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Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

Remembering Fan Ho, Hong Kong street photography master - CNN Style

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN<p>A handsome, well-coiffed man carries a tray of tofu through the streets of Hong Kong. Workers squat on concrete steps picking at their lunches with chopsticks. An old woman walks down an empty alley, rays of sunlight piercing the smoke and dust.<p>These are just some of …

Surf fan who loves pizza: anonymous hero who halted cyber-attack

His online avatar is a cat in sunglasses, he drools over surf pictures from Cornwall and orders three takeaway pizzas for lunch. But unlike other home-based computer whizzes trawling the internet for amusing Twitter memes and the latest hacking strategies, the 22-year-old known only as Malware Tech …

Cyber-attacks

Where Anti-Tax Fervor Means ‘All Services Will Cease’

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Inside the big wood-paneled downtown library here, a sign spells out the future in four words. Come June 1, “All services will cease.”<p>For generations in America, small cities like this declared their optimism and civic purpose with grand libraries that rose above the clutter of …

Tesla starts selling solar roof with lifetime guarantee

Electric car maker Tesla has added another product to its lineup: Solar roof tiles.<p>As of Wednesday, customers worldwide could order a solar roof on Tesla's web site. Installations will begin next month in the U.S., starting with California. Installations outside the U.S. will begin next year, the …

Tesla

30 Lessons Leonardo da Vinci Has Taught Me About Photography, Art, and Life

Leonardo da Vinci was the ultimate ‘autodictat’ (someone who taught himself everything).<p>Download<p>To read this on the go, you can download the files …

Street Photography

Uber says thousands of London drivers threatened by English language test

LONDON (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of London private hire drivers could lose their licences due to new English reading and writing requirements, taxi app Uber said on Tuesday at the start of a court battle to halt the plans.<p>A photo illustration shows the Uber app logo displayed on a mobile …

Foxconn considers $7 billion US display factory in cooperation with Apple

The plans have been under discussion since 2014, and could deliver tens of thousands of new jobs<p>Chinese manufacturing giant Foxconn is considering investing $7 billion to build a new factory in the US assembling flat panel screens. Reports from <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> and the <i>Nikkei Asian Review</i> say …

Chinese ship opens new trade route via Pakistani port

GWADAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's top civil and military leaders on Sunday opened a new international trade route by seeing off a Chinese ship that …

Pakistani cadets ran, jumped from windows to flee militants

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Survivors of an overnight attack that killed 61 people at a Pakistani police academy described chaotic scenes of gunfire and …

White House campaign casts a shadow over 9/11 anniversary

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. marked the 15th anniversary of 9/11 with the solemn roll call of the dead Sunday but couldn't keep the presidential campaign …

Nigeria facing 'a famine unlike any we have ever seen'

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The whimpers from skeletally thin babies too weak to cry are a harbinger of worse things to come: A quarter of the children …

'Photo of my dead son has changed nothing,' says father of drowned Syrian refugee boy Alan Kurdi

The father of Alan Kurdi, the young Syrian boy pictured washed up on a Turkish beach who became a symbol of the refugee crisis, has accused the world of turning its back on Syria, as people continue to die.<p>On the eve of the anniversary of his son’s death, Abdullah Kurdi pleaded with the …

Middle East

7 of the Season's Trendiest Flowers That Will Be in All the Bouquets

<i>Looking to broaden your floral know-how? MyDomaine has teamed up with Floom, an online platform that allows you to order bouquets and plants from the</i> …

Plants

Still power dressing at 90: The secrets of the Queen's wardrobe

Power dressers of the world unite - and observe a maestro. The Queen has been grappling with this thorniest of dress dilemmas most of her life, and since her coronation in 1953, she has, as subsequent power dressers might put it, “owned” it.<p>A number of her trade secrets are revealed in <i>Fashioning a</i> …

Buckingham Palace

Google defends its anti-piracy efforts

If you believe Trent Reznor and a good chunk of the music industry, Google (particularly YouTube) is a giant piracy machine -- it's allegedly doing little to block stolen content, and knowingly profits from it. Google isn't having any of that talk, though. The search firm just published an updated …

Internet

Solar plane flies over Egypt pyramids on globe-circling trip

CAIRO (AP) — Flying through the haze over the pyramids of Giza, an experimental solar-powered airplane arrived on Wednesday in Egypt as part of its …

The Skewed, Anamorphic Sculptures And Engineered Illusions | Art Decoration Design

Some figurative sculptors carve their artworks from unforgiving stone, whereas others fastidiously morph the human sort from mild blocks of clay. …

‘I found love again - three days after my marriage collapsed’

The antique farmhouse nestled in leafy hills was everything I had ever dreamed of. With 20 acres of rolling meadows, a thriving vegetable garden and an old red barn, I had visions of planting apple orchards, of my children tripping through with baskets over their arms, of raising animals, and all …

Relationships

Cancer patient fitted with 3D printed artificial jaw

Surgeons have used 3D printing techniques to manufacture an artificial jaw for a cancer survivor.<p>The use of the technology was pioneered by Travis Bellicchi, a resident at the Indiana University School of Dentistry and it has transformed the life of Shirley Anderson.<p>Mr Anderson’s cancer was …

Pictures of the Week 5.12.16

Surrey

When Kardashian Kids Posted a Photo of My Daughter With Cerebral Palsy

One morning I woke up to the Kardashian Kids (the Kardashian family’s children’s clothing line) tagging us on Instagram and reposting a picture of my …

Meet 21-year-old Charlotte Elizabeth who launched a chic handbag collection two years after becoming paralysed

Launching a handbag line at the age of 21 is a feat in itself, but when you can't draw or sew and have been paralysed for over year, it would seem to be an impossible task. Yet that is what Charlotte Elizabeth Jones has done, building her accessories business from her bed.<p>The 21-year-old from …

Mount Everest

Sorry seems to be hardest word? Not anymore. Scientists reveal the perfect way to apologise

Elton John once sang that sorry seemed to be hardest word but now scientists have found that the perfect apology requires more than just the word 'sorry' itself.<p>Based on the findings of a new study, researchers said there are six key elements to make one's apology more sincere and easy to accept …

6 Ancient Cooking Tools Sri Lankans Can’t Do Without

Every day, Swarna de Mel is up at 5 a.m., pulling tropical herbs from her garden, harvesting dinosaur-egg-sized jackfruit, and cracking coconuts with a hatchet in preparation for curries, spicy <i>sambols</i>, and <i>mallum</i> salads. You’d expect her home to be filled with the smells of exotic spices—cumin, …

Kitchens

Easter Eggs Are Design Canvases for These Zoetrope Animations

Let’s focus on what Easter’s really about: eggs.<p>All holidays are increasingly disappointing as you get older, but few have as precipitous a fall-off in excitement as Easter. It goes from a festive day of games, chocolates, and bunnies, to a holiday about the zombie-ish resurrection of a murder …

35 beautiful cities you must see in your lifetime

Meticulously-Stitched Embroideries Sculpt Fuzzy Woodland Creatures with Thread

Illustrator Chloe Giordano embroiders miniaturized animals that are so thickly sewn, they take on a sculptural appearance. Her compositions consist of layers of fine, thin threads and, together, these meticulously-stitched marks visually blend color together like a pointillist painting. At the same …

How the hijab went high-fashion and divided Muslim women

London Fashion Week is known for showcasing the best of couture and this season will undoubtedly be no different.<p>But there will be one surprise addition to fashion’s 2016/17 offerings – hijabs.<p>The headscarf that some Muslim women choose to wear over their heads has officially hit the mainstream. …

Muslim Women