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FaceTime & skin-colored Bluetooth earpieces used to help students cheat in exams

A private tutor hatched an elaborate plan involving FaceTime and skin-colored Bluetooth earpieces to help Chinese students cheat at English, math, physics and chemistry exams …<p><i>Channel NewsAsia</i> (via <i>Gizmodo</i>) explained how the scheme worked.<p>Tan, who had also registered for the GCE O-Levels as a …

Students

How Firing 1 Employee Nearly Doubled My Company's Productivity

One of my employees was regularly late to work. Sadly--but not surprisingly--she was late to her own firing, too.<p>Company culture is a strange thing: If you don't proactively work to shape it, it will shape itself. Two years ago, I had an employee who was consistently late to work. Alexandria was an …

Times Square

Start CRUSHING STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

Street Photography - Today Pierre T. Lambert is sharing his <b>street photography tips</b> in Tokyo Japan - what settings to use for street photography and …

Street Photography

Meet the Arizona nurse who shocked the world by taking second place at the Boston Marathon

Sarah Sellers tells Moneyish how she raced past pros like Shalane Flanagan to take the $75,000 second-place prize at the 2018 Boston Marathon.<p>Being …

Marathons

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Self-help

My 14-Year-Old Daughter Watched Porn And It Changed Our Lives In Ways I Never Imagined

One fateful night in November 2014 my then-14-year-old daughter woke up my husband and me at 2 a.m.<p>Crying and visibly distraught, she whispered, “Mom, I have to tell you something.”<p>Those dreaded words are guaranteed to jolt even the deepest sleeper into full-alert mode. Immediately my mom brain …

Parenting

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

The first lawsuit has been filed under a new revenge porn law in New York City

The plaintiff alleges that her ex harassed her for weeks and uploaded sexually explicit pictures to Tumblr<p>What appears to be New York City’s first suit under a new revenge porn law was filed last week by a CUNY associate professor of public health against an ex-boyfriend and a group of anonymous …

Social Media

Tip: Tall Guys vs. Short Guys in the Squat Rack

Here's what you really need to know about leverages and squat strength.<p>Tall Person Leverages<p>I'm 6'4" with the longest femurs and arms imaginable. I'm …

Workouts

Android Is Still Failing Where Apple's iOS Is Winning

Google isn’t to blame for the specific problem of out-of-date Android installs, the device manufacturers are, but that doesn’t stop it being a blight on the OS. Numbers released by Statista show that 25% of Android devices currently in use are running a massively outdated version of the OS from …

Android Phones

The Cutoff Technique in Street Photography

Dear friend,A technique I learned from my good friend Charlie Kirk in street photography: what he calls the ‘cutoff technique’.<b>CONQUER YOUR FEARS AND</b> …

Street Photography

Rare photos from a ‘Star Wars: Return of the Jedi’ photo shoot

Rare photos from a ‘Star Wars: Return of the Jedi’ photo shoot.

Portraits of Middle England – in pictures

The subjects of John Myers’s photographs, taken in Stourbridge with a 5in x 4in Gandolfi plate camera between 1972 and 1979, were ordinary residents living near him in the West Midlands town where he lectured at the local art college.<p>John Myers: The Portraits will be published by RRB PhotoBooks on …

Photography

How To Pose and Direct Lifestyle Family Photography

<b>Lifestyle Family Photography</b> has gained a lot of popularity, but many don't understand the amount of posing that goes into the look.<p>When you step …

Photography

One Click to Better Black and Whites

Black and white conversion can be a complicated ordeal, and you can find yourself down a deep rabbit hole of theory if you're not careful. There are …

Tutorials

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

Image via Vladyslav Tulinovskyi<br>Competition in the employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, …

Graphic Design

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

Living Rooms

TechVets Will Teach Military Veterans To Learn Cybersecurity And Build National Security

The life of a military veteran is generally not a happy one.<p>Extraordinary books such as Michael Herr’s <i>Dispatches</i> about the Vietnam War and <i>Boys In Zinc</i> by Svetlana Alexievich about Russian soldiers returning from Afghanistan are scathing testaments to the problems they faced in later life.<p>In the UK, …

Cybersecurity

This Photographer Has Shot NYC with a 1940s Camera for 50+ Years

Walk around on the streets of New York City long enough, and you may come across photographer Louis Mendes. He has shot street photos in the city for</i> …

Photography

How to: Automatically mark archived emails as read in Gmail or Inbox

One of the things that most annoyed me when switching from Gmail to Inbox as my main email client was how you could no longer mark emails as read. My …

Apps

How to Extensively Stretch the Background of Your Images

We all have photos that we wish had a wider composition, either because we didn’t own the right lens or because we saw new potential for it in …

Tutorials

Craigslist axes personal ads after sex trafficking bill passes

Legislation is intended is to curb online sex trafficking by holding website operators more accountable for their users' activities.<p>The popular online classified ads site Craigslist has stopped publishing personal ads after the Senate approved a controversial sex trafficking bill that makes website …

Crime

Craigslist is killing off its Personals ads to keep sex traffickers at bay

Craigslist, the global classified ad site, is shuttering its Personal section for its US listings. The decision was taken in response to Congress passing the FOSTA bill from 2017 that makes sites liable for facilitating sex trafficking.<p>The site has previously come under fire – as far back as 2010 – …

Craigslist

AOL Instant Messenger To Sign Off Forever After 20 Years

AOL Instant Messenger has g2g ― forever.<p>The online messaging app, often referred to as just AIM, will be discontinued on Dec. 15, as Michael Albers, vice president of communications product at Oath, announced Friday.<p>“AIM tapped into new digital technologies and ignited a cultural shift, but the way …

Internet

Lenovo teases Motorola Razr comeback… again

• Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing hinted at MWC 2018 that the Motorola Razr series could make a comeback.<br>• The devices may feature a foldable display, suggested Yang.<br>• The comments follow a similar statement the CEO made at MWC 2017.<p>Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing has hinted that the Motorola Razr series could make a …

Today Is the Birthday of Ansel Adams: America’s Most Celebrated & Beloved Nature Photographer

Today marks the 116th birthday of Ansel Adams (February 20, 1902-April 22, 1984), a passionate environmentalist and one of the most iconic …

41 Beautiful Portrait Photos of Young Ladies That Defined American Glamor in the 1970s

Al Pike is an American self-taught photographer purchasing his first 35mm camera while in the U.S. Air Force stationed at Torrejon Air Base near …

A Review of the Apple QuickTake 100, a Digital Camera From 1994

We're kind of spoiled these days: digital cameras are ridiculously capable, and there are few (if any) images that can't be taken with the right …

Jonathan Higbee: This Street Photographer is All About the "Photo Wait"

<i>Street Photographer Jonathan Higbee appears on the next Inside the Photographer’s Mind.</i><p>Street photographer Jonathan Higbee is one of New York’s up …

YOU Can Shoot Pro Quality Portraits with Cheap Off-Camera Flash Gear: Here’s How (VIDEO)

If you shy away from shooting people pictures because you think low light portraiture requires a boatload of expensive lighting gear, think again. …