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Residents say assault case erodes trust in police

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Residents of a neighborhood where an Oklahoma City officer is accused of sexually assaulting women said Saturday the allegations …

Ferguson: officer relieved of duty after video of racist remarks surfaces

A police officer involved in the protests over Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri, has been relieved of his duty after video surfaced of him making racist and derogatory remarks.<p>Dan Page was recorded in April giving a speech in which he described President Barack Obama as an illegal …

San Jose police fatally shoot woman, 19, holding power drill | Reuters

(Reuters) - A 19-year-old woman brandishing a power drill was shot dead by a police officer in San Jose on Thursday, police said.<p>Police received a report that morning that a woman was threatening to kill her family with an Uzi assault weapon, San Jose Police spokeswoman Heather Randol said in a …

Happy Shark Week! Here’s The Most Terrifying Photograph of a Great White We’ve Ever Seen

We’re only mid-way through Shark Week. So, to honor these seven days dedicated to the immaculate creature we all love – and some fear – we have for …

Why Polaroid’s Cube Action Cam is Special

Shopping for an action camera is like shopping for adhesive bandages: you either buy Band-Aids … or you pick up something called “Aid Plus Bandages” …

New Photographer's Guide to Blue Hour

Among the many tips and tricks new photographers get with regards to lighting, the time of day is an essential concept, which for getting some shots …

Celebrate Apollo 11 history by watching Buzz Aldrin punch this jerk in the face

The Saturn V blastoff video below is space nostalgia bliss, but nothing does it for me like this video of American hero Buzz Aldrin punching …

Higgs Boson May Be Composed Of Tiny 'Techni-Quark' Particles, Physicists Say

<i>Updated April 4 at 10:51 a.m. ET.</i><p>The Higgs boson — a particle thought to explain how other particles get their mass — is tiny, but it may not be the tiniest particle yet. Theories have long predicted the existence of even smaller particles that might make up the Higgs, and recent research suggests …

Stunning Street Photography by SL Shanth Kumar

Hi Shanth Can you introduce yourself to our readers?<p>Hey I am shanth kumar, working as a Photojournalist in Times of India, Chennai. I Started …

Street Photography

The 20 photographs of the week

Luis Suárez, the violence in Iraq, the Glastonbury festival - the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Photographer Notebooks for Conveniently Recording Your Film Photos’ Metadata

Digital cameras naturally present us with a number of advantages, among them the oft-overlooked inclusion of detailed information about how (and …

Lensbaby Spark

Sorry, this product is no longer available.<br>But we have lots of other good stuff! Check it out!<p>The Photojojo Store!<p>A fun and easy-to-use tilt-shift …

Tilt-shift

Chef in Critical Condition After Accidentally Drinking Oven Cleaner

A chef is in critical condition after accidentally drinking <b>oven cleaner</b>. According to the <i>Belfast Telegraph</i>, 40 year-old <b>Sean Slane</b> was working at a Belfast location of the <b>Goodfella's Pizzeria</b> chain on Sunday when he drank from what he thought was a <b>bottle of water</b>. Turned out the bottle actually …

How Sketchy Research Got Us All Eating Low Fat

Selective research and skewed results<p>As journalist Paul John Scott (not to be confused with John Paul Scott, the only Alcatraz inmate to conclusively reached San Francisco during an escape attempt) writes in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota bears the blame for the wrong-headed low-fat diet …

Low Fat

Say What? Higgs Boson Theorist Claims Universe Shouldn’t Exist

The universe shouldn't exist — at least according to a new theory.<p>Modeling of conditions soon after the Big Bang suggests the universe should have collapsed just microseconds after its explosive birth, the new study suggests.<p>"During the early universe, we expected cosmic inflation — this is a rapid …

Physics

Astronomers Detect An X-ray Signal That Hints At Dark Matter

Astronomers at NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory have detected a mysterious X-ray signal coming from Perseus galaxy cluster. Although the signal still requires more investigation, there’s a possibility that it represents a concrete discovery of a form of dark matter.<p>Dark matter is still something of …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Here’s Mary Meeker’s Big Deck On Key Internet Trends

Mary Meeker, a partner at VC firm KPCB and one of the legendary observers of the Internet industry, is presenting her annual outlook on the industry this morning at Code Conference put on by Re/code. Here data gives deep insights into the state of the technology industry that’s useful for …

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