Meaghan Strahorn

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Banning Small Talk From Your Conversations Makes You Happier, Says Science (Ask Any of These 12 Questions for a Change)

When you attend a networking event, cocktail party, or meet someone for a business lunch, exchanging superficial small talk is par for the course.<p>Sure, questions like <i>What do you do?</i> and <i>Where do you live?</i> are almost necessary to get some conversational momentum. But how many of us are willing to go …

Thomas Jefferson

The $10 Chicken Sheet-Pan Dinner I Make to Feed My Family of Four

I gave my trusty sheet pan and oven a little break over the hottest part of the summer. But with summer winding down, and life ramping up, I’m calling them back into action. My kids headed back to school (and their various after-school activities) following Labor Day, and my husband and I are now …

Sheet Pan

How to Cut Out Just About Anything Using Photoshop

Being able to precisely and accurately select and mask things in Photoshop is one of the most fundamental and essential skills any photographer or …

Tutorials

How to Find the Right Typography for Your Brand’s Visual Identity

Your brand’s core visual identity is made up of a holy trinity of design:• Logo<br>• Color<br>• Typography<br>Each serves a unique purpose, requiring careful thought …

Typography

How to Create a Shallow Depth of Field in Photoshop

Did you know that Photoshop has a tool for applying different levels of blur across multiple points in a photo? Here is how to use field blur to …

Tutorials

Did Trump just admit that he tried to fire Mueller and Sessions?

President Trump has made a habit out of admitting things — often via Twitter — that he perhaps shouldn’t. Did he just do it again?<p>In a tweet Thursday morning, Trump called it “fake news” that now-outgoing White House Counsel (or “Councel,” in Trump’s spelling) Donald McGahn stopped him from firing …

Jeff Sessions

How to do a Head Swap using Photoshop

When looking through your pictures, have you ever had that sinking feeling of seeing everyone in a single image perfectly happy and smiling except …

Two Quick and Easy Photoshop Head-Swapping Techniques

Sometimes you get that photo that is almost perfect. If all it takes to make it great is a little head swap, well, today is your lucky day! I’m going …

Digital Photography

How to Shoot and Edit Interior Photos

Taking professional-level interior photos is a surprisingly difficult skill to master. Here are five tips for improving your interior photography.<p>I …

Real Estate

A Guide to Using Contrast in Photoshop to Create Better Portraits

One of the most important aspects of virtually any image is contrast. However, contrast is not just a single, global property of an image; it has …

Tutorials

The Best Ways to Fight Robocalls

Robocalls—the digital equivalent of mosquitoes in your bedroom on a hot summer evening—aren’t just annoying, they’re potentially dangerous. These …

Identity Theft

A Super Simple Way to Quickly Change Any Color in Photoshop

Do you often find yourself wondering how different colors might look on your subjects? This one-minute tutorial will show you how exactly how to …

Tutorials

How to Remove Color Fringes for Better Composites in Photoshop

Have you struggled with edge fringes when trying to cut a person out of their background in Photoshop? This great video shows you how to remove …

“There Won’t Even Be a Paper Trail”: Has Stephen Miller Become a Shadow Master at the State Department?

For the past year, Miller has been quietly gutting the U.S. refugee program, slashing the number of people allowed into the country to the lowest level in decades. “His name hasn’t been on anything,” says a former U.S. official who worked on refugee issues. “He is working behind the scenes, he has …

Come Together: 3 Steps to Linking Your DWG File into Revit

Need a step-by-step guide to help you link DWG file into Autodesk Revit? Learn 3 tips to get DWG and RVT files to work together in perfect BIM …

Expert Advice: 5 Things to Know About Recessed Lighting from Architect Oliver Freundlich

No matter how well-designed your home, bad lighting can really kill the mood. Recessed lights are an option that when used strategically can remedy …

Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

8 Fruits and Vegetables You Shouldn't Be Refrigerating

By Alex Delany<p>Keep them on the counter, people!<p>In an ideal world, you’d never need to put produce in the fridge. You’d go to the market before each meal, pick up your locally-grown vegetables, walk home, unpack, and start cooking right away. There’d be no need for refrigeration at all. And that …

Car trouble on the Bay Bridge? Don't be this guy

What should you do if your car has a flat on the Bay Bridge?<p>A recent photo of a family changing a tire amid traffic on the upper deck of the bridge prompted more than 200 comments in a Reddit discussion.<p>"That's about as stupid as it gets," wrote one Reddit user. "I can't believe they thought that …

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.<p>But before you can land a corporate role with the online retail behemoth, you have to tick three particular boxes in the minds of the hiring managers and executives vetting you.<p>At least, that's the process CEO Jeff Bezos recommended to his team 20 …

Jeff Bezos

11 Impressive Questions To Ask At The End Of Every Job Interview

Make sure you stand out when you're asked, "Do you have any questions?"<p>No matter how prepared you are, a job interview is a nerve-wracking experience. You have to answer a torrent of questions on the spot and sell yourself to a hiring manager — sometimes even a room full of strangers. And when it …

Employment

14 Photoshop adjustment tools to retouch your images

The final tweaks that you make to your image can be the most crucial part in your painting process. That’s the part that you often agonise over, too. …

How to buy a sofa online — and the best companies to buy from

By Elizabeth Mayhew<p>Elizabeth Mayhew<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The promise of online shopping — that virtually anything you want can be sent to you within a day or two — is not true of many home items, and no item is it less true of than a sofa. Go to just about any furniture website and you will find that …

Sofa

“She’s Not Going Anywhere”: Ivanka Trump’s Latest Business Moves Signal a New Ambition

In a sign of these dystopian times, when Ivanka traveled to Los Angeles for fund-raisers earlier this summer, she had dinner at Kim Kardashian West’s house.<p>Shortly after <b>Donald Trump’s</b> stunning electoral-college victory, the incoming 45th president of the United States convened his family in his …

Our 5 favorite places in Paris to get breakfast

LIFESTYLE FOOD<p>If a gargantuan brunch isn’t your thing, these five breakfast spots in Paris offer up scrambled eggs, Cali-style avo toast, and …

Where to Eat Italian Food in Boston

It’s not all about the North End (but okay, sure, there’s a lot of good Italian food in the North End)<p>Boston isn’t short on Italian food — it’s easy to find variations inspired by different regions of the old country, as well as the red sauce variety popularized by so many Italian-American …

15 Primo Italian Restaurants in Portland

Find all manner of pastas and wine with Portland’s awesome Italian restaurants.<p>While New Yorkers continue to boast about their oh-so-special Italian restaurants, Portland has built itself a remarkably robust Italian food scene, from wood-fired pizzas to handmade pastas. Beyond the typical red sauce …

The 38 Essential Paris Restaurants

Where to find perfect steak frites, matcha-filled crepes, roasted chicken and wine, and lamb-laden couscous in the City of Light<p>Over the last 10 years, Paris has boldly reclaimed its title as the best food city in Europe. The French capital is bustling with a brilliant constellation of new …

18 Decadently Delicious Cookies in NYC

Oozing chocolate, tons of nuts, and a bit of rainbow<p>A cookie is simple, as baking goes. And yet, if <i>The Great British Baking Show</i> has proved anything, also sneakily complex. The dessert can be petite or softball-sized, crusty or soft, and loaded with untold extras. But it’s hard to get it exactly …

A Simple Method for Making Difficult Selections in Photoshop

Making a perfect selection in Photoshop is one of the most infuriating skills in our craft, especially for highly difficult details such as hair. …