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Bullying Is a Confidence Game

Picture a playground. Big kid randomly targets small kid, beating up small kid while taunting mercilessly. Big kid’s friends laugh and walk away. …

Charisma

Overcome the Eight Barriers to Confidence

To get a more confident You in the new year — or a more confident company, community, family, or team — first know what gets in the way. The best …

Self-improvement

How to Blend 3 Bracketed Exposures for Greater Dynamic Range

Want to learn how to blend 3 bracketed exposures of the same scene to create a single photo with greater dynamic range? Here’s a great 17-minute …

How to Earn Your Manager’s Respect

We all want to be valued — and be viewed as valuable — at work. But respect isn’t a given; you have to earn it. Whether you have a new manager or have worked with your current boss for years, what can you do to make sure your boss appreciates what you bring to the job? What’s the best way to build …

BMWBLOG

Interesting, News | May 17th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia<p>While us enthusiasts are frothing at the mouth over cars like the new BMW M5, upcoming BMW 8 …

Die Hard

U.S. 2016 election results

Explore the election-night returns from the 2016 U.S. general election.<p>President<br>• Senate<br>• House<br>• California results<p>View the California results<p>States<p>Counties<p>Leading …

Elections

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How to Crush Blacks In Photoshop for a Matte Film Effect

Crushing blacks is a popular trend in Photoshop for achieving a more film-like matte effect that pairs well with vintage styling. It won't work with …

Dueñas de su sexualidad. Libros TASCHEN

“<b>Mi teoría es que todas las mujeres son intrínsecamente sexuales. Creo que convertir este hecho en una simple cuestión binaria es una premisa …

The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

For years you've been told to go for skim over full-fat dairy. Even the latest dietary guidelines for Americans urge people to avoid the full fat, …

Natural y bisexual. Libros TASCHEN

En Nueva York, en 1980, todas las mujeres eran bisexuales. Todos los clubes sexuales dejaban que las mujeres entraran gratis, o a cambio de una cuota …

Monochrome Manual

Dear friends, I am excited to announce my new free book: “<i>Monochrome Manual</i>.” It is a brief 34-page handbook on the basics of black-and-white …

Street Photography

11 Big Boob Problems Every Busty Girl Understands, From Instagram Star Lindsey Pelas

Having DDDs ain't easy.<p>Big boobs: You think they're the shit, until you find out that they have their own ~fun~ problems. Take it from Instagram star Lindsey Pelas (3.3 million IG followers and counting), who's either a 32DDD or 30H, depending on who's measuring. What's it like to have a bust that …

Clothing

GCHQ reveals solution to its Christmas crypto puzzle

GCHQ’s director, Robert Hannigan, included a challenge in his Christmas card this year that was subsequently opened to the public in an attempt to see if anyone could solve it.<p>Well, after receiving over half a million attempts, the agency has revealed that not one person managed to crack the code …

Crossword Puzzles

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

Why the Fuji X-T1 is Now My Favorite Camera!

First off, this isn’t a review of the X-T1. There are plenty of those out there. This is just my view on shooting with this wonderful little gem. …

Cameras

How to Add a Reflection to Sunglasses in Photoshop

Make your photos more dynamic using this mirroring effect to add a reflection to sunglasses. Best of all, it's a lot easier then you think.

Photoshop

These Are the Darkroom Techniques Photoshop’s Tools Are Based On

As a tribute to Photoshop for its recent 25th birthday, Lynda created this “before there was Photoshop” video that shows the darkroom tools and …

Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Created With Photo Manipulation

Erik Johansson is a Swedish photographer and retoucher based in Berlin who is well known on the Internet for his amazing surreal photo manipulations …

The Discipline of Teams

Early in the 1980s, Bill Greenwood and a small band of rebel railroaders took on most of the top management of Burlington Northern and created a multibillion-dollar business in “piggybacking” rail services despite widespread resistance, even resentment, within the company. The Medical Products …

5 Effective Ways to Achieve Smooth Skin in Your Portraits Using Photoshop

Every portrait photographer strives to achieve the best-looking skin in his or her portrait images. As much as it seems so, this is not an easy task …

Now that you wake me up is better for you to start running

Bending waves

Looking up

Analyzing Makeovers of Top Photography Blogs for Your Web Design Inspiration

Web design has come a long way since the days of plain white pages with lists of blue links. Just think of the first website on the internet launched …

Getting to Yes

• <b>Author:</b> Roger Fisher and Others<p><b>The key text on problem-solving negotiation-updated and revised</b><p><i>Getting to Yes</i> has helped millions of people learn a better way to negotiate. One of the primary business texts of the modern era, it is based on the work of the Harvard Negotiation Project, a group that …

The Happiness Advantage

• <b>Author:</b> Shawn Achor<p><b>Our most commonly held formula for success is broken.</b> <b></b><br>Conventional wisdom holds that if we work hard we will be more successful, and if we are more successful, <i>then</i> we’ll be happy. If we can just find that great job, win that next promotion, lose those five pounds, happiness will …

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