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50 Photos Captured at the Perfect Moment

One of the beauties of photography is that it can capture and preserve split-second moments that would normally be lost to the human eye. The …

Tips for photographing star trails at night

Interesting Photo of the Day: Invisible Girl

Throughout photography’s history, mirrors have often been used to create spooky or magical effects. In the age of Photoshop, it can be difficult to …

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10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

AFL may soften interchange penalty after laws summit - AFL.com.au

I'd prefer it [the penalty] wasn't so harsh<p>THE AFL is considering relaxing the automatic 50-metre penalty rule for interchange infringements.<p>At last …

Are you happy with the additions (and subtractions) your club has made? AFL.com.au takes a look at the strengths and weaknesses at each club after the draft and trading periods: http://afl.to/IrxinA

Our experts have had their say on each club's best 22 for round 1, 2014. Read part one of our #Best22: http://afl.to/1b2eINa Let us know your team's best 22 in the comments.

Ashes 2013-14: 'Fisticuffs' will break out between England and Australia if sledging isn't dealt with, says Ian Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has warned the ICC that "fisticuffs" will break out between the two teams if they don't crack down on the verbals<p>Ian Chappell, one of the hardest men to captain <b>Australia</b>, believes the ICC should crack down on the verbals between <b>England</b> and the hosts or risk …

Graham Gooch tells England batsmen to treat sledging as a compliment

Smile or take it as a compliment. That's batting coach Graham Gooch's advice to England's batsmen as they prepare to face more sledging from Australia in the second Ashes Test in Adelaide from Thursday.<p>Gooch acknowledged on Monday that helping the batsmen deal with verbal goading was part of his …

Joe Root happy to be back in Adelaide and ready to bat where needed

No wonder Joe Root smiled throughout his press conference to mark England's arrival in Adelaide on Sunday night South Australia time, much as he had done when facing Mitchell Johnson in the second innings at the Gabba seven days earlier.<p>He had been upgraded to one of the posh seats on the delayed …

Sledging is nothing new – England must outplay Australia for the Ashes

The post-Test press conference in the bowels of the Sofitel hotel in Brisbane was always going to be well attended. Andy Flower does not speak often but there is an understanding that the England coach pitches up after a defeat – and when England lose under Flower's guidance they tend to do it …

Ashes 2013-14: Joe Root looking forward to frustrating Mitchell Johnson in second Test

England batsman says he will continue to smile while facing Mitchell Johnson in Adelaide<p>Joe Root will not let on whether it was a nervous smile or one full of youthful joy, but he plans to keep grinning at Mitchell Johnson in the hope it will disarm him when the pair meet again in the second <b>Ashes</b> …

Breaking Bad Thanks Cast and Crew in Simple, Great Ad for the Series Finale

Two shows left, bitches!<p>AMC's Breaking Bad airs its last episode on Sept. 29, and the network whipped up this print ad promoting the series finale to …

8 OMG Moments in 'Breaking Bad' History

<b>WARNING: The images, below, feature graphic content. Viewer discretion is advised.</b><p><i>Breaking Bad</i> returns to AMC this Sunday at 9 p.m. EST, capping off …

Breaking Bad Spinoff Better Call Saul May Be a Sequel/Prequel Hybrid

We may see Saul in Nebraska after all!<p><i>Warning: Slight mention of where the Saul Goodman character goes at the conclusion of Breaking Bad.</i><p>Fans began …

Rereading Stephen King | Page 2 of 2 | Books | The Guardian

<b>James Smythe:</b> The first book in Stephen King's Dark Tower series is strange, scary and utterly gripping – the perfect start to an unforgettable journey<p>Published: 5:17 AM<p>Not to be confused with the inane adaptation starring Schwarzenegger, this dystopian tale has real pathos, and a point<p>Published: …

25 of the greatest gigs ever

<b>The Skids</b><p>Pogo-A-Gogo<p>Kircaldy, 1978<p><b>Ian Rankin</b><p>Trying to pin down your single best ever gig is impossible. If I'd gone to see the Stones play the Astoria as a 14-year-old, I wouldn't have been half as impressed as seeing them there in my forties a couple of years ago. I was 18 when I saw the Ramones …

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King – review

For several months, when I was 10 or 11, I avoided windows at night, because I didn't want to see a hideous child vampire staring back at me. I had read Stephen King's 1975 <i>'Salem's Lot</i>, and it had really screwed with my tiny mind. (There's another horrible moment to do with reflections in this new …

Getting started with Microsoft Remote Desktop for Android

Remotely accessing a Windows PC can be a convenient way to access files and programs when you can't physically be at the same place as the remote PC. It's also a good way to troubleshoot problems with the remote PC as long as the problems aren't network-related.<p>There are some very good mobile apps …

Microsoft yanks Windows RT 8.1 update from Windows Store

Microsoft has pulled temporarily its recently released Windows RT 8.1 update from the Windows Store because of a vaguely explained "situation."<p>Microsoft pulled the RT 8.1 update some time in the morning on October 19, as reported by WinBeta.org, two days after it first made the software available …

Delete Windows update files to regain hard-drive space

Fortunately, there's an easy way to clear out the clutter with tools that are provided in Windows itself (imagine that). While needing to do some extra work to save hard-drive space isn't ideal, at least the option is there. Here's how to clean out old update files, and regain more space for cute …

Ponting reveals Clarke doubts

Australia news<p>Ricky Ponting has revealed the doubts he harboured about Michael Clarke before his ascension to the Australian captaincy, saying his …

Shane Watson sits down and discusses his struggles and Darren Lehmann's impact

A candid Shane Watson opens up to Jessica Halloran about life under new coach Darren Lehmann, a fractured Australian cricket team, tension with …

Rereading Stephen King, chapter 20: Skeleton Crew

Three stories in this collection of truly terrifying tales impressed me so much I stole the concepts for my own writing – and I'm not the only author to do so<p>Revisiting any book that means something to you is hard, especially when you're a writer. Books feed into our own narrative voices, and the …

Rereading Stephen King: week five – Night Shift

There exists a sloppy but perhaps not wholly unjust accusation that a lot of Stephen King's earliest work is based on a definite formula: take a thing that people are scared of and make it scarier. Vampires, clowns, dogs, aliens, spooky old hotels, the general concept of death … There's an argument …

Rereading Stephen King: week six – The Stand

The Stand – the original version of it, something I'll talk about later – was published in 1978. I read it 16 years after that. I can remember the time and place: on holiday in Turkey with my family. I can remember that the copy I had was already falling apart, because it was enormous, and the …

Doctor Sleep

Doctor Sleep<b><br>Formats:</b> Hardcover, eBook, Audiobook<b><br>First Edition Release Date:</b>2013<p><b>Synopsis:</b><p>On highways across America, a tribe of people called The True …

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