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Snark is good for you: Science reveals the surprising benefits of sarcasm

<b>(Associated Press)</b><p>New research suggests being on the giving and receiving end of a sarcastic exchange actually stimulates creativity<p>Francesca Gino<p>November 22, 2015 4:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>“Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit but the highest form of …

How Gen. David Petraeus Gets It, And Hillary Clinton Still Doesn't

We recently learned that Hillary Clinton and David Petraeus recently shared secret emails. But they are bound by more than just a chain of communications. Both are accused of misusing their classified emails. One has come clean, admitting mistakes. The other can't seem to admit a mistake or tell …

Photographer Captures Mini Lightning Storms In Honor Of Tesla

Have you ever seen a Tesla coil up close? What about a lightning storm caught in a single image? Marc Simon Frei’s enveloping photographs let you take a glimpse at both, bringing viewers far closer to raw electricity than they thought possible.<p>A self-professed “child of science,” Frei originally …

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

Dot-com

The Middle East Is Falling Apart

America isn’t to blame. There's no easy fix.<p>As news out of the Middle East goes from bad to worse—the humanitarian disaster in Yemen, Libya’s disintegration, the fall of Ramadi to ISIL, take your pick—the inevitable American tendency, especially in the political season, is to attribute all these …

Middle East

DIY: Make a Sealed 50mm Freelens for Less Than $80

Freelensing is the use of a lens decoupled from your camera, manual orienting the lens on various angles to tilt and shift the lens to alter the …

Cameras

9 Under-The-Radar Attractions In The U.S.

The Grand Canyon. The Statue of Liberty. Mount Rushmore. These iconic tourist attractions are definitely on everyone's must-see list, but there are also a number of hidden gems throughout the country that often go unnoticed. From a ride through the mountains of Nevada on a railway dating back 100 …

Mount Rushmore

How to Use Miles to Get a Seat Upgrade

<i>With the increasingly limited availability of coveted award seats -- and more and more miles and points flooding the system -- finding business-class tickets for a reasonable number of miles is harder than ever. Here are some tips from the mileage pros.</i><p><b>Don't rely on upgrading.</b> In the past, it was …

American Airlines

Download a Free Copy of the $60 Perfect Effects 9 by onOne Software

Heads up: you can currently download a free copy of onOne Software’s Perfect Effects 9. It’s a $60 program that can be used as a Photoshop or …

Packing Tips From Travel Experts

<i>By Shoko Wanger, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Whether it's a scent, a special snack, or a specific pair of shoes, everyone has something they're always sure to bring with them on a trip. Here, seven frequent travelers (and expert packers) share what they'd never leave home without.<p>Photo by Tahiti</b> …

Headphones

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Game of Thrones

10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Introduction<p>First things first. My name is Marius Vieth and I’m a 26 year old fine art photographer from Amsterdam who loves nothing more than street …

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

This Smartphone Case Prints Your Photos Instantly

Remember Polaroid cameras? Back in the day, the idea of snapping a picture and seeing the results instantly was amazing.<p>Now, our favorite camera -- the smartphone -- doesn’t allow for instant prints, but a small company based in France might soon make that function a reality. The startup Prynt is …

The Best Way to Use Color in Photoshop

We will touch on color theory to help you figure out what the best color combinations are for image and show you how to apply them in Photoshop.

How to Book Two Trips for the Price of One

<i>digital cat / Flickr</i><p>One of the best arguments for using miles instead of cash to book your flights is that the routing rules are so much more flexible for award travel. Many loyalty programs allow you to add connections, stopovers and open jaws to your itinerary -- meaning you can combine multiple …

San Francisco

Why Google Asks Everyone Applying For A Job The Same Exact Questions

At the time, the company's SVP of People Operations, Laszlo Bock, said this line of questioning provided more information about a candidate's abilities than bizarre hypotheticals like, "How much should you charge to wash all the windows in Seattle?"<p>But a new video the company published yesterday …

World Heritage Sites

Take Your Night Sky Photography To The Next Level With This Helpful Tutorial

If you have been wanting to try your hand at night sky photography, or just want to improve on the star photos you’ve already taken, you’re in luck. …

African safari alternatives that don't cost a fortune

The Big Five (buffalo, lion, leopard, elephant and rhinoceros) sometimes elude safari goers in more ways than one. Rates for a five-night luxury safari - including guided wildlife drives, sunset cocktails, and tents with more puffy pillows than London's Ritz Hotel - can cost anywhere between …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

The Cinematic Look – How To Make Your Photographs Look Like Films

I recently noticed that a handful of photographers were producing images that had a look as if they were stills captured from films. A couple of the …

Keep on truckin': a guide to overlanding

So you fancy an epic adventure, but don't want to go it alone...<p>Overland trips can offer a good balance of offbeat exploration and independence, guaranteeing transport but leaving you free to decide what to do once you've rolled into town.<p>A typical day<p>Life on a truck requires plenty of community …

Motorcycle restoration: seat and tank

If you like to tinker with your bike at weekends, we’ve got a treat for you here. The latest clip in our <i>Saturday Sessions</i> YouTube series shows our Honda CB550 coming together with a freshly restored tank and seat unit … and it’s enticingly close to hitting the road again.<p>The bike’s owner, Harry …

Motorcycles

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …