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7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

20 Places All Americans Should See Before You Die

Consider this your checklist for some of America's most epic sites.<p>Look no further than the U.S.A. to scratch your wanderlust itch, whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure. With a range of options from national parks to small towns, consider this …

National Parks

This HIIT-Style Core Workout Is the Best Kind of Challenge

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Exercise

How Much It Costs to Take an Epic 2,400 Mile Road Trip on Route 66

"If you ever plan to motor West, take the highway that is …

RVs

8 great campgrounds in California

Camping takes work. By the time you have unpacked, pitched the tent, unrolled sleeping bags, set up chairs and realized you left behind your favorite camp skillet, it’s time to make lunch … or, worse yet, dinner.<p>Why bother? Because it’s a chance to escape, sample a bit of nature and sleep in a …

Your Ultimate Healthy Meal-Prep Shopping List

Meal prepping always sounds like a great idea (for other people). People with time, energy, cooking skills, matching Tupperware… at least that’s the …

This 11-Minute Yoga-Inspired Workout Will Blast Your Core Into Serious Shape

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Exercise

This is Why Long Exposure Photography is So Appealing

Long exposures enable us to see otherwise impossible-to-see worlds with our own eyes. Thanks to long exposures, we can capture movement in a fixed …

Landscape Photography

Why Lake Superior Is the Country's Most Overlooked Playground

It's 12:56 a.m. and I’m spiraling down a rabbit hole of fear. There are the yellow ATTENTION: BEARS IN THE AREA. USE CAUTION signs plastered everywhere. Through my tent flap, lightning is illuminating swaying pines, which are bending with such ferocity that they sound like crashing waves. But my …

Lake Superior

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Trains

Save big on this affordable camping gear for the modern outdoorsmen

Spring is finally here, and now is a great time to score some deals on camping essentials in preparation for the warmer weather. Before you head into …

Outdoors Gear

19 Lower-Body Stretches for When Your Legs and Butt Are Sore As Hell

You’ve mustered up the energy to hit the gym, try a new workout class, or head out on a long run this week—in other words, you’re crushing this whole …

Workouts

Where to Find the Darkest Skies in the U.S. for Serious Stargazing

The stars are waiting.<p>Timelapse filmmakers Harun Mehmedinovic and Gavin Heffernan have spent three years traveling to more than 500 locations to …

Travel

The 10 Best Budget Hotels Near National Parks

If you want to visit the beautiful national parks of the United States on a budget, you're welcome to camp at one of the many affordable sites across …

Landscape Photography with Fast Shutter Speeds

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Photoshop Trick: How to Swap a Photo Background Using Only Blend Modes

Here’a neat trick for you Photoshop lovers out there. If you’ve shot a subject in front of a gray background, you can actually swap that gray …

How I Earn $200,000+ a Year From Photography

Kind of a crazy thing– I think you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics– and also get rich: I wanna tell you the secrets of how I earn …

Street Photography

7 Cheap Photo Hacks Using Common Household Items That Will Improve Your Photography (VIDEO)

All photographers love quick tips to help them improve their images and protect their gear. And if that advice involves using inexpensive household …

Here’s the 50 cheapest cities in the world to backpack in 2017

Price of Travel have put together a “Backpacker Index” which breaks down the costs of visiting cities around the world. This research was formulated …

Try a 3-Minute Workout That Targets the Upper and Lower Abs

Short on time but have big ab goals? You can fit this quick session into any part of your day, and you don't even need equipment. Try these three moves for one minute each to work the lower abs and that six-pack area; you'll be burning up, toning, and even giving your booty some love, too.<p>Lay on …

The 14 Best Face Wipes to Cleanse, Hydrate, and Soothe Skin, According to Allure Editors

No matter if you're crunched for time or just lazy AF (hey, no judgment), using a cleansing cloth may be one of the easiest ways to wash away stubborn makeup smudges, sticky sweat, and dirt buildup. Here, we've rounded up the facial cleansing wipes Allure editors love to hoard — and you will, too.

Skin Care

A new exhibition explores the power of posing

“It’s like I’m waiting for the person to take over, you know? That’s quintessentially what I think gives a meaning to a picture because it’s actually beyond the realm of your control at all. It becomes a performance.” So photographer David Sims told Dazed recently, discussing the relationship …

Camera Settings for Concert Photography Beginners

This guide is intended for concert photography beginners. If you have a DSLR camera and are interested in how to control your camera settings to take …

The complete LED lighting kit you can get for $150

If you’re looking for a lighting setup to build on a budget, Caleb Pike from DSLR Video Shooter has a useful video for you. In his latest tutorial, …

LED Lighting

Lighting Tips: How to Shoot Killer Product Photography at Home

We’re not entirely sure why, but product photography tutorials are coming hard and fast lately. So in case this DIY lightbox wasn’t good enough, and …

Why Self-esteem Is Different From Confidence and How to Build Both Effectively

As humans, we sort of depend on certain qualities and traits. For example, self-esteem and self-confidence (or confidence) are two fundamental …

What Are the Best Long Trails I Can Do Over a Vacation?

Reality check: Not everyone can quit their jobs to hike the PCT. But if you have a week or two of vacation, you can complete one of</i> …

9 amazing landmarks you probably had no idea were in Arizona

MENTION ARIZONA and many people think of the Grand Canyon…maybe a few cacti and cow skulls tucked in the sand dunes come to mind, too. But the Grand …