Shane McCullagh

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How to Shoot Defocused Firework Photos

I’m photographer David Johnson, and in this tutorial I’ll be sharing how I shoot long-exposure photos of defocused fireworks.<p>Gear List<p>Canon EOS 5D …

Landscape Photography

This Is Just the Beginning

Do you think that being asked to leave a restaurant, or having your meal interrupted, or being called by the public is bad? My fascism-enabling …

Society

Different shades of shadow

This graphic is perhaps more complex than first meets the eye. The Sun glows hot to the left, illuminating the Earth's surface. The side facing away …

Amazing birdseye photos taken by pigeons a century ago

In 1907, pharmacist and photography buff Dr. Julius Neubronner invented the "pigeon camera." Neubronner attached his cameras, with a built-in shutter …

25 vintage photographs capture daily life of American children during the Great Depression.

bring back some memories<p>19 April 2018<p>146 notes<p>life<br>• children<br>• portrait<br>• black and white<br>• photography<br>• Great Depression<br>• nostalgia<br>• vintage<br>• 1930s<p>25 vintage …

Elizabeth Warren has a great idea for making Tax Day less painful

You shouldn’t have to file your taxes. The government should do it for you.<p>If you’re finishing up your income tax return at the last minute and frustrated by this annual ritual of busywork, you should know about a bill that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced last spring that would make doing …

Finance

A massive, 'semi-infinite' trove of rare-earth metals has been found in Japan

Researchers have found hundreds of years' worth of critical rare-earth metals beneath Japanese waters — enough to supply to the world on a …

Rare Earth

Inside Michael Cohen’s New York Hotel on the Day of the FBI Raid

On Monday night in New York City, the lounge at the Regency bar hummed with a buzz native to the Upper East Side – guests tipping big on $20 vodka …

Michael Cohen

FBI Raid on Michael Cohen Is the Most Dangerous Day of Donald Trump’s Life

The president’s low-rent Ray Donovan can bully porn stars, but not Robert Mueller. The shtick is up.<p>Monday’s FBI raids on Michael Cohen’s Rockefeller …

An Analysis of Trump Supporters Has Identified 5 Key Traits

The lightning-fast ascent and political invincibility of Donald Trump has left many experts baffled and wondering, “How did we get here?” Any …

Our Top 10 Favorite Classic Cameras: The Best Buys

The 10 classic cameras on this list are all beautiful objects capable of taking superb pictures. They’re also outstanding examples of brilliantly …

13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Profit

Obama made one of history's greatest stock market calls 9 years ago

Former President Barack Obama nailed it.<p>Exactly nine years ago, on Friday, March 6, 2009, the S&P 500 index dropped to an intraday low of 666.79. This level also ended up being the bottom of the stock market's decline in the midst of the Great Recession.<p>Three days earlier, Obama, who entered office …

So You're Smart, but You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …

scientificstudy

A Visual History of Subaru’s 50 Years in America | Flipbook

A Visual History of Subaru’s 50 Years in America

How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

American sedans are vanishing

The American family sedan has been the staple of U.S. auto sales for the better part of a century. But now it's turning into an endangered species.<p>Long before the terms minivan, SUV and crossover even existed, the sedan, with its four doors, reasonably sized back seat and ample trunk space, was a …

Automotive Industry

JCPenney is going straight for the jugular of its embattled rival

JCPenney says it's helping to suck the life out of its embattled rival, Sears.<p>"We're going after Sears and we're going after market share that we think is going to be available not only now but as they continue to contract," JCPenney CEO Marvin Ellison told Fortune's Phil Wahba.<p>Sears has been …

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Win – and Neither Did His Campaign

On the afternoon of November 8, 2016, Kellyanne Conway settled into her glass office at Trump Tower. Right up until the last weeks of the race, the …

There's a Simple Way to Convince People Mental Illness Is a Real Disease

Time to stop the stigma.<p>As a psychiatrist, I find that one of the hardest parts of my job is telling parents and their children that they are not to …

Grand Procession of ‘Catrinas’ in Mexico City: Pictures

Latin America

A Haunting Victorian-Era Photography Trend Known as Memento Mori

There have been all sorts of strange trends in photography throughout its vast history. Some of those trends raise the question, where would you draw …

How focus stacking can help you to get super sharp landscapes

Focus stacking is a popular technique for macro photographers. But did it ever occur to you to try it with landscapes? No? Nor me. But it makes a lot …

A New Camera Just Came Out

There was a new camera that was just announced. It’s really good, apparently. It’s got more megapixels. A brighter screen. It can stack lots of …

Slavery

Prefab backyard studio now available as $6,800 DIY kit

It can be built in four to seven hours<p>Austin’s Sett Studio makes some pretty cool prefab backyard sheds, and now the firm is introducing a DIY option aimed at handy customers who want to tackle the project themselves—for a fraction of the cost. While Sett Studio’s designer tiny offices run between …

Can game theory end world conflict?

Robert J. Aumann isn’t only famous for his long white beard and deep sense of wisdom. He’s also renowned for a string of controversies. On one hand, …

How to Calculate the Correlation Coefficient

There are many questions to ask when looking at a scatterplot. One of the most common is how well does a straight line approximate the data? To help …

Data Science

Don’t ruin streaming by turning it into cable

Technology was going to free us from cable. It’s right there in the phrase “cord cutting” — a liberation from the bonds of traditional television. This is supposed to be the era of on-demand entertainment, when we don’t have to subscribe to some bloated cable package in order to get the content we …

Cord-Cutting

The Sunny F/16 Rule - Digital Photo Magazine

What’s the correct exposure on a normal sunny day? There’s a formula to answer that, don’t you know? The correct answer is a shutter speed of 1/ISO …

Landscape Photography