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Second world war in Google Street View

Nazis march through Paris, London weathers the blitz and Hiroshima faces devastation as our Street View specialist Halley Docherty takes us back to the cities of the second world war<p>• Google Street View sleuth – your problems mapped

Lightsaber: A Sci-Fi Take on the Common Kitchen Knife

It might only be a concept, but this knife design from National Taipei University Of Technology student Chia-yu Yeh is something for our inner sci-fi …

Science Fiction

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

The GoPro drone that makes art in the sky – in pictures

Photographer Rus Turner strapped his camera to a drone – or quadcopter – and sent it sky-high to capture the rolling countryside of Hampshire from a dramatic new angle

5 of the Craziest Scientific Facts Out There

<b>1.</b> The human body contains enough DNA to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back again. 17 times.<p><b>2.</b> Microbes colonize human bodies, outnumbering human …

8 bit, 16 bit or 32 bit?

When it comes to the technology that surrounds digital photography I’m really not interested in how things work. All I want to know what things work …

The Fine Art of Tough Love

What does it take to achieve excellence? I’ve spent much of my career chronicling top executives as a business journalist. But I’ve spent much of the last year on a very different pursuit, coauthoring a book about education, focusing on a tough but ultimately revered public-school music teacher.<p>And …

Be Shallow - A Guide to Wide Aperture Photography

One of the many things that often differentiates a photographer from a snap shooter is the use of depth of field. Shallow depth of field is one of …

Landscape Photography

Effective Leaders Share the Spotlight

Switch & Shift<p>en_US<p>http://switchandshift.com/effective-leaders-share-the-spotlight<p>When you’re at that point where you have to juggle a thousand …

Creating a Black and White High Contrast Portrait Edit in Lightroom

Introduction The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop …

Google beefs up the cash bounty for reporting vulnerabilities

The bounty for cross-site scripting bugs on Google Accounts, for instance, more than doubles to $7,500. The cash rewards tied to Gmail and Google Wallet get hefty bumps, too.<p>Noting the contribution made by those who try to hack its security, Google has once again increased the cash rewards it pays …

Cross Site Scripting

21 Exotic Pictures of Lamborghinis

A Lamborghini is one of those cars that is so exotic, you can get it in any color and it still is admired by all. I’m not sure I could even afford …

New Camera Sensor 1000x More Sensitive Than Current Sensors

Researchers at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a graphene image sensor one thousand times more sensitive to anything …

Photographer Has Girlfriend Capture 360° View from Rooftop, Proposes At the End

When Wellington, New Zealand-based photographer Brady Dyer proposed to his then-girlfriend Emma in Florence, Italy last year, he had her capture her …

10 Reasons Manual Film Cameras are Best for Learning

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Don’t Be Afraid of High ISO on Modern DSLR Cameras

As the internet grows and grows, photography tutorials are becoming more and more abundant. All that information can be a good thing, but it can also …

Cameras