Aaron Amendolia

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Soccer player accidentally thanks both his wife and girlfriend in postgame interview

Mohammed Anas <i>was</i> having quite the Saturday afternoon. The Ghanian soccer player, who currently plays for Free Town Stars in the South African league was named Man of the Match for his performance in a 2-2 draw.<p>I put emphasis on “was” for a reason. During the post-match interview, Anas made quite …

Africa

I want this credit card-sized dumbphone more than I want the Galaxy S8

Somebody hold me because my obsession with credit card-sized gadgets is getting just a little out of control.<p>Days after discovering the Kado Wallet …

Gear & Gadgets

Niles is a Slack bot that learns your team’s questions and answers them so you don’t have to

Most chat bots are dumb. No one wants to message a soulless stack of if-then statements just to order a pizza when a half-decent app or website interface can do the same job in half the time.<p>Chat <i>assistants</i> are a different matter. Rather than actively bugging you for information in a back-and-forth …

Apps

How to do a Quick and Simple Corporate Portrait Setup

Daniel Norton knows a thing or two about portraiture. Renowned for his ability to manipulate light, the NYC based fashion photographer has posed …

The Unbelievably Gorgeous Italian Wine Region You Haven’t Heard of Yet

A little more than an hour outside of Venice, Italy harbors a secret gem of a culinary melting pot. Bordered by Slovenia and Austria, Friuli-Venezia Giulia is nestled in the northeastern corner of Italy and boasts some of the country’s finest gastronomic artisans.<p>Lush landscapes, quaint villages, …

Chile's Marble Caves Might Just Be the Most Beautiful Natural Wonder

Being inside these caves is like being inside the Aurora Borealis.<p>On Lake General Carrera, the body of water that spans the Chile-Argentina border, a peninsula of solid rock juts out towards the lake's center. The rock's exterior — warped, unimpressive stone, cut with ugly foliage — is perversely …

Kayaking

Why I Got Rid of My Photography Gear

I had everything I ever needed, all the dream gear: Broncolor lighting, the latest professional Canon cameras, and all the fastest Canon lenses. I …

Thierry Bornier’s Breathtaking Photos of China Will Stun You into Silence

Former fashion CEO Thierry Bornier quit his job and moved to Yunnan, China. The rest is magic.<p>Thierry Bornier is a French landscape photographer living in Yunnan, China. His photographs have been published by National Geographic and he has won numerous awards for his breathtaking aerials. But …

Photography

Why Landscape Photography Isn't Always Glamorous

As we start filming our newest tutorial, "Photographing the World With Elia Locardi 3," this seems like a timely video. When we see the gorgeous …

9 Powerful Lessons From Confucius That Will Change the Way You Look at Life

Confucius was one of the most famous Chinese thinkers and philosophers. He mainly focused on moral issues, social relationships and how to live a …

We Quit Our Jobs to Travel the World. This Is Exactly How We Pay for It.

How to use your exposure settings for creative effect

Whether you’re shooting photography or video, film or digital, exposure generally boils down to three elements in your camera. ISO, aperture and …

Shutter Speed

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Learning

How to Master the Sunny 16 Rule

<b>Article Preview:</b>• The Sunny 16 Rule Explained<br>• The Sunny 16 Rule in Action<br>• Additional Exposure Rules<br>• Why You Should Use the Sunny 16 Rule<br>The Sunny 16 Rule …

8 Insanely Easy Things You Can Do Today to Immediately Improve Your Landscape Photography

What if you could make just a single, easy change to the way you approach landscape photography, and see an immediate boost in the quality of the …

Lighting Diagram Sketches That Reveal the Recipes Behind Photos

When photographer Paul Schlemmer started out in photography in his late teens, he spent the first four years studying the subject of light. As he …

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

You're not young and free forever.<p>Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having …

National Parks

How to Set Your White Balance for the Most Common Types of Streetlights

Streetlights are the driving force behind nighttime street scenes and how they make us feel. The way streetlights spread their light, the shadows …

Iceland & What I Wish I Had Known Before Going - Part 1

<b>WOW Air is definitely a discount airline.</b> I knew that when I booked the flight and had to pay for carry-on luggage, but there is something that I …

The PureNight Filter Cuts Out Light Pollution for Better Night Sky Photos

Light pollution is a drag for night sky photographers, usually requiring some post-processing magic in Lightroom or Photoshop to fix. But what if you …

The Best-Kept Secret Swimming Holes of Central Florida

With a year-round temperature of 68°F, Kelly Park Rock Springs is a wonderful place to cool down on a hot day. Because the park’s creek flows freely …

You could save tons of money on your taxes by choosing to file jointly or separately with your spouse — here's how to know which is best

For married couples, one significant way to save money on taxes is determining whether you and your spouse should file your tax returns jointly or separately.<p><b>In the vast majority of cases, you'll save money by filing jointly —</b> especially if one spouse works and the other doesn't, or one spouse …

Paying For College: Use Trump's Tax Plan To Pay $0 Tax On $30,000 Of Capital Gains

With the stock market hitting all-time highs since the election, and details about President Elect Trump’s tax reform plan for middle class families now known, you can combine your record investment gains with the following tax strategy to wipe out the tax on $30,000 in capital gains each year …

Exploring Montenegro’s unsung north

Montenegro’s north beckons with countless highland adventures. Its great outdoors – encompassing Durmitor, Biogradska Gora and Prokletije national parks – are a dream destination for everything from hiking and mountain biking to canyoning and rafting.<p>But for those who prefer kicking back, this …

Luminar takes the negatives out of photo editing

If Apple has made photography for the masses easy, then Macphun wants to knock down remaining barriers that might keep some from using software to bring creative style to those photos.<p>It’s latest Mac-based photo editing software, Luminar, is its first all-in-one app that will include a variety of …

The weird and wild cars of the London Motor Museum

In an unassuming building near Heathrow airport, about half an hour from central London, sits the London Motor Museum. It's an eclectic collection of cars, ranging from sports cars to hot rods and insane custom vehicles.<p>There's even some famous movie cars, such as Mr Bean's armchair mini, a Ford …

Park Geun-hye

April 2018<p>Court finds Park colluded with ‘Rasputin’ figure Choi Soon-sil to accept bribes and abuse position<p>Published: 6 Apr 2018<p>February 2018<p>Choi Soon-sil, a friend of Park Geun-hye, found guilty of abuse of power, bribery and state meddling<p>Published: 13 Feb 2018<p>October 2017<p>Deposed president …

The world's most romantic hotels

Which cities have the most romantic hotels? Our destination experts make a case for their favourite locations and where to stay when there.<p>Venice<p>In a city so unremittingly romantic as Venice, accommodation to match the mood is essential. George Clooney opted for the opulent Aman Grand Canal – for …

13 Red Flags That Will Get Your Pitch Rejected Every Time

Investors are people too. A positive first impression can quickly turn negative if you innocently seem to violate business basics while profiling your new venture.<p>After listening to hundreds of startup pitches, and reading even more business plans, most new venture investors develop their own …

Startups