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Get the most out of your new D-SLR Camera with These 12 Essential Photo Accessories | shopswell

So, you just forked over the money for your first D-SLR. If you're relatively new to photography, there are a bunch of things you'll need to get the …

100 Photography Tips for Beginners

Downtown LA, 2015Dear friend,If you’re new to photography, it can be quite daunting. There is so much information on the internet about photography, …

Street Photography

Powerful Portraits Show the Homeless Dressed Up for Their Dream Careers

Photographer Horia Manolache is based in San Francisco, the city with the second highest homeless population in the United States. However, he believes that homeless communities are frequently misunderstood and unfairly stereotyped, so he’s started a project called <i>The Prince and the Pauper</i> to …

San Francisco

The front-runner to become the next French president wants to move the UK border back on British soil

The newspaper also quoted him saying the border between the two countries should be moved back onto British soil - a foray into the controversy over how to deal with migrants camped at the French port of Calais once Britain has quit the EU.<p>Since Britons voted in a referendum last month to leave, …

North Africa

Flood waters recede to reveal apocalyptic ghost city in South America

These days it looks like a bomb fell on Villa Epecuén, Argentina. But, what really happened was more of a natural disaster when strong weather caused a flood in 1985. A dike broke and the water level rose to more than 30 feet, washing the resort spa away.<p>Epecuén still draws tourists, but not like …

South America

'Snowstorm' personal flying machine lifts off in Singapore

What you're looking at above is Snowstorm, a personal flying machine. This electric-powered aircraft, designed and built by a group of students from the National University of Singapore, can be controlled by a human pilot and is capable of a vertical takeoff and landing. Snowstorm was created as …

Crime

Headless Body Discovered Under Bridge in Waller County, Texas

A headless body was discovered under a bridge in Texas by several fishermen, local authorities said Wednesday.<p>A few fishermen made the grisly discovery near the Brazos River and Highway 290 in Waller County, Texas, NBC affiliate KPRC reported.<p>The men came upon a black garbage bag that had been …

Cartels

Two Libyans identified as Lockerbie bombing suspects, Scotland, U.S. say

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Two Libyans have been identified as suspects in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, nearly 27 years ago, Scottish and U.S. officials say.<p>They have asked for Libya's help to interview them.<p>The 259 people on New York-bound Pan Am Flight 103 and 11 people on the …

Africa

Dynamic Range Photography Explained | Expert photography blogs, tip, techniques, camera reviews

If you’ve ever had to take a photograph on a bright sunny day, chances are pretty high that you would have lost detail, possibly in the shadows or in …

Landscape Photography

Zen Foxes: Photographer Documents Wild Foxes Enjoying Themselves

These photos by Roeselien Raimond, a Dutch nature photographer who specializes in taking beautiful photos of wild foxes, show how foxes are experts …

Nature Photography

Portraits of a Baby Boy and Bulldog Who Were Born on the Same Day

Chicago-based photographer Ivette Ivens has been shooting a heartwarming series of portraits of her son and dog and the special bond they share. The …

Cute Animals

A College Without Classes

Forget credit hours—in a quest to cut costs, universities are simply asking students to prove their mastery of a subject.<p>MANCHESTER, Mich.—Had Daniella Kippnick followed in the footsteps of the hundreds of millions of students who have earned university degrees in the past millennium, she might be …

Higher Education

Egg-shaped 'ecocapsule' lets you live anywhere - CNN Style

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10 Scientific Ways To Be Happy

Second World War camp survivor and wife both die on 76th wedding anniversary

War veteran Clifford Hartland died aged 101, hours before wife Marjorie, 97, died 'of a broken heart'<p>A Second World War prisoner camp survivor and his wife of 76 years died within hours of each other on their wedding anniversary.<p>Veteran Clifford Hartland died at the age of 101, 14 hours before his …

Protest at McDonald's Headquarters Leads to Dozens of Arrests

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Krispy Kreme

Suspect In Walmart Lug Wrench Attack Says Toddler Deserved To Be Beaten

A homeless woman faces attempted murder and hate crimes charges after she allegedly beat a man and his 4-year-old daughter with a lug wrench because they were Asian American.<p>The attack happened at a San Jose, California, Walmart on Wednesday morning. Prosecutors say that Maria Garate, a 20-year-old …

Google reportedly buying game livestreaming startup Twitch for $1B [update]

<i>Updated Monday at 11:31 a.m. Pacific</i>.<p>Google has reached a deal to buy game livestreaming firm Twitch for $1 billion, according to a report by Variety.<p>Citing unnamed sources, Variety said that Google has made an all-cash offer, and the deal could be announced soon. If confirmed, the deal will …

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Bridge collapse survivor haunted by crushed car seat: 'Imagine if she had been there'<p>Couple in so-called 'Gone Girl' case on moving on, why they're …

Sheryl Sandberg

Microsoft’s Xbox One Passes 5M Units Sold to Retailers

Microsoft today announced that it has sold over 5 million Xbox One consoles to retailers around the globe, but sales of the system have still lagged behind rival Sony’s PlayStation 4. By comparison, Sony revealed on Wednesday that PS4 sales had topped 7 million in sales to consumers.<p>March US sales …

Germany: Oldest message in a bottle shown to relative

<b>Perhaps the world's oldest message in a bottle, cast into the sea near Germany 101 years ago, has been presented to the sender's granddaughter, it's been reported.</b><p>Last month, fishermen in the Baltic Sea pulled an old beer bottle out of the water, along with their catch. Inside they found a …

Baltic Sea

Pakistani Baby Goes on the Lam After Being Accused of Attempted Murder

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A nine-month-old Pakistani baby accused of attempted murder has gone into hiding in an attempt to …

Putin Is Reviving a Stalinist Fitness Program to Whip Russians Into Shape

Vladimir Putin wants to improve the physical fitness of Russians of all ages, and to achieve that he has turned to the era of brutal dictator Joseph …

Russia

World's oldest person celebrates 116th birthday in Japan

Misao Okawa is one of only five people alive – all women – born in the 19th century when Queen Victoria was on the throne<p>Plenty of sleep and a varied diet are the secrets to a long and healthy life, according to Misao Okawa, the world's oldest person, who celebrated her 116th birthday on …