Amit Sequeira

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Learn Eight Field Photography Tricks In 90 Seconds

If you’re looking to boost your field photography skills, these eight clever tricks can be done with common items almost everyone has.<p>In this video, …

7 Luxury Travel Trends for 2017

Lux is in flux, says Urban Insider Annie Fitzsimmons. Here’s what to know.<p>Every December, top hotels, cruise lines, tour operators, travel agents, and members of the media descend upon Cannes, France, for the annual International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM), the travel industry’s version of the …

Hospitality

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

What is ISO and Why Should I Care?

Most of us know that one of the keys to great photography is getting the right exposure and that ISO is a vital piece of the equation. But what is …

Cameras

How to make the most of your camera's manual mode

Smartphone cameras are shipping with better and better cameras each year, and there are a plethora of apps available to help you capture the best looking snaps too: from filters right through to camera apps with built-in manual controls. Even if your phone doesn’t ship with a built-in manual mode, …

Finding a Home for Unused Medical Supplies

Anesthesiologist William Rosenblatt organized a U.S.-based program to repurpose medical supplies headed for the garbage.<p>Early in his medical career, William Rosenblatt spent time volunteering on Latin American relief missions, where he saw financially strapped hospitals frequently reuse and …

Medical Technology

NATURAL VIAGRA: Men, If You Want Fantastic Erections, Eat These Foods! | Life is Simple.

Human civilization has always sought out all possible means to improve libido and increase sexual pleasure.<p>People in ancient Greece even invented a …

An intimate view of the 'super parents' of chronically ill children

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fifteen-year-old Savitri Yami Baker loves to belt a tune.<p>"They can hear her from three houses away," Savitri's 26-year-old sister, Victoria Ajene, jokes.<p>This comes as a surprise, as Savitri often has challenges breathing when she speaks. The Clovis, California, girl has the neurological …

Inside the Daring Mission That Thwarted a Nazi Atomic Bomb

When the Nazis captured a heavy water facility in Norway, the chemist who helped design the plant took action.<p>On February 27, 1942, nine saboteurs scaled a cliff in the middle of the night to blow up a Nazi-controlled heavy water plant in Norway. Hollywood turned the story of the attack into <i>The</i> …

Special Forces

7 Professional Photography Tips To Avoid Simple Shooting Mistakes

The Last Thing You Want To Do Is Risk Your Next Photography Shoot – So Here Are Some Professional Photography Tips, So That You Don't<p>Here at …

Landscape Photography

A smart lock to keep people out of *that* drawer

The Smart Cube will turn a drawer or cabinet into a retrofitted safe.<p>Startup Smart Armor Tech is bringing the connected lock indoors. Instead of a standard deadbolt, the company has announced what it calls the Smart Cube -- a two-piece device that can lock indoor enclosures. Think of it like a …

Photography In-Camera DIY: Learn To Set A Custom White Balance

Why Set A Custom White Balance?<p>White balance is something we often don’t think about. The reason for that is simple, our cameras, as a rule, are very …

U.S. Army

How to Prepare Your Images for Print and Display

If you’re into photography at some point you’ve probably had the desire to print and display your work. Whether it be for exhibition in a gallery or …

Superwoman? Nah, kid-carting photographer says viral photo was just a normal day

If your Friday night football attire is a baby on your chest, a preschooler on your back, a camera in one hand and a bottle in the other, you might …

How to Get Sharp Photos When Hand-Holding Your Camera

Like light and composition, the sharpness of a photo can either make it or break it. Naturally, we all want our photos to be maximally sharp, but …

21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

An overripe banana is a blessing, not a curse.<p>Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but overripe bananas provide you with the possibility of many great recipes. They’re …

Cleaning Your Camera Lenses With Isopropyl Alcohol and Purosol

Cleaning your camera lenses are an important part of ensuring that they keep working flawlessly and that your picture taking devices are always …

Good fats can cut risk of death by 27%, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> We've long known that "bad" fats aren't the healthiest choices in our diets, but the latest news from Harvard is lethal: Eating too much saturated or trans fat can increase your risk of dying.<p>The silver lining? You can reverse some of that risk by making healthier fat choices.<p>"This study is …

Nutrition

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

From trash to treasure: Scientists turn plastic bottles and bags into liquid fuel

In the future, perhaps we'll be mining our landfills and fishing through our oceans for the raw materials to make fuel. Using a two-catalyst process, a joint U.S.-China team of researchers has figured out how to take discarded plastic products, from grocery bags to plastic bottles, and turn them …

A hipster's guide to EOS film cameras

Are you the sort of person who thinks that digital photography is as unexciting as shaving? Then read on…<p>Chances are if you’re younger than 30 you …

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

After 70 years of waiting, WWII B-17 gunner, 94, revisits Britain. And dies quietly there.

<i>Corrected</i><p>U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Melvin Rector long carried Britain in his heart after he helped defend it during World War II, but 70 years passed without him stepping foot in the country.<p>The 94-year-old finally decided to leave his home in Barefoot Bay, Fla., to visit Britain earlier this …

Beyond Oatmeal: Everything You Can Do With Oats

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>For years, I always kept a container of oats around the house, tucked into the back of my pantry for chilly-morning breakfasts and the occasional batch of cookies. But more often than not, I'd wind up tossing the …

Breakfast

Photograph More Like a Pro, Not Like a Tourist

A few years ago, I decided that I would like to get into photography. So, I did some research and bought a fairly expensive DSLR camera. I also read …

Here are a few tips for keeping sand off your sensor while shooting at the beach

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about shooting on a beach, it’s that sand gets <i>everywhere</i>. No matter what camera bag the gear is in or how well it’s …

How to set custom white balance for perfect colours

Your camera’s Auto white balance setting is great for general subjects, but strong colours can fool it. It can also be difficult to match the white …

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

A Guide to Watermarking Your Photos

With so many people sharing photos online every day, we’re becoming more susceptible to copyright infringement and finding our photos in places they …