Philip Polito

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10 Important Lessons I’ve Learned as a Professional Wedding Photographer

One thing I’ve realized over the past few years as a professional wedding photographer is there are not many people, guides, or information out there …

Wedding Photography

Chicago: Big City, Big Fun

If you're a lover of skyscrapers, architecture, and historic buildings, Chicago is a great place to visit. If you're a foodie with an even more insatiable appetite for good shopping, then Chicago is an even better place to visit! I've heard lots of people refer to Chicago as their favorite city; it …

The Best Time of Day for Creative Thinking

What does your ideal day look like? Would you believe there's a scientifically correct answer to the question Research into the human body—its …

Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

<i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><b>SEE MORE:</b><b>Ingredients We Can't Cook Without</b><p>Undercook your caramel mixture and you'll end up with a stiff …

A Watch That Teaches The Value Of Time

This single-purpose watch buzzes you every five minutes so that you can better appreciate every moment of your day.<p>Some days, I’ll start a project at 10 a.m. and forget to check the clock until 3 p.m. I’m left in a stupor as to what just happened and why I’m not even hungry for lunch. Yet other …

Wearable Tech

Comment on Seductive Paintings by Horyon Lee by Bill

Very creative. Erotic in a tasteful way. I like.

Painting

Scuba Breath

My perception of a pristine and peaceful scuba dive changed when I went for my first dive off the Great Barrier Reef. It looks so easy in the movies, …

Oh Say, Can You See? A Musical Salute

Some things are so familiar, so fixed in our heads, that we stop noticing them. Buckle-your-seat-belt instructions in an airplane, for example. You don't have to listen. You know the drill.<p>Here's another: "The Star-Spangled Banner." You vaguely hear the words, but all you're really doing is waiting …

Will we ever... live in underwater cities?

Living below the sea is possible, at least for a short time. So what is stopping us creating colonies to ease over-population, or guard against disasters?<p>Ian Koblick hoped the colourful seaweed samples he brought into class would impress. His marine biology professor at Stanford University …

Our noses sense 10 types of odors

A new approach that uses math to describe how smell is represented in the brain identifies 10 basic categories of odor.<p>Senses such as hearing and …

Top 50 Startups in New York City you need to know about

<i>Courtney Boyd Myers and Erica Berger are the founders of 3460 Miles, a bi-weekly newsletter that connects the New York and London tech, design, and social good communities. Sign up for their newsletter and find them on Twitter and Facebook.</i><p>New York City is chock full of startups shaking up …