Lee Bonell

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A Beginner's Guide to Authentic Chinese Food

No, Chinese takeout doesn't count as authentic.<p>July 10, 2018<p>You may already know that Orange Chicken and General Tso's aren't really authentic …

Food & Dining

How to Make Pesto like an Italian Grandmother

If you've ever tasted pesto in Italy you know that the pesto here in the United States just isn't the same. I received a lesson in how to make pesto …

Pesto

The rise of slow travel: 20 adventures to take at a leisurely pace

Time was when slow was pretty much a bad thing. Slow service, slow trains, slow-witted, slow to act… But now, not so much: slow has become desirable, a word paired with all manner of activities you never imagined had any sort of speed, never mind slow.<p>I’ll spare you the full list – it’s a long one …

Travel

This 26-year-old With $148,000 in the Bank Is on Track to Retire at 37 — Here’s His Playbook

It's never to early to start saving for retirement.<p>Most people don’t start saving for retirement until they land their first “real” job as a …

Retirement

How to Photograph the Aurora Borealis

Capturing a stunning shot of the northern lights (or southern lights) dancing across the sky surely must be on the bucket list of many photographers …

Tips on how to shoot close-up flowers

<b>Jacky Parker shares her top tips on how to get stunning images of close-up flowers</b><p>Despite being married to a photographer for over 30 years, I only …

Landscape Photography

How to capture epic wide-angle photos of trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness and grandeur. Most species grow for many centuries more than humans ever will—so let’s make trees look the part, …

Landscape Photography

The Nikon D850 is Map Camera’s top-selling camera for February 2018 (again)

The major Japanese camera store Map Camera just published a list of their top-selling cameras for February 2018 - a total of four Nikon cameras are …

The National School Walkout, explained

Students around the country are uniting to call for changes in gun policy.<p>This week marks the first national test of teenage activism against gun violence.<p>Students across the country are walking out of class at 10 am local time on Wednesday, March 14, for theNational Student Walkout to honor the …

Guns

The uncertain future of handwriting

Computers and tablets are changing how we write – will the ability and need to wield a pen die out altogether?<p>We're told that writing is dying. Typing on keyboards and screens dominates written communication today. Even scribbling a signature has become rarer due to the prevalence of chip-and-pin …

University of Washington

Blockchain explained: It builds trust when you need it most

<i>This is part of "Blockchain Decoded," a series looking at the impact of blockchain, bitcoin and cryptocurrency on our lives.</i><p>These days, we're having a harder and harder time trusting each other.<p>Trust is an essential part of ordinary living, whether it's picking mechanics based on Yelp reviews, …

Blockchain

50+ Drawing Ideas That Will Get You Sketching Right Now

Practice is a vital part of perfecting your drawing skills. Learning the basics and repeating them over and over again is the only way to improve. For proof, just check out what a few years of drawing practice can do. It’s truly incredible the progress that you can make by dedicating time to this …

Sketching

How to Cook Fish in the Oven Perfectly Every Time

You can make almost any slow-roasted fish in under 30 minutes. Just memorize this technique.<p>Learning how to cook fish at home can be incredibly intimidating. There are a lot of mistakes you can make, but we think the best way to nail it every time is to let the oven do all the work. That's why …

The Secret to Building a Huge Retirement Account

You may be more able than you thought to amass a million or more dollars -- via this dependable mathematical principle.<p>If you've ever dreamed of …

7 More Of The Best Nikon Tricks Ever!

So, his first Nikon Tricks video ended up as Steve´s most popular upload ever. Well, as it turns out, there's another 7 tricks and tips on the list! …

Two regular people explain how they became millionaires in their 30s

By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn't easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. Tips abound on how you can accumulate wealth through saving and smart investments, but unless you're putting away a <i>lot</i> of cash, a seven-figure net worth at such a young age can seem like …

The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

Amazon’s success brings into relief a principle that is sometimes hard to swallow in the design community: Successful design is not necessarily beautiful.<p>Amazon is undoubtedly the most significant force in the digital transformation of commerce: an estimated 44% of all online sales are on Amazon, …

UX Design

What you can learn about marriage and migration from a 13-million member family tree

It's not the biggest family tree in the world, but it's close.<p>Armchair genealogists and a team of computers scientists have assembled a massive family tree that includes 13 million individual members and spans an average of 11 generations.<p>A study describing the tree, published this week in Science, …

8 Healthy Proteins You Should Start Eating This Week To Get Rid Of Belly Fat, According To Nutritionists

“Reducing calories promotes weight loss but calories are calories no matter which macronutrient you get them from,” says Stephanie Perruzza, a …

Nikon D850 DSLR Lab Review

(<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Starting with this review of the Nikon D850, all our future lab tests are based on test data and comments supplied by Image …

Retirement planning: Here's how much money you should have saved at every age

When it comes to savings, Americans are falling short. Nearly 70% of adults have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts.<p>Retirement funds are looking equally bleak. In fact, about half of US families have zero retirement account savings.<p>"Particularly the younger generation likes to think, 'I'll …

Retirement

Day 2: Testing Nikon’s Fast, New 45.7MP D850 Full-Frame DSLR in Oregon (Full Resolution Sample Photos)

Yesterday we shared a few in-the-field images and our first impressions of Nikon’s new 45.7MP D850 full-frame DSLR while shooting everything from …

Cameras

Top 10 Castles of Europe

Travel<p>Do you ever wonder what it would be like to live in a real-life fairytale? Ponder no more.<p>At least once in our lives we’ve twirled in a glittery dress and tiara, or tussled with fire-breathing dragons from a crenulated tower. Indoctrinated by bedtime stories of our youth, we’d close our eyes …

European Travel

30 Awesome Photography Links That Go Well With a Coffee and Comfee Couch :)

We've had another terrific week of photographs and articles posted online by some of the best writers and artists working today, and here we find …

New camera can see through human body

<b>Scientists have developed a camera that can see through the human body.</b><p>The device has been designed to help doctors track medical tools, known as endoscopes, during internal examinations.<p>Until now, medics have had to rely on expensive scans, such as X-rays, to trace their progress.<p>The new camera …

NASA's 2 long-lived Voyager spacecraft explore the 'very empty' spaces between stars

Forty years ago, NASA launched two Voyager spacecraft that opened our eyes on our solar system. Now these workhorses are exploring regions of space …

Astronomy

The 17 best drone videos that gave a whole new perspective to 2014

Drone photography came into its own this year.<p>Quadcopters with cameras got better and cheaper, turning more people into drone hobbyists and professional aerial videographers. Drones were used for cityscapes, nature walks, concerts, real estate listings, disaster surveys, Olympic sports—even …

Drones

The chart that explains the world

2013-10-25T17:28:31.000Z<p>By: Guest writer<p><i>This post by FT commentator John McDermott is</i><p>stolencross-published from Off Message, John’s policy and …