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16 of the Best Apps for Landscape Photography

In this article, I’ll share my top 16 favorite apps that I use almost every time I have to plan a photography session, a photo trip, or a complex …

7 T-Shirt Dresses That Are Ridiculously Comfy — All From Amazon and Under $15

There's nothing comfier than a t-shirt dress. It's great for travel, lounging, and going out on the weekends. The versatile piece doesn't wrinkle or take up too much space. Check out our favorite options from Amazon and buy one for yourself — they're all so affordable, you can get a few. Let's shop!

Clothing

Japan's Litter-Cleaning Samurai

It's like plogging, but with more style<p>From Sweden came the trend of Plogging, whereby joggers rid the streets of litter while running their routes. …

Melania Trump’s 4th of July Outfit Comes With a Stylish History Lesson

Nothing says Americana like Ralph Lauren — a wise choice our first lady, Melania Trump, made on Independence Day when she feted military families in …

Xbox One's fast-loading feature rolls out today

Unfortunately, FastStart only applies to select Game Pass titles.<p>Xbox's July update is rolling out to consoles today, and it introduces an exciting feature: FastStart. It's designed to prioritize the files necessary to start playing a game and download those first. That way, you can cut down the …

Xbox

This tiny home lets visitors experience life as homesteaders

Homesteading is a full-time job, but for those who’d like to just try it briefly, you can rent out a beautiful 300-square-foot tiny home made from …

Jennifer Lopez Says These Leggings Make Your Butt Look Good

The proof is in the hashtag. When Jennifer Lopez captions her Instagram "#whentheleggingsmakethebootylookgood", you know you found some seriously …

Schemata Architects weaves modern design into a traditional Japanese house

Tokyo-based Schemata Architects have renovated a traditional Japanese residence into a modern dwelling with an office, while keeping many of the …

How to Capture Flattering Angles in Boudoir Photography: Shooting Up vs Shooting Down

Here’s a great short tips video from professional photographer Michael Sasser on how to capture flattering angles in boudoir photography. In the …

5 Ways to Keep Ticks Out of Your Yard

GTFO, ticks.<p>Ticks are nasty little critters. Not only is your blood their preferred food, but in the process of sucking it, they can transmit Lyme disease into your system. This infection can produce headache, fever, and other unpleasant symptoms. Without proper Lyme disease treatment, the disease …

New York Today: Time to Talk Ticks

<i>Good morning on this sparkling Thursday.</i><p><i>Warning: Today’s column might make you squirm.</i><p>It’s tick season.<p>In New York, the little bloodsuckers are most problematic in May, June and July.<p>And this summer could be a bad one: Tickborne diseases are steadily rising in the Northeast, and nationwide the …

Tickborne Meat Allergies Are On the Rise. This Fitness Celeb Shares Her Firsthand Experience

We spoke with personal trainer Tracy Anderson—and her doctor—about her diagnosis of alpha-gal syndrome.<p>Celebrity personal trainer Tracy Anderson is …

Tea tree oil may replace antibiotics in the fight against infections

Researchers have used the antibacterial properties of tea tree oil to create a bioactive coating that keeps bacteria away from medical devices. The …

Here Are the First Photos of Prince Harry After His Honeymoon With Meghan Markle

He was photographed at charity gala in London this evening.<p>Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have reportedly just returned from their honeymoon and are already back to business. Particularly, the new Duke of Sussex has immediately jumped back into his philanthropic pursuits.<p>Harry attended a charity …

Beekeepers rush to cash in on rare megablossom in Western Australia's marri trees

A rare mass blossoming of Western Australia's native marri tree has bees and their keepers jumping for joy as the colourful tree-top display …

Stephen Hawking: Visionary physicist dies aged 76

<b>World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76.</b><p>He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday, his family said.<p>The British scientist was famed for his work with black holes and relativity, and wrote several popular science books including A Brief …

Stephen Hawking

Retired? Here Are 17 No-Cost Ways to Make Money on the Side.

Just because you're retired doesn't mean your work life is over.<p>Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you want to abandon work completely. Your reasons for wanting to work may be to supplement your retirement income or because working enhances your life socially or emotionally. On the employer …

Employment

Rita Moreno Rewore Her 1962 Academy Awards Dress to the 2018 Oscars Red Carpet

When it comes to the Oscars, celebrities typically show up to the red carpet in looks ripped straight from the latest runways <i>or</i> custom-made for the occasion. But Hollywood legend (and 2018 Academy Award presenter) Rita Moreno is forgoing something new for tonight’s ceremony, instead opting to wear …

Red Carpet

AR | Trading Stories & Videos

UK companies are setting the global standard for<br>the next wave of breakthroughs, particularly in technology.<p>The new wave of augmented …

Jennifer Lawrence Just Made a Feminist Fashion Statement at the Oscars

Jennifer Lawrence gave new meaning to the phrase “golden girl” on tonight’s Oscars red carpet. The <i>Red Sparrow</i> star turned heads in a glittering Dior column from the house’s recent Pre-Fall collection. Keenly, it resembled chainmail, underscoring the power of a woman’s strength on Hollywood’s …

9 Things I Wore In High School That Are Back in Style

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Haute Couture

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ launched with first dual-aperture camera

Samsung has launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S9, with a familiar all-screen design but its re-invented camera system could be a game-changer.<p>Announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Sunday, the new top-end Android device comes in two varieties, following in the …

Phones

Walmart learned a valuable lesson a decade ago — and it's a warning for huge companies like Amazon

Walmart went through some big changes in the mid-2000s, and it's a huge lesson for any company that operates on a similar scale.<p>Speaking to attendees at the National Retail Federation's annual Big Show in New York City in January, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon explained the company had not cared much …

eCommerce

Last pictures of Sridevi with her daughters and husband at Mohit Marwah’s wedding

The sudden death of Bollywood actress Sridevi at 54 has shocked the world and left her two young daughters without a mother.<p>The Indian movie star was …

A frequent flier reveals the 2 words that will always get you an upgrade to first class

British expat and New York Times best-selling author Tilly Bagshawe knows a thing or two about flying.<p>She told Bloomberg that she typically flies about 100,000 miles a year and has often managed to get herself bumped up from economy class without paying by deploying a two-word strategy.<p>Even when …

Virgin Atlantic

From paper to pearl: 10 wedding anniversary trip ideas

Whether you’re celebrating 12 months of marital bliss or your 50th anniversary, marking the milestones as you continue your journey through life together is an annual excuse to make even more memories.<p>So forget presents. For travel lovers, true romance means hitting the road. Swap cufflinks for …

7 Harmful Things Flying Does To Your Body

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …