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3 Fundamentals You Should Aim to Get Right in Every Portrait Photograph

When you first pick up a camera, chances are that you are going to spend a lot of time shooting portraits of your family, your friends, your pets and …

Landscape Photography

Two dead as ousting of South Korea's disgraced president Park Geun-hye sparks clashes

South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye has become the country’s first democratically elected leader to be forced from office after judges voted unanimously to impeach her.<p>The historic ruling triggered violent protests in the streets, with two people dying in clashes between demonstrators and …

Conservative backlash threatens to sink new GOP health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerful conservative backlash threatened to sink the new Republican health care bill Tuesday less than 24 hours after its launch, even as President Donald Trump and congressional leaders began trying to sell the legislation as the long-promised GOP cure for "Obamacare."<p>"We're …

Health Care

Spectral Edge wants to drive its infrared photo-enhancing tech into every smartphone

Smartphone cameras are so good these days it can seem almost churlish to yearn for improvements. And yet enhancements continue to shave away at imperfections as engineers turn the screw to optimize multiple aspects of image capture hardware and software.<p>To wit: U.K. based startup Spectral Edge has …

Tutorials

15 incredible photos that were taken by drones

Drone photography is incredible. Just look at this!<p>This is just third place winner in a two-month competition challenging people around the world to submit their best aerial photos taken by drones. The winners were announced Thursday after 10,000 entries poured in from 146 countries.<p>Check out the …

Drones

The 20 Most Instagrammed Places in the World

From New York City's Times Square to Berlin's East Side Gallery, Instagram users shed quite a wide light on the world's most popular photo …

Travel

21 Photographers Discuss The Impact Going Viral Had on their Careers

<b>Eric Pickersgill:</b> My career has changed drastically. I am now represented by Rick Wester Fine Art in New York and will be bringing my work to PULSE …

Japanese researchers created holograms you can touch

The touchable holograms, called Fairy Lights, could serve as the beginning to developing technology where humans could interact with the hologram.<p>This could particularly come in handy in medicine, where hologram technology is used to demonstrate certain procedures.<p>The holograms were made using …

InterAct

Pictures of the Week 12.3.15

Shoes

U.S. Trust

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North Korea digging new nuclear-test tunnel, satellite photos show

Images dating from October and early November show addition of fourth tunnel at test site Punggye-ri, say US researchers<p>Satellite photographs from October and early November indicate North Korea is digging a new tunnel for nuclear testing, a US research institute said on Wednesday.<p>A report on 38 …

North Korea

Brave officer in San Bernardino shooting video: 'I'll take a bullet before you do'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hushed employees marched through the Inland Regional Center in a line, their arms raised, putting their lives in the hands of one brave officer.<p>"Try to relax, everyone. Try to relax. I'll take a bullet before you do, that's for damn sure," said the unidentified officer.<p>The tension grew as …

California

BlueStacks hits a billion apps used per month and launches new mobile platform

In 2011, BlueStacks was a small company when it debuted its virtualization platform that enables people to play Android mobile apps on a PC. Now the company’s App Player has become surprisingly popular, with more than 109 million downloads of the BlueStacks player, which is used to engage with a …

U. Minnesota student government rejects annual recognition of 9/11, citing in part “potential perpetuation of Islamophobia”

An article by Kasey Carpenter (in the Minnesota Republic, a student paper) broke this story, and reports:<p>On Tuesday, November 10, the Minnesota Student Association (MSA) — the undergraduate student government at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (UMN) — rejected a resolution for a moment of …

Student Government

Boom in gene-editing studies amid ethics debate over its use

WASHINGTON (AP) — The hottest tool in biology has scientists using words like revolutionary as they describe the long-term potential: wiping out certain mosquitoes that carry malaria, treating genetic diseases like sickle cell, preventing babies from inheriting a life-threatening disorder.<p>It may …

Genetics

25 Award-Winning Wedding Photos You Just Have To See

Four times a year, the Fearless Awards honor the very best photos by the world's top wedding photographers. And the most recent collection, released Tuesday, is no exception.<p>After poring over more than 15,000 submissions from 1,300 photographers, a group of curators carefully narrowed the finalists …

Weddings

All About Architecture and Beautiful Buildings

Unless you live way out in the country, the art of architecture can be found everywhere. From big cities to small suburbs, beautiful buildings and modern marvels have become an intrinsic part of contemporary life.<p>But for architects—you know, the people responsible for making buildings come …

Why ‘Millennial’ is Meaningless for Social Media Targeting

Share<p>In early January, university student Andrew Watts made waves with a Medium post called “A Teenager’s View of Social Media.” The 19-year-old …

Demographics

Real Estate News for Realtors and Brokers

Sponsored Content<p>How many times have you walked out of a listing presentation empty-handed, feeling dejected and wond ...<p>Marketing gurus Katie Lance …

These 7 Charts Tell You About The Online Behavior Of Millennials [Mary Meeker Report]

Millennials (18-34 in 2015) the children of Baby Boomers or Generation Xers are projected to number 75.3 million, surpassing the projected 74.9 …

Demographics

Is this the end of the road for high-street estate agents?

The internet has revolutionised the way we buy and sell property with disastrous consequences for traditional agents<p>Everyone loves to hate estate agents. Could it be that the days of the sharp-suited foot-in-the-door man, or the country equivalent in his tweed jacket (with the Labrador in the back …

Trulia-Zillow merger update

Zillow sent out this update to its customers earlier today, summarizing various ways Trulia is being brought into the Zillow fold, including sharing …

Can Periscope help stop the extinction of agents?

There’s been a great deal of discussion about the following factors jeopardizing the livelihood of real estate agents and the longevity of real …

Real Estate

Tech review roundup: mobile software

<i>Have suggestions for products that you’d like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe.</i><p>We’ve reached the point at which …

Real Estate

Capturing Your Consumers in the First 5 Seconds

Trulia in the Zillow Era

As an analyst for many brokerages, franchises, and MLSs, WAV Group looks carefully at reports from publishers to understand dynamics that can be …

Real Estate

Home prices can no longer be hidden under new state law

A state law that took effect this year closes a loophole that let people hide the sales price of real estate by withholding the amount of transfer …

Real Estate

Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman: Low commission fees aren't 'rational'

If Redfin acted rationally, the high-tech brokerage would charge higher commission fees, according to Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman.<p>Why?<p>Because Redfin has …

Real Estate