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Jury seated in slaying of 'American Sniper' author

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A jury was seated Monday in the trial of a man charged with killing the former Navy SEAL depicted in the Oscar-nominated movie "American Sniper," with the judge estimating no more than two dozen people were dismissed from service because of publicity about the case.<p>Ten …

American Sniper

Goldilocks planet: Deep in space, we may have found our 'twin’

The discovery of an Earth-like planet raises the question: are aliens also looking at us?<p>The starry sky is now far more fascinating to us than it ever was to our forebears. Stars may seem just points of light, but we’ve learnt recently that most are orbited by retinues of planets, just as our Sun …

Universe

Judge: Police Can Use Fake Instagram Accounts to Try to See Your Private Photos

A federal judge has decided that it’s okay for police officers to befriend Instagram users with fake accounts in order to gain access to photos …

Gangsters and Grifters of Chicago (PHOTOS)

A new photobook from the Chicago Tribune gives readers a look at never before seen photos of Chicago's famous underworld.<p>Chicago Tribune

50 Beautiful Examples of Black and White Photography

Anybody can pick up a camera and take a picture, but it takes a skillfull photographer to utilize composition, exposure, and aperture to take a …

Landscape Photography

Need to Shoot at Night? Three Essential Pieces of Lighting Gear

I just returned from a nighttime photography trip (Ron Risman’s Timelapse Workshop). The goal was to shoot the night sky… over and over again. With a …

LED Lighting

Pulitzer Winning Photographer David Turnley’s Advice to a Class of Photojournalism Students

I had a wonderful opportunity today in that I got to enjoy the company of Pulitzer Prize-winner photojournalist David Turnley in the setting of my …

New York sheriff's deputy suspended over online video

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> A sheriff's deputy in upstate New York was suspended after an online video showed him sparring with someone who didn't want his car searched.<p>The video shows the deputy cursing at the man, who repeatedly tells the officer there's no reason to search the vehicle.<p>"I wasn't in my car …

5 Examples of Beautiful Simple Portraits - Digital Photography School

Today I came across some of the work of Russian photographer Alexander Vinogradov on his 500px portfolio.<p>His account is largely portraits of women – …

Photography
Prison

Nobody Claps Anymore

Project info<p>“We photograph things in order to drive them out of our minds. My stories are a way of shutting my eyes.” – Kafka<p>The chronic evolution of our lives can generate emotional cancers.<br>In our youth, these cancers are small and neoplastic. For some of us, these small nuisances grow into …

Mental Health

Video shows FBI impersonating repairmen in ruse

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was an extraordinary ruse. Dramatic new video obtained by The Associated Press, filmed through the lapel camera carried by an undercover government agent, shows how the FBI tricked its way inside a luxury villa at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas as part of a major international …

How to Wrestle an Alligator | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Ty Karnitz.</i><p>Imagine this situation—you take a break from your exploration of cannibal-infested, uncharted …

Alligator

What Happens When A Professional Photographer Is Given A ‘Cheap Camera’

<b>Photography show</b> DigitalRev ropes in AFP photojournalist Alex Ogle for its latest video in the series ‘Pro Photographer, Cheap Camera Challenge’.<p><b>The</b> …

Photography