Nigel Greer

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Four Tips to Make Your DJI Spark Footage Look Professional

The DJI Spark is one of the most attractive options out there for people who want to get into aerial photography and videography. However, when …

“Anybody can code”: The new skills your resume should have to land a tech job in India

With new-age IT jobs on the horizon, techie resumes are due for a makeover.<p>Soon, it won’t be enough to flaunt an engineering degree or knowledge of Java and Python. Automation is set to take over jobs that primarily involve mundane, repetitive tasks. Globally, 12% of employers worldwide expect to …

This Drone Uses DJI Cameras and Can Film Underwater

I got the new DJI Phantom 4 Pro 10 days ago. I just flew it for the first time yesterday. Know why? Because Cleveland is a nonstop fountain of bad …

Lighting Tips: How to Shoot Killer Product Photography at Home

We’re not entirely sure why, but product photography tutorials are coming hard and fast lately. So in case this DIY lightbox wasn’t good enough, and …

Photography

We No Longer Have Three Branches of Government

I served in Congress for 16 years and taught civics for 13 more. Our government no longer looks like the one I told my students about—or the one the Constitution describes.<p>For more than a dozen years, teaching government classes to graduate students at Harvard and Princeton, I filled my students’ …

Political Science

How Making "Type Beat" Rap Productions Became a Legit Career Path

These producers mimic other artists and game YouTube for a modest living. What do you do after that?<p>An often overlooked undercurrent of contemporary rap production is centered around a singular phrase: "Type Beat." Aspiring producers self-consciously emulate the styles of a singular rapper or …

Why athletes are getting more political in the age of Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> When Beyoncé got political and paid tribute to the "Black Lives Matter" movement at the Super Bowl last year, many sports fans were up in arms, accusing the star of violating what some consider to be an unspoken rule: Keep politics out of sports.<p>But in an America that is still …

Iranians rally against Trump, but thanks to America

TEHRAN – Hundreds of thousands of Iranians heeded the call of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to demonstrate Friday against U.S. "threats” — but some had words of support for Americans.<p>There was a notable absence of burning U.S. flags during the march along Revolutionary Road that leads to …

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When the black justice movement got too powerful, the FBI got scared and got ugly

In the 1970s, the surveillance and intimidation was no joke<p>On a sunny January day in 1969, a gun battle broke out during a meeting of the Black …

Black Panther

Next-generation 3D Graphics on the Web

Apple’s WebKit team today proposed a new Community Group at the W3C to discuss the future of 3D graphics on the Web, and to develop a standard API …

Game Development

Donald Trump Never Gave Business Documents To Ethics Office, Democrat Says

Where did these folders go?<p>WASHINGTON ― Before he was sworn in, President Donald Trump disappointed ethics experts by refusing to sell his business empire. Instead, he presented stacks of manila folders that supposedly contained “some of the many documents” he’d signed to give control of his …

A constitutional expert explains the issues at stake in Trump’s travel ban

A federal judge in Washington state has imposed a temporary restraining order that prevents enforcement of President Donald Trump’s executive order banning residents from seven countries from entering the United States — either as refugees or as travelers. But whether that injunction will be upheld …

Jake Tapper spars with Kellyanne Conway over WH falsehoods

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway has apologized for citing a fake "massacre" in support of Donald Trump's travel ban, in an interview on CNN in which she acknowledged that not all of the mainstream media can fairly be characterized as "fake news".<p>Conway said "regretted …

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Can Steve Bannon Survive The Media’s Steve Bannon Obsession?

