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5 Ways a Telephoto Lens Can Improve Your Landscape Photography

While it may seem counter-intuitive at first, the most sophisticated compositions are often the simplest. For this reason, ultra wide angle lenses …

Landscape Photography

The Top Five Apps For Staying Positive and Productive

As an entrepreneur who is highly focused on personal development, I'm always looking for new tools to keep me focused, positive and motivated. When I turned to apps for help, I found a myriad of options at my disposal. I've experimented with dozens of these apps and created a list of the top five …

Why you might be 20 years older than your actual age

Some people are ageing three years every 12 months, scientists have found<p>It is said that time waits for no man, but biologically speaking some people are barely ageing at all while others are speeding through their lives at the rate of three years every 12 months, scientists have found.<p>For the …

The people who need very little sleep

Is it true that some people need only a few hours of sleep? Helen Thomson talks to a woman whose genes might hint at how we all could survive on less shuteye.<p>What would you do if you had 60 days of extra free time a year? Ask Abby Ross, a retired psychologist from Miami, Florida, a “short-sleeper”. …

University of California

A Five-Point-Plan to revive the Congress: Can Rahul Gandhi stick to it?

Who can blame Trinamool MP Derek O’Brien for rolling his eyes?<p>“All the Opposition parties blocked the real estate bill and sent it to the select …

Five questions for Rahul Gandhi on his sudden love for distressed home buyers

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>How did property builders manage to have a free run for all these years when the Congress was in power?<p>POLITICS<p>| …

India

Using Histograms in Photography

The trick with taking pictures is getting the exposure correct. The exposure is a product of the ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. How can you tell …

Landscape Photography

Samsung hints that 'Avengers' gadgets could be real

In " Avengers: Age of Ultron," currently out in theaters, Tony Stark is again surrounded by all kinds of nifty, futuristic gadgets, but Samsung would like us to believe that they're from the near future.<p>The massive device maker has a marketing deal with Marvel and presented some of the …

Gear & Gadgets

A Plane That Folds Into a Car

One of ten brilliant innovations from our 2015 Invention Awards<p>2015 Invention Award Winner<p>Category: Aviation<p><b>Inventors:</b><p>Štefan Klein and Juraj Vaculík<p><b>Company:</b><p>AeroMobil<p><b>Invention:</b><p>AeroMobil<p><b>Development cost to date:</b><p>Undisclosed<p><b>Maturity:</b><p>2/5<p>After Czechoslovakia’s communist regime fell, in 1989, designer …

Our Photographers' Favorite Cameras

National Geographic photographers reveal the cameras they use to capture world-renowned pictures. —Dan Westergren, director of photography, National Geographic Travel

Met Gala 2015: See All Of The Best (And Worst) Looks At The Met Ball

Fashion<p>by Emma Spedding | 04 05 2015<p>[Getty]<p>See All Of The Best (And Worst) Looks At The Met Gala<p>View Gallery55 photos<p>1 / 55<p>Anna Wintour in Chanel …

30 Unbelievable Places That Are Hard To Believe Really Exist

Our Earth is full of wonders and beautiful places. Here is a collection of some breathtaking places that are hard to believe really exist.<b>(h/t:</b> …

Matt Dillon: 'I’ve never felt comfortable as a leading man'

One of the hottest and most promising young film stars of the early Eighties, Matt Dillon never quite found the mainstream success of his peers - but that could all finally change with a starring role in Fox's new 10-part, Twin Peaks-ish mini-series, Wayward Pines. Now 51, he tells Julia Llewellyn …

Five of the best Bluetooth headphones to break free of cables

Photograph: Creative<p>The Soundblaster Jams are difficult to beat for under £100 on sound for wireless headphones.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/4/1430739794074/7356acff-281b-4352-a5f3-276d4039e789-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Creative<p>The Soundblaster Jams are …

Consumer Tech

Microwave oven to blame for mystery signal that left astronomers stumped

Australian scientists first detected interference in 1998, which they assumed was from lightning strikes, but earlier this year they finally found the real culprit<p>The mystery behind radio signals that have baffled scientists at Australia’s most famous radio telescope for 17 years has finally been …

Universe

If it flew 100 years ago, it will fly again: the 1916 warplane built from drawings

A 93-year-old is among 13 volunteers constructing a replica of the pioneering 1½ Strutter, which they hope will be airborne next year to mark its centenary<p>In a ramshackle air hangar in a windswept field on the east coast of Scotland, Bernard Ginty, 83, is frowning in concentration at an intricate …

Bollywood star Salman Khan faces possible jail time over hit-and-run case

Bollywood star Salman Khan, known for his bulging biceps and off-camera temper tantrums, faces jail this week if convicted of drunkenly driving over sleeping homeless men 12 years ago, killing one of them.<p>Khan, star of blockbusters Bodyguard and Dabangg (Fearless), is accused of losing control of …

India

10 of the best festivals in Europe ... that you’ve probably never heard of

Photograph: PR<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/29/1430317190751/9d096a31-f282-4133-8779-85a6d357bda0-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>84<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/29/1430317191028/9d096a31-f282-4133-8779-85a6d357bda0-140x84.jpeg<p>140<p>…

Bulgaria

Newly married couple alert: Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra

Bollywood

Don't compare us to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit-Nene, says Priyanka Chopra

The dance-off between Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone in <i>Bajirao Mastani</i> has been a hot topic of discussion for a while now. The two recently …

India

Apple Watch’s hidden port can be used for charging

Apple Watch owners may have noticed there’s a tiny port hidden inside the groove of the bottom band connector. Before the watch’s release there was some speculations whether the port just be used for diagnostics, but the Reserve Strap have discovered third-parties can use it to recharge the …

Apple TV Remote Redesign Will Likely Feature a Touch Pad

Get ready for a brand new way to interact with your Apple TV.<p>The New York Times is reporting that the company is revamping the design of its ATV remote control for the new models that are expected to debut at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference this June. The remote will reportedly feature a …

Google+ Turns Users Into Content Curators With New “Collections” Feature

Google+, the company’s social networking service that allows users to share posts and photos with family, friends and the broader public, has been sometimes criticized for being too much like competitor Facebook in terms of feature set. But today, Google+ is taking inspiration from another source: …

Social Media

A campaign without poetry

“You campaign in poetry, you govern in prose,” said Mario Cuomo, who, as a three-term governor of New York State, knew a thing or two about winning …

Budget Deficit

India's crackdown on 'anti-national' activism | Politics

The Ford Foundation has incurred the Indian government's wrath for funding "anti-national activities". Last week, the home ministry put the organisation under a financial surveillance regime in order to ensure that only "bona fide welfare activities" are carried out.<p>If the government is to be …

Will the cow be India’s national animal soon?

<b>New Delhi:</b> Demands to declare the cow as the national animal in place of the endangered tiger have grown, with over 100,000 individuals and groups …

India

Why images of Mohammed offend Muslims

<b>(CNN) —</b> Prohibitions against depicting the Prophet Mohammed may mystify many non-Muslims, but it speaks to a central tenet of Islam: the worship of God alone.<p>Nothing in the Quran, Islam's holy book, strictly bars portrayals of Mohammed. But the faith, like the Hebrew Bible's Ten Commandments, has …

The incredible rise and fall of Tesco

The company announced losses of £6.4 billion for 2014-15, its worst set of results in 100 years of trading and the first posting since CEO Dave Lewis took the reigns last July.<p>Lewis has been struggling to reform the company after revealing last September that it overstated profits by £250 million …