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Theresa May says her Christian faith helps her make difficult decisions

Theresa Mayhas said her Christian faith helps her make difficult decisions as she revealed her husband Philip picks her clothes and handbags when she goes shopping.<p>The Prime Minister said her belief in God means she has faith in her gut instincts as she defended her leadership style which has been …

100 books to change your life

We all have memories of books that have ignited our imaginations but is there one special book that has changed your life?<p>That's the premise behind a fascinating new collection of essays featuring contributions from writers, politicians and actors, who discuss the book that holds a special place in …

Woman murdered by husband called police about him nine times before her death, report finds

A woman killed by her estranged husband had repeatedly reported concerns about his behaviour to police, an investigation revealed.<p>Anne-Marie Birch, 47, was strangled in a field near her home in Ramsgate, Kent, in November 2013 after a relentless campaign of harassment by Lee Birch. Birch, who ran a …

Tutorial: How to save overexposed highlights in Lightroom

With storage being less of an issue than ever before and cameras becoming more powerful with each new iteration, RAW images have gone from something …

Tutorials

Judge orders end of life support for baby who was brain damaged when born in car during hailstorm

Parents of little girl starved of oxygen at birth wanted treatment to continue, but judge rules against them and their daughter will now 'likely soon die'<p>A baby who suffered brain damage after being starved of oxygen when born in a car during a hailstorm should no longer receive life support …

Lightroom Workflow Tips to Speed Up Editing for Wedding Photographers

On December 1, 1913, the Ford Model T began rolling down the assembly line and completely changed how automobiles were built. In turn, it also had an …

Christian spy rejected by GCHQ for ‘favoring God over Britain’

A devout Christian who claims his application to become a spy with Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) was rejected because he values God more than his country is taking his case to the European Court of Human Rights.<p>Charles Storey, 44, underwent an intense screening process at the …

Islamic group blocked from building 'Britain's biggest mosque' in London

Battle that lasted 16 years finally ends with ruling that the Tablighi Jamaat sect cannot build a 290,000 square foot mosque in East London<p>The government has blocked an Islamic group with alleged links to fundamentalism from building Britain’s biggest mosque, putting a final end to a 16-year battle.<p>…

My 25 years as a prostitute

<b>Brenda Myers-Powell was just a child when she became a prostitute in the early 1970s. Here she describes how she was pulled into working on the streets and why, three decades later, she devoted her life to making sure other girls don't fall into the same trap. Some people will find Brenda's account</b> …

Sociology

15 Statements Poor Photographers Say that Rich Photographers Do Not

My client Mark Victor Hansen has sold over 500 million books, more than almost anyone in history for non-fiction. While preparing to go on stage one …

The British Group With A Very Different Take On 'Jihadi John'

Every day new details emerge about Mohammed Emwazi, believed to be the masked man with a British accent known as "Jihadi John" who appears in execution videos by the self-declared Islamic State. At the center of Emwazi's story is a divisive London-based organization called Cage.<p>Cage advocates for …

Photographer Transforms Ordinary People into Super Athletes Using Hollywood-Level Lighting

Montreal-based photographer Benjamin Von Wong is always up for a challenge, as seen in his underwater shipwreck portraits and his creative photos of a man on fire. His most recent project that he shared with us was an answer to SmugMug‘s request to take black-and-white portraits of their employees …

Business Development

Here's How Google Is Going To Stop The Internet From Breaking When An Extra Second Is Added On June 30

It's doing so because 2015 is going to be longer: Scientists at the International Earth Rotation Service have announced a "leap second" will be added June 30 to compensate for the Earth's slowing rotation.<p>Basically, when clocks hit 11.59.60 on June 30, clocks will pause for one Mississippi to let …

Internet

Stunningly Elaborate Scenes Created Without Photoshop by Jee Young Lee

Seoul-based artist Jee Young Lee devotes weeks and months to building incredibly elaborate scenes by hand for the sake of taking a single photograph—all without the use of digital manipulation. Confined to the small space of her 360 x 410 x 240 cm studio, she painstakingly constructs every last …

Small Spaces

The dark side of football transfers

Even with only his workaday shoes and a scuffed football, Souleymane Oeudraogo exudes instinctive talent. Close control skills, keepy-uppy, volleys on the spin: all are effortless. This spartan municipal training pitch in southwest Paris is his habitual terrain. But something is amiss. Oeudraogo …

Soccer

The 23 Most Painfully Awkward Things That Happened In 2014

Meteorologists, psychologists, and dermatologists all agree: 2014 was the most awkward year on record.

Arsenal v Manchester City: Does anyone really care about the Community Shield?

Open thread: The first major match of the season takes place on Sunday, but is anyone actually bothered? Have a read and then leave your thoughts in the comments section at the bottom<p>Football fans rejoice, the season is upon us. This Sunday will see the return of top level football in England when</b> …

Video: Tutorial Shows You Exactly How to Capture the Milky Way in Heavy Light Pollution

A couple of days ago, we republished a short tutorial by talented photographer Justin Ng that explained how he uses the Expose To The Right (ETTR) …

Daily Inspiration #1827

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

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 …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Model from Target Photoshop Fail Makes Light of the Blunder on Ellen

The Target Photoshop blunder last month attracted a LOT of bad press for the company. Target was called out in a big way, they had to come out and …

How to Effectively Combine Aperture and Shutter Speed

It’s probably safe to say that nearly everyone reading this has not only heard of the famed exposure triangle, but has also dedicated a decent amount …

10 Photography Hacks that will Dramatically Improve Your Photos

6 Amazing Photographers Who Look at the World from a Unique Perspective

<i>This post is sponsored by Lookmatic. Grow your eyewear collection, change up your look and see things more clearly for less than $100 at www.LOOKMATIC.com.</i><p>With the rise of cellphones and the popularity of apps like Instagram, photography has become a hobby many people have embraced. What makes an …

Eyewear

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Frozen lambasted as pro-gay propaganda by Christian pastor

Frozen, the Oscar-winning Disney cartoon adapted from Hans Christian Andersen, is a vehicle for pro-gay propaganda as well a promoting bestiality, according to a Christian radio show in Colorado.<p>Pastor Kevin Swanson of the Reformation Church, who hosts Generations Radio, denounced the film as "very …

Inventor of the web marks its 25th anniversary by calling for net neutrality

Tim Berners-Lee looks to future of open internet, while Google's Eric Schmidt sees end to censorship in a decade<p>On March 12th, 1989, Sir Tim Berners-Lee put forth a proposal to make information sharing possible over computers, using nodes and links to create a "web" that would eventually stretch …

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