Hackers target Vietnam airport screens with political messages

China, the Philippines and Vietnam are embroiled in a bitter dispute over territory claims in the South China Sea (a court has ruled that China's claims are illegal), and that appears to have led to some audacious cyberattacks on July 29th. Vietnam's…

HBO’s ‘Westworld’ sci-fi series arrives October 2nd

JJ Abrams' and Jonathan Nolan's TV adaptation of Westworld hit its share of snags on the way to release (it was originally supposed to debut in 2015), but it's nearly here. HBO has confirmed that the robot-theme-park-gone-wrong show will debut on Oc…

2017 Chevy Camaro ZL1 will have 650 horsepower


So… 650 is less than 707, but more than 640. Math is fun!

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Vin Diesel’s adorable daughter offers her opinion of Fast 8

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Hania Riley plays the part of studio executive in this behind-the-scenes video clip.

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How Different Camera Lenses Can Make You Look Fatter

I’m underweight, so going with a much longer focal length is a no-brainer for me—but really, it seems like a bad idea to do portraiture with anything shorter than a 50mm lens. Less distortion aside, longer lenses let you shoot farther away from your subject, which generally makes them much more comfortable.

There’s a combination of factors that make you look fat. The focal length of the camera can flatten out a person’s features thus making them look much bigger in comparison. Barrel distortion—that is, when straight lines look like they’re curving out because of the nature of the lens—can also make a person’s face look more plump than usual.

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