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The Five Things You Say That Make You Sound Stupid

Listen, Bunkie, I know you're not stupid. I've seen your SAT scores; it's hard not to, because you enlarged them to poster size and framed them and hung them on your front door. (The spotlights added a nice subtle touch.) But sometimes you say things that make you sound like Dr. Moniz mistook your …

How to Google like a boss - Become a master of Google search with these little-known tips

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

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3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …

How To Take Ridiculously Unique Photos

by Steven McConnell How do you make your photography more meaningful, moving and unique? Lately, I’ve been fascinated with the idea that our …

Some Photography Articles and Images You Won't Want to Miss

The online photography community has been very busy and active lately, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching for links to the best articles …

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Summer Photography Tips and Techniques

<b>Beach Photography Tips</b><p>Being on the beach is all about fun, so make sure you capture the enjoyment. Get your friends or family to run on the sand; set …

'Nightvision' shows Europe's spectacular architecture after dark

A short film provides a breathtaking moving timelapse starring some of the finest buildings in Europe. It's safe to say you won't regret watching this visually stunning video.<p>Have you ever seen Europe's magical architectural masterpieces? If you've never viewed any of these buildings, or maybe seen …

Five Things Entrepreneurs Should Never Do

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) came out on June 3. Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I’m breaking all the rules.<p>I’m at a silent retreat for the week. No …

13 Tech CEOs And Founders Reveal Their Favorite Productivity Hacks To Help You Get More Done

It's a difficult task though, because thinking about becoming more productive and actually setting things in motion are two different things.<p>In an excellent post on Quora, a bunch of CEOs, tech entrepreneurs, and startup pros share their favorite hacks for getting things done more efficiently.<p>There …

5 Tips to Add Flavor to Your Landscape Photography

<i>Landscapes can have a magical impact on people.</i> Depending on the location, a landscape may instill a feeling of serenity or natural turmoil; it might …

What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Between wrangling children, walking dogs, and checking email, your early hours might be more crazed than calm. Carve out some a.m. tranquility (and productivity) with these steps.<p>Mornings are a great time for getting things done. You’re less likely to be interrupted than you are later in the day. …

Work Smart: Do Your Worst Task First (Or, Eat a Live Frog Every Morning)

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you. Your frog is your worst task, and you should do it first thing in the morning.<p>The best work habit you can ever get into is very simple: …

The Cheat Code to Life

• Author: Wired Staff. Wired Staff Culture<br>• Date of Publication: 07.16.13. 07.16.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>THE CHEAT CODE<br>TO LIFE<p>Sneaky …

Portrait Photography Tips

Portraiture can be very rewarding. It’s a chance to show the best side (literally) of someone, and create a photo that communicates something …

7 Best Money Tips from Warren Buffett

Chances are, you know who Warren Buffett is. He’s one of the richest men in the world, and he’s famous for his ability to spot a good investment. …

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The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

Turns out ‘delete’ doesn’t quite mean the same thing to Facebook as it does to you

Sometimes we want to delete our Facebook history – maybe just pieces of it, or maybe everything. Perhaps you just want to start fresh, or you’re …

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How to Use Lines in Photography Compositions

A very powerful method of improving the composition of photos is the use of lines. Properly used, lines can significantly increase the impact of …

Are You Guilty of These? Five Hard Photography Habits to Break

Don’t you love new stuff? New clothes, new shoes — and since we’re all photographers here — new gear. Even if you bought it second-hand, it’s still …

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Bing adds licensing rights refinement to image search

Here's a nice little feature for those of us who love to post images on the internet. Bing has added the ability to refine image results by license. The addition's simple enough to use -- just do a search and pull the appropriate license from a drop down on the top of the results page, alongside …

How to Use Google Plus

While Google Plus isn't quite in the same league as Facebook, it's growing fast—in May 2013, Time reported that Google Plus had approximately 190 million active members. Ready to sign up? Learning how to use Google Plus is easy, especially if you already have a Google account.<p><b>Adding Yourself to</b> …

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17 Beautiful Portraits by Caitlyn East

At age 16, Caitlyn East has enjoyed photography for about ten years and hopes that one day it can be a possible career. Currently photography is just …

How to Capture Authentic Emotion in Portrait Photography

If you shoot portraits on a regular basis, I’m sure you have an informal checklist of sorts that you consult — at least mentally — both before and …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

6 Tips for Mastering Bokeh

Bokeh. There’s that word again. It’s one of the most obsessed-over words in photography, from how to pronounce it to how to “make it.” It often seems …

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Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

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