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Shopify slumps after Adobe announces acquisition of e-commerce rival Magento

Shares of e-commerce platform Shopify plunged as much as 5 percent after Adobe announced the acquisition of rival e-commerce platform Magento …

eCommerce

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Leadership

I tried a science-backed eating plan tied to a better memory and longer life — and never felt like I was 'dieting'

You could say I've been around the diet block. I've been vegan, restricted my eating to an 8-hour window as part of an intermittent fast, and given ketogenic and vegetarian meal plans a spin — all in an attempt to give myself more energy, feel healthier, and power through the various activities I …

Healthy Eating

Better Brainstorming

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>March 01, 2018</b><p>Great innovators have long known that the secret to unlocking a better answer is to ask a better question. Applying that insight to brainstorming exercises can vastly improve the search for new ideas--especially when a team is feeling stuck. Brainstorming …

Brainstorming

Google makes it easier to delete the search, browsing and viewing history it keeps on you

Google is making it easier to see the search, browsing and YouTube viewing history it keeps on you, to delete any items you don’t want included, and to stop the company from logging your activity in future …<p>It’s doing this to comply with new European privacy regulations, known as the General Data …

Google

Only 17% of people can correctly answer the world's shortest IQ test — see if you're one of them

The Cognitive Reflection Test (CRT) has been hailed as the world's shortest IQ test. Apparently, it only takes three questions to separate the Einsteins from the Homer Simpsons of this world.<p>The quiz, developed in Princeton in 2005 by psychologist Shane Frederick, is designed to test your ability …

IQ

Urban dwellers will like the sound of these noise-canceling windows

One of the joys of living in the countryside must surely be pushing open the windows each morning to allow the soothing sounds of birdsong to float …

Consumer Tech

The Guy Who Designed Minimalist Movie Posters Every Day for a Year Finally Finished

Pete Majarich caps off his year-long project to create a remixed movie poster every day with a packed video.<p>He made it! After an entire year, graphic designer Pete Majarich completed his ambitious design project, <i>A Movie Poster a Day</i>, completing exactly 365 unique poster redesigns. An artist of …

Posters

Zezn Photography

The female form masterfully captured with a restrained approach by zezn photography.<p>There is not much known about the Japanese photographer who …

Photography

How to switch on the awesome new Gmail interface

Gmail’s sweet new interface is rolling out to users. It offers the familiar simple text-based interface from the Gmail you all know and “love,” but it manages to be both less messy, and more useful. If you want to take it for a spin, then switching it on is easy.<p>Why bother? What’s new in Gmail?<p>Our …

Apps

The Best New Men’s Fragrance Launches For Spring/Summer 2018

Every man should have a different fragrance for the summer months to what he wears through winter. This season, brands are offering an impressive …

Beauty

How to Use Auto-Ducking in Premiere Pro to Improve the Audio Quality of Your Videos

When getting into videography, the most challenging part tends to be the sound, especially for us photographers. With the latest Adobe Premiere Pro …

Videography

Target’s Drive Up service is now available at 270 stores

Last year, Target began piloting a new service called Drive Up that lets customers order what they need from the Target app, pick up their purchases at a Target store and have it delivered right to their car. Now, Target has announced that the service is available in nearly 270 stores throughout …

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

<i>“People do not read stupidities with impunity.”</i> <i><br>― Victor Hugo, Les Misérables</i><p>Social Media Has Poisoned Us – <i>The Guardian</i><p>On Daido Moriyama – <i>New York</i> …

Photos

Quick Tip: How to ‘Auto’ a Single Slider in Lightroom

Lightroom Classic has long had an “Auto” feature in the Develop module that will automatically set basic sliders for you based on the image at hand. …

I Asked Some Professional DJs What Turntables to Buy for My Living Room

Don’t buy a record player.<p>There’s one universal tip every DJ will tell you when you ask about what to look for when buying your first record player: …

Dunning-Kruger Effect: Why Incompetent People Think They Are Superior

The Dunning-Kruger effect is a type of cognitive bias in which people believe that they are smarter and more capable than they really are. …

How to Imitate Window Light Inside a Studio

How do you create soft window light for a shoot in an artificially lit indoor room without an actual widow? Jay P Morgan takes us through the paces, …

Fun-Da-Mental

20 of the best up-and-coming photographers across the world you can follow on Instagram

This year, Nikon — as part of the camera company's 100th anniversary— is celebrating by highlighting 100 young, up-and-coming photographers on their Instagram.<p>Handpicked by the Nikon team, these photographers entered by using the hashtag #Nikon100 on their Instagram posts. The hashtag, which …

Photography

8 On-The-Rise Photographers You've Got To Know

<b>UPDATE:</b> This story was originally published on October 24.<p>With the advent of Instagram, it seems everyone and their mother is a photographer (that …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Depth-Based Photo Editing Is Now a Thing

A new app update is bringing depth-based photo editing into reality.<p>Today Darkroom released version 3.5 which has the headlining feature of being …

This is the Power of Canon’s 120MP Camera Sensor

Canon has just released this new 3-minute video showing the power of its 120-megapixel CMOS sensor, which it first announced in September 2015 and …

How to Choose Flattering Light for Your Client

When a client hands a portrait photographer their hard-earned money, they want to see a photograph of themselves they feel great about. Light is a …

Sony's Best Lens Isn't a G Master

Before anything else, this is the one lens every Sony mirrorless shooter should own. And no, it’s not part of their premium and pricey G Master …

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

Maps

20 Best 'Portlandia' Sketches

From binge-watching panic to bird-improved accessories, here are the funniest, most far-out bits from IFC's hit show<p>NOW PLAYING<p>20 Best 'Portlandia' …

NVIDIA’s AI Can Magically Transfer One Photo’s Style to Another

NVIDIA has unveiled a new AI algorithm called FastPhotoStyle that can transfer the style from any photo to another photo, producing impressive, …

5 easy (really!) tantra techniques for a serious sexual energy boost

The word “tantra” can conjure some strange associations. When I first heard the word from a yoga instructor with a knowing smile about a decade ago, …

These Photographs Have Just Been Revealed as The Best in the World

Flying Fishing Nets, 2018 | © Yen Sin Wong, Malaysia, Shortlist, Open Travel and Winner, Malaysia National Award, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards