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Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

Tutorials

The 7 Strategies For Getting Past Gatekeepers

Do you know how many people approach me every week with article pitches? Neither do I, but the number is huge. However, this salesman—a first-time author—managed to use the strategies in his book to get successfully through to me, a busy CEO with a part-time unpaid gig writing articles about …

Turning greenhouse gases into mobile phone cases

New technology takes GHGs from the atmosphere and turns them into an eco-plastic claimed to be stronger and less expensive that oil-based plastics<p>Forget old-style alchemy. A California-based tech company has come up with something far cooler than just turning dull metal into shiny metal. Using a …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Don't Date a Guy Who Doesn't Travel

I have been traveling on and off since my late teens. And I recently came across an article about why it is a bad idea to date girls who travel. Ouch! Apparently, it has gone viral and been translated into six languages because it resonates with so many. And as I read it, I find myself …

Apple defies price war with iPad Air, says Deutsche Bank

As many laptops dip below $400 to combat the popularity of tablets, Apple isn't falling prey to price wars yet, says Deutsche Bank.<p>While a holiday price war is breaking out among laptops, Apple is staying comfortably above the fray with its iPad Air, according to Deutsche Bank.<p>About 60 percent of …

Uncovering a More Useful Android Lock Screen

Nowadays, there’s a smartphone app for just about everything. Need to hail a ride? There’s an app for that. Need a game for your cat? There’s an app …

Apps

An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

Viral

6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

Secrets of My Travel Drawer: Avid Travelers Recommend 20 Must-pack Items Vetted by Countless Miles, Mishaps, and Serendipity

You hate packing. I get it. You're worried you're going to forget something crucial or pack too much -- and really, you just want to get on with your vacation. I've logged enough miles now to know my staples; things I've learned after many years, and even more miles, make frustrating moments more …

Neat Trick If You Need a Macro Lens in a Pinch

No macro lens? No problem! Now you can get those lovely, detailed close-up shots without investing in another pricey lens. How? By converting one of …

Neat

Infographic: Just How Fat Is The U.S.? Here’s A State-By-State Breakdown

This summer, the AMA officially labeled obesity a “disease.” Here’s how it’s spread, gaining weight across the country.<p>This summer, the American Medical Association moved to add obesity to the national register of diseases. The decision, which ignored the protests of a special committee charged …

11 Hotels That Know How To Welcome Guests In Style

After a 13-hour flight from New York, and an additional hour-long jaunt from Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia, guests are ready for a welcoming arrival.<p>Those staying at Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora are greeted at the airport and receive a lei before boarding <i>Heinoanoa</i>, a custom (and …

French Polynesia

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago' - NBC Politics

President Barack Obama speaks about the Trayvon Martin case in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington, July 19, 2013.<p>By Michael O'Brien, Political Reporter, NBC News<p>President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at the White House Friday to discuss African-Americans' reaction …

Articles about passive houses across america on Dwell.com - Dwell

Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote efficiency.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It can take as little as two weeks to build one.<p>Take a tour through Chicago's first Passive House built by Brandon …

Architecture

Three things you need to understand about 3D printing to talk about it intelligently

Several of the biggest brains in 3D printing joined Quartz for a discussion about the future of the technology at General Assembly in New York City on July 16. Here are the three most interesting things we learned.<p>1. Customization is effectively free with 3D printing<p>The upsides of 3D printing are …

3D Printing

The Lost Photos of Bruce Lee

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Bruce Lee – undoubtedly one of most feared and talented martial artists, ever.<p>But, really, to reduce …

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

42 Awesome Rustic Home Office Designs

Rustic style for a home office design is a very original and cozy idea. Natural wooden furniture, checked patterns, real tree branches on the floor …

Interior Design

Scotland Tour: The Battle of Culloden — The Last Battle on British Soil

Are Knockoff IPhone Chargers Electrocuting People?

Last week a 23-year-old Chinese woman was killed allegedly via an electric shock that came from her iPhone, which was plugged in and charging. Apple said it would help Chinese authorities investigate the incident. Ma Ailun was using an iPhone 4, and fresh information on the case suggests that her …

Techniques to Capture Impactful Environmental Portraits of Strangers

Photo shoots don’t always involve planning. Sometimes inspiration strikes on a whim. Eric Kim, a street photographer based in Los Angeles, used a …

5 Essential Photo Apps for Your Phone

The smartphone has not only revolutionized the way we live but also completely altered the landscape of modern photography. If you have any doubts …

Views Of The Hong Kong Sky, Framed By A Canopy Of Skyscrapers

Romain Jacquet-Lagreze’s photographs are a reminder of the dazzling views to be found simply by looking up.<p>For as long as he can remember, when Romain Jacquet-Lagreze has found himself walking in the forest, he’s always had the inclination to look up, searching for patches of sky poking through the …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

To upgrade summer's coolest brews, lose the sugar and stir in these extras instead.<p>Sugar Buster = Black Tea + Cinnamon

Nutrition