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7 ways to transform your Netflix account into a movie lover’s dream

Think you've perfected art of watching Netflix? Not so fast...<p>Sure, you may have found the coziest blanket to cuddle with on the couch <i>and</i> finally …

Televisions

Five Ways to Get Paid Without Photographing Portraits

In a saturated market of incoming photographers each holiday or tax season, it is easy to get discouraged when you are trying to get paid clients in …

Selling

My Favorite Camera Strap Is On Sale for $40 Right Now

Earlier this year I bought a Nikon F4S from eBay in an attempt to get into film photography. Being an avowed Nikon shooter for years, I sought out …

Film Photography

These Are the Sexiest Movies on Netflix That Are Actually Good

A not-so-guilty pleasure.<p>All great things revolve around sex, including movies. And thanks to the magic of Netflix, you can watch some of the best and sexiest movies in private, away from judging eyes. Don't feel weird. Some of the best movies on the streaming service are also some of the hottest.

Entertainment

46 Random Amazon Products That Thousands Of Reviewers Say Changed Their Lives

Life isn’t without its frustrations — and sometimes you need special products to help you solve those little problems that always seem to pop up. …

Best Portrait Posing Tips for People That Don't Know How to Pose

Not that long ago, I wrote an article about how to pose friends for portraits.<p>That article revolved around a YouTube video on the same subject by the …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Books

6 New Cryptocurrencies That Should Be on Your Radar | Inc.com

Today, there are, of course, several major cryptocurrencies that are widely traded, as well less many less-well-known (a.k.a. alt-) cryptos that have been around for a while but are traded on fewer exchanges. There are also new cryptocurrencies being created on a regular basis; here are six such …

Blockchain

35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.<p>Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, …

Blockchain

29 Strange Products People Are Buying On Amazon That Are Pure Genius

People are always telling me I have an affinity for the bizarre, and I like to think that translates over to the kinds of things I love to buy …

Goodbye Instagram, hello Ello

Do you remember Ello? In the fall of 2014 headlines praised it as “the Facebook Killer”, apparently it was created as an ad-free alternative to …

Instagram

Gorgeous Lifestyle Portrait Photography by Duy Tran

<b>Duy Tran</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and retoucher currently based in Houston, Texas, USA. Duy focuses on portraiture, he shoots amazing …

Photography

19 Netflix Original Movies You Didn't Know Existed That Are Gonna Be Your New Obsessions

Did you know that there's more to Netflix original content than <i>Stranger Things</i> (staff writer: Jessie Nickson-Lopez) and <i>The Crown</i> (casting: Nina …

17 books Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg think everyone should read

Gates, the former CEO of Microsoft, reads 50 books a year, he told The New York Times. In 2015, Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, created an online book club in which he read a book every two weeks.<p>Here are some of the titles the pair have recommended over the past few years.

Books

DSLR Decor: The 6 Best Camera Straps Under $30

Camera straps, like the one included with your SLR, are generally never very comfortable, and can sometimes get in the way. But they do provide a …

The one place you can't miss if Japan is on your travel bucket list

When you hear the name “Japan,” the first places that come to mind are probably Tokyo, Kyoto, or Osaka.<p>But if that’s the case then you’d better add …

Japan

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

40 Landscape and Nature Photographers to Follow

At Loaded Landscapes we hope to provide exposure for talented photographers, to help you find inspiration from others, and to allow photographers to …

Photographing in the Rain: 10 Amazing Photos That Will Inspire You

When it rains, it can be easy to use that as an excuse to put your camera aside and do something else. However, rain often provides some very unique …

The Ultimate Fujifilm Guide For 2017

<b>If you’re looking for the be-all end-all guide to Fujifilm’s System, look no further</b><p>Well, the time has come for us to start doing our end of the year …

My Fujifilm X70 Settings

How I use my Fujifilm X70 Settings for my wedding, street and personal photography. The X70 is a great little camera that sits in my pocket.The post …

Cameras

Birth trauma: Women urged to 'raise your voices'

<b>"I had an awful birth experience. But I didn't die. My baby didn't die... So why does that tale even need to be told?"</b><p>A blog about the trauma of childbirth is being widely shared on social media - and it is prompting others to share their experiences.<p>The Every Mum Should Know post has been viewed …

Pregnancy

8 Tips – How to do Storytelling With Your Images

So, you’ve learned enough about composition and lighting to get people talking about your images. That’s excellent. Also, you can hold their …

Taj Mahal

Learn These Landscape Composition Techniques and Take Your Photography to the Next Level (VIDEO)

Photographer and author Bryan Peterson has said, “There is no better time to crop a bad composition than just before you press the shutter release.” …

MeWe builds a bridge between government and business

Manik Suri, a former D.E. Shaw hedge fund wunderkind, for years has been wrestling with how best to help government put compliance policy into practice.<p>A recent affiliate at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society and former director on the board of Entrepreneurship for America, Suri’s …

Fast Casual

Top 10 traditional cheap eats in Istanbul's Bazaar District

Many of the merchants, artisans, porters and local shoppers who spend their days in Istanbul Old City’s world-famous bazaars are committed chowhounds. Having taste-tested their way through the district, they are the best possible guides when it comes to identifying the district’s freshest, fastest …

Ice Cream

Luxury getaways

Travel in Asia often brings to mind bare-bones travel that’s both budget and off the beaten path. However, there’s a mind-boggling variety of luxury …

Need Some Summer Reading? These Are the 15 Best-Selling Business Books Right Now | Inc.com

The lazy days of summer are here. That means you need some books to fill them with.<p>There are tons of recommendations out there from business icons, other entrepreneurs, and thought leaders, but if you really want to know what you're going to get the most out of, why not rely on the hive mind of …

Self-improvement

21 Simple Engagement Rings to Buy Now

Finding the one can take a lifetime, but finding the perfect engagement ring for your beloved should be easy. Some of the most classic styles for engagement rings include simple silver, gold or platinum bands with a single diamond, diamond eternity bands, or a variation of the two merged together. …

Jewelry

Astonishing, rare images of the Vietnam War from the winning side

Another Vietnam<p>Unseen images of the war from the winning side<p>1972<p><b>UPDATE, Feb. 10, 2016, 9:30 a.m.:</b> <i>Based on serial numbers visible on the tail fins,</i> …