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Here Are 10 “Must Know” Photoshop Features for Those Who Are Serious About Photography (VIDEO)

Photographer Nathaniel Dodson is one of our go-to sources of helpful tutorials that unlock the secrets of Photoshop. In the comprehensive video …

Bucket List Hotels | 5 Incredible Luxury Hotels That Should Be on Your List

<b>Like most people, I get very excited about the thought of staying at a luxury hotel, particularly in a destination that I see on Instagram feeds</b> …

15 great classic movies streaming on YouTube right now

The trouble with watching movies on YouTube is that access to them is fleeting. If you’re watching a free copy of, say, <i>The Big Sleep</i>, it’s either a) …

How to Combine Flash and Ambient Light for Better Outdoor Portraits

Moving from using only natural light to flash photography is a big step for an outdoor photographer, but before you ditch ambient light entirely, …

This is the best way to explore America's national parks

You could spend a lifetime trying to cover all of America’s remarkable national parks, and still not feel like you’ve made a dent. Whether you’re marveling at jagged desert spires, peeking inside ancient cave dwellings, or (safely) observing a grizzly bear in his or her natural habitat, you’ll find …

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Start packing.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior data scientist at the University of …

10 Family-Friendly Adventure Destinations

It's time to get traveling.<p>You could go to a theme park. Or the IMAX theater. Or to your in-laws. But getting your family out of that rut is what trips of a lifetime are about. We recommend the great outdoors for scenery no virtual-reality setup or video game can replicate, and to cement your kids' …

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The 10 best North American ski resorts

Compared to making the short hop to the Alps, few Britons venture across the Pond to the slopes of North America, but nearly all who do relish the experience and think it well worth the considerable travelling time and additional expense.<p>The attractions include frequent dumps of snow on quiet – …

Seattle baseball buff takes hilarious aim at invading hordes of Blue Jays fans

A Seattle baseball fan has become a social media sensation after creating a series of hilarious signs meant to mock the thousands of Canadians who …

The world reached 3 dangerous climate change milestones this summer

In 1848, two ships — the HMS Terror and the HMS Erebus — sank while trying to navigate through the Northwest Passage. It was brutal: a 900-mile-long sea route punctuated with heavy sea ice that connects the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans through an arctic maze. Neither ship made it. All 129 …

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

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5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

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The Perfect Three-Day Weekend in New Orleans

In a new series, Travel + Leisure explores the country's best cities, towns, and neighborhoods—one long weekend at a time.<p>If you're looking for a …

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40 trips you should take after you turn 30

Even better, you hopefully have a better paying job than you did in your 20s, and maybe even a little money saved up.<p>Chances are you'll want to treat yourself to a memorable trip that's a little more upscale than what you're used to, like a safari in Kenya or a ski trip in the Swiss Alps.<p>We've …

Pull Over for These 54 Weird, Wacky, Wonderful American Food Destinations

Mount Rushmore. The Washington Monument. The Golden Gate Bridge. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. These are the monuments and museums and sights that family trips are planned around. It can feel like we go through life trying to tick these off the figurative list, grabbing a photo at each stop.<p>But …

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Learn how to read your histogram and nail exposure in just 2 minutes

Histograms are handy things. They either confirm that you’ve nailed your exposure or let you instantly see if you need to adjust. But, they can be …

20 of Chicago's Most Underrated Restaurants, 2018 Edition

Chicago's most essential and hottest restaurants get all the buzz, but what about the places flying under the radar? Instead of chasing the latest openings, discover some hidden gems. These neighborhood favorites stand toe-to-toe with the city's finest and deserve recognition too. They span a …

A Visit to the French Village of Beaune Is Like Stepping Into a Fairy Tale

A French holiday can mean many things: shopping on Rue Saint-Honoré, opera-going at the Palais Garnier, lounging on the rocky beaches of Nice, basking in the scent of lavender in Provence. But if you’re looking for fairy-tale France, like Belle’s “little town” from Disney’s <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> with …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

These travels exposed me to new cultures, and left impressions and memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life.<p>From the beaches of southern Portugal to the canals of Amsterdam, here are the spots I consider must-sees.

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27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

Chugging west on Amtrak, family-style

By Jennifer Jeanne Patterson<p>Shortly before Memorial Day, my husband, Matt, and I pulled our three children out of elementary school a week early and boarded Amtrak’s Empire Builder, which loosely follows the trail of explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. We got on in St. Paul, Minn., headed …

Three tools to rule them all: How to fix anything in Photoshop with three basic tools

I know – that title sounds a little bit like clickbait-ish. But! It’s not! (well not this time). You don’t need a lot of fancy tools to fix most …

Dodgers Eagle Celebrates Independence By Flying Away During Pregame Ceremony

The eagle hasn't landed.<p>The spirit of Independence Day was strong in Dodger Stadium on Monday.<p>As part of the Fourth of July festivities, the Dodgers had all the usual patriotic sports accompaniments, including a giant American flag and not one, but two bald eagles provided by the Los Angeles …

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10 Bucket List Hotels That Are Worth The Splurge

Tired chain hotels these are not. While the destination is the draw for most travellers, these spectacular stays are reason enough to pack your bags …

This Guy Planned The Most American Road Trip You Can Possibly Take

🎶 Oh, beautiful... 🎶<p>When planning a road trip in the U.S., it's easy to get overwhelmed. There's <i>so</i> much ground to cover, and you can't stop at every amazing sight and activity.<p>But if you had to narrow it down somehow, visiting each state's capital city and capitol building is a pretty great way …

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

The new type of hotel rescuing Italy's hill villages

The alberghi diffusi model is revitalising dwindling communities across Italy by repurposing their unused buildings into ‘scattered hotels’. Our writer lives like a local in a few of these hamlet gems. Scroll down for more<p>It was an unusual invasion: well-to-do people, most speaking strange tongues, …

National Parks Road Trip of a Lifetime

The greatest road on earth<p>Here’s something we can all agree on: This country deserves to have its very best places protected and enjoyed. That’s what …

39 Movies That Are, In Fact, Better Than The Book

Sorry, Stephen King.

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Where to Vacation This Summer

A complete guide for road trips, theme parks, and beach …