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5 Tips For Great Portraits with Fujifilm’s Acros Simulation

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from our sister website, La Noir Image–a premium photography website dedicated to delivering and inspiring those in</i> …

Scientists outsmart dangerous bacteria using infrared light

The pesky bacterium Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), best known for causing staph infections such as MRSA, ranges dramatically in form. In fact, recent studies indicate that S. aureus performs an efficient little microevolution to adapt to its host, so that it can evade the immune system and even …

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Coursera Hits 4 Million Students -- And Triples Its Funding

Coursera founders Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng don’t think small. Their Mountain View, Calif., online-education company is less than two years old, yet it already has attracted more than 4 million student signups. Now Coursera has raised $43 million in fresh venture capital, tripling its cash …

Apple Learns The Hazards Of Innovation With E-Book Antitrust Ruling

A federal judge today held that Apple violated antitrust laws by orchestrating a scheme with publishers to raise electronic-book prices, meaning the tech innovator may face a trial for damages over the alleged scheme.<p>The decision by U.S. District Judge Denise Cote was a victory for the Justice …

Microsoft claims US Customs refused to block Motorola smartphone imports after ITC order

Microsoft is accusing US Customs officers of refusing to block imports of certain Motorola smartphones in a new complaint filed today in a US district court. According to <i>Bloomberg News</i>, Microsoft claims in the complaint that Customs has continued to allow Motorola Android smartphones into the …

BlackBerry Z10 prices slashed across the board: $99 at Verizon and AT&T, $49 on Amazon

Looking for an excuse to try out BlackBerry's latest flagship? Here's one: now it's cheap. Folks willing to sign up for a usual two year agreement can score the BlackBerry Z10 for $99 at both AT&T and Verizon or a mere $49 at Amazon. The price drop is most likely designed to spur sales in the wake …

Third victim dies from Asiana crash; runway reopens

Girl had been in critical condition in a San Francisco hospital. Runway reopens after wreckage removed.<p>A third child has died from the Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport, hospital officials announced Friday afternoon.<p>San Francisco General Hospital officials said that the …

Wall St. Ignores Boeing 787 Fire As Stocks Rally To Record Highs; AT&T Snaps Up Leap

In what has been clearly a crazy and volatile week, U.S. stock markets closed at new record highs on Friday. The day was kicked off by solid earnings reports from two major financial institutions, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo, which pushed equities higher in the aftermath of the Bernanke boost. A …

Prop. 8 backers make long-shot bid to stop same-sex marriage in California

The people behind California's Proposition 8 have launched a new legal effort to stop the state from permitting same-sex marriages.<p>It's a long shot, but it gets at an issue that has been lurking in the legal dispute all along. The question is whether they've gone to the right place to get it …

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Royal baby: world's media descend on London hospital as wait begins

While the world awaits the arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's first child, the media have been manning their highly-prized positions outside the Lindo Wing for weeks. Claire Duffin went to see how they are passing the hours until the royal baby is born.<p>Presenters, cameramen, technicians …

S.F. plane crash: Third victim dies

A third passenger on the Asiana Airlines jet that crashed at San Francisco International Airport died Friday, the same day police confirmed that …

Airplanes

Man Swims for 5 Hours to Save Family

A man swam for five hours off of the Maryland coast to reach help for his family after their boat capsized in a storm Tuesday night. After climbing ashore, John Franklin Riggs found a phone and called 911, sending rescuers to the 16-foot Carolina skiff that had capsized near Deal Island, on the …

George Zimmerman's Fate Rests With Six Women

The fate of George Zimmerman now rests in the hands of six women, five of them mothers.<p>They range in age from their early 30s to women in their 60s. …

Saudi Arabia warns pilgrims over coronavirus

<b>Health officials in Saudi Arabia have asked pilgrims visiting its holy sites to wear masks in crowded places to stop the spread of the MERS coronavirus.</b><p>A list of requirements issued by the health ministry also tells elderly people or those with chronic diseases to postpone their …

Abortion Rights Activists Plan Challenge To Texas Measure

In a major victory for the anti-abortion movement, the Texas state Senate passed a sweeping bill early Saturday that has become a flashpoint in the national abortion debate. Gov. Rick Perry is expected to sign it in short order.<p>But the fight is not over. Abortion rights supporters say that the new …

For Beginners - Learning to See

Photography is about vision – real or perceived. Before we take the camera out of the bag we must first learn to look at what we are seeing, and to …