Cristian Opincaru

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10 Tips to Improve Your Landscape Photographs

Landscape photography is a huge passion for many photographers. My enjoyment of photographing landscape stems from the desire to be in a beautiful …

The Top 5 ETFs You Should Buy Now

Since their launch just a couple of decades ago, Exchange Traded Funds have quickly grown in popularity among investors due to their low expense …

Investing

The Great Compositions of Robert Capa | THEME

<b>Expelled from Hungary at the age of 17, Endre Friedman bounced from Germany to France learning photography along the way. When he arrived, the man we</b> …

How to take photos in the dark

This may not be the most educational photo tip I’ll do this year, but I’ll be proud of myself if I come up with anything more fun. It’s one part …

4 Tips to Help You Get the Perfect Exposure in Your Photographs

In photography, light is everything. However, the most important element thing to remember is the amount of light that should be utilized in creating …

Landscape Photography

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

Why You Should Stop Caring about Being Nice and Just Be Honest

Everyone wants to be well-liked and respected, but when you trip over yourself to be nice, you might be doing yourself a disservice. People might …

Stockflare Simplifies Stock Market Data to Make Investing Easier

Reviewing stock market data can be confusing. Maybe you're not exactly sure what to look for or how to interpret the numbers of an individual stock. …

Stock Markets

How to Deal with Chronic Complainers

It’s hard to be positive and productive when you have someone complaining in your ear all day. Chronic complainers believe the world is out to get …

Give the Gift of Better Gadgets

Who doesn't love getting a new gadget? Even if you can't afford to give the latest smartphone or HDTV as a gift, you can probably give some gadget-y …

Quiver Is a Notebook Built for Programmers

Mac: If you're a programmer, you probably have all your notes stored in something like a plaintext file or Evernote. If you're looking for something …

Evernote

Boost Your Morale by Exercising Your Willpower

Whether the weather's got you down or you have the Monday Blues, it can be tough to see a way out of a low. Take on a goal that requires a lot of …

What (Nonfiction) Book Has Helped Improve Your Life?

Not all life hacks can fit in a single blog post, or even collection of posts. Today we want to know: what nonfiction books have improved your …

Home – Google Tech Dev Guide

Grow Your Technical Skills with Google<p>Whether you’re a student or an educator, newer to computer science or a more experienced coder, or otherwise …

Thanx Gets $4.7 Million From Sequoia, Partners With Visa And MasterCard

Customer loyalty program startup Thanx launched today with both a Visa and MasterCard partnership and $4.7 million in Series A funding from Sequoia Capital. An earlier seed round from SoftTech VC of $1.3 million brings the total funding raised to $6 million.<p>Thanx might have its work cut out for it, …

Five Best Earbuds

Solid sound doesn't have to come at the expense of portability. Earbuds used to get a pretty bad rap for offering lackluster sound, but they've come …

How to Be More Interesting When Meeting New People

You might think that being interesting is an innate talent, or that it means you have to be the "life of the party." Neither of those things are …

Self-help

Glassdoor's Job Explorer Finds Jobs You Didn't Know You Qualified For

Glassdoor took the wraps off their new Job Explorer today, a webapp that lets you search for jobs that your skills qualify you for that you may be …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND OUT WHY<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than …

Virtru Encrypts Your Email, Lets You Recall or See If It's Forwarded

Chrome/Firefox/iOS/Outlook (Others Soon): Email encryption isn't difficult, but it hasn't caught on with everyday users. Virtru wants to change that. …

Information Systems

Made for a Marathon: The Science of Long Distance Running

What drives people to run a marathon? Join Hayley Birch as she tackles 26.2 miles, aided by science.<p>We moved into our flat over a year ago. Not a …

Five Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Working for Myself

Being your own boss is great! Being your own boss is also hell sometimes! After going from a (cushy) work-from-home salaried employee job to fending …

Make Super-Soil for Your Plants from Diapers

If you are bad at remembering to water your plants, Grant Thompson has a great hack for you: just use diapers! In the above video, Thompson shows how …

Diapers

Queue It Up: 19 of 2012’s Best Films Now Available on Netflix

Queue It Up: 19 of 2012's Best Films Now Available on Netflix<p>With so many new movies flooding the theaters every week, it’s understandable that a few …

Entertainment

Clipping Magic Helps You Easily Remove Picture Backgrounds

Here’s a tool you may not have heard about but may useful at some time in the future. It’s called Clipping Magic, and it’s designed to remove …

How To Listen When Someone is Venting

<i>Even the most level-headed among us deal with anger and frustration at some point. A common reaction? Venting. We've all done it. But what's the best</i> …