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The best ways to counter the negative effects of aging and live a long time — starting right now

The keys to a long and healthy life are right in front of you.<p>Instead of expensive face creams, a cache of vitamins and supplements, or a hard-to-follow diet, all you need are some research-backed tools to help you stay healthy as you age and fight cognitive decline.<p>These solutions involve simple …

Wellness

Launch Your Career in Copywriting with this 4-Course Bundle for $19

Looking to make a fresh start in 2018? Copywriting is one of the most creative jobs around, and you can work from anywhere. The Copywriting Mastery Bundle helps you get started, with four courses and 13 hours of video tutorials. You can get the bundle now for only <b>$19</b> (Orig. $660) at 9to5Toys …

Writing

How to Remove Spots in Photoshop

No matter how often you clean the camera and lenses, and no matter how perfect the composition is, it’s hard to avoid having a couple spots or areas …

Tutorials

How to Remove Scratches From Your Car Using Products You Have At Home

Another scratch in your car? What a drag. But, get this: using just a few of these ordinary household items could help you get the scratches out, …

Penske Media Corporation

Photographer’s Hack: How to Print High-Quality Photos in Under 2 Minutes

For photographers, printing photos is an important part of the learning curve. Whether you’re a professional or just a hobbyist, seeing your photos …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Fishing

52 Week Photography Challenge for 2018

The first two Dogwood Photography 52 Week Challenges were an amazing success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the …

Landscape Photography

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Feel the Force: What's it really like to visit Skellig Michael?

With The Last Jedi in cinemas on December 15, Nick McAvaney travels to its most stunning location...<p>I'm bouncing around our fishing boat with …

Ireland

12 of the most charming spots in Ireland

This summer I took my parents to Ireland on their dream trip, and little did I know that it would quickly turn into my dream trip too. What a …

Waterford Greenway: How a Victorian railway line became Ireland's coolest new bike trail

Bike or hike the Waterford Greenway – the 28.5-mile stretch of repurposed Victorian railway line which opened in March – and you travel through …

5 Clever Noise Reduction Techniques in Photoshop

Applying noise reduction to your images can be a real science. Any tool you use is faced with the almost impossible task of getting rid of the noise …

Tutorials

You can all stop asking about camera settings now. Here’s all of them

If there’s one thing of which we can be sure, it’s that if we post a photo to social media, somebody will ask us what settings we used. Tony Northrup …

Photography

Global Entry vs. TSA PreCheck: All the Differences, Explained

Your complete guide, here.<p>A few months ago, I was flying out of New York's JFK Airport when I got into a disagreement with a TSA officer in the PreCheck line, who told me that—long story short—it didn't matter whether or not I had Global Entry, as it was a different program than TSA PreCheck and …

There may be no “best day” to book, but there are tricks to saving on flights

Every so often research comes out telling travellers the best day to book a flight. But with constant fluctuations in prices – and so much depending on your destination – there are no hard and fast rules. Thankfully, there’s always some advice that helps, and Kayak’s latest research can offer a …

Dublin for $150 a Day

Dublin, Ireland, is a city of great literary and Catholic heritage and is home to more than 600 pubs. The vibrant Irish capital is also known as the …

This livid cat swimming in Hurricane Harvey floodwaters doesn’t look thrilled about becoming a meme

If you’re of the opinion that dogs are always happy and that cats don’t want to hear any of your bullshit, consider the case of these two pets made …

11 Things Not to Miss on Northern Ireland’s Best Road Trip

25 Best Walks in Ireland: No matter what your fitness level! - Independent.ie

<b>Length/Time to Walk:</b> 6km/2hr 30min<p><b>Pack:</b> Don’t forget some cash for an ice cream or bag of chips in Greystones; download a map at</b> …

Ireland

The science behind hyperfocal distance – how to find it and use it in your shots

Although not all of us like math and numbers, we need to know some technical stuff in order to be as efficient as possible when taking photos and …

How To Take Great Photos in Low Light: Why Nighttime Is the Right Time for Outdoor Photography

For many photographers, working with “existing light” means shooting during the day and stashing the gear after the sun drops below the horizon. But …

Landscape Photography

Tamron introduces 'ultra-telephoto' 18-400mm F3.5-6.3 zoom lens

Tamron has introduced what it is calling the 'world's first ultra-telephoto all-in-one zoom lens,' the 18-400mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD. The lens, …

The 50 best travel websites

The experts:<p><i>Mark Hodson founded 101holidays.co.uk, and 101honeymoons.co.uk</i><p><i>Abigail King is a travel writer and blogger, insidethetravellab.com</i><p><i>Srin</i> …

Falkland Islands

DIY Your Own Bookcase with These Free Plans

Print one of these free bookcase plans and you'll have everything you need to get started building a bookcase for any room in your house. The plans …

The Underground Spots in Hawaii Every Traveler Needs to Know Now

While American citizens technically don’t need a passport to visit Hawaii, when you touch down in this must-see tropical destination, you’ll …

3 Photography Tips For Shooting Beach Photography In Harsh Light

The middle of the afternoon, when the light is harshest it can be difficult to create effective photography no matter where you are shooting. ...

Landscape Photography

Are you leaving money in Europe?

I travel, I shop, I buy. Then I come home and brace for the credit card bill.<p>After a recent trip to Rome, though, my credit card company noted a small reprieve. A portion of the taxes I paid on purchases had been refunded to the card; it was the value-added tax, or VAT, a kind of tax that can range …

Choosing Camera Lens Filters & Stepping Rings

When you first get your brand new, expensive and sophisticated DSLR camera, you may be forgiven for thinking that’s all you really need to take good …

Landscape Photography