Chuck Rohrig

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If You Don't Own Any Of These 35 Genius Products From Amazon, You're Doing Life Wrong

Are you by chance reading this out in public somewhere? On the subway, maybe? In a doctor's office? Good. Look to your left. Now to your right. …

Lifehacks

Watch This Artist Create a Photo Realistic Portrait of the Iron Spider Using Just Colored Pencils

Wajid Ali, a self-taught artist based in the United Kingdom, creates masterpieces using a medium you probably gave up sometime around the fifth …

Art

The 5 LinkedIn Videos Every Executive Should Be Making – Adweek

The fact that video gets so much more engagement on LinkedIn today than text—three times more, according to LinkedIn senior director of product …

Weeks of preparation made this "impossible" shot National Geographic's best travel photo of 2017

National Geographic announced the winner of its popular Travel Photographer of the Year contest this week, awarding Mexican photographer Sergio Tapiro Velasco the top honor. His stunning photo of a lightning bolt crackling over an erupting volcano earned him the first prize. Thanks to Velasco’s …

Travel Photography

The hottest new board games from Gen Con 2018

A giant list of cool games from America's biggest tabletop convention.<p>Late summer is the time for barbecues, concerts in the park, and (most …

Board Games

7 Actionable Steps to Capturing Photos That Grab Attention

Capturing images that grab attention is a goal of any photographer. It’s exactly this skill that separates a good photographer from an average one.<p>An …

Landscape Photography

The best new board games from Gen Con 2018

Truly something for everyone ... even The Dude<p>What I love most about Gen Con, the nation’s largest tabletop gaming convention, is the vendor floor. Literally hundreds of developers and publishers are on hand from all over the world, each one looking to draw the discerning eye of more than 60,000 …

Board Games

The graceful restoration of a 200-year-old serif typeface shows the problem with digital fonts

In the early 1800s, a talented German punchcutter by the name of Justus Enrich Walbaum created a typeface that signaled modernity. A departure from the Blackletter fonts that were common in German books at that time, Walbaum designed a “warm and stylish” Roman typeface that would become a favorite …

Typography

5 Modern Muggle Board Games We Think Gryffindors Would Love

It’s a regular scene in the common room, the fire’s crackling merrily and there’s the scratch of quill pens on parchment. But what do you do when you …

Board Games

Clever Object Allows Photographers to Shoot Through Glass Without Unwanted Reflections

Josh Smith's silicone Ultimate Lens Hood<p>When I lived in New York, I'd occasionally see photography crews shooting store windows in SoHo. To eliminate …

Photography

3 Presentation Tips From the Guy Who Received the Longest Standing Ovation of Any TED Talk

From Airbnb to SAP, leaders who tell these stories have a competitive advantage.<p>Storytelling is the single best tool we have to transfer our ideas to another person. Stories inform, illuminate, and inspire. Best of all, we know how to do it. Storytelling isn't something we do; storytellers are who …

Public Speaking

The six best programming languages to learn right now

Which languages are most popular among developers due to their high demand, and how to get started learning them.<p>Knowing which programming language …

Programming

The 12 Board Games We’re Most Excited For At Gen Con

Yes gamers, it’s that time of year again. Gen Con is right around the corner and that means it’s time for a lot of board game releases.<p>Just like last …

Board Games

How I Sold 7000 Kindle Books

There’s a reason I’ve never written an article about how many books I’ve sold. I’ve tended to follow the advice that if you’re the smartest person in …

Writing

3 Photographers Shoot the Same Model & Compare Results (Another Take on This Popular Challenge)

The video portrait challenge where three photographers shoot the same model and then compare the results has been popularized by photographer Jessica …

Photography

Using a Smartphone to Record Ambient Sounds and How to Place Them in Video Projects

Great sound design in a video can elevate the overall quality from decent to breathtaking. Here are some basic tips to get started using just a …

Adobe Premiere

These 2 Hot Trainers Share a Beginner Dumbbell Workout Literally Anyone Can Do

Eric Leija, senior kettlebell trainer at Onnit who's also known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, and Jay Maryniak, NASM-CPT, CES, have teamed up to bless the world with their abs and full-body dumbbell workout. You might take one look at these guys and think, "There's no way I can keep up with …

Workouts

The 8 Best Board Games to Buy in 2018 for Teaching Kids About Money

Learn the importance of money and have fun doing it<p>Updated June 22, 2018<p>We have all been at the cashier counter at least once where the computer …

Board Games

Five Different Looks You Can Create Using Only One Light

When you're first starting with artificial lighting, I think it's generally best to get comfortable with one light first, then move up to …

16 DIY & Home Improvement Life Hacks That NO ONE Should Live Without!

Calling all DIYers! Today we’re sharing some seriously cracking life hacks to make all your home improvement projects easier and more mess-free than …

5 Expert Tips for Giving the Speech of Your Life

TEDx talk coming up? Something pivotal to your organization's survival? Crucial communications moments require giving more than just a 'speech.' Here's how to do that.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s that invitation that involves public speaking that you want to …

Public Speaking

How to Win Photo Contests

<b>Ruin, San Diego, California, 28 July 1996.</b> This image has won first prize in every contest in which it's been entered. I shot it with my Linhof …

Ex Libris: A Game for Bibliophiles and Ludophiles Alike

<i>Love tabletop games? So do we! Join Becca Scott where she breaks out fantastic board games on How To Play and Game the Game every week here on Geek &</i> …

14 DIY Garden Hacks That Can Make You A Smart Gardener

Must take a look at these gardening hacks and DIY ideas to make gardening easier and more fun!<p>Placing Matchstick Before Planting Peppers<p>While this …

16 Cheap Garage Storage Projects You Can DIY

You don’t need a lot of extra space (or a lot of extra cash) to build these simple storage projects for your garage. Each includes step-by-step plans.<p>…

Woodworking

How to Shoot Defocused Firework Photos

I’m photographer David Johnson, and in this tutorial I’ll be sharing how I shoot long-exposure photos of defocused fireworks.<p>Gear List<p>Canon EOS 5D …

These 7 Amenities Cost Little but Make Your Home Office Much More Productive

You deserve a chair that doesn't hurt to sit in, and why would you spend all day in a room without enough light for a plant to survive?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your home office should inspire, not hinder, your productivity. Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs who …

Plants

The Legend of Nintendo

For anyone who’s ever marveled at Nintendo’s vivid, phantasmagoric, zoologically ornate video games, visiting the company’s understated home in …

When You’re Short on Time, Try This Customizable Workout by Kirsty Godso

Running low on time? Don’t write off your workout just yet. This full-body routine helps you get it in, no matter how busy you are.<p>When you have a …

Workouts

The best two-player board games to add to your collection

Settlers of Catan, 7 Wonders and Codenames have come out with two-player variants<p>Board games are always a fun activity for big groups of friends, but if you live with a partner or roommate, it can be nice to just break out a quick two-player game after work.<p>Many board game companies have recognized …