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Watch: Learn How to Create These 4 Classic Music Video Effects

These effects are not only fun to create but they're a quintessential part of music videos.Have you ever watched the music video to Coldplay's "The …

Music Videos

If you work for Trump, quit now

By Ruth Marcus<p>Deputy editorial page editor<p>Everyone who works for President Trump: Quit now. Save your souls. Save your honor, such as it is. Save your reputation, such as it remains. Russia attacked our democracy. Trump has demonstrated repeatedly, and did so again with Russian President Vladimir …

Donald Trump

‘Today I renounce my membership’: Longtime GOP strategist Steve Schmidt announces he’s leaving the party

By Felicia Sonmez<p>Republican strategist Steve Schmidt, a senior adviser to the presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain (Ariz.), announced early Wednesday that he is leaving the Republican Party, which he decried as “fully the party of Trump” and “a danger to our democracy and values.”<p>In …

Republicans

You've Got to See How a Professional Cinematographer Lights a Simple Scene

Most simple scenes in films are lit in a very elaborate way. In this workshop, cinematographer Eric Kress shows how he lights a casual …

Cinematography

Google Tour Creator brings VR content creation to the masses

Earlier today Google announced perhaps the easiest way for “anyone with a story to tell” to do so in a rich, visual interface behind the lenses of their favorite VR viewer. Called ‘Tour Creator,’ Google’s newest virtual reality tool lets anyone produce professional-looking VR content without the …

Yongnuo YN43 Turns Your Phone Into a M4/3 Mirrorless Camera

Yongnuo is getting fancy. The Chinese manufacturer best known for making clone lenses and other camera accessories has quietly revealed a new …

George Will just exposed Mike Pence's Faustian bargain

<b>(CNN) —</b> George F. Will is not the guy you'd think would be responsible for delivering the most devastating takedown of Vice President Mike Pence you will ever read.<p>And, yet, the conservative columnist's piece on Thursday is just that -- laying bare the total transformation of the former Indiana …

Donald Trump

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Mueller Has Dozens of Inquiries for Trump in Broad Quest on Russia Ties and Obstruction

WASHINGTON — Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel investigating Russia’s election interference, has at least four dozen questions on an exhaustive array of subjects he wants to ask President Trump to learn more about his ties to Russia and determine whether he obstructed the inquiry itself, …

Donald Trump

The Questions Mueller Wants to Ask Trump About Obstruction, and What They Mean

The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, recently provided President Trump’s lawyers a list of questions he wants answered in an interview. The New York Times obtained the list; here are the questions, along with the context and significance of each. The questions fall into categories based on …

Donald Trump

The 53 most stunning lines from Donald Trump's 'Fox & Friends' interview

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Minutes after his nominee to head the Veterans Affairs department withdrew from consideration amid a maelstrom of negative headlines, President Donald Trump called into his favorite show on his favorite network: "Fox & Friends" on Fox News Channel.<p>And he talked. And talked. And …

Donald Trump

This Airline Will Pay You $4,500/Mo. to Move to Iceland & Travel the World All Summer

Spending the summer traveling all over the world is one of those things you expect to find at the top of most people's bucket lists. Unfortunately, …

How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …

Wi-Fi

Quantum physicists just smashed the entanglement record, paving the way for faster quantum computers

The breakthrough could revolutionise the future of quantum computing<p>Scientists in Germany and Austria have just made an enormous breakthrough in the …

Quantum Computing

Here's How Steven Spielberg and ILM Recreated That Movie for Ready Player One

Parzival and Halliday in Ready Player One. Whether you loved or hated Ready Player One, odds are you were still amazed by the second challenge—yes, …

How to Make a Portrait Backdrop for $5 with Dollar Store Items

Professional portrait backdrops can cost over $1,000 apiece. If you’d like to get creative without getting broke, photographer Jessica Kobeissi has a …

Dollar Tree

Adjust these Facebook privacy settings to protect your personal data | ZDNet

​Facebook knows a lot about you<p>Facebook knows a lot about you. And so do the third-party app makers and partners in the social network's …

Betsy DeVos to Oklahoma teachers: 'Serve the students'

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said striking Oklahoma teachers should “serve the students that are there to be served.” (Pablo Martinez …

Glitch launches its 'YouTube for app creators'

Fog Creek Software (led by well-known entrepreneur Anil Dash) has spent about a year testing Glitch, a sort of YouTube for app creators where people can create, modify and host code in an easy to use, collaborative environment. And now, it's ready for public consumption: Glitch has dropped the beta …

Mueller just drew his most direct line to date between the Trump campaign and Russia

By Aaron Blake<p>Senior reporter<p>Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's investigation just drew what appears to be its most direct line to date between President Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia.<p>That line is drawn in a new court filing related to the upcoming sentencing of London attorney Alex van der …

Donald Trump

Renowned Design Mentor’s Personal Résumé Template Is Now Free-To-Download

Image via The Futur<p><b>Chris Do,</b> Executive Creative Director at Blind and renowned design mentor at The Futur, has made the template of his personal …

Employment

Here are the last things Stephen Hawking wrote on Reddit

Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking may have passed away Wednesday morning, but the legacy he left will be felt for many years to come.<p>Once the …

How to find the best TV antenna for free HD channels

You can stream a lot of TV online, but for things like the Olympics and breaking news, you'll want a local broadcast station to deliver the goods. Buying an antenna isn't like buying a toaster, though -- there is no objectively "best" antenna that will work for most people. Instead, you'll need to …

Secret Documents From Russia’s Election Trolls Leak

Photo illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast The Kremlin-backed troll farm at the center of Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election has …

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the NRA but were too embarrassed to ask

Have a question about the NRA? We've got answers.<p>The NRA often gets a lot of attention in the news — and there’s been a particular focus on the …

Former RNC Chair Michael Steele Shocked by Racist Comment From Racist at Convention of Racists

Pundits and politicos were shocked Friday when a spokesperson for the Conservative Political Action Conference publicly admitted that former …

This Is the Law That Could Take Down Trump

Bribery statutes apply to public officials. And Trump became one, says one federal prosecutor, when he became the GOP nominee. Dum-da-dum-dum.<p>It’s …

Russian troll farm, 13 suspects indicted for interference in U.S. election

The Justice Department’s special counsel announced a sweeping indictment Friday of a notorious Russian group of Internet trolls — charging 13 …

5 hidden MacOS High Sierra features you need to know

A revolutionary update, MacOS High Sierra was not. Instead of a massive design overhaul, it focused on a number of under-the-hood changes, namely Apple File System (APFS) for better performance and security, HVEC for improved video compression and Metal 2 for more powerful graphics.<p>High Sierra did, …

High Sierra

How to take a picture of the moon that doesn’t look like a tiny, white blob

Taking a good picture of our little satellite pal is harder than it seems, but a little prep makes a big difference.<p>The moon is a photographic tease. It hangs up there in the sky, all big and bright. Then you try to take a picture of it and you get a pathetic white blob floating in a sea of digital …

Cameras