Lauren Cordova

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30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

For these small towns, summer is the best (and prettiest) time to visit.<p>You should add these to your travel plans ASAP.

Mystery illness on board American Airlines plane forces flight back to London

LONDON — An American Airlines plane travelling from London Heathrow to Los Angeles was forced to turn back just hours into the flight after multiple …

22 Amazing Apps That Will Revitalize Your Love Of Reading

*Disappears with phone for months*<p><i>Thumbnail photo credit sam74100 / ThinkStock</i>

Apps

iPad Pro vs. MacBook Pro: Can Apple’s huge tablet replace your laptop for good?

After years of rumors and lofty expectations, Apple has finally unveiled a tablet that could rival its own line of laptops. The iPad Pro comes …

How to Stack Your Images in Lightroom to Clean up the Mess

If you're like me, you are bringing home all kinds of exposure series, panorama sources photos and macro images that you want to combine using focus …

Tutorials

True Believer? Why Donald Trump Is The Choice Of The Religious Right

When Donald Trump stepped to the podium in a football stadium in Mobile, Alabama, filled with 30,000 people there to hear him spread the gospel of Trump, he was overcome.<p>"Now I know how the great Billy Graham felt," Trump said last month.<p>Trump and Graham, the famed Baptist revival preacher and …

Faith

Top 10 Tips for Travel Photography

By College Tourist; Author: Kevin Walsh, Bridgewater State University<p><b>Document Your Travel Adventure With These Travel Photography Must Do's</b><p>As you are currently packing your bags and planning for your next adventure, whether it's that weekend trip to a new city, or a new country all together, you'll …

Canon’s 120MP DSLR RAW Files are 210MB Each

Earlier this week, Canon announced that it’s developing a new DSLR that captures a staggering 120 megapixels. If you’re interested in purchasing one …

America's dark and not-very-distant history of hating Catholics

Congress and the United Nations rolling out their red carpets, nuns working overtime to bake communion hosts, prison inmates carving a walnut throne, tickets for events snapped up in seconds: America is gearing up for pope-mania.<p>Pope Francis is expected to be greeted with huge crowds and …

Religion

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

One good thing about Donald Trump's campaign: it's ruining Jeb Bush's

Bush’s poll numbers have dropped so low that it’s getting hard to call him a frontrunner with a straight face<p>There are many, many reasons to abhor Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, but there’s at least one reason to appreciate it, for now: his constant and merciless trolling of Jeb Bush that is …

Government

John Doyle: Scientology’s sad facts finally revealed in Going Clear

There was no conspiracy. There was no fear of repercussions. When HBO Canada failed to air <i>Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief</i> (Sunday, HBO Canada 9 p.m.) at the same day and time as HBO in the United States, the reasons were mundane.<p>It's a documentary, not an HBO series or movie, and in …

15 facts about New York City that will make you think twice about whether you can afford to live there

You're always a subway ride away from a Broadway production, live music, a world-renowned restaurant, or ball game.<p>Of course, this vibrant city will cost you. It's one of the least affordable cities in the US.<p>If you're considering heading to the Big Apple, consider these eye-opening facts about the …

Personal Finance

100 Cameras Were Given To Homeless In London And The Result Left Everyone Speechless

This July, Cafe Art, a UK based initiative that allows the homeless to express themselves through art and photography, gave 100 Fujifilm disposable …

Photography

The Canon EOS M3 is coming to the United States

Canon's best mirrorless camera finally makes landfall<p>When Canon debuted the EOS M3 in February, it looked like the company had made its most photographer-friendly mirrorless camera yet. But for most of 2015, the M3 has only been available in the UK, Japan, and Australia. While it seemed the camera …

The Tesla Model S P85D Is the First Product to Get a Perfect Score From Consumer Reports

Not the first car. The first product. And it really scored a 103 out of 100.<p>The Tesla Model S P85D is something of a revelation. It has amazing electric range, can get to 60 in less than four seconds, can recharge in 30 minutes, and is as comfortable and sophisticated as luxury performance cars …

VII Co-Founder and Photographer Ron Haviv on the Most Important Photo He’s Ever Taken

<b>Ron Haviv</b>: My most important photograph is probably from my first foreign trip, to the country of Panama. I photographed a just elected …

27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso

Art