Drew Lewis

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CES robots take on cleaning, fun and personal assistance

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: EcoVacs<p>After a visit from home entertainment robot Keecker last week, it was obvious that CES 2014 would host some …

Robotics

How feds use one “seed” and 3 “hops” to spy on nearly everyone

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Lightspring<p>The U.S. government has tried to reassure critics of its massive phone surveillance program …

Surveillance

See These Heartbreaking Photos Of The World’s Disappearing Cultures, Before They Fade Away

In the new book Before They Pass Away, photographer Jimmy Nelson has captured a series of gorgeous pictures of 31 remote cultures that are on the verge of disappearing.<p>Over the last three years, British photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled around the world–from Namibia to Papua New Guinea to …

Portraits of Unrelated Doppelgangers

<i>I’m not a look-alike!</i> is a project by Canadian photographer François Brunelle. His goal is to take 200 photographs of doppelgangers around the world …

Animated Photo GIFs of Mesmerizing Morphing Objects by Zack Dougherty

Digital artist Zack Dougherty adds pulsating, morphing, and moving objects to photographs in his curiously mesmerizing animated GIFs. In some of the …

Alison Gold's 'ABCDEFG' Is ... Interesting

The people who brought you Rebecca Black's "Friday" are back again. Twelve-year-old Alison Gold, the latest protege from ARK Music Factory, released "ABCDEFG" on Monday, a song that finds her continually repeating letters of the alphabet while singing about pre-teen emotions. Gold's last track was …

Associated Press News

5 Painless Steps for Getting Rid of the Fear of Street Photography Once and for All

“Look at me,” he said. Complying, I turned in the man’s direction. “Look me in the eyes!”… I tried to raise my eyes and look into his, but I …

Graphic: Concorde 10 years on

Concorde made its last commercial flight from New York to London 10 years ago today. The Telegraph looks back at the history of the supersonic airliner, the Paris crash in 2000, and how it was able to cross the Atlantic in three hours.<p>Concorde captured the imagination of aviation enthusiasts and …

Richard Branson

Revealing Photos of New York City from the 70s and 80s

New York City was the urban culture capital of the 70s and 80s, setting trends and leaving an impression on the world. While the Big Apple has maintained its creative influence, a lot has changed over the years. Taking a look back at photos by documentary photographers from three to four decades …

New York City

BlackBerry’s Bad Timing Buries Its Own Flicker Of Good News On BBM Android/iOS Downloads (10M In A Day)

Timing is everything. Too early and your product will shrivel; too late and it will be overlooked no matter how shiny. Just ask BlackBerry — a company with spectacularly bad timing in recent memory. A string of hesitations and bad decisions made the BlackBerry maker too late to the mobile party …

Jamaican athletes could be excluded from Olympics

• Wada seeking audit of Jamaican Anti-Doping Commission • 'The current position is unacceptable'<p>Jamaican athletes such as Usain Bolt could face exclusion from the Olympics after the world anti-doping chief John Fahey warned the nation's drug testers they must prove quickly they are meeting …

22 Things Under $100 That Every Man Should Have In His Closet

Getting dressed was easy as a kid: you had an infinite array of t-shirts, you could wear shorts whenever you wanted and somehow there was no time or place in which sneakers were not appropriate.<p>Now you're a grown-up, and things are more difficult, especially if you're a guy. How do you dress like a …

Should you go to jail for posting video of a real murder?

The Canadian owner of Best Gore faces prison for 'corrupting morals'<p>BestGore.com is a vile website for videos of gang executions, women being tortured, body parts being maimed — anything to turn people’s stomachs. The content is revolting and a lot of it is real. But does Mark Marek, Best Gore’s …

Internet

80 Empowered Women Go Bare-Breasted in New York

While portrait photographer Jordan Matter may best be known for his uplifting series <i>Dancers Among Us</i>, a collection of photographs of dancers leaping on city streets, it's his portraits of over 80 bare-breasted women that will have you talking today. Over the course of six years, Matter asked women …

Feminism

LG curved G Flex smartphone 'to rival Samsung Galaxy Round'

LG is reportedly planning to release a curved screen smartphone to rival Samsung’s Galaxy Round.<p>The South Korean company is understood to be launching the curved Android phone, called G Flex, next month.<p>Pictures of the six-inch smartphone were released to <b>Android Authority</b>, although the specs and …

Phones

Understanding Exposure Value in Photography

Before explaining <i>Exposure Value</i> (EV for short), it helps to know what <b>Light Value</b> (LV, for short) means. When you find something (whether it’s a …

Landscape Photography

How to Reduce Camera Shake - 6 Techniques

Pin It In this classic DPS post (now updated) photographer Natalie explores 6 ways you can hand hold lenses at low apertures and low shutter speeds …

Photography

Native Americans Give Other Groups A Taste Of Casual Sports Team Racism

Native Americans have long tried to raise awareness about the racism inherent in their portrayal in sports team iconography like the Cleveland Indians and Washington Redskins.<p>President Obama recently stirred the long-simmering pot of this dispute by weighing in on behalf of Native Americans. “I …

Native Americans

Jony Ive's custom-designed Leica camera took nine months and 55 engineers to build

With the Product Red charity auction headlined by Apple designer Jonathan Ive and Marc Newson fast approaching, the two men recently sat down with <i>Vanity Fair</i>to discuss their involvement. As it turns out, Ive and Newson have been friends for decades, which they assumed would lead to a fairly …

Real-life 'Iron Man' suit commissioned by US military

The technology in <i>Iron Man</i> is getting a step closer to reality thanks to the United States military. The Army has commissioned a Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, which would provide the wearer with superhuman abilities like night vision, enhanced strength, and protection from gunfire.<p>Each suit …

T-Mobile getting rid of international data, texting fees

T-Mobile is eliminating fees for using data and texting services in more than 100 countries and capping charges for international voice calls.<p>Starting Oct. 31, customers of T-Mobile's flagship Simple Choice plan won't have to worry about getting hit with so-called roaming fees if they fail to sign …

Telecoms