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Strawberry ricciarelli biscuits - delicious. magazine

• 300g blanched almonds<br>• Grated zest of 1 small orange<br>• 200g caster sugar<br>• 2 large free-range egg whites<br>• 100g strawberries, hulled and chopped<br>• Icing sugar for …

Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners To Try This Week

Every week, we're delivering five easy-to-make, insanely delicious dinners, so you can put that takeout habit on hold.<p>Monday: Shrimp Fried Rice<p>Ethan …

Cooking

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Reduces Stress and Literally Changes Your Brain

<i>Futurism only supports products that we use and love. The Gravity Blanket is one of those products. A subsidiary of Futurism launched this product</i> …

The 8 Coolest TED Talks on Psychology

Humans, we all know, are strange, irrational, beautiful creatures who often act in weird and wonderful ways. That makes us hard to deal with …

What Talking To Self Means For The Brain's Intelligence

We all talk to ourselves, whether it's aloud or silent inner talk. Although thinking out loud makes us look insane, science suggests it's actually a …

Psychedelic Drugs: The Future of Mental Health

'Shower plants' will give you the perfect Insta-worthy bathroom

What's the number one problem with trying to be a regular human and buying chic plants to keep in your home? Never remembering to water them.<p>Contrary …

Plants

The Best Butt Exercises for Tight Hips

Pretty much every woman has tight hips, thanks in large part to all the time we spend sitting. You might feel this tightness when you lunge or even …

Watch This Beginners Lightroom Tutorial and Learn How to Edit an Image in Just 20 Clicks (VIDEO)

Lightroom is a powerful tool and can be a bit intimidating to new users, but in this 8-minute tutorial editing expert Ed Gregory shows you how to how …

Tutorials

The Big Five Personality Traits and What They Mean to Psychologists

At the topmost level, there are two types of people in the world: Those who think personality types can be categorized and those who can't.<p>Among …

5 Moves That Will Sculpt Your Booty

There's just something so satisfying about butt exercises. If you're doing them right, you'll be reminded of your hard work with every step you take …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Quickly Improve a Portrait Subject’s Eyes

Nine times out of 10, the most compelling element of any portrait is the subject’s eyes. They indicate the emotion of an image and naturally invite …

How do I set my Camera's Exposure?

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Landscape Photography

The 6 Stretches For Anyone With Tight Hamstrings

If you run, bike, are desk-bound all day, or have been sitting in a car or plane traveling, your hamstrings could use some extra love and length. It not only feels good to stretch this commonly tight area, but hamstring flexibility is also important for the health of your back, hips, and knees. …

Yoga

These 17 Chicken Dinners Are Equal Parts Fast and Fancy

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

The 15 Most-Pinned Healthy Dinner Recipes on Pinterest

When I'm strapped for new and exciting recipes, Pinterest is the first place I look for inspiration (pinspiration?).<p>Pinterest is especially helpful …

Watch These Simple Tips for Beginning Portrait Photographers on How to Pose Models (VIDEO)

Manny Ortiz is a Chicago-based photographer known for capturing the personality of his subjects. He’s also a good instructor, and in the four-minute …

Flash Photography for Beginners: How to Take Amazing Portraits With On-Camera Flash

Shooting with flash can seem daunting at times, but it also opens up a whole new world of possibilities to take some truly epic photos that just …

The Best Budget Portrait Lenses for 2017

Personally, I love taking portraits.For me, it's not just being able to create an image for someone that they will (hopefully) cherish for a long …

Creative Lighting Ideas for Portrait Photography

Small working space doesn’t mean that you have to be limited creatively. As a matter of fact, a lack of space or tools means you need to be more …

16 Tips For Marketing Senior Portrait Photography

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.The lucrative market of senior …

How to find great portrait locations even in the ugliest neighborhood

Sometimes even in the crappiest conditions you can make great photos. Although, I thought this was impossible in the part of the city where I live. …

Corned Beef Recipes To Make For St. Patrick's Day

No more store-bought!<p>First, let’s just set the record straight: corned beef does not involve corn. Corned beef is just a cured piece of brisket that has been salt-brined. The reason corn is part of the name is because the old British word for grain was corn (i.e. a corn of salt).<p>Next, you should …

Create Beautiful Portraits With a Single Light

It can be very easy to fall into the trap of thinking elegant and nuanced portraiture requires complex lighting. And while there's certainly nothing …

Cameras

A giant neuron found wrapped around the entire circumference of an animal brain could help explain consciousness

For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a mouse's brain, and it's so densely connected across both hemispheres, it could finally explain the origins of consciousness.<p>Using a new imaging technique, the team detected the giant neuron …

How to make more interesting portraits using front bokeh

Most of us shoot portraits with bokeh behind the subject. But what if we reverse the position of lights and the model? In this video, photographer …

Paris Fashion Week Street Style Is Making Even Vetememes Look Chic

If the street style at Milan Fashion Week was characterized by the casual elegance Italians know as <i>sprezzatura</i>, the same seems to be true now that showgoers have headed over to Paris Fashion Week, managing to look effortlessly pulled together even after three weeks straight of shows, on the final …

Street Style

The Portrait Photographer's Guide to Budget Friendly Lenses

Portrait photography is for sure one of the most popular niches of photography, with many people getting into photography specifically to learn how …

Photography

First day on the job for adorable sheep dog

A brave border collie pup showed its 'shear talent' herding sheep four times her size like a pro – despite never laying eyes on the woolly mammals before.<p>Adorable seven-week-old pup Ciara can be seen bounding after the sheep, rounding them up and guiding them back to proud owner Daire Byrne, who …

How to Capture Great Photos at All Times of Day

Illuminated Course Bundle – 55% Off<p>Create brilliant photographs in any lighting conditions.<p>For Limited Time Only<p>7Days6Hours8Minutes36Seconds<p>Find Out …

Landscape Photography