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How to Put Together Your Photography Portfolio

Creating a portfolio of your work is a vital first step for aspiring professional photographers, and it's also a worthwhile exercise for keen …

Scientists 3-D Print Tiny Cages That Imprison Bacteria

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have figured out how to make structures – like houses or cages – that are small enough to corral …

China's Tencent Is Giving Away 10TB Of Free Cloud Storage

Yesterday we reported that Chinese tech giants Baidu and Qihoo 360 are currently courting users with 1TB of free space, putting the free space given by Dropbox, Box and Microsoft to shame.<p>Today another Chinese tech company Tencent has upped the game, offering a jaw-dropping 10TB worth of free …

Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The winners have just been announced in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The overall winner, top 10 category winners and top 50 finalists were unveiled at a ceremony in Hong Kong earlier today. The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of …

Eric Holder's new Smart On Crime reforms aimed at curbing prison population

Reversing years of tough Washington rhetoric, attorney general calls levels of US incarceration 'ineffective and unsustainable'<p>The US government took the first tentative steps toward tackling its 1.5m-strong prison population on Monday by announcing that minor drug dealers would be spared the …

Leap Motion users have downloaded more than 1 million apps

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Leap Motion<p>Things seem to have gotten off on the right foot for much-hyped gesture controller company Leap Motion. …

L.A. Sheriff Lee Baca says 'enough is enough' to prison releases

The prospect of seeing thousands of California prisoners released to the streets of Los Angeles, or even landing in the Los Angeles County jail, disturbs Sheriff Lee Baca.<p>"We are managing ... but we are at our capacity," said Baca's spokesman, Steve Whitmore. "The sheriff believes that we cannot …

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Edward Snowden cast as hero in smartphone game

The NSA leaker wanted by U.S. authorities stars in the mobile game Snowden Run 3D. In the endless runner, players must collect "sensitive information" while avoiding the long arm of the law.<p>Now Edward Snowden can hunt for information on Americans' smartphones.<p>The National Security Agency leaker …

Surveillance

Germany ends spy pact with US and UK after Snowden

<b>Germany has cancelled a Cold War-era pact with the US and Britain in response to revelations about electronic surveillance operations.</b><p>Details of snooping programmes involving the transatlantic allies have been leaked to the media by former US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden.<p>The revelations have …

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Congressional bill would clear companies to vaguely disclose US surveillance requests

Nine members of congress introduced a new bill on Friday that would give tech firms, telecommunications companies, and internet service providers the legal clearance to publicly share the number of government surveillance orders they've received and how many users have been targeted by such …

Morsi backers stage defiant rallies in Egypt

Supporters of Egypt's deposed President Mohamed Morsi have staged fresh rallies, raising fears of renewed violence amid warnings from the interim government that police will disperse them soon.<p>Demonstrators began their marches after prayers on Friday, pouring out of several Cairo mosques and …

2013 Editors' Choice Road Bike Winners

From 30 finalists, we chose eight extraordinary bikes as this year’s Editors’ Choice award winners.

The Five Coolest Production Subarus of All Time – Feature

Subaru—both the name and the company—has been around for decades, but it’s slightly outlasted by its parent company, Fuji Heavy Industries, which is celebrating 60 years of business. Created from the pieces of several Japanese companies that survived World War II, Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) …

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Skillet Peach Cobbler

8 Servings<p>When peaches are in season, there's nothing that tops a classic peach cobbler recipe crisped to perfection in a cast-iron pan. And this recipe garners some bonus points with whipped cream doctored with crème fraîche. Decadent and delicious.<p>August 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose …