Brian Rubenstein

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NFL approves rule changes to extra point

The NFL approved rule changes to the way extra points and two-point conversions are handled at owners meetings on Tuesday.<p>The NFL owners approved rule changes to the extra point Tuesday at the spring meetings in San Francisco. The proposal that was eventually set forth by the competition committee …

Hawaii's Most Epic And Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever

Remember that strikingly stunning and famously illegal hike in Hawaii that gave you the chance to view paradise from the heavens?<p>To refresh your memory, here was what it looked like:<p>Well, thanks to a powerful storm, it's gone. Possibly forever. And we're heartbroken.<p>The Stairway to Heaven, Hawaii's …

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Segway Inventor Dean Kamen Thinks His New Stirling Engine Will Get You Off The Grid For Under $10K

For the new issue of Forbes Magazine I wrote an article about David Crane, the visionary CEO of NRG Energy. When I met Crane for lunch a couple weeks ago, no sooner had we sat down than he began singing the praises of this new contraption he had in his basement. The machine — which can generate 10 …

Pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by her family

As a crowd watched outside a courthouse, the family of a pregnant Pakistani woman beat her to death Tuesday because she married the man she loved instead of her cousin.<p>The 25-year-old woman's father, brother and spurned fiance were among about a dozen male relatives who used bricks and clubs in the …

30 Zucchini Recipes for Using Up All Your Darn Zucchini

These zucchini recipes will help you make the most of one of summer's most abundant veggies.<p><b>The first sight of zucchini in your garden is a beautiful thing.</b> But then: It just keeps growing. Soon, half your fridge is taken up by zucchini. What can you do? Make these recipes, of course.

Why the F*ck Aren't You in Bratislava?

Disappear to a place with exactly zero fanny packs on its soil.<p>Photo by: Xlibber<p>Slovakia is the country that used to be married to the Czech Republic before the end of the Cold War and is like the Kansas of Europe. Bratislava is situated on the far western end along the Danube river. Since even the …

How to add effective keywords to help your photos get discovered

You’ve taken the perfect shot, uploaded it to 500px, and are ready to license it. But how can you be sure your image will be seen by buyers? …

13 Things Your Camera Wishes You Knew

Your sad, old camera will start to treat you better if you learn to take care of it.Every time I go to my nephews’ soccer games and see all the …

DigitalRev Speed Shooter: How to Capture High-Speed Photos of Fire and Water

About a month ago, the folks at DigitalRev TV launched a new series called “Speed Shooter” in which they show you how to take great high-speed shots …

Before & After: IKEA Malm Gets an Upholstered Ombre Makeover

Ombre is all the rage and we've seen it work well using paint in a nursery before. But what about using 3 tones of fabric and some cotton batten?<p>We …

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5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp

Modern DSLR cameras can produce very sharp images with plenty of detail. However, the chief limiting factor to the sharpness of an image is the …

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Photographer Gives 11-Year-Old the Gift of a Walk Down the Aisle with Her Dying Dad

Photographer Lindsey Villatoro of Lovesong Photography recently did something that is warming the hearts of the entire photo community and beyond: …

Completely Surreal Photos Of America's Abandoned Malls

An inside look at nine abandoned malls. There is nothing creepier and more fascinating.

Inside the eerie abandoned buildings of Jeju Island, South Korea

When alone in nature, your world is at peace. Everything is calm, and the forest is your friend because you feel as if you’re the only person to have …

Abandoned Buildings

A Guide To Black and White Portraits

There is an old quote that says, “If you want to shoot fashion, shoot in color, but if you want to shoot emotion, shoot in black and white.” I don’t …

8 Simple Guidelines for Capturing Spectacular Sunrise and Sunset Images

HDR Vertorama Photography – How to Create Mind-bending Images

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

40 Must-See Photos From The Past. #5 Is Insane.

We came across this selection of astonishing photos from the past, thanks to Reddit user <i>epicnesshunter</i>. Some of these are absolutely mind-boggling, …

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Extraordinary

As I sit and reflect on my life, I find myself humbled. Humbled by the business that takes place all around me, the real fight for life and struggle …

You will not believe what this girl did to her leg. This latest trend is spreading like fire

Tattoo artists seem to get more and more creative by the day. Likewise, their customers are becoming more innovative with the designs they envision. …

More youths crossing U.S.-Mexico border alone

Unaccompanied teens and even children, many from Central America, often cross into Texas illegally in search of safety.<p>February 21, 2014|By Molly Hennessy-Fiske<p>U.S. Border Patrol officers meet near a border fence and security tower… (John Moore / Getty Images )<p>HARLINGEN, Texas — They come from …

The Fading Middle Class

The real monetary costs and individual and societal consequences of political proposals, laws, and edicts, as well as of corporatism and judicial …

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Why Dads Matter

A third of American children are growing up in homes without their biological fathers.<p>MIDVALE, Utah — Jordan Ott was the third of his mother’s six children, born over the course of four marriages.<p>By age 8, he’d had two step-dads; his brothers and sisters had more or fewer based on birth order. Each …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Black and White Photography of India

Austrian photographer Josef Hoflehner brought from his many trips all around the world, a series of Indian landscapes’ photos in black and white. The …