Girish Bellalcheru

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5 Post-Processing Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make

Looking back at my early photography, I shake my head in embarrassment. I know I should be proud of the fact that I’ve come a long way since then, …

Tutorials

20-foot shipping container converted into off-grid oasis deep in the Catskills

The beautiful Contanium shipping container cabin, just a two-hour drive from NYC, is proving that going off-grid doesn’t have to mean going bare …

Off-grid

The Principles of Service Design Thinking - Building Better Services

Service design is all about taking a service and making it meet the user’s and customer’s needs for that service. It can be used to improve an …

Design

Google's Grasshopper app is a fantastic way for beginners to start coding

Google's workshop for experimental projects, Area 120, released a really interesting new app for Android and iOS.<p>Grasshopper: Learn to Code for Free …

Android Phones

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

Top 10 Best JavaScript Libraries For Web Developers

<b>JavaScript Libraries</b> are pre-written JavaScript which allows for easier development of JavaScript-based applications or any other web development …

Planet Saturn: Facts About Saturn's Rings, Moons & Size

Saturn is the sixth planet from the sun and the second largest planet in the solar system. Saturn was the Roman name for Cronus, the lord of the …

Smartphone Astrophotography: How I Capture the Moon and Planets with My Phone

I’m often asked how I am able to take high-quality images of the solar system using my iPhone. In short, the quality of today’s smartphone cameras …

Astronomy

Five Common Misconceptions About Productivity That Can Hold You Back

We all want to work smarter, but are we getting ahead or just spinning our wheels? You might hear someone say they work best under pressure, for …

What These 6 Entrepreneurs Learned From Their Biggest Mistakes | Inc.com

<i>We asked members of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i> <i>to share the lessons they learned after some of their biggest misses in business.</i><p><b>Define Roles Clearly</b><p>"After we hired our first employee in 2013 into a generalist role, I quickly realized that the position was not set up for success. There were …

Solar flair: NASA mission provides mesmerizing images of the sun

<b>(CNN) —</b> For five years, a NASA spacecraft has drifted through the heavens, providing astronomers with the most detailed views of the sun to date.<p>And now, following the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) mission's fifth anniversary, we can share in some of the most dramatic and mesmerizing moments of …

Universe

The ultimate guide to SVG

Imagine you could embed an image in a web page, scale that page to any size, and never lose image quality. Well, you can. It’s totally possible, we …

We talked to the head of Google's next multibillion-dollar business. Here's what he told us

Until then, Google had been dabbling with cloud computing and software as a service — the idea that you rent apps, delivered over the internet but hosted in someone else's data center, and pay for them via subscription. Its free version of Gmail was insanely popular. Its Google Apps was a hit with …

26 Cool and Colorful Ways to Organize Your Kids’ Room

When you’re a kid (and a parent), keeping that room in order isn’t easy. Every parent knows all too well the frustration of wading through a river of kid stuff in an attempt to make some sense of the chaos yet <i>again</i>. If you’re overwhelmed by frantic, early-morning hunts for matching shoes or are …

Wall Art

Google shares its plan to nab 80% of Microsoft's Office business

Flash forward to 2015, and the company has big plans to grab 80% of the users at Microsoft's biggest customers.<p>In 2005, "The whole industry looked at us like we were crazy," Rajen Sheth, a director of product management for Google's Enterprise team who worked on those early products, told us.<p>They …

Photography Business Resources for photographers - Virutual Photography Studio, Guide To Resources, Products and Information

11 Food Photography Tricks for Mouth-Watering Pictures<p>The Federal Trade Commission Act's ban on deceptive advertisement does not mean that …

Photography

Pictures of the Week 1.29.15

11 Handy Tips for the Most Organized Living Room Ever

While we love spending time in our kitchens and creative spaces, living rooms are where we hang with family, entertain friends and watch excessive amounts of television. As Brit Morin explains in her new book, <i>Homemakers</i>, you can style your living room (and dining room too!) to be welcoming and …

Living Rooms

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

Cleaning

10 Important Apps For Your Android Smartphone

Attempting to get to grips with the sheer volume of apps on the world’s most popular platform – Android – is no easy feat. Fortunately I’ve been putting together guides that break down the essential and latest apps available on both iOS and Android. You can read my weekly app app round-up here and …

Apps

15 Data Visualizations That Will Blow Your Mind

One of the most impactful ways data analysts and scientists can communicate their findings is through the increasingly popular media of data …

Attention QVC Shoppers, The Moon Is A Planet

I laughed out loud when I saw the segment on the QVC shopping network where host Shawn Killinger and designer Isaac Mizrahi argued over whether or not our Moon was a planet. Or a star. Or cheese.<p>Not because it was foolish. But because Shawn and Isaac didn’t realize their debate was genuine and …

Astronomy

Three New Earth-Size Planets Found "Nearby"

The Kepler space telescope has spotted over 1,000 exoplanets beyond our solar system, and its latest finds are three almost Earth-sized planets, including one in the habitable zone circling the star EPIC 201367075, just 150 light years from Earth.<p>In the cosmic sense, that’s right around the block, …

Has vanishing spacecraft Beagle 2 finally been found?

Beagle 2 was supposed to have touched down on Mars on Christmas Day 2003 looking for signs of alien life, but it vanished<p>A media briefing is expected to shed light on the mystery of what happened to Beagle 2, the British Mars probe that vanished while attempting a Christmas Day landing on the …

How Exercising Helps You Get More Done

A lot of people don’t work out. In fact, not only do they not work out, they barely move at all. A typical workday for many consists of waking up, sitting in the car on the way to work, sitting at a desk at work, sitting in the car on the way home, sitting on the couch watching television, and then …

7 marketing mistakes that can put your startup at risk

There is most definitely a learning curve when starting a new venture, and if you aren't making mistakes, you're not taking enough risks. I've seen …