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How To Not Be Intimidated At A High End Coffee Shop: A Guide

I've been there. You've been there. We've all been there. You walk into a nice, high-end coffee shop in your town or on vacation, you look at the …

An illustrated guide to Frank Lloyd Wright

Get to know the architect’s signature buildings<p>Believer in suburban utopia. Father of organic architecture. Doghouse designer. Cape-wearing dandy. Purported target of grave-robbing. Bootlegging apprentice. Speed demon. Homewrecker. Survivor. Attention-hungry celebrity. Mystery guest. Teacher. …

Architecture

7 ADVANCED STREET PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS

Dear friend, Here are some tips to take your street photography to the next level: 1. Figure-to-ground The common mistake that almost all street …

Google Shows How To Take DSLR Quality Photos On a Smartphone

If you think smartphones are no good at nighttime shots, think again. Florian Kainz, a Google software engineer and keen photographer, has recently posted some stunning long exposure samples taken with a humble Nexus 6P which can stand toe to toe with those shot with his high-end DSLR.<p>Writing on …

Mobile Photography

STREETTOGS

Dear friend,What does it mean to be a streettog?To me, to be a streettog is not to give a flying fudge ice cream sandwich what camera you shoot …

Why You Should Start Printing Your Photos

Since the birth of digital cameras, there has been less need to print your photos. Many of the newer photographers have never printed or even sent …

Photography

The Iced Coffee Alternative That Taught Me to Indulge in Slow Mornings

Black coffee has been my go-to ever since I worked the night shift at a CVS one summer during high school. The floaty head-rush, brought about by the …

How to Channel Your Favorite Vacation Into Your Home and Decor

It can be jarring, to say the least, returning to reality after a glorious vacation. Whether you spent a week sunning yourself on the white sandy …

Donald Trump’s Companies Destroyed Emails in Defiance of Court Orders

U.S. Donald Trump 2016 Presidential Election Hillary emails<p>Over the course of decades, Donald Trump’s companies have systematically destroyed or …

Pyrex - World Kitchen Manufacturing Marvels

Is this Google's Pixel smartphone?

Google is expected to unveil its new smartphones a couple week from now, but an early look at them appears to have slipped out. <i>Android Police</i> caught two different leaks today. The first, inexplicably, comes from what's supposed to be a Nest commercial that aired in the Netherlands:<p>It's pretty …

Android News

US government outlines its policy on self-driving cars

It's not out of the realm of possibility for fully self-driving cars to hit public roads in the next few years, what with Google, Tesla, Uber and other big-name companies working on the technology. Now, the US government has officially thrown its weight behind the technology and released a Federal …

3 Science-Backed Ways to Boost Your Motivation (Even When You Don't Feel Like Working)

I tend to wake up early and do my best work while the sun is up. Whenever I try to work late at night, I find I'm less focused and I have trouble …

11 Frank Lloyd Wright homes you can rent right now

Add some architecture to your vacation<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in September 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>As one of America’s most prolific and renowned architects, Frank Lloyd Wright is best known for buildings like Fallingwater, Taliesin West, …

Architecture

12 genius tricks for a dazzlingly clean home!

Cleaning – we all have to do it, and for the most part, we all loathe it. For those select few individuals who enjoy cleaning their home, we salute …

20 IKEA Impulse Buys You Won't Regret

Style these flat-woven colored rugs in a hallway, or layer them with a jute or seagrass rug for a textured look.<p>Sleek and simple, this solid wood …

Home Decorating

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Ramp vanity sink. K Residence by CASE-REAL. © Daisuke Shima.<p>Kitchen countertop with wooden floating shelf. Vedbæk House I by Norm.Architects. © Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen.<p>Simple bathroom vanity. Low Cost Bathroom by João Carmo Simões Architecture.<p>Little plants on sink. Black and White Apartment by Crosby …

Don't make this huge mistake when charging your phone

Many of us have the same nightly phone-charging routine. We lay our nearly dead phones on the nightstand, plug them in, and when the alarm goes off we wake up to a full charge. Unfortunately, this practice and a couple of other bad habits can ruin the battery.<p>People used to think that letting your …

Healthy houseplants

Here are 12 houseplants that can improve air indoors.

Plants

This Tiny House Breaks a Major Decorating Rule

But pulls off the look flawlessly, in our humble opinions.<p>"What's up with all the white?" It's a question we hear almost every day here from our Facebook fans, especially when we feature a "Fixer Upper" makeover. But, Joanna Gaines isn't alone with her affinity for every shade of eggshell. Recent …

Living Rooms

Time Management Tips That Work

Why is it that the Richard Branson's of this world are rich and famous? What secret do they know that the rest of us don't? If you study their lives closely, you'll discover the rich and famous have certain habits that attribute to their success.<p>Successful people are very careful about how they …

Your inability to form a routine is a warning sign that something deeper is wrong

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How did you overcome your work routine? Don’t you feel that your life is just one infinitely repeated day?</i> <i>Answer by Michael Kilcoyne.</i><p>This was my routine before work:<p>Wake up at 2am in a complete panic.<br>• Fail to go back to sleep for another two or three …

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