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10 Simple Habits of Insanely Productive People

Surround yourself with inspiring, sharp, and positive people.<p><i>What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora --the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of</b> …

Mark Zuckerberg

How to Photograph the Milky Way

If you live in a remote area with dark skies, you are one of the lucky ones; the lucky ones that get to look up on a clear dark night and see a thick …

This is the mistake almost everyone makes when buying a new camera

The best single piece of advice I've ever received as a photographer wasn't about technique. It was about equipment.<p>It came from my friend and photo-mentor Candice Cusic, a wedding photographer and photojournalist who won a Pulitzer Prize as part of a Chicago Tribune team in 2000. I was getting …

Photography

How to take amazing travel photos: 8 tips from a pro

1. Skip the fancy camera bags.<p>For our photo play date, Avery and I met at the Central Park Zoo for some simulated safari shots. I spewed the first of many questions immediately after passing through the entrance turnstile, “Do I need a camera bag?” Avery shook her head and pulled hers out of a …

Amazing

AT&T brings back unlimited data plans for its DirecTV and U-verse subscribers

$100 for a single line, $40 extra for additional smartphones or tablets<p>AT&T is bringing back unlimited data. The number-two wireless carrier discontinued its original unlimited plans years ago, but it's resuscitating the all-you-can-eat option as a cross-promotion with its DirecTV and U-verse …

I Shot with the Nikon D500. Here Are My Thoughts

It’s been a big week for Nikon announcements at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, with launches of the Nikon D500, Nikon D5, and new SB-5000 Speedlight. The new …

Nikon D500 vs. D7200 vs. D300s specifications comparison

Two different specs comparisons, first the D500 vs. the D7200 and then the D500 vs. D7200 vs. D300s:<br>Nikon D500 vs. D7200 specifications …

Cinematography

Photographer Accuses B&H of ‘Bait and Switch’ After $7,100 Mistake

Camera gear retailers almost always have legal disclaimers that protect them from major pricing mistakes — if a $10,000 item is accidentally priced …

How to achieve and maintain a healthy weight

In the fight against weight gain, when you eat might be as important as what you eat.<p>The holiday season and weight gain trends this time of year often direct focus to specific foods to eat in order to maintain weight. Questions regarding how often to eat are largely ignored.<p>Cultural influences …

Nutrition

Leica M3: 60 years old, good as new for the 21st-century retro shooter

The Leica M3, the first M camera which was introduced in 1954, is still one of the most sought-after retro shooters even after 60 years. It is …

Cameras

The Five Best Introductory Film Cameras

Every time a photographer wants to start to experiment with film, new excitement stirs. But at the same time, it’s always wise to take a great …

Cameras

Canon PowerShot G5 X and G9 X: Premium Compacts with 1-Inch Sensors

In addition to the new M10 mirrorless camera, Canon today also announced two new cameras for its premium PowerShot line. The G5 X packs a high-res …

Canon M10: A New Entry-Level Mirrorless Camera

Canon today announced the new Canon EOS M10, a new entry-level mirrorless camera that will be sold alongside the more advanced M3, which made its US …

Phantom Glass Launches Tempered Glass Protectors for Digital Camera Screens

Want to give the LCD screen on your digital camera a super tough layer of protection? The company Phantom Glass announced earlier this month that it …

6 Things to Avoid for Better Street Photos

The ever-increasing interest in street photography basically guarantees that readers will never have difficulty finding articles on the topic. Most …

Finding Your Inner Creative Soul as a Photographer

Alright photographers, here’s something esoteric from a person that isn’t esoteric at all. For a minute, let’s just forget about all the settings, …

The Fujin Mark II Vacuum Lens Sucks Even More, and That’s a Good Thing

Remember that strange vacuum cleaner lens we featured last year? A new version has been unveiled, and this one sucks even more than the original.<p>The …

8 tricks for remembering everything you read

But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's novels, news articles, or scientific textbooks.<p>To find out what some of those techniques are, we …

Kindle

A Leica Q Review with Thoughts and Sample Images

<i>Editor’s note: This article was also published on photographer Alex Cornell’s blog.</i><p>I brought the Leica Q with me on a recent trip to Barcelona and …

How to Master the Pull-up

Perhaps you found this blog with the hopes of learning how to do your first pull-up, or maybe you want to increase the number you can perform. Some of you may simply want to perfect your form. We'll touch on all these points.<p>So you may be asking yourself, why even bother with pull-ups? Putting it …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Facebook’s New Spam-Killer Hints at the Future of Coding

Author: Cade Metz. Cade Metz Business<p>Date of Publication: 09.01.15.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>Louis Brandy pauses before answering, needing …

Research shows that these 7 hobbies will make you smarter

Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.<p>We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better.<p>Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why.<p>Playing music …

The Brain

How to Become Skilled at Learning Programming Languages

1<p><b>Know something about data structures and algorithms.</b> All the programming languages in the world won't do you much good if you don't know about …

Programming

Mirrorless vs DSLR – What’s Right for You?

We're seeing more and more videos from people who switched from a DSLR to a Mirrorless camera. That's all fine, interesting and sometimes emotional, …

Photography

The Future of Photography

After reading Stephen Mayes’ <i>TIME</i> essay on the end of photography I couldn’t help but respond. To begin with, his main proposition is that “in the …

8 reasons why every photographer should have a blog

One of the best things about being a photographer in 2015 is the ease with which you can share images, and also share your experiences and insights. …

Marketing

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A Scientific Study Says The Best Path To A Woman’s Orgasm Is Not Where You’d Think

Oh, here we go again, another day, another study about the age-old mystery that is the female orgasm. And apparently, we’re still faking it most of the time! A 2009 study by the National Survey of Sex and Behavior (that we are just getting to now) asked 1,931 sex-having people ages 18 to 59 all …

Scientific Research

If You Sit at a Computer All Day This Mobility Exercise Will Change Your Life in 30 Seconds

If you're like me, you probably spend a lot of time in front of a computer screen.<p>In fact, you probably spend a lot of time in a hunched over position. Whether it's sitting at a desk, in a car, or on the couch, the default position for many people is shoulders forward, hips flexed, back slightly …