Sri Lanka's social media blackout reflects sense that online dangers outweigh benefits

Features that make Facebook so useful for spreading information have also made it potentially dangerous Sri Lanka bombings: officials had ‘information’ about possible attacks – live updatesThe Sri Lankan government’s decision to block all social media sites in the wake of Sunday’s deadly attacks is emblematic of just how much US-based technology companies’ failure to rein in misinformation, extremism and incitement to violence has come to outweigh the claimed benefits of social media.Sri Lanka’s...
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This Cute Lisa Frank Nail Art Would Go Perfectly With Your Favorite '90s Trapper Keeper

If you're a '90s kid with a love of nostalgic beauty experimentation, this Lisa Frank nail trend is about to bring rainbows and unicorns to your life. Just like the Trapper Keepers from your middle school days, no detail is spared to make this colorful nail art pop. Talented artists like Instagram user @sweetandsavynails put their talents into creating custom designs with the Technicolor leopard print, dolphins, and unicorns, Lisa Frank-lovers know so well. Get a closer look at the Lisa Frank n...
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Wife of Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has brain surgery

DETROIT (AP) — Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, says she is home after surgery to remove a brain tumor. She says the surgery lasted 12 hours and shared other details Sunday on her Instagram account. Earlier this month, she shared that an MRI showed the tumor after she had vertigo […]
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Tokyo street fighting men

Well, not exactly a fight, more a tense, rather shouty prelude to a potential scuffle.
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The Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival, New York – in pictures

Celebrants donned festive finery and showed off their very best headgear along Fifth Avenue. Continue reading...
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The New York Easter parade and Bonnet festival – in pictures

Celebrants donned festive finery and showed off their very best headgear on Fifth Avenue Continue reading...
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Photos from the final day of Seattle’s Sakura-Con 2019

All sorts of characters were on hand for the final day of Sakura-Con, the annual anime celebration in Seattle.
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Ezekiel Elliott's Instagram post has fans concerned about his weight

Ezekiel Elliott shared a photo from "Von Miller Day," and at least in that picture, it looked like the Cowboys running back had put on some weight.            [Author: For The Win]
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IRS technology upgrade will require up to $2.7 billion

Multiply this computer trouble by 150 million taxpayers and you'll get an idea of the scope of the IRS' new plan to upgrade its technology systems. The Internal Revenue Service made it relatively unscathed through the 2019 main tax filing season. That's pretty amazing when you consider the agency: had sworn in a new commissioner just a few months earlier, had to tailor the season's opening around the longest-ever federal government shutdown, was still working on implementation of and guida...
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Week 20: More Exciting Adventures in Moab, Utah

No matter how many days I spend outside exploring, Mother Earth still surprises me and offers me moments of awe. A life without awe is bleak and empty. He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed. Albert Einstein It’s with awe that we can fill up our souls with joy, wonder, love and curiosity. It’s our connection to life. Corona Arch, Moab, Utah When I’m traveling and constantly finding reasons to feel awe, I feel as if I am completely a...
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What you missed in cybersecurity this week

It’s been a busy week — it’s tough to keep up with all the cybersecurity news. We’ve collected some of the biggest cybersecurity stories from the week — from TechCrunch and afar — to keep you up to date with the latest hacks, privacy breaches and security stories you need to know. Facebook now says its password leak affected ‘millions’ of Instagram users TechCrunch: As all eyes were on attorney general William Barr giving his highly anticipated summary of the Mueller report out this week, Face...
Tags: Security, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Utah, Instagram, Privacy, Washington Post, Russia, India, Dnc, Tech, Iran, Cnn, Hack, Fbi, Hillary Clinton

Tweets and Photos: Liverpool players react to beating Cardiff City

Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League table with victory over Cardiff City this afternoon. Georginio Wijnaldum’s goal and James... Click the headline to read the full story.
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Sri Lanka Blocks Facebook, WhatsApp After Easter Bombings Leave Hundreds Dead

