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Learn how to get the perfect exposure every time

A camera’s built in meter often does a great job of making a “correct” exposure, but it’s not always what the photographer wants to capture. Despite …

Photography Guide: How to Master your DSLR Camera - Dam

You spend a lot of money buying a DSLR camera. <i>Wouldn’t it be great to learn how to use it so that you can leave auto-mode behind for good?</i><p>Yes, I …

Shutter Speed

Stock Photography. 6 Cool Techniques You May Not Know

How To Do Stock Photography – Your Guide To Getting Your Foot In The Door<p>Wanna <b>sell photos</b> and get pumped about your photographs?<p>Think your …

7 Tips To Help You Conserve Battery Power

Someday, it will happen. You were absolutely certain that you’ve charged each of your camera batteries, but somehow you juggled them wrong and …

Cameras

A Visual Guide to the 12 Most Popular Pasta Shapes and What to Make With Them

A favorite among college bros and four-star chefs alike, pasta is the great equalizer of foods. While there’s not much variation in taste when it …

Italian Food

This Pilates-Inspired Workout Will Make You Feel Taller Instantly

We spend all day leaning forward (driving, typing, reading, cooking, the list goes on). And “the more time we spend in these forward positions, the tighter the muscles in our chest and shoulders become and the more overstretched our back muscles become," explains Amanda Christodoulou, a certified …

Yoga

6 Insanely Popular Ways to Waste a Life

<i>What we truly need to do is often what we most feel like avoiding.</i>If we don’t go after what we want, we will never get it. If we don’t ask the right …

Time Management

This weird trick can free up gigabytes of space on your iPhone

It seems like iPhone storage is always at a premium, especially if you have an entry-level model with just 16GB -- an economic necessity for many an iPhone owner. It's the rare person who doesn't know the pain of trying to download a new app or snap a few more photos and seeing the dreaded "not …

iTunes

The Workouts to Get a Six-Pack Without Doing a Crunch

James MichelfelderRobert YangCrunch-Free AbsSee your abs in six weeks with this full-body program.Believe it or not, if you want a ripped midsection …

Workouts

This guy gamed the airline industry — now he never has to pay for a flight again

Courtesy of Scott Keyes<p>When I spoke with Scott Keyes , he was on a 10-hour layover in Dallas kicking back in the Centurion Lounge , where American …

Credit Cards

Destinations is Google’s new one stop tool for planning your next trip

Google has a handy new tool for planning your next trip.Called Destinations and launching on mobile first, the service represents Google’s attempt to …

Mobile Devices

8 Travel Scams You Need to Know Before Going to Europe

Up your street smarts now, and your trip will be so much more pleasant.<p>Traveling to a foreign country is an undeniable thrill — you get to experience a whole new culture and leave with a stamp on your passport. But as the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing reports, being a tourist also makes you …

Policing

Yoga for Back Pain: 14 Poses That Heal

Hailey Wist<p>Yoga for Back Pain: Static Back<p>This pose uses gravity to put your hip and trunk on the same plane, which helps your lower back. Lie down …

Why I Spent a Month’s Rent on One Night at the World’s Best Spa Hotel

The Nam Hai recently won Mr and Mrs Smith’s Best Spa Hotel award for 2015. A penny-pinching traveler decides if the price tag is worth it.<p>I was first …

Ho Chi Minh City

Tiny open-source gadget simulates replacement Amex cards, disables chip-&-PIN

Hardware hacker/security researcher Samy Kamkar is legendary for his legion of playful, ha-ha-only-serious gadgets that show how terrible information …

Modern Pin-Up Beauties Flaunt Dresses Made Out of Milk

London-based artist Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz blends modern interpretations of the classic pin-up girl with high-speed liquid photography. Founder of AurumLight Studio, Wieczorkiewicz produced this playful concept, entitled <i>Milky Pin-Ups</i>, in which gorgeous models flaunt chic liquid dresses made out of …

High Fashion

Light-based Li-Fi Internet boasts speeds 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

Li-Fi, a technology that uses visible light pulses rather than radio waves to send data, has achieved speeds of 1 Gbps in real-world tests. Here's …

6 websites that let you download free ebooks

Flickr/Peter Macdiarmid<p>If you're a voracious reader, chances are you've run into the book lover's biggest problem: Spending too much money on …

Libraries

How To: Hack and Decrypt WhatsApp Database (Remotely) [ROOT]

Hello my fellow hackers, it's been a while since my last post, I can't get the time now-a-days for the posts but can manage to tend to …

Six-Round Full Bodyweight Burner

The best thing about bodyweight workouts is that they take away all the excuses. The gym is closed? It’s raining outside? So what.<p>A great bodyweight routine can build strength, muscle and endurance. Plus, when the only equipment you need is yourself, you can take your workout outdoors or do it …

21 pictures that will make you want to visit Thailand

It's perfect for the traveler who wants to experience the outdoors, history, and religion all in one trip.<p>From stunning islands in the south to remote elephant sanctuaries in the north, here are 21 photos that will inspire you to book a trip to Thailand.

National Parks

EcoXGear EcoPebble Powerbank Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker Boasts 10400mAh Power Bank

As its name implies, EcoXGear’s EcoPebble Powerbank not only delivers you your favorite music, but also charges your mobile devices. Like the …

Hate Crunches? 6 Better Core Exercises for Beginners

Photo: Pond5<p>So maybe you aren’t in good enough shape to get down and give us 50 crunches. But we know you’re not looking to ignore your core either. …

Daylight Savings Time: 7 Surprising Things You May Not Know

Our annual clock fiddling leads to fewer robberies and more unhappy farmers, for starters.<p>For most of the United States, this weekend sees the return of clock confusion—and heated debate.<p>Many Americans will spring forward an hour to mark the beginning of daylight savings time (DST)—also known as …

Nokia is finally building the Android phones you’ve been dreaming of

Finally? Too little too late? The smartphone market has never been as crowded as it is right now, but it will soon have one more new entrant that …

New Samsung Galaxy Tab S Tablet Turns Up In Benchmarks

Samsung are expected to launch two versions of their new Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablet and now one of the devices has turned up in some benchmarks.<p>The …

Gear & Gadgets

7 trips worth blowing your budget for

These amazing trips are as big on wow-factor as they are on price – if you've got the budget, you'll want to blow it!<p>1. Epic Northeast Passage …

5 Abs-Sculpting Mistakes You're Probably Making

Plus, how to fix them ASAP<p>One of the most common requests I get from members at my gym is a suggestion for stronger, flatter abs. Maybe it's because we're approaching bikini season, or maybe it's the fact that crop tops are back in, but lately, a taut middle is an even hotter topic. But as usual, …