Bill Lonero

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9 Signs You Have What It Takes to Be Extremely Successful

Are you headed in the right direction?<p>"Is working at the grocery store a good job?" my 13-year-old daughter recently asked. "Don't give me the long answer, dad. Please just say yes or no."<p>We all could argue over the definition of success. It means something to different to everyone. Some of you …

Motivation

How Manual Focus and Vintage Lenses Made Me a Better Photographer

I have been a commercial and wedding photographer for over 13 years. And from the beginning, I have been using Canon DSLR cameras and a variety of …

Cameras

Pentatonic Power: Five Ways to Get the Most From Five Notes

Greetings, and welcome to the School of Pentatonic. Such luminaries as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eddie Van Halen, Jimi Hendrix, Kirk Hammett, Eric Clapton, …

Electric Guitar

5 Signs You're Not Eating Enough Protein

Even if you don’t have a true deficiency, you could be running a little low.<p>They don’t call protein one of "the building blocks of life" for …

Nutrition

How to Fix Your Dehydrated Skin

Follow these steps to keep your skin from drying out while you sleep.<p>In summer, it's the A/C that does it. In winter, it's the heater. The comforts of late capitalism are so arranged that you've got to constantly find solutions on how to fix your dehydrated skin.<p>It’s hard enough to keep your skin …

Skin Care

20 Secrets to Living a Happier Life

Our brains are focused on survival. Anything more than that, you have to work for it.<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an unfortunate reason why happiness is often elusive -- our brains simply aren’t wired that way. Instead, our brains have evolved to …

Happiness

The Space Between Stars Is Full of Greasy, Possibly Toxic Carbon

The space between stars may look pretty empty—and for most mundane intents and purposes, it is—but it’s actually full of electromagnetic radiation …

Universe

How the Rule of 72 Can Help You Build Wealth Without Much Risk

Do you want to know how to double your money? The Rule of 72 shows you how to do this without taking on too much risk in about 7 years.<p>What’s the …

Investing

12 Essential Money Tips for Every Phase of Your Financial Life

Get the secrets money experts want you to know.<p>6 min read<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>Everyone makes money missteps at some point in their lives, whether it's splurging on unnecessary items or neglecting to contribute to retirement funds as soon as possible. Even financial pros …

Personal Finance

20 Photography Hacks That Will Get You Amazing Results – Page 18

19. Make a DIY Bean Bag Tripod<p>If a tripod is not in your budget right now or you find carrying a tripod is a hassle, our next photography hack is for …

Sewing

Confused About Blockchains? Here’s What You Need to Know

A blockchain is a relatively new kind of database that has become <i>the</i> trendy solution for storing digital information more securely. The International Data Corporation recently forecast that companies and governments will spend $2.1 billion on blockchains in 2018, more than double what was spent …

Blockchain

Marketing Firm Accidentally Exposes 340 Million Records Online

The reported data leak at Exactis potentially exposes every adult in the US to the risk of identity theft. The records contain detailed personal …

Databases

Five Techniques to Remove Anything From an Image Using Photoshop

One of the most useful things you can do in Photoshop is remove an object from a photo, whether that's a building ruining your landscape shot or that …

Tutorials

Red Hen owner, who asked Sarah Sanders to leave restaurant, resigns from Virginia business group

The owner of the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, who asked White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave, has resigned from a local business group.<p>Stephanie Wilkinson stepped down Tuesday as the director of Main Street Lexington, which works to improve the city’s downtown, …

Donald Trump

Intensive 30-Minute Guitar Workout for Guitarists On the Go: Pt. 2—Symmetrical Scales

I recently gave you a 30-minute guitar workout designed for guitarists with limited practice time.<p>The goal of the workout was to give you an intense …

Electric Guitar

That interstellar visitor from another solar system wasn't an asteroid after all

Scientists spotted a strange object flying through the solar system last year. It looked skinny, like a cigar, and may have been a quarter-mile in …

Astronomy

The Rule of Doubles: A Modern Version of the Reciprocal Rule for Getting Sharp Photos

We all like to keep our ISO as low as possible to get high-quality shots, but that often means lowering the shutter speed to the point where we're …

Shutter Speed

10 Tips for Optimizing Lightroom Performance in 2018

<i>If you are a photographer who uses Adobe Lightroom then you have likely run into slowdowns from time to time… here are some ideas to eliminate those</i> …

Tutorials

Five Things That Could Be Holding Back Your Guitar Playing

We recently shared a video to help you determine if your guitar is holding you back.<p>Of course, it’s also possible that your own practice and playing …

Electric Guitar

5 reasons to install iOS 12

It has been over a decade since Apple’s first version of iOS rolled out along with the original iPhone. The iOS platform has come a long way since …

iOS

10 Dalai Lama Quotes to Make You Happier, Stronger and More Successful

Some words of wisdom from one of today's most influential spiritual figures.<p>From happiness to personal growth and empowerment, Tenzin Gyatso, better recognized as the 14th Dalai Lama, has much to teach the rest of us. Beyond his presence in Asia, throughout his life the Dalai Lama has spread his …

Hinduism

How To Tuck In Your Shirt Properly (And Keep It There)

How to tuck in a shirt is something you were taught as a child. But are you doing it correctly? Here are three ways to tuck in your shirt, when you …

Men's Fashion

Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

Self-help

You Need to Know About This Noise Reduction Trick Before You Start Photographing

Poor image quality cameras such as drones or older DSLR cameras benefit particularly well from this technique, but it does work with any camera.<p>It …

Tutorials

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

The question “What aperture is best for landscape photography?” is often asked in various online forums. While there isn’t one “correct” aperture, …

Landscape Photography

Rookie Style Mistakes That No Man Should Ever Make

Look, we were all there at one point. None of us popped out of the womb dressed in Tom Ford . We all had to learn the ways and we’re not afraid to …

Rehabilitation

How Aristotle is the perfect happiness guru

Happiness is not a state as far as Aristotle is concerned, it’s an activity, says Professor Edith Hall, and you just have to decide to become happier<p>You’ve got the Headspace app, know your downward dog from your black dog, and once read something by Freud, so what can a guy who lived 23 centuries …

Happiness

To put a quantum computer on your desk, Intel has a plan unlike any other

The future of computing is quantum — or so headlines would have you believe. They’re not incorrect. Yet like the flying car, quantum computing is a …

The Inca Left Behind a Strange, 3D Code That Scientists Still Can't Figure Out

They communicated in multiple dimensions.<p>The Inca Empire (1400-1532 CE) is one of few ancient civilisations that speaks to us in multiple dimensions. …

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence