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5 mistakes parents make when giving kids an allowance

Parents, you may be doling out your kids’ allowances all wrong.<p>Roughly seven in 10 parents give their children an allowance, according to a recent …

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Parenting

6 Tips to Make Great Photographs with the iPhone 6

When you leave home and hit the road, be it for work, play, or pretty much anything you set out to do, you should always carry a camera. There is a …

7 Sleep Experts Share What They Do When They Can't Doze Off

Use their secrets to score more shuteye, stat.

Sleep

31 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Vitamins

Dietitians Emily Haller and Keri Gans on the dead giveaways that you need to step up your nutrient intake.<p>Back in 2004, nutritionists everywhere were screaming at movie theater screens, threatening to boycott <i>Mean Girls</i> when Regina George "innocently" (you never know with Queen Plastic) asked how …

Nutrition

Autofocus Microadjustment: Ensuring Consistently Sharp Images

Modern lenses are small miracles. They don’t defy the laws of physics, but they sure come close. Are you getting all you can out of your lens, though?<p>…

Opinion: How to raise kids who know the value of a dollar

What should you teach your kids about money? How should you raise them to handle it sensibly? How do you teach the right financial values and …

A Brief Comparison of Canon 400mm Lenses, Mark I Against Mark II

Canon shooters have a bit of 400mm excitement right now. The biggest news, of course, is the release of the 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 IS II lens, replacing …

Old Glass: How to Use Old Film Lenses with New DSLR Cameras

Do you want a sharp and well built lens? Of course you do. Everyone does. Think you can’t afford great glass? Think again. You may not be looking in …

DSLR Cameras

7 Tips Your Camera Manual Never Told You About Portrait Photography

Many people will avoid picking up a camera because they think they don’t have an eye for photography. Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t take …

Landscape Photography

8 Snappy Beginner Tips for Creating High Quality Digital Images

Digital cameras are capable of producing incredibly high-quality pictures these days. That is only one part of the equation, however. You, the …

10 Tips for Cleaning Your Camera Lens

A well maintained, clean lens is vital to any photographer. Here are 10 simple top tips for cleaning your digital camera lens.<p>“Camera Cleaning” …

10 Tips for Getting More Out of Your Photography Gear

Recently, I was asked to contribute a <i>What’s in your bag</i> article to the HDROne magazine. As I was writing it, I started thinking about photographers …

Why Aperture Priority is the Most Preferred Shooting Mode by Photographers

Photographers have their own shooting preferences. Some like using flash, some don’t. Some love to play around with depth of field, while others want …

Cameras

The Twisted Psychology of Busyness (You're Not as Busy as You Think You Are) | Inc.com

A recently released book by <i>Washington Post</i> reporter Brigid Schulte is getting a lot of media attention. When you read the title--<i>Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time</i>--you'll see why.<p>From parents to students to teachers to CEOs, is there a demographic category or job function …

Time Management

Getting to Know Your DSLR: Part One

Today’s article is aimed at the newcomers amongst you, both to Lightstalking and to photography itself. Today we are going to take a look at getting …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

Top 20 Sexiest Female Athletes

by Scott Clifford<p>– on<p>in Sports (old)<p>Sports have come a long way since some guy in a cave turned some mud into a sphere, threw it at another guy, and …

Microsoft Is Doing Us All A Favor By Killing Windows XP

The end is nigh. No, really. Less than a month from now Microsoft will officially stop supporting the Windows XP operating system. Many security experts predict that it won’t be pretty for Windows XP users once the security patches stop rolling out, and some feel that pulling the plug on support is …

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

North Pole

Think Gen Y will prop up Canada’s housing market? Think again

Hints of the housing market's undoing can be found in the questions being asked by a 26-year-old, recently graduated, money-saving virtuoso we'll call Steve.<p>Heard about all the struggling members of Generation Y who wonder how they'll ever afford a house? Steve's not one of them. He graduated with …

How to pick the right financial advisor | The Star

<b>2) What are their qualifications?</b><p>There are dozens of different certifications. Usually they show up on business cards as acronyms, such as CIM, CLU …

Camera makers are desperately trying to stay a step ahead of smartphones—and failing

The best camera, experienced photographers say, is the one that’s with you—and the truth of that adage is spelling doom for many of the world’s camera brands, who are desperately trying to stay afloat as their businesses are eroded by the omnipresent smartphone.<p>The average point-and-shoot has …