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26 eco-friendly alternatives for things you use every day

As I'm writing this, it isn't possible for millions of humans to live on Mars. The closest we've gotten so far is watching Matt Damon try to grow …

Sustainability

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every night.<p>1 …

Cooking

10 Instant Pot appetizers for New Year's Eve

Get your party prep done quicker with these recipes.<p>The Instant Pot, a popular brand of electric slow cooker, keeps growing in popularity. It takes …

40 Essential Instant Pot Links

Because I've been experimenting with the Instant Pot quite a bit lately, I've been getting a lot of questions. Many times my answer is a link. A link …

9 Spectacular Sunsets That Highlight the Beauty of Golden Hour

Ask any landscape photographer when their favorite time to shoot is, and they’ll most likely say Golden Hour.Golden Hour light is unparalleled in …

Landscape Photography

Together always by Amy Winfield

This week’s winner of our Picture of the Week title is Amy Winfield‘s stunningly creative capture called Together Always. The photographer has …

Photography

My Four Favorite Landscape Photography Accessories

Sunset at a rocky beach in Olympic National Park. Photo by Sarah Marino.<p>While my camera and lenses are my most important pieces of gear, other items …

When and How to Use a Circular Polarizing Filter

As a landscape photographer, you might have a few different filters in your gear bag. Maybe you like the way a circular polarizing filter (CPL) …

Landscape Photography

17 Photographers on the Best Way to Learn

<b>Laura Pannack</b>: Keep shooting, keep thinking, keep making mistakes.<p><b>Jonathan May</b>: I would say to totally immerse yourself in the craft. Do a …

Ron Haviv

The Culinary Tour Guide: Marcus Rohlfs

Hometown: San Bruno, California<p><b>COOKING LIGHT:</b> What’s your key to being a dinner hero?<p><b>MARCUS ROHLFS:</b> Engaging my 9-year-old son, Cole, and keeping him …

We Tried Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee So You Don't Have To (But Seriously, Don't)

It’s nearly impossible to ignore the increasing popularity of cold brew coffee. What was once a niche specialty among hipster baristas and coffee …

Coffee

31 Terrific Places for Breakfast in Manhattan

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It's also a meal that many New Yorkers skip. This is a shame because so many restaurants in this city do some amazing things before 11 a.m. Whether it's with a civilized traditional Japanese breakfast, an egg-stuffed burrito, bagels and lox, or …

5 Tips to Capture Lightning | Sony

5 Tips To Capture Lightning<p>Every year Gary Hart and I travel to Arizona for monsoon workshops. In August of 2016 it will be our 4th time teaching one …

Landscape Photography

The fatwa hotline: 'We have heard everything'

Can men and women work together? (Yes) Should I fast during Ramadan if I have my period? (No) These are just some of the dilemmas answered by women running a Muslim helpline in Abu Dhabi<p>Sheikha Naeema lifts her glass to take a sip of water, but the large grey telephone on her desk blinks again, red …

Religion

Is There a Secret to Finding Cheap Delta SkyMiles Awards Seats? Here is How I do it!

No Delta.dumb, I know the “secret”!<p>If there were only one thing I wish all Delta flyers would learn it is this simple truth – Delta.com is not your …

7 Iconic Overlooks on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia's Blue Ridge

Described as “America’s Favorite Drive,” the Blue Ridge Parkway is an unforgettable experience in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.<p>The 469-mile route makes its …

Adobe Digital Photography Training Bundle

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>If you’ve ever wanted to pursue photography or graphic design, this is a great opportunity to start. With today’s Daily Deal, …

Digital Photography

10 Natural Wonders in Iceland That Will Take Your Breath Away

The Nordic island of Iceland has become an incredibly popular place to travel in recent years. If you haven't gotten a chance to visit the country's …

How to Use Photoshop to Edit Landscape Images | Photoshop Tutorials

Feel free to share and favour this post as you see fit!<p><b>How to Use Photoshop to Edit Landscape Images – The Sheep’s Mountain | Photoshop …

Tutorials

Mikko Lagerstedt: Invisible by Day Captivating Night Landscapes

<i>All Images By Mikko Lagerstedt. Used with Permission.</i><p>“Certain aesthetics appeal to me when I shoot at night. It’s a lot about the mystery of long …

Photography

What a ripped guy would eat at every fast food restaurant ever

No one thinks fast food is healthy. Whether it’s for convenience or cravings, though, sometimes the drive-thru is unavoidable. You can definitely hit …

Five Ways You’re Ruining Your Coffee Plus One Surprising Confession from a Master Barista

We recently sat down with master barista Giorgio Milos (yes, he is just as charismatic as his photo) at the opening of the new illy Caffe in San Francisco to pick his brain on all things coffee. We talked about the best things happening in coffee today (hint: It has to do with more cafés listening …

Coffee

Insider's Guide to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

<i>Map illustration by Nicole Varvitsiotes</i><p>Why go now?<p>While the Smokies can be enjoyed any time of year, early summer is a particularly nice time, as …

National Parks

What you should eat before and after you exercise to lose weight, according to a celebrity trainer

However, if you're looking to shed some pounds, certain foods promote weight loss more than others.<p>We spoke to Russell Bateman, a trainer and the creator of the Skinny Bitch Collective— a workout regimen followed by models and celebrities like Ellie Goulding and Suki Waterhouse — to find out the …

Fitness

A man who got a free ride on a £16 million private jet shares his top tips for scoring cheap flights

Gilbert Ott knows flying better than most people.<p>A frequent flier and point collector based in the US, Ott runs the money-saving air-mile site God …

Save Up To 98% On Amazing Photography Deals

We have some amazing photography deals in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today and you can save up to a massive 98% on these deals.<p>Some of the deals …

Tutorials

19 photographs that will convince you to visit the world's happiest country

Reminder: Save 98% On The Adobe Digital Photography Training Bundle

Just a quick reminder for our readers that we have an awesome deal on the Adobe Digital Photography Training Bundle in our deals store, you can save …

How To Pack Luggage Like An Experienced Backpacker [Infographic]

If you don't travel very often, it can be pretty tempting to toss everything into a suitcase until nothing else fits (usually the night before you …