After at least 207 people were killed and over four hundred more were reported wounded after a series of bombs went off at Easter services in Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan government has moved to block access to Facebook, TechCrunch reported on Sunday.Read more...
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Sri Lanka blocks social media sites after deadly explosions

The government of Sri Lanka has temporarily blocked access to several social media services following deadly explosions that ripped through the country, killing at least 207 people and injuring hundreds more. Eight bombings were reported, including during Easter services at three churches, on the holiest weekend of the Christian calendar. In a brief statement, the Sri Lankan president’s secretary Udaya Seneviratne said the government has “decided to temporarily block social media sites includ...
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Striking Urban And Street Photography By Alfonso León

Spectacular urban shots by Alfonso León, a talented photographer, and retoucher based in Bogota, Colombia. Alfonso focuses mainly on portraiture and street photography. He shoots a lot of architecture, cityscapes, and rooftop photos. More: Instagram, Behance h/t: Source
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8 Tips On Photographing Landscapes With A High Dynamic Range

Dynamic range is a phrase that you've probably heard before. Today I'll try to explain it in the context of applying dynamic range to landscape photography. The post 8 Tips On Photographing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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101 Best Picture Comparisons From Lilliput Or Chamberlain And The Beautiful Llama

Lilliput Magazine was founded in 1937 by the Hungarian photographer Stefan Lorant. It was a quirky magazine featuring some of the best artists and photographers of that age. h/t: inexpensiveprogress, flickr Lorant was a photographer and film maker working in Vienna, Munich and Berlin before the second world war. He edited the Munich Illustrated News (Münchner Illustrierte Press) putting him... Source
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Synology NAS Backup – Amazon Glacier vs Synology C2

In this article we will review the pros and cons of Amazon S3 Glacier vs Synology C2 to backup data from a NAS directly to the cloud. While the focus is on Synology products, if you use another brand of NAS, the Amazon Glacier backup options may still be of interest to you. Headless Synology […] The post Synology NAS Backup – Amazon Glacier vs Synology C2 appeared first on DIY Photography.
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Silent Sunday: Thai Night Life

The post Silent Sunday: Thai Night Life appeared first on BitterSweet.
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Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Robots that eat landmines and clean your floors

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it's fun to gawk! The post Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Robots that eat landmines and clean your floors appeared first on Digital Trends.
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World Press Photo disinvited photographer from the awards ceremony over “inappropriate behavior”

For the first time in its 62-year-long history, World Press Photo Foundation disinvited a photographer from the annual awards ceremony. Andrew Quilty won third place in this years’ contest in the Spot News, Stories category, but he didn’t attend the show. The reason is alleged reports of his “inappropriate behavior.” Andrew Quilty was awarded for […] The post World Press Photo disinvited photographer from the awards ceremony over “inappropriate behavior” appeared first on DIY Photography.
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Facebook confirms that a recent password leak affected millions of Instagram users

Last month, Facebook and Instagram were hit by a major bug that exposed users’ passwords as plain text. Facebook has now confirmed that even more users were affected than it was initially estimated: and they are counted in millions. When the incident occurred, it was estimated that “tens of thousands” of Instagram users were affected […] The post Facebook confirms that a recent password leak affected millions of Instagram users appeared first on DIY Photography.
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Getting creative with one light

So you have just picked up your first light or you have had one light for a while now and you are wondering what more you can create with just that one light, well you can create LOADS.  I see many post/comments saying they can’t do that as they only have one light and while it […] The post Getting creative with one light appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Landscape, Photography, Tutorials, Creative, Studio, Commercial Photography, Barry Mountford, Creative Lighting, One Light, One Light Studio Portrait, Studio Light

Huge List of Free/Cheap ShopRite Unadvertised Deals for The Week

Free at ShopRite 4/21/19 – We’ve put together a huge list of all the unadvertised free deals at ShopRite this week. This is not the full list of ShopRite unadvertised deals but include some of the super cheap and FREE items you can get this week in addition to the regular ShopRite Coupon Match Ups. ... Read More Read more about Huge List of Free/Cheap ShopRite Unadvertised Deals for The Week
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