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Illusion of Lights: A Time-Lapse of the Night Sky Above the Western United States

In 2013, photographer Brad Goldpaint and his wife Marci quit their day jobs, sold all of their possessions, and began living out of a motorhome while …

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Photographer Captures Rare Pictures of an Upside-Down Iceberg

When you think of icebergs, you probably think of those large white objects you see in movies and pictures. In rare situations, they can also be seen …

Antarctica

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of SEO

<i>Matthew Capala is the author of “Away with the Average,” an NYU Professor, and Founder of SearchDecoder.com. This adapted excerpt comes from Matthew’s latest book, “SEO Like I’m 5.“</i><p>“80 percent of success is showing up,” Woody Allen famously said about life. Marketing in 2014 is not much different. …

Majur Juac: Once a Lost Boy of Sudan, Now a U.S. Chess Master

The Former Security Guard Taught Himself How to Play and Now Teaches the Board Game to Students in New York City<p>A couple of years ago, Majur Juac took time from his job as a security guard in suburban Washington to come to New York for a visit.<p>The soft-spoken Sudan native dropped by a chess …

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Content Marketing Trends Your Business Should Implement

<i>JT Ripton is a business consultant and freelance writer.</i><p>Through proper content marketing, businesses can build their brand, raise awareness, and engender trust. This type of marketing positions businesses as credible and reliable information sources. Sharing and promoting content related to your …

Spectacular Black and White Portrayal of San Francisco in the 1940s and '50s

In a post-war San Francisco, photographer Fred Lyon found that, everywhere he looked, he could capture the essence of the city through his camera lens. The wonderfully exhilarating culture during the 1940s and '50s was one of energy and lively spirit, as residents and visitors enjoyed the many …

Every Social Media Measurement Metric You Should Know

Providing excellent customer service is one of the top priorities of a successful business. Companies like Zappos have famously built their entire strategy on striving to give customers an amazing experience. It was this single-minded focus that led Zappos to be one of the first retailers to use …

The Best Approaches for Writing a Blog Lead

<i>Barry Feldman is a content marketing consultant, copywriter, social media advisor and more. This post has been adapted from an original version on his blog, Feldman Creative.</i><p>I had a hard time with this sentence. It’s called the lead—the first sentence or first paragraph—and it drives writers …

Why Your Startup Isn't Making Any Profit

Oftentimes, new companies can use a helping hand from established businesses by partnering up.<p><b>A common mistake:</b> Shoot for the stars – and stars only. Thinking that if you could just partner with Google, David Beckham and Mastercard, this thing would be through the roof! Maybe they are not returning …

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

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