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“My first impulse is to call you a dumb Obama ass-licking c**t”: “American Sniper” fans tell me off

<b>Bradley Cooper in "American Sniper" (Warner Bros. Entertainment/Salon)</b><p>I dared criticize “American Sniper.” You’d be horrified by the response from aggressive, deluded “patriots”<p>Sophia A. McClennen<p>February 20, 2015 11:30am (UTC)<p>The fans defending “American Sniper” reveal more about our nation's …

Political Science

Israel ties worsen over alleged leak of details in Iran talks

U.S. relations with Israel appeared to plunge to a new low this week with Obama administration charges that Israeli Prime Minister<p>Benjamin Netanyahu's government has leaked secrets to undermine American efforts to negotiate a nucleardealwith Iran.<p>With tension already high over Netanyahu's plans to …

Here are the popular routes that will be cheaper to fly this year

There’s good news for those who resolved to travel more in 2015. Overall, ticket prices will be cheaper globally, thanks to lower fuel prices, and a forecast economic pickup in some regions that could help drive flyer demand and airline capacity. That’s according to a data-heavy report (pdf) by …

5 strange products to help you avoid airline baggage fees

Slide 1 of 7<p>This holiday season, carrying a bag onto a plane could be more costly — or banned altogether.<p>Counterterrorism officials in the U.S. and …

"Strange Odor" Turns U.S. Airways Flight Into a Vomit-Soaked Nightmare

A Philadelphia-bound U.S. Airways flight had to make an emergency landing in Rome when passengers and crew members began vomiting all over the plane …

Find Out If You Are Sleep Deprived In Less Than A Minute (VIDEO)

Sleep has been called the third pillar of health, along with diet and exercise. Unfortunately, many of us still aren't doing it right.<p>Psychologist, author and magician Richard Wiseman stars in a video uploaded to YouTube channel In59seconds this week, which shines a light on one of the many risks …

How to Structure Your Company's IT to Achieve Business Goals

Leadership shapes companies, one decision at a time — and leaders are making crucial choices in increasingly significant ways when it comes to the …

All about Gear [Best of dPS 2013]

Everyone loves to talk about it. No one wants to admit it. So let’s geek out for a minute and look at some of the top articles and reviews on cameras …

The Guardian's head of photography on a striking image from Pakistan

The Guardian and the Times both chose the same image of a young Afghan girl from a choice of over 20,000<p>Sometimes great minds do think alike. On Tuesday, the Guardian's picture system was bursting with 25,000 images by the close of play. I'm sure over at News International, the Times had a similar …

Up the Ambient, Create Beautiful Portraits by Mimicking Daylight

When I first picked up a DSLR and got a taste of artificial lighting, I loved shooting in darkness. I felt like I could control light a lot easier …

Shutter Speed

Link About It: This Week's Picks

After 13 years of planning and development, One World Trade Center has finally opened its doors and welcomed its new tenants. To celebrate, Time Magazine pays tribute to the dedicated people who built the new tower and the numerous challenges they faced. The achievement is best captured in a fully …

Penumbrae — Modern Dutch Surreal Photography

Uncanny, cruel, queasy, creepy, wonderful — all of these words fail to capture the haunting feeling of the images in this great new photobook — Enjoy!<p><b>Photographs by, and interview with Juul Kraijer</b><p><i>The visual artist Juul Kraijer began her career in drawing, then expanded into sculpture, and for the</i> …

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Man who owns a smart TV says he’s ‘afraid’ of using it after reading its privacy policy

Just like with other electronic devices that used to be “dumb,” TVs have become increasingly smart lately, but that doesn’t mean that’s necessarily a …

The Latest Ebola Projections Are Absolutely Horrifying

Dire new estimates show that people who contract the deadly Ebola virus have a 70.8% chance of dying — and the disease is on course to spread even …

365/52 Project: Why Daily/Weekly Photo Projects are Good for Your Photography

Daily/weekly photography projects are a good idea whether you are just starting out or you have been doing photography for a while. Most of the …

Apparently, You Should You Be Giving Your Feet Facials

Photographed by Maria Del Rio.<p>Our feet take a beating year-round, but especially in the summer. All the walking around, wearing of open-toed shoes, …

Turn Your Shower Into A Luxe Spa With This One Bottle

Photo: Courtesy of Russie Blanche.<p><i>Certain beauty products — think NARS blush in Orgasm, Clinique's Black Honey lipstick — are so good, they're</i> …

How to Remove Tan Lines and Sunburn in Photoshop

Here are some quick and easy tips for removing sunburn and tan lines, while also creating a tan. No need for sunscreen! We can take care of all of …

Metadata: Uncover Your Photos' Secrets

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Metadata is data about data.<p>When it comes to photo metadata, that means it’s data/facts/figures/info about your …

Mobile Photography

How To Make A Simple And Effective Eyeglass Cleaner In Seconds

Recently I was attempting to clean my reading glasses, but my trusty cleaning cloth just wasn’t cutting it. For the most part, my reading glasses …

Data roaming abroad – how to avoid excess charges

Summer's finally here and millions of people are heading off to sunnier climes – but some of them will return to find a shockingly high mobile phone bill waiting for them on their return.<p>The latest incident to make the headlines is the case of 14-year-old Casey Snook who reportedly racked up a …

Here’s How to Save Thousands by Negotiating Lower Credit Card Interest Rates

Credit cards are great tools when used appropriately, but sometimes you find yourself getting in over your head. Before you get too deep, take a few …

Saving Money Travel | GOBankingRates

With airfare, hotels, rental cars, restaurants, tourism activities and souvenirs, the cost of traveling can add up, but there are some little-known …

5 Signs You Have No Money Management Skills

Good money management is about more than just being able to afford the essentials. It’s about being able to cope with the unexpected and grow your …

A Comprehensive Guide to Building Your Emergency Fund

Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Email<p>44 Shares<p>No matter how well you plan ahead, life always finds a way to throw you a curve ball.<p>It could be something small like …

What's the Most Cost Effective Trip: Cruise, Road Trip, or Plane?

Shares 33<p><i>Today’s post is from our regular Wednesday contributor, Cat.</i><p>As many of you know, I absolutely love to travel. I’ve been lucky enough to see …

10 Ways to Save on Air Conditioning Fees

Summer has finally arrived which means endless sunshine, barbecues, travel, pool parties, and unbearable heat.<p>For people hoping to beat the heat this …

Advice for the Middle Class

Adapting is the name of the game in today's economy.<p>As a monthly magazine, our job is to go beyond the headlines and interpret what the news means …

Middle-class

9 Things You're Paying Too Much for Around the House (And How to Pay Less)

If you're looking to trim your monthly budget, a quick peek around the house might uncover several things that you're paying too much for. Some …

Do you have what it takes to be rich? - CNNMoney

Is 8 hours of work a half-day for you?<p>Can you function on 4 hours of sleep?<p>Would you maintain your current lifestyle<br>if you had more money?<p>Does this phrase describe you?<br>“Anything is possible and there is nothing I can’t do”<p>You have a solid business plan. Would you borrow from your 401(k) to start a …

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