Mike Alexinas

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From white skies to blurry subjects, how to fix common photo mistakes

Incredible scenes, people, and moments all inspire a photograph — but sometimes, that original beauty is lost in translation. Maybe the photo isn’t …

Mobile Photography

25 Workout Moves for Men Over 40 That Blast Fat and Build Muscle

Meet our picks for the best lifts to sculpt your body -- at any age.<p>A quick Google search for the best fat-burning and muscle-building exercises always yields the same results: squats, bench press, rows, chinups, and deadlifts. The classic compound exercises that have probably served as the base of …

Workouts

How to master Google Photos and backup all your photos

Google Photos is a savior for avid photographers and online creators looking for a place to store and backup their pics and videos. Not only does it …

A Guide to the Five Main Shooting Modes on Your DSLR

Understanding camera shooting modes can make a real difference to the quality of your images. Here is a guide to the five main shooting modes on your …

Lithuanian craft beer weekend in Sint-Gillis (Brussels)

Laurynas Gerikas (left) is active in the World Lithuanian Community: "Four Lithuanian craft brewers are participating in the Lithuanian Craft Beer …

Craft Beer

Best Mid Price Golf Balls 2018

Our guide to the best mid price golf balls on the market in 2018. Here are our favourites that sit one down from the premium bracket.<p><b>Best Mid Price</b> …

Quick Tips For More Power

When it comes to power, there's an epidemic of misapplied force that is ruining thousands of swings every day. I'm talking about the concept of pushing the handle ahead of the clubhead through impact. It's a basic piece of instruction you've probably heard a lot—usually as a seemingly innocent part …

30 Best Breweries in the Midwest

Beer was born in Medieval Europe, but today we are in the midst of a full-blown global beer renaissance, born and bred here in the USA. Creative, …

Pour-Over: 20 Best Coffee Beers

Founders Breakfast Stout<p>Make no mistake, Founders wants you to drink this coffee-infused stout for breakfast this winter. Think notes of rich the …

On This Day #52 – Skaggs & Whitley

The post On This Day #52 – Skaggs & Whitley appeared first on Bluegrass Today.

Guitar

1991 Lamborghini Countach

This year, RM Sotheby’s will be auctioning off one of the definitive Italian supercars, the iconic Lamborghini Countach. This 25th Anniversary 1991 …

Sports Cars

Black Lives Matter Organizes 'Black Xmas' To Divest From 'White Corporations' And 'White Capitalism'

Dr. Melina Abdullah, a professor at California State University-Los Angeles (CSU-LA,) who is also a national Black Lives Matter (BLM) leader, is …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

38K-Mile 1986 Porsche 911 Turbo

This 1986 Porsche 911 Turbo shows 38k miles and is finished in Guards Red over a Beige leather interior. It remained with the original owner in …

How to Sleep Better: Expert tech tips for getting a good night's sleep

• Health<p><b>Wearables and Fitness Editor Richard Easton replaced caffeine with nothing but water in a bid to improve his sleep. Here’s why you should do</b> …

How a New Generation of Progressive Activists Is Leading the Trump Resistance

During the Fourth of July congressional recess, grassroots activists in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, flooded a town-hall meeting hosted by Republican Rep. …

Iced Whiskey Coffees with Whiskey Syrup and Whipped Cream.

We’re making dreams come true.Remember the time when I used to write full blown blog posts about hating coffee?Ha.HAHAHAHAHAHA.I’ve crossed over to …

Whipped Cream

Camera Settings for Concert Photography Beginners

This guide is intended for concert photography beginners. If you have a DSLR camera and are interested in how to control your camera settings to take …

The Trump Presidency Is Already a Joke

But it’s no laughing matter.<p>It can reasonably be said that our dear leader is now the most ridiculed man on the planet. In fact, he may well be the most ridiculed man in history. For a preening narcissist who takes himself terribly seriously, being the butt of the joke heard round the world has got …

Kellyanne Conway

There are Only 3 Lenses You Need in Your Camera Bag

We've all seen the photographer that suffers from constant G.A.S.I'm talking about Gear Acquisition Syndrome, the pervasive photography illness that …

The Original Irish Coffee Recipe Is Actually from Ireland

General Tso’s chicken is one example of a dish that you <i>think</i> is Chinese but isn’t actually from China. Ditto chicken tikka masala, a dish common to …

Shutter Speed Chart as a Photographer's Cheat Sheet

When we talk about the Shutter Speed in photography the first thing that comes to mind is its is relationship to Exposure. The Shutter speed is the …

We’ve all had Irish coffee we hated. But when made well, it’s a beautiful thing.

Years ago, I had the fortune to be in Dublin on St. Patrick’s Day. I spent the day as any lit major with an Irish Catholic heritage and an interest in history would: visiting the worlds of Yeats, Wilde and Joyce, and exploring sites related to the complexities of the Republican cause and the “still …

9 Common Photography Mistakes — And How to Fix Them

If you're an amateur photographer, you've probably wondered how to get your pictures to look as good as the ones pros take. But there are a number of …

1986 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe

This 1986 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe shows just under 56k miles and is powered by a 3.2 liter flat-six paired to a 5-speed manual transmission. …

The $1,000 iPhone 8 has a costly OLED display and face-scanning tech

It looks like it won’t be long until we see an iPhone target the millennium mark on pricing.<p><i>Fast Company</i> is reporting from several sources that the …

Facebook can now replace your weather app

Facebook is rolling out a useful new feature that puts a full weather forecast inside its mobile app and desktop site. The feature is accessible from News Feed or the mobile app’s “More” menu — the section that links you to areas like Friends, Events, Groups, Pages and other key Facebook features …

Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone could be its most expensive handset yet

If you’re keen on upgrading to the next iPhone this September, be prepared to shell out a pretty penny: Fast Company reports that the 10th anniversary model is likely to cost upwards of $1,000.<p>That’s according to the publication’s source, who noted that the price will be driven up by the inclusion …

Mobile Technology

Add these 5 calendars to Google Calendar

Once you get into the habit of regularly adding events and tasks to your calendar, it can become an irreplaceable asset to your digital organization. But calendars can be used for so much more than scheduling meetings or remembering birthdays.<p>You can subscribe to existing calendars, share calendars …

The five best Super Bowl commercials

By Maura Judkis<p>, Reporter<p>Bethonie Butler<p>, Reporter<p>Super Bowl LI may have been full of surprises, but the commercials? Not so much. It was a lackluster year with many forgettable ads. (It didn’t help that several of the Super Bowl’s most reliably funny advertisers, including Doritos and …

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