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  • Sharing photos is probably the most popular activity on Facebook. Yet with new features being added all the time, you may not know all the ways you can access and share your own pics – and those of others.

    Trick #1 – Download a photo from someone else’s page

    This one’s easy, and you probably know it already: Facebook has enabled the ability to download high-resolution images from other people's pages  - not just the low-res versions you get by right clicking. Click on a picture to make it full screen, then hit options,choose download and you should get the highest resolution of the photo that Facebook has stored.

    Trick #2 – Download a photo from someone else’s page via your smartphone

    ·     On iPhones (and other iOS devices) tap the photo in your news feed so it goes full screen, then hold your finger on the picture for a few seconds. An option to “save photo” will pop up. Once you choose that option, the picture will be saved in your camera roll.

    ·     On Android phones, it’s a little more

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  • Sooner or later, it’s going to happen to you: You’ll drop your phone. You’ll hear that awful crack at impact. And yep – the glass will be shattered. So after you’re done howling and cursing, what do you do? Try to fix it yourself? Use a mail-in service or a local shop? And which option is worth the cost?

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  • When my garden hose twists into a tangled mess, it doesn’t just make my hose more prone to cracking and leaking; it makes my patio look so messy. But to solve these dire problems, is the only answer to buy a $650 robotic hose?

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  • Yemen PM quits as Shiite rebels seize government HQ
    Yemen PM quits as Shiite rebels seize government HQ

    Sanaa (AFP) - Shiite rebels seized the Yemeni government headquarters Sunday and the premier resigned as violence raged despite a UN announcement of a power-sharing deal to end days of fighting, officials said.

  • Philanthropies, including Rockefellers, and investors pledge $50 billion fossil fuel divestment
    Philanthropies, including Rockefellers, and investors pledge $50 billion fossil fuel divestment

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Rockefellers, who made their vast fortune on oil, and other philanthropies and high-wealth individuals on Monday will announce pledges to divest a total of $50 billion from fossil fuel investments. The Global Divest-Invest coalition will announce new pledges and members one day before 120 heads of state address the United Nations on how their countries will contribute to a global effort to halt a dangerous rise in temperatures. ...

  • Missing Afghan soldiers found trying to cross U.S.-Canada border: official
    Missing Afghan soldiers found trying to cross U.S.-Canada border: official

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Three Afghan National Army soldiers who did not return to a training exercise at U.S. military base in Massachusetts were found trying to cross the Canadian border, a Massachusetts State Police official said on Monday. The men presented themselves at a border crossing near Niagara Falls, New York, said David Procopio, a spokesman with the Massachusetts State Police. "We were notified this morning by federal law enforcement that the three missing soldiers had been located at a border checkpoint by Niagara Falls and were being interviewed by federal authorities," Procopio ...

  • White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammunition in car: prosecutor
    White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammunition in car: prosecutor

    By Julia Edwards and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A decorated Iraq war veteran who scaled a fence on Friday night and got into the White House had more than 800 rounds of ammunition in his car and had been arrested in July with a sniper rifle and a map on which the executive mansion was marked, a federal prosecutor said on Monday. An internal review of the United States Secret Service will examine how Omar Gonzalez, 42, made it into the White House before being stopped, his previous interactions with the Secret Service, and what must be done to prevent future security breaches. ...

  • Take a Good Look at This Rare Malayan Tiger—It May Be One of Your Last

    Malaysia's tigers have all but disappeared, and poachers from nearby countries have pushed them to the brink of extinction, according to a new report. 

  • Muslim youths counter Islamic State with #NotInMyName Twitter campaign

    Muslim youths around the globe have been using #NotInMyName on Twitter and other social media sites the past few days to denounce the well-publicized atrocities of Islamic State.

  • Radwanska crashes, Sharapova through in Wuhan
    Radwanska crashes, Sharapova through in Wuhan

    World number six Agnieszka Radwanska was dumped out of the $2.4 million WTA Wuhan Open on Monday by a determined Caroline Garcia of France, while Maria Sharapova won her first match of the inaugural tournament.

  • California wildfire crews brace for weather shift
    California wildfire crews brace for weather shift

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Crews scrambled Monday to extend control lines around a massive Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes as they braced for strong, erratic winds similar to when the blaze doubled in size a week ago.

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