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Ecclestone could stay on if F1 sale proceeds

Channel Four television pundit Eddie Jordan, a former team owner, said completion of the deal could force Ecclestone out but others doubted any …

Tech Dive: In-Depth with the New Porsche 718 Boxster's Turbocharged Flat-Fours – Feature

If Porsche’s turbocharged 911 Carrera and 911 Carrera S offend your natural-aspiration sensibilities, we have bad news: The brand’s mid-engine sports cars, the 718 Boxster and the upcoming 718 Cayman, are going turbo, too. Now for the good news. As we found to be the case in the turbocharged 911 …

World Heritage Site Pictures: Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls isn't the tallest waterfall in the world, nor is it the widest, but it certainly rates as one of the most impressive phenomena in nature. Victoria Falls, which is shared between Zambia and Zimbabwe, checks in at more than a mile wide at the point where the Zambezi River cascades down …

Attacking Diffie-Hellman protocol implementation in the Angler Exploit Kit

Exploit kit creators have been inventing increasingly interesting methods of masking their exploits, shellcodes, and payloads so that it is harder …

Exhaled Pounds: How Fat Leaves the Body

When you lose weight, where does it go? Turns out, most of it is exhaled.<p>In a new study, scientists explain the fate of fat in a human body, and …

How algorithms run Amazon’s warehouses

When you click “buy’ on Amazon, a flurry of activity begins inside a nearby warehouse – all managed by smart computer code. What’s it like to work there?<p>“Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.” So reads a sign above the entrance to Amazon’s newest UK “fulfilment centre” (or warehouse) in Hemel …

A Beginner’s Guide to Your Company’s Employee Stock Plans

So you’ve started a new job, and the company offers stock options as part of their benefits package. Maybe you have no idea what that means, or …

Ultimate Cheat Sheets for Photoshop and Lightroom

Want an ultimate single-page cheat sheet for looking up keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC? The design team over at setupablogtoday …

'The Queen of Code' Gives The Lowdown On Grace Hopper

Considering the scandalous lack of women entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, and the debased treatment some receive in the industry, it can be hard to remember that women helped form the backbone of computing when it mattered most.<p>‘The Queen of Code,’ a brand new 16-minute film from actress Gillian …

Why Did Japanese People Stop Performing Seppuku?

Seppuku, a highly ritualized form of suicide that involved cutting one's own stomach, was once part of the bushido samurai code, and considered an …

Japan

Here’s the First True Color Photo of Earth Snapped by Japan’s New Himawari 8 Weather Satellite

The Japan Meteorological Agency launched its latest weather satellite called the Himawari 8 this past October. A few days ago the agency released the …

2015 Ford Mustang GT Automatic

"GT" fits this car perfectly.<p>While we have nothing but praise and admiration for Ford’s decision to spread stick shifts around the new Mustang lineup, the fact is that many of you will buy automatics just as your forebears did in the 1960s. Back then, slushboxes were the gooey, horsepower-gobbling …

IBM analytics show that iOS dominates online purchasing in both transactions and average sale values

Android might have the sheer weight of numbers, but when it comes to ecommerce, it’s iPhone and iPad owners retailers want to attract. Online shopping data compiled from Thanksgiving shopping yesterday showed that despite iOS devices in the US being outnumbered almost two-to-one by Android, it’s …

Step by Step Portrait Processing in Lightroom

The story When you are photographing someone who enjoys being in front of the camera, take advantage of it. This was a simple portrait to take and …

25 Most Useful Photography Cheat Sheets – Part1

Here we have collected some very useful Photography Cheat Sheets. I am sure, these diagrams will be very useful for beginners and amateur …

The US is switching from credit card signatures to PINs, but banks need to get on board

US banks and merchants may finally shift to a more secure way of authorizing credit card transactions in which customers will enter a personal identification number (PIN) at checkout instead of signing a receipt.<p>The US is the last major market in the world using the signature system, which is part …

Thanks to 'Gastronomic Voyeurism' Trend This Woman Makes $9,000 a Month Eating on Camera

What if you could get paid to eat? That is exactly what Park Seo-yeon, a 34-year-old Korean woman, has been doing. According to Foodbeast, "gastronomic voyeurism" is a big trend in South Korea right now and people pay Seo-yeon to watch her eat in front of her webcam. In fact, she makes over $9,000 …

Trends

Metering Modes and How Your Camera Meter Works

Cameras

Canon Shows Off the Inner Workings of Its Lenses in Cool CES Demos

Unfortunately, what with major changes at the helm and making sure that we hit 2014 running, we weren’t able to make it to Vegas for CES this year. …

Why Leaves Change Color

Charles Rennie Mackintosh observed that, “Art is the flower, Life is the Green Leaf,” but I would very humbly add that after the green leaf dies, all those red, orange, and yellow leaves become nature’s most magnificent work of art.<p>For the past two weeks I’ve enjoyed autumn’s splendor, from the …

Peter Higgs interview: 'I have this kind of underlying incompetence'

The story of the physicist who gave his name to the Higgs boson particle is a charming tale about a quintessentially British national treasure. Ever since Peter Higgs was named as this year's Nobel prize winner, the tale has been endlessly retold, and goes like this.<p>Higgs struck upon his theory …

Time Machines: Atari's CES Endgame

<i>Welcome to Time Machines, where we offer up a selection of mechanical oddities, milestone gadgets, and unique inventions to test out your tech-history skills.</i> <i>In the weeks leading up to the biggest gadget show on Earth, we'll be offering a special look at relics from CES' past.</i><p>Atari, a once …

Striking Timelapse Photography Brings Malaysian City To Life

One of the great things about photography is that it sometimes has the ability to take something commonly seen as boring and turn into subject matter …

[Objective C] UIImage+ImageEffects

// UIImage+ImageEffects.m<p>// AnimationExamples<p>// Created by Timothy Patrick Johnson on 7/3/13.<p>// Copyright (c) 2013 Meister. All rights …

Unbrick a Router with a Raspberry Pi

Everyone makes mistakes, and if you're the type to fiddle around with your router, there's a reasonable chance you've bricked one before. Over on the …

Build Your Own Arduino-Powered Car Tracking System

Cars get stolen all the time, but if you want to track yours and make sure you can always find it, Instructables user Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves shows …

Essentials to Getting Started with Low-Light and Night Photography

Low-light and night photography follow the same basic fundamentals of photography but there are some techniques that are more prevalent and worth …

Landscape Photography

Food stamps again a vivid symbol in poverty debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food stamps have figured in Americans' ideas about the poor for decades, from President Lyndon Johnson's vision of a Great Society to President Ronald Reagan's scorn for crooked "welfare queens" and President Bill Clinton's pledge to "end welfare as we know it."<p>Partisans tend to …