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The smog-guzzling buildings fighting deadly pollution

<b>(CNN) —</b> Air pollution is now the biggest global environmental killer, the WHO has confirmed. The seven million deaths it caused in 2012 exceeded the victims of cigarettes, and is more than double previous estimates.<p>Air pollution in over half of 1,600 cities surveyed is now above safe limits of …

6 Pro Tips for Making the Most of a Golden Hour Photo Shoot

Nikon Ambassador Corey Rich is convinced that the secret to creating compelling outdoor portraits has very little to do with the actual location …

Landscape Photography

Jailed for life at age 14: US supreme court to consider juvenile sentences

When Quantel Lotts was 17 he put together a makeshift tattoo gun using the motor of an old Walkman casette player and a stylus fashioned from a sharpened staple. Then he asked a fellow inmate to etch two words in Gothic script down each of his outer forearms.<p>On his right arm he wrote DEAD. On his …

NRA: “Stand-Your-Ground” is a “fundamental human right”

The NRA accused Eric Holder of politicizing Trayvon Martin’s death by calling for an end to the laws<p>Jillian Rayfield<p>July 17, 2013 7:45pm (UTC)<p>The National Rifle Association accused the Obama Administration of politicizing Trayvon Martin's death after Attorney General Eric Holder called for a …

World energy use to jump 56% by 2040, study says

Global energy consumption is expected to rise 56% by 2040 with a changing composition of energy sources, with China and India driving the rate increase far more than the rest of the world.<p>According to a new report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, fossil fuels are expected to keep …

L.A. Unified School District Wants iPads for All 640,000 Students

Back in June, the Los Angeles Unified School District awarded Apple a $30 million contract to provide its students with iPads. Under its terms, the …

Europe's New War on Nightlife

Russian cargo ship launches spacesuit repair kit to Space Station

A Russian Soyuz rocket launched an unmanned resupply ship to the International Space Station Saturday for an express delivery to the orbiting outpost. The vehicle will be delivering food, supplies and the last-minute addition of a repair kit for a U.S. spacesuit that malfunctioned during a …

Danny Hillis: The Internet could crash. We need a Plan B

Impala for Android recognizes your pics and automatically sorts them into categories

Say goodbye to your messy photo gallery and say hello to better-organized and automatically sorted photos courtesy of Impala, an app that uses computer vision technology to help you categorize your photos.<p>First released as an iOS-exclusive app and now available for free on the Google Play Store, …

This Portable Printer Could be Yours for $180

Technology and the Internet allow us to work from anywhere in the world, but there are still some tasks that require an office or administrator. One of those is printing. Sure, email is the communications medium for business, but very often you’ll need physical (hard) copies of documents and other …

5 Common Twitter Mistakes You Might Still Be Making

<i>This post originally appeared on the Twitter Counter blog.</i><p>Twitter can be a great tool for establishing your brand, building a community and extending your influence. But to get the most out of Twitter and do all of the above, first you need to avoid making these common mistakes.<p>1. Starting a tweet …

The next big thing in wearable tech may be ear computers

The future of “smart” wearable devices could be in your ear, according to the “wireless evangelist” Nick Hunn. Hunn is working on a new market forecast report for wearable tech, and wrote in a preview that he expects “hearables,” or smart earbuds, to be worth over $5 billion by 2018. For context, a …

Wearable Tech

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