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PHOTOS: Indonesia At A Crossroads

As home to 250 million people speaking hundreds of languages and spanning some 17,000 islands in an area as wide as the continental U.S., Indonesia is one of the most populous and diverse countries in the world.<p>The country is about 88 percent Muslim, and it is also home to Christians, Buddhists, …

Asia

Kellogg's to replace racially insensitive Corn Pops boxes following Twitter call out

Kellogg's will be redesigning Corn Pops cereal boxes after a complaint about racially insensitive art on the packaging.<p>The Battle Creek, Mich.-based cereal and snack maker said on Twitter Wednesday it will replace the cover drawing of cartoon characters shaped like corn kernels populating a …

Social Media

Infographic: How Social Media Impacts Purchasing Decisions…

Many professionals are turning to social media as a place of trust for their purchasing decisions and it’s no different for the IT industry. IT …

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark.<p>"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," Walker …

Immune System

John Oliver to Trevor Noah, Jimmy Kimmel, Samantha Bee: Late-night comedy is new face of conscientious journalism

I have developed a pretty well thought out manner in which I consume world news nowadays, especially news pertaining to the US. I read the news …

100 Best Free Alternatives to Paid Photography Software

They say that you get what you pay for and certainly, in the world of photography, there are some extremely good quality pieces of photography …

The Masterful Photo Compositions of Henri Cartier-Bresson

Ever wonder what it is that makes Henri Cartier-Bresson’s “decisive moment” photos “work”? Photographer Tavis Leaf Glover put out a two-part video …

Street Photography

Krispy Kreme Celebrates Solar Eclipse With Limited Edition Chocolate-Glazed Doughnuts

Here’s another reason to get excited for the impending solar eclipse.<p>And you don’t need special eclipse glasses to look at this beauty:<p>Krispy Kreme announced this week that they’ve created a limited edition “eclipse” doughnut to coincide with the rare celestial event on Aug. 21.<p>The sweet treat — a …

Krispy Kreme

How to rank on the first Google page if you have a low-authority site

The other day I was reviewing an archive of my client’s SEO articles and their rankings. A whole lot of articles didn’t even make the top-30 positions because the competition had much higher DA ranks.<p>Since we were syndicating more newsworthy content to high-profile publications likes Forbes, …

Marketing

Watch a Surreal 1953 Animation of Edgar Allan Poe’s “Tell-Tale Heart,” Voted the 24th Best Cartoon of All Time

Animation studio UPA—United Productions of America—is best known these days as the studio that gave us Mr. Magoo and Gerald McBoing Boing (which …

Papua's gold families – in pictures

Around 13,000 people live off the tailings of the PT Freeport Indonesia goldmine in Papua. Photographer Vembri Waluyas visited the settlement on the Ajkwa river to document their lives

Mining

5-Minute Tutorial Reveals How To Make Boring Photos Look Awesome

There are a ton of bad photos online and it’s mostly because people simply can’t be bothered with editing. But as this tutorial shows, you don’t need …

Tutorials

Here’s What It Took To Bring Facebook Down For Thirty Minutes

<b>UPDATE:</b> It turns out the video in question is not actually of some fantastical Facebook attack after all. Fro Techcrunch:<p>We’ve looked into this further, however, and it turns out this attack bore no relation to Facebook’s outage on Thursday. For one thing, we’re told the time stamps don’t square up …