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How the Show Mr. Robot Inspired My Photography

In my photography I draw a huge amount of inspiration from film and tv series. One of my favourite recent series has been Mr. Robot. This is how this …

The 25 scariest movies of all time—and how to watch them online

When you think of the scariest movies of all time, what comes to mind? <i>The Exorcist</i>, <i>Texas Chainsaw Massacre</i>, <i>The Shining</i>, <i>Halloween</i>? These films are all …

Top app for running Windows apps on Mac gets essential upgrades

Wine, the app that lets you run Windows programs inside macOS, just got a massive update that brings a whopping 6,600 changes — including support for 64-bit applications (finally!) and high-resolution Retina displays.<p>Apple started blurring the lines between macOS and Windows when it joined forces …

Apps

This Search Engine Allows You to Find the Streaming Service of your Favorite Movies or Series

Now you can use this search engine to find which streaming service has your favorite movies or series.<p>So much to see and so little time. Streaming …

Televisions

Milanote is the Evernote for creatives

The late Steve Jobs once said:<p>Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences …

12 Photo Projects You Can Do From Home

Part of becoming an improved photographer is understanding how to challenge yourself to put the skills you already have to the test and acquire new …

Landscape Photography

How to Move Your Photo Library Between Apple Photos and Google Photos

We’re all disappearing under a virtual avalanche of photos and videos, and no one’s really sure about how to organize it all—though Apple and Google …

Every Game Release Date in 2017

This year is packed with some of the biggest new games to play, including heavy hitters like Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands, Persona 5, and much more. To help you keep track of everything coming out, we've compiled the release dates of all …

PS Vita

PSA: If those spectacular iPhone photos of the new year’s eve fireworks inspired you to take your own, here’s how

Apple’s <i>Shot on iPhone</i> campaign certainly helps promote the capabilities of what has been described as the world’s most popular camera, and they can also inspire iPhone owners to up their own photographic game. In the latest offering (via <i>CNN</i>), Apple partnered with 15 photographers around the world …

Mobile Photography

8 Must-Download Apps For Your New iPhone Or Android

Just unwrapped a new smartphone? Here’s a little help navigating the ocean of apps that await you.<p>If you just unwrapped a new smartphone or are thinking of using that envelope of holiday cash to run out and buy one and you’re eager to fill it up with new ways to distract yourself, then read on. …

The 15 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix, however, that it can be hard to sort through them all.<p>The streaming site does a great job picking up films beyond mainstream hits. A diverse number of overlooked films are available to just about anybody. Now is a better time than ever to catch films that may …

A Human Placenta, the Size of a Computer Chip

The “placenta-on-a-chip” could help scientists understand the notoriously mysterious organ.<p>One of the weirdest things about placentas, if you have to choose just one, is how very little we know about them. For an organ that is so essential to human life—it is the dark, pancake-shaped blob of blood …

Chinese State Paper Warns "War Will Be Inevitable" Unless U.S. Stops Meddling In Territorial Dispute

Whereas over the past year, ever since the outbreak of the hostilities over the fate of Ukraine following the Victoria Nuland orchestrated …

China warns US plane to leave airspace over disputed islands

China’s navy has issued multiple warnings to a US surveillance aircraft to leave the airspace over artificial islands Beijing is building to strengthen its claims over disputed territory in the South China Sea.<p>The messages, witnessed by a US TV crew aboard the P8-A Poseidon surveillance aircraft, …

China

DFA exec asks bloggers to help ‘explain’ West PHL Sea issue to Chinese netizens

Bloggers should try posting in Chinese so China's netizens can "understand" the territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea, the …

Philippines, Vietnam to hold naval drills, scientific research in South China Sea

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 8:27 AM<p>The Philippines and Vietnam have agreed to conduct joint naval drills and scientific studies amid …

China

China crisis looms large at Asean summit

KUALA LUMPUR: China’s creation of new island footholds in contested seas will hover over this week’s Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) …

China

China's South China Sea Records are Fakes

<i>The Taitung plain from above...</i><br>I linked to this a few days ago when Bonnet alerted me to this, but it is important enough to deserve its own notice. …

China

10 Lies Everyone Tells You About Paris

We adore Paris, we really do. It's mesmerizingly beautiful, full of secret gardens and delicious treats that look so utterly <i>chic</i> at first glance.<p>But let's be real: After a visit, most of us come to find Paris is NOT everything we imagined. Which makes us wonder: Why has everyone been spreading …

New Study Shows That Your Brain's Powers Change As You Age -- Some Peaking In Your 70s

If you’ve been paying attention to psychology and neuroscience research the last few years, you know that we’ve recently experienced major shifts in thinking about the nature of the brain. Among these, how changeable the brain is from birth to death ranks high. Not long ago the prevailing …

The Brain

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week – 03/02/15

This week we have four newcomers in our chart.The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is the most downloaded movie for the second week in a row.The …

Movies

What to buy: Sound bar or home-theater-in-a-box system?

Sound bars take up less space and have fewer wires, but don't sound as good as home-theater-in-a-box systems, says the Audiophiliac.<p>So what's better: home-theater-in-a-box (HTiB) systems or sound bars? The latter are markedly better than they were just a few years ago, but the inherent design …

Audiophile

Filipino Restaurants in Manila: Where to bring Balikbayan and Foreign Guests

With hundreds of years in history spent under Western and Eastern colonial rule, The Philippines has, throughout the years, developed a cuisine …

This Pakistani Taxi Driver Speaks REALLY Good Filipino

<b>This Pakistani Taxi Driver Speaks REALLY Good Filipino</b><p>Apparently, many Filipinos in Dubai have experienced riding with a Pakistani taxi driver who …

Philippines

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the movies you …

Homeland Was at the Height of Its Powers With This Week’s Episode

Well, that was terrifying. Leave it to Showtime's best terrorism-themed thrill ride (outside of <i>Californication</i>) to wring as much suspense from …

TV Recap: Homeland Season 4, Episode 9 "There's Something Else Going On"

Apart from Carrie and Saul’s touching conversation upon his release, it was was a pretty uneventful episode. That is, until the last three minutes …

What makes ‘Homeland’ the best action show on TV

<b>This post discusses the Nov. 23 episode of “Homeland,” “There’s Something Else Going On.”</b><p>For long stretches of its second and third seasons, “Homeland” was so enamored of Carrie Mathison’s (Claire Danes) scrunched-up cry-face that the people making the show seemed to have forgotten one of their …

First Five Episodes of Star Wars Rebels Streaming For Free

There’s a lot of excitement surrounding <i>Star Wars</i> right now, mostly because of <i>The Force Awakens</i> teaser trailer hitting theaters on Friday (Don’t sleep …

Star Wars Rebels

Let’s Talk About Tonight’s Geeky TV: Angry Alfred Tears Apart ‘Gotham’

It was only a matter of time before Sean Pertwee went all <i>Dog Soldiers</i> on somebody’s ass in <i>Gotham</i>. Tonight, if this trailer is to be believed, will be the night, and we’ll be liveblogging it. Plus, a look at tonight’s geeky TV.<p>All times are Eastern.<p><b>8pm</b><p><b>Gotham, Fox</b>: Harvey Dent’s master plan to smoke …