Month: November 2015

4 Components To Protect Your Windows PC

Modern day criminals know that the internet is where the money is and which is where they spend their time. Which means that us honest people have to be twice as careful. It should be obvious that protecting your information online is far more complex than keeping your bag close or even locking your door. Here are 4 important components of protecting your Windows PC: 1: Antivirus Make sure whenever Windows in running, it should run an up-to-date antivirus program. This program will run in the background and block not only viruses but all types of malware too. You...

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Three Photographers Each Touched by Marilyn Monroe

By Phineas Upham Marilyn Monroe was at a level of stardom that is hard for most people to grasp today. The closest comparison might be someone like Kim Kardashian, but only in level of recognition. Marilyn Monroe was a personality people wanted to be around and she was almost universally loved and revered. She seemed to have presence, like a superhero or amythic figure, that few since or before possessed. During her brief time on this planet, she touched many lives, but three photographers in particular changed completely after they’d met her. Bert Stern Stern dropped out of high school at 16 to get a job at Look Magazine. He worked his way from those humble beginnings to the art director position at Flair. There, he learned the art of photography but never truly embraced it until the 2,500 photo set of Marilyn Monroe he shot for Vogue. A three-day photo shoot would become his most well-known work and spawn a book called The Last Sitting. George Barris Barris is known as the last photographer to capture Monroe on film before her death. The two met on the set of the 1954 movie The Seven Year Itch. His iconic shoot on Santa Monica Beach in 1962, and then again in the Hollywood Hills, which would become known as “The Last Photos” marked the last times that anyone would capture...

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