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Older Dads Will Change Fatherhood for the Better

Americans aren't having kids until much later. That's good news for the kids, but it cuts both ways for future grandparents.<p>A new report from the …

Two Ways to Instantly Make Your Photos Pop Using Photoshop

Have you ever felt like your photos were missing something? In this quick Photoshop tutorial, learn how to make your photos pop with this simple …

Low-light photography: How low can you go?

<b>Low light can still yield great images – landscape and travel photographer David Clapp shares his top tips and techniques</b><p>David’s top tips for getting …

Recommended Sony A6000 Settings

We are continuing our series of recommended settings for cameras and this time we have the Sony A6000, an advanced interchangeable lens camera …

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the 'Batman Effect'

Instilling perseverance at a young age will serve your child well throughout life.<p>It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention …

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Businesses That Will Innovate Photography in 2018

I don't know about you, but I'm incredibly excited about the direction that photography is headed.We're seeing more innovation than ever in cameras, …

Framing

How to Edit Dramatic Portraits in Photoshop

Following his recent film showing you how Sean Tucker shot the Mentor Portraits project back in South Africa, this is a follow up tutorial showing …

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them)

All kids have the ability to develop mental muscle. We just need to teach them how.<p>Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so …

Wearable for your dick wants to measure thrusts, girth and warn you about STIs

These days you can track just about anything with the aid of a wearable device — your steps, your calories burned, and even how soundly you sleep at …

How Google Can Be Used as an Educational Tool for Children

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

Mindfulness

How Our Changing Cities Are Transforming Street Photography

Developers, the threat of terrorism, and smartphones are all challenging the genre.<p>Nick Turpin has been around the block, quite literally. He’s been a practicing street photographer for nearly 30 years. But times have changed–so much so that Turpin now prefers the term “candid public photography” …

Migrants Rescued in Mediterranean: Pictures

How Passive Aggression Hurts Children

Studies show that kids are sensitive to quiet marital resentment—not just all-out shouting matches.<p>Couples can communicate anger in all kinds of nonverbal ways: giving each other dirty looks or the silent treatment, for example. And while it’s widely understood that heated arguments and shouting …

Psychology

13 DIYs to Make Your Car Seem Like New Again

Give your car that new-car smell (and look!) with smart detailing DIYs. These car cleaners and fresheners cost basically nothing to make, and you'll love how easily the 13 crafts ahead come together. No matter the time of year, it's always a good idea to keep your vehicle in tip-top shape so you're …

The Latest: Castile's family condemns Dallas shootings

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of police officers in Dallas (all times local):<p>11 p.m.<p>Philando Castile's mother and two of his uncles are …

Air travellers riot as pilot takes off without them after two hour delay because he was worried about being late

Police had to be called to Düsseldorf airport when around 70 passengers rioted after the pilot of their delayed flight took off without them, leaving them stranded on the tarmac, it has emerged.<p>The passengers had already been waiting two hours for their delayed flight to Dresden with Eurowings, a …

Inside the bitter last days of Bernie's revolution

For better and for worse, Sanders made all the big decisions.<p>There’s no strategist pulling the strings, and no collection of burn-it-all-down aides egging him on. At the heart of the rage against Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party, the campaign aides closest to him say, is Bernie Sanders.<p>It …

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Teenage Refugees Tell Us the Horrors They Went Through to Get to Europe

The UK will be taking in up to 3,000 unaccompanied minors who've been forced to flee their home countries. We spoke to some young refugees about their journeys so far.<p>When David Cameron did a U-turn on Wednesday and agreed that the UK could take in up to 3,000 unaccompanied minors after all, I …

Why babies all over the world are now sleeping in boxes

<b>Nearly three years ago, the Magazine reported on the Finnish baby box - a starter kit of clothes, sheets and toys the state gives to expectant mothers. The story went viral and was read by 10 million people in 18 months. Now the box idea itself is spreading around the world.</b><p>It's a tradition that …

6 Radical Parenting Ideas to Consider for Your Kids

These parenting strategies may seem counterintuitive, but keeping kids safe is not about sheltering them. Kids need risk and conflict—in kid-sized …

Here’s exactly how a brokered Republican convention would work

By Chris Cillizza<p>, Reporter<p><i>Josh Putnam is a lecturer in the Political Science Department at the University of Georgia. But, to political junkies, he's better known as the founder of Frontloading HQ (FHQ, for short), a site that tracks the presidential primary calendar and all that comes with it.</i> …

The Man Who Recorded, Tamed, and Then Sold Nature Sounds to America

A forgotten 1970s-era hippie polymath named Irv Teibel created the “soothing” vibe of the great outdoors.<p>In the 1970s, you could buy a pet rock, or a …

How to Take Your Street Photographs from Good to Exceptional

There is something that a photograph of a person needs to become a marvelous shot–the story. Not all the ingredients listed below will be present in …

3 Scenes Every Street Photographer Should Know How to Shoot

“Street photography” is sometimes hard to define, thanks to the critics and the medium. I rely on my own conviction when defining the term. To me, it …

Use These Basic Post Production Techniques to Speed up Your Workflow

Time is money and if it’s not, it is still precious. One of the most time consuming aspects of our photographic lives is post production. If we don’t …

Takeaways from the GOP town hall

<b>(CNN) —</b> The ironclad commitment each Republican presidential candidate gave to support the party's nominee -- no matter who that may be -- is no more.<p>Donald Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich explicitly renounced the commitment they'd made last fall, while Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said he'd have a hard …

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Louisa Seton captures Ethiopia's Surma people | CNN Travel

Great bolts of lightning: Striking images from around the world, in pictures - Telegraph

Parenting is hardest in the richest countries

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