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29 Travel Hacks Even Frequent Fliers Don't Know

Instead of insulting your intelligence with “hacks” like “pack light” or “bring an empty water bottle,” we’ve put together a list of tips and tricks …

Credit Cards

How many words do you need to speak a language?

<b>Learning a new language can be tricky, but how many words do you need to know before you can actually get by in a foreign tongue?</b><p>That was the question posed to BBC Radio 4's More or Less programme by one frustrated listener. Despite learning German for three years, and practising nearly every day, …

Language Learning

How To Defeat The Dreaded Swamp Crotch

Stay high and dry.<p>Swamp crotch. Swass. Booty Dew. Whatever you prefer to call it, the accumulation of sweat down under is not an ideal situation. But …

Skin Care

7 Tips for a Healthy Prostate

More than 190,000 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. each year, according to the American Cancer Society. Fortunately, there is a …

Cancer

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

The Brain

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life | Inc.com

<i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder at Refugee Code Academy, on Quora:</b><p><b>1. Perception is …

Happiness

How to Find the Best Meals When You're Traveling Abroad

<i>This story originally appeared on Money.com.</i><p>Food is a massive part of any culture, so you want to plan your stops carefully when you travel abroad. …

Travel

The Weird Reason You Should Smile in Your Passport Photo

Even though you’re not supposed to smile in your passport photo, you might want to see if you can sneak it in.<p>A new study suggests that smiling in …

U.S. State Department

Here’s a Cool Trick That Lets You Take Amazing Night Photos Without a Tripod (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried to take to take a photo at night without a tripod you know the results can be very blurry or very noisy or, in most cases, both. …

Photography Tutorials

How To Use Curves in Photoshop To Remove Unwanted Colour Casts and Achieve Perfect Colour in Your Photos

Colour in our images can be a tricky thing to get spot on. We can try to give ourselves a head-start when shooting by picking an appropriate white …

Tutorials

How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful than You

Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power than you do? How do you decide whether it’s worth speaking up? And if you do, what exactly should …

Leadership

Airfare Study Claims This Is Exactly How Far In Advance You Should Book Your Flights

<i>This story originally appeared on Travelandleisure.com.</i><p>CheapAir.com announced the results of its annual airfare study on Wednesday, analyzing 917 …

Flying

Revealed: the safest places around the world

If you are nervous about travelling abroad, why not visit one of the safest destinations in the world? A new report from Gallup, the 2018 Global Law and Order report, ranks places around the world based on how people feel about their safety. More than 150,000 people around the world were asked …

Hong Kong

6 Professional Posing Tips to Make Anyone Look Good in a Photo (VIDEO)

Ever wonder why your travel portraits sometimes look no better than dull vacation snapshots? It might not be your skill as a photographer or the …

Photography

7 Simple Cures for Smelly Feet

Here's how to get rid of foot odor for good.<p>Maybe you like to do hot yoga. Maybe you like to wear Vans slip-ons with no socks. And maybe you once left a container of fruit in your gym bag for a week. Either way, no judgment here. In fact, you're not alone if you’ve got some gear so ripe it has to …

Cleaning

How to Stay Fit After 40

How do athletes perform at a top level beyond age 40? This 41-year-old reveals strategies that even regular guys can use.<p>I'm not an elite athlete. I'm just a guy on the precipice of middle age who enjoys running, biking, soccer, and tennis. If I can push myself to my physical limit a couple of …

Johnson & Johnson

6 Reasons Why Your Photos Aren’t Razor Sharp

Picture this: you come home after a great day out photographing and you’re excited to look through all the beautiful images you’ve captured. However, …

Landscape Photography

7 Ways To Wear Your Favourite High Tops

Converse high tops are the sneaker that's been cool for 100 years and still looks as good as ever. To prove how versatile they are, here are seven …

Men's Fashion

How To Wear Driving Shoes

Introduced in the 1960s, driving shoes have long been elegant alternatives to the more common penny loafers and boat shoes. Here are six ways to wear …

Men's Fashion

Four Tips for Better Low Light Portraits

Capturing portraits at night or during low-light situations without strobes or speedlights can be tricky. You don't want to capture blurry or out of …

Photography

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Travel

4 Free E-Books That Will Help You Capture Better Street Portraits

Street photography predominantly deals with capturing candid portraits of strangers. If you haven't photographed strangers before, it can be a …

9 Portrait Location Ideas in 90 Seconds

In this video, Mango Street give you 9 ideas for your next portrait shoot in locations you can most likely find close to where you live.<p><b>Challenge</b>: …

Photography

How Different Lens Focal Lengths Change the Style and Direction of Portrait Photography

Newcomers to photography may have heard that 50mm or 85mm lenses are the right choice for portraiture. But did you know even as wide as 35mm can be …

Photography

Gorgeous Beauty and Street Style Portrait Photography by Natalie Dunn

Marvelous female portraits by <b>Natalie Dunn</b>, talented self-taught photographer, retoucher and artist from Portland who currently lives and works in …

5 Practical Tips To Help You Find Your Footing In Street Photography

Despite the ever-changing definition and aesthetic of street photography, it is a genre that will remain vital to photography as a whole. Dogmatists, …

Street Photography

The Best Cards for Airfare Purchases

<b>Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available – Citi Prestige Card, JetBlue Plus Card</b><p>Are you planning on spending a significant amount …

Wedding Photographer Shares A Ridiculously Simple Photography Trick And The Results Are Stunning

If you haven’t yet mastered the inner workings of a camera, simple photography tricks can help you a great deal. Recently, wedding photographer …

Wedding Photography

The most luxurious hostel in every European country under $55 a night

The idea of staying in a messy, loud hostel might seem like a thing of the past — best kept for the backpacking days of your late teens and 20s.<p>However, a "hostel" is simply "budget-friendly accommodation that focuses on a shared social experience." While to be considered a hostel it must have the …

European Travel

The One Change to My Travel Routine That Lightened My Luggage for Good

The front zip pocket of my carry-on suitcase has always been reserved for a book or two — real books, the printed kind that you flip through and …

Books