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Quick Workarounds For 4 Common Photography Issues

I must admit, I find myself improvising a lot. I tend to forget things so I’m forced to find other ways to achieve what I'm aiming for. But as it …

Why you should perform your most important habits in the morning

What do you do with this time?<p>The most important thing.<p>If you have a project you want to happen (let's say you want to write a book), this is the time to form a habit that will make that project happen.<p>A morning writing habit will get the book done. Simply wishing for the book to get written, or …

Time Management

How to fortify your credit before buying a home, in 8 steps

One of the first steps is organizing your finances — and understanding your credit is a critical component.<p>Good credit opens lots of doors when it comes to buying a home, whereas bad credit can close them. And considering that the new Qualified Mortgage Rules have upped the scrutiny of mortgage …

Personal Finance

Cute Puppy Shower: Rescued Pup Enjoys Bath Time

Table of Contents: Living with Plants

Where’s your sunniest windowsill? We’re starting to think about keeping our potted plants happy all winter. Join us for tips: the best grow lights, …

Here's what the HDR photo setting really does — and why you should use it

You might have noticed the three letters "HDR" on your smartphone's camera app when you're lining up a picture, and you might wonder whether to keep it on or off.<p>It's generally better to keep it on, and here's why:<p>HDR stands for "High Dynamic Range," and it helps make your pictures look better by …

Mobile Photography

National Geographic Travel

This Is Your Brain On Google's Deep Dream Neural Network

Ever since Google unveiled its Deep Dream algorithm, people have been having a blast feeding all manner of images into the program. It was only a …

Neural Networks

All Time Top 10 Quotes by Eckhart Tolle

<b>Eckhart Tolle</b> , born <b>Ulrich Leonard Tölle</b>, February 16, 1948) is a German-born resident of Canada, best known as the author of <i>The Power of Now</i> and <i>A</i> …

Spirituality
Renewable Energy
Real Estate

The 'oldest galaxy ever found' is upsetting astrophysicists

Astrophysicists have discovered the oldest, most-distant galaxy ever observed. EGS8p7 is just 500 million years younger than the universe itself, and …

Pleasure Pedaling on the East Coast

No need to be a hard-core cyclist to embark on a long-distance two-wheeled tour of America’s East Coast.<p>Pedal for pleasure past cranberry bogs, rivers, the Eastern Continental Divide, and more along these three stand-out bike trails:<p>> Swamp Rabbit Trail (South Carolina):<p>Opened in 2009, the …

Scientists Share Their Most Adorable Animal Photos With #Cuteoff

If there’s anything Twitter hashtags are good for it’s sharing cute animal pictures. Over a week ago, the scientists of Twitter started an informal …

Reuben Wu Explores the Otherworldly Landscapes of East Java

Freelance photographer and music producer Reuben Wu visited East Java, Indonesia this past July and shared an amazing gallery of travel images on …

Social Media

Your Shot: Corn Is King for Creatures Great and Small

We tend to think of corn as food (or drink, as bourbon lovers will be quick to point out). Food for people.<p>This grain, cultivated almost everywhere on the planet, certainly is a people food—and a beloved one at that. Hot, sweet corn cobs slathered with butter, chili powder or lime is a warm-weather …

Protein-rich foods that are good for your heart

Eating more foods rich in certain amino acids – the building blocks of protein – may be as good for your heart health as cutting sodium, getting more exercise and quitting smoking, rang headlines about a study published this month in the Journal of Nutrition.<p>Previous studies have linked higher …

60 Fall Recipes We're Looking Forward to Making

All the fall recipes we're looking forward to cooking now that summer is (nearly) over.<p><b>Oh no ... it's actually happening.</b> The end of summer is fast approaching, and we're gearing up for shorter days, longer nights, cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, sweatshirts, and football. Not only is the …

Cooking

6 Things That Will Happen When You Start Drinking Coke Every Day

Ever since the 1830s, the consumption of soft drinks has steadily increased, with technological advances of the past few decades only making things …

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24 Movies You Should Watch This Season

If spring is the season of slim pickings at the movies, and summer the time for celluloid junk food, then autumn—the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, as John Keats once called it—is when the cinematic chefs serve up their most ambitious fare. Every single week you’ll find movies that, even …

Best Gothic Street Style ideas

Since fashion styles can be such a huge part of defining your individuality, gothic street style is one way of expressing your beliefs through …

Street Style

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Grammys<p>Turtlenecks and gold chains as far as the eye can see.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>John Jeremiah Sullivan contemplates the secret, …

“Game of Thrones” meets “50 Shades”?: These female-led medieval fantasy novels should be TV’s next smash hit

The “Kushiel” series couldn’t have been adapted when the first book came out in 2001—but today, it feels just right<p>In 2001, when “Kushiel’s Dart” was published, adapting it to screen would have been unthinkable. The novel, written by Jacqueline Carey, is a rich, romantic fantasy that draws just as …

Books

How climate change will worsen the refugee crisis

The thousands of people fleeing Syria right now may well be the first major wave of climate refugees in the world, but according to the Guardian, the …

Climate Change