Peter Ferrara

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How to use the Contrast Checker Technique to Give Your Images More Punch

I am about to reveal a technique that will have your images looking awesome in seconds every time you use it. I am even going to share the Photoshop …


Eight Household Items That Could Save Your Life

There's a group of people who believe that in a world of extreme natural disasters (think Superstorm Sandy or the recent Chilean earthquake), being ready for any catastrophe—natural, manmade, or otherwise—is more than just a precaution. It’s practical.<p>One such person is Creek Stewart, owner of the …

Small Spaces

Paris: Pickpocket Angst and Random Acts of Kindness

There's been a lot written about the pickpocket problems in Paris. Prior to a recent long weekend, I was treated to descriptions of how co-workers, or their friends, had been ripped off.<p>"We were in the Metro," one explained, her voice rising with indignation, "and had our bags under our arms. There …


Metal Detecting 101 - Diggers Article

Last year, in Jupiter, FL, a man named William Mooney ran a metal detector over a spot near a county waterfront park and pinpointed the location of what, if his suspicions were true, was every amateur treasurer hunter’s dream. In an email, Mooney told county officials that he was “at least 90 …


In Nadia G, a punk-rock aesthetic meets an epicurean edge

Nadia Giosia, better known as the kick-butt Nadia G from Food Network's <i>Bitchin' Kitchen</i>, is one spicy meatball (though, she's incredibly fit). She's not only an impressive, self-taught chef, she's also a smart business woman. Ms. Giosia saw an opportunity to cook up a winning recipe by combining …

Ice Cream

Nadia G. Dishes On Her Hunger for Life

While wearing stilettos and cooking up a feast in a kitchen decorated with decapitated dolls, television chef Nadia G. has won the hearts of not just foodies but those whose idea of cooking is microwaving a doggie bag from the night before. Her Italian sass and bitchin' attitude is addicting. In …

Broadcast Media

CUBA ON MY MIND: “At the corner of Yield and One Way”

Changing Planet<p><i>National Geographic’s 2011 new map of Cuba</i><p>Shortly after the posting of this blog, all 3,000 copies of National Geographic’s new map of Cuba will have come off the presses. It has been our intent that all blogs in this series have given you some insight into what it takes for us to …

Bellagio, Lake Como - Travel Guide and What to See

<b>Bellagio</b>, the <i>pearl of Lake Como</i>, is a top Italian lakeside vacation destination and one of the top romantic places to go in Italy. Set in an ideal …


How to Buy Wine: A Holiday Drinker's Guide

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's 2012 Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>It is said that a true connoisseur</b> <b>can</b>, in a single sip, tell not just which region a wine is from, and not just which …

Wine Tasting

Something to Drink: 3 Rums You've Never Heard of

<b>There's a deep connection</b> between Boston and rum. More than 150 distilleries operated in New England at the time of the American Revolution, and they made some of the world's best rum.<p>Whiskey replaced rum as America's drink shortly after the nation gained independence, but by then the world was in …


The Big Black Book, Spring 2013: The Essentials

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Men's Fashion