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Review: The PFixer MiniMal MIDI Controller Fixes Up Your Lightroom Workflow

Developing an efficient workflow is probably one of the greatest battles of any photographer, self included. This applies doubly to the professional …

A Day in the Life of Street Photographer John Free

Los Angeles-based street photographer John Free just published this inspiring 14-minute video in which he discusses and demonstrates his street …

10 Valuable Lessons for First-Time Home Buyers

In the summer of 2007, my wife and I purchased our first home. As a first-time home buyer, I knew we needed to spend a considerable amount of time …

Use an Electric Toothbrush to Pick Locks

Learning to pick locks is fun and educational—and you don’t need a lock picking set to do it. In addition to hairpins and bra underwire, two everyday …

A Tiny Meditation Shelter That Puts You In Touch With Your Surroundings

Matthias Prüger, Manuel Rauwolf and Ulrike Wetzel, the three architects who later founded the practice called allergutendinge, have something to be …

This Video Shows You How to Choose Proper Weightlifting Shoes

Proper footwear is important if you’re doing any type of weightlifting or strength training. Before you hit the gym, check out this video for some …

Photographer Learns How To Catch The Smiles Of Sleeping Babies

There is nothing sweeter than a sleeping baby, except a smiling sleeping baby.<p>Sandi Ford is an award wining professional photographer based in West …

Mark Duplass: 'There's no excuse not to make films on weekends with friends'

The key to becoming a successful and fulfilled independent filmmaker is shooting films on your mobile phone for $3 and never giving in to the temptation of studio schmaltz, according to Mark Duplass, the co-creator of Togetherness.<p>In his keynote speech at SXSW in Austin, the filmmaker outlined his …

Texas set to run out of lethal injection drug, putting executions in doubt

• State only has enough pentobarbital for next two executions<br>• Unclear why powerful sedative is no longer available from current supplier<p>​Texas’s prison agency is scrambling to find a supplier to replenish its inventory of execution drugs, which will be used up if the state goes forward with two lethal …

Mental Disorders

25 Life-Changing Style Charts Every Guy Needs Right Now

So you can look like the super-hot dude you were meant to be.

The Pain Of Being In Love With Someone You Can Never Be With

Love is a tricky thing. It varies in intensity and in the specificity of emotions. It is sometimes the most beautiful thing in the world and, at …

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Zap Brings Business Cards Into The Digital Age

Everyone hates business cards, right? Remembering to actually take them to events and not losing those that others give to you isn’t exactly easy. Zap for iPhone wants to bring the business card into the smartphone age.<p>Zap lets you create a virtual business card in a few seconds from your social …

Digital Age

Getting in hot water in L.A.: The destination spas of Koreatown

Under all the Botox and body anxiety, Los Angeles is a city that offers legit bathing for the masses. Yes, there are $1,000 haircuts and high rents, …

How to Do a Low Bar Squat | The Art of Manliness

<i>If you’re reading this in an email, click here to watch the video.</i><p>Mark Rippetoe, author of <i>Starting Strength</i>, shows me how to perform the low bar …

The Art of the Portfolio Show. Minneapolis Art Producers Share Their Insights with The Community Table. Part 2: The Main Course

Welcome to our 6th series of posts where we share the results from our conversations held directly with community leaders about top-of-mind …

This Is The Ultimate Routine For A Perfect Work Day

You might think the perfect workday includes a promotion or a raise, or perhaps your evil boss getting fired. Sadly, such monumental events don't happen very often.<p>The good news is that there are plenty of little things you can do to improve both your productivity and your happiness if you feel …

Time Management

Why "Eat Less, Move More" Is the Least Helpful Diet Advice Ever

If you're overweight, you've probably heard the adage just "eat less, move more." Unfortunately this saying will do nothing to help you progress. …

25 of the Most Desirable Objects Ever Made

We're surrounded by scores of gadgets so well-designed it's almost impossible not to fall in love with some of them. I wanted to share some of my …

The Uberpreneur: How An Uber Driver Makes $252,000 A Year

“It’s a genius way to start a business nowadays, especially because nobody’s doing it.”<p>The man sitting beside me is sharing the most insightful business advice I’ve heard lately. His ideas are as unconventional as the location of our conversation. We’re not in a coffee shop or a corner office. …

Uber

How to Supercharge Your Router with DD-WRT

Few routers utilize their full potential out of the box because their firmware limits their functionality. Thanks to an open-source project called …

Joinery 101: Cut Dado Joints of Any Size with an Adjustable Jig

Dado joints have been used for centuries to build cabinets and bookshelves. Add this joint to your woodworking repertoire using a shop-made jig and …

A Brave Woman Wrote This Epic Letter To Her Ex-Husband's New Girlfriend

Divorce can never be an easy thing, especially with kids involved. There are hurt feelings, bruised egos, and questions swirling about who's at …

Groin pain/discomfort when squatting - Bodybuilding.com Forums

Recently I've been experiencing some minor discomfort in my groin area, (only on the right side) due to squats.<p>Do you do groin stretches?<p>I've …

37 Things You’ll Regret When You’re Old

They say youth is wasted on the young. Are you wasting yours?

The Punctuation Guide

The Best Times to Post YouTube Videos for Maximum Viewership

It seems like everybody is creating content for YouTube these days, and it's a good thing because it's a great source of entertainment. If you're …

Microwave Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Cup

Single-serve perfection.<p>June 08, 2013<p>Stressful finals week? Dreadful weekend job? There’s one foolproof cure for our melodramatic college problems: …

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling When You’re Broke

Think you don’t have enough money to travel? Think again. Travel guru Matt Kepnes puts that myth to rest with this guide to traveling on little (or …