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Study confirms this method of repelling ticks really does work

Outdoor enthusiasts: Here's a bit of good tick-fighting news just in time for Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer. A new U.S. …

Disease

Every Photographer Should Watch This Brief History of Light (2-Minute VIDEO)

They say that all photography is about light, which makes the below video must-viewing for photographers. Produced by The Atlantic and titled “A …

Photography

10 Daily Rituals That Set You up for Success

The secret to having a good day as often as possible? It starts with your rituals. From exercise to meditation to quality time with family, they’re …

Time Management

Bug-Sprayed Clothing Really Does Keep Ticks Away

A new CDC-led study published today in the <i>Journal of Medical Entomology</i> suggests it might be a great time to invest in a new fashion trend: bug …

Disease

How to Actually Improve Your Photography

In this article I'll share five tips on how I actually improved my photography. Here I'm not talking technicalities such as sharper images, shallow …

Street Photography

The 50 Coolest Things Under $20 You Can Get on Amazon

Change your life for the price of less than one cool Jackson.<p>There are few surefire ways to feel better these days, what with all the stuff on the …

Shopping

Howard Stern Dishes to Letterman About When Trump Sexualized Ivanka

David Letterman cringed with the rest of us, as Howard Stern told the story of a time when Trump rated his own daughter on a hotness scale.<p>President …

Donald Trump

Infinity 3in1 USB-C iPhone Cable Offers Micro USB, Charge And Data

If you would prefer not to carry a variety of different cables with you every day, you might be interested in the new 3in1 Infinity cable which has …

Gear & Gadgets

Marijuana growers turning to hemp as CBD extract explodes

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — A glut of legal marijuana is driving Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet — one that doesn't come with a high.<p>Applications for state licenses to grow hemp — marijuana's …

Cannabis

6 secrets for grilling a thick, juicy steak

A thick steak can certainly be intimidating, but it tastes brilliant when it’s cooked correctly. Working with a thicker piece of meat allows you to generously season the outside without turning the meal into a salty mess. The result: a deeply seared, flavorful crust that gives way to a juicy, …

BBQ

This Next Level Weed Grinder Will Pack a Joint for You

The future is here.<p>Here's your chance to get smacked with minimal effort. On Wednesday's episode of <i>Desus & Mero</i>, the VICELAND hosts discussed the Otto Grinder, which not only grinds your bud but can pack it in a joint for you as well. It'll set you back around $130, but you gotta admit that it'd be …

A+E Networks

All the puzzling things that happen to your body when you masturbate, explained by science

<b>This post is part of Mashable's</b> <b>Masturbation Week</b><b>. May is National Masturbation Month, so we're celebrating by exploring the many facets of …

Sexual Health

Want to Be a Professional Photographer? Here's a Seven-Step Guide

Deciding to become a professional photographer is an exciting and scary thing: you're following something you're deeply passionate about and turning …

Photography

How to get $1,000 for free this month by downloading a savings app

The Acorns app is a great way to build up small savings. It automatically rounds up every purchase you make to the nearest dollar and invests that spare change for you.<p>And, if you download the app this month and refer 12 friends, Acorns will give you $1,000. No joke.<p>How the Acorns savings app …

Personal Finance

8 Best Strains for Making Rick Simpsons Oil

Rick Simpson Oil is cannabis oil made with techniques that are easy to replicate at home. According to Rick Simpson, the best strains for making Rick …

Cannabis

8 Tips for Getting Started in 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'

New to the game? Here's how to start.<p>Epic Games struck gold when it decided to make a version of <i>Fortnite</i> that utilized the <i>Battle Royale</i> game format, …

Gaming Industry

12 tips for successful boudoir photography

<b>Boudoir photography is growing in popularity but it isn’t as easy as it might look. AP went on a photo shoot at Brighton’s famous Hotel Pelirocco,</b> …

Nikon D700

Toker Travels: How To Buy Marijuana Legally In Jamaica

Depending on whom you ask, Red Stripe, Rum and Reggae are the main reasons to take a trip to Jamaica. But what they might not tell you, at least not where would-be saboteurs might be eavesdropping on the conversation, is that the best excuse to head down to the Caribbean island nation is to get …

Cannabis

Blunts vs. Joints: What is the Difference?

Despite the fact that there are now several alternative ways to consume cannabis without smoking it, the classic way to consume for most people is …

Cigars

Three Mistakes Photographers Make When Branding Their Photography Business

Branding your photography business is the number one way to make your business stick out from the competition. Here are a few mistakes photographers …

Graphic Design

Photo Basics: What Are Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO (VIDEO)

Kellan Reck, a two-time Emmy Award-winning editor and cinematographer, shared the below video with us today and it’s a great primer (or, for some of …

Shutter Speed

How Much Is A Gram Of Weed: Visually Understanding Marijuana Quantities

If you ever plan on purchasing cannabis, you’re going to want to know, how much is a gram of weed visually? A scale is an obvious way to keep track. …

Cannabis

Intimate Moments: Jen Rozenbaum on the Art of Boudoir Photography

The word boudoir comes from late 18th century French, meaning “sulking place.” To the eye, and in the mind, of boudoir photographer Jen Rozenbaum, it …

This Is What Happens When You Combine Weed and Meditation

Marijuana can be a shortcut to enlightenment.<p>I’m a cannabis nurse—a registered nurse who specializes in medical marijuana—and I serve as a patient educator at MarjuanaMommy.com. This makes me intimately familiar with the medical benefits of weed. I also meditate daily. And while I do use cannabis …

How to Pair Weed with Food - Chowhound

If you think marijuana’s only connection to food are memories of satisfying your munchies with drive-thru nachos or packaged foods, you’ll be …

Google includes a Raspberry Pi in a DIY smart speaker kit

The updated kits are rolling out to Target and include everything you need to build your own smart speaker or smart camera.<p>Google wants to make it easier than ever to build your own smart home gadgets. The search giant's latest kits hit Target stores this month and include everything you need to …

Raspberry Pi

Three Affordable Tripods for Almost Any Situation

You need different tripods for different situations, but you don’t need to spend big on them. I’ll show you three tripods I use that can cover you in …

The Stuff That Only Photographers Can Say Without Getting Arrested

<i>Photographers are non-violent people until they snap.</i><p>One of our favorite things to do for amusement and learning here on The Phoblographer is to …

How to Find Good Natural Light for Portraits (VIDEO)

As part of his “Good Light: Learning to Write with Light and Shadow” series, photographer Sean Tucker has released this gem of a tutorial. In the …

The Ultimate Guide to Weed, According to Your Zodiac Sign

What are you like when you're high? And what strains should you seek out? We consulted astrologers on how each sign can get as high as the stars.<p>This 4/20, we want to help you to get as high as the stars. All zodiac signs love getting stoned, but how should you blaze depending on yours?<p>We asked …