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Peace prevails in Baltimore, but N.Y. protest gets rowdy

<b>Baltimore (CNN) —</b> The streets of Baltimore are calm once again. For the second night in a row, protesters peacefully dispersed Wednesday night after a 10 p.m. curfew meant to prevent riots that tore up the city two days earlier.<p>Many wore T-shirts that said "Black Lives Matter," demanding …

Flir Thermal Camera Now Works on Android and New iPhones

The Flir iPhone case for the iPhone 5s was pretty cool. Suddenly your iPhone was a thermal camera great for checking on heat leaks in your home or just taking really fun photos of friends. But, if you had an iPhone 5c, a new iPhone or Android phone you were pretty much left out of thermal imaging …

iPhone

15 Excellent Examples of Animal Camouflage

Now you see them, now you don't. After showing you photographer Graham McGeorge's incredible photos of owls camouflaged within trees, we decided to scour the web to look for more animals that are masters of disguise. Which animals famously blend into their environment? Who are the chameleons, …

Wolfe

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Shooting at Paris Newspaper: Pictures

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England edged Colombia 4-3 on penalties to halt a run of five successive shootout defeats at major tournaments and book a quarter-final clash against …

Private Equity Exec Brags About Sealing Chobani Deal At Easter Mass

Let’s say you’re sitting in Easter Mass. You’re a private equity executive and your BlackBerry lights up. It’s Hamdi Ulukaya, the founder of Chobani. You’ve been waiting for his call: He's your connection to a potentially lucrative deal with the embattled yogurt maker. You glance around the church, …

A Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Little-Known Prefabs

From early modular construction to a portfolio of homes based in the Midwest, we take a look at the prefab residences designed by America's most famous architect.<p>If you were plotting a Frank Lloyd Wright tour of American architecture, the 2700 block of West Burnham Street in Milwaukee might not …

Architecture

2 men plead guilty in 2011 racial beatings in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A group of young white men and women who killed a black man in Jackson, Mississippi, in 2011 had periodically roamed the city that spring, attacking African Americans at random, and police never heard about it.<p>Their last attack, before dawn on June 26, 2011, killed 47-year-old …

Guy Hilariously Showcases Unfortunate Hairstyles Through the Decades

Two Virginia-based photographers have teamed up to produce an amusing photo series that serves as a hair-raising tour of the best and worst of hairstyles through the decades. Terry Brown took 51 portraits of Gordon Stettinus, who sports a different iconic hairdo in each shot. And it's not only …

Hair

JetBlue wants to have a discussion about flight etiquette

There has been no shortage of horror stories about in-air fights recently, and now one airline is capitalizing on the trend.<p>Whether it's over …

Planned, cold-blooded killings mark French newspaper attack

PARIS (AP) — Two heavily armed men in black, their faces hidden by ski masks, take down a police officer on a Paris sidewalk with a spray of bullets. …

France

AirAsia offers $125,000 to victims' families

AirAsia will pay roughly $125,000 in compensation to the families of passengers on board the fatal flight that crashed off the coast of Indonesia last month.<p>The company told CNN it will provide about $100,000 in compensation for each passenger on the plane. That's in addition to $24,000 already …

Dirty car artist leaves masterpieces in the dust

He is an Eagle Scout, a versatile bar-band drummer and a senior GUI designer for a company that creates mobile apps for the health care industry.<p>But Scott Wade is famous for drawing dirty pictures.<p>It’s not the content that raises eyebrows but the canvas on which Wade creates. Present him with a …

Curt Schilling: Politics kept me out of Hall

Retired baseball pitcher Curt Schilling claims his omission from the Baseball Hall of Fame may have less to do with his pitching and more to do with his politics.<p>Appearing on the Dennis & Callahan radio show on Boston’s WEEI 93.7, Schilling said pitcher John Smoltz may have earned a place in the …

New course long time coming for Knicks

WASHINGTON -- It's late September at the New York Knicks' training facility. Phil Jackson is sitting at a dais alongside Derek Fisher and Steve …

Transforming Ordinary Office Employees into Super Athletes Without Photoshop Trickery

They may look like fitness models, but they aren’t.<p>They’re everyday people — office workers, programmers and mothers who took the chance to try …

Photographer Transforms Ordinary People into Super Athletes Using Hollywood-Level Lighting

Montreal-based photographer Benjamin Von Wong is always up for a challenge, as seen in his underwater shipwreck portraits and his creative photos of a man on fire. His most recent project that he shared with us was an answer to SmugMug‘s request to take black-and-white portraits of their employees …

Business Development