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The One Thing You Can Add to Your Coffee to Make It Tastier — and Healthier

This easy add-in will change the way you drink your coffee (trust).<p>I’ve never really liked the taste of coffee. I usually try to offset its …

Coffee

Astrophotography: How to Shoot Long Exposures at Night

In this video, Mango Street will go over some tips to shooting a starry night sky. Post your long exposures to Instagram with #MangoStreetNight.<p><b>THE</b> …

Recipe: How to Make Portuguese Custard Tarts

Lisbon is a city with a sweet tooth, and its most iconic pastry is the palm-size <i>pastel de nata,</i> or egg tart, a creamy custard tart available in <i>pastelarias</i> across the city. The recipe dates back to the 16th century, when the confections, like many other Portuguese sweets, were made by nuns in …

Baking

19 One-Pan Recipes That Cut Your Meal-Prep Time in Half

Putting together a week’s worth of food in advance saves time and is pretty much the responsible thing to do. But it can also make for a serious mess …

Healthy Eating

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Hate your commute? Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the treadmill? Perhaps both these problems (and many more) have the same solution. Why not turn these odds and ends of unpleasant time into opportunities to learn by popping on a podcast? That's how many luminaries like Bill Gates manage to …

Self-improvement

Five Must-Know Photoshop Quick Tips

“Photoshoppers" are very particular in the way they use the program. Many utilize a workflow that includes tricks, keyboard short cuts, etc. Some get …

Tutorials

School of Visual Arts’ YouTube Channel is Full of Amazing Photo Lectures

If you’re always on the lookout for great educational, inspirational, or just plain interesting photography content online, you need to visit the …

Photography

19 Lazy But Brilliant Recipes That Won't Let You Down

You don't need to spend hours in the kitchen to enjoy a great homemade meal.

Brown Bread in a Can Is So Wicked Good | MyRecipes

This New England specialty isn’t like most breads you’re familiar with, as it’s not baked, but steamed. Bordering on a cake, Boston brown bread is …

Eating Toward Immortality

Diet culture is just another way of dealing with the fear of death.<p>Knowing a thing means you don’t need to believe in it. Whatever can be known, or proven by logic or evidence, doesn’t need to be taken on faith. Certain details of nutrition and the physiology of eating are known and knowable: the …

Heroism

How Diane Arbus’s Photographs Capture The Heart of NYC

An SFMOMA exhibit of Diane Arbus’s early photographs reveals how she threw herself into photographing every kind of person she saw on Manhattan’s …

Street Photography

Bergger Unveils Pancro400, A New ISO 400 Black-and-White Film

First Kodak, then FILM Ferrania, and now Bergger. The French manufacturer is the latest company to further the analog photography resurgence by …

3 Healthy, Easy, Homemade Soup Recipes

To steal a line from Campbell’s, soup <i>is</i> good food—but homemade soup is the best. In honor of National Homemade Soup Day, Consumer Reports’ test …

Food

Adobe InDesign Flyer Template for Multipurpose

A clean, modern and easy-to-use event flyer template for Adobe InDesign.Today there are countless ready-made templates for all kinds of promotional …

Graphic Design

The Coolest Cannabis Farm in Oregon

The secret to growing really good weed is a lot of R.E.M.<p>In a dank, disheveled office on the outskirts of Portland, Oregon, Richard Vinal is marveling at the handpan steel drum he has just unboxed, shipped here to Hillsboro from Asheville, North Carolina. "I know the guy who makes these," he crows. …

Cannabis

Long Exposure Tips And Tricks

Many circumstances necessitate long exposures, but they’re most commonly reserved for low-light photography. Cityscapes at night, dawn and dusk …

Landscape Photography

New At Photography? Check Out This Helpful Visualization

DSLR cameras are fantastic for taking stunning photographs, but if you don’t understand how to use them, it’s an expensive purchase. There are so …

Photography

We Spent 67 Days Photographing One of the World’s Tallest Trees

The Australian island state of Tasmania has 4 of the top 10 tallest tree species in the world and is home to the tallest flowering plant in the …

This is Why Ultra High ISO is a Big Deal in Photography

Ultra high ISO with lots of noise… There’s a lot of buzz going around about the new Pentax KP with it’s maximum ISO of 819200. Every comment I read …

Photography

Iridient X Transformer brings powerful Fujifilm RAW processing to Windows

Iridient Digital, maker of the popular Iridient Developer for Mac, has announced it is bringing its high-end Fujifilm RAW processing to Windows with …

Tutorials

How a raisin can help you with mindfulness

​This mindful technique is simple, yet effective<p>'Mindfulness' is a word that we see all over the place these days, but definitions can often …

Mindfulness