Michael Foster

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50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

How-To: Go beyond OS X Photos + make amazing wall art from your Mac’s pictures (Part 2)

Your digital photos were never intended to remain trapped on your computer’s hard drive. Apple’s original 2002 version of iPhoto proudly included physical book and photo printing services, adding new books and various types of cards every 2-3 years. Since early digital cameras took low-resolution …

5 Aspects of Emotional Intelligence Required for Effective Leadership | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is widely known to be a key component of effective leadership. The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team. The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Teachers as researchers: what they do, where to find them and how academic researchers can engage with them

Many teachers are making grassroots attempts to read, use, and generate research these days. Educational researchers love this. In turn, they are …

Daag curry base: the most useful curry recipe you'll ever read

Simple curry base daag is one of Britain’s most-searched-for recipes according to Google - make a big batch to freeze and use later for a huge array of dishes<p>Just reading an <b>Indian cookery book</b> makes me want to go and have a lie-down. The yard-long list of ingredients, most of which need a special …

This Is What Happens When You Undergo Gay Conversion Therapy

I went undercover in the UK to expose therapists who try to “cure” gay people. My experiences reveal why Obama is right to call for a ban.<p>There was a single, terrible moment, while investigating conversion therapy, that changed me. I did not know that it would alter also the course of the …

Leading Christian Conservative Wants You to Start Fasting to Stop Gay Marriage

Behind Tony Perkins’s call to fast for the death of gay marriage lies a fascinating theology of renunciation and despair.<p>If you’re a follower of Tony …

15 Easy Crock Pot Meals You Can Prep in 20 Minutes or Less

There’s nothing like the slow cooker to make cooking easy, but during the week it can still be rough to get a home-cooked meal on the table. Happily, with only 20 minutes of prep required (or less!), these 15 recipes make crock pot cooking practically effortless. Whether you’re looking for …

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NYC’s Central Park from a Spookier, Dreamlike Perspective

New York-based photographer Michael Massaia‘s images are distinct because of a couple of characteristics. The most obvious is that they are rendered …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

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How to Use Depth of Field

What do we mean by depth of field? The term refers to the amount of detail in the photograph that is in focus. A typical landscape photograph will …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

5 Tips for Capturing the Magical Beauty of Waterfalls

Waterfalls are one of our planet’s most amazing natural features. Whether you’re witnessing the sheer power and enormity of waterfalls such as Jim …

7 simple photography hacks