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Johanna Konta toasts 'pretty, pretty special' moment after earning place in Wimbledon history

With every victory at Wimbledon this week, Johanna Konta is teaching the British public more and more about its tennis history.<p>Tuesday's lesson …

I Spent 3 Years Photographing The Remote Bothies Of The British Wilderness

My new photographic series, Black Dots, explores the far-flung mountain shelters of the UK known affectionately as bothies. These small, primitive …

What a Shambles: a walk around York’s ancient walls and alleys

There are ways, at least in theory, of stemming the tyranny of the motor car in the old cities of England, such as restricted zones and pedestrian precincts – and then there is York. The survival of this extraordinary place, dominated by the great Minster, is a secular miracle, a vindication of No …

Northern Europe

Drivers in Cardiff spend average of 44 hours a year searching for a parking space

Drivers in Cardiff spend an average of 44 hours a year searching for a parking space, according to new research.<p>This costs the typical motorist £733 …

Economics

Is It Time To Embrace 'Boredom'?

Most of us like to spend our time doing something. Whether at work or outside of our working time, knowing we've a purpose and are making progress is …

Understanding And Practicing Mindfulness

Mindfulness meditation has become quite a vital part of my daily routine, it's just as important as eating and exercising. Whilst the body needs …

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these experiences get …

7 Tips for Overcoming Street Photography ‘Awkwardness’

Street photography can seem daunting. The idea of photographing strangers and intruding on their privacy might make you nervous, but this video by …

Why I Swapped My ‘Pro’ DSLR for the Cheapest One Available

My name is Ion Paciu, and I’m a photographer based in London. I recently purchased a new camera kit with a camera body and lenses. However, it wasn’t …

How the Government Conditions Citizens To Obey

<i>This article was written by Anthony Wile and originally published at The Daily Bell</i><p>Can you count how many ways the government manipulates people to …

Breaking Bad: 7 Ways To Beat Your Bad Habits

Everything we do in life is driven by our habits. They determine our successes and our failures. They embody who we truly are.<p>While much has been …

Weekend Report: Inside The Alfa Romeo Museum

There isn't a single world that lives closer to that of collectible watches than collectible cars. In many ways, the two categories and the people …

Geneva Motor Show 2017: Aston Martin DB5 reborn as the Speedback GT (yours for £594,000)

David Brown Automotive has been handcrafting 1960s-inspired, Aston Martin DB5-lookalike bodies on Jaguar XKR platforms for three years now, and badging the coachbuilt model the Speedback GT.<p>An updated Speedback GT was unveiled at the Geneva motor show last week, with stiffer suspension and minor …

Auto Shows

I Was Taking A Picture Of A Puddle In Toronto Until I Was Approched By Two Different Strangers And This Happened…

There is no doubt I love taking pictures of the parallel worlds of puddles as you can see in my instagram @guigurui and previous bored panda posts. …

A Journey In Street Photography And X Series Cameras

What inspires someone to pick up a camera and start taking pictures of strangers? Creative desire? Journalistic duty? Divine inspiration? For me, it …

100 Megapixels!? Long Exposure Super Resolution Tutorial

Learn how to create a SUPER RESOLUTION IMAGE with a few easy steps! Check out Ian Norman's video for a more detailed breakdown of Super Resolution …

Olympus Cameras

The Craziest Stories Behind the Scenes of ‘Planet Earth 2’s Third Episode, “Jungles”

It’s Saturday night, which means you have a date with some amazing animals. Two weeks ago, BBC America took us on a tour of the incredible wildlife …

Why is gendercide wrong and screening for Down syndrome okay, advocates ask

London, England, Mar 4, 2017 / 04:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Is it ok to abort a baby who has been diagnosed with Down syndrome? What about if you find …

Better Your Life in One Month by Doing This for One Hour Each Day

Self-improvement is a goal we all share, but there are many paths to get there. Sometimes we make promises to ourselves to eat better, be more …

Quora

The Ricoh GRII: The Best Camera 2017

As of 2017, I think the best camera for photography is the <b>Ricoh GR II</b>.<p>First of all; this is just my opinion. Now that we have that out of the way, …

Cameras

10 Tips How to Find Inspiration in Photography and Life

Dear friend,<p>Here is how I find inspiration for my photography and life:<p>1. Inspiration is simple<p>First of all, I think you can find inspiration …

Creativity

Five Tips to Challenge Your Photography Composition

When it comes to photography, it’s easy to fall into a comfort zone and default to the rule of thirds or a few tried-and-true techniques when it comes to how you compose your images. For photographer Melissa Hines, even after several years as a serious professional, she noticed herself defaulting …

These are 28 common mistakes in Street Photography you should avoid

<b>1.Always using the Manual Mode</b><p>One common misconception and Street Photography mistake is the believe that professional photographers always use the …

Mastering Filters Series - 15-Stop Solid Neutral Density Filter

We continue our mastering filters series with an in-depth look at the 15-stop solid ND filter, a top choice for photographers that want to have …

How Neil Patel Managed to Write 4294 Blog Posts

People always ask me how the heck I’ve been blogging for over 10 years. And how I’ve written thousands of blog posts (4294 to be exact).I usually …

Productivity

6 Bad Mental Habits That Are Holding You Back (and How to Replace Them With New Ones) | Inc.com

When it comes to reaching your goals, do your mental patterns help you or hurt you? The answer is almost certainly both. Most of us have learned to envision a future we want to achieve and taken steps to achieve that future, achieved some self-discipline that helps us complete tasks efficiently and …

The Street Method – 25 Photography Techniques to Consider

The 7 Habits that Books and Reading Help You Build

“Books are the training weights of the mind” –Seneca<p>The most useful definition of technology I’ve heard is simply, “the ability to do more with less.”<p>…

Books

If You Want to Motivate Employees, Stop Trusting Your Instincts

Few topics have received more attention in talent management than motivation, defined as the deliberate attempt to influence employees’ behaviors with the goal of enhancing their performance, and in turn their organizational effectiveness. Indeed, other than talent, motivation is the key driver of …