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58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are

When you hit a dead end, come back to this list.<p><i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the</b> …

14 books every modern gentleman should read

Being a modern gentleman is about more than just knowing what to wear or what to put in your bathroom. It's also about being informed about the world around you.<p>We asked our friends at Amazon Books to put together a list of essential books every man should read, ranging from fiction to …

Books

Take Beautiful Portraits by Stitching Multiple Close-ups Instead of One Large Image

One way to take a good portrait photograph is to keep the subject in focus, while adding a little blur to the background. It’s difficult to achieve, …

How to Clean a Microwave

How to Clean a Microwave Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteAre you wondering how to clean a microwave and get it back to looking new and …

Cleaning

Great Photographers Create Photos, Amateurs Take Them | Which Are You?

What are the qualities of a great photographer? What is it that accomplished, experienced, and talented photographers do which amateurs do not? The …

Photography

4 Techniques for Enhancing Details in Your Images

Often, you will find yourself trying to get out some of the fine details in your images to give it more punch. Details enhancement is typically done …

Tutorials

6 Methods to Create an HDR Image

Over the years, different software solutions for creating an HDR image from a set of source exposures have emerged. First, it was Photomatix and …

Tutorials

10 Famous Street Photography Quotes You Must Know

If you want to get a deeper insight into street photography and take better photos, I feel it is very important to study the work of the street …

Street Photography

When not to use Lightroom Dehaze Filter

In landscape photography we often prefer to have everything sharp. By choosing the proper aperture and focusing at the right distance, we can achieve …

7 Laws Of Happiness: Lessons From Indian Wisdom

Seven years have flown by since I moved to India. It has been a fantastic journey reconnecting with my roots. Growing up in India, I did not have the luxury of travel, but thanks to the support of my family I have had the opportunity to make up for all the lost time. I have had a wonderful time …

Spirituality

Applying Photoshop's Dehaze On a Haze-Free Image Yields Spectacular Results

The latest release of Adobe CC has brought with it a number of exciting updates to the world’s most popular image editing and creative publishing …

Tutorials

Agra and Varanasi: Places You Should Visit and Photograph

Agra, India, is the home of the Taj Mahal. It is 127 miles south of New Delhi. Varanasi, India, the holiest city in India, sits on the Ganges River. Varanasi is 420 miles east of New Delhi. Both are popular tourist destinations and great for photographers.<p>All photographs by Stephen Wallace ©<p>Taj …

15 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get Stuff Done

So you’re feeling uninspired. You went to Instagram to look for style inspo, then Pinterest to plan your future dream home and now you’re here. We’re flattered, but we really do want you to start working on that project. If your to-do list is looking impossible or you’ve been postponing a …

Time Management

Armchair travelers can now explore Mount Everest on Google Street View

Google has teamed up with Ava Sherpa, a Nepalese mountaineer who has reached the summit of the world's most famous mountain a record 21 times as well as nonprofit Story Cycle to bring the rest of the world digitally to the Khumbu region in Google Maps.<p>The pictures don't take armchair travelers to …

Google Maps

Learn how to boost your productivity quickly with GTD and Evernote

Among the many systems available for task and project management, the popular <b>GTD</b> <b>(Getting Things Done)</b> system by David Allen is my personal …

How I Organize Evernote

<i>A Peek Inside My Personal System</i>I often refer to Evernote as my digital brain. It has replaced my physical filing cabinet, allowing me to go …

Evernote

8 Rules for Ditching Sentimental Clutter

Trust us. You'll feel better once you let it go. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>Finally discarding the pile of catalogs that's hiding your dining room table is one thing; getting rid of old photographs, hand-me-downs, or life's other souvenirs is another.<p>"Everything we own …

Minimalism

Ask a Designer: Where Should I Put My TV?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is all about placing your television in a room. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future …

10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Introduction<p>First things first. My name is Marius Vieth and I’m a 26 year old fine art photographer from Amsterdam who loves nothing more than street …

7 Cleaning Myths--BUSTED!

Don't believe any of these 7 cleaning myths--they'll only slow down your routine.<p><i>Steven Lam / Getty Images</i><p><b>Myth #1: "Don't make your bed in the morning—let it air out!"</b><p>No-clean activists use this to shame bed-makers into giving up their tidy ways. And they have a point, even if they're not actually …

Cleaning

7 Classic Decorating Lessons That Will Transform Any House

In his first apartment, Connecticut-based Sam Allen gives drama a capital "D" with seven classic decorating lessons that enliven his previously generic sheetrock-lined rooms.<p>In his first apartment, Connecticut-based Sam Allen gives drama a capital "D" with seven classic decorating lessons that …

Discovering your inner GPS

The ability of birds to navigate their way back to their nests, often more than thousands of miles each year, is fascinating. Arctic terns, which have the longest migration distance known, travel from their Arctic breeding grounds to overwinter on the Antarctic coast: an annual roundtrip of over …

Be a frugal traveller, not a cheapskate

Have you and a platonic friend ever tried to convince a hostel owner to let you share a single bed? Have you ever walked more than 20 minutes out of your way to save a few pennies on bottled water? Have you ever stubbornly hitchhiked for hours instead of paying US$2.50 in bus fare, or bragged about …