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How to Maintain Your Shower, According to a Plumber

Your shower pipes are not like your computer—they’re not supposed to be out of date and barely working within a few years. Completely replacing the …

Home Improvement

Three reasons you shouldn’t retire. Ever.

The “in thing” now for retirement is to do it early.<p>There are communities, blogs and early-retirement crusaders whose mission is to sing the praises of a work-free lifestyle.<p>Actually, to tell the truth, many early-retirement enthusiasts are earning quite a bit of money through blogs and podcasts …

Retirement

From Mayfair to Knightsbridge: 6 Alluring Luxury Hotels in London

As a city buzzing with vitality and life, London has successfully evolved into a destination with so much to offer and indeed enchant discerning international visitors.<p>The combination of its depth of history and the stunning modernity of many of its newest buildings create a tableau of all that’s …

England

Here’s Why Every Photographer Needs to Own a Nifty Fifty (50mm) Lens: Two-Minute Tip

Our video from last year on “7 Reasons Why a 50mm Lens Is All You Need for Great Photography,” proved to be an all-time favorite. That clip, which …

Cameras

How to Stop Saying “Um,” “Ah,” and “You Know”

Um.<p>Ah.<p>So.<p>You Know.<p>Like.<p>Right?<p>Well.<p>When we find ourselves rattled while speaking — whether we’re nervous, distracted, or at a loss for what comes next — it’s easy to lean on filler words. These may give us a moment to collect our thoughts before we press on, and in some cases, they may be useful …

Body Language

Grab excellent photo app Obscura 2 while you can

Obscura 2 is one of the best camera apps and a bargain at $4.99 if the iPhone is your primary camera.<p>Today, Apple and the developer of Obscura announced it is available to download at no charge through Sept. 25 via the Apple Store app.<p>Obscura 2 is a great tool that provides the iOS photographer …

Apps

10 Essential Tips for Night Photography

Making pictures by night is a curious practice. While specialists of this subject embrace it as a deep-seated passion and have a never-ending quest …

Landscape Photography

Our Favorite 5-Star Grilled Chicken Recipes

<i>Sponsored by Whole Foods Market</i><p>We love chicken on the grill. At the very crack of grilling season, chicken is the first food to hit the grill grates …

Cooking

How I (finally) overcame my fear of public speaking

<b>“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers</b> …

Public Speaking

Here’s what Goldman sees as the real danger trade could have on stocks

The U.S. stock market has long been fretting about escalations in tensions between the U.S. and its major trading partners, worried that tariffs and …

Stock Markets

2.5 Billion Pounds of Meat Piles Up in U.S. as Exports Slow

Meat is piling up in U.S. cold-storage warehouses, fueled by a surge in supplies and trade disputes that are eroding demand.<p>Federal data, coming as early as Monday, are expected to show a record level of beef, pork, poultry and turkey being stockpiled in U.S. facilities, rising above 2.5 billion …

Agriculture

$121M says Light is the future of smartphone cameras

This week the folks at Light have some tech that’ll make future mobile cameras more advanced than ever before. They’ve created a couple of devices so …

Imaging

Spotify, Snapchat, and more are down following Google Cloud incident (update: fixed)

<i>Updated at 1:35 p.m. Pacific time. Google has fixed the problem.</i><p>Multiple online services are experiencing outages and slow responses today due to a problem with Google’s Cloud platform. The company has confirmed that it is having issues with many of the tools that websites and services like …

Google Cloud Platform

Digital Transformation - Reports - World Economic Forum

<i>By networking everyday objects, the Internet of Things turns them into smart devices that – if regulated correctly – can help deliver significant</i> …

Internet of Things

Terrifying details of Thai cave rescue revealed by divers

Divers involved in the rescue of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave have revealed extraordinary details of the dangerous operation.<p>A team of more than 150 worked together to free the group from Tham Luang cave, a 6-mile limestone cave system, in an operation that scared even …

Thailand

Whisky Festivals and Tourism Are The Whisky Industry's New Frontier

The worldwide whisky boom has produced a parallel boom in whisky related tourism and whisky themed shows. Travel Scotland estimated that Scotch whisky distillers will receive approximately 2 million visitors in 2018, up about 10% from the previous year.<p>The comparable figure in Kentucky, alone, was …

Greek Style Garlic Chicken Breast Recipe

"This recipe was passed down through my family for years. If you're looking for a great tasting, tender chicken breast, this is what you're looking …

Recipes

Roasted Cajun Cauliflower Recipe

"Soft inside, but caramelized and a bit of a crunch outside! Yummy! Changes the taste up enough for even cauliflower haters to come to the other …

6 Tips To Improve Your Architectural Photography

Architectural photography is a genre that almost every photographer tries out at some point, but not many people truly manage to master it. Just like …

Image sharpening with Adobe CC

<b>Confused about sharpening controls in Lightroom and Photoshop? James Paterson explains how to get the most out of them and avoid the …

Tutorials

Five Techniques to Remove Anything From an Image Using Photoshop

One of the most useful things you can do in Photoshop is remove an object from a photo, whether that's a building ruining your landscape shot or that …

The Rule of Doubles: A Modern Version of the Reciprocal Rule for Getting Sharp Photos

We all like to keep our ISO as low as possible to get high-quality shots, but that often means lowering the shutter speed to the point where we're …

These are the 50 best restaurants in the world for 2018 -

The list of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants is out and it’s causing a stir. While some consider this list to be a veritable fine dining bible, it has …

18 Unbeatable Brisket Recipes

Brisket was meant to be grilled. Whether marinated or dry rubbed, brisket cooked over smoking wood or charcoal develops a gorgeous crust and juicy, …

Slow Cookers

This Technique Makes Pork Chops Taste Better Than Steak

The "other white meat" might finally deserve a turn in the spotlight.<p>I feel bad for pork chops. They’re often overlooked for steak or chicken and …

Cooking

40 Sad Facts About Retirement

Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 42<p>The sad state of America’s retirement preparation<p>As a whole, Americans are not doing a great job of saving for retirement. …

How to Develop Your Personal Photographic Style

Developing a unique photographic style is a goal of every photographer. It is an evolutionary process that takes time and experience. Once it begins …

5-Minute Creamy Cold Cappuccino Pie Dessert

This creamy cold cappuccino pie is so easy to prepare, so refreshing, and creamy. If you like desserts that include coffee, like tiramisu, then this …

Dessert

Scott Conant Shares His Favorite Las Vegas Restaurants

<i>Sin City is home to a lot of restaurants and bars, but there are tons of hidden gems that the majority of Las Vegans aren’t unearthing. To help guide readers to these potential discoveries,</i> <i>Eat</i><i>er Vegas enlisted some of the city’s food players to share their recommendations for a feature dubbed</i> <i>Dining</i> …

Know How to Pose and Be a Better Photographer

In this video, Sorelle Amore gives tips on posing for photos by posing herself. She shows on camera what the various ways are to create angles, …

Photography