Derek Kelsey

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Nice-guy Jeremy Corbyn needs to get mean

The UK’s prime-minister-in-waiting must zap the circling sharks<p><i>“Don’t argue, do as we say!”</i> Confronted with that attitude many of us would simply …

Israel

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

A Brief Introduction To Adobe Photoshop

Like it’s sister program Lightroom, Photoshop can be an incredibly daunting program for newcomers to photography.<p>And, as with Lightroom, Photoshop is …

6 Essential Principles for Stunning Flower Photography - Part 1

Flowers are a popular subject for photography, full of color, texture, patterns and personality. This time of year many of us begin to count the days …

Landscape Photography

Lightroom Tricks for Organizing Photos and Optimizing Workflow

Need to improve your photo management in Lightroom? Here’s a 19-minute video from Nigel Danson that looks at how you can improve your Lightroom …

Tutorials

Trapped: The Grenfell Tower Story

Buildings aren’t supposed to burn the way London’s Grenfell Tower did. But to the residents stuck inside, and to the firefighters who rushed to save them, this was a different kind of fire, a blaze that burned at 1,800 degrees, a devastating inferno that killed dozens and shocked an entire nation. …

The Darkness of Night Is this Photographer’s Creative Solace

Capturing the dark majesty of Nordic and European landscapes, Øyestein Aspelund creates pitch-black magic.<p>Sacrificing human contact for the uncompromised beauty of nature comes with the territory for a photographer who prefers the majesty of night. Øystein Aspelund finds his creative groove …

70 Street Photography Tips For Beginners by Eric Kim

I also recommend trying to master the art of “small-talk.”<p>We often frown down on “small-talk” because it feels shallow and superficial. However I …

Street Photography

When Living on a Boat Beats Paying Urban Rent

Some Britons are turning away from expensive flats and taking up residence on urban waterways.<p>One weekend afternoon about a month after I moved aboard a canal boat in London, there was a <i>rap-rap-rap</i> on the wood-and-metal paneling of my front door. I had left it partly open to let in the breeze, and …

Housing

Circuit of Wales clears planning hurdle

LONDON (Reuters) - A proposed race circuit in South Wales with a contract to host the MotoGP world championship has cleared the final planning hurdle before construction can begin.<p>The Circuit of Wales said that Rebecca Evans, deputy minister for farming and food in the Welsh National Assembly, had …

'Super blood moon' to give stargazers a rare show

The celestial show, visible from the Americas, Europe, Africa, west Asia and the east Pacific, will be the result of the Sun, Earth and a larger-than-life, extra-bright Moon lining up for just over an hour from 0211 GMT.<p>"It will be quite exciting and especially dramatic," predicted astronomer Sam …

Asia

Skin of a river

Project info<p>Desde el río Amazonas la vida se contempla como un imperio de emoción y magnetismo, donde la mente es capaz de emprender las más complejas travesías, viajar a través del tiempo y la distancia y descender a un fresco notable de creatividad y paz. Desde el río Amazonas la vida se torna …

POV: A Photographer Captures the ‘Reclaim Australia’ Protests in Sydney

“Reclaim Australia” protests broke out this past weekend in Sydney, Australia, with one side opposing the Islamization and immigration policies of …

NASA Snaps First Photo of Earth with Camera That’s 1 Million Miles Away

NASA’s new Deep Space Climate Observatory Satellite (DSCOVR) has captured its first photo (shown above) of our planet from one million miles away. By …

Key Westminster figures named in newly released child abuse files

Former Home Secretary Leon Brittan is among those named in the files which have been shared with police and will be passed to the Child Abuse Inquiry<p>Key Westminster figures from the 1970s and 1980s, including Leon Brittan, the former home secretary, have been named in a series of newly disclosed …

Why I was right to vote for Jeremy Corbyn

No, the #ToriesForCorbyn campaign isn’t fair, but it’s within the norms of politics – and a very effective weapon<p>Is the ‘Tories for Corbyn’ campaign politics at its most infantile? As one of the few conservative commentators willing to defend it in the media, I’ve been doing my best to rebut that …

A killer speech by Mhairi Black, the UK’s 20-year-old MP, has had 10 million views so far

