Karissa Lusardi-Williams

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Make Yourself Some Chai

A hot cup of spicy chai is a fabulous way to start the day: allow no substitutes. It's also makes a great support to meditation. Getting hopped up on tea before meditating is a traditional practice. Some swear by green tea, which I like, but my favorite by far is Indian chai. Yet chai-making--the …

Hotel Graffiti: Hidden, Hilarious Messages Left in Hotels Around the World

The most mischievous thing I ever do to a hotel room is snatch a few unused toiletries, especially the shower caps. <b>British comedian David Bussell</b>, on the other hand, doesn't take things from hotels. Rather, he leaves them - cryptic, funny secrets to discover for the curious who come behind …

Worms' Bright Blue Death Could Shed Light On Human Aging

Last year, researchers at University College London's Institute of Healthy Ageing were looking through their microscopes when they saw something amazing.<p>David Gems, professor of biogerentology, was part of the team looking for answers to big questions about human aging in small, squishy little …

The Trickiest Questions Apple Will Ask In A Job Interview

While every tech company asks programmers technical questions to see if they're fit for a job, Apple makes a point to follow up each response with "but how would you optimize that/make it better?"<p>And then there are the questions that really throw you off.<p>Via Glassdoor's Interview Questions and …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

15 Surreal Photo Manipulations

Photo manipulations are illusions created by heavy photo editing techniques. It is an art where ordinary photos are transformed into something …

Pacific Light: Macro Footage of Ink, Oil and Soap Shot by Ruslan Khasanov | Colossal

<p>Russian graphic designer Ruslan Khasanov who is probably best known for his experiments in liquid typography just released this experimental video …

The 3 Core Elements of Good Storytelling (And Why Your Business Needs Them) - Copyblogger

Think of a story, any story.<p>How about <i>Cinderella</i>, for instance.<p>If you remember it, what does that story bring up right away in your mind? If we …

The C-Word: Five rules for the new content era

The lean-back, passive model of mass-market media consumption is under attack. But are brands in danger of viewing content as the marketing …

Create Precise Buyer Personas With SEO Data: A 10-Step Guide

Is your content underperforming? If so, your buyer personas may be to blame. Below I’ll show you why, and teach you how to build precise personas …

3 Modern Marketing Mistakes and How to Fix Them - Copyblogger

Traditional marketing isn’t inherently flawed, but it hasn’t evolved much despite changing technologies.<p>Even with so many new tools with which to …

8 (Easily Avoidable) Ways to Lose Your Prospect’s Trust - Copyblogger

Let’s imagine I arrive at your site — or Google your company — and I’ve got my credit card on the desk in front of me: I’m ready to buy.<p>But, after a …

Why Your Business May Need a New Content Map to Find Success

In the consulting and advisory side of our business, we’re honored to work relatively frequently with businesses both large and small. These days, …

Seven Ways Writers Can Build Online Authority with Google+ - Copyblogger

Google was founded on a simple principle — <i>some web pages are more important than others</i>.<p>How is that importance quantified? Ideally, it’s based on the …

7 Steps To Outstanding Sales Growth For Your Startup

“If you build it, they will come.” It’s a line from an old movie “Field of Dreams” which is still leading to the demise of too many startups, led by entrepreneurs who really started their business to build an exciting new product or service. Most struggle with the idea and practice of marketing and …

87 Photography Articles and Images To Put a Smile On Your Face

The internet is home to a terrific group of artists and bloggers creating great content on a regular basis. Toad Hollow Photography has been …

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 More Poses to Get You 21 Different Photos [Part III]

A post by Kaspars Grinvalds from Posing App. This is the third article in the series. You may want to look at the previous ones here: 7 standing …

Digital Photography

Wedding Photographer Discusses Why She Switched to Beam

It’s no secret that competition in the wedding photography industry has gotten fierce. One of the best ways to stand out from the crowd and build a …

The dos (and don't) of summer photography

Summer's here! At least it was when this guide went to press, though anything could have happened in the few days since. Still, the holiday season <i>is</i> …

How to take great portrait photos

To take successful photographs of people, you need to be both direct <i>and</i> candid. Always get close to your subjects; standing at a distance with a long …

Top tips for landscape photography

Shooting landscapes demands a very different way of working compared to photographing people. Typically taken with the camera mounted on a tripod, …

How to photograph food and drink

Given how much time we spend talking about where, when and what to eat and drink, why not take the time to properly photograph what is dished up? …

Lonely Planet blog

Featured • Quizzes and Competitions • Trending<p>Which city is nicknamed the Big Easy? Where would you slurp a glass of ouzo? Test your travel knowledge with May’s edition of our monthly quiz.<p>By Jack Palfrey 10 April 2018 9:00am Europe/London<p>Behind the scenes • Community<p>Ellie Simpson, Traveller …

A Libertarian Voice Blazes Onto Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>Anyone who’s a cable news talk show watcher knows Glenn Beck. The former Fox News host’s passionate commentaries on …

5 Essential Photo Apps for Your Phone

The smartphone has not only revolutionized the way we live but also completely altered the landscape of modern photography. If you have any doubts …

Flipboard for Photographers and Photography Lovers

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Portrait Photography Tips

Portraiture can be very rewarding. It’s a chance to show the best side (literally) of someone, and create a photo that communicates something …