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How to Reduce Camera Shake - 6 Techniques

Pin It In this classic DPS post (now updated) photographer Natalie explores 6 ways you can hand hold lenses at low apertures and low shutter speeds …

Former SpaceX director signs on to crowdfunded hyperloop project

Ever since Elon Musk revealed his Hyperloop designs in August, the inventor has been coy about any plans to construct the device, leaving many to wonder when the innovative transportation system would see the light of day. But today brings good news for Hyperloop fans, as a new group has formed to …

Why Today's Start-Ups Are Choosing Urban Lofts Over Suburban Office Parks

Armenia gets closer to Moscow, further from Brussels | Financial Times

By Ben Aris of bne<p>Armenia’s announcement this week that it will join the Russia-led Customs Union trade club is yet another jolt in a tug of war over …

Energy Industry: Let Us Frack or the Economy Will Suffer

The boom in Amer­ic­an oil and nat­ur­al gas is help­ing the U.S. eco­nomy and its con­tri­bu­tions could sub­stan­tially in­crease by the end of the …

For The First Time In A Year, More Than Half Of Americans Believe The Economy's Getting Worse

51% of survey respondents said the economy was getting worse.<p>This report marked the first time since September 2012 that a majority of respondents thought the economy is souring.<p>Forty percent of survey respondents making more than $75,000 a year said the economy is getting worse, a 9-point jump …

S&P Accuses U.S. Of Suing To Retaliate For Credit Downgrade

In a court filing, Standard & Poor's is accusing the U.S. government of using the Justice Department to retaliate for the agency's decision to downgrade U.S. debt in 2011.<p>The accusation by S&P was made while it tried to defend itself in a lawsuit filed against it by the U.S. government, which …

Google Glass could be worth $3.3B in just 4 years

<i>Updated September 5 at 7:13 AM with an accurate number of projected sales</i><p>Glass could be worth $3.3 billion to Google by 2017, one analyst suggests. And that’s even if only 650,000 people end up actually wearing the face-mounted augmented reality glasses.<p>Given the amount of interest in Google Glass …

U.S. Cellular dials up own Moto X

U.S. Cellular has become the latest wireless provider to offer Motorola's Moto X Android smartphone.<p>The nation's fifth largest carrier announced on Wednesday that the flagship Moto X handset is now available for purchase.<p>Priced at $199 with a two-year service agreement, the Motorola smartphone is …

MLK's Original 'I Have A Dream' Speech

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It's safe to say that the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il was a film fanatic.<p>His favorite actress was Elizabeth Taylor, he once said. His favorite actor, Sean Connery.<p>And when he died, it's rumored that he left behind one of the largest film collections in the world.<p>He also left behind a …

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Guest DJ Tom Schnabel recommends two new releases for us Tuesday. First, there's the new album by Chinese singer Sa Dingding. Then, we play a track from Korean vocalist Youn Sun Nah.

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How the Other Half Lives: Photographs of NYC’s Underbelly in the 1890s

Jacob A. Riis arrived in New York in 1870. As the economy slowed, the Danish American photographer found himself among the many other immigrants in …

Black Americans Arrested for Marijuana Possession at Far Higher Rate