Mhairi Black shocked many people in the UK—and thrilled an upcoming generation of politically-engaged young people—when she became, in May, a member of parliament at the age of just 20, the youngest MP since 1667. And her maiden speech has now been watched so far more than 10 million times.<p>Looking …

Great Britain

Geschke wins 17th stage, Froome still leads Tour

PRA LOUP, France (Reuters) - Chris Froome emerged unscathed from a treacherous 17th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday, retaining his lead while Alberto Contador lost a lot of ground and Tejay van Garderen abandoned the race.<p>Giant-Alpecin rider Simon Geschke of Germany celebrates as he …

Sony has announced plans for a ‘stripped back’ version of Android

Sony is taking Android — <i>backwards</i>? A post on Sony’s mobile blog says the company is beta testing a version of Android that has a “stripped back, vanilla Android look and feel.”<p>Initial testing will be done entirely in Sweden, limited to 500 Xperia Z3 owners. Sony carefully notes it’s “a concept …

Android News

Jeremy Corbyn gathers support from Communist party, Ukip and Tories

He entered the leadership race at the last minute and is proving more popular with opponents than with Labour elite, although 43% of members support him<p>Lots of people, it turns out, want Jeremy Corbyn to become Labour’s next leader. In addition to Unite and several other unions, the general …

Paul Lambert set to receive further transfer funds as Aston Villa hope Jack Grealish signs new contract

Randy Lerner made around £15million available towards transfer fees and wages in the summer, with the promise of more financial backing in the New Year<p>Paul Lambert is set to receive further transfer funds from Randy Lerner in January and expects highly-rated youngster Jack Grealish to sign a new …

This 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot Rewards You For Sharing Your WiFi

Way back in 2012, I wrote about the Karma hotspot—a puck-shaped mobile hotspot that came with a novel idea: The more you shared your connection with other users, the more free data you got. The idea was that, if enough people played along, the company could theoretically blanket a good chunk of the …

FBI: U.S. thinks it knows ISIS militant in Foley beheading video

The United States believes it has identified the ISIS militant in the video showing American journalist James Foley's killing, FBI Director James Comey said Thursday.<p>Comey did not publicly identify the man.<p>Since August, ISIS has beheaded Foley, American journalist Steven Sotloff and British aid …

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with Butternut Squash

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Lay the puff pastry over the skillet for a pretty look. Use any brand; the weight may vary, but either way you'll have enough to work with. The butternut squash in this recipe will change the way you make chicken pot pie from here on out.<p>February 2013Print<p>…

Why the Threat of ISIS Suddenly Feels Very Real in Australia

SYDNEY — The 'Death Cult', as the politicians are calling what we commonly know as Islamic State (ISIS), has taken over the media in Australia.<p>Prime …

Is North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lying low?

North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un hasn't been seen at a public event for three weeks, including a prominent state meeting that he has attended every year since coming to power in late 2011.<p>On Thursday, Kim was conspicuously absent from the Supreme People's Assembly, which is North Korea's parliament …

Labour's mansion tax would be 'very disruptive', former adviser says

Dame Kate Barker, who previously advised Gordon Brown on housing, says she does not support Ed Miliband's mansion tax<p>Labour's plans for a £2million mansion tax will be "very disruptive" and cause house prices to fall, a former housing adviser to Gordon Brown has warned.<p>Dame Kate Barker, a former …

Arsenal v Tottenham: Arsene Wenger says Spurs need to sort out their stadium plans

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger outlines ahead of north London derby how Tottenham could fall behind Premier League's elite without a new stadium<p><b>Arsène Wenger</b> believes that <b>Tottenham Hotspur</b> owner Joe Lewis now wants to sell up and has warned <b>Arsenal</b>’s arch rivals that they will be unable to compete …

Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks: “Christine McVie has got 16 years of pent-up poetry”

Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks reveals more about the future of the band in the new issue of Uncut, dated November 2014 (Take 210) and out</b> …

HM Passport Office to be abolished and boss to lose job, says Theresa May

Home Secretary chooses day of Parliament recall to announce major changes to the Passport Office, following "summer of chaos" which saw thousands of holidaymakers thwarted by passport delays<p>Her Majesty’s Passport Office, which was hit by chaotic delays earlier this year, is to be abolished and its …