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7 Reasons Why The Amex Platinum Is Worth The Annual Fee

<i>Forbes has partnered with The Points Guy for our coverage of credit card products. Forbes and The Points Guy may receive a commission from card issuers.</i><p>There’s a saying my dad (the original Points Guy) taught me growing up that always stuck with me: “Cheap is expensive.” Meaning, if you cut corners …

Flying

74 Exceptional Architecture Portfolios

Technical skills: check. Visually coherent content: check. Distinctive personal input on both the projects and portfolio design: double …

Résumés

You Versus a Tour de France Pro

How would you measure up against the world’s best riders?<p>Ever wonder how you’d fare against a Tour de France pro? Now you can see for yourself. We’ve taken a look at some key performance metrics (as well as some fun ones) to see how you would stack up against the world’s best.<p>Average Time Trial …

Road Cycling

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Go from Boring to WOW in Just 7 Minutes (VIDEO)

Sometimes you’re in the right place at the wrong time, or the light just isn’t cooperating. In the quick video below, you learn a really easy …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

Top attractions in Philippines

The Philippines is defined by its emerald rice fields, teeming megacities, graffiti-splashed jeepneys, smouldering volcanoes, bug-eyed tarsiers, …

Asia

Top 10 best adventures on the Isle of Skye

Since the road bridge to the Isle of Skye opened in the 1990s, the island has become an even more popular holiday destination and has seen an influx …

Photoshop Tips: Blend Modes Made Simple (VIDEO)

Many of the image-editing tutorials we post require a basic understanding of Photoshop’s powerful blend modes. In the video below, French landscape …

Google Just Launched a New Tool to Help You Find Cheap Flights. Here's How to Use It

It'll help you find good quality flights on a budget.<p>The introduction of “basic economy” fares in the last couple of years has made finding a deal on …

Air Travel

Why I switched from 1Password to Dashlane [Review]

Late last year, I switched password managers. I traded in trusty old 1Password for relative newcomer Dashlane, and I haven’t looked back.<p>Dashlane is a well-designed, fully functional and easy-to-use password manager that tops 1Password in one key respect: a Security Dashboard that makes it dead …

This Is the Most Popular Cauliflower Recipe on Pinterest

I can't get enough of cauliflower. I love roasting it and adding it to fresh salads, turning it into velvety soups, and transforming it into "rice" …

Get smart – how to approach the new world of 4IR

Authored by <b>Paul Buliga, Marketing Campaign Manager.</b><p>Thanks to new technologies it’s now widely recognised that we’re entering a new, fourth industrial …

Cooking Secrets Used By Restaurant Chefs

The food you get at a restaurant tastes different than homemade by design, because why would you pay restaurant prices for food you can make at …

The Best Speakers Answer These 3 Questions Before Walking on Stage

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

Public Speaking

How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

I Bring This Salsa to Every Party, Then Eat It Alone in a Corner

It's 157% better than the jarred stuff, and it's always a party sensation—when I share.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the homemade salsa recipe that BA.com senior editor Alex Beggs couldn’t live …

Cooking

This Website Is Making It Easy to Plan Your Next Great Adventure

One of the hardest parts about joining in on adventure tourism is the barrier to entry. After all, you can’t just head out on a 10-day trek without …

3 Surprising Supplements That Might Actually Boost Your Sex Life

Skip the shady stuff and consider these instead<p>The breadth of available boner-boosting supplements is formidable—you can even go to a gas station and pick up something that promises to help your erection rise to the occasion.<p>But there are major dangers when it comes to “herbal Viagra,” the term …

Wellness

Photo Basics: Watch This Crash Course on Using Your Camera’s Manual Mode for Better Photos (VIDEO)

You’ve probably heard someone boast that, “You’re not a real photographer until you switch your camera’s mode dial from Auto to Manual.” While we …

An 8-Minute Crash Course on Blending Modes in Photoshop

Want to get a good grasp of Photoshop’s Blend modes? Here’s an 8-minute crash course on the subject by the Photoshop Training Channel. They may be …

Architecture Documentaries to Watch in 2018

The new year is here! And with it, a new slate of documentaries we're dying to see.<p>Of all the media forms, film seems to be the most adept at making …

Architecture

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Couple Saw This DIY Bookshelf Design Online, But They Had No Idea It Would Turn Out So Good

We all lived through a Pinterest phase at some point. No wonder – the page can easily get you hooked with all sorts of inspiring pictures, from …

Reality TV

This science-backed seven-minute workout is all you need to get back in shape

It is not easy to squeeze in time for the gym, especially when you live in a world expected to be in two different places all the time. While this …

Paulo Mendes da Rocha and the Understanding of Architecture in its Human and Cultural Dimension

In celebration of Paulo Mendes da Rocha's 89th birthday, we take a look at "<i>PMR 29': Twenty-Nine Minutes with Paulo Mendes da Rocha</i>", directed by …

Brazil

Five exercises to get you ready for the slopes this winter - from an Olympic snowboarder

Forget the summer bikini body – now it’s nearly winter, we all know that’s long forgotten. The snow has started to fall and it’s all about getting fit for the slopes, building up strength, being mobile and ready for the season ahead so you can make the most of the time you have on your skis or …

12 Cycling Apparel Brands You Should Know

In the world of athletic equipment, cycling apparel is in a class all its own. Not only does it bear the same responsibilities as your sportswear …

Amazing maps that will change the way you see the world

Maps

By the numbers: What it took to be competitive in the men’s Worlds road race

<i>Bergen, Norway played host to the 2017 Road World Championships last week in a carnival that culminated with Sunday’s elite men’s road race. The race</i> …