Brandie Shutts

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How To: See the Actual Signal Strength on Your iPhone in iOS 11

The signal bars in your iPhone's status bar is a great visual indicator for knowing how good your cellular reception is, but they're not very …

IPhone 8

‘Vikings’ Season 5: According To History, Here’s What Really Happened To King Aethelwulf

An unexpected fate awaited King Aethelwulf in Episode 9.<p>Episode 9 of <i>Vikings</i> Season 5 saw a shocking fate befall King Aethelwulf. However, is this the …

Archaeology

27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.<p>Do you drink soda, or do you call it pop? Do you wear sneakers, or tennis shoes? The answers vary depending on where you ask the question.<p>Linguists Bert Vaux and Scott Golder surveyed …

This calculator can guess how many healthy years of life you have left

<i>Click here for the Healthy Life Expectancy Calculator</i><p>As the old saying goes, the only things certain in life are death and taxes. While death is …

A new website lets you design custom maps of anywhere in the world — and the results are undeniably cool

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Grafomap<p>I've lived in my current apartment for six months, and I still have yet to find wall art my partner and I both like enough to hang …

Melisandre Holds The Key To "Game of Thrones" Season 8

Melisandre may have dipped out early in <i>Game of Thrones</i> season seven, but her last conversation before disappearing across the Narrow Sea may hold an …

Which HDR Software is Best for You?

Zion National Park. HDR Processing<p>The HDR photography of the past is nothing like it is now. Most photographers have gotten away from the intense …

Selective Color in Photoshop, is it the best-kept secret?

The selective color adjustment layer is a tool that can make your images pop off the page. Almost every week someone emails me and says, "Blake, how …

20 Streaming Services That Aren’t Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime

From art-house movies to British TV to anime and Bollywood, here is a sampling of the expansive world of (legal) online streaming.<p>It's been 10 years since Netflix first opened our eyes to the world of streaming movies and TV shows directly to our computers. A year later, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video …

Televisions

One-Minute Tip: Visually Set Optimum White Balance with Your Camera’s Live View Mode (VIDEO)

One way to avoid unnecessary processing time is to set the optimum white balance for your scene before shooting a photograph. That typically involves …

How to Shoot Professional Portraits Using 3-Point Lighting

This handy 7-minute lighting guide from Aussie music photographer PJ Pantelis shows how you can use 2 lights and a reflector to create a …

86 Interesting Guitar Chords

2<p>SHARES<p>Having a sizable arsenal of simple (to complex) chords is something many guitar players undervalue. I’ve been inspired to write an entire song …

Guitar

How to edit INCREDIBLE LANDSCAPE PHOTOS with Adobe Lightroom Photoshop

This here, is Peter McKinnon´s typical workflow when it comes to editing landscape photos with Adobe Lightroom & Adobe Photoshop. He uses both …

How I added four hours of battery life to my smartphone every day for free

I’ve had big-time battery drain issues on my last three iPhones. I just figured it was my fault — maybe I’m too addicted to apps, take too many photos, or just use my phone too much?<p>It’s an issue I’ve gone to Apple for help with many times. But the Genius’s — Apple's retail support — were …

Apps

No Budget, No Problem: 5 Free Marketing Tactics Guaranteed to Deliver | Inc.com

Between influencers, paid search, outsourcing design, and everything else, marketing has gotten expensive. Spending on marketing has been on a dramatic upward swing for some time now, and will almost certainly continue to increase. For larger businesses, this doesn't present a particularly …

Marketing

How to bring the excitement back into a long-term relationship

To the casual observer, it looks like wellness star Sophie Jaffe and her husband, Adi, have the kind of love that perfume ads are made of. And, well, …

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity after a terrible night's sleep

We've all been there — tossing and turning all night, counting down the hours until we have to get up for work in the morning. Sleepless nights are no fun.<p>And the unfortunate reality is that even though you feel like crap the next day, you still have to show up at the office, ready to give …

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more productive year.<p>1. "It's not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know."</i> …

Motivation

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

Motivation

Here's everything the Amazon Echo can do

Aperture Wrench Shows What Happens When Photographer Designs Tools

What happens when a photographer designs a tool? The Aperture Wrench is what happens.<p>“Inspired by the apertures in cameras, the idea was formed to …

Woodworking

Give Your Images More Impact, Detail & Texture with This Helpful Lightroom Tutorial (VIDEO)

It’s not too difficult to turn a good photograph into a great one by making some simple adjustments to contrast, sharpening and toning in Lightroom. …

Beyond The Basic Tab in Adobe Camera RAW: Lens Correction

Many Photoshop and Lightroom users become intimately familiar with the settings in the “BASIC” tab in ACR and the “DEVELOP” module in LR. Yet for …

Tutorials

5 reasons why your laptop is slow

Learn what might be ailing your laptop and how to speed it back up.<p>If your old laptop is starting to show its age, there can be any number of issues affecting its performance. Here are five likely culprits for why your laptop is running so frustratingly slow and five solutions to return it to its …

Computer Hardware

Sharpening Your Photographic Mind: The 2 Types of Photographers

Something is off in our modern photographic culture. We’ve lost something. Something… big.<p>As a professional photographer, and also a consultant on …

This is the difference between a RAW and JPEG file format

RAW vs. JPEG – Is there a difference in the post-processing of the two?<p>I think almost every photographer (including me) is at least a little bit …

Tutorials

Guess Who Has More Orgasms: Straight, Bi or Lesbian Women?

Attention ladies, the scoreboard is a little more even when it comes to the number of big O’s women are experiencing in the bedroom. While women are …

What It Feels Like to Die

Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end.<p>“Do you want to know what will happen as your body starts shutting down?”<p>My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents’ Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic …

Guy Documents His First Week Of Work At Target, And It Couldn’t Get More Hilarious

If you thought that working at a retail store is boring, we’ve got news for you. Well, actually Tumblr user kimpossibooty does. He recently uploaded …