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Out of This World: Unique National Parks You Must Visit

With astonishing features, these distinctive, unique national parks are truly out of this world.<p>There are certain places that seem to belong to …

National Parks

3 Simple Post Processing Tips for Fall Photography

Photographing fall colors is an exciting time of year for landscape photographers. Fall foliage adds captivating colors to your images. However, the …

Nature Photography

How To Fix Slouching

A rounded upper back, sometimes called a slouch, is correctly called hyperkyphosis. Hyperkyphosis can be caused by a number of factors including …

Yoga

How One Mom Lost Half Her Weight On a Fat-Melting Diet Normally Used by Body Builders

Sorting through papers on her late husband’s desk, Ollie Symons, 46, came upon an envelope which she knew contained his will. She opened it and ran …

Nutrition

This Study Will Pay You to Eat Avocados Every Day for 6 Months

The job of my dreams.<p>September 03, 2018<p>As someone who is practically addicted to avocado, being given an excuse to eat it every day sounds like my …

Los Angeles

How to Create a Shallow Depth of Field in Photoshop

Did you know that Photoshop has a tool for applying different levels of blur across multiple points in a photo? Here is how to use field blur to …

Tutorials

New Intermittent Fasting Study Shows Late Breakfast, Early Dinner Reduces Body Fat, Promotes Weight Loss

When you eat meals may be just as important as what you eat when it comes to weight loss, a new study has found.<p>A new study of intermittent fasting …

Holistic Medicine

Quality vs. Quantity: 4 Photographer's Advice on Growing an Online Following

Growing an online following is something many photographers dream to do. Some do it to have a moment in the spotlight while others do it as a way to …

The First 5 Lenses You Should Buy For Your Fujifilm Camera

So maybe you just picked up a brand-new X-T2 or other Fujifilm camera and you are naturally now wondering what next to get in your quest for your …

Improve Astrophotography Postproduction Using Photoshop's Dust and Scratches

You've spent all the time outside late at night, photographing the stars, and now, you have these images with all the potential and you're about to …

The designer's guide to becoming Adobe certified

Although many creatives aren’t aware of it, you can actually get a qualification in software like Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC and InDesign CC. You …

Top 9 Smoky Mountain Hiking Trails with Waterfalls

As the weather continues to treat us with warmer and warmer temperatures, we’ve been busy finding ways to stay cool. Enjoying the mist on Smoky …

Yes, You Can Lose Belly Fat Without Working Out — Here's How

Losing belly fat is no easy feat. It requires you to work hard and pay close attention to your daily habits. You might think that working out for hours on end is the best way to shed excess fat around your midsection, but that's not true. You can lose belly fat without exercising at all, in fact, …

Nutrition

Everyone Should Use Creatine

The Hidden Health Benefits of Creatine Monohydrate<p>Creatine > Multivitamins<p>Despite little evidence to support their use, untold millions take …

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

How to get Photoshop on Chromebooks

A Chromebook is an excellent and often cheap alternative to most laptops running Windows or MacOS. However, given the limited storage and use of the cloud with ChromeOS, major software that lots of people use on Windows and MacOS are unavailable. The good news is that things are slowly changing, …

How You Can Build a Career in Blockchain

Hint: It won't involve a college degree.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the past 18 months, blockchain has leaped onto the world stage and presented itself as the next-generation solution for many of the tech sector's most pressing problems. It's received influential …

Get 65+ hours of Adobe Creative Cloud training for just $29

Master all of Adobe’s renowned software, including Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, and more.<p>In the realm of professional design, Adobe Creative Cloud is more than just the industry standard—it's practically a prerequisite for anyone looking to start a career in a creative field. According to …

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

Get your kicks on Route 66 with these supercool roadmaps

If you were thinking of taking to the highway on your next holiday in the US then these supercool road trip maps might give you some inspiration.<p>The nine minimalist routes were designed by illustrator Ilias Sounas and give eight different options for an excursion across America. They come from …

What Is Ikigai? This Japanese Wellness Theory Could Turn You Into A Morning Person

If you're not a morning person, going to bed with a mental checklist of all of the things you <i>have</i> to do the next day certainly doesn't make getting …

What have you missed out on because you let fear win? Why is now the right time to change?

“Remembering you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no …

Divorce

3 Ways To Get What You Want

Some days, every conversation feels like a negotiation. Some people thrive on that type of exchange. For others, it’s exhausting. Regardless of whether you enjoy negotiating, you have to participate in the discussion if you want to get something done. I thought it might be helpful to share a few …

Korean Peninsula

Here's How To Make New Friends All Over The World And Travel For Free

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5 rookie mistakes to avoid when grilling steak

There’s nothing quite like a juicy cut of beef to celebrate a birthday, holiday or the end of a long week, and a pepper-crusted ribeye or tender flank steak does just the trick. But if you’re among the home cooks who are hesitant to make steak, have no fear. Many folks who feel quite comfortable in …

Why Weight Loss Routines Stop Working in Your 40s — and 8 Fixes That’ll Help

Most women aren't aware of the real changes that come after 40.<p>It sneaks up on you. You feel like your normal self and then, one day, you notice that …

12 things you should be doing with Command Hooks

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Turn a single-bulb garage or basement light socket into a motion-activated light

My previous house had those old-style ceramic, single-bulb ceiling light fixtures in the basement. There were three of them in about a 1000 ft² area, …

Home Automation

20 Weird AF Products Skyrocketing In Popularity On Amazon

Every time I shop online, I find myself checking out the Amazon products skyrocketing in popularity to see what's trending, and I'm always surprised …