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Design How Your Team Thinks

Every day, we sit in meetings in which someone presents a problem or opportunity. The response is always a version of “What are we going to do about it?” When’s the last time someone said, “How are we going to think about it?”<p>Design thinking is popular these days. We design products, experiences, …

Design

Capturing the moment on camera at festivals

Festivals make a rewarding subject for travellers to photograph. You can expect vibrant colours, powerful portraits, buzzing atmosphere and photogenic scenes everywhere you look. Here are a few tips to help you capture the moment and get the max out of your equipment and the event you’ll be …

Photography
Employee Engagement

Makeup 911! Fix the broken or aging products lurking in your makeup bag.

You know how it goes. It’s morning, you’re rushing to get ready, and as you turn around in front of the mirror to grab something, you somehow manage …

Last Minute Halloween Makeup Ideas

Are you going to a party tonight and in a bind for <b>last minute Halloween makeup ideas?</b> These easy makeup tricks will make it look like you planned …

Lips

5 Simple Nighttime Tricks to Wake Up with Glowing Skin

<b>2. Exfoliate With Glycolic Acid</b><br>Sloughing off the top layer of dead skin cells gives you extra radiance, says Chiu. But exfoliating daily with conventional grainy exfoliators can be really harsh on skin, confusing the oil glands and actually making your face oilier. Instead, Chiu recommends trying …

Skin Care

10 Killer Tips Guaranteed to Actually Kill Your Photography Blog

There are so many rules and guides all over the web on how to create a proper blog that’s it’s really easy to get confused. However, if you consider …

Infographics

8 Foundation Hacks You Need to Know

<b>Test Out Three Shades on Your Jawbone</b><br>Finding your perfect foundation shade can be a serious game of trial and error. Too light, too dark, too pink, too orange. The search can make you feel like Goldilocks until you find one that's just right. Littman recommends trying three foundations in different …

Beauty Secrets From Gorgeous Stars Over 40

13 Beauty Secrets From Gorgeous Stars Over 40<p>Youth doesn't have to be wasted on the young—take it from these gorgeous 40-plus stars! We reveal the hair, makeup, and fitness routines they use to extend their radiance.<p>Look around Hollywood these days and you might think you've entered a sci-fi movie …

Aftermath: Battling Breast Cancer - Photographs and text by Kerry Mansfield | LensCulture

In the series <i>Aftermath</i>, San Francisco-based photographer Kerry Mansfield courageously documented her two-year journey through breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and reconstructive surgery.<p>Mansfield was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 31 and soon learned that women in their 30s are the fastest …

Cancer

Video: How to Properly Fine Tune Autofocus on Your DSLR Through Micro-Adjustments

One pesky issue you may have run into with your DSLR is front-focusing or back-focusing, a problem that, in the past, required that you send your …

Focus On A Forward-Thinking Company Culture

Everyone looks for some magic formula on how to succeed at work, but to be honest, it’s not all that complicated.<p>I remember my boss once asked me, …

Employee Engagement

Mexico Protests: 'I Am Fed Up With Fear'

MEXICO CITY - Sixteen people, mostly teenagers, gunned down at a birthday party in Ciudad Juárez in 2010. Fifty-two people killed in Monterrey after gunmen doused a crowded casino with fuel and set it ablaze. More than 200 bodies pulled from mass graves during 2010 and 2011 in San Fernando, …

Mexico

National Geographic Travel

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we've found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to …

Emotional Intelligence

12 Simple Ways To Be More Interesting

<i>It's easy to be boring. It's harder to be interesting. Want to learn how? Jessica Hagy offers the following advice, excerpted from her book "How To Be Interesting."</i><p>Explore ideas, places, and opinions.<p>The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.<p>To embarrassment. To …

Publishing

A clockwise tour of eastern Mongolia

Solitude, remoteness and a sense of boundless space draws the most adventurous travellers to the little-visited hills, mountains and grasslands of eastern Mongolia.<p>The country's extreme east is so hostile to human habitation that even the nomads’ gers are few and far between. Here you can gallop …

Asia Travel

Becoming a Woman: Striking Side-By-Side Portraits of Teens and Transgender Women

As part of a multi-year project called “The Girl Studies,” Charlie White photographed teen girls between the ages of 12 and 14 side-by-side with male …

5 Free Apps For Mapping Your Mind

If you need to untangle the ideas floating around in your brainstorming sessions, this edition of Free App Friday is for you.<p>As always, while they’re free now, we can’t guarantee how long they’ll last–so don’t wait too long.<p><b>SimpleMind (Android and iOS)</b><p>Owning up to the name, reviewers call the app …

Apps

3 Steps to Identify Blog Topics that are Relevant to Your Audience

If you're reading this post right now, chances are that you have experienced this (or know someone who has): <b>You have the deadline of a blog post</b> …

10 Things You Should Do In The 15 Minutes Before A Big Presentation

In the 15 minutes before you're about to give a big, important presentation, it's too late to change the content of your speech, says Darlene Price, president, of Well Said, Inc. and author of "Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results."<p>Building blocks such as analyzing the …

Public Speaking

How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their …

Cameras

More Tips on How to Take Sharp Photos

OK, now. Here’s part two of my series on how to take sharp photos – with more tips on keeping your camera steady.<p>“Boscastle” captured by Irek Kimak …

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

Hiking

Imprinted Clay Bowls | Camille Styles

White & gold seems to be the combo du jour right now, and I love it! And it fits so many different decors. You’ll have fun searching through your house for the best ‘imprints’ though I have to say I love the swirly necklace imprint, perfect for all your trinkets and jewels.

Modern Japanese House

• 1 |<p>The entry to the home features glass walls and a sunken patio. Light can filter into the house’s main room or be kept out with neutral shades that …

Make Way for the Penguin Parade

“Just to the right of that rock,” ranger Ash Belsar said, pointing, as we grabbed our night-vision gear. “You’ll see one straight ahead.” I put the lens to my eye and scanned the beach. There it was: my first little penguin of the night, wobbling out of the surf.<p>And it really <i>was</i> little. In fact, at …