camaro, the ZL1 suffers from mediocre forward visibility. The mail-slot view is akin to that of a WWII pillbox, save that you grasp a suede steering wheel rather than the leather grips to a .50cal …

How to Hide $400 Million

A few weeks after she realized her husband was finally leaving her, Sarah Pursglove flew down to the Bahamas to figure out how much money he really had. Like many women married to very wealthy men, she didn’t know much about the family accounts. Her husband, a Finnish entrepreneur named Robert …

Corruption

Meet the woman in charge of the French president's legendary wine collection

The soft spoken sommelier was working in one of Britain's best restaurants when a man threw the wine list back at her.<p>"I want to talk to a man," he barked.<p>"He didn't want to talk to me never mind have me look after the wine," Routis recalled. "The maitre d' had to serve him."<p>To say that Routis, the …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.<p><i>Melissa Stanger contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

National Parks

The Caribbean Resort Where Billionaires Go to Escape Millionaires

Unspoiled Paradise<p>Eleven billionaires own land in Canouan, said Van Isacker, edging out Mustique and other nearby islands. Given that the island is …

Tom Cruise

How I Made It: Billionaire's right-hand man Chris Hollod on becoming a big fish in a big pond

<b>The gig:</b> Chris Hollod, 33, is venture capital partner at billionaire Ron Burkle's private equity firm Yucaipa Cos. They've traveled together for the last five years, with Hollod as the frontman on evaluating thousands of start-up investment opportunities.<p>Hollod oversees Inevitable Ventures, backed …

These Nighttime Landscape Shots Take ‘Drone Lighting’ to the Next Level

Drone lighting is a technique that’s taking off in the world photography. After seeing photographer Reuben Wu photos of landscapes at night that were …

The Next Great Innovation in Photography is Here

Every so often, something happens in the photography industry that completely changes the way photographers work or present their images. Think of …

Forget the FBI cache; the Podesta emails show how America is run

The emails currently roiling the US presidential campaign are part of some unknown digital collection amassed by the troublesome Anthony Weiner, but if your purpose is to understand the clique of people who dominate Washington today, the emails that really matter are the ones being slowly released …

Silicon Valley

These are the 7 best launch titles for the PlayStation VR

With the PlayStation VR finally upon us, many buyers are anxiously awaiting the end of their work day to go out and secure some really terrific new hardware. We’ve been secretly playing ours for the past few weeks. During this time, we’ve poured over nearly every launch title available today in …

What wireless earbuds will ruin about youth

Much like Anne Hathaway's character in <i>The Devil Wears Prada</i>, who gets ripped to shreds for thinking high fashion has nothing to do with her bargain bin life, I am a trickle-down consumer who cannot be bothered.<p>I've never considered a single tech press event to be relevant to my life. My first …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Chinese Airlines Wave Wads of Cash to Lure Foreign Pilots

Chinese airlines need to hire almost 100 pilots a week for the next 20 years to meet skyrocketing travel demand. Facing a shortage of candidates at …

Aviation

A Beginner's Guide To Installing Magic Lantern On Your DSLR

Magic Lantern is free software that runs on Canon DSLRs to give them enhanced features with more control for shooting video. It's like custom …

The Fantastic 5,700 HP Spectre Is One of the World's Fastest Superyachts

1.6K<p>SHARES<p>The insane new 98-ft. <i>Spectre</i> from Italy's AB Yachts is the kind of vessel that even 007 would be awed by. One of the fastest yachts in the …

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