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Remove Distracting Elements from Photos with These 3 Simple Photoshop Tricks (VIDEO)

A telephone pole emanating from a subject’s head is the classic example of a distracting element ruining an otherwise fine photo. But there are …

Tutorials

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Every Hidden Wonder of the World You Need to Visit, Mapped

When it comes to exploring the unexplored, things can get somewhat difficult. After all, much of the world has been trekked by somebody or other, and …

Extraordinary Caves You Can Snorkel, Dive, and Hike in Around the World

Underground (or underwater) adventures to add to your to-do list.<p>The captain of the 14-passenger speed boat expertly navigated the choppy Caribbean …

5 free programs you may not have heard of until now

As the saying goes, the best things in life are free: love, friends, and great software that works almost as well as a paid product. If you’re like me, you have probably shopped around for certain apps or programs, and then you balked at the price tag. “Is this really worth $200?” you ask …

Up in smoke: should an author's dying wishes be obeyed?

Harper Lee never wanted Go Set a Watchman brought out, Sylvia Plath’s diary was burned by Ted Hughes – the controversial world of literary legacies<p>When a writer is born into a family, the Polish poet Czesław Miłosz said, that family is finished. Yes, but when a writer dies that family’s troubles …

Literature

The Zombie Amendments To The Constitution You've Probably Never Heard Of

The first 10 changes to the Constitution were easy. Since then, it has been an uphill battle every time, and some of those battles are, at least technically, still undecided.<p>We are speaking of the amendments to the U.S. Constitution, and those first 10 are, of course, better known as the Bill of …

Political History

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

How to stop procrastinating using the Zeigarnik Effect

Have you got a project that’s forever lingering on your to-do list? Us too.<p>With so much on our plates it can be hard to find the time to make a start …

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Travel

10 Awesome Camera Hacks That Will Give a Unique Look to Your Photographs (VIDEO)

It’s been awhile since we’ve brought you any photo hacks, but the 10 tricks in this video are really good. And like others we’ve posted in the past, …

Mystical and Fine Art Forest Photography by Rob Visser

Rob Visser is a talented self-taught photographer, retoucher and forest explorer from in Dordrecht, South Holland who currently based in Bladel, …

Photography

The 13 most tolerant and fun cities where everyone under 30 wants to live right now

These days most millennials will consider a broad range of factors when considering a city to reside in, including living costs, how liberal a city is, the employment opportunities, as well as more fun aspects, such as what the nightlife's like.<p>Recognising this, apartment hunting website Nestpick …

Turn Yourself Into a Songwriter With These Free Apps

Whether you're a well-established wordsmith or someone who's never written a song before, inspiration can strike at any moment. Could that phrase fit …

How Annihilation establishes a unique brand of body horror

At one point in <i>Annihilation</i>, the formerly confident Anya Thorensen (Gina Rodriguez) has a meltdown. It begins with her staring at her hands with …

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone is a geological smoking gun that illustrates how violent the Earth can be. One event overshadows all others: Some 640,000 years ago, an area many miles square at what is now the center of the park suddenly exploded. In minutes the landscape was devastated. Fast-moving ash flows covered …

With great power comes great uncertainty: Marvel’s slowly evolving politics

Marvel wants to tell stories about American hegemony but can’t quite bring itself to do so.<p>In Ursula K. Le Guin’s most famous short story, “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas,” the city of Omelas is perfect for 99.99999999999999 percent of its citizens. There is ample leisure time and an abundance …

Letitia Wright Freestyling in Costume Somehow Makes Black Panther Even Better

The actors behind <i>Black Panther</i>’s side characters have gotten a lot of love, and it’s easy to see why. The film shines in its portrayal of marginal …

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Country Lifestyle

Learn How to Do Long Exposure Photography

When each frame takes a half a minute or more to capture, the road to learning long exposure photography can be a long one. Here’s a much-needed …

Here’s When Bucky Will Become Captain America in the MCU

The winter of Bucky Barnes’ discontent is over, but when will he finally wield the shield? We have a new theory on today’s <i>Nerdist News Edition</i> about …

5 Huge 'Annihilation' Changes from the Jeff VanderMeer Book

It might be a great sci-fi movie, but it's not a very faithful adaptation.<p>The biggest and most popular new sci-fi movie of the moment is easily</i> …

10 Essential Native American Novels

<i>Brandon Hobson's remarkable, moving novel,</i> Where the Dead Sit Talking<i>, follows 15-year-old Sequoyah as he becomes the foster child of Harold and</i> …

14 Stephen King quotes about writing you totally need to hang on your wall

The first Stephen King book I ever read was <i>The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon</i>. I was still in my teens, and my gran — a huge King fan herself — thought it …

Alex Garland's Annihilation is weirder, wilder, and much scarier than Ex Machina

Years from now, someone’s going to stroll down the science-fiction aisle of the last remaining video store on the planet, where they’ll find the last …

This site just might be the LinkedIn of fitness

As any boutique fitness lover knows, a studio thrives—or doesn’t—on the talents of its fitness instructors. They need to have solid fitness training …

Understanding Focus Stacking and How to Use It for Maximum Depth of Field (VIDEO)

Minnesota-based photo instructor Vincent Ledvina has a unique ability to simplify confusing photography concepts and illustrate how to use them with …

Why the way you talk about grammar really matters

Before reading this column, ask yourself: what is grammar? How would you define it?<p>The chances are that your answers to these questions rely on some …

50 Must-Read Contemporary Horror Novels

I love being scared. Let me amend that statement. I love being scared when the situation is under my control, like a scary movie or a scary book. I …

Books