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The Most Important Aspects of a Photo

While the technical side of the photography world will sit there thinking about and citing 100% sharpness, dynamic range, high ISO results, etc. you …

These Winning Space Photos Will Leave You Wishing For More

Anyone with a deep appreciation of space and everything beyond earth is going to love this year's Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners. Thousands of people submitted photographs of the sun, planets, and more and only 10 won.<p>The contest, which ran from February to April 2016, includes …

Ridin’ New! The 2016 Harley-Davidson Roadster

Looking to take in the open road and do so on a new two-wheeled ride? Well today the good folks over at Harley-Davidson are back, unleashing …

The new O.J. Simpson documentary exposes dark secrets from the athlete's early years

The documentary begins by showing Simpson at the cusp of stardom, coming to USC in 1967 from the lower-income housing of the Potrero Hill neighborhood in San Francisco.<p>Edelman shows a shy Simpson dealing with his newfound attention at the plush campus of USC with his wife, Marguerite, by his …

Humans With Amplified Intelligence Could Be More Powerful Than AI

With much of our attention focused the rise of advanced artificial intelligence, few consider the potential for <b>radically amplified human intelligence</b> …

Oakland Police Chief Resigned Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against his Department

New details have emerged about the Oakland Police Department sex scandal that suggest it was much more expansive than previously reported.<p>On …

The Movement to Oust the Judge in the Stanford Rape Case Just Gained Some Serious Political Firepower

Three political consultants have joined the Recall Judge Aaron Persky campaign.<p>Following public outrage over the lenient sentencing of <b>Brock Turner,</b> a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault, a campaign to recall the judge who presided over the case is quickly gaining …

Obama Administration

Huge medieval cities unearthed in Cambodia near Angkor Watt

It's known as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, but now the area around Cambodia's magnificent temple complex at Angkor Watt …

Archaeology

‘Memento’ Documentary: Watch Christopher Nolan & the Cast Break Down the Making Of a Classic

From the IndieWire Vault: Nolan details his decisions about how to film the thriller and his editing techniques.<p>“Memento” (2000) features Guy Pearce …

Track Down

How Amber Tamblyn Stopped Asking For Permission From Men to Make Her Directorial Debut ‘Paint It Black’

Tamblyn's passion for Janet Fitch's novel guided her through a nearly decade-long process from page to screen.<p><i>Editor’s note: The film is now</i> …

West Side Story

Selena Gomez, Adam Levine, Nick Jonas & More React To Christina Grimmie's Death

Christina Grimmie, a 22-year-old singer who started on YouTube and finished third on season 6 of <i>The Voice</i>, died of fatal gunshot wounds on June 11. …

Police release the name of the man who shot and killed singer Christina Grimmie

The Orlando Police Department has released the name of the man who shot and killed 22-year-old musician Christina Grimmie while she was signing …

Christina Grimmie: Selena Gomez responds to death of her friend

Selena Gomez says the death of her longtime friend Christina Grimmie has left her heartbroken.<p>“My heart is absolutely broken,” the singer wrote …

Brock Turner May Have Taken Pictures Of His Victim And Texted Them To His Friends

The case of Brock Turner, the former Stanford swimmer (now banned from the sport for life) who was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman, keeps getting worse. Aside from the lenient sentence Turner was granted, the letters that he, his father, and his close personal friend (all …

Adobe Unveils a New ‘Guided Upright’ Tool for Lightroom and Camera Raw

Adobe today announced its latest updates to Lightroom and Camera Raw. In addition to new lens support and various bug fixes, the updates bring a …

Going Fast. Why You Should Have At Least One Fast Lens

We all feel the need, the need for speed. When it comes to photography going fast is not about speed, it’s about the amount of light you can get …

5 Ways to De-Clutter Your Compositions

You’ve probably heard a number of “rules” of photography composition such as the rule of thirds, leading lines, and adding foreground interest. But …

A Sad Tale of Photographing in Yellowstone

I just got back from a trip to Yellowstone National Park to test out the Nikon D500, Nikon D5 and Pentax K-1 DSLRs (reviews to be posted soon) and I …

National Parks

Why The 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

The eight-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual …

Time Management

The best hidden gems and secret spots in San Francisco

San Francisco is a city that can excite you forever — it's one of those wonderfully dynamic places that's always ready to surprise. It's why, despite the rising costs and million other complaints, the city sticks with you.<p>But even the most beloved places can get a little worn. You've been to the …

This Swanky Glass Tower is the Coolest Tree House You'll Ever See

An architect desgined a glass house built around a fir tree.<p>We love a good tree house–and this proposal for a new home is one of our favorites.<p>Kazakh architect Aibek Almassov designed the "Tree In The House," a cylindrical glass home built around a fir tree, back in 2013, but an investor backed …

Architecture

See 15 Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings

Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio, located at 951 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park, Ill. Built circa 1889.<br>Don Kalec/Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation …

Architecture

Microsoft unveils billion-dollar cloud plan to help nonprofits

Throwing the spotlight on its own services while making good on the promises of its recently launched philanthropic arm, Microsoft announced Tuesday it's going to donate cloud services worth $1 billion to nonprofits and university researchers working for the public good.<p>Satya Nadella, CEO of the …

The massacre Nigeria forgot: a year after Boko Haram's attack on Baga

Ministers claim fight against Islamists has been ‘largely won’, but locals say the town where 2,000 people were killed remains under constant threat<p>It’s been a year since members of the radical Islamist sect, Boko Haram, stormed the fishing town of Baga in northern Nigeria and killed an estimated …

Africa

Hong Kong: Thousands rally over missing booksellers

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1219000/1219146_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524778830_b13984ec3109b3e0a612b96a890a85e5<p><b>Thousands in Hong Kong have rallied against the disappearance of five booksellers from a shop known for selling works critical of China.</b><p>All are …

Hong Kong

Associated Press News

Mexico mayor's murder probe leads to mass grave

Clandestine grave containing five other bodies found during investigation into murder of mexican mayor<p>The investigation into the murder of a mayor in central Mexico has led police to a clandestine grave containing five other bodies, authorities have said.<p>The burial spot was found in the community …

Mexico