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Real or Photoshop: How Well Can You Spot Fake Photos?

When Adobe celebrated Photoshop’s 25th birthday back in February, one thing that flew under our radar was a fun little “Real or Photoshop” test that …

Photo Manipulation

The Dewdrop Tree

My trip to Africa was the most memorable and the one thing that I take away from it is the stark reminder of the desert and its arid face. Water is a …

Innovation

Amazon Relents on Key Merchant Policy So Prime Members Can Get Better Selection

Another move aimed at pleasing Amazon's best customers.<p>Amazon has spent a lot of time and money increasing membership in its Amazon Prime program over the past two years. Now, the retailer is experimenting with a change in how it qualifies products for Prime’s two-day delivery service to give those …

Wolfram’s New Image Identify Website Will Tell You What Your Photo Shows

Earlier this month, Microsoft generated quite a bit of buzz by launching a site that can guess the age and gender of people in photos. Wolfram …

Couple lynched and burnt in India ‘honor killing’

A couple who tried to elope together have been beaten to death and cremated by relatives in an apparent ‘honor killing’ in India’s eastern state of …

Life Before ‘Having It All’: Portrait of a Working Girl in 1940

The White Collar Girl: Model Carol Lorell stands in for Ginger Rogers, star of the upcoming adaptation of novel "Kitty F<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Alfred …

10 weird gadgets that are really popular

Goofy gadget concepts, along with their pun-driven brands and bizarre commercials, have moved from "As Seen on TV" to crowdfunding sites.<p>Here are 10 of the weirdest gadgets on Indiegogo and Kickstarter that made our foreheads crinkle with wonder.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Wired In.</b> Telling someone to go away is hard. If …

Headphones

The Psychedelic Free Spirits of Hollywood Boulevard

Between 1969 and 1972 the young photographer <b>Dennis Feldman</b> spent his days pacing Hollywood Boulevard, capturing the steady stream of characters who had arrived to strut their stuff. Feldman reflects on that period: “I was just capturing this kind of catalog of America types. They are psychological …

How to Eat the World in America

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>The empty stomach is the ultimate travel icebreaker. Everyone eats, everyone loves food, and the less you know about what’s on offer in a place, the more people want to help you.<p>Whether you live in the United States or are simply visiting, you don’t have to leave the country …

San Antonio

Be Careful When a Big Brand Asks for Your Photo

If you’re ever asked for permission to use a photo, be sure you know the scope of what you’re agreeing to before saying yes. Photographer Nikki …

Social Media

Summer Movie Guide: 18 Films We Can’t Wait to See

If CGI and shoot-em-up's aren’t your bag, you probably dread summer at the movies. But this year, even a surfeit of brash and expensive blockbusters can't crowd out the slate of bold and surprisingly fun summer offerings. From two <b>Cara Delevingne</b> star vehicles to <b>Meryl Streep</b> playing an eighties …

After Hours News: King Digital Entertainment Plc (KING), El Pollo LoCo Holdings Inc (LOCO), Symantec Corporation (SYMC)

King Digital Entertainment PLC, known for its popular "Candy Crush Saga" game, saw its shares plunge 11 percent in extended-hours trading Thursday, …

Microsoft adds Office and Xbox apps to Windows 10 Mobile in feature-packed update

Windows Phone users: Microsoft is giving you its best look yet at what Windows 10 on smartphones will be like.<p>The company delivered a big update to …

Apps

'Chaotic Planets' Could Complicate Search for Alien Life

"Chaotic planets" that possess wildly unpredictable orbits and climates likely circle distant stars, suggesting that some alien worlds that look …

New PlayStation, Xbox games breathing life into video game industry

April proved to be a shot in the arm for the retail video game industry.<p>Sales of game hardware, software and accessories in the US bucked a persistent downward trend last month with 3 percent overall growth, to $595.7 million, from this time a year ago, according to industry researcher the NPD …

10 Science Fiction Writers Predict How Our World Will Change In The Next 10 Years

In the epilogue to his book on data, privacy, copyright and what the changing tides of these big ideas mean for writers and other creative types, prolific sci-fi behemoth and tech blogger Cory Doctorow tries to guess what the future will hold. He begins with a disclaimer: “Science-fiction writers …

Why Do Guys Often Call Their Exes “Crazy”? One Such Guy Offers Valuable Insight

Consider this his mea culpa.<p>We’ll call her Donna.<p>Donna and I dated in college, and we broke up in college. And then we got back together in college. And then broke up again in—you guessed it—college. We repeated this cycle no less than half a dozen times over the course of earning our undergraduate …

Relationships

When to Nuke an Asteroid That's Heading Toward Earth (and When Not to)

You usually want to take a more subtle approach, according to the chair of this week's Planetary Defense Conference.<p>The best way to protect Earth against asteroids is to be prepared. That's why scientists at the fourth International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Planetary Defe​nse Conference this …

100 weird objects sent into space

"Send my love to the aliens. All the best, Paul."<p>That was the message from Paul McCartney when, in 2008, Nasa beamed into space the Beatles song Across the Universe via its Deep Space Network.<p>The Beatles song is travelling across the universe at a speed of 186,000 miles per second to reach North …