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Getting into Instagram

Instagram, its that place with the garish filters and poorly composed smartphone images of your dinner, cat or partner doing silly things, isn’t it? …

The Selects: Skateboarding in Church

Spanish Economy

6 tips to keep your Facebook clean, secure and private

NEW YORK (AP) — Got hundreds of Facebook friends you hardly know?<p>Now is a good time to do some digital cleanup, while the year is still fresh. Review your security and privacy settings, and make sure those casual acquaintances you met at a bar eons ago aren't still getting the most intimate details …

Information Systems

15 Homemade Pancakes That Will Make You Skip Diner Brunch

It may seem <i>totally</i> necessary to hit up brunch every Sunday, right when that mad pancake craving hits you like clockwork. But before you know it, you’ve had too many mimosas, your bill is up to $40 and somehow it’s 3PM and you’re wondering where the heck the day has gone. The simple solution to this …

Breakfast

Barred Owl

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen – review

‘Catherine uses her understanding and love of books to read the people that surround her like she reads the characters in her books’<p>Doing Gothic in college for my English Lit class, I decided to read Northanger Abbey because it didn’t seem Gothic although really it is and includes many elements. …

Morning stars: breakfast for the adventurous

Bored of cornflakes? Don’t want toast? Here’s how to start your day with a recipe from around the world<p>For a nation built on boiled eggs and soldiers, porridge and the full English, we have come a long way in our understanding of the first meal of the day. We asked top chefs to update the breakfast …

These Airlines Have the Lowest Safety Ratings

When thinking about the range of qualities we look for in an airline, the ability to deliver us to our destination alive is at the top of the list …

A Blueprint for the First Work Day of 2016

The first day of a new year is a great chance to slow down and consider the big picture.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the First 90 Days count by joining the conversation on social media</i> …

Clayton Christensen

World's Best Boutique Hotels 2015

Le Sirenuse is another winner that used to be a family home—and that family still runs the place. The former villa overlooking the Amalfi Coast has …

6 ways to clear out space on your smartphone

Smartphone storage is at a real premium unless you're lucky enough to own one with lots of it. (And if you do, your phone likely wasn't cheap.)<p>With …

80K Instagram Followers Later, Here’s My #1 Piece of Advice for Better Photos …

… with Before and After Comparison Shots<p><b>Spot</b> <b>relies on great imagery to deliver a compelling place-discovery experience. Here, our content and</b> …

WiFi standards explained: what you should know about the new 802.11 ad, ah & af standards

WiFi is a crucial technology found inside our smartphones that we all use every day, but if you’ve ever stared a little longer at a spec sheet or your home network router you will probably have noticed that there are a few different number and letter combinations tagged on the end. These different …

Wi-Fi

5 Tips For Better Photography With Any Camera

Blaming your camera gear for mistakes is a real no no in photography. In reality, a skilled photographer will be able to take great photos with any …

Landscape Photography

Uber rented a cruise terminal for its holiday party and threw a raging silent disco

Uber may be only five years old, but it sure knows how to throw a holiday party like the rest of the Silicon Valley giants.<p>For Uber's bash, the ride-hailing company rented out the Pier 27 cruise terminal in San Francisco and transformed it into a silent disco party. There was an open bar, a …

Silicon Valley

Trim seeks out and destroys awful monthly subscriptions

In the age of Netflix, Spotify, and unwanted LinkedIn Premium subscriptions, it can be difficult to keep track of where your money is going on a monthly basis. Trim, a San Francisco startup from former venture capitalists Thomas Smyth and Dan Petkevich, wants to ensure you never end up paying for …

The Sony a6000: Small and Light

Sony Alpha

Getting Started with Food Photography

Food photography has become an extremely popular branch of photography. When you think about it, who isn't taking pictures of their food these days? …

Food Photography

10 Entrepreneurs' Productivity Secrets

Productivity apps have proliferated at the speed of startup conferences and podcasts. 10 entrepreneurs weigh in on the tools and resources they turn to in order to stay productive and centered.<p>Whether you're looking for a productivity app or a podcast to download, most of us ask our network for a …

Productivity

Why the pomegranate should be the ‘it’ fruit for your holiday table

We’re deep into Thanksgiving at WaPoFood headquarters (have you clicked through Thanksgiving Central yet?), but that doesn’t mean the wealth, and price, of pomegranates around us has gone unnoticed. These round, red fruits with the tart edible seeds called arils are in season till early winter. Are …

Anthony Bourdain

5 Instagram Tips for Photographers

How to curate your feed for more followers<p>There’s so much you can do as a photographer to grow your follower base and improve your image as a …

5 Magazines to Help Get Your Turkey On

Thanksgiving is a time to spend time with those you love and celebrate the harvest. Hosting a large Thanksgiving dinner is no small feat, so we hope this list of magazines and topics helps you plan for a stupendous gathering:<p>Tablescapes For All Occasions by LaVerne Charles: Consider a lovely …

Better Than Store-Bought: Three Halloween Candies You Can Make at Home

Around about the fifth mini Snickers bar or bag of Skittles pilfered from your child’s trick-or-treat haul this Halloween, processed-candy fatigue might begin to set in. In a sugar-fueled rage, you may wonder: Why did none of my neighbors hand out artisanal chocolates or small-batch baked goods? …

Dessert

27 Easy Breakfasts You Can Make in a Crock-Pot

Given the choice between sleeping in later and grabbing a power bar on the way out the door or getting up to make a real breakfast, oftentimes the …

5 Curators to Follow If You Love Gourmet Food

Food is many things: sustenance, an excuse to take a break, a chance to taste the world’s diversity. For some people, it’s more, shall we say, refined; for them, food is an art. Which helps explain the existence of gourmet food, both an industry classification for “high-quality premium foods” and …

Google’s been quietly recording your voice; here’s how to listen to—and delete—the archive

Google searches are like a stream of consciousness. We plug every idle curiosity, every thought, and every question into the search engine. Google has always kept careful record of these searches, which helps sell ads. But Google also keeps an audio log of the questions you ask its voice search …

Google

Photo Friday: Landscape Photography

American landscape photography stemmed from a fascination with the American West. As cities on the East Coast swelled with people in the mid to late 19th-century, Americans looked beyond the Mississippi with great promise. Since the land was wild and off-limits to most, landscape photography …

9 Talks That Are a Great Introduction to TED

Since I started My Year of TED in 2011, I've found myself explaining TED quite a lot. Last week I had to do this again, and I was reminded of a blog post I did in 2012. I thought I'd share it with you here -- noting that there have been hundreds of new talks since this time, but I think these still …

Beginners, Try These 4 Tips to Help You Shoot Like the Pros

There exists in society an unfortunate idea that gear is the chief distinction between a professional and an amateur photographer. Sure, there may be …

Landscape Photography

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

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