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The Latest: President Donald Trump warns North Korea

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local):<p>6:30 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump will be returning …

Donald Trump

Complete Video Tutorial on setting up your own Off Grid Solar Power

Luckily for off-gridders, homesteaders or preppers, if your grid will somehow ever go down, you can generate your own electricity. Watch the six part …

Video Tutorials

12 Volt DC System Rebuild for RVs

Backcountry Navigation: Compass Basics

I grew up in a time before GPS. I learned how to use a compass in Cub Scouts and learned how to navigate with one as I grew older. I think I got my …

Magnetism

9 Pound Full Comfort Lightweight Backpacking Gear Checklist

A 9 pound pack is all you need to be safe and warm. So, if you want to lower your pack weight but retain all the convenience and comfort of …

Backpacking

Vargo Titanium 'Basically Indestructible' Tent Stakes

I have never really paid much attention to, or money for, tent stakes. Then I found the Vargo Titanium Nail Pegs.<p><b>The stakes that came with my tents</b> …

22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

From survival to s'mores, here's everything you need to know to ensure a flawless camping trip.

Camping

Awesome Gear for iPhone Photography — Tools and Toys

The iPhone has become the world’s most popular camera, and for good reason. Focus pixels, face detection, auto-stabilization, optical image …

So You Want to Shoot Aerial Photography Using Drones?

Changing Planet<p><i>This post is the latest in the series Dreams of the World, which profiles interesting people Kike meets during his travels. Drones and Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Special Series.</i><p>If there is a question that gets asked over and over in the many emails I get in response to my <i>Drones</i> …

Lost your Photo Mojo? Ten Tips to Bring Back the Magic

Digital Photography

Sheriff Gives Out Free Gun Permits?

A district attorney in western Pennsylvania is asking questions about a sheriff's office that gave out free or reduced-fee gun permits.<p><b>WATCH</b><i>: 37</i> …

7 Tips for Better Street Photos

The art of street photography has produced some of the most moving pictures of all time. To capture forever the essence of a moment, or people's …

Landscape Photography

Creative ways to use Keywords in Lightroom 5

Creative ways to use keywords in Lightroom 5, 5 tips and ways to take advantage of this powerful feature you may not have considered!

Lightroom

Tips for Overcoming Shyness as a Photographer

<i>“If you are a silent sniper with a telephoto, when they do notice you they will feel like you’ve taken something from them.”</i><p>As photographers, we …

Self-help

Flipboard for Photographers and Photography Lovers

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Turn Your Favorite Mitts Into Gadget-Compatible Manipulators

Four steps to texting without freezing.<p>Winter gloves and gadgets don't mix. Most touchscreens use capacitive sensing to complete a weak electrical circuit through skin and locate our tapping. And while wool, cotton, and leather gloves insulate hands from the cold, they block the body's ability to …

How to defend against EMP attacks - ExtremeTech

By on December 5, 2013 at 3:49 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>If you’ve ever watched <i>The Matrix</i> …

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today: hesitation, pixel peeping, too low ISO, luck shooting, and editing too many images.

Uncovering a More Useful Android Lock Screen

Nowadays, there’s a smartphone app for just about everything. Need to hail a ride? There’s an app for that. Need a game for your cat? There’s an app …

Apps

Chernobyl, My Primeval, Teeming, Irradiated Eden

The wild boar is standing 30 or 40 yards away, at the bottom of a grassy bank, staring right at me. Even from this distance I can see its outrageously long snout, its giant pointed ears, and the spiny bristles along its back. It looks part porcupine, a number of shades of ocher and gray. And it's …

Nature

Essential Wilderness Equipment

If you were stranded in the middle of nowhere, your chances of survival would be significantly higher if you had this equipment with you. To me, …

What's a Real Man Anyway?

Raised in a culture that praised machismo above all else, I had to answer that question for myself.<p>WHEN I WAS 12 years old, I watched as my father fell to the ground one night in the middle of coaching soccer practice, having just torn his Achilles tendon.<p>I then watched him hobble to our car, get …