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Six Essential Anthony Bourdain Books You Should Read

The chef and TV personality was also one of our great storytellers.<p>Anthony Bourdain was one of the world's most recognizable chefs thanks to his TV shows. But before he became a celebrity thanks to the hit series <i>No Reservations</i>, Bourdain told rollicking tales of the wild and unpredictable …

Travel Writing

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership

Chronic pain treatment: Psychotherapy, not opioids, has been proven to work - Vox

Chronic pain often has no physical cause. Psychotherapy can reduce the suffering.<p>When pain settled into Blair Golson’s hands, it didn’t let go.<p>What started off as light throbbing in one wrist 10 years ago quickly engulfed the other. The discomfort then spread, producing a pain much “like slapping …

Pain

Three Methods for Perfect Rice on The Stove

A very good pot of rice has the ability to transform a humble dinner of vegetables into a venerable feast. Rice is easy to find, inexpensive, and the …

Food

Recipe: Broccoli and Feta Pasta Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

Pasta salads are infinitely flexible, delicious, and ready be dressed up. When I get a crush on a cheese or a vegetable, the pasta salad plays …

25 Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Weeknights — Recipes from The Kitchn

When busy weeks are on the horizon, the very best thing you can do for yourself is to work a slow cooker dinner or two into your meal plan. This …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Veggie Burrito Bowls Make Eating Vegetables Easy

Veggie burrito bowls are a one-stop shop, delivering the best part of a burrito — the filling — without the fuss. With the slow cooker, this one-pot …

5 Quick and Easy Spring Dinners — Next Week's Meal Plan

Some weeks, meal planning is the only defense we have against eating out or hitting a drive-thru every single night. When our schedules are super …

Lights, Camera, Artificial Action: Start-Up Is Taking A.I. to the Movies

PALO ALTO, Calif. — Inside an old auto body shop here in Silicon Valley, Stefan Avalos pushed a movie camera down a dolly track.<p>He and a small crew were making a short film about self-driving cars. They were shooting a powder-blue 1962 Austin Mini, but through special effects the rusted relic would …

Artificial Intelligence

The best VPNs to help keep your online browsing private

Online surveillance and data breaches are, unfortunately, an almost inevitable part of internet life. But there are things you can do protect your …

These Florida lawmakers accepted money from the National Rifle Association

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nearly a week after a gunman stormed the hallways of their school in a deadly rampage, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are heading to Florida's state Capitol to demand lawmakers take action on gun control.<p>Meanwhile, gun control advocates are putting pressure on Florida …

NRA

Fujifilm Announces New 24.3MP X-H1 Mirrorless Camera with In-Body Image Stabilization

Fujifilm has finally done it. The company just introduced the new X-H1 mirrorless camera, which is Fujifilm’s first camera to feature in-body image …

DroneBase raises $12M in Series B funding, announces enterprise AR tool

If you have purchased a drone in the last year or two, there’s a high likelihood that it only emerges from your gadget closet a few times per year, if that. That probably doesn’t leave you feeling too great about your purchase, but it also leaves an expensive piece of professional equipment lying …

What is a black professor in America allowed to say?

Tommy J Curry thought forcing a public discussion about race and violence was part of his job. It turned out that people didn’t want to hear it. By Steve Kolowich<p>One Thursday morning in May, Tommy J Curry walked through the offices of the philosophy department at Texas A&M University with a police …

3 Steps to Becoming a Better Photographic Storyteller

If you’ve ever heard people talk about photos that tell a story, you may have wondered to yourself exactly how one tells a story with a single photo. …

Landscape Photography

Top 10 Best Cameras For Travel Photography of 2018

Choosing the best camera for travel photography can make all the difference between returning home with wonderful memories of your trip or awful …

Logitech's wireless-mouse charging tech feels like a miracle

Logitech's main mission at E3 this year: proving to gamers that wireless mice are just as capable, and sometimes more so, than their corded counterparts. The company revealed two innovations at the show: Lightspeed, its low-latency wireless-transmission technology, and PowerPlay, a way to charge …

Understand the Fundamentals of Light - a Bite-Sized Guide for Photographers

In order to understand the fundamentals of light, let's roll this back a little and consider whether you have ever asked yourself what photography</i> …

How an Award Winning Photo is Made, All 27 PS Blending Modes Explained, Useful Editing Skills and More!

A few days ago I received an email telling me that my photo “Windermere Morning” had won the Olympus Global Photo Contest 2017. Apart from the kudos …

How to Shoot a City in Unimaginable Ways - Essential Tips for Epic Cityscapes!

Exploring Cityscape Photography<p>Cities are massive and full of power, energy and vibes that they are great to photograph! For a photographer, they're …

Just Like the Masters: 5 Concepts that Can Make Anyone a Better Landscape Photographer

Not every photographer is destined to be a great landscape photographer; I’m sure most of us are painfully aware of this – to become a better …

5 Steps to Making More Creative Landscape Photos

Most people photograph this waterfall from an entirely different angle. Wanting to get something a little different, I experimented with different …

15 Travel Sites for Scoring the Best Deals

For that much-needed weekend getaway.<p>Sometimes, you just need to get away. A weekend in the countryside might do the trick, or maybe you're thinking something along the lines of a week-long trip through the Greek islands. But how to get the best travel deals? Well, these 15 travel sites can help. …

US Navy SEALs develop mental toughness by reinforcing one behavior

Mental toughness is a state of mind. Anyone can develop the mental toughness of a solider without being part of the military. Mental toughness is resilience—the ability to stick to something regardless of the obstacles in your way. It’s about being goal oriented, always trying to improve, and being …

Special Forces

The Exposure Triangle: Making Sense of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO

How important is exposure in photography? What are the components of exposure? What is the “Exposure Triangle”? These are the questions I will …

Make This Complete Chicken Dinner In Your Slow Cooker

Dust off that cooker and get started.<p>Servings: 5<p>1½ pounds red potatoes, halved<p>1 medium white onion, quartered<p>½ cup butter, softened<p>2 teaspoons rosemary, chopped<p>1 teaspoon thyme, chopped<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>3 cloves garlic, minced<p>3½- to 4-pound whole chicken<p>1 wedge lemon<p>1 sprig thyme<p>1 sprig …

How to Snoop-Proof Any Phone or Tablet

It’s likely that you’ve got details of your whole life stored on your phone—the people you know, the banks you’ve used, the videos you’ve wasted …

Apps

Timelapse Tips From The Ace

Drew Geraci is a master of timelapse. He's taken the time-bending genre beyond something that’s simply eye-catching to create visual stories that …