James Shorter

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I Had 3 Days To Capture The Magnificent Landscapes Of Tuscany

I took a trip to Tuscany to capture some nice scenes there. It was in Autumn, and I have to say I'm impressed with this place.<p>Countless hills, …

4 Inspiring Podcasts That Will Bring Out Your Inner Entrepreneur

<i>By Kate Finley</i><p>Podcasts are back: They are in vogue and they are profitable. While the Great Podcast Renaissance can be traced back to the true crime …

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

1 of 8<p>Patagonia Camp, Chile<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge, Italy<p>3 of 8<p>Soneva Kiri, Thailand<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Cabañas Cuatrocuatros, …

How-To: Shoot Epic Landscape Photos Of the Night Sky

Growing up in New Jersey, photographer Ben Canales didn't have a lot of stars to look at. Now, however, he spends many nights out in the cold with …

The Four Trends That Will Change The Way We Work By 2021

Hint: The rise of the gig economy is only the start of what’s coming.<p>In some ways, 2015 was the year of the gig economy, with the scale and diversity of the freelance workforce not just expanding, but attracting more mainstream notice as well. By our own recent estimates here at Upwork, some 54 …

Small Apartment Merges Living And Working Spaces Into A Cozy Home

Situated at the center of Tel Aviv in Israel, this small apartment measures only 53 square meters but, in spite of that, it manages to combine both …

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

Bathroom of the Week: Steel-Frame Shower Doors in a Fanciful London Project

For a minimalist-minded family in West London, interior designer Jason Maclean of Studio Maclean performed an all-over reductionist remodel. Using a …

13 Must-Download Apps to Help Make Your Home Renovation *MUCH* Easier

If your Pinterest boards are overflowing with marble kitchens, statement wallpaper, and mid-century modern Amazon finds (two-day shipping, y’all!), it may be time to *seriously* consider embarking on a springtime renovation. But because renos are practically synonymous with stress, we’ve decided to …

The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

How I Turned My WordPress Blog into a Five-Figure Business

In 2013, I was working in a design agency in London, while dreaming about entrepreneurship and traveling the world.<p>One day, an idea struck me. Most …

Six Stretches to Help Your Stiff Back Feel and Move Better

The reasons for feeling discomfort along your back are pretty complex, but too much sitting or staying in one position for too long can be among the …

4 Landscape Photography Tutorials All About Post-Processing

Even after you’ve taken a photo, the image can continue to evolve through post-processing—whether it’s enhancing sharpness, color correction, …

Tutorials

16 Incredibly Beautiful Aerial Pictures Of The American West

America the beautiful is even more stunning at 15,000 feet.<p>Niaz Uddin's pictures, taken from extraordinary heights, capture breathtaking bird's-eye perspectives of the American West. BuzzFeed News spoke with Uddin about how he got started in aerial photography and what motivates him as an …

California

Britain is beautiful in these winning photos from new drone photography competition

Drones

20 Photography Magazines You Should Definitely Follow on Instagram

It’s 2017, and Instagram is now 600 million users strong; that’s a lot of new images/videos and stories each day. An effervescent but non curated …

How I Use Evernote to Keep My Entire Life Organized

Evernote is life-changing. I've been a happy user for years now (this isn't an ad, just the ramblings of an enthusiastic evangelist) and I seriously …

Productivity

Is Instagram Dying a Slow Death?

All the numbers have been pointing upwards for Instagram. In fact, a recent analysis shows that Instagram will be used by 1 in 3 person, in the US, …

Top 10 Sites for Finding Freelance Jobs in 2016 | Inc.com

As 2015 comes to a close, it's been hard not to notice how an increasing number of friends and colleagues are moving towards the freelancing model. People are simply more comfortable being their own boss these days, even if it means a bit more uncertainty than they might have at a full-time …

Employment

BIZZBY Taking On The $500 Billion Services Market

It’s probably one of last remaining golden pots for startup disruptors and it’s worth a cool $500 billion; the on demand home services market is heating up with big players like Amazon and Google entering the ring. In the heart of London’s Tech City, one startup, BIZZBY, wants to play a big role in …

A Roadmap For Pitching Your Startup

While there is no definitive guide to raising money, there are tactics entrepreneurs can use to make their idea more attractive for venture funding.<p>In my last two years working at Kleiner Perkins, I’ve noticed that while some people have brilliant startup ideas, they might not know how to navigate …

DoorDash, a food-delivery startup that's rumored to be raising at a $1 billion valuation, has some shady instructions for its delivery workers

The startup's delivery people, independent contractors called Dashers, pick up food from restaurants and bring it to customers in 21 metropolitan areas in the US.<p>Some of the company's practices have come under fire. DoorDash, which has high-profile partnerships with brands like 7-Eleven, has faced …

Startups

Death to the supermarket: 8 startups changing how we buy groceries

In the 1930’s there was no such thing as a supermarket. Back in those days the grocery market was dominated by ‘corner stores’ – specialized establishments that saw the rise of the supers, but failed to compete on their level.<p>At the time, it was convenience and pricing that made the difference. …

Startups

Walmart Simple Text Could Be Walmart’s Version Of Magic

One of the very cool things about hackathons is that you learn what type of technology that people are really using. We’re all wondering what the hot “trends” are going to be at one of these things. At the Disrupt Hackathon, we’re learning quite a bit. An early trend is SMS. Surprise!<p>There’s Magic, …

Here's a look at Facebook's plan to kill unicorn startup Slack

Facebook at Work is almost exactly like regular Facebook, but tweaked slightly to fit a corporate environment. The idea is that it will be super easy for people to use it in a business setting because they already know how to use it socially.<p>Facebook employees have been using Facebook to fulfill …

Apps

Infographic Maker Guide: 20 Cool Infographic Creator Tools That Will Turn You Into A Designer

Imagine you are an infographic maker god who can take 1,000 words and help people digest that information in only a few seconds.<p>An infographic, put …

Infographics

Which climbs faster – an aero bike or lightweight bike? (video)

Aero road bikes are primarily built for straight-line speed on flat terrain. That’s fine, but when the road starts to go up, the gravity-defying …

Peak Design's "Everyday Messenger" Is the Most Successful Bag in Kickstarter History

It’s no wonder the functional bag is a record breaker.<p>Ever since Peak Design was founded in 2010, the company has launched a slew of successful products on Kickstarter. Its latest design actually shattered records, becoming the most funded bag on Kickstarter history. Building off existing products …

Crowd Funding

Email isn’t dying, it just needs a makeover. This startup turns email into a chat app

Email is dying, if you believe the critics. In five to 10 years, it could be obsolete, they say. The medium is nearly as old as the internet itself, …

This Woman Turned a Backache Into a Million-Dollar Home Business

More than 30,000 one-person companies brought in more than $1 million last year. Here's how one of them got started.<p>Working around the clock at a …