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Mueller probe: Manafort hit with new charges after Gates pleads guilty

WASHINGTON — Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort was hit with new charges on Friday, including an allegation he secretly recruited and funded a group of former European politicians to lobby in the United States on behalf of Ukraine.<p>The superseding indictment was filed just a couple of hours …

Donald Trump

This 52 Week Challenge will Improve Your Photography Skills in 2018

If you’re looking to improve your photography skills in 2018, doing a year-long photo challenge is a great way to stay motivated with ideas and …

4 winners and 3 losers in the Senate tax bill

Winner: corporations. Loser: charities.<p>The tax bill the Senate passed Friday is a sweeping piece of legislation, transforming the US health care sector, higher education, philanthropy, and, of course, the federal tax code. It’s a major policy change that creates big winners and big losers across …

Free Course: Developing Creativity

Illuminated Course Bundle – 55% Off<p>Create brilliant photographs in any lighting conditions.<p>For Limited Time Only<p>7Days6Hours8Minutes36Seconds<p>Find Out …

Landscape Photography

Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer sheds new light on the extent of Russia's election interference

Last week's revelations that President Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., met with a Russian lawyer with strong ties to the Kremlin during the campaign to obtain damaging information about Hillary Clinton shed new light on the extent of Russia's interference in the 2016 election.<p>The first sign …

An Introduction to Astrophotography: Shooting Stars for Beginners

Shooting the night sky can produce amazing images of endless starry skies, but it can be challenging to those used to working with plenty of light. …

Landscape Photography

These Simple Animations Are an Intro to Film Photography

Back in February, we shared a simple animation made by the film brand Ilford that shows how a film SLR works. It turns out that video was the first …

Film Photography

How I Earn $200,000+a Year from Photography

It’s kind of a crazy thing: I believe you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics, and also get rich. In this post, I’ll share some of the …

The 7 Ways of Zen Landscape Photography

Zen photography comes naturally with an empty mind. It’s both waiting for a moment where light, shape, and dynamics fall into place, and being devoid …

How to Disappear

<i>Alex Difrancesco | Longreads | April 2017 | 8 minutes (2,070 words)</i><p>Last year in New York City, a 19-year-old engineering student named Nayla Kidd …

Mind

Wynton Marsalis Gives 12 Tips on How to Practice: For Musicians, Athletes, or Anyone Who Wants to Learn Something New

<i>Photo by Eric Delmar, Wikipedia Commons</i><p>Practicing for countless hours before we can be good at something seems burdensome and boring. Maybe that's …

Flute

Using Tonal Contrast for Better BW Photography

This photo is almost entirely blue tones, but because of their contrasts, it translates into a beautiful BW image.<p>When we are out in the world seeing …

Landscape Photography

16 Books You Should Read This November

<b>Swing Time, Zadie Smith</b> <b><br>(Penguin Press)</b><p>I cannot wait to re-enter Zadie Smith’s world of frenetic words and perfect sentences, the energetic ride you …

Advanced Sky Selections in Photoshop

In this video tutorial, I will show you how to create a perfect sky selection even in difficult cases, using Channels, Levels and an Overlay</b> …

31 Delicious Things You Should Eat In August

Hold on to that summer feeling.

Learning About the Gig Economy

Today the freelance economy, also known as the “gig economy,” is thriving. According to the latest study of the modern workplace, at least 1 in 3 Americans is a freelancer. With room for growth, no shortage of opportunities and the ability to decide when, where and how to work, the gig economy …

The 30 best albums of 2015

It’s been real, 2015. This year has given us instant rap classics, expertly crafted bubblegum pop, the return of an R&B music icon and surprise …

Albums

Beauty and the Beach

How sexy are these stunning black and white shots by photographer Russell James?<p>James flew to one of the most exotic places in the world, the beautiful Italian island of Sardinia, to capture this steamy set for Victoria Secret's book titled <i>Sexy</i>.<p>Born in Perth, Western Australia, Russell James is …

5 Tips for Beginner Nature Photographers

<b>Candace Dyar</b> (formerly Candace Bartlett) is not a household name in landscape photography circles and if you were to see her images you would …

On the Red Couch with Science of Happiness Writer Eric Barker

<i>What’s the secret to a happy life? Vacation—as long as you’re accruing “experiences,” according to wellness and science of happiness writer Eric Barker. On his blog, Barking Up The Wrong Tree, this former philosophy student and screenwriter explores humanity’s big questions (including “how to be</i> …

24 Creamy, Melty, Cheesy Recipes to Warm Your Belly

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I'm always incredibly impressed by the Serious Eats staffers (and readers) who participate in Vegan Month each year, but personally, I just don't know if I could do it. It's not that I'd pine away over the meat, or …

Penny Is A Chat-Based Personal Finance Coach

Have you ever wondered why being financially responsible can be so difficult? Maybe it’s because most money management tools are too complicated and overwhelming for the average user.<p>Penny, a new personal finance app, is fixing this by giving users personalized financial advice via a simple chat …

App-controlled habitat grows just about anything in your home

You can already get smart gardening gear and smart aquariums, but wouldn't it be nice if you could get one box that handles just about anything you'd care to grow in or around your home? Jared Wolfe thinks so. His crowdfunded, internet-connected Biopod can nurture many kinds of plants and animals …

Aquaponics

Watch Dave Hill Shoot a Gorgeous New Jeep Ad with Film

I've always been a big fan of Dave Hill's photography and creative vision. If you're familiar with his earlier commercial work, you probably know him …

500px Unveils New Profile, Photo, and Discover Pages

500px today unveiled revamped profile, photo, and discover pages that aim to deliver a better experience to the 6+ million member community. The …

How to Post Process Milky Way Astrophotography in Adobe Lightroom

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sBrQ6yAcNI&w=700&showinfo=0&rel=0]<p>In this tutorial video, photographer Ian Norman shows how he processes …

Tutorials

Aspirin can double life expectancy of those with common cancers

Major study finds those taking aspirin live twice as long after a diagnosis with some of the most common forms of cancer<p>Aspirin can double the life expectancy of patients with some of the most common cancers, a major study has found.<p>Men and women with a range of cancers who took the …

Video: A Primer on Color Spaces and Having a Color-Managed Photo Workflow

For some photographers, no term strikes more fear into one’s heart than “Color Spaces.” The idea that different devices, along with our eyes, …

Color Management

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