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Five Ways to Use a Speed Square

If you're doing any kind of DIY or construction work, there are a handful of absolutely essential tools you need in your belt: hammer, tape measure, …

Woodworking

Before & After: A boring backyard is transformed with outdoor 'rooms' for entertaining and play

When landscape designer Becky Bourdeau first visited Miriam Yoo and Ryan Cooper’s Mid-City backyard, it was like an empty void.<p>With its swath of dead lawn and concrete pads, the barren yard was at odds with the warmth and charm of the 1928 Spanish bungalow.<p>“You walked out there and there was no …

Landscaping

Tiny Heirloom unveils 'The Goose' — a custom tiny home with stunning interiors

Once again, the genius design team from Tiny Heirloom has unveiled another spectacular tiny home. Built on a gooseneck trailer, The Goose offers a …

Living Rooms

Why Josh White is My Favorite Contemporary Photographer

My friend Josh White is my favorite contemporary photographer. Why? He shoots with his soul, his photos are authentic, and reveal who he is, and how …

Zone System for Landscape Photography

When Ansel Adams developed the Zone System with Fred Archer in 1940, he gave photographers a tool great for controlling their images—but only with …

How to Photograph Fireworks in 3 Easy Steps

With Fourth of July celebrations nearly upon us here in the United States, that means fireworks displays from coast to coast.That also means tons of …

How to Shoot Defocused Firework Photos

I’m photographer David Johnson, and in this tutorial I’ll be sharing how I shoot long-exposure photos of defocused fireworks.<p>Gear List<p>Canon EOS 5D …

The FTR 1200 Is the Motorcycle Harley-Davidson Is Too Afraid To Build

If you haven’t noticed, the traditional American motorcycle companies (hint there’s only two of them) seriously lag behind the rest of the world’s …

First Shots With The New Sony RX100 VI

First photos with the new Sony RX100 VI. Prior to its official launch, a select group of Sony Artisans Of Imagery and Sony Alpha Imaging Collective …

9 Homes That Make the Most of Indoor-Outdoor Living

We talk a lot about bringing the outdoors in—and feature a lot of beautiful, plant-filled homes—but the ultimate dream is to have a space that …

soudasouda:Sandcastle architecture by calvinseibert via designboom

Sandcastle architecture by calvinseibert via designboom

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From My Perspective

The word “perspective” has two definitions. In regard to art, it relates to two-dimensional surfaces where their depth, height and width, when …

Landscape Photography

This 1 Practice Immediately Reduces Stress (and Improves Self-Awareness)

Give this a try next time you need to clear your head.<p>Some stress is good.<p>An appropriate amount of stress helps you achieve peak performance. It gives you the extra boost you need to overcome laziness and focus on the task at hand.<p>Take a job interview, for example. If you don't have any stress or …

How Not to Care When People Don't Like You

When I was in high school, I found out that my friends didn’t like me. One of the girls in my “group” told me I wasn’t invited to a birthday party …

13 Books These High Achievers Say Helped Them Get Ahead

These titles foster creativity, self-improvement, and open-mindedness.<p>Reading is good for you in many ways. It fosters creativity, self-improvement and open-mindedness. Researchers even have determined it can help you live longer. Here are popular titles suggested by more than a dozen successful …

How to lose underarm 'batwing' fat

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chances are, if you are a woman over 40, you are probably familiar with the term "batwings" to describe the stubborn fat and sagging skin that starts appearing under your upper arms around this age.<p>Though it's difficult to completely avoid or correct, you don't have to toss your tank tops …

Workouts

Give Your Images the Cinematic Look in Just Two Minutes

I find cinematic images to be particularly memorable. I'm sure there's some color theory and psychology behind that but ain't nobody got time for …

Cinematography

concrete skin from Rieder Smart Elements

<b>Rieder</b> presents <b>concrete skin, facade panels made of fibreC glassfibre reinforced concrete.</b> Is an authentic material in line with the current trend …

47 Essential Photography Tips for Beginners

The Power of RAW on iPhone, Part 2: Editing RAW

This is the second in a series of posts on RAW photography on iPhone. I previously wrote about what RAW is by explaining a little on how cameras …

Tutorials

Van Secrets

Sea-view dining, sleeping to the sound of the waves and beachside accommodation needn´t cost the earth. Van Secrets is a new online platform that …

Hit The Road

Hit the Road by Gestalten, shows us how it is to discover unknown countries, to get to know new cultures, and escape from modern monotony leaving …

Wreckage of aircraft carrier, USS Lexington, sunk in WWII found in Pacific

A team led by billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says it found the wreck of the USS Lexington, an aircraft carrier that was sunk in 1942’s Battle of the Coral Sea with the loss of more than 200 sailors.<p>In a tweet and an announcement on his website, Allen said the ship had been found Sunday …

Military

Simply Sublime: Janus Motorcycles Builds Bikes for a New Brand of Rider

The company’s three lightweight models are maneuverable, manageable, and easily maintained.<p>The ancient Roman god Janus is traditionally depicted as …

Save an Additional 40% on Sale Items at Ralph Lauren

Now at Ralph Lauren, you can save an additional 40% on sale items with the code <b>FINALE</b>. It’s a great chance to stock up on wardrobe basics and …

10 Timeless Wall Clocks to Anchor Your Living Room

<i>Last Updated January, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>The first successful attempt …

It's Back! 30 Ways to Hack This Beloved IKEA Classic

The MOPPE is one of IKEA's most popular products, and it's not hard to see why: it offers six storage compartments for $16.99, it's made of …

IKEA

iMac Clamp Hub

The iMac Clamp Hub by Satechi is a clever solution that solves the annoying iMac design flaw of the rear ports. The stylish clamp has a metallic …

Tsim Sha Tsui: 8 things to do on the 'other side' of Hong Kong

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hong Kong is often compared to cities such as London and New York, but the resemblance ends once you leave the central business district.<p>A hop across Victoria Harbour -- which divides Hong Kong Island and Kowloon peninsula -- showcases another side of Hong Kong.<p>While the Tsim Sha Tsui …