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The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Books

Where Are They Now? 1992's Biggest Pop Acts

Catch up with Kriss Kross, En Vogue, Sir Mix-A-Lot and more<p>10<p>Music history was made on January 25th, 1992 when Nirvana's <i>Nevermind</i> knocked Michael …

Bill Hader

5 Tips for Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt

I was lifting with the owner of my gym. She was doing clean and jerks. I was squatting.<p>In between sets, I asked if she had ever competed in an Olympic weight lifting meet. "You should do one. They are a lot of fun and you're definitely built to be a weight lifter."<p>"That's what everyone tells me, …

Self-confidence

Unsplash is a site full of free images for your next splash page

Simple, useful – one for the bookmarks. Unsplash is a Tumblr blog that does nothing more than collect images that would be suitable for your next startup or product’s splash page.<p>Simply browse for the image you’re after and click download. You’ll find full attribution info under the images.<p>If …

Message unread: Silicon Valley's secret, failed bid to save BlackBerry

Could switching to Android and focusing on business have turned the company around?<p>In the summer of 2012, just a few months into the job, RIM (now BlackBerry) CEO Thorsten Heins was trying to guide the company through an ongoing crisis. The stock price had slipped to an eight-year low; BlackBerry …

7 Ways To Create Authentic & Powerful Portraits

by Steven McConnell Do you remember the time you were learning to drive a car? If you’re like most people, it began as a purely technical, logical …

Digital Photography

10 Tips for Self Portrait Photography

Self portrait photos are becoming increasingly necessary in the modern world. Think about social media. Whatever platform you sign up for requires …

Remote Controls

How You Can Train Your Mind To Do The Impossible

We know that the human brain is a powerful organ, but many of us aren't aware of how much the mind is truly capable of -- and much <i>more</i> powerful it can become through deliberate training. By exercising the brain (yes, you can use repetition and habit as you do when you exercise the body), we can …

Google brings ‘Find my iPhone’-like service to Android

The Android Device Manager will show a location, and give options to ring or wipe the phone.<p>Forgetful and unlucky Android phone and tablet owners will be happy to hear that their lost or stolen devices will now be trackable with a free service much like Apple's "Find my iPhone."<p>The Android Device …

Android Phones

How to Turn Your Life Around Today

This post may sound a little reflective, and you'll find why in a moment. I had a chance meeting the other day which had a real impact on me.<p>Life is short.<p>We're only here for a time, and if you're not enjoying every moment while you're alive then you're pretty much already dead.<p>Are you happy with …

Positive Thinking

Getting Hired: What Sports Illustrated Looks For In Photographers

As part of our latest free guide, <i>Growing Your Sports Photography Business</i>, we interviewed Brad Smith, Director of Photography at <i>Sports Illustrated</i>. …

Interview with Worldwide Photographer Rosie Hardy

Where do you get your ideas from?<p>I get inspiration from all sorts of things! My ideas are built up from a catalogue of images I have in my head that …

Real Beauty Isn’t Retouched

Dove Canada is getting serious about promoting Real Beauty by going after art directors, graphic designers and photo retouchers — basically anyone …

Diver Photographer Snaps Photos of Polar Bears from Within Clawing Distance

Diver Photographer Joe Bunni isn’t one to shy away from risky wildlife photography trips. During one such adventure on a trip to Canada, they ran …

Divers above and below - in pictures

Divers graceful above the water but equally photogenic underneath at the FINA World Championships at the Piscina Municipal de Montjuic in Barcelona

Portraits of Birds Sporting Voluminous Heads of Hair in Photo Series 'Coiffure le Bird'

Unlike these photos of birds by Paul Nelson whose objective was to capture them mid-flight, photographer Rene Mesman, chose to highlight another …

App Developer: No, Making Android Apps Isn't Harder Than iPhone Apps

According to Russell Ivanovic at app developer Shifty Jelly, that's just a story that is continuously repeated by the tech press without much grounding in reality.<p>Russell was prompted to write on the company's blog by a post on Daring Fireball by John Gruber, a noted Apple blogger and iOS app …

Apps

10 Things I Learnt from Daily Shooting

A Guest Post by David Powell from Shoot Tokyo Here are a few lessons I have learnt from daily shooting… I hope you enjoy. 1. “Do or Do Not…. There is …

Digital Photography

Hand-Crafted Leather Camera Bags that Won’t Break the Bank

Leather messenger bag-style camera bags don’t come cheap. A cursory search on B&H Photo will reveal prices that often run in the $300+ range for …

Uruguay votes to create world's first national legal marijuana market

Proposals likely to become law, leading to innovative policies at odds with the 'war on drugs' philosophy<p>Uruguay's unprecedented plan to create a legal marijuana market has taken its critical first step in the lower house of Congress.<p>All 50 members of the ruling Broad Front coalition approved the …