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Add Life to the Eyes in Your Photos With This Clever Technique

Eyes really are the window to the soul, and the way they look in your images can be the difference between a picture being good and really great. If …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

How a frustrated designer imagines an all-in-one Airbnb vacation planner

Planning trips can be a real headache. After my recent trip to Italy with my wife, I started thinking how frustrating it was that there wasn’t any platform that provided all the information needed to plan a vacation in one place. That’s why I decided to put together a promo-design for a …

20+ Best TED Talks to Inspire Creativity

Held annually since 1990, TED Talks have become a go-to source for those looking to learn and be inspired. Creative TED Talks have become a staple of the conferences, with world-renowned artists, photographers, authors, and creative thinkers sharing the secrets of their success.<p>By showcasing their …

DIY Studio Seamless Paper Hanging System On the Cheap

When I moved in to my studio a little over three years ago, I needed a place to hang, store, and use my rolls of seamless paper. I didn’t have many — …

How to Re-Ignite Your Passion in Photography

Dear friend,<p>I think a lot of us are hungering after passion in our photography and life.<p>I think I’m a quite passionate person. Let me share my …

Street Photography

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers | Inc.com

<i>Thank You for Being Late</i> by Thomas L. Friedman; recommended by World Bank president Jim Yong Kim and Martin Ford. Amazon calls it "a field guide to the 21st century."<p><i>Success Through Stillness</i> by Russell Simmons and Chris Morrow and; recommended by Serena Williams. The hip-hop mogul on</i> …

Books

Facts . About Plastic . Help

The Facts Are Overwhelming<p>The proliferation of plastic products in the last 70 years or so has been extraordinary; quite simply we cannot now live …

West Virginia mayor resigns after racist Facebook post about Michelle Obama

A West Virginia mayor resigned her post Tuesday following a backlash after she posted a response to a racist comment about first lady Michelle Obama on Facebook.<p>The Clay Town Council accepted Mayor Beverly Whaling's resignation in a meeting late Tuesday afternoon and said it would act quickly to …

Why Donald Trump Needs to Take a Salary

There’s a reason the Framers wanted the president to get paid—and if their logic was good enough for George Washington, it should be good enough for Trump.<p>In his first broadcast interview as president-elect, Donald Trump pledged that he will accept as little of the presidential salary as he can get …

Donald Trump

Trump's Name Will Be Removed From Apartment Buildings After Residents Demand It

President-elect Donald Trump's name will be removed from three apartment buildings on Manhattan's West Side, after almost 600 residents signed a petition demanding it.<p>Three of the rental buildings now known as Trump Place will be renamed 140, 160 and 180 Riverside Blvd., according to a statement …

Senate Democrats call on Trump to fire Steve Bannon – video

A group of Senate Democrats on Tuesday called on President-elect Donald Trump to fire chief strategist Steve Bannon from his incoming administration. Before he took over as chief executive of Trump’s campaign in August and led it to victory last week, Bannon headed Breitbart News, a website and …

Donald Trump

'The Klan won': Aaron Sorkin pens a heartfelt note to his teenage daughter after Donald Trump was elected

• <b>The Oscar-winning screenwriter penned the note to his daughter Roxy</b>• <b><br>He noted Trump's win was also victory for his supporters, including 'the Klan,</b> …

Forget Michael Moore - here's a 5 point plan to save America's women

This should have been the week that the Pantsuit Army came out from the shadows as they watched their leader take on the highest office in the free world.<p>Alas, it wasn't to be, and Donald Trump will, come January, move his extensive brood into the White House and attempt to prove to the millions of …

Human Rights

Note To World: Hillary Clinton Won the Popular Vote. Yes, She Did

This is what Michael Moore, filmmaker and political activist, in his Facebook- post-gone-viral, has enjoined people to remember in his five-point …

Michael Moore doesn't think Trump will actually be in office for 4 years

Filmmaker Michael Moore showed up Friday morning for a seven-minute segment on MSNBC's <i>Morning Joe</i> — and ended up staying for a commercial-free 45 …

Michael Moore Returns To The Spotlight

After years on the sidelines, the filmmaker is back where he's comfortable: fighting the Republican establishment.<p>On Wednesday morning, millions of Democrats woke up and realized that what had transpired the previous night had not been a terrible dream.<p>The American people really had elected Donald …

Michael Moore wants to lead an anti-Donald Trump resistance “that will dwarf Occupy Wall Street”

Trump, he argued, “is a man who doesn’t have any ideology; the only thing he believes in is Donald Trump”<p>In an interview with The Los Angeles Times, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore suggested the left form a resistance movement against President-elect Donald Trump.<p>"That doesn't make me feel …

Michael Moore's Attempt to Save America Is This (Pretty Dramatic) Daily To-Do List

But what else would you expect from the filmmaker?<p>You might ask what right documentary film-maker Michael Moore has to issue orders on how to form a revolution against Donald Trump. Your questioning would be right, except for the fact Michael Moore was adamant Trump would be elected and tried to …

Bernie Sanders

Kites Could Soon Power An Entire Region of Scotland

The kite-powered system could reduce the cost of offshore wind energy by about 50 percent.<p>Kites are no longer just kids' toys gliding in the wind. By 2025, they will provide power to an entire region of Scotland.<p>A 500-kilowatt system of kite-supported power stations is soon to be installed at the …

Five of the world′s biggest environmental problems | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 11.10.2016

These five megatrends present major global threats for planet Earth - problems that must be solved if the world is to remain a supportive habitat for …

The Earth’s ability to absorb greenhouse gases without violently disrupting the climate is finite, and each additional person contributes to the total amount<p>Earlier this summer, I found myself in the middle of a lively debate because of my work on climate change and the ethics of having …

Climate Change

Use These 100 Design Websites To Jumpstart Your Creativity

The web is an incredible place. In less than 30 years it completely changed the world connecting and empowering people. One of the biggest benefits it brings is an endless inspiration for any field you can imagine.<p>As a creative entrepreneur, I am constantly looking for inspiration. I love reading …

Graphic Design

Celebrate Short Story Month With These 17 Stellar Short Stories By Contemporary Writers

You can read ‘em all on the Internet, folks.<p>We’re now in the throes of Short Story Month, a gleeful celebration of fiction writing with a word limit. Short stories are typically classified as any work amounting to fewer than 7,500 words, but of course, there’s much more to the form than …

DIY - Cheap Cedar Raised Beds - Quiet Corner

Cedar raised beds make gardening easier, more accessible, more economical, and more efficient. But often a cedar raised beds can cost hundreds of …

DIY - Self Watering Tomato Buckets - Quiet Corner

“You can never have too many tomato plants, but what happens when you run out of room in the garden. Tomatoes are probably the most versatile plant …

Thought-provoking illustrations showing devastating effects on nature

Environmental issues are the most significant of many problems that we are facing right now. In this post, we are featuring a series of …

Human Geography

Artist Creates Stunning Wildlife Drawings to Raise Awareness for the Creatures He Loves

Self-taught artist Richard Symonds has spent the past few decades fine-tuning his technique so he can realistically portray the wildlife he adores. The artist often paints and draws these animals in an effort to raise funds to help support them, and has worked with notable companies such as BBC, …