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4 Tips to Make Your Mac Run Faster

Unfortunately, it’s an inevitable part of life. Your brand new shiny laptop is gradually going to accumulate all kinds of software bloat and other …

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Apple wants you to ditch your old iPhone with new payment plan

You're itching to get your hands on a new iPhone but can't afford the big upfront payment. Maybe you like the idea of monthly payments but don't want to commit to buying the newest iPhone available each year.<p>Apple has a program for you.<p>The company on Thursday revealed its new Trade Up With …

How to watch Super Bowl 50 for free on almost any device

Will Peyton Manning win his second Super Bowl, or will newcomer Cam Newton capture his first? These questions will be answered on Sunday, February 7, when the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.<p>The game will be broadcast on …

Find the dead spots in your Wi-Fi network with NetSpot

I invested in two power line adapters earlier this year to extend the range of my Wi-Fi network at home. I put one in the kitchen and the other upstairs to increase the signal strength at the kitchen table and in the upstairs bedrooms. The adapters seem to be working, but with free Mac app NetSpot, …

6 Tips for Using ISO Effectively With Your Camera

Not sure how to set the ISO settings effectively on your camera? Here are some tips to help you put ISO to work, to improve your photography.

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How to Start Your Own Photography Blog

Photo by Johnny Lu. Downtown LA, 2015Dear friend,I am writing this as a practical instructional manual in terms of how to start your own photography …

Inside the plot to kill JFK: The secret story of the CIA and what really happened in Dallas

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>The official narrative only gets more implausible, especially when you hear the stories of these secret super-spies<p>David Talbot<p>November 22, 2015 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA and the Rise of America’s Secret Government”<p>Those resolute voices in …

The Only Way to Destroy ISIS Is With a Bernie Sanders Presidency

Bernie Sanders says "I'll be damned" if the U.S. leads the fight against ISIS and Americans are sent back to never-ending quagmires. I explain in this YouTube segment that only Bernie Sanders, not Clinton or Trump, will refrain from sending more Americans back to failed counterinsurgency wars in …

8 Tips For Starting a Photography Business

I am often asked for advice by those starting out in the photography industry. And if there’s one thing I have no shortage of, it’s advice. So with …

Try the ‘Humane Burpee’ for a Ridiculously Good Workout

You’ll pack more work into 4 minutes than most people do in 30<p>One of my favorite exercises to do when I’m time crunched: the humane burpee. (Those are two words I bet you never thought you’d see together.)<p>Created by my good friend Dan Martin, a powerlifter and former firefighter, the exercise works …

19 Techniques to Empower Yourself to Live a More Productive, Happier Life

Every mature relationship has had a less-than-memorable anniversary. Maybe one of you forgot, or both of you got busy with work, kids, family issues, …

Cool Camping Ideas: Everyone Should Know these

A trip with your family can be pretty much everything you could ask from a holiday if you have some cool camping ideas. In the summer, when the …

This could be why your best employees are leaving

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

I Asked 11 Pro Photographer Friends to Work for Free. Here’s What They Said

What do you say as a photographer when you’re asked to shoot for free? What if the one asking is a good friend, an old friend… a friend who really …

Photographer Publishing the World’s First Instagram Novel Over 9 Months

Photographer Rachel Hulin got quite a bit of attention a few years ago for <i>Flying Henry</i>, a series of Photoshopped photos showing Hulin’s son flying …

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How The Navy SEALs Prepare For Extreme Cold Weather Survival, And How You Can Too

If you want to learn a potentially life-saving action, you need to practice it. And if you need to learn if your clothing and other gear is capable …

The 30 most powerful women in mobile advertising

So each year we ask readers and companies to nominate who they think are the most influential <i>women</i> in the business. We also asked that they nominate at least one other competitor to ensure that the list wasn't self-serving.<p>In addition, we also consulted with Erin "Mack" McKelvey, CEO of SalientMG, …

A 23-year-old Google employee lives in a truck in the company's parking lot and saves 90% of his income

The idea started to formulate while Brandon — who asked to withhold his last name and photo to maintain his privacy on campus — was interning at Google last summer and living in the cheapest corporate housing offered: two bedrooms and four people for about $65 a night (roughly $2,000 a month), he …

Things I learned after I moved to the San Francisco Bay Area

Not everyone is lucky enough to be born and raised in San Francisco, and for those of us who had the opportunity to move to the Bay Area, there may have been a steep learning curve.<p>There are the obvious lessons many of us expect to face, such as figuring out how to pay an exorbitant amount of money …

10 Indicators That Distinguish Leaders From Managers

I imagine that, like me, you say that you never have enough time and that you just cannot cope with 60 dozen things all at once.<p>How on earth do you …

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3 Battle-Tested Leadership Tips I Learned From a Four-Star General

Be the leader your people would follow into battle.<p>General H. Hugh Shelton is a true American hero. He served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President Bill Clinton and under President George W. Bush. He is also a veteran of the Vietnam War, Gulf War, and Operation Uphold Democracy, …

Cabin Porn Stars: At Home with Courtney and Zach Klein in San Francisco

Cabin Porn couple Courtney and Zach Klein actually live in a city, in San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood.<p>In addition to their upstate New York …

Moving? You Can Take This Tiny, Cheap, Smart Apartment With You Wherever You Go

By Adele Peters4 minute Read<p>If you need to move to a new city, this tiny apartment is designed to come with you. What’s even better, it would cost …

Some Free Online Classes Can Help Your Career

For all their problems, free online classes may have a net positive effect on your career. A new study shows that most people who took a free massive …

All Boards Need a Technology Expert

<i>Jennifer Maravillas FOR HBR</i><p>A few months ago I decided to look into the professional experience of non-executive directors at the major banks listed in Britain. Like almost every other major industry today, banking relies on hugely complex, enormously expensive technology. So I was curious as to …

This is the State of News Photography in 2015

What’s the current state of photojournalism, and where is the industry headed? That’s what a major survey recently attempted to answer, and the …

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iOS 9 Review: A Powerful iPad Experience And Many Refinements Make iOS Flow Better

Apple has been releasing major iOS updates every year for the past eight years, and it doesn’t look like the company is going to slow down any time soon. iOS 9 once again brings many improvements, both small and large, including many subtle refinements that make your iPhone and iPad feel better and …

'You Americans Have No Idea' - Another Open Letter, This Time From Canada & This One Hurts

<b>The Canadian letter to the editor heard ’round the world.</b><p>Just when you think it’s okay to open your eyes again – THIS.<p>The following letter was …

Obi Worldphone SF1 and SJ1.5 launched by former Apple CEO – super unique and affordable

Any sub-$200 smartphone worth its salt must come from a Chinese company, right? Former Apple CEO John Sculley is trying to change that perspective by co-founding Obi, a Silicon Valley-based company that has just announced a couple devices that will definitely turn heads and keep wallets healthy. …

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …