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12 Picture Books Even 8-Year-Olds Should Read

November 9 - 13 is National Young Readers Week -- a perfect time to post my feelings about the demotion of picture books for the 4-8 year old crowd. I first noticed this phenomenon a couple of years ago as a volunteer at my local elementary school's bookstore. Kindergarteners rejected beautiful, …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

7 Things You Need to Stop Doing to Be More Productive, Backed by Science

<i>BY</i> <i>CAMMI PHAM</i><i> — First appeared on</i> <i>my personal blog</i><p>When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to school, did my …

24 Laws Of Eating For Muscle

A great workout is just the beginning when it comes to building muscle. Here are some key nutrition and supplementation tips for the other 23 hours …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

This training program is designed to improve your speed, agility, quickness, and explosiveness. It will make you faster in every direction. And it will help you lose fat and build muscle. So it not only trains you to be a better athlete—but to look like one, too.<p>And yes, it'll also give you one …

12-Minute Bodyweight Muscle Burner Workout | Men's Health

That’s why you should always have a super fast, but super effective workout in your back pocket.<p>A workout that you can pull out whenever you’re on the road or too busy to get to the gym or too exhausted for a longer routine. A quick workout that will make you sweat, boost your energy, and make you …

23 Open Concept Apartment Interiors For Inspiration

• 1 |<br>• Designer: Kaeel Group<p>The open design here allows the color scheme from the kitchen – grey concrete with pops of red – to spill over into the …

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

The 20 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

2014 is shaping up to be a really, really great year for movies.<p>When last we checked in, we gave a list of 10 of the best movies of the year. And as the months have worn on, we'd decide to check back in, and give you another sampling of the best the year has to offer.<p>There were some notable …

31 Clever Wardrobe Design Ideas

Arranging a wardrobe is a difficult task if you don’t have enough space, that’s why today we’ve gathered a bunch of ideas to save your space while …

Dipped in Colors: A Guide to Monochromatic Styling

Are you thinking about transforming your bedroom, kitchen, home office or even your entire home into a clean and chic, monochromatic scheme? We’ve …

Dubai rent rises ‘unsustainable’ as first quarter figures revealed

The cost of renting in the UAE is rising by “unsustainable” levels pushing residents to move out to cheaper locations, property brokers say.<p>Average …

Housing

Top Five Personality Traits Employers Hire Most

I know you: You’ve made looking for your next job, well… your job. You’ve scoured your resume of clichéd buzzwords, brushed up on body language and even gotten a handle on the dreaded video interview.<p>But all that might be for naught if you just don’t have the personality your dream employer is …

5 Easy Tips to a POWERFUL LinkedIn Profile for Young Professionals

I often get questions from people regarding LinkedIn. When I feel the question is shared by others, I post it here on my blog for all to …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

Landscape Photography

Brian Smith: The Art of Photographing People

Brian Smith is a portrait photographer who is recognized for his unique photographs of celebrities, athletes and politicians. With his photographic …

Tips for Better Close-Up and Macro Photography

Close-up or macro photography is just as much technique as it is luck. That’s what makes it fun and unpredictable. It’s an excellent way to test your …

How to Blend Exposures to Enhance Your Composition

Exposure blending is a popular technique often used to create high dynamic range photography. This article is about using the same technique but for …

Tutorials

Canon Launches EOS 101 Video Series for the Newbie Photographer

Canon has always had a learning center, but now they’re showing off a brand new photography basics series targeted towards none other than the person …

The Basics of Photography: C for Composition

Continuing on with our series on the Basics of Photography, this week we are at the letter C, which will be covering the topic of Composition. …

Minimalist Photography ~ 4 Tips To Keep It Simple With A Maximum Impact

Minimalism is a very subjective concept in the art world. The Webster dictionary defines it as follows: A style or technique that is characterized by …

Canon Launches EOS 101 Tutorial Videos to Help Newbies Learn the Basics

For a while now, Canon has offered online resources to available teach those who may be unfamiliar with, well, taking photos. In what could be called …

26 Steps to Living a Life You Love

Have you dreamed of doing something big with your life? Are you longing to find your passion — something that makes you come alive? We all want to …

7 Tips for Making Other People Feel Smart and Insightful

We all want to get along well with other people, and one way to do this is to help people feel good about themselves. If you make a person feel smart …

Can You Really Improve Your Emotional Intelligence?

Who wouldn’t want a higher level of emotional intelligence? Studies have shown that a high emotional quotient (or EQ) boosts career success, entrepreneurial potential, leadership talent, health, relationship satisfaction, humor, and happiness. It is also the best antidote to work stress and it …