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25 Phrases To Inspire Confidence In Your Child

As a parent, our words become the internal language in the minds of our children.<p><i>Originally published on</i> Motherly.<p>By Denaye Barahona<p>With healthy self-esteem, your child will flourish. In an era where kindergarten is the new first grade, children are being pushed to develop academic skills from an …

Parenting

The Savvy Traveler: 10 Tips of the Trade

<i>Darn it, I told the agent I wanted a direct flight to Vegas, but the plane stopped - twice - along the way.</i><p>Whether you're booking your vacation online, directly with the airlines, hotels and cruise lines or through travel agents, knowing the jargon of the travel industry can help you save a lot of …

Canon's 120-megapixel camera plumbs the depths of your pores

In case you thought current cameras didn't expose your physical flaws enough, this week's Canon Expo featured a prototype of the company's EOS series packing a whopping 120 megapixels. For contrast, Canon's current offerings top out around 20 to 50 megapixels. But 120? That's enough to capture …

A Local's Guide to the Hague

By College Tourist; Author: Veronica White, University of East Anglia<p><b>The Hague is a must-visit on your next trip to the Netherlands.</b><p>Only a 50-minute train ride away from the centre of Amsterdam, The Hague (or as the Dutch call it, Den Haag) is home to the Dutch government, many exciting shops and …

European Travel

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

This is How Lens Parameters Affect Your Photographs

The function of camera lenses is dictated by several key parameters, such as shape and size. In this article, I’ll try to discuss the most important …

These Amazing Photography Links Will Keep You Busy for a While

As another week flies by us all we find Toad Hollow Photography searching all the known corners of the internet, looking for links to the best …

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a DSLR Lens

One of the main benefits of owning a DSLR camera is the ability to utilize a wide variety of different lenses. Most professional photographers will …

Essential Etiquette for Young Men | The Art of Manliness

“In whatever society, or in whatever part of the world, a gentleman may happen to be, he always complies externally with the spirit and usages of the …

7 Tips to Help When You’re Stuck with Only a Prime Lens

As a photographer you must have flip-flopped back and forth between prime and zoom lenses. “Should I choose a prime today, or a zoom for its …

Landscape Photography

I Quit My Studies At The Age Of 18 And Traveled To 97 Countries Since Then

Bored from studies I quit everything when I was 18-years-old and started traveling around the world. Now I’m 27 and have visited 97 countries, From …

Yahoo!

Sorry, the page you requested was not found.<p>Please check the URL for proper spelling and capitalization. If you're having trouble locating a destination on Yahoo!, try visiting the <b>Yahoo! home page</b> or look through a list of <b>Yahoo!'s online services</b>. Also, you may find what you're looking for if you …

The Top 25 Free Things To Do In San Francisco

They say the best things in life are free, and in San Francisco, enjoying some of the most iconic sights won't cost you a dime. With its stunning natural beauty and a thriving arts and culture scene, the city has an abundance of things to do if you're on a budget or just saving for other …

San Francisco

Types of Lousy Male Friends | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Steve Kamb.</i><p>We all know “That Guy,” and we all have at least one in our group of friends.<p>He’s the one …

This Floating Hotel Takes You Through the Amazon River

A new meaning for luxury cruises.<p>Aqua Expeditions teamed up with Peruvian architect Jordi Puig to design the Aria Amazon, a 5-star river cruise ship …

Venice Sinking Into A Flood

The Future of Morality, at Every Internet User's Fingertips

How much is your attention on the Internet really worth?<p>For much of the modern, advertising-driven Internet, attention is money. Whether a publisher, search engine, or social platform, the business model is fundamentally the same: The attention of users is aggregated and then sold to advertisers …

Scientists scan the brain to see how stress undermines your diet

If you're trying to lose weight, kick off your diet by relaxing. Stress tinkers with your brain chemistry in ways that make it hard to make healthful food choices and maintain self-control, a new study finds.<p>Study volunteers who endured a somewhat stressful experience were 24% more likely to choose …

The Brain

16+ Pics Of Fairy Tale Architecture From Norway

Think Norway, and the first thing that comes to mind are fjords, blonde people and Vikings - not fairy tale architecture.<p>Below, you’ll find …

22+ Sleepy Kittens Doing What They Do Best – Sleep

Kittens are a bit different to puppies and human babies in that they'll generally spend most of their day away. However, when they sleep, like in …

How to Dress for the Office Every Day for an Entire Month

Twenty outfits selected to boost your career.<p>We're a long way from the Don Draper era, when men were expected to wear the same gray suit everyday to the office, day in, day out. With most offices today having a more relaxed approach to dress codes, the doors have opened on a whole new world of …

How to Get More Out of Your TTL Flash

TTL Flashes and strobes only have so much power–if you’re fortunate enough to have one like the Phottix Indra or Profoto B1 Air TTL 500, then you …

Cameras

The psychology of selfies

How many photos of you are on your phone right now?<p>These days, humans take almost a trillion photos a year. (To put that into context, that’s more photos every few minutes than in the entire 19th century.)<p>And lots of these photos are selfies—self-portraits, usually taken with a smartphone. As of …

Communities Vs. Networks: To Which Do You Belong? | The Art of Manliness

In making his newest documentary, <i>Korengal</i>, author and filmmaker Sebastian Junger wanted to explore the answer to the question of why — despite its …

The Shortest Route to the Most Beautiful Place in Every State

There's a song they play during the seventh-inning stretch at baseball games, and it isn't called "America the Mediocre." The wonders of this country …

Funny English Idioms And Their Meanings

Having recently moved to Brazil, learning a new language and also teaching English, has made me think more about the English language.<p>When I stopped …

10 Essential Pieces of Gear you Need for Landscape Photography

If you are interested in going out and getting some high quality landscape photographs, here’s a comprehensive list of items you will either want to …

27 reasons Istanbul residents believe they live in the best city on Earth

1. Our city is legendary.<p>If our city walls could talk, they’d recite hundreds of legends involving mythological gods, prophecies fulfilled, and tales …