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Think you've mastered tacos? Here are five ways to up your game

If your tacos always involve ground beef, seasonings from a packet, a jar of salsa and a corn shell, it’s time for an intervention. There is nothing wrong with the tacos you’re currently making, but there is so much more taco goodness to be had in this world.<p>“Tacos are great because you can eat …

Recipes

How to Read and Use the Histogram on Your Camera

Even though photography is an art form and the final result is considered to be an artistic expression of your thoughts and ideas, there is a strong …

Landscape Photography

Trump cites 'massive' Obama campaign finance violation. Experts say Cohen's case is different.

Donald Trump<p>President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that the campaign finance violations his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to in federal court are equivalent to campaign finance violations committed by Barack Obama's first presidential campaign.<p>"If you look at President …

Campaign Finance

Ranking the 10 best offenses in college football

The explosion of spread offenses has transformed college football in recent years. Not surprisingly, the majority of offensive attacks that figure to …

HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH THE SUNSET: 7 TIPS FOR INCREDIBLE SUNSET PHOTOS

Few things can compare with the stunning beauty of a blazing sunset, but you may have found that taking a great photo of the sunset isn’t always a …

Low-carb, high-fat diets could knock years off lifespan, 25-year study suggests

Eating a diet which is low in carbohydrates could knock years off lifespan, a 25 year study suggests.<p>Food plans which replace carbs with protein and fat, such as the Ketogenic or Atkins, have gained popularity in recent years, and are often endorsed by celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Kim …

Projecting College Football's 2018 All-Breakout Team

Replacing a player like Saquon Barkley would be impossible for most teams, but with breakout candidate Miles Sanders filling that role, Penn State still has legitimate aspirations of winning a title.<p>It's a similar story for just about every title contender, as the national hierarchy will be …

For Serious Writers Only: Why Most People Won’t Succeed at Writing

If You Think Writing is D****d Difficult, You’re On the Right Track<b>“I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but</b> …

U.S. adds second charge against Russian national linked to NRA

A federal grand jury indicted Mariia Butina on Tuesday on charges of conspiracy and acting as a foreign agent, adding a new charge against the Russian national, who was arrested over the weekend in Washington and accused of playing a part in a secret Russian attempt to influence U.S. …

U.S. Politics

Maria Butina Case Bolsters Understanding of 'Infiltration' In Russian 2016 Attack

<b>Updated at 4:34 p.m. ET</b><p>Charges accusing a woman of trying to build bridges between the Russian government and American political leaders via the National Rifle Association have delivered a breakthrough in understanding one aspect of the attack on the 2016 election: "infiltration."<p>After months of …

U.S. Department of Justice

23 Landscape Photography Tips From A Pro

Landscapes may be a popular subject among photographers, but it takes a lot of mastery, patience, and a certain frame of mind to capture imagery that …

It Looks Like Trump Just Made Up a Poll Saying He's Insanely Popular

He claims that he is more popular among Republicans than Abraham Lincoln. What is he talking about?<p>Late Thursday night UK time, British tabloid <i>The Sun</i> dropped a humdinger of an interview with Donald Trump where the president attacked London Mayor Sadiq Khan for allowing terrorism to happen and …

How can policy changes affect an economy?

Tom Sargent was, alongside Nobel Laureate Robert Lucas, a leading figure of the rational expectations revolution in the 1970s, testing rational …

Economics

The best thrillers and crime fiction of 2018 (so far)

Our critic rounds up the best Crime Fiction offerings of the year so far, from the latest Bernie Gunther novel to an international bestseller by South Korea's most popular Crime writer<p><b>Lullaby by Leïla Slimani (Faber) ★★★★☆</b><p>The French, having given the world the concept of the au pair, now seem …

Trump’s Ineptitude Is No Joke

It’s hard to imagine a better quick story summing up the Donald Trump administration than the one that broke Sunday night about a bill the White House was preparing to, as Jonathan Swan at Axios put it, “declare America’s abandonment of fundamental World Trade Organization rules” by giving the …

Foreign Policy

Books George RR Martin recommends to “Game of Thrones” fans

George R.R. Martin has an omnivorous appetite for books, movies, and TV. Over the years, the Song of Ice and Fire series author has recommended dozens of works of entertainment on his blog and in interviews: historical novels, thrillers, epic fantasy, literary science fiction.<p>Now, for the …

7 Perfect Books to Read on the Beach, According to Famous Billionaires

The best books to read on vacation expand your horizons without reminding you of work.<p>There's an art to picking books to read during your summer vacation.<p>If you're like me, your library is loaded with business books but, frankly, I want to unplug, not learn how to be more productive. Screw that. I …

Straightforward techniques to improve your writing

<i>This article originally ran on</i> PR Daily <i>in June of 2017.</i><p>Whatever you write, you want to get your thoughts across as clearly and effectively as …

A Beginner's Guide to Long Exposure Photography: When and How to Do It

Long exposures are something almost every photographer tries at some point, and they can be a fun way to create images that the naked eye would never …

Increased threat of a trade war is ramping up fears of a 'full-blown recession'

Even as growth ramps up to what could be the fastest rate since before the financial crisis, economists are worried that a trade war could tip the …

Golden Angle Composition in Street Photography

The golden angle is one of the most dynamic street photography techniques/compositions we can apply to our photos:Download PSD (Photoshop) file:To …

Street Photography

An Intro to Timelapse Photography by a Hobbyist Who Became a Pro

If you enjoy watching timelapse videos but aren’t familiar with the ingredients that go into making one, check out this 3-minute video by <i>Guardian</i> …

Photography

20 college football players set to become stars in 2018

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports<p>Spring ball is coming to a close and with it, we head into a long summer waiting for college football season to start. …

College Football

You CAN Write a Publishable First Novel: 10 Do's and Don'ts

<i>Not every first novel is a practice novel.</i><p><b>by Anne R. Allen</b><p>It’s a sad truth that most first novels never see print. Editors call them “practice …

Writing

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Master these 7 grammar tips if you want to sound smarter

• Poor writing can make others think you aren’t intelligent.<br>• I’m the executive editor of a magazine and know firsthand how grammar can change the …

10 Tips to Take Your Landscape Photos to the Next Level

My name is Albert Dros, and I’m a professional landscape photographer from the Netherlands. This article is both for beginners and advanced landscape …

Here Are Some Essential Rules and Tips for Living Life as a Writer

Over the years, this Book Publishing Expert has listened to, read about, and polled many successful authors about their writerly habits and their …

Want Tack-Sharp Photographs? Watch This Tutorial with Focus Stacking Made Easy (VIDEO)

One of the challenges with landscape photography is maximizing depth of field. That’s because well-composed images often incorporate important …

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Back in the pre-Internet days, if you wanted to land an agent and a book deal you had two choices: spend a million dollars on postage cold-querying …

Writing