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The Best U.S. National Parks, According to a Couple That Visited Them All

1 of 12<p>Death Valley National Park<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Grand Tetons National Park<p>3 of 12<p>Glacier National Park<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Badlands National …

National Parks

HOW TO POSE MALE MODELS - 5 Simple Photo Posing Tips For Men

Posing for males, dudes, boys seems to be a giant mystery. SO many people are stumped when it comes to providing techniques for male models …

Photography Tips

How To Sleep Better At Night If You Have Anxiety, According To The Experts

At one point or another, everyone has experienced a restless night of tossing and turning, watching the clock, and adjusting pillows. For some, …

Five Photographers Give Advice on Making Top-Notch Images

Things like lighting ratios and f-stops can be objectively codified and repeated, but the essence of an image — what makes the viewer stop and peruse …

Photography

How Does Blood Pressure Change During Exercise?

Introduction<p>According to statistics published by the American Heart Association (AHA), roughly 74 million people in the United States over the age of …

Diabetes

How to take the best travel photographs: National Geographic award winner’s top tips

It’s a nippy minus 27 degrees Celsius (minus 17 Fahrenheit) and there is a vicious wind sweeping across the plain, but Anthony Lau is in his element. …

Hong Kong

Stress Was Destroying My Health — Here's How I Stopped It

Checking into A&E, alone in my pyjamas with tears streaming down my face . . . that should have been my low point. My wake-up call. I'm in my late …

Mental Health

10 Tips for Photographing Sunrises and Sunsets

No time of day is as spectacular than the ends of the day, when brilliant colors abound. At sunrise and sunset, the rays of the sun get bent by the …

Landscape Photography

This Thinning Hair Shampoo Works SO Fast It Keeps Selling Out Sephora

Everyone’s hair thins over time and for a variety of different reasons, but thankfully there are products that are designed to thicken your strands …

Hair Care

Having Trouble Editing a Landscape Photo? Turn It Upside Down

Some artists think better standing on their head. Personally, I produce better edits when I turn photographs upside down.<p>Last week’s vlog broke down …

Middle School

10 Ways to Become a Better Landscape Photographer in the Next Year

As each new year approaches, people usually start thinking about what they can do better or improve in the new year. As a professional landscape …

Landscape Photography

6 Breathtaking Fall Foliage Drives to Take This Year

It's nice to see the fresh growth in the springtime after a long winter. It's even nice to enjoy the bright summer weather and green panoramas …

Hiking

Meghan McCain Tears into Trump at Her Father’s Funeral

“America was always great,” she said, slamming the “cheap rhetoric” from those who “lived lives of comfort and privilege.”<p>Though <b>Donald Trump</b> was not invited to John McCain’s funeral service, he was not entirely absent from the proceedings. <b>Meghan McCain,</b> while eulogizing her late father, was not …

Meghan McCain

McCain’s funeral was a melancholy last hurrah for what’s been lost in Trump era

Official Washington gathered on Saturday for a funeral to honor one of its favorite sons, John Sidney McCain III. It delivered for the country and the world an extraordinary, and in moments disquieting, repudiation of Donald Trump’s presidency and today’s politics.<p>Ringing through Washington …

Baptist Church

This Training Tweak Keeps Him Running at 70

Drop the term “fartlek” into a conversation and you’ll know if someone’s a serious runner, Jim Miller says. Non-runners will react with a giggle. Runners will fire back more running lingo.<p>Swedish for “speed play,” fartlek is a training technique that emphasizes endurance and a faster pace. In the …

Interval Training

22 photography tips and tricks for taking pictures of anything

Whether you’ve just got a new camera and are looking to learn some new photography techniques or have been shooting for a while and want to master …

The 9 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Cabo San Lucas to Book in 2018

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Canon is Already #1 in Mirrorless Cameras in Japan

Sony has multiple full frame mirrorless cameras on the market and Nikon is planning to unveil its first later this month, but it seems that having a …

I Have a Degree in Exercise Science—Here's What I've Learned About Working Out

<i>Fitness can be so much more than a physical challenge. The right workout can break us open in profound ways, revealing truths about our perseverance</i> …

How to Get Started in Real Estate Photography

On the surface, it might seem like photographing real estate would be a breeze.After all, you just show up with your camera, take a few photos of the …

The Best Coming-of-Age Novels Will Make You Rethink the World

What does it really mean to grow up? Loss of innocence? Becoming self-sufficient? Turning 18? Running out of "firsts" to check off the bucket list? …

Scientists Finally Understand the Link Between Depression and Bad Sleep

"Sleep and depression go hand in hand."<p>Approximately 75 percent of people diagnosed with depression say that they suffer from terrible sleep. On the …

Why You Forget Names Immediately—And How to Remember Them

Of all the social gaffes, none is perhaps more common than meeting a new person, exchanging names and promptly forgetting theirs — forcing you to …

Self-help

Beautiful Macro Photos of Flowers and Butterflies by Monique Felber

Astonishing macro photos by Monique Felber, a talented fine-art photographer, retoucher, and nature lover from Lucerne, Switzerland. Monique focuses …

15 Houseplants That Can Remove Toxins In Your Home

"Formaldehyde? I don't know her." —Your home.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• Here's How To Slice An Aloe Vera Leaf<p>• Only An Expert Plant Parent Can Get 9/12 On This Quiz<p>• 9 Natural Ways To Keep Mosquitoes At Bay This Summer

Plants

Two Quick Changes in Lightroom That You'll Wish You Made Years Ago

Every computer program has its quirks that may annoy you and slow your workflow down. Here are two fixes that will make your Lightroom experience …

Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

How to Mix Flash and Ambient Light

Mixing ambient light with flash is a tough technique to get around. I can do it no problem, but when someone asks me to explain it I draw a blank. …

Seven Podcasts For Mental Health And Well-Being

Podcasts are increasing in popularity and are a great asset for a growing business.<p>It was recently confirmed by Apple at WWDC 2018 in early June that there are over 550,000 podcasts, over 18.5 million episodes in more than 100 languages.<p>As an entrepreneur, mental health and self-care is …

Mental Health

I've been sleeping with this weighted blanket for 6 months, and I've noticed a huge change in the quality of my sleep

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>If you're a light sleeper, have trouble dozing off, or just generally like the "safe" feeling of being under heavy covers, a …

Sleep