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Tips for Using Golden Hour Light for Portraits

Most photographers will argue vehemently that the golden hour – that pocket of time just after sunrise and just before sunset – produces some of the …

Light Up The Room With Your Dance Moves In These LED Shoes

Time for a little dancing in the dark? A new shoe design by Tokyo-based studio No New Folk takes light-up soles from mid-’90s kids’ wear to hip accessory for the 21st century. Almost 100 LED lights wrap around the sole of the all-white shoes. The colors and patterns can be adjusted with a …

Dance

Generator Paris

"Hostel" isn't the first word that comes to mind when you step into the freshly opened Generator Paris—from its sheer size alone (916 beds across eight floors) to the supremely Instagrammable communal spaces (where Tom Dixon lights are paired with flea market scores) that could give boutique hotels …

Hospitality

5 Tips for Doing Candid Wedding Photography

Weddings have changed drastically in the past few years. Couples want more from a wedding these days, they don’t want the traditional, normal …

Busted! 7 Myths About High Dynamic Range Photography

High Dynamic Range photography gets a lot of hate on the internet, particularly from other photographers. In this article, we're going to bust the …

HDR Photography

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria From Texan Cattle Yards Are Now Airborne, Study Finds

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

The Beauty of Canada

Canada is the largest country within North America. Boasting nearly ten million square kilometres of land, Canada is also the fourth-largest country …

Cappadocia from the ground and from the sky

From above, the curvaceous landscape of Cappadocia spools out to the horizon in rippling waves of rock tinged shades of blushing pink. Hot air ballooning may be big business in this geological wonderland, but don't make the mistake of thinking this is the only way to view it.<p>Ballooning companies …

Hiking

patkau sculpts hadaway house in canada's whistler valley

<b>patkau architects sculpts hadaway house in canada’s whistler valley</b><br>photography by james dow / patkau architects<br>all images © patkau architects<p><b>located</b> …

British pilot who killed wife then planned to crash 747 shows airlines weak on mental health: victim’s family

The case of a British Airways pilot who killed his estranged wife in a hammer attack then planned to crash his jumbo jet “to make a statement” shows …

World's longest highways

<i>There's nothing like hitting the open road for an epic road trip. These highways -- the longest in the world -- will get you from point A to point B,</i> …

Homes of the Month: Million Dollar Edition

Across Canada, the real estate market continues to heat up in some cities, while it cools down in others. In March, Toronto's skyrocketing real …

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Container Garden Soil Toppers | Small Space Gardening | Garden Basics

Looking for an easy way to make your container garden more interesting? Consider adding some soil toppers around the base of your plant. This is …

10 of Europe's best national parks … that you've probably never heard of

These national parks offer extraordinary landscapes and wildlife – and far fewer tourists than the continent’s more famous beauty spots. Have you visited a national park in Europe? Tell us about it in the comments below<p>Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe The best of the UK’s national parks<p>Gran …

European Travel

Attracting Butterflies | Top 10 Butterfly Host Plants

Rolf Nussbaumer / Rolfnp.com<p>Passionflower (Passiflora), Zones 5 to 9<p>Passionflower is a perfect butterfly-friendly vine. It climbs 15 to 50 feet and …

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