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Affinity Photo image editing app is now out for Windows

If you're looking for a much affordable alternative to Photoshop for Windows, you may want to check out this indie-made image editor. Affinity Photo, the same program that won Mac App of the Year in 2015, is now officially available for Microsoft's OS. Its developers released a beta version for the …

How to Shoot Pro Portraits in Everyday Places

My name is Nick Fancher and I’m a portrait and commercial photographer who specializes in lighting, specifically with the use of small flash in …

The Minimalist's Guide to Eating Well on a Budget

If you are on tight food budget but want to eat in a way that supports a healthy body composition, you’re in luck. <b>Having less to work with is</b> …

Five of the Biggest Problems in Physics May Have Been Solved at Once

A new theory proposes six new types of particles and could solve some of the biggest problems in physics.<p>A new theory claims to have solved five of the biggest problems in physics all at once.<p>The theory was developed by a group of French physicists at the University of Paris-Saclay, and it …

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These 6 Free Online Programs to Help You Totally Change Careers

You know how the old saying goes: Never stop learning. And thanks to advances in technology, gaining access to education is easier (and cheaper!) than ever. Another perk to free online education? Getting one step closer to making your career goals even more of a reality. So whether you’re ready to …

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Dudamel conducting Bernstein’s ‘Mambo’ is possibly the most deliriously infectious orchestral performance of all time

22 August 2016, 11:07<p>When Gustavo Dudamel’s legendary Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela played a New Year’s Eve Concert in their native …

How to Win 5 State Fair Games | The Art of Manliness

It’s state fair time once again all over the country. And that means Ferris wheels, giant turkey legs, a visit from the world’s smallest horse, and, …

What It Takes to Be a Music Majo

Through the years, I have recruited hundreds of students - both music majors and students in other disciplines—to participate in performance …

Education

Your bed is dirtier than you think!

The Bed Care Table should be the first appliance one installs in a bachelor’s house. Bachelor beds are nasty, and I say that because my bed’s no rosy …

The Classic Cool of Miles Davis

’Round midnight or just about any other time of day, the groundbreaking trumpet player dressed like the whole world was watching, and if they …

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Blues & Jazz on the East Shore of the Bay - San Francisco on the Bay

Related Articles<p>In search of the best clubs for Blues & Jazz along the east shore of the San Francisco Bay, we asked<p>Saxophonist Jeff Tauber for his …

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5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams | Inc.com

I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on the way we see the world--and what we believe is …

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Finally, The Golden Ratio Gets Its Own Coloring Book

Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creates meticulously detailed drawings of the Fibonacci spiral in nature–now, you can color along.<p>When it comes to design, the golden ratio is mostly bullshit. Though designers sometimes use it, there’s just no proof people prefer that precise spatial ratio in their …

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The Lomography Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens blows past $100K Kickstarter goal

As an artist, your tools deserve to be every bit as beautiful as your work. That, at least, appears to be the guiding principle behind the Lomography …

Cameras

How to Taste: Coffee

Professional growers, sellers, and baristas try coffee at controlled tastings called cuppings, but the average person may not know what separates a great cup of coffee from one that's sold by a vested, mustachio'd server at an overpriced but minimally decorated modern coffee bar.<p>As with all things, …

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Chicago police officer sues victim's family over shooting

<b>A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black teenager last December is suing his family for $10m (£6.9m), claiming emotional distress.</b><p>Robert Rialmo shot 19-year-old student Quintonio LeGrier six times, killing the boy's neighbour in the process.<p>Mr Rialmo says Mr LeGrier swung at him with …

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The 25 richest self-made billionaires

The 25 richest self-made billionaires on earth have accrued more than $850 billion combined, each with a personal net worth of at least $18 billion.<p>This comes from new data provided to Business Insider by Wealth-X, which conducts research on the super-wealthy, as featured in our recent list of the …

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