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36 Amazing Color Photographs of West Germany After the War

The Federal Republic of Germany (popularly known as West Germany) is formally established as a separate and independent nation. This action marked …

Europe

Why some conservatives see Pope Francis as a threat

<b>Vatican City (CNN) —</b> In the beginning, there were signs and wonder.<p>Signs that Jorge Bergoglio would be different, which led 1.2 billion Catholics to wonder: What kind of Pope would this obscure archbishop from Argentina turn out to be?<p>When the Vatican sent him a first-class ticket to 2013's papal …

Christianity

Kate Wilhelm, Prolific Science Fiction Writer, Dies at 89

Kate Wilhelm, a prolific, prizewinning author of science fiction and mystery novels, died on March 8 in Eugene, Ore. She was 89.<p>The cause was respiratory failure, her son Richard Wilhelm said.<p>In addition to writing novels, Ms. Wilhelm and her husband, the author and editor Damon Knight, trained …

Science Fiction

ls FT8 a Killer App?... Eclectic Technology Steve Ford, wb8imy

Is FT8 a “Killer App”?<p>When a software application comes along that’s highly disruptive to the marketplace, it is commonly referred to as a “killer …

19-Year-Old Student Hides Spy Camera In His Clothing To Take Secret Street Photos In The 1890s

Carl Størmer (1872-1957) enjoyed a hobby that was very, very unusual at the time. He walked around Oslo, Norway in the 1890s with his spy camera and …

Movies of a turbulent century: German film company Ufa turns 100

It is the most famous German film production company: Founded in 1917, Ufa produced films that remain great classics — as well as works of propaganda …

Ignored by big telecom, Detroit's marginalized communities are building their own internet

40 percent of Detroit residents don't have any access to internet at all.<p><b>Editors' note: This article is part of Dear Future, a collaboration between CNET and VICE Motherboard that looks at major innovations -- in robotics, space travel, VR and more -- shaping the world around us.</b><p>Being stuck without …

Telecoms

This eclipse photo shows why dynamic range and shooting RAW are important

Shooting raw or not shooting raw is probably not even questionable for most photographers. But if you’re for any reason still shooting JPG, this …

Photography

Canon Prepares to Take On the Sigma 85mm Art: Specifications Emerge for the 85mm f/1.4L IS

It's becoming increasingly apparent that Canon will be announcing an 85mm f/1.4L lens with image stabilization fairly soon, and as the time draws …

Thousands of volunteers pour $5 million into Detroit neighborhood where 1967 riot took hold

Pam Walters is used to seeing fast-paced, large-scale revitalization efforts taking place in Downtown Detroit -- not so much in her own …

Top 25 Cities Where You Can Live Large on Less Than $70k | Investopedia

We’ve all heard the real estate mantra: location, location, location. As far as price is concerned, where a house is located is typically more …

Real Estate

This Visualization of Sound Shows Us What Sound Waves Look Like (Sort Of)

When you think of visualizing sound, you might think of the iTunes visualizers you used to play with years ago, or perhaps a waveform that shows the …

Slow-Mo Video of an Internal Combustion Engine Is a Spectacular Dance of Flame

Every day, upwards of 1 billion vehicles are out there chugging along on the world’s roads, and almost all of them utilize internal combustion …

New Mom Photo On Facebook Goes Viral

Facebook is a place where you can share photos of what’s going on in your life, and after all, a picture speaks a thousand words. It seems that Mel …