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An Update on Brides Magazine's Insistence That Pros Shoot Canon or Nikon

You may have read a recent article in which Brides magazine suggested that its readers only choose wedding photographers who shoot Canon or Nikon. …

Brides

This calendar will give you a photographic assignment for each day of 2017

A week ago, we posted a 52 challenge for 2017, basically it’s a photographic task a week to help you evolve as a photographer. If you want to take it …

Why archaeology needs to come out of the cave and into the digital age

Far from being stuck in a stuffy past, the unifying message of modern archaeology is vital for steering us towards a positive future<p>It’s nearly end-of-year “listicle” season, and 2016 has offered plenty of fascinating archaeological discoveries - my favourite is the Neanderthal-made stalagmite …

Why can’t we elect a Native American like Faith Spotted Eagle as president? | Julian Brave NoiseCat

The indigenous leader is the first to receive a vote for president in the US electoral college. This historic act of defiance offers hope for our collective future<p>On Monday, electoral college delegates convened in capitols across the 50 states and the District of Columbia to cast their votes for …

Native Americans

Snapchat Wants to Be the Next Great Camera Company

Snapchat is best known for being a social messaging app that has transformed the way people share photos. But its parent company, recently renamed to …

Cambridge spy seminars hit by whispers of Russian links as three intelligence experts resign

It has been more than 70 years since a ring of Cambridge spies infiltrated British intelligence so they could pass on crucial information to the Soviets.<p>But it seems academics at the university are once again involved in whispers of espionage and double bluffs.<p>This time, it is not a spy ring at the …

U.S. to disclose estimate of number of Americans under surveillance

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. intelligence community will soon disclose an estimate of the number of Americans whose electronic communications have been caught in the crosshairs of online surveillance programs intended for foreigners, U.S. lawmakers said in a letter seen by Reuters on Friday.<p>An …

Surveillance

Mideast Diplomats: Trump is Better Than Obama

At a high-level conference in Morocco, Arab diplomats say they would rather have a U.S. administration that spouts anti-Muslim rhetoric to get …

'I've Never Been a Victim of Unwanted Touching, Until Today': CNN's Angela Rye Sparks Outrage Against TSA

And now #TSAVaginaMonologues is trending.<p>CNN political commentator Angela Rye took to Twitter Thursday night to share a story about an incident with the TSA that occurred earlier that evening on a trip from Detroit to New York City. While most travelers find TSA security screenings a mere …

President Obama Talks About Russia and Aleppo in His Final Press Conference of 2016

"I think they would be the first to acknowledge that we have done everything we can to make sure that they are successful, as I promised, and that will continue."<p>In the final Presidential press conference of the year, President Obama affirmed that America is still a prosperous and safe country — …

Where to find help with managing your finances

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I am a mid-30s single woman who needs accountability in managing my finances and paying down debt. I have about $7,000 in credit card debt and $9,000 in student loans and I earn $55,000 a year. I feel as though I may have the financial means to do this but require a knowledgeable, …

Lifting the covers on boudoir in the Holy Land

<b>M lies on the bed, wearing nothing but a lacy thong. Her black lingerie is discarded next to her on the crumpled white sheets. As Norah Jones plays softly in the background, she crosses her arms over her chest and looks up at the camera.</b><p>"Pick up your chin," says the photographer. "Even higher. …

Selfies

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We will defeat the illegal trade in wildlife

Wildlife is facing a global crisis. The future of some iconic species now hangs in the balance. The numbers are stark and upsetting. More than 144,000 African elephants have been lost to poaching since 2007 [in less than a decade], with savannah elephant populations down by a third. A third of …

Wildlife

Discovering Afghanistan’s 1,000-year-old Jewish life

The discovery of the Afghan Jewish documents also raises the timely question whether more treasure troves of Jewish historical items in the Middle …

Facebook, Trump and Netanyahu: Author Etgar Keret explains why the world is under threat

Some see acclaimed Israeli author Etgar Keret as a traitor due to his criticism of the government. He told DW why Berlin is so tolerant and why he'd …

Amazon's very own Linux now available for download

It turns out you need to test on-premises before you send an app to the cloudAmazon Web Services is letting customers download its own artisanal …

Amazon Web Services

6 Principles of Persuasion and Influence that Drive Personal and Business Success

Do you need more technical skills to drive success? Think again! It's wiser to build "soft skills" that target your abilities to persuade and influence.<p>Leaders are people who influence followers. Executives are leaders, so they should know how to influence people, right?<p>So here's a question. Given …

Emotional Intelligence

Israeli $50M digital health fund launches, partners with Johns Hopkins to validate startup tech

OurCrowd, a crowdfunding platform based in Jerusalem, announced this week that it is launching Israel’s first digital health-focused fund.<p>The fund, …

Health Care

Fuji X100T: What's the future now for the X100 series?

As I walked past my camera shelf yesterday I heard what I can only describe as a soft whimpering. I searched for the source and realised it was …

Cameras

Understanding Subject Content Choices

As I shoot on the street often, almost on every weekend doing my weekly shutter therapy sessions (whenever we do not have an Olympus event), I have …

Olympus PEN E-PL8 White Hands

Want to see exactly what the new white Olympus PEN E-PL8 compact system camera looks like in the flesh?<p>Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of …

Close your eyes and breathe: schools sign up to mindfulness

More than 4,000 teachers are now qualified in meditation exercises to combat pupil stress<p>It’s Wednesday morning and the children from year 5 at St John the Baptist primary school in Brighton are chatting noisily at their desks. A bell chimes and the chatter stops. Thirty children close their eyes …

Meditation

Alsace Wine Route - Christmas Markets & Alsatian Wine Tasting

Quaint villages, sprawling landscapes, and hilly vineyards make up the Alsace wine region. The Alsace Wine Route (Route du Vin) itself is an …

European Travel

How Steve Cohen Amassed a $1 Billion Art Collection

In addition to the nearly $11 billion of his own money that Steve Cohen manages out of his family office, Point72, the legendary and controversial …

The Awesome Stevie Nicks: Muse and Artist

I've lived in San Francisco long enough to know that we never get a proper summer, but I'm doing my best to root the season on by making corn-basil …

San Francisco

Meet the Guys Collecting Trash on the Country’s Longest Trails

Two young men set off this May on an unthinkable task: pick up, haul out, and dispose of every single piece of trash they saw on the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail. It’s a Herculean job when you consider that people leave everything from used toilet paper and diapers to spent batteries and box …