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Small investors blame bad advice from brokers for big losses

NEW YORK (AP) — Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune.<p>Her broker, David Harris, advised her to sell $400,000 worth of …

The Last Iceberg - Photographs by Camille Seaman | LensCulture

California-based photographer and 2011 TED Fellow, Camille Seaman, has been photographing in both Arctic regions, including in Svalbard, Greenland, Iceland and Antarctica, since 2003.<p>Seaman writes:<p>“Nick Cave once sang, ‘All things move toward their end.’ Icebergs give the impression of doing just …

Photography Business Resources for photographers - Virutual Photography Studio, Guide To Resources, Products and Information

11 Food Photography Tricks for Mouth-Watering Pictures<p>The Federal Trade Commission Act's ban on deceptive advertisement does not mean that …

Getting Lost is Wonderful - Photographs and text by Massimiliano Pugliese | LensCulture

Obscurity as descent. An inner journey into unknown territories and mysterious dimensions—a place where darkness prevails.<p>The photographer Massimiliano Pugliese got lost deliberately in these enigmatic parallel landscapes in order to look for images that registered deeply within his memory and in …

My Photos Helped Sell a Home in 8 Days After It Was on the Market for 8 Months

See this house? It languished on the Orlando, Florida, market for 224 days. It’s no wonder; with a photo like that who would want to come see it? A …

Video Tutorial: Quick and Easy Cinematic Color Grading in Photoshop

In this video, I show you you to use complementary colors to create a cinematic color grading feel for your photos. This technique is quick and easy …

Five Signs Your CEO Is Incompetent

The longer you stay in the business world the sharper your instincts get, especially if you survive a snakebite or two. Once a particular snakes bites you, you’re unlikely to get bitten by the same type of snake again.<p>On a job search, a young person focuses his or her energy on pleasing the …

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AbbVie to buy cancer drug maker Pharmacyclics in $21 billion deal

(Reuters) – Drugmaker AbbVie said it will buy Pharmacyclics, the maker of blockbuster cancer drugImbruvica, for about $21 billion to boost its …

This could be the best-looking Android Wear smartwatch yet

It looks like Huawei is taking smartwatches very seriously. As spotted by <i>Droid Life</i>, two official promo videos for the "Huawei Watch" have accidentally been set live on YouTube ahead of the device's likely announcement tomorrow at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Before the videos were …

Nude Photography by Leonard Nimoy

See also: The History of Photography as a Fine Art<p>Born in Boston Massachusetts / March 26th, 1931.<p>In addition to being a movie director, producer, …

Striking Street Photos Document the Vibrant Culture of NYC in the '70s and '80s

For over 30 years, every since his days as an NYU film student, Robert Herman has roamed the streets of New York City with his camera in hand to photograph the sights and people of his urban home. <i>The New Yorkers</i>, shot from 1978 to 2005 on Kodachrome color film, is his collection of candid photos …

CT Scan Reveals Mummified Monk Hidden Inside a 1,000-Year-Old Buddha Statue

A secret has lay hidden inside this statue of Buddha for nearly a millennium. What looks like an ordinary, traditional figurine was recently revealed to contain the mummified remains of an old Chinese monk identified as Liuquan of the Chinese Meditation School.<p>The statue, which dates back to the …

Apple sued for poaching car battery experts

Image copyright Andrey Bayda/Shutterstock.When you’re the world’s most valuable company, you can expect a few lawsuits to come your way. For Apple, …

Blind Man with New Bionic Eye Sees His Wife for the First Time in a Decade

It's a medical miracle and a romance story all wrapped up in one. With a degenerative eye disease that slowly stole his sight over a twenty year period, Allen Zderad didn't think he would see his wife or his grandchildren ever again. Allen has retinitis pigmentosa, an eye disease affecting the …

Superbug Outbreak Has Killed Two at UCLA Medical Center

When antibiotic-resistant bacteria run rampant, what should hospitals do to stop them?<p>This week, doctors at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center discovered that a contaminated medical tool had been spreading antibiotic-resistant bacteria to patients. The bacteria, known as …

Studies reporting the health benefits of alcohol are skewed, says new research

Any health benefits provided by low alcohol consumption are likely to be slight and limited to older women, says a new study published in the British Medical Journal. Previous work touting the beneficial effects of drinking has been skewed by poor sampling techniques, says Craig Knott, lead author …

Facebook Unveils Its Plan to Strike Back at Hackers

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Restaurant Discovery Site Zomato To Launch Food Delivery Service, Starting In India

Zomato, the restaurant discovery site that acquired U.S. rival Urbanspoon last month, is expanding its business into food orders, starting in its home market of India next month.<p>The company plans to launch a new service letting customers across India order food directly from its platform on March …

These are some of the cool things Airbnb is doing to learn more about you

More than 25 million people in 190-plus countries have used its service, helping it reach a massive $13 billion valuation.<p>One of the biggest reasons for its rapid growth is its strong data science technology. By collecting and analyzing its massive trove of data, Airbnb is able to make better …

Biology Ideas That Billionaire Peter Thiel Thinks Are Worth Funding

Targeting "undruggable" proteins and putting stress sensors in watches<p>Investor Peter Thiel may be best known for founding PayPal and investing early in Facebook, but it seems he has a soft spot for biology too. Since 2011, the Thiel Foundation has funded biotechnology startups through an …

Right Now, You're Breathing A Potentially Dangerous Substance

Air: It's one of the world’s most important, least understood, and possibly life-saving substances<p>The air man needs a fresh hit. It’s a beautiful summer morning. Dew shines on the grass. Birds chirp. What a glorious day to contemplate the air. I had con­tacted the air man—he has a name: Steven …

Organize and file your taxes with your smartphone

Few of us like to do our taxes. Entering numbers over and over, lengthy questionnaires and looming fearing of a large tax payment all make the yearly process feel tedious and exhausting.<p>Luckily, in recent years our smartphones have become great tools to manage your taxes from start to finish. With …