Roop Kunwar

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Facebook is far from dead

Despite recent reports in the news alluding to Facebook’s demise, it still represents a huge opportunity for advertisers, says AJ Vernet<p>Facebook still has influence despite that fact its popularity is slipping in the teen demographic. A study by Piper Jaffray found that Twitter is eclipsing …

Livestreaming

Space Pictures This Week: Cigar Galaxy, Speedy Star

Auroras dance, a speedy star leaves a bow shock in its wake, and Martian dunes glimmer in this week's roundup of best space pictures.<p>Looking to get away from it all? How about a trip to Bouvet Island, seen in the above satellite image released on February 26 by NASA.<p>Prepare for a long trip if you …

Pictures: Photographer Who Shot Bristol Bay Celebrates Halt of Pebble Mine

Photographer Michael Melford says EPA decision is a win for salmon.<p>A battle over the pristine Bristol Bay region of southwest Alaska could be ending. On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency invoked the Clean Water Act to put a halt to mining efforts—for now.<p>Mining companies have been keen to …

Best space images of the month

Here are some of the most stunning pictures captured during a memorable month in space – from cosmic collisions to soaring satellites.<p>Watch Colin Legg's footage of the Moon Saturn occultation.

Astronomy

Ukraine tells Putin: this could be war

Thousands of Ukrainian troops put on combat alert as UK calls urgent meeting of UN Security Council<p>Ukraine defied Russian aggression on Saturday night warning that any military intervention would lead to war.<p>Ukraine’s acting leaders appeared on television in a sombre address to the nation after …

5 things you had no idea your iPad could do

No matter how long you have owned your iPad, it probably has a few tricks to surprise you.<p>It doesn't matter how long you've owned your iPad, this über-capable tablet can do so much — it likely has a few tricks up its sleeve to surprise you. Whether it's a new typing technique or a more secure way …

See Grand Theft Auto 4's Liberty City in brilliant black and white

The image above isn't a black-and-white photo of the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan — it's an image from Liberty City in 2008's <i>Grand Theft Auto 4</i>, as captured by Dead End Thrills.<p>Dead End Thrills shows off the beauty of video game worlds by taking pictures of them with special techniques, such as …