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This Is Where Italian Girls Go on Summer Vacation (and Why You Should Too)

When planning your first trip to Italy, there are a few standout cities that provide a perfect first glimpse at the Italian way of life. But after …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

Public Speaking

What Best Motivates You at Work? When 200,000 Employees Were Asked, This was Their No. 1 Response

Hint: It's not about the money, money, money.<p>When you're motivated, you feel energized. You're ready to take things on, get things done, push things forward. Projects get moved along; emails get answered; you move along with pep in your step.<p>When you're unmotivated, it's hard to get started. You …

Employee Engagement

What I Tell My Friends Who Ask Me What Digital Camera to Buy

I grew up taking pictures and making videos, I went to film school, and I’ve kept on snapping away in the years after graduation, taking pictures for …

Cameras

What is the Best Camera and Lenses for Street Photography?

Dear friend,Here are my personal recommendations for the best cameras and lenses for street photography:1. RICOH GR IISmall is beautiful: RICOH GR II …

Ricoh Launches the Pentax K-1 Mark II

Forget a summer sequel, Ricoh is ready to ship the follow-up to its K-1 full frame DSLR in April.<p>The Pentax K-1 Mark II features the same …

Apple Shares Three New iPhone Photography Tutorials

Apple this afternoon updated its YouTube channel with three new tutorials designed to walk people through using various photography features on the iPhone.<p>The videos cover shooting an overhead photo on iPhone using the level feature, shooting in black and white, and adjusting slo-mo timing on …

How Brooks Brothers became the de facto clothing brand on Ivy League campuses, Wall Street, and inside the White House

In 1818, at 46 years old, Henry Sands Brooks bid $15,250 at an auction and became the official owner of a building at Catherine and Cherry Streets in New York City. That building became the first storefront for Brooks Brothers — back then called "Brooks's New York City."<p>The evolution of the brand, …

Wallpaper Weekends: Simply White iPhone Wallpapers

- Feb 18, 2018<p>Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high-quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, and …

How To: The Fastest Way to Transfer Photos & Videos from Your iPhone to Your Windows 10 PC

Thanks to iCloud and AirDrop, it's really easy to sync photos between an iPhone and a Mac. But if you have an Apple phone and a Windows computer, …

Software

How to buy a camera in 2018

Smartphones have replaced dedicated cameras for most folks, but weirdly, that's a good thing for photography lovers. With fewer boring point-and-shoots, manufacturers are focusing on building incredible cameras like Sony's RX100 Mark V compact, the Fujifilm X-T2 mirrorless and Nikon's high-end, …

Cameras

5 Signs That Instantly Identify Someone With Bad Leadership Skills

If you work for such a manager, it may be time to move on.<p>Whenever I speak at events across the country, I break down leadership to its most basic and practical form: It's about meeting the needs of people and developing them to their fullest potential.<p>When employees don't get the tools, training, …

Leadership

Here’s Exactly How Much Sleep Kids Need, According to New Guidelines

Insufficient sleep has been deemed a “public health epidemic,” and the health risks can be significant: a lack of sleep has been linked to poor …

Sleep

Find Out How Long It Is Before Your Camera Will Die

Like most technology we own, our cameras will eventually stop working. Not only is this bad news for our bank balances, but if a camera were to die …

Cameras

Anatomy of the Brain: Your Cerebrum

Cerebrum Governs Your Higher Functions<p>The cerebrum, also known as the telencephalon, is the largest and most highly developed part of your brain. It …

Neurology

The best robot kits for kids

You say you’re a parent or teacher investigating robot kits for children? And you don’t want a simple solution with a single purpose: you want the …

Arduino

Yes, There Are Rules to Leadership Excellence. Here's the Short List

While outstanding leadership ability is defined by standards unique to each individual, there are guidelines. Here's the short list.<p>A couple of years ago I wrote this list of 51 rules to leadership excellence. Yet today, I receive the occasional email from readers wishing to express their …

Leadership

Nikon D850 Best DSLR Ever, Gets First Full 100 Score at DxOMark

The Nikon D850 was just awarded the first full 100 overall score ever given out to a DSLR by the testing lab DxOMark. The D850 now sits alone in the …

Cameras

5 pro photography tips

Whether you want to take the best close-up shots ever or the secret to taking great photos in bad weather, these are the only pro photography tips …

Three Variations on Long Exposure Landscape Photos

There's probably no other genre in which long exposures are so heavily used than landscape photography. The convenience of mostly static subjects …

Landscape Photography

These 25 Study Tricks Are Sure To Help You Pass All Of Your Tests This Year

Pure genius.<p><i>Some responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

Productivity

The Lightroom Cure: An Easy 7-Step Program for Recovering Maximum Quality in Your Photos (VIDEO)

Are you one of the many photographers who prefer spending more time behind the camera than behind the computer? If so, this Lightroom tutorial is for …

The Leica Q Review

As a new transplant to the state of California, I have a lot of exploring to do. Having spent the last dozen years in Florida, I’ve traded in flat …

6 Vitamins And Minerals That Boost Brain Power

The human brain is a complex organ requiring many different nutrients to function properly. Nutritional deficiencies have been shown to contribute to …

The best DSLR cameras you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>The digital camera market is in the midst of a significant change. Smartphone cameras are taking control of the low end …

The war in Syria, explained

How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem.<p>President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least 42 people — including a number of children.<p>Understanding Trump’s decision requires understanding …

Middle East

25 wooden pergolas that will encourage you to put one in your garden

Imagine spending your evenings in the company of a glorious sunset, a cup of freshly brewed tea, a beautiful view and a good friend. Sounds like …

Landscaping

Free Eric Kim Lightroom Presets 2017

With “Eric Kim Monochrome 1600” preset on Ricoh GR IIDear friends,As a gift, download <b>Eric Kim Lightroom Presets 2017</b> (my newest free collection of …

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