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Putting a Creative, Timeless Spin on Wedding Photography with GIFs and Cinemagraphs

Many wedding and engagement photographers want (and advertise) their photographs to be ‘timeless,’ but Detroit-based Jeffrey Lewis Bennett of JLB …

Tom Hanks’ Typewriter App Shoots To The Top Of The App Store

Tom Hanks’ name can do more than sell a movie, it seems. His recently launched, hipster-ish typewriter app for iPad, Hanx Writer, has now shot to the top of the iTunes App Store, ranking No. 1 in both the Productivity section, as well as Overall.<p>Launched last week, Hanx Writer turns your iPad into …

15 Real Tech Company Interview Questions You Will Probably Be Asked (And How To Answer Them)

The question was: You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and your mass is proportionally reduced so as to maintain your original density. You are then thrown into an empty glass blender. The blades will start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do?<p>Answer: Lots of variants but one is that you jump …

Chinese Mogul To Throw $1 Million Lunch In Central Park For The Poor

An eccentric Chinese multimillionaire who’s known for his unusual advocacy stunts is pulling out all the stops again, but this time he’s headed to New York City.<p>Chen Guangbiao, a recycling tycoon, wants to show Americans how generous people in his country truly are. So, he took out a half-page ad …

Meet Niice, a hip site that spouts images for the designer in you

Niice, a search engine for images that can help designers devise original ideas, just got a lot more helpful.<p>It officially launched this week, with monthly subscriptions for premium services, as well as a “moodboard” feature for storing all of your favorite images in one common place that you can …

Pro-grade Photoshop will soon arrive on touchscreens

Photoshop CC is getting friendly with your fingers.<p>The fully-fledged, cloud-based version of Photoshop is now optimized for touch devices, as Adobe demonstrated today at Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 launch event.<p>When Adobe launches the new software features for tablets, graphic-design warlocks …

Verizon Is Rolling Out A Massive Network Update That Will Double LTE Bandwidth In Certain Cities

Verizon announced on Monday that it's now deploying its XLTE service in select markets across the country.<p>Verizon claims that XLTE will deliver faster peak data speeds and will at least double the 4G LTE bandwidth for users covered by the service.<p>The carrier says XLTE is available in more than half …

This Gadget Makes Gallons of Drinking Water Out of Air

Water is in the air nearly everywhere on earth, even in the most parched desert. But that doesn’t help much when you’re thirsty because most of that …

A Teenager Redesigns The Web For The Color Blind

This high school student in India is developing algorithms that make the image-laden web more accessible for color blind users–a great 25th birthday present for the internet.<p>Color-blindness affects 7% of the world’s population. When it comes to surfing the web, the condition can make it impossible …

Desolation of smog: Tackling China's air quality crisis

<b>Officials in China say they are confident green technology will help overcome the country's notoriously polluted air.</b><p>Apocalyptic scenes of dense smog have recently forced major cities including Shanghai and Harbin to virtually shut down.<p>The capital Beijing is among urban areas where pollution …

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Taiwan man survives 60 hours in sea

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1042000/1042089_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524842748_ad967605db7e4354b3281a67805227c3<p><b>A Taiwanese man has survived 60 hours in rough seas even though he did not know how to swim, local media report.</b><p>Tseng Lien-fa, 42, was at a beach in …

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ION Glasses Are The Unobtrusive Notifications System You Wear On Your Face

Google Glass, Google schmass. What you really want on your face are these puppies. ION Glasses are sunglass or prescription glasses frames with a built-in LED, Bluetooth stack, and tiny button controller.<p>What do they do? Well the LED lights up to notify you of new messages – you can set different …

Florida Man Who Woke Up Speaking Swedish Is ID'd By Sister

One of the odder stories of the day is that of 61-year-old Michael Boatwright, "a Florida man who awoke speaking only Swedish, with no memory of his past, after he was found unconscious four months ago at a Southern California motel," as The Associated Press writes.<p>Now, <i>The Desert Sun</i> in Palm …

Man Wrestles 7-Foot Shark to Nantucket Beach

Surf fisherman promotes catch-and-release but still angers shark advocates.<p><b>When Elliot Sudal goes to the beach, he doesn't just lay out in the sun. He wrestles sharks.</b><p><b>On July 14, Sudal spent 45 minutes writhing in the Nantucket surf with a seven-foot (two-meter) sandbar shark. Eventually, he got</b> …

