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Three Sisters Over 100 Years Old Share Their Secrets to a Long Life

To live a long and happy life, just listen to sisters Rubye Cox, Ruth Branum and Rose Shloss, who are each over 100 years old.<p>So how exactly did the …

Great Depression

How An Ohio Housewife Flew Around The World, Made History, And Was Then Forgotten

Jerrie Mock was a 38-year-old housewife from Columbus, Ohio, when, 50 years ago this week, she accomplished what Amelia Earhart is famous for having failed to do. But in the decades since, as Mock's life began to unravel, history all but forgot the pilot who made it.<p>Just before the coast …

Hung Up

Sixteen-Year-Old Artist Wins National Art Competition with Masterful Hyper-Realistic Pencil Portrait | Colossal

<p>For the past four years, 16-year-old artist Shania McDonagh has participated in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition, an art contest for children …

Do This in the Morning and Be More Productive All Day | Inc.com

<i>Everyone has a unique way of starting their day off on the proverbial right foot. What do successful entrepreneurs do every morning to ensure they are über-effective at getting things done? We asked members of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization</i> <i>to provide their tips and tricks for maximum …

Time Management

Photographer’s Best Friend: Google Reverse Image Search

It’s all diff’rent strokes for diff’rent folks when it comes to image usage and propagation online: while some photographers are happy to have their …

How to Use Auto Exposure Modes Creatively

To be a real photographer you can only shoot in manual modes. It is of course a daft statement, a good photographer will use whatever modes he can …

How to Use Continuous Lighting: Light Sources

This is the first part of my series on continuous lighting. Here, I discuss the various types of artificial constant light sources you can use to …

6 "Hidden" Camera Features You Will Be Glad You Discovered

How well do you know your camera? Do you know everything that it’s capable of? It’s certainly possible you know your camera like the back of your …

Speed up Chrome for Android with this simple tweak

Chrome for Android is one of the fastest and most feature-rich browsers for Android. But a persistent problem has ruined Google’s mobile browser for many users – janky scrolling. Especially since Google replaced the AOSP Browser with Chrome as the default browser on new Android devices, people have …

Android News

Federal Judge Grants Class Action Status to Group of E-Book Plaintiffs

<i>Reuters</i> reports Federal Judge Denise Cote has granted class action status to a group of plaintiffs suing Apple over its collusion with publishers to …

George Lucas explains how he invented lightsabers

Lightsabers, as Obi Wan Kenobi once said, are an elegant weapon for a civilized age. In <i>Star Wars</i>' galaxy, they're graceful and otherworldly things. In ours, as the 15-minute <i>Birth of the Lightsaber</i> featurette shows, they were little more than sticks onto which the movie's visual effects artists …

OkCupid 'blocks' Mozilla in gay rights battle

Dating site OkCupid is urging visitors to boycott Mozilla Firefox due to its new CEO's previous opposition to gay marriage<p>OkCupid is urging visitors not to use Mozilla Firefox following the controversial appointment of CEO Brendan Eich, who has previously made donations to anti-gay marriage …

Could wearables become bigger than tablets? | Fortune.com

The market forecast for mobile gadgets worn on your wrist, hip or head is stellar, and tech's biggest players are preparing for the rush.<p>By Peter Suciu

NSA-inspired software sped up code-cracking efforts

<b>The US National Security Agency persuaded web-encryption company RSA to develop a more vulnerable random-number generator to make it easier to spy on businesses, Reuters has reported.</b><p>The news agency reported research suggesting the software had made reading companies' encrypted messages about …

National Security Agency (NSA)

This quarter-sized chip platform could power future Android Wear devices

While Intel has backtracked on its "Edison" chip size claims, another Android Wear partner is claiming that its system-on-chip <i>is</i> the size of the proverbial SD card. Imagination Technologies (MIPS) has just revealed the Newton platform based on its MIPS architecture, built by chip-making partner …

Associated Press News

Russia’s Zuckerberg, Pavel Durov, quits as VKontakte CEO after Kremlin allies take over

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p><b>NOTE (3 April): Two days later, Durov un-resigned. The plot thickens…</b><p>Pavel Durov, the founder of the Russian social network …

Google asks Supreme Court to settle Street View privacy lawsuit

Google's Street View privacy woes may be headed all the way to the Supreme Court. After a long legal battle, this week Google asked the country's highest court to dismiss one of the lawsuits against Google Street View. It's still unclear whether the Supreme Court will hear the case, but if it does, …

Bringing Back The Detail - Sharpening Tutorial

Infrared Photography: 2 Ways To Modify Your DSLR

Infrared photography is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful areas of photographic art, and there are many ways in which you can shoot IR frames. …

Photography

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French Lesson 42 - Learn French Body Parts Vocabulary - Las partes del cuerpo en francés

French Lesson 40 - Learn French Body Parts Vocabulary - Head and Face - partes del cuerpo frances

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