Marc Blanchette

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Understanding Lighting Ratios for Photography

Knowing how to light a subject is one of the most important skills for a photographer. It’s more than just a technical necessity; the manipulation of …

70 Street Photography Tips For Beginners

Amsterdam, 2015Dear friend,If you’re reading this, you are probably either an aspiring street photographer, or a street photographer with some miles …

Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs: A sweet and spicy marinade for the grill

We all value those little white meat fillets for a myriad of reasons, including health and simplicity, but when it comes to cooking over a high, open …


How Chris Bianco Makes His Famous Pizza Dough

The legendary pizzaiolo from Pizzeria Bianco shares his favorite recipes in a new book.<p>At Pizzeria Bianco in Phoenix, Arizona, chef Chris Bianco has …

Two Portrait Photographers Demonstrate Their Craft with Images Instead of Words (VIDEO)

With a visual medium like photography, what better way to learn than by watching two successful photographers go about their work? That’s exactly …


15 of the dreamiest fudge recipes you'll ever eat

Whether you need to make a batch of something special to share with friends and family or just want to spoil yourself with something sweet, these …


Soundcheck: The 29 Best Music Releases Of The Week

Selena Gomez, Lana Del Rey, Kesha, + many more<p><i>Every weekend, we’re bringing you</i> <i>#SOUNDCHECK</i><i>—your new destination for the best of the best new music that hit the web over the course of the week. Because you should always be prepared when someone passes you that AUX cord. This week’s round features 30</i></i> …


Simply Perfect Chocolate Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>To make the chocolate cake layers:<p>Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Generously mist three 8-inch diameter by 3-inch high cake pans with …

LG’s new 42.5-inch monitor can display four inputs at once

A 42.5-inch 4K IPS with FreeSync and oodles of ports<p>LG’s latest monitor is a big beast aimed at pro customers used to juggling multiple displays. It’s 42.5 inches wide, and has enough ports to show four screens at once from different sources. Oh, and it’s available for preorder for $697 (that price …


5 best juices to enhance your workouts and help you recover faster

Here’s a beverage you’ve probably never heard of, let alone tried: cashew apple juice. Well, you might want to hunt some down and pour yourself a …


21 (Not-Boring) Chicken Breast Recipes Made for Meal Prep

There are a lot of benefits to prepping chicken meals for the week on Sunday. For one thing, you’re not dealing with raw meat more than once. Plus, …

Healthy Eating

SXSW: Amazon Prime Air Drones Meet the Public — But Stay Grounded

AUSTIN, Texas — Amazon unveiled its highly anticipated delivery drones at this year's SXSW conference in Austin, Texas — but they're not yet dropping merchandise or breakfast burritos to the thousands of attendees at the tech, music and film festival.<p>For the first time ever, according to Amazon …


The 10 Best Robot Vacuums

A high-tech solution to a household chore that nobody likes.<p>Robot vacuums have become more capable than ever, with today's high-end models offering an appealing blend of cleaning power and smart home functionality. Below are the best options for every budget.

7 Easy Lunches To Bring To Work This Week

Because homemade food is always better than that sad $10 sandwich you usually buy.

Baked Breakfasts

These fantastic recipes include a cheesy bacon breakfast casserole with runny eggs and fluffy blueberry muffins.

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Ten favorite personal-finance books

Great advice for the financial stages of life.<p>March 11, 2017 —While great literature is said to transcend audiences, the best personal finance books …

Personal Finance

Twelve ways to make yourself a Gmail genius

Transfer money, search more accurately, or engage with your appliances: tips and tricks to enhance and customise the world’s most popular webmail service<p>Want to see more of your inbox at a glance? Click the cog-wheel at the upper right of the Gmail web interface, then select “compact” to reduce the …

24 Warm Dessert Recipes for All of Your Winter Sweets Needs

Winter is the perfect time of year to hone your baking skills. After all, there’s nothing cozier than cuddling up on the couch with a soft blanket and a tray of warm brownies, fresh from the oven. A mug of spiked hot chocolate sipped in front of the fire does the trick too, and we’d never turn our …

The 15 most popular Super Bowl snack recipes

The Super Bowl is this weekend, which means it's a good time to start thinking about easy, crowd-pleasing snacks to make.<p>We asked Pinterest to help us find some of the most popular recipes out there.<p>From baked zucchini chips to Triscuit pizza, below are the site's 15 most pinned snacks.

Make Our Favorite Blueberry Pancakes for Breakfast This Weekend

These light but hearty pancakes from Chicago call for a bit of quinoa for an extra boost of energy<p>There’s something about weekends, which we propose …

The Ultimate Chocolate Cake for True Chocoholics

When you're celebrating National Chocolate Cake Day, you need to pull out all the stops. Sure, a simple chocolate cake with chocolate frosting would …

Try these 15 free educational apps for your kids

I filled an iPad with hundreds of learning apps for my students. Here are 15 of my favorites, plus some creative ideas for how to use them.<p>January …

Social-Listening: 5 Ways To Really Engage With Your Social Media Audience

What do you consider social-media marketing? For most businesses and brands, the answer is simple: an opportunity to publish relevant content, grow your follower base, and generate both thought leadership and engagement.<p>But what if we told you that in limiting yourself to this definition, you’re …

Social Media

Chocolate Sour Cream Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Everyone needs a go-to recipe for chocolate cake. Maybe you volunteered to bring dessert for a dinner with friends, or you’ve got weekend guests, or …

The 3-2-1 method for cutting weight

It’s an oversimplification to say fat loss can be as easy as “one, two, three” (not to mention it’s a terrible cliche). But there may be at least …


21 Products That Seem Too Good To Be True But Actually Work

Put these products to the test. The products in this post were updated in February 2018.

20-Minute Meals You Need In Your Life This Week

You don't need to spend two hours in the kitchen to cook something delicious.

The 10 Manliest Cookbooks

Learn how to make amazing barbecue, chili, burgers, and more<p>Alton Brown’s favorite recipes. The science of barbecue. And Mad Genius hacking tips. So many good cookbooks, so little time. Here are the best picks of the year.