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This Best-Selling Digital Photography Book is Free Right Now

Heads up: you can currently download one of the most popular digital photography books out there. Tony Northrup is giving away <i>How to Create Stunning</i> …

Digital Photography

Foreign leaders stop playing nice with Trump on trade

Most leaders have tried to charm the unpredictable president into softening his policies. Until now.<p>Frustrated foreign leaders who failed to stop President Donald Trump’s protectionist trade policies are trying one last-ditch negotiating tactic: a real trade war.<p>Canada, Mexico and the European …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump held a press conference at the G7 -- here are the 38 wildest things he said

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump didn't spend much time at the G7 meeting in Quebec over the last 48 hours, but he managed to make plenty of news. As he was leaving for the conference, Trump told reporters he'd support re-adding Russia into the group. (Russia was removed from the group after it …

Donald Trump

Can You Still Make a Living in Photography in 2018?

Last week, I had a photographer friend (hobbyist, but very talented) ask me if it was still possible to make a living in photography.<br>This coincided …

The Best Scifi Movies to Watch When You're Seriously Stoned

Marijuana can make a bad movie good and a good movie great. But it’s got to be the right movie, one with ideas you can explore more deeply, or …

5 expert tips for stunning detail in landscape photos

How do you make a mountain appear as large to the viewer as it does to you? How do you get rid of noise in your nightscape images? How can you get …

Landscape Photography

Canada's economy going from a 'sprint to a marathon' pace

The Canadian economy's surprising run for most of 2017 will likely start to decelerate this year as the country reaches its peak capacity for rapid …

The new and improved Bible for evangelical Trump supporters

Recently, Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, talked to Politico’s Edward-Isaac Dovere to explain why evangelical Christians such as he were still supporting President Trump. He had a lot to say! For instance, he observed that evangelicals “were tired of being kicked around by …

Donald Trump

RED's Hydrogen One smartphone will ship this summer

RED's much-hyped Hydrogen One smartphone is edging ever-closer to market, according to an update from its creators. In a thread on the camera company's reduser forums, the makers of the holographic-display phone have revealed pre-order will open "probably in April," with an official ship date …

Senate bill to undo the net neutrality repeal will get a vote

How could any of us forget that dreary day in December when the FCC voted to repeal Title II net neutrality regulations? However, all hope is not lost. In mid-December, Edward Markey (D-MA) and 27 other senators proposed a resolution to restore net neutrality. Today, Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) …

Net Neutrality

Watch 4 High-End DSLR & Mirrorless Cameras Get Waterboarded & See Which One Talks First (VIDEO)

When reviewing new cameras, especially those designed for pros and advanced amateurs, we always take a close look at build quality and how well the …

Kansas lawmaker says African Americans are more susceptible to drug abuse because of ‘character makeup’ and ‘genetics’

A Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives is facing criticism this week after arguing that illicit drugs are illegal in part because of “the African Americans” and their predisposition to drug abuse.<p>Attempting to explain at a weekend legislative coffee session with constituents why …

Minimum wage hike has rocky start in Canada's Ontario province

TORONTO (Reuters) - A steep minimum wage increase that went into effect on Jan. 1 in Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, has had a rocky start as some employers cut workers’ hours and benefits to reduce its impact on the bottom line.<p>Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne speaks during an …

Canada

It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …

Weather

Has the Trump Dementia Coup Already Happened?

