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Want to Print Your Own Photos? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

The digital age has pushed some of us away from printing our photos, but at the same time, better technology and cheaper prices has made it more …

Digital Age

The Ohnut Is an "Intimate Wearable" Invented to Ease Painful Sex, and It's Raising Funds on Kickstarter

Some crowdfunded products are self-explanatory: It's pretty obvious what they are when you look at them. Ohnut is not one of those products. Hollow, with tiered curves and pastel in color, it almost looks like an avant-garde vase that might be sold at West Elm. But it's actually a stretchy, 2.25- …

Wearable Tech

Suit: Homeless man jailed after trying to eat at Burger King

BOSTON (AP) — Emory Ellis, a black homeless man in Boston, was hungry so he went to Burger King one morning in 2015. But instead of breakfast, Ellis got a ride to the police station and more than three months in jail after he was wrongfully accused of using counterfeit cash, he says.<p>Now Ellis is …

Burger King

Trump files ethics disclosure, which could shed light on Stormy Daniels payment

President Donald Trump met a deadline to file his annual ethics statement on Tuesday, a document that could shed light on his net worth and his financial relationship with an adult film actress.<p>Last year, Trump reported assets of at least $1.4 billion and income of at least $596.3 million in the …

Donald Trump

Unseen photographs of civil rights conflict in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963

In spring 1963, African American civil rights activists in Alabama started the Birmingham campaign, a series of sit-ins, boycotts and marches against segregation laws. The peaceful demonstrations were met with violence, teargas and police dogs. The events were a turning point in the civil rights …

Black History

U.S. Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers Off Alaska Coast

A pair of Russian bombers were intercepted by two U.S. stealth fighters off the coast of Alaska on Friday, officials said.<p>Two Russian TU-95 “Bear” …

Military

#VintageShoppingWhileBlack: New York Lawyer and Daughter Handcuffed After Being Accused of Stealing

Another day and another activity is added to the list of things black people can’t do while being black.<p>A black New York lawyer and her daughter were …

Crime

Cop chokes black man at Waffle House after taking his sister to prom

A North Carolina teen’s Prom night ended up with police choking her older brother at a Waffle House, cell phone footage posted to Facebook on May 8 show.<p>The brother, identified by The News & Observer as 22-year-old Anthony Wall, went to the Waffle House after taking his 16-year-old sister to the …

Crime

Military Inquiry Finds Soldiers Were Unprepared in Deadly Niger Ambush

WASHINGTON — A Defense Department investigation of a Special Forces mission in Niger last fall found widespread problems across all levels of the military counterterrorism operation, but focused in particular on the actions of junior officers leading up to an ambush that killed four American …

Military

We analyzed the best VPN services and here is what we found

A VPN service (Virtual Private Network) has become an essential tool to keep your online activity and information safe and private. Be it to stay secure when using a public Wi-Fi network, to unblock social media and streaming sites, or to block online tracking, there are numerous reasons why you …

Information Systems

How to capture motion in photos

Blurring movement communicates speed and brings your subject to life. Using this image from Marsel van Oosten, Teagan Cunniffe tells you how to get …

Shutter Speed

Google made a fun AI-powered emoji scavenger hunt that you can play on your phone

If you have your phone close at hand, open up emojiscavengerhunt.withgoogle.com and see how far you can get. As the URL suggests, it’s an emoji scavenger hunt — a new AI experiment created by Google that shows how the company’s machine learning tools can be used to make fun little games. In this …

Machine Learning

‘My Old Kentucky Home’: The Kentucky Derby’s beloved, fraught singalong about slavery

“In the world of sports,” promises the official website for the Kentucky Derby, “there is not a more moving moment than when the horses step onto the track for the Kentucky Derby post parade and the band strikes up ‘My Old Kentucky Home’ and 160,000+ people sing along.”<p>The tradition of playing the …

War

Washington Redskins Cheerleaders Describe Topless Photo Shoot and Uneasy Night Out

When the Washington Redskins took their cheerleading squad to Costa Rica in 2013 for a calendar photo shoot, the first cause for concern among the cheerleaders came when Redskins officials collected their passports upon arrival at the resort, depriving them of their official identification.<p>For the …

Costa Rica

Trump Interview Devolves Into Random Shouting as ‘Fox & Friends’ Hosts Sit There Stunned

Even the hosts of ‘Fox & Friends’ couldn’t quite believe what they were hearing Thursday morning while talking to the president by phone.<p>President …

Donald Trump

How to Capture Motion with Your Camera - 5 Tips

There are three main elements of photography - <b>Aperture</b>, <b>Shutter Speed</b>, and <b>ISO</b>. What is common between these elements is that they allow a photographer …

Landscape Photography

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …

21 Creatures From The Deep Sea That Will Absolutely Give You Nightmares

*Shudders.*

Zoology

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

College & University

This Full-Body Workout From the "Kettlebell King" Will Leave You Feeling Sore and Badass

Eric Leija is known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, but around here he's known as the Kettlebell King. He's known for consistently posting kettlebell workouts that target pretty much every muscle in the body, including ones you didn't even know existed. And his emphasis on functional movement and …

Protect your privacy online with these data-guarding browser extensions

How to fight web trackers.<p>We all know that Facebook and other companies collect data about us. But that's the tip of the iceberg. Web trackers, on everything from shopping sites to social networks, follow your online activities every time you dip a digital toe into the internet. These advertisers …

Privacy

The four days in 1968 that reshaped D.C.

Disable animations<p>The day had been warm and breezy, with a high near 70. But the teeming intersection of 14th and U streets was tense. There had been an ugly fight there two days before. Objects had been thrown at police, and two arrests had been made. As the sun set, this cultural and financial …

Justice

How to Build Your First Photography Studio

For a lot of us who are chasing a career in photography, we soon come to a bit of a pinch point. We have thrown all our money into cameras, …

How to Fold 5 High-Flying Stunt Paper Airplanes

John Collins knows how to make a piece of paper go the distance. In 2012, he set the world record for the farthest flight for a paper aircraft. …

TestFlight

PS4 Free PS Plus Games For April 2018 Confirmed

With April approaching, Sony has announced the lineup of games that PlayStation Plus members will be able to download for free during the month. A total of six games are on the way, split across PS4, PS3, and Vita, and this is the rare month where we won't have to wait too far into the month to …

Gaming

Try This Fat-Melting Core Workout For Washboard Abs

​This core and cardio combo will shred your six-pack<p>If you've been looking for something extra to sweat away the fat and sculpt your abs, you've found it. This cardio and core finisher strategically combines moves that will turn up your metabolism to shed fat and chisel your abs.<p>The combination of …

Workouts

Here is how to delete Facebook

Some of us have been on Facebook for more than a decade, but all good things come to an end. Over the past 18 months, Facebook has been in a downward spiral. The social network is in the eye of a controversy storm, with fake news, Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and misuse of …

Facebook has suspended the account of the whistleblower who exposed Cambridge Analytica

Tech hath no fury like a multi-billion dollar social media giant scorned.<p>In the latest turn of the developing scandal around how Facebook’s user data wound up in the hands of Cambridge Analytica — for use in the in development in psychographic profiles that may or may not have played a part in the …