Lorraine Brown

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How to get likes on Instagram

How do you get more likes on Instagram? Here's a few different approaches and tips you can follow to boost your popularity on the photo-sharing app.<p>Instagram has more than 700 million users who have shared a whopping 40 billion-plus photos - <b>so what can you do to get noticed?</b><p>Here are some tips to …

Forget about France - here's the 28 most beautiful bike rides in Britain

As the Tour de France begins, thousands of Brits will be getting on their bikes - but you don't need to cross the channel to find glorious, scenic rides. Mark Bailey introduces our guide to the country's most memorable routes for two-wheeled adventure<p>Today's Tour de France Grand Départ marks the …

How (And Why) To Launch Your Own Product Line, No Startup Required

You may not have a burning passion to sell shower curtains, but that could put some crucial extra funding in your pocket.<p>This week, I’m working on my own line of dolphin beach towels. Last week, I designed some yoga mats. Next week, I’ll be working on <i>unicorn</i> beach towels. While bouncing from Hong …

Small Business

What the Best Transformational Leaders Do

Companies that claim to be “transforming” seem to be everywhere. But when you look more deeply into whether those organizations are truly redefining what they are and what they do, stories of successful change efforts are exceptionally rare. In a study of S&P 500 and Global 500 firms, our team …

Innovation

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

Free Yourself from What You “Should” Be Doing

Many people are hesitant to step out of their regular roles and routines. The idea of putting yourself in a position to potentially fail can be frightening or stressful. But sometimes what’s keeping you in one spot may not be your own self-interest. In fact, other people’s wishes and the feeling …

Management

12 New Year's Resolutions to Make You a Better Photographer

<i>New Year’s resolutions come in many forms, including fitness-based, financial, and yes, even photographic. Below are some suggestions to help you</i> …

52 week photography challenge for 2017

The original Dogwood Photography 52 Week Challenge was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. …

• ‘We have the expertise in England now’ says Dai Young<br>• Exeter’s Rob Baxter unconvinced by RFU’s logic<p>A number of leading Premiership directors of rugby have criticised the Rugby Football Union’s reluctance to consider future national head coaches unless they have worked overseas. Senior RFU …

olloclip Studio Is the Ultimate Mobile Photography Solution

With CES going on in Las Vegas at the moment, there is no shortage of tech news coming in these days. olloclip has become the go-to professional …

Mobile Photography

My strategy for turning $15,000 into $200,000 every month

Each company starts off with $100 in capital.<p>One has a one-month sales cycle (i.e., people go from prospect to client in one month). The other company has a four-month sales cycle.<p>Not surprisingly, the slower business brings in less over time. But do you know how much less after one year?<p>It only …

The Best Movies on Netflix Right Now

What Amazon is to shopping and social media is to information, Netflix is to entertainment: disruptive and dominant. After their red envelopes …

Entertainment

The toys that will actually teach your girls engineering skills

Toy stores are no strangers to gender politics. But the new trend in science and tech toys for girls has brought the debate to an all-time low. Some common refrains:<p><i>Why is the doll blonde? Isn’t it supposed to be the Anti-Barbie?</i><i><br>Why are they so thin and what’s with the short skirts?</i><i><br>Does everything</i> …

Kids

Articles about tiny backyard studio seattle filled midcentury finds on Dwell.com - Dwell

A petite outbuilding is exactly what a couple needed for their Seattle property.<p>In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...<p>At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your …

Rio de Janeiro hotels and b&bs taking bookings for 2016 Olympics

An estimated 380,000 foreign visitors are due to arrive in <b>Rio de Janeiro</b> for the <b>Olympic Games</b>, which take place August 5-21 2016.<p>With the International Olympic Committee requiring a minimum of 40,000 hotel rooms for clients and guests, many fans are likely to stay in guesthouses known as pousadas …

Pronouns Matter when Psyching Yourself Up

Some people seem to have an amazing ability to stay rational no matter what. They efficiently make good, clear decisions while the rest of us waste energy doing things like panicking about upcoming tasks, ruminating pointlessly, or refusing to move on from our failures. Those cool-headed …

Psychology

Doctors Can Now Successfully 3D Print A Knee Joint

While this footage isn’t as exciting as I’d like it to be – I’d really prefer a big old gross close-up of a splayed knee joint – what it represents is pretty wonderful. Essentially, doctors at the Columbia University Medical Center have been able to print a knee meniscus using a degradable plastic …

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Team at MIT CityFARM Growing Food 3-4x Faster, with 90% Less Water

Image credit: MIT CityFARM<p>Related:<p>A team consisting of engineers, architects, urban planners, economists and plant scientists at MIT has set out to …

Samsung Introduces A Wearable Health Tracker That Geeks and Insurance Companies Will Love

Samsung goes DIY with a platform for building wearable health tracking devices, apps, and dashboards.<p>The popularity of wearable health trackers, such as Fitbit, Jawbone UP, and Nike FuelBand, have created a problem: A wealth of data about your activity is being produced but it’s not very useful. …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …