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How To Get The Most From Your Lenses

These days, camera lenses are available in every shape and size and to fit every budget. From the most basic kit zooms to exotic professional primes, …

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 Review

This is an in-depth review of the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens, world’s first constant f/1.8 zoom lens for DSLR cameras that was announced in …

Roundup: 11 Inspiring Do-It-Yourself Projects With Leather

Wanting to incorporate leather into your life, but unsure how to do it? Here are 11 do-it-yourself projects using leather that range on a scale from …

U.S. to sell, lease Apache attack helicopters to Iraqi forces

WASHINGTON — Iraq’s embattled government will be allowed to buy and lease Apache attack helicopters to help fight a renewed insurgency after a U.S. lawmaker lifted his long-running objections to the deal, the<p>Pentagonsaid Monday.<p>The agreement allows Iraq to lease as many as six Apaches this year and …

US marine faces retrial over killing of Iraqi civilian

The US marine corps is to retry a sergeant whose murder conviction in a major Iraq war crime case has been overturned twice by military courts in recent years.<p>The military branch determined that the seriousness of the crime warranted a retrial of the case of Sergeant Lawrence Hutchins, who led an …

To Thine Own Selfie Be True, But Not In All Places At All Times

<i>Editor's Note: Roberto Schmidt, the Agence France-Presse staffer who took the photographs discussed in this blog post, has now weighed in on the discussion and provided context. In his own blog post, Schmidt wrote "photos can lie. In reality, just a few seconds earlier the first lady was herself</i> …

Articles about tis season red and green home design on Dwell.com - Dwell

How to decorate for the holidays - simple ideas to get you into the festive spirit with...<p>A teardown renovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, comes with a mandate for maximum efficiency.<p>A dramatic house in Australia drew its architectural inspiration from Mies van der Rohe but got its color from …

Los Angeles

Nelson Mandela funeral set for Dec. 15; 10 days of mourning begin

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- After 10 days of national mourning, anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela will be buried on Dec. 15 in a private service in his home village of Qunu, President Jacob Zuma told journalists Friday.<p>The former president, who died Thursday, will be accorded a state funeral in …

South Africa

Nato troops forced to risk dilapidated tunnel to get out of Afghanistan

A wave of anti-Nato protests in Pakistan is forcing Western forces to rely on a dilapidated Soviet-built road tunnel that cuts through the Hindu Kush as the main artery for the exit from Afghanistan, reports Rob Crilly<p>The route twists one way then the next, snaking higher into the Hindu Kush.<p>The …

Unexpectedly Expecting!

• <b>Author:</b> Susan Mallery<p>THE TOWNSFOLK WERE STIRRING UP TWENTY KINDS OF TROUBLE!<p>Sassy hairdresser Nora Darby had a chip on her shoulder the size of Texas. Abandoned by her dad and betrayed by her fiancé, she was anti-man, anti-marriage and mouthy about it to boot. All of which suited Stephen Remington, …

The best iPad apps for architects

Architecture is one of those fields that has benefitted hugely from the influx of amazing specialized apps available. Ranging from apps that allow …

Apple Releases Apple Store For iPad In Time For Your Mobile Holiday Shopping

• See the latest trending products that others are buying, sharing, and reviewing.<br>• Use pinch gestures to zoom, browse and compare.<br>• Personalize an iPad or …

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