Doug Bardwell

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Tiny, Lensless Sensor May Someday Turn Any Device Into a Rudimentary Camera

This latest device from technology licensing company Rambus goes to show: when you combine information-gathering sensors with powerful algorithms, …

Update Brings Tagging and Image Galleries to Twitter

In a year already filled with quite a few changes for the social media giant Twitter, two newly announced photo-related features show that the …

Special Effects Artist Uses VFX to Turn His 3-Year-Old Into ‘Action Movie Kid’

What happens when you combine the imagination of a three-year-old with the talents of a father who is a special effects artist? You get “Action Movie …

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

Practical Tips To Build Your Street Photography Confidence

The 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Journalists, media under attack from hackers: Google researchers

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Twenty-one of the world’s top-25 news organizations have been the target of likely state-sponsored hacking attacks, according to research by two Google security engineers.<p>One of the business sites of Internet search engine Google Inc is shown on a computer screen in Encinitas, …

Roku Streaming Stick Now Shipping in the US

Google recently launched its Chromecast streaming dongle in almost a dozen new markets, but now Roku is offering an alternative. The company’s new Streaming Stick, which plugs into the back of your TV through the HDMI port, is now shipping from Roku.com, Amazon.com, BestBuy.com, Target.com and …

Facebook to use drones and satellites to bring internet to remote regions

Facebook has unveiled plans to use specially designed aircraft and satellites to connect remote parts of the the world to the internet<p>Facebook plans to send drones and satellites to remote parts of the world to connect them to the internet using laser technology, its founder Mark Zuckerberg …

Microsoft changes privacy policy to ban accessing users' email

Several days ago, it was revealed that Microsoft once accessed a blogger's email account without permission to uncover an employee who leaked source code. MS initially defended its actions, saying it was the quickest way to respond to a case of illegally distributed information, but it's now …

BlackBerry wins court order banning sales of Typo iPhone keyboard case

The Typo keyboard case is not good, but the idea for it may be: it adds a BlackBerry-style physical keyboard to the bottom of your iPhone. In exchange for a taller device, you free up screen real-estate when typing and if you're an ex-BlackBerry user, you also get the comfort of familiar, clacking …

Augustus rules again as Rome acts to restore lost mausoleum

On the 2,000th anniversary of the emperor's death work will finally start to reopen historic site to visitors<p>He was Rome's first emperor, the founder of a world-dominating imperial dynasty, and a builder of roads and stunning temples who brought peace to a far-flung empire; a man so powerful the …

Generation rent: housing policy could swing the vote in 2015 election

The number of people who are forced to rent their homes from private landlords because they cannot afford to buy could determine the result of the next general election in dozens of key parliamentary seats, research reveals today.<p>Polling by ComRes for the campaigning organisation Generation Rent …

We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

Singularity

10 Best Weekend Getaways for Fall

Most weekend getaways, come fall, replace ice cream with hot chocolate and beach trips for fall foliage. But if you’re in the market for year-round …

Possible FAA In-Flight Electronics Use Change

"In preparation for landing, please do not worry about turning off your electronic devices."<p>An announcement like this may soon be coming to a plane …

Travel Quote of the Week: On Your Comfort Zone

Who doesn’t love an inspiring travel quote? (As if we need any more reason to hit the road.) Like what you see here? There are plenty more travel …

Travel

Where to Find Fall Foliage in D.C.

Washington, D.C., is a city of trees, with some 300 tree species spread out in its vicinity. Each fall, the parade of foliage colors here wows …

Mount Vernon

Follow Favorite: TripTease

If the quirky-clever name isn’t enough to pique your curiousity, Triptease‘s hip travel boards will definitely have you pinning for hours. Pinning …

What to Pack: Safari

Kids may have Disney‘s Animal Kingdom, but for adults, few trips-of-a-lifetime can top the majesty of an African safari. From the bush camps of the …

9 Great Outdoor Adventures for Fall

Winter may be for snow sports, and summer for swimming, but there is no shortage of outdoor activities for adventurous travelers come fall. Forget …

The Perfect Day in Amsterdam

<i>Author Russell Shorto was so captivated with Amsterdam during research trips for two best-selling books that he decided to move there permanently.</i> …

European Travel

Travel Quote of the Week: On Exploration

Who doesn’t love an inspiring travel quote? (As if we need any more reason to hit the road.) Like what you see here? There are plenty more travel …

Tastings Tours and America’s Best Food: Weekly Roundup

It can be easy to get caught up in the seeing of sights, but taking a break to sip some wine or enjoy the local cuisine can be just as rewarding. …

North America