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This is the perfect angle for portrait photography. Really. It's "proven by science"

Ed Gregory at Photos in Color makes a pretty bold claim in his new video. It’s titled “Why this is the perfect PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY angle – Proven by …

Photography

Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography

It's no wonder that landscape photography is so popular...For starters, it's an accessible given that we're surrounded by landscapes big and small …

Landscape Photography

A Travel Editor's Soothing San Francisco Sanctuary

<b>Name:</b> Danielle Walsh and Greg Brownstein <b><br>Location:</b> Laurel Heights — San Francisco, California <b><br>Size:</b> 1,200 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 1.5 years, …

Home Decorating

The Simple Formula to Improving Your Performance (in Anything) | Inc.com

We are all in search of secrets for the fountain of youth. Whether it's through the $3 billion cosmetic surgery industry, or through the $30 billion fitness industry, we are all seeking hacks that will give us a competitive edge physically, mentally, and intellectually.<p>What if you could simply …

Self-improvement

3 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than A 3-Mile Run | Women's Health

60 seconds of burpees<p>10 seconds rest<p>45 seconds of jump lunges with arm swing<p>10 seconds rest<p>30 seconds of mountain climbers<p>10 seconds rest<p>Repeat for a total of three rounds<p>Or try this variation:<p>60 seconds of burpees with tricep push-up<p>10 seconds rest<p>45 seconds of skater jumps<p>10 seconds rest<p>30 …

Instead of Focusing on Passion, Focus on Consistency

Many of us think that if we can just find what we’re passionate about, we’ll be able to turn it into a successful career. The idea of doing something …

Best Small Campers & Travel Trailers

(Image credit: Sarah Coffey)<p>We're rounding up some of the smallest, coolest trailers we could find. Although we would have loved to test each and …

RVs

Android Security Rewards paid out $550,000 in its first year

Just last year, Android created rewards program for bug hunts to join Google’s longstanding Vulnerability Rewards Program. As an incentive to inventive security experts, the company announced that they would be offering up to $38,000 per report that could be used to increase the operating system’s …

Android News

The Happiest Part Of Your Vacation Isn't What You Think

When we imagine the most blissful part of our vacation, we picture ourselves sipping coconut cocktails at a barefoot bar or stumbling across an enchanting waterfall.<p>But the happiest part of your vacation actually happens way before you ever step foot in your destination.<p>According to a 2010 study …

Happiness

Make the Most of Small Spaces with a Garden Terrace

Terrace gardens come in all shapes, forms, and designs, from urban rooftop gardens to secluded suburban patio hideaways. The one thing all these …

Landscaping

Articles about english designers livework home on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Handcrafted Modern, photographer Leslie Williamson captured precisely these quiet moments in the homes of designers whose work...<p>While Russel Wright was helping shape America's sense of modern design in the mid 20th century, he was also slowly crafting a...<p>Designer-architect Gae Aulenti lived in …

Design

Eating less meat isn’t just good for you, it could save the planet

The UK and US are reviewing their dietary guidelines – this is an opportunity to tackle climate change via people’s plates<p>The food writer Michael Pollan summed up how to eat healthily: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”<p>It is unlikely that when the British and American governments issue new …

Carbon Dioxide

Articles about pitched roof family home amsterdam canal on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect's creative reinterpretation of a traditional pitched roof sets a property apart from its neighbors.<p>An in-progress 3-D printed house could impact the future of urban housing.<p>O’Neill Rose Architects designed each unit of this modern Queens compound based on the personality of the family …

Architecture

Articles about art inspired modern house nebraska on Dwell.com - Dwell

Jewelry Collection by Ladies & Gentlemen...<p>I just learned about this new series of products inspired by one of the country’s most iconic examples of mid-century Modernist...<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot …

Prefab Homes

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

Self Compassion

How to profit from the next stock market plunge - the Warren Buffett way

Warren Buffett keeps an investment "war chest". We suggest what to sell to create your own. And highlight the bargain investments to buy<p>Investors may soon be able to go bargain hunting. Undervalued assets have been thin on the ground in recent years, as shares, bonds and property have all risen …

5 Places to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S.

<i>by Allison Williams and Marisa LaScala, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy of NHDTTD/George Murphy<p>While we all love summer and its days filled with sunshine and ice cream, we can't be sad for long--fall is on its way with all its usual bright colors and beautiful views. Here's where to find the best</b> …

New England

5 Everyday Habits That Are Causing Your Boobs to Sag

<b>Crash Dieting</b><br>Cycling back and forth between the same five to 10 pounds probably won’t make a dent in your set. But yo-yo dieting 30 or so lbs over and over? Definitely. Each time you gain and lose weight, breast tissue becomes more slack, kind of like old tights, says Michael Edwards, M.D., a …

Women's Health

11 must-see San Francisco destinations that most people don't know about

In case you've been considering a sojourn to California, we've picked out some hidden gems of San Francisco.<p>Even if you don't make trip to the West Coast, you can live vicariously by scoping each destination on Maps.

Google Maps

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

In celebration of Earth Day, we set out to find the most beautiful natural attraction in each state, using input from folks who have lived in these places.<p>Can you guess which state the picture to the right is from? Follow along to find out. (They're in alphabetical order if you want to find yours …

National Parks

Improve Your Photography Skills with These 9 Photo Composition Tips by Steve McCurry

Looking to up your photography game? Luckily, the Cooperative of Photography has created a fantastic video on photographic composition using tips and images by legendary photojournalist Steve McCurry. Each of the nine pointers is illustrated with examples from McCurry's stunning portfolio. Read on …

Photography

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

New Jersey

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

Personal Finance

21 Best Things To Do In The San Francisco Bay Area, As Explained By Locals

New York was freezing, and I had to leave. Thanks to JetBlue and a $63 round-trip ticket (yes, you read that right), I headed to the San Francisco Bay Area where the weather was better and the food, too, gave NYC a run for its money.<p>While there, I worked from various cafes, friends' homes and …

San Francisco

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

Google executives explain why the MBA approach to building things is ‘stupid’

Google’s hiring chief says he doesn’t give much credit to college degrees in the hiring process. So it should come as no surprise that other Google executives also regard staples of traditional business school training at the nation’s elite colleges as downright “stupid.”<p>Former senior vice …