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Graphic Design: Paper Craft Project Inspired by The Little Prince

Le Petit Prince is a graphic design project created and shared by Rafa Miqueleto. It was a commissioned work done inspired by The Little Prince …

Best Luxury Family Hotels In London

When I think of entertaining children in London, I immediately think of Mary Poppins dancing across London rooftops with chimney sweeps and with the …

How to Make Money While Travelling

Travelling is fun but it doesn’t come cheap. If you plan to travel for several months or more, you may need to pick up another job.<p>Working on the go …

Top Travel Destinations For a Magical Canal Tour

Think about a canal tour and it conjures up images of a magical, dreamy travel experience. Venice and Amsterdam are gorgeous and well known for their …

Cortex Camera App Review | One Of The Best Photography Apps, Period

I suspect in two years time the gap between the performance of phone cameras and all but the top 1% of dedicated point-and-shoots will be diminished …

Mobile Photography

Today, Kids Need To Learn More Than Facts, But To Solve Problems And Innovate

We need to shift from teaching how to answer questions to learning how to ask them.<p>Traditionally, we went to school to attain knowledge. The smart kids knew that Columbus discovered America in 1492 and that the square root of 64 is eight. They studied diligently at home so that when the teacher …

Eli Lilly

9 Ways to Learn Photography

Want to learn how to take better photos, but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you feel like you have some basic photography skills, but don’t know …

Street Photography

8 Toxic Personalities Every Successful Person Avoids

Nobody can afford an emotional saboteur.<p>Author of A Paperboy's Fable: The 11 Principles of Success<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is full of many types of people. There are those who sustain you through hard times and applaud you in good times. And then there …

Self-help

3 Ways Millionaires Think Differently Than You

Changing your mindset changes everything else.<p>What would you say is the most powerful thing in the world? And what would you say if I told you that you already possess it? You were born with it. It was given to you freely, yet you often discount it. You take it for granted.<p>What is it? Let me give …

20 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends

Get a jump on your summer reading list with these suggestions from the billionaire and philanthropist.<p>Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>This week, Bill Gates took to Twitter to provide some advice to the graduating class of 2017.<p>Gates exhorted the new grads to …

Self-improvement

Quick Tip: Composition for Beginners

Improving your composition can bring balance and personality to your photography, simultaneously enabling you to produce more appealing images. And …

Landscape Photography

10 cool DIY photography techniques that anyone can do

Are you in a creative rut? Do you need some ideas to break out and do something different? This short video by COOPH highlights ten cool photography …

49 Film Photography Blogs Worth Following

I’ve collected and shot film cameras for 40 years, but only started blogging about it in the last decade or so. I went looking for other blogging …

How to Take Better Landscape Photos the Easy Way

Ok, ok, I know what you're thinking...<i>There's nothing easy about photography.</i> Either that or, <i>photographers shouldn't take the easy way out.</i>I agree …

Landscape Photography

Can You Get Google Pixel's Camera Tech in Your iPhone?

Google’s Pixel has been hailed as one of the best on the market, some even calling it <i>the</i> best. I’m not saying the iPhone’s camera is lackluster, but …

Italy is giving away hundreds of historic castles and villas for free

Have you ever wanted to own your own castle – or perhaps an Italian monastery? Here’s your chance. As part of Italy’s Strategist Tourist Plan, the …

Italy

3 Keys For Cultivating Genius

There has never been an easy way to define genius. Intelligence scores are sometimes used, though numbers fall flat when in many artistic domains. A …

This is what happens when women try to agree with men who compliment them

Accepting unwanted attention as a woman can often feel like a catch 22—if a man compliments you and you swerve, he could get mad. If you deliver a …

Short stories: How well do you know the genre? Take our quiz

These literary gems are proof that good things come in small packages. How many classic short stories have you read? How much do you know about their …

Books

“Write What You Know” is Not Good Writing Advice

You’ve heard it before: Write what you know. I wonder what you think of that, because, frankly, I don’t think much. I’ve been known to pooh-pooh it …

Indie bookstores always have the best book recs. So we asked them what to read this summer. - Vox

If you want a really good book recommendation, go to the critics, by all means — but don’t neglect your local independent bookstore. Booksellers have to stay on top of an enormous volume of books, and they have a unique perspective on what’s selling to whom. And really good independent bookstores …

10 Literary Classics Every Business Leader Should Read

If you only stick to business books and biographies, you're not learning as much as you could.<p>Biographies of inspirational figures, leadership how-to titles, and management case studies will all give you great insights on how to be a better entrepreneur and leader, but if that's all you read, …

Literature

Scott Turow: 3 Books That Changed My Life

The famed novelist offers his list of required reading.<p>Forty years after his memoir of Harvard Law School, <i>One L</i>, and 30 years after his best-selling thinking-man's legal thriller, <i>Presumed Innocent,</i> the lawyer-slash-author talks about his early Joycean ambitions and his repressed connection to Saul …

Literature