Camera Setup For Astrophotography
Astrophotography can be very rewarding when you see the end result of a great composition and exposure staring back at you through the LCD screen on your camera. Shooting the stars successfully requires the right camera settings along with the ability to manually focus on the stars.
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Did Time Go Back? Correct Time for Atlanta, Houston, New York, Los Angeles After Daylight Saving Time Ends
Waking up this morning some people have a mutual question on their mind: Is it really the time my clock says it is, or is it actually an hour earlier? At 2 a.m. today, daylight saving time ended and most of America returned to standard time.
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Disney robot with human-like gaze is equal parts uncanny and horrifying
Robots with human-like expressions are becoming ever more impressive, but Disney Research might just induce some nightmares with its latest project.
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Sean Connery, star of the James Bond films, dies at 90
Sean Connery, the Scottish actor who brought James Bond to the silver screen as part of a four-decade career, has died at 90, the BBC reported. Connery played Ian Fleming’s 007 spy in seven films, starting with Dr. No in 1962, a role he got without taking a screen test, according to Variety.
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The US is one of the world’s biggest sources of plastic pollution
The US is responsible for way more of the plastic polluting the world’s oceans than previously thought, a new study reveals. When it comes to the countries that contributed the most to coastal plastic pollution, the US could rank as high as third in the world, it estimates.
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