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My Hobby: Messing with Nigerian 419 Scammers That Target Photographers

PetaPixel has written a number of times in the past about Nigerian 419 scammers targeting photographers and photography assistants. After spending …

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Ask A Porn Star: What Was Your Grossest On-Set Experience?

I was with Lee Roy Myers when he was shooting for Woodrocket’s Ask A Porn Star series back in January (always free and uncensored on Woodrocket!), and I believe one of the questions I suggested was “what’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen on a porn set?” Or it may have been “what’s the worst thing …

Bill Nye Reading Mean Tweets Says Everything About Climate Change Deniers

The Science Guy has a lot of haters.<p><b>Bill Nye</b> is a glutton for punishment, apparently. The Internet’s favorite Science Guy (well, perhaps second favorite since <b>Neil DeGrasse Tyson</b> took the time to explain the ending of <i>Interstellar</i> to us mere mortals) engaged in the ultimate Internet …

This is What You Need to Know About Camera Aperture

One of the most commonly cited reasons that people give for wanting to transition from a point-and-shoot camera to an interchangeable lens system …

The future of iOS: apps you can enjoy without ever opening them

Apple wants app developers to start thinking outside the box.<p>Whatever the specifics of the company’s announcements at its developer conference this week, a major theme is likely to be features that break free of the rounded square app icons that have defined Apple’s mobile strategy since its …

Scientifically Accurate CATDOG Offers a Depressing Look at the '90s Cartoon

Fact or Fiction: Android apps only use one CPU core

We have had multi-core processors in our PCs for over a decade, and today they are considered the norm. At first it was dual-core, then quad-core, and today companies like Intel and AMD offer high end desktop processors with 6 or even 8 cores. Smartphone processors have a similar history. Dual-core …

Rebel Galaxy: Naval Battles In Interstellar Space

Rebel Galaxy is the result of two veteran action-RPG developers growing weary of typecasting themselves and deciding to make their own space sim with only themselves and outsourced assets. Travis Baldree and Erich Schaefer, who have between them worked on such games as Fate, Torchlight, Diablo, and …

Queen Elizabeth II owns every dolphin in Britain and doesn't need a driving license — here are the incredible powers you didn't know the monarchy has

Queen Elizabeth II is not like you and me.<p>Did you know she is immune from prosecution? That she has her own personal poet, paid in Sherry wine? Or that she holds dominion over British swans and can fire the entire Australian government?<p>It's true that her role as the British head of state is largely …

The Bloomin' Onion Recipe That Rivals The Outback Classic

Bloomin' Onion fans, you might want to sit down for this one. The Outback Steakhouse classic can now be yours, in your home, whenever you want.<p>For the uninitiated, the Bloomin' Onion is a legendary appetizer at the chain restaurant. It's a massive, fried onion that's been cut into the shape of a …

8 Obama Jokes That Stood Out From The White House Correspondents Dinner

It's a long-time ritual — American presidents going before the Washington journalists who cover them to recognize some of the best work of the prior year from the assembled crowd.<p>Of course, there are also jokes. Here are eight Obama jokes that stood out from the 2015 White House Correspondents …

The 3 Most Important Camera Settings

This article aims to help beginners understand the correlation of three important factors of digital photography. Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO …

Harry Potter, from Snape's point of view, is 14 minutes of pure heartbreak

<b>Updated on January 14, 2016:</b> Alan Rickman has passed away, with Harry Potter's Severus Snape remaining one of the actor's iconic roles. This edit shows just how much heavy lifting it took to create a story we would only really understand once the series was complete.<p>He did this all without knowing …

Blackbeard's Ship Yields Booty of Medical Supplies

Archaeologists are excavating the vessel that served as the flagship of the pirate Blackbeard, and the medical equipment they have recovered from the shipwreck suggests the notorious buccaneer had to toil to keep his crew healthy.<p>Blackbeard is the most famous pirate who ever lived. His real name …

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These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

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The Snapshotr Shot Glass Will Eliminate Your 'Alcohol Is Disgusting' Face Forever

If we were honest about drinking alcohol on a Friday night, we'd all probably admit that a) we don't like discussing craft beer as much as we pretend to and b) taking shots is the absolute worst.<p>But now, we've discovered a way for you to avoid those awkward facial contortions brought on by those …

The Tah Bluetooth stick lets you control (almost) anything with a smartphone

We've seen plenty of development boards, but this might be the first that comes with both Bluetooth LE and built-in USB. Tah is the creation of India's Revealing Hour and has been designed to both lower the cost of adding Bluetooth to Arduino projects, but also to connect your smartphone to other …

Bending an iPhone 6 Plus Is Pretty Darn Hard, Consumer Reports Says

The phone performed well under testing even harsher than Apple's own.<p>Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus doesn’t bend as readily as a brief surge of Internet hype earlier in the week would have had you believe.<p>Consumer Reports, the gold standard when it comes to testing consumer products for failures in the …

Consumer Reports weighs in on iPhone 6 bending

As much as Apple would like for this discussion to be over, controversy and conversation over whether the iPhone 6 / 6 Plus has a durability problem is continuing. Just as it tested out antenna reception for the iPhone 4, <i>Consumer Reports</i> has forced Apple's newest mobile devices into its torture …

Creepy Horror Inspired Makeup Transformations

Women usually learn how to properly apply makeup when they’re teenagers, and further develop their skills as they get older, but generally speaking …