Diana Barrientos

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What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

October's Notable iOS App Releases

We’re back with our monthly retrospective look at some of the more notable iOS apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>So without further ado, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>Moment.us<p>What is the right music to listen to on a rainy Wednesday afternoon in London or Chicago? Open the …

Alzheimer's study reveals new genes implicated in disease

Researchers have taken a major step towards understanding the causes of Alzheimer's disease with the largest study yet into the genetics of the disorder.<p>Findings from the international team suggest at least 20 genes play a role in the common late-onset form of Alzheimer's, more than double the …

Here are 5 ways iOS 7 can help the enterprise

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Since the release of the first beta release to developers in June 2013, iOS 7 has been making news in the tech world. With the …

Are Smartphones Turning Us Into Bad Samaritans?

In late September, on a crowded commuter train in San Francisco, a man shot and killed 20-year-old student Justin Valdez. As security footage shows, …

Apple Has Made It More Difficult To Decide Which New iPad To Buy For The Holidays

There was a subtle surprise in Apple's iPad product announcement this week—the new iPad Air and iPad Mini with retina display now have the same specs. Gone are the days when the iPad Mini was a technological step behind it’s larger sibling. From here on in, it would seem, the only difference is the …

Loving Husband Documents Every Stage of Wife's Battle with Breast Cancer

<i>The Battle We Didn't Choose</i> is a powerful collection of images by photographer and loving husband Angelo Merendino, documenting his wife Jennifer's battle with breast cancer. Their story begins like your typical “boy meets girl” love story with Angelo mustering up the courage to reveal his feelings …

Facebook's Rapidly Declining Popularity With Teens In 1 Chart

<b>“I got mine [Facebook account] around sixth grade. And I was really obsessed with it for a while. Then towards eighth grade, I kind of just -- once you get into Twitter, if you make a Twitter and an Instagram, then you'll just kind of forget about Facebook, is what I did.”</b><p><i>- Female, age 14, from the</i> …

California Republicans in trouble, former California Republican says

Buried in the avalanche of documents released in the state probe of secretive political groups was a fairly succinct description of the problems facing California Republicans.<p>It was striking not because of the content made public by the Fair Political Practices Commission -- it mimicked what …

Is Google building a hulking floating data center in SF Bay?

SAN FRANCISCO -- Something big and mysterious is rising from a floating barge at the end of Treasure Island, a former Navy base in the middle of San Francisco Bay. And Google's fingerprints are all over it.<p>It's unclear what's inside the structure, which stands about four stories high and was made …

The Art of Writing Great Google+ Posts - Copyblogger

There’s no denying it: we love Google+.<p>Sure, we’ve made hay over other social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. That’s because …

Lots of students wonder—what’s a good SAT or ACT score? Well,…

Lots of students wonder—what’s a good SAT or ACT score? Well, that depends on the colleges you’re considering. The national average for the SAT is 1500; for the ACT, it’s between 20 and 21. If you earn a score that’s close to these averages (and have fairly good grades), you are likely to gain acceptance to a number of colleges and universities, but you may not be considered at more selective schools. Above-average scores will improve your chances at selective schools. If you have relatively …

Are you starting to think about the PSAT? We recommend that y…

Are you starting to think about the PSAT? We recommend that you take the October PSAT during your sophomore year. While your score won’t influence your National Merit Scholarship eligibility until junior year, taking the PSAT under real testing conditions can help you prepare for that junior-year exam. That prep opportunity can potentially make a big difference later on—the PSAT is the qualifying test for National Merit Scholarships. If you earn a high score, you may win scholarship money. (If …

You’ve probably thought a lot about how your ACT or SAT score…

You’ve probably thought a lot about how your ACT or SAT score will affect where you’ll go to college. After all, higher scores correlate with admission to more selective schools. <br>But did you know that there’s another important link between test scores and college choice? “USA Today” reports that students who earn higher scores on standardized college entrance exams tend to choose schools that are farther away from home. <br>According to a new study by the company that produces the ACT, students …

Helpful Links:

Helpful Links:<br>ACT (American College Testing) exam- http://www.actstudent.org/<br>AP Courses https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/home<br>Best Colleges Index http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges<br>Credit Card Smarts Fact Sheets http://web.extension.illinois.edu/creditcardsmarts/menu_factsheets.cfm<br>Mapping Your Future's Career Guidance/Job Search http://www.mappingyourfuture.org/planyourcareer/careerresources.htm<br>Monster.com http://www.monster.com/<br>Occupational Outlook Handbook (Bureau of …

Lifestyle | College Admissions: 5 Reasons To Take The ACT Exam

College Admissions: 5 Reasons To Take The ACT Exam<p>While the SAT still dominates standardized testing for college admissions, the ACT has gained …

20+ Cheatsheets & Infographics For Photographers

We love cheatsheets as one can refer to them and make quick amendments to better our skills. Since many loved our last compilation of cheatsheet for …

Infographics

5 Key Steps to Defining Your Personal Photographic Style

“Create your own visual style…let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” — Orson Welles.<p>While the visual style Welles was …

Tips for Flower Photography

You see them everywhere: flowers in full bloom. They are colorful and so easy to photograph. You can use them as art prints, backgrounds for images, …

Useful Photography Tip #58: Develop Your Eye

We often talk about cameras, lenses and lighting but rarely do we talk about what’s behind them–your eye. Not the organ, no, the part of your mind …

5 Tips for Better Sunset Photography

Let’s wrap up our discussion of sunset photography with some tips that don’t warrant their own articles but are still valuable additions to your …

Landscape Photography

3 Tips for Taking Portraits that Reflect the Character and Spirit of your Subject

A Guest contribution by Hailey Bartholomew from You Can’t Be Serious. 1. Do Something Who are you photographing? If you don’t know them well, find …

How to Photograph Strangers

As a photographer and photo editor for <i>National Geographic Traveler</i>, people often ask me how I approach strangers when I want to take their picture — especially when there’s a language barrier. Here are my thoughts:<p>Taking a photograph of someone you don’t know is one of the most difficult things to …

5 Tips For Capturing Great Street Portraits

A Guest Post by Desmond Louw I just love street photography and with this comes street portraiture. It can be a bit daunting to go up to a stranger …

Available Light Tips for Travel Photography

Posted on May 31, 2013<p>It doesn’t matter what you call it—available light, unavailable light, available darkness, or low light photography—often the …

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 Poses to Get 21 Photos

Black and White Conversions: An Introduction to Luminosity

A Guest Post by Nick Rains. Warning – the following is quite advanced (even geeky) and I must assume the reader has a working knowledge of channels, …

Unposed Posing: Tried and True Tips for Photographing Families in Natural and Fun Ways

Pose – verb: to present oneself insincerely – noun: a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display I’m not a fan of posed portraits. I’m not even a fan …

Action Photography: The Tips You Should Use

Getting great photographs of the world in motion is a difficult task. More than any other kind of photography, action photography demands …