Eduardo DeLaCruz

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Processing Night Photography

Panorama of the Milky Way over Elephant Canyon, Needles District, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.We have a life-long association of the sky and the …

Cool way to fold a 6 pocket paper book

This is so cute and I bet would be fun to make for Valentine’s Day. It could be filled with all sorts of goodies to give a scrapbooker or planner …

Edward Hopper’s Night Windows: evoking voyeurism and intrigue

Modern life…<p>Edward Hopper’s paintings have defined our idea of the modern urban world. In sites of everyday drama, be it a cafe, an apartment or shop front, he offers tantalising visions of closed-off lives.<p>Night in the city…<p>In this 1928 picture, the woman near a window is, in spite of the late …

The Mark of Beauty:Bento

A Completely Grueling (And Life-Changing) 7 Minute Workout - The Fox Is Black

What if it took you only 7 minutes to get a full body workout? That’s the claim of an article in the May-June issue of the American College of Sports …

10 Ways to Get a Flat Stomach

Nutrition

Pilates Flat Abdominals Series

Pilates is all about core strength. The benefits of core strength go way beyond flat abdominals, but it is the flat ab results of doing Pilates …

CrissCross

Want to get stronger and faster? Quick, explosive exercises are the most effective.

If you want to build strength in your muscles (which, if you’re on our site that’s pretty much a given), the best way to do it is through short, …

The Best Core Exercise. Period.

5 Ways To Do It<p>If you could only choose one exercise to train your core, it should be the single-arm plank. Here's what the basic move looks …

Use 375,000 images from the Met however you want, for free

The museum's new policy allows unrestricted use of high-res artwork photos.<p>If you want to use images of paintings from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, like <i>Woman with a Parrot</i> by Gustave Courbet (above), you no longer have to worry about rights. All of the Met's approximately 375,000 public-domain …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

The Big Picture: round 421

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Landscape Photographer Jeff McPheeters Captures the Majestic Fury of Storms on the Great Plains

Jeff McPheeters is a Kansas-based pro whose extensive portfolio encompasses everything from interior design and event photography to landscape, …

Ending Lower Back Pain

Anyone who has suffered from back pain will tell you: It’s the f$cking worst. To learn how to treat it effectively—not to mention prevent it in the …

Pain

If You Do 1 Workout, It Had Better Be This

Build muscle and blast calories with this effective bodyweight workout. And it's excuse-proof, too, because you can do it anywhere since it requires no equipment at all. The workout should take you around 20 minutes, so get moving!<p>Directions: Start with 10 reps of each exercise, building up to 15 …

Workouts

Let Photographer Woody Gooch Shift The Way You See The Ocean

Australian photographer and surfer, Woody Gooch, is sure to catch your attention. First, with his humorous, but very real, name, and second with his elegant, minimalist surf photography. Gooch finds a way to capture fleeting moments in the water while honoring the curling, curving beauty of the …

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 …

Jazz + Blues = Midnight Blue

If you want the perfect album to show the world that jazz and the blues are much more than ‘kissing cousins’, this is it. When <b>B. B. King</b> said, “Jazz …

If You Do 1 Workout, It Had Better Be This

Build muscle and blast calories with this effective bodyweight workout. And it's excuse-proof, too, because you can do it anywhere since it requires no equipment at all. The workout should take you around 20 minutes, so get moving!<p>Directions: Start with 10 reps of each exercise, building up to 15 …

Workouts

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

Workouts

Beyond smartphones: next-step cameras

If you’re taking your photography more seriously, and would like to upgrade from camera or phone, here are six top models with connectivity<p><b>with a M.Zuiko Digital 14‑42mm 1:3.5‑5.6 II R lens; 16MP; 503g; £549</b>

Photography

At-Home Cardio Workout to Rev Your Metabolism and Work Your Legs

If you're looking to get in shape fast, like with our two-week fitness plan, you need short workouts that multitask like this mix of cardio and leg-sculpting moves. You will get stronger, you will build muscle, and you will burn calories in this sweat sesh. The workout clocks in at 25 minutes …

Aerobic Exercise

Work it out with this 6-minute super-charged power yoga with Bethany Lyons

<i>What to do when your sanity needs a sweat sesh, but making it to the studio is just not going to happen? Sweat Series is here to help! W</i><i>e partnered</i> …

9 beautiful artists' business cards to inspire you

How many times have you walked away from an event clutching a handful of business cards but not being able to distinguish one from another, let alone …

4 Yoga Poses with Magical Benefits

We all know yoga postures affect our body, but did you ever think about the way they affect your mind, feelings, and psyche?<p>I was thinking about this …

Architecture Is About People, Not Buildings. These Photos Prove It

Architectural photography often eschews humans, but these photographers focus on the relationship between people and buildings.<p>A building is a building. Right? But in the hands of skilled photographers, the built environment becomes much more than an amalgam of glass, concrete, and steel–instead, …

The 1 yoga pose to do every single day

You don't have to be able to do a handstand or pretzel to enjoy the benefits of yoga. It is a great practice to enhance your flexibility, stretch your muscles and help you focus on your breathing. Bonus: Its meditative qualities can help you relax and unwind before or after a busy day.<p>Vow to do …

Classic Sci-Fi Story About Race And Gender In The South Gets An Update

Read an excerpt of Octavia Butler’s "Kindred," now a graphic novel.<p>Way before the Hugo Awards were hijacked by the so-called Sad Puppies ― a group of mostly white men aiming to return to what they think of as the good ol’ days of science fiction ― there were women and writers of color using the …

A travel photographer reveals a simple trick for taking unforgettable vacation pictures

Karolina Valeikaite studied photography at Middlesex University in London. She thought she might go into fashion, but she decided to quit her media job and travel the world with her boyfriend, instead.<p>Scroll through her Instagram account and you'll find a breathtaking collection of purple sunsets, …