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How to edit raw images in 5 simple steps

<b>James Paterson gives his top tips for editing raw photographs</b><p>Camera makers expect the raw photographer to want to make their own choices when it …

This Crop Factor Calculator Makes Sensor Math a Breeze

You can’t avoid crop factor these days. Whether your camera sports an APS-C, Micro Four Thirds, 1-inch, or some other size sensor, there will come a …

Cameras

'It's really raw, stripped down death': New stunning documentary shows the secret drone war at ground level

"When you watch someone in those dying moments, what their reaction is, how they're reacting and what they're doing," Heather Linebaugh, a former drone imagery analyst, says in the film. "It's so primitive. It's really raw, stripped down, death."<p>Though unmanned systems have been used for many years …

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

<i>Everyone’s favorite comforting beef stew made easily in the crockpot! The meat is SO TENDER and the stew is rich, chunky and hearty!</i> We had another …

Cooking

Crock-Pot Christmas! 10 slow-cooker recipes to try

From easy cocktail meatballs to gooey chocolate brownies, put your Crock-Pot to work this holiday season with these 10 easy Christmas slow-cooker recipes for appetizers, mains, sides and desserts.<p>Slow-Cooker Cider Ham<p>Anyone who's cooked a 7-pound ham knows that it takes up the whole oven! Take a …

Jack the Ripper: has Bruce Robinson solved the world's most famous crime?

After 15 years of research, the director of Withnail and I tells Mick Brown he believes he has cracked the most enduring mystery in British criminal history<p>'I honestly think,’ Bruce Robinson says, ‘I’ve nailed the horrible f***er.’ He points to the photograph on the desk. A Victorian gent. …

The 16 best science movies and shows on Netflix

1/<p>"Blackfish" (2013)<p>YouTube<p><b>What it's about:</b> This film highlights issues with the sea park industry through the tale of Tilikum, a killer whale in …

The 10 best electric vehicles for every buyer

Are you in the market for an electric vehicle, but need help knowing which will fulfill your specific needs? We've rounded up our 10 favorite …

Electric Vehicles

Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

Photographer Beth Moon Spent 14 Years Hunting for the World’s Most Ancient Trees

“Portraits of Time” is a series of photographs showing the oldest and most majestic trees on the face of the Earth. Photographer Beth Moon traveled …

The 5 biggest myths about metabolism

When faced with unwanted weight, it's easy to place the blame on your metabolism.<p><b>(Life by DailyBurn)</b> -- A source of confusion for some and a scapegoat for extra weight around the midsection for others, metabolism has long been a topic of hot conversation. Without it, we would lack the energy to get …

Interactive map shows you how your Vancouver neighbourhood voted

<b>UPDATE: Check out my later election-results posts looking at the most popular polling stations and whether having an ABC surname gives you a boost at</b> …

#BBCtrending: Who is the 'Angel of Kobane'?

<b>Thousands around the world on social media have shared the image of the "Angel of Kobane" or "Rehana", a Kurdish fighter who has become a symbol of resistance against Islamic State. According to the stories, she's slain as many as 100 Islamic State fighters. Only one hitch: she's probably not who</b> …

Foreign jihadists flocking to Iraq and Syria on 'unprecedented scale' – UN

The United Nations has warned that foreign jihadists are swarming into the twin conflicts in Iraq and Syria on “an unprecedented scale” and from countries that had not previously contributed combatants to global terrorism.<p>A report by the UN security council, obtained by the Guardian, finds that …

Altering Audio with Effects

Dr. Stanley Burns, the Man Behind 'The Knick'

Meet the New York ophthalmologist and historian who owns the world’s largest collection of early medical and historical photography and was in charge of making sure <i>The Knick</i> was accurate.<p><i>The Burns Archive (all photos courtesy of The Burns Archive)</i><p>Stanley Burns, a New York ophthalmologist …

Martin Scorsese's list of essential foreign films. We've gotta step our game up! http://t.co/LPm25GOZ5X

PARENT SUPPORT

REGISTER FOR THE TEMPORARY SUPPORT PAYMENT FOR PARENTS<p>The Ministry of Finance has announced the Temporary Education Support for Parents to help with …

Education

Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

BEIRUT (AP) — Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with …

Freebie: Film Burns for Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, and Premiere Pro

This video will teach you how to take some free film burns and create simple and attractive film burn transitions in Apple Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, …

What Are Those Strange Things You See Floating In Your Eye?

Have you ever noticed a strange little worm-like speck drifting aimlessly about in your field of vision? These annoying little squiggly lines, or …

Researchers Discover How Pac-Man Frogs Are Able To Hunt Large Prey

South American horned frogs have a pretty frumpy body shape. Their extremely round bodies and large mouths have earned them the nickname “Pac-Man …

We Asked a War Correspondent About the Origins of ISIS

Anand Gopal talked to us about the beheading of journalists and why the US needs to stay the hell out of Iraq.<p><i>IS Members. Still from Islamic State.</i><p>Anand Gopal’s job is to report from the front lines of conflict. He spent years as the <i>Wall Street Journal’s</i> reporter in Afghanistan, and in a few months …

Why Are Israeli Startups Leading The Tech World?

Cross-pollination between military and civilian technologies fuels a fast-moving industry.<p>People lined both sides of Boylston Street, rounds of cheers going up as runners approached the end of the 2013 Boston marathon. Then white smoke plumed. Windows splintered. Fifteen seconds later, another …

Cybersecurity

Here's Why Netanyahu's Poll Numbers Tanked Over The Past Week

That cover seems to have evaporated. On August 25, Israel's Channel 2 reported support for Netanyahu was down to 38 percent, and had dropped "by 17 percent in the past four days alone," according to The Times of Israel.<p>This dip was probably inevitable. On August 6, Times of Israel editor David …

Gut bugs 'help prevent allergies'

<b>Bacteria that naturally live inside our digestive system can help prevent allergies and may become a source of treatment, say US researchers.</b><p>The team at the University of Chicago showed a group of bacteria - Clostridia - could block peanut allergies in mice.<p>They hope to harness the bacteria in a …

University of Chicago