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This Photographer’s Trick For Creating Magical Photos Is Actually So Easy

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Photography

Just Cool Cars: This U.S. Army jeep that went by another name

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. -- Carl Gutierrez wanted to show off his 1960s version of the classic Army jeep, the M151A1.<p>But don't call it a jeep. It's a MUTT.<p>MUTT stood for Military Unit Tactical Truck although anyone who sees it and didn't know better would simply call it a jeep. Basically, it was an …

U.S. Army

Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>June 05, 2018</b><p>Keep learning, or risk becoming irrelevant. It's a truism in today's economy: the only constant is change. Technological automation is making jobs less routine and more cognitively challenging. Globalization means you're competing with workers around the …

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging — here's how to incorporate them into your life

One of the most powerful means of reaping these benefits is exercise — and in many cases, you already have everything you need to get it: a body.<p>As we age, two forms of exercise are the most important to focus on: aerobic exercise, or cardio, which gets your heart pumping and sweat flowing, and …

MIT Just Discovered How to Get Employees to Pay Attention

Like everyone else, employees are drawn to this type of information<p>What's the most difficult challenge organizations face in communicating with employees? Getting your people to pay attention to even the most relevant and important messages.<p>As one HR leader told me recently, "We work so hard to …

8 Surprisingly Effective Hacks For Getting That Negative Voice Out Of Your Head

Most of us are familiar with that negative voice in our head: The one that tells us we aren't good enough, that we should stop trying, that we aren't …

Self-help

The Most Important Thing to Do Before Sharpening Your Images

The Internet is full of articles and videos telling you what technique will revolutionize the way you add sharpness to your images, but almost none …

Tutorials

Syria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ukraine – the globe is scarred by violence<p>We live in a world of trouble. Conflicts today may be much less lethal than those that scarred the last century, but this brings little comfort. We remain deeply anxious. We can blame terrorism …

Middle East

Have You Painted in Black and White Lately?

2 monthes ago - By Kem Studios<p>'Meadow Spirits' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis<br>I was vacuuming the studio when the cord knocked over a box of black and …

Art

The 50 Most Beautiful Views in the World

Even seasoned travelers will tell you that sometimes, they need to take a step back and drink it all in. Thankfully, the world is filled with …

Early Outdoor Photography: 33 Rare Pictures That Capture Life in the World From the 1840s and 1850s

The daguerreotype, the first photographic process, was invented by Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre (1787–1851) and spread rapidly around the world after …

The Black Director Who Should Have Won an Oscar

This Oscar who deserved an Oscar but never got one, turned watching Birth of a Nation into the birth of his movie career.<p>The grandson of slaves, …

South Dakota

How Effective Is Twitter Promote Mode? We Tested It for 30 Days.

In this post, you'll learn about how Twitter Promote Mode works and the results of a 30-day experiment.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Late last October, we received an email from Twitter with the subject line, "@buffer, you're invited to our beta program." We were lucky to be the few …

Enroll in Seven Free Courses From the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA): “Modern Art & Ideas,” “Seeing Through Photographs” & “Fashion as Design” Start Today

If you would like to know more about modern art, but have difficulty wrapping your head around the Futurists, Neo-Impressionists, Abstract …

Google Maps reveals Disney tried to hide the Millennium Falcon with shipping containers

You may be able to hide from people on the ground, but Google Maps sees all.<p>The movie industry tries its best to keep things under wraps until the …

This new AI can make your low resolution photos great again

It’s extremely aggravating when you decide to print a picture you took on your phone, only to find it’s blurry, grainy or pixelated. No matter how much of a photoshop master you might be, those low-resolution photos are nearly impossible to enhance.<p>Thankfully, scientists have discovered a new way …

How Does Content Marketing Work? The Beginner’s Guide

Content marketing is an essential part of digital marketing, but few understand what it truly means. There’s plenty of information out there, but …

We talked to Audrey Gelman about The Wing's new SoHo location and why we need women-only spaces

When Audrey Gelman launched her women-only club and co-working space in New York City last year, she had a clear vision. Modeled after women’s social …

Feminism

Library trolls copyright zealots by naming collection after Sonny Bono

Little-known copyright provision allows reproduction of full book texts.<p>The Internet Archive is an online library known for pushing the boundaries of …

Antarctica just lost another huge chunk of ice 4X the size of Manhattan — and that could be just the beginning

Antarctica just lost another huge piece of ice. The ice broke off of Pine Island Glacier, which is the fastest melting glacier on the continent.<p>Scientists first saw a large rift in the glacier's center last March. Six months later, one of the scientists tweeted that the rift had grown, causing a …

Want to write a bestselling novel? Use an algorithm

If you want to write a bestseller you have to hit the sweet spot on character, plot, style and theme<p>It’s the multimillion pound question that publishers and writers have been pondering for decades: what makes a bestseller? Attempting to write one could certainly pay off – the highest-paid author in …

Writing

‘The American War’: Why you need to understand American racism to understand what happened in Vietnam

<i>After each episode of “The Vietnam War” airs, our new podcast — “The American War” — will break down the major themes and questions raised. We’ll talk to Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and others involved with the documentary for a new perspective on how the film was made and what it all means.</i><p><i>Subscribe:</i> …

Vietnam

Amazon's new $150 Fire HD 10 could mkae you reconsider splurging on an iPad

Amazon’s been on a bit of a roll with its cheap tablets; this year’s Fire HD 8 is one of the best you can buy right now on a tight budget. Now the company is bringing the same value to a larger screen size with the new $150 Fire HD 10.<p>I was able to briefly demo the tablet in person, and it looks …

Batteries

These CNC-Milled Sculptures Are Actually Delicious Pastries

Talk about eye candy. Former architect-turned-pastry chef Dinara Kasko uses the tools of her previous trade–like 3D printers and CNC machines–to conjure edible structures out of frosting and sugar.<p>Her latest pastries are called Geometrical Kinetic Tarts, which appear to change shape as you move …

Google employee spreadsheet alleges pay gap for women

SAN FRANCISCO — Women are paid less than men at most job levels at Google and that disparity only widens at more senior levels, according to a spreadsheet obtained by USA TODAY and first reported by the <i>New York Times</i>.<p>The spreadsheet, which contains salary and bonus information for 2017, will likely …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Books

Myanmar Is Planting Landmines On The Path Refugees Are Using To Escape, Amnesty International Says

More than 270,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled an organized campaign of violence against them.<p>Myanmar's security forces have planted land mines along the country's border with Bangladesh as hundreds of thousands of Muslim refugees flee the country, Amnesty International reported on Friday.<p>The mines …

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How to Copy the Best Google AdWords Campaigns

Google AdWords can be overwhelming the first time you use it.It’s like a faucet if you think about it.The best part about AdWords is that you can …

Mom's random act of kindness on Alaskan Airlines flight goes viral

A frustrated woman has taken to Facebook to explain her random act of kindness in a bid to remind us all how important it can be.<p>Kesha Bernard was on vacation with her children, boarding an early morning flight in Seattle when the airplane staff discovered weight issues. This meant that while the …