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How Putin's Russia Became Mafia Heaven

Inside the long, strange story of organized crime taking over the former Soviet Union—and how Russia tamed it only to unleash it on the West.<p>Mark Galeotti has been interested in all things Russia as far back as he can remember. The British-born author and expert on international crime, who writes …

Russia

20 incredible photos from one of the most legendary war photographers of all time, who was killed on assignment during the Arab Spring

After 15 years covering major conflict zones, Pulitzer Prize-nominated photojournalist Chris Hondros was killed by a mortar shell on April 20, 2011 while traveling with rebels in Libya.<p>It was and still is an unmitigated tragedy.<p>Hondros' photos from conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Egypt, and …

How a plot to kill Kim Il Sung ended in mutiny and murder

<b>Silmido Island, South Korea (CNN) —</b> They were supposed to be a top-secret assassination squad tasked with attacking the residence of North Korea's then-leader Kim Il Sung.<p>But South Korea's "Unit 684," created in 1968 following a brazen attack by North Korea on Seoul's presidential compound, proved …

North Korea

Take a look inside 8 of the most luxurious private jets in the world

When it comes to private jets, there are some that are a cut above the rest.<p>These days, a select lucky few are taking luxury air travel to new heights with state-of-the-art ultra-long-range executive jets from manufacturers such as Gulfstream and Bombardier. And then there are those bold enough to …

The 20 Most Beautiful Drone Shots Of 2017, And They’re Truly Amazing

The Dronestagram – drone imaging platform unveils its top 20 of the most beautiful and amazing, even stunning drons photos published on the site …

How To Shoot And Create Awesome Double Exposure Portraits

Shooting Double Exposures can be lots of fun, check my favourite way of creating such images with the steps shared on this video.<p>Tools used: Nikon …

DSLR Cameras

20+ Shots That Will Make You Want To Go Underwater

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos showing people and water in the People And Water Photo contest with chances to win Tamron …

Whales

Samsung foldable smartphone production to start in November? [Update]

×<b>Update:</b> According to the Korea Herald, Samsung’s mobile chief Koh Dong-jin took a step back from the remarks he did at CES regarding foldable phones …

Mobile

Panasonic GH5S: The Most Sensitive Camera in Lumix History

Panasonic has unveiled the new GH5S, a hybrid single lens mirrorless camera with improved photo quality and stronger video capabilities.<p>The camera is …

Lumix

New, Cool Stuff at CES Unveiled: Pictures

Augmented Reality

Casio's solar-powered GPS watch is ideal for survivalists

Casio's beloved line of G-Shock timepieces is widening to include the new GPR B-1000, a GPS-equipped timepiece that could just save your life. The watch, which forms part of the Rangeman line, is capable of standalone GPS navigation for up to 33 hours on a single charge. But more importantly, if …

Carbon Fiber

Fisker's luxury electric car hits Tesla where it hurts

Picture the Distracted Boyfriend internet meme, where the boyfriend is a Tesla owner and the girlfriend is the Model S.<p>The other woman? That's gotta …

People for sale: Where lives are auctioned for $400

<b>Tripoli, Libya (CNN)</b> -- "Eight hundred," says the auctioneer. "900 ... 1,000 ... 1,100 ..." Sold. For 1,200 Libyan dinars -- the equivalent of $800.<p>Not a used car, a piece of land, or an item of furniture. Not "merchandise" at all, but two human beings.<p>One of the unidentified men being sold in the …

Africa

The Funniest Wild Animals Photos Of 2017

The finalists have been unveiled: 40 comical photos of wild animals have been chosen for the final round of this year’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards (CWPA), selected among more than 3,500 entries from 86 countries.<p>The CWP awards were created by Tanzania-based U.K. photographers Paul …

Wildlife

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2017, in pictures

Photo of elephant and calf fleeing fire-throwing mob wins top prize

An arresting image showing an adult elephant and its calf fleeing a mob attack has won a top Asian wildlife photography prize.<p>It shows the two animals running among a crowd that has hurled flaming tar balls and crackers at them, reportedly to ward the elephants away from human settlements.<p>The …

Wildlife

Japan's 'black widow' sentenced to hang for killing husbands, lovers with cyanide

When Japan’s notorious “black widow” serial killer admitted to murdering her husband for his money, she told a court she would laugh in the face of a death sentence.<p>“Even if I were executed tomorrow, I would die smiling,” Chisako Kakehi said to the judges in her trial testimony in July, according …

Crime

Pollution killing more people than war and violence, says report

Pollution kills more people each year than wars, disasters and hunger, also causing huge economic damage, a study says. Almost half the total deaths …

Pollution

3-month-old and 5-year-old girls rescued in sex trafficking crackdown

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two sisters, one 5 years old and the other 3 months old, were rescued in Denver by undercover agents during this year's FBI-led sting operation against sex traffickers, officials said.<p>The alleged trafficker, a friend of the children's family, made a deal to sell them for sex for $600, the …

Crime

First 360-degree aerial video of Pyongyang shows North Korea's bizarre capital like never before

Many outsiders know North Korea only as the scary, totalitarian state where Kim Jong Un rules with an iron fist, but the Singaporean photographer Aram Pam just completed a world first: filming Pyongyang from a microlight plane with a 360-degree camera.<p>Pam, who provided photos and video to NK News, …

The future of transport is about more than driverless cars

I learned all this while touring Holland last month as a guest of the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency, who were keen to show off their innovation in the area of automotive technology and mobility.<p>As is always the case with such trips, you take everything you’re told with a grain of salt, but …

8 photos of the S-400 in Syria, Russia's most advanced missile defense system that the US could go up against

The US appears on the verge of striking the Syrian government after it allegedly carried out a gas attack in a suburb of Damascus over the weekend.<p>Russia has vowed to shoot down any US missile strike and repeatedly warned that any such strike on Syria could escalate hostilities.<p>"Russia vows to …

Learn to Make Boring Night Photos Look Spectacular with This 5-Minute Lightroom Tutorial (VIDEO)

Dramatic photographic opportunities abound once the sun drops below the horizon and a whole realm of colors, lights, and moods begin to appear. If …

This Amazing Timelapse Of A Cargo Ship’s Journey Will Show You Things You Never Thought You’d See

For most of us who have dreamed of life at sea, it has remained just that. A dream. We have all dreamed of leaving behind everything, our jobs, our …

Time-lapse Photography

Chinese vase sells for 10,000 times estimated price as auction involving amateur buyer gets way out of hand

A Chinese vase valued between 500 and 800 Swiss francs (or £382 to £611) has sold for a record five million Swiss francs (£3.8 million), a Geneva auction house said.<p>According to the catalogue, the vase, which is 23in tall and depicts three blue dragons on a yellow background, is from the 20th …

Are these the greatest travel photographs of all time?

Viewer's Advice for Creating a Time-Lapse That Is Not Boring

I don't make time-lapses, but as a viewer I frequently happen to find time-lapse videos that I can't or don't watch at all. Here are my tips for all …

Videography

I flew on a $20 million Embraer Legacy 500 private jet and understand why Jackie Chan bought one

Every product needs a good pitchman. For the Embraer Legacy 500, that person is movie legend, Jackie Chan. The kung fu star and Academy Award winner is a former Embraer brand ambassador and owns a small fleet of the company's private jets, including the first Legacy 500 in delivered to …