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30 Latest Links to Photography Tutorials, Special Features and Amazing Photos

Another terrific week in the world of photography passes us by as Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners of the internet looking for …

Street Photography

Shop Wars: @Evil_Shero vs @ryannoble66 - Famous Art. #PIShopWars

Home Chris Kunitz Evgeni Malkin evil shero Marc Andre Fleury photoshops Ryan Noble shop wars Sidney Crosby Shop Wars: @Evil_Shero vs @ryannoble66 - …

Use the “Memory Palace” Technique to Memorize Presentations

We've shown you the potential benefits of making things visual to help you remember them , but author Dan Roam suggests applying those mental images …

The Sidebar Widgets Home Screen

Android: If you have a large phone and tiny hands, reaching all the way across your phone can be a pain in the thumbs. This home screen from My Color …

The Best Email Client for MacOS

Email clients come in all shapes and sizes, but when it comes to the options available on the Mac, we feel that Airmail is the best email client for …

Apps

How to Build Your Own Do-Anything 4K-Capable Desktop

While it’s a bit early to say that 4K has officially “landed,” it’s not far off. The benefits are tangible, especially if you have 4K-capable gear. …

Cinematography

Find Unanswered Emails with a Google Apps Script

We all send out emails that don't get responses and more often than not, they disappear to the wayside. If you want to track down those emails still …

Apps

Set a Procrastination Free Block to Get Important Tasks Done

Force yourself not to procrastinate and you'll get more done. It sounds obvious and overly simplistic, but Leo Babauta at Zen Habits says it's an …

Procrastination

The Fusion Desktop

Flickr user Alexandru Tropenpflanze's desktop is a great example of what you can do with Rainmeter in Windows, and it's not difficult to set up. …

​Master the Art of Small Talk with Strangers to Be Happier

Silent train and bus journeys can be long and miserable, but one study found that a bit of small talk with strangers can make those trips more …

Happiness

Use a "Pained Pause" for a Better Offer in Negotiations

When someone makes you an offer in a negotiation, don't say anything. Employ the "pained pause," as career coach Marty Nemko calls it, and you will …

Write Your Cover Letter Like an Acceptance Speech

Cover letters can be pretty boring, and some hiring managers don't bother looking at them at all. If you want yours to stand out, you'll need to make …

Employment

How to Slack Off at Work (and Not Get Caught)

We're all for productivity, but some days you just need to find a way to de-stress and relax a little bit. Unfortunately, goofing off at work makes …

Productivity

Google Now Adds Alarms For Your Stop on Public Transit

Android: If you didn't already think Google Now was pretty awesome, here's yet another reason to love it. Google Now can sound an alarm when you get …

Use a Prepaid Debit Card to Curb Impulse Spending

We all have our own bad habits that make it difficult to save money. The debit card is a particularly nasty money pit since it can feel bottomless. …

How to Decide What to Do with Your Life

When you're young, the world is your oyster and opportunities seem endless, but there can be a lot of pressure to decide on a life path. How do you …

How to Ace a Job Interview Over Email or Skype

As remote working environments become more common, the interview process often involves never meeting your recruiter in person—instead, you'll …

Open a Wine Bottle With a Knife and Keep the Cork Intact

Got a wine bottle, but no corkscrew? CrazyRussianHacker shows you how to use a knife to remove the cork while keeping it in one piece to recork the …

How to Organize Your Messy Car (and Keep It That Way)

Do you think twice about giving someone a ride because your car is a perennial mess? You aren't alone. For many of us, if it didn't have four wheels, …

The Soft Green Home Screen

Android: We feature a lot of bold, if harsh home screens here. This design, courtesy of My Color Screen user Jobe1785 goes for a calmer look, with …

Dayboard Uses Chrome's New Tab Page To Keep You Focused on Your To-Dos

Chrome: Dayboard is a Chrome extension that turns every new tab page into a minimal to-do list that keeps you focused on the most important things on …

Software

Typist Helps You Find Out Which Android Keyboard Works Best for You

Android: Alternative keyboards are one of Android's best features. Typist is an Android app that tests your typing speed, so you can find out which …

The Owl Desktop

Reader Royale with Cheese has a sharp-looking flat desktop that you might think is OS X at first glance, but you'd be wrong. It's actually Fedora 20, …

Top 5 Ducati SportClassics

For a motorcycle that only sold in small numbers and was produced for just five years, the Ducati SportClassic generates a remarkable amount of press. It’s virtually impossible to find a good condition example on the secondhand market, and if you do find one, you’ll have to pay handsomely for the …

Motorcycles

Wayne Rooney signs five-and-a-half-year Manchester United contract

• Striker signs £300,000-a-week contract until 2019 • England forward may take over captaincy from Nemanja Vidic<p>Wayne Rooney has signed a new contract with Manchester United worth around £85m over the next five-and a-half years that will keep him at the club until he is 33. He is set to become …

Tranquility Gives You​r Mac a One-Click Night Reading Mode

Mac: Trying to look at a bright screen at night sucks and it's annoying for pretty much everyone around you. Tranquility is an app that puts an …

Monochrome

Tips from a Recruiter: Don't Make Me Read Your Resume

I will read your résumé unless it's 10 pages, but (just as you didn't want to write your résumé) <i>I really don't want to read your résumé</i>. To put it …

Japanese Taxi Driver Takes Multiple Exposures While Looking for Passengers

Taxi driver Issui Enomoto captures unique multiple exposure photographs of Yokohama, Japan and its residents as he drives around at night looking for passengers. He always keeps his camera with him in his taxi so that he can shoot various scenes of the town as they strike him. For this series …

Japan