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Éclectic Founder + Designer Franck Malègue's Unparalleled Vision for Outerwear : Future-forward fabrics, classic silhouettes, Parisian elegance and a forthcoming NYC flagship

A step inside Éclectic's rue Charlot flagship in the third arrondissement of Paris doesn't immediately reveal the brand's secrets. Impeccable organization showcases concise collections of outerwear, sweaters and sports coats. Only with an item in-hand do the details come forward. There are no other …

Tiny ventilation systems deliver fresh air to apartments and small homes

<b>New technology is letting designers do more in less space.</b><p>I often say that homes and buildings designed to the tough Passivhaus or Passive House …

7 Facts About Taxes Every Retiree Should Know

One silver lining of getting older is that you can save more money than ever on your tax bill. Here are seven tax facts that retirees and others …

13 earthquake safety steps to follow when the ground starts shaking

Earthquake preparation awareness in BC has increased over the last few years with major earthquakes elsewhere in the world acting as a reminder of …

Travel Industry

Apple Shares New iPhone 7 Photography Tutorial Videos

Earlier this month, Apple launched a new "How to Shoot on iPhone 7" website and video series featuring short tutorials designed to help users take advantage of the camera features built into the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus.<p>As of yesterday, four new tutorial videos have been added to the site, …

IPhone 7

11 Jaw-Dropping Examples of Portrait Photography

When you think of what makes a portrait visually impactful, what comes to mind?For me, I’d have to say it’s how the shot is framed.I know that might …

58 Wonderful Color Pictures Document Everyday Life at Pie Town, New Mexico in 1940

Russell Lee (1903 – 1986) was an American photographer and photojournalist, best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA). His …

The World's 12 Best Places To Live Or Retire In 2016

The secret to taking control of your retirement in 2016 and making this phase of life a grand adventure, even if your retirement nest egg is modest, is expanding your horizons. Take your retirement global and you can maximize your quality-of-life return for every dollar spent.<p>Where should you …

The South American City I Couldn't Help But Fall In Love With

"This is your first trip to Colombia, and you've chosen to focus on Medellín? That'll save you a lot of time. This is the place to be in this country right now..."<p>That's how one of the real estate agents my husband and I met on our first visit to Medellín eight years ago put it.<p>Lief and I were …

40 Breathtaking Black and White Photographs Capture Everyday Life in Palermo, Sicily in the 1950s and 1960s

Enzo Sellerio was born in Palermo, Sicily, in 1924. He studies law but in the meantime he discovers photography. He wins his first prize in 1952. He …

Photography

Confronting the Three HECM Reverse Mortgage Decisions

This article describes the three major decisions that must be made in taking out a HECM reverse mortgage. The purpose is to alert potential borrowers to the information they will need to make the best decisions possible, and where to get it. A second purpose is to help those who are on the fence …

12 iPhone Storage Tricks Everyone Should Know

<b>1 | Find out which apps are hogging the most space</b><p>Did you know you can see which apps are taking up the most space in just a couple of taps? Head to …

Apps

Interview: Gorgeous Landscapes Heightened by Auroras Illuminating the Night Sky

While Calgary, Canada-based photographer Neil Zeller has photographed everything from cityscapes to remote mountains to corporate events, his heart ultimately belongs to the night sky and its myriad of breathtaking wonders. Twinkling stars, bright hints of the Milky Way, and the otherworldly glow …

Landscape Photography

Marianne North: The Victorian gentlewoman who documented 900 plant species

Born into wealth in 1830 as the eldest daughter of an English member of parliament, like many upper class women of the time, Marianne North devoted …

15 Hidden New Features Tucked Away In iOS 9

After months in beta, iOS 9 hits iPhones and iPads today! Hurrah!<p>Want to be the master of all things iOS 9? We’ve compiled a list of some of the neat but not-so-obvious features, many of which are tucked away enough that you might not otherwise stumble upon them on your own.<p>We’ll expand this list …

iOS

What Difference Does HDR make With Smartphone Images?

On all the smartphones I get my hands on these days there’s a n HDR function. Quite often I find that the default is ‘Auto’ but what difference does …

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Cute Animals

Five Fundamental Compositional Theories You Should Master Today

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

Photography

How Lattice Is Helping This Photographer Discover Beautiful Images

<i>This post is part of a series featuring photographers who are taking advantage of Lattice, PhotoShelter’s new platform to help you get discovered by</i> …

Stunning photos of the American desert from an Instagram artist who just raised $13,000

Nate Cowlishaw, a Utah photographer with over 50,000 Instagram followers, has made a name for himself by focusing on a unique area: the American desert.<p>Now, he wants to go on a 9,500 mile, three month journey to cap off his desert project. To do so, he launched a Kickstarter project that's raised …

National Parks

19 Cheesy Recipes that Prove Everything's Better with Cheddar

Everything's better with cheddar cheese—these 19 recipes prove it.<p><b>You know what they say:</b> Everything's better with Cheddar (oh wait, or feta.). It's true! These recipes for queso, waffles, sandwiches, toasts, and popovers (to name a few) star one of our very favorite cheeses.

Cooking

A Garden You Water Four Times a Year

Australia is the driest inhabited continent, a fact that might scare off some gardeners. Not David Glenn.<p>Two decades ago Glenn, a nurseryman from …

LightBox Photography Cards

Seeking some creative inspiration? Look no further than <b>LightBox Photography Cards</b>. Pick a card and get shooting with 52 different photography …

Seven New Low-Priced Paris Hotels

Above: The Hilton Paris Opera, opening in January<p>Hotel Indigo Paris Opera (2)<p>Villa Saxe Eiffel<p>The Idol, opening next month<p>Le Lapin Blanc<p>Hotel Moliere …

How to block people and app invites on Facebook

Facebook can be a great tool. You can use the social network to catch up with old friends, meet new ones, and keep an online catalog of your life. There are also some downsides, however. Besides having to deal with those friends who feel the need to update their status for every little thing, one …

Apps

Stunning Steve McCurry Photos of Afghanistan

Yaman Ibrahim – Most Inspiring & Incredible Photographer from Malaysia

<b>Yaman Ibrahim</b> a passionate full time photographer from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Yaman loves to capture moments of life, beauty and varied culture …