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Top 10 Ocean Views

The high points where land and sea meet provide dramatic vistas of craggy shorelines and pounding oceans.<p><b>Mirador Escénico, San Carlos, Mexico</b><p>This scenic lookout, four miles from San Carlos, gives a peerless view over the Gulf of California, dramatic Tetakawi—a volcanic hill jutting out of the …

A 10 Step Personal Development Strategy for Photographers

In this article I want to lay some foundations, on which I will build in future articles. I am not talking here about image development, but your …

The Best Airlines - No. 1: Hawaiian Airlines

Other airlines must be so jealous of Hawaiian Airlines. It keeps nabbing the top spot as the best airline to fly during the Christmas and New Year's holidays. Only 8.7 percent of its flights arrived late over the holidays the past three years. Its flights will be a little snugger, soon, however. …

5 times your camera meter will be wrong

Camera metering systems are pretty amazing and I’m usually very happy for the evaluative metering systems in my cameras to figure out the exposure …

These 4 Character Flaws Can Kill Your Career

Character is tricky. You often don’t notice it until it’s gone.<p>Character is an orchard. What do orchards have? Trees, weeds and farmers. The trees …

Narcissism

11 cosy and quintessentially British spots to retreat to this autumn

LONDON — With summer receding and a long autumn stretching ahead, now is an ideal time to think about booking a British mini-break.<p>The country might …

10 of the world’s best natural wonders … that you’ve probably never heard of

Mendenhall ice caves, Alaska, US<p>Imagine standing in a natural glassy dome illuminated by eerie blue light … A visit to Mendenhall ice caves is a rare chance to step into the heart of a glacier. The 12-mile-long stretch of ice (it is getting shorter every day, because of global warming) near Juneau …

North Island

"I've Never Felt More Isolated," Says Billionaire Minecraft Creator

Markus "Notch" Persson has opened up about his emotional state following his decision to sell Minecraft to Microsoft to the tune of $2.5 billion. In short, he's not having the best time.<p>In a series of tweets on Saturday, the billionaire Persson--who outbid Jay-Z and Beyonce for a $70 million …