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I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

10 reasons why Amsterdam should be on your 2018 travel wishlist

From performances in the acoustic-haven of the Concertgebouw, to new hotel openings and restaurant makeovers, and now with Eurostar offering a service from London to the Dutch capital, here are 10 reasons to visit Amsterdam in 2018 from our destination expert, Rodney Bolt.<p>City profiles: Amsterdam<p>1. …

Adobe is introducing Motion Graphics for beginners and professionals

Our friends from Adobe has launched earlier this year: Motion Graphics templates for many of us designers who are using motion for post-production …

Graphic Design

10 ways to lose belly fat

Stubborn tummy fat can be very hard to shift. Due to our often sedentary lifestyles and stressful jobs, medicated with alcohol and biscuits, belly fat can easily build up. And, it's not just our ability to win the swimsuit competition that's affected by the belly build up: fat deposits around the …

Nutrition

12 Tips for Taking Gorgeous Nighttime Photos

Take Beautiful, One-of-a-Kind Night Shots<p>Taking pictures at night can be an intimidating prospect, but there's no need to pack up your camera when …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

6 unusual habits of the world’s most creative people

I expend a huge amount of my time and energy writing books and articles and working to keep my company innovative. I’ve developed an obsession with …

The Ten Commandments of Retouching

There are some things in life that are universal rules we should all follow—things like not cheating on your wife, not killing anyone, and not …

Tutorials

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here are the 10 worst money mistakes anyone can make

Said another way, they boil down to E-S-I. If this is the heart of your financial plan, it's likely that you'll be prosperous.<p>That said, there is one other thing you'll need to do — you must avoid the financial pitfalls that can significantly derail your finances. I call these the worst money moves …

Top 10

This simple daily habit will raise your IQ by 23 percent, according to neuroscience

In less than the time it takes you to have breakfast, you could be raising your intelligence. Sound too good to be true? You might want to read …

The best rooftop bars in London (we 💗 you summer!)

Ok, so you've tried all of the best cocktail bars in London, and now you want to enjoy a little fresh air in the capital's outdoors. We've done the …

England

Everybody has an opinion on what yoga is for and no one’s got it right

They say Jesus could walk on water, and turn water into wine. Many have postulated that he was a yogi, with <i>siddha</i> powers. That he must have learned it in a Hindu or Buddhist monastery in India during his missing years. This yoga-of-power is very different from the popular, and sanitised, …

Afropunk Festival is back and the line-up is awesome

The line-up for the second Afropunk London festival has just been announced – and it’s a treat. London grime prince JME is coming out of …

Use this simple chart to save an extra $1,000 this year

If someone asked you to save $1,000 right now, could you do it? How would it make you feel? What would you cut back on? (Or would you need to go out and find a new hustle??)<p>$1,000 is a lot of money no matter what position you're in. And if someone told me to save it on the spot I'd probably first …

Personal Finance

This man makes amazing surreal animations from famous artwork

Famous pieces of artwork are fun to look at, but it turns out they're even more fun to animate.<p>Kajetan Obarski (a.k.a. Kiszkiloszki) is an …

How to Avoid Blurry Photos

Blurry photos got you down?You're not alone...In fact, I'd say that for beginner photographers (and a lot of the rest of us, too), blurry photos is …

Shutter Speed

What is Auto ISO and How to Use It

Did you know that most modern digital cameras have the ability to set ISO automatically? Back in the film days, you would drop a roll of film into …

Shutter Speed

5 (More) Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Photography

Just last week, I posted an article about things I wish I knew when I started photography.It was just a few recommendations I had for beginner …

Landscape Photography

Shutter Speed Chart as a Photographer's Cheat Sheet

When we talk about the Shutter Speed in photography the first thing that comes to mind is its is relationship to Exposure. The Shutter speed is the …

Shutter Speed
Psychology

10 things you should do for your self-esteem every day

Simple yet effective strategies for feeling better about yourself<p>Developing good self-esteem is a bit like building physical fitness. It doesn't …

Immigration

Photography Inspiration, Mantras and Some Great Tuts

Dear friend, Here is how I find inspiration for my photography and life: First of all, I think you can find inspiration anywhere. You can find …

Photography

A Psychologist Has Turned His Patients' Experience Of Mental Health Issues Into Stunning Photos

"I wanted to visually portray this anguish for those who've never suffered with it," said Douglas Amorim. This post contains images some may find distressing.<p>If you need information and practical advice on depression, you can call the Mind infoline on 0300 123 3393 (9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday) if …

25 Profound Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Make You Think Deeply About Life

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

Spirituality

The healthy slow cooker recipes that'll start your year on a high note

New Year's resolutions or not, the beginning of the year is the perfect time to amp up your healthy eating habits. And when the cold weather sets in, …

Cooking

Improve Your Photography Skills With This 52 Week Photo Challenge

Challenges are a fun way to help improve your skills in a particular area. If you want to get better at photography, or you just like taking …

Drink This Easy Banana Smoothie for Breakfast and Boost Your Energy Instantly

This is really cool smoothie breakfast recipe to start your day with a lot of energy and fewer worries. It is really easy to make and what is more …