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Gun owners grill Obama at town hall, NRA sits it out

FAIRFAX, Va. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama fielded tough questions from gun owners at a televised town hall on Thursday, defending his move to tighten gun rules as he sought to elevate the issue of gun control before the November 2016 election to replace him.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama is seen …

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Unemployed man who ‘wore lots of jewelry’ busted for disability fraud

An Oregon man described as someone who "wore lots of jewelry" and "flashed pictures of trips to Lebanon" was caught in a disability fraud scheme that cost the government more than $200,000.<p>Jason I. Boutros, 49, bought a silver Mercedes SL500 roadster and a tanning bed with the help of the federal …

Things you didn’t know about Spam

Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam… is there any food product in existence that’s been mocked more than Spam?<p>Twinkies, possibly, but deep down, everyone secretly loves Twinkies. We can’t say the same thing for Spam. When it comes to Spam you either love it or you hate it, and it’s actually one of the more …

An Imaginary Town Becomes Real, Then Not. True Story

This is the story of a totally made-up place that suddenly became real — and then, strangely, undid itself and became a fantasy again. Imagine Pinocchio becoming a real boy and then going back to being a puppet. That's what happened here — but this is a true story.<p>It's about a place in upstate New …

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

Angry Birds

Optional Essay And Other Changes Coming To The SAT

The essay is optional. Scores will return to 1,600. And there will be no penalties if you answer something incorrectly. Those are the big takeaways from the SAT changes announced Wednesday.<p>The College Board said the revisions, the first updates to the college entrance exam since 2005, will take …

Facebook Moves To Restrict Posts About Gun Sales

<i>This post was updated at 10:30 a.m. ET on March 6.</i><p>Facebook said Wednesday that it will limit minors' access to pages and posts that offer firearms for sale, along with other measures intended to curtail illegal gun trafficking.<p>"This is something we've been working on for a while," says Facebook …

Rainbow Cake Tutorial

This rainbow cake is bright and fun! This tutorial will show you how to make it for a birthday party or a rainbow St. Patrick's day party.<p>315<p>975

Adorable 4-Year-Old Girl Creates Fashionable Paper Dresses

The world's next big designer may just be this four-year-old girl whose love for fashion goes way beyond the average kid. The young girl, lovingly called Mayhem by mom Angie (@2sisters_angie), was not satisfied with playing dress-up in store-bought princess dresses or in her mom's clothes. She …

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Perfect Timing: Photog Captures Lightning Striking the Tallest Building on Earth

Michael Shainblum captured this perfectly timed (call it luck if you want, but luck favors the prepared, so we’re going with perfectly timed) shot of …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Photographer Explores Beauty Through Facial Symmetry

Both Sides Of is a series by photographer Alex John Beck that explores the definition of physical beauty. Each image in the British-born, New York-based photographer's collection is a composite offering two sets of symmetrical faces. One image takes the left half of the subject's face and mirrors …

Walking Dead Star Norman Reedus Replaces Crossbow with Camera

Renowned actor Norman Reedus, best known for his portrayal as Daryl Dixon in the television series <i>The Walking Dead</i>, is also an international artist …

A Concise Guide to Choosing a New Lens

Photography

The Secrets of Effective Silhouette Photography

There is something about silhouettes that makes you want to rush out and create one yourself. They have that dramatic atmosphere that always keeps a …

Why You Need a Remote Shutter Release in Your Bag

https://www.lightstalking.com/how-to-photograph-fireworks/Anyone who has been involved with photography for some length of time has heard of shutter …

Photos Reflecting the Most Ridiculous Laws in the U.S.

Photographer Olivia Locher, mocks some of the most ridiculous laws still in place in the United States with her new photo series, I Fought The Law. …

Photographs that stunned the world: vintage Pulitzer winners

From toddlers disrupting street parades to plane crash near-misses, JFK and a Fidel Castro firing squad, these historic award-winning images capture moments of beauty, horror and despair. Here's a selection of the vintage prints on show at Daniel Blau gallery in London until 29 March