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How to Edit Photos in Lightroom & Photoshop Like a Pro. One Photographer Reveals Her Workflow Secrets

Julia Trotti is a photographer we feature a lot on Shutterbug.com because she always has a great way of explaining how she captures her …

Tutorials

Hackers Designed a 'Master Key' to Unlock Millions of Hotel Room Doors

A critical flaw in electronic locks left millions of hotel rooms worldwide vulnerable to hackers. Now, the security researchers who developed the …

Information Systems

With GDPR in the Background, Digital Protectionism Is on the Rise

A protectionist mindset that’s been brewing politically worldwide for quite some time is suddenly at the doorstep of every digital platform and …

Why a New Idea to Search for Extra Dimensions in the Pulse of Spacetime Is Turning Heads

Spoiler alert (but really, you should’ve watched it by now): In the climax of Christopher Nolan’s <i>Interstellar</i> (2014), Matthew McConaughey dives into …

Physics

“I don’t believe in Swiss justice”: HSBC whistleblower Falciani

Swiss bank whistleblower Hervé Falciani, currently out on bail after being arrested recently by Spanish police at the request of Switzerland, has …

Corruption

String Theories, Part. I: Everything You Do Is Being Collected

This interview was conducted with a self-described “former government employee who believes there is a role for surveillance by the intelligence …

Sex Changes Everything

<i>Editor’s note: This is part 5 of a multipart series. Catch up with part 1 , part 2, part 3 and part 4.</i><p>In my experience, although men say they are OK …

I attended one of New York's most exclusive sex parties on a private yacht — and it's not your parents' swingers party

As the cruise around Brooklyn's Sheepshead Bay wound to a close, and passengers downed the last of their free champagne, the captain appeared on deck with news: The tide was too low, and the boat could not dock for at least another hour.<p>"I'll let you know when we can dock," he told the crowd. …

New Jersey

The Pentagon Is Making Plans That Could Bring On Disaster

Michael T. KlareThe Cold War is back, and with it comes tremendous risk of escalation and confrontation.The post The Pentagon Is Making Plans That …

Geopolitics

The Scientific Secret to Sexual Desire in a Marriage

A recent review of literature has some hot tips for couples.<p>By<p>Apr 02 2018, 8:00 AM<p>Sexual desire is easy to come by, but hard to retain. It remains …

What Being a Sex Worker Taught Me About Men

On top of intimacy, emotional labor, and ethical sex.<p>Like most women, I’ve been sexualized more times than I can count, both with and without my permission. I’ve been told by bosses to wear a skirt next time—the shorter the better. Like nearly every woman I know, I’ve sat down in a coffee shop with …

Three minutes over Syria: How Israel destroyed Assad’s nuclear reactor

After more than a decade of stubborn silence, Israel has finally acknowledged that its Air Force destroyed the Syrian nuclear reactor, on the night …

Middle East

FBI raids home of fired spy agency contractor suspected of leaking code on Facebook

<b>(CNN) —</b> A disgruntled government contractor who worked with a US spy agency stole high-tech espionage radio equipment worth $340,000, took classified material, and is suspected of leaking sensitive computer code on his Facebook page, according to a new court filing by FBI agents who recently …

Surveillance

A Chinese shipbuilder accidentally revealed its major navy plans

Nuclear submarines, giant aircraft carriers, robot warships.<p>For a brief moment, the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), put online China's next big naval projects (but quickly pulled them down). The revelation, of which screenshots were taken before censors intervened, provided a …

Military

What Happened at the Thailand 'Black Site' Run by Trump's CIA Pick

The Senate's 2014 report on torture details what "enhanced interrogation" really entailed.<p>Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect details that emerged after the retraction of a ProPublica story about Gina Haspel's CIA career.<p>As soon as Gina Haspel got the nomination to become CIA …

Abu Zubaydah

Spy v. Spy: An NSA Leak Reveals the Agency's List of Enemy Hackers

When the still-unidentified group calling itself the Shadow Brokers spilled a collection of NSA tools onto the internet in a series of leaks starting …

The Leaked NSA Spy Tool That Hacked the World

An elite Russian hacking team, a historic ransomware attack, an espionage group in the Middle East, and countless small time cryptojackers all have …

39 of the best secret categories on Netflix and how to find them

Netflix has an insane amount of content, but it's not always easy to find what you want.<p>The categories Netflix gives you access to are broad, which is made more frustrating by the knowledge that Netflix splits movies and TV shows into incredibly specific micro-categories.<p>Luckily, it's pretty easy …

Did Fusion GPS’s Anti-Trump Researcher Avoid Surveillance With A Ham Radio?

In the late 1950s, when I was entering early adolescence, I became an amateur radio operator. It was like joining a very large audio-visual club …

Donald Trump

The Real Reason Banks and governments Are Scared of Bitcoin

They fear that they can be replaced<p>A former high-flying JPMorgan trader turned cryptocurrency fund manager says banks “have absolutely failed to …

16 Optical Illusions Your Brain Will Refuse To See Correctly

"Wait, what?!" –Your brain<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

Graphics

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about until now

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut dispensing and gathering a myriad of information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the …

Amazon Echo

SD Memory Cards: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About SD Cards But Were Afraid to Ask

If your digital camera is fairly new, odds are it stores images on SD cards. SD stands for Secure Digital but it may seem more like Strange & …

Why American Workers Aren’t Getting A Raise: An Economic Detective Story

<b>Why American Workers Aren’t Getting A Raise: An Economic Detective Story</b> <br>By Jonathan TepperFor the past few months, I’ve been trying to solve an …

Income Inequality

Laser Mapping Unearths 60,000 Ancient Maya Structures in Guatemalan Jungle

The ancient Maya civilization has remained a mystery for centuries, hampered by the thick Central American jungle that has made excavations difficult. But now, a group of scientists has come together and, using cutting-edge technology, they've been able to identify more than 60,000 previously …

In Switzerland, dismay as papers on secret Cold War army vanish | Reuters

ZURICH (Reuters) - A covert Swiss Cold War paramilitary group that operated largely outside civilian oversight until 1990 is back in the news after top-secret documents linked to the organization vanished from official archives.<p>FILE PHOTO: Visitors walk through a tunnel at the former Swiss …

North Africa

Scientists have proven the existence of the strangest state of matter: superionic ice

In 1935, the <i>Harvard Crimson</i>, a student-run newspaper of Harvard University, carried the following clip:<p>Percy W. Bridgman ’04, professor of physics, can now make ice which will not melt until a temperature higher than the boiling point of water is attained.<p>This was newsworthy indeed. Bridgman went …

Nobel Prize

NSA Exploits Ported to Work on All Windows Versions Released Since Windows 2000

A security researcher has ported three leaked NSA exploits to work on all Windows versions released in the past 18 years, starting with Windows 2000. …

Information Security

How rich are the rich? If only you knew

“If poor people knew how rich rich people are, there would be riots in the streets.”<p>Actor and comedian Chris Rock made this astute statement during a …

This simple script renders data collected by your ISP unusable

After voting last month to strip Obama administration guidelines, the Federal Communications Commission ceded control of the internet to ISPs, at least for now. Corporations like Comcast and Verizon won the right to police themselves, operating on a scheme tantamount to the honor system.<p>With a …

Obama Administration