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MH370 captain 'deliberately evaded radar' during final moments of doomed flight

Aviation experts believe they may have solved the mystery of the disappearance of flight MH370, saying the 239 passengers and crew were the victims of a deliberate, criminal act carried out by the plane’s captain.<p>The fate of the Boeing 777 has mystified investigators ever since it went missing en …

Airplanes

Ansel Adams, Photographer: 1958 Documentary Captures the Creative Process of the Iconic American Photographer

America has specialized in both the beautiful and the terrible, inspiring awe of every positive and negative variety. That goes for both the human …

History of Awesome - Chrono Trigger - IGN Video

An RPG developer supergroup brought Chrono Trigger to life, and we're still talking about it 20 years later.

Chrono Trigger

Destiny in 5 Minutes - IGN Video

Want to catch up before playing The Taken King? Here's everything you need to know about Destiny's story wrapped up in about 5 minutes time. Spoiler …

The Pentax K-3 II: Pixel Shifting, GPS, Compass, and Star Tracking

Ricoh today announced its new Pentax K-3 II DSLR, the successor to the K-3 of 2013. The camera packs a number of new features, including pixel …

How to Make a DIY Camera Slider for $75 In Less than 3 Hours

How do you build a quality DIY camera slider on the cheap? Who better to ask than the founder of a slider company? In the video above, Rhino Camera …

8 Great SEO Tools Every Startup Should Learn How To Use

No matter what specific industry you may be in, most likely you’re going to have a website. Websites are crucial in having a professional online …

Dragon Age: Inquisition - Mount Up and Ride Out On a Nuggalope - IGN Video

Have you been wondering how to get an exotic mount in Dragon Age: Inquisition? Wonder no more.

Dragon Age: Inquisition - Make Vivienne a Godless Killing Machine - IGN Video

Want to single-handedly mangle dragons? Check out this Vivienne build.

Watch all of World of Warcraft's hourlong documentary here

Teased earlier this week, the hourlong documentary celebrating the 10th anniversary of <i>World of Warcraft</i> is now live. You can watch it all right here.<p><i>World of Warcraft: Looking for Group</i> is a comprehensive treatment of the game, its contribution to video gaming and the culture surrounding it. It …

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Swamp Combat Gameplay - IGN Video

Geralt explores a swamp and fights off the foes, showcasing a deeper look at combat and the inventory system.

BehindTheOverlay Chrome Extension Kills Overlay Popups

Have you ever wished you could just get rid of the annoying popup message on a site that is blocking the actual content? BehindTheOverlay is a Chrome extension that does exactly that. You can grab it directly from the Chrome Web Store.<p>If you’ve ever been bothered by a website that hides its content …

Destiny: All the Beta Teases - IGN Video

We've seen a lot of Destiny teases from Bungie the last few days. See them all in this video showcasing the classes, enemies and planets in the beta.

Can We Build a Gaming PC on a Console Budget?

There's no debating that a souped-up gaming PC will outperform an Xbox One or PlayStation 4 any day of the week, but it'll also cost you a lot more at checkout. However, what about a gaming PC that isn't top of the line, say, one that was built for $550?<p>This is the question we put to the test: …

Panasonic's Lumix GH4 Packs 4K Video Into a Sweet Mirrorless Shooter

Accessible 4K video shooting is still in its infancy, but it was only a matter of time before it started showing up in consumer cameras. The …

The Rise of the Aerial Commuter: When Will We All Be Flying to Work?

Last month, a blog post by Sam Cookney captured the imagination of anyone who pays a little too much money for the convenience of living near work. …

This Is iBuyPower's $499, AMD-Powered Steam Machine

The image you’re gazing at isn’t a white Xbox One, nor is it a redesigned PlayStation 4. Rather, it’s an early glimpse at one of the first retail Steam Machines from PC builder iBuyPower. And it’s shipping out with a competitive price tag.<p>iBuyPower — a boutique PC builder with experience creating …

Polarizing and Neutral Density Filters: Essentials for Landscape Photography

Shooting landscape photography? Polarizing and Neutral Density Filters are a must to have in your arsenal. Here's why.

Landscape Photography

The Eight Different Types of Photographers You’ll Find in the Wild

One of the joys of photography is the interesting cast of characters you meet along the way. I’m not talking about the subject’s you’re shooting …

Quick and Informative Intro to SLR Lenses for Beginners

The world of camera lenses can be a bit daunting when you first start out, and so a videographer and photographer have joined forces to put together …

Infrared Timelapse Photography of an Empty Philadelphia

Infrared photography has been increasing in popularity lately as photographers continue to push the limits of their digital cameras. Of course, …

Photography

Hyperlapse Tutorial: How to do it from Start to Finish

Creating timelapse videos can be expensive. To make a moving timelapse, many photographers use a motorized dolly system, which can set you back …

How to Do Bokeh

Creative photography often involves using a variety of techniques to add dramatic effects to a photograph. One such technique is referred to as …

Aperture

Top 10 Destinations for Landscape Photography

If you want great landscape shots, you must choose the best locations and make the most of the natural lighting. And while you may get some good …

Landscape Photography

One Small Bag of Skateboard Photography Equipment for Any Situation

Suppose you want to shoot on location but you don’t have access to a car or a crew to move equipment. Impossible? With the right setup, it doesn’t …

HDR Photography – The Facts

The rise of beginner digital SLR cameras has generated a great new following in photography. Amateur photographers find they now have more control …

Landscape Photography

Composing Dynamic Landscape Images

A Guest Post by Todd Sisson from www.sisson.co.nz and author of our Living Landscapes eBook – a guide to taking stunning Landscapes. As a landscape …

Landscape Photography

LightZone Photo Editing Software is Now Open Source and Completely Free

Photographers still irked about about Adobe’s decision to make Photoshop rental-only have a new alternative with the re-release of the pioneering …

Elder Scrolls Online: Bethesda Calls Next-Gen Cross-Platform Play 'Just A Nightmare'

<i>Xbox One and PS4 are basically high-end PCs according to Bethesda, but cross-platform play still isn’t happening.</i><p>Bethesda is best known for its PC games, though virtually every game the company has made in recent years has been released on PC and consoles.<p>When the company announced a new MMO, <i>The</i> …