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My Most Used Lens In My Camera Bag

When it comes to shooting portraits, photographers almost always reach for an 85mm lens or even the 70 - 200 mm lens. As great as these two lenses …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

Back Bay corner unit comes with serious ceiling height, private deck acess

Seven rooms<p>The 1,857-square-foot, seven-room Unit 702 in the Albert A. Pope building at 221 Columbus Avenue in Back Bay boasts soaring ceilings and the sunny capaciousness that such height brings.<p>The spread, which is on sale now through Andrew Haddad for $2,199,000, also comes with access to a …

Oprah tells grads secrets to her success

Oprah Winfrey is one of the most successful people on the planet, and she just gave a group of college graduates a peek at her playbook.<p>Speaking at the Agnes Scott College commencement ceremony in Georgia on Saturday, Winfrey told the crowd that being "full of herself" propelled her career.<p>"I used …

Oprah Winfrey

This is How You Get Millions of Views -- And Connect With Anyone

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chances are, if you’re building a side hustle, running a business, or trying to grow a startup, you need two things:<p>Eyeballs on your product<br>• Connections with people who can help launch or grow your business<p>I spoke with Chad Grills about …

Entrepreneurship

5 Killer Facebook Sales Funnels All Companies Can Learn From

Learn from these 5 brands how to use Facebook ads to build relationships that pay off.<p>In the world of social media, Facebook is the juggernaut. It is the king of all digital social interactions, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Today, Facebook has an average of 1.23 billion daily active users …

The midlife health checklist: how to maximise your wellbeing in your 40s and beyond

There is no louder wake up call than crossing the threshold into middle age. Turning 40, according to cancer specialist Dr David Agus, is when we begin to question our mortality and take stock of our sedentary, desk-bound lives – and rightly so, given that in our fourth decade we put on weight more …

5 Unforgettable Ways To End Your Book; And 1 You Should Never Use

Like a great dinner party or once-in-a-lifetime vacation, all good things must come to an end. Hopefully, a really excellent, memorable ending! This …

Writing

20 exercises to bulletproof your joints and prevent injury

How Depression Could Be Severely Impacting Your Ability to Have Kids<p>How to Train Like a World Cup Soccer Player<p>The 10 Healthiest, Low-sodium Jerky …

Speed up your sluggish iPhone or iPad

Is your iPhone or iPad feeling a bit sluggish? Here's how to give it a refresh and get it working optimally again.<p>Is your iPhone or iPad feeling a …

So you want to be a writer? Essential tips for aspiring novelists

How to write a killer opening line. Why Google is not research. When to rip it up and start again. Whatever you do, just write! Lessons from acclaimed novelist and creative writing professor Colum McCann<p>“Nobody can advise you and help you, nobody,” said Rainer Maria Rilke in <i>Letters to a Young Poet</i> …

Creative Writing

9 Rules of Storytelling from Moneyball Writer Michael Lewis

“Have the nerve to be yourself” — and other advice from a master storyteller<p>Michael Lewis is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple books …

Writing

George Michael: A Life in Pictures

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George Michael dies aged 53

Pop superstar George Michael's death at the age of 53 from suspected heart failure is being treated by police as "unexplained but not suspicious".<p>The singer died peacefully at home, his family said on Sunday night.<p>"It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend …

George Michael

George Michael, pop superstar, dies at 53

Singer who first made his name as half of pop group Wham! before going on to solo success died peacefully at home<p>Andrew Ridgeley and Sir Elton John have led tributes to pop superstar George Michael, who has died at his home in Oxfordshire aged 53.<p>Michael’s former Wham! bandmate wrote on Twitter …

George Michael

Nigel Slater’s lamb, peppers and tortilla recipe

A deeply satisfying dish that is full of flavours. By Nigel Slater<p>Warm 2 tbsp of olive oil in a moderately shallow pan over a high heat, add 500g of minced lamb, press it flat, then let it brown. Break the lamb up with a spoon, turning the pieces over as you go, to brown the other side. Add 400g of …

Neil deGrasse Tyson is live-tweeting the Super Bowl with awesome science facts

Because "deflate-gate" shouldn't be the only time we intermingle science talk and football, our favorite astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is live-tweeting the Super Bowl with awesome science facts. Don't worry, he talked about deflated footballs, too.<p>Below is a sampling from the first half. So …

For the Best U.S. Architecture Per Square Mile, Head to Dallas

New York has the nation's tallest skyscraper. Chicago has some fancy buildings. But one city wins when it comes to sheer density of urban design.<p>For as long as there've been skyscrapers, Chicago and New York have been elbowing each other for dominance over the sky. Late in 2013, the <i>Chicago …

Architecture

This Single Dad Couldn't Do His Daughter's Ponytail, So He Went To Cosmetology School

Colorado-based dad Greg Wickherst has been shaving his head his whole adult life, so when it came time to put his daughter Izzy's hair into a ponytail, he was clueless. "Hair has definitely not been my thing," Greg told The Huffington Post.<p>Greg and Izzy's mother split up over a year ago, and the …

Parenting

10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

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Burma Uncovered: Amazing Shots From a Photographer's Paradise

Photo: David Heath<p>After five years of work, 38 flights, and 10 separate visas to Burma, photographer David Heath released his first book late last year. Burma is undeniably one of the most raw and photogenic places on earth, and Heath brought an eye to the region that can only be explained by his …

EXCLUSIVE: 49 Extraordinary Vintage Portraits of Hollywood's Most Famous Faces

These new photos of Ethan Hawke, Jason Segel, and other notable attendees at Sundance Film Festival capture what they might have looked like in the 19th century.<p>These new photos of Ethan Hawke, Jason Segel, James Franco, and other notable attendees at Sundance Film Festival capture what they might …

This 'Saved by the Bell' Reunion Is the Best Thing Ever

Zack, Kelly, Slater, and Jessie look ... exactly the same?<p>Last night, Jimmy Fallon made magic happen: He reunited the cast (or most of the cast—where are you, Lisa Turtle?!) of <i>Saved by the Bell.</i> Actually, he went beyond a reunion: Jimmy actually brought Zack, Kelly, Slater, Jessie, and even Mr. …

Can levitating appliances take off? - CNN.com

<i>Make, Create, Innovate is a science and technology series that tells the stories behind the inventions and technological breakthroughs that are reshaping our world.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Ger Jansen is puzzling about how to fit a windshield. His problem is not installing it in a car, but hanging the glass in thin …

Instagram gets time-lapse videos moving with Hyperlapse app

<b>(CNN) —</b> Time-lapse videos are usually a stationary affair, shot from a fixed location and angle over an extended period of time. But now, Instagram is letting iPhone users ditch the tripods and take time-lapse videos on the go with its new app, Hyperlapse.<p>The key feature of the free app, released …

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Reimagined

One of the world's best-known stories, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" was published way back in 1900 by L. Frank Baum (who went on to write 13 more Oz books) and it's remained a favorite for both children and adults—thanks in large part to the 1939 musical-style film starring Judy Garland—ever since. …

Wizard of Oz

Visual Resume for Mr. Mike Street on Flipboard

By Mike Street | The work and press clippings of Mr. Mike Street, Senior Digital Strategist based in NYC.<p>Enter to Win a Chance to Meet Janelle Monae …