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37 incredible drone photos from across the globe that would be totally illegal today

One of the most interesting ways to utilize drone technology is photography. Photographer Amos Chapple knows this better than most. As soon as consumer drones came on the market, Chapple knew he needed one. After purchasing one and learning how to fly it, he began traveling the globe, photographing …

Drones

In Search of America’s Best Burrito

Seven years ago, I moved to Wicker Park, Chicago. The neighborhood, once heavily Hispanic, was being inundated by hipsters and yuppies, and its …

El Paso

Silicon Valley's culture of failure … and 'the walking dead' it leaves behind

Though tech startups rely on origin myths and mantras like 'Fail fast, fail often,' the psychic toll of unrelenting failure simmers just beneath the exuberance<p>It is probably Silicon Valley's most striking mantra: “Fail fast, fail often.” It is recited at technology conferences, pinned to company …

WW1: Was it really the first world war?

<b>We now call it the First World War or World War One, but is this really an accurate description? Was it really a global war? And was it really the "first"?</b><p>Contemporaries certainly thought it was a world war and called it that. The term "World War" (Weltkrieg) first appeared in Germany in 1914. The …

World History

Inside the Viper Room: Hollywood’s Most Exclusive Poker Game

“Poker Princess” Molly Bloom, in an adaptation from her new memoir, details how she went from a 26-year-old cocktail waitress to the hostess of Hollywood’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game in the July issue of <i>Vanity Fair.</i> Luring A-list names (“Tobey,” “Leo,” “Ben”) and taking home upwards of …

If it takes 7 US World Cup players to wake us up to the virtues of 11 million immigrants, so be it

The diverse heritage of America's new national pride has gone viral, but Washington still can't pass popular reform supporting the immigrants who power the country. Time to boot out the bums<p>I was walking through the melting pot of Manhattan on a sweltering Monday evening, about to check the …

Beyond the slave trade

Enslavement did not only affect Bristol (Letters, 16 June). The legacy of the enslavement of African people is a topic that was well discussed by the late Bernie Grant, myself and others, not only as a matter of money, but of long-term impact. African people were transported to the Caribbean, …

How WikiLeaks opened our eyes to the illusion of freedom

Julian Assange, who went into exile in the Ecuadorean embassy two years ago, has blown apart the myth of western liberty<p>We remember anniversaries that mark the important events of our era: September 11 (not only the 2001 Twin Towers attack, but also the 1973 military coup against Allende in Chile), …

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How to Buy Ebooks From Anywhere and Still Read Them All in One Place

Most ebook sellers try to lock you into a particular ecosystem. If you don't mind buying from the same company every time, this isn't too bad, but …

Software

Full Monty Finder Windows – Go Big Or Go Home [OS X Tips]

Sure, we all know that we can embiggen our applications on the Mac, clicking on the little arrows in the upper right corner of any app. That way, we can get fullscreen versions of our apps to utilize all the screen real estate we have.<p>I like to make my browser and image editing software full …

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