An official palace coup against Trump is barely necessary, at this point. In many ways, the transfer of power is complete.<p>The presidency of <b>Donald Trump</b> has proved to be an exceptional civics lesson, turning Trump’s enemies into experts on laws—Emoluments Clause, the Logan Act, the Hatch Act—that, …

Ontario businesses investigated for alleged labour violations after minimum-wage hike

Ontario is investigating reports of businesses that have allegedly violated workplace rules after the hike to the minimum wage and the province's Labour Minister says he's hiring up to 175 new inspectors to enforce the law.<p>Stories of businesses slashing benefits and ending paid breaks after …

Trump's Mexico wall would be a gift to the drug cartels

<b>(CNN) —</b> The tricks of the multibillion-dollar drug business include using drones, submarines, ultralight planes and even frozen sharks to transport product across the US-Mexico border. Just consider that in 2016, US Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations agents attempted to seize a …

Immigration

13 Quotes From 'Fire & Fury' That Will Make Your Jaw Drop

A stick of political dynamite exploded on Friday with the publication of <i>Fire and Fury</i>, Michael Wolff's incredible inside account of Donald Trump's …

Donald Trump

While not without his hiccups, Trump surely had a successful 2017

We might as well admit it: Donald Trump has had a very successful year.<p>His many critics, including this writer, would like to believe that this rogue President has been largely frustrated in realizing his ambitions. But that simply isn't true. In the 11 months since his inauguration, Mr. Trump has …

All 36 notable characters in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' ranked from worst to best

The director Rian Johnson doesn't just push the storyline of Rey, Finn, Poe, and Kylo Ren forward in unique ways — with help from legends from the original trilogy like Luke Skywalker and General Leia — but also gives us a bunch of newbies to love (or hate).<p><b>Here we look back on 36 characters from</b> …

Russian hackers hunted journalists in years-long campaign

PARIS (AP) — Russian television anchor Pavel Lobkov was in the studio getting ready for his show when jarring news flashed across his phone: Some of …

Woman’s ability to smell Parkinson’s disease may move scientists closer to breakthrough

Generally, doctors diagnose Parkinson’s disease by administering neurological and physical examinations. They now may be able to identify it with …

Ottawa to more than triple cannabis licences to boost production

The federal government is in the final stage of licensing 208 new cannabis companies, which would more than triple the number of official producers and vastly increase the industry's capacity in the lead-up to legalization, federal officials said.<p>Health Canada has been under pressure in recent …

Craigslist now allows users to accept Bitcoin, but it isn’t going mainstream yet

Craigslist is now allowing its users to accept Bitcoin as payment in the online marketplace.<p>But does that mean Bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies, …

Upcoming US TV Show Claims ‘Ram Setu’ Was Real and Man-Made

The mythical bridge called ‘Ram Setu’, which according to the <i>Ramayana</i> was constructed under the watchful eye of Lord Ram, actually exists! At least, …

India

Looking to sell bitcoin? It's complicated

You can learn a lot about yourself by how you trade bitcoin. In my case, I was reminded that my appetite for risk rounds down to zero.<p>On Monday, a little more than a week after buying $100 worth of bitcoin to distract myself at an airport, I decided I'd had enough. Every hour, both day and night, …

Cryptocurrency

Famous Chinese ‘Rooftopper’ Falls to Death from 62-Story Building

A well-known Chinese ‘rooftopping’ photographer fell to his death from the top of a 62-story skyscraper after the stunt he was attempting went …

Luxury Lifestyle

Amazon Kindle Oasis 2017 review: the Rolls-Royce of e-readers

The new top-end Kindle is an indulgent purchase, but with added water resistance and other refinements it’s still the one to beat<p>Amazon’s new top-end e-reader is now water resistant, but is the all aluminium Kindle Oasis still the luxury option to buy?<p>While the original Kindle Oasis was a big step …

Batteries

Robert Mueller has got some explaining to do

Has special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation been contaminated? This very good question was asked by the very credible Michael Warren of the Weekly Standard. In my view, the simple answer is: yes.<p>Enough has been disclosed in recent weeks that would create doubts about the objectivity …

Unico is a smart toothbrush that cleans your teeth in under 5 seconds

<i>Update 12/8:</i> <i>Unico is no longer on Kickstarter after raising over $1,000,000 in backing and has since moved to Indiegogo. They have also pushed the delivery date back from February 2018 to June 2018. We have reached out to the Unico team for comment and will update you as we get information.</i><p>Whether …