Pat Ossa

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Photoshop Tips | How To Reduce Noise In Photoshop

We can’t all have state of the art, top of the line cameras that can take a clean shot at ISO one trillion, but most of us have access to Adobe’s …

How to Use Fresh Ginger 13 Clever Ways

The kitchen staple that can be used beyond the kitchen.<p>April 09, 2018<p>Ginger root has a multitude of health benefits, from aiding digestion and …

Sprawling, 2,000-Year-Old Desert Carvings Show Up in Drone Photos

Drones hovering and darting over the mountainous landscape of Peru have spied some amazing ancient "artwork": previously unknown and sprawling …

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

6 surprising tips for properly doing the laundry

Even if you're a laundry pro, these tips might surprise you. They'll solve some of your biggest laundry woes and even save you money, from nixing the need to buy dryer sheets to making your whites whiter.<p>Make your laundry smell great without dryer sheets<p>Dryer sheets are the go-to if you want …

How tariffs on China could make your life more expensive

TVs. Dishwashers. Printers.<p>Get ready: These are just some of the products that could get more expensive if the United States moves forward with proposed tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese products, and companies decide to pass the cost of the new taxes on to customers.<p>On Tuesday, the Trump …

Tariffs

Are you vitamin deficient? The small signs that indicate your body is craving a vital nutrient

Your body needs vitamins and minerals to function properly, and to keep healthy. Most people can receive all the nutrients they need to nourish their body from a balanced diet.<p>However, health issues and other lifestyle factors can also contribute to a deficiency – for example, sunlight contributes …

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Related: Why have we …

Social Media

Facebook test gives users a private comment option for public posts

For those of you still using Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, it’s testing a new feature which allows users to start private conversations in the comments section of a Facebook Page.<p>Users who are part of the test can leave comments on any post on a public Page that can only …

Uber avoids legal battle with family of autonomous vehicle victim

TEMPE, Ariz. (Reuters) - The family of a woman killed by an Uber Technologies Inc self-driving vehicle in Arizona has reached a settlement with the ride services company, ending a potential legal battle over the first fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle.<p>Cristina Perez Hesano, an attorney with …

Autos

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Walmart reveals why it has robots roaming the aisles in 50 of its stores

Walmart's new robot fleet is having an impact on stores.<p>The retailer has expanded its initial test of its shelf-scanning robots to 50 stores across four states, including Arkansas and California. They're shaped like six-foot-tall roving towers on wheels and are equipped with cameras that can spot …

Employment

Americans less likely to trust Facebook than rivals on personal data

(This March 25 story has been corrected to remove reference to level of trust being lost over time)<p>SAN FRANCISCO/LONDON (Reuters) - Opinion polls published on Sunday in the United States and Germany cast doubt over the level of trust people have in Facebook over privacy, as the firm ran …

Social Media

After 5 years of studying millionaires, I learned there's a particular type of habit that will keep you from getting rich

I spent five years studying the daily habits of hundreds of rich people. In my bestselling books, "Rich Habits" and "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life," I shared some of the important findings from that study.<p>During my research, I learned that the self-made rich adopted specific habits that …

Self-improvement

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first Stephen Hawking<p>There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark Stephen Hawking<p>My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why …

Stephen Hawking

Garlic Butter Salmon in Foil Recipe

<i>This Garlic Butter Salmon in Foil recipe is an ultra-easy dinner to make during your busy weeknights. It’s ready in less than 25 minutes and it’s</i> …

Melt in Your Mouth Chicken Breast

Recipe including black pepper, boneless chicken breast, garlic powder, mayonnaise, parmesan cheese, seasoning salt. Cuisine: U.S., Cajun

How do you stop smelly farts?

Passing gas, especially very smelly gas, can be an embarrassing problem. Fortunately, for anyone who experiences smelly gas, there are steps that can …

Wellness

Weaponizing social media: The Rohingya crisis

In the sprawling refugee camp that's sprung up in recent months to house hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees fleeing persecution and death in …

Weaponizing Social Media: The Rohingya Crisis - CBS News

Weaponizing Social Media: The Rohingya Crisis...

Europeans had school shootings, too. Then they did something about it.

By Rick Noack<p>Reporter<p><i>This post was first published on Feb. 15. It was updated on May 18.</i><p>BERLIN — Contrary to what you may sometimes hear, school shootings are not unique to the United States. Germany, for instance, went through a string of devastating attacks between 2002 and 2009. Between 1996 and …

Guns

The "father of artificial intelligence" says singularity is 30 years away

You’ve probably been told that the singularity is coming. It is that long-awaited point in time — likely, a point in our very near future — when …

Lydia raises $16.1 million to become the PayPal of mobile payments

French startup Lydia is raising a $16.1 million round (€13 million) led by CNP Assurances with existing investors XAnge, New Alpha AM, Oddo BHF and Groupe Duval also participating.<p>Lydia isn’t the first startup that wants to replace PayPal, and also probably not the last one. But it’s clear that the …

FinTech

The Guggenheim Gives a Golden Response to Trump's Request for a van Gogh

The White House’s request for a long-term loan is pretty standard practice, but the Guggenheim’s response to President Trump’s desire for Vincent van …

Ohio man deported after decades in U.S. was tricked, daughter says

A daughter of an Ohio businessman who was suddenly deported to his native Jordan last week after living in the U.S. for nearly four decades accused …

Starman has gone dark

Starman and his space Tesla have sent their last selfie from Earth orbit, Elon Musk announced. The car and its mannequin driver (in working SpaceX spacesuit) launched yesterday atop the Falcon Heavy rocket will eventually escape Earth orbit and travel outwards through the solar system — but not in …

Spread of breast cancer linked to compound in asparagus and other foods

Breast cancer patients could be encouraged to cut asparagus and other foods from their diets in the future to reduce the risk of the disease spreading, scientists say.<p>Researchers are investigating whether a change in diet could help patients with breast tumours after studies in mice showed that …

Cancer

5 Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem

A sense of self-worth, self-respect and confidence that you can handle what life presents to you are all features of self-esteem. But appreciating …

The Truth: Work-Life Balance Is a Lie

How small business owners and entrepreneurs can rethink how they "balance" their lives.<p>A shocking 97 percent of entrepreneurs surveyed reported working weekends and another 40 percent said they're "always working", according to a survey by <i>The Alternative Board.</i> But everyone has a personal life and …