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6 Tips for Finding Focus and Getting Sharp Images

Getting sharp images is a common problem among beginning photographers. So, in this article I will give you some tips to hopefully answer some, if …

Canon Cameras

50 Crucial Fall Maintenance Tasks You Should Never Forget

You’ll definitely regret skipping over any these important home maintenance tasks this fall.<p>‘Aerating’ simply means making holes in the ground by …

Home Improvement

The best Nikon lenses in 2018: top lenses for your Nikon camera

<b>When it comes to buying new lenses for your</b> <b>Nikon camera</b><b>, there’s an overwhelming amount of choice out there.</b><p>Both Nikon itself and a number of …

Cameras

How to Use a Long Exposure to Remove People From Your Landscapes

Most landscape and cityscape photographers prefer to have images that are void of tourists, traffic, and other distracting elements in their scenes. …

How to Master the Farmer’s Walk

With all the equipment available at the gym, it may surprise you that one of the most useful strength moves requires nothing more than a set of …

Reverse Innovation in Health Care: How to Make Value-Based Delivery Work

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>July 10, 2018</b><p>Health-Care Solutions from a Distant Shore. Health care in the United States and other nations is on a collision course with patient needs and economic reality. For more than a decade, leading thinkers, including Michael Porter and Clayton Christensen, have …

See Primus Cover Peter Gabriel With Members of Tool and Mastodon

Danny Carey and Brann Dailor add extra percussion to far-out version of "Intruder"

Lost in Vegas React to Rush's '2112,' Heads Explode

The YouTube duo listen to the classic Rush epic and give it a real time reaction.Continue reading…

The 9 Best Brands for Logo-Free Basics

You don't have to be a walking billboard.<p>For too long, we’ve been walking around like human billboards, sporting the iconic symbols of all our favorite brands. And even worse, we’ve been paying major bank for the privilege.<p>The latest cool-kid designers are keeping their signatures on the DL and our …

How to Shoot Defocused Firework Photos

I’m photographer David Johnson, and in this tutorial I’ll be sharing how I shoot long-exposure photos of defocused fireworks.<p>Gear List<p>Canon EOS 5D …

13 Simple Solutions to Help You Get Rid of Ants for Good

From adhesive tape to vinegar, these 13 trusted items will tackle your ant problem and help you get rid of ants for good.<p>Is an army of ants marching …

Transforming Health Care from the Ground Up

The U.S. health care system desperately needs reform to rein in costs, improve quality, and expand access. Federal policy changes are essential, of course; however, top-down solutions alone cannot fix a wasteful and misdirected system. The industry also needs transformation from the bottom up, by …

Hospitals Address Widespread Doctor Burnout

Doctors who feel stressed or burned out are getting some urgent care.<p>To address what experts view as a national epidemic of physician discontent, hospitals are expanding their c-suites with the new position of chief wellness officer.<p>In recent years hospitals have tried a variety of wellness …

Mayo Clinic

Full Body Kettlebell at Home (or Anywhere) Circuit Workout

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>General Fitness<p>Workout Type<p>Full Body<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>3<p>Time Per Workout15-60 …

IRA vs. 401(k) vs. HSA: Which Is the Best Way to Save for Retirement?

Here's a quick guide to these three retirement savings options, and the advantages of each.<p>When it comes to saving for retirement, most Americans …

The 15-minute Bodyweight Workout for Busy Guys

The best thing about building your fitness around a bodyweight workout: the more you weight you lose and the leaner you become, the easier they …

Middle Age

Why Your Health Insurer Doesn't Care About Your Big Bills

Michael Frank ran his finger down his medical bill, studying the charges and pausing in disbelief. The numbers didn't make sense.<p>His recovery from a partial hip replacement had been difficult. He had iced and elevated his leg for weeks. He had pushed his 49-year-old body, limping and wincing, …

Health Care

The Burnout Crisis in American Medicine

Are electronic medical records and demanding regulations contributing to a historic doctor shortage?<p>During a recent evening on call in the hospital, I was asked to see an elderly woman with a failing kidney. She’d come in feeling weak and short of breath and had been admitted to the cardiology …

World Beer Cup 2018 Winners List announced

(Nashville, TN) – Winners were announced this evening for the 2018 World Beer Cup Awards. The largest competition to date, the awards were presented …

Ariana Grande's Flawless Musical Impressions Are a Wild Sonic Experience

There’s no denying that Ariana Grande is a talented singer. But throw her for a loop — like Jimmy Fallon does in his “musical genre challenge,” in …

Ariana Grande

The 7 Most Powerful Kettlebell Core Exercises

Kettlebells are an excellent training tool.<p>Thanks to their versatility, kettlebells can be used to train a huge number of different muscle …

Workouts

How to Plank Like a Pro (and Avoid These 6 Mistakes)

Crunches are easily the most common of the abdominal exercises but they are certainly not the most effective way to strengthen your core.<p>Episode …

5 Exercises To Help You Look Great In A T-Shirt This Summer

It's what we all want, after all<p>Stepping out in a crisp white Tee is a simple and highly effective summer style power move, but it comes with one very important caveat: you've got to be in decent shape to pull it off.<p>To help you flatten your stomach, tone your arms and shape up those lats a bit, we …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

These 3 Personality Traits Affect What You Earn — but Only After Age 40

We often hear about the power of personality, and how some traits are beneficial for our careers while others are more harmful. For example, we know that being more conscientious (hard-working, driven, reliable, and organized) is associated with better job performance, and that being nice (more …

U.S. Health Care Ranked Worst in the Developed World

The U.S. health care system has been subject to heated debate over the past decade, but one thing that has remained consistent is the level of …

Why I Use Getty Images to Sell My Photos

By doing a quick calculation, my photos make up 0.002% of the still images available on GettyImages.com. Which means I have 1,600 photos for sale out …

Meet the woman who gave up shopping for a year — and managed to save $13,000

Four years ago, Cait Flanders was shocked to learn that her sister was saving 20% of her income as a full-time college student. Flanders, however, was lucky if she was putting away 5% of her salary each month.<p>"All of a sudden the wheels started turning," she told INSIDER. "I'm like, why have I been …

To Combat Physician Burnout and Improve Care, Fix the Electronic Health Record

After a blizzard of hype surrounding the electronic health record (EHR), health professionals are now in full backlash mode against this complex new tool. They are rightly seen as a major cause of professional burnout among physicians and nurses: Clinicians are spending almost half their …

The Austin 100

In the middle of every March, the SXSW Music Festival fills Austin, Texas, with thousands of musicians from around the world. It's a marathon so daunting — it's a marathon <i>and</i> a sprint, really — that even longtime SXSW veterans need a hand winnowing the festival's countless discoveries down to …

Music Festivals