Lynn Greenwood

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Write to learn, not just to communicate

Write through your own confusion. Write through your misconceptions. Write towards clarity.<p><b>Frequent low stakes writing to learn leads to higher</b> …

Writing

20 Scariest Horror Stories You Can Read for Free Online

<b>Best Horror Stories to Read Online Right Now</b>

Books

The 24 Most Popular Book Club Picks This Month, According To Goodreads

If you've ever been in a book club and been tasked with <i>picking the next month's book,</i> then you already know: It's a high stress, big stakes …

Books

13 Hiking Trails That Are Some Of The Most Dangerous In America

<b>Hiking is a pastime which is suitable for almost anyone, and it’s good exercise! From gentle walks to dangerous trails, people with all levels of</b> …

Hiking

Relax: Here's 30 Cool Photography Links That Will Go Nicely With a Coffee

As contemporary photographers and authors work in our modern world, they are publishing some of the greatest images and articles in the field of …

Photography

16 new science fiction and fantasy books to read this April

Stories about people with special abilities, Mars, and interstellar talent shows<p>Last month, I picked up <i>The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies</i><i>,</i> a new book by <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reporter Ben Fritz. Fritz looks closely at the rise of prestige TV shows like <i>Game of Thrones</i> and <i>Breaking Bad</i>, …

Books

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

29 great Netflix shows that might have flown under your radar

For many original series Netflix has put out, the company's marketing has been either non-existent or subtle, allowing its viewers to determine what becomes a hit. In 2016, "Stranger Things" quietly became a phenomenon through word of mouth, with no major advertisements before it made its debut on …

75 Magically Hilarious "Harry Potter" Tweets Will Cast A Laughter Spell On You

"I'm not above yelling Harry Potter spells at you until you go away."

Social Media

Tips on how to shoot close-up flowers

<b>Jacky Parker shares her top tips on how to get stunning images of close-up flowers</b><p>Despite being married to a photographer for over 30 years, I only …

I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

Homework

13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News - The Atlantic

“Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it,” Jonathan Swift once wrote.<p><i>To hear more feature stories, see our full list or get the Audm iPhone app.</i><p>It was hyperbole three centuries ago. But it is a factual description of social media, according to an ambitious and first-of-its-kind study …

Social Media

7 New Thrilling Reads to Give You the Chills

After devouring thrilling hits like <i>The Girl on the Train</i> and <i>Gone Girl</i>, it’s hard to stop reaching for more heart-pounding novels. For those looking to fulfill their love affair for harrowing reads, we’ve compiled a list of the new unputdownable thrillers. Dim the lights and brew a pot of your …

How to capture stunning landscape photographs — handheld!

If you’re a landscape photographer, using a tripod is probably integral to your field workflow, and for good reason. A tripod allows you to slow down …

Cameras

Shoot Like a Pro With These Incredible Camera Accessories

Being a professional photographer is hard work.Heck, being an amateur photographer is hard work too!But luckily, we live in an era in which we have …

Shutter Speed

How to Build a Successful Online Presence on 500px (By Somebody With Over 170,000 Followers)

Two years after discovering the wonders of photography, I joined an online community called 500px. Unaware of its potential, I posted inconsistently, …

Tamron Unveils the World’s First 18-400mm Lens

Tamron has announced the 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD, which it is calling “the world’s first ultra-telephoto all-in-one zoom lens” with an …

How can I get sharp focus every time?

<i>“I’ve noticed that when I look at some of my photos, they seem to be in focus – but when I zoom in to take a closer look, they aren’t. What can I do?”</i><p>…

28 Awesome Links That Are Like Candy for Photographers

So much has been going on in the field of photography this week, and here we find that Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching in all corners …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't need to add that much time or energy to your current morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>We found a bunch of those habits on the Quora threads, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make …

How to edit raw images in 5 simple steps

<b>James Paterson gives his top tips for editing raw photographs</b><p>Camera makers expect the raw photographer to want to make their own choices when it …

Tutorials

Artist Illustrates Everyday Life With His Wife

We've shared many relationship comics created by women, but relationship comics created by men are a rare find- and they're rarely very good looking …

Larger Than Life

Seen at eight times life size, the iridescent wing scales of a Madagascan sunset moth reveal complexity and color the human eye cannot discern. In …

Cameras

Honors Student Suspended, Banned From Graduation, And Nearly Arrested For Dress Code Violation

"It's just sad because I worked so hard for four years to walk across that stage."<p>Summer in the outfit that got her suspended.<p>Dress codes are a …

Have a lover, have friends, read books. Montaigne was right about one thing

We think we are escaping ourselves when we read literature, but we might be going deeper into our interior worlds through the therapy of reading<p>The understanding that literature can comfort, console and heal has been around since the second millennium BC; it is no coincidence that Apollo was the …

Books

Become a Better Visual Storyteller by Following These 10 Rules for Better Composition (VIDEO)

Most great photographers are also accomplished visual storytellers who understand how to draw viewers into their scene and direct their eyes to the …

Photography

Famed Rock Climber Recalls Pushing His Gun-Toting Captor Off a Cliff: It Was My 'Only Chance of Survival'

People write memoirs for lots of reasons.<p>Rock climbing legend Tommy Caldwell wrote his own just-released autobiography – <i>The Push: A Climber’s Journey</i> …

The 9 most Incredible Canopy Walkways around the World

Canopy walkways, also known as treetop walks, provide you access to the upper levels of the forest through a series of bridges that spread throughout …

Essential Tools for Backcountry Emergencies

Don’t call it survival. By carrying a few essential items of quality gear with you, and arming yourself with the knowledge to use them, you can deal with emergencies in the backcountry without resorting to drinking your own pee.<p>From backpacking to off-roading to hunting, fishing or mountain …

Rechargeable Batteries