Michael Lindsey Bassett

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How to Control Contrast So You Always Get Amazing Landscape Photographs

Contrast, sometimes there’s too much, sometimes there’s too little. Contrast in a landscape can make or break the image. But getting the perfect …

Landscape Photography

The Surprising Finds At King Arthur's Legendary Castle

Recent research at Tintagel Castle (in Cornwall, England) has uncovered some fascinating finds. In addition to ceramics from what’s now Turkey (and maybe Cyprus) and glassware from the Iberian peninsula, archeologists from English Heritage working at the site have just uncovered a stone from the …

Archaeology

Here Are 5 Tricks for Tack Sharp Bird Photographs While Hand-Holding Your Camera (VIDEO)

Tripods tend to be standard equipment for wildlife photographers striving for optimum sharpness. But when photographing birds, these three-legged …

Nature Photography

Fujifilm X-H1 Mirrorless Camera Review

Aimed at advanced and enthusiast photographers, the Fujifilm X-H1 ($1899, body only) has a 24MP APS-C sensor with 5-axis (5.5EV) image stabilization. …

Cameras

Your customer experience might not be as hot as you think

Authored by Mark De Groot, Marketing Director EMEA - Digital Customer Experience at Oracle<p><b>You know your customer experience needs to change—but how?</b> …

Customer Experience

How To Use Meditation To Stop Your Negative Thoughts In Their Tracks

As a student of meditation and innovative psychology, I've found that when you're working to change inner energy, there is a profound marriage …

Meditation

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness …

Nigel Slater’s desert island dishes

The recipes that appear in my column in OFM have always mirrored what I eat at home. They start their life around the kitchen table. An idea. A possibility. A whim. Something I have made to eat at home that I feel is worth developing and sharing. There are no test kitchens and teams of home …

Recipes

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: 7 Powerful Photography Tips for Amazing Photos

For every beginner, there will be some confusion how to take good photos and how to see this world in a photography way. I hope, this tutorial will …

Photography

Volkswagen T-Roc

Overview<p>What is it?<p>The Volkswagen T-Roc launches in the same month as the Scirocco dies. Says it all really. Crossovers have replaced coupes as the …

Promoted: Ford Focus RS – 7 Finest Features

Ford Spices Up the Focus ST and RS for SEMA

Pushing the limits of what you can do with a Focus<p>Every year, automakers use the Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas to show what they might build if cost, practicality, and caution were thrown completely to the wind. Few, if any, of the highly modified vehicles they bring to …

Gruelling life of tank crews battling to win Second World War brought to life in powerful colour photographs

The gruelling life of tank crews taking part in the final stages of the Second World War have been brought to life by a set of carefully remastered …

Lyme Isn't the Only Disease Ticks Are Spreading This Summer

It started with vomiting and a fever. But a few days later, five-month-old Liam was in the emergency room, his tiny body gripped by hourly waves of …

Disease

Russia says U.N. Syria envoy to visit Moscow on Thursday - agency | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United Nations special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, will visit Moscow for talks on Feb. 16, RIA news agency quoted Russia’s foreign ministry as saying on Tuesday.<p>U.N. mediator for Syria Staffan de Mistura attends a news conference after a meeting at the United Nations …

Hearst Magazines

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Bordalo II : An artist turns trash into street art masterpieces - Street art and graffiti magazine

In the hands of a talented, committed and determined man, street art can be a formidable weapon.<br>To convince you, see for example the work of Bordalo …

The Silent Deep

• <b>Author:</b> James Jinks & Peter Hennessy<p>'The Ministry of Defence does not comment upon submarine operations' is the standard response of officialdom to enquiries about the most secretive and mysterious of Britain's armed forces, the Royal Navy Submarine Service. Written with unprecedented co-operation …

Prawn, fennel and tomato pilaf

A great dish – leave the pilaf to cook, then quickly fry the prawns at the last minute.<p>SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>110g rice<br>• ½ head fennel<br>• 3 tbsp olive oil<br>• ½ onion, finely chopped<br>• 1 clove garlic, finely chopped<br>• Good pinch of dried chilli flakes<br>• 150g well-flavoured plum tomatoes, deseeded and roughly chopped<br>• 100ml …

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How I Used Meditation to Turn My Life Around

My career was in a shambles. I was a wreck. I had been going through infertility treatments for years, hoping for the elusive ‘two lines’ on my home …

If you’ve always wanted to try meditation, use this guide to get started

Hugh Jackman, Katy Perry, Oprah Winfrey, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan and many other big names swear by it.<p>We’re talking meditation — a practice that’s usually done daily and involves sitting quietly for 20 to 30 minutes to calm and observe the mind.<p>But for what purpose?<p>“To intentionally cultivate …

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From peppermint to oolong: the surprising health benefits of a cup of tea

Us Brits don't really need more of a reason to drink tea - but today (21 April) is National Tea Day, so there's an added incentive to put the kettle on.<p>The recent news that drinking camomile tea may help women live longer has got us thinking about the health benefits of our morning cuppa.<p>Here we …

5 Easy Meditation Techniques for Beginners (and How to Know Where to Start)

Years ago, meditation and mindfulness practice changed my life in ways I had never imagined were possible.I’m not talking about increased …

Breath Counting Meditation: How to Build Mental Power

You know what's funny? Nearly everything we buy or use comes with instructions. Not just cellphones and computers, but even something as simple as a hammer will usually have at least a drawing that tells you how to use it.<p>But people are not products. We're all born with a brain and body, but at …

How to Meditate?

Most people know that meditation is good for us, and that it is a highly recommended health and wellbeing, as well as spiritual, practice. Many people however, miss out on the many benefits of regular meditation only because...they don't know how to meditate.<p>This process remains mysterious and …

A Breath Meditation for Beginners

This is the first in a series of meditation practices that are meant to increase focus, awareness, and enable you to be more present with the breath …

French special forces hold mock Euro 2016 terror drill in Lyon

French special forces swooped on Lyon in a mock terror training exercise ahead of the official start of Euro 2016.<p>The drill included a bomb attack followed by armed gunmen at the city's fan zone where supporters will gather to watch matches live on a big screen.<p>Emergency responders took part in a …

Special Forces