Follow the Pope on Twitter and spend less time in purgatory, says Vatican

The Vatican has taken another step in its efforts to embrace social media by offering "indulgences" to followers of Pope Francis' (@Pontifex) Twitter account. Italian newspaper <i>Corriere della Sera</i> reports that the church will reduce the time Catholics have to spend in purgatory if they follow …

Hacking The World’s Dictionaries To Change The Definition Of Marriage

While the U.S. government is speeding ahead with progress on marriage equality, a group of San Francisco activists believe that there’s an under-the-radar institution holding back progress: the dictionary, which generally defines marriage as between a man and a woman.<p>Given the changing meaning of …

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Americans Own Nearly Half of the Privately Owned Guns on Earth

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>How a Deal Came Together to Save the Filibuster<br>• Florida's Problem with Racial Politics Go Far Past …

College Kids Are Having Sex and Not Majoring in English

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>According to <i>The New York Times</i> and <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, American colleges are in crisis. This …

NTSB Intern Fired After KTVU Reported Fake, Racist Names

ascript" src="'+src_url+'">');<p>The NTSB intern who confirmed the fake, racist names of the Asiana Flight 214 pilots to a Bay Area television station has been fired.<p>BuzzFeed's Andrew Kaczynski reported the news on Twitter on Monday. KTVU came under fire on Friday when it falsely reported the names of …

Kremlin security agency to buy typewriters 'to avoid leaks'

<b>Russia's agency responsible for the Kremlin security is buying typewriters - a move reportedly prompted by recent leaks by WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden.</b><p>A 486,540-rouble (£9,860) order for electric typewriters has been placed by the FSO agency on the state procurement website.<p>The FSO has not …

Surveillance

Chicago 'mayhem' prompts politician to call for National Guard

The onslaught of gun crime in Chicago has spurred members of Congress to convene a summit on urban violence and prompted a state lawmaker to demand the National Guard be called in to stop the “mayhem.”<p>“Every single day we wake up in the city of Chicago, some child, some young adult, some …

Asiana Isn't Ready to Forgive KTVU for Racist Pilot Name 'Joke'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Pretty much everyone involved in Friday's jaw-droppingly racist moment in local TV news fails …

How Hackers Tapped Into My Cellphone For Less Than $300

In the wake of the National Security Agency cyber-spying revelations, you may be worrying about the government keeping track of your digital life. But, for less than $300, a group of ordinary hackers found a way to tap right into Verizon cellphones.<p>This is a group of good-guy, or "white hat", …

U.S. arms showing up in hands of pro-Assad militias

U.S. and Western weapons have been reaching Iranian-backed Shiite militias fighting to keep Bashar Assad's forces in power in Syria.<p>Analysts say it's unclear if the weapons were captured, stolen or bought on the black market in Syria, Turkey, Iraq or Libya. Propaganda photographs from Shiite …

'Skyfall' director Sam Mendes returning for next Bond film

James Bond has bounced between different directors for his last six pictures — but that's set to change when <i>Skyfall</i> director Sam Mendes returns for the secret agent's next film. Sony Pictures and MGM have just announced that he'll be directing Daniel Craig for Bond's 24th picture, which is …

“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Sal Culosi is dead because he bet on a football game — but it wasn’t a bookie or a loan shark who killed him. His local government killed him, ostensibly to protect him from his …

Russian Lawmaker: 'Morally Impermissible' To Hand Over Snowden

Snowden, the 30-year-old former contractor for the National Security Agency (NSA), has been living in the transit zone of Sheremetyevo airport for over a week, unable to fly on with a revoked US passport or exit the airport without a Russian visa.<p>Snowden has requested asylum in Ecuador but is …

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Chris Christie Blasts Gay Marriage Rulings (VIDEO)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) blasted the Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act, calling it "wrong."<p>"I don’t think the ruling was appropriate," Christie said Thursday on his "Ask the Governor" radio show, according to Politico. "I think it was wrong."<p>Christie criticized the …

You'll Never Know if the NSA Is Breaking the Law — or Keeping You Safe

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>What if the NSA's surveillance isn't legal? What if its collection of phone records and its …