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Demystifying Shutter Speed

One of the most crucial factors of making any photograph is the selection of the shutter speed. It is not always an easy task to decide what shutter …

Shutter Speed

Burgers Done Right the Down-Under Way

Australia, you sure know how to make a burger. So big, bold and delicious and topped with…beets and pineapple? That’s right, red beets and fruit. And …

5 New Snacks You Need To Add To Your Grocery List

We've found cinnamon-toast-infused chocolate bars, jerky you'll actually want to eat, yogurt for people who thought they didn't like it and more.<p>By Lynn Andriani<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>5 New Snacks You Need to Try

Snacks

Check Out The Epic Mansion Minecraft's Creator Just Bought With His Microsoft Money

The eight-bedroom mansion sold for $70 million. Persson outbid Jay-Z for it.<p>He sold his company to Microsoft for $2.5 billion in September.

The secret of Google Maps' accuracy revealed

The maps we use to navigate have come a long way in a short time. Since the '90s we've gone from glove boxes stuffed with paper maps to floorboards …

17 Ridiculous Questions Google Has Stopped Asking During Interviews

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Sometimes the hiring practices of even the biggest and most successful companies can be outright ridiculous.<p>There can be bizarre interview questions that seemingly have no answers. There can be standards -- like not hiring anyone who attended a …

Employment

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Linux

Instantly Up Your Instagram Game With These Simple Tricks

Are you secretly harboring dreams of Instagram glory? Do you spend an unseemly amount of time debating filters, only to have your most epic sunset shot outperformed by a friend's perfectly lit and framed photo of a blueberry scone?<p>We know the feeling, and unfortunately, it's not your camera phone's …

The complex controls of an F1 steering wheel revealed

The modern Formula 1 car is among the most amazing machines ever made. And when you're going wheel-to-wheel with someone like four-time world champ …

A SILICON VALLEY DISASTER: A 21-Year-Old Stanford Kid Got $30 Million, Then Everything Blew Up

The week after Thanksgiving, 40 Clinkle employees gathered in the kitchen of their San Francisco office. It was the second time in two days they'd been called together for an all-hands meeting.<p>At the front of the room stood 22-year-old Clinkle CEO Lucas Duplan, eyes cast down. Next to him stood …

Startups

One Of America’s Largest Hospitals Brings Google Glass Into The ER

Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center, one of America’s largest hospitals, is testing Google Glass in their ER so doctors don’t have to break eye contact with patients while treating them.<p>Patients at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center (BIDMC) might notice something different if …

Google Glass

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Jony Ive 'Is A Much More Controversial Figure' Inside Apple Than People Realize, Says Apple Author

No matter what you want to believe about Apple, there is no denying that Jobs was the keystone that held Apple together. It was his vision for what consumers would want that led the company's success for 14 years.<p>With Jobs gone, Apple needed someone to fill the void. But Jobs' talents were so …

Jony Ive

What Not to Do in Las Vegas

If you think a trip to Vegas means blowing all your cash, teetering around in painful stilettos, and waking up married, think again. We're here to help you avoid the rip-offs, blisters, and epic mistakes that Sin City is known for. Here are our 10 biggest don'ts for your next Vegas vacation.<p><b>Get</b> …

Las Vegas

The Most Complicated Tunnel in the World Finally Opens

How to not get robbed in Barcelona

Barcelona is a wonderful place to live, but it’s a den of thieves. It’s topped the poll as worst city in the world for pickpockets, and the sad truth …

Microsoft Tries To Discredit iWork As Competition, But Ends Up Looking Desperate

Giant Steps

How Pistons center Andre Drummond became the man<p>Joe Dumars noticed the size first. Then he thought about the potential. The second pick of a loaded …

Flextronics could be prepping for new US made Mac Pro w/ hiring spree for “next generation desktop computer”

After Apple announced earlier this year that it would soon begin assembling Made-in-the-USA Macs in Texas and later confirmed it would be the new Mac Pro, it looks like Apple’s manufacturing partner Flextronics is currently preparing for the device’s launch later this year. Austin …

How to Reduce Camera Shake - 6 Techniques

Pin It In this classic DPS post (now updated) photographer Natalie explores 6 ways you can hand hold lenses at low apertures and low shutter speeds …

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …

Google Knows The WiFi Passwords Of Every Android User: Report

Google might have access to WiFi passwords used by every single Android user, a new report suggests. That is a whole lot of WiFi passwords -- maybe most of them in the world.<p>“If an Android device (phone or tablet) has ever logged on to a particular Wi-Fi network, then Google probably knows the …

In China, Starbucks doesn’t sell coffee to make its millions. It rents couches

The conventional wisdom for foreign food retailers entering China is to cater to local taste. But at Starbucks, the push to make China its second biggest market centers more on local demand for space.<p>As part of its effort to accelerate store openings in China, the coffee giant will open its 1,000th …

Coffee

The iPhone 5s will be hard to find at launch, claim reports

Apple broke with tradition when it declined to make the iPhone 5s available for pre-order after its announcement, and now it's looking like low stock might be the reason. According to <i>All Things D,</i> sources at the wireless carriers are claiming that launch inventory will be significantly less than …