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The 79 books Barack Obama recommended during his Presidency

Throughout his time in the White Office, President Barack Obama has recommended hundreds of books.<p>For the last two years, for instance, Obama has …

The Magically Bizarre Photo Manipulations of a Photoshop Wizard Martin De Pasquale

He’s been called a Photoshop wizard by people who have seen his work and the title suits him well. Buenos Aires based digital artist and art director …

Do consumers really want honest pricing?

Maybe consumers can’t handle the truth. We say we don’t want to be tricked by price-tag gimmicks and hidden fees, but companies find that when …

J.C. Penney to give CEO a 50% raise, lists security breach, declining mall traffic as new risk factors - Behind the Storefront - MarketWatch

By Andria Cheng<p>Getty Images<p>In J.C. Penney’s<p>/quotes/zigman/237947/delayed /quotes/nls/jcp JCP latest annual report, gone are references to becoming …

Healthy & Delicious: Lighter Home Fries Recipe

<b>Note:</b> On Mondays, Kristen Swensson of Cheap, Healthy, Good swings by these parts to share healthy and delicious recipes with us. Have at it, Kristen.<p>While we may disagree on economic bailouts, abortion law, and whether cilantro is awesome or tastes like soap, Americans universally agree on a single …

Homemade Pancake Mix | Let's Dish Recipes

Apple Pie Pancakes

Amazing, fluffy buttermilk pancakes topped with warm, homemade apple pie topping. Breakfast has never been more comforting.<p>I know what you are …

Grilled Steak Quesadillas Recipe

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

Jelly Doughnut Pancakes Recipe

It’s not our fault so many desserts translate seamlessly into pancakes. Just look at these:<p>Red Velvet Pancakes<br>• Pineapple Upside-Down Pancakes<br>• Oatmeal …

Slice-Baked Potatoes

When Marlboro Man, the kids, and I were in Colorado last month, we ordered Twice-Baked Potatoes one night. Instead of the traditional twice-baked …

Short on Water? Don’t Blame it on the Rain

The common refrain in media stories about water shortages is that they are caused by droughts. Don’t believe them.<p>Droughts don’t cause water shortages. People do.<p>The water shortages appearing with increasing frequency and intensity around the globe are, regretfully, poignant signs of our society’s …

Dear Apple and Chipotle: It's Hard to Be Socially Responsible When You're Dead

Can we get real about corporate social responsibility (CSR), the idea that businesses shouldn’t just increase returns for shareholders but also …

Bank Of America Wants People To Pay $5 For A Currently Free Service

Bank of America is offering you the chance to pay a fee for a service you may not know you already have.<p>The bank on Thursday launched a new kind of account, known as the "SafeBalance" account, which costs $4.95 a month and comes with no paper checks. Its major selling point is that it won't let you …

Get Educated: Recommended Projects and Tutorials

As with most fields that are technology driven, in photography, if you don’t keep moving you’ll quickly find yourself dead in the water. This is why …

The True Henri Cartier-Bresson

It has been a decade since Henri Cartier-Bresson died at the age of 95. While the French icon and founding member of photography powerhouse Magnum …

Your Weekly Dose of Inspiration: 30 Amazing Photography Links

It's been a terrific week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching high and low online for the best links to …

Dropbox Addresses NSA Surveillance Fears in New Privacy Policy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Dropbox has updated its privacy policy to address privacy concerns about the National Security Agency's requests for user data.<p>In a new section, the company pledges to abide by its Government Request Principles when “receiving, …

Home - Audrey Simper Photography

CAMILLE “It's honestly hard for me to feel comfortable in front of the camera. I feel like I never know how to pose or what to do with my face, let …