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Simple Web Tool Teaches Beginners How to Use Manual Settings on a DSLR

Simon Roberts, a London-based animator and designer, has created a great photography resource for beginners that is both simple and useful. It’s …

Multiprotocol Network Emulator - Simulator: IMUNES

IMUNES GUI is a simple Tcl/Tk based management console, allowing for specification and management of virtual network topologies. The emulation …

Lost Weather Balloon GoPro Found 2 Years Later with Grand Canyon ‘Money Shot’

Back in 2013, five friends in Arizona decided to capture some photos and video from the edge of space by sending a GoPro up on a weather balloon. The …

How to check weather forecasts from the command line on Linux

<b>Question:</b> I often check local weather forecasts on the Linux desktop. However, is there an easy way to access weather forecast information in the …

GoPro Captures Mom Giving Birth in Passenger Seat on Way to Hospital

A viral GoPro video is taking the Web by storm, and this one has nothing to do with extreme sports. Instead, it shows the miracle of life. The …

DIY: Creating a Super Simple Variable Speed Camera Slider

<i>Editor’s note: This DIY tutorial uses a specific product called Compound 9, but you could use the same ideas/concepts with different materials and/or</i> …

This Computer Runs On Water Droplets And Magnets

Don't try this with your laptop at home<p>As anyone who has experienced the devastation of spilling a glass of water on their laptop knows, H2O and computers don't mix. Almost equally as bad? Magnets. Both are terrible, horrible, no-good computer killing substances... which is why it was kind of a …

The Official 11-Year Time-Lapse of One World Trade Center Being Built

EarthCam has just released the official time-lapse video of the construction of the One World Trade Center. The 2-minute video above spans 11 years …

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A West Sussex farmer has turned down an astonishing £275 million offer to buy his land. Robert Worsley has been farming the 550 acres of land for the last 15 years and was offered the money by

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Edgar Wright's Top 10 Movies of 2014

This year's film gems, according to the director of Shaun of the Dead.<p><b>Edgar Wright sees a lot of movies</b> and has opinions about a good number of them, which makes the <i>Shaun of the Dead</i> director an ideal choice to kick off our year-ending series of Top 10s with a list of his favorite films of 2014. "I …

Been there. Done that. What's Next? 8 Epic Travel Adventures for 2015

Snowmobiled to the <i>aurora borealis</i>; snorkeled the Galapagos. <i>Been there.</i><p>Blackwater rafted New Zealand's glow-worm caves; communed with orangutans in Borneo. <i>Done that</i>.<p>Took Rio's <i>favela</i> tour; and sick of sand in every orifice after Burning Man. <i>What's next?</i><p>Been there. Done that. What's Next? Indeed, …

Both Of The Men Accused Of Running The Silk Road Made The Exact Same Mistake

But Benthall wasn't the founder of the site. Instead, his version of the Silk Road was often dubbed "Silk Road 2.0" to reflect the fact that it was a relaunched version of the original site.<p>The first incarnation of the Silk Road was shut down by the FBI in October 2013, after alleged founder Ross …

Time-Lapse Perfectly Captures the Sunset Through a Hole in a Norwegian Mountain

It may have taken Harald Warholm years of trial and error, but he finally captured the time-lapse he’d dreamt of. The final video, embedded above, …

This 4K Time-Lapse of the Sun Features the Largest Sunspot in the Past 22 Years

James Tyrwhitt-Drake recently combined over 17,000 images captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory and Helioviewer.org to create a time-lapse …

Russia says MH17 was shot down by plane missiles

State television claims to have received the 'sensational pictures' showing the Boeing was shot down by cannon fire over Ukraine<p>Russian state television has produced a "satellite image" that allegedly showed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 being shot down by a fighter jet yesterday, in what appeared …

What’s the Fastest Lens Theoretically Possible? And What Would it Look Like?

We’ve told you about some pretty fast lenses in the past — from the legendary Zeiss 50mm f/0.7 lenses made for NASA and used by Stanley Kubrick to …

For $29, this wearable has ‘no display, no lights, no gimmicks’ — but it could be indispensible

Bob Olodort spent years working as a consulting designer for Samsung, in the years before the iPhone turned the phone industry upside down.<p>Four times a year, he’d visit Samsung headquarters in South Korea to present a handful of elegant, innovative phone designs that he had created, each one …

20 amazing facts from 20 years of the National Lottery

In 1994, John Major launched the first National Lottery. Twenty years on it has created 3,600 millionaires and paid out £53bn in winnings, but what else has happened?<p><b>1)</b> The average lottery winner buys 4.5 new cars for either themselves or friends and family, while 10 per cent buy more than 10.<p><b>2)</b> …