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The Best Montreal Tips From Our Readers

In this column, we always get great recommendations for bars, restaurants, and attractions. But this week Montreal residents and frequent visitors …

Has Istanbul lost its charm?

It has been 30 years since I was last in Istanbul and I found it hard to get my head around a city that I’m sure I remember as being more ancient and mysterious, more a bridge between East and West. It’s now modern, a lot of it still under construction.<p>Walking down the jam-packed shopping street, …

Guide to Montepulciano, Tuscany

Montepulciano is a walled hill town in Tuscany, built on a sloping and narrow limestone ridge in the heart of the Vino Nobile wine growing area. It's …

U.S. Passport Changes Are Coming in 2018

The little book will stay blue, don't worry.<p>Americans have applied for passports en masse this year—more than 21 million new little blue books were projected, says the State Department—and the number is expected to match that in 2018.<p>Why the rush? A lot of passports were up for renewal: Remember in …

How to delete all photos from your iPhone (without losing them for good)

Whether you're looking to save on iPhone storage or selling your device, here's how to delete all photos from your iPhone<p>When you’re snapping …

This Video Shows Exactly How to Remove a Tick (And What Not to Do)

Ticks in the summer are as certain as death and taxes. It’s important to know your enemy, so learning the 13 things that make a tick, um, tick is …

The Best Family Hikes in the U.S.

Finding a hike that's easy enough for youngsters and still enticing for adults can be difficult, but there are several worthwhile hiking trails …

5 Companies That Cash In on Cannabis Without Ever Touching the Product

The idea of free weed isn’t a new concept, he adds, as weed retailers often give handouts when introducing customers to new products or brands. The …

5 Important Things Every Traveler Must Do If Their Flight Is Cancelled or Delayed

Blink and Thanksgiving will be here. And Christmas. Or that end-of-summer hoorah you planned with your extended family the third week in September. …

How to Use the New Live Photo Effects in iOS 11

One of many changes and improvements contained in the upcoming iOS 11 update for iPhones and iPads is the ability to add effects to Live Photos. The …

Top 10 Walter Becker Songs

10<p>A triumph of studio wizardry, more so than live, in-the-studio magic, "Pretzel Logic" features one of Steely Dan's best Frankenstein solos. Becker …

​Why Pot Makes You Paranoid—but Mellows Out Your Buddies

The kind of high you experience depends on a whole bunch of thing<p>Pot has the overriding perception as the chill-out drug. In fact, almost a third of marijuana users in the U.S. say the main purpose of it is to reduce anxiety or stress, a recent Marist poll found.<p>But that’s not always the case—in …

Cannabis

Restorative Yoga 101: How to Release Chronic Psoas Tension for Deeper Relaxation

7K<p>SHARES<p>In YJ's newest course, Restorative Yoga 101, Jillian Pransky, director of Restorative Therapeutic Yoga teacher training for YogaWorks and …

Yoga

People Who Take Great Vacation Photos Do These 5 Things

If you've ever traveled with a group of friends, you'll know that no two vacation snaps are identical, even if they're of the same place. Some people …

Mobile Photography

Why Is Marijuana Use Among Seniors on the Rise?

The percentage of U.S. seniors who use marijuana is small, but it’s growing quickly. Here's why marijuana's use among older adults is becoming more …

Cannabis

8-Bit vs 16-Bit Photos: Here’s What the Difference Is

More bits are better, right? But do you really know the difference between 8-bit and 16-bit images? Photo educator Nathaniel Dodson breaks it down …

The Ultimate Guide to CBD and Sleep

<b>Understanding CBD</b><p><i>The calming, sleep promoting, health-protective benefits of cannabidiol</i><p>This is a topic I am asked about all the time, and have been for years: how does cannabis help sleep and health? I’ve heard that the number-two reason why people smoke or use cannabis is for sleep. Considering …

Vape pens: The highs and lows of weed vaporizers

<b>Warning:</b> This story discusses mild-altering substances and technology used to consume them. These substances are legal in some places but not in others. You shouldn't do things that are illegal -- nothing here endorses illegal drug use.<p>In the three years since "vape" was voted word of the year, …

Cannabis

12 Tips for Taking Gorgeous Nighttime Photos

Take Beautiful, One-of-a-Kind Night Shots<p>Taking pictures at night can be an intimidating prospect, but there's no need to pack up your camera when …

Landscape Photography

‘Exodus’ at 40: Bob Marley’s Plea for Peace and Black Liberation After Facing Death

Bob Marley and the Wailers’ epochal album amplified Marley’s message of Black unity and liberation, emphasizing peace and love for humanity—all after …

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

An Easy Guide to Understanding How Your Camera’s Menu System is Set Up

Modern cameras are immensely complex pieces of electronic and mechanical engineering, however the basic controls that we, as photographers require, …

How to Take Charge of Your Landscape Photography in 3 Clear Steps

If you think landscape photography is easy, then you'd be wrong. Hate to break it to you.<p>Did you ever once fall into the trap of thinking: “Tripod, …

How do I set my Camera's Exposure?

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Take better smartphone photos with these simple tips and tricks

Lights, smartphone camera, action<p>By now we're all familiar with the basics of smartphone photography: You pull out your phone and push a button. But if you really plan to preserve those memories for posterity, then you'll want your phone snaps to look their best. So up your phone photo game with …

Mobile Photography

8 Costly Flight Booking Mistakes You Make All the Time

Before you book your next flight, here's how to make sure you're getting the best deal.<p>Whether you travel for pleasure or for business, buying a …

Personal Finance

25 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign transaction fees, the dreaded middle seat, and flight delays can put a …

Best Travel Apps for iPhone to Help Make the Most of Your Next Big Adventure

Your iPhone is an essential part of your travel toolkit. It offers access to the internet, has a camera that’s better than many standalone models, and of course, lets you text and make phone calls. However, arguably the best part of your smartphone is the third-party apps available for it. With …

This New Google Maps Feature Is Made for Travel Lovers

Love travel so much that you’d take a pay cut to do it more? We hear you. Seeing the world is a seriously amazing thing, even when getting your travel itinerary together causes a major headache (this can be especially tough while jet-setting with a group of friends). From navigating colorful city …

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