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Quick Photography Tips on DSLR Camera Settings

A quick start guide to changing your camera settings on-the-go. Use this as your guide to set ISO, aperture, and shutter speed on your DSLR camera. Get more photography tips in our Intro To Travel Photography online class.

Photography

The 11 Best Beach Resorts in Italy

The Hijacking of a $100 Million Supertanker

1<p>Nestor Tabares must have known the hijackers were out there, waiting. It was his 13th day at sea aboard the oil tanker <i>Brillante Virtuoso</i>, and as the …

Rowing

Russia warns Poland not to touch Soviet WW2 memorials

<b>The Russian government has warned Poland that it will face sanctions if it removes monuments glorifying the Soviet victory in World War Two.</b><p>Last month Poland updated its "de-communisation" legislation, banning "totalitarian" symbols, which would include Soviet propaganda monuments.<p>Now Russian …

World History

A Violent Defection – How a Battalion of Ukrainian SS Troops Mutinied and Joined the French Resistance

“A mutiny of the battalion had been arranged through negotiations between four Ukrainian officers and… a taciturn resistance operative.” By Matt …

World History

The Un-Pretty History Of Georgia's Iconic Peach

During peach season, Georgia's roads are dotted with farm stands selling fresh peaches. Year-round, tourist traps sell mugs, hats, shirts and even snow globes with peaches on them. At the beginning of the Georgia peach boom, one of Atlanta's major roads was renamed Peachtree Street. But despite its …

Black History

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

28 minutes ago<p>Seattle Seahawks S Kam Chancellor sends possible comeback message on Instragram.<p>3 hours ago<p>Kirk Cousins answered fans' questions today …

iPhone Night Photography Tips & Techniques

With our deal on <i>iPhone Photo Academy</i> ending soon here are some more iPhone photo tricks. Instructor Emil Pakarklis created this video to show the …

Landscape Photography

Here's What Happens After You Die

From dust to dust.<p>"It might take a little bit of force to break this up," says mortician Holly Williams, lifting John's arm and gently bending it at …

Creative Commons

Body on the Moor

Why did this man travel 200 miles to die here?<p>By Jon Manel<p>The discovery<p>It was the position of the body which somehow seemed strange.<p>The cyclist who found the man thought he looked like he was having a rest, although it was bitterly cold and the rain was torrential.<p>The Chew Track, which runs between …

Crime

The Atomic Bomb

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Blow<p>On August 6 and 9, 1945, in the last significant blows of World War II, American B-29 bombers dropped atomic warheads on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Within a week, the Japanese surrendered. The war was over, but the Atomic Age was just beginning. Here, from …

The Nazi Officer's Wife

• <b>Author:</b> Edith H. Beer & Susan Dworkin<p>#1 New York Times Bestseller<p>Edith Hahn was an outspoken young woman in Vienna when the Gestapo forced her into a ghetto and then into a slave labor camp. When she returned home months later, she knew she would become a hunted woman and went underground. With the …

Books

What you need to know about upgrading to Windows 10

Everyone has a Windows upgrade horror story. For me, it was an XP installation that inexplicably crashed halfway through the upgrade process, somehow corrupting my hard drive at the same time. And with Windows 10 launching on July 29th, it's hard to avoid the traumatic flashbacks to past Windows …

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Digital Photography Review

December 31<p>December isn't the busiest month for new products, so that means plenty of photo contests and 'best of' guides. Oh, and Red Leicas and …

Cameras

Military History

GUEST BLOGGERS<p>The official name of the battle is the Operation “West-Bosnien”, but it is also known as the 3rd Enemy Offensive. This battle was …

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro At Any Age

<i>Have you always wanted to hike Mount Kilimanjaro, but felt too intimidated by the climb? Contributing writer Joseph Seldner climbed the tallest peak</i> …

The Gallipoli Plan

The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that shaped our modern world. Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years …

Philae lander enters deep sleep after sending last transmissions from comet surface

The Philae lander has gone into hibernation on the surface of a comet roughly 300 million miles from earth. After its bouncy (and unprecedented) landing earlier this week, the lander has run out of power, and signals from the unit have ceased.<p>But just before the last bits of Philae's power ran out, …

Rainfall radar

New Rainfall Scale Illustrated.<p>Notes<p>Radar detects objects by transmitting a pulse of radio waves and looking for signals reflected back from the …

TheJournal.ie

Today’s News<p>216 Views 1 Comment<p>Hamburgers and Chicken McNuggets will remain on the menu.<p>2,155 Views No Comments<p>Daragh Brown was arrested due to the …

News (Ireland)

Teenage rugby players 'risk long-term disability by overuse of supplements'

Teenage rugby players - including boys as young as 14 - are risking permanent disability by taking muscle-building products to bulk up and increase …

News (Ireland)

The world of Charles Dickens lives on in 'Street Life in London'

A rare collection of photographs to be auctioned tomorrow reflects the poverty and degradation of London in 1877<p>Just look at these pictures, all taken in the years 1877 or 1878. Some of them are familiar, and they are reproduced in all the illustrated books about the Victorians – the famous …

Literature

Early 1900s General Store

I find these snapshots of old businesses fascinating. Photo taken in the early 1900s. [ Original: Zemidat Family History General Store 1900s ]

How Lethal Injection Works

Virtually all of the 32 American states that allow the death penalty rely on a deadly chemical cocktail to slowly and quietly kill the condemned. But …

The Colossal Railway That's Quietly Taking Shape 160 Feet Below NYC

Maybe we can't build the world's deepest undersea tunnel in seven years like <i>some</i> cities, but New York still has some serious mega-construction chops. …