Miranda Alam

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Shoot & edit like a pro: Adobe Digital Photography Training

If you take pride in your photography or you’d like to learn how to master the tools and techniques of the pros, TNW Deals has an incredible offer to put you on the fast track to professional-grade photography.<p>For a limited time, you can take a full 98 percent off the price of the Adobe Digital …

Why Being Nice Doesn't Lead To Love

It sounds boring, but, the man who is marriage-minded is actually looking for a truly nice woman.<p>Nice is the woman who epitomizes kind, thoughtful and empathetic.<p>She can't say she's these things. A man is extracting information from her gestures and comments.<p>It's how she treats others in small ways …

Relationships

How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and …

14 Hot Web Design Trends From 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The loudest content medium out there has finally learned how to be quiet. In 2015, web design moved away from information overload to an aesthetic revolving around empty space and simplicity. Taking a cue from magazines, web pages are …

UI Design

This is How Far Canon DSLRs Have Come in the Past 17 Years

Want to see how the great-grandfather of Canon DSLRs compares to the company’s latest and greatest camera? Photographer Jim Goldstein got his hands …

31 beautiful vintage photos that show what New York City looked like in the 1940s

His archive has been donated to and maintained by Cushman's alma mater, Indiana University, which has kindly given us permission to publish his gallery of New York City photos taken in 1941 and 1942.<p>These images give a great glimpse into what everyday life in Chinatown, the Financial District, and …

Indiana University

Hurricane Patricia weakens, but still 'extremely dangerous'

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>[Breaking news update, 11:20 p.m. ET]</b><p>Hurricane Patricia weakened to a Category 4 storm Friday night with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph, but remained "extremely dangerous" over southwestern Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said. Patricia made landfall hours earlier as a Category 5 …

A photographer traveled to every brothel in Nevada — here's what they are really like

Now he's been to every single one in the state.<p>Over the course of five years, McAndrews made regular trips to Nevada's legal brothels, staying anywhere from a week to a month each time. He stayed in bedrooms in the houses, shared a bathroom with the working girls, and saw the world that no one — …

Country Houses

Major drug tunnel found on US-Mexico border in California

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities seized 12 tons of marijuana and arrested 22 people after discovering one of the longest cross-border tunnels between the …

San Diego

EXCLUSIVE: Unreleased Joe Biden 2016 Campaign Ad

Joe Biden isn't running for President, however TMFS has obtained an exclusive, unreleased Joe Biden 2016 campaign ad. Take a look.<p>Follow Matthew Filipowicz on Twitter: www.twitter.com/mattfilipowicz

Hungarian camerawoman vilified for tripping a migrant, plans to sue

The Hungarian camerawoman who was sacked after being filmed tripping a refugee in Hungary says she plans to sue Facebook over its coverage of the incident.<p>Petra Laszlo who now faces a criminal trial, claims she was not to blame and that Facebook refused to take down from their site, threatening …

99 percent chance large earthquake strikes Los Angeles in next 3 years, study says

There is a 99.9 percent chance of a magnitude-5 or greater earthquake striking within three years in the greater Los Angeles area, where a similar sized temblor caused more than $12 million in damage last year, according to a study by NASA and university researchers.<p>The study released Tuesday was …

Xi Jinping and David Cameron hold talks at Chequers

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1202000/1202345_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532548720_c1318652f4cb70c2e31d00fb71188364<p><b>China's President Xi Jinping and David Cameron have held talks at Chequers on the third day of Mr Xi's state visit to the UK.</b><p>Mr Cameron hosted Mr Xi …

China

Politics Notebook: Justin Trudeau begins transition to power

<i>This is the Globe's daily politics newsletter. Sign up to get it by e-mail each morning.</i><p><b>POLITICS NOTEBOOK</b><p><b>By Chris Hannay (@channay)</b><p>According to David Zussman, the Liberals are currently in phase three: the post-election period.<p>Mr. Zussman is pretty much Ottawa's go-to expert on transitions of power …

Bangladeshi group orders firing of female journalists

A banned right-wing group in Bangladesh has reportedly issued a threat to media companies asking them to sack female employees, claiming it is against Islamic law for women to work in the media.<p>In its latest threat letter, Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), which has claimed the killings of four …

FBI opens hate crime probe in Indiana attack on Muslim woman

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The FBI has opened a hate crime investigation into an attack on a Muslim woman in which police say an Indiana University …

Suspect in fatal shooting of NYPD officer will stand before grand jury this week

Tyrone Howard, who is accused of shooting officer Randolph Holder after a chase Tuesday night, has been charged with first-degree murder and robbery<p>The case against a man with a lengthy arrest record who is accused of gunning down a New York City police officer will be presented to a grand jury …

Mets Sweep Cubs, Head to World Series: Pictures

Former Film Student, Neon Indian, On How Making Albums Is Like Making Movies

Co.Create talks with indie music star Neon Indian about how movies and music mirror and inform each other.<p>The third Neon Indian album was meant to come out years ago, but it’s only just now seeing the light of day. Impatient fans should be thankful, though.<p>“I was not gonna make another Neon Indian …

Sad Movies: The Secret History of Neil Young / 1973-1978

Dig into an assortment of choice live recordings from Neil Young’s peak 70s period — the period that will presumably be covered by the next volume of …

Santa Cruz

Made In Chelsea: Why The Posh Reality Show Is Good For Indie Bands

As anyone who’s guiltily sat through an episode of <i>Made In Chelsea</i> and then actually quite liked it knows, the music on posho reality show is damn …

Indie-Rock Vets Deerhunter Break New Ground on 'Fading Frontier': Album Review

Over the course of five albums and multiple side projects, Deerhunter has unassumingly established itself as one of the most reliably great rock …