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2 more arrested in case of homeless man found beaten and drowned in San Francisco lake

San Francisco police have arrested two more people on in connection with the killing of a homeless man who was found brutally beaten and drowned in a lake.<p>Michael Grasso, 26, was arrested in San Francisco on Tuesday and jailed on suspicion of homicide and death of an elder adult. Sahmanntha …

And So Begins L.A.'s Great Development Debate of 2017

The initiative comes at a portentous time for the city. Home prices are rising. Rents are rising. Traffic is getting worse. The city feels as …

Urban Design

India’s Daughter: ‘I made a film on rape in India. Men’s brutal attitudes truly shocked me’

Leslee Udwin spent two years making a documentary on the horrific rape and killing of young medical student Jyoti Singh. And it asks, has the attack really spurred a sea change for gender equality in India?<p>Jyoti Singh, 23, had cause to celebrate. It was no ordinary Sunday. “Happiness was just a few …

India

Dodging and Burning in Photoshop and How It Can Enhance Your Photos

Despite being the cutting edge of modern digital image editing, Photoshop borrows a significant number of its tools from the days of film. None more …

Tutorials

15 Tips for Image Management Success in Lightroom 5 - by Tim Grey

Lightroom can be a tremendously powerful tool for managing large volumes of images effectively and efficiently. Actually, that’s one of the things …

Tutorials

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

How to Use Metering in Your Photography

Sometimes, it can be quite uncanny just how accurately our camera meters are at getting the right exposure. The technology is highly sophisticated, …

Creating and Using Presets in Lightroom for a Faster Workflow

One of the most powerful features of Photoshop for many years has been the ability to create little automated scripts called actions. These actions …

Genetic mix lets Tibetans thrive at high altitudes - Futurity

Genetic adaptations found in people living high on the Tibetan plateau may have originated about 30,000 years ago in people related to contemporary …

Tibet

Videos From Edge of Space Provide New Perspective

These videos both involve a balloon rising to the edge of space with cameras pointing back at Earth. One project was very high budget. The other decidedly low. Yet they each provide a new perspective.<p>First, we have a deeper look at the “space dive” by People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year Felix …

50 Highly Anticipated Films At The 2014 Sundance Film Festival

From a drama starring two recent SNL favorites to a documentary about Mitt Romney to plenty of zombies, there are all kinds of movies for all kinds of people at this year's premier Park City-set independent film fest. In no particular order!<p><b>Correction:</b> <i>It turns out, director Sophie Hyde did shoot</i> …

Star Trek

Poisoned: why West Virginia's water crisis is everyone's problem

When 35-year-old Jason Eldridge arrived home last Thursday from his job as a systems administrator with a healthcare company in Charleston, West Virginia, he acted no differently than he normally would: he made dinner (that night, it was tacos) for his wife, his two-year-old daughter, and himself. …