Pamela Hoevel

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Here's exactly how many days you should book your flight in advance to save the most on airfare

What's the deal with airfare prices? Over the past two years, ticket prices have declined by 3%, while passengers are slammed with checked bag fees (on every major airline except for Southwest, who offers 2 free checked bags) and shrinking legroom (by an order nearly 4 inches over the past few …

We spent months bracing and preparing for the death of our daughter. But guess what? We weren’t ready.

Especially not with the way it happened.<p>So here’s the backstory: In December, my wife Keri and I went in for the standard 19-week anatomy scan of our …

50 of the Most Stunning Wedding Photos of 2016

Get ready to be swept off your feet.<p>Care to be swept off your feet? Fifty stunning wedding photos were just judged the best in the world in 2016 by renowned wedding photographers Mike and Shari Valley of Shari + Mike, Ben and Erin Chrisman of Chrisman Studios, and Benj Haisch. Scroll on to see the …

Weddings

17 Carrie Fisher Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Actress, author, and screenwriter Carrie Fisher--who sadly died this morning after suffering a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles--was an inspiration to millions of people around the world. While she achieved everlasting fame for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars film …

Los Angeles

One Trick to Maintain (and Win!) Email Subscribers

Is your email marketing campaign feeling a little stagnant? Do you have a high unsubscribe rate, or just lacking subscribers in the first place? …

The Woman Who Might Find Us Another Earth

Like many astrophysicists, Sara Seager sometimes has a problem with her perception of scale. Knowing that there are hundreds of billions of galaxies, and that each might contain hundreds of billions of stars, can make the lives of astrophysicists and even those closest to them seem insignificant. …

Ranked: The 20 best albums of the year, according to critics

2016 was a whirlwind year in music, punctuated by blockbuster releases, a handful of masterful albums, and the loss of some iconic artists.<p>From the …

David Bowie

How to Create Your Own Adventures

I have spent almost a decade trying to understand something that most people think doesn't exist. In the process, I have battled Kiefer Sutherland in drunken Jenga, crashed bachelorette parties for wild nights on the town, and been crushed by a bull during running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain — …

Happiness

Top 100 Hip Hop Songs Of The 1990s

Below you will find 100 classic 1990s Hip Hop tracks. Are your favorites missing? Share your opinions in the comments! Also read: Top 100 Hip Hop …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.<p><i>Melissa Stanger contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

National Parks

Women of the CIA: The Hidden History of American Spycraft

U.S. CIA Women<p>“My first son was my 1993 World Trade Center bombing baby,” says Gina Bennett, a veteran CIA analyst who has spent her career tracking …

The New Rules Of Interior Design | GQ

Enough with squeaky-clean lines and sterile surfaces. It's time to turn those blank canvases into something that makes your house look like a human being actually lives there (and one with an amazing design sense).<p>Blow Up Your Kitchen: Destroy, de-think & deconstruct<p>My wife and I recently bought a …

These Are the 5 Best TED Talks Ever, According to the Guy Who Runs TED

The event's boss names the talks that have taught him the most.<p>If you're a massive TED fan like me, you've probably watched a whole lot of the compelling talks by now. But when it comes to consuming all the insights TED has to offer, even the most dedicated enthusiasts can't hold a candle to Chris …

Public Speaking

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

Costa Rica

Completed piece on 2 Corinthians 9:6

Mylio: A Compelling New Way to Organize and Access All Your Photos from Anywhere

One of the most interesting products at this year’s PhotoPlus wasn’t a camera, or a lens, or a quirky accessory hiding in one of the out-of-the-way …

Nikon Scores Another DxOMark Hit with the D750, Its 6th Camera to Make the Top 10

Nikon’s newly-announced D750 has impressed those who have managed to get their hands on it thus far, but to properly put it through its paces, …

A Photograph of Your Face in a Jar Makes for a Creepy Halloween Prank

Looking for a personalized photo-related gag to pull for Halloween this year? Look no further than this head-in-a-jar prank. It’s quite easy to pull …

DIY Geometric Paper Masks by Steve Wintercroft | Colossal

<p>Need to do Halloween on a budget this year? Designer Steve Wintercroft has a series of inexpensive geometric mask templates that you can download, …

Understanding the Levels Command in Photoshop

The Levels command corrects tonal ranges and color balance issues. With this command you can fix poor exposure. Additionally, you can perform color …

10 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Photographers

Whenever I teach, I get a lot of requests to review images. Over time, I’ve started to notice that a majority of the mistakes I see come from the …

Photography

Nikon D750 Review: Nikon… You’ve Created a Monster

<i>This Nikon D750 Review by Ross Harvey was originally published on his blog, and is being reprinted in full with permission.</i><p><b>What this review isn’t</b>: …

Yovo Photo Sharing App Uses Slatted Fence Optical Trick to Prevent Screenshots

In the ongoing app battle to keep private photos safe and sound from unintended recipients (and the general public), a new app called Yovo – You Only …

Tile, the Mini Tracking Device for Your Personal Items, Raises $13M

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Lojack and OnStar make it easy to find a car that’s been lost -- either forgotten in a crowded parking garage or stolen from the street -- but what about everything else? Enter Tile, a small, square tracking device that can be attached to …

Prioritize Your Goals with Warren Buffett's Two-List System

Warren Buffett might best be known for his financial advice (which is usually very simple), but we might also learn a few things from him about …

10 Paradoxes That Will Boggle Your Mind

A paradox is a statement or problem that either appears to produce two entirely contradictory (yet possible) outcomes, or provides proof for …

An Introduction to Image Sharpening in Photoshop

Image sharpening is a big deal for many of us photographers. Thanks to amazing products such as Photoshop, a perfectly sharp image is just a few …

The French Girl Beauty Rules: Makeup Artist Violette Shares Her 8 Essential Secrets

Violette Makeup Artist<p>As the fashion flock settles down in Paris for the last leg of the spring 2015 collections, that age-old question resurfaces once more: What <i>is</i> it about French women? The country’s unofficial motto—to bear the torch for a kind of covetable, casual cool that relies heavily on …

Beauty

National Geographic Lists Its Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

<i>National Geographic</i> is, without a doubt, one of the foremost authorities in the world of photography. So when they rank their top 10 cameras for …