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Drone pilot wanted: Starting salary $100,000

Drone jobs are in high demand.<p>Big companies, such as Amazon and Facebook, are looking for pilots who fly drones and engineers with experience in building the unmanned aircraft. And they are willing to pay top dollar for the right stuff.<p>Federal regulations currently prohibit the use of drones for …

Nationwide Protest over Ferguson

Michael Brown shooting: What Darren Wilson told the Ferguson grand jury

<b>(CNN) —</b> Grand jury proceedings are secret, and when no indictment is handed down -- as was the case for Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson -- the files remain locked up.<p>But in an unusual step after a grand jury deliberation, transcripts of testimony that jurors heard considering Michael Brown's …

How-To: Make a Pizzadilla

If you’re in the mood for a melty, cheesy, delight, but can’t make up your mind between a quesadilla or a pizza (or if you’re just trying to make the most of a few simple ingredients), then this Pizzadilla recipe by Jonathan Malott is clearly the solution to your cheesy dilemma.<p>A pizzadilla is a …

Iconic Party Photos From the Past

From swanky soirees to posh premieres, we look back at candid photos from some of the most iconic parties.<p>From swanky soirees to posh premieres, we look back at candid photos from some of the most iconic parties of all time. Hosted by Truman Capote, Halston and Diana Vreeland, with star attendees …

Andy Warhol

The weekend in pictures

A selection of some of the best images from around the world this weekend, from the Fire Bull festival to G20 summit protests

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Record Drought Reveals Stunning Changes Along Colorado River

Lake Powell is at historic lows, offering kayakers new channels to explore but raising the alarm about water.<p>LAKE POWELL, Utah—In early September, at the abandoned Piute Farms marina on a remote edge of southern Utah's Navajo reservation, we watched a ten-foot (three-meter) waterfall plunging off …

Rare ‘black seadevil’ anglerfish caught on film in Monterey Bay

The deepest reaches of the ocean contain some of earth’s most incredible creatures. They’re also some of the most bizarre.<p>On Nov. 17, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Senior Scientist Bruce Robison and his team filmed an elusive “black seadevil” anglerfish 1,900 feet deep in the Monterey …

Impressive 3D Street Art Created with Recycled Materials

Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo, aka Bordalo II, uses mixed media to create his own interpretations of the urban landscape and environment. He often composes his works using various found items that he merges together into beautiful forms. In that sense, his street art is unique because it …

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"Jack in the Beanstalk" Retold Through a 3D Laser-Cut Storybook

Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono is a favorite here at the Met, and with good reason – his laser-cut storybooks are incredible! One of Oono's recent creations is a dramatic retelling of <i>Jack in the Beanstalk</i> that's depicted in a stunning 3D object. It can be fanned out in a full …

3D Printing

Broken video games are the new norm, what developers need to do to fix that

Today's cutting edge of game consoles brought with them living worlds, new ways to interact with entertainment and experiences that weave seamlessly with vast social networks. They also created a new norm: Selling not a finished game, but the promise of one.<p>More often than not, blockbuster video …

Space Time……….Can we really travel through time to the future or past?

Albert Einstein was the one who discovered that we can’t separate time from space, they are one thus the name space time. Einstein further …

Image: Hubble captures the Egg Nebula

This colourful image shows a cosmic lighthouse known as the Egg Nebula, which lies around 3000 light-years from Earth. The image, taken with the …

Is Dark Energy Gobbling Dark Matter, and Slowing Universe's Expansion?

Dark energy appears to be devouring dark matter and slowing the expansion of the cosmos, a new study suggests.<p>Dark matter makes up the backbone of …

ESA is a serious player capable of taking on Nasa

Rosetta’s achievement – the first robotic landing on a comet – bears comparison with any of the great feats of unmanned space flight over the past 40 …

What do the lungs do? - Emma Bryce

Tom Meade's wild Ferrari Thomassima was the P4/5 of its day

Before the Pininfarina Sergio, there was the Thomassima.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the December 1970 issue of</i> Road & Track.<p>IF you are ever in Modena, Italy, you may see a big blond kid tearing down the street on a Lambretta scooter with a big, mean-looking German shepherd on board. That …

How to Use LAB Color in Photoshop to Add Punch to Your Images

Have you ever wished you could stretch out the color palette of your picture? Or that you could separate colors that looked too flat or close …

A Beginner's Guide to Dynamic Range (Plus Useful HDR Photography Tips)

If you have created even one photo with a digital camera you are already aware that what you see is almost never what you get. This is due to several …

6 Black and White Photography Tips for Monochrome Enthusiasts

Thanks to digital technology, monochrome photography is easier today than ever before. Check out these six black and white photography tips for …

All the tools you need for a perfect holiday meal

Whether you're heading into the kitchen, or are on the hook to bring the drinks to the big meal, these apps will help find the right recipes, cook like a pro and get the right bottle of wine this holiday season.<p>With Thanksgiving planning upon us and the rest of the holidays right around the corner, …

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Europa Is Stunning In Close-To-True Color

Feast your eyes on one of the top candidates for extraterrestrial life.<p>NASA has given an old, high-resolution image of Jupiter's moon Europa a fresh polish. The result is the closest-yet approximation of what the watery moon would look like to the naked eye. Hi there, Europa!<p>The Galileo spacecraft …

Why 'The Hunger Games' Needs Twitch If It Wants A Decent Video Game Adaptation

<i>The Hunger Games</i> has been a massive hit, both as an international best-seller and major blockbuster.<p>The third film isn’t fairing quite as well commercially or critically as its predecessors, but it’s still the biggest movie of the year so far.<p>Oddly enough, we haven’t seen anything comparable in the …

Give Your Week an Amazing Start With These 30 Links to Beautiful Photos and Articles

As another terrific week in the field of photography passes, Toad Hollow Photography has been diligently searching all corners of the internet …

5 Harrowing Survival Stories | What the Stuff?!

ScienceCasts: Young Volcanoes on the Moon

Timber! Why the rich are buying trees

In the rarefied world of the wealthy, timber is the hot new commodity.<p>That's according to Dennis Moon, head of Specialty Asset Management at U.S. Trust, a division of Bank of America (BAC), whose job it is to find, manage, and log plots of trees for the firm's well-healed clients.<p>Ever since the …

Boko Haram suspected in deadly Nigeria raid

Suspected Boko Haram fighters have attacked a village in Nigeria's Borno state, close to the border with Chad, Al Jazeera has learned.<p>The attack on the northeastern village of Doron Baga is the latest in a string of attacks in the area involving Boko Haram, an armed group claming to be fighting …