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Best of 2016: 47 Must-See Projects from Our Favorite DIYers

Part of what makes our Remodelaholic world so wonderful, year after year, is our fabulous contributor team! Each of these DIYers is so crazy …

Laundry Rooms

20 creative ways of using Evernote

So much to do, so little time.<p>I imagine many marketers might feel this way, what with all the wonderful hats we all get to wear. One of my favorite fixes for helping stay organized isEvernote.<p>There are so many ways to use the app and since we talk a lot about productivity here on the Buffer blog, I …

9 Powerful Body Language Tips To Instantly Boost Your Confidence

<i>Note: This is an excerpt from my book Confidence Hacks: 99 Small Actions to Massively Boost Your Confidence.</i>Stop reading for a moment, and notice how …

Hacking

Anonymous threatens to release 1,000 names of KKK members

White supremacists who have signed up to the KKK are at risk of being exposed by hacking group Anonymous<p>The hacking collective Anonymous has threatened to reveal the names of 1,000 members of the Ku Klux Klan, in a move which could cause immense embarrassment for supporters of the white supremacist …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Harvard Business School

What Meditation Technique Is Right for Me?

<i>by Susi Amendola</i><p>We all have our unique differences, and it's important to celebrate those even when choosing a meditation technique. What works for one person may not work for another. We each have predispositions and lifestyle habits that make choosing a meditation technique an important process.<p>A …

Meditation

Dear Lens Manufacturers: Please Bring Back the Depth of Field Scale

For years, photographers relied on the depth of field scale to help them achieve better focusing results. It was used in combination with a system …

5 Things You Should Know About Composition

Composition is an interesting aspect of photography because there are no absolutes. It’s mostly opinion. Compose an image a certain way and some …

Researchers discover seaweed that tastes like bacon and is twice as healthy as kale

The seaweed, a form of red marine algae, looks like translucent red lettuce. It also has twice the nutritional value of kale and grows very quickly. Did we mention it tastes like bacon?<p>According to Oregon State researcher Chris Langdon, his team started growing the new strain while trying to find a …

Seaweed

Hawaii is throwing up a Hail Mary to solve America's crippling plastic problem

On July 1, the state became the first in the US to ban plastic checkout bags, after Oahu joined the rest of the Hawaiian Islands in prohibiting them.<p>Although California was the first state to pass a law in 2014 prohibiting retailers from handing out plastic bags to customers, the ban was put to a …

Pollution

This stunning combat art reveals what aerial warfare was like during World War II

Thanks to the digital camera, battlefield artists are quickly fading in relevance.<p>But handcrafted battlefield art often best evokes the realities of past armed conflict. Art from the skies of World War II is an fascinating genre unto itself.<p>Check out this blast-from-the-past aerial-combat art, a …

Military

What ISIS Learned From the Cartels

Social media. Beheadings. Dogma. Empty promises. ISIS is copying the Mexican cartel playbook to a T, writes The Cartel author Don Winslow.<p>A bound man …

Instagram Resolution Increase: Here’s How It Affects Image Quality and File Size

On Monday, we shared that Instagram had begun quietly storing larger 1080px versions of photos, up from the 640px resolution of the past (when the …

Mobile Photography

The Broccoli Tree

Framing a space by lake Vättern, Sweden.<p>The story<p>I often get the question – ”What’s the story about the tree?” If there is one, I’m probably writing …

Understanding Exposure - ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed Explained

When you think of the craft or art of photography, you must immediately think of exposure. Exposure is a critical element that determines what is …

DSLR Guide for Beginners: The Best Entry Level DSLR Tips

So, you’ve purchased your first DSLR camera, have you? You most likely read the manual, watched tutorials, asked your fellow photographer friends for …

6 important things to know about how your brain learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

The Case For Being A Generous Leader

Are you a generous leader or a selfish one?<p>In my first job out of high school, when I was barely 18 years old, I had one of the best bosses out there. Lewie had no reason to give me special attention. He had no reason to be interested in my success. Yet over and over again, he mentored me, believed …

Leadership

The 10 Airlines With the Best Economy Class Seats

With ever-rising airfare rates, along with taxes and baggage fees to contend with, flying economy is the only possible option for the vast majority of travelers. That doesn't necessarily have to mean skimping on comfort and amenities, though -- by doing a bit of research before booking, it's easy …

Flying

'Pretty Woman': 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Julia Roberts Classic

No one expected much from "Pretty Woman" when they were making it. It was a modestly-budgeted romantic comedy whose stars were Richard Gere (then in the depths of a career slump) and Eric Roberts's kid sister. But when the movie was released, 25 years ago this week (on March 23, 1990), the project …

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Tim Cook On Apple's Future: Everything Can Change Except Values

In an exclusive Q&A, the current CEO discusses the Watch, how Steve Jobs informs Apple’s future, and how Apple lives “outside the box.”<p>Fast Company: How does Steve Jobs’s legacy live on at Apple?<p><b>Tim Cook:</b> Steve felt that most people live in a small box. They think they can’t influence or change …

iPhone 5

Russia controls this vital strategic exclave in the heart of NATO-allied eastern Europe

The Russian exclave of Kaliningrad is a political and geographic anomaly. Separated from Russia and situated on the Baltic Sea, the region is surrounded by NATO-member states Poland and Lithuania. It's closer to Berlin and Prague than it is to Moscow and St Petersburg.<p>Until 1945, Kaliningrad was …

Russia

Record Drought Reveals Stunning Changes Along Colorado River

Lake Powell is at historic lows, offering kayakers new channels to explore but raising the alarm about water.<p>LAKE POWELL, Utah—In early September, at the abandoned Piute Farms marina on a remote edge of southern Utah's Navajo reservation, we watched a ten-foot (three-meter) waterfall plunging off …

How Video Games Revived The Dying Art Of Japanese Woodprinting

A successful Kickstarter campaign that depicts classic video characters like Mario and Zelda in medieval Japan has injected new designs into an ancient but stagnating craft.<p>Whether Hyrule or the Mushroom Kingdom, we’re used to video game heroes saving their own respective pixel worlds. This is the …

Japan

Van Morrison: The Poet

The scholar, dreamer, dancer and one of the few originals in rock parses out his lyrics and blues<p><i>In a 1971 review of the album 'His Band and the</i> …

Literature