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Bushmills

Bushmills, County Antrim<p>Bushmills Irish Whiskey is made at Ireland's oldest working distillery on the beautiful North Coast. Read more<p>Nine hole …

10 Amazing Places in Northern Ireland

I've heard of the Ring of Kerry so many times - where should I start and where is it?

The Ring of Kerry is one of the most beautiful places in Ireland. It’s a 179km/111 mile long looped route in the south-west of County Kerry and …

Canon unveils seven new online video classes for photographers

Learning photography using Canon gear may have just gotten a bit simpler with the launch of the company’s new online learning platform. On Wednesday, …

Videography

This is what your histogram is for and how to use it

The histogram is based around a fairly simple principle, but one that many still struggle to get to grips with. Put simply, it’s a graph showing the …

Tips For Softening Your On-Camera Flash

It’s no secret that on-camera flash is harsh and can be very unflattering, this is true of built-in camera flash as well as add-on speedlights. This …

If you can only get one backdrop for your studio, grey is what you want and here's why

When setting up a studio, one of the more difficult decisions that a newer studio shooter must make is which backdrop to get. More often than not, …

5 Reasons to Shoot With Small Apertures.

Size Matters With Big Numbers and Small Holes<p>Small apertures (or big f-numbers) have a bad name. We are conditioned to constantly be chasing huge …

7 Things You Can Do To Add Value To Your Home

When it comes to updating your home it can be difficult to know where to start, especially if you’re doing updates in order to help sell your …

Staring Into Someone's Eyes For 10 Minutes Can Alter Your Consciousness

Forget LSD: eyes are the new high. Of course, we’re not talking about consuming them, but rather staring intensely into a pair for a prolonged period …

5 Amazing Apps to Help You Build Habits Faster

66 Days.<p>That’s how long it takes to build new habits.<p>This is no easy task. And it’s no surprise that 9 out of 10 people fail to achieve their New …

Vitamin D 'heals damaged hearts'

<b>Vitamin D supplements may help people with diseased hearts, a study suggests.</b><p>A trial on 163 heart failure patients found supplements of the vitamin, which is made in the skin when exposed to sunlight, improved their hearts' ability to pump blood around the body.<p>The Leeds Teaching Hospitals team, …

Wellness

Top Low-Carb Hacks

So you want to cut back on the carbs and sugar but it is daunting knowing even how to begin. The easiest way is to know how to make a few simple swaps, a few simple changes and you're heading on the right track.<p>Take a look at the full image and even print it off and stick it to your fridge or …

Nutrition

How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

Creativity

I'm An Inflammation Expert. Here's What I Eat In A Typical Day

<i>Kellyann Petrucci, ND, a leading naturopathic physician and nutritionist, is an inflammation expert. This week, we’re sharing Dr. Petrucci’s</i> …

Here’s How Your Bedtime Affects Your Health

When it comes to sleep, many of us have one goal in mind: get more of it. But new research suggests another factor might be just as important: what …

Food For Thought: How Gut Bacteria Help Regulate Inflammation In The Brain

If you’ve ever felt like your stomach is controlling your mind, then you could be on to something, as researchers have now revealed what appears to …

11 Food Rules For The Ultimate Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Inflammation in the body causes or contributes to many debilitating, chronic illnesses — including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, heart …

A Breath Meditation for Beginners

This is the first in a series of meditation practices that are meant to increase focus, awareness, and enable you to be more present with the breath …

How to: customise the Canon buttons on your DSLR

<i>The Video Mode’s</i> in-house videographer John Layton runs you through how to change the Canon buttons on a EOS 5D Mark III for shooting movies.<p>Plenty …

Brain testing app will help diagnose mental health issues

Savonix is a company that claims to take the "analog processes" of cognitive assessment into the digital age. The firm is launching an iOS and Android app that, for the next six weeks, will let anyone examine their own mental ability. Users will have to undergo a series of tests that test the …

Mental Health

7 Ways You Can Damage Your Kids By Staying In A Bad Marriage

When you're getting a divorce, there's no real way of knowing to what extent your decision will affect the kids.<p>Still, if your marriage has created a toxic home environment, they're probably better off getting some distance from it, said Rosalind Sedacca, a divorce and parenting coach and the …

Self-esteem

The Biggest Meditation Practice You've Never Heard Of—And 5 Steps To Try It Today

At this point, we’re all familiar with the wide-ranging health benefits of meditation. It can help you handle adversity, eradicate stress, lose …

5 Books to Read This Summer

Here in Seattle, summer is a gift you earn by gutting out nine months of rain and gloom. The skies are clear, there’s hardly any humidity, and the …

10 Charts That Will Make You a Better Cook

No more measurement conversions!<p>Next time a recipe lands you in Strugglesville, these graphics will lift you out of the fog.

Doctors should prescribe gardening for patients more often, says report

Those with cancer, dementia and mental health problems can benefit from gardening, according to health thinktank<p>Doctors should prescribe gardening far more often for patients with cancer, dementia and mental health problems, the NHS has been urged in a new report.<p>Outdoor spaces including gardens …

Mental Health

29 Clever Kitchen Cleaning Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Get your yellow rubber gloves ready.

Listen here: 10 great podcasts for book lovers

As any reader will tell you, a good book doesn't end when you've flipped the last page. There's always more to learn, plots to discuss, themes to …

Books

The 10 Most Instagrammed Places in Ireland

Glendalough<p>These are the 10 most Instagrammed places around Ireland. How many do you know?<p>10. Titanic Belfast, Northern Ireland<p>The sinking of the …