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7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

7 Things Successful People Do First Thing in the Morning | Valet.

Volume 10 // 2018<p>31 Days is back ... And 2018 marks its tenth iteration. When we started this a decade ago, we never imagined that these daily guides …

Success

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018 | Inc.com

Want to know about some of the great business books coming out in 2018? I receive tons of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are some of my favorites that will be released in the next few months.<p>(If you see a few books you like, consider pre-ordering instead of waiting until the …

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50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

<b>Beringer</b> <b>Founder’s Estate California Cabernet Sauvignon ($9)</b><p>This historic winery makes arguably the broadest collection of acclaimed wines in …

How to Pick the Right Camera Settings for Every Scenario

Fresh from telling us to stop asking about camera settings, Tony Northrup is back with a 17-minute video going in depth on the general camera …

Cameras

How to Make Your iPhone Shoot JPEGs Again After iOS 11

After updating your iPhone to iOS 11, you may have noticed that your photos are all .heic files instead of the ubiquitous .jpeg. If you’re rather go …

Lightroom

If You Have These Books, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

When members of our parents' generation were out forging their careers, it was difficult to up your skills without following the traditional college …

Books

10 Habits That Change Boys Into Men | Inc.com

The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly. Far too many men remain directionless, devastated and scared children.<p>Male suicide rates have increased to three to four times higher than the female suicide rate. Men are twice as likely as women …

Self-improvement

Stop Thinking and Start Doing: The Power of Practicing More

This column is by James Clear, Author & Researcher We allThe post Stop Thinking and Start Doing: The Power of Practicing More appeared first on …

A Complete Guide to CSS Grid | Codrops CSS Reference

CSS Grid is a two-dimensional layout system created specifically to tackle grid-based user interfaces on the web.<p>Grids are fundamental to the design …

Web Development

Free typography resources: The big list

Everyone, even non-designers, can agree that the smallest typographical change can make a world of difference (*cough* <i>Warren Beatty</i> *cough*). …

How to Make $1,828 From Every Blog Post You Publish

Earning money from your blog can seem like an uphill battle. It can be particularly disheartening if you’re brand new to it and playing “catch up” …

17 Smart Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day | Inc.com

To be a productivity guru, you need a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort, according to Paul J. Meyer.<p>Here are 17 smart habits to adopt that will help you be your most productive self every day.<p>1. Book Time in Your Calendar for Tasks<p>Are to-do lists ruining your life? …

Productivity

A 4-Step Regimen for Setting Goals That Always Moves You Forward

When you set lofty goals, even failure produces little wins.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you read certain self-help literature, you may get the impression that some people don’t have any goals in life. Even worse -- you may be one of those people.<p>In actuality, …

A Crash Course For Freelancers On Using Google To Find Leads

Google is an amazing tool for a lot of reasons. It remains the gateway to the internet, with 60 trillion pages indexed and 2 trillion searches annually. There are plenty of freelance sites and job boards out there to help you find clients, but don’t forget Google as another powerful option.<p>Here’s a …

AdWords

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Mental Health

Lose weight without dieting: simple 10-minute game retrains brain to avoid junk food

A game which trains the brain to avoid unhealthy food such as cakes, biscuits and chocolate can lead to ‘pain free’ weight loss and cut energy intake by more than 200 calories a day, scientists have said.<p>Psychologists at the University of Exeter showed that less than ten minutes a day of ‘brain …

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5 of History's Greatest Buddhist Masters Reveal the Secret to Happiness

To many people who don’t believe in religion, Buddhism is seen as a “good” religion. It doesn’t promote hate and offers the individual more freedom …

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Tiny Amounts of LSD for Depression

Instead of an “acid trip,” she took an “acid errand.”<p>Throughout Ayelet Waldman’s entire life, she’s been “held hostage by the vagaries of mood,” as she explains in her new book, <i>A Really Good Day</i>. She is a bestselling author, mom of four, and devoted wife, but her mental illness threatened it all. …

Medicine

Want To Improve Your Instagram Photographs? Try These 3 Simple Styling Tips

<i>Screenshot taken from video.</i><p>The fundamentals of good photography apply to all kinds of mediums, from a professional grade DSLR or a smartphone. …

Follow the f/8 Rule to Shoot Excellent Street Photos on the Go

Your camera’s manual exposure settings can be complicated. Rules of thumb are useful for figuring out the right settings to go with. For example, if …

5 Tips to Instantly Improve Your Photography

If you ever feel uninspired or can’t think of how to change up your photography, look no further. Peter McKinnon offers his viewers some advice on …

Photography

How to make someone feel like the only person in the world, according to psychologists

If the rise of populism has shown us anything, it’s that charisma and charm are invaluable. Some people seem to just have the knack of making others …

Visiting U.S. National Parks Will Be Free On These 10 Days in 2017

Starting next weekend with Martin Luther King Jr. Day.<p>Is one of your New Year's resolutions to go on a road trip? Or maybe visit a national park you've never heard of? Here's a little bit of incentive: The National Parks Service just announced that they will offer free admission to all visitors for …

How Legalization Is Changing The Aesthetic Of Smoking

As legalization spreads across the U.S., designers are appealing to consumers who “don’t want a gross bro” bong.<p>This November, throngs of cheerful shoppers clutching cocktails navigated the stalls of West Coast Craft, a massive biannual design show held in a cavernous warehouse on the San Francisco …

How to photograph the night sky on a phone

No more fuzzy gray blobs<p>You can’t stop gazing at the luminous full moon—you need to share this with Instagram. So you pull out your phone, aim at the heavens, and capture...a fuzzy white blob. The firmament is one of the hardest targets to snap on a phone. Why? A smartphone’s camera lens is wide, …

Mobile Photography

How to Retire with Over $4,426,000 By Saving Only $111 Dollars per Paycheck