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Looking for an Apartment? It Is a Great Time to Rent

Rents are flattening in major U.S. cities, landlords offer a free month, Amazon gift certificates among other perks<p>It is a great time for anyone looking to rent an apartment: vacancy rates are rising and there are little or no rent increases in many major cities.<p>For landlords, though, the U.S. …

Housing

5 Photography Genres and How They Can Help You Grow

Rating:<p>5.00 based on 1 Rating<p>June 26, 2018 By Taya Ivanova<p>5 Photography Genres and How They Can Help You Grow www.sleeklens.com<p>The photography world …

11 books that will make you smarter about politics

Most people will agree that we're in an unprecedented era of US politics, from our unorthodox president and the rise of social activism to the surge of women running for office.<p>Plus, midterm elections are this year, so brushing up on your politics is a good idea if you want to be a meaningful part …

The ABCs of L.G.B.T.Q.I.A.+

When I came out as gay more than 10 years ago, there were only four letters commonly used to group various sexual and gender minorities: L, G, B and T.<p>These letters were an evolution toward inclusion — an expansion of the language used to represent a disparate group that had often just been called …

5 Social Security misunderstandings that could cost you

The Social Security Trust Fund is expected to run out in 2034, it's possible future retirees will receive less than the retirees of today. Avoid these misconceptions that can cost you real money.<p>About a quarter of all married couples and almost half of all unmarried persons rely on Social Security …

Retirement

Supreme Court rules states can force online retailers to collect sales tax

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can compel retailers to collect sales taxes even if they don't have a physical presence in the state.<p>The 5-4 decision overturns a 1992 Supreme Court precedent that effectively barred states from collecting such taxes, and could leave consumers paying …

eCommerce

Advice to NBA Draftees: Hold On to Your Money

Congratulations to the Draft Class of 2015. As an NBA veteran, I know a little something about how the next few days, months and years may play …

INSTANTLY Take BETTER Pictures Doing THIS with YOUR LENS!

Today I'm challenging you and myself to take better photos. It's a technique a pro photographer showed me years ago and that will take your photos to …

These are the Most Popular Cameras and Settings for Stock Photography

<i>Here’s an infographic that peers into the preference of stock photographers… at least, for one stock photography site.</i><p>Ever been curious about getting …

This Summer Solstice, Earth's Days Are Longer Than Ever

Explainer<p>Earth hasn't always had a 24-hour day. Here's what that means for the June solstice.<p>As the summer solstice draws closer, Stephen Meyers has been welcoming the few extra minutes of sunlight each day that light up his walk home. He knows that after the year’s longest stretch of sunlight on …

Solstice

This 2-step, 10-minute exercise creates immediate self-awareness

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire …

5 ways couples can tackle estate planning now

No one wants to think about the possibility of a spouse passing away. But neglecting to prepare for that possibility makes life all the more difficult if it happens.<p>A NerdWallet survey of more than 2,000 married adults found that roughly one in three couples doesn't have life insurance. And of …

Retirement

11 Best Cognac and Brandy Glasses

<b>What is Brandy vs What is Cognac?</b><p>First of all you may be wondering what is the difference in brandy vs cognac? All Cognac is a brandy, but only …

Net neutrality: A cheat sheet

Do internet service providers have a right to throttle certain traffic? That's the question at the heart of net neutrality, and here's everything you …

This Is What Your Final Minutes in Prison Feel Like

I used to wear my clothes very big and baggy; now all the jeans fit very tight. I stare at one of the porters for assurance that I look cool.<p><i>This article was published in collaboration with the Marshall Project. Sign up for their newsletter.</i><p>I have spent countless nights like this, lying awake, …

How to Shoot Corporate Headshot Photography

One of the jobs you will find yourself doing as a portrait photographer is <b>Corporate Headshots</b>. This isn't usually glamorous work. You often only have …

30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

Motivation

77% of People Aren't Taking Full Advantage of Social Security

If you're not sure which age you want to start claiming benefits, it's time to figure it out.<p>For most people, Social Security is a lifeline in …

Revenue reversal coming: Major Social Security change projected to start in 2022

Without taking anything away from Medicare, Social Security is arguably the most important social program in this country.<p>For many of the more than …

How To Fix A Glitchy Liquify Brush in Photoshop On Windows

When I first started on my journey of learning my way around Photoshop I was a full-on Apple product fanboy, it just seemed like every creative was …

Bite Size Tips: The Rule Of Odds

Composition can make or break a photo. There are so many rules (guidelines to be precise) of composition to create a compelling image.<p>One of those is …

6 Reasons Why Your Images are Out of Focus

Nothing is more frustrating than capturing a beautiful moment with a camera, only to find out later that something went wrong and the most important …

Want to sound smarter? Master these 7 grammar tips

As the executive editor of Avenue Magazine, a luxury lifestyle publication based in New York City, I see the importance of proper grammar every day. …

Martin Luther King's last 31 hours: the story of his final prophetic speech

On the eve of his assassination, King delivered an improvised masterpiece, ‘I’ve been to the Mountaintop’. In it, the civil rights leader foresaw his own death.<p><b>While the man who</b> would assassinate him the next day was holed up in the New Rebel motel, hundreds of people were filtering into Mason …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

This Photographer Has Shot NYC with a 1940s Camera for 50+ Years

Walk around on the streets of New York City long enough, and you may come across photographer Louis Mendes. He has shot street photos in the city for</i> …

There’s No Scientific Basis for Race—It's a Made-Up Label

The Race Issue<p>It's been used to define and separate people for millennia. But the concept of race is not grounded in genetics.<p>In the first half of the 19th century, one of America’s most prominent scientists was a doctor named Samuel Morton. Morton lived in Philadelphia, and he collected skulls.<p>He …

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Photoshop

Step-by-Step Guide to Better Sunset Photography

Having a DSLR camera to use is the ultimate thrill for a budding photographer. Taking great sunset shots should be easy with such a great tool, …

Landscape Photography

How to Use a DSLR Camera Infographic

When you use a DSLR camera for the first time, it’s natural to be intimated by the sheer number of buttons and options. The manual might seem too …

Shutter Speed

Tutorials

Thu 18th February 2016<p>Sponsored: create artificial “light leaks” in your photographs with this quick and easy Lightroom tutorial.<p>Tue 25th November …

Tutorials