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Teen's scrapbook amazes Smithsonian curators

From 1938-1948, Laura Fitzpatrick photographed her friends and neighbors in Brooklyn and kept a detailed scrapbook. Her remarkable photos, unseen by the public for years, are now part of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Are Traditional Travel Scrapbooks a Thing of the Past?

As I was going through some old files this morning I came across my first (and only) travel scrapbook. An amateur but carefully assembled collection …

A New Big Find: $100K Trove Of 1800s Baseball Cards Kept In Family Scrap Book In Attic

John and his sister, his sole sibling, recently had big decisions to make. Their parents have been cleaning out their house in southern Maine near the New Hampshire border, prepping for a move in the next year or so. They have been giving their children all sorts of family heirlooms; some valuable, …

Science Shows How Creativity Can Reduce Stress

When you're stressed out, try writing a song. It can improve your health.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Earlier this year, we grew anxious and distressed with how immigrants were being targeted with inflammatory rhetoric and discriminatory policies. But, …

Creativity

You Can Sleep In These Owl Cabins In France For Free, And Their Interior Is As Good As Exterior

An adorable cabin built to resemble three forest owls is now ready for campers in the Bordeaux region of Southwestern France, and it costs absolutely …

Bordeaux

Ten tips that will make you a master of Instagram

It is one of the fastest-growing social networks, but are you making the most of its photo and video features? Get some handy hints<p>When Instagram was launched in October 2010, it was an app for applying stylish “filters” to your photos and sharing them with friends. Six and a half years (and a $1bn …

Handy

How to Turn Your Hobby Into a Business (INFOGRAPHIC) - Small Business Trends

Do you feel demotivated at work? Find your job tedious and uninspiring?<p>Perhaps it’s time for you to look for motivation elsewhere and draw …

Small Business

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Turning Your Hobby into a Business

It's the dream life, right? You take that hobby, that passion, that thing you love to do, and you make a business out of it.<p>I'm coaching a senior manager right now who has an interesting choice to make. Financial security and a solid career path. Or start a business around a hobby he is passionate …

Small Business

Creative People Literally See the World Differently, Mind-Blowing Research Shows

Exceptionally creative people and your average Joe see different things when they look around.<p>Creative people aren't just different because of the surprising and valuable work they produce. Nor is exceptional creativity all a matter of personality. The differences between the creatively gifted and …

Creativity

Can Parents Encourage Creativity?

A child often comes up with tricky questions and you may find you are often left with a loss for words. This is because your child reaches the peak …

Use of Facebook associated with decreased health and happiness, study finds

You may be more connected to the world than ever, but when it comes to feeling closer, it’s a different story. As per a new study from the University …

25 Hilarious Memes That You'll Probably Wanna Send To Your Mom

Can you get through this list without being reminded of your mother?

Ways to Use Facebook Live Video for Your Business

Utilizing new features such as Facebook live video for business promotion can enhance digital reach of your brand. Learn more about how to go live on …

A starter guide to taking the best photos with the Galaxy S8

Get the most out of a great camera<p>The Samsung Galaxy S8 hits store shelves today, and in our short time with the new smartphone it’s become clear that the it’s one of the best for mobile photographers. It combines really fast autofocus, great low light performance, and improved image processing for …

Galaxy S8 camera tips and tricks

Samsung's smartphones have had a pretty consistent track record over the past few years when it comes to shooting photos. And though Samsung's had a …

10 reasons why the selfie is so important

The art of the selfie and its usefulness has been hotly debated over the last couple of years, but it seems like the selfie is here to stay – so why …

How to take the perfect selfie

People talk about Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian’s selfie-taking prowess as if they deserve no credit for honing a skill. Sure, taking a selfie is kind of vapid and self-obsessive, but it’s also no easy task. If you haven’t practiced, or are out of touch with your angles, then you won’t capture a …

Take photos of mom all year round, OK guys?

LOS ANGELES — Mom deserves to be in the picture too. Always.<p>But since most moms serve as the official family photographer, she sometimes gets left out.<p>There are ways to solve this.<p>1. Take more photos of her. (Dads, kids — are you listening?)<p>2. Embrace the selfie.<p>“It’s most likely the mom taking the …

Capturing Summer: 4 Tips for Taking Beautiful Photos This Season

What happens when you think of summer? Perhaps you visualize a lake at sunset, road trips by wide-open prairies, soft blue skies with puffy clouds, or brightly colored carnivals and dripping ice cream. You picture the joyful faces of your friends and family. Often, we remember the past through …

5 Ridiculously Easy Phone Photography Cheats

This one is so easy! There’s literally no tough skill to be learnt here, no tricky unheard-of methods to study here and nothing that a single one of …

9 Must-Have Photo and Video Apps For The Mobile Creator

<b>For an increasing number of creators of all levels, the cameras we carry in our pockets are a source of practice, inspiration and networking with</b> …

Is iPhone a Real Camera?

Yes. Let me explain why. I. You are already a photographer. If you like to make photos, you are a photographer. You don’t need to know technical …

The best selfie apps for iOS and Android

Love it or hate it, selfies are now a modern fact of life. The iconic self-portraiture has been blowing up every newsfeed from here to Helsinki even …

Look Inside a Sailor's World War II Scrapbook

Scrapbook and photos by Motor Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Caption Edric Costain while serving on PT-305 from 1944-1945.<br>National World War II Museum<p>1 …

World War II

Found in a Flea Market: A 1930s Scrapbook of a Young Lady’s American Dream

<i>A</i> recent visit to the Brooklyn flea market unearthed a quite remarkable treasure; a lovingly compiled 1939 scrap book once belonging to a young lady …

Telling an old, cherished story, even without the perfect photos (hybrid scrapbooking)

The other day I was recalling a story to a friend, one that I’d mostly forgotten, but after re-telling it to the best of my ability, I knew that I …

Five on Friday Scrapbook Roundtable | What is Scrapbooking for You?

Welcome to Five on Friday — a weekly scrapbook roundtable. Each week, I reach out to four other awesome ladies for their take on our scrapbook …