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Ohio Governor Poised To Make Voters Pay To Keep Polls Open Late

Republican lawmakers in Ohio approved a bill late Wednesday night that would force residents to put up a cash bond when they petition a court extend …

Republicans Stunned After Trump Reveals That His Presidential Campaign Is Broke

When Donald Trump told Republicans that his campaign had money, it was a lie. In meeting with Senate Republicans, Trump’s campaign privately admitted …

33 Questions That Were Asked at Apple Job Interviews

Apple is known for being one of the most challenging and exciting places to work, so it’s not surprising to learn that getting a job there is no easy …

Employment

Woman Treated Like A Criminal For Refusing To Testify Against Her Abusive Boyfriend

A federal court has sided with a domestic violence victim who was treated like a criminal after a prosecutor threw her in jail for refusing to …

Obama's mantra is usually 'no drama.' Here's how his Asia trip challenged that mentality

President Obama's historic trip to former enemy nations in Asia got off to a bad start this week when, just after he announced a grand gesture of reconciliation with Vietnam, he learned that its communist government was intimidating dissidents he had invited to meet with him privately.<p>Obama fumed …

Foreign Policy

Every Single Pinky and the Brain Plan to Take Over the World, Ranked

Are you pondering what I’m pondering? No, it has nothing to do with monkeys and dental floss. We’re ranking every single one of Brain’s schemes—both …

Bill O’Reilly’s making this up: His latest racial bloviating is just plain fiction

Scaring Fox News viewers with tales of black thuggery and anti-white violence is central to his gimmick<p>From the end of the Civil War to the first few decades of the 20th century, white mobs killed many thousands of black Americans across the United States.<p>White newspapers played a key role in …

Bernie Sanders unloads on Hillary Clinton over her support from Henry Kissinger

Sanders pointed out that Clinton has touted her support from Kissinger on the campaign trail — and then scorned him as "one of the most destructive secretaries of state in the modern history of the country."<p>"In the last debate, and I believe in her book … she talked about getting the approval or …

‘Error 53’ fury mounts as Apple software update threatens to kill your iPhone 6

It’s the message that spells doom and will render your handset worthless if it’s been repaired by a third party. But there’s no warning and no fix<p>Thousands of iPhone 6 users claim they have been left holding almost worthless phones because Apple’s latest operating system permanently disables the …

Mobile Technology

Apple has started selling the View-Master virtual-reality headset

Shoppers can pick up a View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack on Apple's online store for $30, although it's not available in Apple's physical retail stores. It's the first VR product that Apple has sold in recent memory.<p>Yes, it's the same View-Master that made the famous red goggles we all …

Fine, just call him the N-word: All the Republicans want to do is say it. Would be more honest if they did

GOP candidates use every trick to slur Obama without using the word. Just tell us what you really feel, PC warriors<p>In his final State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama made a plea for a return to civility, intelligence and courage in American politics.<p>Two days later, the Republican …

Another Trump Offense, Another Severed Business Tie

The presidential candidate obsessed with “deals” is quickly losing them.<p>On Wednesday, following Donald Trump’s call for a total ban on Muslim …

6 reasons America is doomed to permanent war

The hawks are squawking again for troops on the ground, this time in Syria. When will we learn form our mistakes?<p>Oh, no! Not another American war against evil!<p>This time, it’s the Islamic State (IS). After the attacks in Paris, Barack Obama, spokesman-in-chief for the United States of America, …

Awesomely Luvvie

"Our ushers are not like yours. Black ushers are deputized, stone-faced keepers of peace in Black churches—like nightclub bouncers in thick, …

New app Nerd lets you order an on-demand Stanford student, who can help you with anything you need

That's the premise behind Nerd. It's an "invisible app," meaning that it works via a text messaging layer without requiring an actual app that you download from the Apple App Store or Google Play.<p>All you have to do is text that phone number and someone — the company says it's a Stanford student — …

Lens Basics

A<p>The Focal Length<p>A primary characteristic of a lens is the focal length.<p>A lens’ focal length is defined as the distance between the lens’ optical …

Focusing Modes

1<p>Continuous Focusing Mode<p>AI Servo AF (Canon)/AF-C (Nikon) stands for Continuous Focus and this mode is most useful for keeping moving objects sharp …

Bird Photography Tips

1<p>Focus on the Eyes<p>Extreme close-ups can only be achieved with either a macro lens (50mm-180mm) or a zoom lens with macro mode. A lens that will allow …

Resolution

1<p>Camera and Image Resolution<p>Millions of pixels that make up the image sensor in a digital camera are actually tiny light-sensitive squares. Each …

Slow Speed Synch Flash

1<p>What is Slow Sync Flash?<p>Slow sync is a feature available on a wide range of digital cameras that enables you to fire the flash at lower shutter …

Focusing Basics

1<p>Depth of Field<p>Depth of Field (DOF) is the front-to-back zone of a photograph in which the image is razor sharp.<p>As soon as an object (person, thing) …

Lens Filters

A<p>Screw-in Filters<p>Screw-in filters fit directly onto your lens, in the threads at the edge of the lens barrel. Each screw-in filter is a specific …

Metering Modes

1<p>Why is this so important?<p>So you can accurately represent the image by capturing all the exciting details, colors, shadows and textures. I’m sure by …

Viewfinders

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Camera Modes

1<p>Auto Mode<p>Automatic Exposure is when the camera chooses the optimum shutter speed, aperture, ISO and flash settings for your shot. All you need to do …

Camera Flash Types

1<p>Built-in & Pop-up Camera Flash<p>Built-In & Pop-Up Flashes are flash units constructed within the main camera body. They are on-axis with the lens, so …

Camera Controls

1<p>2<p>Image Sensor<p>Since the dawn of photography, cameras have captured and stored images on glass plates or on film. Today, digital cameras capture the …

Cameras

ISO Sensitivity

1<p>ISO is actually an acronym, which stands for International Standards Organization, and the ISO rating along with the shutter speed and aperture …

Cameras

Exposure

1<p>The Exposure Triangle<p><b>ISO Speed</b> is how sensitive your camera’s sensor is to light, each value of the rating represents a “stop” of light, and each …

Shutter Speed

How Surface tablets are changing the way NFL coaches work

Each NFL stadium is equipped with two cameras that help teams make play calls: one that provides a close up shot of the line of scrimmage, and another that offers a wide field of view so coaches and players can see the full play. Those cameras aren't new — they used to feed images to banks of …