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The most beautiful bike trails in the U.S.

Scenic cycling<p>Some of America's most scenic bicycle trails are best suited for skilled mountain bikers, but other attractive bike paths are …

Cycling

7 books that will change the way you work in 2017

Over the past year, we've covered a bunch of books that redefine "work" and offer solid tips for making it a less terrible way to spend your time.<p>Our list is a diverse sampling of advice and strategies from business-school professors, psychologists, and career coaches — all with the same goal of …

10 Success lessons from JK Rowling – “Billionaire Author” for entrepreneurs

Share58<p>Tweet<p>Share40<p>+15<p>Shares 103<p>British author JK Rowling wrote the first Potter books while a single mother living on welfare. Written on a manual …

25 Beautiful Zen and Tibetan Buddhism Quotes To Enlighten You

Zen Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism come from schools of Buddhism. Zen Buddhism tends to emphasize regirious meditation practice and insight into daily …

Artisto (for iPhone)

<b>Pros</b><p>Good selection of artistic photo filters. Works with video as well as photos. Amusing masks, caps, and other overlays.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Processing is slow. …

Mobile Photography

City Streets – Lightroom and ACR Presets

City Streets, a great collection of Lightroom and ACR presets created by the team of The Preset Factory.Skillfully composed for Adobe Lightroom and …

6 Tricks to Add Depth to Your Photos

One of the obstacles that all photographers face is figuring out how to make their images look less two-dimensional and more three-dimensional. Of …

Landscape Photography

27 Powerful Photo Stories That Captured Our Attention This Year

In 2016, photographers and curators used images to tell more than a few worthy stories.<p>Another year over, a new one about to begin. What better time to remember the visual stories from 2016 that reminded us humanity is a beautiful, complicated mess?<p>From a ballet program in Kenya to the real-life …

12 New Year's Resolutions to Make You a Better Photographer

<i>New Year’s resolutions come in many forms, including fitness-based, financial, and yes, even photographic. Below are some suggestions to help you</i> …

Mesmerizing Long Exposure Photos of Traffic Lights in the Fog

Fine Art photographer Lucas Zimmermann‘s long exposure photographs of traffic lights in the fog are oddly satisfying. At once creepy and serene, his …

Photography

Stop Setting Goals You Don’t Actually Care About

At the start of 2016, I asked myself one question: “How can I make achieving my professional growth goals effortless?” I found the answer was elegantly simple — by focusing on alignment goals.<p>Many people fail on their professional development goals for the year because they take on a lot of goals — …

Professional Development

What are the best supplies?

A nerd’s guide to bullet journaling<p>You may have heard of bullet journaling, probably from your sister or your coworker or some other enviably competent person you have the pleasure of knowing. It’s a productivity pocketknife—customizable, indispensable, satisfying to use—that is helping people …

10 Productivity Resolutions To Simplify Your Workday All Year Long

Put your brain on autopilot, make lists at the end of the day, and other simple tips and tricks can help you have a more productive 2017.<p>Most New Year’s resolutions don’t survive long enough to see February. There are myriad reasons why our January 1 ambitions disappear, and many abandon ship as …

Productivity

18 habits of highly successful people

But that's probably not the case. While luck and genetics may play a role, there are certain learnable behaviors which make success more likely.<p>Over on Quora, there's a thread dedicated to sharing some of those learnable behaviors. We rounded up 11 intriguing ones below.<p>You'll notice that none of …

7 steps to a more productive morning

When you hear someone talk about mornings, what comes to mind? Do you picture peace and serenity with a warm cup of coffee in one hand and a computer …

These are the top 16 movies of 2016

Controversial opinion: 2016 has been a <i>great</i> year.<p>For movies.<p>After I bah-humbugged 2014 and declared 2015 a dud for prestige films, 2016 – for all the …

Comic Books

Unseen films of 2016 feature Nick Cave, teens and the best use of a Stones track ever

<i>Our reviewers weigh in with lists of under-seen movies from 2016, as well as trends they'd like to see more and less of.</i><p><b>"A Bigger Splash":</b> Four dangerously beautiful people share an uneasy island idyll in Luca Guadagnino's sensual siren song of a drama. Tilda Swinton's character barely speaks but …

50 fascinating things we learned about the world in 2016

Toodle-oo, 2016. As we skip off into the sunset of this rather tumultous year, here's what we've learned over the past 12 months of travelling.<p>1. What happens when you miss your flight<p>It’s no fun, but it happens to the best of us – including Telegraph Travel's Hugh Morris. “Your first reaction will …

For Designers: The Cool Design Tools You Should Try In 2017

<i>Stage & Gallery: “Stage is an interaction prototyping tool, while Gallery is a collaboration tool for designers.”</i><p><b>2016 may not</b> be the best year in …

Up in the Air, Down to Earth: Our 2016 Travel Year in Review

When 2016 first began, I imagined it to be a relatively quiet year for us, at least in terms of travel. However, in these final flickers and embers, …

Shoot This 52 Week Photo Challenge in 2017 to Improve Your Skills

My original 52 Week Challenge in 2016 was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration …

15 Unforgettable Trips To Plan In 2017

At the beginning of 2016, I left my job at a travel magazine to strike out on my own as a freelance travel writer. What I didn’t know at the time is …

Travel

Eye candy from space: The most beautiful panoramas and photos of the universe around us - ExtremeTech

By on December 28, 2016 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>You guys just absolutely …

Seven bucket list holidays your family should take in 2017

Whatever the age of your child, there is a world of opportunity in 2017 to challenge your family to try something new.<p>Perhaps you’ve always dreamt of seeing the Northern Lights in Scandinavia; maybe you seek a spell of island escapism in the Indian Ocean; or it may be that you wish to bring your …