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Simple iPhone Photography Composition Tricks That Have Tons of Impact

One of the best things about using a smartphone as a camera is that it's so convenient.<p>That convenience means that you can take more pictures, more …

Using Triangles in Landscape Photography

In my over ten years as a professional landscape photographer, I’ve learned that artistic composition—the positioning of visual elements within the …

Crossing Divides: The benefits of having friends who aren't 'just like us'

<b>Having a strong network of friends has many advantages, from offering support when we are down, to a group we can share our thoughts with. But could we be missing out if we only mix with people "just like us"?</b><p>For most of us, the people we see on a regular basis - our social network - are a defining …

Eating turmeric once a day could improve memory and happiness, finds study

An ingredient that is used to give curry its bright colour could also improve your memory and mood, new research suggests.<p>Found in turmeric, curcumin …

University of California

A hotel booking site has revealed the things you should always ask for at hotel check-in to get 5-star treatment without paying for it

Staying in a nice hotel is a rare luxury for most of us, meaning that you'll want to make the most of it when you do.<p>With this in mind, travel experts at Hotels.com have shared some tips and tricks for scoring lesser-known freebies or upgrades that'll make your stay that little bit more …

Apple faces questions from the US Senate about slowing down iPhones

Apple has previously said it slows down ageing iPhones to mitigate the effects of failing batteries<p>Apple is to be questioned by the US Senate over …

Annie Leibovitz is Teaching Her First-Ever Online Photography Class

Want to take a class from one of the world’s best photographers from the comfort of your own home? Renowned portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz is …

Photography

Centenas de sites acompanham sua navegação com mais detalhes do que você imagina - Tecnoblog

Já conhece a nova extensão do <b>Tecnoblog</b>?<p>Existem diversas ferramentas para monitorar seu comportamento na web, geralmente com o objetivo de exibir …

Four iPhone camera apps that let you take better photos

There's no shortage of photo editors for the iPhone. Take any picture you snap and apply filters, adjust the saturation or white balance, remove unwanted items from the image and so much more. Mobile photo editors have come a very long way in just a few, short years.<p>But what about apps that help …

Why the iPhone 8 Plus is a better camera than a real camera

I never thought that it would happen. And then it did.<p>On a recent two-week vacation to Japan (my first time, and, yes, it was amazing if you must …

How to lower blood pressure including the best foods and diet tips

Half the people suffering from high blood pressure don’t know they have it.<p>Symptoms are hard to ­spot but if left untreated, could ­increase your …

11 gadgets that will help you get a better night's sleep

Getting a good night's sleep is one of those things we all dream of, but for most of us, it doesn't happen nearly as often as we'd like.<p>Whether you're waking up throughout the night to tend to the kids or feeling restless because of stress, there are an endless number of things that prevent of us …

Sleep

Conquering Your Camera Settings in Landscape Photography

Understanding basic camera settings is important so that you know how to react in different conditions such as varying light, moving subjects, or to …

Landscape Photography

24 Things You Should Never Order When You Eat Out

Don't be fooled by items that may sound healthy on the menu.<p>You know to pass on the deep-fried onion, and the slice of cheesecake the size of your …

Nutrition

Incredible 30-Day Journey Of A Cargo Ship In A Timelapse Shows What Most Of Us Will Never See In Our Lifetimes

Ever dreamed about a life at sea? Many of us have dreamed of leaving it all behind, heading off to live the romantic life of exploration and …

Time-lapse Photography

NYT: como a indústria alimentícia viciou o Brasil em junk food

Conforme perdem espaço nos países ricos, empresas promovem uma expansão agressiva nas nações em desenvolvimento, contribuindo para aumentar a …

Don’t Call Yourself a Photographer If You Still Make These 5 Beginner Mistakes (VIDEO)

We’re really not trying to be mean here, but seriously folks, if you’re still making the five beginner mistakes in the video below it’s time to clean …

Must-Read Tips For Taking Amazing iPhone Photos

Apple’s iPhone is an incredibly popular smartphone—in fact, the odds are decent that you’re reading this story on one right now. But beyond using it …

The Most Common Amateur Portrait Retouching Mistakes

Here’s a 6-minute video in which photographer and retoucher Nino Batista looks at some of the most common retouching mistakes that amateur …

Tutorials

Meditar regularmente é mais benéfico que tirar férias – Forbes Brasil

Como o mindfulness e a ioga se tornaram práticas amplamente divulgadas e intensivamente estudadas, crescem as evidências que sugerem múltiplos …

We’re eating too much meat and it’s making us sick

While Senate Republicans work to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the future of health insurance in our country remains unknown. But what we do know is that chronic diseases and conditions continue to be the leading cause of disability and death and claim 90 percent of the US health care …

Health Care

The Best Wireless Speakers You Can Buy Right Now

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Wireless

Exercising too much could stop you losing weight, according to nutritionist

Increasingly, research is being published which suggests exercising won’t help us lose as much weight as most people think.<p>And to reinforce this …

Instagram ranked as having the worst effect on young people's mental health, report finds

Instagram has been ranked as having the most detrimental effect on young people’s mental health, a new report has suggested.<p>The Royal Society for …

10 ways to improve your English speaking today | english-at

Speaking English doesn't have to be stressful!<p>In my new ebook Speak English! you can find all the phrases and vocabulary you need to speak …

Marathons linked to acute kidney injury, study says -- but it's temporary

<b>(CNN) —</b> Marathon running can drastically change your body, and mostly in a good way.<p>The benefits of long-distance running include boosting your mood and longevity while reducing your risk of cancer, diabetes and obesity.<p>Yet, running 26.2 consecutive miles also can stress the body, leading to injury …

Simple Tricks to Getting Sharp Images With Your Camera

Let's face it.There are a lot of things that can go wrong when creating a photo.The horizon might be off or the framing might not be pleasing to the …

Intermittent fasting diet takes off pounds, makes people healthier

There's more evidence that occasional fasting — actually, just eating very lightly — can help people lose weight.<p>People who ate a special low-calorie diet five days a month not only lost weight, but lowered their cholesterol, blood pressure and body fat measurements, researchers reported …

Diabetes