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DIY Automatic Pan/Tilt Rig For Perfect Panoramas

Okay all you makers and DIYers, here’s a little project from Jason Poel Smith, over at Make, that shows you how to build an automatic pan/tilt rig …

Photography

4 Tips for Doing Photography on a Budget

Several times in the past few months people have asked me how to get into photography without spending a lot of money. I must admit the idea of …

DIY: Making a Simple but Elegant Leather Hand Strap for a DSLR

I recently went to great lengths to solve a simple problem. I have a Manfrotto monopod that requires a little screw to attach my camera to the …

Sewing

How to Make a 35mm Pinhole Camera That Shoots Sprocket Photos

Want to play around with pinhole photography by building your own cardboard camera? Photographer Raymundo Panduro of <i>Pixel Análogo</i> has just released a …

Photography

Build a cheap, durable leather belt camera strap

I love cameras. I love leather (take that however you wish). And, while I don’t love camera straps, I kinda dig this DIY leather belt strap from …

DIY: Make a Sealed 50mm Freelens for Less Than $80

Freelensing is the use of a lens decoupled from your camera, manual orienting the lens on various angles to tilt and shift the lens to alter the …

Quick & Easy DIY Counter Balance For Steadier Video

Here’s a super quick and relatively uncomplicated DIY build for those of you who are in need of a camera counter balance (think Steadicam) on the …

Sikh Man Breaks Religious Rule and Removes His Turban to Save a Child

A Sikh man broke strict religious protocol on Friday and removed his turban to help a child who’d been hit by a car outside his home in …

Religion

Saudi Arabia Is Looking for Executioners to Carry Out Public Beheadings

On Monday, eight new job openings for “religious functionaries” tasked with “carrying out the death sentence according to Islamic Shari’a after it is …

Saudi Arabia

Zambia to lift ban on hunting of lions and leopards

Tourism minister says rules imposed in 2013 against hunting big cats seriously affected wildlife resources and the livelihoods of local people<p>Zambia is to lift a ban on the hunting of lions and leopards in an attempt to raise funds, a move critics describe as “extremely outrageous”.<p>Jean Kapata, the …

Indonesia's Military Chief Defends Virginity Tests for Female Recruits

BEIJING — Indonesia’s military chief has defended invasive virginity tests for female recruits as “a good thing” and the only way to judge their morality.<p>General Moeldoko dismissed international outcry over the tests, which are undertaken to determine whether a woman’s hymen is intact.<p>“So what’s …

Human Rights

Fact-checking the arguments on Stephen Harper's vaccine record

What’s really happened with government spending on immunization in the past eight years?<p>As Ontario and Quebec grapple with measles outbreaks, Liberal …

Former Auschwitz guard again fit for trial in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — The trial of a 93-year-old former Auschwitz death camp guard resumed Tuesday after the suspect was deemed fit to face the court …

Egyptian policeman accused of killing activist goes on trial

<b>The trial has begun of an Egyptian policeman accused of killing an unarmed female activist.</b><p>Yassin Hatem Salahedeen, a 24-year-old police lieutenant, is charged with manslaughter over the death of Shaimaa al-Sabbagh.<p>She died after appearing to be shot by a masked policeman at a peaceful protest in …

2 babies die, dozens hospitalized after vaccination in southern Mexico

Read this story in Spanish at CNNMexico.com<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Mexican health officials are investigating after two babies died and 29 children were hospitalized from suspected adverse reactions to shots from the country's national vaccination program.<p>Six of the children hospitalized in the southern Mexican …

Public Health

Meatloaf At Rikers Island Jail Tests Positive For Rat Poison: Report

Meatloaf served to inmates at the Rikers Island jail complex has tested positive for rat poison at a New Jersey lab, according to a lab report obtained by the New York Daily News.<p>A sample was submitted for testing after attorney Joanna Squillace filed a lawsuit in March on behalf of 22 inmates who …

Supreme Court debates challenge to execution drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices engaged in an impassioned debate Wednesday about capital punishment, trading unusually combative words in a …

Rubella Eradicated From The Americas

WASHINGTON -- Smallpox was the first, in 1971. Then polio, in 1994. Wednesday, the Pan American Health Organization said two more diseases had been eradicated from the Americas: rubella and the similar congenital rubella syndrome.<p>Rubella, a virus also known as German measles, causes mild symptoms …

Baltimore Protests Intensify: Pictures

Congo-Brazzaville president burns five tonnes of ivory in fight against poachers

Denis Sassou Nguesso sets pile of elephant tusks ablaze as conservationists urge Africans to ‘get angrier’ about impact of poaching<p>The president of Congo-Brazzaville has set fire to nearly five tonnes of seized elephant ivory at a summit to draw up the first pan-African strategy on wildlife …

Wildlife

Photographer Gets Beaten by Baltimore Police, Gets Up and Keeps Shooting Protests

Baltimore photojournalist J. M. Giordano of the <i>City Paper</i> has been on the front lines of protests in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death in police …

Justice

What Drives Someone to Lie About Having a Serious Illness?

A health blogger recently admitted to making up her brain tumor, and many others have pulled the same stunt.<p>Australian wellness expert Belle Gibson built a business around her claim that she healed her terminal brain cancer by eating whole foods and using alternative therapies. Her book, <i>The Whole</i> …

Facebook Has A New Suicide Prevention Feature. Will It Work?

In February, Facebook announced that it was rolling out a suicide prevention feature. Although the social media platform has given users the option to report suicidal content since 2011, this new feature makes that process easier and provides those struggling with thoughts of self harm with a …

Mental-Health Crunch on Campus - WSJ

Universities are hiring more psychologists and psychiatrists, but students in some cases are footing much of the bill<p>Universities are hiring more social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists as demand for campus mental-health services rises. But persistent budget gaps mean that students in some …

Photographer says Baltimore police beat him during protest

BALTIMORE (AP) — A photo editor for a Baltimore newspaper says he was beaten by police at a protest over the death of Freddie Gray.<p>J.M. Giordano, who …

U.S. cracks down on female teachers who sexually abuse students | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A “Saturday Night Live” skit about a male student having sex with his female high school teacher painted the relationship as every teen boy’s dream, but drew a firestorm of criticism on social media.<p>A combination image of booking photos show teachers convicted of sexual …

Psychiatric exam ordered for Alberta teen with terror-related offences

A judge has ordered a psychiatric assessment for an Alberta teen charged with terror-related offences.<p>The 17-year-old boy, who cannot be identified, was arrested last month on allegations he was planning to leave Canada to fight with Islamic State militants.<p>Provincial court Judge Steven Andrew …