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Fun Sunday Activities | The Art of Manliness

Sundays can sometimes be a little lonely, gloomy, and boring — to drag on and spur melancholic rumination. This is especially true when the weather …

39 Quick Ways to Increase Your Website's Conversion Rate

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting traffic to your website is great, but if that traffic doesn’t convert, it’s almost useless. This article will outline 39 proven strategies for getting your visitors to take action, whether that’s filling out a form, handing over …

Marketing

6 Easy Moves to Make in Your 30s That Will Pay Off Huge Later On

You still have time on your side, so even small moves can make a huge difference in the long term.<p>If you’re in your thirties, odds are your financial …

Retirement

Fashion Toning Using Photoshop’s Color Lookup Adjustment Layer

Excerpt from <i>The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 Release)</i>You see color toning and film-look effects just about everywhere you …

Tutorials

10 Evernote Power Tips to Keep Productivity on Track

For the past month, we’ve shared some powerful #EvernoteTips that can boost your productivity and help accomplish your goals to start the second …

Productivity

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

What happened when a die-hard Android fan tried the iPhone 6

<i>With thanks to EE for the handset</i><p>I’m one of those intensely crappy people who have a passionate alliance to one side of a tech war. In fact, I have …

A Beginner's Guide to Dynamic Range (Plus Useful HDR Photography Tips)

If you have created even one photo with a digital camera you are already aware that what you see is almost never what you get. This is due to several …

Cinematography

Color Thesaurus, A Visualization of the Various Names for Common Colors

To aid her writing, author and artist Ingrid Sundberg has created Color Thesaurus, a visualization of a variety of names for common colors. The …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

How to Craft a Compelling Storyline for Your Company

As mentioned in the beginning, the key to a consistent story about your business is that your entire team buys-in on what you’ve defined as your brand.<p>From the beginning, it’s important for the entire team to be involved in the process of creating your brand as well as providing their input on …

5 tips for college students interested in investing

Most college students are concerned about studying for exams, finding a flexible part-time job and lining up some fun extracurricular activities. But there's always a few students stuck off in a corner of the library, trying to pick the next great stock.<p>If you happen to be one of those students …

Here Are The Top Places You Need To Visit In The US, According To Pinterest Users

Since then, users have created 4 million Place Boards and uploaded over 1 billion Place pins into the system.<p>Thanks to that data, Pinterest was able to put together a list of the top 20 most popular places in the US that everyone should try to visit.

National Parks

Six Things I Learned from Teaching That I Still Use in Everyday Life

Teaching is one of the most challenging, underrated, and yet often deeply rewarding professions you could go into. There's a lot you can learn from …

Pedagogy

How to Choose Paint Colors

Designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, answers a question from a reader about choosing paint colors and finishes.<p><b>Q: What are your best tips and methods for choosing paint colors? How do you decide on a finish? —Susan T.</b><p><b>A:</b> Paint color can be …

Dwell

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Home Tours

11 Creative DIY Ways to Organize Your Cords

Our lives revolve around technology… and then, technology manages to wrap itself around our feet… and our chair leg… and what?!… our dog?!?! It’s so frustrating to not know which cord goes where or to need one and find it wrapped in a million knots. And while we’ve found some cool pieces of …

Cute

3 Public Speaking Tips From The Most Popular TED Talk Ever

The talk is now at 27 million views — a full 8 million more than the next.<p>Let's pull apart Robinson's talk to see how he's been able to pull heartstrings, open eyes, and stir souls at such a massive scale, revealing a handful of techniques that you can apply to your next presentation.<p>In "Talk Like …

Public Speaking

How to Master White Balance

<b>Reader Question:</b> What is white balance and why is it important? Is there a downside to setting my camera to “auto”?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Before the rise of digital photography most magazine pictures were shot on color transparency film, more commonly known as slides. Slide film was calibrated to be used in …

5 Chrome tricks for power users

Ready to exercise your supreme Chrome skills? Learn how to set your location, easily view cached pages, and more!<p>If you're using Chrome as your primary Web browser, then you probably know about a few of the shortcuts that you can use. The Digital Inspiration blog created a list of 15 Chrome tricks …

Software

Tech maintenance tasks everyone forgets about, but really shouldn't

Update your Wi-Fi router<p>If you're experiencing slow Wi-Fi speeds, spotty connections, or trouble with technologies like AirPlay, updating the …

I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Here’s What It Did to Me

<b>There's this great</b> Andy Warhol quote you've probably seen before: "I think everybody should like everybody." You can buy posters and plates with …

Buying Your First Suit - Everything You Need To Know

There’s a lot that can go wrong when <b>buying your first suit</b>. We’ve taken the time to compile some simple rules to help you evolve for wearing Dad’s …

Can you sneeze in space?

The Apollo command module, which took U.S. astronauts to the moon in the 1960s and 1970s, was a high-tech bucket of bolts, wires and circuits. It's …

Why is the speed of darkness faster than the speed of light?

Michael Stevens explains why darkness moves faster than light in this new episode of Vsauce. I usually find these explainers interesting because they …

Meteora, The Real Life 'Eyrie,' Deserves A Spot On Your Bucket List

It's not hard to see why the rocky pinnacles of Meteora have been featured in fantastical works...this place looks truly magical.<p>A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Meteora is located in Greece's Plain of Thessaly, about four hours from Athens. The site was once home to 24 monasteries (six are still …

A Brief History of Unusual Objects Designed to Kill People from Far Away, Part 2: The Goliath, the Nazi's Remote-Controlled Self-Destructing Miniature Tank

Since the Mongol bow we've seen a lengthy list of advances in long-range killing. Guns, machineguns, artillery, bombs dropped from planes, and …

Miniature

LinkedIn's founder explains why you should manage employees like a sports team rather than a family

The key to developing honest and mutually beneficial work relationships is to think of a company as more like a professional sports team than a family, argue LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and entrepreneurs Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh in their upcoming book "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the …

Employment