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This Site Shows You How a JPEG Image Was Edited in Lightroom

When I just got into post processing images in Lightroom, struggling to get around the software as most self taught beginners do, there have been …

Outdoor Photographers: Nat Geo Made a Website to Easily Print Detailed Maps for Free

For outdoor and adventure photographers, knowing your terrain and location is essential for a safe journey. With that in mind, National Geographic …

Outdoors

The Solar Story Is Just Beginning

Several years ago, when I was working on my book Power Plays, I spent a lot of time thinking about the future of energy. One thing I concluded was that solar power would become one of the world’s most important sources of energy – if not eventually the most important source of energy.<p>There are a …

How I Got Interviews at Facebook, Google, Apple, and Uber in One Week

A few months ago I was looking for a new job. My goal was to get offers from top tech companies, and to get them as soon as possible.<p>I started my search on a Monday, and by that Friday I had interviews lined up with Facebook, Google, Apple, Uber, Twitter, DropBox, Salesforce, LinkedIn, and Airbnb, …

One Way The Paris Climate Pact Is Already Having A Huge Effect

Corporations certainly got the message. Now, will lawmakers?<p>Big businesses’ message to lawmakers is clear: We’re doing our part to slash carbon emissions, now you do yours.<p>On Wednesday, two days before world leaders are scheduled to sign the historic climate treaty reached in Paris last December, …

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

Shonda Rhimes

4 Billion People Face Severe Water Shortages

Most of the people on Earth experience severe freshwater scarcity at least part of the year, reports a new study.

Was empfehlen die Profis? 21 wertvolle Apps und Webdienste für eine erfolgreiche Online-Kommunikation

Wir bewegen uns täglich im Netz und haben es hier mit einer riesigen Menge an Informationen zu tun. Um diese Informationsflut zu bändigen, gibt es …

With $500K In The Bank, Credible Launches A Kayak-Style Marketplace To Simplify Student Loan Refinancing

With outstanding student debt now over $1 trillion in the U.S., it’s clear that college grads are struggling mightily to make payments and refinance their debt. Meanwhile, thanks to decades of plummeting borrowing costs, millions upon millions of consumers have been able to refinance mortgages and …