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SD Memory Cards: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About SD Cards But Were Afraid to Ask

If your digital camera is fairly new, odds are it stores images on SD cards. SD stands for Secure Digital but it may seem more like Strange & …

Cameras

Composition Mistakes Every Photographer Should Avoid

It's inevitable that you will make mistakes with your photos.<p>We all do it; even professionals that have been behind the lens for decades make …

Landscape Photography

Miami Foiling Week: The hydrofoil community descends on Miami

<b>It has been two years since Foiling Week, the epicenter of hydrofoil innovation, broke its own mold and held the first non-European event in Newport,</b> …

Sailing

Look At This Fantastic Minecraft City

Octovon, a group of <i>Minecraft</i> players so good at building maps that they’re available for commissions, are responsible for this absolute work of …

Minecraft

Modern prefab home is all steel and wood

An indoor-outdoor paradise<p>For a weekend home focused on outdoor living, you don’t need a lot of interior space—at least, that was the thinking of the owners of this sweet holiday home in Morelos, Mexico. Designed by SOA Soler Orozco Arquitectos, these steel-framed platforms are largely open to the …

Architecture

Premiere: Danish Duo Anëk Deploy Driving Tech House Cut "Now Or Never" From New EP

Friends from childhood, Danish duo Anëk (Karina and Denise) have been DJing and producing in one form or another since the early 2000s. Now they're …

Electronic Music

How to take your night shoots to the next level

If you're not comfortable with your camera, night photography or film at night can be intimidating for a lot of people. Peter McKinnon and Matti …

Photography

Angel Louise first vessel to complete Great Circle Loops of Europe and North America

<b>Ocean Cruising Club members Ed and Sue Kelly have completed exploration of America's connecting inland waterways via the American Great Loop in 329</b> …

Sailing

Stephen Shore on How to See

Photographer Stephen Shore has long been a believer in breaking with visual conventions.<p>Throughout his decades-spanning career, Shore has left an …

Street Photography

This Photo of an Icy Niagara Falls Looks like It’s of a Different Planet

Toronto-based photographer Adam Klekotka visited Niagara Falls earlier this month in freezing temperatures and was amazed by the look of the falls, …

Niagara Falls

Stunning Digital Interior Design

Digital artist Santi Zoraidez is an artistic director and designer obsessed with furniture and interior design. This series, called « On the …

Interior Design

The CEO of one of China's biggest bitcoin companies endorses just 4 cryptocurrencies and 'wouldn't touch' ICOs: 'It’s just too risky'

LONDON — The founder and CEO of one of China's biggest bitcoin companies says he would not invest in so-called "altcoins," which are new cryptocurrencies created by companies through "initial coin offerings" (ICOs).<p>BTCC CEO and founder Bobby Lee told Business Insider: "Unfortunately I'm very …

Cryptocurrency

This Puget Sound eco cabin is made almost entirely from reclaimed materials

Activist and artist Anna Hoover collaborated with architect Les Eerkes from Olson Kundig Architects to build the Scavenger Hut – a beautiful, …

Cabins

In 1 Sentence, Elon Musk Explains His Stunning CEO Pay Package (It's a Lesson in Accountability)

Even with a track record of bold announcements, Musk may have just lapped them all.<p>Elon Musk is at it again, making bold announcements that can't help but draw attention. This time around, it has to do with his tenure as Tesla's CEO and the unveiling of his astonishing CEO pay package.<p><i>The New York</i> …

Tesla

Photo Basics: Watch This Crash Course on Using Your Camera’s Manual Mode for Better Photos (VIDEO)

You’ve probably heard someone boast that, “You’re not a real photographer until you switch your camera’s mode dial from Auto” to Manual.” While we …

Tutorials

How to take stunning PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY in camera - No EDITING needed

Watch as Ed Gregory shows you how to shoot commercial Product Photography tutorial correctly while eliminating the need for editing.<p>In this product …

Portrait Photography

7 lessons I learned from tracking my net worth for 14 years

I've been tracking our net worth like a weirdo since I started working in 2003.<p>That's over 14 years of data. Sweet sweet data.<p>That first row is so simple. 2 bank accounts, 1 brokerage account, and what I considered an impressive net worth of $8,745.69.<p>Except I didn't do it right. I only recorded by …

Adjusted Gross Income

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: 7 Powerful Photography Tips for Amazing Photos

For every beginner, there will be some confusion how to take good photos and how to see this world in a photography way. I hope, this tutorial will …

Photography

Watch a Mercedes G-Class Get Encased in Giant Block of Resin

Mercedes-Benz proved this week at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) that it knows how to preserve the aesthetics and history of its …

A 30-year-old who quit corporate life to earn 6 figures working remotely from a Mediterranean island shares his best advice on turning a side job into a full-time gig

In 2014, Mike Zima and his wife Irena were vacationing in the Bahamas.<p>"We were floating like ducks in the warm water, and Chicago was an ice palace we didn't want to return to," he told Business Insider. "We wanted to be happy when we come home. To be fair, Chicago has good deep dish pizza, but we …

Employment

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Want to be more creative and feel a little happier? Play this song for 15 seconds.<p>Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the …

Creativity

Incredibly Detailed Miniature Sculpture of San Francisco’s Historic Record Store

For an upcoming exhibition at Palo Alto Art Center, self-taught miniaturist Joshua Smith has once again created a scale model that is a slice of urban life. Following his recent venture into the architecture of Taiwan, Smith has jumped across the ocean, this time tackling elements of San …

How Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs and Richard Branson Run Efficient Meetings

Insight from the best business brains to make your meetings more productive.<p>Trying to run a business is all-consuming. Time gets sucked up by so many different things - staff, suppliers, finance, production - the list goes on. But, above all, its meetings that seem to take up so much precious time, …

Don't Set Up an LLC Without Doing This 1 Thing

Make sure you understand the tax issues associated with LLCs before you dive into your next business venture.<p>You're starting a new business. Your friend told you to set up a limited liability company (LLC). So you set one up and opened up a bank account. You're ready to dive in. But you forgot one …

How much does it cost to sail around the world? The real costs of liveaboard cruising

Two years ago my partner Nick and I set off from the UK to fulfill our dream of sailing around the world. We had spent many years planning for this …

Sailing

Shutterbug’s Top 10 Favorite Cameras & Lenses of 2017

Another year has come and gone, which means it’s time for Shutterbug to once again pick our favorite cameras and lenses of the past 12 months. With …

Awake Under Anesthesia

One day in the nineteen-eighties, a woman went to the hospital for cancer surgery. The procedure was a success, and all of the cancer was removed. In the weeks afterward, though, she felt that something was wrong. She went back to her surgeon, who reassured her that the cancer was gone; she …

Consciousness

Google Pixel 2 Camera vs. a $20,000 Hasselblad

How does the image quality of a top-of-the-line smartphone camera stack up against a top-of-the-line professional camera these days? Photographer …

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, & Light

In upcoming days, we are going to share interesting Video Tutorials for beginners in photography. Here is the first video, clearly explained about …

Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?

<i>What to know about the crypto-craze before it implodes.</i><p>Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and …

Cryptocurrency