Elizabeth Shipman

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17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

California Senate votes down bill for mandatory anti-theft kill switches

With hopes of saving consumers upwards of $2.5 billion per year in costs related to stolen mobile devices, a “kill switch” bill went before California state Senate this week. The bill would have made it mandatory for device manufacturers to install a method for rendering stolen devices inoperable. …

Microsoft Abandons Windows 8.1: Take Immediate Action Or Be Cut Off Like Windows XP

Microsoft has been on a roll lately. Office for iOS (and soon Android), free Windows licenses for small devices, universal Windows and Windows Phone apps, Siri rival Cortana, even a promise to eventually return the start menu before Windows 9. But when it comes to Windows 8, it seems the company …

Fascinating Photographic Study of the Oldest Living Things in the World

In 2004, Brooklyn-based artist Rachel Sussman embarked on the photographic quest of a lifetime: to document the oldest living things in the world. Now, a decade later, Sussman is still going strong, her journey having taken her to some of the harshest and most remote landscapes, from the Mojave …

How to tell if Heartbleed could have stolen your password, and when it’s safe to change it

As you’ve probably heard, the Heartbleed bug exposes websites that use a popular encryption technology to malicious attacks, and some of your passwords—and personal data—may well have been compromised. The vulnerable software, OpenSSL, is used to encrypt something like two-thirds of all sites on …

Information Security

12 Ways to Warm Up Your Electronics

The designers of the movie <i>Her</i> added a decidedly vintage feel to much of the futuristic technology on the set. Computer monitors are wrapped in wood …

Some Dos and Don'ts for the Aspiring Street Photographer

Street photography. Is it as simple as going out into the streets and taking photos? In the narrowest of views, yes. But street photography is …

Thinking of Ways to Market Your Photography? Try These for Starters

If you aspire to any substantial degree of success as a professional photographer, you’re going to have to make money. In order to make money, you …

baked chicken meatballs

As it turns out, I’m a sucker for a good meatball. It’s a funny thing because ground meat has rarely done it for me; I’m certain I’m the lone …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

May 29, 2012<p>Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. Is there anything better? Well, actual chocolate chip cookies would rank right up there I suppose.<p>But …

Movie streaming app Popcorn Time is coming back from the dead — thanks to a torrent site

For a brief moment, watching movies via BitTorrent was just as easy as watching something on your Netflix queue.<p>The app Popcorn Time came out of nowhere a week ago with a slick interface that boiled down the messy torrenting experience into something simple. All you had to do was download the free …

Adobe Doesn't Think 'Photoshop' Is a Dirty Word

In January, <i>Jezebel</i> offered a $10,000 bounty to obtain un-retouched images from filmmaker Lena Dunham's <i>Vogue</i> cover shoot. Within two hours, they …

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Manual Focus

Years ago, photographers would observe a scene through their viewfinder and turn the focusing ring slowly to bring the scene into focus. Much has …

The Paper Industry Is Lobbying Against a Paperless Government — and It Has a Point

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The surprisingly powerful paper industry has geared up to fight the inevitable and unavoidable …

This stunning underwater shot made our list of the best travel photos for January. Check out the full gallery here: http://on.natgeo.com/1iV9Sqb Photograph by Patrik Gustafsson, National Geographic Your Shot

23 Things To Just Do

There's been an article floating around Facebook over the past few weeks titled "23 Things to Do Instead of Getting Engaged Before You're 23".<p>As everyone is entitled to their own opinion, the author comments on how so many of her Facebook friends seem to be getting married at such a young age, and …

Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

12 Cheap Gifts For Photographers (Plus 12 Expensive Ones)

Buying gifts for photographers can be tough, but it doesn't need to be expensive and if you're unsure of what to buy then our list is going to make …

Samsung Galaxy S5 'to launch in early 2014'

Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy S5 could be launched as early as February.<p>Samsung is reportedly planning to release the successor to its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone in early 2014, amid speculation that the device could come in two versions – one metal and one plastic.<p>According to Korean news website</i> …

Xbox One

• Introduction<br>• Video Review<br>• The Console<br>• The Controller<br>• Kinect & UI<br>• Xbox Live<br>• The Living Room<br>• Setup & Performance<br>• Second Screen<br>• Games<br>• Conclusion & Wrap-Up<p>Introduction<br>• Video Review<br>• The Console<br>• The Controller<br>• Kinect & UI<br>• Xbox Live<br>• The Living Room<br>• Setup & Performance<br>• Second Screen<br>• Games<br>• Conclusion & Wrap-Up<p>Jump to PS4 …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

Young Elk Decides He Does Not Like this Photographer

The telephoto lens has certainly helped to mitigate some of the dangers inherent in wildlife photography, but the craft is still widely considered to …

Forget Miley Cyrus, teens and tweens have moved on

"Who's your celebrity role model these days?" I asked my 11-year-old daughter, Alice, the other night. She thought for a moment.<p>"Um – Taylor Swift?" she answered unenthusiastically.<p>"Oh, really? Why's that?" I asked.<p>"Because she's not crazy."<p>So there you have it, fellow parents. The bar for tween …

Waste Some Time With These 34 Great Photography Links

Join us as we check out this weeks list of epic photography links, curated by Toad Hollow Photography. This edition features a pair of tutorials, an …

Landscape Photography

Packing Tape Image Transfers

I love image transfers. It’s something I’m always using in my journals but there are so many other fun uses for them. All you need to make a transfer …

How To Make a Beautiful iPhone Case Using Real Pressed Flowers

Heaven knows as the Tech Editor I see more iPhone cases than anyone should be exposed to throughout the year. Cases have become so common, it's all …

Bright Ideas for Incandescent Bulbs

The incandescent bulbs that shone so merrily in the Queen's palaces all her life and yours, Dear Reader, is going to be phased out by the federal …

DIY Scalloped Photobooth Backdrop

19 Comments<p>Contributor post by Chelsea of Lovely Indeed<p>Happy New Year, all you lovely people! I love starting a new year, don't you? We're kicking …