Trump has trained his eye on a Bannon racing to implement his vision for economic nationalism, as his media profile continues to rise. But is Bannon flying too close to the sun?<p>WASHINGTON - It was 6 a.m. on Monday morning and part-time Trump-whisperer and critic Joe Scarborough had a topic he was …

Apple sold 6 million Apple Watches last quarter, analysts say

If true, the company would account for 80 percent of the smartwatch market<p>When Apple chief executive Tim Cook said that sales of the Apple Watch over the last quarter were record breaking, the only detail he would provide was that “the holiday demand was so strong we couldn’t make enough.” A recent …

Apple Watch

M.I.A.’s New Song “POWA”: “I’m Not Rihanna, I’m Not Madonna, I’m Not Mariah or Ariana”

M.I.A. has revealed the lyrics to her new track “POWA,” due in the next few days, along with a teaser. In the lyric sheet, she rhymes “Obama,” “Osama,” and a “Monsanto farmer,” before saying she’s “taking on the Tower.” She then pulls off a memorable tongue-twister—“Super-kala fascist racist …

The most common cause of suffering according to Buddhism (and what you can do about it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

Why Congress isn’t reining in Trump

Republicans are more afraid of primary challenges than general election voters right now.<p>As the past few weeks have reminded us, the American government’s vaunted system of checks and balances is not self-executing. Congress is an organization that has a great deal of power to thwart the executive …

When a president fights the law, there's only ever one winner

There’s no point in judging Donald Trump by the standards of others. He obviously doesn’t care for ethics, the truth, allies, women or minorities.<p>So let’s judge him on his own terms, shall we?<p>There are three pillars to the temple that Trump has so carefully built around his most precious …

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Puzder Employed Undocumented Housekeeper

Labor nominee has paid back taxes<p>Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder said Monday evening that he had employed a housekeeper who did not have the …

Donald Trump's Alt-Reality

The president alleges that “any” bad polling is fake news. Which raises the question: Can you govern from the Twilight Zone?<p>On Monday morning, President Trump took to Twitter to offer his broadest dismissal yet of the pesky world of reality:<p>By rejecting not <i>The New York Times</i> or CNN or other, …

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Paul Ryan Shrugs Off Donald Trump's Claim About The Media Downplaying Terrorist Attacks

The latest edition of Paul Ryan's profile in courage.<p>WASHINGTON ― In case you strangely thought otherwise, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is not going to call out President Donald Trump for his baseless attacks against the media, even if those outbursts involve claims that the media is covering …

This company is changing the way you can legally grow chemical-free cannabis [VIDEO] - IBTimes India

This amazing device also has an automated clean and washing system that takes care of the Cannabis plants during the growing cycle and also dries the …

Republicans are willing to ride the Trump rollercoaster for one simple reason

After Donald Trump won the US presidential election, many concerned onlookers expressed hope that his wild showmanship might be tempered by the responsibilities of governance. A few weeks into the Trump administration, that is clearly not the case. Trump meant what he said about building a wall on …

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The biggest potheads aren’t who you’d guess

They are the city’s new pot-smoking professionals — ganja-puffing teachers, TV execs and businessmen who go about their daily routines while under …

What Steve Bannon Wants You to Read

President Trump’s strategic adviser is elevating a once-obscure network of political thinkers.<p>The first weeks of the Trump presidency have brought as much focus on the White House’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon, as on the new president himself. But if Bannon has been the driving force behind the …

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Eating Toward Immortality

Diet culture is just another way of dealing with the fear of death.<p>Knowing a thing means you don’t need to believe in it. Whatever can be known, or proven by logic or evidence, doesn’t need to be taken on faith. Certain details of nutrition and the physiology of eating are known and knowable: the …

No, President Trump, negative polls are not 'fake news'

President Trump is encouraging his 24 million Twitter followers to ignore accurate polls.<p>On Monday he tweeted -- inaccurately -- that "Any negative polls are fake news, just like the CNN, ABC, NBC polls in the election."<p>Professional polling is scientific, not political, in nature. Polls by TV …

What does it mean to be a good man? Redefining masculinity in the age of Donald Trump

What does it mean to be a good man? The election of US president Donald Trump, and his subsequent inauguration, has led many of us to worry about the example that he is setting for boys and young men now coming of age in America. Trump’s style of leadership—bullying, narcissistic, violent, and …

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