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How to Learn a New Language in 90 Days

Fluency need not be a long process. This one tactic will prove that.<p>With summer rolling around, many of us are planning our holidays abroad. The easiest part is booking the tickets, but how about getting around the foreign city once you arrive?<p>While speaking the local language is not mandatory, …

Language Learning

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

Strengthen and Stretch Your Back With These Simple, Effective Exercises

The following is a simple workout to stretch and strengthen the back with a mix of dynamic and static stretches as well as elements of yoga. Perform …

Workouts

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Employment

This Push-Up Challenge Will Make You So Much Stronger

Finally master the mechanics of this notoriously challenging full-body burner. Then take things up a notch.<p>Build Your Foundation<p>Nailing perfect …

Workouts

It’s not just Trump. The US has always broken its treaties, pacts and promises

One of the dangerous consequences of violating the Iran deal is a loss of credibility for the US, say critics of Donald Trump’s decision including former president Barack Obama. Iran and all other parties have respected the deal’s terms, they point out, making the US look like an unreliable …

Political Science

How to predict a good sunrise or sunset so you can brag about it on social media

It is nature's nightly show — the first hints of pink that creep across the sky and develop into a riot of deepest oranges and reds if you are …

Landscape Photography

I've Had Bad Posture My Entire Life. Here's What Finally Helped Me Stand Up Straight

In an early act of defiance, every time my mom told me to sit up straight, I did the exact opposite. I slumped farther down in the car and at the …

Yoga

These Are the Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography, According to Serge Ramelli

Serge Ramelli is a professional photographer and educator we turn to again and again for great photography tips and advice. In the below video he …

Landscape Photography

More Zoom for a Low Price: A Beginner's Guide to Teleconverters

Teleconverters are an interesting proposition: a cheap device you attach between your lens and camera body that gives you an increase in focal …

Cameras

Just Try These 7 Diet Plan to Lose 20 Pounds in Just One Week

Follow These 7 Diet Plan to Lose 10 Pounds in Just One Week<p>If you want to lose 10 pounds (4.5 kg) in one week, then you need to follow an effective …

Nutrition

Take A Tour Of 1960s Ireland With This Lively Collection Of Vintage Snapshots

This collection of historic snapshots from the National Library of Ireland gives us a peek into the day-to-day life of the Irish during the …

National Libraries

7 signs you can't afford to buy a home

If any of these signs strike a chord with you, you may want to delay taking on a mortgage in the near future.<p>Making the leap from renting to buying …

Personal Finance

Weight loss diet tips to lose 10 kg in one month

Weight loss diet tips to lose 10 kg in one month<p>Photo: Shutterstock<p>If you’re still figuring out a way to lose weight and build that beach body for …

Nutrition

Get Ready for the Trail With This Treadmill Hiking Workout

How can you train for a hike by using a treadmill? If you have a big hike coming up you will want to train for tackling the hills and inclines. This …

Hiking

Beginner to Expert: The Ultimate 50 Street Photography Tips for You

My goal of this blog is to share my experience of learning Street Photography myself. Along this road, I wrote many long-form articles on certain …

Street Photography

3 Books That Will Immediately Sharpen Your Mind

Reading inspires so many. Here are the top three books that have changed my life.<p>Books sharpen our minds.<p>When was the last time a book shifted your outlook? Stirred your heart? Challenged your biases?<p>If you're like me, you know reading is a vital part of each of our journeysif we want to grow as …

New York City

How to Capture Motion with Your Camera - 5 Tips

There are three main elements of photography - <b>Aperture</b>, <b>Shutter Speed</b>, and <b>ISO</b>. What is common between these elements is that they allow a photographer …

Landscape Photography

WATCH: Did you know there's a deserted village on Achill Island?

Slievemore is a haunting reminder of times past - a deserted village lost in time on the Wild Atlantic Way.<p>This video, captured by Seán Molloy of …

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest ticket to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news …

Want to Raise Creative Kids? Science Says Do This With Their Toys (but Most Parents Are Afraid to)

No, it's not just "throw the toys out," like my dad once pretended to do<p>When I was little, my dad once got annoyed at my brother for not cleaning his room. So he took all the toys, announced he was donating them to the Salvation Army--and drove around with them in the trunk of his car for a few …

These Are the 10 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Add to Your Diet

You've probably heard a bunch about the anti-inflammatory diet by now and how having too much inflammation in the body is bad for you. It's a real enemy when it comes to putting your health at risk and creating stress. When you're inflamed, you're more likely to put on weight, feel lethargic and …

Nutrition

How To: 22 Features You Probably Overlooked on Your Samsung Galaxy

TouchWiz might not be the Android skin of choice for hardcore aficionados, but the Galaxy's OS still has a ton of great features up its sleeve that …

Google Keeps a Record of Your ENTIRE Search History. Here’s How to Delete It in 4 Easy Steps

You can also download a file of your entire search history.<p>YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there’s a new hack to worry …

AdWords

‘Deripaska had it coming’: How a Russian oligarch’s two-decade wooing of the U.S. ended in financial meltdown

(Bloomberg) — For two decades, Oleg Deripaska pursued one of the few things he couldn’t buy — American acceptance — with all the tenacity you’d …

Russia

Get a Handle on Home Maintenance With This Checklist

Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist<p>Staying on Top of Chores Saves Repairs Later<p>Updated February 26, 2018<p>A big part of the American dream is owning …

ECDIS: What Happens When the GPS Signal Goes Away?

The U.S. Maritime Administration issued U.S. Maritime Alert 2018-004 A “Possible GPS Interference – Eastern Mediterranean Sea” on March 23 in in …

Here's Exactly What I Ate To Heal From Lyme Disease

If you follow popular media, you will no doubt be bombarded by the constant stream of information on the latest fad diets that promise to help you …

Wellness

A Healthy Way to Lose 10 Kilograms Fast

Choosing to lose 10 kilograms is a reasonable goal if you fully commit to changes in your dietary and exercise habits. Losing weight reduces your …

Nutrition

10 gems of wisdom from the world’s greatest investor that could help to change your fortunes

Every investor dreams of being the next Warren Buffett, the self-made US billionaire who bought his first stock age 11 and is now worth more than …