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Dishonored 2 PC Game Limited Edition Free Download Here

Dishonored <i>2 PC Game (Limited Edition)</i><p><b>Dishonored 2 PC Game Download Limited Edition</b> is an action and adventure stealth video game. Arkane Studios …

You have to check out this $16 LED light strip that flashes in sync with your music

If you want to spice up your parties in a way that none of your friends or family have ever seen before, we’ve got just the thing. The DotStone Music …

Facebook Will Lock Account And Require Account Holders To Upload A ‘Clear Selfie’ To Prove Identity

The social media giant could require users to send a clear selfie to prove they aren't a bot. They believe it will help keep their valid Facebook …

Shooting Portraits with Christmas Lights in an Ordinary Bedroom

With the holiday season just around the corner, photographer Irene Rudnyk decided to do a portrait photo shoot using Christmas lights hung from the …

Google’s top search results promote offensive content, again

Google’s search algorithms have been haphazard for a long time, but over the past year we’ve seen a number of incidents where top results are spreading wildly inaccurate and offensive material. The latest has Google highlighting an offensive meme from the sjwhate subreddit as part of its search …

Fake news ads are reportedly popping up on fact-checking websites

Fake news ads are reportedly popping up on fact-checking websites.<p>The New York Times reported that as recent as last week, these ads were found on sites like PolitiFact and Snopes.<p>The report said the ads took the reader to sites that looked like major media websites, like Vogue and People. The …

Google and Facebook under pressure after helping anti-refugee campaign

An anti-refugee campaign, Secure America Now, received targeted help from Facebook and Google to achieve the most efficient use of its millions of dollars of ad-spending in the run up to the US general election, it has been reported.<p>The campaign, which split its focus between anti-Islamic adverts, …

Hillary Clinton

Bipartisan bill seeks to regulate political ads on Facebook, Twitter and Google

A new bipartisan bill known as the Honest Ads Act is the first major attempt to regulate online platforms that sell ads with rules akin to those that apply to more traditional advertising on TV, radio and in print.<p>The bill, introduced today by Democratic Senators Mark Warner and Amy Klobuchar, with …

Irish court agrees that Facebook’s EU/US data sharing might be illegal

The Irish High Court released its judgement in a case against Facebook. The court agreed with the Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s (DPC) concerns and found that channels that Facebook and other companies use for data transfer from the EU to the US might be illegal.<p>The reason it might be illegal …

Privacy

After its 4chan slip-up, is it time for Google to drop Top Stories?

After yesterday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, Google briefly gave its “Top Stories” stamp of approval to two 4chan threads identifying (and triumphantly smearing) the wrong man as the shooter. Google apologized for including “inaccurate” web pages in its top results, saying that its algorithm had …

Facebook’s new guidelines could block news outlets from ad revenue

Facebook announced new guidelines today about what sorts of content can collect ad revenue on its platform. While it clarified the types of publications that will no longer get ad money, it also removed the line between content that promotes unsavory or offensive subjects and content that's …

Uber Is Facing an FBI Investigation Over Software Tracking Lyft Drivers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing to see if Uber Technologies had used software to illegally interfere with its competitors, the <i>Wall</i> …

Important Questions Raised by These Photos of Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Lil Wayne

Is their supergroup name Minaj a Trois?<p>It is the winter of our discontent, rather, THIS content. All through the night, the social media mavens scurry through their feeds to seek the traffic equivalent of a protein shake for an ailing Chartbeat. Suddenly, from the heavens, a boon appears. Like the …

Rare Night Vision Lens Produces Beautiful Swirly Bokeh for Portraits

Usually, getting some beautiful swirly bokeh on the cheap means looking to used Russian lenses like the Helios 44-2. But if you’re determined to get …

Photography

Pirates Leak Pokémon Prism After Nintendo Shuts It Down

<i>Pokémon Prism</i> is a fan-made ROM hack for <i>Pokémon Crystal</i>. Over the course of eight years, creator Koolboyman and his team crafted a new <i>Pokémon</i> …

Adding Fake Snow to Your Winter Themed Portraits

Shooting the different seasons of the year is great, especially now that winter has officially started. You can shoot the same locations with a …

Light Painting the Outline of a Person with Long Exposure Photography

Unlike most photographers, Jason Page creates his images in complete darkness. After experimenting with long exposures of the moon reflecting over …

These Bizarre Deep-Sea Creatures Aren’t Your Typical Wildlife Nature Photography Subjects

One of the allures of deep-sea fishing is that sometimes you catch something you don’t expect like these freakish creatures caught and photographed …

Giant Manta Rays of the Pacific Are Deep-Ocean Predators

We scuba divers often admire them for their acrobatic, soaring behavior at cleaning stations in places like Indonesia’s Manta Sandy in Raja Ampat. …

Manta Rays

10 of the most mysterious places in the oceans

It is estimated we know only 230,000 of the two million living species in the ocean – so where are they all hiding? Some of these unexplored parts of …

10 Bizarre Recent Ocean Discoveries

The most salted scientists are still shocked by what the world’s seas sometimes do or deliver. Giant structures can be found near famous landmarks, …

Scientists Have Identified That Mysterious, Metallic Sound Coming From The Mariana Trench

We've never heard anything like it.<p>After months of speculation, scientists have finally identified the most likely source of a creepy audio recording …

How to Perfectly Fake a Glowing Lightsaber in Photoshop

It’s time to face the facts: lightsabers aren’t real, and they’re simply not going to exist in your lifetime. The closest you can get to realizing …

Custom Luminosity Masks with Color Range in Photoshop

Luminosity Masks are all the rage these days it seems and rightfully so, they are extremely powerful. A Luminosity Mask is nothing more than a …

How to Add Warmth Back to Skin with Photoshop

A lot of the time when we’re shooting with flash photography in a big white studio, our portrait images can appear a little stark or cold. This quick …

Tutorials

Photoshop: My Smart Flare Action Explained

It's been a little while so I reasoned some new free Photoshop Actions were in order! As you may recall, I create Actions based on simple processes I …

How to Adjust Specific Colors in Photoshop

Changing a single particular color is easily done in Capture One, but it can prove to be a little bit more complicated in Photoshop. None of the …

Adobe Lightroom Matte Collection

Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw matte collection from The Preset Factory Ltd.Replicate the matte look of analog film in Adobe Lightroom! This …

22 Backstage Shots of the Victoria's Secret Angels You Definitely Didn't See

While posing for a professional photographer promises a quality picture, and Instagramming selfies can be personal, nothing captures a candid moment like an instant camera. The softer lens provides a mystical touch and the look of flawless skin, and we're sure the Victoria's Secret Angels can …

Women's Fashion

“Ao” Adobe Lightroom preset from “Make Tones Great Again Free Preset Bundle”

Today I want to share the first public Adobe Lightroom preset of mine which I named here “Ao” that means blue in Japanese.<p>In accordance with the kind …