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4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

8 Ancient Writing Systems That Haven't Been Deciphered Yet

The Indus Valley civilization was one of the most advanced in the world for more than 500 years, with more than a thousand settlements sprawling …

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

An ancient world concealed underground

An impressive underground network of tunnels and caves, curiously filled with vintage cars and forgotten World War II relics, lay forgotten under the ancient city of Naples.<p>In cities as old as Naples, residents have become used to unearthing classical Roman treasures, antiquated cisterns and other …

Classic Cars

China Still Isn’t Ready to Be a True Global Leader

China’s economic miracle over the past 35 years is well documented. It has emerged as the world’s largest economy, although it’s still lagging well behind in world-class per capita GDP. While working in China over the past five years, we increasingly encountered senior government officials and …

National Geographic Photographer’s Stunning Landscapes Pay Tribute to Ansel Adams

Thirty years since the passing of Ansel Adams, acclaimed National Geographic photographer Peter Essick pays tribute to the master of landscape photography and the craggy California Sierra Nevada wilderness area named in his honor. Inspired by the stunning scenery that Adams captured several decades …

Nature Photography

Deal Alert: onOne Software is Giving Away Perfect Effects 8 for Free

It’s not often a company hands out an entire piece of $100 software for free, but today is one of those exceptions, thanks to onOne Software. As of …

Getting Started With Table Top Photography: A First-Hand Experience

Today I am writing an article about a subject that I know nothing about – table top photography. Let me explain why. Some time back, I wrote an …

The Leica T (Type 701) Unibody Digital Camera Review by Steve Huff

Fuji x100s Fan Club

The Story<p>I picked up my first Fuji x100 (pictured above) off of Craig’s List years after it was introduced. I picked it up for three reasons….<p>I’m not …

A Look at The Unknown and Controversial Photography Career of Lewis Carroll

He’s known as the author behind the famed <i>Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland</i> by most, but the breadth of his disciplines goes far beyond literature. …

Camera Drone Captures Gorgeous Video of a Dolphin Stampede and Whales Migrating

We started off the day with some good news for drone photographers (and Amazon), and so we thought we’d send you off into the weekend with some …

How to Be Assertive | The Art of Manliness

<i>Your boss consistently asks you at the last minute to come into work on the weekend. You say “yes” every time even though you have family plans. You</i> …

How to Plan and Lead a Weekly Family Meeting | Creating Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Does your family life seem chaotic?<p>Are you worried that your children aren’t learning and incorporating the values that are important to you and your …

How to Make a Drinking Glass From a Bottle | The Art of Manliness

I’ve often admired the artwork on beer bottles, liquor bottles, even craft soda bottles. And I’ve often wondered how to capture some of this artwork …

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

GoPro Releases Inspirational POV Footage from Stratos Jump

During Felix Baumgartner’s record-breaking Stratos jump from 128,100 feet above the Earth, he was packing a total of seven GoPro Hero2’s on his …

Life Through a Leica

For nearly 70 years, Art Shay kept two things by his side: The love of his life, Florence, and a camera.<p>Published Dec. 23, 2013, at 2:15 p.m.<p>Over his …