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5 Secret Weapons We Use To Score Cheap Plane Tickets

Airplane tickets eat up a pretty significant chunk of our travel budget. Spending a fortune on getting from point A to B feels like a bit of a waste, …

Travel

A Photographer's Guide to Capturing California's Giant Redwoods

Redwoods, weighing in as much as 1.6 million pounds and as tall as 350 feet, are a must-see if visiting California. These giants lie on an easy …

Landscape Photography

16 Of The Most Beautiful Villages Across The World To Add To Your Travel List

Heading to the mountains to escape the city life? Wait till you see the breathtaking scenic beauty of these villages across the world. Unscathed from …

'Game Of Thrones' Season 7 Has Forgotten About Consequences

<i>Spoilers through Season 7 of ‘Game of Thrones’ follow.</i><p>For quite some time now, I’ve been a somewhat harsh critic of <i>A Song Of Ice And Fire</i> author George R.R. Martin, whose books serve as source material for HBO’s <i>Game Of Thrones.</i><p>I’ve been critical of his last two books, <i>A Feast For Crows</i> and <i>A Dance</i> …

TV Series

The 15 best business books to read this summer

The best kind of summer reading is a book that's both informative and entertaining — a book that makes you feel smarter without boring you to tears.<p>They're not always easy to find, but lucky you — we've found 15 of them. Below, you'll see some of our favorite business books from this year and …

Penguin Random House

How to Customize the ‘Before’ View in Lightroom

In Lightroom, the backslash key can be used in the Develop module to toggle the Before/After view. But you can actually do more: here’s a 50-second …

7 Lightroom Tricks and Shortcuts from Landscape Photographer Toma Abonciu (VIDEO)

Yesterday we shared a Lightroom video demonstrating why one top pro insists, ”Every photographer should be using Lightroom.” Today, in the tutorial …

Instagram Created a Monster: A No B.S. Guide to What’s Really Going On

I remember how excited I was when I first started posting on Instagram. I finally had a platform to get my work seen, tell my stories, share my life …

Social Media

When “Good” Isn’t Enough: Use Photoshop to Turn a Decent Landscape Photo Into a Masterpiece (VIDEO)

Anyone who has looked through the viewfinder at a spectacular landscape knows it’s pretty difficult to not get a decent shot. But when “good” simply …

The Power of Little Ideas: A Low-Risk, High-Reward Approach to Innovation

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>May 02, 2017</b><p>Conventional wisdom today says that to survive, companies must move beyond incremental, sustaining innovation and invest in some form of radical innovation. "Disrupt yourself or be disrupted!" is the relentless message company leaders hear. "The Power of …

The Design Trick That Makes Small Spaces Seem Larger

This is the conventional wisdom: for a small space, light colors. Dark colors can make a space feel heavy and oppressive, and they tend to soak up …

The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

Apps

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

Tutorials

I Spent Two Years Botting on Instagram — Here’s What I Learned

In the world of Instagram, there is a practice known as <i>botting</i> — and I hate it. For the uninitiated, botting is the process of tying your Instagram …

We Quit Our Jobs to Travel the World. This Is Exactly How We Pay for It.

Three Instagram travel couples break down how they make and spend money on the road.<p>Chanel, 32, and Stevo, 30<p><b>Blog:</b> How Far From Home<b><br>Pre-travel jobs:</b> Both were in advertising.<b><br>Home base:</b> South Africa<b><br>When they started traveling:</b> March 2015<b><br>Where they went:</b> Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, England, …

Northern Italy

Mercedes-Benz’s Chief Design Officer Explains the Future of Autonomous Vehicles

AD sits down with Gorden Wagener to hear his philosophy on the car interiors of the future<p>How will the interior of the autonomous vehicle of the future look? It’s a question faced by designers, engineers, and product planners across the board in the automotive industry. Without the need for …

Living Rooms

Brian Smith Will Make You A Better Photographer

Brian Smith has won the Pulitzer Prize, shot countless magazine covers and photographed hundreds of celebrity portraits. In order to refine his …

Photography

Free Europe Bus Travel (Yes Free!) with Hello Bus!

Posted By Jon Nickel-D'Andrea on Oct 23, 2016 | 5 comments<p>European bus company Hello (Hellö) is running one heck of a sale, and if you haven’t heard …

Lonely Planet Reveal Their Top 25 'Secret' Destinations

For its crystal clear waters and rich history Malta was announces the top “secret” destination to visit. Adventure experts at Lonely Planet have …

Airfare hacks: 5 ways to fly for less | CNN Travel

Editor's Note — This article was originally published in September 2016.<p>(CNN) — Frequent fliers know that in the competitive world of modern airlines, it takes a skilled player to spot the good deals among the gimmicks.<p>In this episode of Business Traveller, we meet with bloggers and aviation …

3 Simple Steps to Give Your Subjects Amazing Eyes In Photoshop

Many can debate the ethical use of Photoshop, but if you strip down its use to a core idea, the editing software is meant to enhance imagery and …

Exploring the heavenly Greek island of Halki

It was early May, I was on picture-perfect Halki and 60 minutes of fame had come to call on my favourite Greek island. In the wake of last year’s public relations disaster for Greek tourism, with international headlines dominated by the country’s economic woes and the human tragedy of the migrant …

Sigma Announces Pleasantly Low Price for sd Quattro Mirrorless Camera

When Sigma unveiled the sd Quattro mirrorless camera back in February, pricing and availability for the Foveon sensor-toting APS-C camera was …

Cameras

25 Best Photoshop Actions With Creative Photo Effects

You can achieve very high-quality photo effects without it having to take you days, hours, or your whole work week creating them from scratch.In this …

Be More Successful: The Top 10 Productivity Podcasts for 2016

But don't just listen -- take action!<p>Everyone wants to get more done. The key is figuring out <i>how</i>.<p>Fortunately, learning ways to be more efficient and effective is really easy, especially if you listen to the experts. Here are ten of the best productivity podcasts -- check them out and let me know …

I took the 'Elon Musk Challenge' and spent only $2 a day on food for a month — and it was easier than I expected

When Elon Musk was 17, he lived off a dollar a day for a month to see if he had what it takes to be an entrepreneur.<p>He explained the experiment to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson in an episode of Tyson's StarTalk Radio podcast:<p>In America it's pretty easy to keep yourself alive. So my threshold …

8 Epic European Summer Road Trips

With summer quickly approaching, there is no better time to think about your next vacation! And instead of just settling on one spot, why not jump in …

European Travel

21 Top Podcasts to Listen to for a Healthy Work-Life Balance

The sheer amount of information that we have at our fingertips at every moment of every day is overwhelming. There always seems to be one more …

Self-improvement

5 Productivity Podcasts that Will Change the Way You Work

Marketing track student Erik Nye knows that podcasts are a more time-efficient way to absorb information than reading books. This list of five free …

Google Just Made $150 of Great Photography Software Totally Free

Nik is the German company behind popular mobile app Snapseed, and a bunch of fantastic plugins for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. The company was …

Photography